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Bulletin Of The New York Botanical Garden Vol. 6 Nos. 19

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, New York Botanical Garden: 1908

Seller ID: 003205

Condition: Good


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+ View more info

A PRELIMINARY BIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE LLOYD-CORNELL RESERVATION. Bulletin of the Lloyd Library of Botany, Pharmacy and Materia Medica.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Cornell University Press: 1926

Seller ID: 001814

Condition: Good


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 w... View more info

FIELD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, Annual Report of Director to the Board of Trustees: Years 1906-1931., And 1966 Annual Report

By: N/A

Price: $415.00

Publisher: Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History: 1907

Seller ID: 003028

Condition: Good


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.... View more info

CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE BOTANICAL LABORATORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Vol II, Number 3

By: N/A

Price: $18.50

Publisher: 1904

Seller ID: 003085

Condition: Good + to Very Good-


"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. View more info

THE NATURALIST. Feb. 1890. Vol.IV, No. 7.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Kansas, R.B. Trouslot & Co.: 1890

Seller ID: 003106

Condition: Very Good


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 th... View more info

POPULAR SCIENCE NEWS AND BOSTON JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY.1892-Complete year. 12 issues. Vol. XXVI: Number 1-12. January-December.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Popular Science News Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 003135

Condition: Good or Better


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 ... View more info

LLOYDIA: A QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE-39 Issues: 1940-1951

By: N/A

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Menasha, WI, Lloyd Library and Museum:

Seller ID: 003178

Condition: Very Good to Very Good+


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. View more info

SCIENCE, August 14, 1885. Volume VI. No. 132

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003189

Condition: Good to Good+


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 t... View more info

TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1887-1890

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, New York,

Seller ID: 003998

Condition: Covers Poor.Interior Very Good


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... View more info

BOTANICAL EXCURSION & REPORT ON BOTANICAL EXCURSION TO THE BOREAL FOREST REGION IN NORTHERN QUEBEC AND ONTARIO (TWO VOLUMES)

By: Baldwin, W. K. W.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources: 1959

Seller ID: 003054

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

THE RESULTS OF THE TEMPERATURE DURING FLOWER-FORMATION FOR THE WHOLE HYACINTH. First Part

By: Blaauw, A.H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Koninklijke Akademie Van Wetenschappen: 1924

Seller ID: 003092

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


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+. View more info

GEOGRAPHICAL GUIDE TO FLORAS OF THE WORLD, PART II WESTERN EUROPE

By: Blake, S. F

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, U. S. Department Of Agriculture: 1961

Seller ID: 003071

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

FLORA OF VERMONT. A LIST OF THE FERN AND SEED PLANTS. GROWING WITHOUT CULTIVATION

By: Brainerd, Ezra, L.R. Jones and W.W. Eggleston

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Burlington, Free Press Association: 1900

Seller ID: 003058

Condition: Good


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. View more info

HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE SCIENCE OF BOTANY IN NORTH AMERICA FROM 1635 TO 1858

By: Brendel, Frederick

Price: $55.00

Publisher: American Naturalist: 1879

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003043

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

THE GENERIC NAME BUCIDA by N.L. Britton and THE HYPERTROPHIED FRUIT OF BUCIDA BUCERAS, by Melville Thurston Cook.

By: Britton, N.L. and Melville Thurston Cook

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club:

Seller ID: 003089

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

The Amateur Microscopist: or Views of the Microscopic World, A Handbook of Microscopic Manipulation and Microscopic Objects

By: Brocklesby, John.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, William Wood & Company: 1871

Seller ID: 003253

Condition: Good


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 &... View more info

CREATING A VICTORIAN FLOWER GARDEN

By: Buczacki, Stefan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 006475

ISBN: 1555842852

Condition: Very Good+


"...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 al... View more info

THIRTY POISONOUS PLANTS OF THE UNITED STATES

By: Chesnut, V. K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1898

Seller ID: 007287

Condition: Good


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 G... View more info

THE EMBRYOLOGY OF SOME CUBAN NYMPHAEACEAE

By: Cook, Melville Thurston

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Chicago Press.:

Seller ID: 003093

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

THE CULTURE OF THE CENTRAL AMERICAN RUBBER TREE

By: Cook, O. F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1903

Seller ID: 006811

Condition: Very Good-


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. View more info