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cover of SELF-ORGANIZATION IN BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS

SELF-ORGANIZATION IN BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS

by Camazine, Scott, et al.

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2003
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Near fine
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9780691116242
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Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2003. Trade paperback. Near fine. This book, a primer on self-organization in biological systems for students and other enthusiasts, introduces readers to the basic concepts and tools for studying self-organization and then examines numerous examples of self-organization in the natural world." Octavo: 538 p. with numerous textual figures (some color). Original paper… Read more
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cover of THE VARIATION OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION

THE VARIATION OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION

by Darwin, Charles, M.A., F.R.S.

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Published
1892
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Very Good
Edition
Second Edition, Revised - Fourth Thousand
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London: John Murray, 1892. Second Edition, Revised - Fourth Thousand. Hardcover. Very Good. First published in 1868, this book began as an expansion of the first two chapters of On the Origin of Species (1859): "Variation under Domestication" and "Variation under Nature," and it developed into one of his largest works; Darwin (1809-82) referred to it as his… Read more
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cover of THE BROOK BOOK: A First Acquaintance with the Brook and Its Inhabitants Through the Changing Year

THE BROOK BOOK: A First Acquaintance with the Brook and Its Inhabitants Through the Changing Year

by Miller, Mary Rogers

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Published
1929
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Very good
Edition
First Edition
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Signed by the author on the title page. The first of two books written by Mary Farrand Rogers Miller (1868-1971), the American writer, naturalist, and educator. A graduate of Cornell University, she was married to noted landscape architect Wilhelm Tyler Miller, with whom… Read more
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cover of WONDERS OF THE INDIAN WILDERNESS

WONDERS OF THE INDIAN WILDERNESS

by Bharucha, Erach

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Published
2008
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Fine
ISBN
9780789209993
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New York: Abbeville Press, 2008. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Lavish celebration of India's incredible natural abundance, featuring more than 2,000 stunning full-color images. Thick quarto. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, housed in the publisher's slipcase - as new, still sealed in the original shrink wrap.
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cover of THE STRUCTURE AND DISTRIBUTION OF CORAL REEFS

THE STRUCTURE AND DISTRIBUTION OF CORAL REEFS

by Darwin, Charles

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Published
1889
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Good
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1889. Hardcover. Good. Third edition, with an appendix by Prof. T.G. Bonney, D.Sc., F.R.S., F.G.S. 344 p. with three folding plates and the publisher's ads. Octavo. Original brown cloth binding, with decorative gilt and black stamping. An ex-library copy with minimal markings: a bookplate to the front pastedown and a small numeric… Read more
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cover of THE CRUISE OF THE CORWIN

THE CRUISE OF THE CORWIN

by Muir, John (1838-1914)

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Published
1917
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Near fine
Edition
First Edition
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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Large Paper Edition, this is number 129 of 550 copies. This copy comes from the library of Lucretia Thatcher Perry Osborn (1858-1930), with her bookplate to the front pastedown and a holographic note in her hand on the front flyleaf ("This narrative is one of… Read more
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cover of JOHN MUIR: A Naturalist in Southern California

JOHN MUIR: A Naturalist in Southern California

by Pomeroy, Elizabeth

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Published
2001
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Very good
ISBN
9780970048110
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Pasadena, California: Many Moons Press, 2001. Trade paperback. Very good. This copy is inscribed by Pomeroy on the title page, with a holographic note from her laid in. 148 p. with textual photographs. Octavo. Original paper wrappers, with the prospectus laid in. Mild dust staining to the bottom edge, with some light sun fading along the spine; otherwise… Read more
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cover of THE JEHOL FOSSILS: The Emergence of Feathered Dinosaurs, Beaked Birds and Flowering Plants

THE JEHOL FOSSILS: The Emergence of Feathered Dinosaurs, Beaked Birds and Flowering Plants

by Chang, Mee-mann (Editor-in-Chief)

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Published
2008
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Fine
ISBN
9780123741738
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London: Academic Press, 2008. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. In recent years, the late Mesozoic fossils found at Jehol in northern China have shown the world some of the most astonishing creatures to be discovered since the first complete skeleton of Archaeopteryx in 1861, and have become the focus of important new paleontological research. On this fabulous roster are four-winged dinosaur… Read more
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cover of STRATIGRAPHICAL PALAEONTOLOGY: A Study of Ancient Life-Provinces

STRATIGRAPHICAL PALAEONTOLOGY: A Study of Ancient Life-Provinces

by Neaverson, E.

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Published
1955
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Very Good
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1955. Hardcover. Very Good. 18 plates, with 90 illustrations. Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1955. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Original blue cloth binding, with gilt titles. The spine is a trifle sun faded; otherwise very good.
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cover of MAMMALS OF THE WORLD

MAMMALS OF THE WORLD

by Walker, Ernest P., et al.

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Published
1964
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First Edition
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Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Compiled over the course of 31 years, this is as detailed and authoritative a zoological taxonomy as you can find, with the animals divided by genus, and profiled by size, weight, common and latin names, range, unique physical and biological attributes, and behavioral traits. Profusely illustrated. Quarto,… Read more
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cover of CALIFORNIA DESERT MIRACLE: The Fight for Desert Parks and Wilderness

CALIFORNIA DESERT MIRACLE: The Fight for Desert Parks and Wilderness

by Wheat, Frank

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Published
1999
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Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780932653277
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San Diego, California: Sunbelt Publications, 1999. First edition. Soft cover. Fine. 337 p. Foreword by Edgar Wayburn, M.D., Honorary President, Sierra Club. Textual photographs, illustrations, and maps, including the color folding map at the rear. Presentation copy, inscribed by Wheat to distinguished Southern California historian Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. on the half-title. Original glossy paper wrappers. A fine… Read more
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cover of BY A THOUSAND FIRES: Nature Notes and Extracts from the Life and Unpublished Journals of Ernest Thompson Seton

BY A THOUSAND FIRES: Nature Notes and Extracts from the Life and Unpublished Journals of Ernest Thompson Seton

by Seton, Julia M.

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Published
1967
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Near Fine
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First edition
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Frontispiece photograph, with illustrations by Ernest Thompson Seton. Collection of previously unpublished notes, essays, diary entries, poems, and articles by Ernest Thompson Seton (1860-1946), compiled by his second wife Julia, that serves as a sort of informal biography of the beloved writer and… Read more
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