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Woody Plants of Utah - A Field Guide with Identification Keys to Native and Naturalized Trees, Shrubs, Cacti, and Vines

By: Buren, Renee Van & Janet G. Cooper & Leila M. Shultz & Kimball T. Harper

Price: $39.95  $35.96

Publisher: Utah State University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 54381


Brand new book!; A comprehensive guide that includes a vast range of species and plant communities and employs thorough, original keys. Based primarily on vegetative characteristics, the keys don't require that flowers or other reproductive features be present, like many plant guides. And this guide's attention to woody plants as a whole allows one to identify a much greater variety of plants. That especially suits an arid region such as Utah with less diverse native tre... View more info

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Investigation of the Fur-Seal and Other Fisheries of Alaska.

By: Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives

Price: $24.00  $21.60

Publisher: Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1889. First edition: 1889

Seller ID: 57891


First Edition. 50th Congress, 2d. Session. House of Representatives Report No. 3883. 415 pages; two folding maps; lithograph illustrations of fur-seal habitat, hunting, and processing; many charts and tables. Conflicts with Russia and Canada over fur-seal hunting would result in the first environmental treaty in the early 20th century. First edition (first printing). Spine ends and board edges worn; generally good to very good. Missing one map. ; View more info

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SUGGESTIONS FOR PROFITABLE DAIRYING

By: Fourt, D. L. and Atkeson, F. W.

Price: $7.00  $6.30

Publisher: Cooperative Agricultural Extension Service: 1928

Seller ID: 22374


White pamphlet with black lettering. Writing and stamp on cover. Soiling, rubbing, and some chipping. Pages are tight and clean. No noticed markings. Overall great condition! ; Extension Bulletin No. 72. University of Idaho College of Agriculture Extension Division E. J. Innings director. Idaho Alfalfa Hay and Dairy Cows are Good Business Partners. Black & White images throughout. ; 6" x 9" ; 19 pages View more info

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Evolution and Animal Life; An Elementary Discussion of Facts, Processes, Laws and Theories Relating to the Life and Evolution of Animals

By: Jordan, Star David and Vernon Lyman Kellogg

Price: $110.00  $99.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 58474


Signed by both authors on title page. ; b/w illustrations and diagrams throughout, plus 3 coloured full- page plates illustrating influence of evolution on birds. Contents:- Chapter 1. Evolution defined. Chapter 2. Variety and unity in life. Chapter 3. Life, its physical bases and simplest expression. Chapter 4. Factors and mechanism and evolution. Chapter 5. Natural selection and struggle for existence: sexual selection. Chapter 6. Artificial selection. Chapt... View more info

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Rockhounding Utah; A Guide To The State's Best Rockhounding Sites

By: Kappele, William A. & Gary Warren

Price: $19.95  $17.96

Publisher: Falcon Guides: 2014

Seller ID: 57704


Brand new softcover book! ; his completely updated and revised, full-color edition of Rockhounding Utah reveals the grandeur of the state's exposed formations, its canyon walls etched with fossils, and the spires and arches of the Needles District in Canyonlands National Park. Each description of the 86 state's sites includes concise information on the material to be found there, the tools to bring, the best season to visit, the vehicle to drive, or when a rem... View more info

THE POLITICS OF WATER IN ARIZONA

By: Mann, Dean E.

Price: $18.56  $16.70

Publisher: Tuscon, Arizona, The University of Arizona Press: 1963

Seller ID: 41613


Cover has very slight edge and corner wear, minor discoloring. Pages are clean and tight, no noticed markings. Signature of previous owner in front cover. ; Some black-and-white photos throughout. ; 6.5" x 9.5"; 317 pages View more info

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Grimineae of Nevada

By: Wallen, Jason R.

Price: $29.70  $26.73

Publisher: 1940

Seller ID: 44888


Brown cardboard cover is in very good shape and has been kept nicely. The previous owners name is on the cover, and on the inside. Other than that, there were no other noticed markings, and the book is in great condition! ; "Flowers perfect or sometimes unisexual arranged in spikelets, these consisting of a short axis (rachilla) and 2 to many 2-ranked bracts, the lower two (glumes) empty, the succeeding ones (lemmas) bearing in their axils a single flower, and betwee... View more info

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MEET THE SOUTHWEST DESERTS

By: Welles, Philip

Price: $7.00  $6.30

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Dale Stuart King: 1973

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7125


Blue and yellow soft cover is very slightly edge worn. Else is overall very good. Interior is tight and clean. ; This book features maps of the southwest deserts along with the many types of plants and animals of the deserts. There are black and white photos throughout. ; 6" x 9"; 84 pages View more info