Category: Natural History


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The Illinois Herb Co. Almanac (1939)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Illinois Herb Co. 1939:

Seller ID: 4088

VG+. Pamphlet. Herbs ae nature's way to health. 80 pp. View more info

Cornell Nature-Study Leaflets

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: J. B. Lyon Co., Printers, 1904:

Seller ID: 9068

Very Good. Being a selection, with revision, from the teachers leaflets, home nature study lessons, junior naturalist monthlies and other publications from the College of Agriculture, Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y. 1896-1904. Nature Study Bulletin No. I. 606 pp. with illustrations throughout. Quite "hefty" in weight. Dark green boards with imprinted gilt lettering on cover and spine. View more info

Maryland Geological Survey (Volume Six)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press: 1906

Seller ID: 29331

Condition: VG++

578 pp. with 75 plates and numerous maps, illustrations and charts. However, the map which usually is in the envelope in the rear is not present, although the envelope is affixed to the rear cover. Part I deals with the physical features of Maryland in an extremely extensive manner, while Part II deals with the exhibits of Maryland Mineral Resources. Part III is the Fourth Report on the Highways of Maryland. Part IV is the First Report on State Highway Construction, and lastly, Part V deals with the counties of Maryland, their origin, boundaries and election districts. Green boards with g... View more info

Maryland Geological Survey (Devonian Plates, Lower, Middle and Upper)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29343

Condition: Very Good

157 pp. with 73 plates illustrating many hundreds of illustrations regarding the systematic paleontology of the Lower, Middle and Upper Devonian of Maryland. Green boards with gilt lettering and design on cover and spine. View more info

Water Control Criteria

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Federal Water Pollution Control Admin.: 1968

Seller ID: 32501

Condition: Very Good

Report of the National Technical Advisory Committee to the Secretary of the Interior. 234 pp. with charts, lists, tables and cited literature. Considered to be the most comprehensive document on water quality requirements at the time of publication. Green boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. View more info

Sisters of the Earth

By: Anderson, Lorraine (Edited by)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage Books, 1991: 1991

Seller ID: 3735

Condition: VG+

VG+. Trade Paper. Women's prose and poetry about nature. 426 pp. View more info

Birds, Bush and Barnacles (Prince Edward Island)

By: Anon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dept. Of the Environment and Tourism:

Seller ID: 12962

VG+. Oblong Softcover. ND. Circa mid 1970's. 35 pp. with illustrations and descriptions. View more info

Forces of Change

By: Anon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Smithsonian Inst. In Assoc. With National Geographic, 2000:

Seller ID: 13437

Near Fine. Oversized Softcover. A new view of nature. 256 pp. with beautiful color photographs as well as original essays, images and insights from Daniel Botkin, John McPhee, Stephen Jay Gould and many others. View more info

the Sea Beach at Ebb Tide (A guide to the study of the seaweeds and the lower animal life found between tide marks)

By: Arnold, Augusta Foote

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dover Publications 1968: 1968

Seller ID: 702

Condition: Very Good

More than 600 illustrations. Reproduction of the 1901 edition. Trade paper. 85 plates plus index. 490 pp. VG View more info

The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

By: Bailey, L. H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Co.: 1944

Seller ID: 37161

Condition: Very Good

Three volume set illustrated with colored platees, 4,000 engravings in the text and 96 full page cuts. A discussion for the amateur and the professional and commercial grower, of the kinds, characteristics and methods of cultivations of the species of plants grown in the regions of the United States and Canada for ornament, for fancy, for fruit and for vegetables, with keys to the natural families and genera, descriptions of the horticultural capabilities of the states and provinces and dependent islands, and sketches of eminent horticulturalists. Octavo volumes of forest green cloth with g... View more info

A Pocket Guide to Butterflies and Moths

By: Balmer, Elizabeth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Parragon Pub.: 2007

Seller ID: 32862

Condition: As New

255 pp. which provide detailed descriptions to enable easy identification of butterflies including fact boxes which provide concise information about habitat, range and behavioral characteristics for each species. Illustrated throughout with beautiful color photographs. Laminated pictorial cover with French sleeves. View more info

Wild to the Heart

By: Bass, Rick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company 1987: 1987

Seller ID: 452

Condition: Very Good

174 pp. Softback VG View more info

A Naturalists Life of New York

By: Beebe, William, Illustrated by Donald Carlisle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: The Bodley Head, 1954:

Seller ID: 9063

Very Good/Very Good. Too old to be seen, too young to be seen, too small to be seen, too clear to be seen, too disguised to be seen, too high to be seen, too dark to be seen, too deep to be seen, too familiar to be seen. 165 pp. with illustrations throughout. Minor wear/tear around edges of DJ. View more info

The Book of Botanical Prints (The Complete Plates)

By: Besler, Basilius

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Taschen/Barnes & Noble: 2007

Seller ID: 37191

ISBN: 1-4351-0018-2/3

Condition: As New

444 pp. with a total of 367 copper plate engravings presenting almost 1,100 plant types. Their order of presentation is based on the approximate blossoming period of the plants they show. A great treasure of botanical literature. An absolutely stunning volume. Oversized folio. View more info

Ring of Fire (Exploring the last remote places of the world)

By: Blair, Lawrence (with Lorne Blair)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bantam Books 1988: 1988

Seller ID: 1122

Condition: Fine

From the PBS television series Adventure. 272 pp. F/F View more info

Okavango (Sea of Land, Land of Water)

By: Bond, Creina (Text by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: C. Struik (PTY) Ltd.: 1978

Seller ID: 23532

Condition: VG+

Photographs by Peter Johnson and Anthony Bannister. First edition, second impression. 202 pp. A world of water and sand with mysteries abounding. A land of butterflies, flamingo, buffalo and much more. View more info

Insects of America North of Mexico

By: Borror, Donald J. And Richard E. White

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1984

Seller ID: 32628

Condition: As New

Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. 404 pp. with numerous pages of color plates, black and white plates, illustrations, charts and much more. Collector's Lifetime Edition. Red morrocan leather with gilt lettering and design on cover and spine. Gilt edges around. Red silk page marker and book plate tipped in. View more info

Ape Man -Fact or Fallacy?

By: Bowden, M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kent, Great Britain: Sovereign Pub. 1977:

Seller ID: 8292

VG+. Softcover. 196 pp. with illustrations throughout. View more info

Speak to the Earth

By: Breyfogle, William A., Illustrated by William Schaldach

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company, 1961:

Seller ID: 9061

Very Good/Very Good. First Printing. A collection of essays on natural history and man's place in the natural community. 174 pp. with illustrations throughout as well as on end covers. View more info

The Fossils of the Burgess Shale

By: Briggs, Derek E. G., Douglas H. Erwin and Frederick J. Collier

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Inst. Press: 1994

Seller ID: 24088

Condition: As New

Photographs by Chip Clark. 238 pp. with numerous photographs and illustrations throughout. An extraordinary study on the non mineralizing life in the aftermath of the Cambrian Explosion (which became the origin of modern ecosystems). An absolute must read for those interested in biology. Scarce copy. View more info