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Maori
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Maori

By Mitcalfe, Barry

Coromandel Press, 1981. Book. Very Good-. Soft cover. Uncertain. From the cover "the origin, art and culture of the Maori people of New Zealand." Format paperback slender oblong. Likely intended for YA persons in NZ. Scholarly in emphasis. Trace wear, clean..

$12.00

Wild Trees of Idaho
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Wild Trees of Idaho

By Johnson, Frederic C.

Moscow: University of Idaho, 1995. Book. Very Good-. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Ex-library and with it's first endsheet so marked. Hardcover, only very lightly or perhaps uncirculated, crisp bright copy, slick, tough photo boards. Solid, clean copy..

$40.00

Report On The Invertebrata Of Massachusetts Comprising The Mollusca, Crustacea, Annelida and Radiata
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Report On The Invertebrata Of Massachusetts Comprising The Mollusca, Crustacea, Annelida and Radiata

By Gould, A.A.

Cambridge: Folsom, Wells, Thurston, 1841. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Book is x-library and restored in library binding. We have followed our custom of giving a grade twixt the handsome new bindery and the aged character of the text. Text consists of 373 pages, followed by 15 pages (one-sided) of illustrations (plates) line drawings of the various forms of sea-life examined. I surmise that the book was uncirculated after it's restoration, it is stamped withdrawn and has the customary university library indicators. The original facing of the book appears to have been removed, retained and laid into the book, sandwiched in wax paper? prior to the title page, it is severely worn. Text itself is minimally age darkened, seemingly unfoxed, supple, my initial reaction was that it could not be 170 years old, but good paper and light use seem to have left it quite decent, if a trifle age darkened. The title page and original facing verify that we are not dealing with a reproduction. New heavy cloth binding (brown)and off white end sheets are used. Spendid work by the restorer in my estimation. Foto will be added shortly. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

$82.00

Rambles In The Park
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Rambles In The Park

By Claxton, William J.

NY: Dodge, 1925. Book. Good+. Hardcover. Later Printing See Note. Date given is guess, none in book, likely a reprint done for the "Rambler Nature Book Series". Quite handsome cover, foto inlaid with green letters. Slight gutter (where the pages are hinged) gap twixt pages 56/57, unmarked hard cover copy, trace of darkening to first illustrated endsheet. Jacket rather rough. Chips, tears abrasions, in new mylar wrapper. Foto will follow. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

$19.50

Idaho Natural Science Group, Rare and Endangered Includes Trueblood Symposium: Highlighting Idaho's Rare Fungi and Lichens
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Idaho Natural Science Group, Rare and Endangered Includes Trueblood Symposium: Highlighting Idaho's Rare Fungi and Lichens

By Various

Various, Idaho BLM, U. Of Idaho, 1997. Book. Near Fine. Ring Bound. 1st Edition. this listing is for 5 large slender pamphlets examining rare flora and fauna of the region, brief summaries follow, details above for the Trueblood. Idaho BLM No. 98-1, Trublood item spiral bound @ 20 pages not badly worn, from the 1997 conference. Next, "Rare, Threatened and Endangered Plants of Idaho." Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game, March 1990. 3rd, "Threatened, Endangered, and Sensitive Plant Program Action Plan, January 1989, USDA. 4th "Endangered and Threatened Plants Of Idaho, a summary of current knowledge," D.M. Henderson, U. of Idaho, June 1977, 72 pages. 5th "Sensitive Plants Of The Jarbidge Resource Area", by Klott and DeBolt, Idaho BLM bulletin no. 96-7, April 1996, 13 pages. All quite decent, lightly handled, the odd stapling and pencil mark. Joke follows: What do the girls call a mushroom who comes into a bar and buys 'em all drinks? Ans. A Fungi to be with. . .Joke suitable for all ages, and my sole fungi joke. All 5 can ship at our domestic media mail one book price. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

$55.00

Biological Soil Crusts: Ecology and Management and 3 Related Items
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Biological Soil Crusts: Ecology and Management and 3 Related Items

By Belnap, Jayne

USGS, 2001. Book. Fine. Ring Bound. 1st Edition. Details above are for the large format (11x9"110 pages) ring bound Belnap, newish and crisp. The other items are, June 1997, USDA "Introduction To Microbiotic Crusts" 13 pages, large format pamphlet credited to Belnap. Additionally with these were a 15 page, doublesided reprinting of a portion of Rosentreter and Belnaps "Biological Soil crusts Of North America" pages 31 to 50 ch. 2 and their "Monitoring and Management Of Biological Soil Crusts."pages 459 thru 468, ch. 32 which we add to the listing. Additionally, the fact sheet (USGS 2001) 1 page, by JB re Biological Soil Crusts (#FS-065-01.) All shipped at our ONE Book domestic media mail price. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

$80.00

Plant, Weed, Wildflower, Group 6 Books
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Plant, Weed, Wildflower, Group 6 Books

By Various

Missoula: Mountain Press, 2005. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 3rd Printing. This listing is for 6 books sold as a group with ONE-BOOK priced domestic media mail shipping. Details above are for H. Wayne Phillips, "Plants of The Lewis & Clark Expedition," trade paper, newish, unmarked. I will describe the others briefly. Hardcovers, Sara B. Stein, "My Weeds," w/ jacket, newish, small stamp 1st endsheet. C.L. Porter, "Taxonomy of Flowering Plants," decent, unjacketed, owners incsc. 1st end sheet. Also 3 trade paperbacks USDA "Common Weeds of THE U.S."Porsild's "Rocky Mountain Wildflowers, and Ronal J. Taylor's "Northwest Weeds," some have owners labels/stamps, spines uncreased, handsome group. Foto to come. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

$37.50

Wyoming Rare Plant Guide

By Fertig, Walter

Cheyenne: BLM/Interior Dept., 1994. Book. Near Fine. Ring Bound. 1st Edition. I presume this to be the first appearance thus. No other printings are referenced. Smallish 3 ring binder (plastic) holds beautifully indexed text and fotos. Hole punched pages seem lightly used, holes as made. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

$24.00

Distribution, Season of Use, and Habitit of the Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fishes of Idaho
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Distribution, Season of Use, and Habitit of the Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fishes of Idaho

By Wilson, Lanny O.

Boise: BLM/Interior Dept., 1979. Book. Good+. Hardcover. Revised Ed.. Title page says update Sept. 18 1979. Someone has bound this using stiff covers and a hinge holding mechanism with which I am unfamiliar. All pages present but a few of the innermost sheets were not caught in the binding process and are loose, 133 pages. Additionally a few pages were bound top for bottom, again, all present and legible. Covers have some creases, mild. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

$52.00

Snapshots In Time, Repeat Photography on The Boise National Forest 1870-1992
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Snapshots In Time, Repeat Photography on The Boise National Forest 1870-1992

By US Department of Agriculture, Brock, Gene

Intermountain Region: USDA, 1993. Book. Near Fine. Oversize with Stiff Covers. 1st Edition NAP. Presume first, only date given is July 1993. Handsome, large black and white shots of Forest locations juxtaposed with vintage shots. No notable wear or spine creasing. no notable scuff/soil. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

$117.50

Physiology Of Woody Plants
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Physiology Of Woody Plants

By Kramer, Paul J.

Orlando: Academic PRESS, 1979. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Later Printing. Sharp lightly handled hard cover, name penned first endsheet. Crisp, unmarked book Some spine color fade. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

$30.00

Tesoros Artisticos Del Museo Nacional De Antropologica
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Tesoros Artisticos Del Museo Nacional De Antropologica

By Solis, Felipe

Mexico: Aguilar, 1998. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. Segunda Edicion. Good looking book and jacket. The books sole flaw is a trivial miscut of last sheet which has left a tiny scar at it's edge. Straight copy, heavy clean text, unbumped boards. Jacket has a good deal of scuff but looks fine in new mylar wrapper. Text in Spanish. Book has an ultra mild (nearly missed it) overall curvature, suspect is as made. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

$26.00

Guide To Insect Borers in North American Broadleaf Trees and Shrubs
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Guide To Insect Borers in North American Broadleaf Trees and Shrubs

By Solomon, J. D.

Wash. D.C.: U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture, 1995. Book. Very Good-. Hardcover. Presume 1st. Hard cover with typical mild surface abrasion, trace of board bump. Unmarked text, binding sound. From the laid in data back of contents page, "This manual describes 300 species of insect borers and includes 244 photographic plates. Keywords: Wood borers; bark beetles; wood defects; decline; mortality; damage to forests' plantations, nurseries, shelterbelts, and urban plantings." A United States Department Of Agriculture Forest Service, Agriculture Handbook #706. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. We assure the buyer that books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards.*.

$35.00

Butterflies of the World
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Butterflies of the World

By Sbordoni, Valerio

New York: Times, 1984. Book. Good+. Hardcover. First Edition, Full Number Line. While the book is essentially sound and clean, it and the jacket have a number of minor cosmetic flaws. The book has a trace of cocking (spine slant), two flecks to its front cover and other very minor cover issues. Owner's ex-libris label on half-title page. Owner's rubber stamp and a tiny scar back pastedown. The jacket, which is not perfectly clean, white in the main and showing a bit of minor soiling, also has edgwear but looks splendid in new mylar wrapper. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

$18.00