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Fishes of the Gulf of Maine Fishery Bulletin 74., Bigelow, Henry B. , William C. Schroeder
1 Bigelow, Henry B. , William C. Schroeder Fishes of the Gulf of Maine Fishery Bulletin 74.
Fish & Wildlfe Service 1953-01-01 Softcover Collectible: Good Softcover 
Cover is tanned and previous owner's address stamp is on the cover with a marker line above it. Stamp on first page. Cover has rubbing end edge wear. One inch of spine covering is missing at heal. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. The aim of this handbook is for the easy identification of the fishes that occur in the Gulf of Maine, with summaries of what is know of the distribution, relative abundance, and more signifiant facts in the life history of each. The descriptions are as little technical as is compatible with scientific accuracy, and are limited chiefly to such of the external features of each kind of fish as may serve for identification in the field. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea [Hardcover] by Zimmer, Carl, Carl Zimmer
2 Carl Zimmer Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea [Hardcover] by Zimmer, Carl
HarperCollins 2001-09-01 0060199067 / 9780060199067 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Like New Hardcover 
First edition with full number line. Corners bumped. Inside pages clean. This dazzling companion volume to one the most important series in PBS history tells the compelling story of the theory of evolution from Darwin to twenty-first-century science.Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species was breathtaking, beautifully written, staunchly defended, defiantly radical. Yet it emerged long before paleontologists and geologists worked out the chronology of life on Earth, long before biologists uncovered the molecules that underlie heredity and natural selection. Not until the late twentieth century was the true scope of its power revealed.This remarkable new book, featuring more than 150 color illustrations, presents a rich and up-to-date view of evolution that explores the far-reaching implications of Darwin's theory and emphasizes the power, significance, and relevance of evolution to our lives today. After all, we ourselves are the product of evolution, and we can tackle many of our gravest challenges, from the lethal resurgence of antibiotic-resistant diseases to the wave of extinctions that looms before us, with a sound understanding of the science. It can help us see our lives in connection to everything that has come before and to every form of life on Earth today.Filled with rich narrative, award-winning science writing, and the most up-to-date information on topics ranging from Darwinian medicine and sexual selection to the origins of language, evolutionary psychology, and the controversies surrounding creationism, Evolution tells in riveting detail the story of a remarkable scientific journey, from the emergence to the triumph of an idea. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Mineral Kingdom, Desautels, Paul E.
3 Desautels, Paul E. The Mineral Kingdom
Penguin Adult HC/TR 1968-07-01 0448012243 / 9780448012247 Hardcover Used: Good Good Hardcover 
Good condition. Dust jacket is rubbed and creased. Top corner is bent from where book was dropped.A systematic overview of, the mineral kingdom by mineralogist Paul E. Seautels, Supervisor of the Division of Mineralogy at the Smithsonian. Illustrated with 72 remarkable color photos of Lee Boltin. 10 chapters from myth and fancy to what connoisseurs prize 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Stars and Planets: Identifying Them, Learning About Them, Experiencing Them (Barron's Nature Guide), Ekrutt, Joachim
4 Ekrutt, Joachim Stars and Planets: Identifying Them, Learning About Them, Experiencing Them (Barron's Nature Guide)
Barrons Educational Series Inc 1992-04-01 0812047761 / 9780812047769 Paperback New Paperback 
New. A wonderful handbook for the amateur astronomer, Stars and Planets contains 175 star maps and charts, plus 30 stunning full-color photographs of heavenly objects. Detailed text accompanies each star chart and guides star gazers to the most fascinating objects in the night sky on a month-by-month basis. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History, Gould, Stephen Jay
5 Gould, Stephen Jay The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History
Norton 1981-05-06 0393013804 / 9780393013801 Hardcover Collectible: Good Acceptable Paperback 
Not a first edition. DJ has been gnawed on spine and flap edges. Previous owner used embossed stamp on endpaper and title page. Book askew. Inside pages clean and binding it tight. Gould's second book. Gould again delights and instructs us, deepening and extending his examination of evolution, a centerpiece of modern science. Were dinosaurs really dumber than lizards? 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Short History of Planet Earth: Mountains, Mammals, Fire, and Ice (Wiley Popular Science), MacDougall, J. D.
6 MacDougall, J. D. A Short History of Planet Earth: Mountains, Mammals, Fire, and Ice (Wiley Popular Science)
Wiley 1996-04-23 0471148059 / 9780471148050 First Edition Hardcover New Like New Hardcover 
New. This exhilarating survey of the four and half billion years of Earth's history charts both the geological and biological history of the planet. It moves from the origin of the earth's iron core to the formation of today's seven continents, and from the primordial building blocks of life to the evolution of the human form. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Amateur Astronomer, Moore, Patrick
7 Moore, Patrick Amateur Astronomer
W W Norton & Co Inc 1990-09-01 039302864X / 9780393028645 Hardcover Used: Very Good Good Hardcover 
Eleventh edition. Dust jacket is rubbed, has edgewear and markings on the back. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Numerous illustrations: photos, drawings, diagrams, charts, and more. This edition is completely rewritten and updated. This new book is designed for both those just beginning to observe the skies and those who want to advance to the next level of amateur observation. It discusses the available telescopes and how to use them. Moore tells what to look for: the planets, comets, meteors, double and cluster stars, galaxies, eclipses, the sun and moon - everything that is available at the end of the amateru's telescope. An essential classic for the amateur. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Riddle of the Dinosaur, Wilford, John Noble
8 Wilford, John Noble The Riddle of the Dinosaur
Alfred A. Knopf 1985-12-12 0394527631 / 9780394527635 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Dust jacket slightly discolored. Corners bumped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Here is evidence, for example, that contrary to the previous image of a languid, cold blooded beast,some dinosaurs were warm blooded and quick moving and some cared devotedly for their young. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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