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Foot-and-Mouth Disease.

By: Mohler, John R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1924

Seller ID: 9708

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprinted, February 1924, from FARMER'S BULLETIN, 666 (April 22, 1915). 10 pages pamphlet with former owner's signature at the top of front "Harold E. Thomas". Deals with losses, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention and eradication in animals, and its effects on man. View more info

The Goldfish Under the Ice

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, Elkin Mathews and Marrot: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019176

Condition: Very Good


No. 394 of 530 copies signed by the author. Original publisher's red and beige stiff wrapper. 5 7/8" x 8 1/8." Twenty-seven pages, complete. Listed as Number Fourteen of The Woburn Books. Covers and spine have red, swirling decorations. Similar decorations are on the endpapers. Book is very intact and undamaged. Pages are clean and have deckle edges. Ownership marks (signature and date) on one of front endpaper. Christopher Morley (1890-1957) was an Amer... View more info

Rhinobrycon Negrensis, a New Genus and Species of Characid Fishes from the Rio Negro, Brazil; No. 39

By: Myers, George Sprague

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1944

Seller ID: 4335

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 39, pp. 587-590, 1 text fig. August 22, 1944. Inked stamp imprint front cover. "This strange little characin forms one of the most distinctive genera of Tetragonopterinae, and one of the most easily recognized. Only three other genera of the subfamily have a projecting snout and inferior mouth." The author writes of: Rhinobrycon Myers, new genus and Rhinobrycon negrensis Myers, new ... View more info

Two Extraordinary New Blind Nematognath Fishes from the Rio Negro, Representing a New Subfamily of Pygidiidae, with a Rearrangement of the Genera of the Family, and Illustrations of Some Previously Described Genera and Species from Venezuela and Brazil, No. 40

By: Myers, George Sprague

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1944

Seller ID: 4336

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 40, pp. 591-602, 1 text fig., pls. 52-56. November 7, 1944. Unopened pages. Page edges uncut. Inked stamp imprint front cover. "Among the many interesting fishes obtained by the late Dr. Carl Ternetz in Brazil and Venezuela during 1923, 1924, and 1925, none is more remarkable than two singular species of minute blind pygidiids collected at the Sao Gabriel Rapids of the Rio Negro". T... View more info

Descriptions of New Squirrels from Mexico and Central America.

By: Nelson, E.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Biological Society of Washington: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11578

Condition: Collectible-Fine


"Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, XI (June 3, 1898)." Pages 145-156; gray paper wrapper (6 x 9 1/4 inch). Jospeh Grinnell's signature in ink on the top front cover. Among the squirrels listed are Richmond's, Tampico, Toluca, Goldman's, Managua, Oak Woods, Michoacan, Colima, Guerrero, Popocatepetl, Perote, and Acapulco squirrels. Fine clean copy. View more info

The Biology of Twins (The University of Chicago Science Series)

By: Newman, Horatio Hackett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The University of Chicago Press: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019791

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's red cloth binding. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2." 186 pages, complete. Various black and white illustrations and diagrams, complete. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Gilt decoration on front cover. Former ownership signature of H. R. Hunt, a professor of biology and genetics, on front free endpaper in black ink: "H. R. Hunt, Oct. 1919." Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Spine is a little bit faded but is otherwise clean an... View more info

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The Farmers' Manual and Complete Accountant

By: Nichols, J. L. editor and compiler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naperville, Ill., J. L. Nichols & Co.: 1905

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 015976

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Title continues: "New Methods of Penmanship; Law without a Lawyer; Business Forms and Business Laws. A Complete Treatise on Insects Injurious to Vegetation. How to Breed, How to Train, and How to Doctor Horses; How to Doctor Cattle, Hogs, Sheep and Poultry. A Complete Set of Breeder's Tables." Publisher's black cloth binding, rubbing and spotting. Some splitting at front hinge. 363 pages with index. Dimensions 9 x 11 1/2 inches. Numerous diagrams, illustrations a... View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Thrifty and Contented Hogs (Poland China) in Rich Alfalfa Pasture, Kansas

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 7648

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


3 1/4 by 7 inches. Numbered 183-16736 by the publisher. Two columns of text on back discusses the black and white photo, the type of hog and hog raising in general. Circa 1915. Letter "B" written on back. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Shepherd and His Flock, Montana"

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1909

Seller ID: 8982

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Image # 13647 (168) on dark gray stereocard (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary printed on the back of the card. Shepherd and his dog looking down on a large herd of sheep in Montana east of Yellowstone National Park. Very nice image. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Moving a Herd, Sierra Bonita, the Oldest Ranch in Arizona."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Underwood & Underwood:

Seller ID: 8997

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Image # 6155 (S 258) on dark gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside. View of a cattle herd headed toward the camera with very little vegetation save a Yucca tree. clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Ostriches, Matariych, Egypt."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1899

Seller ID: 9020

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


No. 9767 (22) photo by B.L. Lingley. Stereograph on tan card (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside. View of a small 'flock' of ostriches with an adobe wall in the background. Nice clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Tails"

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Underwood & Underwood: 1897

Seller ID: 9109

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Unnumbered. Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title in six languages on the backside. Farming scene of young pigs at the feeding trough with chickens in the background. Nice clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "and Nicodemus Was Fed By the Wayside."

By: None

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1899

Seller ID: 9110

Condition: Collectible-Fine


# 9651. Stereograph on a tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch). Image of a man milking a cow with a cat begging for milk. Nice clean copy. View more info

A New Rodent of the Genus Nesoryzomys from the Galapagos Islands; No. 21

By: Orr, Robert T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1938

Seller ID: 4317

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 21, pp. 303-306, pl. 25. September 1, 1938. "A native species of Galapagos rodents, as known at present, belong to two closely related oryzomine genera, Oryzomys and Nesoryzomys". The author describes: Nesoryzomys swarthi Orr, new species, Plate 25. View more info

Mammals from Sikang, China; No. 22

By: Orr, Robert T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1938

Seller ID: 4318

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 22, pp. 307-310. September 1, 1938. Mammalogy. The Academy ".received as a gift . a collection of large mammals from near Tatsienlu, Sikang (formerly western Szechwan), far western China. The relative scarcity of material of this sort in American institutions as well as the actual rarity of certain of the species represented appear to be sufficient justification for the present paper ma... View more info

Mammals of the Clearwater Mountains, Idaho; No. 35

By: Orr, Robert T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1943

Seller ID: 4331

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences; Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 35, pp. 511-536; pls. 45-47. August 18, 1943. Unopened pages. Page edges uncut. Inked stamp imprint front cover. "Relatively little of a general nature has been published regarding the mammals of this region and even less of a detailed nature concerning its mammalian fauna". The author writes about: Description of Area; Habitats; Sorex vagrans monticola, Merriam, Wandering Shrew; Ur... 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

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 i... View more info

Home Course in Animal Breeding.

By: Palmer, C.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pleasant Hill, Ohio, National School of Animal Breeding: 1944

Seller ID: 8816

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


A set of ten lesson pamphlets, complete, in their green illustrated wrappers. Nice clean copies inside and out. 14 to 29 pages each with illustrations. View more info

Nature Lovers Library. Birds of America (volumes 1-3), Mammals of America, Mammals of Other Lands, Birds of Other Lands and reptiles, Fishes, Jointed Animals and Lower Forms.

By: Pearson, T. Gilbert, Editor in Chief

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, The University Society Inc.: 1923

Seller ID: 5800

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


6 volumes (complete), illustrations, many in color, green cloth with gilt titles, 11 x 8.5" Very good overall, the mammals volumes show some use, one plate in v.4 is loose, front hinge of v.6 weak. More attention is given here to habits and characteristics of the birds and animals than in previous scientific works. View more info