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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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London: John Murray, 1909 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 pages of publisher's advertisement.… Read more
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Genus Galanthus

by Davis, Aaron P.

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Black Sheep Books
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 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 shows a few light pressure… 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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$45.00

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Chicago, IL: Albert Whitman & Co., 1944 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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1997
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Very Good
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Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1997 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 environment and climate, hazards, resources,… 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
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9781894508100
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$150.00

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Ottawa, ON: Legas Publishing, 2003 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 will ask you… Read more
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Flesh of the Gods: The Ritual Use of Hallucinogens

by Furst, Peter T. (Editor)

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Published
1972
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Very Good
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New York, NY: Praeger Publishers, 1972 Ten essays on the use of nonaddictive narcotics (hallucinogens) from different points of view such as anthropological, botanical, or psychological. Brown cloth, gilt titling to spine, red endpapers, several black and white photographs, 304 pages. Dust jacket clipped, sunned, price sticker ghost, two closed tears (20mm & 30mm), chipped and torn at… Read more
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Great Blue Heron: A Natural History and Ecology of a Seashore Sentinel

by Butler, Robert

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Published
1997
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Very Good -
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9780774806350
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$40.00

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Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 1997 "Heron populations are under threat in British Columbia. Urban sprawl has consumed quiet woodlots where the heron nests, its eggs and tissues contain contaminants from industrial, agricultural, and residential developments, and its nesting sites are increasingly disturbed by eagles and human activities." Blue cloth, silver titling to spine, two clusters of full colour photographs,… 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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Melbourne: Whitcombe & Tombs Pty. Litd., 1960 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 included. Red… 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 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, inside clean and tight. For… Read more
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Prospecting in Canada

by Lang, A.H.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1956
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Third Edition
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$20.00

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Ottawa, Ontario: Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1956 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 Errata slip are pencilled in,… Read more
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Syesis, Volume 9, 1976

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Published
1977
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Very Good -
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British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1977 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 Price to… Read more
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Sex and Evolution

by Williams, George C.

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Black Sheep Books
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 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 back, previous owner's name and date… 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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Black Sheep Books
Published
2001
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Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780958440219
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$40.00

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Milpark, South Africa: Earthyear Books/M&G Books, 2001 "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 illustrations as well as a 32… 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 "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 shelf wear,… 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 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 a few pages of colour plates,… 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 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 for a… Read more
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Books and Articles on Marine Mammals

by Todd, Ethel I.

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Published
1968
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Washington, D.C.: United States Department of the Interior, 1968 XF WC-A 299 1-14 (1968) U.S. Fish Wildl. Serv. Circ., Circular # 299. Contains "a list of recent literature on identification, biology, and commercial use of pinnipeds... and cetaceans... [The] list emphasizes recent titles; it includes only articles and books in English, or translated to English." Tan card cover… 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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Black Sheep Books
Published
1976
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Very Good
ISBN
9780920114018
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$150.00

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Fredericton, New Brunswick: University of New Brunswick, 1976 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 bumped, otherwise book… 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 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 slightly darkened, library… 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 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 stamp, ink… Read more
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