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VESTERHEIM, THE NORWEGIAN-AMERICAN MUSEUM, DECORAH, IOWA. SAMPLINGS FROM THE COLLECTION

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1973

Seller ID: 004824

Condition: Very Good+


"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. View more info

SCIENCE, November 20, 1885. Volume VI. No. 146

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003233

Condition: Good to Good+


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 slightl... View more info

IN MEMORIAM. WILLIAM GREENE

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 003732

Condition: Very Good


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..." 2... View more info

IOWA WATER-SUPPLY BULLETINS 1955-1963: No. 4, No. 5, No. 7 and No. 8

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Des Moines, IA, State of Iowa:

Seller ID: 004116

Condition: Good to Very Good


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... View more info

WETLANDS INVENTORY IOWA

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1955

Seller ID: 004828

Condition: Very Good


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 wi... View more info

NATIVE AND PLANTED TIMBER OF IOWA

By: Baker, Hugh P.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1908

Seller ID: 006405

Condition: Very Good-


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. View more info

Trapping Iowa Furbearers

By: Berkley, Tom

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 1971

Seller ID: 004370

Condition: Very Good+


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 +. View more info

THE FISHERIES BIOLOGICAL STATION AT FAIRPORT, IOWA

By: Coker, R. E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1921

Seller ID: 004108

Condition: Good+


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 Hi... View more info

Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of John N. W. Rumple (Late a Representative from Iowa)

By: Congress

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1903

Seller ID: 004580

Condition: Very Good-


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... View more info

Green Hills: An Album of Iowa State Memories

By: Daily, Laura C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ames, Iowa, Iowa State University Alumni Association: 1975

Seller ID: 004368

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

REPORT ON THE FISHES COLLECTED BY THE BAHAMA EXPEDITION, OF THE STATE INUVERSITY OF IOWA, UNDER PROFESSOR C. C. NUTTING IN 1893

By: Garman, S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: State University of Iowa, Bull Laboratory, Natural Sciences: 1896

Seller ID: 007179

Condition: Good


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. View more info

CAPTAIN J. ALLEN'S EXPEDITION. Letter From The Secretary Of War.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1846

Seller ID: 003748

Condition: Very Good


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 foxi... View more info

REMOVAL OF THE WINNEBAGOES

By: House of Representatives

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1850

Seller ID: 005744

Condition: Very Good


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 b... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING ESTIMATES FOR RUNNING AND MARKING THE NORTHERN BOUNDARY OF IOWA, &c.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1852

Seller ID: 006631

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

THE PLEISTOCENE HISTORY OF NORTHEASTERN IOWA

By: McGee, W. J.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1891

Seller ID: 007278

Condition: Good+


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. Docume... View more info

SURFACE WATER RESOURCES OF IOWA, October 1, 1942, to September 30, 1950

By: Mummey, Samuel Jr

Price: $40.00

Publisher: State of Iowa: 1953

Seller ID: 004371

Condition: Good+


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 fl... View more info

LIST OF LAND AND FRESH-WATER MOLLUSCA FOUND AT IOWA CITY, IOWA

By: Pilsbry, Henry A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Iowa City, Iowa, 1882

Seller ID: 005927

Condition: Very Good


"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. View more info

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

By: Shimek, B.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: 1904

Seller ID: 005367

Condition: Good


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. View more info

GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP AND OPERATION OF RAILWAYS FOR THE UNITED STATES

By: Sorrell, Lewis C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Prentice-Hall: 1937

Seller ID: 004417

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


"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 Goo... View more info

WATER BEETLES IN RELATION TO PONDFISH CULTURE, WITH LIFE HISTORIES OF THOSE FOUND IN FISHPONDS AT FAIRPORT, IOWA,

By: Wilson, Charles Branch

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1923

Seller ID: 004109

Condition: Very Good to Very Good+


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. View more info