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Studies in the Andrenidae of North America -- I (Hymenoptera); No. 18

By: Linsley, E. Gorton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1938

Seller ID: 4314

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 18, pp. 263-282. September 1, 1938. Unopened pages. Page edges are uncut. "There are probably few genera of bees which are more imperfectly known than the genus Andrena. Nearly one thousand names have been applied to the North American members of this group, yet little is known of the synonymy, distribution, or habits of the majority of the species, and only a few have been adequately d... View more info

Insects Affecting Stored Food Products.

By: Linsley, E.G., And A.E. Michelbacher.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1943

Seller ID: 9765

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Bulletin 676. 44 pages; illustrations; wrapper. Covers the pests that attack stored food products and methods to control them. Former owner's name on the top of front cover 'Calvert E. Norland'. View more info

Carrier-Pigeons of Santa Catalina

By: Lockwood, DeWitt

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, St. Nicholas Magazine: 1895

Seller ID: 015546

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Excerpt from the September, 1895, issues of St. Nicholas Magazine in cardstock folder. Some discoloration of folder. Magazine pages are held together along spines with tape. Label on front of folder from Dellquest's Rare Books, Los Angeles, California. 8 pages with 6 illustrations. View more info

The Stalk Borer : Life History in New Hampshire, 1925-1926

By: Lowry, P. R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, New Hampshire, The University of New Hampshire: 1927

Seller ID: 016723

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station, Technical Bulletin 34. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Minor bending at corners, otherwise remarkably good condition. 23 pages with one chart and 8 tables. A study of the life cycle of the Stalk Borer, a moth whose larvae feed on corn stalks and large stemmed plants. View more info

Elementos De Zoologia Geral E Descriptiva De Accordo Com A Fauna Brasileira

By: Maciel, Maximino

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Livraria Garnier. (1922). Rio De Janeiro.: 1922

Seller ID: 2492

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Cloth backed imprinted boards; paper covering on boards torn on cover front edge. Illustrations. Ink notation on front end paper. In Portuguese, the book describes life including protoplasm, cells, muscles, skeletal structure, the huma n body, the amoeba, worms, insects, crustaceans, reptiles, birds, fish, rodents, carnivores, etc. View more info

Notes on Some American Diptera of the Genus Fannia, with Descriptions of New Species.

By: Malloch, J.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Govenment Printing Office: 1913

Seller ID: 9867

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprint from PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, 44. Pages 621-631, plate. Title describes it all. View more info

The North American Species of the Genus Tiphia (Hymenoptera, Aculeata) in the Collection of the Illinois State Natural History Survey.

By: Malloch, J.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Urbana, Illinois, State of Illinois.: 1918

Seller ID: 9877

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bulletin XIII (Article I). 24 pages; plate. Covers the species, life cycle, and description of. Former owner's signature on the cover "Calvert E. Norland." View more info

Some Stages in the Spermatogenesis of the Honey Bee.

By: Mark, E.L., And Manton Copeland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University: 1906

Seller ID: 13574

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


'Contributions from the Zoological Laboratory, No. 179'. From the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, XLII, No. 5. Pages 103-111, bibliography; plate; gray paper wrapper (6 1/8 x 9 3/4 inch). Former owner's name on the cover. Very good clean copy. View more info

House Ants, Kinds and Methods of Control.

By: Marlatt, C.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Department of Agriculture: 1930

Seller ID: 9763

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Farmers' Bulletin 740. 14 pages; illustrations; wrapper (6 x 9 1/2 inch). Various methods of controlling the spread of ants in the house. View more info

Some Birds of the Countryside; The Art of Nature

By: Massingham, H. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton and Company. (Circa 1925). New York.:

Seller ID: 2466

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. Sun fading to spine. The author writes about birds in the areas of South Wales, the Flats (Northeast coast of Norfolk), London, Dorset and Hampshire. He also writes of Charles Waterton, "the owner of a la rge estate (Walton Hall) near Wakefield, where he had a bird-sanctuary, stocked with many an ornithological rarity". View more info

Happy : the Life of a Bee

By: McCaleb, Walter Flavius

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15009

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's green cloth binding, gild lettering on front cover and spine. Illustration opposite title page and at beginning of every chapter, 19 chapters in all. 120 pages. The author, a long time beekeeper in the Rio Grande area, imagines the life of a bee from the bee's point of view. View more info

The Quail of California (Game Bulletin, No. 2)

By: McLean, Donald; Roke, E. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, California State Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 019774

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's gray wrapper. 6" x 9." Forty-seven pages, complete. Black and white illustrations, reprinted photographs, and fold-out maps. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Faint vertical fold line on the front cover. Descriptions, data, and statistics of different quail species in California. Maps also include various information such as the range of the Painted and Mountain Quail, the movements of the different quail species in Californi... View more info

Bird Life in an Arctic Spring

By: Meinertzhagen, Dan and R.P. Hornby

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, R.H. Porter: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14924

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering and illustration of bird on front cover. Illustrated by Meinertzhagen. Diary of a trip to northern Finland in 1897. Published, according to the preface by Meinertzhagen's father, in a small edition for family and friends, with a few extra copies for the general public. 150 of text, 27 pages of illustrations and a three page index. View more info

A Sawfly Injurious to Young Pines.

By: Middleton, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Department of Agriculture: 1922

Seller ID: 12582

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Farmers' Bulletin 1259. 11 pages; illustrations, maps; illustrated paper wrapper. An examination of the role that Leconte's Sawfly plays in the destruction of young pines. Minor marks on the cover, else clean inside. View more info

Little Brothers of the Air

By: Miller, Olive Thorne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016837

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering. Former owner's bookplate and name written on front end papers. Handwritten number on title page. A nice, clean copy both in and out. From the "Introductory": "Some of the chapters of this little book were written in 1888 on the shore of the Great South Bay, Long Island; others in the north part of New York State, known to its residents as the 'Black River Country' a year or two later." 271 pages, including inde... View more info

Cours Elementaire D'histoire Naturelle a L'usage Des Lycees, Colleges, Seminaires et Maisons D'education. [bound with] Mineralogie. Par M.F.-S. Beudant. Dix-Septieme Edition.

By: Milne-Edwards, A. De Jussieu et F.S. Beudant.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Paris, France, Garnier Freres & Victor Masson: 1886

Seller ID: 12506

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Two volumes in one. x, 295 pages; figures; index. xii, 348 pages; drawings, figures, maps; index. Quarter velum binding with leather spine label. The first part is a study of mineralogy and the second part is about natural history in all fields. Fine clean copy. View more info

The Avocado: Its Insect Enemies and How to Combat Them.

By: Moznette, G.f.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U. S. Department of Agriculture: 1922

Seller ID: 12584

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Farmers' Bulletin 1261". 31 pages; illustrations; illustrated paper wrapper. Government publication on the insect enemies of the Avocado and the various methods used to control the insect. Very good clean copy. View more info

A Revision of the Parasitic Wasps of the Genus Microbracon Occurring in America North of Mexico (cover title)

By: Muesebeck, C. F. W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1925

Seller ID: 3989

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


No. 2580. -- From the proceedings of the United States National Museum Vol. 67, Art. 8, pp. 1 - 85, with pls. 1-2. Unopened pages. Uncut page edges. Ink notation and rubber stamp imprint on front cover. From page 1: Ashmead published the name Microbracon with the following description: "I proposed this new genus for the reception of those species in the genus Bracon having the recurrent vein joining the first submarginal cell between its middle and its apex, restrict... View more info

Original Stereocard Phtotograph. "Feedng Time at the Pigeon Farm, Los Angeles, Calif"

By: None

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Littleton, N.H., B.W. Kilburn: 1907

Seller ID: 11271

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


#17038. Stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title on the bottom and publisher across the backside. Image of someone feeding the pigeons in front of a small building with the birds landing to be feed. Clean copy. View more info

Biological Investigations in Alaska and Yukon Territory

By: Osgood, Wilfred H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Government Printing Office: 1909

Seller ID: 016617

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Paper wrapper, moderate chipping. Some notes in ink on front. Body and binding in excellent condition. 96 pages with index, 3 maps and 8 black and white photographs on plates, complete. North American Fauna No. 30. William Hudson Osgood (1875-1947) was an American zoologist who spent his career at the United States Bureau of Biological Survey, then as curator of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. This survey of birds and mammals in Alaska concentrated on thr... View more info