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Image for Ecology of Insect Overwintering, The

Ecology of Insect Overwintering, The

By: Leather, S. R.; Walters, K.F.A.; Bale, J.S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124788

ISBN: 0521417589

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 255 pages. Previous owner's name. The study of the overwintering process can offer an insight into the development of insects, as well as predict the patterns of disease epidemic and crop destruction caused by some species. View more info

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Fundamentals of High Altitude Biology

By: Mani, M.S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 126424

ISBN: 8120404939

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 138 pages. Dust jacket shows edge wear. Bumped corners. The ten chapters cover scope, problems and significance of high altitude biology; high altitude environment; high altitude plant, animal and insect life; and of course man at high altitude. Glossary and Bibliography. View more info

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Dragonflies and Damselflies of California (California Natural History Guides)

By: Manolis, Timothy D.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 2003

Seller ID: 140933

ISBN: 0520235665

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Many color illustrations. 201 pages. 4 3/4"w x 7 1/2"h. View more info

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That Gunk on Your Car: A Unique Guide to Insects of the United States

By: Mark E. Hostetler; Meryl Klein; Rebekah McClean

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Brazen Cockroaches Inc: 1996

Seller ID: 144346

ISBN: 0965378802

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 104 pages, heavily illustrated in both original and splattered forms, many "fun things to do with" sections. Includes illustrations and sections on : Ants, Antlions, Midges, Black Flies, Butterflies, Moths, Caddisflies, Cicadas, Cockroaches, Crane Flies, Cucmber Beetles, Dragonflies, Fireflies, Grasshoppers, Honey Bees, Horse flies, Deer flies, Jumping Plant Lice, Lacewings, Lovebugs, Muscid ,Soldier, Mosquitoes View more info

Image for Die schönsten Tafeln aus dem Grossen Buch der Schmetterlinge und Pflanzen Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Ausgewählt, eingeleitet und beschrieben von Gerhard Nebel.

Die schönsten Tafeln aus dem Grossen Buch der Schmetterlinge und Pflanzen Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Ausgewählt, eingeleitet und beschrieben von Gerhard Nebel.

By: Merian, Maria Sibylla

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Hoffmann Und Campe Verlag: 1964

Seller ID: 124708

Condition: Near Fine


61 page softbound folio with text in German has small crease on top corner of cover. One loose sheet with biographical paragraph about Maria Sibylla Merian in six languages. 16 loose brightly colored plates (12 1/4" w x 18" h) of Merian's engravings: Pomeranze und Spiegeltrager; Granatapfelblute und Laternentrager; Batate und Spinner; Baumwollblatt-Jatropha und Schwarmer; Ingwergewachs und Castnia-Motten; Hibiskubluten und Schwalbenschwanz; Zedratzitrone und Bockkafer; Fledermausapfel und Gottesanbeterin; Mexikanischer Stachelmohn und Bockkafer; Bananenfrucht und Caligo; Passionsblume... View more info

Image for Die schönsten Tafeln aus dem Grossen Buch der Schmetterlinge und Pflanzen Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Ausgewählt, eingeleitet und beschrieben von Gerhard Nebel.

Die schönsten Tafeln aus dem Grossen Buch der Schmetterlinge und Pflanzen Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Ausgewählt, eingeleitet und beschrieben von Gerhard Nebel.

By: Merian, Maria Sibylla

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Hoffmann Und Campe Verlag: 1964

Seller ID: 124709

Condition: Very Good


Hardback slightly soiled white cloth portfolio with black paper spine and fore edge, gilt lettering, and red illustration. Interior cardstock paper folder glued to inside of portfolio has several tears along its folded edges. Biographical information about Maria Sibylla Merian (a German-born naturalist and scientific illustrator, who lived from 1647 to 1717) printed inside front cover in six languages. 61 page softbound folio with text in German has small creases on bottom page corners. 16 loose brightly colored plates (12 1/4" w x 18" h) of Merian's engravings: Pomeranze und Spi... View more info

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Windborne Pests and Diseases: Meteorology of Airborne Organisms

By: Pedgley, David E

Price: $125.00

Publisher: England, Ellis Horwood Limited: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 124785

ISBN: 0470275162

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 250 pages. Previous owner's name and embossed stamp. Contens include Weather at Take-off, Staying Airborne, Downwind Drift, Insect flight within the boundary layer, Insect flight above the boundary layer, Swarms, Dispersion and Concentration, Forecasting. References & Index. Lots of weather maps, charts, graphs. View more info

Entomology and Pest Management

By: Pedigo, Larry P.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Macmillan Pub Co: 1989

Seller ID: 142936

ISBN: 0023933100

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full dark blue cloth boards. 646 pages. Many b&w illustrations. A bit musty smelling. View more info

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Fresh-Water Invertebrates of the United States: Second Edition

By: Pennak, Robert W.

Price: $122.50

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1978

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 131712

Condition: Near Fine


803 pages, encyclopedic reference with charts, tables, a huge number of scientific illustrations with specific identification of head parts, limbs, etc. Sharp corners, square, solid spine, book shows no wear and is very clean. . Light scuffing to jacket, chipping at bottom edge, small tears along top, all closed. No marking of any kind to text/interior. View more info

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Dragonflies (Naturalists' Handbooks)

By: Peter L. Miller

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Pelagic Publishing: 1995

Seller ID: 145223

ISBN: 085546299X

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 118 pages: chapters include Eggs and larvae, Adult life, Flight, Vision, Reproductive biology, Garding and egg-laying, etc. Color section with anatomical drawings throughout. View more info

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Maria Sibylla Merian : Leben und Werk 1647 - 1717.

By: Pfister-Burkhalter, Margarete

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Basel, GS-Verlag: 1980

Seller ID: 124774

ISBN: 3718500299

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 96 pages. Text in German. Pages are uncut (and not meant to be). Previous owner's name inside. Many black and white and some color illustrations. Edge wear to cover. View more info

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Bibliography on Pathogens of Medically Important Arthropods: 1981

By: Roberts, Donald W.; Daoust, Richard A.; Wraight, Stephen P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N Y, Insect Pathology Resource Center, Cornell University: 1983

Seller ID: 129507

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 324 pages. Photo of Table of Contents available. Previous owner's name. View more info

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Physiology of Insecta, Second Edition (6 Volume Set), The

By: Rockstein, Morris (ed.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: N Y, Academic Press: 1973

Seller ID: 129113

Condition: Near Fine


Six volume set in ochre colored cloth covers. Dust jackets are all present, but have faded spines and some tears. This reference presents detailed discussions of several areas of insect biology that have not received comparable treatment elsewhere: Insect bioluminescence; Circadian rhythms and photoperiodism in insects; Immune mechanisms of insects; Physiology of insect resistance to insecticides. Each chapter is written by an expert in the topic at hand. This is a heavy set and will require additional charges for international transport. View more info

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The Butterflies of Canada

By: Ross Layberry; Peter Hall; Don Lafontaine

Price: $18.50

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1998

Seller ID: 142796

ISBN: 0802078818

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. "Beautifully illustrated and clearly presented, The Butterflies of Canada is an indispensable guide to all aspects of butterfly study. Butterfly collecting has long been a popular summer activity, and as the growing popularity of butterfly watching and conservatories in Ontario and British Columbia shows, butterflies are a continuing source of delight and interest to Canadians.The Butterflies of Canada is the first co... View more info

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Flower and Butterflies

By: Temple, Vere

Price: $8.41

Publisher: London, The Studio: 1946

Seller ID: 118487

Condition: Good


Bright red cloth cover. Slight stains to endpapers. 75 pages, lots of illustrations, mostly b&w a few color. Tattered dust jacket. "How To Do It" Series, Number 33. View more info

Nature West Coast: A Study of Plants, Insects, Birds, Mammals and Marine Life as Seen in Lighthouse Park

By: Vancouver Natural History Society, Smith, Kathleen M. ; Nancy J. Anderson, Katherine I. Beamish (eds.)

Price: $75.95

Publisher: Discovery Press: 1973

Seller ID: 114436

ISBN: 0919624006

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED BY ALL THREE EDITORS, plus "With many thanks for your contribution. From The Vancouver Natural History Society, Norman Purssell, President." From flyleaf: The descriptions and accompanying drawings within this book cover no less than 157 seed plants, ferns and grasses, 67 birds, 16 mammals, 5 amphibians and 4 reptiles. (includes) a section on geology of the area, ecology, the most important insects, chief types of intertidal life, and lower plant forms such as algae, mushrooms, mosses and lichens. Hundreds of b/w drawings. Two maps. Sharp corners, perfect interior, very minor ... View more info

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Insekten - Schön ist die Welt

By: Villiers, A.; Schnack, Friedrich

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Munchen, Wilhelm Goldann Verlag: 1962

Seller ID: 119130

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 92 pages. Many full-page color and black and white photographs. Dust jacket has been covered in plastic and taped to the cover. Text in German. View more info

Image for Following the Bloom: Across America With the Migratory Beekeepers

Following the Bloom: Across America With the Migratory Beekeepers

By: Whynott, Douglas

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Stackpole Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 125225

ISBN: 0811719448

Condition: Good


214 pages. Liquid stain to top of pages. Reading copy. View more info

Image for From Where I Sit: Essays on Bees, Beekeeping, and Science

From Where I Sit: Essays on Bees, Beekeeping, and Science

By: Winston, Mark L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., Comstock Pub. Associates: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 125274

ISBN: 0801434777

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 171 pages. View more info

Image for Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

By: Winston, Mark L.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 2014

Seller ID: 143987

ISBN: 0674368398

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. View more info