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Image for Glass Flowers From the Ware Collection in the Botanical Museum of Harvard University

Glass Flowers From the Ware Collection in the Botanical Museum of Harvard University

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9058


Pictorial covers have some age toning and there is a bit of damage at the bottom of the spine. Book is square with a secure binding. ; 16 Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pages; Glass flowers were produced to give three-dimensional representation for botanists. This book has 16 color plates of the flowers that were in the collection at Harvard. View more info

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Photographing Wildflowers : Techniques for the Advanced Amateur and Professional

By: (Abbott, C. G. , Sec. )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stillwater MN, Voyageur Press: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12883


Pictorial wraps with black titles. Light edge and corner wear. Possible regluing on front hinge, not sure. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 63 pages; Good information on wildflower photography along with beautiful examples. View more info

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Beaver Habits, Beaver Control and Possibilities in Beaver Farming

By: Bailey, Vernon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington DC, US Department of Agriculture / Government Printing Office: 1926

Seller ID: 9643


Stapled, beige wraps show some toning and light wear. Name in ink at top right reads, "R. E. Kephart, 1/10/27." Old vetical crease down center is now essentially flattened. Many of these gardening books were stored in a barn and may have an "earthy" smell. We have aired them out, but if this is a problem for you, please ask about the condition. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 + pages; Ready to start that beaver farm? View more info

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Naming the Birds at a Glance: An Instant Guide to Identifying Eastern Land Birds

By: Blachly, Lou and Randolph Jenks

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 14373


Book has only light wear and aging with a stain or remainder line on the bottom foredge. Square and securely bound. Jacket has light edge and corner wear. Field guide to the indentification of Eastern birds. ; B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 331 pages View more info

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Wake Robin

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hurd & Houghton: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13469


Deep, reddish-brown cloth with gilt titles on spine and bevelled edges. Light edge and corner wear. Still square and securely bound. Former owner's name and address on ffep. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 231 pages; This was Burroughs' second book, first on nature. This appears to be a first edition except there is nothing, no title or decoration, on the front, as is listed in some descriptions. However, there were variats in the first edition and this may be one. The title pag... View more info

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Post Card, Written and Addressed by Burroughs and Initialed by Him

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Detroit, Detroit Publisng Co.: 1909

Seller ID: 13470


This is a post card of Yosemite Valley from Artist's Point. As a PC it is in VG condition. The back which was written by Burroughs is VG+ with the cancellation touching part of the address and a small crease touching part of the message. Two small notes in pencil -- one identifies the writer as Burroughs; the other is not readable. See scan. The card is addressed to a young woman, possibly a student, at Wellsley College. ; Color Post Card of Yosemite; 1 pages; The note, ... View more info

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Cassell's Popular Natural History. Birds. Vol. III

By: Cassell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter & Galpin: ca. 1865

Seller ID: 14997


Quarterbound leather with brown and blue patterned paper with gilt titling on spine and five raised bands. Wear to edges, corners and surfaces though still attractive. Book is square and binding is secure. Some interior foxing and toning. This is Volume III only and deals with rapacious, perching, climbing, gallinaceous, wading, and swimming birds. The book is illustrated with nearly 350 reproductions of engravings. Very nice book for a birder. ; B&W Illustrations; Smal... View more info

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Familiar Garden Birds of America

By: Collins, Henry Hill, Jr. and Ned R. Boyajian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1965

Seller ID: 13462


Book has only light wear and aging. Book is square and binding secure. Jacket has general wear and aging with minor loss at bottom of spine and some chipping along back top edge. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 309 pages; Nice guide to american birds. I think this is a later printing; though it is the same year as the first, it has no indication of edition and no number line. View more info

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Culpeper's Complete Herbal Consisting of a Comprehensive Description of Nearly all Herbs with Their Medicianl Properties, and Instructions for Making Up the Herbal Medicines Extracted from Them

By: Culpeper, Nicholas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, W. Foulsham & Co. , Ltd.:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10492


Book has only minor shelf wear. Jacket is similar but has a stray red mark. Solid and attractive copy. ; Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 430 pages; Modern reprint of interesting and well-known herbal. View more info

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Fancy Waterfowl

By: Finn, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Liss, Hants, Nimrod Book Services: 1985

Edition: Second Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9493


Book and jacket have only light general wear. ; B&W Illustrations and Color Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 82 pages; Beautifully illustrated guide to waterfowl. From England . View more info

Image for Mushrooms and Toadstools An Account of the More Common Edible and Poisonous Fungi of Canada

Mushrooms and Toadstools An Account of the More Common Edible and Poisonous Fungi of Canada

By: Gussow, H. T. and W. S. Odell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, F. A. Acland: 1927

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9589


Dark green cloth with gilt titles and decoration of mushrooms. Faded gilt lettering on spine also. Some edge and corner wear and bumps along with surface blemishes. Book is square and binding is secure. ; B&W Photographs + two Color Plates; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 274 pages; Thorough study and presentation of mushrooms and toadstools in Canada. Many photographs. Typed letter from the Canadian Department of Agriculture laid in. The letter is to Prof. John Couch ... View more info

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Sturtevant's Notes on Edible Plants

By: Hedrick, U. P. (ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Albany NY, J. B. Lyon Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9480


Green cloth with gilt tile in rectangle on front and spine. Book is square and the binding is secure. Mild edge and cornor wear with some interior toning -- more on endpapers. Book has a light odor of the nursery since it was part of a working library in the nursery at Barnsley Gardens in Northwest Georgia. ; Twenty-Seventh Annual Report of the New York Department of Agriculture (Vol. 2 -- Part II) ; B&W Frontispiece; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 685 pages; Long before E... View more info

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Holden's Book on Birds

By: Holden, Charles F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, New-York Bird-Store Publishers: 1875

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15379


Book has edge and corner wear with spine wear and some loss at top of spine. Both front and back covers have much mottling. See scan. However, book is square and securely bound with foldout chart of birdcages attached firmly at end of text. Book would be very good without mottling. This was a rather well-known 19th century guide to birds. ; B&W Drawings and Foldout Chart; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 128 pages View more info

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The Advance of the Fungi

By: Large, E. C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1940

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9684


Blue cloth with gilt titles in black rectangle on spine. Light edge and corner wear. Book is square and binding is secure. General aging and wear with interior toning mostly on endpapers. Jacket has much wear and some loss. Front flap detached on fold but present. Looks OK in mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 488 pages; History of plant diseases and the devastation they caused; think Irish potato famine. The book also chronicles the history of the pe... View more info

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Insect Architecture

By: Library Of Entertaining Knowledge

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, London: 1830

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12702


Quarterbound leather with beige patterned paper. Some chipping of leather, especially on corners. Edge and corner wear along with general iexterior and interior aging. Book is square and binding is secure with no tears or parting. Gilt titles on spine in red square. ; Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume V; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 420 pages; Interesting work on the architectural creations of insects with many illustrations. While this is Volume 5 from... View more info

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Catalog: Nature's Herbal Remedies The Natural Way to Health

By: Meyer, Joseph E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hammond IN, Joseph E. Meyer: 1933

Seller ID: 9188


Thin, beige/brown catalog filled with herbal remedies sold by Meyer. Age-toning and light wear with a small black stain on the back left corner (less than dime-sized. ) Square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 128 pages; Catalog filled with herbal products and much informative discussion. A good bit of information on plants. View more info

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A Report on the Chestnut Tree Blight The Fungus, Diaporthe Parasitica, Murrill

By: Mickleborough, John, Ph. D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harrisburg PA, C. E. Aughinbaugh / State of Pennsylvania: 1909

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9666


This booklet is a bit tricky to describe. The stapled binding is square and secure. There is very little wear on the corners and edges. However, there is an old stain of some sort on the top left quareter (see scan) , and an old vertical crease through the center where someone probably folded the booklet while carrying it. This crease has flattened out to a great extent. The interior pages are all clear and easily readable but there is waviness and very light evidence of... View more info

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Trees As Good Citizens

By: Pack, Charles Lathrop

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington DC, The American Tree Association / Lippincott: 1922

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 11236


Green cloth over boards with faded gilt titles on front and spine. Edge, corner and surface wear along with interior toning, especially on endpapers. Lovely color illustrations . Square with a secure binding. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 257 pages; Basic information about trees. View more info

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Appalachian Wildeness

By: Porter, Eliot (photographs) and Edward Abbey (text)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 11028


Book is about new. Jacket has light wear. ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 123 pages; Second printing of Porter's bestselling book on The Great Smokies. View more info

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Wild Flowers

By: Press, Bob and Marian Short

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Exeter Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14790


Pictorial covers exactly like dustjacket. Only very light shelf wear. Jacket has some light edge and corner wear. Nice, coffee table sized book with beautiful photos of wild flowers from around the world. ; Nature Library; Color Photography; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages View more info