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From the Atacama to Makalu: A Journey to Extreme Environments on Earth and Beyond

By: Arrieta, R. T.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Panama City, Florida, U.S.A., Coqui Pr: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028806

ISBN: 0965596753

Condition: Fine


Panama City, Florida, U.S.A.: Coqui Pr, 1997. First edition (1997). An examination of organisms that survive in extreme environments on earth and speculation about similar survival in extreme environments on Mars. Fine condition, firm binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

The Neanderthal's Necklace: In Search of the First Thinkers

By: Arsuaga, Juan Luis;Klatt, Andy;Sastre, Juan Carlos

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Four Walls Eight Windows: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028816

ISBN: 1568581874

Condition: Very Good


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Four Walls Eight Windows, 2002. First edition, first printing. Hardcover in color illustrated dustjacket. Near fine condition, firm binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings, lightly rubbed dustjacket in mylar protector, inner front flap creased.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Whaler's Eye

By: Ash, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1964

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 028833

Condition: Fair


London: George Allen & Unwin, 1964. First British edition [1964], lightly worn copy with a lean to the binding. Bright yellow cloth with color illustrated dustjacket. Light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, but with a noticeable lean to the binding when the book is laid flat, greatly reduced when the book is properly shelved, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has shelf soil to the light colored background of the rear panel, edgewear, a few very minor edge chips, little paper loss.. First English Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/Good. 8vo - over ... View more info

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A Descriptive Catalogue of Vegetables (No. 8) - Asgrow - Associated Seed Growers Inc.

By: Associated Seed Growers, Inc.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Associated Seed Growers, Inc.: 1940

Seller ID: 009314

Condition: Very Good


New Haven, Connecticut: Associated Seed Growers, Inc., 1940. 1940 seed catalogue illustrated in black and white. Softcover, 96 pages. Light edgewear, name at top of first page, internally clean.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for Abstract of The Proceedings of the Forty-second Annual Meeting of the Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors of America.  Vol. XVIII [18]

Abstract of The Proceedings of the Forty-second Annual Meeting of the Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors of America. Vol. XVIII [18]

By: Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors of America

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Printed for Private Circulation, Printed By Recording & Statistical Corporation: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001555

Condition: Very Good


New York: Printed for Private Circulation, Printed By Recording & Statistical Corporation, 1932. First edition. Papers and proceedings of the annual meeting, Vol. 18, 1932. Papers presented include discussions of specific health concerns, life insurance underwriting, the effectiveness of medical and laboratory testing, and more. Dark green cloth lettered in gilt, 373 pages. A clean and tight copy, with only light external wear, good hinges, firm binding, clean pages with a personal library stamp on the front free endpaper but no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - ... View more info

Image for Abstract of The Proceedings of the Fifty-third Annual Meeting of the Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors of America.  Vol. XXIX [29]

Abstract of The Proceedings of the Fifty-third Annual Meeting of the Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors of America. Vol. XXIX [29]

By: Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors of America

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Printed for Private Circulation, Printed By Recording & Statistical Corporation: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001557

Condition: Very Good


New York: Printed for Private Circulation, Printed By Recording & Statistical Corporation, 1943. First edition. Papers and proceedings of the annual meeting, vol. 29, 1943. Papers presented include discussions of specific health concerns, life insurance underwriting, the effectiveness of medical and laboratory testing, and more. Also includes a section on the effects of flight on man. Dark green cloth lettered in gilt, 350 pages. A clean and tight copy, with only light external wear, good hinges, firm binding, clean pages free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very... View more info

Image for Botanical Materia Medica and Pharmacology.  Drugs Considered from a Botanical, Pharmaceutical, Physiological, Therapeutical and Toxicological Standpoint

Botanical Materia Medica and Pharmacology. Drugs Considered from a Botanical, Pharmaceutical, Physiological, Therapeutical and Toxicological Standpoint

By: Aurand, S. H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chicago, P. H. Mallen Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 008379

Condition: Fair


Chicago: P. H. Mallen Company, 1899. First edition, 1899. Homeopathic reference book containing properties of various botanical remedies. Possibly signed on the front free endpaper by the author, but nearly unreadable. Brown cloth lettered in gilt, patterned endpapers, 406 pages. Covers edgeworn with some light fraying to the corners and spine ends, front hinge internally cracked but secure, rear hinge starting, front free endpaper detached, pages-age toned but clean, pencil notes on rear blank, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First... View more info

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Observations on the heights of places in the Trigonometrical Survey of Great Britain, and Upon the Latitude of Arbury Hill

By: B. Bevan. Communicated By H. Davy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: 1822

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000629

Condition: Very Good


London: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1822. First edition. Article extracted from the annual proceedings of the Royal Society, not a reprint, and printed on paper with uncut edges. Includes pages 73-77. Final page in facsimile. . First Edition. Disbound. Very Good. 4to (28 cm x 23 cm). First Edition. View more info

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Even-Tide Pencilings

By: Bailey, Henry Mercer

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, F. A. Brown: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026193

Condition: Fair


Hartford, Connecticut: F. A. Brown, 1853. Hard to find first edition of this collection of short essays by the librarian of the Young Men's Institute, part of the Wadsworth Atheneum, in Hartford, Connecticut. Topics include books and libraries, nature, religious themes. Dark brown blindstamped cloth with gilt cover lettering, 96 pages. Covers rubbed with light chipping to the corners and spine ends, slight pucker to cloth at bottom of front cover, good hinges, sound text block, name on front free endpaper, additional pencil notes on preliminary blank and on one page within, all writing no l... View more info

Image for The Orchids of New England. A Popular Monograph

The Orchids of New England. A Popular Monograph

By: Baldwin, Henry

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030657

Condition: Fair


New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1884. First edition [1884]. Worn but sound copy of this hard to find Victorian botany book focused mainly on Lady's Slipper orchids. Illustrated with black and white plates from drawings by the author. Rust colored cloth with brown spine, lettering and decoration in gilt and black, decorative endpapers, 158 pages. Covers rubbed, especially at the extremities, with some shelf soil, hinges good but free endpapers brittle, lightly chipped and detached, title pages scuffed below author name and at upper corner as if names were removed, pages clean with some very mi... View more info

Image for The Hare and the Tortoise: Culture, Biology, and Human Nature

The Hare and the Tortoise: Culture, Biology, and Human Nature

By: Barash, David P.; Barash, David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021831

ISBN: 0670810258

Condition: Very Good


New York: Viking Press, 1986. First edition, 1986. Expounds upon the popular scientific belief that nature does not make leaps, or 'nature non facit saltus'. Light green boards with black cloth spine, light green metallic spine lettering, 351 pages with index, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, looks and feels new and unread, 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.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9... View more info

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The Mummies of Urumchi

By: Barber, Elizabeth Wayland

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020710

ISBN: 0393045218

Condition: Fine


New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1999. First edition, first printing, 1999. Off-white hardcover with maroon spine, gilt spine lettering, 240 pages with extensive index, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in fine condition, looks and feels new, with 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 fine condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Anatomie Fur Kunstler

By: Barcsay, J.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Budapest, Corvina: 1955

Seller ID: 017314

Condition: Good


Budapest: Corvina, 1955. In German. Published 1955. Anatomy for artists, illustrated throughout with sketches of various body components, muscles, limbs, bones, etc. Tan cloth, inconsistently paginated, an inch and a half thick, illustrated dustjacket. Some light cover soil, hinges lightly internally cracked (cosmetic rather than structural), sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some overlal light soil and edge chipping, less than one percent paper loss overall.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust ja... View more info

A Compendium of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery, Containing Practical Instructions for the Management of Women During Pregnancy, in Labour, and in Child-Bed...

By: Bard, Samuel (1742-1821)

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Collins and Co.: 1812

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 028559

Condition: Good


New York: Collins and Co., 1812. Second edition, enlarged (1812), originally published 1807. Important early American reference on midwifery, illustrated with 19 woodcuts. Full marbled calf with gilt-lettered tan spine label and gilt ruled spine, 17.5 cm tall, 255 pages. Covers rubbed at the extremities with small internal chip to the upper front cover, joints good, text block sound, pages age-toned and lightly foxed but clean with the exception of a transparent brown stain at the lower page corners that begins at page 107 and extends through the remainder of the book, affecting text only o... View more info

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Gilding & the Making of Gold Leaf

By: Barnes, Richard H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Butler & Ferrigno Lithographic Co.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034648

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Butler & Ferrigno Lithographic Co., 1962. First edition, 1962. Includes actual gold leaf sample. Sections on book edge gilding and the making of gold leaf, illustrated in black and white from photographs. Blue cloth printed in gilt, 37 pages. Very light edgewear, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Koonwarra [Black Swan], A Naturalist's Adventure in Australia

By: Barrett, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1939

Seller ID: 023409

Condition: Very Good


London: Oxford University Press, 1939. Published 1939. Illustrated with more than forty full page black and white plates. Light golden yellow cloth with gilt on bright blue spine lettering, 315 pages with index, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with some edgewear, mainly rubbed extremities, foxed endpapers, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in fair condition with edgewear including heavily chipped spine ends and corners and a long diagonal tear to the top of the front ... View more info

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Digital Communications

By: Bartee, Thomas C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, H.W. Sams: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 025392

ISBN: 0672224720

Condition: Fine


Indianapolis: H.W. Sams, 1986. First edition, first printing. Slate gray cloth, 406 pages, dustjacket. The book looks and feels new and unread, firm binding no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Breeding Better Dogs

By: Battaglia, Carmelo L.

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, Susan Hunter Publishing: 1986

Edition: Third Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 023087

ISBN: 0932419062

Condition: Very Good


Atlanta, Georgia: Susan Hunter Publishing, 1986. First printing of the third edition, 1986, originally published in 1978. Signed by the author on the title page. Highly important text on the fundamentals of dog breeding. Illustrated throughout in black and white, mainly from photographs. Softcover, 192 pages. Near fine condition with minimal wear, internally fine with no other names or markings.. Signed by the Author. Third Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

The Croonian Lecture. Microscopial Observations on the suspension of the Muscular motions of the Vibrio Tritici

By: Bauer, Francis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: 1822

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000632

Condition: Very Good


London: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1822. First edition. Article extracted from the annual proceedings of the Royal Society, not a reprint, and printed on paper with uncut edges. Article involves the long-term infection of wheat by worms and the ability of those worms to survive, and includes pages 1-16 plus two engraved plates. Final page in facsimile. Nice, clean copy.. First Edition. Disbound. Very Good. 4to (28 cm x 23 cm). First Edition. View more info

Jewelry Gem Cutting and Metalcraft

By: Baxter, William T. and Henry C. Dake

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York and London, Whittlesey House : McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1942

Edition: Ninth Printing, Revised Edition

Seller ID: 023196

Condition: Very Good


New York and London: Whittlesey House : McGraw-Hill Book Company , 1942. Ninth printing, revised edition. Originally published in 1938. Includes a section on gem stone identification. Illustrated in black and white. Black leather-look cloth with gilt spine lettering, 287 pages, includes dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with minimal edgewear, sound text block, good hinges, name on front free endpaper, otherwise clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in very good condition with a very slightly background darkened spine, chipp... View more info