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Garden Seed Inventory; An Inventory of Seed Catalogs Listing All Non-Hybrid Vegetable Seeds Still Available in the United States and Canada

By Whealy, Kent

Decorah: Kent Whealy 0-9613977-9 [0-9613977-9] 1992, 3rd edition. (Trade paperback) 502pp. Very good. Tables, graphs, abbreviations. Minor edgewear, and there is a previous owner's name on the front page. "The saving of seeds has become a matter of the greatest urgency, for we are on the verge of losing the genetic diversity of our food crops. It is now up to the people at large to save hundreds of valuable plant varieties from extinction. Garden Seed Inventory makes a indispensable contribution to this effort. Home and market gardeners and farmers too will find their needs and interests generously served by it. Everyone household should have a copy" - Wendell Berry, author, poet and farmer. Book about Genetic Diversity. (Gardening, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Gardening, Plants, Seed Catalogs).

$26.25

Shrubs of Ontario
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Shrubs of Ontario

By Soper, James H. (With Margaret L. Heimburger.)

Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum [0-88854-283-6] 1985. (Small 4to paperback) 495pp. Very good. Maps, illustrations, bibliography, glossary, index.The covers are lightly edgeworn, lightly creased spine, a corner crease to the bottom front cover, and the final few pages are lightly soiled from pressed plants. "It is now twenty years since the publication, by the provincial Department of Commerce and Development, of Soper and Heimburger's 100 Shrubes of Ontario, a useful book which has long been out of print. Shrubs of Ontario should prove to be an even more useful successor to the earlier work.... When the authors began their collaborative studies on shrubby plants of Ontario, they were both professors of Botany at the University of Toronto" - from the Foreword. Locale: Ontario--Canada. (Gardening, Field Guides, Gardening, Plants, Shrubs).

$31.50

Managing the Water's Edge; Manitoba Field Guide

By Riparian Health Assessment for Streams and Small Rivers

Riparian Health Assessment for Streams and Small Rivers 2004. (Plastic coil binding) 90pp. Very good plus. Illustrations, diagrams, notes, tables, appendix, notes. "This workbook is for use in the field. It will help you learn the basics of evaluating the riparian health of a stream or small river system. Riparian health assessment requires instruction and practice; both should be easier with the use of this workbook. With knowledge and experience gained from the classroom and field training you will be able to apply this riparian health assessment procedure on your own place". Book about Riparian Health, Rivers & Streams. Locale: Manitoba--Canada; Prairie Provinces; Western Canada. (Natural History, Agriculture--Manitoba, Field Guides, Natural History, Natural Resource Management--Manitoba, Water Management, Workbook).

$18.38

Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan; In Ten Volumes; Vol. 3

By Ali, Salim (With S. Dillon Ripley.)

Bombay: Oxford University Press 1969. (4to) 325pp. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. Volume 3 only. Black and white illustrations, color plates, maps, index. The dust jacket has a small puncture near the spine on the front panel, there is a previous institution's book plate and a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. "This volume describes 231 forms (Nos. 435-665) in Ripley's Synopsis, completing the Charadriiformes with Stone Curlews, Courses, Skuas, Gulls and Terns and covering the Columbiformes (Sandgrouse, Pigeons and Doves), PSittaciformes (Parrots), Cuculiformes (Cuckoos) and Strigiformes (Owls). There are twelve colour plates by Paul Barruel, C.J.F. Coombs, D.V. Cowen, A.M. Hughes, J.P. Irani and Donald Watson, illustrating 99 forms". Vol. 3 Stone Curlews to Owls. Locale: India; Pakistan. (Natural History, Birds, Cuckoos--Bird, Doves (Bird), Guidebooks, Handbook, Ornithologic Illustration, Ornithology, Owls, Parrots, Pigeons).

$36.75

Trees of Vancouver

By Straley, Gerald B.

Vancouver: UBC Press [0-7748-0406-8] 1992. (Trade paperback) 232pp. Very good plus. Plans, maps, illustrations, color photographs, references, index. "Vancouver is famous for its trees. The range of vegetation in this green city is extraordinary. Native and cultivated trees, many of which are not found anywhere else in Canada, thrive in the mild, wet winters and drier summers. Gerald Straley, a leading researcher and a popular science educator at the Botanical Garden at the University of British Columbia, knows Vancouver's woody, green heritage well". Locale: British Columbia-Canada; Vancouver--British Columbia; Western Canada. (Natural History, Field Guides, Natural History, Trees).

$26.25

Character Variation and Evolution of Sibling Species in the Empidonax difficilis-flavescens Complex (Aves: Tyrannidae) (Publisher series: University of California Publications in Zoology.)

By Johnson, Ned K.

Berkeley: University of California Press [0-520-09599-5] 1980. (4to paperback) 151pp. Very good plus. Maps, tables, charts, graphs, diagrams, appendices, works cited, photographs. "Avian material has figured prominently over the decades in the development of the major ideas of evolutionary biology.... In the modern literature as well, data from birds continue to serve as a rich mine of examples for such diverse evolutionary topics as hybridization... Sexual dimorphism... Rapid adaptive evolution... Ecologic isolation... Catastrophic directional selection... Pleistocene speciation... Geographic vaiation... And insular species numbers" - from the Introduction. Book about Bird Behavior, Distribution--Birds & Evolution--birds. Publisher series: University of California Publications in Zoology 112. (Natural History, Birds, Natural History, Ornithology, Zoology).

$26.25

Ecology and Tropical Biology

By Deskmukh, Ian

Palo Alto: Blackwell Scientific Publications [0-86542-316-4] 1986. (Trade paperback) 387pp. Very good. Photographs, illustrations, maps, diagrams, graphs, tables, charts, references, index. The spine is faded and the edges are lightly worn. "Ecology and Tropical Biology is the first comprehensive ecology textbook for university students interested in tropical ecology and those interested in ecological issues in developing countries. Useful as a text and reference in tropical as well as temperate countries, Ecology and Tropical Biology includes discussions of all major ecological concepts (illustrated primarily with examples from the tropics)". Book about Applied Ecology & Human Ecology. Locale: Developing Countries; Tropics. (Natural History, Biology, Conservation, Ecology, Natural History, Textbook).

$26.25

The Birds of South Dakota; Annotated Check List

By Whitney, Nathaniel R. (With Byron E. Harrell, Bruce K. Harris, Nelda Holden, James W. Johnson, B.J. Rose & Paul F. Springer.)

Vermillion: South Dakota Ornithologists' Union 1978. (4to paperback) 311pp. Very good plus. Color illustrated frontispiece, maps, tables, photographs, maps, works cited, indices. The spine is lighly faded and worn with a crease running lengthwise, and there is a previous owner's ink stamp to the first page. "The present book is an attempt to integrate into one systematic list the available information on the occurrence of birds in South Dakota. Most of the information was extracted from the contributions to South Dakota Bird Notes, particularly during its first 25 years, supplemented by records contained in other journals and publications, and by unpublished records of competent observers". Published for South Dakota Ornithologists' Union & W. H. Over Museum. Locale: South Dakota--United States. (Natural History, Birds, Check List--Birds, Natural History, Ornithologic Illustration, Ornithology).

$26.25

The Birds of North Central Texas

By Pulich, Warren M. (Illustrations by Anne Marie Pulich.)

College Station: Texas A&M University Press [0-89096-322-3] 1988. (Trade paperback) 439pp. Near fine. Color illustrated frontispiece, illustrations, maps, checklists, index. Illustrations by Anne Marie Pulich. Foreword by Keith A. Arnold. Locale: Texas. (Natural History, Birds, Ornithology).

$31.50

The Cactus Wren
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The Cactus Wren

By Anderson, Anders H. (With Anne Anderson.)

Tucson: University of Arizona Press [0-8165-0314-1] 1973. (Trade paperback) 226pp. Near fine. Photographs, plans, graphs, notes, appendices, literature cited, index. The top right corner is lightly creased. "Anders H. And Anne Anderson began their backyard study of Arizona's state bird in the 1930s - a time when little work and interest were evident in the field of Arizona ornithology. This study led in 1953 to their three-and-one-half-year research of wrens on the Santa Rita Experimental Range. Beginning in 1962, they conducted a six-year study of Cactus Wren and Curve-billed Thrasher populations in the Saguaro National Monument". Book about Cactus Wren--Bird & Curve-Billed Thrasher--Bird. Locale: Arizona--United States; Saguaro National Monument; Santa Rita Experimental Range. (Natural History, Birds, Natural History, Ornithology).

$26.25

Birds of the Great Plains; Breeding Species and Their Distribution

By Johnsgard, Paul A.

Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press [0-8032-2550-4] 1979. (Hardcover) 539pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Maps, illustrations, color photographs, index. The dust jacket is edgeworn and rubbed and there is a previous owner's stamp on the front free endpaper. "This book is the first to describe systematically all of the species of birds known to have bred or to breed at present in the Great Plains, a major ecological unit that encompasses all or part of Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas". Book about Bird Behavior & Distribution--Birds. Locale: Great Plains. (Natural History, Birds, Grassland, Natural History, Ornithology).

$42.00

Journal of South African Botany; Volume 44; Part 4; October 1978

By Rycroft, H. B. (editor)

Kirstenbosch: National Botanic Gardens of South Africa 0022-4618 [0022-4618] 1978. (Periodical) 317-424pp. Very good plus. Photographs, illustrations, diagrams, maps, tables, index. The title page is loose but present. Locale: South Africa. (Natural History, Botany, Flora, Natural History, Plants).

$26.25

Journal of South African Botany; Volume 42; Part 4; October 1976

By Rycroft, H. B.

Kirstenbosch: National Botanic Gardens of South Africa 1976. (Periodical) 285-493pp. Very good plus. Photographs, illustrations, diagrams, tables, graphs, maps, notes, references, index. The title page is loose but present. Text in English and Afrikaans. Locale: South Africa. (Natural History, Botany, Flora, Natural History, Plants).

$26.25

Journal of South African Botany; Volume 41; Part 4; October 1975

By Rycroft, H. B. (editor)

Kirstenbosch: National Botanic Gardens of South Africa 1975. (Periodical) 207-277pp. Very good. Photographs, illustrations, diagrams, tables, graphs, maps, references, notes, index. The bottom of the spine is lightly worn. Text in English and Afrikaans. Locale: South Africa. (Natural History, Botany, Flora, Natural History, Plants).

$26.25

Journal of South African Botany; Volume 40; Part 4; October 1974

By Rycroft, H. B. (editor)

Kirstenbosch: National Botanic Gardens of South Africa 1974. (Periodical) 257-337pp. Very good. Photographs, illustrations, diagrams, tables, references, index. The front and back covers are lightly creased. Text in English and Afrikaans. Locale: South Africa. (Natural History, Botany, Flora, Natural History, Plants).

$26.25

Journal of South African Botany; Volume 40; Part 3; July 1974

By Rycroft, H. B. (editor)

Kirstenbosch: National Botanic Gardens of South Africa 1974. (Periodical) 169-254pp. Very good plus. Errata, photographs, illustrations, diagrams, graphs, tables, maps, references. Text in English and Afrikaans. Locale: South Africa. (Natural History, Botany, Flora, Natural History, Plants).

$26.25

Journal of South African Botany; Volume 41; Part 3; July 1975

By Rycroft, H. B. (editor)

Kirstenbosch: National Botanic Gardens of South Africa 1975. (Periodical) 133-205pp. Very good plus. Photographs, illustrations, maps, notes, tables, diagrams. Text in English and Afrikaans. Locale: South Africa. (Natural History, Botany, Flora, Natural History, Plants).

$26.25

Journal of South African Botany; Volume 40; Part 2; April 1974

By Rycroft, H. B. (editor)

Kirstenbosch: National Botanic Gardens of South Africa 1974. (Periodical) 85-168pp. Very good plus. Photographs, illustrations, diagrams, references. Text in English and Afrikaans. Locale: South Africa. (Natural History, Botany, Flora, Natural History, Plants).

$26.25

Journal of South African Botany; Volume 41; Part 1; January 1975

By Rycroft, H. B. (editor)

Kirstenbosch: National Botanic Gardens of South Africa 1975. (Periodical) 1-51pp. Very good plus. Photographs, illustrations, diagrams, tables, charts, graphs, maps, references. Text in English and Afrikaans. Locale: South Africa. (Natural History, Botany, Flora, Natural History, Plants).

$26.25

Journal of South African Botany; Volume 39; Part 1; January 1973

By Rycroft, H. B. (editor)

Kirstenbosch: National Botanic Gardens of South Africa 1973. (Periodical) 1-91pp. Very good. Photographs, illustrations, tables, diagrams, graphs, notes, references. The bottom right corner of the front cover is lightly creased. Locale: South Africa. (Natural History, Botany, Flora, Natural History, Plants).

$26.25

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