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Black Holes and Baby Universes Stephen Hawking [Paperback] by Hawking, Stephen

By: Stephen Hawking

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Bantam Books, 1994-01-01


Corner slightly bent. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Covering subjects ranging from the personal to the wholly scientific, this is a collection of Stephen Hawkings essays and other pieces, revealing him as scientist, man, concerned world citizen and imaginative thinker. He recalls his first experience of nursery school, punctures the arrogance of those who think science can best be understood only by other scientists, explores the origins and the future of the u... View more info

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Complete Trees of North America: Field Guide and Natural History

By: Thomas S. Elias

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, 1980

Edition: First Edition


A Scarce Title. All 652 Native Species, Plus Over 100 Introduced Species Copyright Date: 1980 First Edition; An Outdoor Life / Nature Book [St. Paul,, MN, U.S.A.] Previous owner's name on endpaper. DJ is rubbed and chipped. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight. View more info

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Dangerous Plants

By: John Tampion

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Universe Pub, 1969


First Edition. DJ has a couple of small chips. Previous owner's name is written on endpaper. Illustrated with simple and accurate line drawings. A practical and comprehensive guide documenting poisonous and dangerous common plants. Written for the non botanist and includes chapters dealing with allergies to plants, harmful substances in food plants and poisoning by plants with causes, effect and treatment of such. View more info

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Distant Water: The Fate of the North Atlantic Fisherman

By: Warner, William W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Co (T), 1983-03-01

Edition: First Edition


Stated first edition. Dust jacket is rubbed chipped and has a couple of 2" tears. Corners bumped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Warner tells us, in vivd dialogue and action-filled narrative, about the maritime life of the men of many nations and tongues, about the waning resources of the fishery, about those who refined the competence of fishing technology to the point of diminishing returns, about the extension of offshore limits. In an epilogue he explains h... View more info

Evolution of the Vertebrates: A History of the Backboned Animals Through Time

By: Edwin Harris Colbert; Michael Morales

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wiley-Liss, 1991-03


Like new condition. Looks unread. Previous owner's name on endpaper. 4th edition View more info

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Giant reptiles

By: Sherman A Minton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scribner, 1973

Edition: First Edition


Previous owner's name on endpaper.DJ is chipped and discolored on edges. Pages lightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Included are the crocodiles and alligators, the giant tortoises of the Galapagos and Aldabra islands, the sea turtles, some of the large freshwater turtles, the dragon lizard of Komodo, and the giant boas and pythons, as well as some big snakes of other kinds. View more info

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Primitive Living, Self-Sufficiency, and Survival Skills: a Field Guide to Primitive Living Skills

By: Elpel, Thomas J.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press, 2004-01-01

Edition: First Edition


First edition with full number line. Unread. the book shows how to discover nature by using it with the same techniques employed by the first people to wander the earth. Illustrated with over 350 photographs. Contents include: staying warm without a blanket, friction fire, bows and bone arrowheads, butcher a deer, tan the hid and make soft buckskin clothing, identify edible plants of Rocky Mountains, cook in the wild without a pan, make birch bark canisters, willow baske... View more info

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Snakes as pets,

By: Hobart Muir Smith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: T.F.H. Publications, 1965


Previous owner's name on endpaper. Fingerprints on endpapers. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight. Corners lightly bumped. third edition View more info

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Texas Wildlife: Photographs from Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine

By: Introduction-David Baxter; Introduction-Ted L. Clark; Introduction-John Jefferson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: TAMU Press, 1982-01-01

Edition: First Edition


Stated first edition. Previous owner's name and gift inscription on endpaper. DJ is rubbed, chipped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Fine nature photography has long been a hallmark of Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine, and here you will find 232 full-color images in this nicely bound and produced hardcover book. View more info

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The Wolf: The Ecology and Behavior of an Endangered Species,

By: L. David Mech

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1970-06


DJ is rubbed, chipped and tanned. Bottom corner of book has some cloth deterioration. Book club edition. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Includes information on food and hunting habits, reproduction, social order, wanderings, interaction with other species, and more. View more info

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Turquois, Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences.. [Hardcover]

By: Joseph E. Pogue

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Rio Grande Press, Inc., 1974, ncrd,, 1974-01-01


1974 sixth printing, Tan Cloth Hardcover, 162 pages plus plates, 11 1/4 tall. Slight corner wear. Small stain top corner of front board. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A study of its history, mineralogy, geology, ethnology, archaeology, mythology, folklore, and technology. Color and black and white plates. (Reprint of Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences Vol. XII, Part II, 2nd and 3rd Memoir. Washington DC., 1915.). View more info