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Bee-Keepers' Supplies Jan. 1, 1912

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Medina, Ohio, The A.I. Root Company: 1912

Seller ID: 018634


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. View more info

The Journal of the American Association of Instructors and Investigators in Poultry Husbandry

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J., 0

Seller ID: 018841


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. View more info

Canaries: Their Varieties and Management

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newark, New Jersey, Spratt's Patent Limited: 0

Seller ID: 019440


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of canaries on front. No date, circa 1920s -1930s. 5 1/4" x 7 1/4." Forty pages, complete. Insides of front and back covers have advertisements for Spratt's bird food. Pages 38-40 are dedicated to some tips on Common Goldfish and tropical fish care and include advertisements for Spratt's fish food. Pages are clean. Tiny stain on lower edge of spine. A very clean copy overall. This is a concis... View more info

Episodes of Insect Life. By Acheta Domestica, M.E.S.

By: (Budgen, L. M.)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, J. S. Redfield: 1851

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 6750


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. View more info

Travels in a Tree-Top

By: Abbott, Charles C.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J.B. Lippincott Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13970


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. View more info

Fruit Flies of the Genus Tomoplagia Coquillett (Diptera, Tephritidae).

By: Aczel, Martin L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonain Institution: 1955

Seller ID: 9705


#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. View more info

Revision of the Two-Winged Flies of the Genus Coelopa Meigen in North America (cover title)

By: Aldrich, J. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum:

Seller ID: 3990


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 Ame... View more info

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.

By: Aldrich, J. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1932

Seller ID: 9698


# 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. View more info

New Diptera, or Two-Winged Flies from America, Asia, and Java with Additional Notes.

By: Aldrich, J. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1932

Seller ID: 9702


# 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. View more info

Descriptions of New and Little Known Diptera or two-winged Flies.

By: Aldrich, J. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Govenment Printing Office: 1926

Seller ID: 9868


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". View more info

List of Mammals and Birds Collected in Northeastern Sonora and Northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico, on the Lumholtz Archaeological Expedition, 1890-1892

By: Allen, J. A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum of Natural History: 1893

Seller ID: 016713


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 on... View more info

The Museum of Birds.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Kiggins & Kellogg:

Seller ID: 6142


No date. ca. 1850s? 8 pages, illustrations of the owl, quail, dove, robin, sparrow, and crane, printed wrapper, small booklet measuring 3 1/4 x 2". Very good, paper darkened, no chipping or creasing. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "A Nightingale on Its Sheltered Nest."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9253


# 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. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Woodcock in Nest."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9254


# 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. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Feeding Mulberry Leaves to the Young Silk Worms, Japan."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9323


# 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. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Silkworm Incubator, Japan."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9324


# 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. View more info

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."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9327


# 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. View more info

Origianl Stereocard Photograph. "Millions of South African Gannets Near Capetown, So.Afr."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9374


# 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. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Tower of London, London, England."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9398


# 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. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "White Leghorn Hens on Egg Farm, Bound Brook, N.J."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9522


# 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. View more info