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Image for Twentieth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1898-99. Part VII: Explorations in Alaska in 1898

Twentieth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1898-99. Part VII: Explorations in Alaska in 1898

By: Charles D. Walcott, Director

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035903

Condition: 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 Ex college library with expected markings plus withdrawn stamps on the endpapers and stamped once on the reverse side of each folding map.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 ... View more info

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

By: Charles H. Fernald and Archie H. Kirkland

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Wright & Potter: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017863

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall.... View more info

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The Ring-Necked Pheasant in New York

By: Charles P. Brown and Stacy B. Robeson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.P., New York Division of Conservation Education: 1959

Seller ID: 005226

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Preventing Soil Blowing on the Southern Great Plains. USDA Farmers' Bulletin 1771

By: Chilcott, E. F.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Washington DC, US Government Printing Office: 1937

Seller ID: 009292

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Climate, Man, and History

By: Claiborne, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co, Inc: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027034

ISBN: 0393063704

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for Astronomy From a Dipper. With Charts By the Author

Astronomy From a Dipper. With Charts By the Author

By: Clarke, Eliot C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1909

Seller ID: 036795

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for Magic Gardens: A Modern Chronicle of Herbs and Savory Seeds

Magic Gardens: A Modern Chronicle of Herbs and Savory Seeds

By: Clarkson, Rosetta E.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030376

Condition: Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Social Behavior and Ecology of Norwegian Lemmings During a Population Peak and Crash

By: Clough, Garrett C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Orkanger, Kaare Grytting: 1968

Seller ID: 001111

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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In Quest of Telescopes

By: Cohen, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachuesetts USA, Sky Publishing Corporation: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018838

ISBN: 0933346255

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First... View more info

Image for Implements and Methods of Tillage to Control Soil Blowing on the Northern Great Plains.  USDA Farmers' Bulletin 1797

Implements and Methods of Tillage to Control Soil Blowing on the Northern Great Plains. USDA Farmers' Bulletin 1797

By: Cole, John S.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Washington DC, US Government Printing Office: 1938

Seller ID: 009297

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Manual of Cage Birds, American and Foreign, with Directions for Breeding, Rearing, and Keeping Them

By: Collier, J. H.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, J. H. Collier, at His Bird Store, No. 78 Fulton Street: 1872

Seller ID: 017997

Condition: 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 ... View more info

Image for European Agriculture and Rural Economy, from Personal Observation. Volume II

European Agriculture and Rural Economy, from Personal Observation. Volume II

By: Colman, Henry

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Arthur D. Phelps: 1848

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037035

Condition: 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, Stockbrid... View more info

Image for Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1854 : Arts and Manufactures.  Two Volumes.  33d Congress, 2d Session - Senate - Executive Document No. 42

Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1854 : Arts and Manufactures. Two Volumes. 33d Congress, 2d Session - Senate - Executive Document No. 42

By: Commissioner of Patents

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Beverley Tucker: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003680

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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Dolphins!

By: Compere Mickie. Illustrated By Irma Wilde

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Four Winds Press : Division of Scholastic Magazines, Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022274

Condition: Very Good


New York: The Four Winds Press : Division of Scholastic Magazines, Inc. , 1964. First edition. Illustrated throughout in light navy tinted engravings, followed by three pages of black and white photographs showing dolphin training exercises. Color illustrated boards with white lettering, black endpapers, forty-eight pages, matching illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good to near fine condition with only the slightest bit of rubbing to its extreme spine ends and corners, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not pr... View more info

Image for Conversations on Chemistry; in Which the Elementa of That Science are Familiarly Explained and Illustrated By Experiments...

Conversations on Chemistry; in Which the Elementa of That Science are Familiarly Explained and Illustrated By Experiments...

By: Comstock, J. L.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hartford, CT, Oliver D. Cooke and Sons: 1824

Seller ID: 028601

Condition: Fair


Hartford, CT: Oliver D. Cooke and Sons, 1824. Ninth American edition (1824), illustrated with sixteen copper plate engravings. Worn copy in full sheep leather with gilt lettered black spine label, 383 pages. Covers worn and rubbed with some chippingto the lower spine end and corner with front cover, minor separation of joints at the lower edges, binding sound, pages age-toned and uniformly foxed, readily legible throughout, name on reverse side of frontis engraving.. Hard Cover. Fair/No. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Image for Forest Trees Common to Southern New England and Adjacent Areas in New York State: A Pocket Manual

Forest Trees Common to Southern New England and Adjacent Areas in New York State: A Pocket Manual

By: Connecticut Forest and Park Association

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Wallingford, Connecticut, Connecticut Forest and Park Association: 1960

Seller ID: 029519

Condition: Good


Wallingford, Connecticut: Connecticut Forest and Park Association, 1960. 1960 softcover pocket guide to tree identification, illustrated with line drawings of leaves, branches, seeds and nuts, etc. Green softcover, 64 pages. Light edgewear, covers a little unevenly faded, name at far top of front cover, contents a little age-yellowed but clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for Along Four-Footed Trails : Wild Animals of the Plains as I Knew Them

Along Four-Footed Trails : Wild Animals of the Plains as I Knew Them

By: Cook, Ruth A. Illustrated By Mabel Williamson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, James Pott & Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022068

Condition: Good


New York: James Pott & Co., 1903. First edition, 1903. Includes six highly detailed full page black and white plates presenting scenes from nature as well as additional smaller engravings. Olive cloth with cover illustration of a red fox, heavy gilt cover lettering with black line bordering, frontispiece with protective tissue, 265 pages. The book is in good condition with rubbed joints, very light overall surface rubbing, sound text block, good hinges, light finger smudges to a handful of the margins, a gift label on front pastedown, otherwise clean pages with no other names or other marking... View more info

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Geology of Connecticut

By: Cook, Thomas A.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, The Bond Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034490

Condition: Very Good


Hartford, Connecticut: The Bond Press, 1933. First edition, 1933. Illustrated in black and white, including a folding map. Brown cloth printed in gilt, 112 pages. Very light rubbing to the corners and spine ends, a bit of faint cover spotting, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Geology of Connecticut

By: Cook, Thomas A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, The Bond Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038800

Condition: Very Good


Hartford, Connecticut: The Bond Press, 1933. First edition, 1933. Illustrated in black and white, including a folding map. Brown cloth printed in gilt, 112 pages. Very light cover wear and light colored finger fingerprinting from use, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Image for The Book of Useful Knowledge. A Cyclopaedia of Six Thousand Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, and Trades, Including Medicine, Pharmacy and Domestic Economy

The Book of Useful Knowledge. A Cyclopaedia of Six Thousand Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, and Trades, Including Medicine, Pharmacy and Domestic Economy

By: Cooley, Arnold James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, D. Allinson & Co.: 1846

Seller ID: 033719

Condition: Fair


New York: D. Allinson & Co., 1846. Title page dated 1846. Formulas and useful information arranged in double column format, 576 pages plus publisher's catalogue. Full original calf covers but with spine covering missing, front hinge neatly internally repaired with binder's tape, binding sound, foxing to first and last few pages, pages otherwise clean, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info