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Fox At The Wood's Edge: A Biography of Loren Eiseley

By: Christianson, Gale E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 5649


Brillantly researched biography of this multi-faceted writer-naturalist-phi lospher ; 8vo; 517 pp View more info

Acceptable Words, Gathered from the Reading of J. B. Cleland

By: Cleland, J. B. (John Burton)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: North Adelaide,

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7742


6042; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet

By: Crane, Nicholas

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Owl Books: 2004

Seller ID: 7809


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 View more info

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Darwin And The Mysterious Mr. X: New Light on the Evolutionists

By: Eiseley, Loren

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 5651


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 View more info

John Banister and His Natural History of Virginia, 1678-1692.

By: Ewan, Joseph & Nesta

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Urbana, University of Illinois Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 220


Banister is considered "America's fisrt resident naturalist."; 8vo; 485 pp View more info

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The Crucible. the Story of Joseph Priestly

By: Gillam, John Graham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2414


Biography of Jospeh Priestly (1733-1804 ) , famous English scientist (discoverer of oxygen) , controversial theologian, and outspoken supporter of the American colonies. ; 8vo; 243 pp View more info

Image for Genius :  The Life and Sceince of Richard Feynman

Genius : The Life and Sceince of Richard Feynman

By: Gleick, James

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1992

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 6810


8vo; 532 pp View more info

A Feeling for the Organism. The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock.

By: Keller, Evelyn Fox

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, W.H. Freeman: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1917


8vo; 235 pp View more info

DISCLOSING THE PAST. An Autobiography.

By: Leakey, Mary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 458


Fascinating biography of the renowned paleoanthropologist.; 224 pp View more info

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Gene Stratton-Porter: Novelist and Naturalist

By: Long, Judith Reick

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana Historical Society: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6492


Insightful biography of this important American writer and naturalist ; 8vo; 286 pp View more info

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Watson and DNA: Making a Scientific Revolution

By: McElheny, Victor K.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Perseus Publishing: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7814


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 View more info

Image for Woman In The Mists. The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa

Woman In The Mists. The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6166


Includes color photographs; 8vo; 380 pp View more info

Green Laurels. The Lives and Achievements of the Great Naturalists.

By: Peattie, Donald Culross

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City Publishing: 1938

Seller ID: 1916


From Bauhin & Gesner to Darwin.; 8vo; 368 pp View more info

Image for Oakes Ames: Jottings Of A Harvard Botanist

Oakes Ames: Jottings Of A Harvard Botanist

By: Plimpton, Pauline Ames (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Botanical Museum Of Harvard University: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7237


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 View more info

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The Green World of the Naturalists. A Treasury of Five Centuries of Natural History in South America

By: Von Hagen, Victor W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Greenberg: 1948

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 7439


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 View more info

Image for Genes, Girls, And Gamow:  After the Double Helix

Genes, Girls, And Gamow: After the Double Helix

By: Watson, James D

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 5938


Autobiography that picks up where his earlier story, The Double Helix, left off; 8vo; 259 pp View more info