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The Road To Reality

The Road To Reality

by Roger Penrose

Roger Penrose is Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. In 1988 he shared the Wolf Prize for physics with Stephen Hawking for their joint contribution to our understanding of the universe.From the Hardcover edition.
Annals Of the Former World

Annals Of the Former World

by John McPhee

Annals of the Former World is a book on geology written by John McPhee and published in 1998 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. The book presents a geological history of North America, and was researched and written over the course of two decades beginning in 1978."Most mountain ranges around the world are the result of compression, of segments of the earth's crust being brought together, bent, mashed, thrust and folded, squeezed up into the sky-- the... Read more about this item
Braiding Sweetgrass

Braiding Sweetgrass

by Robin Wall Kimmerer

“As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on “a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever as it is wise” (Elizabeth Gilbert).

Drawing on her life as an indigenous... Read more about this item
Finding the Mother Tree

Finding the Mother Tree

by Suzanne Simard

Wild Flowers Of the United States

Wild Flowers Of the United States

by Harold William Rickett

Flore Laurentienne

Flore Laurentienne

by FrRe Marie-Victorin

Mind and Nature

Mind and Nature

by Gregory Bateson

The Medusa and The Snail

The Medusa and The Snail

by Lewis Thomas

The Study Skills Handbook

The Study Skills Handbook

by Stella Cottrell

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Basic Inorganic Chemistry

by F Albert and Geoffrey Wilkinson and Paul L Gaus Cotton

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The Illustrated Longitude

by Dava and Andrewes, William Sobel

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An Introduction To Behavioural Ecology

by John R and Davies, Nicholas B Krebs

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In the Company Of Crows and Ravens

by John M and Tony Angell Marzluff

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The Illustrated Library Of Nature

by American Museum Of Natural History -

Natural Sciences Books & Ephemera

Pacific Discovery

Pacific Discovery

by Sciences, California Academy Of

Recherches sur l'Usage des Feuilles dans les Plantes, et sur Quelques Autres Sujets Relatifs à l'Histoire de la Vegetation

Recherches sur l'Usage des Feuilles dans les Plantes, et sur Quelques Autres Sujets Relatifs à l'Histoire de la Vegetation

by Bonnet, Charles

Göttingen, Germany: Elie Luzac, fils, 1754. Hardcover. Very Good. Imprint: A Gottingue & Leide, chez Elie Luzac, Fils. vii, [1], 343, [1] p., 31 leaves of folded plates; 26 cm. Signatures: *4 A-2V4 (4to). Contemporary full polished calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Reddish leather spine label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title: Recherch des Feuilles. Gilt-tooled decoration in remaining spine compartments. All page edges speckled red. Title page printed in... Read more about this item
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A$1,301.44
LULWORTH AND THE WELDS

LULWORTH AND THE WELDS

by JOAN BERKELY

THE BLACKMORE PRESS, 1971. First Edition . Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. Previous owners inscriptions: Yes. Book Condition: Acceptable. Jacket condition: No jacket. Published: 1971. 1st Edition: Yes. Pages: 282. Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. A very scarce book in any condition.
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A$166.93
The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 2, 1837–1843
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A$40.92
Nature Magazine; March 1941; Volume 34; No 3.

Nature Magazine; March 1941; Volume 34; No 3.

by American Nature Association

Washington, D.C.:: American Nature Association, 1941.. Paperbound: center-stapled format . BINDING/CONDITION: a paperbound periodical; Very Good condition.. 4to (about 11.5 inches tall) . Description: Solid color paper cover with a small vignette. Articles include: The Parasol Ant -- America's First Farmer by Carl L Wilson; What Do YOU Call Them? (folk names in nature) by W L McAtee; and Concerning Crocodiles by Arthur H Fisher. Many black and white illustrations.
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A$19.14
AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY

AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY

by W.B. SCOTT

SECOND EDITION. BINDING IS SOUND, PAGES UNMARKED, SLIGHT SHEL-WEAR.
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A$153.11
Fiber

Fiber

by Rick Bass

Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Elizabeth Hughes. This is part of a limited edition #72 of 200, signed both the author and illustrator. The book is as new and unread. 72/200
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A$153.11
The Journal of Henry D. Thoreau In Fourteen Volumes Bound as Two

The Journal of Henry D. Thoreau In Fourteen Volumes Bound as Two

by THOREAU, Henry David

New York: Dover Publications, Inc, 1962. First Thus. Two Hardcover Vols. with Dust Jacket. Very Good+/Good+. Henry David Thoreau (line drawings). 4to. Pp. [4], v-x, [2], 3-1804. Frontis Vol I. reproduction of the first page of the manuscript of Thoreau's journal. Frontis Vol II. portrait of HDT dated 1854. Forward by Walter Harding, secretary of the Thoreau Society. Introduction by Bradford Torrey. Includes black & white photographs at the beginning of each volume. Bound in seafoam-green cloth with... Read more about this item
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A$229.66
1876 1st ed Charles Darwin Movement & Habits Climbing Plants Botany Evolution

1876 1st ed Charles Darwin Movement & Habits Climbing Plants Botany Evolution

by DARWIN, Charles

1876 1st ed Charles Darwin Movement & Habits Climbing Plants Botany Evolution

"One general law, leading to the advancement of all organic beings, namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die."
― Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species

This book, 'Movement and Habits of Climbing Plants,' focusses primarily on his observation on climbing plants from Southern Brazil with focus on differences in grown and mechanisms of movement in twining plants. The illustrations were drawn by... Read more about this item
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A$1,148.32
Results of the Archbold Expeditions 16 Some Marsupials of New Guinea and Celebes

Results of the Archbold Expeditions 16 Some Marsupials of New Guinea and Celebes

by TATE, G. H. H. and Richard Archbold

New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1937. First Edition. Printed wrappers. Near Fine. 8vo. Pp. [145]. With plates of drawings of marsupial skulls, other figures. Printed paper wraps. Minor snag to tail of spine , else a lovely copy of this uncommon title.
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A$45.93
The Birds of Washington [Limited Large Paper Edition in Two Volumes, SIGNED by Dawson]

The Birds of Washington [Limited Large Paper Edition in Two Volumes, SIGNED by Dawson]

by DAWSON, William Leon with John Hooper Bowles

Seattle: Occidental Publishing Co, 1909. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+ / Very Good. Allan Brooks. 4to. Pp. xxii, 458; iii, 459-997. Frontis. mounted photograph with red-captioned tissue guard in each volume. Illustrated throughout with halftone black & white photographs and black & white photographic prints mounted on colored paper with red-captioned tissue guards, plus black & white and color illustrations by Brooks with red-captioned tissue guards. Index, analytical keys. Number 116 of the... Read more about this item
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A$918.66
Ravenna Park Seattle

Ravenna Park Seattle

by [SEATTLE]

[Seattle]: NP, ND. First edition. Stapled wrappers. Very Good+. Small oblong 4to. Pp. [20]. Illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photo reproductions. Original stapled gray wraps with titles and illustration in brown on the front cover. Light wear to spine. A handsome photo-tribute to a crown jewel in the Seattle Parks Department, one of the few pockets of forest that escaped logging in the late 1800s. That was probably owing to its incarnation as Ravenna Springs Park, a private wonderland that... Read more about this item
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A$229.66
Purpleleaf Plums

Purpleleaf Plums

by JACOBSON, Arthur Lee

Portland (OR): Timber Press, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo. Pp. 183. Appendices. Indices (People; Subject; Species; Varieties). Glossary. Chapters on identification, cultivation, classification, etc. With 12pp. of color photos. Plum-colored paper-covered boards with silver stamped lettering on spine. Bottom edge of front cover with a gouge, else an attractive copy in a perfect dust jacket. Another worthy and informed title from the Seattle writer and plant expert. This copy in... Read more about this item
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A$30.62
The Vertebrate Structure of a Pinon-Juniper Woodland Community in Northwestern Nevada.

The Vertebrate Structure of a Pinon-Juniper Woodland Community in Northwestern Nevada.

by Panik, Howard Ronald

Reno.: University of Nevada., 1976. A doctoral Dissertation.. Black cloth, white spine title.. Near fine, no dust jacket as issued.. 28.7x21.5 cm.. Signed by the author on the second endpaper. Heavy book, will require extra shipping. weight: 4.1 lb.
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A$68.90
The Birds Of British Columbia (1) The Woodpeckers (2) Crows and Their Allies

The Birds Of British Columbia (1) The Woodpeckers (2) Crows and Their Allies

by Guiguet, C. J

British Columbia Provincial Museum,, 1978. 5th printing. Clean and unmarked. Stapled binding. 51pp.. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Beebe, Frank. 12mo - over 6" - 8" Tall.
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A$18.37
The Flood of the Century

The Flood of the Century

by [NATURAL DISASTER - Flood, Snohomish, Washington]

Snohomish: Snohomish School District, 1991. First Edition. Spiral Bound. Very Good. Oblong 4to. Unpaginated. Illustrated with black and white photography. Bound in stiff photo-illustrated wraps. Slight wear to rear cover, else Fine. In 1990, flood control measures failed, the Skykomish and Snohomish Rivers inundated the Snohomish River Valley, including the town of Snohomish. Although the flood of 1975 was considered the worst, it was far surpassed by the 1990 deluge.
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A$38.28
The Birds of British Columbia: (9) Diving Birds and Tube-Nosed Swimmers

The Birds of British Columbia: (9) Diving Birds and Tube-Nosed Swimmers

by Guiguet, C. J

Province of British Columbia Ministry of the Provincial Secretary and Travel Industry, 1971. 1st printing. Stapled binding. Umarked copy with light wear, sticker shadows.. 104pp.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Beebe, Frank. 12mo - over 6" - 8" Tall.
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A$30.62
Fortgesetzte Magie, oder, Die Zauberkräfte der Natur, Vierter Band [Continued Magic, or, The Magic Powers of Nature, Volume 4]

Fortgesetzte Magie, oder, Die Zauberkräfte der Natur, Vierter Band [Continued Magic, or, The Magic Powers of Nature, Volume 4]

by HALLE, Johann Samuel

Vienna: Johann Thomas Edlen, 1792. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. W. Engelman. 12mo. Pp. [x], 596. German language. Engraved title vignette. Illustrated with engravings in a section of ten folded leaves. Index. Bound in unlabeled paper-covered boards. Edges sprinkled red. FFEP and title page owner signed in ink J. N. Weize (?). A few pages lightly foxed, text block otherwise crisp and bright. Covers rubbed, corners bumped, edges chipped. Head of spine worn. A small section has been clipped from... Read more about this item
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A$344.50
The Naturalist’s Library, Mammalia… vol IV. Ruminantia. Part II.

The Naturalist’s Library, Mammalia… vol IV. Ruminantia. Part II.

by JARDINE, Sir William

1836 Jardine Naturalist Natural History Mammals Africa Buffalo Oxen Illustrated
Sir William Jardine was a 19th-century Scottish naturalist most known for his extensive series of books on natural history, 'The Naturalist's Library'.

This edition of Jardine's 'Mammalia'
is beautifully color illustrated with engravings of various species of mammals! The plates from Jardine's works are exceedingly desirable and are found framed and displayed by themselves. This volume showcases African animals such as... Read more about this item
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A$842.10
Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Espérance, et autour du monde avec le Capitaine Cook, etc. (3 vol.)(1787)

Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Espérance, et autour du monde avec le Capitaine Cook, etc. (3 vol.)(1787)

by André (Anders) Sparrman; Le Tourneur (translator)

First French edition, three volumes, 1787, Paris. Old full leather bindings with decorative gilt spines. Sparrman accompanied Cook on his second voyage as a naturalist and physician. This is an account of that trip and his observations of Africa which appears to have intrigued him more than than the Antarctic. Paginates: V.1: xxxii, map, 388, 3 plates; V.2: [2], 366, 5 plates; V.3: [2], 363, 8 plates. Vol. 1 has modern marbled blanks nearly matching the originals, other volumes with original marbled... Read more about this item
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A$1,339.71
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF ARKANSAS FOR 1892 WITH TWO  ATLASES The Iron Deposits of Arkansas

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF ARKANSAS FOR 1892 WITH TWO ATLASES The Iron Deposits of Arkansas

by Branner, John C. & R. A. F. Penrose

Boston: Press Printing Co.. Very Good. 1892. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean black cloth, spine gilt faded. Atlas #2 contains 5 folded sheets of maps: Yellville; Harrison-Berryville; Fayetteville-Bentonville; Eureka Springs and Black Rock. Atlas #3: 6 folded sheets of maps: Yellville; Mountain Home; Batesville; Fayetteville-Bentonville; Eureka Springs and Black Rock. Both Atlases show some signs of wear. Maps with A few mended tears. Gilt titles no longer visible. Text volume VG; Atlases Good.... Read more about this item
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A$153.11
Second Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests

Second Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests

by The Commissioners

Albany: State of New York, 1897. First Edition. cloth. Good +. Denton et al.. Quarto (8.5" x 11"), blue-grey clcoth with pictorial cover in black ink. 521pp. 9 full page chromolithographs of fish by Denton, and one of shells and starfish. Numerous photographs in black and white of camps and activities, some of Raquette Lake. Charts and statistics. The hinges are becoming weak, and the back hinge exposes the mull. Plates are all clean and bright. The "Pike Perch" plate has a 1/2" closed tear at the... Read more about this item
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A$574.16
Tropical Ecology and Physical Edaphology

Tropical Ecology and Physical Edaphology

by Lal, R

Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 1987. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. light cover rubs. previous owner's stampings inside cover and to foreedge. 732pp w/index. [ref. W1.029 AH] (NOT ex-library).
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A$145.45
Essai sur l'électricité des corps.

Essai sur l'électricité des corps.

by Nollet, Abbé [Jean-Antoine]

Nollet's probably most interesting work on the cause, nature and effect of electricity. 2nd edition (1st ed. 1746) with 4 fold-out engravings and a frontispiece engraved after Blaise-Nicolas Le Sueur.
Description: Contemporary mottled calf, sides ruled in black, spine richly gilt in compartments between 5 raised bands and red morocco label lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Octavo: 17 × 10 cm; pag.: pp. xxiii, [1], 272, [2]ll. 1 frontispiece (shows an electrically charged test person who attracts... Read more about this item
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A$525.33
Report on a Game Survey of the North Central States

Report on a Game Survey of the North Central States

by Leopold, Aldo

Madison, Wisconsin: Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute., 1931. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Exterior wear. Author's first book. Bound in publisher's original black and green cloth with spine lettered in gilt. 9 7/8 inches tall, 299 pages. Wear through the cloth at the spine and extremities. A few dime size gouges out of the upper rear cover. The text bloc is sound and tight. This copy has a presentation signed and dated by Aldo Leopold during the year of publication when Leopold was 44... Read more about this item
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A$19,016.26
The American Fruit Culturist, Containing Practical Directions For The Propagation And Culture Of Fruit Trees In The Nursery, Orchard, And Garden

The American Fruit Culturist, Containing Practical Directions For The Propagation And Culture Of Fruit Trees In The Nursery, Orchard, And Garden

by Thomas, John T

New York: William Wood & Co, 1867. Hardcover. Orig. dark green cloth backstrip lettered in gilt. Very good. 511 pages. 20.5 x 13.5 cm. This expanded edition with 408 illustrations is newly arranged and rewritten based on Downing's (Fruits and Fruit Trees of America) first edition which appeared after the first edition of this title. General Index and Glossary. Scattered foxing throughout, beveled edges, nicks to backstrip head and foot, tight binding.
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A$91.87