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Southwestern Trees: A guide to the native species of New Mexico and  Arizona. Agriculture Handbook No. 9
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Southwestern Trees: A guide to the native species of New Mexico and Arizona. Agriculture Handbook No. 9

By Little, Elbert L.

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Very Good. 1950. Softcover. Original blue paper wraps with saddle staple binding. Edges faded. 109 pp. Index. Illust., in text figures. Little (1907-2005) a dendrologist, was an honored authority on New World trees. Over his distinguish career he wrote 25 tree books. Lower corner creased else a clean, tidy copy. ; 8vo .

$9.00

The Roll Call of the Iroquois Chiefs : A Study of a Mnemonic Cane from the  Six Nations Reserve (With Plates)
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The Roll Call of the Iroquois Chiefs : A Study of a Mnemonic Cane from the Six Nations Reserve (With Plates)

By Fenton, William

Washington: Smithsonian Institution. Very Good. 1950. First Edition. Softcover. Original brown paper wraps with black lettering. Pp iv, 73, + plates. Illust., folding charts and tables. Footnotes & Bibliography. Clean bright pages, some pages remain uncut. Title page has a short closed tear. Edges worn. Subject is The religious aspects of Iroquois Indians rites and ceremonies (use of) staffs (sticks, canes, etc.) This monograph sets the historical and cultural context for canes, specifically a condolence cane collected about 1920 from Six Nations of the Grand River. In this important work Fenton presents the list of Six Nations Chiefs as recorded on the condolence cane. He describes its function; and provides an interpretation of the pictographs on the cane. A foldout diagram of the cane is provided. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Volume 111, Number 15. February 16, 1950. ; 8vo .

$18.75

Between the lines :  A reporter''s personal journey through public events.
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Between the lines : A reporter''s personal journey through public events.

By Wakefield, Dan

Atlantic Monthly Press. Very Good. 1966. Reprint. Softcover. B000QS7ITW . 274 pp. Wraps are toned & light pencil erasures, else a clean, straight copy. ; 7 X 5 X 0.60 inches; 274 pages .

$7.50

Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society.  Vol. 109, Number 4
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Vol. 109, Number 4

By American Philosophical Society

Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society. Near Fine. 1965. Softcover. Original gray paper wraps. Staple bound. Reprint, 1966. Commemoration of the Publication of Gregor Mendel's Pioneer Experiments in Genetics. Seven papers that were read at the Annual General Meeting. Frontispiece of Gregor Mendel. [3], 189-248 pp. Minor edge and spine tone. ; 8vo .

$9.00

Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. (Commemoration of The  Origin of Species)
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. (Commemoration of The Origin of Species)

By American Philosophical Society

Philadelphia, PA: The American Philosophical Society. Near Fine. 1959. Softcover. Volume 103, Number 2. April 23, 1959. Original cream wraps. Pages [3] 159-319. Articles related to the Commemoration of the Centennial of the Publication of the The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin. Cover has minor stain else exceptional copy. Includes: The Crucial Evidence for Human Evolution (Penrose Memorial Lecture), Wilfrid E. Le Gros Clark; The concept of Natural Selection: A Centennial View. I Michael Lerner; Variation and Hereditary Transmission, Curt Stern; Darwin's Views on Variation under Domestication in the Light of Present-Day Knowledge. Arne Mutzing; Isolation as an Evolutionary Factor. Ernst Mayr; The Role of Hybridization in Evolution. G. Ledyard Stebbins; Variation and Evolution. Theodosius Dobzhansky; The Nature of the Fossil Record. Norman D. Newell; Anatomy and Morphology: Classification and Evolution: 1859 and 1959. George Gaylord Simpson; Darwin and Zoogeography. Philip J. Darlington, Jr. ; 8vo .

$13.50

Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society.  Vol. 109, Number 4
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Vol. 109, Number 4

By American Philosophical Society

Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society. Near Fine. 1965. Softcover. Original gray paper wraps. Staple bound. Reprint, 1966. Commemoration of the Publication of Gregor Mendel's Pioneer Experiments in Genetics. Seven papers that were read at the Annual General Meeting. Frontispiece of Gregor Mendel. [3], 189-248 pp. Minor edge and spine tone. ; 8vo .

$9.00