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The Home-Life of the Osprey

By: Abbott, Clinton G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Witherby & Co.: 1911

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 600


1911 UNIQUE PUBLISHED ALBUM OF ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF OSPREYS BY DIRECTOR OF SAN DIEGO NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM. 10 inches tall hardcover, publisher's green cloth binding, gilt title to cover and spine, deckle edges, 54 pp, 32 pages containing 42 original photographs mounted on gray card stock, with printed descriptions below each. Corners bumped, otherwise unmarked with tight binding, very good+ in custom archival mylar cover. CLINTON GILBERT ABBOTT (1881 – 1946) ... View more info

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Seaside Studies in Natural History. Marine Animals of Massachusetts Bay: Radiates

By: Agassiz EC;Agassiz A;

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1865

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 200


1865 FIRST EDITION ALEXANDER AGASSIZ SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY OF AMERICAN MARINE BIOLOGY BOOK WITH DARWIN CONNECTION. 8 3/4 inch hardcover,vi, 155 pages, original dark green cloth binding, blindstamped covers, gilt title to spine, inscribed front endpaper to 'Prof Jeffries Wyman, with the regards of Alex Agassiz'. 185 fine wood engravings throughout the text. Spine ends frayed, spine dulled, 1/4 inch chip to bottom corner of free endpaper, otherwise unmarked and overall v... View more info

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Seaside Studies in Natural History

By: Agassiz, Elizabeth C. and Agassiz, Alexander

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1865

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 256


BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION ON MARINE INVERTEBRATES OF MASSACHUSETTS BY ELIZABETH AND ALEXANDER AGASSIZ. 9 inches tall hardcover, original green cloth binding, covers blindstamped, spine gilt title, brown endpapers, dedicated to Prof. L. Agassiz, over 180 fine wood engravings mostly by Alexander Agassiz, depicting marine invertebrates, including jellyfish, sea anemones and sea stars. Spine edges and corners rubbed, spine ends frayed, ink signature of previous o... View more info

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A Monograph of the Fresh-Water Polyzoa, including all the known species, Both British and Foreign

By: Allman, George James

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, The Ray Society: 1856

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 308


1856 FIRST EDITION STRIKING LARGE HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS OF MINUTE MARINE INVERTEBRATES. Folio bound in original paper covered stiff flexible boards with title paper label to cover, black cloth spine, 11 engraved plates (10 hand-colored) engraved by Tuffen West after drawings by the author, and 17 wood engravings. viii, 119 pp. Boards worn with some bubbling, corners rubbed, institutional hand stamp to verso of first title page, and verso of last plate, occasional light... View more info

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The Evolution of Earth and Man

By: Baitsell, George Alfred, Schuchert, Charles, Woodruff, Lorande Loss, Lull, Richard Swann, Parker, George Howard, Angell, James Lowell, Maccurdy, George Grant, Keller, Albert Galloway, Huntington, Ellsworth, Conklin, Edwin Grant and Coe, Wesley Roswell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1947

Edition: First edition, second printing

Seller ID: 533


1947--AUTHORITATIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE--THE STATE OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE ORIGIN OF THE EARTH AND OF MAN. Original green cloth boards, spine gilt, corners bumped, frontis we are part of a magnificent creation, 476 pp, 83 figures, including photographic plates and line drawings, cover and spine edges rubbed, lacking front endpaper, binding tight, pages unmarked, good+, no dust jacket. PREFACE: The various chapters in this book present, it is believed, an authoritative and comp... View more info

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A Century of Darwin

By: Barnett, S.A., De Beer, G., LeGros Clark, W.E., Crowson, R.A., Dobzhansky, Theodosius, Hammond, John, Heslop-Harrison, J., MacRae, D.G., Michie, Donald, Raphael, D. Daiches, Romer, A.S., Maynard Smith, J., Thoday, J.M., Waddington, C.H. and Yonge, C.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1958

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 517


1958 LUMINARIES OF MID-CENTURY BIOLOGY ASSESS THE IMPACT OF DARWIN'S THEORY AFTER 100 YEARS. 8 3/4 inches tall hardcover, black cloth binding, gilt title to spine, handstamp of Thomas Munro, Cleveland Museum of Art, to front paste-down, 376 pp, illustrations, a few pencil annotations, otherwise very good in very good- dust jacket with edgewear, SAMUEL ANTHONY BARNETT (1915-2003) was Senior Lecturer in Zoology, University of Glasgow. PROVENANCE: THOMAS MUNRO (1897 - 1974)... View more info

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Plasticity, Robustness, Development, and Evolution

By: Bateson, Patrick and Gluckman, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 542


A LUCID EXPOSITION OF THE TENSIONS BETWEEN ROBUSTNESS IN EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT AND PLASTICITY REQUIRED FOR ADAPTATION TO THE ENVIRONMENT. 9 inches tall softcover, color printed laminated covers, 156 pp, illustrations, fine. PATRICK BATESON (1938 - 2017) was an English biologist and science writer. Bateson was a professor of ethology at the University of Cambridge and president of the Zoological Society of London. PETER GLUCKMAN (born 1949) is a New Zealand paediatrician.... View more info

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Materials for the Study of Variation Treated with Especial Regard to Discontinuity in the Origin of Species

By: Bateson, William

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London and New York, Macmillan and Co.: 1894

Edition: FIrst edition (first issue binding)

Seller ID: 452


1894 LANDMARK APPLICATION OF THE NEW SCIENCE OF GENETICS TO THE STUDY OF THE ROLE OF VARIATION IN EVOLUTION. 9 inches tall publisher's green cloth boards, bright gilt title to spine, bookplate of Einar Lonnberg to front paste-down, his handstamp to half-title and title page, xv, corrigenda, 598 pp, over 200 text illustrations. Cover edges rubbed, corners bumped, archival tape repair to front hinge, rear hinge starting,very good in custom archival mylar cover. This copy i... View more info

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Archival Sources for the History of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. A Reference Guide and Report

By: Bearman, David and Edsall, John T.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston and Philadelphia, American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society: 1980

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 584


1980 REPORT ON ARCHIVAL SOURCES FOR HISTORY OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY HEADED BY PIONEER PROTEIN CHEMIST AND SCIENCE ACTIVIST. 10 1/2 inches tall hardcover, gray cloth binding, title to cover and spine, signed by Edsall on front free endpaper, xii, 338 pp, unmarked, very good. FROM PREFACE: The development of biochemistry and molecular biology is a central event in the intellectual history of our time. Its roots go back to Lavoisier and before, but its greates... View more info

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Upon the Formation of a Deaf Variety of the Human Race

By: Bell, Alexander Graham

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., National Academy of Sciences: 1884

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 285


1884 FINE COPY OF ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL'S MONOGRAPH ON INHERITED DEAFNESS AND ITS EUGENIC MANAGEMENT. 11 3/4 inches tall hardcover, recent burgundy cloth binding, gilt title to cover and spine, marbled edges, large fold-out graph. Fine. ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL (1847 – 1922) was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone and founding the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T) in 1885. ... View more info

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Catalogue of the British Echinoderms in the British Museum (Natural History)

By: Bell, F. Jeffrey

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, British Museum of Natural History: 1892

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 331


FIRST EDITION MONOGRAPH ON STARFISH FROM BRITISH MUSEUM WITH COLOR AND UNCOLORED FINE LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES. 9 inches tall hardcover in original brown pebbled cloth binding, gilt title to spine, bookplate of the British Museum to front paste-down, institutional handstamp to front free endpaper, small cancelled handstamp over embossed seal top of title page, and library handstamp verso of title page, library number to spine. 16 fine lithographed plates (2 color on black bac... View more info

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The Origin of Species Revisited. The Theories of Evolution and of Abrupt Appearance

By: Bird, W.R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1989

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 490


MASSIVE 1,114-PAGE DOCUMENTATION CONTRASTING EVOLUTIONARY THEORY AND ABRUPT APPEARANCE (CREATIONISM). Two volumes, 9 1/4 inches tall hardcover, publisher's black cloth boards, gilt title to spines, xvi, 551 pp; xix, 563 pp; very good in very good dust jackets. FROM DUST JACKET: The Origin of Species Revisited is a comprehensive, thoroughly documented investigation of one of the great ongoing battles of this or any age: Darwin's theory of evolution versus the theory of cr... View more info

Image for Studien zur Nervenregeneration, I. Die Regeneration der motorischen Nervenelemente und die Regeneration der Nerven der Muskelspindeln; Studien zur Nervenregeneration. Mit 8 Figuren im Text und mit 76 Figuren auf Tafel I-VIII. II. Die Regeneration nach Vereinigung ungleichartiger Nerven stucke (heterogene Regeneration), und die Funktion der Augenmuskel-und Zungennerven. Die allegemeinen Gesetze der Nervenregeneration. Mit einer Tekstfigur und 50 Figuren auf 6 Tafeln. Studies on nerve regeneration, I. The regeneration of the motor nerve elements and the regeneration of the nerves of the muscle spindles; Studies on nerve regeneration. With 8 figures in the text and with 76 figures on plates I-VIII. II. The regeneration after union of dissimilar nerves (heterogeneous regeneration), and the function of the ocular and tongue nerves. The general laws of nerve regeneration. With a Tekstfigur and 50 figures on 6 plates.

Studien zur Nervenregeneration, I. Die Regeneration der motorischen Nervenelemente und die Regeneration der Nerven der Muskelspindeln; Studien zur Nervenregeneration. Mit 8 Figuren im Text und mit 76 Figuren auf Tafel I-VIII. II. Die Regeneration nach Vereinigung ungleichartiger Nerven stucke (heterogene Regeneration), und die Funktion der Augenmuskel-und Zungennerven. Die allegemeinen Gesetze der Nervenregeneration. Mit einer Tekstfigur und 50 Figuren auf 6 Tafeln. Studies on nerve regeneration, I. The regeneration of the motor nerve elements and the regeneration of the nerves of the muscle spindles; Studies on nerve regeneration. With 8 figures in the text and with 76 figures on plates I-VIII. II. The regeneration after union of dissimilar nerves (heterogeneous regeneration), and the function of the ocular and tongue nerves. The general laws of nerve regeneration. With a Tekstfigur and 50 figures on 6 plates.

By: Boeke, Jan

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Johannes Muller: 1916-1917

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 582


1916-1917 TWO MONOGRAPHS ON NERVE REGENERATION WITH 14 FINE FOLDING HELIOTYPE PLATES BY DUTCH MICROSCOPIST. 10 1/2 inches tall hardcover, blue cloth binding, paper labels to spine, Each section inscribed top of title page with the compliments of the author, institutional library hand stamp to title page, Spine faded, covers bowed, page margins darkened, unmarked, heliotype plates on heavy paper, text and plates unmarked, very good. INHALT I: I. Einleitung- Form und Gesta... View more info

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Life Cycles: Reflections of an Evolutionary Biologist

By: Bonner, John Tyler

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1993

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 501


UNIQUE VIEW OF EVOLUTION BY PIONEER OF EVOLUTIONARY DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY. 9 inches tall hardcover, black cloth binding, gilt title to spine, 209 pp, fine in fine dust jacket. JOHN TYLER BONNER (born 1920) is professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University. He is a pioneer in the use of cellular slime molds to understand evolution and development over a career of 40 years and is one of the world's leading experts on cellular slime ... View more info

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The Non-Darwinian Evolution

By: Bowler, Peter J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1992

Edition: First paperback edition

Seller ID: 539


WHEN IS A DARWINIAN NOT A DARWINIAN?--WHEN HE/SHE DOES NOT EMBRACE NATURAL SELECTION. A RE-EXAMINATION OF THE DARWIN INDUSTRY. 9 inches tall softcover, color printed laminated covers, 238 pp, some illustrations, fine. Concise and clearly written, The Non-Darwinian Revolution sets forth a convincing argument for a reappraisal of Darwin's importance not only for the history of science but for the history of ideas as well. Bowler finds no fault with Darwin's theory, only wi... View more info

Image for A Philosophical Account of the Works of Nature Endeavouring to set forth the several Gradations Remarkable in the Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal Parts of the Creation, to which is added an account of the state of gardening as it is now in Great Britain, and other parts of Europe: together with several new experiemnts relating to the improvement of barren ground and the propagation of timber trees, fruit trees, &c.

A Philosophical Account of the Works of Nature Endeavouring to set forth the several Gradations Remarkable in the Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal Parts of the Creation, to which is added an account of the state of gardening as it is now in Great Britain, and other parts of Europe: together with several new experiemnts relating to the improvement of barren ground and the propagation of timber trees, fruit trees, &c.

By: Bradley, Richard

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Mears, W.: 1721

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 598


1721 REMARKABLE BOOK OF NATURAL HISTORY WITH SPECTACULAR COPPER ENGRAVED PLATES AND SPECULATION OF MAN'S RELATIONSHIP TO ANIMALS. 11 1/2 inches tall hardcover, original full calf tooled covers, recently rebacked with raised bands, gilt decoration, gilt red leather label; new endpapers; title page in red and black type; dedication (2pp), names of subscribers (8pp including Sir Isaac Newton, President of the Royal Society, who ordered 6 copies), contents (3pp), directions ... View more info

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The Sylva Americana; or A Description of the Forest Trees Indigenous to the United States, Practically and Botanically Considered

By: Browne, D.J.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, William Hyde & Co.: 1832

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 255


LEATHER BOUND FIRST EDITION EARLY MONOGRAPH ON AMERICAN TREES WITH OVER 100 ILLUSTRATIONS. 9 inches tall hardcover, full calf leather binding, [i]-vii, [viii- List]. [9]- 408 pp., frontis forest scene with deer, 111 wood engravings of leaves throughout text. Dedicated to the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Part I, Vegetable physiology; Part II, Dendrology; Part III, Arboriculture; Appendix list of woods and heat generated by combustion; Glossary, Index Latin, Englis... View more info

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Studies on the Physiology of the Middle Ear

By: Byrne, J. Grandson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, H. K. Lewis & Co. Ltd.: 1938

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 580


1938 COLLECTION OF PREVIOUSLY UNPUBLISHED ILLUSTRATED PAPERS ON PHYSIOLOGY OF THE MIDDLE EAR. 8 1/2 inches tall hardcover, red cloth binding, gilt title to cover and spine, physician book plate to front paste-down, xi, 298 pp, 54 black & white figures. Light soiling to covers, corners bumped, spine darkened, binding tight, pages crisp and clean, very good. JOSEPH GRANDSON BYRNE, FROM THE PREFACE: The studies reported in this volume, were performed at Fordham University (... View more info

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Mimicry

By: Carpenter, G.D.H. and Ford, E.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1933

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 480


1933 FIRST EDITION SMALL BOOK ESTABLISHED THE FIELD OF ECOLOGICAL GENETICS, CONTRIBUTING TO THE MODERN SYNTHESIS. 7 inches tall hardcover, publisher's red cloth binding, printed title to cover and spine, i-ix, 134 pp, edges of covers and spine sunned, endpapers darkened, binding tight, text unmarked, no dust jacket, very good, in custom archival mylar cover. G. D. HALE CARPENTER (1882 - 1953) was a British entomologist and physician. He worked first at the London School ... View more info

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The Serengeti Rules. The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why it Matters

By: Carroll, S.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton and Oxford, Princeton University Press: 2016

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 520


A PERSUASIVE PLEA FOR RECOGNITION OF THE IMPORTANCE OF ECOLOGY BY A LEADER IN EVOLUTIONARY DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY. 9 1/2 inches tall hardcover, lime green paper covered boards, charcoal paper covered spine, gilt title, 263 pp, illustrations, fine in fine dust jacket. REVIEWED in Nature 3 March 2016: Can biology become as predictive as the physical sciences? And could it guide us in feeding the planet and reversing ecosystem degradation, climate change and species extincti... View more info