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The Rocky Coast, Carson, Rachel. Photographs By Charles Pratt. Illustrated By Bob Hines.
121 Carson, Rachel. Photographs By Charles Pratt. Illustrated By Bob Hines. The Rocky Coast
New York, New York, U.S.A. McCall Pub Co 1971 0841501114 / 9780841501119 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: McCall Pub Co, 1971. 1971 edition, originally published in 1955. Black marbling on turquoise boards with black cloth spine, 118 pages with index. Generously illustrated with about half color, half black and white full page plates. The book is in very good condition, looks and feels about new, with sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition with rubbed spine ends.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Geography of Hunger, Castro, Josue de. Foreword By Lord Boyd-Orr
122 Castro, Josue de. Foreword By Lord Boyd-Orr The Geography of Hunger
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1952 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1952. Published 1952. Bluegrey boards with black spine lettering, 337 pages with index, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with mild rubbing at the joints and extremities, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition with light overall surface rubbing, mostly at joints and outer edges. The book suggests a solution to both physical and emotional world hunger. It extrapolates upon the idea of a hidden hunger which condemns whole populations to die, even though they eat every day. Facts and statistics are included to support his theory. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Gods, Graves, and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology, Ceram, C. W.  Translated By E. B. Garside and Sophie Wilkins
123 Ceram, C. W. Translated By E. B. Garside and Sophie Wilkins Gods, Graves, and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology
New York Alfred A Knopf Inc 1968 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Alfred A Knopf Inc, 1968. Second edition [1968]. Green cloth with dustjacket. Very good with firm binding, no names or other markings, priceclipped dustjacket in mylar protector.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Trees of Newport on the Estates of the Preservation Society of Newport County, Champlin, Richard L.
124 Champlin, Richard L. Trees of Newport on the Estates of the Preservation Society of Newport County
Newport, RI The Preservation Society of Newport County 1976 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Newport, RI: The Preservation Society of Newport County, 1976. First edition, 1976. Illustrated in black and white. Softcover, about eighty pages describing 74 trees. Some very light cover soil, internally new, feels unread.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Wanted: Tall Men.  History of Medicine in Springfield, Chapin, Willliam A.R.
125 Chapin, Willliam A.R. Wanted: Tall Men. History of Medicine in Springfield
Springfield, Massachusetts USA Self Published 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
Springfield, Massachusetts USA: Self Published, 1955. First edition, 1955. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Leather-look black cloth with gilt spine lettering, 314 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with hardly any discernible edgewear, sound text block, very mildly two-toned endpapers, otherwise clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is in very good condition, chipped along the upper edge and spine foot, inner flaps appear to be clipped a bit short (perhaps by design).. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Warblers of North America, Chapman, Frank M.  Illustrations from Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Bruce Horsfall
126 Chapman, Frank M. Illustrations from Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Bruce Horsfall The Warblers of North America
New York D. Appleton & Company 1914 Second Edition Hardcover Good No 
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1914. Externally worn copy of the second edition, 1914. Illustrated with 24 plates illustrating every species, and with dozens of half-tones of nests and eggs. Dark blue cloth printed in gilt, 306 pages. Covers rubbed at the corners and spine ends, some shelf soil and rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, personal bookplate on front pastedown, tissue protecting frontis foxed along with adjacent pages, pages otherwise very clean and unmarked.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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127 Chapman, V. J. The Algae
London Macmillan & Co. 1962 Second Printing Hardcover Good Good 
London: Macmillan & Co., 1962. Second printing [1962], lightly worn copy with somewhat of a lean to the binding. Green hardcover with color illustrated dustjacket. Light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, but with a lean to the binding that is apparent when the book is laid flat, effectively disappearing when the book is properly shelved, name at top of front free endpaper, clean pages with no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some edgewear and shelf soil, mainly to the white background of the rear panel, a few very short closed tears, little paper loss.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Twentieth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1898-99. Part VII: Explorations in Alaska in 1898, Charles D. Walcott, Director
128 Charles D. Walcott, Director Twentieth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1898-99. Part VII: Explorations in Alaska in 1898
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1900 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1900. First edition, 1900. Part VII, Alaska, including numerous illustrations and maps, including folding maps in color, 5 large folding maps in a rear pocket. Externally quite worn, internally good to very good, maps very good. Ex college library with expected markings plus withdrawn stamps on the endpapers and stamped once on the reverse side of each folding map. Dark brown cloth printed in gilt, 11.5" tall, 508 pages. Covers lightly rubbed with additional wear to the extremities, hinges internally reglued and secure, text block sound, pages slightly age-yellowed but clean.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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129 Charles H. Fernald and Archie H. Kirkland The Brown-Tail Moth [Euproctis Chrysorrhoea]: A Report on the Life History and Habits of the Imported Brown-Tail Moth, Together with a Description of the Remedies Best Suited for Destroying It
Boston Wright & Potter 1903 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Boston: Wright & Potter, 1903. First edition, 1903. Exceptionally clean and well-kept copy. History and characteristics of the highly invasive and destructive brown-tailed moth that had been accidentally imported from Europe, together with strategy for eradication of them on American soil. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Dark brown cloth lettered in gilt, 73 pages. Minor spine fading, very light rubbing to the spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Ring-Necked Pheasant in New York, Charles P. Brown and Stacy B. Robeson
130 Charles P. Brown and Stacy B. Robeson The Ring-Necked Pheasant in New York
N.P. New York Division of Conservation Education 1959 Paperback Good 
N.P.: New York Division of Conservation Education, 1959. Illustrated. Published 1959. Printed softcover, 40 pages. Some light cover soil, name on title page, internally clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Preventing Soil Blowing on the Southern Great Plains.  USDA Farmers' Bulletin 1771, Chilcott, E. F.
131 Chilcott, E. F. Preventing Soil Blowing on the Southern Great Plains. USDA Farmers' Bulletin 1771
Washington DC US Government Printing Office 1937 Paperback Good 
Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1937. Published 1937. Softcover, 30 pages. Some cover soil and edgewear, internally very clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Climate, Man, and History, Claiborne, Robert
132 Claiborne, Robert Climate, Man, and History
New York W. W. Norton & Co, Inc 1970 0393063704 / 9780393063707 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: W. W. Norton & Co, Inc, 1970. First edition. Hardcover, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition, with firm binding, very clean pages free from names or other markings; the mylar protected dustjacket is in very good condition with minor shelfwear and edge rubbing.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Astronomy From a Dipper. With Charts By the Author, Clarke, Eliot C.
133 Clarke, Eliot C. Astronomy From a Dipper. With Charts By the Author
Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1909 Hardcover Good 
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1909. Published 1909. Ninth printing. Oblong format hardcover, blue cloth printed in white,, 4.5" x 8", 66 pages containing star charts of constellations and the means to locate them using the Big Dipper as a guide. Some shelfwear and a small spot on the front cover, good hinges, sound text block, most of front free endpaper removed, some foxing to other endpapers and half-title, pages lightly age-toned but clean with of few age-related smudges, name in pencil inside front cover, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. Oblong 8vo. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Magic Gardens: A Modern Chronicle of Herbs and Savory Seeds, Clarkson, Rosetta E.
134 Clarkson, Rosetta E. Magic Gardens: A Modern Chronicle of Herbs and Savory Seeds
New York The Macmillan Company 1939 First Edition Hardcover Good No 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1939. Stated first printing [1939]. Illustrated from old herbals and ancient gardening books. Green cloth lettered in white. Some rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, sound text block, old address label on front pastedown, pages very clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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Social Behavior and Ecology of Norwegian Lemmings During a Population Peak and Crash, Clough, Garrett C.
135 Clough, Garrett C. Social Behavior and Ecology of Norwegian Lemmings During a Population Peak and Crash
Orkanger Kaare Grytting 1968 Paperback Very Good 
Orkanger: Kaare Grytting, 1968. Papers of the Norwegian State Game Research Institute, second series, number 28. Illustrated. Printed wraps, 50 pages. Some light external wear and soiling, name and number on front cover, internally near fine.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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In Quest of Telescopes, Cohen, Martin
136 Cohen, Martin In Quest of Telescopes
Cambridge, Massachuesetts USA Sky Publishing Corporation 1980 0933346255 / 9780933346253 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Cambridge, Massachuesetts USA: Sky Publishing Corporation , 1980. First edition, first printing, 1980. Black cloth with silver gilt spine lettering, 131 pages, black and white illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, looks and feels about new, with hardly discernible rubbing to corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not corner clipped and is also in very good condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Implements and Methods of Tillage to Control Soil Blowing on the Northern Great Plains.  USDA Farmers' Bulletin 1797, Cole, John S.
137 Cole, John S. Implements and Methods of Tillage to Control Soil Blowing on the Northern Great Plains. USDA Farmers' Bulletin 1797
Washington DC US Government Printing Office 1938 Paperback Good 
Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1938. Published 1938. Softcover, 22 pages. Covers have edgewear and soil, internally clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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138 Collier, J. H. Manual of Cage Birds, American and Foreign, with Directions for Breeding, Rearing, and Keeping Them
New York J. H. Collier, at His Bird Store, No. 78 Fulton Street 1872 Paperback Good 
New York: J. H. Collier, at His Bird Store, No. 78 Fulton Street, 1872. Scarce book from 1872 about the popular Victorian hobby of keeping caged birds for their beauty and song. Gray printed softcover with the design of a girl with a bird on her shoulder on the front cover, advertisement for the publisher's Mocking-Bird Food on the back cover, 124 pages. Sound copy with some rubbing and light soil to the covers, corners and spine ends a bit chipped, text block sound, pages a bit age-toned but not particularly brittle, some very minor foxing, no names or other markings. Sections include: The Canary; European Song-Birds Adapted to the Cage (Hard-Billed and Soft-Billed Birds); American Song-Birds Adapted to the Cage (Hard-Billed and Soft-Billed Birds); Miscellaneous Cage Birds; Parrot Tribe. . Soft Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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European Agriculture and Rural Economy, from Personal Observation. Volume II, Colman, Henry
139 Colman, Henry European Agriculture and Rural Economy, from Personal Observation. Volume II
Boston Arthur D. Phelps 1848 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Boston: Arthur D. Phelps, 1848. First edition, 1848. Volume II only, containing reports 6 through 10, with the 9th and 19th reports devoted to French agriculture. Full brown leather with dual spine labels in black, 598 pages. Five engraved plates, all heavily foxed with dampstaining to the front is plate, additional engravings in the text. Covers rubbed with some some spotting, sound binding, dampstains to top portions of first few pages, ending just after the table of contents, endpapers a bit grubby with closed tear to front free endpaper and old personal bookplate (David D. Field, Stockbridge, Mass.) on front pastedown, pages otherwise a bit age-toned but clean, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1854 : Arts and Manufactures.  Two Volumes.  33d Congress, 2d Session - Senate - Executive Document No. 42, Commissioner of Patents
140 Commissioner of Patents Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1854 : Arts and Manufactures. Two Volumes. 33d Congress, 2d Session - Senate - Executive Document No. 42
Washington, DC Beverley Tucker 1855 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Washington, DC: Beverley Tucker, 1855. First edition [1855]. Includes both Volume I: Text; and Volume II: Illustrations. Annual report from the Patent Office for patents filed or claims made during 1954. Includes a vast array of inventions for items ranging from firearms to methods for roasting oysters; from railroad ticket-boxes to manufacture shoe soles from India rubber; from a machine for making pills to improvements to coffins. Brown blind-stamped cloth with gilt spine lettering, 776 + 332 pages. Covers a bit edgeworn and soiled, text blocks sound with no loosened pages, scattered foxing throughout both volumes, dampstains to final 25% of the illustrations volume, no names or other markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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