NATURAL HISTORY

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NATURAL HISTORY


  • [Butterflies]. Emmell, Thomas C. and John F. Emmell. The Butterflies of Southern California. Los Angeles: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, November 30, 1973. Science Series 26. Perfect bound wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [Butterflies]. Comstock, John Adams. Butterflies of California. Los Angeles: (McBride Printing), 1927. Brown cloth, butterfly-embossed. 334 pages + 63 full-color plates + many b/w plates and line drawings.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD; ex-lib. Clifton F. Smith]


  • [Butterflies]. William Hovanitz, 1915-1977 Memorial Issue. Articles by various authors, including Scott Miller. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 17. Supplement, 1978(79).
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [Butterflies]. Werner, Alfred (introduction). Butterflies and Moths New York: Random House, (1956).
Gift of Judy Mulford
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [Butterflies]. Wright, William S. An Annotated List of the Butterflies of San Diego County, California. San Diego: Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History 6(1):1-40, February 28, 1930. Stapled wraps.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [Butterflies]. Wright, William S. Colored Plates of the Butterflies of the West Coast. San Bernardino: printed for the author, 1907. Contains 32 full page color plates; index.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [Butterflies]. Garth, John S. and J. W. Tilden. California Butterflies Berkeley: University of California Press, (1986). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Gould, Stephen Jay. Wonderful Life. The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History New York: W. W. Norton, (1989). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Grinnell, Joseph A critical inspection of the Gnatcatchers of the Californias Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 4th Series. 15(16): 493-500, September 15, 1926. Stapled separate.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Grinnell, Joseph, Joseph S. Dixon and Jean M. Linsdale. Fur-bearing Mammals of California. Their Natural History, Systematic Status and Relations to Man Berkeley: University of California Press, (1937). First edition in two volumes, in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Hoffmann, Ralph. Birds of the Pacific States Illustrations by Major Allan Brooks. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1927). Yellow cloth. 353 pages. First edition. Ralph Hoffmann (1870-1932), Massachusetts born, Harvard graduate of the class of 1890, ornithologist, and botanist. Hoffmann moved to Santa Barbara in 1919 where he served as director of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History from 1923 until his accidental death on July 21, 1932 at age 61 on San Miguel Island where he fell from a cliff east of Cuyler’s Harbor attempting to collect a plant.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Hoffmann, Ralph. Birds of the Pacific States Illustrations by Major Allan Brooks. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Copany, (1955). Blue cloth. 353 pages. Second edition.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


[original in SCIF archives]


  • Ingles, Lloyd Glenn. Mammals of California Stanford: Stanford University Press, (1947).
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Jameson, E. W. Jr. and Hans J. Peeters. California Mammals California Natural History Guides: 52. Berkeley: University of California Press, (1988). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Leopold, A. Starker. Wildlife of Mexico. The Game Birds and Mammals Berkeley: University of California Press, (1972). First edition, second printing in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Mershon, W. B. The Passenger Pigeon New York: The Outing Publishing Company, (1907). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • PEATTIE, DONALD CULROSS. An Almanac for Moderns New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1935). With drawings by Lynn Ward. First edition. Brown cloth in pictorial dust jacket. 396 pages. D. C. Peattie (1898-1964), Chicago born Harvard graduate and botanist well-known for his nature writings. From 1926 to 1936 he had a nature column in the Washington Star.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD].


  • PEATTIE, DONALD CULROSS. Singing in the Wilderness. A Salute to John James Audubon New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1935. First edition. Brown cloth in pictorial dust jacket. 245 pages. Signed: Donald Culross Peattie.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • PEATTIE, DONALD CULROSS. Green Laurels. The Lives and Achievements of the Great Naturalists New York: Simon and Schuster, 1936. First edition. Green cloth in dust jacket. 370 pages. Inscribed: Cordially inscribed to David Manners, friend of desert plants, by Donald Culross Peattie on February first, 1940 (a rainy day on the Mojave!) Rancho Yucca Loma. Victorville, California.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • PEATTIE, DONALD CULROSS. A Prarie Grove. A Naturalist's Story of Primeval America New York: Simon and Schuster, 1938. First edition. Green cloth in pictorial dust jacket. 290 pages.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • PEATTIE, DONALD CULROSS. This is Living. A View of Nature with Photographs by Gorden Aymar New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938. First edition. Red cloth. Unpaginated. Inscribed: To dat 'ole desert rat David Manners. Cordially Don Peattie, Sept. first, 1943.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • PEATTIE, DONALD CULROSS. Flowering Earth New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1939). Wood engravings by Paul Landacre. First edition. Beige cloth in dust jacket. 260 pages. Signed: Donald Culross Peattie. Scarce with dust jacket. Flowering Earth was the first book Landacre illustrated for Peattie. It includes six full-page illustration by Landacre.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • PEATTIE, DONALD CULROSS. The Road of A Naturalist Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941. Decorations by Paul Landacre. First edition. Blue cloth. 315 pages. Inscribed: To David whom I have met upon the road in Chapter One. Don Peattie. Many Landacre wood engravings.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • PEATTIE, DONALD CULROSS. Foreward the Nation. The Westward Journey of Lewis and Clark New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1942). First edition. Beige cloth in pictorial just jacket. 281 pages. Signed: Donald Culross Peattie.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • PEATTIE, DONALD CULROSS. Journey into America Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1943. With illustrations in color by Lynn Ward. First edition. Red cloth in pictorial dust jacket. 276 pages.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • PEATTIE, DONALD CULROSS. American Heartwood Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1949. Decorations by David Hendrickson. Beige cloth in pictorial dust jacket. 307 pages. Inscribed: Cordially inscribed to my dear friend Freida by Donald Culross Peattie.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • PEATTIE, DONALD CULROSS. A Natural History of Western Trees [Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1953]. Illustrated by Paul Landacre. Green cloth in pictorial dust jacket. 751 pages. Peattie wrote the foreword while living in Santa Barbara.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Ritter, William Emerson. The California Woodpecker and I Berkeley: University of California Press, (1938). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • [Shells]. Keep, Josiah. West Coast Shells Fully Illustrated. Standord Universoty Press: 1925. Second printing in dsust jacket.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Stephens, Frank. California Mammals San Diego: The West Coast Puiblishing Co., 1906. First edition.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Storer, Tracy I. and Lloyd P. Tevis, Jr. California Grizzly Berkeley: University of California Press, (1955). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]


  • Todd, Frank S. North American Ducks, Geese & Swans [San Diego]: Hubbs Seaworld Research Institute, (2018). Wraps. Signed by the author.
[original in SCIF archives]


  • Weller, Milton W. The Island Waterfowl Iowa: Iowa State University Press, (1980). First edition in d.j.
[original in SCIF archives; ex-lib MDD]