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Nature and Science

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Nature and Science

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21 Maeterlinck, Maurice (Detmold) The Children's Life of the Bee
NY: Dodd Mead, 1943 
Illustrated with 5 color plates by Edward J. Demold. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some chipping. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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22 McPhee, John Oranges
Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1975 0-374-51297-3 / 9780374512972 Trade Paperback Very Near Fine None Issued 
Softcover. Originally published in 1967. A classic of reportage, Oranges was first conceived as a magazine article, but McPhee kept encountering so much irrestistible infomrmation that he wrote this book. Looks at the botany, history, and industry of oranges, from the great orangeries of European monarchs to a fascinating profile of Ben Hill Griffin of Ffrostproof, Florida, who may be the last of the individual orange barons. A very nearly fine copy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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23 Michener, James A. Creatures of the Kingdom: Stories of Animals and Nature
NY: Random House 1993 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First printing. Illustrated by Karen Jacobsen. Fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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24 Murray, Charles and Catherine Bly Cox Apollo:The Race to the Moon
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press 1999 0-671-61101-1 / 9780671611019 First Edition Thus Full-Leather As New None Issued 
The very scarce collector's edition bound in full leather stamped in gold, A.E.G., moire endpapers and integral silk bookmark. Perhaps the most highly-sought after history of the space program. A very fine copy. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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25 Pryor, Karen, and Kenneth S. Norris, Editors Dolphin Societies: Discoveries and Puzzles
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press 1991 0-520-06717-7 / 9780520067172 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First printing. Illustrated. Two of America's best-known scientists assemble an astonishing variety of discoveries about dolphins, ranging from the results of student research to the summaries of a lifetime of research from senior scientists. Covers the range of dolphin species, from spinners to killer whales, and of course including the bottlenose. Fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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26 Rachlin, Harvey Lucy's Bones, Sacred Stones, and Einstein's Brain
NY: Henry Holt 1996 0-8050-3964-3 / 9780805039641 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First edition. Fully illustrated. The remarkable stories behind the great objects and artifacts of history, from antiquity to the modern era. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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27 Rosenberg, Cyril J. Furs and Furriery
London: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd. 1927 
First edition. Hb. 8vo. Blue beveled cloth stamped in gold on spine and front cover. Extensively illustrated with diagrams. A beautiful book in fine condition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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28 Rosengarten, Frederic The Book of Edible Nuts
NY: Walker & Co. 1984 0802707696 / 9780802707697 First Edition Cloth Very Near Fine Very Near Fine 
First Printing. Hardcover, 384 pp. Color pictorial endpapers, profusely illustrated in b/w. A Very Near Fine copy in Very Near Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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29 Sillar, F. C. and R. M. Meyler Cats Ancient & Modern
NY: Viking 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
First printing. With more than 100 illustrations of the cat in art, legend, and story. A rich book packed with the curious, often amusing, lore which has grown up around the cat; in it are historical cats, fictional cats, mythological and magical cats, sacred cats, nursery cats and official cats. A fine copy in a near fine p-c dust jacket with a small chip to the top front panel. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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30 Simpson, Keith Forty Years of Murder
NY: Dorset Press 1978 0880293055 / 9780880293051 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First edition. Simpson's life as England's Home Office Pathologist covers forty years of sensational murders. Fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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31 Stoddard, John L. Scenic America: The Beauties of the Western Hemisphere
Chicago: The Werner Company, Ca. 1890 
Large 11x14 oblong hb; decorative cover stamped in black and silver. "An elaborate collection of photo-engravings of scenes in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America." Some cover soil and spots of edgewear; two pages have corners missing (nowhere near images or text). Near very good. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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32 Swanson, Eric We're Having a Kitten! : From the Big Decision Through the Crucial First Year
NY: St. Martin's Press 1997 0-312-17062-9 / 9780312170622 First Edition Pictorial Wraps Fine None Issued 
First printing. UNCORRECTED PROOF copy, fine in illustrated wraps. Offers clever questionnaires to help you find the right breed for your personality profile, and gives you sound advice on everything from preventing plant nibbling to combatting cat hair and claw marks. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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33 Trinkaus, Erik, and Pat Shipman Neanderthals : Changing the Image of Mankind
NY: Alfred A. Knopf 1993 0-394-58900-9 / 9780394589008 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First printing. Small PO's name to top of FFEP, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 16.50 USD
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34 Vine, Louis L., D.V.M. Dogs, Devils, & Demons
NY: Exposition Press 1971 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Signed by Author
Hardcover. "An intriguing collection of true and 'tain't so' stories about man's best friend." Includes "ESP in Dogs" by noted parapsychologist Dr. J. B. Rhine. This copy is SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by Vine. A Near Fine copy in Very Good dust jacket. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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35 Wilson, Edward O. Naturalist
Washington, D.C: Island Press 1994 1559632887 / 9781559632881 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
First printing. Autobiography of the two-time Pulitzer winning Harvard researcher. Fine in fine dust jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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