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NEBULAE AND GALAXIES

By: Abetti, Giorgio & Hack, Margherita

Price: $84.90

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1964

Order Number: 11256

Condition: 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 View more info

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LIFE ON EARTH A Natural History

By: Attenborough, David

Price: $20.17

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1979

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 14428

ISBN: 0316057452

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE GARDEN THAT I LOVE

By: Austin, Alfred

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18136

Condition: Very Good+


Front hinge a bit gapping (but holding strongly together). Former owner's name on front free endpaper. ; Dark green boards with gilt lettering and line pattern along edges printed in grey and black. Top edge gilt. 16 tissue guarded full page illustrations. A rare A&C Black title, especially in this 1st edition; 8vo; 146 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

Order Number: 14463

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE LOG OF THE SUN A Chronicle Nature's Year

By: Beebe, C. William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Publishing: 1906

Order Number: 11122

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Slight wear to extremities. DJ shows wear and small open tears ; SIGNED by Beebe on front free endpaper ; 8vo; 321 pages View more info

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NONSUCH Land of Water

By: Beebe, William

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, Brewer, Warren & Putnam: 1932

Order Number: 14024

Condition: Very Good+


Spine faded. Slight spotting to front board ; with 55 illustrations. color frontispiece; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 259 pages View more info

HALF MILE DOWN

By: Beebe, William

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1935

Order Number: 14420

Condition: Very Good+


Binding loose in spots. Inkstamps to verso of front endpaper and dedication page; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 344 pages View more info

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THE GARDEN An Illustrated History from Ancient History to the Present Day

By: Berrall, Julia S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1966

Order Number: 15284

Condition: 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 View more info

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LOOKING FOR DILMUN

By: Bibby, Geoffrey

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12149

Condition: 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 View more info

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LOOKING FOR DILMUN

By: Bibby, Geoffrey

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14464

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF SURVEYING Volume 1. Elementary Surveying

By: Breed, Charles B. & Hosmer, George L.

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1931

Edition: Sixth Edition

Order Number: 14459

Condition: 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 View more info

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WHO WALK ALONE

By: Burgess, Perry

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1947

Inscription: Signed by Author

Order Number: 14449

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


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 View more info

THE MARCH OF ARCHAEOLOGY

By: Ceram, C. W.

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 14469

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE SEVEN CAVES

By: Coon, Carleton S.

Price: $20.17

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14300

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE LIVING SEA

By: Cousteau, J. Y. & Dugan, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17380

Condition: 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 View more info

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LIFE ITSELF Its Origin and Nature

By: Crick, Francis

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17455

Condition: 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 View more info

HUNGER FIGHTERS

By: De Kruif, Paul

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 8868

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear to DJ. DJ spine spotted. Binding loose in spots ; Essays on various pioneers of the food supply ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 376 pages View more info

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PEACEMAKING AMONG PRIMATES

By: De Waal, Frans

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16730

ISBN: 0674659201

Condition: 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 View more info

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NAVIGATION AND NAUTICAL ASTRONOMY

By: Dutton, Benjamin

Price: $84.90

Publisher: Annapolis, United States Naval Institute: 1948

Edition: Ninth Edition

Order Number: 14439

Condition: 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 View more info

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IDEAS AND OPINIONS

By: Einstein, Albert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1954

Order Number: 17743

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Minor edgewear to DJ ; 8vo; 377 pages View more info

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THE MEANING OF RELATIVITY Four Lectures Delivered At Princeton University, May, 1921

By: Einstein, Albert

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. LTD: 1922

Edition: First British Edition

Order Number: 10999

Condition: Very Good+


Spine a bit sunned. Minute tears to bottom spine, very light rubbing to top spine; Rare; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 123, 8 pages View more info

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GARDEN ISLANDS OF THE GREAT EAST Collecting Seeds from the Philippines and Netherlands India in the Junk "Cheng Ho"

By: Fairchild, David

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Order Number: 14427

Condition: 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 View more info

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GARDEN ISLANDS OF THE GREAT EAST Collecting Seeds from the Philippines and Netherlands India in the Junk "Cheng Ho"

By: Fairchild, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1944

Order Number: 1131

Condition: Very Good+


Minor rubbing to extremities; The Cruise of Cheng Ho, Jan. 8 to July 16, 1940; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 239 pages View more info

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THE RAINBOW BRIDGE

By: Farrer, Reginald

Price: $246.73

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & Co.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11199

Condition: 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 View more info

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ON THE EAVES OF THE WORLD [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Farrer, Reginald

Price: $246.73

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1926

Order Number: 11200

Condition: 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 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

Order Number: 245

Condition: Very Good


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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PANIC AND MORALE Conference Transactions

By: Galdston, Iago [editor]

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, International Universities Press: 1958

Order Number: 14434

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear and small closed tear to DJ; Based on the Conference on the Nature of Morale held in 1954 by the New York Academy of Medicine and the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation ; 8vo; 340 pages View more info

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IN THE DESERTS OF THIS EARTH

By: George, Uwe

Price: $20.17

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1977

Order Number: 14437

ISBN: 0151446105

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; The common view of deserts as arid wastelands are not entirely true, as author George shows; Color Photographs; 8vo; 309 pages View more info

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CORYDON

By: Gide, Andre

Price: $12.98

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

Order Number: 14365

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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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SINCE SILENT SPRING

By: Graham Jr. , Frank

Price: $30.96

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11860

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear to DJ ; INSCRIBED by author on front free endpaper. An examination of the polluting effect of pesticides eight years after the publication of the groundbreaking Silent Spring ; 8vo; 333 pages View more info