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1 ABERCROMBIE, M.; HICKMAN, C. J. & JOHNSON, M. L. A Dictionary Of Biology.
Penguin Books, Maryland: 1960. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Penguin Reference Books Series. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
The authors' aim is to explain biological terms which a layman may meet when reading scientific literature, and to define the terms which a student of biology has to master at the beginning of one's career - the thousand or so words which so grimly guard the approaches to science. The entries are not restricted to a bare definition, which, however valuable in keeping one to the narrow path of customary usage, can be most unhelpful in the task of understanding the word in its context. Some information about most of the things named is given,so as to convey something of their significance in biological discussion - to add a faint flavor of a pocket encyclopaedia. 
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2 ADAMS, RICK A. Into The Night: Tales Of Nocturnal Wildlife Expeditions.
University Press of Colorado, Boulder: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
This entertaining collection of essays from professional scientists and naturalists provides an enlightening look at the lives of field bologists with a passion for the hidden world of nocturnal wildife. Explores the harrowing, fascinating, amusing, and largely unheard personal experiences of scientists willing to forsake the safety of daylight to document the natural history of these uniquely adapted animals. Contributors tell of confronting North American bears, cougars, and rattlesnakes; suffering red ctenid spider bites in the tropical rain forest; swimming through layers of feeding-frenzied hammerhead sharks in the Galapagos; evading the wrath of African bull elephants in Sourh Africa; and delighting in the curious and gentle nature of foxes and unconditional acceptance by a family of owls. 
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3 ALBERT, PROF. A. AND OTHERS. The Nature Of Virus Multiplication: Second Symposium Of The Society For General Microbiology.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1953. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Appears to be signed by Sir Paul Fildes. 

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4 ASAMOV, ISAAC. Life And Energy.
Bantam Books, New York: 1965. Bantam Pathfinder Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
An introduction to the chemistry of life processes, in particular the workings of the human body. Underlying the whole book is the author's basic thesis that man is unique because he is able to use and channel his energy to his own ends. Numerous illustrations, graphs and table throughout the book amplify the text. Includes an Index. "Asimov is one of our natural wonders and national resources>" - George Gaylord Simpson, Science 
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5 AYENSU, EDWARD S.; WHITFIELD, PHILIP. The Rhythms Of Life.
Crown Publishers, New York: 1981. 0517545233 / 9780517545232 First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Explores the whole nature and expression of rhythms. Beginning with the rhythms of daily life, it then shifts, taking a longer view to show how the rhythms of the cosmos affect the lives of all the creatures on earth, including man himself. Focusing closely, The Rhythms of Life looks in detail at biological clocks and what makes them tick. Then it studies particular aspects of life, including reproduction, growth, feeding, sleeping and moving to discover the rhythms and cycles that underlie each one. Includes an Index. 
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6 BARRINGTON, E. J. W. The Biology Of Hemichordata And Protochordata.
W. H. Freeman and Co., San Francisco: 1965. First edition (unstated). University Review in Biology Series. s Softcover. Clean reading copy. 
A review of animals lacking a vertebral column and yet possess certain other features, including a notochord, a dorsal and tubular central nervous system and a perforated pharynx, which make it necessary to include their possessors with the vertebrates in the Phylum Chordata. Includes an Index. 
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7 BRINKLEY, SUE. The Clockwork Sparrow: Time, Clocks, And Calendars In Biological Organisms.
Prentice Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs: 1990. 0130737011 / 9780130737014 First Edition. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Like New. 
Fascinating, in-dept studies of human and animal biological watches have resulted in this insightful book covering the terminology of the biology of time, the general rhythmic phenomena, and the underlying mechanisms needed to understand our biological rhythmicity and gain control of everyday situations such as travel, shiftwork, cleep, and seasonal changes, while we find just what it is that makes us tick. Includes an Index. 
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8 CAPLAN, DAVID (EDITOR). Biological Studies Of Mental Processes.
The MIT Press, Cambridge/London: 1980. 0262030616 / 9780262030618 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Essays included are: "Maturational Factors in Human Development" by Susan Carey, "Maturation: Thoughts on Renewing an Acquaintanceship" by Deborah P. Waber, "Some Functional Correlates of the Maturation of Neural Systems" by David Rose, "The Development of a Spatial Orientation Skill in Normal, Learning-Disabled, and Neurologically Impaired Children" by Martha Bridge Denckla, Rita G. Rudel, and Melinda Broman, "Maturational Determination of the Developmental Course of Face Encoding" by Susan Carey and Rhea Diamond, "Linguistic Perspectives on Language Development" by David Caplan and Noam Chomsky, "On the Biology of Language Acquisition" by John C. Marshall, "Observations on the Neurological Basis for Initial Language" by Bruan T. Woods, "Language Acquisition in a Single Hemisphere: Semantic Organization" by Maureen Dennis, "Broca and Lashley Were Right: Cerebral Dominance Is an Accident of Growth" by Thomas G. Beaver, "Changing Models of the Neuropsychology of Language" by David Caplan, "Grammatical Representations and the Description of Language Processing" by Mary-Louise Kean, "Syntactic Deficits in Broca's Aphasia" by Dianne C. Bradley, Merrill F. Garrett, and Edgar B. Zurif, "Brain Structure and Language Production: A Dynamic View" by Jason W. Brown, and "Some Comments on the Neurology of Language" by Norman Geschwind. Includes Name and Subject Indexes. 
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9 CBE STYLE MANUAL COMMITTEE. Cbe Style Manual: A Guide For Authors, Editors, And Publishers In The Biological Sciences.
Council of Biology Editors, Inc., Bethesda: 1983. 0914340042 / 9780914340041 Fifth Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

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10 CHISHOLM, JANE; BEESON, DAVID. Introduction To Biology.
Usborne Publishing, London: 1984. 0860207072 / 9780860207078 s Softcover. Good condition. 
This book looks at a range of living things, both animal and plant, from microscopic organisms to human beings. It deals with topics such as feeding, breathing, reproduction genetics and ecology. Includes an index. 
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11 COLBERT, EDWIN H. The Age Of Reptiles.
W. W. Norton, NY: 1965. 0393003744 / 9780393003741 The Norton Library. Third Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
The story of the origin and rise, the successes and failures, and the final decline of reptiles, told in an easy and interesting style by one of the top authorities in the field. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.21 USD
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12 COLLIS, JOHN STEWART. Living With A Stranger: A Discourse On The Human Body.
George Braziller, New York: 1979. 0807609129 / 9780807609125 Second Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
"I live with this body of mine, and yet for all I know I might be living with a stranger." So John Stewart Collis, whose books on natural phenomena have become classics, set out to explore the mysterious workings of the human body and to explore that sense of miraculous which, in the course of everyday life, has for too many people become obscured. Includes an Index. "Collis's book celebrates anatomy by making each facet of it luminous, accessible." - The Boston Globe 
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13 DARWIN, CHARLES. Voyage Of The Beagle.
P. F. Collier & Son, New York: 1937. Reprint. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. 
The story of the expedition, presented in the form of a journal, that led Darwin to formulate his theory of evolution. Contains an Index. 
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14 DARWIN, CHARLES. Voyage Of The Beagle.
P. F. Collier & Son, New York: 1937. Reprint. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
The story of the expedition, presented in the form of a journal, that lead Darwin to formulate his theory of evolution. Contains an Index. 
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15 DARWIN, CHARLES. Voyage Of The Beagle.
Bantam Books, New York: 1958. s Softcover. Goodreading copy has slight page discoloration. 
The story of the expedition, presented in the form of a journal, that lead Darwin to formulate his theory of evolution. 
Price: 8.41 USD
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16 DARWIN, CHARLES; APPLEMAN, PHILIP (SELECTED & EDITED BY). Darwin: A Norton Critical Edition.
W. W. Norton, New York: 1979. 0393950093 / 9780393950090 Second Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
New departures in the biological sciences are shown to be consciously post-Darwiniam developments: Edward O. Wilson on sociobiology, Konrad Lorenz on ethology, Carl Sagan on intelligence research, Margaret Mead on the evolutionary process, Jane Goodall on primate research, Richard Leakey on paleontology, Nicholas Wade on recombinant DNA research. A new postscript by Professor Appleman discusses these developments and their Darwinian origins. Includes an Index. 
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17 DARWIN, CHARLES; APPLEMAN, PHILIP (SELECTED & EDITED BY). Darwin: A Norton Critical Edition.
W. W. Norton, New York: 1990. Third Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The impact of Charles Darwin's work on Western civilization has been broad and deep. As much as anyone in the modern era, he changed human thought, and his influence is still felt in virtually all aspects of our lives. This new edition, larger and more varied than the previous ones, includes more of Darwin's own work and also presents the most recent research and scholarship on all aspects of Darwin's legacy. The biological sciences, as well as social thought, philosophy, ethics, religion, and literature, have all been shaped and reshaped by evolutionary concepts.Excerpts from the most important books and articles of recent years confirm this Darwinian heritage. New work by Richard Dawkins, Edward O. Wilson, Kevin Padian, Eugene C. Scott, Steven Pinker, Daniel Dennett, Michael Ruse, Frans de Waal, Noretta Koertge, George C. Williams, George Levine, Stephen Jay Gould, Gillian Beer, Ernst Mayr, and many others illuminates this exciting intellectual history. A wide-ranging new introduction by the editor provides context and coherence to this rich body of engaging material, much of which will be shaping human thought well into the new century. This edition will be useful to scientists and historians alike: "The Norton Darwin explains Darwinian evolution and illustrates the social and intellectual conflicts of the past two centuries better than any other book that I am aware of." - Charles Taylor, Professor of Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, University of California, Los Angeles And it will be of great value to the humanities and social sciences as well: "The edition provides the sharpest and most exciting access to Darwin we have ever had. It shows all of us interested in the heart of our intellectual heritage how that heritage is sustained, manipulated, and honored." - James R. Kincaid, Aerol Arnold Professor of English, University of Southern California A Selected Bibliography and an Index are included. "The best Darwin anthology on the market" - Stephen Jay Gould, Harvard, has just become better, in this newly revised version of the now classic Norton Critical Edition, first published in 1970. 
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18 DARWIN, CHARLES; ENGEL, LEONARD (INTRODUCTION). Voyage Of The Beagle.
Doubleday & Company, New York: 1962. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The story of the expedition, presented in the form of a journal, that lead Darwin to formulate his theory of evolution. Includes an Index. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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19 DARWIN, CHARLES; SELSAM, MILLICENT E. (ABRIDGED & EDITED BY); RAVIELLI, ANTHONY (ILLUSTRATIONS). Voyage Of The Beagle.
Harper & Row, New York: 1959. Reprint edition. Abridged. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Clean reading copy. 
The story of the expedition, presented in the form of a journal, that lead Darwin to formulate his theory of evolution. Contains index. 
Price: 37.05 USD
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20 DAVIS, BERNARD D.; WARREN, LEONARD. The Specificity Of Cell Surfaces.
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs: 1967. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

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