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Animals - Their Relation And Use To Man (A Nature Study Textbook), Wood, Carolyn D.
1 Animals - Their Relation And Use To Man (A Nature Study Textbook)
Wood, Carolyn D.: Ginn And Company; Boston, Massachusetts 1912 
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Good with No Dust Jacket as issued: 5.5 x 7.5 in.: 192 pages 

006214006214: No Jacket as Issued. Book has a label on inside front cover, a small marking on bottom of spine, and removed frontispiece, indicating it is Ex-Library. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Covers and content pages are clean, tight and appear to have no markings other than Library's. Boards are brown, with lightly rubbed corners, and an elephant head picture embossed on front cover. Back board has a lightened color area. Basically, an introduction to zoology, Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams throughout, this book focuses on all types of animals, including household dogs, cats, birds and rodents as well as all types of "herbivorous or carnivorous animals", reptiles, amphibians, insects and worms. : Ex-Library

Price: 49.50 USD
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Can I See My House From Space? (Ask Me Why Series - Space), Darling, Mark (Editor)
2 Can I See My House From Space? (Ask Me Why Series - Space)
Darling, Mark (Editor): The Southwestern Company; Nashville, Tennessee 2002 0871974878 / 9780871974877
First Edition: Third Printing Hard Cover Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued: 9.25 x 11.25 in.: 32 pages 

009613009613: No Jacket As Issued. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Have wonderful fun learning about Science within the pages of this book. Do you know where baby stars come from, or which planet wears rings, or who is taking pictures in space? All these exciting questions are answered within these beautifully illustrated pages. Cartoons will give young children hours of laughter. Different features will keep their minds busy. Our Sun will eventually become a black hole - an egg will fry in a second on the Sun - space makes you grow taller. Which statement is true, which is false? Do you know? Ask Me Why entertains, amuses, intrigues, and helps you answer all those tricky questions. Pages of fun for you and your child to share." If interested, I have several other books in this Ask Me Why Series.

Price: 14.00 USD
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Drugs And The Brain: Scientific American Library Series, Snyder, Solomon H.
3 Drugs And The Brain: Scientific American Library Series
Snyder, Solomon H.: Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.; Oxford, England / New York, New York 1986 0716750155 / 9780716750154
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 9 x 9.5 in.: 228 pages 

006979006979: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Content Chapters include: The Brain and Its Messengers * Opiates * Drugs for Schizophrenia * Mood Modifiers * Stimulants * Easing Anxiety *Enlightenment in a Pill * Prospects * Recommended Readings * Notes * Sources of Illustrations * Index. If interested, I have several other volumes in this Scientific American Library Series available.

Price: 22.50 USD
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Hen's Teeth And Horse's Toes (Further Reflections In Natural History), Gould, Stephen Jay
4 Hen's Teeth And Horse's Toes (Further Reflections In Natural History)
Gould, Stephen Jay: W. W. Norton & Company; New York, New York 1983 
Presumed First Edition Soft Cover Very Good: 5.5 x 8.25 in.: 413 pages 

006940006940: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Over a century after Darwin published the Origin of Species, Darwinian theory is in a "vibrantly healthy state, " writes Stephen Jay Gould, its most engaging and illuminating exponent. Exploring the "peculiar and mysterious particulars of nature, " Gould introduces the reader to some of the many and wonderful manifestations of evolutionary biology. "

Price: 15.50 USD
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On Size And Life: Scientific American Library Series, McMahon, Thomas A. / Bonner, John Tyler
5 On Size And Life: Scientific American Library Series
McMahon, Thomas A. / Bonner, John Tyler: Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.; Oxford, England / New York, New York 1983 0716750007 / 9780716750000
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 9 x 9.5 in.: 255 pages 

006966006966: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Content Chapters include: The Natural History of Size * Proportions and Size * The Physics of Dimensions * The Biology of Dimensions * On Being Large * On Being Small * The Ecology of Size * Credits * References * Index. If interested, I have several other volumes in this Scientific American Library Series available.

Price: 28.00 USD
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Sun And Earth: Scientific American Library Series, Friedman, Herbert
6 Sun And Earth: Scientific American Library Series
Friedman, Herbert: Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.; Oxford, England / New York, New York 1986 0716750120 / 9780716750123
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 9 x 9.5 in.: 251 pages 

006972006972: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. This book is number 15 of the Series. Content Chapters include: From Stonehenge to Skylab * Inside the Sun: Core to Surface * The Solar Atmosphere * An Inconstant Sun: Electromagnetic Radiation * An Inconstant Sun: Solar Particle Radiation * In Search of a Climate Connection * Origins and Endings * For Further Reading * Sources of the Illustrations * Index. If interested, I have several other volumes in this Scientific American Library Series available.

Price: 22.50 USD
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The Complete Home Medical Encyclopedia And Guide To Family Health (Complete 20 Volume Set), Rothenberg, Robert E. (Editor)
7 The Complete Home Medical Encyclopedia And Guide To Family Health (Complete 20 Volume Set)
Rothenberg, Robert E. (Editor): Abradale Press; New York, New York 1972 
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued: 7.5 x 9.75 in.: 3656 pages 

006434006434: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. LCCN# 76-166507 and SBN 810902869. Set Consists of Twenty Volumes. Spines and front board of books are slightly tanned due to age. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Set contains over 2,000 clear, informative photographs and drawings, many in full color. This is a heavy book set, but price INCLUDES FULL EXTRA COST of Media Delivery; however USPS Priority would incur additional charge due to weight. "There are seven easy keys to finding information. All entries are arranged alphabetically. Each volume has a Table of Contents. Volume 1 has a Table of Contents for all 20 volumes. Volume 20 has a Complete Index to all volumes. Volume 19 contains a Glossary. Cross references are listed under major entries. A complete First-Aid section is included in Volume 7. Included in these volumes are thousands of questions and answers pertaining to the various branches of medicine and surgery. The aim has been to compile those questions most asked by patients and to supply those answers most often given by physicians. " As a sampling, the Color Sections in each Volume are: (1) Abdominal Cavity, Allergic Reactions - Contact Dermatitis * (2) Anemia, Aneurysms, Bacteria and Bacterial Infections, Bathing the Baby * (3) Blood and Blood Vessels, Bone Anatomy and Pathology, Bones of the Body, Breasts * (4) Cartilage, Child Behavior, The Circulatory System * (5) Color Blindness, Connective Tissues, Contagious Diseases, The Cranial Nerves * (6) Diaphragm, The Ear, Embolism * (7) The Eyes, The Feet, Female Genital Organs * (8) The Genitourinary system, The Hands, The Heart * (9) Hemangiomas, Hernias * (10) Immunization, Infant Feeding, Infectious Diseases, The Intestines, The Kidneys and Ureters * (11) The Larynx, Leukemia, The Lips, The Liver, The Lungs, Lymph Glands and Lymph Channels, Male Genital Organs * (12) The Mouth, Muscles of the Body * (13) The Nervous System, Nose and Sinuses * 914) The Pancreas, Parasites * (15) Pregnancy: The Development of the Embryo, Rectum and Anus * (16) Salivary Glands, Skin and Skin Diseases, The Spine and Back, The Spleen * (17) Stomach and Duodenum, Teeth, The Throat, The Thyroid Gland, The Tongue * (18) Tuberculosis, Ulcers, Umbilicus, Vaccination, The Veins * (19) Worms That Infest man.

Price: 279.00 USD
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The Incredible Machine, Poole, Robert M. (Editor)
8 The Incredible Machine
Poole, Robert M. (Editor): National Geographic Society; Washington, D. C. 1989 
Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket: 9.5 x 11 in.: 384 pages 

004195004195: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has prior owner's name and address rubber stamped on title page and dustjacket has short cut at edge. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "Takes you on a dazzling journey through the human body, an exploration that would be impossible without new advances in medical science and photography. Contains 443 Illustrations including 399 photographs and 44 paintings and diagrams. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 22.50 USD
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The Solar System - The Sun Planets And Life: Scientific American Library Series, Smoluchowski, Roman
9 The Solar System - The Sun Planets And Life: Scientific American Library Series
Smoluchowski, Roman: Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.; Oxford, England / New York, New York 1983 0716714922 / 9780716714927
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket: 9 x 9.5 in.: 172 pages 

006977006977: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has a very small worn spot on back. Content Chapters include: The Birth of the Sun * the Sun * The Formation of the Planets and Their Satellites * The Hottest Planets: Mercury and Venus * The Water Planets: Earth and Mars * The Giants: Jupiter and Saturn * The Cold Planets and the Small Bodies * The Fate of the Solar System * Life in the Solar System * Appendices * Index * Illustration Credits. If interested, I have several other volumes in this Scientific American Library Series available.

Price: 16.00 USD
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The Timing Of Biological Clocks: Scientific American Library Series, Winfree, Arthur T.
10 The Timing Of Biological Clocks: Scientific American Library Series
Winfree, Arthur T.: Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.; Oxford, England / New York, New York 1987 071675018X / 9780716750185
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 9 x 9.5 in.: 199 pages 

006961006961: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. This book is number 19 of the Series. Content Chapters include: Time Zones * The Ebb and Flow of Consciousness * Jumping Between Time Zones * Convergence of Time Zones * Crystals of Living Time * Collective Rhythmicity in a Community of Clocks * The Singularities of Biochemical Clocks * Circadian Dynamics and Its Evolution * The Shape of the Future * For Further Reading * References * Sources of Illustrations * Index. If interested, I have several other volumes in this Scientific American Library Series available.

Price: 20.00 USD
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Which Lizard Disappears? (Ask Me Why Series - Reptiles And Birds), Darling, Mark (Editor)
11 Which Lizard Disappears? (Ask Me Why Series - Reptiles And Birds)
Darling, Mark (Editor): The Southwestern Company; Nashville, Tennessee 2002 0871974878 / 9780871974877
First Edition: Third Printing Hard Cover Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued: 9.25 x 11.25 in.: 32 pages 

009615009615: No Jacket As Issued. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Have wonderful fun learning about Science within the pages of this book. Do you know why lizards lose their skin, or which reptile has eyes that swivel, or which bird has eyes on its wings? All these exciting questions are answered within these beautifully illustrated pages. Cartoons will give young children hours of laughter. Different features will keep their minds busy. Snakes cannot swim - penguins shut their eyes underwater. Which statement is true, which is false? Do you know? Ask Me Why entertains, amuses, intrigues, and helps you answer all those tricky questions. Pages of fun for you and your child to share." If interested, I have several other books in this Ask Me Why Series.

Price: 14.00 USD
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Which Plant Eats Meat? (Ask Me Why Series - Plants), Darling, Mark (Editor)
12 Which Plant Eats Meat? (Ask Me Why Series - Plants)
Darling, Mark (Editor): The Southwestern Company; Nashville, Tennessee 2002 0871974878 / 9780871974877
First Edition: Third Printing Hard Cover Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued: 9.25 x 11.25 in.: 32 pages 

009614009614: No Jacket As Issued. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Have wonderful fun learning about Science within the pages of this book. Do you know which flower smells of rotten meat, or which plants can grow as tall as skyscrapers, or which flowers dinosaurs used to eat? All these exciting questions are answered within these beautifully illustrated pages. Cartoons will give young children hours of laughter. Different features will keep their minds busy. Owls live inside cacti - koalas smell of eucalyptus - plants can eat mice. Which statement is true, which is false? Do you know? Ask Me Why entertains, amuses, intrigues, and helps you answer all those tricky questions. Pages of fun for you and your child to share." If interested, I have several other books in this Ask Me Why Series.

Price: 14.00 USD
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Why Can I See Myself In A Mirror? (Ask Me Why Series - Science), Darling, Mark (Editor)
13 Why Can I See Myself In A Mirror? (Ask Me Why Series - Science)
Darling, Mark (Editor): The Southwestern Company; Nashville, Tennessee 2002 0871974878 / 9780871974877
First Edition: Third Printing Hard Cover Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued: 9.25 x 11.25 in.: 32 pages 

009612009612: No Jacket As Issued. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Have wonderful fun learning about Science within the pages of this book. Do you know why snowballs melt in your hand, or what is invisible but covers the earth, or if ghosts make spooky noises at night? All these exciting questions are answered within these beautifully illustrated pages. Cartoons will give young children hours of laughter. Different features will keep their minds busy. Sound travels faster than a fighter plane- bridges get longer when it is hot - the first computers were as big as rooms. Which statement is true, which is false? Do you know? Ask Me Why entertains, amuses, intrigues, and helps you answer all those tricky questions. Pages of fun for you and your child to share." If interested, I have several other books in this Ask Me Why Series.

Price: 14.00 USD
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