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SCIENCE RECORD (Formerly Scientific and Literary Gossip), Three Issues 1883-1884.

By: N/A

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boston, S. E. Cassino & Co.: 1883

Seller ID: 003104


A monthly journal of Notes and News in all departments of Science. 3 issues: Dec.15,1883 (Vol. 11, No.2); Jan.15, 1884 (Vol.II, No. 3) and Oct.15,1884 (Vol.II, No.12). Articles include: A NEW MICROSCOPE SLIDE CABINET, RESEARCHES ON BACTERIA, MICROSCOPY, SOCIETY OF NATURALISTS IN EASTERN UNITED STATES, BATS, CALIFORNIA SPIDERS, BIRDS, CRUSTACEA, ROCK SECTIONS, WINES, and HARMONY OF THE SPHERES. Jan.1884 issue pages mainly uncut. Illustrations, including publisher advertis... View more info

TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1884-1885

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, New York,

Seller ID: 003996


Vol.III Part I and II. " Object of the society is to promote education and useful knowledge in the departments of Science, Literature, and Art, by investigating and discussing subjects...by establishing and maintaining a Museum, a Library and a collection of works of art and objects of historic interest ..." Articles by Famous Americans include: MARY WHITNEY - "The Sun-Spots of the Past Few Years" with an illustration; and LEROY C. COOLEY-"The Evolut... View more info

TRANSACTIONS OF VASSAR BROTHERS' INSTITUTE And Its Scientific Section 1894-1896

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Poughkeepsie, New York, A. V. Haight:

Seller ID: 004000


Vol.VII Part I and II. Two Articles by Theodor Neumann (Artists and Artisans in the Feathered World and Ento-Parasites and Hygiene); Chas. W. Pilgrim: The care and treatment of the insane; 2 articles by D. B. Ward: Diatoms and Bacteria; Chas. W. Fowler: Purification of Public Water Supplies; Frederick S. Arnold: Gypsies; Rev. Wm. Bancroft Hill, President of The Institute: The Gothenburg or Norwegian System of Liquor Traffic; Edward Elsworth: The Sanitary Disposal of Sew... View more info

Autobiographical Notes and a Bibliography of the Scientific Publications of Joel Asaph Allen

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum Natural History: 1916

Seller ID: 004470


In the Foreword written by Henry Fairfield Osborn, " The life and writing of Joel Asaph Allen have exerted so great an influence on the progress of ornithology and mammalogy in America that all who have the interests of these branches of science at heart, both in this country and abroad, will welcome this biographical and bibliographical volume. It is issued as an expression of the appreciation of Doctor Allen's life work by the Trustees of The American Museum of Nat... View more info

Nebraska Bird Review-2 Issues: January and April 1962

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nebraska, Nebraska Ornithologists' Union: 1962

Seller ID: 004672


A Magazine of Ornithology of the Nebraska Region. January and April 1962. Volume XXX Number 1 and Number 2. ex. mus. stamp on front cover. Back cover with address stamp (to the museum). April's cover mildly soiled otherwise covers are Very Good. Interiors are tight, clean and VG. View more info

EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF DAKOTA 1879

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: 1879

Seller ID: 004951


Annual Report of Lieutenant Edward Maguire, Corps of Engineers, for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1879. Appendix S S. Includes: REPORT OF SURVEY OF THE MILITARY RESERVATION AT FORT KEOGH, MONTANA, BY TOPOGRAPHICAL ASSISTANT JULIUS J. DURAGE; REPORT OF THE RECONNAISSANCE OF THE MOREAU OR OWL RIVER, DAKOTA, IN 1878 BY LIEUTENANT WILLIAM HOFFMAN, ELEVENTH UNITED STATES INFANTRY; and REPORT ON THE MAMMALS AND BIRDS OF THE GENERAL REGION OF THE BIG HORN RIVER AND MOUNTAINS ... View more info

BIRDS AND THEIR ATTRIBUTES

By: Allen, Glover Morrill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Marshall Jones Company: 1925

Seller ID: 006462


"The following chapters were originally prepared as a series of lectures under the auspices of the New England (now Northeastern) Bird Banding Association to serve as an introduction to a general survey of Birds, their structure, their habits and their relations to ourselves." 338 pages with index. Red cloth covers with black lettering on front and spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, cover faces are lightly soiled, rubbing to joints. Spine is da... View more info

THE BIRDS OF THE VICINITY OF NEW YORK CITY: A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL COLLECTION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ORNITHOLOGY

By: Chapman, Frank M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum Natural History: 1906

Seller ID: 005520


Reprinted from the American Museum Journal Vol. VI, Nos. 2 and 3, April and July, 1906. Guide Leaflet No. 22. 96 pp. with index. Errata inserted before back cover. Ex. museum with identification number and stamps on front cover and front freepaper. Covers are dirty, corners are bent, page edges are chipped, spine torn and exposed. Page edges are browning or dirty. Interior is tight. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

UNPUBLISHED LETTERS OF JOHN JAMES AUDUBON AND SPENCER F. BAIRD

By: Deane, Ruthven

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Auk: 1907

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006249


Offprint from 'The Auk,' Vol. XXIV, No. 1, January, 1907. Pages 53-70. Inscribed on cover "Compliments of Ruthven Deane." Pamphlet inside of protective wraparound, acid-free binder with label on cover. Ex. museum with stamp and identification numbers on front cover. Covers have dirt smudges. Creasing, chipping and some small tears to cover edges. Some interior pages are browning along edge, otherwise clean with a few pages uncut at top. Pamphlet in VG- condition. View more info

Sharp Eyes, a Rambler's Calendar of Fifty-Two Weeks Among Insects, Birds, and Flowers

By: Gibson, Wm. Hamilton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1893

Seller ID: 004070


322 pp. including Index. Soiling to covers/spine. Corners bumped /rubbed. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Wear/rubbing to spine ends.Gilted top edge. Overall covers are Good. ex-mus. bookplate on front endpaper and ex.mus. stamp and numbers on title page.Tissue guard protecting frontis illustration. Nature sketches on every page. printed on heavy paper. pp.160-161 hinge breaking. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. View more info

BIRD BOXES FOR EVERY OCCASION; CONSTRUCTION OF BIRD BOXES

By: Musselman, T. E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1944

Seller ID: 006354


Reprinted from BIOS: Vol. XV, No. 1. Pages 15-19. Illustrations for construction of a blue bird box and wren house. Red stiff paper covers. Rubbing to cover edges and spine, some darkening to edges. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. View more info

MALLOPHAGA FROM OHIO BIRDS

By: Peters, Harold S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ohio, Ohio Journal of Science: 1928

Seller ID: 003319


Ohio State University. Contributions from the Department of Zoology and Entomology. No. 84. Reprinted from THE OHIO JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, Vol. XXVIII, No.4, pp. 215-228. In the Introduction, the author writes "The following paper comprises a study of the order Mallophaga, which includes the biting lice commonly found on birds and mammals, with special reference to a list of the species found on Ohio birds. Stiff gray covers, slightly soiled. vertical crease as if folde... View more info

THE WINTER BIRD-LIFE OF MINNESOTA, Being An Annotated List of Birds That Have Been Found Within The State of Minnesota During the Winter Months

By: Roberts, Thomas S

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, The Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota. Zoological Division.: 1916

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003491


SIGNED by author on front cover: "To Mr. Burt? H. Wilson with compliments of Thos. S. Roberts". Occasional Papers: Number 1. Beautiful colored frontis. of Evening Grosbeak. 20 pp. with photographs. List of birds, broken down by Permanent Residents, Winter Visitants and Half-Hardy Species ("not really hardy winter birds in Minnesota, their continued presence during the cold season being determined by the character of the weather.") with descriptions. Rober... View more info

Birds of the Southwestern Desert

By: Smith, Gusse Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ, Doubleshoe: 1955

Seller ID: 003973


68 pp. Beautifully illustrated Desert Birds and descriptions. Book is Near Fine to Fine. Dust Jacket rubbing/slightly creased at upper edge and spine ends. Overall Good+ or better. View more info

BULLETIN OF THE HADLEY CLIMATOLOGICAL LABORATORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO. Volume III, No.1-11. 1901-1905

By: Wienzirl, John (edited by)

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 004121


Published with the cooperation of Mrs. W. C. Hadley. Vol III, No. I:THE BACTERIAL FLORA OF THE SEMI-DESERT REGION OF NEW MEXICO, WITH ESPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE BACTERIA OF THE AIR by John Winzirl with 2 plates. pp.211-242.; Vol III, Nos.2 and 3 (in one publication): SOME OBSERVATIONS ON THE LUNG CAPACITY OF YOUNG PEOPLE LIVING IN NEW MEXICO by F. S. Maltby. Completed by John Wein with 2 tables. 7 pp. and THE EFFECT OF ALTITUDE ON THE BLOOD by John Winzirl with 6 tables.... View more info

Proceedings of the Nebraska Ornithologist's Union I, II, III 1899-1902

By: Wolcott, Robert H. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nebraska, Neligh and Lincoln:

Seller ID: 004104


"The publication fo these Proceedings was begun by the Union at a time when the status of many species of birds in the state was in question...Certain identifications in the first tow Proceedings have been shown to be erroneous and the porper corrections are here made". 12 Index compiled by M. H. Swenk. Mildly soiled covers. ex.mus. stamp and numbers on front cover. Overall Very Good-. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

NOTES ON THE SPRING MIGRATION (1907) AT ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

By: Wood, Norman A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Auk: 1908

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001454


SIGNED on front cover:"Davenport Acad. fo Science, Regards of the author, Norman A. Wood". Offprint from The Auk, Vol. XXV, No.1, January, 1908. pp.10-15. ex.mus. stamp on front cover. 1/2" tear at side edge otherwise exterior is VG+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info