Showing 1-20 of 35

Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the Institution for The Year 1870

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1871,: 1871

Seller ID: 12846

Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1871,, 1871. Hardcover. octavo, hardcover. Library stamp on title page, but no other library markings. Spine faded, cover edges worn. Fair condition. Articles include: Thoughts on the Nature and Origin of Force by William B. Taylor; Induction and deduction - A Discourse by Justus Baron Von Liebig; Hydrogen As a Gas and as a Metal by Dr. J. Emerson Reynolds; The diamond and Other Precious Stones by M. Babinet; Antiquities in Tennessee by E. O. Dunning; Ancients Mounds in Union County, Kentucky by Sidney S. Lyon; Terrestrial Physics including the Ea... View more info

--BACK TO NATURE. A Brief Preachment on Right Living, With Remarks on Diet, Exercise, Baths and Recreation

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Quincy, IL, The Egg-O-See Cereal Co.: n.d.

Edition: Edition De Luxe

Seller ID: 000014718

Condition: Very Good

Quincy, IL: The Egg-O-See Cereal Co., n.d.. Edition De Luxe. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo, approx. 5 1/4" by 7 3/8", 32 pages. Fmr. owner initials and old price on front paste-down endpaper. Illustrated with photos reproductions of men and women exercising. Includes menus, recipes. Egg-O-See was a wheat flake product of the Battle Creek Breakfast Co., part of the Kellogg cereal fad. 061508B View more info

CURIOSITIES FOR THE INGENIOUS: Selected From the Most Authentic Treasures of Nature, Science and Art, Biography, History and General Literature.

By: (Taylor, John)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Boys: 1821

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000017373

Condition: Good

16mo, blue printed boards. Small stains on front cover, corners heavily worn, modern board spine. Minor scattered foxing. 192 pages (a couple of publisher's ads between contents and text).Black and white illustrations. Many wonders including a horseless carriage, magic circle of circles, a chess automaton. View more info


By: Alcosser, Sandra

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Saint Paul,, Graywolf Press,: (c. 1998),

Edition: First edition thus

Seller ID: 000013034

ISBN: 1555972993

Condition: Very Good

Saint Paul,: Graywolf Press,, (c. 1998),. First edition thus. hardcover. Very Good/near fine. Approx. 7 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches, 70 pages, Small abrasion on front free endpaper from a sticker removal, else Very Good. Winner of the 1998 James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets. 012306A View more info


By: Beebe, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Copp Clark Co., Ltd., 1919,: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11096

Condition: Very Good

First Canadian edition. Pages: 297 + 8 pp ads, octavo. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Book is in Very Good condition. Deals with the Bartica District, British Guiana (Guyana), and Para, at the mouth of the Amazon.110205A View more info


By: Beebe, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, National Travel Club, 1932,: 1932

Seller ID: 11381

New York, National Travel Club, 1932,, 1932. Hardcover. Pages 259,octavo, (approx. 6 x 8 3/4"), hardcover. Published under the auspices of the New York Zoological Society. Illustrated. Former owner book plate on half-title page. Black cloth covers, spine a bit dulled, else Very Good. Studies about life in the waters of Nonsuch, Bermuda. 062906A View more info


By: Bohlen, H. David; original paintings by William Zimmerman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press, (1989),: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 12251

ISBN: 0253315603

Condition: Fine

Pages xvi [2] 222,quarto, hardcover, first edition. Includes reproductions of the 49 original color paintings done for this book by William Zimmerman; index, literature cited. Remainder dot on bottom edge of book block, else book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. 061507A ISBN: 0253315603 View more info

THE CLOSING CIRCLE. Nature, Man, Technology.

By: Commoner, Barry.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1971

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000018539

ISBN: 039442350X

Condition: Near fine

Octavo,dark blue cloth covers, [12] 5-326 plus Index (x) and colophon. Includes a Notes section. Pen and pencil marks in the first chapter, and a few, small, scattered marks in the remainder of the book (check mark, identification of a scientist). Inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author to Eileen L. Johnston (1994 recipient of the Richard Beattly Mellon Environmental Stewardship Award.) On the verso of this page are three additional signatures: Bruce Ingersoll, journalist for the Chicago Sun-Times and the paper's first "environmental reporter," and two other names of officia... View more info

THE BRIDLE OF PEGASUS. Studies in Magic, Mythology and Folkore

By: Dawson, Warren R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: (1930)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017732

Condition: Fine

Octavo, orange cloth covers with black titles on spine. xv [3] 203 pages. Includes bibliography and index. Dust jacket has a couple of small spots on rear panel, chipping at head and foot of slightly tanned spine. "This volume, which will appeal to layman and specialist alike, deals with many of the ancient and curious customs and beliefs whereby man in early ages has sought to control the forces of nature and to extend his limited powers by means of magic, just as in the Greek legend Bellerophon mastered the immortal winged steed Pegasus by the help of the magic bridle put into his hands ... View more info

RATTLESNAKE DANCE. True Tales, Mysteries, and Rattlesnake Ceremonies.

By: Dewey, Jennifer Owings.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania, Boyds Mills Press: (1997)

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017977

ISBN: 1563972476

Condition: Very good

Quarto, approx. 9 1/4" by 12 1/4", 48 pages. Pictorial glossy paper-covered boards. Many full-color and half-tone illustrations. Book and dust jacket are in Very Good condition. Folklore, Nature, Wildlife, Snakes, Reptiles, Herpetology. 122615A View more info


By: Farrington, Jr., S. Kip

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Blakiston Company: 1946

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000017998

Condition: Very good

Octavo, green cloth covers, 88 pages. Illustrated in full color by Lynn Bogue Hunt. No dust jacket. 112706A Nature, Children's, Fish, Aquatic Life. View more info

IN BEYOND KATAHDIN. A Personal, Philosophical, Perambulation -- Back to Nature

By: Girvan, William R

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kenduskeag (c. 1982): 1982

Seller ID: 10269

Kenduskeag (c. 1982), 1982. Soft cover. Pages vii + 211, trade paperback. Illustrated by Vaughn C. Crombie and Gerald R. Ireland. Book has store price sticker on inside cover, else Fine. 021904A View more info

JIMMY SIMPSON. Legend of the Rockies

By: Hart, E. J

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Banff Altitude Publishing, (c. 1991),: 1991

Seller ID: 12317

ISBN: 0919381537

Condition: Very Good

Banff Altitude Publishing, (c. 1991),, 1991. Hardcover. Very Good. Pages 219,octavo, hardcover. Includes black and white photo repros. Front cover has a spot of rubbing, else Very Good. 092303A ISBN: 0919381537 View more info

GERMAN ATROCITIES. Their Nature and Philosophy. Studies in Belgium and France During July and August of 1917

By: Hillis, Newell Dwight

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Co.,: (1918)

Seller ID: 000014935

Condition: Good

New York: Fleming H. Revell Co.,, (1918). Hardcover. Good. Octavo, red cloth covers. 160 pages + 16 un-unumbered page at end of book with black and white photo reproductions and captions. White titling on cover has largely flaked off. 100104A View more info

ARCHITECTURAL RECORD Volumes 89-90, January - December 1941

By: Holde, Thomas S., editorial director.

Price: $105.00

Publisher: New York, F. W. Dodge Corp.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000015946

Condition: Very good

Bound quarto of 12 issues. Fiftieth anniversary year of publication. Does not include covers, book reviews, short columns or advertisements from individual issues. Ex-library Bureau of Bridges and Public Buildings. Articles include, among others: American Architecture 1891-1941. Building Types in Factory Design. Contributions of Science and Technology to Building. The Architect in Action. Fire House Design, Jail Design, Tobacco Factory, Hotels, Multi-Family Housing. Store Design--A Building Types Study. Civic Buildings--A Building Types Study. Integration of Natural and Artificial Lighting. Ou... View more info


By: Horn, Milton

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, Spertus Museum of Judaica: (1989)

Seller ID: 000017930

Condition: Near fine.

Catalog of a restrospective exhibition at the Spertus Museum of Judaica 16 March - 30 July, 1989.Foreword by Dr. Morris A. Fred. Mlton Horn, Sculptor by Harold Haydon. Interview with Milton Horn by Paula Garrett Ellis. On the Nature of Sculpture by Milton Horn. Quarto, 79 pages. Black and white plates. Near fine. View more info

THE SUPERNATURAL. Its Origin, Nature, and Evolution. Two Volumes

By: King, John H.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Williams and Norgate: 1892

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 000016844

Condition: Very Good

Octavos, green cloth covers with gilt spine titles. Volume 1: 304 pages; Volume 2: 290 pages. Includes a list of authorities referred to, and an index. Some wear at spine ends. A few rough page openings, and a couple of closed tears, still Very Good. This 2 volume set will incur additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 122615A View more info


By: Maxwell, Gavin.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: (1964)

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 000016840

Condition: near Fine

12mo, blue pictorial cloth covers xi [1] 335 [1] pages. Includes six black and white illustrations by the author, and six maps by H. R. Harvey. Part of the Travel and Adventure section of the Heritage of Literature Series. Former owner bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. Maxwell's account of the basking shark fishing business he and a partner set up near the Isle of Sky in the 1940s. 042407A View more info


By: Mayer, Martin

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Amherst, Univ. of Mass. Press, 1975,: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10474

ISBN: 0870231766

Amherst, Univ. of Mass. Press, 1975,, 1975. 1st Edition. Hardcover. first edition. Pages 365,octavo, hardcover, first edition. Edited by W. Eric Gustafson. Book has former owner's signature on front free endpaper, a bit of fading at cover edges, else Very Good. Dust jacket is sunned and worn a edges, rubbed, Fiar. 100802A ISBN: 0-87023-176-6 View more info

FANTASTIC TREES. Marvels and Monstrosities of the Arboreal World

By: Menninger, Edwin A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press, (c. 1967),: 1967

Seller ID: 12279

New York, The Viking Press, (c. 1967),, 1967. Hardcover. Pages xii + 304,small quarto (approx. 6 5/8" x 9 3/8"), hardcover. Includes black and white photo illustrations, bibliography, index. Book is in Fine condition; dust jacket has light wear, still Very Good. 061507A View more info