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Orchids of Guatemala

By: Ames, Oakes; Correll, Donovan Stewart

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Chicago Natural History Museum Press: 1952

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 117418

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 395 pages. Cover worn around edges. Many b&w line drawings. View more info

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Indian Art of Ancient Florida

By: Barbara A. Purdy

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University Press of Florida: 1996

Seller ID: 138732

ISBN: 081301462X

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. Dust jacket shows scuffing, light edge wear and light signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 124 pages with a great many color photos. A superb book--and one that is long overdue. A fine sampling of a unique native American artistic heritage is laid out before you, in text and in pictures, in this exciting book. --Gordon R. Willey, Peabody Museum, Harvard UniversityFor thousands of years, the Indians of Florida created exq... View more info

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Animal Babies

By: Bauer, Margaret Jean

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Chicago, M.A. Donohue & Co.: 1949

Seller ID: 146049

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear to cover. Large format: 10"w x 12 1/4"h. 88 pages. Many full-page color and b&w illustrations by Jacob Bates Abbot. View more info

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Fishes of the Bahamas and Adjacent Tropical Waters

By: Bohlke, James, E. & Chaplin, Charles C.G.

Price: $850.95

Publisher: Academy of Natural Sciences of philadelphis/ Livingston Publishing Co.: 1970

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 131479

ISBN: 0870980068

Condition: Very Good


Slight waviness to cloth on exterior of spine, sharp corners, two impacts to front cover. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, appears new in every respect. Dust jacket has lots of edge and corner wear, small tears, is price clipped. Very large, encyclopedic reference, 771 pages plus 36 full page, full color plates, some photos, lots of b&w drawings, many figures depicting specific features of fish, lots of keys to specific genera or species of families with drawings. Each fish is I.D.'d with Distinctions, Coloration, Remarks, and Distribution. Contents include Introduc... View more info

Natural History of Seals

By: Bonner, Nigel

Price: $8.26

Publisher: Christopher Helm: 1989

Edition: Ex Libris

Seller ID: 106548

ISBN: 0747002037

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with pocket, a few stamps, but quite clean, in & out. 196 pages, drawings, color photos, many maps, anatomical drawings, referances, index. View more info

Environmental History of the Near and Middle East since the Last Ice Age, The

By: Brice, William Charles

Price: $139.00

Publisher: Academic Press: 1978

Edition: Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed.

Seller ID: 097545

ISBN: 0121338509

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages unmarked. 384 pages. From the blurb: "The influence of natural conditions on the numbers, size, movements and attainments of human groups has been especially evident at those places and times when these conditions have been markedly changing. The landscapes between the Mediterranean and the valley of the Indus have undergone many alterations since the climax of the last Ice Age, some 20,000 years ago; lakes have filled and dried out, rivers have shifted their courses and spread into deltas, lowlands have been flooded ... View more info

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Reptiles of British Columbia, The

By: Campbell, R. Wayne; Gregory, Patrick T.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Royal British Columbia Museum: 1984

Seller ID: 140097

ISBN: 0771894570

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 102 pages. 5 3/8"w x 7 1/4"h. "The authors describe 16 species of reptiles native to B.C.: 4 turtles, 3 lizards, and 9 snakes. They also discuss introduced species, feeding habits, senses, diversity, and much more." Black and white illustrations. View more info

The World of Freshwater: A Natural History

By: Cannings, Richard, Syndey & Robert

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Greystone Books: 1998

Seller ID: 119958

ISBN: 155054635X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, cover show light wear only. View more info

Archaeology and Coastal Dynamics of Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska

By: Crowell, Aron L ; Daniel H. Mann

Price: $68.50

Publisher: National Park Servie, Alaska Region: 1998

Seller ID: 143082

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. Contents include: Geology and natural history (Geology, Geomorphology, Vegetation, Fauna, Paleoenvironments) Geological and paleoenvironmental investigations, Culture and archaeology of trhe outer Kenai coast, Piecing together the history of the outer Kenai coast, Archaeological results of the 1993 survey, Cultural materials,( Houses, cashe or cooking pits, Cobble features, Culturally modified trees, Artifacts) A predicti... View more info

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First Impressions: European Views of the Natural History of Canada from the 16th to the 19th Century

By: Dickenson, Victoria

Price: $55.50

Publisher: Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University: 1992

Seller ID: 144471

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition catalog in excellent condition with light wear to the creaseless covers only: a little shelf wear, some light edge wear. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 131 pages in large format. Works by Louis Nicolas, Pierre Descelliers, Giacomo Gastaldi, Samuel De Champlain, Jacques-Phillippe Cornut, Francois Du Creux, Louis Hennepin, Sebastien Leclerc, George Edwards, Moses, harris, Thomas Davies, Maddalena Bouchard, Thomas Pennant, Georg Dionysius Ehret, Peter Paillou, William... View more info

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A Separate Vision (Plateau Magazine, Volume 60, Number 1)

By: Eaton, Linda B.

Price: $45.95

Publisher: The Museum of Northern Arizona: 1989

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 144404

ISBN: 0897340914

Condition: Fine


Magazine of the Museum of Northern Arizona featuring the natural and cultural history of the Colorado Plateau, 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. 32 pages in large format featuring the following artists: Whitethorne, Baje, a Navajo Landscape Painter, Nora Naranjo-Morse, Santa Clara Sculptor, John Fredericks, Hopi Kachina Carver, Brenda Spencer, Navajo Weaver. Signed by all four artists, each on their into page. View more info

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The Elizabethan zoo: A book of beasts both fabulous and authentic (Nonpareil books)

By: Edward Topsell

Price: $14.95

Publisher: D. R. Godine: 1979

Seller ID: 145121

ISBN: 0879233001

Condition: Good


Book has moisture damage to the lower portion of the covers. Does not affect the text block. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket is worn with small tears. Extracts from Edward Topsell's histories and supplemented by material taken from Pliny's Natural History, Illustrated with line drawings for Tritons, Nereides, Sea Elephants, Camell, Vulgar Bugill, Lyon, Boas, Su, Phoenix, Lamia, Elephant, Unicorne, Beaver, River Horse, Crocodile,cockatrice, Hydra, Dragon, et al. View more info

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African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire

By: Enid Schildkrout; Curtis A. Keim; American Museum of Natural History

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Amer Museum of Natural History: 1990

Seller ID: 143513

ISBN: 0295969628

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition; upper corner has a light bump/curl, covers have Very light edge wear. Binding is otherwise solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. A large book, 271 pages, color photos, often full page with no borders, heavily illustrated. Contents include: Art, ethnography, and history in Northeastern Zaire, Through western eyes: the making of the Manghetu myth, Collecting in the Congo: the American museum of natural history Congo expedition, 1909 - 1915, Reconstructing the pas... View more info

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Views of a Vanishing Frontier

By: Ewers, John C.; Marsha V. Gallagher; David C. Hunt; Joseph C. Porter

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Joslyn Art Museum: 1984

Seller ID: 145138

ISBN: 0936364130

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 104 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Exhibition catalog for art show of work produced when German Prince Maximilian of Wied travelled up the Missouri River with artist-illustrator Karl Bodmer in the 1830's. View more info

Costumes of the East

By: Fairservis, Walter A.

Price: $19.45

Publisher: American Museum of Natural History/ Catham Press: 1971

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 130276

ISBN: 0856990280

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book has been re-bound by the library into heavy, strong white hardback covers. Pages/contents are very clean, with no tears and sharp corners. Many full color plates. 160 pages on heavy paper. Contents include Balkans, Caucasus, Ukraine; Near east, Iran, Central Asia, India and Pakistan; Kishmir, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Tibet, China, Siberia, Manchuria, Hokkaido, Bonins. Book is from referance section & not allowed to be checked out. View more info

Island: A Natural History of Vancouver Island, The

By: Fitzharris, Tim

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 123978

ISBN: 0195403924

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's mark on front end paper, otherwise book shows little use with bumped lower corners, dust jacket has light shelfwear only, no tears, edgewear at upper spine. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. 134 pages with many large color photos. View more info

Life: An Unauthorised Biography, A Natural History of the First Four Thousand Million Years of Life on Earth

By: Fortey, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2008

Seller ID: 139970

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 379 pages. 7 1/2"w x 10 1/4"h. Beautiful green cloth boards with coral and silver decoration. In Very Good slipcase that shows some fading and small marks. View more info

Ferns: A Natural History

By: Frankel, Edward

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Stephen Greene Press: 1981

Seller ID: 127960

ISBN: 0828904294

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean book with sharp corners to the covers, no marking of any kind to text/interior, 264 pages illustrated with b&w drawings. View more info

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Poisonous Plants of California (California Natural History Guides)

By: Fuller, Thomas C.; McClintock, Elizabeth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1986

Seller ID: 138914

ISBN: 0520055683

Condition: Very Good


A few pages have light pencil markings (see photo). 433 pages. Full blue cloth boards. 5"w x 8 1/4"h. Many b&w line drawings and 16 color plates. Contents include Algae, Fungi, Gymnosperms, Angiosperms, Plant Toxins and Derivative Drugs. Appendices: Plants causing dermatities, hay fever, asthma, and accumulating nitrates. Indices. View more info

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Archaeology of Prehistoric Native America: An Encyclopedia

By: Gibbon, Guy (ed.)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N Y, Garland Publishing, Inc.: 1998

Seller ID: 122815

ISBN: 081530725X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 941 pages. The Encyclopedia serves as a comprehensive and current introduction to the ancient societies that populated continental North America. The detailed Reader's Guide provides an overview of North American natural and cultural concepts, a discussion of the continent's pre-history, and a brief history of the study of archaeology in North America. Maps, a list of entries by cultural area and topical area, and an extensive index are invaluable ais to interested laypersons, to students,... View more info