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BIRD LORE Vol. XXXIII No. 6

By Chapman, Frank M., Ed.

Harrisburg & New York: Published for the Audubon Societies by D. Appleton, Sep/Oct 1931. Illustrated by Allen Brooke color frontis Canvas-Back Duce, b/w photos and period ads. First edition. Pictorial green stapled wraps. 8. pp. iii, 306-376. Near Fine. Faint old water stain on cover only flaw. Articles by Fannie Hoyt, Gertrude Mansfield, Marbled Godwits, J.T. Nichols, A. A. Allen..

$15.00

Yosemite Nature Notes.  June Vol.17 No. 6. (reprint of 101 Wildflowers of Yosemite, 1938)
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Yosemite Nature Notes. June Vol.17 No. 6. (reprint of 101 Wildflowers of Yosemite, 1938)

By Beatty, M.E., C.A. Harwell, J.E. Cole.

YNP, California: Yosemite Natural History Association Press, January 1951. Illustrated by Mary V. Hood b/w line drawings. 5th edition. 5000 copies. Illustrated Stapled-wrap. 8vo. pp. [ii], 75-101. Indices. Near Fine. Trace toning. Beautifully illustrated and described and one of the few periodicals to go to 5th printing..

$45.00

HOME LIFE OF WILD BIRDS, A new method of the Study and Photography of Birds, The.
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HOME LIFE OF WILD BIRDS, A new method of the Study and Photography of Birds, The.

By Herrick, Francis Hobart (1858-1940).

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (July 1901). Illustrated by "141 Original Illustrations from nature by the author". 2nd printing of First edition. (c. May 1901 copyright page). Brown decorated and embossed cloth with gilt print and decorated by Margaret Armstrong (1867-1944) (MA right bottom corner), t.e.g., uncut. 4to. pp. b/w frontis, xix, 148. Index. Near Fine/No jacket. Traces of cap and corner wear to a second printing two months later. Known as The Lobster Doctor for his detailed 1895 report on Homarus americanus including 100 author drawings and, the first researcher to study the bald eagle..

$65.00

GEOGRAPHY OF RIVER SYSTEMS, New and Revised Edition, The.
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GEOGRAPHY OF RIVER SYSTEMS, New and Revised Edition, The.

By Lawson, William.

London: George Philip & Son, n.d. Later edition. Black cloth. 12mo. pp. 109, 8 ads. Very Good. Light cover wear, over all toning..

$30.00

WHERE THE BIRDS ARE.
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WHERE THE BIRDS ARE.

By Gillespie, Mabel.

Martha's Vineyard, MA: Tashmoo Press, (1976). Illustrated by Will Huntington line drawings and Kristy Kingsbury Henshaw. Stated first printing edition. Stiff wraps. 8vo. pp. 142, [2] rear folding map. Very Good. Faint cover stains/wear, internally near fine (no ownership)..

$20.00

Survey of the Ocean Fisheries Off Delaware Bay. Special Scientific Report-Fisheries No. 222
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Survey of the Ocean Fisheries Off Delaware Bay. Special Scientific Report-Fisheries No. 222

By June, Fred C. and John W. Reintjes.

Washington, DC: USDI/FWS, August 1957. Illustrated by b&w maps and charts. First edition. Stapled wraps. 4to. pp. 55. Near Fine. Prior owner stamp front cover, pen numbers on cover, overall toning. A supplement was later published in 1960 to this extensive study..

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FISHERY SURVEY OF IMPORTANT CONNECTICUT LAKES, Bulletin No. 63, State of Connecticut Public Document No. 47, A.

By State Board of Fisheries and Game Lake and Pond Survey Unit.

Hartford: State Geological and Natural History Survey, 1942. Illustrated by b&w photographs, maps, charts, one pullout plate. Stated second printing edition. Gray stitched wraps. 8vo. pp. 339. Very Good. Light cover soil, reinforced spine; internally near fine..

$20.00

MASSACHUSETTS WILDLIFE, 9 Issues: Vol. X, Nos. 1-4; Vol. XI, Nos. 2-4, 6; Vol. XII No. 1
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MASSACHUSETTS WILDLIFE, 9 Issues: Vol. X, Nos. 1-4; Vol. XI, Nos. 2-4, 6; Vol. XII No. 1

By Chaplin, Bryant "Red".

Worcester, MA: Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Game, 1959-61. Illustrated by b&w photographs of Dick Woolner, staff photographer and period ads. First edition. Stapled wraps. 8vo. pp. about 20 each. Very Good to Near Fine. One recipient, sold as a lot, post as one book. Magazine started in 1950 with volume 1, 6 numbers per year, and is still published, now in a quarterly format. Contains 1958 and 1961 Highlights Issues, Quabbin Reservoir, Bass, Trout fishing and hatcheries, Pheasants, wood ducks, white-tailed deer, what bird dog to buy, Walleyes, Muskies and Northerns..

$35.00

DIE ZEICHNUNG DER BOIDEN...Assistenten am physikalischen Institut Strassburg i. E...mit Tafel I-VIII und 28 Figuren im Text.
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DIE ZEICHNUNG DER BOIDEN...Assistenten am physikalischen Institut Strassburg i. E...mit Tafel I-VIII und 28 Figuren im Text.

By Zenneck, Dr. J. (Jonathan Adolf Wilhelm) 1871-1859.

[Leipzig]: [Wilhelm Engelmann], n.d. [1898]. Illustrated by 28 text figures, 273 figures on 8 plates (two color), 4 folding (collated). First edition. [Tubinger Zoologische Arbeiten III. Band, No. 1]. Quarter brown leather over marbled boards. 8vo. pp. 384, plates. Very Good/Ex-Lib. Withdrawn bookplate Bowdoin College, several embossed stamps throughout (not on plates). Original cover with title not bound in. Early and solitary work on snakes from physicist and electrical engineer, completed at the Natural History Museum in London in 1894 (aus dem zoologischen Institut zu Tubingen und dem British Museum). Partial of Plate 8 pictured..

$250.00

CICHLID FISHES OF THE GREAT LAKES OF AFRICA: Their Biology and Evolution, The.

By Fryer, Geoffrey and T. D. Iles.

Neptune City, NJ: T. F. H, (1972). Illustrated by color plates (9) and black & white line drawings, photographs and maps with notation that "This American Edition includes a number of color plates not found in the British Edition". First US edition. Gloss illustrated boards. Thick 8vo. pp. 641. Index. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. Minor board nicks, internally fine (no marking or ownership). ISBN: 0876660308. Oversize..

$45.00

Abstract of a Memoir on "BIOLOGICAL RELATIONS OF THE JURASSIC AMMONITES". From the Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, Vol. 17, Dec 16, 1874
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Abstract of a Memoir on "BIOLOGICAL RELATIONS OF THE JURASSIC AMMONITES". From the Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, Vol. 17, Dec 16, 1874

By Hyatt, A. (Alpheus) 1838-1902.

[Boston]: [BSNH], 1875. Offprint edition. Green stitched wraps. Inscribed by "with the compliments of A. Hyatt" on cover. 8vo. pp. [ii], 236-241. Good. Copy of W. E. Schevill (ink number and name on cover; ink signature first page), faint vertical creases, archival repairs to rear cover. Hyatt was also curator of the Society, as well a professor of zoology and paleontology at MIT, then BU and a student of L. Aggasiz..

$25.00

Age and Growth of the Red Mullet (Mullus Barbatus L.) in Israel Waters 1953-1955. Bulletin No. 12 The Sea Fisheries Research Station, The.
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Age and Growth of the Red Mullet (Mullus Barbatus L.) in Israel Waters 1953-1955. Bulletin No. 12 The Sea Fisheries Research Station, The.

By Gottlieb, E.

Haifa, Israel: Printed at the Government Printing Press, June 1956. Illustrated by 11 figures on 2 plates and in text (6 otoliths with annulus), 4 tables. First edition. State of Israel. Ministry of Agriculture, Division of Fisheries. Stapled wraps, green printed card cover. 8vo (23.5cm). pp. 20. Appendix, References. Very Good-. Toned cover, old vertical dampstain line near spine throughout. Appendix: Description of the Prelagic Post-Larvae with figure 11 line drawing. Rear cover ad for first 12 Bulletins (SFRS)..

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BURROWING MAYFLIES OF OUR LARGER LAKES AND STREAMS. Document No. 883

By Needham, James G.

Washington, DC: GPO, July 17, 1920. From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Vol. 36, 1917-18. Stapled wraps in original green printed card cover. 4to (28cm). pp. 267-292.. Cover chipped and soiled with archival spine reinforcement. Internally fine second title and contents with explanation of the 73 figures on 13 plates (LXX-LXXXII ) with only Plate 70 (with 2 figures) inserted, as issued..

$25.00

Phylogeny of the Pelecypoda, The Aviculidae and Their Allies. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History; Vol. 4, No. 8
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Phylogeny of the Pelecypoda, The Aviculidae and Their Allies. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History; Vol. 4, No. 8

By Jackson, Robert Tracy.

Boston: Published for the Society, 1890. Illustrated by 8 plates (xxiii-xxx) with multiple figures. First edition. Copy of William Edward Schevill, 1906-94..."Schevill 907" on cover and W. E. Schevill May 1936 on first page. Green stitched wraps. 4to. pp. 277-400, [8 leaves of plates] . About Good. Reinforced spine with large chips and toning, old faint dampstains (no mildew) to top edge and fore-edge throughout (diminished from ends to center). Merit as research/reading copy. BSNH publications on rear cover. Note: scan bed 30 x 21.5cm; title 30.5 x 23cm..

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Results of an Examination of Syrian Molluscan Fossils, Chiefly from the Range of Mount Lebanon, with Six Plates. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol. X, No. 3
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Results of an Examination of Syrian Molluscan Fossils, Chiefly from the Range of Mount Lebanon, with Six Plates. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol. X, No. 3

By Hamlin, Charles E.

Cambridge MA: Printed for the Museum, April, 1884. Illustrated by 6 b&w plates and tissue guards with descriptive letterpress. First edition. Green printed wrappers, unopened. 4to. pp. [12 leaves of plates and tissues]. About Very Good. Chipped, soiled covers short tears, nick to top edge of first two signatures, faint curved fold line to last three plates and tissues. Hamlin was a 'payroll paleontologist' at the Museum and undergraduate instructor in physical geography and structural geology at Harvard. The paper details three obtained 'shell collections' of Lebanon and Syrian mollusks from Rev. Selah Merrill (1837-1909) from his 1875-77 expedition, Mrs. Bird (wife of Rev. Wm. Bird) and Rev. Wm. Mclure Thomson (1806-94) presented in 1866, with plates suitable for framing. [Historical insight on the growth of the MCZ Malacolgy Department to the present "over 300,000 catalogued lots" of mollusks...Alex. Aggasiz had his paid staff multi-tasking]..

$50.00

TIMBER OF THE EDWARDS PLATEAU OF TEXAS; Its Relation to Climate, Water Supply and Soil. USDA bureau of Forestry, Bulletin No. 49

By Bray, William L. 1865-1953.

Washington, DC: GPO, 1904. Illustrated by Map frontis and 4 b&w plates with 8 photographs. First edition. Original tan printed wraps. 8vo. pp. 30. Very Good. Brittle toned cover has chipped corners. Plates 1 and 2 were stuck together at the fore-edge, separated and repaired with archival acid free tape. Scarce..

$25.00

SATURDAY LECTURES NO. 3: CONTRASTS OF THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS, A Lecture Delivered in the National Museum, Washington D. C., March 25, 1882
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SATURDAY LECTURES NO. 3: CONTRASTS OF THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS, A Lecture Delivered in the National Museum, Washington D. C., March 25, 1882

By Chickering Jr., Prof. J. W. (John White) 1831-1913.

: Published and Sold by Judd & Detweiler First thus edition. Original wraps bound in cloth backed gray boards with small ticket rear pastedown: "Gaylord Bros. Makers Syracuse, N.Y. PAT. Mar 21, 1908". 8vo (23cm). pp. 16. Very Good/Ex-Lib. Copy of William Brewster 1851-1919 ('Bequest of' on Harvard University bookplate, Library of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) stamped withdrawn with his signature on title). Several stamps and pen numbers to front cover which has interestingly toned facing Gaylord boards (but not facing the Harvard bookplate), internally near fine. Contents and delivery dates of the inaugural Numbers 1-8 of the Saturday Lectures Series starting March 11, 1882 (cover verso). Apparently there are more titles about the Saturday Lecture Series than there are actual examples, rendering this as a scarce offering. Professor Chickering is son of John White Chickering 1808-88 (clergyman, temperance advocate and member of the Potomac-side Naturalists Club). [LOC assigns this title to his father]. See Chickering Jr.s' biography and bibliography compiled by Carol Ann McCormick at the University of North Carolina Herbarium..

$150.00

FUR-SEAL INDUSTRY OF THE COMMANDER ISLANDS, 1897 to 1922. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 986
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FUR-SEAL INDUSTRY OF THE COMMANDER ISLANDS, 1897 to 1922. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 986

By Stejneger, Leonhard (Hess) 1851-1943.

Washington, DC: GPO, 1925. Illustrated by 14 figures on five b&w plates (4/5 printed both sides), 7 maps and multiple tables in text. Reprint thus edition. From (Department of Commerce) Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume XLI, 1925. . Green stapled wraps. Cr.4to (28cm). pp. [ii], 289-332, [2] blank. Very Good/Ex-Lib. Red ink stamps to cover only marking, overall page toning internally (except plates, fine) and one small page stain. Norwegian born American zoologist, ornithologist, herpetologist and prolific writer in all three fields..

$75.00

BIRDS OF THE LAKE UMBAGOG REGION OF MAINE. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol. LXVI, Part 2

By Brewster, William 1851-1919.

Cambridge MA: Printed for the Museum, February 1925. First edition. Original pale green printed wraps, uncut, unopened. 8vo. pp. [iii], 214-402. Very Good+. Short joint tear to cover and tiny chip; rear puncture dot at page header, no text loss; virtually unread as all signatures are unopened. Documented sightings of 55 Birds. Note: four parts were issued separately, this is Part 2 of 4..

$40.00

Contributions to the Knowledge of the Red Sea, No. 15. Contribution a la Connaissance de la Flore Marie de la Mer Rouge.

By Rayss, T.

Haifa, Israel: Departement Botanique, Universite Hebraique, Jerusalem, May 1959. Illustrated by map and 2 text figures. First edition. State of Israel Ministry of Agriculture, Division of Fisheries. The Sea Fisheries Research Station Bulletin No. 23. Stapled green wraps. 8vo (24cm). pp. 32. Bibliography, Index. Very Good. Toned cover and first page, small bump to top corners. 74 species (Cyanophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Phaeophyceae, Rhodophyceae, Phanerogames Aquatiques). Text in French..

$15.00

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