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Fox At The Wood's Edge:  A Biography of Loren Eiseley , Christianson, Gale E.
1 Christianson, Gale E. Fox At The Wood's Edge: A Biography of Loren Eiseley
New York Henry Holt 1990 0805011870 / 9780805011876 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+  
Brillantly researched biography of this multi-faceted writer-naturalist-phi lospher ; 8vo; 517 pp  
Price: 18.00 USD
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2 Cleland, J. B. (John Burton) Acceptable Words, Gathered from the Reading of J. B. Cleland
North Adelaide 1st Edition Softcover VG+  
6042; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author  
Price: 12.00 USD
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Mercator:   The Man Who Mapped the Planet , Crane, Nicholas
3 Crane, Nicholas Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet
Owl Books 2004 080506625x / 9780805066258 Softcover NF; Slight shelf wear  
An illuminating glimpse into the life of Gerhard Mercator, the man who created the map, coined the term 'atlas,' and solved the dimensional riddle that plagued cosmographers for years, reveals a man who overcame many obstacles to attend one of Europe's top universities, only to be persecuted and imprisoned by the Inquisition and torn between Aristotelian science and religion.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Darwin And The Mysterious Mr. X:  New Light on the Evolutionists , Eiseley, Loren
4 Eiseley, Loren Darwin And The Mysterious Mr. X: New Light on the Evolutionists
New York E. P. Dutton 1979 052508875x / 9780525088752 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+; Slight sun-fading on spine of DJ  
Eiseley presents evidence that the basic tenets of the theory of natural selection were set forth by the now forgotten naturalists, Edward Blyth, years before Darwin's publication; 8vo; 278 pp  
Price: 14.00 USD
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5 Ewan, Joseph & Nesta John Banister and His Natural History of Virginia, 1678-1692.
Urbana University of Illinois Press 1970 0252000757 / 9780252000751 1st Edition Hardcover VG/VG; DJ price-clipped, some discoloration on spine; inscribed on lyleaf, embossed on tp  
Banister is considered "America's fisrt resident naturalist."; 8vo; 485 pp  
Price: 38.00 USD
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The Crucible. the Story of Joseph Priestly , Gillam, John Graham
6 Gillam, John Graham The Crucible. the Story of Joseph Priestly
London Robert Hale 1954 B000EPUBF0 / 978B000EPUBF2 1st Edition Hardcover VG/VG-; Bound in maroon; minor wear to edges of DJ  
Biography of Jospeh Priestly (1733-1804 ) , famous English scientist (discoverer of oxygen) , controversial theologian, and outspoken supporter of the American colonies. ; 8vo; 243 pp  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Genius :  The Life and Sceince of Richard Feynman , Gleick, James
7 Gleick, James Genius : The Life and Sceince of Richard Feynman
New York Pantheon 1992 0679408363 / 9780679408369 Later Printing Hardcover VG+/VG+  
8vo; 532 pp  
Price: 7.50 USD
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8 Keller, Evelyn Fox A Feeling for the Organism. The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock.
San Francisco W.H. Freeman 1983 0716714337 / 9780716714330 1st Edition Hardcover VG/VG; Name on f.e.p.  
8vo; 235 pp  
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Leakey, Mary DISCLOSING THE PAST. An Autobiography.
Garden City Doubleday 1984 0385189613 / 9780385189613 1st Edition (stated) Hardcover VG+/VG+  
Fascinating biography of the renowned paleoanthropologist.; 224 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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Gene Stratton-Porter:  Novelist and Naturalist , Long, Judith Reick
10 Long, Judith Reick Gene Stratton-Porter: Novelist and Naturalist
Indianapolis Indiana Historical Society 1990 0871950529 / 9780871950529 1st Edition Hardcover VG+/VG; Light shelf/reading wear to book & DJ  
Insightful biography of this important American writer and naturalist ; 8vo; 286 pp  
Price: 18.00 USD
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Watson and DNA:   Making a Scientific Revolution , McElheny, Victor K.
11 McElheny, Victor K. Watson and DNA: Making a Scientific Revolution
Perseus Publishing 2003 0738203416 / 9780738203416 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover NF/NF; Small remainder mark on bottom edge; like new  

A riveting portrait of the man behind the greatest scientific achievement of our time: the discovery of the structure of DNA and the creation of modern molecular biology.
; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pp  
Price: 6.00 USD

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Woman In The Mists. The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa , Mowat, Farley
12 Mowat, Farley Woman In The Mists. The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa
New York Warner Books 1987 0446513601 / 9780446513609 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG-/VG-; Light wear to edges of book and DJ, name on ffep  
Includes color photographs; 8vo; 380 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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13 Peattie, Donald Culross Green Laurels. The Lives and Achievements of the Great Naturalists.
New York Garden City Publishing 1938 B000855TIA Hardcover VG/NONE; Bound in green, some sunfadeing to spine and back board; bookplate on endpaper.  
From Bauhin & Gesner to Darwin.; 8vo; 368 pp  
Price: 14.00 USD
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Oakes Ames: Jottings Of A Harvard Botanist , Plimpton, Pauline Ames (Ed. )
14 Plimpton, Pauline Ames (Ed. ) Oakes Ames: Jottings Of A Harvard Botanist
Cambridge Botanical Museum Of Harvard University 1979 0674629213 / 9780674629219 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover VG/G+; Bound in green cloth; DJ sun-faded on spine and rubbed  
Delightful collection of letters, journal entries and diaries that present an autobiographical sketch of Oakes Ames. Ames spent his life devoted to the study and teaching of Botany and was a world authority on orchids and economic botany; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 401 pp  
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Green World of the Naturalists.  A Treasury of Five Centuries of Natural History in South America , Von Hagen, Victor W.
15 Von Hagen, Victor W. The Green World of the Naturalists. A Treasury of Five Centuries of Natural History in South America
New York Greenberg 1948 B00005XELO 2nd Printing Hardcover VG/G; Bound in green cloth, light wear to edges; DJ worn with small chips & tears along edges  
The author has highlighted the life and writings of 25 scientists, such as Humboldt, Darwin, Bates, Tomlinson, Beebe, Jose de Acosta, Anton de Ulloa, and others; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pp  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Genes, Girls, And Gamow:  After the Double Helix , Watson, James D
16 Watson, James D Genes, Girls, And Gamow: After the Double Helix
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0375412832 / 9780375412837 1st American Edition Hardcover NF/G+; Tear to upper right edge of DJ, now in protective cover  
Autobiography that picks up where his earlier story, The Double Helix, left off; 8vo; 259 pp  
Price: 12.50 USD
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