Category: Science

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 99

Image for GULF OF MEXICO: ITS ORIGIN, WATERS, AND MARINE LIFE (Fishery Bulletin 89 of the Fish and Wildlife Service, Volume 55)

GULF OF MEXICO: ITS ORIGIN, WATERS, AND MARINE LIFE (Fishery Bulletin 89 of the Fish and Wildlife Service, Volume 55)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: US GPO: 1954-01-01

Seller ID: 2-5-1627

Condition: Collectible: Good


cover is rubbed, chipped and sunfaded on edges. Previous owner's name is stamped on the cover and a black mark out line above it. BAck cover bottom edge has been eaten by insects so there are small holes that go into several pages. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight.The purpose of this book is to summarize in a convenient form the present knowledge about the Gulf of Mexico. The book comprises a number of articles each written by a recognized authority in his field; these are arranged, with minor exceptions, in a taxonomic order following a list of phyla, classes, and orders prepar... View more info

Image for The Arabian Stud Book Vol. XXXVII[37]

The Arabian Stud Book Vol. XXXVII[37]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arabian Horse Registery of America:

Seller ID: c17-4-2

Condition: Used: Like New


Dark Blue cloth hardcover with gilt numbers and lettering on front board and spine. Light yellowing on pages edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Volume XXXVII of the Arabian Stud Book, 1980 published by the Arabian Horse Club Registry of America. Registrations 194001 to 204000. Numerically arranged Progeny, registrations classified by Sires and Dams. Alphabetical index, registrations by name and number. View more info

Image for Nature's ways; how nature takes care of its own

Nature's ways; how nature takes care of its own

By: Andrews, Roy Chapman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 1951-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-1-1659

Condition: Collectible: Good


Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and has insect holes. some cloth deterioration on edges and spine. Endpapers yellowed with light foxing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Previous owner's name on inside front board. Illustrated by Andre Durenceau, Steven Dohanos and others. 72 full-color plates, 72 halftones. A comprehensive presentation of how nature's creatures adapt themselves for survival. View more info

Image for Arabian Stud Book, Volume XXXI - 140001 to 150000

Arabian Stud Book, Volume XXXI - 140001 to 150000

By: Arabian Horse Registry of America, Inc.; Pictures [Illustrator]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Arabian Horse Registry of America, Inc.: 1977-01-01

Seller ID: c17-4-8

Condition: Used: Very Good


Dark Blue cloth hardcover with gilt numbers and lettering on front board and spine. Light yellowing on pages edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. some light scratches on cover.Volume XXXI of the Arabian Stud Book, 1977 published by the Arabian Horse Club Registry of America. Registrations 140001 to 150000. Numerically arranged Progeny, registrations classified by Sires and Dams. Alphabetical index, registrations by name and number. View more info

Image for The Trials of Life: A Natural History of Animal Behavior

The Trials of Life: A Natural History of Animal Behavior

By: Attenborough, David

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Co.: 1991-04-01

Seller ID: 4-1-905

ISBN: 0316057517

Condition: New


Unread. Still in shrinkwrap. Phenomenal color photographs form the cornerstone of Attenborough's new book which, along with its companion TV series, picks up where the first two left off. Life on earth traced the development of animal life from its beginnings. View more info

Image for Whitetails: Behavior, Ecology, Conservation

Whitetails: Behavior, Ecology, Conservation

By: Bauer, Erwin A.; Bauer, Erwin [Photographer]; Bauer, Peggy [Photographer];

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN): 1993-11-01

Seller ID: 4-1-922

ISBN: 0896581969

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Dustjacket is lightly rubbed. Top edge is curled. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. "The Bauers' spectacular photos and text make (Whitetails) a book that hunters and non-hunters will revisit whether to read favorite passages or just look at the photos". Deer and Deer Hunting View more info

Image for The free-living lower invertebrates

The free-living lower invertebrates

By: Bayer, Frederick M

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1967-01-01

Seller ID: 55-2-1809

Condition: Used: Very Good


Previous owner's name on endpaper. Corners bumped. Yellowing on page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A broad survey, amply illustrated, of the five acoelomate phyla. Parasites were omitted, inasmuch as they constitute a separate field which, if accorded the attention commensurate with that given the free living forms, would make the volume unwieldy. View more info

Galapagos: World's End

By: Beebe, William

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1988-05-01

Seller ID: 77-2-1957

ISBN: 0486256421

Condition: Used: Very Good


Unread. Iguana cover. Some light soiling on outside page edges. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.In 1835, Charles Darwin observed variations among the islands' species that inspired him to formulate the theory of natural selection. Eighty-eight years later, in 1923, a scientific expedition sponsored by the New York Zoological Society followed in Darwin's wake. Led by renowned biologist and explorer William Beebe, the scientists visited the the islands to study and obtain specimens of indigenous plants and animals. This is Beebe's personal account of that fascinating bining rare lite... View more info

Image for Wild Thailand (Wild Places of the World)

Wild Thailand (Wild Places of the World)

By: BELINDA STEWART-COX, GERALD CUBITT (PHOTOGRAPHER)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS (UK): 1996-01-01

Seller ID: 2-1-1653

ISBN: 1853685178

Condition: Used: Like New


Unread. Photos by Gerald Cubitt (illustrator). 1st Edition, 1st Printing. With 208pp and over 400 full-color photographs. No defects. DJ in new mylar cover. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.This magnificent new natural history study explores the ever changing aspects of Thailand's wilderness areas and many lovely national parks. Over 400 superb full color photographs illustrate both the big vistas and the small vignettes, and there are always surprises. View more info

Image for American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race SIGNED

American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race SIGNED

By: Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harper: 2019-04-02

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 77-3-9

ISBN: 006265506X

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.On May 25, 1961, JFK made an astonishing announcement: his goal of putting a man on the moon by the end of the decade. In this engrossing, fast-paced epic, Douglas Brinkley returns to the 1960s to recreate one of the most exciting and ambitious achievements in the history of humankind. American Moonshot brings together the extraordinary political, cultural, and scientific factors that fueled the birth and development of NASA and the Mercury, Gemini and... View more info

Image for Venus An Errant Twin Eric Burgess

Venus An Errant Twin Eric Burgess

By: Burgess, Eric

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 001178

ISBN: 023105856X

Condition: Used: Very Good


160 Pages, 11" tall. Dust Jacket has rubbing, chipping and curled edges. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Venus written for the non-scientist, unfolding the fascinating story of why Earth's twin went wrong and became a planet hostile to life as we know it. The book tells the history of major discoveries about Venus, and outlines some of the great controversies surrounding them. Numerous illustrations. View more info

Image for The Life and Death of Whales

The Life and Death of Whales

By: Burton, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Universe Books: 1973

Seller ID: 4-1-918

ISBN: 0876631839

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Second edition. Cover is lightly yellowed. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Whales defined and described, their birth and death, the sperm-whales, and much on the whaling industry. View more info

Image for Lifeboats to Ararat

Lifeboats to Ararat

By: Campbell, Sheldon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1978-01-01

Seller ID: 55-3-4

ISBN: 0812907671

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Yellowing on edges of dustjacket. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. In this charming, intimate and fascinating insider's explanation of man's most exotic institution, the noted conservationist Sheldon Campbell describes the life of the modern zoo as no visitor can ever see it. His astonishing animal lore ranges from aardvark to zebra, as he tells how zoo vets operate on the broken leg of an eight-foot Komodo dragon and stitch the long tongue of Krinkles the aardvark. View more info

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

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

ISBN: 0060199067

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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 w... View more info

Whales Dolphins and Porpoises (Eyewitness Handbooks)

By: Carwardine, Mark

Price: $18.00

Publisher: DK ADULT: 1995-03-15

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-2-1809

ISBN: 1564586219

Condition: Used: Very Good


top corner bumped. Cover slightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.The Dorling Kindersley Handbooks are the most visually appealing guides on the natural world in the book marketplace. Featuring more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, along with detailed annotations, Dorling Kindersley Handbooks make identification easy and accurate. View more info

Image for U S National Herbarium Botany of Western Texas

U S National Herbarium Botany of Western Texas

By: Coulter, John M

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Authority of the Secretary of Agriculture:

Seller ID: 000632

Condition: Good


1891-1894, Green Cloth Hardcover, 588 pages, 9 1/4" tall, Cover is rubbed, has edge wear and bent corners. Pages yellowing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A pioneer study, of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Botany, being Volume 2 of Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium. This is a manual of the Phanerogams and pteridophytes of Western Texas. Black and white illustrations. View more info

Image for The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

By: Dawkins, Richard

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2009-09-22

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-1-1405

ISBN: 1416594787

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.Intelligent Design is being taught in our schools; educators are being asked to teach the controversy behind evolutionary theory. There is no controversy. Dawkins sifts through rich layers of scientific evidence, from living examples of natural selection to clues in the fossil record; from natural clocks that mark the vast epochs wherein evolution ran its course to the intricacies of developing embryos; from plate tectonics to molecular genetics to make the airtight case that we find ourselves perched on on... View more info

Image for How to Troubleshoot and Repair Any Small Gas Engine

How to Troubleshoot and Repair Any Small Gas Engine

By: Dempsey, Paul

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tab Books: 1985-01-01

Seller ID: 55-3-34

ISBN: 0830609679

Condition: New


First edition, third printing. Unread. Illustrated plastic covered boards.Covers the full range of two and four cycle engines used in lawnmowers, chain saws, pumps and small generators. View more info

Image for A Special Kind of Doctor: A History of Veterinary Medicine in Texas

A Special Kind of Doctor: A History of Veterinary Medicine in Texas

By: Dethloff, Henry C.; Dyal, Donald H.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 1991-09-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-2-907

ISBN: 0890964831

Condition: Collectible: Like New


First edition. Dust jacket has light rubbing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.This is a story of the human-animal bond and of a very special kind of doctor who works at the interface. It is a story of science, of professionalism, of practical experience. In Texas, with the longest international boundary of any state, with a larger and more diverse animal population than most, and with one of the highest per capita ownerships of pets, the challenges and opportunities have been especially pressing. View more info

Image for What's on Your Mind The Mystery and Technique of Thought Reading

What's on Your Mind The Mystery and Technique of Thought Reading

By: Dunninger,joseph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Armed Services Edition: 1944-01-01

Seller ID: 3-3-907

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Pictorial paperback. 190 pages, 5 1/2" oblong by 3 3/4" tall. Very Good. Cover is rubbed, fadded, discolored and askew. Light tanning on page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Armed Services Edition. Dunninger had a radio show where he was know as "The Man with the Miracle Mind." This book contains numerous anecdotes of actual exploits, including performances that defied the imaginations of Thomas A Edison and Steinmetz. View more info