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The Principles of Breeding: or, Glimpses at the Physiological Laws Involved in the Reproduction and Improvement of Domestic Animals

by Goodale, S.L.

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Published
1861
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition
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Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1861. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page - "To Hon. Simon Brown with the regards of The Author". Simon Brown was the 21st Lt. Governor of Massachusetts, serving from 1855-56. He was also a printer and publisher, including of the New England Farmer. Simon Brown's signature in pencil at top edge… Read more
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The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne and a Garden Kalendar. In Two Volumes

by White, Gilbert; Edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe, LL.D., with an introduction to the Garden Kalendar by the Very Reverend S. Reynolds Hole, Dean of Rochester, and numerous illustrations by J. G. Keulemans, Herbert Railton, and Edmund J. Sullivan.

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Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited and Numbered First Edition
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$500.00

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London / New York : S. T. Freemantle / J. B. Lippincott Co. , 1900. # 188 of 208 copies printed for America. Two volumes in publisher's original green buckram, gilt lettering at spines, top edges gilt. Profusely and wonderfully illustrated. Very Good, spot of discoloration rear board Vol. II, scattered light toning at end papers only. A handsome set… Read more
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Aus den Tiefen des Weltmeeres - Schilderungen von der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition

by Chun, Carl

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Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1900. 549 pp. 2 maps in text, fold-out map at rear Near Fine, small edge tears at folds, 6 chromolithographs, 8 heliogravures, 32 full page plates, and 390 plates in text. Bound in quarter black cloth over paper covered boards, hand-written label at spine, period handwriting title page, small stamp "Konigl. Seminar Lobau" title page. Very… Read more
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image of The Principal Works of Charles Darwin. The Origin of Species. The Descent of Man

The Principal Works of Charles Darwin. The Origin of Species. The Descent of Man

by Darwin, Charles

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Published
1886
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Collected Edition
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$400.00

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New Yo K: John B. Alden, 1886. Uncommon early collected edition of Darwin's two most famous works. Includes index..Two columns to the page. 253, 334 pages : illustrations. In original blue cloth, Very Good, light wear to cloth at tips, rear hinge just starting. With the bookplate and ownership signature dated 1886 and in pencil of W. W. Curtis. Tipped… Read more
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Sex Efficiency Through Exercises Special Physical Culture For Women.

by Th.H. (Theodoor Henrik) Van De Velde .

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Published
1933
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: William Heinemann, 1933. SCARCE "With 480 cinematographic and 54 full-page illustrations". Includes cinematographic supplement of 12 flip films illustrating exercises. From the collection of Rosalind Cassidy, her namestamp half-title page, one of the most distinguished leaders and thinkers in 20th century American physical education. Later from the collection of The Kinsey Institute for Sex Research, its namestamps and "Duplicate… Read more
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Studies in Animal Life

by Lewes, George Henry

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Published
1862
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1862. Bound in contemporary black crushed morocco by Stikeman & Co.gilt stamped emblems center both covers, five raised bands with gilt lettering and tail date back, top edge gilt, wide ornate inner gilt dentelles, marbled end pages, Near Fine, light wear at joints. color frontispiece illustration, numerous black and white engravings, viii, 196 pp, 16… Read more
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image of A History of British Quadrupeds, Including the Cetacea

A History of British Quadrupeds, Including the Cetacea

by Bell, Thomas

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Published
1837
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$650.00

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London: John Van Voorst, 1837. First Edition, 1837, in signed Tout Binder half red morocco over marbled boards lined in gilt, five raised bands gilt lined, gilt lettering and tail date, end pages marbled, top edge gilt, ribbon marker, numerous wood-engraved text illustrations.. Armorial bookplate front paste down of Captain James Stewart, Alltyrodyn, a noted collector. Also laid in the… Read more
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image of Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ( Two Volumes ) with Tipped ALS from Huxley to Kegan Paul

Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ( Two Volumes ) with Tipped ALS from Huxley to Kegan Paul

by Huxley, Leonard

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Published
1902
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later Printing
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$750.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1902. Both volumes Near Fine, lacking the scarce dust jackets, top edges gilt, prior owner bookplates and name in ink front end pages and paste downs. With SCARCE ALS tipped in at front of Vol. I from Huxley to publisher Kegan Paul in Huxleys' difficult hand, on South Kensington Science and Art Department… Read more
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Investigations on Chlorophyll

by Richard Willstatter and Arthur Stoll: Translated from the German By Frank Milton Schertz and Albert R. Merz

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$125.00

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Lancaster, PA: The Science Press Printing Co., 1928. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY TRANSLATOR Frank M. Schertz to Dr. Roger Adams, Sept., 1935, on front end page. Dr Adams unique book plate front paste down. Very Good, gilt at spine faded yet legible, title page loosened yet holding nicely, light rubbing to cloth at the tips. v-xii, 385 pp, 9 plates… Read more
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Lectures on Auto-Intoxication in Disease, or Self-Poisoning of the Individual

by Ch. Bouchard; Translated, with a Preface by Thomas Oliver

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Published
1894
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$100.00

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Philadelphia: The F. A. Davis Co., 1894. SCARCE in such lovely collectible condition. Near Fine, tiny rubs to cloth at corners, gilt bright, contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. 302 pp. . First American Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Heredity in Relation to Eugenics

by Davenport, Charles Benedict

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Published
1911
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York: Henry Holt, 1911. Very Good Plus, gilt title at spine bright, cloth a bit rubbed and 2" stain rear board. Color plate frontis, one fold-out plate, numerous diagrams. Charles Benedict Davenport was one of the leaders of the American eugenics movement.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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North American Parasitic Zoonoses (World Class Parasites)

by Edited by Dennis J. Richardson and Peter J. Krause

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781402072123
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$105.00

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Boston: Kluwer Academic Pub, 2003. Near Fine, tiny rub at head of spine. Contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. . First Edition. Pictorial Paper Covered Boards. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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image of Spirochaetes Serology and Salvarsan; Ludwik Fleck and the Construction of Medical Knowledge About Syphilis

Spirochaetes Serology and Salvarsan; Ludwik Fleck and the Construction of Medical Knowledge About Syphilis

by Henk Van Den Belt

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine in Wraps, as Issued
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9789054857655
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$75.00

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The Netherlands : Ponsen and Looijen, 1997. First Edition. Printed Wrappers. Fine in Wraps, as Issued/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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American Association for the Advancement of Science , 1956. William K. Estes ( June 17, 1919- August 17, 2011 ) was an American psychologist who pioneered the application of mathematics to the study of animal learning and human cognition. He would go on to become a Presidential National Medal of Science winner in 1997 as a selection of President… Read more
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image of The Anatomy of Melancholy, What it is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms, Prognostics, and Several Cures of It ( In Two Volumes )

The Anatomy of Melancholy, What it is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms, Prognostics, and Several Cures of It ( In Two Volumes )

by Democritus Junior

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Published
1836
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$400.00

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Philadelphia: T. Wardle, 1836. SCARCE in the First American, from the Thirteenth English Edition, Corrected. In two volumes, apparently rebound in late 1800s green cloth binding about Very Good, leather spine labels rubbed and illegible, small prior owner name stamp front end pages both volumes, end pages foxed, period prior owner name in ink volume one only, moderate internal foxing… Read more
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The Nature and Origin of the Fishes of the Pacific Slope of Ecuador, Peru, and Chili

by C. H. Eigenmann

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Published
1921
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Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
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American Philosophical Society, 1921. SCARCE. Reprinted from Proceedings of American Philosophical Society, vol. lx, no.4, 1921. Paginated 503-623, with 3 fold out maps. Near Fine, bound in stiff cardstock with cloth tape spine, light spoiling. Carl Henry Eigenmann (Mar. 9, 1863 - Apr. 24, 1927) was an ichthyologist who, along with his wife Rosa Eigenmann, described many of the fishes… Read more
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A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on Midwifery Including the Diseases of Pregnancy and Parturition

by Cazeaux, P.

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Published
1850
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$300.00

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Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1850. Translated by Robert P. Thomas, M.D. xxiv, 765, (2 ads). Very Good, leather rubbed, prior owners name front end page, some pencil notations rear end pages, foxing and toning to end pages and some foxing throughout. Most internal pages clean and unfoxed. Excellent frontispiece lithograph illustration of a female infant, with internal organs… Read more
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The Story of California Oranges and Lemons

by The Sunkist Growers

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Published
1936
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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Los Angeles: Educational Division, California Fruit Growers Exchange, 1936. Near Fine, creased at bottom edge at spine.30 pp. with numerous black and white photographs. . First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Birds of Indiana

by Russell E. Mumford; Charles E. Keller

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Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited, Signed First Edition
ISBN
9780253107367
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$250.00

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Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1984. Publisher's slip laid in stating "This leatherbound edition of The Birds of Indiana by Russell E. Mumford and Charles E. Keller, with original paintings by William Zimmerman, was produced in 1984 by Indiana University Press. The special edition was limited to one hundred copies". Fine in Fine dust jacket, a gorgeous production, and SCARCE… Read more
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Audubon's Animals; The Quadrupeds of North America ( With Complete Set of Plates )

by Audubon, John James; Compiled and Edited by Alice Ford

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Published
1951
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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New York: The Studio Publications Inc.in Association with Thomas y Crowell Co. , 1951. RARE in publisher's box and with the full set of 16 additional full color Royal Octavo Edition Plates. The book is Fine, in light grey cloth, with Near Fine set of plates in matted portfolio, small corner creases. Publisher's box is Very Good, corners tape mended… Read more
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