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Image for A Synopsis of the Genera of American Plants, According to the Latest Improvements on the Linnean System: With the new Genera of Michaux and others.

A Synopsis of the Genera of American Plants, According to the Latest Improvements on the Linnean System: With the new Genera of Michaux and others.

By: (Rich, O.)

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Georgetown, D.C., Carter, J.M. for J. Milligan and others: 1814

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004490


viii + 167 + [3] pp including ad on [169]. Index. 3/4 leather with hard paper boards. Leather spine just a little rubbed, gilt bright and legible , leather corners a little rubbed, boards a bit rubbed as well with old small name sticker at bottom front. Interior has names of Heydrick family of Philadelphia, 1816 on end papers in a few different hands along with some doodling, more Heydrick family on 2nd fly. Title page and following leaf have light humidity stain, titl... View more info

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Der Bernstein und Seine Einschlusse

By: Bachoffen-Echt, Dr. Adolf

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Vienna, Springer-Verlag: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005076


[iii] ff + 204 pp. Color frontis photo, 188 text illustrations textabbildungen. In German. White paper dust jacket with photo is chipped and worn around the edges. DJ is attacked to boards at the spine. White card covers are clean, corners bit bend, spine tips a little rubbed. Interior has old owner bookplates, but otherwise clean and unmarked. A decent, usable copy of the first edition of this book that is still in print. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

Les Poissons Fossiles Du Monte Bolca. Classes Jasqu'ici dans Les Familles Des Carangidae, Menidae, Ephippidae, Scatophagidae. Tome I. Texte & Tome II. Planches

By: Blot, Jacques

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Verona, Museo Civico Di Storia Naturale Di Verona: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003717


x + 525 pages AND ca 200 unnumbered pages with 100 black & white full page plates. Vol. I illustrated with 160 text figures, Vol. II is plates only. Brown card covers with illustration of fossil fish and red ruling have some normal wear, bit of edge curling, library spine label. Interiors have normal library markings and some general shelf wear, but unmarked and presentable. Vol. II top of spine is a little torn. Vol. I includes the text, the 160 figures, bibliogra... View more info

Biologia Gallo-Hellenica. 2000 Volume XXVI No. 1

By: Bonnet, L., Canard, M., Economidou, E., Filianos, S, et al

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Groupe Franco-Hellenique De Recherches Biologiques: 2000

Seller ID: 002155


97 pp. Illus maps, charts, figures. In French, English, German,Greek, etc. Blue and white card covers are clean with minimal wear, small price sticker scar, interior clean and unmarked. Hard to find.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Biologia Gallo-Hellenica. 1969, Volume II, No. 2

By: Bonnet, L., De Camps, H., Matsakis, J. Th., Et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Groupe Franco-Hellenique De Recherches Biologiques: 1969

Seller ID: 002154


93-197 pp. Illus maps, charts, figures. In French, English, German,Greek, etc. Blue and white card covers are clean with minimal wear, small price sticker scar, interior clean and unmarked. Hard to find.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Lichens of the Ottawa Region. With 2 signed letters from the author

By: Brodo, Irwin M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museum of Natural Sciences: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7601


ii, 111 pgs. Pale yellow cream cards with black plastic comb binding. covers a bit grubby but still respectable. Interior read but unmarked. Inside are two letters from the author to another scholar discussing comments on the keys Scarce ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 111 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Summary Report of the Mines Branch of the Department of Mines for the Calendar Year Ending December 31, 1912 [together with the Report for the Calendar year Ending December 31] 1913, [and with the Report for the Calendar Year Ending December 31,] 1914

By: Canada Department of Mines

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ottawa, C.H.Parmelee: 1913

Seller ID: 002756


ix + 174 pp + 2 large folding maps, x + 214 pp, ix + 232 pp + xii plates + xx ads. Heavily illustrated with plates, maps, folding maps, charts, photos, etc. Three years -- 1912, 1913 and 1914 -- found as one, with original blue card covers for 1913 and 1914 bound in. Black library buckram binding with gilt to the spine is clean, bit worn, spine tips worn. Interior has Library of Congress stamp and card pocket at rear, first title page has stamps and punch stamps alon... View more info

The Quaternary Era; with Special Reference to Its Glaciation. Vol. I & II

By: Charlesworth, J.K.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000268


1699 pp + xlvii+ xxxi. Reprint of the 1957 edition, in 2 volumes. 330 text illustrations, 32 half-tone plates. General and systematic index. Vol. I consists of Glaciology (Land and Sea ice) and Glacial Geology; glacial erosion and depositions; periglacial processes. Volume II is the Quaternary Era plus a bibliography of over 1,900 entries with the two indices. An important feature of the book is the inclusion, due to the use of special contractions for the titles of... View more info

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Indagine Sui Pascolli Della Sardegna

By: Cossu, Amatore

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sassari, Sardinia, Gallizzi: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005134


118 pp + indice. In Italian. Original grey card covers are clean, sunned, especially at the back top cover and spine. Interior clean and unmarked, except someone has corrected "orientale" to "occidentale" in pen on page 13. (Lavoro eseguito per conto della Commissione Economica di Studio per la Rinascita della Sardegna). Quite scarce. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

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Mathematical Modelling of Tides and Estuarine Circulation The Coastal Seas of Southern British Columbia and Washington State

By: Crean, Patrick B. ; Murty, T. S. ; Stronach, J.a.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K: 1988

Seller ID: 5861


Xv + 471 pp. Indexes, references. Illustrated with charts and maps, photo of Norman Stuart Heaps before title, gift inscription from author Patrick Crean on title page dated Dec 88. Orange and green paper card covers have a bent front top corner, some corner wear elsewhere, interior obviously read but clean and nice. Good copy. The increasing exploitation of coastal waters as well as the increasing discharge of domestic and industrial effluents into them underscore the n... View more info

Darwin and Humboldt: Their Lives and Work

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: US, The Humboldt Pub. Co,: 1883

Seller ID: 001785


46 pps. Contents page in back. Binding is softcover: cloth wrapped boards. Wear to corners, buff label age darkened. Interior has book plate of William Schroeder, M.D. along with his presentation to a Medical Society library dated 1911. Some library stamps. All text pages have a small hole which was patched with cello tape many years ago, some pages affecting text yet all is readable. Old library clipping attached to last page. Still sturdy.; Ex-Library; 8" x 4&#... View more info

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Environmental Protection, Security and Armed Conflict A Sustainable Development Perspective

By: Das, Onita

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cheltenham & Northampton, Edward Elgar Pub: 2013

Seller ID: 5930


Xx, 270 pp. Index. Table of cases, table of legislation. Glossy green and yellow hard paper covers are clean and unmarked, book just slightly cocked, interior clean and tight. Good copy. Explores environmental protection relevant to security and armed conflict from a sustainable development perspective. The author details how at each stage of the armed conflict life cycle, policy law and enforcement have fallen short of the sustainable development model and concludes wit... View more info

Edelsteine Und Schmucksteine. Zweite, Vollstandig Neu Bearbeitet Auflage Mit Ausfuhrlichen Angaben Uber Die Naturlichen Und Gezuchteten Perlen, Uber Die Edelstein-Industrie und Den Edelstein-Handel

By: Eppler, Dr. W. Fr.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Von Wilhelm Diebener: 1934

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 001563


559 pp. Mit 4 farbigen Tafeln under uber 300 Textabbildungen. 4 colored plates and over 300 text illus. Includes article pasted in at front "der synthetische Smaragd" and booklet pasted at rear "Edel und Schmucksteine". Blue cloth cover is a little worn and faded. Inside there are some ownership stamps but otherwise clean and nice. A heavy book. Schließt Artikel mitein, der in an Front eingefügt wird, „der synthetische Smaragd“ und Druckschrift,... View more info

Expedicion a Chile. Volumen IV (Cronica De Una E xpedicion a Chile. Tomo 4)

By: Fernandez M., Juan, Gerente General

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Editora Nacional Gabriela Mistral:

Seller ID: 002323


244 pp + 3 large folding maps in rear pocket. Illustrated with many color photos and text figures. Includes Ultimo fogon en Carrizal Bajo; Combarbala y la leyenda del culebron; Combarbala y el mundo de las aves; El vuelo de las aves (Fisica del vuelo, el ala y las plumas); El mundo de las aves y Hualpen; El clima; Hulapen. In Spanish. Dark red paper dust jacket is in two pieces and heavily chipped. Leatherette. Book corners are bumped. Interior has signatures on titl... View more info

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Peces de la Bahia de Santander y su Entorno

By: Fiesgo, Gerardo Garcia-Castillo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Santander, Espana, Fundacion Marcelino Botin: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005078


412 pp. Bibliografia de interes, apendice taxonomico, indice de nombres cientificos. Illustrated throughout with beautiful, accurate sketches of the fish. In Spanish. Inscription by Gerardo on the half title. Green and purple soft paper wraps are clean, just a bit of wear, interior clean and unmarked. Matching bookmark included. Very nice copy. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Documents Zoologiques pour Servir a la Monographie des Cheiropteres sud-Americains.  with  9 leaves of plates

Documents Zoologiques pour Servir a la Monographie des Cheiropteres sud-Americains. with 9 leaves of plates

By: Gervais, M. Paul

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Paris, P. Bertrand: 1856

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004535


p. 25-87, [9] leaves of plates. Memoire accompagne de neuf planches lithographiees. Extrait de la Zoologie de l'Expedition dans les parties centrales de l'Amerique du Sud, pubnliee sous la direction de M. le comte Francis de Castelnau. Original green hard paper boards are worn and aged, spine perished, corners of boards rubbed and chipped, small lack at bottom front joint. Interior first page has old institution impressed stamp, paper thinned and partly missing at top... View more info

Faune Des Colonies Francaises. Tome Premier

By: Gruvel, A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Paris, Societe d'Editions Geographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002544


vii + I + 25 pp + index bibliographique. Illustrated with plates. In French. Tome 1, Fasc. 1, No. 1. Original grey paper wraps are sunned at the edges, top has an ink mark, back cover has a chip out at corner, interior paper is toned, binding fragile. Scarce.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Moths and Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 9. Sphingidae - Noctuidae Noctuinae and Hadeninae

By: Heath, John & Emmet, A. Maitland, Editors

Price: $42.00

Publisher: London, Curwen Book: 1979

Seller ID: 002147


288 pp. Index. Illus color 16 color plates, many bw illus,maps,charts, etc. Vol. 9 of the series. Dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine has large Dewey spine label taped to bottom spine, corners bit bumped. Interior has some small marks to first fly, half title has some light pencil marks, gilt book store sticker to title page, no other marks, nice copy.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Papua and New Guinea Agricultural Journal, Vol. 9, October, 1954, No. 2

By: Henderson, F.C., ; Ewart, K.; Womersley, .S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Port Moresby, Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000713


pp 45-92 + ads, original wraps stapled, illustrated. Articles include Cacao as a Crop for the Owner-Manager in Pappua and New Guinea by Henderson; Report on Mechanization of Agricultural Crops in New Guinea by Ewart; Brucellosis of Cattle; Cover Crops and Green Manures; A Foetid Weed from Rabaul by Womersley. Cream card wraps are chipped at the corners, bent at back cover, stamp of Andrew P. Vayda the scholarly ecologist of the area, interior a little dog eared and t... View more info

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St. Nicotine of the Peace Pipe

By: HEward, Edward Vincent

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004648


xvii, 197 pp. With full page plates and 5 text cuts. Brown cloth covers with gilt decoration and blind ruling. covers are clean, bit of rubbing and wear at spine tips, joints lightly rubbed, interior pencil erasure first fly, front hinge starting, otherwise clean and nice. An attractive copy of this interesting look at tobacco, it's history and uses, long before the "saint" became known as a demon. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info