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1 A PRELIMINARY BIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE LLOYD-CORNELL RESERVATION. Bulletin of the Lloyd Library of Botany, Pharmacy and Materia Medica.
Cincinnati Cornell University Press 1926 Paper Cover Good Natural History Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/2" Figures, Plates, Maps,photographs 
Entomomological Series No.5. "The wild life preserve known as the Lloyd-Cornell Reservation lies fifteen miles northeast of Ithaca, New York...It is an uncultivated area of bogs and ridges comprising the greater part of the Mud Pond basin. Within the basin are a number of cold upland bogs, that are of great biological interest." Contents include: INTRODUCTION with chapters on The Soil, Waters, Depth of the bogs, Mud Pond; Streams, and Bog cover; FLORA AND FAUNA with chapters on The vascular plants, the Bryophytes, Fungi, Myxomycetes; Vertebrates; Invertebrates; Insects, Spiders, Protozoans, and Galls; SPECIAL STUDIES ON TRICHOPTERA with chapters on Adult caddisflies; Pupae, Life histories and Miscellaneous notes. 247 pp. 13 plates and 109 illustrations. Brown paper covers with black lettering on front cover. Mild fading around edges and spine. Creases to corners. ex-mus.stamp on front cover. 2" stain? on back cover. Overall covers are Good. ex. mus. numbers on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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2 SCIENCE RECORD (Formerly Scientific and Literary Gossip), Three Issues 1883-1884.
Boston S. E. Cassino & Co. 1883 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 3/4" Figures (line drawings) 
A monthly journal of Notes and News in all departments of Science. 3 issues: Dec.15,1883 (Vol. 11, No.2); Jan.15, 1884 (Vol.II, No. 3) and Oct.15,1884 (Vol.II, No.12). Articles include: A NEW MICROSCOPE SLIDE CABINET, RESEARCHES ON BACTERIA, MICROSCOPY, SOCIETY OF NATURALISTS IN EASTERN UNITED STATES, BATS, CALIFORNIA SPIDERS, BIRDS, CRUSTACEA, ROCK SECTIONS, WINES, and HARMONY OF THE SPHERES. Jan.1884 issue pages mainly uncut. Illustrations, including publisher advertisements. Paper covers mildly soiled, string-tied. Oct.1884 issue's covers detached from text with tears, still intact. Overall exteriors are Good. Interiors are clean, tight and Very Good. 
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3 SCIENCE, November 20, 1885. Volume VI. No. 146
New York The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good to Good+ Science Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 1/4" Tables, Engravings 
With Science Supplement. Article by a Famous American: in Science Supplement: E. J. JAMES "Recent land legislation in England". Other articles: "Blackfoot Tribes"; "Some Reaction-Time Studies" with a table; "Ben Nevis Meteorological Observatory" with an illustration of the observatory; and "Entomology in the National Museum" with a table. In Letters to the Editor: "Effigy mounds in Iowa" with an illustration. Covers slightly soiled. ex.mus. stamp on front. vertical crease, mildly seen throughout publication, very minor. Slight chipping at bottom edge, very slightly at top. Overall covers are Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Supplement's bottom edge mildly chipped otherwise in VG condition. 
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4 SCIENCE, September 4, 1885. Volume VI. No. 135
Cambridge The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good- Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etchings 
Articles about/or by Famous Americans: In Letters to the Editor:R.P. WHITFIELD "An American Silurian scorpion"with illustration; CHAS. A. ASHBURNER "The geology of natural gas"; and R. W. SHUFELDT "Probable period of gestation in the 'horned-toad'. Other articles: " The Lick Observatory" with 5 illustrations; and "The Development of the Eye" with 2 illustrations. ex. mus. stamp on front cover. Covers detached. Front cover is Good to Good+. Back cover with tears and missing pieces, Good-. Crease down middle. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
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5 TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1894-1896
Poughkeepsie, New York A. V. Haight Paper Cover Good Science Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Tables, Line Drawings 
Vol.VII Part I and II. Two Articles by Theodor Neumann (Artists and Artisans in the Feathered World and Ento-Parasites and Hygiene); Chas. W. Pilgrim: The care and treatment of the insane; 2 articles by D. B. Ward: Diatoms and Bacteria; Chas. W. Fowler: Purification of Public Water Supplies; Frederick S. Arnold: Gypsies; Rev. Wm. Bancroft Hill, President of The Institute: The Gothenburg or Norwegian System of Liquor Traffic; Edward Elsworth: The Sanitary Disposal of Sewage; Charles B. Warring: The insufficiency of Physical Law and 2 articles by Dr. J. W. Poucher: Tuberculosis and Cremation as a Sanitary Meaure. 309 pp. Front cover loose and all edges missing pieces-back cover missing. Stapled. Title page clean. Interior is clean, tight and in VG+ condition. Have other "volumes" from Vassar Brothers Institute. 
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6 Brocklesby, John. The Amateur Microscopist: or Views of the Microscopic World, A Handbook of Microscopic Manipulation and Microscopic Objects
New York William Wood & Company 1871 Cloth Good Biology Size: Approx. 6 " x 8 1/4" Figures on Wood and Stone, Plates 
In the Preface, the author writes "I have been led to believe that a popular work on the microscope and its revelations would at once be interesting and useful, and this belief has resulted in the present treatise, which simply exhibilts and describes some of the most rare and curious objects of the microscopic world, and the modes of preparing them for observation under the microscope; together with a short account of this instrument." 144 pp. Illustrated with "247 figures on wood and stone".Chapters include: INFUSORIAL ANIMALCULES AND PROTOPHYTES; MICROSCOPIC FOSSILS; MINUTE AQUATIC ANIMALS; OF THE STRUCTURE OF WOOD AND HERBS; CRYSTALLIZATIONS and PARTS OF INSECTS AND MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS. Brown cloth with lettering and gilt design on cover. Gilt lettering on spine. Covers mildly soiled, dark water?stain, 3/4"x1", on back cover. Doesn't go through. spine ends rubbed and some fraying. corners bumped/rubbed. Overall covers are Good. Front endpaper with small bookplate: "Library of Chas. E. Putnam. No. 1695.". On blank page before title page, signature of J.D. Putnam, Jan. 2nd 1872, Davenport Iowa". Opposite page on verso of free endpaper, some rust color residue? along side edge-same color as endpapers. J.D. Putnam's signature also on title page. ex.mus.stamp (Davenport Academy of Science) and numbers on title page. Tissue guard on frontis. 9 Plates. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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7 Elliott, Frank R. AN ECOLOGICAL STUDY OF THE SPIDERS OF THE BEECH-MAPLE FOREST
Ohio Journal of Science 1930 Paperbound Very Good Spiders 
Reprinted from The Ohio Journal of Science, Vol. XXX, No. 1, January, 1930. 22 pp. no covers. ex-mus stamp on front page. light soil otherwise exterior is VG. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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8 Gibson, Wm. Hamilton Sharp Eyes, a Rambler's Calendar of Fifty-Two Weeks Among Insects, Birds, and Flowers
New York Harper & Brothers 1893 Cloth Good Natural History Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 " by Author 
322 pp. including Index. Soiling to covers/spine. Corners bumped /rubbed. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Wear/rubbing to spine ends.Gilted top edge. Overall covers are Good. ex-mus. bookplate on front endpaper and ex.mus. stamp and numbers on title page.Tissue guard protecting frontis illustration. Nature sketches on every page. printed on heavy paper. pp.160-161 hinge breaking. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. 
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9 Hinckley, Thomas (editor) MISSOURI ACADEMY OF SCIENCE: PROCEEDINGS OF SYMPOSIUM OF PESTS & PESTICIDES 1972
Missouri 1972 Paper Cover Very Good Entomology Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11" Tables, Diagram, 
Held at Southeast Missouri State University, April 28, 1972. Sponsored by School of Forestry, University of Missouri-Columbia. Bulletin, Vol.1 (Supplement). 115 pp. Contents: Biological control of insects and weeds; Pesticides and the aquatic environment; The ecological and physiological effects of insecticides on Missouri mammals; A Critical examination of pesticides and pesticide regulation; EPA pesticides policies and regulations; The great trial of science and scientists; The pesticide question: An examination by an environmentalist and Controlling the gypsy moth. Front cover's bottom edge with spots? in lower left corner-minor, otherwise Covers are Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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10 Howard, L. O Revision of the Aphelininae of North America, A Subfamily of Hymenopterous Parasites of the Family Chalcididae.
Washington Government Printing Office 1895 Wraps Good Entomology Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Figures (drawings) 
US Dept of Agriculture, Division of Entomology, Technical Series No. 1. 44 pp. with 14 illustrations of insects with descriptions. Paper covers mildly soiled. ex-mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. Front cover and title page's bottom cover missing. 2" tear on back cover and back blank page. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Lintner, J. A. REPORT OF THE STATE ENTOMOLOGIST to the Regents of the University of the State of New York For the Year 1893
Albany University of The State of New York 1894 Paper Cover Good- New York Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
From the Forty-seventh Report on the New York State Museum. Report includes: Collections made in the Adirondack Mountains; Operations against the Gypsy Moth in Massachusetts; The Destructive Wheat-Midge in Western New York; A Grasshopper Plague in Western New York; and Insect Defoliators of Shade and Fruit Trees. pp.177-197. Some soiling to covers.Front cover detached. ex.mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. Thin strip from side edge missing. Back cover missing small piece at top corner edge and small piece out of side edge. Covers are Good-. Numbers on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
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12 Peters, Harold S. MALLOPHAGA FROM OHIO BIRDS
Ohio Ohio Journal of Science 1928 Wraps Good+ Entomology Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 10" 
Ohio State University. Contributions from the Department of Zoology and Entomology. No. 84. Reprinted from THE OHIO JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, Vol. XXVIII, No.4, pp. 215-228. In the Introduction, the author writes "The following paper comprises a study of the order Mallophaga, which includes the biting lice commonly found on birds and mammals, with special reference to a list of the species found on Ohio birds. Stiff gray covers, slightly soiled. vertical crease as if folded (barely shows inside). Faded "border" around the front side and bottom edges. ex.-mus. stamp. Overall exterior is G+. First page with ex.-mus stamp, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+ 
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13 Seal, William P. FISHES IN THEIR RELATION TO THE MOSQUITO PROBLEM
Washington Government Printing Office 1910 Wraps Very Good Mosquitos Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 3/4" 
From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume XXVIII, 1908. Paper presented before the Fourth International Fishery Congress held at Washinton, September 22 to 26, 1908. "Though fewer in mumbers than the other mosquitoes, the ANOPHELES is more to be dreaded because of its wary and insidious manner of attack and of its infectious character..." pp. 833-838. Green paper covers. ex.mus. numbers and faint ex. mus. stamp on front cover. Otherwise covers are VG+. ex. mus. stamp on front endpaper, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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14 Van Dyke, Edwin C. CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARD A KNOWLEDGE OF THE INSECT FAUNA OF LOWER CALIFORNIA. No. 3 COLEOPTERA: BUPRESTIDAE
California California Academy of Sciences 1942 Wraps Very Good- Baja California Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 " Plates 
Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. Fourth Series. Vol. XXIV, No. 3, pp. 97-132, Plates 6-7. March 31, 1942. "This paper, while dealing primarily with the materila collected in Lower California during the summer of 1938 by Michelbacher and Ross, in order to be more useful, has been amplified to the extent of mentioning all the species of Buprestidae which are known to have been collected in that region." Stapled at spine. Thin 2 3/4" waterstain line at base of spine on front page. Doesn't go through. 1/2" tear at spine base. Otherwise publication is tight, clean and Very Good +. 2 plates with 18 insects. Edwin Van Dyke was one of America’s leading coleoperists at the turn of the last century and Professor Emeritus of Entomology at University of California. 
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15 Various Authors HARDWICKE'S SCIENCE-GOSSIP, 13 Issues 1878-1879
London Hardwicke & Bogue 1878 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Figures(drawings), 
13 issues. January1878 plus complete year for 1879: Jan.-Dec. A Monthly Medium of Interchange and Gossip for Students and Lovers of Nature. Each issue with many illustrations. Subject areas: Natural History, Biology, Botany, Entomology, Zoology, Geology, Microscopy. Many scientific ads with some full pages on microscopes. Some string-tied "announcements" tipped in including one edition with 4 page article by T.Twining. Illustrated covers.Some soiling. Minor chipping on sides. Overall Good or better. 2 issues covers detached. Several issues' pages uncut. Paper on some issues feels stiff-perhaps got moist? Doesn't affect interiors which are clean, tight and overall in VG condition. 2 issues have J.D. Putnam's signature on covers. One issue with ex-mus. stamp. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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16 Wilson, Charles Branch WATER BEETLES IN RELATION TO PONDFISH CULTURE, WITH LIFE HISTORIES OF THOSE FOUND IN FISHPONDS AT FAIRPORT, IOWA,
Washington Government Printing Office 1923 Paper Cover Very Good to Very Good+ Water Beetles Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 11" Figures (drawings) 
From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Vol. XXXIX 1923-24. pp.231-345. 102 figures. Stiff green covers. Davenport Academy of Science stamp on front cover. On title page, stamp and numbers. Otherwise covers are Very Good+. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. $40 postpaid. 
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