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Butterflies Worth Knowing,
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Butterflies Worth Knowing,

By Weed, Clarence W.

USA: Nelson Doubleday, 1926. Hardcover. B001JB3C4A xiv, 286 pages. 8vo. Includes forty-eight plates, thirty-two of which are in color. Reprint of the 1917 first edition. "Discusses the more abundant and widely distributed butterflies of eastern North American from the point of view of their life histories and their relations to their surroundings. I have attempted to indicate the more important opportunities awaiting investigation." - Preface. Average wear to book which bears moisture marks on lower corner of about half the pages. Unmarked. Binding intact. Nice colour illustration on forest green front board. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A delightful, informative and attractive vintage butterfly reference. . Good. 1926. Reprint.

$99.95

Mixed Effects Models and Extensions in Ecology with R (Statistics for Biology and Health)
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Mixed Effects Models and Extensions in Ecology with R (Statistics for Biology and Health)

By Zuur, Alain; Ieno, Elena N.; Walker, Neil; Saveliev, Anatoly A.; Smith, Graham M.

USA: Springer. Hardcover. 0387874577 574 pages. References. Index. "Emphasizes issues commonly encountered in the collection and analysis of ecological data. In particular, we look at different ways of analysing nested data, heterogeneity of variance, spatial and temporal correlation, and zero-inflated data." - Preface. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A high-quality copy. . Very Good. 2009. First Edition.

$99.95

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment: Status and Trends in Arctic Biodiversity
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Arctic Biodiversity Assessment: Status and Trends in Arctic Biodiversity

By Meltofte, Hans: Executive Editor

Denmark: CAFF. Hardcover. 674 pages. Generously illustrated in colour. Text in English. "Many ecosystem functions in the Arctic remain largely unstudied and involve little-known organisms, especially microbes. This work presents current knowledge on these processes and organisms and thus provides a base for further work." - back board. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy from a print run of only 1,300. ISBN 9789935431226 stated on copyright page. . Fine. 2013. First Edition.

$395.00

Plants of British Columbia: Scientific and Common Names of Vascular Plants, Bryophytes, and Lichens
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Plants of British Columbia: Scientific and Common Names of Vascular Plants, Bryophytes, and Lichens

By Klinka, Karel; Qian, Hong

Canada: UBC Press. Hardcover. 0774806524 534 pages. "Provides a complete, up-to-date, and synonymized checklist of all known vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens found in British Columbia, Canada. A concise and coherent reference work for professionals, students, and the general public. Lists 4,349 species and 604 infraspecific taxa belonging to a total of 1,128 genera and 304 families of plants native to British Columbia, and 582 taxa exotic but naturalized in the province. Contains 16,919 scientific names(including both accepted names and synonyms) and 3,976 common names." - back board. Small address label atop front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. . Very Good. 1998. First Edition.

$129.95

Common Tree Diseases of British Columbia (B.C.)
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Common Tree Diseases of British Columbia (B.C.)

By Foster, R.E.; Wallis, G.W.

Canada: Department of Fisheries and Forestry. Paperback. B002E5B9FO 116 pages. Glossary. Wonderfully illustrated with colour and black and white photos. Printed on glossy stock. Contents include: Non-Infectious Diseases; Infectious Diseases - Root and Butt Rots, Dwarf Mistletoes, Stem Diseases - Sap Rots, Needle Blights and Casts of Coniferous Trees, Foliage Diseases of Broadleaved Trees, etc. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding tender but intact. A worthy reference copy. . Good. 1969. First Edition.

$49.95

The American Oyster - Fishery Bulletin Volume 64
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The American Oyster - Fishery Bulletin Volume 64

By Galtsoff, Paul S.

USA: United States Department of the Interior. Paperback. 480 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Bibliography. Subject and author index. "This book on American oysters, Crassostrea virginica, of the Atlantic and Gulf States has been written for biologists, administrators of oyster resources of various States, public health officers, students of marine biology, and oyster growers who may be interested to learn about the life history and mode of living of this species." - Preface. Prior owner's details atop title page, otherwise unmarked with somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. Covers protected with clear laminate. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1964. First Edition.

$79.95

Homo Delphinus, The Dolphin Within Man
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Homo Delphinus, The Dolphin Within Man

By Mayol, Jacques

Italy: Idelson Gnocchi Pub. Hardcover. 1928649033 361 pages. Text in English. Bibliography. Colour and black and white photography throughout. Author's magnum opus. "Mayol was a sea researcher, a world-famous diver widely acclaimed for his pioneering work in the field of deep breath hold diving and for his historic, record-setting dive of 100 metres... He was the first man to reach this remarkable depth, diving the way dolphins do, with one breath" - from dust jacket. Accompanying 27" x 13" colour poster illustrates Mayol's 100m dive. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A nice copy of this remarkable work. . Very Good. 2000. American Edition.

$495.00

Illustrated flora of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, (National Museum of Canada. Bulletin)
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Illustrated flora of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, (National Museum of Canada. Bulletin)

By Porsild, A. E

Ottawa: Queen's Printer]. Hardcover. B0007IW2WE 218 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with line drawings. "A guide or manual to the 340 species and major geographical races of flowering plants and ferns that comprise the vascular flora as it is known at present of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. A glossary explains the meaning of all special botanical terms and an index is provided to species, illustrations, and maps." - from Introduction. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. . Good. 1964. Second Edition Revised.

$129.95

Bees and Beekeeping: Science Practice and World Resources
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Bees and Beekeeping: Science Practice and World Resources

By Crane, Eva

USA: Cornell University Press. Hardcover. 0801424291 xviii, 614 pages. Extensive bibliography, index of plants, index of geographical names, index of subjects. Illustrated in black and white. "The most comprehensive volume on beekeeping yet published. Presents the scientific principles underlying effective beekeeping and their practical application in different climates and under varying conditions." - from dust jacket. Heavily-worn with usual library markings and taped front hinge. A worthy reference copy of this superlative reference. . Fair. 1990. First Edition.

$349.95

Freshwater Fishes of Canada
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Freshwater Fishes of Canada

By Scott, William B.; Crossman, E. J.

Ottawa: Gordon Soules Book Pub. Paperback. 0660102390 Please note: this is a paperback copy. 966 pages including glossary, bibliography and index. Colour and black and white illustrations. "There has been an acute need for a publication on the identification, distribution, biology and economic importance of the freshwater fishes of Canada. This book provides facts and figures on all species occurring in Canadian fresh waters." - from back of half-title page. Unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy of this exceptional reference. . Very Good. 1990. Reprint.

$149.95

CREATION: LIFE AND HOW TO MAKE IT.
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CREATION: LIFE AND HOW TO MAKE IT.

By Grand, Steve.

London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Hardcover. 0297643916 230 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. "Humankind now has the power to create true artificial life, playing out Dr. Frankenstein's dream in both cyberspace and the real world. This is the first major popular book to explain how to do this and what this new world will mean for us both as individuals and as a species. Will challenge our whole understanding of the meaning of life." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. . Fine. 2000. First Edition.

$250.00

Evolution in Changing Environments: Some Theoretical Explorations. (MPB-2) (Monographs in Population Biology)
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Evolution in Changing Environments: Some Theoretical Explorations. (MPB-2) (Monographs in Population Biology)

By Levins, Richard

USA: Princeton University Press. Hardcover. 0691079595 120 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Based on a series of lectures, Frontiers of Population Biology, given in January 1965 to the Institute of Biology of the Cuban Academy of Science and in February of that year to the Biology Department at Yale University." - from Preface. Light wear to dark green cloth-covered boards. Binding tight. Prior owner's stamp upon bottom edge and atop front free endpaper. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1968. Second Printing.

$149.95

Orchids Travel by Air: A Pictorial Safari
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Orchids Travel by Air: A Pictorial Safari

By Mulder, D.; Mulder-Roelfsema, Tineke

Netherlands: Amer Orchid Society. Hardcover. 9090036326 143 pages. Index of botanical terms. Profusely illustrated with color photos. "Deals with many many travels to foreign lands with orchid populations, laced with travel anecdotes, and sometimes elaborate field observations made and written in diaries on the spot." - from Foreword. Store stamp on page 5, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding intact. A quality copy of this fascinating and beautiful work. . Very Good. 1990. First Edition.

$99.95

The Ecology of Running Waters
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The Ecology of Running Waters

By Hynes, H. B. N.

Canada: Univ of Toronto Pr. Hardcover. 0802016898 Signed by author upon title page. 555 pages. Bibliography. Subject and organism indexes. Black and white illustrations. "Provides a comprehensive and critical review of the literature on the biology of rivers and streams... The bibliography contains over 1,500 entries of papers which has been cited in the text." - from Preface. Average wear and soiling. Occassional light pencil underlining and annotations to contents. Bit of ink writing upon front endpaper. Coffee splash to top of fore-edge. Back hinge mostly open. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A special copy of this respected work. . Good. 1970. First Edition.

$299.95

Figs (FICUS SPP) of Hong Kong
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Figs (FICUS SPP) of Hong Kong

By Hill, Dennis S.; Corner, E. J. H. (Foreword)

Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. Hardcover. 138 pages followed by 65 black and white photographic plates. Index. Bibliography. From first printing of 1,000 copies. "There can be few more remarkable relationships than the thriving success of the giant fig-trees and the multitude of very small insects which sustain them... (the author's) discoveries reveal the incredible ability of natural evolution." - from dust jacket. Bookplate of prominent botanist Roy L. Taylor inside front board. Contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight. Light to moderate wear to pale green cloth-covered boards. Above-average wear and sunning to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this important reference. . Very Good. 1967. First Edition.

$350.00

Flora of the Queen Charlotte Islands, Part 2 - Cytological Aspects of the Vascular Plants
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Flora of the Queen Charlotte Islands, Part 2 - Cytological Aspects of the Vascular Plants

By Taylor, Roy L.; Mulligan, Gerald A.

Ottawa: Canada Dept. Of Agriculture. Hardcover. B000NVYGAQ 148 pages. Author's own copy. Signed and dated by Taylor atop front free endpaper, with his personal bookplate affixed inside front board. "In 1963, Taylor made a pilot study of collecting methods in Western Canada, and during the summer of 1964 he collected some 1600 cytological specimens. Taylor and Mulligan later examined the collections and successfully counted the chromosomes of 71 percent of the vascular flora of the Queen Charlottes." - from dust jacket. Average wear to book with several light pencil markings to contents. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. . Good. 1968. First Edition.

$295.00

Oats: Wild and Cultivated (Monograph - Canada Department of Agriculture, Research Branch ; no. 14)
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Oats: Wild and Cultivated (Monograph - Canada Department of Agriculture, Research Branch ; no. 14)

By Baum, Bernard R.

Canada: Imprint unknown. Hardcover. 0660005131 463 pages, 331 figures, most in black and white, and 17 tables. Signed and inscribed upon title page by author to noted botanist, Roy L. Taylor, whose bookplate is affixed to front free endpaper. "Based mainly on the dissection of many Avena specimens for the study of micromorphological characters. This tedious and painstaking effort was necessary in order to discover many aspects of the organization and variation in Avena. This method also resulted in the detection of discontinuities in that variation." - from Preface. Printed upon glossy stock. Institutional date stamp upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with average wear. Binding sound. A special copy of this extraordinary work. . Good. 1977. First Edition.

$450.00

Opium Poppy: Botany, Chemistry, and Pharmacology
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Opium Poppy: Botany, Chemistry, and Pharmacology

By Kapoor, L.

U.S.A.: CRC Press. Hardcover. 1560249234 326 pages. Index. Footnotes. "Extensive coverage and perspicuity are the hallmarks of this invaluable reference source, which will be of immense value to a wide spectrum of readers, including academicians and applied scientists." - from preliminary pages. Moderate wear. Contents clean, bright and unmarked. Short closed opening to bottom of backstrip. A sound copy of this very informative reference. . Good. 1995. First Edition.

$89.95

Hydrodynamics and Energetics of Fish Propulsion - Bulletin 190 of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada
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Hydrodynamics and Energetics of Fish Propulsion - Bulletin 190 of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada

By Webb, P.W.

Ottawa: Environment Canada. Paperback. 158 pages. Index. Graphs. Tables. "Spans the gap between biological and physical science approaches to fish propulsion problems. An attempt is made to summarize and collate the two principal disciplinary approaches as a basis for dialogue and ongoing research." - from Abstract. Above-average external wear. Usual library markings. A worthy working copy. . Fair. 1975. First Edition.

$199.95

Guide to the Parasites of Fishes of Canada: General Introduction - Monogenea and Turbellaria Part 1 (Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences)
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Guide to the Parasites of Fishes of Canada: General Introduction - Monogenea and Turbellaria Part 1 (Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences)

By Fisheries; Oceans (Canada)

Canada: Canadian Government Publishing Centre. Paperback. 0660117428 209 pages. Index. References. Black and white diagrams. "It is expected that various parts of this guide will find use not only among fish parasitologists, but also among fisheries scientists and biologists, ecologists, aquaculturalists, fish health inspectors and diagnosticians, and technologists concerned with fish quality inspection." - from Introduction. Average wear. Binding intact. Usual library markings. A sound reference copy of this important reference. Please note that this book is Part I (One) and covers Monogenea and Turbellaria. Parts II and III are not included. . Good. 1984. First Edition.

$199.95

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