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Studies of Nature (Four Volumes Complete)

by James Henry Bernardin De Saint Pierre

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Published
1801
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$275.00

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London: J. Mayman, 1801. Fourth Eidtion. Good. In tan diced leather framed in gilt on front cover and five unraised bands in gilt and lettering in gilt on spine. Marbled edges and endpapers. Square and intact bindings. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages, except for written name of owner on top of title pages. Bumping and scuffing ends… Read more
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An Atlas of Fish Sounds No. 3

by I. D. Nokolskiy, V. R. Protasov, Ye. V. Romanenko and Ye. V. Shiskova

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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$60.00

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Moscow, USSR: NAuka Publishing House, 1968. This book is in Russian but included is a translation by The US. Joint Publications Research Service (MArch, 1969). Also included is (1) a 331/3 record of the sounds of the fish (2) A memo by a Dr. Holt from the U.S. Government dated 1969 to B. Fish who was a cofounder of… Read more
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Insect Life in Pond and Stream; Butterflies and Moths (2 Vols,)

by F. Martin Duncan & L.T. Duncan

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Quaker House Books
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Good
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$42.00

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London: Henry, Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton ca. 1910-1915, as inscriptions are dated 1914 and 1915. In beige and grey paper sovered boards with pasteon illustration, gilt lettering, and moths and beetles design in green on front covers. Illustrated endpapers. Colored and black and white photographs. Square and intact but loose bindings, CLean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Previous owner's… Read more
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Atlas of Evolution

by Sir Gavin De Beer

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Published
1964
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Very Good
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$54.00

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London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1964. First Edition. First Printing. In green cloth covers with gilt telletring on front cover and on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Jacket: Intact with price on lower front flap. Bottoms of front and rear panels near edge affixed to covers. Small closed teat on lower front… Read more
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Sharp Eyes: A Rambler's Calendar of Fifty-Two Weeks Among Insects, Birds, and Flowers

by Wm. Hamilton Gibson

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Quaker House Books
Published
1901
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Good
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$22.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1901. In blue cloth covers with stamped design in green and stamped lettering in gilt on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Bumping and rubbing of ends of spine and corners. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request.. Hardcover. Good.… Read more
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The Human Eye in Anatomical Transparencies

by Peter C. Kronfeld

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Quaker House Books
Published
1943
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Good
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$30.00

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Rochester, NY: Bausch & Lomb, 1943. First Edition. Second Printing. In blue leatherette covers with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Light blue endpapers. Key card included. Square and intcat binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers, text pages, and transparencies. LIght rubbing to ends of spine and corners. Rubbing in a white pattern on rear cover. Solid book. Photos… Read more
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Engraved Copper Plates (8) from The Florist's Directory, A Treatise on the Culture of Flowers.

by James McConkey

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Published
1810
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Fair
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$50.00

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London: J. Harding, 1810. Engraved copper plates from the book by James Maddock, florist and presumed engraver. Eight plates and their description: Plate 1, Hyacinthe; Plate 2, Bizard Tulip; Plate 3, Tulip; Plate 4, Carnation; Plate 5, The Pink; Plate 6, Anemone; Plate 9, the Dahlia Superflua; Plate 10, Chrysanthemum. Plates 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 are from… Read more
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Flowers and Gardens: Notes on Plant Beauty

by Forbes Wtason

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Published
1901
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Good
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$32.00

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London/New York: John Lane: The Bodley Head, 1901. Edited byCanon Ellacombe. In light green cloth covers with drak green leaves and letterin in gilt on front cover and and lettering in gilt on dar green spine. Gilt top edge. Frontispiece of Forbes Wtason with tissue guard. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages, save for bookplate… Read more
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Boston: William Hyde, and Co., 1836. In marbled paper covered boards and leather spine with gilt lettering. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Owner's name and date of 1836 on back free endpaper. Owner's stamped and written name on front flyleafs and foreedge. One of front flyleafs is detached. Small croping to head of spine. Moderate shelf… Read more
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$75.00
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The Wonderful Century: Its Successes and Its Failures

by Alfred Russel Wallace

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Published
1908
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Good
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$50.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1908. In green cloth covers with stamped lettering in gilt on front cover and same on spine. Frontispiece. Square and intact binding. Bo broken hinges or gutters. No writing. Bumping of ends of spine and corners. Water stains on rear cover and top of page edges. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon… Read more
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Farm Grasses of the United States

by William Jasper Spillman

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Published
1907
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Good
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New York: Orange Judd Company, 1907. In tan cloth covers with black lettering and border on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Square and intac binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Light bumping to ends of spine. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers. Photos upon request.. Hardcover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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London: A. K. Newman & Co., 1824. The Fourth Edition, considerable enlarged. In brown leather covers with four bands on spine. Four hundred elegant engravings on wood by J. Thompson. Square and intact binding. No writing on endpapers or text pages. Pages 65-80 are detached. Random light foxing throughout. Heavy scuffing and chipping to leather. Photos upon request.… Read more
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$95.00
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Lessons in Elementary Botany for Secondary Schools

by Thomas H. MacBride

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Quaker House Books
Published
1896
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Good
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$18.00

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Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1896. First Edition. In green cloth covers with illustration of leaves in black on front coverand gilt lettering on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Rubbing of ends of spine and corners. Moderate shelf wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Elements of Physiology for Schools

by Edward Jarvis, M.D.

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Published
1865
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Fair
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$28.00

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New York: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1865. First Edition. In black cloth covers with "Know Thyself" blind-stamped on front and back covers with gilt lettering on spine. Binding is loose but intact. No writing on text pages. Heavy writing on endpapers. Three-quarter split spine on back edge. Heavy wear. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more
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Mimicry in Butterflies

by Reginald Crundall Punnett

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Published
1915
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Good
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$145.00

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Cambridge: University Press, 1915. Later publisher's edition. In brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. 16 plates. Lower outside corners have cardboard tips attached. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Bumping of ends of spine. Foxing of endpapers. Moderate shelf wear to covers. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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The Story of the Plant Kingdom

by Merle C. Coulter

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Published
1938
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Good
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$21.00

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Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1938. First Edition. Fourth Impression. In green and black designed front cover with green lettering on spine. Square and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Previous owner's small stamp on ffep. Jacket: Intact with price on upper front flap. Light chipping on edges. One inch closed tear on lower back panel. Moderate… Read more
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The Natural History of Insects

by N/A

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Published
1839
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Poor
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$15.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1839. Part of the School Distrcit Library, No. 6. In grey cloth covered boards with gilt lettetring on spine. Square binding. First two signatures are separated. Foxing and mold residue throughout. All pages are legible. White spots on front cover. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Poor. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Cellular Systems for Toxicity Testing

by G. M. Williams, V. C. Dunkel, and V. A. Ray

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Published
1983
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Very Good
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$15.00

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New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1983. Very Good copy. No jacket, as issued. In white paper soft pictorial covers. Clean, unmarked text pages. Light shelf wear and soiling of spien edges. Pictures upon request. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Gray's Field, Forest and Garden Botany (Revised Edition)

by Asa Gray

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Quaker House Books
Published
1895
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Good
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$17.00

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New York: American Book Company, 1895. Good copy. In brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Tight, square, intact binding. Marbled edges. Clean, unmarked pages. Bumping of ends of spine. Moderate shelf wear. Pictures upon request. Thank you for your patronage.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Familiar Flowers of Field and Garden

by F. Schuyler Mathews

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Quaker House Books
Published
1895
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Good
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$25.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Comapny, 1895. Second Edition. Good copy. No jacket. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Black and white illustrations by the author. 308 pp. Square, intact binding. Clean text pages. Previous owner's name on upper front free endpaper, otherwise clean endpapers. Bumped ends of spine and corners. Moderate shelf rubbing… Read more
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