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The Dinosaur Heresies: New Theories Unlocking the Mystery of the Dinosaurs and Their Extinction

By: "Bakker, Robert T."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Co:

Seller ID: 9780688042875

ISBN: 0688042872

Condition: GOOD

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The Eternal Darkness: a personal history of deep-sea exploration

By: "Ballard, Robert D."

Price: $32.95

Publisher: "Princeton, NJ", Princeton University Press: 2000

Edition: "(Signed, 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 26T006

ISBN: 069109554X

Condition: FINE

"Signed by author. As new - gift quality. ""One of the greatest schientific and archaeological featds of our time has been to finally cast light on the 'eternal darkness' of the deep sea. This is the story of that achievement, told by the man who has done more than any other to kae it possible..."" 388 indexed pages including extensive ""Further Reading"" list." View more info

Soil Surveys and Land Use Planning

By: "Bartelli, Klingebiel, Baird & Heddleson"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Soil Science Society of America and American Society of Agronomy: 1966

Edition: "(7th printing, 1977)"

Seller ID: 4-3H001

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, bright, clean, slight flare to covers. 19 essays on ""soil survey, or soil mapping...the process of determining the soil types, or other properties of the soil cover, over a landscape, and mapping them for others to understand and use"" as applied to planning for development or agriculture. 187 illustrated pages." View more info

Erosion and Sediment Pollution Control

By: "Beasley, Gregory & McCarty"

Price: $94.95

Publisher: "Ames, IA", Iowa State University: 1984

Edition: (2nd edition)

Seller ID: 4-2H005

ISBN: 0813815304

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Classic reference for those in soil conservation. Excellent for determining erosion factors and soil loss as well as checking the results of computer modeling programs for terrace and water impound structures. 654 indexed, illustrated pages with problems and source list at the end of each chapter. " View more info

One Thousand Metres Down: True Adventures Under the Earth

By: "Cadoux, Jean"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: NY, A.S. Barnes and Company: 1957

Seller ID: 8DT021

Condition: VERY GOOD+/Good-(DJ)

"Tight, bright. Clean interior, light age soil to exterior edges and endpapers, faint tilt. DJ is intact but rubbed, lightly age-soiled and has frayed edges. How a 1956 French expedition set a new spelunking record exploring the Cuves de Sassenage. Book tells the tale of the week long expedition to 4000 feet (1130 metres) below the ground. Includes maps and black and white photos." View more info

The Geology of Acadia National Park

By: "Chapman, Carleton A."

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Old Greenwich, CT", Chatham Press: 1970

Seller ID: 5-5H020

Condition: NEAR FINE

"Tight, bright, clean interior, faint age soil to exterior, square. 128 illustrated (maps, photos, charts) pages. Contents: The Geologic Story of Mt. Desert Island; Self-Guided Trips for Mt. Desert Island; A Visit to Schoodic Peninsula; By Boat to Isle Au Haut." View more info

Silent World

By: "Cousteau, Jacques-Yves"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1977

Edition: (First Special Printing)

Seller ID: 8-0P001

ISBN: 0345275292

Condition: NEAR FINE

Unread. As new except for tiny chipping to cover edges and spine ends. The first writings and photos by the man who introduced us to what is below the surface of the ocean. View more info

Natural Systems for Water Pollution Control

By: "Dinges, Ray"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: c1982

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 28H001

ISBN: 0442201664

Condition: NEAR FINE / near fine dj

"As new except for light sticker residue and faint edgewear to dust jacket and faint foxing to top exterior page edges. ""Many systems used today to combat water pollution are very costly and may even cause byproducts or their own that aren't favorable to the environment., However, there area low technology, natural system that not only benefit the environment but also save money because their energy comes from sources that require no fuel combustion..."" 252 indexed pages." View more info

Electrical Trades: Blueprint Reading and Sketching - Commercial

By: "Fisher, Howard"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Albany, NY", "Delmar Publishers, Inc.": 1957

Edition: (Stated First Edition)

Seller ID: 8DY017

"Tight, bright, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, wear to edges of cover. Blueprints in back pocket, as new but #3 of 11 is missing. Workbook illustrating how to read blueprints and electrical diagrams for commercial spaces. Includes units on installations for a drugstore, bakery, insurance office, doctor's office, beauty salon, and on specific circuits, telephone raceway systems, lighting fixtures, and installing electrical meters. 152 pages, spiral-bound, illustrated with review problems in each section." View more info

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The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth

By: "Flannery, Tim"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Grove Press:

Seller ID: 9780802142924

ISBN: 0802142923

Condition: very good

Sometime this century the day will arrive when the human influence on the climate will overwhelm all other natural factors. Over the past decade, the world has seen the most powerful El Niqo ever recorded, the most devastating hurricane in two hundred years, the hottest European summer on record, and one of the worst storm seasons ever experienced in Florida. With one out of every five living things on this planet committed to extinction by the levels of greenhouse gases that will accumulate in the next few decades, we are reaching a global climatic tipping point. "The Weather Makers" is both ... View more info

"Cold Waves and Frosts in the United States, U.S. Department of Agriculture Weather Bureau Bulletin P"

By: "Garriott, Edward B."

Price: $59.95

Publisher: "Washington, DC", U.S. Department of Agriculture: 1906

Seller ID: 4-3Y004

Condition: GOOD+

"Tight, faint age toning of pages, clean, square. Bright blue pebbled cloth with gilt lettering, Rubbed corners and spine ends and edges. Softened spine ends. A few light spots on covers. 22 pages of text + 164 pages of charts (2 to a page) of US showing lines of barometric readings and temperatures plus wind directions summarizing and classifying ""the more important cold waves and frosts that occurred from 1888 to 1902, inclusive."" In addition, a section of brief descriptions of ""Historical Cold Periods in the United States"" from 1717 to 1888 gathered f... View more info

Saline Water Conversion (Advances in Chemistry Series #27)

By: "Gillam, W. Sherman (Intro)"

Price: $22.95

Publisher: "Washington, DC", American Chemical Society: 1960

Seller ID: 5-3H002

Condition: GOOD-

"Ex-library with expected markings. Tight, clean, slight curl. Rubbed and chipped cover edges. Reading crease on spine. ""A collection of papers comprising the Symposium on Saline Water Conversion, presented before the Division of Water and Waste Chemistry at the 137th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Cleveland, Ohio, April 1960."" 246 pages. 22 papers on the methods of desalinization: distillation; processes utilizing membranes; separation by freezing; other physical, chemical, electrical, or biological processes." View more info

Contribution a l'etude des Foraminiferes du Cretace Superior de la Basse-Seine

By: "Goel, Rajendra Kumar"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "Bordeaux, France", Universite de Bordeaux: 1962

Seller ID: 94Y009

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, bright, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, tilted. Curled corners. Faint water stains along top edges of plate pages. ""Contribution to the study of Cretaceous Foraminifera Superior Lower Seine"". Text in French. ""Thèses prèsentées a la faculte des sciences de L'Universite de Bordeaux pour obtenir le grade de Docteur es Science Naturelles par Rajendra Kumar Goel M.Sc. Geology (INDE). 257 pages + plates, 10.5 x 8.25"" (26.5 x 20.5cm). Oversize, may require additional postage." View more info

Richard Halliburton's Book of Marvels: The Orient

By: "Halliburton, Richard"

Price: $36.95

Publisher: "Indianapolis, IN", Bobbs-Merrill: 1938

Seller ID: 7-NY004

Condition: GOOD

"Tight, bright and clean interior, slight tilt to spine. Exterior has rubbed spine with frayed and ripped top and softened bottom, rubbed cover corners and light age soil to cover edges and page edges. Red cloth with gilt lettering. No dust jacket. Owner's name on back of endpaper. Geography told as a continuing story, starting with the golden statue of Zeus at Olympia, Greece and ending at Mt. Fuji, Japan. Tells of the importance of 30 places, showing them with full page, black and white aerial photos, marking a moment in time (1938), of familiar and legendary places. 316 pages.7.25x... View more info

Digital Image Processing of Remotely Sensed Date

By: "Hord, R. Michael"

Price: $38.95

Publisher: NY, "Academic Press, Harcocurt Brace Joanovish": 1982

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-NH003

ISBN: 123556201

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""Notes and Reports in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics #5"" 256 indexed, illustrated pages. ""a practical approach…with emphasis on application examples and algorithms"" to converting the ""hundreds of pictures of the earth"" into ""arrays of numbers for transmission and processing""." View more info

"The Red Man's Continent (The Chronicles of America Series, Volume I)"

By: "Huntington, Ellsworth"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "New Haven, CT", Yale University Press: 1921

Seller ID: 05T002

Condition: VERY GOOD+/ No DJ

"Falls open to center, faint page yellowing, clean, square. Sticker remnants and small chip inside front cover. Faintest of edgewear to covers. Beautiful exterior with navy cloth with elaborate gilt and white designs on cover and spine. ""the author has aimed first to present in readable form the main facts about the geographical environment of American history..."" ""designed for the general reader..."" 183 indexed pages with fold-out maps and tissues intact over illustrations, 8-1/8x5"" (20.6x13cm)." View more info

Earthquake: Discoveries in Seismology

By: "Leet, L. Don & Florence"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Laurel (#2207)/Dell: 1964

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 7NP022

Condition: FINE

"As new- gift quality! ""the awesome story of nature's most shattering and destructive force.""" View more info

Weather and the Animal World

By: "Prince, J.H."

Price: $26.95

Publisher: "Nashville, TN", "Thomas Nelson, Inc.": 1974

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-0H011

ISBN: 0840764162

Condition: NEAR FINE

"Book - as new. Unclipped dust jacket has light wear to top edge. ""In this unique blend of ecology and meteorology, Dr. Prince shows how the world's weather is formed, the ways of winds, tides and pressure systems, and how this affects animal life both on land and in the water.""" View more info

La Trama de la Vida: Introduccion a la ecologia (Original title: the Web of Life)

By: "Storer, John H."

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Mexico, Fondo de Cultura Economica (#143): 1959

Edition: "(tercera reimpresion, 1979)"

Seller ID: 22P021

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""Del estudio de las relaciones internas que rigen este sistema se ocupa una nueva rama de las ciencias biologicas: la ecologia…"" 134+ pages illustrated with captioned, black and white photos.Text in Spanish." View more info

The Geologic Story of the Great Plains

By: "Trimble, Donald E."

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Medora, ND", Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association: 1990

Seller ID: 4N-T011

ISBN: 0960165282

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for slight shelfwear to cover edges. ""A non technical description of the origin and the evolution of the landscape of the Great Plains."" 54 page indexed booklet with 30 illustrations. What is the Great Plains, it's early history and today's landforms." View more info