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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 Bulletin Of The New York Botanical Garden Vol. 6 Nos. 19
New York New York Botanical Garden 1908 Softcover Good Botany 
ex.-mus. numbers on front cover. ex-mus. stamp on first page. Mild soiling. small nick-chewed? on side edge to pp.3, otherwise exterior is Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+ 
Price: 7.00 USD
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3 CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE BOTANICAL LABORATORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Vol II, Number 3
1904 Wraps Good + to Very Good- Botany Plates, Figures (illustrations) 
"A Comparative Study of the Cytology and Movements of the Cyanophyceae" by Orville Phillips. Plates XXIII-XXXIV. Reprinted from Transactions and Proceedings of the Botanical Society of Pennsylvania. Printed on the Mrs. James McManes Fund. pp.237-438. ex.mus. numbers on front cover. mildly soiled/faded covers. paper spine ends missing some pieces. Covers intact. Overall Good +. ex-mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Index. 
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4 FIELD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, Annual Report of Director to the Board of Trustees: Years 1906-1931., And 1966 Annual Report
Chicago Field Museum of Natural History 1907 Wraps Good Natural History Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" Plates 
26 Reports covering years: 1906-1910,1912-1924,1926-1932, and 1966. Commences with report of the death of Marshall Field, founder of the Museum. Frontis. portrait of Field (Plate). Plate II: Mourning Design in Museum Rotunda Exposed for Thirty Days Following Mr. Field's Death. Each year's report gives Accessions in Departments of Anthropology, Botany, Geology, Zoology. Numerous Plates in each Report. Stiff cover wraps-mildly soiled. Some with chips along edges or spine. A few with small pieces of paper spine missing, but still intact. ex.mus. stamp/numbers either on front or on title page. 1919 Report's front cover is detached. Overall exteriors are Good to Good +. Interiors are clean and Very Good. 
Price: 415.00 USD
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5 LLOYDIA: A QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE-39 Issues: 1940-1951
Menasha, WI Lloyd Library and Museum Wraps Very Good to Very Good+ Biology Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 3/4" Figures(plates), Photographs, 
36 issues.1940-1943 and 1945-1947 Complete. 4 issues per year. 1944, 1948 and 1949: no issues; 1950: 3 issues: (March, June, & Dec.); and 1951: 1 issue (March). Last 3 issues have ex.-mus. stamp on front cover. Several covers mildly soiled otherwise all exteriors are VG+. Some soiling to side edges. No tears. 1940 Sept. issue, 4 pages loose, side edge lightly chipped, not on text/plates, otherwise all interiors are clean, tight, and in VG+ to Near Fine condition. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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6 POPULAR SCIENCE NEWS AND BOSTON JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY.1892-Complete year. 12 issues. Vol. XXVI: Number 1-12. January-December.
Boston Popular Science News Co. 1892 Wraps Good or Better Science Size: Approx. 9 1/2" x 12" Figures (line drawings), Tables, 
Articles by Harlan Hoge Ballard,"then" President of the Agassiz Association; and THE NEW STAR IN AURIGA, by Charles Augustus Young. Articles include: NOVELITIES IN PHOTOGRAPHY (6 etchings); WATER AND AIR BAROMETERS (2 etchings); PHOTOGRAPHING LIGHTING-STROKES(1etching); FLINT IMPLEMENTS OF COCHIN CHINA (1etching); SOME CURIOUS MINERALS (5 ETCHINGS); ABOUT LICHENS(17 etchings); MIMICRY IN ANIMALS (3 etchings); EXPERIMENTS WITH WATER-JETS(3 ETCHINGS); EVOLUTION FOR THE CONTINENTS( 4 etchings); MINIATURE SUN-DIALS (4 etchings); SOUP-BUBBLES (6 etchings); JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER (2 etchings); SIMPLIFIED COMPOUND LEAVES (8 etchings). Includes monthly section on MEDICINE and PHARMACY, ASTRONOMICAL PHENOMENA and METEOROLOGY. December Issue includes Index for the Year with List of Articles. All are in Good or better condition. One issue will ex-mus. numbers on front cover (advertisement page). May issue does not have 2 pages of advertisements as its "covers", all the other issues do. Covers lightly soiled or age-toned around borders. One issue torn area on cover (advertisements), but all there. One issue's side edge with tear, but intact. Overall interiors are clean, tight, and in Very Good condition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 SCIENCE, August 14, 1885. Volume VI. No. 132
Cambridge The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good to Good+ Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Etching 
Some articles include: "Official Scrutiny of the U.S. Coast-Survey"; "The British Museum of Natural History" by Frederick W. True with a full page illustration of the Main Facade of the Museum on Cromwell Road; "Immortality in modern thought" by Joseph Le Conte; "Vegetable Morphology a Century Ago-Goethe" by T.H. McBride; and "An Attempt to Photograph the Solar Corona Without an Eclipse" by Wm. H. Pickering. Also included Letters to the Editor and Notes and News. Famous Americans in publication: Frederick William True; and Joseph LeConte. Tiny chipping around side/bottom edge. Overall covers are Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG. 
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8 THE NATURALIST. Feb. 1890. Vol.IV, No. 7.
Kansas City, Kansas R.B. Trouslot & Co. 1890 Wraps Very Good Natural History Size: Approx. 9" X 12" Etchings 
Articles: THOSE ELEPHANT PIPES AGAIN by Warren Watson; THE RESURRECTION FERN, by "Arkansaw Hoosier"; PALAEONTOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES IN AND NEAR KANSAS CITY, MO., by David H. Todd; THE ANTERIOR ARTS, by "Ictinus"; and THE PRE-HISTORIC MEN WITH LIEUTENANT FREDERICK SCHWATKA. Last 2 pages with "inducements to new subscribers with etchings of free "specimens" in exchange for a subscription to THE NATURALIST. They include "a fine Barnacle from the Atlantic, a Shark's Egg and an Egg of the Skate, or Two fine specimens of Resurection Plant, from Mexico, or a Mother of Pearl Shell, etc. A choice of 65 different items. Very good condition. No tears. Clean. On front page in article on ELEPHANT PIPES, appears to be a correction to text. a semi-colon is added, a "not" is crossed out, and the word "genuineness" is underlined. Otherwise the publication is VG+. 8 pages unpaginated. Laid in a yellow sheet for subscribing. 
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9 TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1887-1890
Poughkeepsie, New York Wraps Covers Poor.Interior Very Good Science Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Plate, Figures (line drawings) 
Vol.5 Part I and II. " Object of the society is to promote education and useful knowledge in the departments of Science, Literature, and Art, by investigating and discussing subjects...by establishing and maintaining a Museum, a Library and a collection of works of art and objects of historic interest ..." Articles by Famous Americans include: CHARLES A. YOUNG - "Nebulae and the Nebular Hypothesis"; and LEROY C. COOLEY-"Limit of Visibility for Minute Masses". Other articles by Henry V. Pelton, President of the Institute, William A. Mowry (Oregon Settlement), W.B. Dwight, C.B. Warring (Mathematics & Gyroscope), Gilbert Van Ingen, Edward Elsworth (Photography), and W. G. Stevenson's Obituary. Frontis. portrait of Stevenson. 192 pp. Front paper cover detached with missing pieces around edges. Title and design on cover intact. ex-mus. numbers/stamp on front top edge. Back cover missing. String tied. Interior is clean, tight and in VG+ condition. Have other "volumes" from Vassar Brothers Institute. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10 Baldwin, W. K. W. BOTANICAL EXCURSION & REPORT ON BOTANICAL EXCURSION TO THE BOREAL FOREST REGION IN NORTHERN QUEBEC AND ONTARIO (TWO VOLUMES)
Ottawa Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources 1959 Wraps Very Good Canada Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" Plates, Tables, Maps 
Two volumes. BOTANICAL EXCURSION, published 1959. REPORT...1962. Volumes tell the account of the excursion and a report of Field Trip 7 Boreal Forest Excursion to the Ninth International Botanical Congress, 1959. Both volumes in Very Good condition. ex.-mus. small stamp on front cover and title page. stamped a few times on pages-doesn't interfer with text. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and in VG+ condition. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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11 Blaauw, A.H. THE RESULTS OF THE TEMPERATURE DURING FLOWER-FORMATION FOR THE WHOLE HYACINTH. First Part
Amsterdam Koninklijke Akademie Van Wetenschappen 1924 Wraps Good+ to Very Good- Botany Size: Approx. 7 " x 10 1/4" Figures (line drawings), Tables, Fold-out 
Laboratory for Plant-Physiological Research, Wageningen, Hollard No. 10. 66 pp. Large fold-out with 18 illustrations. Total of 42 illustrations and 20 Tables. ex.-mus stamp on front cover. mildly soiled. one small dot water mark, doesn't go through. Missing small piece at spine top. Otherwise covers are VG-. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Blake, S. F GEOGRAPHICAL GUIDE TO FLORAS OF THE WORLD, PART II WESTERN EUROPE
Washington U. S. Department Of Agriculture 1961 Hard Cover Very Good Botany Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/2" 
An annotated list with special reference to useful plants and common plant names. Miscellaneous Publication No. 797, 742 pp. Slight soiling to covers, otherwise VG+. ex-mus. stamp on front endpaper, title p. and several top margin pages. Not in text. Interior otherwise is VG+ to Near Fine 
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13 Brainerd, Ezra, L.R. Jones and W.W. Eggleston FLORA OF VERMONT. A LIST OF THE FERN AND SEED PLANTS. GROWING WITHOUT CULTIVATION
Burlington Free Press Association 1900 Wraps Good Botany Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" 
Contributions to the Botany of Vermont, VIII. Extracted from the Twentieth Vermont Agricultural Report. Distributed December 15, 1900. ex-mus. stamp and numbers on cover. 1 1/2" tear on paper spine. Spine faded. Front cover faded and mildly soiled. exterior is Good. 113 pp. with Index. Interior is VG+, tight, and clean. 
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14 Brendel, Frederick HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE SCIENCE OF BOTANY IN NORTH AMERICA FROM 1635 TO 1858
American Naturalist 1879 Paperbound Very Good Botany Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Signed by Author
From the American Naturalist, December 1879. Front page signed "Compliments of Fred Brendel ("appears" to be in pencil) and underneath J.Duncan Putnam signature in ink. no front cover, but still in Very Good condition. Clean. Stapled. pp.1-31. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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15 Britton, N.L. and Melville Thurston Cook THE GENERIC NAME BUCIDA by N.L. Britton and THE HYPERTROPHIED FRUIT OF BUCIDA BUCERAS, by Melville Thurston Cook.
Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club Paper Cover Very Good Botany Figures (line drawings) 
Reprinted from The Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 35. pp.303-308. ex-mus stamp on front cover. light fading, missing 1/2"x1/4" piece at bottom edge and bottom corner tip otherwise exterior is VG. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 3 illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 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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17 Buczacki, Stefan CREATING A VICTORIAN FLOWER GARDEN
New York Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1988 1555842852 / 9781555842857 First American Edition Cloth Very Good+ Very Good- Gardening Size: Approx. 10 1/2" x 11" Paintings By Alice Drummond-Hay 
"...a book to treasure and enjoy, with a fascinating narrative inspired by superb flower illustrations, as fresh today as when painted by a Victorian lady almost 100 years ago." 160 pages with index. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. DJ in VG- condition with rubbing to corners and corners, some soiling to top interior edge, small tears to spine ends. Light rubbing to cover corners and edges, spine ends are bent. Slight "bend" to book not allowing it to lay flat. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Chesnut, V. K. THIRTY POISONOUS PLANTS OF THE UNITED STATES
Washington Government Printing Office 1898 Paper Covers Good Agriculture Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Figures 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletin No. 86. "The Division of Botany has for the last three years been collecting general and specific information concerning poisonous plants, both from general works and special articles and by experimental investigation." 32 pp. Staple-bound paper pamphlet. Missing covers. Wear to cover edges and corners, pages dirty and soiled, initials written in pencil on top of front page. Interior pages are clean. Pamphlet in Good to Good+ condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Cook, Melville Thurston THE EMBRYOLOGY OF SOME CUBAN NYMPHAEACEAE
Chicago Press. Wraps Good+ Botany Plates 
Reprinted from The Botanical Gazette 42: pp.376-392.November 1906. 3 plates with 38 illustrations. Front cover mildly soiled, ex.-mus stamp, and two small tears at top edge. Back cover's top corner tip torn. Overall exterior is Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG. some pages uncut. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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20 Cook, O. F. THE CULTURE OF THE CENTRAL AMERICAN RUBBER TREE
Washington Government Printing Office 1903 Wraps Very Good- U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" Figures, Plates 
Botanical Investigations and Experiments. Issued October 1, 1903. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry -- Bulletin No. 49. 86 pp. 18 b/w plates. Brown paper covers with browning along edges, some chipping to edges and wear to corners, spine is creased and torn, spine ends rubbed. Ex. museum with stamp and identification numbers on front cover. Interior clean, a few foxing spots. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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