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Ecology & Conservation

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Ecology & Conservation

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The Boston Society of Natural History 1830-1930. Milestones. (Cover Title)
1 The Boston Society of Natural History 1830-1930. Milestones. (Cover Title)
Boston The Boston Society of Natural History 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Presentation plate inside cover. Brown paper over board with green cloth spine strip. Lettering and top edge gilt, now not quite bright. Xii, 117- [120]. Illustratrations include portraits and some architectual elements. Scattered foxing, edges rubbed, corners bare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 54.00 USD
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2 Angel, Heather & Pat Wolsely The Family Water Naturalist
London Michael Joseph Limited 1982 1854710370 / 9781854710376 First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Clean bright copy. ; As new, 192 pps fully illustrated with color photos and diagrams. Excellent book for the family who studies together, filled with information and projects for the study of many of the different types of watery habitats. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Price: 10.80 USD
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3 Asimov, Isaac & Frederik Pohl Our Angry Earth
New York Tom Doherty Associates 1991 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Black paper w/silver lettering. Just about fine in like jacket. From the back "This book is not an opinion piece. It is a scientific survey of the situation that threatens us all, and if says what we can do to mitigate the situation" Isaac Asimov. "The one ecology book to read, if you've read no others...A wake call to the planet's citizens...a clear, compelling call for action now." Michael McCloskey, chairman of the Sierra Club. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [vii], xii, [3], 4-323 pp. pages 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Zoo Quest Expeditions Travels in Guyana, Indonesia and Paraguay, Attenborough, David
4 Attenborough, David The Zoo Quest Expeditions Travels in Guyana, Indonesia and Paraguay
London Lutterworth Press 1980 0718824652 / 9780718824655 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Beautiful copy. Fine/Fine Cream-green linen cloth, gold lettering. Archival cover. "omnibus containing abridged versions of Zoo Quest to Guyana, Zoo Quest for a Dragon, & Zoo Quest in Paraguay, photo illustrations."; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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5 Audubon, John James. Edited by Maria Audubon Audubon and His Journals. Vol. 1 & 2
New York Dover Publications 1960 Softcover Very Good 
With zoological and other notes by Elliott Coues. Two volume Set. Vol. 1: xiv, [5], 6-512pp., followed by [22pp.] of summaries and a Dover Books Catalog. Vol. 2 is Indexed. viii., [3] 4-554pp. followed by [10pp of facsimiles and 6pp of book summaries]. Both volumes are illustrated. Top edge has considerable foxing else clean, straight, very tight copies, perhaps never read. ; 8vo.; Book fair 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Global Warming and Other Eco Myths ;  How the Environmental Movement Uses False Science to Scare Us to Death  How the Environmental Movement Uses False Science to Scare Us to Death, Bailey, Ronald
6 Bailey, Ronald Global Warming and Other Eco Myths ; How the Environmental Movement Uses False Science to Scare Us to Death How the Environmental Movement Uses False Science to Scare Us to Death
Prima Lifestyles 2002 0761536604 / 9780761536604 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First Edition Hardcover in black cloth boards Very Good in Very Good jacket.; 9.24 X 6.34 X 1.39 inches; 320 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Famous Waterfalls of the World, Special Issue Yosemite Nature Notes, Brockman, C. Frank
7 Brockman, C. Frank Famous Waterfalls of the World, Special Issue Yosemite Nature Notes
Yosemite National Park, CA Yosemite Naturalist Department 1953 Softcover Very Good 
Volume XXIV No. 1; 3rd printing revs. 1953 first published in Jan. , 1945. 31 pp, illustrated throughout will black and white photo plates 1/4 and full page by Ansel Adams, Ewing Galloway and others. Contains a detailed description of Yosemite Falls, general review of the other water falls of Yosemite, and comparison of over 100 other falls in the park and throughout the world. Ft. Cover has a full color photo of Yosemite Falls by Philip Knight; , edges and corner tips worn, light moisture stains. Back cover Ansel Adams full color photo of Vernal Fall, edges chipped, short tears and corner crease.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Standard book size" 
Price: 10.80 USD
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8 Brooks, Paul; Carson, Rachel The House of Life: Rachel Carson At Work with Selections from Her Writings, Published and Unpublished
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co. 1989 0395135176 / 9780395135174 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
First printing. 350 pp illustrated with b/w photos, clean and tight, light shelf wear and dust soil. DJ light spine edge crease, archival cover. Rachel Carson, perhaps one of the most influential persons within the conservation community died in 1964; the House of Life begins with a detailed discussion of her achievements, as a writer. It traces her early struggles, her disappointments and her triumphs, leading at last to her emergence as the most eloquent spokesman for conservation in our time. An Excellent copy. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 19.80 USD
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The California Desert Conservation Area Plan, 1980, Bureau of Land Management
9 Bureau of Land Management The California Desert Conservation Area Plan, 1980
Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management 1980 Softcover Fair 
Softcover with 17 Fold out maps ; 8vo ; 173 pp pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Bird and Bough, Burroughs, John
10 Burroughs, John Bird and Bough
Boston & New York Houghton and Mifflin 1906 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
The singular collection of poems by the great American naturalist was "Limited to 150 copies, bound un-cut, with paper label." This copy has all pages cut neatly. Bound in green cloth, extremities rubbed and now with a slight lean; toned label without chips. Heavy laid paper, edges just turning. Pages xi, 70. A very nice copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 54.00 USD
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Birds and Poets with other papers, Burroughs, John
11 Burroughs, John Birds and Poets with other papers
Boston & New York Houghton and Mifflin / Riverside Press 1895 Hardcover Very Good 
vi, 269, [1] pp. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering and Burroghs signature on the cover. Frontispiece is a photograph of the author "A bird song". Ex-library with back pocket and the attractive book plate inside the cover (back/front) for the "School of the Holy Child Library, Suffern, New York," as well as bookseller ticket inside back cover. Ends and corners worn, light foxing and some spots (ink?) on the front edge. "John Burroughs [1837-1921] was the most important writer after Thoreau of the nature essay, according to the Library of Congress American Memory Project. A pioneer of the American conservation movement, he is often referred to as the Grand Old Man of Nature." ; 8vo 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Summit of the Years, Burroughs, John
12 Burroughs, John The Summit of the Years
Boston & New York Houghton and Mifflin / Riverside Press 1913 Hardcover Very Good 
viii, [1], 297, [1] pp. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering and Burroghs signature on the cover. Frontispiece is a photograph of the author. Ends and corner tips worn lightly. "John Burroughs [1837-1921] was the most important writer after Thoreau of the nature essay, according to the Library of Congress American Memory Project. A pioneer of the American conservation movement, he is often referred to as the Grand Old Man of Nature." ; 8vo 
Price: 22.50 USD
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A Contribution ot the Knowledge of Florida Odonata, Byers PH.D., C. Francis
13 Byers PH.D., C. Francis A Contribution ot the Knowledge of Florida Odonata
University of Florida Press 1930 First Edition Softcover Good 
Illustrated w/line drawings, maps & graphs. There are 11 plates, 5 are anatomical line drawings, 7 are b&w photographs of lakes and ponds oriented to Gainesville, Wewahitchka, Newmans Lake, and Alachua Co., FL. Original brown stiff paper wrap. Line drawn frontispiece. Final endleaf assumed to be missing, as there is nothing after Plate XI. One inch separation of the spine from the back wrap, edges are moderately worn. Original price $1.00. Originally written as Dr. Byers' Thesis, and subsequently published into this softwrap and also hardback book form. ; 8vo.; 327 pp., pages 
Price: 31.50 USD
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The Sea around Us, Carson, Rachel L.
14 Carson, Rachel L. The Sea around Us
New York Oxford University Press 1951 Fourth Printing Hardcover (Original Cloth) Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Beautiful, clean, square, tight copy, 4th printing, very light edge wear, decorative end -pages. DJ remains bright but the edges are tattered, now in new Mylar. A very nice copy. A groundbreaking work in nonfiction. Carson’s lyrical writing style and scientific insight landed her second book on the New York Best Sellers list for over a year. It also won the National Book Award in Nonfiction, the Burroughs Medal in nature writing, was serialized before publication winning the American Ass. Of the Advancement of Science, and in 1953 the film version won an Oscar for Best Documentary; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Standard book size"; sbf 9-15. 
Price: 16.65 USD
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15 Centro De Museos Boletin Cientifico Centro De Museos Museo De Historia Natural, Vol 7.
Manizales, Columbia Universidad de Caldas 2003 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Illustrated throughout with b&w photographs, maps and tables. Collection of papers relating to the birds, insects and small animals of Colombia; text is in Spanish w/ additional English abstracts. Bright soft cover with a small crease on the bottom edge. A publication of the Universidad de Caldas, it is a specialized journal in charge of making public the research results on Natural History and related biological sciences. The journal publishes original articles on the conservation of biological collections or on different aspects of Museology in Natural History. ; 8vo.; 326 pp. pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The March of Archaeology, Ceram, C. W.
16 Ceram, C. W. The March of Archaeology
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Worn edges, flyleaf marked and penned out. Solid copy, worn edges etc., no tears or markings. Profusely illustrated 310 photographs, paintings, and reconstructions, 8 in full color, an authoritative pictorial history of archaeology, a superb introduction to the subject. Complements the author's famous Gods, Graves, and Scholars. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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17 de Beer, G. R. The Development of the Vertebrate Skull
Oxford Oxford University Press/At the Claredon Press 1936 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
+143 plates. Exceptional copy. Bright black cover w/gold; bumped corners. Dust jacket is partially separated at the fold and has a front panel nick; no in archival cover. Additional information upon request. With an annotated Agenda, and complete Bibliography. "The book should be of service to zoologists in general, anatomists both comparative and human,embryologists and palaeontologists." ; 4to; xxiii [1] 1-552pp. pages; Book fair 
Price: 234.00 USD
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18 Del Rey, Lester The Mysterious Sea
Philadelphia Chilton Book Company 1968 Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Blue cloth, with slight edge tone. Bright clean DJ, better than very good with small chips, wear at spine head & corners. The author, (1915-1993) was the founder of Del Rey Books, a branch of Ballantine Books and a multi award winning Science Fiction writer. Here he moves into science fact for the young person. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pp., indexed. pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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19 Dresser, Peter van A Landscape for Humans: A Case Study of the Potentials for Ecologically Guided Development in an Uplands Region
Santa Fe, New Mexico The Lightning Tree 1976 0890160058 / 9780890160053 Softcover Near Fine 
In text maps, graphs and tables. In 1938 Mr. van Dresser accurately predicted today's energy crisis, he also gave the possible solutions outlined in this book. Few spots on the edges else a clean, tight copy. ; 8vo.; 128pp. pages; Book Fair 
Price: 19.80 USD
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The North American Clear-Wing Moths of the Family Aegeriidae, Engelhardt, George P.
20 Engelhardt, George P. The North American Clear-Wing Moths of the Family Aegeriidae
Washington (dc) Smithsonian Institution 1946 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Original paper wraps. Smithsonian Bulletin 190. vi, 222 pp. with 32 plates, 16 in color. Edge wear and reading crease else a solid, clean, square copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 27.00 USD
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