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Image for The Cherries of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1914, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Second Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

The Cherries of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1914, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Second Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.; Wellington, R.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2078082

Condition: Fine


First edition. The best copy we have handled - tight, square binding, no foxing to plates or text, none of the rubbing one generally sees to boards of books in this series, gilt titles bright with no loss. Tiny bump to front corner is only flaw. 1915 Large Hardcover. xii, 371 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of cherries grown in New York, including according to the preface an historical account of cultivated cherries, the botany of this fruit, a statement of its present economic status in America, descriptions of all known varieties o... View more info

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Heinerman's Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs

By: Heinerman, John; Smith, Lendon H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Parker Publishing Company: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264682

Condition: Very Good


Jacket spine faintly toned. Top page ridge lightly foxed, faint stain on page base. 1988 Hard Cover. xxxvi, 400 pp. From a medical anthropologist's files - remarkable health-promoting uses for hundreds of common fruits, vegetables and herbs View more info

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Notes on The Eye, For the Use of Undergraduate Students (Second Edition)

By: Henderson, Frank Laramore

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nixon-Jones Printing Co.: 1900

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2272823

Condition: Fair


Second edition. Boards stained, small tear to spine foot, ink notes on front endpapers. 1900 Hard Cover. viii, 151, [1] pp. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 6. CONTENTS: Lesson I. Anatomy; II. Anatomy (continued); III. Anatomy (continued); IV. Anatomy (continued); V. Refraction and Physiology; VI. Refraction and Physiology (continued); VII. Diseases of the Ocular Muscles; VIII. Diseases of the Ocular Muscles (continued); IX. Diseases of the Lids; X. Diseases of the Lids (continued); XI. Diseases of the Lacrymal Apparatus and Orbits; XII. Diseases of the Conjunctiva; XIII. Diseases of the Conjunctiva (continued); ... View more info

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The Slipper Orchids: Selenipedium, Phragmipedium, Criosanthes, Cypripedium, Paphiopedilum

By: Hennessy, Esme F.; Hedge, Tessa A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Acorn Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207092

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faintly rubbed. 1989 Large Hardcover. 264 pp. 13 x 10. CONTENTS: Preface; Part I: A Review of Slipper Orchids - Introduction; 1. Nomenclature and Registration of Orchid Hybrids; 2. Cultivation; 3. Taxonomy; 4. Geographical Distribution of the Five Genera; Part II: Representative Species of Slipper Orchid; Part III: Man-made Hybrids; Glossary; Bibliography; Index I: Species and Natural Hybrids; Index II: Man-Made Hybrids. View more info

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The Spiders of the United States. A Collection of the Arachnological Writings of Nicholas Marcellus Hentz, M.D. (Occasional Papers of the Boston Society of Natural History. II [2])

By: Hentz, Nicholas Marcellus; Burgess, Edward; Emerton, James H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston Society of Natural History: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260316

Condition: Good


First edition. Rebound in green cloth with gilt titles, original wrappers bound in. Two images of author laid in, one copied from an 1846 daguerreotype, the other a photo taken of a self-portrait painting. Front wrapper stained, ink name and date on front endpaper ('R.P. Gering, Purchased: 10 Dec. 1952': Gering was a Ph.D. in the field of arachnology, and this volume was acquired from his working library). 1875 Hard Cover. xiii, 171 pp. 21 plates follow text. The first major monograph on the subject of American spiders, by the most accomplished entomologist in the country at the time. He was a... View more info

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Mushrooms & Other Fungi of the Midcontinental United States

By: Huffman, D.M.; Tiffany, L.H.; Knaphus, G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa State University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264585

ISBN: 0813811686

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Ink initials on page ridge, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1989 Trade Paperback. viii, 326, [2] pp. View more info

Image for An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae, a Disease Discovered in Some of the Western Counties of England, Particularly Gloucestershire, and Known by the Name of the Cow Pox.

An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae, a Disease Discovered in Some of the Western Counties of England, Particularly Gloucestershire, and Known by the Name of the Cow Pox.

By: Jenner, Edward

Price: $175.00

Publisher: R. Lier & C., Milan: 1923

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1999545

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 500 copies. Includes original onion skin jacket and publisher's box. Minimal wear to board corners, a few 1/2 inch chips from fragile jacket's edges, box edges rubbed with one small tear to box closure. Bookplate of Jerome Glaser M.D. on front paste-down, tipped in on front free endpaper is a card with a lengthy gift note to Dr. Glaser from a patient, dated March 28, 1938, in which they express thanks for his help, and mention that this book may be of interest because it is 'the first book in which the phenomenon of hypersensitivity was described.'Very Good. 1923 Hard C... View more info

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Season of Life: Our Dramatic Journey from Birth to Death

By: Kotre, John; Hall, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265364

ISBN: 0316502529

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder mark. 1990 Hard Cover. x, 421 pp. Traces personal human development in five stages, offering insights emerging from research in psychology, biology, anthropology, and sociology. View more info

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A Guide to the Medicinal Plants of the United States

By: Krochmal, Arnold & Connie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Quadrangle / The New York Times Book Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267488

ISBN: 0812902610

Condition: Very Good


Top edge a bit foxed, ink initials on page ridge, jacket lightly rubbed and toned, light crease down front jacket flap. 1973 Hard Cover. 259, [5] pp. A guide to the identification and use of various types of medicinal plants, illustrated with black-and-white photographs and drawings. View more info

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Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics: Volume 3, 2002

By: Lander, Eric; Page, David; Lifton, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Annual Reviews: 2002

Seller ID: 1528191

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamps on front endpaper. 2002 Hard Cover. 459 pp. 9 1/8 x 6 1/4. CONTENTS: A Personal History of the Mouse Genome - Mary F. Lyon; The Application of Tandem Mass Spectrometry to Neonatal Screening for Inherited Disorders of Intermediary Metabolism - Donald H. Chase, Theodore A. Kalas and Edwin W. Naylor; Hedgehog Signaling and Human Disease - Allen E. Bale; Deciphering the Genetic Basis of Alzheimer's Disease - Dennis J. Selkoe and Marcia B. Podlisny; Genetic and Epigenetic Alterations in Colon Cancer - William M. Grady & Sanford D. Markowitz; Human Migrations and Population Structure: Wha... View more info

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A List of the Insects of New York, with a List of the Spiders and Certain Other Allied Groups (Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station Memoir 101, August, 1926)

By: Leonard, Mortimer Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station: 1928

Seller ID: 2260280

Condition: Good


Front hinge just beginning to loosen, ink name stamp and date on front endpaper. 1928 Hard Cover. 1121 pp. 8vo. A list of insect, arachnid, and related species found in New York State, organized by class, with a list of the orders, number of families, genera, and species recorded, a list of important collecting stations, a list of cooperators and authorities, and an index of orders, families, and genera. Large fold-out map of New York State showing locations of important insect discoveries included in rear pocket. View more info

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Trees: An Art Book for Drawing and Study

By: Ley, Mary Helen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1936

Seller ID: 2277956

Condition: Good


Stain along bottom edge, bottom corner of front wrapper chipped, wrappers creased, pages lightly toned. 1936 Stapled Binding. 64 pp. Art instruction book for drawing trees. Trees include: Acacia, Black Ash, White Ash, Basswood, Sweet Bay, Birch, White Birch, Catalpa, White Cedar, Monterey Cypress, White Elm, Balsam Fir, Douglas Fir, Mockernut Hickory, Shagbark Hickory, Locust, Sugar Maple, Crape Myrtle, Black Oak, Orchid Tree, Torrey Pine, Stone Pine, White Pine, Lombardy Poplar, Silverleaf Poplar, Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, Tamarack, Tulip Tree, Umbrella Tree, Willow, Osier Willow. View more info

Image for National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms

By: Lincoff, Gary H.; Nehring, Carol

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2277487

ISBN: 0394519922

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. A bit smoky. 2006 Trade Paperback. 926 pp. The most comprehensive field guide available to North American mushrooms--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers. Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 700 full-color identification photographs organized visually by color and shape, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms is the perfect companion for any mushroom hunting expedition. Each species is accompanied by a detailed physical description, information on edibility, sea... View more info

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The Audubon Society Book of Trees

By: Line, Les; Sutton, Ann and Myron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290055

ISBN: 0810906732

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1981 Large Hardcover. 263 pp. Grouped by habitat, from the northern tundra to Central America, this rare combination of full color photographs and scientifically dependable text examine trees both familiar and exotic. Includes 191 photographs in full color. View more info

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern Region

By: Little, Elbert L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2277486

ISBN: 0394507606

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. A bit smoky. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 714 pp. Tree peepers everywhere will enjoy these two guides which explore the incredible environment of our country's forests-including seasonal features, habitat, range, and lore. Nearly 700 species of trees are detailed in photographs of leaf shape, bark, flowers, fruit, and fall leaves -- all can be quickly accessed making this the ideal field guide for any time of year. Note: the Eastern Edition generally covers states east of the Rocky Mountains, while the Western Edition covers the Rocky Mountain ra... View more info

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Four Billion Years: An Essay on the Evolution of Genes and Organisms

By: Loomis, William F.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Sinauer Associates Inc.: 1988

Seller ID: 1534072

Condition: Very Good


1988 Trade Paperback. 286 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Thoughts on Evolution; Part 1. The First 100 Million Years; 2. Genesis; 3. Bacteria; 4. Eukaryotes; 5. Species; An Inventory; Appendix: Amino Acid Codes and Properties; Index. View more info

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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live In

By: Lubbock, Sir John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 2205959

Condition: Good


No jacket, two inches of spine beginning to pull away from binding, minor spot to front board, endpapers toned. 1892 Hard Cover. xiv, 429 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; On Animal Life; On Plant Life; Woods and Fields; Mountains; Water; Rivers and Lakes; The Sea; The Starry Heavens.KEYWORDS: SIR JOHN LUBBOCK BEAUTIES OF NATURE WONDERS WORLD WE LIVE IN SCIENCE NATURAL HISTORY ANIMALS PLANTS ECOLOGY ASTRONOMY View more info

Image for The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our Commoner Fungi, with Special Emphasis on the Edible Varieties

The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our Commoner Fungi, with Special Emphasis on the Edible Varieties

By: Marshall, Nina L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 2286972

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, spine slightly cocked, rear endpapers lightly foxed. 1923 Large Hardcover. xxx, 171 pp. 1923 printing. Gilt titles on spine and on front board. With many illustrations in color and black and white photographed form nature by J. A. and H.C. Anderson. An illustrated guide to fungi, with a bibliography, list of abbreviations of names of botanists with explanations, index, and glossary following text. View more info

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Familiar Features of the Roadside: The Flowers, Shrubs, Birds and Insects

By: Mathews, F. Schuyler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1897

Seller ID: 2288806

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1897 Hard Cover. xiv, 269 pp. Gilt titles on spine and front board. CONTENTS: Early Wild Flowers, Catkins, an Spring Peppers; Early Flowering Shrubs; Shrubs Belonging to the Rose Family--Cherries, Brambles, Etc.; Shrubs Belonging to the Rose Family--The Wild Rose, Etc.; The Woodland Road--Shrubs and Flowers Belonging to the Heath Family; Meadow Singers; The Little Songsters--The Yellowbird, Sparrows, and Phoebe Bird; Birds with Unmusical Voices; Birds of Brilliant Feathers--Humming Bird, Jay, Bluebird, Tanager, Oriole, Etc.; Woodland Singers--The Thrushes, ... View more info

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Roses of the World in Color

By: McFarland, J. Horace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1936

Seller ID: 2288807

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly toned, minor loss to spine head, ink gift note on front paste-down endpaper. 1936 Hard Cover. xxiv, 296 pp. Color illustrations throughout. These hundreds of roses are described and their cultivation outlined while many others are reproduced in text or black and whites. McFarland is probably the best qualified expert to compile this inevitable who's who in Rosedom, while for sheer beauty and color nothing could offer finer material for a picture book than the roses of the world. View more info

Image for Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains

Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains

By: McGregor, R.L.; Barkley, T.M.; Barker, William T.; Brooks, Ralph E.; Churchill, Steven P.; Kaul, Robert B.; Kolstad, Ole A.; Sutherland, David M.; Van Bruggen, Theodore; Weedon, Ronald R.; Wilson, James S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Iowa State University Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1893080

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Page ridge very faintly foxed, otherwise an excellent copy. 1977 Large Hardcover. xii, 600 pp. An atlas featuring a list of hundreds of plant species in the American Great Plains region with maps of geographical distribution and frequency, with a list of infrequent taxa, and index. View more info

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One Thousand American Fungi

By: McIlvaine, Charles; Macadam, Robert K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dover: 1973

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264675

ISBN: 0486227820

Condition: Good


1973 reissue of 1902 second revised edition. Spine and front wrapper creased, wrappers lightly toned, two address labels. lxii, 729 pp. Includes 182 illustrations. Details the characteristics of poisonous and non-poisonous mushrooms, and includes guidelines for the cultivation and preparation of edible species. View more info

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In Service of the Wild: Restoring and Reinhabiting Damaged Land

By: Mills, Stephanie

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264681

ISBN: 0807085340

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1995 Hard Cover. xii, 237 pp. Lending her voice to the rapidly growing field of land restoration, the author examines a grassroots effort that has contributed new botanical, zoological, and geological knowledge, and takes the reader along as she assists the regenerative processes of nature. View more info

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Nutritional Improvement of Food Legumes By Breeding

By: Milner, Max

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Protein Advisory Group of the United Nations: 1973

Seller ID: 1284962

Condition: Good


Faint stain on back cover along spine, pencil markings on front cover, spine creased. 1973 Trade Paperback. CONTENTS: Preface and Acknowledgments; Contributors and Participants; Welcome by FAO - Juan Felipe Yriart; Opening Remarks of Chairman; Keynote Address; Building a Protein Revolution on Grain Legumes; NUTRITIONAL IMPORTANCE OF LEGUMES FOR HUMANS: Legumes in Human Diets and How They Might Be Improved; Factors Affecting the Nutritional Value of Beans; Discussants; Summary; Research Needed; STATUS AND POTENTIAL FOR GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF FOOD LEGUMES: Statements; Basic Research Needed for F... View more info

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Scouting and Controlling Woody Ornamental Diseases in Landscapes and Nurseries

By: Moorman, Gary W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences: 1993

Seller ID: 2200951

Condition: Near Fine


Address label inside cover. 1993 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 90 pp. 7 3/4 x 4. Color photos throughout. CONTENTS: The concept of plants and key diseases; Scouting information for key woody ornamentals and descriptions of their key diseases; Ash; Azalea/Rhododendron; Boston Ivy; Cherry; Crabapple; dogwood; English Ivy; Hawthorn; Juniper; Maple; Oak; Pachysandra; Pine; Pyracantha; Rose; Spruce; Sycamore; Some tree diseases that create hazards; Some tree diseases that create hazards; Some fungi involved with hazard trees; Selected references. View more info

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The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal

By: Morris, Desmond

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1968

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2278647

Condition: Very Good


Seventh printing. No jacket, boards very faintly toned. 1968 Hard Cover. 252 pp. The Naked Ape looks at humans as a species and compares them to other animals. The Naked Ape, which was serialised in the Daily Mirror newspaper and has been translated into 23 languages, depicts human behaviour as largely evolved to meet the challenges of prehistoric life as a hunter (see Nature versus nurture). The book was so named because out of 193 species of monkeys and apes, only humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) are not covered in hair. Desmond Morris, the author, who had been the curator of mammals at London ... View more info

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Molluscs: An Introduction to their Form and Functions

By: Morton, J.E.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper: 1960

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2066768

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Spine & top edge faded. 1960 Trade Paperback. 232 pp. An accurate summary of what is known concerning the ways, habits and mode of life of molluscs. View more info

Image for The Trees of Northeastern America [with] The Shrubs of Northeastern America: Two Volumes in One [North-eastern]

The Trees of Northeastern America [with] The Shrubs of Northeastern America: Two Volumes in One [North-eastern]

By: Newhall, Charles S.; Britton, Nath. L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1911

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275029

Condition: Very Good


Small spot on front board corner, edges and endpapers lightly foxed. 1911 Hard Cover. xiv, 250; xii, 249, [7] pp. 8vo. Two volumes in one. A guide to the identification of trees and shrubs, illustrated with numerous drawings of leaves, with detailed descriptions of various species. View more info

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A Field Guide to Pacific States Wildflowers (The Peterson Field Guide Series)

By: Niehaus, Theodore F.; Ripper, Charles L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2277342

ISBN: 0395316626

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1976 Soft Cover. xxxii, 432 pp. How to identify the wildflowers that grow from the Pacific Ocean to the Rockies and from British Columbia to Baja California; their field marks and family characteristics; their ranges, habitats, and flowering seasons. 1492 species from 77 families--all the flowers you are likely to encounter in the most diverse region of the country. Every species illustrated, with a description on the facing page--all the information you need can be seen at a glance. Flowers grouped by color and characteristics for easy matching of picture with specime... View more info

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The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers, Eastern Region

By: Niering, William A.; Olmstead, Nancy C.; Rayfield, Susan; Nehring, Carol

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1979

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2273284

ISBN: 0394504321

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. 1979 Soft Cover. 887, [1] pp Nothing is as colorful as a field of wildflowers in full-bloom so what could be more appropriate than a magnificent field guide with beautiful full-color photographs? More than 1,000 species are covered in full detail, with notes on more than 400 others. The 700 identification photographs show wildflowers-including grasses and sedges, and many flowering vines and shrubs-in their natural habitats. Note: the Eastern Edition generally covers states east of the Rocky Mountains, while the Western Edition covers the Rocky Mountain range and all the states ... View more info