Category: Birds and Bugs


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Twenty-Ninth Report , Connecticut State Entomologist, 1929.

By: Britton, W.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Connecticut Agriclutural Experiment Station: 1930

Seller ID: 11572

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

"Bulletin 315 (April 1930)". Pages 481-620; plates (15), illustrations, tables, maps; index; bound in grey paper wrapper (5 3/4 x 9 inch). annual report for the state entomologist for Connecticut which includes fiscal statement, pest control for insects, and abatement of mosquitoes, beetles, and moths. Clean copy with former owner's name on the cover and title page, Calvert E. Norland. View more info

Spray Bulletin.

By: Britton, W.E., And G.P. Clinton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Have, Conn., Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.: 1926

Seller ID: 9857

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Interesting Bulletin in the form of a calendar for the wall. Bulletin 271. Pages 93-140; illustrations. Folds out to hang on the wall with 1926-27 calendar along with the bulletin which contains directions for preparing insecticides and fungicides; insect and fungous pests of cultivated plants; listing of manufacturers and dealers in spray apparatus and supplies. A very handy and interesting information source. Former owners name in ink on the front cover "Calvert E. Norland." View more info

The Roundheaded Apple-Tree Borer

By: Brooks, Fred E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Department of Agriculture: 1919

Seller ID: 12592

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Reprinted from the 1915 edition. Farmers' Bulletin 675. 20 pages; illustrations, map; paper wrapper (5 3/4 x 9 inch). Examines character of injury, distribution, plant food, life history of the borer, natural enemies, methods of control. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Story of Silk

By: Brown, Harriet G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dansville, New York, F.A. Owen Publishing Company: 1907

Seller ID: 14645

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

'Instructor, Literature Series - No. 93'. 32 pages; illustrations; illustrated yellow paper wrapper (5 x 7 1/4 inch). Fifth Grade Reader level. Everything one would like to know about silk worms. Good clean copy. View more info

Outdoor Heritage: of the Series California, Edited by John Russell McCarthy

By: Bryant, Harold Child

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Powell Publishing Company: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019645

Condition: Very Good

Original publisher's blue cloth binding. 6 3/4" x 9 1/2." 465 pages, complete. Fourteen black and white plates, complete. Bibliography in the back. Beige card laid-in postmarked 1947 and addressed to Fred C. Hartman in Los Angeles. Black and gold-colored illustrated endpapers. Gilt lettering and decorations on front cover and spine but very faded. Top edge gilt but also very faded. Some pages unopened. Pages and covers are clean. Binding is tight. A natural history of California with descriptions of landscapes, wildlife, and flora. Woodblock illustrations of natural scener... View more info

The Odonate Collections of The California Academy of Sciences from Baja California and Tepic, Mexico, of 1889-1894; No. 41

By: Calvert, Philip P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1947

Seller ID: 4337

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 41, pp. 603-609. September 15, 1947. Unopened pages. Page edges uncut. Inked stamp imprint front cover. "From 1889 to November, 1894, expeditions of the California Academy of Sciences made collections of Odonata.totalling more than 3100 specimens. These were listed and described by me in two papers published in the Proceedings." ".the disastrous fire of 1906 destroyed, as I understand, all the Odonate material which I had returned to the Academy". "In view of the probability that students of t... View more info

Illustrations Of The Birds Of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America. With an Introduction by Robert McCracken Peck.

By: Cassin, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas State Historical Association: 1991

Seller ID: 017989

Condition: Fine

Original tan cloth showing an illustration of a bird on the front cover, gilt lettering on spine. 7 1/4 X 10 3/4 inches. 298 pages. From the colophon, "The Texas State Historical Association has published this facsimile reprint of John Cassin's Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America with a new introduction by Robert McCracken Peck, on 70 il. Paloma, an acid free paper in and edition of 1850 copies". Copy contains 50 color plates of different species of birds. All plates are fully intact. This is a very clean copy. Pages are very clean and c... View more info

Bird Studies with a Camera; With Introductory Chapters on the Outfit and Methods of the Bird Photographer

By: Chapman, Frank M.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company. 1900. New York.: 1900

Seller ID: 2462

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

First edition. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. In the Introduction the author writes about -- what is bird photography and the scientific value and charm of bird photography. The Outfit and Methods of the Bird Photographer: camera, lens, blin ds, haunts, seasons, etc. Sections on: Bird Photography Begins at Home; Two Herons; Where Swallows Roost; Life on Pelican Island; etc. View more info

How to Increase the Potato Crop By Spraying (cover title)

By: Chittenden, F. H. and W. A. Orton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, United States Department of Agriculture: 1921

Seller ID: 4046

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Farmers' Bulletin 868. Illustrations. From the inside front cover: "This bulletin tells how to control the Colorado potato beetle and late-blight (the worst two enemies of the potato), blister beetles, flea-beetles, cutworms, and other caterpillars, leafhoppers, 'aphids' or plant-lice, early-blight, and other foliage diseases". View more info

New Species of North American Weevils of the Genus Lixus.

By: Chittenden, F.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1930

Seller ID: 9699

Condition: Collectible-Fine

# 2841 - From the Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. 77, Art. 18, pages 1-26, plate. Seperate in gray wrapper with former owner's stamp on cover "San Diego State College". A study of several collections of the genus Lixus inhabiting America north of Mexico, resulting in several species which the writer considers new, along with a few variants, which are all described. View more info

The Cranium of the Miocene Gannet Moris Vagabundus Wetmore; No. 5

By: Compton, Lawrence V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1936

Seller ID: 4301

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 5, pp. 83-84; 1 text figure. August 12, 1936. Report concerns a fossil bird cranium from the Academy's collection. Located in the area eleven miles north of Bakersfield, Kern County, California. The author notes: "This cranium is that of a gannet and it agrees with those characters of the gannets which separate the latter from the boobies". View more info

Insects, Injurious and Beneficial, Their Natural History and Classification; For the Use of Fruit Growers, Vine Growers, Farmers, Gardeners and Schools

By: Cooke, Matthew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sacramento, H. S. Crocker & Co.: 1883

Seller ID: 2474

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Cloth. Illustrations. Some white spots front cover. Some water stain back cover. Wear to cover edges. Water stain to edges of several pages. Tear at spine pages 67-78. The author writes about: The Egg, Larva, Pupa and Imago State; Internal Anatomy of Insects; The Seven Orders of Insects; Classification of Insects into Families; Scale Insects; Collecting and Preserving Insects; etc. View more info

Animal Life in the Sea and on the Land. a Zoology for Young People.

By: Cooper, Sarah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., American Book Company: 1887

Seller ID: 8886

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Clean inside and out, bound in green cloth, still tight. Title on spine with bumped corners. Lots of illustrations. 413 pages with index. View more info

New Diptera From North America (cover title)

By: Coquillett, D. W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1902

Seller ID: 3987

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. From the Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. XXV, pages 83-126. [No. 1280.] Some unopened pages. Uncut pages. From the first page (page 83): "The present paper is based primarily on a series of specimens collected by Mr. H. S. Barber, who, as assistant to Mr. E. A. Schwarz, accompanied the latter on a collecting trip to portions of New Mexico and Arizona during the past summer. The object of this expedition was to obtain specimens of Coleoptera, and the collecting of the Diptera was therefore a digression from the r... View more info

Curious Facts in the History of Insects; Including Spiders and Scorpions. A Complete Collection of the Legends, Superstitions, Beliefs, and Ominous Signs Connected with Insects; Together with Their Uses in Medicine, Art, and as Food; and a Summary of Their Remarkable Injuries and Appearances.

By: Cowan, Frank

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott and Company: 1865

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 020448

Condition: Very Good

Original publisher's green cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. 5 1/8 x 7 5/8." 396 pages, complete. Inscribed by author in black ink on a flyleaf: "Misses Mary E.[?] Augusta Foote[?], with compliments of the author. Mrs. A. Miss[?] Snooks, with compliments of Mr. Snooks." "E. Riegex[?]" also stamped on this page in black ink. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Head and tail of spine a bit worn. Front free endpaper a little chipped at the edges. Binding is tight. A clean copy. The book is categorized by the following scientific orders: Coleoptera ... View more info

On Some Birds Rare in, Or Hitherto Unrecorded from, Chiriqui Province, Panama; No. 17

By: Davidson, M. E. McLellan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1938

Seller ID: 4313

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 17, pp. 255-261. September 1, 1938. Unopened pages. "In certain instances the species is well known, but has not been recorded previously from Chiriqui; in other cases the species itself is rare throughout its range, and the existence of museum representatives is of interest; and other species have been included in the appended list because the elevation at which the individual was taken is worthy of note". Xiphorhynchus guttatus marginatus, Griscom; Leptopogon amaurocephalus faustus, Bangs; Capsiempis fl... View more info

A Revision of the American Species of Empoasca Known to Occur North of Mexico.

By: Delong, Dwight M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, United States Department of Agriculture: 1931

Seller ID: 13499

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

'Technical Bulletin No. 231 (January 1931)'. 59 pages; figures, maps; bibliography; yellow paper wrapper (5 7/8 x 9 1/8 inch). Evidence of a vertical fold, former owner's name on the cover. A examination of Empoasca (leaf hoppers) in North America and its economic impact on the crops cultivated. Very good clean copy. View more info

Cheese Pests and Their Control.

By: DeOng, E.R., And C.L. Roadhouse.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1922

Seller ID: 9764

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Bulletin No. 343. Pages 399-424; illustrations; wrapper. Former owners stamp on cover 'San Diego State College' and an ink number 17. Covers the protection and insects that pray on cheese. From skippers to mites. View more info

Expose Sommaire De L'apiculture Mobiliste. La rouche-Album La Seule Qui Puissse E'tre Visitee Sans Risques De Piqures Sa Description, Son Emploi.

By: Derosne, Ch.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Paris, France, Librairie Agricole De La Maison Rustique:

Seller ID: 12500

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

circa.1890s. [Written in French] 180 pages; supplement drawings; illustrations; 1/4 vellum binding on the spine with leather label. Concerned with beekeeping and the proper care and housing for them. A handsome book. View more info

Idle Hours with Nature

By: Dixon, Charles

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14955

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering. Frontispiece. Small split at top of spine, but a nice, clean copy. 276 pages. View more info