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1 IN MEMORIAM. WILLIAM GREENE
Paper Cover Very Good Biography Size: Approx. 7 " x 8 " 
A tribute to a "pioneer" of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "Most men are satisfied to accumulate a fortune for themselves, but very few are identified with the whole life of a town from its first settlement until it has grown to be a city of twenty thousand people. Wm. Green was one of these few men. He has been closely identified with the whole history of Cedar Rapids, from the building of the first permanent house to the building of the last street railroad..." 22 pp. no publication date. First page states: "Another Pioneer Gone. Death of William Greene, at his residence on Fifth Avenue, March 29th, 1887. Caused by a Complication of Diseasas,---The Funeral to Take Place on Sunday, April 3d---Biographical". Mildly soiled covers. Back cover's side edge, 1/8"x1/2" missing piece. Otherwise exterior is Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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2 IOWA WATER-SUPPLY BULLETINS 1955-1963: No. 4, No. 5, No. 7 and No. 8
Des Moines, IA State of Iowa Cloth Good to Very Good Iowa Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/4" Plates (Maps, Graphs) Figures (graphs, photographs),Tables 
4 separate Bulletins (volumes). Iowa Geological Survey. No.4: GEOLOGY AND GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF WEBSTER COUNTY, IOWA by William E. Hale. 1955. With Photographs, Graphs, Tables. In back pocket, 4 Plates: Bedrock Geologic Map Webster County, Iowa; Map of Webster County, Iowa showing location of wells; Geologic section north-south through Webster County; and Geologic section east-west through Webster County. 257 pp. Book is Very Good. No. 5: QUALITY OF SURPACE WATERS OF IOWA 1886-1954. 1955. With Photographs, Graphs, Tables and a Geologic Map of Iowa. 351pp. including Index. Book is Very Good. No. 7: GEOLOGY AND GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF WEBSTER COUNTY, IOWA by W. L Steinhilber, O. J. Van Eck, and A. J. Feulner. With Photographs, Graphs, Tables. In back pocket, 3 Plates, one in color. 142 pp. Mildly rubbed front cover. Overall Very Good-. No. 8: SURFACE WATER RESOURCES OF IOWA, OCTOBER 1, 1955 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 1960. By Richard E. Myers. 1963 With Photographs, and Tables. 526 pp. including Index. Plate with map missing. Moisture stain on back endpaper at hinge with "bleeding" from the cover dye 1" up base of hinge, Bleeding from back page to pp.482 along bottom edge getting fainter and fainter. Slight rust along front/back hinge. Slight bleeding on small portion of front hinge and front bottom corner edge up to pp. 13. Overall Book is Good. Neatly underlined all the Basins in Contents. Interior is Very Good-tight and clean. 3 volumes ex.mus. stamp (Davenport) on front endpaper or title page. All with gilt lettering on spine and embossed Iowa Seal on front/back covers. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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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. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 VESTERHEIM, THE NORWEGIAN-AMERICAN MUSEUM, DECORAH, IOWA. SAMPLINGS FROM THE COLLECTION
1973 Softcover Very Good+ Iowa Size: Approx. 12" X 9" Photographs 
"The material in the present collection of the Norwegian American Museum falls largely into two categories: that which represents the life and culture of the immigrant before leaving Norway and that which represents his life and culture after settling in the New World. Most of the objects in both categories have been donated by the families with whose histories they have been associated." 28 pp. Each page with photographs, some in color. Very Good+ to Near Fine. 
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5 WETLANDS INVENTORY IOWA
Minneapolis, Minnesota 1955 Wraps Very Good Iowa Size: Approx. 8 " x 10 1/4" Figures (drawings,maps), Plates, Tables, Photographs 
March 1955. Report prepared by the Office of River Basin Studies. Principal Author-Grady E. Mann. Region III, Fish and Wildlife Service. United States Department of the Interior. "As part of a Nationwide inventory of wetlands subject to drainage or other reclamation, a survey to locate, classify, and evaluate the wetlands of Iowa was initiated in July, 1953. These lands have been evaluated primarily on the basis of habitat for waterfowl and, secondarily, for other wildlife..." 41 pp. plus Appendix A-E with 27 pp. Total pages 68. Typed not printed. Illustrations/plates copied not originals. Stapled at spine. Green paper covers. Mild scratch on front cover. Back cover faded strip along top edge, otherwise covers are Very Good. Verso of front cover, previous owner's name and 1956, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 Baker, Hugh P. NATIVE AND PLANTED TIMBER OF IOWA
Washington Government Printing Office 1908 Paper Cover Very Good- Iowa Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/4" Figure 
U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service -- Circular 154. Issued September 15, 1908. 24 pp. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover. Cover edges are browning, dirt smudges, tears to corners. Top corner is creased. Interior clean. Pamphlet in VG- condition. 
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7 Berkley, Tom Trapping Iowa Furbearers
1971 Paper Cover Very Good+ Hunting Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " Drawings,Photographs, Table 
Written by the District Wildlife supervisor for the Iowa Conservation Commission. Intended to assist the beginning trapper in taking and caring for the common furbearers found in the State of Iowa and to assist farmers and sportsmen in reducing, through the use of steel traps, the populations of fox and coyotes. 26 pp. Many illustrations. Pamphlet is Very Good +. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Coker, R. E. THE FISHERIES BIOLOGICAL STATION AT FAIRPORT, IOWA
Washington Government Printing Office 1921 Wraps Good+ Iowa Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " Plates (photographs) 
Bureau of Fisheries. Appendix to the Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1920. Three plates. All photographs. Plate I :"The New Biological Laboratory Building, Completed in 1920"; Plate II: Ponds for Experiment Work and Troughs for Rearing Mussels; and Plate III:Ponds for Fish-Cultural Experiment Work and A Simple Fishpond. Includes a double spread page with 4 "floor plans" of the Biological Laboratory.12 pages total. Opening paragraphs on History and Functions. Thin paper wraps. Mildly soiled. 2" tear at spine base. Front bottom corner creased. Good + 
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9 Congress Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of John N. W. Rumple (Late a Representative from Iowa)
Washington Government Printing Office 1903 Paperbound Very Good- Iowa Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 10 1/4" 
Delivered in the House of Representatives and Senate, Fifty-Seventh Congress. Second Session. Document No. 464. Frontis. engraved portrait of Hon. John N.W. Rumple. protected with tissue guard. 64 pp. Disbound. Front page creased at top edge. 1/2"x2/16" missing piece along top edge. 1" tear at spine. Otherwise document is Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Rumple was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh Congress and served from March 4, 1901, until his death in Chicago, Illinois, January 31, 1903. 
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10 Daily, Laura C. Green Hills: An Album of Iowa State Memories
Ames, Iowa Iowa State University Alumni Association 1975 Paper Cover Very Good Iowa Size:10 1/2" x 8 1/2" Photographs 
207 pp. Slightly soiled? or rubbed gilt design on front cover, otherwise covers are VG+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Mainly photographs, many on each page. 
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11 Garman, S. REPORT ON THE FISHES COLLECTED BY THE BAHAMA EXPEDITION, OF THE STATE INUVERSITY OF IOWA, UNDER PROFESSOR C. C. NUTTING IN 1893
State University of Iowa Bull Laboratory, Natural Sciences 1896 Paperbound Good Ichthyology Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" Plates 
Reprint. Pages 76-93. Four b/w plates. Tan paper wraps with staple binding, back cover is missing. Front cover has chipping and small tears to edges, edge is darkened, cover is dirty and creased. Most interior page edges are chipping, many are uncut along top edge. Interior has some dirt smudges, creasing to corners. Document is Good- to Good. 
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12 House of Representatives CAPTAIN J. ALLEN'S EXPEDITION. Letter From The Secretary Of War.
Washington Government Printing Office 1846 Paperbound Very Good U. S.Government Document Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" 
29th Congress. 1st Session. Doc. No.168. House of Representatives. "Transmitting The report, journal, and map of Captain J. Allen, of the first regiment of dragoons, of his expedition to the heads of the rivers Des Moines, Blue Earth, &c, in the northwest..." .(Research done indicates that the Map mentioned was not issued.) 18 pp. Report of an expedition into the Indian country (Sioux).Submitted by W.L. Marcy, Secretary of War.(President James K. Polk). Mild foxing along side margin otherwise document is Very Good. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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13 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING ESTIMATES FOR RUNNING AND MARKING THE NORTHERN BOUNDARY OF IOWA, &c.
Washington Government Printing Office 1852 Paperbound Very Good Iowa Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Iowa Northern Boundary. 32d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 66. February 12, 1852 -- Referred to the Committee of Ways and Means, and ordered to be printed. 4 pp. Disbound government document. Chips and creasing to spine edge. Browning along page edges, some foxing spots, bent corners. Document in VG condition. 
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14 House of Representatives REMOVAL OF THE WINNEBAGOES
Washington Government Printing Office 1850 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" 
31st Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 501. Laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed, September 17, 1850. "The Committee on Indian Affairs, to whom was referred the resolution of the House of Representatives of the 6th May, 1850, respecting the contract made with Henry M. Rice for the removal of the Winnebagoes from Iowa and Wisconsin to their lands in Minnesota..." 64 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from book remain on spine edge. Light foxing/browning throughout pages. Document in VG condition. 
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15 McGee, W. J. THE PLEISTOCENE HISTORY OF NORTHEASTERN IOWA
Washington Government Printing Office 1891 Paperbound Good+ U.S. Geological Survey Size: Approx. 7 3/4" x 11 1/4" Foldout Maps, Plates, Figures 
Report removed from Eleventh Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1889-'90. Part I. Geology. Pages 189-577 with many maps, plates and figures. Missing three plates that were in pocket of original volume. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from book binding remain on spine edge. First three pages are separated from rest of document. Ex. library stamp on page edges, some wear to paper edges, dirt smudges/fingerprints to interior pages. Document in Good to Good+ condition. 
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16 Mummey, Samuel Jr SURFACE WATER RESOURCES OF IOWA, October 1, 1942, to September 30, 1950
State of Iowa 1953 Paper Cover Good+ Iowa Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" Tables, Plates (Photographs and Foldout Map), Figure 
Water-Supply Bulletin No.3. Iowa Geological Survey. Stream-flow records published on a daily basis for the period 1943-1950. (Publication was curtailed by the State during and after World War II because of paper and personnel shortages) The report is arranged for convenient use and is designed to facilitate detailed consideration for surface-water problems in the State. These data are useful to public officials engaged in work on water resources including sediment and flood control; to engineers who plan, construct or maintain dams, bridges, sewage disposal or water works, industrial and agricultural developments, drainage projects, and power plants; and to others in the hydrologic field. 583 pp. Photographic plates 1-4 with watermark "line" at top edge of page-not on photographs. Foldout map of Iowa showing location of stream-gaging stations and lake gages operated by the United States Geological Survey, October 1950. One illustration with a typical design of river-measurement station showing reinforced concrete well and house for water-stage recorder.Mildly soiled covers. 3/4" repaired tear at top spine edge, otherwise covers are Very Good-. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Pilsbry, Henry A. LIST OF LAND AND FRESH-WATER MOLLUSCA FOUND AT IOWA CITY, IOWA
Iowa City, Iowa 1882 Paper Cover Very Good Marine Biology Size: Approx. 3" x 5 1/2" 
"In this list of the land and fresh-water shells now found living in the immediate vicinity of Iowa City, Iowa, the species of terrestrial pulmonates are grouped as by W. G. Binney in "Terrestrial Mollusks", vol. v; the other families as by Binney, Prime, and Tyron in "Land and Fresh-Water Shells of N. A.". 4 pp. Very small bi-fold pamphlet. Corners bent and wear to edges. Pamphlet is clean and in VG condition. 
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18 Shimek, B. LOESS PAPERS: THE LOESS OF NATCHEZ, MISS.; THE LOESS AND THE LANSING MAN.; THE LANSING DEPOSIT NOT LOESS.; LOESS AND THE IOWAN DRIFT.; EVIDENCES(?) OF WATER-DEPOSITION OF LOESS
1904 Wraps Good Geology Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" Plates 
Extract from the Bulletin from the Laboratories of Natural History of the State University of Iowa, Vol. V., No. 4., November 19, 1904. Papers on the Loess by B. Shimek. Pages 298-381. Cover edges and corners chipped or torn, and interior page edges are chipped. 
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19 Sorrell, Lewis C. GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP AND OPERATION OF RAILWAYS FOR THE UNITED STATES
New York Prentice-Hall 1937 Cloth Good+ to Very Good- Railroads Size: Approx. 6 " x 9" Tables 
"This book...is published...in the hope that it will assist in creating a better general understanding of the issures involved in the question of private versus government ownership of railways;" 330 pp. including Index, 16 Appendices, and Bibliography. Lloyd Thurston's personal copy as his name: Hon. Lloyd Thurston is in gilt imprinted letters on front cover and signed by him on front free endpaper with date, Nov. 1937. Spine faded, otherwise covers are Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Lloyd Thurston, from Iowa, served in Congress from March 4, 1925 to January 3, 1939. 
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20 Wilson, Charles Branch THE ECONOMIC RELATIONS, ANATOMY, AND LIFE HISTORY OF THE GENUS LERNAEA
Washington Government Printing Office 1917 Paper Cover Good Bureau of Fisheries Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 11" Fold-out Plates 
From the Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume XXXV, 1915-16. Document No. 854, Issued December 22, 1917. Pages 165-198.Ten b/w plates, seven fold-out. Green paper covers with black title lettering on front. Wear and discoloration to cover edges and corners, spine is creased, spine ends are torn. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on top of front cover and title page. Bottom spine end has been bumped and is creased throughout document. Fold-out plate edge is discolored and dirty from being longer than the document. Document in Good- to Good condition. 
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