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Image for 100 Posters of Tadanori Yokoo

100 Posters of Tadanori Yokoo

By: Tadanori Yokoo; Koichi Tanikawa

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N Y, Images Graphiques, Inc., 1978

Edition: First Edition


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 112 pages. 11"w x 16" h. Slight edge wear and sticker residue on cover. Small creases at corners of cover. Introduction by Milton Glaser. In vivid color and black and white, the 100 posters in this collection look at the conditions of popular culture from the 1960's to the 1970's and the trends of artistic expression during that period. Images include Marilyn Monroe, Jesus, The Beatles on surrealistic background... View more info

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Annotated List of the Birds of Bolivia, An

By: Remsen, J.V.;Traylor, Melvin A. Jr.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Buteo Books, 1989


Excellent copy, with x's in pencil next to the names of birds spotted by previous owner as only marking to text, straight spine, sharp corners to the covers. Otherwise very clean, inside and out. 79 pages, maps, tables. Includes Main List, Taxonomic footnotes, Hypothetical List. View more info

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Art of Birds

By: Neruda, Pablo

Price: $79.95

Publisher: University of Texas Pr., 1989

Edition: First Edition


Nice condition in every respect: clean, uncreased covers with sharp, unbent corners, text/interior free of marking of any kind. Slight edge wear to cover. Translated by Jack Schmitt. View more info

Bad Beekeeper's Club

By: Turnbull, Bill

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Sphere Books Ltd, 2010


Very light shelf wear only, otherwise as new in every respect. View more info

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Barbarella

By: Forest, Jean-Claude; Losfeld, Eric

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, Le Terrain Vague, 1968


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 68 pages. 8 1/4"w x 10 3/4"h. Super cool Barbarella comic book in purple, orange, blue, green and black. Barbarella was created by French comic illustrator Jean-Claude Forest in 1962. It was first serialized in the V-Magazine, and made into a film starring Jane Fonda in 1968. Barbarella embodied the modern woman in the time of the sexual revolution and had a fur-lined spaceship besides. Text in French. Photos ... View more info

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Beekeeping: The Gentle Craft

By: Adams, John

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Wynwood Press, 1988


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 182 pages. View more info

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Begin to Keep Bees: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Beginning Beekeeper

By: Carrier, Franklin H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Jose, CA, Carrier's Beekeeping Supplies, 1982

Inscription: Inscribed By Author


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 234 pages. Inscribed to entomologist John Edwards by the author. Dust jacket shows edge wear. View more info

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Big ideas

By: Barry, Lynda

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Real Comet Press, 1983


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 128 pages. Oblong format: 8 1/4"w x 5 3/8"h. Slight edge wear to cover. Early printing. View more info

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Biomechanics of Insect Flight: Form, Function, Evolution, The

By: Dudley, Robert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Princton, NJ, Princeton Univ Pr, 2000

Inscription: Inscribed By Author


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 476 pages. Inscribed by author. Contents: Flight and the Pterygote Insecta; Morphology of the Flight Apparatus; Kinematics and Aerodynamics of Flight; Energetics and Flight Physiology; Stability, Maneuverability, and Maximum Flight Performance; Evolution of Flight and Flightlessness; Flight and Insect Diversification; Future Directions in Insect Flight Biomechanics; Glossary; References; Index. View more info

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Birds of Oregon: Status and Distribution

By: Gilligan, Jeff; Smith, Mark; Rogers, Dennis; Contreras, Alan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: McMinnville, OR, Cinclus Publications, 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Sharp corners; brown leatherette hardcover. Signed by all four editors. 330 pages. View more info

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Birds of South America: Two Volume Set, The

By: Ridgely, Robert S.;Tudor, Guy

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.S.A., Univ of Texas Pr, 1989


Excellent condition throughout: straight spine, sharp corners to the covers, text/illustrations unmarked in any way, bright, clean perfect dust jackets. Large 8vo. Vol. 1, The Oscine Passerines, jays & swallows, wrens, thrushes & allies, vireos and wood-warblers, tanagers, icterids and finches ovenbirds and woodcreepers, antbirds, gnateaters, tapaculos, tyrant flycatchers, manakins & cotingas. 1997, ISBN 0292707568, 516 pp. including index, color illustrations, maps & l... View more info

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Breeding Super Bees

By: Taber, Steve

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Medina, OH, Thea.I.Root Co., 1987


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 174 pages. B&w photos and illustrations. View more info

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Butterflies of Oregon

By: Dornfeld, Ernst John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Forest Grove, OR, Timber Press, Incorporated, 1980


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 276 pages. Crease on spine. Previous owner's name inside. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. A comprehensive publication on the butterfiles of Oregon, with many black and white plates. Covers Oregon physiography and butterfly distribution; biology of butterflies; endangered and extinct butterflies; evolution, classification and nomenclature; collecting, rearing and photographing butterflies; systematic accounts of butterfly familie... View more info

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Casanova's Memoirs

By: Monet, Joseph; Casanova

Price: $19.95

Publisher: N Y., Exotica Club, 1930


Full plum colored cloth boards; faded and a bit spotty at spine. Silver illustration of a nude on cover. Lovely line drawings. 290 pages. A bit musty smelling. Bumped corner. View more info

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Die schönsten Tafeln aus dem Grossen Buch der Schmetterlinge und Pflanzen Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium. Ausgewählt, eingeleitet und beschrieben von Gerhard Nebel.

By: Merian, Maria Sibylla

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Hoffmann Und Campe Verlag, 1964


61 page softbound folio with text in German has small crease on top corner of cover. One loose sheet with biographical paragraph about Maria Sibylla Merian in six languages. 16 loose brightly colored plates (12 1/4" w x 18" h) of Merian's engravings: Pomeranze und Spiegeltrager; Granatapfelblute und Laternentrager; Batate und Spinner; Baumwollblatt-Jatropha und Schwarmer; Ingwergewachs und Castnia-Motten; Hibiskubluten und Schwalbenschwanz; Zedratzitrone und Boc... View more info