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Wodarch's Introduction to the Study of Conchology With Observations on the Nature and Properties of the Animals; and Directions for Collecting, Preserving, and Cleaning Shells.

By Mawe, J(ohn)

London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1827. Second edition. Hardcover. Very good. 2nd edition. Small octavo. Half leather over blue paper boards. Gilt itle and yer on spine. Wear to edges and corners of boards, head and heel of spine. Corners bumped. Slight foxing to early and late pages. 140 p. w/ 1 lithographic color frontis and 6 hand colored plates.


Common Sea-Shells of California

By Keep, Josiah.

San Francisco: Upton Bros. , 1881. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. First edition. Very good (6.25 x 4.25) Some spotting to front board. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Endpapers browned. Blue cloth with gilt title on front board, no title on spine. 16 b&w plates w/ indexes to illustrations and text. A useful book covering the more common shells one might find in California. Went into many editions.


Stonechats : a Guide ot the Genus Saxicola

By Urquhart, Ewan

New Haven, CT.: Yale University Press, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Large octavo (sandard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 320 p. w/ b&w and color illus., glossary, bibliography, index. Covers the 14 members of the genus, both stonechats and bushchats.


World Atlas of Dog Breeds 6th edition

By De Vito, Dominique, with Heather Russell-Revesz and Stephanie Fornino

Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, 2009. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Thick, heavy octavo in slightly landscape format (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 959 p. w/ color illus., maps, bibliography, index, and glossaries of canine termnology and of disorers and diseases. A very good reference work, with may illus. and small sections on important aspect of each breed. Each breed gets 2 pages, but the book is very comprehensive in scope.


The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Michigan

By Brewer, Richard; Gail A. McPeek; and Raymond J. Adams, Jr.

East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Quarto-sized (oversized). Light wear to edges of boards. Dj has wear along edges with a few minor tears and some slight scuffing to covers. 594 pages with maps, tables, illustrations, bibliography, 2 appendices (1. taxonomic lisr, 2. block totals and relative block index), and index. A handsome reference work for anyone interested in the birds of Michigan.


The Fur Seals and Other Life of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska, in 1914. From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume XXXIV, 1914. Document No. 820, Issued June 19, 1915.

By Osgood, Wilfred H., Edward A. Preble, and George H. Parker.

Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1915. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Good quarto-sized hardcover in maroon cloth binding (original binding) without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing to edges of boards with wear across front cover as well. Bumping to head and heel of spine and corners of covers. Some scuffing to covers with Dark marks across front cover as well. Page edges are browned. 172 pages with 24 foldout maps, illustrations, tables, and bibliography. A detailed look at the wildlife of these islands focusing mainly on the Alaska Fur Seal.