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Nature, No. 2984, Volume 119, Saturday, january 8, 1927, Nature, No. 2983, Volume 119, Saturday, january 1, 1927
1 Nature, No. 2984, Volume 119, Saturday, january 8, 1927, Nature, No. 2983, Volume 119, Saturday, january 1, 1927
london Nature, 1927 First Edition Softcover Fair Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Two mostly sound copies from 1927, housed in plastic sleeves, with pencil markings to one cover, which is also torn and chipped, but both copies are stuffed with black-and-white advertisements from the day. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Aspey, Wayne P. and Sheldon I. Lustick, eds. Behavioral Energetics: the cost of survival in verebrates
Columbus, Ohio Ohio State University Press, 1983 0814203329 / 9780814203323 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, gift-quality. Tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, paste-downs neat and tidy. Dust jacket fully intact and still bright and shiny. Includes figures, tables, references, and an index. Discusses the survival strategies of animals, reproduction, foraging strategies, and the like. Attractive grey cloth, tips unbruised, internally clean. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.20 USD
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The Encyclopedia of Oceanography, Volume 1, Fairbridge, Rhodes W., ed.
3 Fairbridge, Rhodes W., ed. The Encyclopedia of Oceanography, Volume 1
New York, NY Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1966 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover Small 4to 9" - 11" tall 
Thick hardcover copy, light grey cloth binding with black spine lettering; binding is almost imperceptibly rubbed at its spine ends and cover corners; page block edges are yellowed. In a dust jacket that is yellowed on its back panel and flaps and that is a little scuffed on its faces and rubbed at its edges, with a few very short closed tears at the top of its spine. Oversize. Dust jacket is in a clear plastic protector. xiii + 1021 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Missing Algorithm: Sex, Cooperation, and Prediction in Evolution, Gould, Sean
4 Gould, Sean The Missing Algorithm: Sex, Cooperation, and Prediction in Evolution
Universal Publishers, 2003 1581125992 / 9781581125993 Softcover Very Good Softcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Glossy pictorial paper binding, a little rubbed at spine ends and corners; front cover sits open 1/2" when book is laid flat on its back. Toe of bottom edge of page block is lightly smudged. Book is square, tightly bound, unfaded, and clean inside and out. In a protective clear plastic bag. 181 + app + index. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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A Source Book in Animal Biology, Hall, Thomas S.
5 Hall, Thomas S. A Source Book in Animal Biology
New York McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1951 Fair 
A serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy, and quite sturdily produced. Ex-library copy with usual markings to spine, endpapers, etc., and range of pages in the interior is torn but present. Stated First Edition, gilt lettering to spine, still sharp and distinct. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Stuffed with illustrations. xv + 716 pp. Maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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6 Rife, David C. Dice of Destiny: an introduction to human heredity and racial variations
Columbus, OH Long's College Book Co., 1947 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Second edition. Sturdy volume, bound in red cloth. Name on front paste-down with light tanning to endpages; pages are tight and clean. Includes an envelope glued to the back paste-down: "the white paper in this envelope is treated with...."; it has been opened. Minor wear to tips and ends of spine; gold lettering has discolored. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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Spatial Orientation: the spatial control of behavior in animals and man, Schone, Hermann
7 Schone, Hermann Spatial Orientation: the spatial control of behavior in animals and man
Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press, 1984 0691083630 / 9780691083636 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Dust jacket fully intact, still bright and shiny, not price-clipped, and covered in a Kapco sleeve. Translated by Camilla Strausfeld. Notes, Index, Bibliography, and plentiful drawings and illustrations. xviii + 348 pages. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Evolution of Life: its origin, history, and future, Tax, Sol, ed.
8 Tax, Sol, ed. The Evolution of Life: its origin, history, and future
Chicago University of Chicago Press, 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover Large 8vo 9" - 10 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Dust jacket fully intact, not price-clipped, showing moderate shelf- and edge-wear. First Edition. viii + 612 pp. This is the first volume in the series that marked the Centennial of the publication in 1858 of Charles Darwin's Origin of Species. Many of the heavy hitters in evolutionary biology, physical anthropology, archaeology, natural history, and cultural anthropology are represented here. Laid in also is an offprint from the editor of the series containing two prior reviews of the volume. Heavy, oversized volume. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Evolution of Man: mind, culture, and society; Volume 2 of Evolution After Darwin, Tax, Sol, ed.
9 Tax, Sol, ed. The Evolution of Man: mind, culture, and society; Volume 2 of Evolution After Darwin
Chicago University of Chicago Press, 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover Large 8vo 9" - 10 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Dust jacket fully intact, not price-clipped, showing moderate shelf- and edge-wear. First Edition. viii + 473 pp. This is the second volume in the series that marked the Centennial of the publication in 1858 of Charles Darwin's Origin of Species. Many of the heavy hitters in evolutionary biology, physical anthropology, archaeology, natural history, and cultural anthropology are represented here. Laid in also is an offprint from the editor of the series containing two prior reviews of the volume. Heavy, oversized volume. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Shorter Scientific Papers of Lee Barker Walton, Walton, Lee Barker
10 Walton, Lee Barker The Shorter Scientific Papers of Lee Barker Walton
Galesburg, Illinois The Cadmus Press, 1940 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, tightly bound, mostly clean (internally) hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs. Ex-library copy with usual markings, rebound for library use in buckram cloth. Black-and-white frontis portrait of the author. Nice collection, scarce in the trade, of the late biologist's papers. xiii + 182 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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