Category: Biology


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"Biological Diversity, Chemical Mechanisms, and the Evolutionary Origins of Bioluminescent Systems."


Price: $12.00

Publisher: In:, Journal of Molecular Evolution, vol. 19, no. 5, 1983., 1983

4to. (Article): 309-321 pp. Figs. (Whole issue): 305-396 pp. Articles, photos, figs. Printed wrappers. FINE. View more info

"On living contagia."

By: TYNDALL, John (1820-1893).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Royal Institution of Great Britain, Weekly Evening Meeting, Friday, January 16, 1885., 1885

8vo. 7 pp. Self-wraps. Fine. View more info

"On the artificial formation of organic substances."

By: WILLIAMS, Charles Greville (1829-1910).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Royal Institution of Great Britain, Weekly Evening Meeting, Friday, May 8, 1868., 1868

8vo. 8 pp. Self-wraps. Fine. View more info

"The origin of colonial organisms."

By: WILSON, Andrew (1852-1912).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Royal Institution of Great Britain, Weekly Evening Meeting, Friday, February 4, 1881., 1881

8vo. 4 pp. Self-wraps. Fine. View more info

"What are the Causes of Morphogenesis?" In: Bioessays, vol. 3, no. 1.


Price: $5.00

Publisher: No place:, Bioessays, 1985., 1985

4to. (Article): 32-36 pp. (Whole issue): 48 pp. Articles, photos, figs. Printed wrappers; extremities slightly rubbed. Very good. View more info

16 volumes of Oxford [also Carolina] Biology Readers.

By: HEAD, J. J. (ed.).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Burlington:, Carolina Biological Supply Co., 1976-1978., 1976

8vo. Various paginations with each volume approximately 16 pp. Essays, photos, figs. Pictorial wrappers. FINE. Strong group of essays on biological topics, with each volume containing an article by a different author. Essays include: "Gene Expression During Cell Differentiation." J. B. Gurdon; "The Development of Pattern and Form in Animals." L. Wolpert; & "Transcription of DNA." A. A. Travers. Volume numbers are: 13, 16, 25, 26, 34, 44, 45, 50, ... View more info

A Bibliography of Exobiology.

By: BRIGGS, Michael H., G. Mamikunian, & J. P. REVILL.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: No place:, no publisher, no date.,

4to. Photocopied sheets. Numerous pages offering a detailed bibliog. of exobiology. Stapled sheets. FINE. View more info

A handbook of numerical and statistical techniques with examples mainly from the life sciences.


Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, etc.:, Cambridge University Press, (1977)., 1977

Reprint. 8vo. xvi, 349 pp. Figs., tables, bibliog., index. Black cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed, else fine. View more info

A History of Biology; a general introduction to the study of living things.

By: SINGER, Charles.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, Henry Schuman, (1950)., 1950

Revised edition. 8vo. xxxv, 579 pp. 194 illustrations, index. Gilt-stamped denim blue cloth, dust-jacket; jacket extremities worn, faded spine. Very good. View more info

A Sense of Place: The Life and Work of Forrest Shreve.

By: BOWERS, Janice Emily.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Tucson:, University of Arizona Press, (1988)., 1988

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xi, 195 pp. Frontis., photos, maps, index. Mustard cloth, black stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Bookplate of the Burndy Library. Fine. ISBN: 0816510725 First Edition. View more info

A Source Book in Animal Biology.

By: HALL, Thomas S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, McGraw-Hill, 1951., 1951

First edition. 8vo. xv, 716 pp. Frontis. illus. , index; occasional early penciling. Maroon cloth, gilt spine. A FINE COPY. First Edition. View more info

A Synopsis of the Testaceous Pneumonobranchous Mollusca of Great Britain by J. G. Jeffreys, Esq. In a Letter addressed to L. W. Dillwyn, Esq. F. R. and L. S.

By: JEFFREYS, John Gwyn (1809-1885).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Swansea:, [N.P.], 1828., 1828

Extracted from the Transactions of the Linnean Society. 4to. (276 x 215 mm) pp. 323-392. Modern half calf over blue marbled boards. Fine. British conchologist Jeffreys was born at Swansea where he began collecting sea shells in his early life, receiving his first lessons in the subject from Griffiths, the headmaster at Swansea grammar school. Trained as a solicitor, Jeffreys became a barrister in 1856 and moved to London. He was elected a fellow of the Linnean Society i... View more info

A Textbook of Genetics.

By: LINDSEY, Arthur Ward.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Macmillan, 1932., 1932

220 x 145 mm. 8vo. xvi, 354 pp. 128 figs., 23 tables, index. Navy cloth. 2 ownership signatures. Very good. View more info

Abyss; the deep sea and the creatures that live in it.

By: IDYLL, C. P.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York:, Thomas Y. Crowell, (19648)., 1964

8vo. xviii, 396 pp. Numerous figs., bibliog., index. Black cloth, dust-jacket; jacket lightly worn, else fine. View more info

And Then Came Man. Translated from the German by Desmond I. Vesey. Edited and with a foreword by D.H. Dalby.

By: BASTIAN, Hartmut (1905-).

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York:, Viking, (1966)., 1966

Second printing. 8vo. 354 pp. Cloth, dust-jacket. Very good +. View more info