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The Snowflake Man - A Biography of Wilson A. Bentley (pre-owned)
ISBN 978-0-939923-71-7 by Duncan Blanchard The Snowflake Man is a biography of Wilson Alwyn Bentley, the farmer from Jericho, Vermont, who took more than five thousand photomicrographs of ice, dew, frost, and "especially" snow crystals. Although his photographs were taken between 1885 and 1931, they have never been equaled and are in great demand today. Bentley's story is one of courage and persistence against tremendous odds. He taught himself how to photograph snow crystals through a microscope while still in his teens and then pursued his obsession for years before having the beauty and scientific value of his work recognized by others. The Snowflake Man lays open the life of a simple, self-educated, sensitive man who pursued natural beauty with microscope and camera ...
  $24.95 $12.50
Date Added: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing

Pitcher Plants of the Americas (pre-owned)
ISBN 978-0-939923-74-8 by Stewart McPherson Pitcher plants are the largest and most beautiful of the world's carnivorous plants and are viewed with fascination as objects of natural history and natural beauty by people of all ages, nationalities, and vocational callings. Pitcher Plants of the Americas is intended for a broad audience, and accordingly has been written in substantive yet accessible language, that is enhanced through the use of spectacular, high-quality color images and diagrams. The result is a visually beautiful yet informative study that provides the first complete, detailed overview of the systematics, biology, ecology, biogeography, conservation, and horticulture of the five genera of American pitcher plants (s.l.), including three genera of true pitcher plants (...
Date Added: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing
  $39.95 $20.00

Paris Reflections - Walks Through African-American Paris (pre-owned)
 ISBN 978-0-939923-88-5 / 2002 by Christiann Anderson & Monique Y. Wells Paris Reflections takes its readers on six walking tours through the historic districts of Paris, where for more than two centuries, African-Americans have lived, worked, and created a rich and vibrant legacy of achievement in art, literature, science, business, sport, social reform, and other fields. From the last decades of the 18th century to the present, this legacy has been shaped by such people as Sally Hemings, Victor Séjour, Ada "Bricktop" Smith, Jack Johnson, Josephine Baker, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Sidney Bechet, and James Baldwin. An appendix provides basic travel information about arriving in and navigating Paris. Eight original full color illustrations and ...
  $17.95
Date Added: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing

A Mile Deep and Black as Pitch - An Oral History of the Franklin and Sterling Hill Mines (pre-owned)
ISBN 978-0-939923-90-8; by Carrie Papa; The Franklin and Sterling Hill mines of northern New Jersey are known worldwide to geologists, mining historians, and mineral collectors for the quality, diversity, and complexity of their zinc ores and associated mineral wealth and for the important role they played in the zinc mining history of the United States. This oral history takes the reader into the experiences and memories of 34 narrators whose lives have intersected with the history and legacy of these mines and the New Jersey Zinc Company. PLEASE NOTE: Pre-owned books are not in new condition. Modest damage might include: wear, hits, scratches, folds, fading on the cover, or bent pages. No book will be sold with a cracked spine or torn or badly bent pages. Pre-Owned Books a...
Date Added: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Publisher: McDonald & Woodward Publishing
  $24.95 $12.50

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