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Canary Breeding and Training

By: Page, Chas. N.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Published By the Author: 1902

Seller ID: 8148

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(1902). Illustrated with photos and drawings. Wrappers. From the cover: " A treatise on the breeding, rearing and training of canary birds, and an account of a visit to the famous canary breeding districts of the Hartz Mountains, Germany." Paper browned. Slight bump to bottom front corner, but a nice clean copy. 80 pages, including index. View more info

Bird Songs of New England

By: Paine, Harriet E.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, A. Williams and Company: 1882

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019703

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green cloth binding. 6" x 8 1/2." Twenty-eight pages, complete. Gilt lettering on front cover. Two newspaper articles on birds and ornithology laid-in near front of book and in the back. On the front free endpaper is an inscription written by Helen King Spofford in black ink: "To Ruth Roberts (a friend of the author from another friend)" and a white card tipped-in with a gift message from Spofford to Ruth, also written in black ink. Spofford's signature (written in black ink) on title page but in the top margin. Pages and covers are clean and intact.... View more info

Skin Scabies or Mange of the Fox.

By: Plummer, P.J.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Dominion of Canada, Department of Agriculture.: 1936

Seller ID: 9878

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Publication 502, Farmers' Bulletin 6. 8 pages; illustrations; wraps. Concerned with scabies in Foxes and other animals. Former owner's names in ink on the cover "Calbert E. Norland, Raymond J. Hock." View more info

Common Houshold Insects.

By: Price, W.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture: 1940

Seller ID: 9855

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Circular No. 345. 30 pages pamphlet with illustrations. Covers the range of insects and pests that invade the household and methods to control and kill them. Among them fleas, bedbugs, silverfish, ants, cockroaches, clothes moths, carpet beetles, mosquitos, and flies. View more info

Moeurs Pittoresques Des Insectes.

By: Rendu, Victor

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Paris, France, Librairie Hachette Et Cie.: 1870

Seller ID: 12502

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[Written in French] viii, 324 pages; illustrations; 1/4 vellum binding with leather label on the spine. Insects and the role they play in French agriculture. Fine clean copy, some light wear to the top of the spine. A handsome book. View more info

The Birds Of Minnesota. 2 Volume Set

By: Roberts, Thomas S.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, The University Of Minnesota Press: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018439

Condition: Collectible-Fine


2 Volume Set. Original tan cloth with brown leather on the spine. Gilt lettering and designs on the spine. 8 3/4 X 11 1/4 inches. Top edges gilt. This volume set is number 86 of 300 copies signed by the author. Volume I has 691 pages and 49 color plates and 298 black and white photographs and/or illustrations. Volume II has 821 pages (27 pages of index), plates number 50-90 and has black and white illustrations and/or photographs number 299-606. All plates are fully intact. Copy's are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

European Corn Borer

By: Ruggles, A. G. and A. C. Arny

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Minnesota Agricultural Extension Division: 1927

Seller ID: 016733

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Special Bulletin No. 116. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Minor darkening at edges, previous owner's signature on front, otherwise very good condition. 8 pages with 5 illustrations. A study of the life cycle, history and control of the European Corn Borer, a moth whose larvae bores into the cobs of corn. View more info

Making Home Profitable

By: Saint Maur, Kate V.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Sturgis & Walton: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14953

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's green cloth, white lettering, pressed design on front cover. Photo illustrated. After a family financial setback, Mrs. Saint Maur and her husband moved to a farm and started raising, for profit, poultry, fruit, vegetables, herbs, flowers and bees. In her entertaining way, she tells the story of how to live and financially thrive on a small farm. 229 pages. View more info

Frail Children of the Air : Excursions Into the World of Butterflies

By: Scudder, Samuel Hubbard

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Boston and New York and Cambridge, Houghton, Mifflin and Company and the Riverside Press: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15011

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publishers green cloth binding, gilt lettering on spine. Black lettering and gilt illustration of a circle of butterflies on front cover. Personal inscription on front fly leaf. 9 black and white plates, complete. 279 pages with index to names of insects. 12 pages after index listing author's works on butterflies with descriptions and examples. From the note, "The following papers are a small selection, for the general reader, of those published in the author's "Butterflies of the Easter United States and Canada", which was mainly of interest to specialists. View more info

Modes of Curly-top Transmission By the Beet Leafhopper, Eutettix Tenellus (Baker).

By: Severin, Henry H.P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, Hilgardia, A Journal of Agricultural Science.: 1931

Seller ID: 9818

Condition: Collectible-Fine


HILGARDIA, 6 (November 1931): 253-276, tables, illustrations, bibliography. Study of the method of transmission of disease in beet crops by the Beet Leafhopper through the pests mouth. Contains the whole issue in wrapper. View more info

Review of the American Xylotine Syrphid-Flies.

By: Shannon, Raymond C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Govenment Printing Office: 1926

Seller ID: 9869

Condition: Collectible-Fine


From the PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM, 69 Article 9. Pages 1-52; index; wrapper. A revised synopsis of all the American species of the tribe Xylotini. View more info

A Review of the South American Two-Winged Flies of the Family Syrphidae.

By: Shannon, Raymond C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Govenment Printing Office: 1927

Seller ID: 9870

Condition: Collectible-Fine


From the PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUJSEUM, 70 Article 9. Pages 1-34, plate; wrapper. In this material a number of new genera and species have been recognized and are herein described. View more info

Insects Infesting Stored Foods

By: Shepard, Harold H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.: 1939

Seller ID: 9766

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bulletin 341. 42 pages; illustrations; bibliography; wrapper. Covers the various pests and methods to control them. View more info

Insects Infesting Stored Grain and Seeds.

By: Shepard, Harold H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Minnesota, Agricultural Experiment Station.: 1939

Seller ID: 9767

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bulletin 340. 30 pages; illustrations, tables; bibliography; wrapper. Informational pamphlet dealing with pests that attack grain and seed storage on the farm. View more info

Protection of Log Cabins, Rustic Work, and Unseasoned Wood from Injurious Insects.

By: St. George, R.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Department of Agriculture: 1943

Seller ID: 9844

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Farmers' Bulletin No. 1582. 22 pages; illustrations, tables. Aid to select types of wood for construction, the pests that attack wood, its prevention and/or control. Clean copy. View more info

Canary Breeding for Beginners : A Practical Up-To-Date Guide. An Entirely New Edition - Thoroughly Revised By C.A. House.

By: St. John, Claude

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, David MaKay Company:

Seller ID: 11256

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


156 pages; illustrations; yellow paperback with title on the cover. Deals with: cages, feed and water, bird room and temperature, bath, breeding, sex type, development of egg, incubation, problems in raising young healthy, moult, training for show. Clean copy. View more info

Grape Leaf-Hopper and Grape-Berry Moth Investigations

By: Stearns, L. A., W. R. Haden, and L. L. Williams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newark, Delaware, University of Delaware Agricultural Experiment Station: 1936

Seller ID: 016725

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Bulletin No. 198. Staple bound booklet, paper wrapper. Some chipping, otherwise very good condition. 44 pages with 16 illustrations and 14 tables. Report of a study of the life cycle and control of the grape leaf-hopper and the grape-berry moth, two major pests to cultivated grapes. View more info

New Records of Insect-Virus Diseases.

By: Steinhaus, Edward A.

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 9921

Condition: Collectible-Fine


HILGARDIA, 26 (January 1957): 417-430, illustrations, bibliography. Complete issue devoted to Steinhaus' article. Account of new instances in which a single species is subject to both a granulosis and a nuclear polyhedrosis virus. View more info

Birds of Australia in Colour

By: Stevens, Lyla

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Whitcombe & Tombs Pty. Ltd. (Circa 1950). Melbourne.:

Seller ID: 2469

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrated boards. Color illustrations. Front end papers split at spine. The author describes some birds of Australia -- some known for their beautiful plumage, others for their remarkable habits: Eastern Rosella; Satin Bower-bird; Lyre-bird; B rog la; Kookaburra; Wedge-tailed Eagle; Boobook Owl; etc. View more info

In Memoriam : W. Lee Chambers

By: Stone, Lois C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, 1968

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 14330

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprinted from The Auk (Vol. 85, July 15, 1968). Pages 404-409; paper wrapper (6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inch) with title on the cover. Inscribed in ink on cover 'Compliments of Lois C. Stone to John & Mary Belle Swingle'. Also included is a short letter by Lois Stone to the Swingles talking about Lee Chambers and Stone's plan for a series on early western naturalists. Lee Chambers (1878-1966) was an ornithologist and played a major role in the Cooper Club of Southern California. Fine clean copy. View more info