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List and Summary of the Flowering Plants of the Hawaiian Islands

By St. John, Harold

Lawai, Kauai, Hawaii: Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 520 pp, Introduction, Summary of the flowering and seed plants in the Hawaiian flora, Sources, Endemism, Abbreviations, List of genera and species, New names or combinations, index. Previous owner's rubber stamp on ffep, fr pastedown ep raised with horizontal bubble slightly, binding tight pages clean and unmarked, text block with light shelf-wear to lower forecorner, blue cloth crisp with bright lettering.

$27.50

The Polyporaceae of the United States, Alaska and Canada

By Overholts, Lee Oras

Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1967. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Large 8vo. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xx, 466 (1) pp, foreword by Alexander H. Smith, preface, list of 133 b&w plates, introduction, Keys and Descriptions; bibliography, plates, glossary, index . Prepared for publication by Josiah L. Lowe. University of Michigan Studies Scientific Series, Volume XIX: Second Printing with a New Foreword, 1967. "This book is the result of more than thirty years of intensive study and incorporates the advances made in the taxonomy of this family of fungi, and its tested keys will be of enestimable help in the identification of the specices." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Lightly age-toned spine of DJ, with the slightest foxing to text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. DJ in mylar protector.

$37.50

Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania: With special reference to the Food-Habits , based on over Four Thousand Stomach Examinations

By Warren, B. H.

Harrisburg, PA: E.K. Meyers, State Printer, 1890. Second Edition / Revised & Augmented. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Thick 8vo. xiv (ii), 434 pp, list of plates, introduction, orders, appendix: birds of prey and the "sealp: act of June 23, 1885; bood of hawks and owls; the food of crows; the English sparrow; some nocturnal migrants; protection of birds; list of authorities; glossary of technical terms; index. Illustrations after Audubon: 100 Plates, 99 of which are in Full Color. Second Edition, Revised and Augmented, 1890. "The present report is a brief summary of field observations made by the writer during the past 10 to 12 years, in the State of Pennsylvania, with numerous notes from naturalists and collectors in nearly every county in the commonwealth." from the Introduction. Frayed to front fore-edge corner board with partially rubbed fore-edges, and faint foxing to prelims, else, clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Spine re-backed in black buckram with gilt letters laid on, original Three-quarter black buckram over marbled papper-covered boards, lettering to spine, and decorative endpapers.

$95.00

Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America

By Fernald, Merritt Lyndon and Alfred Charles Kinsey

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1958. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. xii (ii), 452 pp, Introduction, preface, to Revised Edition, I. Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America; II. Poisonous Flowering Plants Likely to Be Mistaken for Edible Species; III. Detailed Enumeration and Discussion of Edible Wild Flowering Plants and Ferns of Eastern North America; IV. Mushroom, Seaweeds and Lichens; V. Bibliography; index with b&w plates and illustrations in text throughout. Revised by Reed C. Rollins, 1958. Price clipped. Small owner's stamp on ffep. A few very small chips to spine dj with two 3/4" closed tears to bottom edge front panel, and lightly age-toned spine of same. Minor edge wear to boards, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt logo to front board, and gilt lettering to spine.

$27.50

Herbivory : The Dynamics of Animal-Plant Interaction
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Herbivory : The Dynamics of Animal-Plant Interaction

By Crawley, Michael J.

Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 1983. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. x + 437 pp, preface, chapter 1 - Introduction, chapters 2-5 - Plant Population, Animal populations, Plant-herbifore Dynamics, Community Dynamics, chapter 6 - Conclusions, epilogue, references, index. figures, tables, embedded citations to references throughout the text. Previous owner's name stamped in small blue letters on top corner ffep, else unmarked, fine condition inside and out. 6.4" x 9.5" light green cloth boards, gilt letters on dark green spine, in illustrated DJ.

$22.50

Australian Bird Life

By Barrett, Charles

Melbourne: Geoffrey Cumberlege/Oxford University Press. 1947. Reprint. H Hard Cover. Very Good + +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 239 pp, acknowledgments, list of illustrations, introduction, The Big Land Birds; Eagles and Their Kin; Owls and Frogmouths; Water-Lovers; Pigeons and Doves, Quails; The Parrot Tribe; Birds of the Sea; The Waders; Australia's Wonder Birds; Jungle- Dwellers; Kingfishers, Cuckoos, and Others; The Honeyeaters; Song Birds; Song Birds of the Eastern Hemisphere; Australian Finches; In Black and White; Introduced Species; index with 47 illustrations including seven in full color. Reprinted, 1947. Not Price Cliped. Stamped name on front pastedown. Two 1/2" square chips to bottom edge dj with light wear to bottom edge of faded spine of same. Only the slightest edge wear with small specked stains at top text block edge near spine with faintly age- toned text block edges, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$15.00

The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses: Sedges, Rushes, Restios, Cat-Tails, and Selected Bamboos

By Darke, Rick

Portland, OR: Timber Press. 1999. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 323 pp, foreword, preface, acknowledgments, 1. The Beauty of Grasses; 2. The Families of grasses and Their Relatives; 3. The Names of Grasses; 4. Learning from Grasses in Native Habitats; 5. Designing with Grasses; 6. Growing and Maintaining Grasses; 7. Encyclopedia of Grasses, Sedges, Rushes, Restios, Cat-tails, and Selected Bamboos; glossary, bibliography, nursery sources, usda hardiness zone map, european hardiness zone map, index of common names, index of botanical names with 500 color illustrations. First Edition, 1999. "In the opening chapters, the author explores the unique aesthetics of grasses and suggests ways of maximizing these qualities in the garden. He advocates studying grasses in their native habitats to lear their cultural needs, and to recognize natural patterns that can be emulated in landscape designs. At the heart of the book is the illustrated alphabetical encyclopedia of important ornamental grasses, et al. Many of the most important plants are illustrated in more than one season. It is an invaluable tool for landscape architects, garden designers, nursery professionals, and home gardeners who seek to extend their knowledge of these beautiful and useful plants." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Only the faintest edge wear, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$20.00

Wild Mammals of Virginia.

By Handley, Jr. , Charles O.; Patton, Clyde P.

Richmond, VA: Commonweath of Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries. 1947. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good -. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. vi, 220 pp, preface, acknowledgments, introduction, Studying Virginia Mammals; Game Mammals; Furbearers; Rodents; Insectivorous Mammals; Marine Mammals; Vanished Mammals; The Natural Regions of Virginia; Check-List of the Mamals of Virginia; The Keys; Dey to the Orders of Mammals; Systematic Account of Species By Order; bibliography, index. First Edition, 1947. Owner's stamp on endpapers. Lightly age-toned text block edges with only the slightest edge wear, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt deer head and lettering on front board, and gilt lettering to spine.

$17.50

Genera Filicum: The Genera of Ferns. Annales Cryptogamici et Phytopathologici, Volume V

By Copeland, Edwin Bingham

Waltham, MA: Chronica Botanica Company. 1947. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good - Fine. xiv (ii), 247 + 10 b&w plates and hand-typed additions & corrections, preface, introduction, Order Ophioglossales (Family Ophiohlossaceae), Order Marattiales (Family Marattiaceae), Order Filicales (Families: Osmundaceae, Schizaeaceae, Gleicheniaceae, Loxsomaceae, Hymenophyllaceae, Pteridaceae, Parkeriaceae, Hymenophyllopsidaceae, Davalliaceae, Plagiogyriaceae, Cyatheaceae, Aspidiaceae, Blechnaceae, Aspleniaceae, Matoniaceae, Polypodiaceae, Vittariaceae, Marsileaceae, Salviniaceae), Index, Plates, Hand-typed additions & corrections. Inked name at top edge ffep with a small number of brief underlines and asteriks: additions & corrections to the text (attached upside down at back, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$27.50

Von Tieren und Menschen. Erlebnisse und Erfahrungen.

By Hagenbeck, Carl

Berlin: Vita Deutsches Verlagshaus. 1909. Later Printing. H Hard Cover. Very Good + +. No Dust Jacket, As Issured. 460 (18) pp. 81.-90. Tausend. 1909. Neue wohlfeile Ausgabe, textlich vermehrt. Mit 134 zum Teil farbigen Illustrationen, 1909. Text in German. "Carl Hagenbeck (1844-1913) was a German merchant of wild animals who supplied many European zoos, as well as P. T. Barnum. He created the modern zoo with animal enclosures without bars that were closer to their natural habitat. The transformation of the zoo architecture initiated by him is known as the Hagenbeck revolution. Hagenbeck founded Germany's most successful privately owned zoo, the Tierpark Hagenbeck, which moved to its present location in Hamburg's Stellingen district in 1907. He was a pioneer in displaying humans next to animals in as human zoos." Minor edge wear with age-toned bottom and fore- text block edge and margins, else, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Decorative green cloth with gilt motif, and brown leather backstrip, gilt lettering to spine, green top text block edge, and decorative endpapers.

$17.50

The African Buffalo: a Study of Resource Limitation of Populations

By Sinclair, A. R. E. (Anthony Ronald Entrican)

Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1977. First Edition / First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Small 4to. xii + 356 pp, acknowledgments, 13 chapters with 4 Appendixes, includes 83 figures, 41 b&w plates, references, index. Pages clean & unmarked, binding tight. cover cloth crisp with bright cover/spine letters. Tan illustrated DJ faded from tan to gray, with very light wear around the edges. DJ price-clipped, in removable mylar protector. 6.9" x 9.8" brown cloth boards in tan DJ.

$17.50

Origin of Cultivated Plants

By Alphonse De Candolle

New York and London: Hafner Publishing Company, 1959. Hardcover Reprint / 2nd Printing. Hard Cover - Cloth. Near Fine/Good - Very Good. Octavo. Reprint of 2nd (1886) edition. 2nd printing, 1964. x + 468 pp, author's preface (Geneva, 1882), text in 3 Parts: I - General Remarks (2 chapters); II - On the Study of Species, Considered as to their Origin, Their Early Cultivation, and the Principal Facts of their Diffusion (5 chapters); III - Summary and Conclusions (2 chapters). Index. Text with footnotes throughout. Previous owner's name rubber stamped on ffep. Binding tight, pages clean, cloth Near Fine. Lowe spine DJ edge (less than 1.4") worn white & lower forecorners (DJ) chipped away on tips, else nice in removable mylar protector. 5.9" x 8.9" light blue cloth boards in illustrated DJ.

$27.50

Savannas, Barrens, and Rock Outcrop Plant Communities of North America
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Savannas, Barrens, and Rock Outcrop Plant Communities of North America

By Anderson, Roger C. / Fralish, James S. / Baskin, Jerry M. - Editors

Cambridge, UK / New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 1999. F First Edition Used. H Hard Cover. Very Good. x + 470 pp, list of contributors, editors' introduction, , Eastern / Southeastern Region (7 papers), Cetral/Midwest Region (7 papers), Western / Southwestern Region (6 papers), Northern Region (6 papers), index of plants, index of animals, topic index. Back of laminated cover has light surface abrasion-scratches, bottom spine has tiny 1/16" tear in laminate, Text clean, binding tight. Illustrated laminate boards.

$95.00

Birder's Conservation Handbook: 100 North American Birds at Risk
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Birder's Conservation Handbook: 100 North American Birds at Risk

By Wells, Jeffrey V.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 2007. F First Paperback Edition. S Trade Paperback. Near Fine. xii, 452 pp, foreword by John W. Fitzpatrick, acknowledgments, scope and purpose, Birds as Indicators; The State of North American Bird Populations; Major Conservation Issures Affecting North American Birds; The State of Bird Conservation in North America and Beyond; What You Can Do; Species Accounts; Appendix: I. North American Birds of Conservation Concern Listed by Different Agencies and Organizations; II. Hawaiian Birds of Conservation Concern and Extinct Species; III. Mexican Government Official List of Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Bird Conservation; illustration credits, index with b&w illustrations throughout. First Paperback Edition, 2007. Slightly curled bottom front fore-edge wrapper, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Trade paperback.

$17.50

Sanctuary
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Sanctuary

By Stokes, C. S.

Cape Town: The Sanctuary Production Committee. 1946. Reprint. H Hard Cover. Very Good +. viii, 474 pp. with a Forward by Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess of Greece, a message from Field Marshal J. C. Smuts, appreciations by Their Royal Highnesses Prince and Princess George of Greece and Denmark, an introduction by P.N. Barrett, Esq., and prefaces by James Stevenson- Hamilton, founder of the Kruger National Park with numerous photographs, some in colour, occasional line drawings, and a map. Reprinted January, 1946. Mylar Protected. Inked name on ffep. Rear free endpaper damaged. A slight ding to bottom front fore-edge corner with only the slightest wear to spine edges and fore-edge tips, else, clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with an embossed gilt coat of arms of Union of South Africa on the front board and spine, an embossed gilt profile of impala on front board, and gilt lettering on spine.

$17.50

Aristocrats of the Garden. Two Volume Set

By Wilson, Ernest H.

Boston: The Stratford Company. 1932. H Hard Cover. Very Good - Fine. Volume I: xxv, 312 pp, publisher's preface, list of b&w illustrations from photographs taken by the author, prologue, 15 chapters, index. Volume II: 288 pp, list of b&w illustrations from photographs taken by the author, 21 chapters, epilogue, index. The two volumes contain both of Wilson's (the former Keeper of the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University) works: Aristocrats of the Garden and More Aristocrates of the Garden. Ex Library copies whose only external marking is the Call No. stamped on spine + a Date Due plate on ffep and a pocket on rear pastedown. Only the slightest wear to head, tail, fore-edge tips, and faintly age-toned endpapers, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering and gilt top edge.

$37.50

Furred Animals of Australia

By Troughton, Ellis

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1947. First American Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xxvii, 374 pp, acknowledgments, foreword, list of 25 color plates, Creed for Nature Lovers; Introduction; Egg-Laying Furred Animals; Marsupials; Marsupial: Mice and Marsupial-Rats; Native Cats; Tasmanian Devil; Tasmanian Wold or Tiger; Banded Marsupial Ant-Eater; Marsupial Mole; Bandicoots; Possums; Koala; Wombats; Kangaroos; Dingo; Whales; Dugong or Sea-Cow; Seals; Rodents or Gnawing Mammals; Bats or Flying Mammals; Insect-Eating or Little Bats; Collecting Hints; index. First American Edition, 1947. Price clipped. Minor edge wear to dj with Lightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt to spine.

$20.00

Problems of Cytology and Evolution in the Pteridophyta

By Manton, I.

Cambridge, UK / New York, NY: Cambridge At The University Pr. 1950. F First Edition Ex-Library. H Hard Cover. Good. xii + 316 pp, preface, 17 chapters with footnotes - 8 tables - 279 illustrations, Appendix 1 : notes on the cytological technique, 2. notes on the photographic technique, 3.general summary of the principle new facts recorded, 4. chromosome numbers. bibliography, index. No exterior x-library markings. gutter between title page andb&w frontispiece (a motile spermatoid of a fern) has been repaired with clear tape, an inked serial number at top of table of contents, & removed library check out date sheet from rear inside cover. Gilt spine marking still bright. cover cloth close to 'VG. The book handles quite nicely. Pages unmarked, text block VG. 7.7" x 10.2" black cloth boards.

$30.00

Birds of South America. Volume I: The Oscine Passerines

By Ridgely, Robert S.; Tudor, Guy

Austin: University of Texas Press. 1989. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. xvi, 516 pp, foreword, preface, acknowledgments, plan of the book, Habitats; biogeography; Migration; Condervation; The 31 Color Plates with descriptions on facing page; The Oscines: Order Passeriformes; Appendix: Casual Migrants from North America; bibliography, index to English names; index to scientific names. First Edition, 1989. The complete title: The Birds of South America: The Oscine Passerines: jays and swallow, wrens, thrushes, and allies, vireos, and wood-warblers, tanagers, icterids, and finches with the collaboration of william L. Brown. In Association with the World Wildlife Fund. Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with blind-stamped gilt map of South America on front board and gilt lettering to spine, and maps on endpapers.

$60.00

Diving Birds of North America
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Diving Birds of North America

By Johnsgard, Paul A.

Lincoln, NB: University of Nebraska Press. 1987. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xii, 292 pp, list of illustrations and tables (including 32 color plates), COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY: 1. General Attributes and Evolutionary Relationships; 2. Comparative Distributions and Structural Adaptations; 3. Comparative Egocentric and Locomotory Behaviors; 4. Comparative Diets and Foraging Ecologies; 5. Comparative Pair-Forming and Copulatory Behaviors; 6. Comparative Life Histories and Reproductive Success Rates. SPECIES ACCOUNTS: Loons, (Gavidae); Grebes (Podicipedidae); Auks (Alcidae); APPENDICES: 1. Sources of Scientific and Vernacular Names; 2. Keys to Identification of Loons, Grebes, and Auks; Keys to Species of North American Loons, Grebes, and Auks; 3. Major North American Auk Colonies; 4. Summer Abundance and Breeding Status of Grebes at Selected National Wildlife Refuges; literature cited, index. First Edition, 1987. Price clipped. Only the slightest edge wear dj, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$14.00

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