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Brugmansia and Datura - Angel's Trumpets and Thorn Apples

by Preissel, Ulrike and Hans-Georg

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Published
2002
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Very Good
ISBN
9781552095584
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Buffalo, N.Y. or Willowdale, Ontario: Firefly Books, 2002. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. A comprehensive guide for North American gardeners, originally published in Germany as "Engelstrompeten - Brugmansia und Datura." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with red and black titling, French flaps, illustrated with colour photographs, black and white drawings,… Read more
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Naturalist's Voyage Round The World

by Darwin, Charles

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Published
1909
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Second Edition.
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$145.00

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London: John Murray, 1909. Second Edition. . Hardcover. Journal of Researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage round the world of H.M.S. 'Beagle' under command of Captain Fitz Roy, R.N. Green cloth with dark green decoration, gilt titling to spine, frontispiece shows H.M.S. Beagle, black and white illustrations, 521 pages plus 10… Read more
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Genus Galanthus

by Davis, Aaron P.

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Published
2000
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Very Good
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780881924312
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$85.00

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Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2000. Reprint. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. King, Christabel. A Botanical Magazine Monograph. Series Editor - Brain Mathew. Published in association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Grey boards, gilt titling to spine, illustrated with illustrations by Christabel King, black and white drawings and full colour photographs, 297 pages. Minor shelf wear. Dust jacket… Read more
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Book of Finding Nature's Treasures

by Gable, Charles H. & Ellen Schulz Quillin

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Published
1944
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Chicago, IL: Albert Whitman & Co., 1944. Hardcover. A little story book with lovely illustrations to teach children how beautiful and generous the natural world is. Grey cloth with red titling to front, coloured illustrations, 48 pages. Some edge wear and soiling including a half ring of white colour, some foxing to endpapers, previous owner's name stamp repeatedly to… Read more
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Geologic Studies in Alaska by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1995

by Dumoulin, Julie A. & John E. Gray (Editors)

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Published
1997
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Very Good
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Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1997. Soft cover. Very Good/-. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1574. A collection of 20 papers which continues the annual series of U.S. Geological Survey reports on geologic investigations in Alaska. It covers a wide range of earth science topics and report results from all parts of the State including studies of… Read more
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Feeding The Vikings

by Kilmer, Martin F. & Peter J. Scott

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Published
2003
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Very Good
ISBN
9781894508100
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Ottawa, ON: Legas Publishing, 2003. Soft cover. Very Good/-. Conscious of the fragile ecosystem of Northern Newfoundland Kilmer describes the wild edible plants of the region which the Vikings most likely used for their survival. Glossy soft cover, richly illustrated throughout with full-colour photographs, 198 pages. Light shelf wear and light sunning to spine. On some orders we… Read more
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Physiography of Victoria: An Introduction of Geomorphology

by Hills, E. Sherbon

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Published
1960
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Very Good-
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$25.00

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Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs Pty. Litd., 1960. Hardcover. Very Good-/Fair. This book is written for teachers and students of geography and geology. It gives a general introduction into geomorphology (the study of land forms) and a guide to the physiography of Victoria. For those who did not have any training yet, an introductory chapter on geological principles is… Read more
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Coral and Coral Reefs in the Caribbean: A Manual for Students

by Griffith, Stafford A. & Eugenie Williams

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Published
1985
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Very Good-
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St. Michael, Barbados: Caribbean Conservation Association, 1985. Card Cover. Very Good-/-. Meith, Nikki. The language used in this book is intended for students at or about the reading level of upper primary school. At the end of each section is a list of follow-up activities. Illustrated card cover, staple binding, line drawings throughout, 48 pages. Light shelf wear,… Read more
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Prospecting in Canada

by Lang, A.H.

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Published
1956
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Third Edition.
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Ottawa, Ontario: Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1956. Third Edition. . Soft cover. Geological Survey of Canada, Economic Geology Series No. 7, Third Edition. Brown card cover, black titling, frontispiece, many black and white photographs, some full colour plates, some line drawings, Errata slip laid in, 401 pages. Some wear with creasing to cover, corrections as per… Read more
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Syesis, Volume 9, 1976

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Published
1977
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780000820600
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$18.00

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British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1977. Soft cover. Very Good-/-. Journal "Syesis", Volume 9, 1976: 23 articles such as "Birds in the Fort Nelson lowlands", "A comparative analysis of argillite from Kiusta", Benthic marine diatom flora of False Bay, San Juan Island" . Red cover with white titling and illustrated with a sea grizzly bear by Haida artist Tom… Read more
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Sex and Evolution

by Williams, George C.

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Published
1977
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Very Good-
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Third Printing.
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9780691081526
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Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1977. Third Printing. . Soft cover. Very Good-. Volume 8 of Monographs in Population Biology. Third Printing with corrections. "This book explores the relationship between various types of reproduction and the evolutionary process." Green and tan soft cover with tan and green titling, 200 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, sticker ghost on… Read more
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Children of the Sun God: A Journey with the White Lions Into the Heart of Human Evolution

by Tucker, Linda

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Published
2001
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Good
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First Edition.
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9780958440219
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$40.00

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Milpark, South Africa: Earthyear Books/M&G Books, 2001. First Edition. . Hardcover. Good/Good. After being rescued from a frightening encounter with lions in the Timbavati game region.Linda Tucker embarks on a journey into the mysteries of the most sacred animal on the African continent: the legendary white lion." Brown hard cover with gilt titling on spine, black and white… Read more
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Structure and Confirmation of Evolution Theory, The

by Lloyd, Elisabeth A.

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Published
1994
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780691000466
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Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1994. Soft cover. Very Good-. An important contribution to the burgeoning field of the philosophy of Darwinism.Lloyd's discussion of species selection is the best available on this topic." Preface has been updated by the author since the original edition. Black illustrated soft cover with red titling, 235 pages. Cover has light edge and… Read more
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Crucible of Creation: The Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals

by Morris, Simon Conway

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Oxford: Oxford University Press. Soft cover. Very Good-. This book provides en engaging introduction to the early evolution of animals from a paleontological perspective, providing an absorbing window into some of the most lively debates in evolutionary biology as a whole. Colourfully illustsrated soft cover with red and purple titling, black and white illustrations throughout, as well as… Read more
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Journal of Paleontology, Vol. 49, Pt. 1, 1975

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1975
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Lawrence, Kansas: Allen Press Inc., 1975. Hardcover. Very Good/-. A publication of The Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists and the Paleontological Society. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine, black and white diagrams, photographs, illustrations, 585 pages. Library stamp on front end paper, otherwise book appears to be without flaws. Book is overweight. Shipping charges are calculated… Read more
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Nomenclatura Oligochaetologica: A Catalogue of Names, Descriptions and Type Specimens of the Oligochaeta

by Reynolds, John W. & David G. Cook

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Published
1976
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Very Good
ISBN
9780920114018
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Fredericton, New Brunswick: University of New Brunswick, 1976. Hardcover. Very Good. Book appears to be written in several languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, as well as two others. Green hard cover with gilt titling on front and spine, 217 pages. Library sticker on front, ink stamps & sticker on end papers front and back, upper corners very lightly… Read more
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Botanical Review: Interpreting Botanical Progress - Volume XII, 1946

by Fullling, E.H. et al, Editors

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Published
1946
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Very Good-
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Lancaster, Pa: New York Botanical Garden, 1946. Hardcover. Very Good-/-. A bound collection of articles on botany. Burgundy cloth, gilt titling on spine, tiny bookbinder's plate inside front cover, tan end papers, occasional black and white illustrations, 672 pages, occasional advertising. Cover is clean and bright with a few tiny pale spots, minor shelf wear, text block edges… Read more
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Botanical Review: Interpreting Botanical Progress - Volume XIII, 1947

by Fullling, E.H. et al, Editors

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Published
1947
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Very Good-
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Lancaster, Pa: New York Botanical Garden, 1947. Hardcover. Very Good-/-. A bound collection of articles on botany. Burgundy cloth, gilt titling on spine, tiny bookbinder's plate inside front cover, grey end papers, occasional black and white illustrations, 624 pages, occasional advertising in text. Cover is clean and bright, minor shelf wear, text block edges slightly darkened/foxed, library ink… Read more
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American Journal of Botany: Official Publication of the Botanical Society of America, Volume XIX - 1932

by Sinnott, Edmund W., et al, Editors

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Published
1932
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Very Good-
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Lancaster, Pa: Brookyn Botanic Garden, 1932. Hardcover. Very Good-/-. A bound collection of articles received for publication by the American Journal of Botany for 1932. Burgundy cloth, gilt titling on spine, tiny bookbinder's plate inside front cover, illustrated with black and white drawings and plates, 865 pages, advertising on last few pages. Cover is clean and bright with… Read more
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Botanical Review: Interpreting Botanical Progress - Volume XIV, 1948

by Fullling, E.H. et al, Editors

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Published
1948
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Very Good-
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Lancaster, Pa: New York Botanical Garden, 1948. Hardcover. Very Good-/-. A bound collection of articles on botany. Burgundy cloth, gilt titling on spine, tiny bookbinder's plate inside front cover, grey end papers, black and white illustrations, 676 pages, occasional advertising in text. Cover is clean and bright, minor shelf wear, tiny spot on front and back, leading edge… Read more
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