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SUSTAINING LARGE MARINE ECOSYSTEMS: The Human Dimension.
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SUSTAINING LARGE MARINE ECOSYSTEMS: The Human Dimension.

By Hennessey, Timothy and Jon Sutinen (edited by).

Elsevier:, 2005. 368 pages. "The large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) of the world annually produce 95% of usable global marine biomass while under stress from unsustainable fishing practices, growing costal eutrphication, toxic algal blooms, and degradation of critical habitats, causing signficant socioeconomic losses to civil societies in coastal countries around the globe. This volume provides innovative and timely approaches for improving and sustaining socioeconomic benefits from LMEs." FINE- HARDCOVER, signed by the editors.. Signed by the Editors.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Not Issued with a Dust Jacket.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

THE DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX.

By Darwin, Charles

NY: Lovell, Coryell & Company:, 1874. The second edition, revised and augmented, complete in one volume, 705 pages, illustrated. Darwin notes the following in his Preface to this second edition. "During the successive reprints of the first edition of this work, published in 1871, I was able to introduce several important corrections; and now that more time has elapsed, I have endeavored to profit by the fiery ordeal through which the book has passed, and have taken advantage to all the criticisms which seem to me sound." GOOD HARDCOVER, brick colored cloth covers with gilt lettering bright on the spine. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket Present.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

HUMAN POISONING FROM NATIVE AND CULTIVATED PLANTS.
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HUMAN POISONING FROM NATIVE AND CULTIVATED PLANTS.

By Hardin, James and Jay M. Arena, M.D.

Duke University Press:, 1977. First published in 1969, this book is the second edition, third printing from 1977, 194 pages, illustrated in b&w. "In our modern civilization, and particularly in view of our eagerness to return to nature, we should remember that we are seldom out of easy reach of some poisonous plants. Poisonous plants are to found among all types of native plants: algae, fungi, ferns, herbs, vines, shrubs and trees." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Not Issued with a Dust Jacket.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

MIRAGE. Florida And The Vanishing Water Of The Eastern U.S.
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MIRAGE. Florida And The Vanishing Water Of The Eastern U.S.

By Barnett, Cynthia.

University of Michigan Press:, 2007. 240 pages, illustrated. This book "reveals how the eastern half of the nation-historically so wet that early settlers predicted it would never even need irrigation- has squandered so much of its abundant freshwater that it now faces shortages and conflicts once unique to the arid West." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

BEATRIX FARRAND'S AMERICAN LANDSCAPES: Her Gardens & Campuses.
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BEATRIX FARRAND'S AMERICAN LANDSCAPES: Her Gardens & Campuses.

By Balmori, Diana, Diane Kostial McGuire and Eleanor M. McPeck.

Sagapress:, 1985. 215 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "Beatrix Farrand (1872 -1959) takes her rightful place as one of America's greatest landscape architects. Beautifully illustrated and clearly written by three distinguished landscape architects, the good describes the genius of Farrand's work at such places as Dumbarton Oaks in Washington D.C., the Rockfeller gardens at Seal Harbor, Maine, and the campuses of Princeton and Yales universities." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

BAMBOOS.

By Recht, Christine and Max F. Wetterwald.

Timber Press:, 1998. First published in 1992, this book is the 1998 printing, 128 pages, with 68 color photos and 100 b&w phots and drawings. "Here at last information on bamboos and their uses; morphology, and structure; characteristics of the major genera; species and cultivars for the garden; planting and cultivation: uses in garden design; container growing; uses as raw material; and problems in cultivation." FINE- HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

FEED OR FEEDBACK. Agriculture, Population Dynamics And The State Of The Planet.
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FEED OR FEEDBACK. Agriculture, Population Dynamics And The State Of The Planet.

By Brown, A. Duncan.

Australia: International Books:, 2003. 431 pages. "With the advent of agriculture the dynamic relation between the human population and its food supply moved from negative to positive feedback, a change which is the primary cause of all major environmental problems." FINE- SOFTCOVER, about 10 pages of book has some a few sentences underlined.. Soft Cover. Fine-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DINOSAURS.
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DINOSAURS.

By Currie, Philip J. And Kevin Padian (edited by).

Academic Press:, 1997. 869 pages, with a Foreword by Michael Crichton. "More than 100 authors, including virtually all of the leading contributors to dinosaur study. 275 original articles, heavily illustrated with photos, paintings, drawings, and diagrams, many in color." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

THE WILD TREES. A Story of Passion And Daring.
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THE WILD TREES. A Story of Passion And Daring.

By Preston, Richard.

Random House:, 2007. 294 pages. This is the spellbinding story of Steve Sillett, Marie Antonie, and the tiny group of daring botanists and amatuer naturalists that found a lost world about California, dangerous, hauntingly beautiful, and unexplored." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

LOOK AT THE WEATHER. And Tell The Weather.

By Sloane, Eric.

World Book Company:, 1970. Revised and enlarged edition, 89 pages illustrated in b&w and one folded color plate. "Taking a single air mass designated cP, born in the cold, dry region between the Canadian Rockies, and the moist air barrier formed over Hudson Bay. the author follows its progress across America, describing in words and line drawings its encounters with other elements of weather systems and Americans from all walks of life." FINE HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Good. 4to - 10- 1/2"L x 12 "W Oblong.

$30.00

BIRDS OF PERU.
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BIRDS OF PERU.

By Schulenberg, Thomas S., Douglas E. Stotz, Daniel F. Lane, John P. O'Neill & Theodore A. Parker III.

Princeton University Press., 2007. The revised and updated edition, 664 pages, illustrated in color. "The most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape. It features every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates.' FINE- SOFTCOVER. Previous woner inscription present.. Soft Cover. Fine-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

BUILDING AND USING OUR SUN-HEATED GREENHOUSE. Grow Vegetables All Year-Round.
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BUILDING AND USING OUR SUN-HEATED GREENHOUSE. Grow Vegetables All Year-Round.

By Nearing, Helen and Scott.

Garden Way Publishing:, 1977. The first printing, 148 pages, illustrated in b&w. "You can grow fresh vegetables for your table the year-round, even if you live in the colest arts of the United States. Helen and Scott have done it, and tell how in this book." VERY GOOD- SOFTCOVER. Some light wear to cover edges, internally a nice clean tight copy.. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

FIELD FOREST & WAYSIDE FLOWERS. With Chapters On Grasses, Sedges, And Ferns.

By Going, Maud. (R. M. Hardinge)

Baker & Taylor:, 1899. 411 pages, with b&w drawings by S. G. Porter and photos by Edwin W. Lincoln. "Untechnical studies for unlearned lovers of nature." The chapters of this book are so arranged as to follow the waxing and waning of plant-life during an average seaon in the Northeastern United States." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket Present.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

A LITTLE LAND AND A LIVING.

By Hall, Bolton.

The Arcadia Press: , 1908. The third edition, 287 pages. "A money panic does more than scare peopel- it sets them thinking how they can protect themselves against a recurrence of this thing. That necessarily turns their thoughts to the land as the source of wealth and independence It is because of this growing desire on the part of the people to know what can be done with small areas, that the author has written this book." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER. Green cloth covers, lettering is bright on the spine and cover.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket Present.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

THOUSAND MILE SONG. Whale Music In A Sea Of Sea.
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THOUSAND MILE SONG. Whale Music In A Sea Of Sea.

By Rothenbeg, David.

Basic Books:, 2008. 287 pages, illustrated in b&w. "Thoughtful, richly detailed and deeply entertaining this book uses the enigma of wahle sounds to examine the question of whether we can ever truly understand nonhuman minds- and how we should go about it." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE- DUSST JACKET, with the audio CD as issued.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

BOGS OF THE NORTHEAST.
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BOGS OF THE NORTHEAST.

By Johnson, Charles W.

University Press of New England:, 1985. 269 pages, illustrated in b&w and color. "This book fills a void in the libary of wetlands literature and provides a variety of useful and authoritative information." FINE SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

THE WILDERNESS WORLD OF JOHN MUIR.

By Teale, Edwin Way (edited by)

Houghton Mifflin:, 1954. 322 pages, illustrated in b&w. "John muir lived from 1838 to 1914and during that time he covered most of the American wildernesss alone and on foot, without a gun, without a sleeping-bag, with only a sackful of stale bread and tea." FINE HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Good. Illus. by Henry B. Kane. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

THE ROSE AND THE CLEMATIS. As Good Companions.
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THE ROSE AND THE CLEMATIS. As Good Companions.

By Howells, John.

Garden Arts Press:, 1996. 206 pages, with 140 color plates, and 75 color & b&w photographs. The author "shows how the climbing rose is the natural companion of the celmatis, and how, when the two are grown together, the overall effect can be dramatic." Written in plain, straightforward language, the author covers every aspect of the subject" FINE HARDCOVER, FINE DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

THE FRASER.

By Hutchinson, Bruce.

Clarke Irwin:, 1950. 368 pages, illustrated. "Shaped like a gigantic fishhook stuck into the Pacific Ocean, the mighty Fraser is one of the most important rivers of North America, Politically, economically and historically." FINE HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Richard Bennett. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

A BOTANICAL SURVEY OF THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA, WASHINGTON.

By Jones, George Neville.

University of Washington Press:, 1947. First published in 1936, this book is the secnd printing from 1947, 286 pages, illustrated in b&w. "Since scarcely any part of the Olympic Peninsula has been thoroughly explored, and the greater part of it has never been visited by a botanist, the list of species included in this report most likely will be increased." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, blue cloth covers, lettering is bright on spine.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Not Issued with a Dust Jacket.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

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