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A Field Guide to Insects America North of Mexico

By: Borror, Donald J. ; White, Richard E.

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1970

Edition: 32nd Edition

Seller ID: 003506


This is one of the Peterson Field Guide series, which uses a unique system that shows exactly what features to look for in order to tell one species from another. Detailed descriptions of insect orders, families, and many individual species are illustrated with 1, 300 drawings and 142 superb color paintings. Illustrations - which use the unique Peterson Identification System to distinguish one insect from another - include size lines to show the actual length of each ins... View more info

Wonders of the Indian Wilderness

By: Erach Bharucha

Price: $50.60

Publisher: New York, NY, Abbeville Press: 2008

Seller ID: 004094


NEW - Still in publishers wraps. Focusing on the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries and their distinctive plants, animals, and habitats, this book explores the nature of bio-diversity in India. It illustrates the incredible natural abundance of one of the 12 acknowledged mega-diversity nations of the world. The varied species (including tigers) and ecosystems are described, along with the urgent need for conservation. Slipcased with a dust jacket, this is a heavy, o... View more info

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Nomads of the Wind; the Migration of the Monarch Butterfly and Other Wonders of the Butterfly World

By: Lieckfeld, Claus-Peter; Huemer, Peter

Price: $16.56

Publisher: United Kingdom, Andreas Papadakis: 2009

Seller ID: 004021


NEW - Still in publishers wrap. The world of butterflies is full of surprises. Beneath their fragile beauty lie tales of astonishing feats and talents, one of the most astonishing being the incredible 2, 000 miles annual journey of the Monrch butterfly from the north-eastern United States and Southern Canada to the Oyamel fir forests of Mexico and then back again. The beautiful photographic record of the Monarch and many other equally fascinating butterflies by award-win... View more info

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A Week On the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, Slipcased

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $12.88

Publisher: West Virginia, West Virginia Pulp & Paper Company: 1966

Edition: Special Edition; Unknown

Seller ID: 004399


On the inside cover a book plate must have been placed and removed later, leaving two spots of paper. ; After David Thoreau graduated from Harvard, he and his brother built a boat and went on a week's journey along the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. This book, originally written in 1845 had 700 of the 1,000 copies printed returned to Thoreau. His writing in his first book went from topic to topic with no reason or purpose and readers became quite confused about what was b... View more info

Fossils

By: Walker, Cyril; Ward, David

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, Dorling Kindersley, Inc.: 1992

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 003502


This is one of the DK Eyewitness Handbooks. It is the visual guide to more than 500 species of fossils from around the world. It makes identification of individual species sure, simple, and straightforward. This volume includes hundreds of superb photographs combined with concise, informative descriptions of over 500 specimens. Words are never separated from pictures. The Eyewitness Handbook of Fossils is packed with more than 1, 000 vivid full-color photographs. It is a... View more info