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1 AMERICAN MIDLAND NATURALIST VOL 43-62
Notre Dame 1950-59 
All vg. Some bound two volumes in one cover. Single vols offered at seventy. For these 19 vols 19 vol. (5783302914)
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2 Albright, J. N. CANARIES AND OTHER CAGE BIRDS. A TREATISE ON BIRDS AS HOUSEHOLD PETS.
Des Moines, IA 1974 
94pp. Fourth ed. Paper covers. Vg (two small cover creased). Print on demand copies commence at twenty five. (5957616669)
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3 Buxton, Patrick A. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF TSETSE FLIES: AN ACCOUNT OF THE BIOLOGY OF THE GENUS GLOSSINA (DIPTERA).
London 1955 
xviii,816(44 plts)pp. W/47 (photo & other) plts & 165 text figures. A few minor scraps to top cvr. Africa. Travel. (4901287461)
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4 Chase, Annie CONQUESTS OF LITTLE PLANT PEOPLE (INSTRUCTOR LITERATURE SERIES)
Dansville, NY 1909 12mo 
32pp. Paper covers. Vg. First ed. Ex Library of Congress. (5904128058)
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Price: 7.50 USD
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5 Comm. de la Station Zoologique de la Societe Neerlandaise de Zoologie RAPPORT SUR LES RECHERCHES CONCERNANT L'HUITRE ET L'OSTREICULTURE
Leide 1883/84 
693,(1,bl),(1,index)pp. 16 plates as numbered plus one (I-A). Most plts fold, several in color. Recent cl, new lea label & ep. Texts in Dutch and in French. OCLC locates (10/15) three copies, none in US. (5563234329)
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6 Damroth, William G. AFRICA LAND OF THE GREAT CATS
Sanibel, FL 1984 
(30)pp. First ed. Paper covers. Fine. 4to. Book design and typography by Weterrings. (5891859285)
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7 Howell, Arthur H. BIRDS OF ARKANSAS
Washington, DC 1911 
100pp. First ed. Vg in paper covers. The seven plates include a fold out map of Arkansas. Not ex lib. (5958426489)
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8 Judd, Sylvester and Beal, F. E. L. THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF THE BOBWHITE 1903 and THE MEADOW LARK AND BALTIMORE ORIOLE 1895
Washington D.C. 
(iv) 193-204 and 419-430pp. Both items are USDA year book off prints. Each in wrps (well aged). Bobwhites' top bound wrapper corner scraped. Bobwhite has a color plate by Fuertes. For the two ... (5690295087)
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9 Knobel, Edward THE SPIDERS OF THE NORTHERN STATES
Boston 1901 
54pp. First ed. Vg in paper covers. Rear cover loose. Well illust. Interior Library of Congress stamp. Only copy of this first ed on line at one hundred. (5957940597)
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10 Lindley, John AN INTRODUCTION TO THE NATURAL SYSTEM OF BOTANY: OR, A SYSTEMATIC VIEW OF THE...VEGETABLE KINGDOM.
NY 1831 
lxxix,393pp. First U.S. ed. (1st British ed. 1830). U.S. Appendix by Torrey. Fine in recent cinnamon cl. w/gilt on red lea. label (extra label laid in). (4029232794)
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11 Marsh, Othniel Charles ODONTORNITHES: A MONOGRAPH ON THE EXTINCT TOOTHED BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA; WITH THIRTY-FOUR PLATES AND FORTY WOODCUTS
Washington, DC 1880 
201pp. First ed. 4to. This is Vol VIII of the United States Geological Exploration of the 40th Parallel. Vg, small nicks top front free corner and top right edge (1/2 inch) of bkstrp). Copies on line to four ninety five. (5801726319)
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Price: 200.00 USD
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12 More Game Birds in America A Foundation SMALL REFUGES FOR WATERFOWL
New York 1933 
64pp. First ed. Paper covers. Near fine. OCLC locates two lib w/ copies (11/13). (5916315849)
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Price: 18.75 USD
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13 Peabody, Selim H. CECIL'S BOOKS OF NATURAL HISTORY - BEASTS, BIRDS, INSECTS
New York 1880 
215,(8)235,(8)228pp. First ed. Mild foxing (more to frail tissue guard), bkstrp end frays, some cover soil, gilt very legible. (5988997194)
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14 Quekett, John LECTURES ON HISTOLOGY, DELIVERED AT THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF ENGLAND, IN THE SESSION 1850-51.
London 
1850-51 (& 1851-52), two vols bound as one. Bkstrp remounted. Woodcut. First vol. w/18 lectures, 2nd w/24. Many woodcuts illus. in text. Each vol. has separate index. This is the 1st publ. ed., referring in some cases to the Histological Catalogue. For more on author, DNB. An extremely nice copy, having only two points from fine: 1st sm. nick bottom of bkstrp & 2nd two sm. interior cancelled lib. stamps. Medical. (4491680505)
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15 Salten, Felix BAMBI: A LIFE IN THE WOODS.
NY 1928 
(2)209pp. True 1st ed. Advance issue. No dust jacket as issued. With the publisher's notation relative to the Inner Sanctum, following the John Galsworthy preface to this Whitaker Chambers translation. Smaller in size. Ltd to 1000 copies. This copy v.g., corner bumped, bkstrp gilt legible to good. Copy ON LINE to thirty-five hundred. (4911936594) 
Price: 1875.00 USD
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16 Selwyn, Alfred REPORT OF PROGRESS 1882-83-84 GEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY SURVEY AND MUSEUM OF CANADA.
Montreal 1885 large 8vo. 
(iiv)xxxiii(660+)pp. The maps as sep - issued. Fine in recent blue cl. w/lea. label & extra laid in. Includes the Bow and Belly Rivers (168 p.); Athabasca River (37 p.); Saguenay Region (18 p.); Labrador Coast (62 p.); Gasp`e Peninsula (34 p.); New Brunswick (78 p.) Northern Cape Breton (98 p.); Ottawa County (32 p.); the Gold Mines of the Lake of the Woods (22 p.); Coals and Lignites of the North-West Territory (44 p.); etc. TOGETHER WITH the original accompanying four maps, folded to sm. 4to. The maps incl. (1) Geological map of the region in the vicinity of the Bow & Belly Rivers (in color); (2) Map showing wooded & prairie districts, etc., in the region in the vicinity of the Bow & Belly Rivers (in color); (3) Map of part of Athabasca River (fragile); (4) Panoramic view of Notre Dame Mtns, Gaspe (in gravure). The 4th & 5th maps were issued in a roll, not present in this grouping. All three of the maps are tender. The panorama quite stable & ready for viewing. The orig. front wrp retained when bound, but this title now removed from bound vol. Travel. Geology. (4443415233)
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Price: 125.00 USD
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17 United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries PART XV. REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR 1887
Washington, DC 1891 
lxi,895pp. First ed. Full cloth, spotting foxing to ep and scribbles to rear ep. Bkstrp lettering faded. P. 437-598 on Schrooner Grampus; p. 371-435 on Steamer Albatross both w/ illustrations, some fold. Copies on line to one thirty five. (5892426159)
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Price: 23.75 USD
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