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Fishes of the Gulf of Maine Fishery Bulletin 74.

By: Bigelow, Henry B. , William C. Schroeder

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Fish & Wildlfe Service: 1953-01-01

Seller ID: 2-1-1645


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 desc... View more info

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Signal Processing of Underwater Acoustic Waves

By: C.W. Horton, Sr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office: 1969-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-5-1802


First edition. Signed and inscribed on the endpaper. "To Captain H.D. Krick with the sincere best wishes by the author Claude March 31, 1970."This is an introductory book intended for scientists and engineers who are involved in the construction, design, evaluation, or operation of sonar systems. Although an effort has been made to provide all of the necessary background material, a slight familiarity with the theory of probability has been presumed. View more info

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Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea [Hardcover] by Zimmer, Carl

By: Carl Zimmer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2001-09-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7-1-4


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 b... View more info

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The Mineral Kingdom

By: Desautels, Paul E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Penguin Adult HC/TR: 1968-07-01

Seller ID: 4-5-1705


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 View more info

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Stars and Planets: Identifying Them, Learning About Them, Experiencing Them (Barron's Nature Guide)

By: Ekrutt, Joachim

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Inc: 1992-04-01

Seller ID: 3-5-946


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. View more info

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The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norton: 1981-05-06

Seller ID: 4-4-965


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? View more info

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A Short History of Planet Earth: Mountains, Mammals, Fire, and Ice (Wiley Popular Science)

By: MacDougall, J. D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wiley: 1996-04-23

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-1-622


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. View more info

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Amateur Astronomer

By: Moore, Patrick

Price: $18.00

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc: 1990-09-01

Seller ID: 3-5-935


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 f... View more info

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Habitat of Oil

By: Weeks, Lewis G.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: American Association of Petroleum Geologists: 1958-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-1-1820


Blue cloth cover has rubbing, edge and corner wear. Ex-library book with pocket and minimal markings. First 26 pages are almost detached but are all present. Hinges cracked.A Symposium conducted by the American Association of Petroleum Geologist including pagers presented at the fortieth annual meeting of the association, at New York, March 28-31 1955, and some additional papers. 1384 pages, many maps, illustrations. View more info

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The Riddle of the Dinosaur

By: Wilford, John Noble

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1985-12-12

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-1-621


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. View more info