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Hoover Dam: Reclamation, Managing Water in the West, Anonymous
1 Anonymous Hoover Dam: Reclamation, Managing Water in the West
Lower Colorado Region U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation 2006 no Printed Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 4to 
57 pages; b&w photographs. The story of the Dam: construction and bebfits. Clean and tight. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Restless Earth: A Report on the New Geology, Calder, Nigel
2 Calder, Nigel The Restless Earth: A Report on the New Geology
New York The Viking Press 1972 0670595306 / 9780670595303 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to 
152 pages; numerous b&w and color illustrations and charts. The, then new, theory of plate tectonics, the movement of plates beneath the earth's continents and oceans causing change and disruption in the earth's surface. Clean throughout. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Herons of the World, Hancock, James and Hugh Elliott; Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman (paintings by); Robert Gillmor (drawings by); Roger Tory Peterson (Foreword)
3 Hancock, James and Hugh Elliott; Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman (paintings by); Robert Gillmor (drawings by); Roger Tory Peterson (Foreword) The Herons of the World
New York Harper & Row 1978 0-06-011759-1 / 9780060117597 1st U.S Edition Cloth Fine Fine Folio 
304 pages; full-page color plates of each of the 61 species that are fully described as to distribution, migration, habitat, appearance, and behavior. Introductory chapters deal with problems and features of the classification, distribution, and behavior of the heron family. "... the book a work of art as well as an authoritative monograph." Small remainder mark on the top edge. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Soul of a New Machine, Kidder, Tracy
4 Kidder, Tracy The Soul of a New Machine
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1981 0316491705 / 9780316491709 quarter-cloth w/ paper boards Very Good Very Good 8vo 
293 pages. Soulful and still a mystery. Clean throughout; no tears or marks: tight binding. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Alexander von Humboldt: Wissenschaftler, Weltbürger, Revolutionär, Krätz, Otto
5 Krätz, Otto Alexander von Humboldt: Wissenschaftler, Weltbürger, Revolutionär
München Callwey 1997 3766712829 / 9783766712820 Decorated paper boards Very Good Very Good 4to 
214 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. The life and many accomplishments of the naturalist, explorer, scientist, citizen. Clean throughout, no marks or tears, nearly fine. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Scientific Research in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Leona, Marco (Edited by)
6 Leona, Marco (Edited by) Scientific Research in The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2009 no Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Fine 4to 
48 pages; numerous color illustrations. The Met Museum Bulletin, Summer 2009. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Stars and Planets - Exploring the Universe, Menzel, Donald H., Ph.D.
7 Menzel, Donald H., Ph.D. Stars and Planets - Exploring the Universe
New York The University Society 1931 Printed Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 8vo 
121 pages; b&w illustrations; diagrams; charts, glossary, index. A good old astronomy primer. The spine is worn, some missing material at the tail. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Amazonia: The Challenge of the Tropics, Passarinho, Jarbas G.
8 Passarinho, Jarbas G. Amazonia: The Challenge of the Tropics
Rio de Janeiro Primor 1971 First Edition Pictorial Paper Boards Very Good No Jacket 4to 
86 pages; numerous color photos. Essay in English; photo captions in English, French and Portugese. An introduction to this vast region, its strengths, needs and problems. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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John James Audubon: The Making of an American, Rhodes, Richard
9 Rhodes, Richard John James Audubon: The Making of an American
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2004 0375414126 / 9780375414121 First Edition quarter-cloth and paper boards Very Good Very Good 8vo 
516 pages. 16 pages of color illustrations; 85 b&w illustrations and 4 maps in text. An enjoyably readable biography filled with private anecdotes that fully illustrate the life of this great artist. Small red dot remainder mark on bottom edge; previous owner's name on a front endpaper. Otherwise, about fine condition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Crime of Galileo, Santillana, Giorgio de
10 Santillana, Giorgio de The Crime of Galileo
The University of Chicago Press 1955 First Edition quarter-cloth and paper boards Very Good Very Good 8vo 
340 pages. Galileo versus the Inquisition. Galileo revealed as a man with "an excess of gifts ... extraordinary literary capacity, his brilliant repartee, his eloquence and charm ....", while the telescope was the key to his success. Previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Secrets of Plant Life, Sire, Marcel; Professor M.B.E. Godward (Translated and with a Preface by)
11 Sire, Marcel; Professor M.B.E. Godward (Translated and with a Preface by) Secrets of Plant Life
New York The Viking Press 1969 Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to 
240 pages; more than 400 color photographs detailing the cycles and parts of plants from lichen to tulips to oak. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio, Smith, Cyril Stanley and  Martha Teach Gnudi (Trnslated from the Italian by)
12 Smith, Cyril Stanley and Martha Teach Gnudi (Trnslated from the Italian by) The Pirotechnia of Vannoccio Biringuccio
New York The American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers 1942 Cloth boards on paper backing Very Good No Jacket 4to 
pp. xxvi; 476. "Ten books in which are fully treated not only every kind and sort of mineral but also all that is necessary for the practice of those things belonging to the arts of smelting or casting metals and all related subjects.." Frontispiece facsimile of first edition title page; woodcuts and decorative chapter headings. Faint damp line along the bottom edge of some pages; some leaves unopened. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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Under a Wild Sky: John James Audubon and the Making of the "Birds of America", Souder, William
13 Souder, William Under a Wild Sky: John James Audubon and the Making of the "Birds of America"
New York North Point Press 2004 0865476713 / 9780865476714 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine 8vo 
368 pages; b&w illustrations. The several faces of Audubon and the development and execution of his dynamic bird portraits. Clean throughout. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Artful Science: Enlightenment, Entertainment, and the Eclipse of Visual Education, Stafford, Barbara Maria
14 Stafford, Barbara Maria Artful Science: Enlightenment, Entertainment, and the Eclipse of Visual Education
Cambridge, Massachusetts The MIT Press 1994 0-262-19342-6 / 9780262193429 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 4to 
350 pages; 197 illustrations, all b&w. "... the replacement of an oral-visual culture in favor of a text-centered one." Clean throughout; a small bump at the base of the spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Illustrated Maine Woods with Photographs from the Gleason Collection, Thoreau, Henry D.; Joseph J. Moldenhauer ( Text edited by)
15 Thoreau, Henry D.; Joseph J. Moldenhauer ( Text edited by) The Illustrated Maine Woods with Photographs from the Gleason Collection
Princetion, NJ Princeton University Press 1974 0691062781 / 9780691062785 Cloth Very Good No Jacket Oblong 8.5" x 10" 
pp. xxiii; 347. 48 illustrations. Appendix: Trees; Flowers and Shrubs; List of Plants. Index. Pages, including , photo illustrations are clean an brightboards are lfaded away from the spine especially the back board where there is also a stain along the bottom edge and tward the top (see the image). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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An American Landscape, Thoreau, Henry David; Robert L. Rothwell (Edited and Illustrated)
16 Thoreau, Henry David; Robert L. Rothwell (Edited and Illustrated) An American Landscape
New York Paragon House 1991 1557784914 / 9781557784919 First Edition Paper covered boards Fine Very Good 4to 
225 pages; b&w illustrations throughout. A selection of writings taken from Thoreau's journal kept between 1837 and 1861. Clean throughout; tight binding. Jacket price-clipped, otherwise fine condition. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Soul of a New Machine, Kidder, Tracy
The Soul of a New Machine
Kidder, Tracy
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An American Landscape, Thoreau, Henry David; Robert L. Rothwell (Edited and Illustrated)
An American Landscape
Thoreau, Henry David; Robert L. Rothwell (Edited and Illustrated)
8.00 USD

Hoover Dam: Reclamation, Managing Water in the West, Anonymous
Hoover Dam: Reclamation, Managing Water in the West
Anonymous
10.00 USD

The Crime of Galileo, Santillana, Giorgio de
The Crime of Galileo
Santillana, Giorgio de
15.00 USD

Scientific Research in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Leona, Marco (Edited by)
Scientific Research in The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Leona, Marco (Edited by)
10.00 USD

John James Audubon: The Making of an American, Rhodes, Richard
John James Audubon: The Making of an American
Rhodes, Richard
12.00 USD

Under a Wild Sky: John James Audubon and the Making of the "Birds of America", Souder, William
Under a Wild Sky: John James Audubon and the Making of the "Birds of America"
Souder, William
12.00 USD

The Restless Earth: A Report on the New Geology, Calder, Nigel
The Restless Earth: A Report on the New Geology
Calder, Nigel
5.00 USD

 
 


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