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Birds and Bugs

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Color Lithograph - "Querquedula Creeca", Gould, John and Henry Constantine Richter
Color Lithograph - "Querquedula Creeca"
Gould, John and Henry Constantine Richter
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1 Bee-Keepers' Supplies Jan. 1, 1912
Medina, Ohio The A.I. Root Company 1912 Soft cover Fine Book 
Original brown wrappers. 6 x 9 inches. Illustrated with line drawings throughout. Liad in are: Order form, Discount offer for erarly orders; Order form for "Gleaning in Bee Culture'; Advertising form and signup sheet6 for the magazine "Farm Journal"; Pre-printed envelope. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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2 The Journal of the American Association of Instructors and Investigators in Poultry Husbandry
New Brunswick, N.J. Soft cover Fine Periodical 
1914 to 1920. Volume One Number One through Volume Six Number Ten. The first 60 issues of this trade journal. Stapled wrappers. 7 x 10 inches. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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3 (Budgen, L. M.) Episodes of Insect Life. By Acheta Domestica, M.E.S.
New York J. S. Redfield 1851 First American Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Three volumes, first, second and third series, xvi, 320; xiv, 326; xv, 432 (+6) pages, black and white illustrations, index, green cloth with elaborate gilt and blind decorations of all sorts of bugs - bees, beetles, moths, grasshoppers, spiders, and books, 8.5 x 6". Bindings just a little edge worn and faded, still quite a nice set. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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4 1. Swarth, Harry S. 2. Swarth, Harry S. 3. Bailey, Florence M. 1. A Distributional List of the Birds of Arizona. 2. Birds of the Huachuca Mountains. 3. Birds Recorded from the Santa Rita Mountains in Souther Arizona
Cooper Ornithological Club 1923 Hardcover Collectible-Fine Book 
Three items bound together in handsome red leather with raised bands and gilt tooling and lettering. 1. Published in 1914. Hollywood, CA. Number 10 of the series Pacific Coast Avifauna. Edited by the author and Joseph Grinnell. 133 pages, including index. 2. 1904. Los Angeles. Number 4, Pacific Coast Avifauna. 70 pages, including index. 3. 1923. Berkeley, CA. Number 15, Pacific Coast Avifauna. 60 pages. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Abbott, Charles C. Travels in a Tree-Top
Philadelphia, PA J.B. Lippincott Co. 1898 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
215 pages; illustrations; index; green cloth binding with gilt lettering and design. Abbott (1843-1919) was an American natural history writer. The book is an account of the bird life among the tree tops. Very good clean copy. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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6 Aczel, Martin L. Fruit Flies of the Genus Tomoplagia Coquillett (Diptera, Tephritidae).
Washington, D. C. Smithsonain Institution 1955 Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
#3343 - From the Proceedings of the United States Natinal Museum. Vol. 104, pages 321-411. Uncut seperate in gray-green wrapper with plates. Former owner's name on cover "C. Ellaland" in ink. The writer describes 15 new and 12 already (1955) existing species of fruit flies. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Aldrich, J. M. Descriptions of New and Little Known Diptera or two-winged Flies.
Washington, D. C. Govenment Printing Office 1926 Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
From the PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, 69 Article 22. Pages 1-26; wrapper. Description of new genera and species, with notes of some previously described froms. Former owner's name in ink on cover "Calvert E. Norland". 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Aldrich, J. M. New Diptera, or Two-Winged Flies from America, Asia, and Java with Additional Notes.
Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Institution 1932 Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
# 2932 - From the Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. 81, Art. 9, pages 1-28, 1 plate. Seperate in gray wrapper with former owner's stamp on cover "San Diego State College". Paper describes 4 new genera, 13 new species, and a new variety of Diptera. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Aldrich, J. M. Records of Dipterous Insects of the Family Tachinidae Reared By the Late George Dimmock, with Description of One New Species and Notes on the Genus Anetia Robineau-Devoidy.
Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Institution 1932 Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
# 2920 - From the Proceedings of the Unted States National Museum, Vo. 80, Art. 20, pages 1-8. Seperate in gray wrapper. Former owner's stamp on cover "San Diego State College".Title describes content of article. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Aldrich, J. M. Revision of the Two-Winged Flies of the Genus Coelopa Meigen in North America (cover title)
Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum Illustrated Wrappers Collectible-Very Good Book 
Circa 1930. No. 2808. -- From the Proceedings of the United States National Museum Vol. 76, Art. 11, pp. 1-6. Ink notation front cover. Unopened pages. From page 1: "The present revision has been prepared as the result of recent correspondence with Mr. J. E. Collin, of Newmarket, England, who has furnished information relating to synonymy and has also supplied the Museum with determined European specimens; from his data and the specimens it appears that the North American members of the genus have been misidentified to a large extent. Two species from the Bering Sea region, formerly considered to be identical with European forms, are here described as new". 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Allen, J. A. List of Mammals and Birds Collected in Northeastern Sonora and Northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico, on the Lumholtz Archaeological Expedition, 1890-1892
New York American Museum of Natural History 1893 Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Paper wrapper, moderate chipping, stamp and pencil notes on front, not affecting text. Fold line in back cover. Paginated 27 - 42. Reprint of an article first published in the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol V, Article III. Carl Lumholtz (1851-1922) was a Norwegian explorer and ethnographer who conducted several expeditions to Mexico from 1890-1910 for the American Museum of Natural History. This booklet lists the birds and mammals collected on one of these expeditions. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Anonymous Origianl Stereocard Photograph. "Millions of South African Gannets Near Capetown, So.Afr."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# 11994 (583). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about a colony of gannets, their migrations north and south, and the fishing methods on herrings. Photo of a vast colony of gannets in South Africa. Clean copy with left photo somewhat darker. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "A Nightingale on Its Sheltered Nest."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Good Book 
# 21200 (359). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the bird, its habits and poetry by Keats. Photo taken in England of the Nightingale sitting on the nest among foliage. Evidence of a fold down the middle. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "An Easter Morning in the Desert (Ostrich Chicks)"
New York Strohmeyer & Wyman 1898 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Photo of eight ostrich eggs and two ostrich chicks. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Feeding Mulberry Leaves to the Young Silk Worms, Japan."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# 14748 (538). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the feeding room stage during a 30 day period when the worms are feed six times a day mulberry leaves before the worms pass into the chrysalis period. View of a Japanese lady feeding the silk worms on a try with mulberry leaves with racks of trays in the background. Nice clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Silk Worm Concons in Their Nests - The Silent Toilers Have Finished Their Spinning and the Cocoons Ar Ready for the Silk Manufacturer, Japan."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 14750 (539). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the third stage of silk production when the silk worm has finished eating and begins to spin its cocoon of silk threads which are a quarter mile long or more and then begins to change into a moth. Nice image of the cocoons with straw placed over the silk worms and the cocoons formed. Clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Silkworm Incubator, Japan."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 14746 (536). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the egg stage of silkworm production which lasts about ten days. View of a two story incubator in which the young eggs are placed and heated till hatching being tended by to people in native dress. Nice clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Tower of London, London, England."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 2111 (349). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the history of the tower from William the Conqueror through today. It held the high prisoners like Sir Walter Raleigh among others and is now home to the royal jewels and 'beefeaters' costumes. ca.1912. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "White Leghorn Hens on Egg Farm, Bound Brook, N.J."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 16717 (56). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 ionch) with commentary on the backside about the production of chickens and eggs in the United States ca.1916. Photo of the inside of a poultry barn with chickens feeding on different levels, in the days before corporate farming and all the animals caged and machine feed. Fine clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Woodcock in Nest."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 7965 (72). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the bird, its habits and camouflage techniques. View of the bird in among sticks and leaves. Nice clean copy. 
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