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Twenty-Fourth Report of the State Entomologist of Connecticut, 1924.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station: 1925

Seller ID: 11569

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Bulletin 265 (March 1925)". Pages 222-344; plates (19), tables, drawings, maps; index; bound in green paper wrapper (5 3/4 x 9 inch). Annual report of the state entomologist giving the years fiscal report, attempts at controlling pests in the agricultural crops, and public pests such as beetle infestations, mosquito control, and a series of lesser insect pests within the state of Connecticut. Clean copy with former owner's name Calvert E. Norland written on the ... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "An Easter Morning in the Desert (Ostrich Chicks)"

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Strohmeyer & Wyman: 1898

Seller ID: 015542

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


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. View more info

Report of the Division of Entomology for the Biennial Period Ending Decembert 31, 1916

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Star-Bulletin Press: 1917

Seller ID: 016726

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Territory of Hawaii Board of Agriculture and Forestry, reprinted from the Report of the Board of Commissioners of Agriculture and Forestry. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Some darkening of cover, folded corner, otherwise very good condition. Pencil notes on front. Pages 79 - 109 with one illustration and 16 pages of tables, one fold-out. Report of the activities of the Division of Entomology in the Territory of Hawaii in 1916, mostly inspections and pest control. View more info

The Illustrated Book of Natural History: In Four Parts (Part One)

By: Ashmead, Henry B.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Henry B. Ashmead: 1858

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019492

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green cloth binding with new spine and corners. Part One only. Eight colored bird prints. 10 1/4" x 12 7/8." Thirty-one pages, complete. Gilt and impressed decorations on front cover. Impressed decorations on back cover. Pages have light foxing and dampstaining. Printed for the American Sunday-School Union. Contents of Part One are the following: "Turkey," "Eagle," "Hen," "Skylark," "Nightingale,&... View more info

Stored-Grain Pests

By: Back, E. A., And R. T. Cotton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Department of Agriculture: 1931

Seller ID: 12591

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Revised from the 1922 edition. Farmers' Bulletin No. 1260. 46 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper (5 3/4 x 9 inch). Former owners stamp on the cover.Grain pests covered - Weevils, borers, moths, mealworms, beetles, book-lice, mites, parasites. Discusses the treatment for infested grains. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Biology of the Bean Thrips.

By: Bailey, Stanley F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkely, California, Hilgardia, A Journal of Agricultural Science.: 1933

Seller ID: 9823

Condition: Collectible-Fine


HILGARDIA, 7 (June 1933): 467-522, map, illustrations, tables, bibliography. Concerns the biological life of Bean thrips of the order Thysanoptera. Complete issue of Hilgardia. Former owner's name on the front cover 'Calvert E. Norland'. View more info

A Guide to the Spider Mites of Cotton.

By: Baker, Edward W., And A. Earl Pritchard.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, Hilgardia, A Journal of Agricultural Science.: 1953

Seller ID: 9923

Condition: Collectible-Fine


HILGARDIA, 22 (July 1953): 203-234, illustrations, bibliography. Complete issue devoted to Barer's article. "The present article contains information on all tetranychid mites known from forage crops in the United States and Canada except for Bryobia praetiosa." View more info

The Orange Tortrix, Argyrotaenia Citrana.

By: Basinger, A.J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, California Agricultural Experiment Station: 1938

Seller ID: 9697

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprinted from HILGARDIA, 11, Number 11 (September 1938). Pages 635-669; illustrations, tables, charts; bilbiography; paper wrapper. Former owner's stamp "Agricultural Extension Service - Santa Ana". Introduced from the Pacific Islands before 1885 to southern California, it has become a major pest to orange and citrus crops. Deals with the biology of the stages, seasonal activities, economic damage, other species that are companions, and attempts to control it. View more info

Pheasants: Their Lives and Homes (Two Volumes)

By: Beebe, William; Osborn, Henry Fairfield (Introduction)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran and Company, Incorporated: 1931

Seller ID: 019707

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes, complete. Original publisher's green cloth binding with beige dust wrappers. Later printing, uncommon in dust wrappers. 7 3/4" x 10 1/2." Volume I: 257 pages, complete; thirty-four plates in black and white and color, complete. Volume II: 309 pages, complete; thirty plates in black and white and color, complete. Appendices and index in back of Volume II. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Impressed gilt decoration of the Daniel Giraud ... View more info

Our Irish Song Birds

By: Benson, Charles William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Hodges, Figgis, and Company, Limited: 1901

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019967

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt illustration of a bird on the front cover. Inscribed by author on half-title. 5 1/4" x 7 1/4." 206 pages, complete. Four color plates (sepia-gray color), complete. Gilt lettering on spine. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. A fine copy. A highly detailed and descriptive book on fifty-six bird species that can be seen in Ireland. The author describes each bird's demeanor, habits, and song pattern... View more info

Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl; Order Anseres (Part)

By: Bent, Arthur Cleveland

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Government Printing Office. 1925. Washington.: 1925

Seller ID: 2460

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Wrappers. Illustrations. Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum, Bulletin 130. Some tearing to wrappers' edges. Some unopened pages. Page edges are uncut. The book describes the habits of the wide variety of wild fowl: courtshi p; ne sting; eggs; young; plumages; food; game; winter; breeding range; spring migration; etc. View more info

The Baby Bird and Its Problems. With Ninety-Six Illustrations.

By: Bickerton, W.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, England, Methuen & Co., Ltd: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10863

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xvi, 135 pages; illustrations; index; bound in green cloth with title and author imprinted on the cover, gilt lettering on the spine. An account by a leading ornithologist of juvenile birds and their growth before leaving the nest. Accompanied by illustrations. Some foxing to the front pages, otherwise a clean copy inside and out. View more info

Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. Vol. 39, No. 8, p. 279-382, pl. 43-45. A List of Birds Recorded from the Bermudas.

By: Bradlee, Thomas S.; Mowbray, Louis L.; Eaton, Warren F.; Mark, E. L. (Foreword)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, William Brewster Fund: 1931

Seller ID: 019856

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green wrapper. 6 1/8" x 9 1/4." 104 pages, complete. Three black and white plates, complete. Former ownership stamp of "William F. Fennell" on top of front cover. On the back cover is a former ownership inscription in blue pen at the top. Covers are slightly browned along the edges but are otherwise clean and intact. Pages are very clean and intact. No internal remainder marks. A book about birds on the Bermuda islands. Thre... View more info

Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. Vol. 39, No. 8, p. 279-382, pl. 43-45. A List of Birds Recorded from the Bermudas.

By: Bradlee, Thomas S.; Mowbray, Louis L.; Eaton, Warren F.; Mark, E. L. (Foreword)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, William Brewster Fund: 1931

Seller ID: 019866

Condition: Fine


Original wrapper bound in. Green cloth binding with gilt lettering. 6 1/8" x 9 1/4." 104 pages (Pages 279-382), complete. Three black and white plates, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. A book about birds on the Bermuda islands. Three plates in the back show the western, central, and eastern sections of Bermuda. Contents of book: "Foreword," "Introduction," "List of localities," "List of species," "Hy... View more info

Secrets of the Friendly Woods

By: Brasher, Rex

Price: $47.50

Publisher: The Century Co. (1926). New York.: 1926

Seller ID: 2465

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations by the author. Inscribed by the author: "To 'Johnni' Rue from Roy & Rex Brasher". The author writes about: Chickadee Valley; Who's Who in the Blue; Br'er Grouse; A Buffoon in Blue; Chuck Luck; Co ons o f Chestnut Caverns; Ghost of the Graylands; etc. View more info

Resurrection of the Red-legged Black Duck (From The Auk, Vol. XXVII, No. 3, July 1910.)

By: Brewster, Wililam

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1910

Seller ID: 019836

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's pink wrapper. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2." Eleven pages (Pages 323-333), complete. Reprinted from The Auk, Vol. XXVII, No. 3, July 1910. Pages have been opened. Pages and covers are clean and intact overall. Very faint dampstaining on spine and fore-edge but does not affect text. William Brewster (1851-1919) was an American ornithologist, conservationist, and naturalist. He co-founded the American Ornithologists' Union. This pamphlet contains Br... View more info

Barrow's Golden-Eye in Massachusetts (From The Auk, Vol. XXV, No. 2, April 1909.)

By: Brewster, Wililam

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1909

Seller ID: 019837

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's pink wrapper. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2." Twelve pages (Pages 153-164), complete. Reprinted from The Auk, Vol. XXVI, No. 2, April 1909. Pages have been opened. Pages and covers are clean and intact overall. Slight dampstaining on fore-edge but does not affect text. William Brewster (1851-1919) was an American ornithologist, conservationist, and naturalist. He co-founded the AmericanOrnithologists' Union. In this article, Brewster corrects some ... View more info

The White-Fly or Plant-House Aleyrodes.

By: Britton, W.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Conn., Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.: 1902

Seller ID: 9858

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Bulletin 140, Entomological Series, 8. 17 pages; 4 plates; bilbiography. Concerned with infestation of white-flies in the production of tomatoes and cucumbers under glass. Covers the life history, habits, description, and remedies. Former owner's name in ink on cover 'Calvert E. Norland.' View more info

Twenty-Sixth Report of the State Entomologist of Connecticut, 1926.

By: Britton, W.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Connecticut Agricultureal Experiment Station: 1927

Seller ID: 11568

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Bulletin 285 (February 1927)". Pages 161-283; plates (XVI), maps, tables; index; green paper wrapper. State report for pest control for Connecticut during 1926 and expenses incurred. Includes inspections of nurseries, control of foreign pests, and ongoing control of Asiatic Beetle, Mosquito control, fruit moth control, etc. 'Calbert E. Norland' name written on the front cover. Clean copy. View more info

Connecticut State Enthomologist Thirtieth Report, 1930.

By: Britton, W.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station: 1931

Seller ID: 11571

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Bulletin 327 (April 1931)". Pages 452-582; plates (20), maps, illustrations, tables; bound in grey paper wrapper (5 3/4 x 9 inch). Report of the activities carried out by the Agricultural Station during 1930. Contains the fiscal report for the year, insect and pest control, inspection of nurseries, Gypsy Moth control, Asiatic Beetle control, Mosquito control, and a series of lesser reports of agricultural pests. Clean copy. View more info