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Image for Five Color Natural History Prints Depicting Seashells from the Turbo Genus [Conchology, Sea Shells, Snails, Mollusca, Turbinidae]

Five Color Natural History Prints Depicting Seashells from the Turbo Genus [Conchology, Sea Shells, Snails, Mollusca, Turbinidae]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Seller ID: 2066331

Condition: Very Good


Each print faintly foxed. Five matted and framed color prints. Frames 8 5/8 x 11 3/8, images 5 7/8 x 8 1/4. Matted and framed by Summit Glass and Picture Frame Company on Aug. 1 1966. These were acquired as part of a large collection of books and prints on seashell collecting and conchology, and most likely came from a 19th century volume on conchology (they are labeled plates 9, 10, 21, 24, and 33), though we were unable to identify which work this might have been. Each... View more info

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The Nature Calendar: Wild Flowers

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1913

Seller ID: 2201036

Condition: Very Good


Includes original box. Tears to box corners. 1913 Large Softcover. A mixture of scientific information on various flowers, beautiful verse, and tipped in chromolithographs. View more info

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Arnold Arboretum Harvard University: A Cumulative Index to Arnoldia, Volumes 1-29 (1941-1969)

By: Arnold Arboretum

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arnold Arboretum: 1970

Seller ID: 2208285

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1970 Soft Cover. 87 pp. Arnold Arboretum Harvard University: A Cumulative Index to Arnoldia, Volumes 1-29 (1941-1969).KEYWORDS: HARVARD UNIVERSITY EDUCATION ARNOLD ARBORETUM GARDEN GARDENING BOTANY HORTICULTURE REFERENCE View more info

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Where the Germs Are: A Scientific Guide to the Microbes You'll Meet in Everyday Life

By: Bakalar, Nicholas

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 2007

Seller ID: 1520032

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed.Very Good. 2007 Hard Cover. 262 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Microbes: An Introduction 2. Hungry? Let's Eat: The Contaminated Kitchen 3. Toilet Training: Washing Hands Is The Best Revenge 4. Whiter Whites and Brighter Colors: Healthy Laundry 5. Clean Up That Room: Kids and Microbes 6. What Love's Got To Do With It: Microbes and Your Sex Life 7. Wild Kingdom: Pets and Their Germs 8. Up Your Nose: The Flu and the Cold 9. Bottled or Tap: Water, ... View more info

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An Introduction to Acarology

By: Baker, Edward W.; Wharton, G.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260332

Condition: Good


Front hinge just starting, minor ink marks in text, pages thumb-indexed by previous owner (Robert L. Gering, a Ph.D. in the field of arachnology, from whose library this volume was acquired). 1952 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 465 pp. 8vo. A monograph on mites and ticks, written by an entomologist and a zoologist. Color frontispiece, black-and-white illustrations in text. View more info

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Landscape Plants for the Southeast

By: Batson, Wade T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266618

ISBN: 0872494330

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1984 Hard Cover. xxi, 406 pp. Each species is illustrated by at least one drawing, usually of the flower and leaf. This volume is invaluable for homeowners selecting plants for the yard, for plant enthusiasts trying to identify the plants they encounter, and for nurserymen and professional landscapes. View more info

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The Language of Life: An Introduction to the Science of Genetics

By: Beadle, George & Muriel

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263983

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by both authors without attribution on half-title page ('Sincerely, George Beadle, Muriel Beadle'). Faint abrasion on front board. 1966 Full-Leather. x, [4], 242, [4] pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full beige morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the corner of the front board: O.C.S. A description of the science of gen... View more info

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Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice and the Physiology of Digestion: Facsimile of the Original Edition of 1833, together with a Biographical Essay, 'A Pioneer American Physiologist' (Dover Books on Science S527)

By: Beaumont, William; Osler, William

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2077078

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers toned, small sticker remnant on front corner. 1959 Trade Paperback. xl, 280, 16 pp. A facsimile edition of the 1833 medical treatise on digestion by a U.S. Army surgeon, with a biographical essay by William Osler. Garrison Morton 989: Alexis St. Martin, a Canadian half breed who had sustained a gastric fistula, was treated and investigated by Beaumont. With his human medium, Beaumont was the first to study digestion and the movements of the stomach in vivo. His ... View more info

The Arcturus Adventure: An Account of the New York Zoological Society's First Oceanographic Expedition, with 77 Illustrations from Colored Plates, Photographs and Maps

By: Beebe, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278347

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Rear board edge a bit soiled, front hinge beginning to weaken, ink gift note on front flyleaf, front and end matter and plates lightly foxed. 1926 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 439, [1] pp. 8vo. Original forest green cloth, blind-stamped borders, gilt titles. Color illustrated endpapers, color plates, black & white photographs, maps. Recounts the first oceanographic expedition of the New York Zoological society, an attempt to investigate the Sargasso... View more info

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Plant Form: An Illustrated Guide to Flowering Plant Morphology

By: Bell, Adrian D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2264676

ISBN: 0198542194

Condition: Good


Wrappers and pages lightly cocked, wrappers faintly toned, sticker on rear wrapper. 1991 Soft Cover. xiii, 341 pp. This profusely illustrated book provides comprehensive coverage of the immense variation in the external structure of flowering plants. It defines the innumerable details of growing and mature plants, describing their leaves, flowers, roots and seeds in a manner that will enable professionals and amateurs alike to identify many difficult features. The book a... View more info

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Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect Visitors

By: Blanchan, Neltje

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2267728

Condition: Very Good


Spine head, spine base and corners very lightly rubbed. 1927 Large Hardcover. xiii, 415 pp. Color plates and many other illustrations photographed directly from nature by Henry Troth and A.R. Dugmore. CONTENTS: Preface; List of Illustrations; Blue to Purple Flowers; Magenta to Pink Flowers; White and Greenish Flowers; Yellow and Orange Flowers; Red and Indefinites; Fragrant Flowers or Leaves; Unpleasantly Scented; Plants and Shrubs Conspicuous in Fruit; Plant Families Re... View more info

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Bibliographia Araneorum: Analyse Methodique de Toute la Litterature Araneologique Jusqu-en 1939, Tome I [1]

By: Bonnet, Pierre

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Les Freres Douladoure: 1945

Seller ID: 2260318

Condition: Good


Custom bound in blue cloth with previous owner's initials (S.C.B.) on spine base, gilt titles. Pages toned, bookplate, pamphlet, and small note laid in, ink name and date on front endpaper, explaining that Robert L. Gering (a Ph.D. in arachnology, from whose library this work was acquired) purchased this book from the library of the late Sherman C. Bishop. 1945 Hard Cover. xvii, 832 pp. 8vo. A French bibliography of works on the study of spiders, the first of three propo... View more info

Field Treatment of Tobacco Root-Rot

By: Briggs, Lyman J.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: U.S. Department of Agriculture: 1908

Seller ID: 1282352

Condition: Very Good


Pages toned, pencil markings on front cover. 1908 Soft Cover. CONTENTS: Nature of Root-rot; Field treatment of root-rot; Occurrence of root-rot; Field experiments showing the bad effects of alkaline commercial fertilizers on root-rot soils; Greenhouse experiments with alkaline fertilizers; Summary. View more info

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Spiders

By: Bristowe, W.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The King Penguin Books: 1947

Seller ID: 2260333

Condition: Very Good


Ink name and date on front endpaper, 1 inch closed tear to one text page. 1947 Hard Cover. 33, [1], A guide to spiders, illustrated with 24 color plates. Black-and-white illustrations in text. View more info

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An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada (Volume I)

By: Britton, Nathaniel Lord; Brown, Hon. Addison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dover: 1970

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264674

ISBN: 0486226425

Condition: Very Good


1970 reissue of 1913 original. Revised and enlarged edition. Ink name on page ridges, wrappers faintly toned, top page ridge faintly foxed. xxix, 680 pp. Volume I only. This monumental classic of botany remains unsurpassed as the most comprehensive and reliable work on the flora of the Northeastern United States and reliable parts of Canada. An encyclopedic collection of information, it illustrates and describes by botanists and growing wild from Virginia to the Northern... View more info

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Charles Darwin: Voyaging

By: Browne, Janet

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2198268

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Minimal pencil marginalia. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 605 pp. Few lives of great men offer so much interest--and so many mysteries--as the life of Charles Darwin, the greatest figure of nineteenth-century science, whose ideas are still inspiring discoveries and controversies more than a hundred years after his death. Yet only now, with the publication of Voyaging, the first of two volumes that will constitute t... View more info

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Charles Darwin: A Biography, in Two Volumes -- Voyaging; The Power of Place

By: Browne, Janet

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1996

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2064117

Condition: Near Fine


Includes both volumes (Voyaging & The Power of Place). 3rd printing. Both volumes in exceptional condition. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 605; 591 pp. Voyaging: Few lives of great men offer so much interest--and so many mysteries--as the life of Charles Darwin, the greatest figure of nineteenth-century science, whose ideas are still inspiring discoveries and controversies more than a hundred years after his death. Yet only now,... View more info

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Charles Darwin: The Power of Place

By: Browne, Janet

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 2198269

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Minimal pencil marginalia. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 591 pp. In 1858, Charles Darwin was forty-nine years old, a gentleman scientist living quietly at Down House in the Kent countryside. He was not yet a focus of debate; his big book on species still lay on his desk as a manuscript. For more than twenty years he had been accumulating material for it, puzzling over the questions that it raised, trying to bring it to ... View more info

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Plant (DK Eyewitness Books)

By: Burnie, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DK Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 2205015

ISBN: 0756607159

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2004 Hard Cover. Here is a an original and exciting new look at the fascinating natural world of plants. Stunning real-life photographs of flowers, fruits, seeds, leaves and more offer a unique eyewitness view of the natural history of plant anatomy and growth. See the biggest flower in the world, where a seed develops, what the inside of a plant stem looks like, how a flower attracts insects, what a plant's reproductive organs look like, and how a d... View more info

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America's Garden Book

By: Bush-Brown, Louise and James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Seller ID: 2266616

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine very faintly toned. 1943 Hard Cover. xxi, 1241 pp. Endpapers illustrated with a ma of zones of hardiness. CONTENTS: Soil and Soil Improvement; Design; Construction Problems; Lawns; Ground Covers; Vines; Trees; Shrubs; Hedges; Annuals; Biennials; Herbaceous Perennials; Bulbs, Corms, and Tubers; Lilies; Roses; Rock and Wall Gardens; The Woodland Garden; Water and Bog Gardens; The Herb Garden; City Gardens; Flower Pot Gardens; Coldframes and Hotbeds; The Sm... View more info

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The Arachnid Order Chelonethida (Stanford University Publications University Series, Biological Sciences, Volume VII, Number 1 [Vol. 7, No. I])

By: Chamberlin, Joseph Conrad

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1931

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2260279

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to fellow arachnologist Robert L. Gering (from whose library this volume was acquired) and signed by author on dedication page, signed by author again without inscription on title page. Possible custom rebinding (we have another copy from the same collection in red cloth with gilt titles on the spine - this is plain brown cloth with no title on the exterior). Rear hinge a bit shaken. 1931 Hard Cover. 284 pp. 8vo. A study of pseudoscorpions by an arachnologist w... View more info

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Laboratory Notes for Zoology 225: Arachnology

By: Chamberlin, R.V.; Mulaik, S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: R.L. Gering:

Seller ID: 2260274

Condition: Good


A bit musty, a few pages in need of reinforcement along binder rings. A three-ring binder containing typed and handwritten notes and class worksheets for a college-level course on arachnids, with thumb tabs dividing the material into the following sections: Microthelyphonida;Pedipalpida; Ricinulei; Solpugida; Chelonethida; Scorpionida; Opiliones; Acarina; Araneida. Acquired from the working library of a Ph.D. in the field. View more info

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Some Common Mushrooms and How to Know Them (United States Department of Agriculture, Circular No. 143)

By: Charles, Vera K.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: United States Department of Agriculture: 1946

Seller ID: 2267169

Condition: Good


One-inch tear along top and bottom edges of front wrapper, small sticker on front wrapper, one-inch by one-inch chip along top edge of rear wrapper, bookplate and ink stamp on front wrapper verso. 1946 Stapled Binding. 60 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Danger from Poisonous Fungi; Agaricaceae (gill fungi); Polyporaceae (pore fungi); Hydnaceae (tooth fungi); Clavariaceae (coral fungi); Phallaceae (stinkhorn fungi); Lycoperdaceae (puffballs); Ascomycetes (sac fungi); Collater... View more info

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The Survival of Charles Darwin

By: Clark, Ronald W.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Random House: 1984

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2202876

Condition: Good


Tearing to upper rear jacket with small chip. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A thoroughly researched book that gives insight into Darwin as a kindly country gentleman who spent his life in earnest study of nature. View more info

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Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain

By: Damasio, Antonio R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avon: 1994

Seller ID: 2274743

ISBN: 0380726475

Condition: Good


Ink mark to front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1994 Trade Paperback. 312 pp. Since Descartes famously proclaimed, I think, therefore I am, science has often overlooked emotions as the source of a person’s true being. Even modern neuroscience has tended, until recently, to concentrate on the cognitive aspects of brain function, disregarding emotions. This attitude began to change with the publication of Descartes’ Error in 1995. Antonio Damasio -- 'one of the world... View more info

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Insectivorous Plants

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1897

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2270653

Condition: Very Good


'Authorized Edition'. Boards rubbed. 1897 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. x, 462, [2] pp. 8vo. Red leather spine and corners, marbled boards, gilt titles and rules. Includes illustrations reproduced from drawings by Charles Darwin and his two sons George and Francis. A study of carnivorous plants related to Darwin's theories on natural selection, based on experiments studying various plant species feeding mechanisms. His findings were that pla... View more info

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The Voyage of Charles Darwin: His Autobiographical Writings

By: Darwin, Charles; Ralling, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 1951419

Condition: Near Fine


1979 edition, printed with revisions a year after the original edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket price clipped.Near Fine. 1978 Hard Cover. 183 pp. Includes color and black & white photographs. A selection of Darwin's autobiographical writings, illustrating the events and scenes of his journey aboard the Beagle with excerpts taken from his diary, the later journal based upon it, and the autobiography he published. View more info

Moth Activity in Hudson Valley Orchards Trapping Records of Seven Pest Species

By: Dean, R.W.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 1282354

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear. 1969 Soft Cover. CONTENTS: Methods; CODLING MOTH: Life History Trap Records; RED-BANDED LEAF ROLLER: Life History Trap Records; FRUIT TREE LEAF ROLLER: Life History; Trap Records; OBLIQUE BANDED LEAF ROLLER: Life History; Trap Records; EYE-SPOTTED BUD MOTH: Life History; Trap Records; APPLE BARK BORER: Life History; Trap Records; ORIENTAL FRUIT MOTH: Life History; Trap Records; Moth Captures Relating to Host; Relative Abundance; Other Moths Found in Orchard T... View more info

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

By: Diamond, Jared

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2200229

ISBN: 0393317552

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Sticker on back cover. 1999 Trade Paperback. 480 pp. In this artful, informative, and delightful (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion --as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war --and adventured on sea and land to ... View more info

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Manual of Dehydrated Culture Media and Reagents

By: Difco Laboratories

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Difco Laboratories / Bacteriological Division of Digestive Ferments Co.: 1933

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2036692

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. Boards a bit soiled with minor loss of gilt, ink name on front endpaper. 1933 Hard Cover. 191 pp. Flexible boards, gilt titles. A manual for bacteriological research, released by an early twentieth century chemical laboratory. Index follows text. View more info