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The North American Bettles of the Genus Coccinella.

By: Dobzhansky, Th.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1931

Seller ID: 9700

Condition: Collectible-Fine


# 2904 - From the Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Vol. 80, Art. 4, pages 1-32. Seperate in gray wrapper with former owner's stamp on cover "San Diego State College", evidence of pamphlet having been folded. A description of the genus Coccinella, of chiefly the holarctic region, using the structure of the genitalia as a determination. View more info

The Potato Eelworm

By: Doten, S. B., and Peter Frandsen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Reno, Nevada, The Unversity of Nevada: 1911

Seller ID: 016729

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Agricultural Experiment Station University of Nevada, Bulletin No. 76. Translated into Italian by Miss Marie Trosi. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Previous owner's signature in ink on front, some bending and chipping along edges, not affecting text. 7 pages with 2 illustrations. The potato eelworm is a nematode that is a major threat to potato agriculture. View more info

The Use of Artificial Light to Increase Winter Egg Production.

By: Dougherty, J.E.

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 9679

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Agricultural Experiment Station, Circular No. 254. 6 pages; figure. Paper wrapper. Discussion on the use of artificial light to increase egg production during the winter months and the construction of a device to accomplish this. ie. the use of dimmers in the evening. View more info

The Potato Leafhopper and How to Control It

By: Dudley, J. E., Jr., And T. E. Bronson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Department of Agriculture: 1926

Seller ID: 12593

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Farmers' Bulletin No. 1462. 12 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper (5 3/4 x 9 inch). Covers - description, distribution, economic importance, hopper burn, natural enemies, control of the leafhopper, summary of control measures. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Peach Twig-Borer (Anarsia lineatella Zeller).

By: Duruz, Willis P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif, University of California, Agricultural Extension Service.`: 1923

Seller ID: 9879

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bulletin # 355. 419-464; tables; bibliography; paper wraps. Reviews the literature, description of the pest (worm), its life history, spraying experiments of 1921 & 1922 with recommendations, and bibliography. clean copy. View more info

The North American Two-Winged Flies of the Family Simuliidae (cover title)

By: Dyar, Harrison G. and Raymond C. Shannon

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1927

Seller ID: 3988

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


No. 2636. -- From the Proceedings of the United States National Museum Vol. 69, Art. 10, pp. 1-54, with pls. 1-7. Ink notation front cover. Page edges uncut. Some unopened pages. From page 1: "Since the publication of J. R. Malloch's treatment of the 'American Black Flies or Buffalo Gnats' in 1914, the collection of these insects in the United States National Museum has been increased several fold. The present publication is based on the material used by Malloch." "The generic arrangement here used is primarily based on a previously unused character, namely, the presence or absence... View more info

Beekeeping in California. California Agricultural Extension Service. Circular 100. July, 1936

By: Eckert, J. E. (John Edward Eckert)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Ca, The College of Agriculture, University of California: 1936

Seller ID: 017836

Condition: Fine


Original white wrapper with a black and white photograph of an apiary in Ventura County on the front cover. 6 X 9 1/4 inches. 71 pages. 22 black and white photographs. Copy features the following information, the beekeeping industry in California, primary consideration for the beginner, life history and habits of the honeybee, the cycle of the year, races of bees, equipment needed, assembling the equipment, selecting a location, nectar and pollen plants of California, the manipulation of the hive, installation and care of package bees, seasonal manipulations, the honey house, work in the fall ... View more info

Ants and Their Control in California.

By: Eckert, J.E., And Arnold Mallis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkely, California, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1937

Seller ID: 9762

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Agricultural Experiment Station, Circular 342. 37 pages; illustrations; wrapper (6 x 9 1/4 inch). This publication supersedes Circular 38 and Bulletin 207 by C.W. Woodworth on the Argentine Ant. Describes the life cycle of ants and various methods developed for control, from cleaning to chemical. View more info

How to Control Grasshoppers in Oklahoma

By: Fenton, F. A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stillwater, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College: 1937

Seller ID: 016730

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Agricultural Experiment Station, Bulletin No. 233. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Very faint spotting on cover, otherwise excellent condition. 12 pages with 5 illustrations. Report on the life cycle and control of grasshoppers, a menace to many field crops. View more info

Mass Culture of MacRocentrus Ancylivorus and Its Host, the Potato Tuber Moth.

By: Finney, Glenn L., Stanley E. Flanders, and Harry S. Smith.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berekely, California, Hilgardia, A Journal of Agricultural Science.: 1947

Seller ID: 9824

Condition: Collectible-Fine


HALGARDIA, 17 (August 1947): 437-483, illustrations, tables, bibliography. Study deals with the oriental fruit moth (Grapholitha molesta) and the control of this destructive insect through the use of the parasite Macrocentrus ancylivorus. Complete issue of Hilgardia in the issue wrapper. View more info

The Army-Worm

By: Flint, W. P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Urbana, Illinois, State of Illinois, Department of Registration and Education: 1921

Seller ID: 016722

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Division of the State Natural History Survey, Entomological Series, Circular 7. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Darkening around edges, otherwise remarkably good condition. Former owners signature on front. 9 pages with 4 illustrations. Advice on how to control the army-worm, a moth whose larvae feed on cereal crops and other grasses. View more info

Synopsis of the Species of Agromyzid Leaf Miners Described from North America (Diptera).

By: Frick, Kenneth E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1959

Seller ID: 9704

Condition: Collectible-Fine


# 3407 - From the Proceedings of the United States National Museum. Vol. 108, pages 347-465, 170 figures. Uncut seperate in gray-green wrapper with former owner's signature on cover "C.Ellaland" in ink. 206 species of Agromyzid leaf miners are described in this paper from Noth America. Bibliography is included. View more info

Birds Collected By The Childs Frick Expedition To Ethiopia and Kenya Colony

By: Friedmann, Herbert

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Washington D.C., United States Government Printing Office: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017853

Condition: Fine


Original light green wrapper with black lettering on front cover and spine. 6 X 9 3/4 inches. This is a 2 volume set. Set is complete. Volume I has 516 pages which include 17 pages of index. Copy also has 12 plates, 1 plate is in color, remaining are black and white. Volume II has 506 pages which include 24 pages of index. Copy also has 14 plates, 1 in color, the remaining are black and white. Deckled edges. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

The European Earwig

By: Fulton, B. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Corvallis, Oregon, Oregon Agricultural College Experiment Station: 1924

Seller ID: 016727

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Station Bulletin 207. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Faint spotting around edges not affecting text, otherwise very good condition. 29 pages with 6 illustrations. Report on the life cycle, habits and control of the European earwig, a common household pest. View more info

The Serphoid and Chalcidoid Parasites of the Hessian Fly

By: Gahan, A.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States Department of Agriculture:

Seller ID: 13610

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


'Miscellaneous Publication No. 174'. 147 pages; illustrations; gray paper wrapper (5 7/8 x 9 1/8 inch) with title on the cover. A full scientific study of the parasites of the Hessian Fly which causes so much problems with wheat crops in North America and Europe. Very good clean copy. View more info

Heligoland as an Ornithological Observatory. The Result of Fifty years' Experience. Translated By Rudolph Rosenstock.

By: Gatke, Heinrich

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, David Douglas: 1895

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 10866

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


x, 599 pages; ads in back for David Douglas publications; frontportrait, line drawings; index; bound in publishers green cloth with gilt illustration on the cover lettering on the spine. Bent corners to the covers with some wear to the top and bottom of the spine. Inscribed in ink "A.E.Evans from H. S. Poys Keck. The Knoll, Kingston Hill, Surrey. Aug. 18.1905" on the back of the front flyleaf. Heligoland is a small German archipelago in the North Sea some two hours sailing time from the Elbe River along the migratory path from the Alps to northern England. View more info

A Review of the Leafhoppers of the Genus Gypona North of Mexico.

By: Gibson, Edmund H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1919

Seller ID: 9871

Condition: Collectible-Fine


From the PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, 56. Pages 87-100; wraps. Eight species are herein described as new, making a total of 33 that are known to occur in North America north of Mexico. Former owner's name in ink on the cover "R.D. Harwood". View more info

Sunburn and Aphid Injury of Soybeans and Cowpeas.

By: Gibson, Frederick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, University of Arizona, Agricultural Experiment Station.: 1922

Seller ID: 9860

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Technical Bulletin, 2. Pages 41-46, 2 plates; wraps. Deals with the loss of folage to the plants and how to control the problem. Former owner's initials in upper right corner 'H.E.J.' View more info

Image for Color Lithograph - "Querquedula Creeca"

Color Lithograph - "Querquedula Creeca"

By: Gould, John and Henry Constantine Richter

Price: $200.00

Publisher: J. Gould and H. C. Richter:

Seller ID: 016422

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1865. Hand-colored stone lithograph, 20 x 14 inches with 2 1/2 inch green mat. Some soiling along mat line. Title "Querquedula Crecca" along bottom. Also "J. Gould and H. C. Richter del et lith." and "Walter, Imp." John Gould (1804-1881) was an English ornithologist and bird artist, who often worked with other animal illustrators such as Henry Constantine Richter (1821-1902). This print came from his "Birds of Great Britain", which was issued between 1863-1873. It shows a detailed male Common Teal in the foreground, with a female and 9 ducklings swimming i... View more info

Check-List of Birds of Grand Canyon National Park, Natural History Bulletin No. 8

By: Grater, Russell K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grand Canyon Natural History Association: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8494

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original wrappers. Illustrated with a map and sporadic black and white photos. 55 pages. View more info