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Indigenous Peoples: Living and Working Conditions of Aboriginal  Populations in Independent Countries
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Indigenous Peoples: Living and Working Conditions of Aboriginal Populations in Independent Countries

By International Labour Office

International Labour Office. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1953. 1st Edition. Hardcover. No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Bound in gray buckram. . A major study of the living and working conditions of the indigenous peoples of the world, circa 1950. Includes 24 photographic plates, 49 tables, ten maps and extensive bibliographies. A beautiful copy. . Studies and Reports, New Series No. 35 Series. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 628 pages. C1 .

$40.00

Evolution or Extinction  The Choice Before Us : A Systems Approach to the  Study of the Future
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Evolution or Extinction The Choice Before Us : A Systems Approach to the Study of the Future

By Curtis, Richard Kenneth

Pergamon. Very Good+. 1982. 1st Edition. Softcover. Bump to top corner, else Fine. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Extensive references, indexes. A solid, attractive copy. . International Series in Experimental Social Psychology Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 447 pages. Signed by Author. L2 .

$30.00

The Flowering of Man:  A Tzotzil Botany of Zinacantan, in Two (2) Volumes  [Vols. I & II]
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The Flowering of Man: A Tzotzil Botany of Zinacantan, in Two (2) Volumes [Vols. I & II]

By Laughlin, Dennis E. Breedlove & Robert M.

Smithsonian Institution. Very Good+. 1993. 1st Edition. Softcover. Light rubbing to extremities, light creasing along spines. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Printed on coated paper, illustrated with b/w photos, figures, tables. A handsome copy of the first edition. This is NOT the abridged edition. Two volumes. . Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, Number 35 Series. Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 706 pages. G4 .

$130.00

Caste and the Economic Frontier;  A Village in Highland Orissa
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Caste and the Economic Frontier; A Village in Highland Orissa

By Bailey, F. G.

Oxford University Press, Indian Branch. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1958. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket has edge-creasing, one-inch closed tear and several tiny tears. Spine is sunned. Jacket is now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has two mildly bumped corners, small and innocuous name stamp and hand-written address of former owner on first endpaper. Contents are excellent, with very tight binding, clean and crisp pages. Book appears unread. . Classic sociological-economic study of a small Hindu village in the Orissa Hills of India. Includes 8 pages of plates as well as tables, charts, and maps. An excellent copy. This is the first Indian edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 292 pages. G3 .

$22.50

Agriculture, Horticulture, Live Stock, Mining and Oil Section: the Rocky  Mountain News Sunday, Dec. 28, 1924
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Agriculture, Horticulture, Live Stock, Mining and Oil Section: the Rocky Mountain News Sunday, Dec. 28, 1924

By Anon.

Denver, CO. Denver, CO: Rocky Mountain News. Good with no dust jacket. 1924. 1st Edition. Softcover. Pages are yellowed, printed in black and red, several minor tears. . This is a complete section of a newspaper, the Rocky Mountain News. The entire original 12-page first section is included. This is an end-of-year summary of activities, and includes statistics for the year for many products. It also includes many short articles, classified ads, many other ads including full-page ads for the University of Denver and The Rock Island Railroad line; much more. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 12 pages. U6 .

$30.00

Nature's Wonderland
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Nature's Wonderland

By Sellars, David Kelly & William Mayne Longnecker & Mamie Eppler

Dallas. Dallas: Southern Publishing Co. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1938. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth covers are a little rubbed at extremities, owner bookplate on first endpaper, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. This is a beautiful copy. . A gorgeous and authoritative introduction to science for older children, beautifully illustrated by b/w line drawings and many full color illustrations which are probably done in colored pencil. This is the first edition hardcover, not the later paperback reprint. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 363 pages. T6 .

$40.00

California Redwood: its Physical and Mechanical Properties in Comparison  with Other Woods Based on U. S. Government Tables and its Record of Service
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California Redwood: its Physical and Mechanical Properties in Comparison with Other Woods Based on U. S. Government Tables and its Record of Service

By California Redwood Association

California Redwood Association. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1928. Softcover. Slight foxing to title page, no other defects. Stapled, textured card covers, 48 pages. . This is a promotional publication by the California Redwood Association on behalf of its Member Mills. It gives textual descriptions and tabular data on the redwood as compared to other woods. Includes many ads as well. Printed on coated paper. A fascinating historical document. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 48 pages. T3 .

$95.00

Botanical Latin: History, Grammar, Syntax, Terminology, and Vocabulary
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Botanical Latin: History, Grammar, Syntax, Terminology, and Vocabulary

By Stesrn, William T. & William T. Stearn

David & Charles Publishers. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1986. 3rd Revised Edition. 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Dust jacket has very slight edgewear, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 566 pages. S5 .

$25.00

Report of the Secretary of Agriculture, 1890
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Report of the Secretary of Agriculture, 1890

By Secretary Of Agriculture [United States of America]

Washington DC. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1890. Hardcover. Light scuffing and soil to black cloth covers, slightly sunned and dulled gilt titles to spine. Page ends are darkened. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Consists of 21 separate reports by the Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Division Chiefs, and Special Agents. Topics treated include silk reeling; agricultural statistics on corn, wheat, and cotton production; edible mushrooms; various plant diseases; several fruits and much more. Includes 46 plates, 14 in full color. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 612 pages. H1 .

$45.00

Gravity and the Organism
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Gravity and the Organism

By Gordon, Solon A. and Melvin J. Cohen, Eds.

University of Chicago Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1971. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket is rubbed at extremities with two short tears, faded spine, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Covers of book have a few scuff marks, blacked-out owner name to first endpaper. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Thirty-nine scholarly papers address aspects of the general subject. Profusely illustrated with photos and drawings. Papers from the 1967 interdisciplinary symposium on the influence of gravity on living matter, sponsored by the National Academy of Science and NASA. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 474 pages. H1 .

$21.50

Farm Crops: Judging, Identification and Grading
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Farm Crops: Judging, Identification and Grading

By Staten, Hi W. ; Melvin D. Jones

Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Blakiston Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1951. Hardcover. Slight sunning to spine, minor corner bump to front cover. Green cloth covers with silver titles. . Designed as a comprehensive textbook in judging and identification of farm crops and the training of judging teams in high schools and colleges. Glossary, bibliography, index. Illustrated with b/w photos. Printed on coated paper. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 251 pages. C1 .

$22.50

Manual of the Grasses of the West Indies  (Misc. Publication No. 243)
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Manual of the Grasses of the West Indies (Misc. Publication No. 243)

By Hitchcock, A. S.

Washington DC. Washington DC: U. S. Department of Agriculture. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1936. Hardcover. Green buckram covers are scuffed and rubbed, pages slightly yellowed. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . An important reference guide, profusely illustrated. Formerly property of the Corporacion Boliviana de Fomento, with its stamp on the first endpaper. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 439 pages. L5 .

$35.00

A Handbook of British Flowering Plants
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A Handbook of British Flowering Plants

By Melderis, Dr. A. / Bangerter, E. B. , Eds.

NY. NY: Abelard-Schuman. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1959. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Jacket has light rubbing to extremities, laminate is just beginning to peel at back cover, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Corner of first free endpaper has been clipped. Binding is tight, pages are crisp and unmarked, the book appears unread. An attractive copy. . A major work, this book has 24 color plates, each depicting ten plants, and 220 line diagrams. Maroon cloth covers with bright gilt titles. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 359 pages. H1 .

$16.50

The Technological Value of the Sugar Beet Proceedings of the XIth Session  of the Commission Internationale Technique De Sucrerie, Frankfurt 1960
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The Technological Value of the Sugar Beet Proceedings of the XIth Session of the Commission Internationale Technique De Sucrerie, Frankfurt 1960

By Elsevier Publishing Company

Amsterdam. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1962. 1st Edition. Hardcover. A few small light stains to top page ends, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Printed on coated paper, bound in green cloth with bright gilt titles to spine. . 26 scholarly papers on various aspects of the topic. Texts are given in English, French, or German. Scarce. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 319 pages. G6 .

$80.00

Let the Whole Party Mobilize for a Vast Effort to Develop Agriculture and  Build Tachai-Type Counties Throughout the Country
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Let the Whole Party Mobilize for a Vast Effort to Develop Agriculture and Build Tachai-Type Counties Throughout the Country

By Kuo-Feng, Hua

Peking. Peking: Foreign Languages Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1975. Softcover. Paper covers are a little dinged, lightly creased. . Tachai was a model community for agricultural production and modernization during China's cultural revolution. 72pp. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 72 pages. B3 .

$15.00

The Biogeography of a Savanna Landscape:  The Gran Pajonal of Eastern Peru
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The Biogeography of a Savanna Landscape: The Gran Pajonal of Eastern Peru

By Denevan, W. / Chrostowski, S.

Montreal. Montreal: Department of Geography, Mcgill U.. Fine with no dust jacket. 1970. Softcover. No defects. . Research report on the Gran Pajonal savannas of Peru. 69 p. Errata sheet laid in, Bibliography. . McGill University Savanna Research Project Series. Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 69 pages. M1 .

$35.00

Onion Avenue
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Onion Avenue

By McNab, Nora Stangland

Minot, ND. Minot, ND: North American Heritage Press. Fine. 1991. Softcover. No defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. Women and life on an onion farm in northern Indiana in the late 1930s. Glossy pictorial cover, 208p. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by author on half title page. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Signed by Author. H4 .

$21.50