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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

Synopsis of the North American Flies of the Genus Tachy-Trechus.

By: Greene, Charles T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Govenment Printing Office: 1922

Seller ID: 9866

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprint from PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, 60 Article 17. Pages 1-21; one plate; wraps. Deals with the classification of the examined flies which belong to Tachy-trechus. View more info

The Charm of Birds

By: Grey, Viscount, of Fallodon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton. (1927). London.: 1927

Seller ID: 2459

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Lacks front end paper. Cloth. Woodcuts. The author writes about bird life which takes place at various times throughout the year: January--early song; April--return of the warblers; May--month of full song; June & July--from full to l east song; August and September--the decline of summer; Nests and Eggs; On Taming Birds; Waterfowl; etc. View more info

The Charm of Birds

By: Grey, Viscount, of Fallodon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company. 1927. New York.: 1927

Seller ID: 2463

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First American edition. Cloth. Woodcuts. Slight chipping to top and bottom of spine. Page tops are gilt. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. In the Preface the author notes the three categories of British bird books: To give coloured representa tions; manuals of every sort of bird; personal observations. People like him may have nothing new to tell, but may have something "fresh to say". View more info

A Bibliography of California Ornithology.

By: Grinnell, Joseph

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Cooper Ornithological Club of California: 1939

Seller ID: 10044

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


3 volume complete set in original wrappers. Some chipping and missing pieces to the spine of volume one and the upper left corner of the cover, 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 inch piece missing from the lower right cover of volume II, in ink on the cover of volume III is signed 'Denis G. Baskin'. "Pacific Coast Avifauna, No. 5, 16, 26". Volume I: 166 pages; indexes [published May 15, 1909, Santa Clara, California]. Volume II: Second Installment to end of 1923. 191 pages; indexes ... View more info

Pacific Coast Avifauna No. 1, Birds of the Kotzebue Sound Region, Alaska (Cooper Ornithologoical Club of California)

By: Grinnell, Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Santa Clara, CA, Cooper Ornithological Club: 1900

Seller ID: 019854

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's pale green wrapper. 7" x 10 1/2." Eighty pages, complete. One black and white fold-out map in the back that shows the Kotzebue Sound region and places referred to in Grinnell's field notes. Covers and spine clean and intact overall. Covers and spine have a little bit of chipping at the corners, and fore-edge of covers have slight wear. Upper-right corner of front cover has a former ownership signature in black ink by "Seth B. Benson... View more info

Notes on Some Forms of Oreohelix Strigosa (Gould); No. 25

By: Hanna, G. Dallas and Allyn G. Smith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1939

Seller ID: 4321

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 25, pp. 381-392, pls. 33-36. December 29, 1939. Some unopened pages. Page edges are uncut. The authors comment on the great Oreohelix collector, Henry Hemphill, whose large collection fifty years previously is believed by the authors to contain errors. They made their own collecting trips and provided their own commentary on the specimen. View more info

Introduction to the Study of Zoology For Use in High Schools and Academies

By: Harvey, N. A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Western Publishing House: 1901

Seller ID: 017780

Condition: Fine


Original green cloth with black lettering and an illustration of a bee impressed on the front cover. Black lettering on spine. 5 1/2 X 7 1/4 inches. 208 pages which include 6 pages of Index. Copy has 36 black and white illustrations and / or photographs. Copy has an advertising pamphlet which lists the synopsis of chapters tipped in next to title page. Synopsis of chapters include, the grasshopper, other orthoptera, other insects, arachnida and myriapoda, crustacea, the ... View more info

The Ribbed Pine-Borer

By: Hess, Walter N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, Cornell University: 1920

Seller ID: 13566

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Agricultural Experiment Station, Memoir 33 (May 1920)". Pages 367-381; illustrations; brown paper wrapper with title on the cover. Very good clean copy. View more info

Cotton Worm or "Caterpillar"

By: Hinds, W. E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Opelika, Alabama, Post Publishing Company: 1912

Seller ID: 016728

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station of the Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Bulletin No. 164. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Previous owner's signature in ink on front, otherwise excellent condition. Pages 139 - 160 with 4 illustrations. Report on the life cycle and control of the cotton worm, or cotton leafworm, whose larvae feed on the leaves, twigs and buds of the cotton plant. View more info

An Annotated List and Bilbiography of Insects Reported to Have Vieus Diseases.

By: Hughes, Kenneth M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, Hilgardia, A Journal of Agricultural Science.: 1957

Seller ID: 9925

Condition: Collectible-Fine


HILGARDIA, 26 (May 1957): 597-629, with index. Complete issue devoted to the bibliography. View more info

Alaskan Bird-Life as Depicted by Many Writers

By: Ingersoll, Ernest, Editor

Price: $37.50

Publisher: National Association of Audubon Societies. 1914. New York.: 1914

Seller ID: 2470

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed boards. Seven plates in color and other illustrations. Small stains on cover. In keeping with the mission of the Association, this book was prepared for free distribution among the people of Alaska to teach them about the very impor tan t place which the birds of this country (or any country) occupy in the list of national assets. View more info

Chicken Coops and How to Make Money with Poultry

By: J. J. Fleck

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fort Wayne, IN, Archer Printing Company: 0

Seller ID: 019773

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's beige wrapper. No date, circa 1899-1910. 3 3/4" x 6 1/4." Fifteen pages, complete. Includes brief, introductory information on how to care for poultry, such as proper housing for chickens and where to place the chicken coops. Also included are a few pages of testimonials for some of Fleck's Remedies, such as Fleck's Poultry Powder and Fleck's Lice Exterminator. On the back cover is a price list of Fleck's Remedies and a purple stamp of ... View more info

Puttering Round

By: Jenkins, MacGregor (Rusticus)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Little, Brown, and Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14492

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


123 pages; drawings; brown cloth binding, dust jacket (some soiling, wear along the edges). Collection of essays following the author's first book 'Bucolic Beatitudes'. Essays first appeared in 'House Beautiful' & 'Country Life in America'. Very good copy. View more info

Leafhopper Injury to Clover And Alfalfa.

By: Jewett, H.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture: 1929

Seller ID: 9863

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bulletin No. 293. Pages 157-172; illustrations, tables. Testing of leafhopper injury to clover and alfalfa with the Kentucky strain of red clover, Ky.1 being the most successful against the pest. View more info

A List of Trees, Shrubs, Vines, and Herbaceous Plants, Native to New England, Bearing Fruit or Seeds Attractive to Birds (cover title)

By: Kennard, Frederic H.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 4023

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1912. Four-page pamphlet. Reprinted from "Bird-Lore, Vol. XIV, No. 4, July - August, 1912. The pamphlet begins: "It was my privilege in the autumn of 1911, to be asked to design a planting-plan for the development of the Bird Sanctuary of the Meriden Bird Club, at Meriden, New Hampshire". As part of that plan the author prepared a list of plants attractive to birds, which is included in this pamphlet. View more info

Original stereocard Photograph. "Views of Woodward Gardens" Mission St. bet. 13th & 15th Sts. San Fransicso.

By: Lange & Newth, Photographers

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Lange & Newth, Photographers. 620 Clay St. San Francisco:

Seller ID: 017673

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa1870's. Original stereocard on orange boards. Board dimensions 7 X 3 1/2, photograph dimensions 6 X 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Photo shows a pond with trees surrounding it with a portion of a banister. Several birds are in the foreground. Woodward's Gardens was an amusement park, museum, art gallery, zoo and aquarium operation from 1866-1891. View more info

Original stereocard Photograph. "Views of Woodward Gardens" Mission St. bet. 13th & 15th Sts. San Fransicso.

By: Lange & Newth, Photographers

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Lange & Newth, Photographers. 620 Clay St. San Francisco:

Seller ID: 017674

Condition: Fair


Circa1870's. Original stereocard on orange boards. Board dimensions 7 X 3 1/2, photograph dimensions 6 X 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Photo shows a pond with trees surrounding it with a portion of a banister. Several birds are in the foreground. Woodward's Gardens was an amusement park, museum, art gallery, zoo and aquarium operation from 1866-1891. Mild scuffing on corners of card, photograph is not affected. Back of card is slightly View more info

Two Closely Related Species of Heliothis Found in Tomato Fields of Central California.

By: Lange, W.H., And A.E. Michelbacher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sacramento, Ca, Californiak State Printing Office.: 1937

Seller ID: 9815

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Reprint from THE BULLETIN, Department of Agriculture, State of California, XXVI (July, Aug, Sept. 1937). 320-325, tables, illustrations, bibliography. Results of research in the tomato fields for insect pests. View more info

Leaf-hoppers Injurious to Apple Trees

By: Lathrop, F. H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Geneva, New York, Department of Agriculture: 1918

Seller ID: 016731

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


New York Agricultural Extension Service, Bulletin No. 451. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Previous owner's signature on front, otherwise very good condition. 6 pages with 12 illustrations. Report on the life cycles and control of leaf hoppers in apple orchards. View more info