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BAILEY, Bert Heald
The Raptorial Birds of Iowa. Iowa Geological Survey Bulletin No. 6.
Des Moines. Iowa Geological Survey. 1918., 8vo. 23.5cm, 228p., many maps and illustrations, index, original dark green cloth, fine (sgc).
$31.50 Book Number: 13000 Order / Enquire
BAIN, Mark B. and Nathalie J. Stevenson (Edited by)
Aquatic Habitat Assessment. Common Methods.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Bethesday. American Fisheries Society. 1999., 28cm, viii,216p., text illustrations, index, printed wraps, very good to fine (ds11)
$50.00 Book Number: 27152 Order / Enquire
BAKER, Richard St. Barbe
Land of Tane. The Threat of Erosion.With a Foreword by Viscount Bledisloe.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Lutterworth Press. 1956., 8vo, 22cm, first edition, 142p., with 23 photographic plates, browncloth, fine in very good to fine jacket (scn). ~ A study of the cuttingand burning of trees in New Zealand for commercial reasons and theconsequent threat of erosion. An important book on silviculture that canbe applied throughout the world.
$25.00 Book Number: 33958 Order / Enquire
The Mammals Of Banff National Park, Alberta.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. National Museum. Bulletin No. 159. 1958., 25cm, 53p., with 2 plates, 5 maps, index, wine cloth, gilt titles, fine (b20)
$25.00 Book Number: 25090 Order / Enquire
BATES, Joseph D. Jr.
Streaming Fly Tying and Fishing. LineDrawings by Milton C. Weiler.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The StackpoleCompany. 1966., 22cm, first edition, 368p., with illustrationsincluding colour plates, index, blue cloth a near fine copy in a verygood jacket (spg) First trade editon printed after the limitededition.
$50.00 Book Number: 33055 Order / Enquire
BEE, James W. & E. Raymond Hall
Mammals of Northern Alaska.
Lawrence, Kansas. Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas.1956., 8vo. 309p., hundreds of text line illustrations, bibliography,printed wraps, trade paperback, title page clipped, else a very goodcopy
$28.00 Book Number: 15507 Order / Enquire
A History of British Birds. Vol. I. Containingthe History and Description of Land Birds. Vol. II. Containing theHistory and Description of Water Birds.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Newcastle. Printed by CharlesHenry Cook, for R.E. Bewick; Sold by him, Longman and Co., London; andall booksellers. 1832, 8vo. 21cm, 8th edition, in 2 volumes, xl,386 &xviii,424pp., title-page vignettes, over 600 woodcuts (birds &vignettes), publisher's ads in Vol. I, bound in quarter crimson morocco& crimson cloth boards, blind ruled raised bands, occasional lightfoxing, a fine set. (sgc) A finely-bound set of Bewick's ornithologicalmasterpiece. Originally published in 1797 and 1804, this eighth editioncontains the author's original prefaces and introductions. Birds aredisplayed in 340 woodcuts. The woodcut vignettes show British countrylife in the late 18th century. A classic both in illustration andcontent.
$500.00 Book Number: 34083 Order / Enquire
BIGELOW, Jocab], 1787-1879.
The War of the Gulls; an Historical Romance. In three chapters. Chap. 1. Shewing how, and why, and with whom the Gulls went to war. Chap II. Shewing how the Gulls make the deep to boil like a pot. Chap. III. Shewi how a certain doughty General of the Gulls goes forth to play the game of Hull-Gull, in Upper Canada.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: (New York. Published at the Dramatic Repository, Shakespeare Gallery. 1812). 110 Copies Reprinted, for Charles L. Woodward, New York, 1890., 8vo, 22cm, 36p., on hand made paper, in the original paper over boards with the original title repeated on the upper cover, decked fore edge, boards worn at the edges, else very good, rare (n12) T.P.L. 888. Casey 973 (under title). Cf. Sabin 33647. Bigelow was an American physician and botanist, who was the author of "Florula Bostoniensis", 1814, which was the standard manual of New England botany until Gray's "Manual" of 1848. He also published "American Medicial Botany", 3 volumes, 1817-1820.
$249.99 Book Number: 26566 Order / Enquire
The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist. Vol. 1.
Montreal. John Lovell. 1857., 8vo. 21cm, x,480p., plus 2 folding tables, 6 plates and many text illustrat ions from wood-engravings and lithographs, in the original blind stamped cl oth, gilt spine titles, bookplate, a very good to fine copy, rare ~ Morgan p31. Sabin 10637. Not in Lande, T.P.L., Woods, Gagnon. "Commenced in Februa ry, 1856, at Ottawa, under the editorial supervision of E. Billings. After the third number was published at Montreal. It is principally devoted to t he diffusion of information upon the geology, zoology and bounty of British North America". (Sabin). Elkannah Billings, (1820-1876), palaeontologist, was born in the township of Gloucester, Upper Canada. He was educated at th e St. Lawrence Academy, Potsdam, New York, and in 1843 he was called to the bar of Upper Canada. He practiced law in Bytown and in Renfrew; but his ch ief interest was in biology and natural history, and in 1856 he was appoint ed palaeontologist to the Geological Survey of Canada. Early in the same ye ar he issued the first number of the Canadian Naturalist; and for the rest of his life he was a voluminous contributor to Canadian scientific literatu re.
$314.99 Book Number: 19717 Order / Enquire
The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist. Vol. 3.
Montreal. Published by B. Dawson. 1858., 8vo. 21cm, iv,476p., plus 9 folding tables, 2 plates (inc. 1 folding engrav ed plate), and many half and quarter page text illustrations from wood-engr avings, in the original blind stamped cloth, gilt spine titles, bookplate, a very good to fine copy, rare
$244.99 Book Number: 19718 Order / Enquire
BLAND, Thomas, George Lawrence et al
Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York. (Vol. VIII. Nos. 6 & 7. November, 1865).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: New York. William Wood & Company. 1865., 25cm, pp.155-212 (57p.), figures, uncut, printed wraps, unopened, uncut, very good to fine copy (n12.2). - Contains 8 articles on molluscs, birds of Central America, mineralogy of New York Island, and moths of Cuba .
$40.00 Book Number: 24202 Order / Enquire
The Influence Of Weather On Timing And Amount Of Goose Migration In Canada.
Np. NP. 1980., 28cm, 121p., maps, tables, printed wraps, signed by the author, fine (scs)
$28.00 Book Number: 16976 Order / Enquire
Mining Industry of Yukon, 1938. Geological Survey. Memoir 220.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. J.O. Patenaude, I.S.O., Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty. 1939., 25cm, 19p, with illustrations from photographs, printed wraps, a very good to fine copy (s6) Canada. Department of Mines and Resources. Mines and Geology Branch. Bureau of Geology and Topography
$20.00 Book Number: 29169 Order / Enquire
Shallow-Water Gammaridean Amphipoda of New England.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ithaca & London. Comstock Publishing for Cornell University Press. 1973., 23.5cm, colour frontis, 69 plates, map, 13 figures, green cloth, signed by the author, a fine copy in fine jacket (sgc)
$85.00 Book Number: 25032 Order / Enquire
BREWIN, M.K. and D.M.A. Monita (Cordinators)
Forest-Fish Conference: Land Management Practices Affecting Aquatic Ecosystems. Proceedings of the Forest-Fish Conference Calgary, Alberta, May 1-4, 1996. Information Report NOR-X-356.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Edmonton. Natural Resources Canada. 1998., 28cm, xiv,534p., text illustrations, maps, printed wraps, fine (ds11)
$40.00 Book Number: 27147 Order / Enquire