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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection by Charles Darwin - n.d.: Reprinted from the sixth London edition with all additions and corrections

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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection by Charles Darwin - n.d.

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Reprinted from the sixth London edition with all additions and corrections

by Charles Darwin

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New York: A.L. Burt, n.d.. Reprint Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. The covers are quarter bound leather over marbled boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The covers show rubbing which enhances the period appearance. Endpapers are marbled, gilt top edge, clean contents and a tight binding. This edition was part of the "Burt's Library of the World's Best Books" series and, unlike the typical A.L. Burt reprint, is bound in a high quality binding.
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A Guide to the Rudolph Zallinger Mural The Age of Reptiles in the Peabody Museum, Yale...
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A Guide to the Rudolph Zallinger Mural The Age of Reptiles in the Peabody Museum, Yale University. Discovery Supplement Number 1.

by (Zallinger, Rudolph) Ostrom, John H. & Theodore Delevoryas

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New Haven, CT: Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, 1966. 38-page pamphlet, wire-stitched. Original green wrappers printed in black. Folding plate depicting the mural and "Earth Clock". Pencilled number to the edge of the upper wrapper. A fine copy. Reissue of this illustrated visitor's guide to the magisterial Age of Reptiles mural in the Great Hall of Yale's Peabody Museum, written by John Ostrom, one of the most important palaeontologists of the 20th century. Originally published in 1966 in the same pamphlet form. A beautiful copy in unusually nice condition. "The Age of Reptiles mural is an artistic masterpiece and was, for its time, perhaps the most scientifically accurate representation of the Mesozoic world ever created" (Black, "Creating the Age of Reptiles", Smithsonian Magazine, January 3, 2012). The 110-foot-long, 16-foot-high mural was completed between 1943 and 1947 by art student Rudolph Zallinger (1919-1995), who had previously been employed at the museum painting… Read More
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Winter - Notes from Montana
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Winter - Notes from Montana

by Bass, Rick

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarter cloth boards with pictorial dust jacket and mylar cover. Signed by author on title page. Dust jacket has sticker residue over the price, otherwise no wear or soiling present. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 162 pp; Signed by Author .
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Fresh Water Sponges, a Monograph, including Diagnosis of European Spongillidae by Prof. Franz...
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Fresh Water Sponges, a Monograph, including Diagnosis of European Spongillidae by Prof. Franz Vejdovsky (Prague)

by Potts, Edward

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Philadelphia: Academy of Natural Sciences, 1887. First edition. 1887 SCARCE ILLUSTRATED MONOGRAPH ON FRESH WATER SPONGES BY ARDENT PHILADELPHIA ZOOLOGIST WHO ASSEMBLED WORLD'S MOST COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF THE OBSCURE ORGANISMS. Bound offprint from Proceedings of the Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 9 1/2 inches tall hardcover, 3/4 green leather binding with marbled boards, spine with raised bands , gilt compartments and gilt title, marbled endpapers, decorative institutional bookplate to front paste-down, iv, [170] pp, plates V to XII. Small paper label bottom of spine, residue from removed label top of cover and back paste-down. Binding tight, text pages and plates unmarked; good+. EDWARD POTTS was a well-known Philadelphia zoologist, who donated his collection of fresh water sponges to the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. Described in Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, 1890, as "without a doubt the most comprehensive collection of the kind in the world--it comprises… Read More
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English Botany or Coloured Figures of British Plants With Their Essential Characters, Synonyms...
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English Botany or Coloured Figures of British Plants With Their Essential Characters, Synonyms and Places or Growth

by Smith, Sir James Edward/Sowerby, James

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Hand coloured copper engravings including: "Choetophora endivioefolia"; "Diatoma marinum"; "Diatoma striatulum"; "Diatoma flocculosum"; "Rivularia altra" and "Calothrix distorta"

plate size 6" x 3" -15.2 x 7.6 cm. paper size 9" x 5-1/2" -22.86 x 5.97 cm. Minor losses to one edge where previously bound but decent margins for matting/framing, a couple of light spots to margins generally in very good condition.

James Sowerby was an English Naturalist who published works on Botany, Mineralogy and Paleontology. He achieved widespread success not only as an illustrator but as a recognized scientist, classifying mineral descriptions and identifying botanical species. His illustrations were included in James Edward Smith's "A Specimen of the Botany of New Holland Hand", "Mineral Conchology of Great Britain " and Curtis's "Flora Londinensis". His English Botany was published in 267 monthly parts over a period of over 23 years.


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Curtis Botanical Magazine Plate 916: Uvularia Chinensis, Brown-Flowered Uvularia

Curtis Botanical Magazine Plate 916: Uvularia Chinensis, Brown-Flowered Uvularia

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London: T. Curtis, 1806. Very good +. This is a hand colored copper plate engraving. The print measures 5.5 x 9.25 inches, with a plate mark of 4.5 x 7.75. It is a beautiful decorative antique print expertly colored and beautifully composed. This particular plate has been trimmed at the rough edge. Curtis' work was the first study of British flora, and artists contributing to the opus included James Sowerby, Sydenham Teak Edwards, Francis Sansom and William Kilburn. "The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed, is an illustrated publication which began in 1787. The longest running botanical magazine, it is widely referred to by the subsequent name Curtis's Botanical Magazine. Each of the issues contains a description, in formal yet accessible language, and is renowned for featuring the work of two centuries of botanical illustrators. Many plants received their first publication on the pages, and the description given was enhanced by the keenly detailed illustrations. The first issue, in… Read More
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Galactic and Intergalactic Magnetic Fields (International Astronomical Union Symposia)

Galactic and Intergalactic Magnetic Fields (International Astronomical Union Symposia)

by International Astronomical Union, Rainer Beck, Peter Kronberg, R. Wielebinski

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Mushrooms and Other Common Fungi.
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Mushrooms and Other Common Fungi.

by Patterson, Flora W. & Vera K. Charles

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Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office for the United States Department of Agriculture, 1915. Octavo. Original cream wrappers printed in black. 38 plates from photographs. Wrappers faintly toned, mild dampstain affecting the lower corner of the wrappers and text, with some abraded areas where the corners of the leaves have stuck together, not generally affecting text. Very good condition. First edition of this well-illustrated guide to mushroom identification for the amateur collector. The first female mycologist to work at the United States Department of Agriculture, Flora Patterson (1847-1928) exhibited "the tenacity, audacity, and perspicacity of a true scientific visionary" (Reynolds, "Flora Patterson", Women in Microbiology, p. 219). She initially studied fungi as a childhood hobby, then attended several universities as a non-traditional student, taking a plant pathology course at Iowa State and completing her education at Radcliffe College, from where she was able to work in the Harvard… Read More
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Listening Point
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Listening Point

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. First edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good. Francis Lee Jaques. 242pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Bright green cloth over boards stamped in gilt and silver, with light wear to the extremities. In the illustrated price-clipped dust jacket, with darkening to the spine, and several closed and open tears to the edges. The most prominent tear is closed, measuring 2 1/2" deep. With 28 black-and-white drawings by Francis Lee Jaques. A first edition of the author's second book. "The book has prose that is close to poetry. The discerning eye of the naturalist is in every page. The color, breath, and sounds of the North Country are here in vivid form. Sigurd Olson is our modern Muir and Thoreau. He writes with depth and with feeling. This book of quiet adventure is hard to put down." - Justice William O. Douglas.
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Island Folk: The People of Isle Royale
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Island Folk: The People of Isle Royale

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Houghton, Michigan: Isle Royale Natural History Association, [1979]. Softcover book with pictorial wraps. 160p. B&W photos throughout text. This is the original printing, later reprinted by the University of Minnesota Press. Book has been well read and is in very good - condition with wear to the cover image along the edge and reading crease to front cover, corners bumped and shelf wear. Pages are clean and unmarked with light staining on the edge of a few pages. Please see photos for specifics. A portion of all book sales from Babcock & 68th are donated to charity.
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Curtis Botanical Magazine Plate 792: Colutea Galegifolia, Small-Leaved Bladder-Senna

Curtis Botanical Magazine Plate 792: Colutea Galegifolia, Small-Leaved Bladder-Senna

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London: T. Curtis, 1804. Very good +. This is a hand colored copper plate engraving. The print measures 5.5 x 9.25 inches, with a plate mark of 4.5 x 7.75. It is a beautiful decorative antique print expertly colored and beautifully composed. This particular plate has been trimmed at the rough edge. Curtis' work was the first study of British flora, and artists contributing to the opus included James Sowerby, Sydenham Teak Edwards, Francis Sansom and William Kilburn. "The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed, is an illustrated publication which began in 1787. The longest running botanical magazine, it is widely referred to by the subsequent name Curtis's Botanical Magazine. Each of the issues contains a description, in formal yet accessible language, and is renowned for featuring the work of two centuries of botanical illustrators. Many plants received their first publication on the pages, and the description given was enhanced by the keenly detailed illustrations. The first issue, in… Read More
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

by Darwin, Charles

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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION
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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION

by DARWIN CHARLES

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On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection

by Darwin, Charles

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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

by Charles Darwin

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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: By Charles Darwin - Illustrated

by Charles Darwin

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On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection: Original Classics and Annotated

by Darwin, Charles

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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: The Preservation of Favoured Races in the...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

by Charles Darwin

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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

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Cap'n Kid Goes To The South Pole

Cap'n Kid Goes To The South Pole

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Engle, Joanna. Cap'n Kid Goes To The South Pole. A Seaworld Adventure featuring Shamu, the Killer Whale. RARE. Children's Book. Used. Good, clean Condition. Softcover. Stapled binding. Random House copyright 1983. 5 ½ X 5. ISBN 0394856430. Original cover price $1.25.
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The Polynesian Triangle

The Polynesian Triangle

by Berry, Eric

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Eric Berry: The Polynesian Triangle, 1968 Funk & Wagnalls. USED. VERY GOOD CONDITION/ VERY GOOD UNCLIPPED ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. SCARCE THUS. SUMMARY: THE 3,000 YEAR HISTORY OF POLYNESIA AND ITS PEOPLES. ANTHROPOLOGY. A NICE FIND.
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Oregon; Or, a Short History of a Long Journey

Oregon; Or, a Short History of a Long Journey: Narrative of a Journey Across the Rocky Mountains, to the Columbia River

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Key to the Fishes of Northern Europe

Key to the Fishes of Northern Europe

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ICEBERGS AND GLACIERS
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ICEBERGS AND GLACIERS

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New York: William Morrow and Company, inc., 1987. First Edition. Extensively illustrated with large and beautiful photographs. Square 4to, publisher’s original pictorial boards in the original decorated dustjacket. (30). A fine, bright copy. In clear, concise text and exceptional, full color photographs, noted science author Seymour Simon explains how different types of glaciers and icebergs are formed, how they move, and how they affect life on Earth. He also explores some of their mysteries: Can icebergs be used as a source of fresh water for dry lands? And will the ice ages return, covering the continents with glaciers as they did twenty thousand years ago?
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The Natural History of Selborne; With Observations on Various Parts of Nature; and The...

The Natural History of Selborne; With Observations on Various Parts of Nature; and The Naturalist's Calendar

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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1851. Leather Bound. Good. Half leather over cloth boards in good condition. Marbled endpapers. TEG. With 40 hand-colored engravings. Raised bands on the spine. A few words underlined pp. 115-116. Some foxing. Eight pages have a dark mark in the center of the page, but the text is still legible. A damp stain on the lower corner of many pages. With additions and Supplementary notes by William Jardine. Edited with further illustrations, a biographical sketch of the author and a complete index by Edward Jesse.
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Think South: How We Got Six Men and Forty Dogs Across Antarctica
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Think South: How We Got Six Men and Forty Dogs Across Antarctica

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St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2015. Single volume, hardcover with dust jacket, xv [1], 282pp [6], illustrated with maps and b&w photos. First Edition, First Printing. Author signature and inscription on Author page. Previous owner gift inscription on front free endpaper. Near fine unread book. Dust jacket showing light signs of shelf wear. Foreword, cover photo and all expedition photos by Will Steger. Please see photos for specifics. A portion of all book sales from Babcock & 68th are donated to charity.
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Curtis Botanical Magazine Plate 869: Allium Triquetrum, Three-Edged Garlick

Curtis Botanical Magazine Plate 869: Allium Triquetrum, Three-Edged Garlick

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Curtis Botanical Magazine Plate 846: Ixia Erecta, v. Lutea, Yellow Upright Ixia

Curtis Botanical Magazine Plate 846: Ixia Erecta, v. Lutea, Yellow Upright Ixia

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Curtis Botanical Magazine Plate 750: Moraea Papilonacea, Dwarf Moraea

Curtis Botanical Magazine Plate 750: Moraea Papilonacea, Dwarf Moraea

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London: T. Curtis, 1804. Very good +. This is a hand colored copper plate engraving. The print measures 5.5 x 9.25 inches, with a plate mark of 4.5 x 7.75. It is a beautiful decorative antique print expertly colored and beautifully composed. This particular plate has been trimmed at the rough edge. Curtis' work was the first study of British flora, and artists contributing to the opus included James Sowerby, Sydenham Teak Edwards, Francis Sansom and William Kilburn. "The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed, is an illustrated publication which began in 1787. The longest running botanical magazine, it is widely referred to by the subsequent name Curtis's Botanical Magazine. Each of the issues contains a description, in formal yet accessible language, and is renowned for featuring the work of two centuries of botanical illustrators. Many plants received their first publication on the pages, and the description given was enhanced by the keenly detailed illustrations. The first issue, in… Read More
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£27.92