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SCIENCE, October 15, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 193

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1886

Seller ID: 003657

Condition: Good


Articles by Famous Americans in Letters to the Editor: J. E. OLIVER: Education and the cost of living; H. CARVILL LEWIS: The genesis of the diamond; WILLIAM NORTH RICE: The eccentricity theory of the glacial period; H. W. WILEY: Unexplained noises; and EDWARD S. HOLDEN: How astronomers may work. Other articles:"The mounting of Mungo"( African elephant) with 4 illustrations; " A few words about pavements"(Fifth Ave, New York) with 4 illustrations; and "... View more info

SCIENCE, June 6, 1884. Volume III. No. 70

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1884

Seller ID: 003659

Condition: Very Good


Articles by Famous Americans: FREDERICK SCHWATKA: The Middle Yukon with 9 illustrations; in Letters to the Editor: G. BROWN GOODE: The invention of the vertical camera in photography with photo engraving illustration; and CHARLES C. ABBOTT: Hibernating mammals. Other articles: " The conic projection in oceanic cartography" with a North-Atlantic track-chart. " The Royal Society of Canada"; and " Calderwood's Mind and Brain". Mildly chipped covers ... View more info

Autobiographical Notes and a Bibliography of the Scientific Publications of Joel Asaph Allen

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum Natural History: 1916

Seller ID: 004470

Condition: Good to Good-


In the Foreword written by Henry Fairfield Osborn, " The life and writing of Joel Asaph Allen have exerted so great an influence on the progress of ornithology and mammalogy in America that all who have the interests of these branches of science at heart, both in this country and abroad, will welcome this biographical and bibliographical volume. It is issued as an expression of the appreciation of Doctor Allen's life work by the Trustees of The American Museum of Nat... View more info

EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF DAKOTA 1879

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: 1879

Seller ID: 004951

Condition: Very Good+


Annual Report of Lieutenant Edward Maguire, Corps of Engineers, for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1879. Appendix S S. Includes: REPORT OF SURVEY OF THE MILITARY RESERVATION AT FORT KEOGH, MONTANA, BY TOPOGRAPHICAL ASSISTANT JULIUS J. DURAGE; REPORT OF THE RECONNAISSANCE OF THE MOREAU OR OWL RIVER, DAKOTA, IN 1878 BY LIEUTENANT WILLIAM HOFFMAN, ELEVENTH UNITED STATES INFANTRY; and REPORT ON THE MAMMALS AND BIRDS OF THE GENERAL REGION OF THE BIG HORN RIVER AND MOUNTAINS ... View more info

PEPACTON

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1902

Seller ID: 007130

Condition: Good


Contents include: Pepacton: A Summer Voyage; Springs; An Idyl of the Honey-Bee; Nature and the Poets; Notes by the Way; Footpaths; A Bunch of Herbs; Winter Pictures. 241 pages with index. Olive green cloth cover with brown cloth spine, gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, scuffing and rubbing to cover faces, joints worn, spine ends are fraying and torn. Gilt top page edge. Cocked spine. Both hinges broken. Blue ink stamp from previous o... View more info

THE IMMEDIATE EFFECTS OF TOBACCO SMOKE ON THE ACTIVITY OF RATS

By: Field, Hazel E.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1926

Seller ID: 005871

Condition: Good+


University of California Publications in Physiology. Volume 5, No. 16, pp. 189-194. Ex. museum with stamps on front cover and front page, identification numbers on front cover and front page. Grey paper wraps with chipping to edges, bent and torn corners, browning along edges. Interior pages uncut, but clean. Pamphlet in Good+ condition. View more info

OUR DESERT NEIGHBORS

By: Jaeger, Edmund C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Stanford University Press: 1950

Seller ID: 004083

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


A series of attractive, intimate sketches of the lives of desert animals. Based on scientific fact and personal observations of the author. Book's cover illustrated with animal figures. Hinge broken in areas but all pages intact. Interior is clean. Overall Book is Very Good. DJ with soiling, minor tears at ends. Protected by mylar (plastic) cover. View more info

Mammals. An Outline of Theriology

By: Kowalski, Kasimierz

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, Smithsonian Belgrade: 1976

Seller ID: 000188

Condition: Very Good


Translated from Polish for the Smithsonian and NSF by Panstwowe Wydwnictwo Naukowe, 617pp. "Owing to the fact that the author's personal interests include fossils as well as living mammals, he has tried to view the problems under discussion as much as possible from an evolutionary and historical perspective and has accordingly given equal emphasis to fossils and present-day mammals. From this point of view the book can claim to be original..." The term "ther... View more info

Review of the Family Sphingidae of the Palearctic and Chinese-Himalayan Faunas

By: Kuznetsova, N. Ya.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Amerind Pub. Co.: 1972

Seller ID: 002442

Condition: Very Good to Very Good+


Translated from Russian. Published for the Smithsonian Institution and The National Science Foundation, Washington D.C. 43 pp. plus fold-out chart. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on front. Exterior is VG to VG+. Front/back endpapers "bubbly" possibly due to pasting down to boards ?, otherwise interior is tight, clean and in Near Fine condition. Dust Jacket's back cover with museum mailing label. Several small rubbings to front cover and tiny chips to top spine ... View more info

SOME OBSERVATIONS ON THE HABITS AND PLACENTATION OF TATU NOVEMCINCTUM and A SUGGESTED CLASSIFICATION OF EDENTATES

By: Lane, H. H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University Press: 1909

Seller ID: 004761

Condition: Good to Good+


The State University of Oklahoma, Research Bulletin. Nos. 1 and 2. by Dr. H. H. Lane, Professor of Zoology and Embryology. 26 pp. including Bibliography. Pages uncut at top edge. No. 1: SOME OBSERVATIONS ON THE HABITS AND PLACENTATION OF TATU NOVEMCINCTUM-18 pp. 3 full page illustrations with Explanations. "...so little is known concerning the anatomy, habits, or distribution of that species of armadillo which constitutes the only living representative of Edentates n... View more info

CLASSIFICATION. Class S AGRICULTURE-PLANT AND ANIMAL INDUSTRY

By: Library of Congress

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1911

Seller ID: 004883

Condition: Very Good-


Printed as Manuscript. Synopsis includes: Agriculture; General Plant Culture and Horticulture; Forestry; Animal Culture-Cattle, Horses, Sheep, Goats, Swine, Pets, Bee Culture; Fish Culture- Angling by country and Fisheries; and Hunting Sports. 87 pp. includes Index. Brown paper covers. ex.mus. faint stamp on front cover. Mildly soiled covers. Overall covers are Very Good-. ex.mus. stamp on title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. View more info

THE CHONDROCRANIUM OF AN EMBRYO PIG, SUS SCROFA

By: Mead, Charles Searing

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The American Journal of Anatomy: 1909

Seller ID: 005670

Condition: Very Good


A Contribution to the Morphology of the Mammalian Skull. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Pure Science, Columbia University. Reprinted from the American Journal of Anatomy, Vol. IX, No. 2, May, 1909. Pages 187-209. With 11 text figures and 4 plates. Ex. museum with stamp and identification numbers on front cover and stamp on title page. Blue paper wraps have chipping along edges, discolora... View more info

PATHS ACROSS THE EARTH

By: Milne, Lorus and Margery

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005514

Condition: Very Good


A noted team of naturalists tells the intriguing story of animal migrations, and of the strange and marvelous ways in which life spreads over our world. "This is the best popular account of migration in modern terms that I have read." --Donald Culross Peattie. 216 pp. with index. DJ in Good+ condition with chipping along edges/corners, and 1/2 inch tear on bottom front. Cover corners are bumped and top spine shows wear. Interior page edges are browning and so... View more info

How Smart Are Animals?

By: Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000962

ISBN: 0-15-236770-5

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED BY AUTHOR with gift inscription. A Junior Library Guild selection. Discusses recent research on levels of intelligence in both wild and domestic animals. 189 pp. Glossary and Index. Book is Near Fine in Very Good + Dust Jacket. View more info

BAMBI: A LIFE IN THE WOODS

By: Salten, Felix

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1928

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 007470

Condition: Good


Translated from the German by Whittaker Chambers. With a foreword by John Galsworthy. From the foreword: "Bambi is a delicious book. Delicious not only for children, but for those who are no longer so fortunate. For delicacy of perception and essential truth I hardly know any story of animals that can stand beside this life-story of a forest deer." 223 pp. Unattributed b/w illustrations at beginning of every chapter. DJ in Fair/Good- condition with significant ch... View more info

PURCHASE OF HORSES FOR PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

By: Stanton, Edwin M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1862

Seller ID: 005255

Condition: Very Good


Letter from the Secretary of War, in answer to Resolution of the House of Representatives of January 17, transmitting copies of papers on file in quartermaster general's bureau, in relation to purchase of horses for Colonel Williams's regiment of Pennsylvania cavalry. 37th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 60. 38 pp. Also included is another Letter from the Secretary of War in answer to Resolution of the House of 2d December, 1861, transmitt... View more info

POLYCHAETE WORMS OF THE FAMILY PARAONIDAE CERRUTI. Polychaeta, Sedentaria

By: Strelzov,V. E.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Amerind Pub. Co.: 1979

Seller ID: 004782

Condition: Very Good-


Title page reads: POLYCHAETE WORMS OF THE FAMILY PARAONIDAE CERRUTI, 1909 (Polychaeta, Sedentaria).Translated from Russian by Indira Kohli. Published for the Smithsonian Institution and The National Science Foundation. "This monograph describes and revises the world fauna of the widely distributed, but to date poorly studied, family of polychaetes. The book presents data on the morphology, systematics, ecology, and the geographic distribution of this group of animals... View more info

WATER REQUIREMENTS OF DESERT ANIMALS IN THE SOUTHWEST

By: Vorhies, Charles T.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, University of Arizona: 1945

Seller ID: 003889

Condition: Near Fine to Fine


College of Agriculture, University Of Arizona, Technical Bulletin No. 107. Agricultural Experiment Station. pp.487-525. 4 Plates (photographs), 9 figures (graphs). Desert Animals include: Kangaroo Rats and Pocket Mice; White-Throated Wood Rat; Ground squirrels; and Jack Rabbits. Covers are VG+ to Near Fine as is the Interior. View more info

REVIEW OF OUR PRESENT KNOWLEDGE OF THE MOLLUSCAN FAUNA OF MICHIGAN

By: Walker, Bryant

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1894

Seller ID: 004230

Condition: Very Good-


Read before the Michigan Academy of Science, December 27, 1894. "Barring a few scattering descriptions by European naturalists of such species as were brought home by the early travellers in this country, the history of North American conchology may be said to have begun where Thomas Say, in 1817, wrote the article on "Conchology" for the first American edition of Nicholson's Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciences." 27 pp. Includes Catalogue of the Mollusca of... View more info

THE BIGHORN OF DEATH VALLEY

By: Welles, Ralph E. and Florence B Welles

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1961

Seller ID: 005286

Condition: Good +


"The Nelson bighorn was being featured in the National Park Service interpretive programs as "one of our most interesting mammals, that crosses from one mountain range to another in the vicinity of Badwater." 242 pp. with figures and index. Foldout map. Soft covers are dirty, have chipped edges and bent corners. Small tears to top and bottom of spine. Interior is tight and clean. Overall book in Good + condition. View more info