Biology (Science & Tech)
Jersey City: T.F.H. Publications, Inc. and the Smithsonian Press, 1969. Three volume set, reprints; Octavo; VG/no dust jackets; Blue spine with silver text; Boards are clean and undamaged; Foxing along edges of text blocks, some ink transfer between pages in third volume, otherwise interiors are clean and undamaged.
La Jolla, CA: California Sea Grant College Program, 1985. Unstated, apparent first edition. Paperback octavo. VG- with no dust jacket. Tan spine with maroon lettering. Owner name to front wrapper near the top corner. Wrappers clean, binding intact, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 167pp.
Flammarion, 2004. Fourth. Small Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Textbook IN FRENCH, contains original interactive CD-ROM: Silver spine with white text: Covers have slight shelfwear and mild fraying around the corners, some scuffing but no creasing of the spine: Textblock has darkened slightly with age and has some scuff marks but pages are remarkably free of markings, highlighting and torn/folded pages: 1463 pp + index. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
La Plata: Oficial Ordenada Por El Gobierno de La Provincia de Buenos Aires, 1920. Serial; Edicion Oficial. Tall quarto; good+/wraps; tan spine with black text; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 917 pp.; illus.; uncut; sunned; some chipping; spine at back joint, split start; else very good; ---TEXT IN SPANISH. --Second copy, back panel, missing;.
London: The Bombay Historical Society, 1908. Limited edition (1 of 1,200). Quarto. Hardcover in 3/4 bound green leather with green cloth on boards in Very Good condition. Ex-libris, stamp of previous owner on front free endpaper, otherwise there are no markings to text and pages are clean. Binding is strong. Edges of text block are uncut. Illustrated with 30 coloured plates. Endpapers are marbled. 292 pp. Moderate rubbing to leather on spine and to corners. Leather on spine is sunned, turning it from green to a light brown. All else is very good. Spine is light brown with raised bands and gilt text -Shelved Bookcase next to Front Door.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1928. First Edition. Vol I only. Ex-library copy. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ hardcover; Green spine with gold text; Boards strong, sticker on white ink on spine, paper pasted to front pasteboard, moderate surface scuffing and some small stains on pasteboards, strong rubbing to upper/lower spine; Textblock age-toned, shows some minor marks, darker toned discoloration on few front/rear end papers, stamp indented on second to last page; Binding strong; 452pp.
Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer-Verlag, 1971. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue spine with gilt text on a red panel; this volume only; Cloth has slight wear on exterior with minor edge wear but panels are strong and intact; Text block has light wear on exterior edges due to handling with slight cracking at head & tail edges at front hinge, ex-library stamps on end papers and rear pastedown, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 518.
Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer-Verlag, 1971. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue spine with gilt text on a red panel; this volume only; Cloth has 1 inch black stain at tail edge of front and slight wear on exterior with minor edge wear but panels are strong and intact; Text block has light wear on exterior edges due to handling with ex-library stamps on end papers and rear pastedown, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 410.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1989. Octavo. VG/no DJ - softcover. Green spine with lime green and black text/title; covers are clean with minimal edgewear; boards are strong and clean; pen writing by the front pastedown; binding is strong; foxing on the fore-edge; textblock has some red underlining on a couple of pages but otherwise clean. Pp. 254.
Washington, D.C. The Biological Sciences Foundation, Ltd. 1953. One volume only; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Blue spine with gilded text; Boards straight and strong, boards have some minor edge wear, back board has a few small dents on top and bottom edge, pastedowns age toned, binding strong; Textblock age toned, interior clean; 539 pp.
London: Cleaver-Hume Press Ltd. 1956. First thus. Octavo; VG/Good; dj, matte brown spine with black text; dj, light rubbing and chipping; light soiling at the spine; price clipped; HB, brown cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; ilus.: 55 figures and 8 plates; 192pp.
University of Toronto Press, 1937. Octavo; G+; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, bumped and worn corners and spine caps, some spotting and scratching, rippled top edge of front; Textblock endpapers tearing at hinges, pencil notations on front endpapers, text clean; each section separately paged, includes leaves of plates (some folded), 5 folded charts inserted in rear pocket.
Lititz, Penn. Sutter House, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 209 pp., VG/VG; blue and white pictorial DJ, black and cerulean blue lettering to spine, black and green lettering to front cover: mild wear to covers, mild scattered spotting to fore-edges and flaps of covers, price clipped, DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: spine cocked, boards cocked/somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding tight; bumping to head and tail of spine; rubbing to edges and corners of boards, very light spotting to boards; mild age-toning/light spotting to text-block; mild wear to blue map endpapers; light spotting to title page towards gutter; INSCRIBED by "Mary and Jim" Bond to title page; Jim in James Bond, the ornithologist from whom Ian Fleming got he name for his famous spy.; contains ephemera [Washington Post newspaper clipping, Friday, Feb. 17, 1989: James Bond's obituary, feat. his legacy as an ornithologist and living avatar of Ian Fleming's secret agent character of the same name]; LP consignment; shelved Case 6.
Great Britain: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Reissue. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. softcover, orange with large white title, white tipped tail has dark green publisher. paperback glossy panels, jacket design on cover, corners curl a bit. basic handling with clear and excellent texblock, 15 b/w plates and text details illustrate. 250 pp. ISBN# 0521566681.
New York, NY: Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1986. First Edition. octavo. VG+/-NDJ. yellow spine with dark spotting near tips and tiny green lettering. softcovers are in excellent shape, no corners bumper or wraps creases. contains well handled pages, free from marks or writing. fep and ffep are clean and textblock clear throughout. 373 pp. ISBN #3540963200.
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. n.d. [1880s]. 4tos.; 384 pp., each volume; VG-/no dust jacket; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with dark brown endpapers; gilt lettering to spine and front board with illustrations in black; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines; rubbing to back board of Vol. 5; dark-colored top of text-block (faded); age-toning to fore-edge of text-block; light scratching to bottom edge of text-block, Vols. 1 and 3; interiors clean, age-toning throughout; staining to middle of fore-edge of text-block, Vol. 4; shelfwear to endpapers, including slight tear to back free endpaper, Vol. 3; shelved above Hardcover Fiction/Literary Criticism.
Washington, D.C. The Smithsonian Institution, 1965. Octavo; VG-/no dust jacket paperback; Tan spine with no text; Cover shows general edge wear, scuffing, age toning, half inch tear near tail of spine, previous owner's signature near head edge of front cover; Text block is age toned, interior is clean and undamaged; 89pp.
London: George Allen and Unwin, 1957. Reprint; Octavo; G+/G+; Spine is green with white text, very sunned; DJ has general shelf wear, some open and closed tears, marks and scratches, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, joints are strong, light bumping, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, ink stamp from previous owner on front free-end paper, age-toning, content is clear; pp 262;.
London: Charles Dolman, 1853. Fifth Edition. Octavos, Two-volume set. Stated fifth edition. Hard covers no dust jacket and marbled text block. Very Good. Bookplate by previous owner on the inside of front board of Volume One. Tight binding. Age yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Some tanning/spotting throughout in both volumes, particularly strong on end papers. Illustrations and folding map present. Light shelf wear, rubbing, and some chipping to boards. PRICE IS FOR SET. Shelve First Alcove.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. First Edition. Octavo: VG/no-DJ: Navy blue spine with red plate and gold text: Boards are strong with faint dust staining at joints, sticker residue on back bottom portion, general shelfwear: Textblock is clean, half title page has small piece in upper corner cut out, pages otherwise free of markings, folds and tears: 206 pp.
Norman: University of Oklahoma, 1974. Revised Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Green/gray spine with white text; Covers have moderate surface scuffing and creasing along spine, small sticker on heel of spine and front end paper, light edgewear; Textblock has small red ink marks on two front end papers, rear cover interior flap, some marks on exterior edges; Binding strong; 292pp.
Wellington, NZ: Nova Pacifica, 1982. First Edition. Folio, xii, 376pp.; VG; no dust jacket; Does not come with slipcase; spine has five raised bands, gilted motifs in four compartments and red & sky blue calf title labels with gilt lettering in two compartments; covers half navy blue calf leather, red calf date emblem to upper board surrounded by gilt decoration; hand marbled endpapers; text block slightly dirty in lower corner; text clean; bumping to corners of boards; small scratch to front board; due to weight shipping may be extra; shelved second alcove.
New York, London, Sydney: John Wiley and Sons, 1968. Unstated, apparent first edition. Octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Ex-library copy. Blue spine with maroon panel and gold lettering. Library stamp to front free end paper, title page, bottom edge of text block. Slight shelf-wear to covers. Author biography affixed to front pastedown, presumably from a dust jacket flap. Library card pocket affixed to rear free end paper. Text of pages generally clean and unmarked. 313pp.
New York: Plenum, 1983. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Black spine with white text; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; some of the edges of the dj are bumped and creased and some minor tears (one of which is taped up) and creases by the spine; some light scuff marks and scratches on the back of the dj; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 888.
Norman: University of Oklahoma, 1966. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; Green/black/blue spine with white text; DJ has moderate edgewear, few 1" tears on fore edge corners, 0.5" closed tear on front cover tail; Boards strong, 1" spot on fore edge and upper spine have faint stain/slight discoloration; Textblock clean; 242pp.
Cambridge, New York, Melbourne: University of Cambridge, 1986. First published 1986. Quarto; VG-/Poor; dj, gray and yellow spine with black text; dj, several 1-inch tears along top edges of cover, front and back, plus tear at bottom of spine; moderate flaking; hb, same gray and yellow spine with black text; gray and yellow boards, moderate shelf wear, flaking, bumping; Ex library borrower's card pasted to rear free endpaper; text block clean; illus.: figures, tables, maps; 491pp.
New Yrok, NY: Academic Press, 1981. U.S. Edition, Reprint. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. navy clothbound HB, with lengthy maroon label accented by thin gold stripes, between gold association and publisher. pushed in ends and gently bumped corners. uppercase gilt titling centered on front board with author; rear panel superficial wear. bright ivory endpapers, clear sheets throughout. numbered tables and b/w figures throughout the series of contributor entries. prior owner name stamped on head-edge. 429 pp. ISBN# 126133212.
London: John Murray, 1871. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, viii, 423 pages, 16 pages ads; VG; bound in publisher's green cloth, spine with gilt lettering; recased with previous boards and spine intact, front and rear gutters have signs of repair; fore edge of ffep through page viii brittle and slightly chipped; wear to corners; bookplate of William Beebe on front pastedown; First issue, with the first word on page 297 being "transmitted."; AD consignment; shelved case 3.
London: John Murray, 1872. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, vi, 374 pages, 4 pages ads; G+; bound in publisher's green cloth, rebacked with spine preserved; gilt lettering to spine; some rubbing and bumping to corners; 1st edition, 1st Issue point: the word 'that' is spelt correctly on p. 208; 7 photographic plates, as called for (numbered with Roman numerals, Pl.I-VII; Freeman: F1142; shelved case 3.
London: John Murray, 1885. Second Edition, Third Thousand. Octavo, ix, 208 pages, 32 pages ads; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine; some wear to corners, head and tail of spine; small opening to gutter of front pastedown; slight age-toning to pages; small amount of foxing to endpapers; name in pencil to half-title; shelved case 10.