Category: Natural History


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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. A few with small pieces of paper spine missing, but still intact. ex.mus. stamp/numbers either on front or on title page. 19... View more info

SCIENCE RECORD (Formerly Scientific and Literary Gossip), Three Issues 1883-1884.

By: N/A

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boston, S. E. Cassino & Co.: 1883

Seller ID: 003104

Condition: Good

A monthly journal of Notes and News in all departments of Science. 3 issues: Dec.15,1883 (Vol. 11, No.2); Jan.15, 1884 (Vol.II, No. 3) and Oct.15,1884 (Vol.II, No.12). Articles include: A NEW MICROSCOPE SLIDE CABINET, RESEARCHES ON BACTERIA, MICROSCOPY, SOCIETY OF NATURALISTS IN EASTERN UNITED STATES, BATS, CALIFORNIA SPIDERS, BIRDS, CRUSTACEA, ROCK SECTIONS, WINES, and HARMONY OF THE SPHERES. Jan.1884 issue pages mainly uncut. Illustrations, including publisher advertisements. Paper covers mildly soiled, string-tied. Oct.1884 issue's covers detached from text with tears, still intact. Overall... 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 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 Pe... View more info


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 to the Editor and Notes and News. Famous Americans in publication: Frederick William True; and Joseph LeConte. Tiny chipping a... View more info

SCIENCE, September 4, 1885. Volume VI. No. 135

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003197

Condition: Good-

Articles about/or by Famous Americans: In Letters to the Editor:R.P. WHITFIELD "An American Silurian scorpion"with illustration; CHAS. A. ASHBURNER "The geology of natural gas"; and R. W. SHUFELDT "Probable period of gestation in the 'horned-toad'. Other articles: " The Lick Observatory" with 5 illustrations; and "The Development of the Eye" with 2 illustrations. ex. mus. stamp on front cover. Covers detached. Front cover is Good to Good+. Back cover with tears and missing pieces, Good-. Crease down middle. Interior is tight, clean and VG. View more info


By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Bingham Oceanography Laboratory:

Seller ID: 003386

Condition: Very Good to Very Good+

Peabody Museum of Natural History Yale University. 1944-1946. Art. 1-5. Art. 1: Tetrodon Poisoning by Warren H. Yudkin.1944. 18 pp.; Art. 2: Studies on the Marine Resources of Southern New England. I. An Analysis of the Fish Population of the Shore Zone, by Herbert E. Warfel and Daniel Merriman.1944. 91 pp.; Art. 3: Studies on the Marine Resources of Southern New England, III. The Possibility of the Utilization of the Starfish(Asterias Forbesi Desor). 1946. 58 pp.; and Art. 4 and 5 (in one bulletin): Studies on the Marine Resources of Southern New England. IV. The Biology and Economic Importa... View more info


By: N/A

Price: $38.50

Publisher: New Haven, Conn, Bingham Oceanography Laboratory:

Seller ID: 003394

Condition: Very Good to Very Good+

Peabody Museum of Natural History Yale University. 1952-1954. Art. 1 and 3. Art. 1: The Striped Bass, Roccus saxatilis by Edward C. Raney, Ernest F. Tresselt, Edgar H. Hollis, and V.D. Vladykov and D. H. Wallace 1952. 177 pp.; and Art.3: The Character and Significance of Sound Production Among Fishes of the Western North Atlantic by Marie Poland Fish 1954. 109 pp. Stiff grey wraps. Slightly soiled. Article 1 bulletin with ex-mus. stamp on cover, otherwise exteriors are Very Good to VG+. Interiors are all tight, clean and VG+. View more info

SCIENCE, November 5, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 196

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1886

Seller ID: 003519

Condition: Good to Good+

With Science Supplement. Articles by Famous Americans: L. P.GRATACAP: An Archeological Fraud with 2 illustrations; and O. T. MASON: The Guadalajara Pottery with 14 illustrations. In Supplement: Cable Street-Railways with 10 illustrations and The physical basis of aesthetics. Covers slightly soiled. ex.mus. numberson front. light vertical crease, mildly seen throughout publication, very minor. Slight chipping at side edge. small yellow musuem label on front cover. Overall covers are Good to Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. pp.401-422. 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 Natural History and devoted colleagues on its Scientific Staff. The biographical sketch was especially desired in connection wit... View more info


By: Allison, Vernon C

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum Press: 1926

Seller ID: 003671

Condition: Very Good

Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. XIX, Part VI. 24 illustrations of this Missouri cave including carvings on bones. Pages 293-335 . Exterior stiff covers are Very Good to Very Good +. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

Junior Natural History Magazine.1960- June 1963 Last Issue

By: American Museum of Natural History. Marion B. Carr, Editor

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum of Natural History: 1960

Seller ID: 003030

Condition: Good+ or Better

36 issues. Final four years: 1960-63 ending with June 1963, the last issue. Some issues have small address label on front cover. Some have ex.mus. stamp on cover. all issues are Good+ or Better. View more info


By: Anthony, John G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1854

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003617

Condition: Good

SIGNED: "Providence Athenaeum. from the Author" on the cover. From Annuls of the Lyceum of Natural History in New York, Vol. VI., p.80. April 1854. Providence Athenaeum Stamp on first page of text. "In June, 1853, the writer entered upon a pedestrian tour through the States of Kentucky, Tennessee, and part of Georgia, with the double purpose of renovating health, and of collecting the numerous and varied species of fluviatile shells with which our Western streams and rivers abound. The Journey was extended as far as Macon, in Georgia..." unpaginated. Gives 50 descriptions of sh... View more info


By: Barnes, Claude T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, The Ralton Co.: 1958

Seller ID: 005512

Condition: Good+

Day-by-day description of the flora and fauna of the Wasatch mountains in Utah. Third in a series of similar seasonal books. 98 pp. Yellow soft covers have dirt smudges on both sides, and very large crease to top corner of back cover. Interior is tight and clean. Book is in Good+ condition. View more info


By: Bates, Marston

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1961

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005737

Condition: Good

An introductory survey of the whole conceptual scheme of natural history, from the classification, distribution and interrelationship of living things to evolution and behaviorism. 309 pp. with index. Dust jacket in Poor condition with tears to edges, including one large tear at top front cover that has been taped. Front cover rubbed, corners bent, and price-clipped. Green cloth covers have minor stains to top edges, and spine edges are rubbed. Interior is tight and clean. Book in Good condition. View more info


By: Beecher, Henry Ward

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, J. C. Derby: 1855

Seller ID: 006199

Condition: Good

359 pp. Brown cloth covers with blindstamped image on front and back, and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed to boards, joints are broken and exposed, spine ends are broken and partially removed. Broken hinges and spine. Light foxing/browning throughout interior. Book in Good condition. View more info


By: Braidwood, Robert J

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1951

Seller ID: 002862

Condition: Very Good-

spine and cover edges faded, otherwise exterior is Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info


By: Buckland, Francis T.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Rudd & Carleton: 1859

Seller ID: 005563

Condition: Good

From the Fourth London Edition. 423 pp. Olive cloth covers with embossed design on front and back. Gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped, edges rubbed, fraying/tears to spine edges. Small hole in back spine edge. Previous owner's embossed stamp on freepaper, along with numbering on front freepaper and back inside cover. Dirt smudges on front pages. Sporadic foxing to interior. Interior is tight. Book in Good condition. View more info


By: Burroughs, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1912

Seller ID: 005812

Condition: Very Good

"The long road I have in mind is the long road of evolution..." 279 pages with index. Frontispiece photograph of Burroughs with tissue guard. Olive cloth covers with gilt signature on front and gilt title on spine. Cover covers are bumped and rubbed, particularly the lower front corner. Spine tips are bent and rubbed. Gilt top page edge. Many interior pages are uncut. Some light foxing to page edges and endpapers, but text is not affected. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info


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 owner on front inside cover, gift inscription from a different owner on front free endpaper. Some minor smudging to interior p... View more info