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NEBULAE AND GALAXIES, Abetti, Giorgio & Hack, Margherita
1 Abetti, Giorgio & Hack, Margherita NEBULAE AND GALAXIES
London Faber & Faber 1964 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear & chipping to DJ; part three of a trilogy, encompassing the Sun, the Stars and Planets, and this, Nebulae and Galaxies. The authors were university professors; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 264 pages 
Price: 84.90 USD
 
 
LIFE ON EARTH A Natural History, Attenborough, David
2 Attenborough, David LIFE ON EARTH A Natural History
Boston Little Brown & Company 1979 0-316-05745-2 / 9780316057455 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-lib with dewey numbers to DJ spine, inkstamp to ffep, and card pocket to rear endpaper ; A history of nature from one-celled organisms to apelike but upright man ; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 319 pages 
Price: 20.17 USD
 
 
ARCHAEOLOGY Discoveries in the 1960s, Bacon, Edward
3 Bacon, Edward ARCHAEOLOGY Discoveries in the 1960s
New York Praeger Publishers 1971 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ faded. Occasional foxing; Author Bacon reviews the achievements in archaeology in the decade of the 60s, a time of great advances in the field ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 293 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE LOG OF THE SUN A Chronicle Nature's Year, Beebe, C. William
4 Beebe, C. William THE LOG OF THE SUN A Chronicle Nature's Year
Garden City Garden City Publishing 1906 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Slight wear to extremities. DJ shows wear and small open tears ; SIGNED by author to front free endpaper ; 8vo; 321 pages 
Price: 66.92 USD
 
 
5 Beebe, William HALF MILE DOWN
New York Harcourt, Brace & Company 1935 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Binding loose in spots. Inkstamps to verso of front endpaper and dedication page; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 344 pages 
Price: 66.92 USD
 
 
NONSUCH Land of Water, Beebe, William
6 Beebe, William NONSUCH Land of Water
New York Brewer, Warren & Putnam 1932 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Spine faded. Slight spotting to front board ; with 55 illustrations. color frontispiece; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 259 pages 
Price: 48.94 USD
 
 
THE GARDEN An Illustrated History from Ancient History to the Present Day, Berrall, Julia S.
7 Berrall, Julia S. THE GARDEN An Illustrated History from Ancient History to the Present Day
London Thames and Hudson 1966 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
General wear with some discoloration to DJ ; A very detailed look at human cultivation of flora from the time of the Pharaohs to the twentieth century; B&W and Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 388 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
LOOKING FOR DILMUN, Bibby, Geoffrey
8 Bibby, Geoffrey LOOKING FOR DILMUN
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Slight wear to extremities; Discovering the oldest known culture in the world. Stated first edition; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 383,viii pages 
Price: 30.96 USD
 
 
LOOKING FOR DILMUN, Bibby, Geoffrey
9 Bibby, Geoffrey LOOKING FOR DILMUN
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Light wear to slightly faded DJ with one small closed tear; Discovering the oldest known culture in the world. Stated first edition; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 383,viii pages 
Price: 30.96 USD
 
 
THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF SURVEYING Volume 1. Elementary Surveying, Breed, Charles B. & Hosmer, George L.
10 Breed, Charles B. & Hosmer, George L. THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF SURVEYING Volume 1. Elementary Surveying
New York John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1931 Sixth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Slight wear to extremities. Binding weak at contents page. Previous owner's names written or crossed out in front endpaper, along with bookstore inkstamps. Occasional underlining; Three fold-out charts help illustrate this introduction to surveying. All edges gilt; Charts and diagrams; 8vo; 716 pages 
Price: 30.96 USD
 
 
WHO WALK ALONE, Burgess, Perry
11 Burgess, Perry WHO WALK ALONE
New York Henry Holt 1947 Hardcover; Twenty-Ninth Printing Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
DJ browned & chipped with open tears. Wear to extremities; The story of an American GI who contracts Hansen's disease, also known as leprosy. SIGNED by author on tipped-in dedication note. Special edition ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 308 pages 
Price: 48.94 USD
 
 
12 Ceram, C. W. THE MARCH OF ARCHAEOLOGY
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1958 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Slight wear to slipcase; The third of a three volume series on archaeology; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 326 pages 
Price: 48.94 USD
 
 
THE SEVEN CAVES, Coon, Carleton S.
13 Coon, Carleton S. THE SEVEN CAVES
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1957 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear & chipping to DJ; At the time of publication, this book contained information regarding the oldest carbon-14 date for human habitation, somewhere in the neighborhood of 43,000 years. Makes me feel young again! ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 338,xvi pages 
Price: 20.17 USD
 
 
THE LIVING SEA, Cousteau, J. Y. & Dugan, James
14 Cousteau, J. Y. & Dugan, James THE LIVING SEA
New York Harper & Row 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ lightly chipped ; The adventures and discoveries of the noted explorer and co-inventor of the aqualung, up to the time of publication. Stated first edition ; B&W & Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 325 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
LIFE ITSELF Its Origin and Nature, Crick, Francis
15 Crick, Francis LIFE ITSELF Its Origin and Nature
New York Simon and Schuster 1981 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Very light spotting to edges; Winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, 1962. SIGNED by Crick Francis on title page; 8vo; 192 pages 
Price: 1000.00 USD
 
 
16 De Kruif, Paul HUNGER FIGHTERS
New York Harcourt Brace 1928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Zadig 
Wear to DJ. DJ spine spotted. Binding loose in spots ; Essays on various pioneers of the food supply ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 376 pages 
Price: 27.37 USD
 
 
PEACEMAKING AMONG PRIMATES, De Waal, Frans
17 De Waal, Frans PEACEMAKING AMONG PRIMATES
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1989 0-674-65920-1 / 9780674659209 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Slight wear & chipping to DJ; Violence and killing are seemingly hardwired into human beings, but here author De Waal describes strong checks and balances in our makeup that show peacemaking is a factor as well; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 294 pages 
Price: 16.58 USD
 
 
THE TREASURES OF TIME, Deuel, Leo [editor]
18 Deuel, Leo [editor] THE TREASURES OF TIME
Cleveland The World Publishing Co. 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Chipping with small tears to DJ. Minor occasional foxing; Various authors weigh in on Middle Eastern archaeology ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 318 pages 
Price: 27.37 USD
 
 
NAVIGATION AND NAUTICAL ASTRONOMY, Dutton, Benjamin
19 Dutton, Benjamin NAVIGATION AND NAUTICAL ASTRONOMY
Annapolis United States Naval Institute 1948 Ninth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Wear to extremities. Previous owner's name inkstamped to front pastedown ; With 1947 and 1950 almanac extracts. With two pamphlet inserts, Mathematics for Navigators and the 1950 supplement; Charts; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 876 pages 
Price: 84.90 USD
 
 
IDEAS AND OPINIONS, Einstein, Albert
20 Einstein, Albert IDEAS AND OPINIONS
New York Bonanza Books 1954 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Minor edgewear to DJ ; 8vo; 377 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE MEANING OF RELATIVITY Four Lectures Delivered At Princeton University, May, 1921, Einstein, Albert
21 Einstein, Albert THE MEANING OF RELATIVITY Four Lectures Delivered At Princeton University, May, 1921
London Methuen & Co. LTD 1922 First British Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Spine a bit sunned. Minute tears to bottom spine, very light rubbing to top spine; Rare; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 123, 8 pages 
Price: 750.00 USD
 
 
GARDEN ISLANDS OF THE GREAT EAST Collecting Seeds from the Philippines and Netherlands India in the Junk "Cheng Ho", Fairchild, David
22 Fairchild, David GARDEN ISLANDS OF THE GREAT EAST Collecting Seeds from the Philippines and Netherlands India in the Junk "Cheng Ho"
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1943 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Blindstamp to front free endpaper. Browning to half-title pages. Binding could be tighter. Lettering faded on spine & front board ; The Cruise of Cheng Ho, Jan. 8 to July 16, 1940; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 239 pages 
Price: 27.37 USD
 
 
GARDEN ISLANDS OF THE GREAT EAST Collecting Seeds from the Philippines and Netherlands India in the Junk "Cheng Ho", Fairchild, David
23 Fairchild, David GARDEN ISLANDS OF THE GREAT EAST Collecting Seeds from the Philippines and Netherlands India in the Junk "Cheng Ho"
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1944 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Minor rubbing to extremities; The Cruise of Cheng Ho, Jan. 8 to July 16, 1940; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 239 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
ON THE EAVES OF THE WORLD [TWO VOLUME SET], Farrer, Reginald
24 Farrer, Reginald ON THE EAVES OF THE WORLD [TWO VOLUME SET]
London Edward Arnold 1926 Hardcover; Second Printing Very Good+ 
Vol one: binding just starting to seperate a bit. Both volumes: Slight wear to top & bottom of spine. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Ex-library copy with Thatcher House Club Library stamps; The Eaves of the World=Tibet; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 311,328 pages 
Price: 246.73 USD
 
 
THE RAINBOW BRIDGE, Farrer, Reginald
25 Farrer, Reginald THE RAINBOW BRIDGE
London Edward Arnold & Co. 1921 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
A very nice copy of this posthumously published work; A detailed account of a trip to China ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 383 pages 
Price: 246.73 USD
 
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