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1 Andrews, Roy Chapman All about Strange Beasts of the Past
Random House 1956 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Kalmenoff, Matthew 
The book is in very good condition. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear, soiling and wrinkling. ; This book is an illustrated survey of interesting extinct animals. While dinosaurs are discussed, much of the space is dedicated to mammals such as the saber toothed tiger and the mastadon. Please contact us for photos. ; Allabout Books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pages 
Price: 8.99 USD
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2 Andrews, Roy Chapman All about Whales
Random House 1954 Sixth Printing Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Voter, Thomas W. 
This book is in good plus condition with slight shelf wear. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good plus shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, and chipping. ; Topics include "My First Whale Hunt", Fin Whales and the Ugly Humpback, The Fighting Finback, Right Whale and Bowhead, Rediscoving the Extinct Whale, and much more. Please contact us for photos. ; Allabout Books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pages 
Price: 7.99 USD
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3 Cummings, Richard Be Your Own Detective How to Conduct Investigations and Make Basic Equipment
David McKay Company 1980 0-679-20682-5 / 9780679206828 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with minor spotting and foxing at top page edges noticeable only when the book is closed. The only indication that it is ex-library is an envelope for the due date card in back of the book. I found no other library markings anywhere on the book or dustjacket. The DJ is covered in a poly cover as usual for all my books. ; This is a fun book for kids or junior detectives interested in Sherlock Holmes, Nancy Drew, or the Hardy Boys with interesting detective craft projects. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages 
Price: 11.99 USD
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4 Dietz, David All about Satellites and Space Ships
Random House 1962 Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
This book is in good plus condition with slight shelf wear and minor tanning. ; This book surveys many interesting topics including Cape Canaveral, Weather Satellites, Communication Satellites, Scientific Tools In Space, Manned Moon and Space Exploration and more. This book features many photographs and illustrations. Please contact us for photos. ; Allabout Books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 137 pages 
Price: 7.99 USD
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5 Halliburton, Richard Richard Halliburton's Book of Marvels The Occident
Bobbs-Merrill 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in fair shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, and chipping - the most obvious of which in a piece about 1.5 inches high at the bottom edge of the spine. The price on the unclipped dust jacket has been scraped away. This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear and soiling. ; This delightful geography book of the western world is targeted at young people but the engaging narrative and plentiful pictures attract older readers as well. Mr. Halliburton wanted his readers to live geography through him. This book is very rare with a dust jacket (which admittedly I have graded harshly -- some may have graded it as good) and is desireable to many types of collectors. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages 
Price: 100.99 USD
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6 Holden, Raymond All about Famous Scientific Expeditions
Random House 1955 Fourth Printing Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Ames, Lee J. 
This book is in good plus condition with slight shelf wear. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, and wriinkling. ; Topics include the Beebe-Barton Bathysphere, the conquest of Mt. McKinley, the discovery of King Tut's tomb, the Burden expedition to Komodo Island, and The Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1918. Please contact us for photos. ; Allabout Books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 6.75 USD
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7 Hume, Ruth Fox Great Men of Medicine Vesalius, Pare, Jenner, Koch, Morton, Lister, Banting, Laennec, Pasteur, Fleming
Random House 1961 Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Frankenberg, Robert 
This book is in good condition with evidence of and light moisture stains and spotting on the exterior boards. We did NOT see moisture damage on the interior of the book nor detect any musty or mildew smell. The dust jacket, now protected in a poly cover, shows minor fading chipping, wrinkling and edge wear. Light moisture stains on the inner flaps and rear of the DJ are visible. ; This Landmark book features interesting short biographies of accomplished doctors. Please contact us for photos. ; Landmark Books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 6.50 USD
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8 Judson, Clara Ingram Soldier Doctor The Story of William C. Gorgas
Charles Scribner's Sons 1942 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Doremus, Robert 
This book is in better than good condition with bright illustrations and endpapers. The cloth cover shows fading along spine and board edges. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, in in good shape with edge wear and wrinkling -- particularly at top of spine. ; Dr. Gorgas is best known for his work on mosquitos carry yellow fever and his impact on building the Panama Canal. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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9 Lane, Ferdinand C. All about the Sea
Random House 1953 Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Kredel, Fritz 
This book is in better than good condition with two strips of old adhesive bleed through on the first three pages. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear, slight soiling and edge chipping. ; This book starts with the birth of the seas and goes on to describe life in the seas, tides, why the sea is salty, and man's interaction with the seas. Please contact us for photos. ; Allabout Books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pages 
Price: 7.99 USD
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10 Lasek, M. This is the United Nations
MacMillan 1968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- 
This book is in very good minus condition with slight edge and shelf wear, slight back board soiling and a child's name and stickers on the front endpaper. Otherwise, the book is tight and clean. ; This book has colorful and distinctive illustrations. The book is a stated first printing and would be a wonderful addition to a UN historian, juvenile history literature enthusiast, or collector of distinctive 1960's illustrators. Please contact us for photos. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 60 pages 
Price: 47.99 USD
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11 Lauber, Patricia All about the Ice Age
Random House 1959 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Wonsetler, John C. 
This book is in good condition with slight shelf wear and green cloth fading. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good to good minus shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, and chipping. ; Topics covered include: Glaciers Move! , When The Ice Reached Down, Life In the Ice Age, Exploring Glaciers, and more. Please contact us for photos. ; Allabout Books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages 
Price: 6.50 USD
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12 Schneider, Herman & Nina Science Fun with Milk Cartons
Whittlesey House 1953 Seventh Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Bendick, Jeanne 
This red cloth covered book is in very good condition with no obvious flaws. The DJ, now in a protective poly cover, is bright and nicely illustrated but has minor soiling and chipping. ; The craft projects use cardboard milk cartoons as the major material component. The cartons used are the cardboard type -- both half gallon (still found in grocery stores especially for organic milk) and gallon size (I still see Gold Fish Crackers packaged in these cartons in wholesale stores. These throwback projects are perfect for your little budding engineers! Please contact us for pictures. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages 
Price: 11.99 USD
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13 Sperry, Armstrong All about the Artic and Antarctic
Random House 1957 Fourth Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
This book is in very good condition with slight shelf wear. Bookplate, previous owner's name on endpaper. The DJ, now protected in a poly cover, is in good shape with minor edge wear, edge tears, and chipping. ; Topics include: Weather, Wind, Ice and Permafrost; Fur-Bearers of the North; Creatures of the Arctic Sea; Arctic Birds that Come and Go; The Eskimos Greatest Friend; and much more. Please contact us for photos. ; Allabout Books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pages 
Price: 7.50 USD
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