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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

Image for Cenozoic Reef Biofacies: Tertiary Larger Foraminifera and Scleractinian Corals from Chiapas, Mexico

Cenozoic Reef Biofacies: Tertiary Larger Foraminifera and Scleractinian Corals from Chiapas, Mexico

By: Frost, Stanley H.; Langenheim, Ralph L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press, De Kalb: 1974

Seller ID: 1889467

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original clear jacket and publisher's slipcase. Slipcase edges faded. 1974 Large Hardcover. xi, 388 pp. A well-illustrated fossil study of coral reefs in Mexico, with an extensive bibliography and index. View more info

Image for Glover's Album, a Treatise on Canine Diseases: The Result of Many Years Experience as a Breeder, Exhibitor and Practitioner

Glover's Album, a Treatise on Canine Diseases: The Result of Many Years Experience as a Breeder, Exhibitor and Practitioner

By: Glover, H. Clay

Price: $65.00

Publisher: H. Clay Glover, V.S. / Press of Geo. H. Burnham & Co.: 1886

Seller ID: 2265411

Condition: Very Good


1 inch tear to edge of front endpaper, ink name and address on front flyleaf. 1886 Hard Cover. [viii], 95, [1] pp. An illustrated guide to veterinary medicine, specifically pertaining to dogs, with advertisements following text. View more info

Image for Species General et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes, Comprenant la collection du Museum d'Histoire naturelle de Paris, La Collection Lamarck, Celle du Prince Massena, (Appartenant maintenant a M. le baron Benjamin Delessert), et les Decouvertes Recentes des Voyageurs. - Incomplete Set, Seven Volumes: Famille des Ailees.; Famille des Canaliferes., Premiere, Deuxieme, & Troisieme Partie.; Famille des Purpuriferes., Premiere & Deuxieme Partie.; Famille des Turbinacees.

Species General et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes, Comprenant la collection du Museum d'Histoire naturelle de Paris, La Collection Lamarck, Celle du Prince Massena, (Appartenant maintenant a M. le baron Benjamin Delessert), et les Decouvertes Recentes des Voyageurs. - Incomplete Set, Seven Volumes: Famille des Ailees.; Famille des Canaliferes., Premiere, Deuxieme, & Troisieme Partie.; Famille des Purpuriferes., Premiere & Deuxieme Partie.; Famille des Turbinacees.

By: Kiener, L.-C. [Louis Charles]; Fischer, P. [Paul]

Price: $3,750.00

Publisher: Chez Rousseau, Libraire / J.-B. Bailliere, Libraire: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2064344

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed with some loss and drying of leather, spines faded, bookplates of Thomas B. Wilson and Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia on front endpaper of each volume, foxed throughout though more lightly on plate pages than text. 1873 Half-Leather. Incomplete set of seven volumes. 8vo. Six volumes bound in half-leather - brown leather spines & corners, marbled boards, gilt titles. Fischer volume: navy blue leather spine, pebbled cloth boards with blind-stamped... View more info

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Into Africa

By: Packer, Craig

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2102020

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Review laid in. Owner sticker on front endpaper. 1994 Hard Cover. vii, 277 pp. 8vo. Winner of the John Burroughs Medal in 1995. Craig Packer takes us into Africa for a journey of fifty-two days in the fall of 1991. But this is more than a tour of magnificent animals in an exotic, faraway place. A field biologist since 1972, Packer began his work studying primates at Gombe and then the lions of the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater with his wife and colle... View more info

Image for The Land and Freshwater Shells of the British Isles. With Illustrations of All the Species.

The Land and Freshwater Shells of the British Isles. With Illustrations of All the Species.

By: Rimmer, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: David Bogue: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2065276

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges just starting, ink name & date ('C. Hubert Waddell, Jan. 1882') on title page. 1880 Hard Cover. xxxii, 208, 32 pp. 11 plates. An illustrated regional guide to the collection and identification of various seashells. 'Mr Rimmer is a distinguished authority and author in the department of conchology, and possesses a magnificent cabinet of British shells.' (Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, Transactions II/06 p.268 7th ... View more info

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Scotland's Nature & Wildlife

By: Taylor, Kenny

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lomond Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1649183

ISBN: 1842040251

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Bright copy. 2002 Hard Cover. 224 pp. Easily understood text, top-notch photographs and up-to-date maps combine to make the Scottish Nature Guide an ideal aid to enjoying and learning about Sottish wildlife. View more info

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The Whale

By: Tryckare, Tre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274405

Condition: Good


First edition. Jacket stained. 1968 Large Hardcover. 287 pp. An extensively illustrated history of whales and whaling, including mythology and biology of whales, the beginnings of commercial whaling, scientific investigations of the various species and their habits, and an account of modern whaling and associated products, with an extensive bibliography of books about whales. View more info

Love-Life of Animals

By: Von Buddenbrock, Wolfgang; Chaplin, J.M. (Translator)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1300176

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. A few light spots on front cover. 1958 Hard Cover. 207 pp. Black & white photographs & illustrations. CONTENTS: Foreword; Introduction; MEETING AND MATING: The Fertilization of the Ovum; Biology of Sex in Protozoa; The Metazoa; The Difference between the Sexes (Sexual Dimorphism); Attraction of the Opposite Sex; Sex Recognition; Coming into Breeding Condition; Sexual Fights of Animals; The Union; Marital Cohabitation; Breeding in Hermaphrodites;... View more info

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Color Atlas of Small Animal Dermatology: A Guide to Diagnosis -- Second Edition

By: Wilkinson, George T.; Harvey, Richard G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mosby-Wolfe: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1504291

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Small sticker on rear board.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1995 Large Hardcover. 304 pp. Color photographs throughout text. The second edition of this bestselling, full-color atlas is designed to assist in the recognition of skin disorders afflicting dogs and cats, as well as the other mammals encountered in small animal veterinary practice. The completely rewritten text includes accessible new sections on hypersensitivities, auto immune and endocrine disor... View more info

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From Where I Sit: Essays on Bees, Beekeeping, and Science

By: Winston, Mark L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Comstock Publishing Associates / Cornell University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268165

ISBN: 0801484782

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Lightly rubbed. 1998 Trade Paperback. 171 pp. A scientist before he was a beekeeper, Mark L. Winston found in his new hobby a paradigm for understanding the role science should play in society. In essays originally appearing as columns in Bee Culture, the leading professional journal, Winston uses beekeeping as a starting point to discuss broader issues, such as how agriculture functions under increasingly complex social and environmental restra... View more info

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The New Illustrated Natural History

By: Wood, J.G. [John George]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 1874

Seller ID: 2206713

Condition: Near Fine


A couple minor spots on front board, ink name and date on title page. 1874 Full-Leather. Beautiful full tree calf, extensive gilt decorations on spine and turn-ins, red leather spine label with gilt titles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A work of natural history by the author who popularized the field, illustrated with engravings throughout. Revised and adapted from J.G. Wood's earlier work 'Illustrated Natural History', originally published in 1853. View more info

Image for Trespassers: Showing how the Inhabitants of Earth, Air, and Water are Enabled to Trespass on Domains Not Their Own

Trespassers: Showing how the Inhabitants of Earth, Air, and Water are Enabled to Trespass on Domains Not Their Own

By: Wood, Rev. J.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1875

Seller ID: 1295790

Condition: Good


Previously owned by Clyde Grange (labeled as number 33 in his library). Edge wear, spine repaired, bookplate inside front cover, small library stamp throughout. 1875 Hard Cover. 351 pp. Illustrations throughout the text. Original green cloth, black and gold design with cover depicting a lizard, beveled edges. CONTENTS: Introduction; Marine and Aquatic Trespassers: The Whales; Dolphins and Sirens; Seals; Reptilian Water Trespassers; Partial Water Trespassers: Carnivora; R... View more info

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The Honey Bee (State of New York Department of Agriculture, Bulletin 49)

By: Wright, Wheeler Dennison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York State Department of Agriculture: 1913

Seller ID: 1531662

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers rubbed, pencil marks on front wrapper. 1913 Trade Paperback. 152 pp. Numerous illustrations & photographs. 1913 NYS Department of Agriculture beekeeping bulletin. A comprehensive & in-depth study of the subject. View more info