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The Great Migrations

By: Blond, Georges; translation by Frances Frenaye

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1956

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0002527

Condition: Good +


i-vii, 192pp, small 8vo. Black cloth over boards, stamped on spine. Book is a stated First Printing, dust jacket has small tears and wrinkles along several edges and at spine ends. Dust jacket has been clipped, but original price ($4.00) still remains. Spine head pushed with very small tear and chipping, jacket also has some soil. Book is straight with slight foxing; page 1 has a paper clip mark as a remnant. DJ has a Brodart protector. Contents: Introduction; I An Odyss... View more info

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The Song of the Dodo Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions

By: Quammen, David

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000334

ISBN: 0684800837

Condition: Fine


702pp. 8vo. Complete number line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2). Slight crinkle to dust jacket at base of spine area. Spine heel slightly bumped. Brodart protected. View more info

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Spillover Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

By: Quammen, David

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 2012

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0002193

ISBN: 0393066800

Condition: Fine


587pp. 8vo. Paper and cloth over boards. Book is a stated First Edition, has a complete number line starting with 1, is unread, straight, bright, unmarked, unclipped, clean, and protected with a Brodart cover. This is "a masterpiece of science reporting" (Walter Isaacson) that provides a warning about the diseases we'll face in the future. There are nine chapters, Notes, Bibliography, Acknowledgments, and an Index. The author also wrote a softcover update on Ebol... View more info

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Ebola The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus

By: Quammen, David

Price: $26.10

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 2014

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0002194

ISBN: 0393351556

Condition: As new


119pp. Trade paperback with photo illustration. Book has a complete number line starting with 1, is tight, clean, bright, unread, unmarked, and an update to the information originally presented in the author's 2012 book "Spillover." Gift quality book. View more info

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The Future of Life

By: Wilson, Edward O.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000326

ISBN: 0679450785

Condition: Fine


229 pp.8vo. This is Professor Wilson's call for quick and decisive action to save Earth's biological heritage, and a plan to achieve that rescue. Stated First Edition. Tight and unread. Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. View more info