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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 (Stevens, Isaac) ed REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS, TO ASCERTAIN THE MOST PRACTICABLE AND ECONOMICAL ROUTE FOR A RAILROAD FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN (BOTANY & ZOOLOGY)
Washington, D.C. 1860 
76, 339pp. Senate ed. Botany 6 plates; Insects 2; Mammals 5 (of 6); Birds 8 in color; Reptiles 11 (often); Fish 21. 47 plates in all, with two on darkened paper, rest crisp, near fine, the bird plates especially. New bkstrp and label w/ black USGPO cloth front vg, rear w/ some scrapes. Laid down to front paste down is a free frank wrapper w/ signature (not guaranteed) of Andrew Johnson. Copies online to eleven hundred seventy five. (5713293975) 
Price: 250.00 USD
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3 Academy of Science of St. Louis THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE ACADEMY OF SCIENCE OF ST. LOUIS. VOLUME III, 1868-1877.
St. Louis 1878 
602,296pp. V.g. in later cl., moderately ex-lib. (very free of foxing). Topics incl. Yucca, iron ore, grapes, mites, moths, locusts, Indian Mounds, & three articles on Oaks in U.S. All five plts present (incl. the two photographic plts & by Parker) of Agave Shawii in San Diego (c.1876). One signature rudely separated from next neighbor, but the book is intact & no blemish to outside. Famous authors incl. Englemann & Riley, both DAB. Horticulture. Photography. No copy listed on line 4/15. (4746814296) 
Price: 250.00 USD
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4 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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Price: 12.50 USD
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5 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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Price: 38.75 USD
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6 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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7 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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Price: 237.50 USD
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8 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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9 Falls Church Chapter Isaak Walton League of America Wildlife Restoration and Game Management in Virginia
Falls Church, VA 1938 
104 (1, chart)pp. Only editiion, vg in paper covers. No other copy on line. (6031512744) 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10 Gould, Augustus A. REPORT ON THE INVERTEBRATA OF MASSACHUSETTS...COMPRISING THE MOLLUSCA
Boston 1870 
524pp. Second ed. W/twelve chromo plates as issued (plates 1-15 not issued in this ed). Stout copy in green cloth, all gilt bright, beveled corners sharp. Teg. Reglued at tp. Copies on line to four hundred. (5778808413) 
Price: 85.00 USD
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11 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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12 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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13 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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Price: 18.75 USD
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14 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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15 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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16 Metcalf, S. B. "A Natural Cold Light".
Rockville, MA c.1870 8 x 5" 
4pp. Appears to be manuscript copy from a newspaper & sent to an unknown friend. Describes work of D. McFarlan (of New Jersey) on firefly lighting. Massachusetts. Natural History. (4237720953) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 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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18 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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Price: 12.50 USD
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19 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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Price: 122.50 USD
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20 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)
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Price: 937.50 USD
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