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Natural History Books

Natural History Books, Iowa City, IA 52240 USA
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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, botany, evolutionary biology, whales and whaling, and great naturalists and their travels. Our latest acquisition is the marine mammal and whaling library of the late Micheal Newcomer.

All prices are net. We accept Visa, MasterCard, personal checks, or wire transfers for orders placed by phone or email. Payment must be in U.S. dollars. There is no sea mail from the US to any location; therefore the minimum cost of international shipping is $43. The final cost can vary depending on weight; the average cost for a single volume to Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America is $48.

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Synoptical Flora of North America, Volume 1, Part 1 and 2, Volume 2, Part 1 (in 3 Volumes).

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pp. xv, 506; 474; 402. Publisher's original brown cloth, gilt lettered on the spine and later green cloth with gilt-lettering on spine, 4to. Vol. 1, Part 1 covers Polypetalae from the Ranunculaceae to the Polygalaceae; Vol. 1, Part 2 covers Caprifoliaceae to Compositae, Vol. 2, Part 1 covers Gamopetalae after Compositae. See Stafleu and Cowan, 2132. Some edge wear to two volumes in the original brown cloth, a few pages with some text-browning, otherwise a good to very good set.


Notes on the Natural History of East Finmark used book

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: London, 1905

Description: Very good. pp. 175 (approx), 8 full page plates. Orig. printed wraps, 8vo. From Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 1902-1905. Inscribed by the author to Professor Lilljeborg on the front wrap. Covers marine invertebrates and other natural history. Near fine. Read More

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A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings, 2 Volumes, Complete used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: London: Kegan Paul, 1892, 1st edition

Description: Cloth on the spine is little discolored, a few labels removed from the rear endpapers, a tight copy in good condition. Cloth on the spine is little discolored, a few labels removed from the rear endpapers, a tight, good to very good copy. Read More

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The Natural History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1961. First edition

Description: pp. xiii, 340. Original cloth, 8vo. Edgewear to cloth especially at the head and foot of spine, covers are rubbed; a good solid copy. Read More

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A Naturalist in the Bahamas used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: New York: Aims Press, 1967, reprint edition

Description: pp. xv, 281, 49 plts. Cloth, lg 8vo. The life and writings of John I. Northrop. Forward by Henry Fairfield Osborn. A large portion of the volume is devoted to a flora of New Providence and Andros. Fine copy. Read More

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The Birds of West and Equatorial Africa, 2 Volumes used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1953

Description: pp. 1526, 30 color plates, numerous text figs. Cloth, dust jacket, 8vo. Authoritative guide to the birds of West, Central and East Africa. Condensed and revised from Bannerman's eight volume set Birds of Tropical Africa. This revision also covers many East African birds. Signature of former owner on front endpaper of volume one. Near fine copies in chipped but very good dust jackets. Read More

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Entomological Correspondence of Thaddeus William Harris, M.D. Edited By Samuel H. Scudder used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Boston: Boston Society of Natural History, 1869, 1st edition

Description: Very good. pp. xlvii, [1], 375, 4 plates (2 hand-colored). Gilt-decorated brown cloth, lg 8vo. Edited by Samuel H. Scudder, with a memoir of the author by Thomas W. Higginson. Boston Society of Natural History, Occasional Papers no. 1. Harris has been described as "...the father of American economic entomology" (DAB). Bright, near fine copy. Read More

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How to Sex Cage Birds (British and Foreign). used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: London: The Feathered World, 1907

Description: pp. 176, 4 full page color plates by E.F. Bailey, numerous b/w photos and text-figures. Gilt-decorated red ribbed cloth, sm 8vo. A few spots on the front cover at the top, faint browning to endpapers, otherwise a tight, very good copy. Read More

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An Introduction to the Literature of Vertebrate Zoology used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Martino, 1994

Description: pp. xix, 643, b/w frontis plate. Two-tone cloth, 4to. This reprint edition was limited to 250 copies. Fine copy. Read More

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A Catalogue of the Collection of Birds Formed By the Late Hugh Edwin Strickland used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Cambridge: University Press, 1882, 1st edition

Description: pp. xvi, 652, 31. Publisher's gilt-lettered olive green cloth, lg 8vo. A catalogue of 6006 specimens of birds collected by Strickland or aquired from other collectors by Strickland during short life. Some of the best known ornithologists of the 19th century contributed to this vast collection such as Andersson, Baird, Blyth, Boys, Brandt, Gosse, Hodgson, Jerdon and Pertherick. Slight abrasion on spine, a tight, clean, very good copy. Read More

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