Category: Biology

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 23

The Classification of Insects from Embryological Data

By: Agassiz, Louis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian institution: 1850

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: haz.al6310eb

Condition: Near Fine


Smithsonian contributions to knowledge; B&W Litho Plate; Small Folio 12"; 28 pages; Washington DC. , Smithsonian; 1850. 1st edition. Small folio; 12' tall. I, 28 pp & 1 lithographic plate. Original publication bound in modern cloth. Contents bright and clean with no marks or wear. Recent attractive two tone cloth binding with printed title label to cover board. Contents and new casing all in Fine condition. Disbound from Smithsonian contributions to knowledge, vol. I... View more info

The Classification of Insects from Embryological Data

By: Agassiz, Louis

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1850

Seller ID: 13989

Condition: Good


Lithographic plate; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 28 pages; Disbound from Vol II of Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. Original monograph lacks title wraps and is sewn together with a single looped thread. Lower front corner has about 10 leaves creased/dogeared. Light soiling to title page and back of final leaf. Includes the large lithographic plate called for. A candidate for recasing in wraps or boards. Contents neat. G+ ... Oversize book may require additional ch... View more info

Microscopical Observations Made in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida

By: Bailey, Jacob Whitman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25254

Condition: Very Good-


Lithograph plates; tables; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 46 pages; Monograph #8 of the 2nd volume of the "Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge". Disbund but soundly sewn with original title page and three full page lithograph printed pictorial plates at rear. Bright and neat. Disbound but overall VG View more info

Claude Bernard and Experimental Medicine; Collected Papers from a Symposium Commemorating the Centenary of the Publication of an Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine - and - the First English Translation of Claude Bernard's Cahier Rouge

By: Bernard, Claude & Francisco Grande & Maurice B. Visscher (Eds. )

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Schenkman Publishing Co.: 1967

Seller ID: 20362

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 330 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and neat copy. Light shelf rub to covers at edges and spine. Illustrated with B&W photographs and drawings. Solid, neat copy. VG View more info

Creation of the Sacred; Tracks of Biology in Early Religions

By: Burkert, Walter

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Cambridge. MA, Harvard University Press: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20389

ISBN: 0674175697

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in near immaculate dust jacket. No marks. Trace rub to the jacket. F/NF. View more info

Heraclitean Fire; Sketches from a Life Before Nature

By: Chargaff, Erwin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Rockefeller University Press: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 23433

ISBN: 0874700299

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; 2nd printing. HC with pictorial DJ. Snugly bound and neat. General light wear to dust jacket edges. Small 1/4" by 1/4" chip missing from top edge of the rear jacket panel and a short closed tear top edge front. Text unmarked. NF/VG View more info

The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with its Organization ; The Crustacea, Arachnides and Insecta by P. A. Latreille. ; Translated from the French with Notes and Additions by H. M'Murtrie, M. D. : : Four Volumes with Plates

By: Cuvier, Baron and P. A. Latreille; H. M'Murtrie, M. D. (translation)

Price: $345.00

Publisher: New York, G. & C. & H. Carvill: 1831

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 22342

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 4 volumes, complete. Handsome in period full, speckled calf bindings, Morocco title labels to spines, tooled with gilt lettering. All 4 volumes soundly bound with boards securely attached. Front endpages of volume one detached and missing, with first page being the title. Remaining volumes with full complement of endsheets at front and rear. All engraved plates present. Text pages generally clean and bright with only light scattered toning and ... View more info

Entomologie Economique, Les Problemes Modernes De La Lutte Contre Les Insectes

By: Ferriere, Charles

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berne, E. Bircher: 1922

Seller ID: 16474

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pages; In original title lettered wraps. Solid and neat. Prior owner name and date penned top edge of front cover. Broasheet ad for another Bircher title laid in at front. Bircher ads printed to inside surfaces of covers. Scarce. VG+ View more info

Zoonoses of Primates; The Epidemiology and Ecology of Simian Diseases in Relation to Man: Manuals in Biology

By: Fiennes, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press: 1967

Seller ID: 24698

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages; HC/DJ is snug and solid in original title-lettered dust jacket. Jacket spine panel sunned and faded. Just a hint of wear to jacket corners and edges. Trace foxing to fore and top edges of page block. Slight shelf soiling to rear cover. Prior owner name penned neatly to front endpaper and to top edge of the jacket's front panel. Illustrated with B/W tables. VG+/VG- View more info

Last Chance Lost?; Can and should farming save the green sea turtle? : the story of Mariculture, Ltd.,--Cayman Turtle Farm

By: Fosdick, Peggy & Sam Fosdick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: York, PA, I.S. Naylor: 1994

Seller ID: 24157

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W and color Illustrations and Photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 338 pages; Oversize HC/DJ is tight, bright and fresh in glossy pictorial dust jacket. Just a whisper of wear to jacket externals. Appears and feels unread; about as new. Illustrated throughout with color photographs and B/W maps. NF/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Advances in Interpenetrating Polymer Networks, Volume II

By: Frisch, Kurt C. & Daniel Klempner (Eds. )

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Technomic Publishing Company: 1990

Seller ID: 20986

ISBN: 0877627088

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs and Diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Square, snug and neat. Several brief notations penned to margins of contents page. Light reader creasing at spine. Mildly sunned covers. Illustrated with B&W photographs and diagrams. VG- View more info

The Genus Euglena

By: Gojdics, Mary

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Press: 1953

Seller ID: 24893

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 268 pages; Oversize HC is snug and solid in gray cloth with title-lettering in green to spine. Very mild shelf wear to tips and spine ends. Just a trace of shelf soiling to rear cover. B/W scientific illustrations. Prior owner name penned neatly in small script to front endpaper. Text clean and unmarked. VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Memoirs of Baron Cuvier.

By: Lee, Mrs. R.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, J. & J. Harper: 1833

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0004766

Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 197 pages; Bound in original/period cloth over boards. Paper title label mounted to spine. 1st US edition, published same year as UK edition. 197 pages; the last 16 showing a chronology of life events and publications of Cuvier. Cloth rubbed and worn through at spots along edges and at corners. Title label shipped and rubbed with titles partially effaced. Free front end page corner clipped, probably to remove prior ownership. A very dated pa... View more info

From Natural History to the History of Nature; Readings from Buffon and His Critics

By: Lyon, John and Phillip R. Sloan

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Notre Dame, IN, University of Notre Dame Press: 1981

Seller ID: 20270

ISBN: 0268009554

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 406 pages; HC in slate blue cloth with titles in gilt to front cover and spine. Issued without dust jacket. Bright, tight and unmarked. Superficial shelf evidence to tips . Illustrated with some several reproductions of period engravings. Solid clean copy. VG++ to NF View more info

The Dogma of Evolution

By: More, Louis T

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press,: 1925

Seller ID: 19667

Condition: Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 387 pages; HC in slate cloth boards with paper title label mounted to front cover and spine. A decent copy, ex-library copy with discard stampes to front and rear endpages, half title page and title page. Library stamps to top, front and bottom page block. Call number to spine. Partial splits to gutters of spine and book slightly shaken. A few sporadic brief penciled notes to the margins. G++. Sound decent reading copy. View more info

Catalogue of the Described Diptera of North America

By: Osten-Sacken, C. R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0003955

Condition: Good


Fair. No dust jacket as issued. ; Smithsonian miscellaneous collections; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 92 pages; 92 page monograph is complete in contents but lacking paper wraps and appears to have been disbound from a bound collection of monographs. Contents well sewn but would benefit from the addition of wraps or cover. Small library blind stamp to title page and a six digit catalog # inkstamped to same. Sound copy but lacking covers. G View more info

Graptolite Studies in Honour of O. M. B. Bulman; A Memorial Volume of 20 Papers, (Special Papers in Palaeontology No. 13)

By: Rickards, R. B. & D. E. Jackson, & C. P. Hughes (Eds. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Palaeontological Association: 1974

Seller ID: 21611

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 260 pages; Large-format paperback in matte title-lettered covers. Snug, sound and neat. Page stock uniformly bright. Spine lightly sunned and slightly cocked. Illustrated with B&W photographs and drawings. VG+ to NF... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Problem of Life; An Essay in the Origins of Biological Thought

By: Smith, Christopher U. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20237

ISBN: 0333177819

Condition: Very Good


B&W drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 343 pages; Square, sound and neat. Prior owner's name penned neatly to inside front cover. Spine ends and bottom corners slightly bumped. Spine slightly toned. Illustrated with B&W drawings. VG View more info

Microbiology for Water and Wastewater Operators

By: Spellman, Frank R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Technomic: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27786

ISBN: 1566769086

Condition: Very Good


B&W illlustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages; Paperback in photo pictorial covers. Tight, unread copy. Spine ends lightly shelf rubbed; mild shelf soiling to the white rear cover and top edge. Crown of spine lightly bumped with superficial rupture to cover stock. Book feels and appears unread. Illustrated with B/W diagrams. VG View more info

The Paleontological Society Papers; Paleobiology and Biology of Corals, Volume 1

By: Stanley Jr. , George D. (Ed. )

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, The Paleontological Society: 1996

Seller ID: 21609

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Diagrams; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 296 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Tiny closed edge tear to the front spine edge at tail end, otherwise appears as new. Illustrated with B&W drawings. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info