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NAHRUNG UND ROHSTOFFE AUS DEM MEER

By: Rudolph, Willi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stuttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, M.B.H., 1946.: 1946.

Seller ID: 1153

Condition: Good


Stuttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, M.B.H., 1946.. 1946.. Good. - Octavo, rust cloth backed tan paper covered boards titled in black The boards are warped & there are 2 tiny indentations to the spine. 253 & [1] pp. & 1-page ad. The pastedowns are partially unglued & the rear endpaper & ad are chipped. The pages are slightly darkened and some page corners creased. Illustrated in B&W. Good. A study of "nutrition and raw materials from the sea". The... View more info

TIGER! THE STORY OF THE INDIAN TIGER

By: Sankhala, Kailash

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Simon and Schuster, (1977).: (1977).

Seller ID: 12450

ISBN: 0671225952

Condition: Very good


New York: Simon and Schuster, (1977).. (1977).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly chipped & soiled. The head of the jacket spine is torn & the top edge of the rear panel is creased. 220 pages. There is a remainder mark on the bottom edge & 1 rear blank is slightly soiled. Black-and-white illustrations from drawings, & color photographic illustrations by the author. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. D... View more info

THE YEAR OF THE WHALE

By: Scheffer, Victor B

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 673

Condition: Very good


NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - Square 8vo, navy blue cloth (bottom edges of covers slightly faded) titled in silver with vignette of whales stamped in blind on front cover, in dw (darkened & chipped; lightly soiled). viii, [ii], 213 & [1] pp. (owner's blind stamp on half-title). Illustrations in dark blue & white by Leonard Everett Fisher. Very good in good dw. First edition.The author, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servic... View more info

SWAN WATCH

By: Schulberg, Budd

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Delacorte Press, (1975).: (1975).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4541

Condition: Very good


New York: Delacorte Press, (1975).. (1975).. Very good. - Large octavo, green paper covered boards backed with blue cloth titled in silver on the spine with the title stamped in blue on the front board, in a dust wrapper. The boards are dampstained. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed. [xi], 147 & [4] pages. Profuse color & black-and-white photographic illustrations by Geraldine Brooks. The contents are very good. First edition.Nicely inscribed on the verso of the ha... View more info

LIVES OF THE HUNTED, Containing a True Account of the Doings of Five Quadrupeds & Three Birds, and, in Elucidation of the Same, over 200 Drawings.

By: Seton-Thompson, Ernest.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901.: 1901.

Seller ID: 35567

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, pictorial brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine & front cover with an illustration stamped in black within a decorative gilt frame on the front cover, a circular vignette in black on the rear cover & decorations in black on the spine. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed & the rear cover is faded with some brown staining. The head & tail of the spine are chipped. 360 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white plates & vignettes by the author. There is occasion... View more info

IN MY FAMILY TREE: A Life with Chimpanzees

By: Siddle, Sheila

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Grove Press, (2002).: (2002).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26949

Condition: Fine


New York: Grove Press, (2002).. (2002).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. xiii, 281 & [2] pages. Near fine. Uncorrected proof.The book was written with journalist Doug Cress, a member of the board of trustees of Siddle's Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage. The foreword is by Jane Goodall.From the library of Peter Matthiessen. Laid in is a form letter on "Friends of Chimfunshi" letterhead from Doug Cress asking Matthiessen for a "jack... View more info

AMERICAN TRUFFLES: A Thanksgiving Fantasia. (Reprinted from Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Vol. XVI, No. 4, November, 1944)

By: Sigerist, Henry E

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Baltimore, MD]: Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 1944.: 1944.

Seller ID: 16716

Condition: Very good


[Baltimore, MD]: Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 1944.. 1944.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed light blue wrappers. The wraps are bumped with their edges darkened. Pages 402-409. Very good. After some ruminations on the history of the truffle in France, the author speculates on the likelihood of getting the government to finance an American truffle industry. View more info

HORSES ROUND THE WORLD

By: Slaughter, Jean

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia/New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1955).: (1955).

Seller ID: 22399

Condition: Good


Philadelphia/New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1955).. (1955).. Good. - Small quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed. The dust jacket is darkened, rubbed, chipped & soiled with tears & pieces out. 87 & [1] pages, including profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations. Very good in a fair dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. View more info

THE MUSHROOM HUNTER'S FIELD GUIDE. Revised and Enlarged

By: Smith, Alexander H

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1964.: 1964.

Seller ID: 1543

Condition: Very good


Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1964.. 1964.. Very good. - Tall octavo, pictorial paper covered boards. There is a tear to the paper along the rear joint. [viii] & 264 pp. plus section of 187 color illustrations. Also with profuse B&W illustrations. Very good. Second printing. View more info

Image for ORCHIDS FROM CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE. Edited by Samuel Sprunger. Catalogue and Index by Samuel Sprunger. Introduction by Phillip Cribb.

ORCHIDS FROM CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE. Edited by Samuel Sprunger. Catalogue and Index by Samuel Sprunger. Introduction by Phillip Cribb.

By: Sprunger, Samuel (editor).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cambridge, London, New York, et al: Cambridge University Press, (1986).: (1986).

Seller ID: 94674

Condition: Very good


- Quarto, 12-3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide. Green cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a color pictorial white dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly creased and soiled. 525 pages, with profuse color illustrations of orchids throughout. There is foxing to the top edge and fore-edge of the book with a dark glue stain to the rear endpaper. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

NISSEQUOGUE: Volume One / A Journey

By: Stock, Thomas Allen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Long Island, NY: Street Press, (1986).: (1986).

Seller ID: 23105

Condition: Very good


Long Island, NY: Street Press, (1986).. (1986).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial black, white & magenta wraps. The wraps are rubbed & lightly bumped. 63 & [1] pages. The top corner of the title page [probably an owner's name] has been excised. Numerous black-and- white illustrations & and maps. Very good. "From tiny trickles, a river is born".Scarce. View more info

SELECTIONS FROM THREE ESSAYS BY RICHARD WAGNER with Comment on a Subject of Such Importance to the Moral Progress of Humanity that it Constitutes an Issue in Ethics and Religion

By: Wagner, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (The Millennium Guild, 1954).: 1954).

Seller ID: 11832

Condition: Good


(The Millennium Guild, 1954).. 1954).. Good. - Octavo, light gray cloth titled in purple with a music stave in purple on the front cover. The covers are soiled & lightly bumped and the spine slightly stained. 144 pages, illustrated with a black & white portrait of M. R. L. Freshel. The stamp of the "Anti-Vivisection Society of N.Y." is stamped on the front endpaper. There is some craking to the hinges. Good. Third edition.Writings by Wagner on the subject o... View more info

LIVING RESOURCES OF THE SEA: Opportunities for Research and Expansion. A Conservation Foundation Study. Lionel A. Walford / Chief, Branch of Fishery Biology / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

By: Walford, Lionel A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: The Ronald Press Company, (1958).: (1958).

Seller ID: 5245

Condition: Very good


New York: The Ronald Press Company, (1958).. (1958).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly soiled, spotted & chipped with its spine darkened. xv & 321 pages. Illustrated with maps printed in red, gray & white. There is a small stain to the front pastedown & endpaper & the endpaper is lightly soiled. Very good in a good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. View more info

ESSAYS ON NATURAL HISTORY. Edited, with a Life of the Author by Norman Moore

By: Waterton, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London: Frederick Warne & Co. / New York: Scribner, Welford & Co., 1871.: 1871.

Seller ID: 31261

Condition: Good


London: Frederick Warne & Co. / New York: Scribner, Welford & Co., 1871.. 1871.. Good. - Thick octavo, cloth. The covers are spotted with their corners chipped & stained. The spine is faded with a small tear to its midsection. Its head & tail are chipped & there is a small piece out of the head. vii & 631 pages. Illustrated with 4 black-and-white plates, including a portrait frontispiece with a tissue guard. The hinges are just starting & the book is cracked at page 128.... View more info

EASY LESSONS IN VEGETABLE BIOLOGY; Or, Outlines of Plant Life

By: Whythe, Rev. J. H., M.D

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Phillips & Hunt / Cincinnati: Walden & Stowe, 1883.: 1883.

Seller ID: 14606

Condition: Good


New York: Phillips & Hunt / Cincinnati: Walden & Stowe, 1883.. 1883.. Good. - Small octavo, softcover bound in pictorial cream & rust brown wraps. The wraps are rubbed & soiled with a few tiny stains. The spine & extremities are darkened & the lower section of the backstrip is partially detached. 94 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. There are light pencil scribblings to the margins of 1 page. Good. First edition, wraps issue. First Edition. View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 16. Tenth Series. No. 95. Nov. 1935. (Cover title)

By: Woodward, Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A. K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 14097

Condition: Very good


London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.. 1935.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are lightly bumped & the head of the spine is slightly chipped. Pages [489]-572, unopened, plus 6 black-and- white plates. Also with black-and-white illustrations in the text. The corners of the leaves are slightly bumped. Very good. The articles include "Two New Lizards from Somaliland" by H. W.... View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 17. Tenth Series. No. 99. Mar. 1936. (Cover title)

By: Woodward, Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A. K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1936.: 1936.

Seller ID: 14098

Condition: Very good


London: Taylor and Francis, 1936.. 1936.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are bumped & the head of the spine is chipped. Pages [329]-412, unopened. The corners of the leaves are lightly bumped. 1 black-and-white plate & black-and-white illustrations in the text. Very good. The articles include "Descriptions and Records of Bees" by T. D. A. Cockerell, "A new Ascarid... View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 17. Tenth Series. No. 100. Apr. 1936. (Cover title)

By: Woodward, Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A. K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1936.: 1936.

Seller ID: 14099

Condition: Very good


London: Taylor and Francis, 1936.. 1936.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are bumped & the head of the spine is lightly chipped. Pages [413]-492, unopened. The corners of the leaves are lightly bumped & there are small creases to the front edges of some leaves. Black-and-white textual illustrations. Very good. The articles include "Descriptions and Records of Bees" by ... View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 16. Tenth Series. No. 93. Sept. 1935. (Cover title)

By: Woodward, Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A.K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 14038

Condition: Very good


London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.. 1935.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are lightly bumped with a tiny tear to the bottom corner of the front wrap. The head of the spine is chipped. Pages [321]-404, unopened. Illustrated with 1 black-and-white plate & with textual drawings & diagrams. The top page corners are lightly creased & the front edge of 1 leaf is a bit roughed. Very goo... View more info

THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology. Vol. 16. Tenth Series. No. 92. Aug. 1935. (Cover title)

By: Woodward. Sir A. Smith; Marshall, Sir Guy A. K.; Regan, C. Tate; and Calman, W. T.; editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 14139

Condition: Very good


London: Taylor and Francis, 1935.. 1935.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps with a decorative vignette in black on the front cover. The wraps are very lightly rubbed & bumped. Pages [161]-320, unopened. The page corners are lightly bumped & the front edges of a few of leaves are slightly creased. 2 black-and-white plates & black-and-white textual illustrations. Very good. The articles include "Three New Grasshoppers from South-eastern Tibe... View more info