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A LA DECOUVERTE DES FRESQUES DU TASSILI (At the Discovery of the Tassili Frescoes)

By: Lhote, Henri

Price: $102.88

Publisher: Paris, Arthaud, 1958


Wear to extremities. Binding not stitched particularly tightly, perhaps by design ; First discovered in 1933 in the Tassili n'Ajjer mountain range in Algiers. Limited to 740 copies of which this is # 434 ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 268 pages View more info

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A LAND

By: Hawkes, Jacquetta

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New York, Random House, 1951


Wear and small open tears to DJ; Humankind's relationship with nature; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 248 pages View more info

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A WALK THROUGH THE YEAR

By: Teale, Edwin Way

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1978

Edition: First Edition


Slight wear to DJ. Occasional foxing; Nature writer Teale walks us through one year of seasons at his New England homestead ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 408 pages View more info

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A WHALE FOR THE KILLING

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $20.17

Publisher: Montreal, McClelland & Stewart, 1972


Slight dampstaining, tape repair, and slight chipping to DJ. Bookplate to verso of front free endpaper. Browning and previous owner's name to half-title page. Previous owner's name sticker to verso of rear endpaper ; In 1967 a rare fin whale became trapped in a lagoon off the coast of Newfoundland which set off a frenzy versus those who whished to save the creature and those who wished to kill it. Clippings laid in ; 8vo; 239 pages View more info

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AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGIST [FOUR VOLUMES] The Natural History of the Birds of the United States

By: Wilson, Alexander

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Constable & Company Ltd., 1831


All four volumes show wear to spine & extremities and light foxing. Volume one front hinge weakening ; Detailed descriptions of America's bird population, with volumes one and two having illustrations on the title page. Additional work by Charles Bonaparte and George Ord ; 8vo; 271,334,362,320 pages View more info

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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

By: Various

Price: $30.96

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office, 1944


Some spotting to boards; Covering the expenditures and acquisitions by the Institution for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943; 8vo; 609 pages View more info

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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

By: Various

Price: $27.37

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office, 1916


Slight spotting to boards. Binding not tight ; Covering the expenditures and acquisitions by the Institution for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1915; 8vo; 215 pages View more info

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ARCHAEOLOGY Discoveries in the 1960s

By: Bacon, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Praeger Publishers, 1971


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 View more info

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BLACK'S VETERINARY DICTIONARY

By: Miller, William C.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black, 1928

Edition: First Edition


Spine a bit faded. Hinges professionally repaired. Otherwise handsome copy with binding tight; Numerous ads on first and last pages ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 1081 pages View more info

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BRITISH FLORAL DECORATION

By: Felton, R. Forrester

Price: $145.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black, 1910

Edition: First Edition


Spine a bit faded. First and last pages browned. Hinges weak ; Top edge gilt. Dark blue boards with gilt lettering. 26 tissue guarded color plates ; 8vo; ix, 194 pages View more info

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CORYDON

By: Gide, Andre

Price: $12.98

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company, 1950


Wear and small open tears to DJ; Gide's famous dialogue on homosexuality, here published for the first time in English; 8vo; 220 pages View more info

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DISCOVERY OF LOST WORLDS

By: Thorndike, Joseph J. [editor]

Price: $23.77

Publisher: New York, American Heritage Publishing Co., 1979


Slight wear to price clipped DJ. Sticker residue to front free endpaper; An odyssey of revelations with archaeologists; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 352 pages View more info

DUTCH BULBS & GARDENS

By: Silberrad, Una & Lyall, Sophie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black, 1909

Edition: First Edition


Endpapers browning and with hinges started ; In orange cloth with gilt title on front and spine. Front has a gilt-stamped windmill and barn as well as two gilt tulips on either side of the title. 24 tissue guarded color illustrations; Watercolor; 8vo; xii, 176 pages View more info

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EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS AND THE DESIGN OF CONSTRUCTED FACILITIES IN THE EASTERN UNITED STATES

By: Jacob, Klaus H. & Turkstra, Carl J. [editors]

Price: $38.15

Publisher: New York, New York Academy of Sciences, 1989


A scholarly study of earthquakes vis a vis building design in the Eastern US ; Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences; Vol. 558; 8vo; 457 pages View more info

ECLIPSES OF THE SUN

By: Mitchell, S. A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press, 1924

Edition: Second Edition


Light wear to extremities. Binding could be tighter ; A look at eclipses and the sun, as they were known in the 1920s ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 452 pages View more info