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Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms of North America

By: Turner, Nancy J. And Szczawinski, A.F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oregon, Timber Press: 1997

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 1449


4to. xiv.311 pgs. Fine hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Contents include an introduction, recognizing poisonous plants and their effects, treatment, types of plant poisons, poisonous mushrooms, poisonous plants of wild areas, algae, fungi, lichens, ferns and fern relatives, conifers, broad-leaved trees and shrubs, poisonous garden and crop plants including garden weeds, poisonous house plants and plant products. Appendices include common fruit, vegetable and beveridge plan... View more info

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Photogravures of Nineteen Pictures in the Louvre

By: Unknown

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Place Not Indicated., Not Stated:

Edition: Not Dated.

Seller ID: 2340


Unpaginated. [circa pre-1906] Very Good condition navy blue cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to front cover, boards affixed with vintage 3-hole binding technique. Light rubbing to corners. Clean and unmarked but for gift inscription on front blank dated Dec. 21st, 1906. One plate has a one inch closed marginal tear and crinkled corner, image not affected. Nineteen photogravures from artwork displayed in the Louvre, each attributed to "Ed.Hautecoeur, Photo". Conte... View more info

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Growing Wings.

By: Van Vleck, Sarita

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1329


8vo. 128 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. Book is clean and unmarked but for a faint erasure trace on front endpaper, minimal shelf wear. Jacket has a few tiny edge tears and smudges. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Illustrated throughout with engaging Thurber-esque drawings by the author. "Growing Wings contains a great deal of surprising information about the habits, instincts and behavior of birds, told in a way that subtly conveys t... View more info

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Valery and Poe. A Literary Legacy

By: Vines, Lois Davis

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, New York University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2102


8vo. xii. 217 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering. Tiny rear corner bump. Shallow waving to paper around pg. 41 due to a transparent waterspot, else clean and unmarked throughtout. Contents: acknowledgements, abbreviations, introduction, the image of Poe inherited from Baudelaire and Mallarme, Valery's view on influence, Dupin-Teste: the Poe connection, Poe, Valery and modern criticism, poetics and poetry, "On Poe's Eureka", conclusion: unity... View more info

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A Primer of the History of Mathematics

By: W.W. Rouse Ball

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd: 1927

Edition: Sixth Issue

Seller ID: 2409


149 pgs. Very Good condition light green cloth hardcover. Light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, light general smudging to cloth, binding sound, owner name (Helen M Rice) on front endpaper. Occasional neat checkmarks in margins, text is otherwise clean and unmarked. Text is organized into 346 numerical articles with index at the rear. Contents: I. Introductory; II. Mathematics Under Greek Influence: 1. The Pythagorean, Athenian and Early Schools, 2. Development of ... View more info

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Reading. An Essay.

By: Walpole, Hugh.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1927

Edition: November 1927.

Seller ID: 501


12mo. 89 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Lavender gold-flecked boards with slight sunning of spine. Paper title piece intact. Clean and unmarked within. An essay on reading divided into chapters: Reading for Fun, Reading for Education, Reading for Love #501. View more info

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POE The Detective. The Curious Circumstances Behind "The Mystery of the Marie Roget"

By: Walsh, John Evangelist

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Rutgers University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2539


154pgs. Near Fined black cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, brown endpapers, in Very Good jacket. Clean and unmarked, binding sound. Jacket with light edge wear consisting of rubbing at edges and corners and a small closed tear to top edge of back panel and slight age toning to paper. The author takes us through the steps, miss-steps and redirects during Poe's literary journey in his attempt to solve the mystery of the disappearance and murder of Marie Roget as f... View more info

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Arnold's Essay on Wordsworth with Selections from the Poems of Wordsworth

By: Ward, Benjamin R.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Co.: 1927

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 1911


viii.192 pgs. Very Good green cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, minimal external wear to cloth, owner name on front endpaper.Occasional marginalia in light pencil. Forty nine poems of William Wordsworth are critically studied by Matthew Arnold. Introductory material provides biographical material for both. Included are suggestions for study, discussion of certain types of lyrics and questions on the individual poems. Contents: Life and Writings of William Wordswo... View more info

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Nature Abounding. With Decorations By C.F. Tunnicliffe.

By: Watson, E.L. Grant (Editor).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Limited: 1951

Seller ID: 1311


8vo. 384 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, clean and unmarked. With Decorations By C.F. Tunnicliffe. An anthology of nature essays by authors including Thomas Hardy, W.H. Hudson, Fraser Darling, Sir John Lubbock, William Cobbett, J.Mills Whitham, Count Keyserling, J.G. Frazer, Ivan Turgenev, Charles Waterton, Charles Darwin, Herman Melville, Gilbert White, Herodotus, Edward Jesse, George Borrow, Adrian Bell, Frank Buckland, Grant Watson, J.P. Jacobsen, Henri Fabre, Edw... View more info

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Edgar Poe and His Critics

By: Whitman, Sarah Helen

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Americanist Press: 1967

Edition: Facsimile Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Editor.

Seller ID: 1213


Sm. 8vo. 81 pgs. Very Good condition softcover in stiff wraps as issued. Limited Edition of 200 copies, a facsimile of the 1860 Rudd & Carleton edition. Publisher's signature penned on limitation page opposite title page. The Americanist Reprint Series. An earnest and thoughtful effortt by Ms. Whitman, a colleague of Poe's, to rectify the notoriously damaging and purportedly inaccurate biography written about Poe by Griswold. Clean and unmarked, with the exception of an ... View more info

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Electrophoresis. A Survey of Techniques and Applications. Part A. Techniques. [Journal of Chromatography Library Vol. 18]

By: Zdenek Deyl, Ed., With F.M. Everaerts, Z. Prusik, P.J. Svendsen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Amsterdam-Oxford-New York, Elsevier: 1979

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 2516


xiv. 390 pgs+adv. Very Good condition black cloth hardcover with light wear to cloth at edges and corners, else pristine, tightly bound, unmarked. Sections: 1. Theory of electromigration processes (J. Vacik), 2. Classification of eclectromigration methods (J. Vacik), 3. Evaluation of the results of electrophoretic separations (J. Vacik), 4. Molecular size and shape in electrophoresis (Z. Deyl), 5. Zone electrophoresis (except gel-type techniques and immunoelectrophoresis... View more info