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Biological Mineralization -edited by- Isadore Zipkin. Contributions are:
In the Beginning there was Apatite (Neuman & Neuman); Inorganic Chemistry of Bone (Dallemagne &
Richelle); The Inorganic Composition of Teeth (Weatherell & Robinson); The Mucosubstances of Bone
(Herring); The Collagen of Bone and Cartilage (Miller); The Lipids of Skeletal and Dental Tissues:
Their Role in Mineralization (Shapiro); The Chemistry of the Organic Phase of Teeth (Smillie);
Enzyme Biochemistry of Bone (Hekkelman); Enzymes of Connective Tissues (Goggins & Fullmer);
Hormones in Mineralization: A Brief Survey (Kraintz); X-Ray Diffraction in Vertebrate Hard Tissue (Eanes);
Electr5on Microscopy of Mammalian Bone (Robinson, Doty, & Cooper); Autoradiographic
and Microradiographic Studies of Bone (Jowsey); Solid State Physics of Bone (Liboff & Shamos);
Infrared and Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy of Hard Tissues (Termine); Electron Microscopy of the
Dental Hard tissues (Frank); The Biological Metabolism of Strontium (Eisenberg); The Role of Manganese,
Copper and Zinc in the Physiology of Bones and Teeth (Guggenheim & Gaster); Relationships of Calcium,
Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Fluoride in Hard- and Soft-Tissue Calcification (Pyke); Fluoride in the Calcified
Structures (Zipkin); Fetal Calcification (Gedalia); The Microstructure and Composition of Fossils (Wyckoff);
Experimental Ectopic Calcification (Calciphylaxis and Calcergy) (Gabbiani, Tuchweber, & Selye); Dental
Calculus (Leach); Plant Calcification (Arnott); Bacterial Calcification (Takazoe); Protozoan Calcification
(Isenberg & Lavine); Human Balance Studies in Mineral Metabolism (Spencer, Friedland, & Ferguson); The Dental
Implicatiions of Bone Growth (Storey); Biologic Initiators of Calcification (Urist); Inhibitors of Mineralization
(Russell, Robertson, & Fleisch); Calcium Tracers in the Study of Vertebrate Calcium Metabolism (Heaney);
Nucleation in Biological Systems (Bachra). (Wiley-Interscience. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1973)
ISBN 0471983810. Used book. Hardcover book. No dust jacket. 899 pages. Good green cloth
covers with gilt lettering on a black patch on spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 1.4 kilograms.
H J Conn's Biological Stains A Handbook on The Nature and Uses of The
Dyes Employed in The Biological Laboratory -by- R D Lillie. Ninth Edition 1977. Edited -by- R D Lillie -revised with the assistance of- E H Stotz
& V M Emmel. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 692 pages. (The Williams & Wilkins Co. Baltimore. 9th ed 1977) Yellow cloth covers
with red lettering. Bumped on lower end of spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Name and address of previous owner printed
inside front cover. Pages are very good. Weight 1 kilogram.
Charles Darwin's Letters: A Selection 1825 - 1859 -edited by- Frederick Burkhardt. ISBN 0521562120.
Foreword -by- Stephen Jay Gould.
Science. Evolution. Evolutionary Biology. These letters offer a fascinating window into Charles Darwin's daily experience,
scientific observations, personal concerns and friendships; provides a unique glimpse of Darwin as both naturalist and family man.
(Cambridge University Press. First Edition. 1996) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 249 pages. In fine condition.
Cladistics A Practical Course In Systematics (The Systematics Association Publication No. 10) -by- P
L Forey et al. ISBN 0198577664. Systematics underpins all of biology; cladistics is a method of systematic classification
that has become a method of choice for comparative studies in all fields of
biology; in cladistics, the genealogies that are reconstructed are based on common ancestry rather than on overall similarity.
(reprint, 1994, Clarendon Press, Oxford) Used book. Softcover book. 191 pages. in AS NEW condition.
Evolution: The Modern Synthesis -by- Julian Huxley. (Harper & Brothers Publishers. New York. 1943)
Used book. Hardcover book. No dust jacket. Good black cloth covers with faded gilt lettering on spine. 645 pages. Foxing
on edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 1.1 kilograms.
Factors of Evolution The Theory of Stabilizing Selection -by- I I Schmalhausen -translated from the Russian by-
Isadore Dordick -edited by- Theodosius Dobzhansky. (The Blakiston Company. Philadelphia. First Edition. 1949)
Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. Good cloth covers marked on spine with good gilt lettering on spine. 327 pages.
Covers worn on edges and corners. Foxing on edges of pages. Ex libris sticker inside front cover. Else very good.
Weight 800 grams.
International Series of Monographs on Pure And Applied Biology.
Biochemistry Division. Volume 5: The Biochemistry Of Foreign Compounds -by- Dennis V Parke -general editors- H H V Arnstein,
P N Campbell, S P Datta & L L Engel. Chemicals as medicines, pesticides and food and cosmetic additives are known
collectively as foreign compounds and have important applications to both pharmacology and toxicology. The book is
divided into two sections: Biochemical Mechanisms, covering the absorbtion and excretion of foreign
their metabolism. The second, Applications, deals with illustrative examples from the major classes of these compounds,
namely natural products, food additives, drugs, pesticides and industrial chemicals. (Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1968)
Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 269 pages. Dust jacket is soiled, worn
and torn on edges. Small tear in title page. Foxing on edges of pages. Else good.
International Series of Monographs on Pure And Applied Biology.
Modern Trends in Physiological Sciences Division. Volume 9: Progress In Microscopy -by- M Françon (M Francon) -general editors- P Alexander &
Z M Bacq. (Row, Peterson & Co, Evanston IL, 1961) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 295 pages. Dark grey cloth covers worn on corners
and both ends of spine. Fep torn at bottom at hinge. Foxing on eps, first and last few pages and edges of pages. Else good.
Microscopy: The Construction, Theory and Use of The Microscope -by- E J Spitta.
With 47 half-tone reproductions from original negatives and 241 text illustrations. B/w ricepaper protected
frontispiece of the proboscis of a blow-fly.
(John Murray London, 1907) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket. 468 pages + plates. Red coth covers are
marked, bumped on corners, sunned on spine
and rear cover. Cloth covering of spine is coming loose however binding is firm. Name written inside front cover.
Foxing on eps, first and last few
pages and on edges of pages. Else pages are very good. Weighs 1.4 kilograms.
Perfusion Techniques In Biochemistry: A Laboratory Manual in the Use
of Isolated Perfused Organs in Biochemical Experimentation -by- B D Ross. (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1972) Used hardcover
book in price-clipped dust jacket. 479 pages. Dust jacket worn on edges and has a tear in the rear cover. Light foxing on edges
of pages. Else very good. Weighs 1.1 kilograms.
Proteins of Animal Cell Plasma Membranes, Volume 2 -by- Donald F H Wallach.
(Annual Research Reviews: Physiology and Pharmacology) (Eden Press Inc, Montreal, 1979) ISBN 0443020345. Used hardcover book.
No dust jacket. 260 pages. Good dark blue cloth covers with gilt lettering. Faded on spine. Foxing on upper edges of pages.
Else very good.
Rhythmic Functions In The Living System. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Volume 98, Art. 4.
Pages 753-1326. Conference editor: William Wolf (New York Academy of Sciences, October 30, 1942) Used softcover book.
Name written on first page. Covers are creased, worn and have tanned. Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages are very good.
Staining Procedures used by the Biological Stain Commission. Second Edition. Revised -by-
Conn, Darrow, Emmel. Published under the auspices of the Biological Stain Commission, University of Rochester
Medical Center, Rochester, NY. (The Williams & Wilkins Company. Baltimore. Reprint. Circa 1970) Library of
Congress Catalog Card Number 60-9560. Used book. Spiralbound softcover book. 289 pages. Introduction pages
are missing - the first page is the Preface page. Spiral comb is broken. Insect damage and foxing on the covers.
Publisher details and name of previous owner written inside front cover. Foxing on edges of pages. Else pages
are very good.
Symposia of The Society for Experimental Biology No. II:
Growth Differentiation and Morphogenesis -edited by- J F Danielli & R Brown. (published for the
Company of Biologists on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology. Cambridge University Press, 1967) Used
hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket. 365 pages. Dust jacket is worn and chipped on corners and both ends
of spine and discoloured on spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Else book is good.
Contents are: The Role of the Cell in Determination (Wigglesworth); Concepts on the Mechanism of Embryonic
Induction and their Relation to Parthenogenesis and Malignancy (Holtfreter); On the Developmental Physiology of
the Sea Urchin (Horstafius & Gustafson); Growth and Differentiation of Nerve Fibres (Young); The Control of
Flowering in Plants (Gregory); Factors Governing the Induction and Development of Reproductive Structures in
Plants (Hamner); Vegetative and Reproductive Development of 'Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana' as Influenced by
Photoperiodism (Harder); Growth, Differentiation and Function of Explants of some Endochrine Glands (Gaillard);
The Genetic Control of Development (Waddington); Genes and Pathological Development in Mammals (Gruneberg);
Gene Action in Growth and Differentiation of Lethal Mutants of 'Drosophila' (Hadorn); Nucleus and Cytoplasm in
Differentiation (Mather); The Geometry of Phyllotaxis and its Origin (Richards); Diffentiation to the Primary Shoots of
'Lupinus albus L' and of 'Tropaeolum majus L' (Ball); On the Determination of Leaves (Snow & Snow); Experimental
Morphology with Special Reference to Pteridophytes (Wardlaw); Differentiation as the Controlled Production of Unique
Enzymatic Patterns (Spiegelman); Morphogenic Factors as Exemplified by the Onion Plant (Heath & Holdsworth);
Observations on the Present State of Embryology (Woodger).
Symposia of The Society for Experimental Biology No. VI:
Structural Aspects of Cell Physiology. Papers read at a symposium held in Bristol in July, 1951. (published for the
Company of Biologists on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology. Cambridge University Press, 1952) Used
hardcover book in dust jacket. 357 pages. Dust jacket is poor: worn on edges, has insect damage, torn on corners and
at top of spine, spine has darkened. Foxing on edges of pages. Else book is very good. Contents are:
Structural Factors in Cell Permeability and in Secretion (Danielli); The Properties of the Nerve Membrane and its Relation
to the Conduction of Impulses (Katz); The Cell Surface in Relation to Fertilization (Runnstrom); The Nucleus in Fertilization,
Mitosis and Cell Divison (Swann); Cell Membranes and Cell Division (Michison); The Action of General Anaesthetics and
the Mechanism of the Response to Touch (Goldacre); Contractile Vacuoles (Kitching); The Cellular Fate of Injected Antigens
(Coons); The Role of the Nucleus and the Cytoplasm in Synthesis and Morphogenesis (Brachet); Cytoplasmic Structure and
Virus Reproduction (Sanders); Genetical Analysis of Cell Organization (Pontecorvo); The Behaviour of Nuclei and Cytoplasm
in Amphibian Interspecific Crosses (Baltzer); Experimental Work on Amphibian Oocyte Nuclei (Callan); Inhibitors and
Physiology (Hughes); Ultra-violet Absorbtion of Living Cell Nuclei During Growth and Division (Walker & Yates); The Structure
of the Yeast Cell (Lindgren); Structure of Root Meristem Cells of 'Vicia faba (Chayen); Fine Structure of Plant Cells (Manton);
Growth of Plant Cell Walls (Frey-Wyssling); The Mechanism of Plant Cell Growth (Brown, Reith & Robinson); Biological Units
of Cellulose Structure (Preston).
Symposia of The Society for Experimental Biology No. X:
Mitochondria and Other Cytoplasmic Inclusions -edited by- F K Sanders. (published for the
Company of Biologists on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology. Cambridge University Press, 1962) Used
hardcover book in dust jacket. 372 pages. Dust jacket is chipped on corners and both ends of spine and discoloured
on spine. Insect damage to edge of rear flap of dust jacket. Pages at front and rear of book are also stained on lower
corner. Foxing on edges of pages. Else book is good. Contents are: The Golgi Controversy (Baker); Cytoplasmic
Inclusions of the Snail Amoebocyte (Crawford); Organization in Relation to Enzymic Functions (Green); The Enzymic
Heterogeneity of Cell-Fractions Isolated by Differential Centrifuging (de Duve); The Structure of the Golgi Apparatus in
Vertebrate Cells Examined by Light- and Electron Miscroscopy (Lacy & Challice); Biochemical Heterogeneity of the
Cytoplasmic Particles of Rat-Liver (Novikoff); Sarcosomes (Slater); Cytoplasmic Particles of Plant-Roots (Chayen &
Jackson); Electron-Microscopy of Mitochondria and the Golgi Complex (Dalton & Felix); Phase-Contract and
Interference Microscopy in the Study of Cell-Structure (Barer & Joseph); The Fine Structure of the Protozoan
'Spirostomum ambiguum' (Randall).
Symposia of The Society for Experimental Biology No. XVI:
Biological Receptor Mechamisms -edited by- J W L Beament. (published for the
Company of Biologists on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology. Cambridge University Press, 1957) Used
hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket. 357 pages. Dust jacket is chipped on corners, worn on both ends of spine,
stained in lower corner (both front and rear covers) and discoloured on spine. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very
good. Contents are: Prologue: The Input Element (J W S Pringle); The Retinal Organization of Vision in Vertebrates
(W A H Rushton); Visual Excitation: A Chemo-Anatomical Study (G Wald, P K Brown & I R Gibbons); The Optics of the
Compound Eye (J W Kuiper); The Resolving Power of the Compound Eye (E T Burtt & W T Catton); The Spectral
Sensitivity of Single Visual Cells (D Burkhardt); Some Non-Photosynthetic Effects of Light on Higher Plants (O V S Heath
& Daphne Vince.
Symposia of The Society for Experimental Biology No. XXII:
Aspects of Cell Motility -edited by- P L Miller. (published for the
Company of Biologists on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology. Cambridge University Press, 1968) Used
hardcover book in price-clipped dust jacket. 370 pages. Dust jacket is discoloured on spine, torn and chipped on edges
and corners and has insect damage. Foxing on edges of pages, else book is very good. Contents are:
The Role of Myosin in Muscular Contractions (Perry); The Role of Actin-Myosin in Contraction (Szent-Gyorgyi) (Addendum:
Polymerization of Microtubule Protein -by- Stephens); Contractile Mechanisms of Smooth Muscle (Ruegg);
Mechano-Chemical Transformation in Striated Muscle (Pringle); Membrane Systems in Muscle Cells (Podolsky);
Mechanisms of Sperm Movement (Brokaw); Aspects of Motility in Non-Flagellate Spermatozoa of Freshwater
Ostracods (Gupta); Patterns of Ciliary Beating (Sleigh); Differences of a Fundamental Nature Among Several Types
of Amoeboid Movement (Allen); Cell Surface Membrane and Amoeboid Movement (Wolpert & Gingell); The
Mechanism of Cytoplasmic Movement in a Myxomycete Plasmodium (Kamiya); Structure and Function of Bacterial
Flagella (Lowy & Spencer); Electrical Phenomena Associated with Cell Movements (Ambrose & Forrester);
Untrastructure and Dynamics of the Moving Nucleus (Girbardt); Nuclear Movements in 'Schizophyllum' (Snider);
Chromosome Movement and Fine Structure of the Mitotic Spindle (Bajer); The Mechanics and Mechanism of
Cleavage in the Sea-Urchin Egg (Hiramoto); Light and Chloroplast Movements (Virgin).
The Biology of Mosquito-Borne Disease -by- P F Mattingly. (The Science of Biology Series 1
-edited by- J D Carthy and J F Sutcliffe) (George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1969) ISBN 045700087. Used book.
Softcover. 184 pages. Covers are worn on edges and grubby. Marks on lower edges of pages. Foxing on edges of pages. Else good.
The History Of Biology -by- Erik
Nordenskiold. Originally issued as 'Biologins Historia' in 3 volumes 1920-1924 Stockholm, Bjorck &
Borjesson. (2nd printing, 1936, Tudor Pub Co, New York) Used hardcover book, no dust jacket, green cloth gilt
lettering, 629pp+index, page ends uncut, in good condition. This book weighs 1.3 kilograms.
The Microtomist's Vade-Mecum (Bolles Lee): A Handbook of the Methods of Animal
and Plant Microscopic Technique -edited by- J Bronte Gatenby & H W Beams. 11th edition. (The Blakiston Company, Philadelphia, 1950) Used
hardcover book. No dust jacket. 753 pages. Blue cloth covers have some marks and wear to corners and both ends of spine. Ex-libris sticker inside
front cover. Page edges have tanned with foxing. One page has been torn and taped. Hinge has cracked at fep exposing binding however
binding is firm. Text is good. Weighs 1.2 kilograms.
The Microtomist's Vade-Mecum: A Handbook of the Methods of
Microscopic Anatomy -by- Arthur Bolles Lee. Fourth Edition 1896. (J & A Churchill, London, 1896) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket.
536 pages. Ex-library with the usual marks and stamps. Black cloth covers worn and chipped on edges and corners. Cloth
covering of spine is partially missing. Foxing and some insect damage on edges of pages, else pages are good. Weighs 1
The Microtomist's Vade-Mecum: A Handbook of the Methods of
Microscopic Anatomy -by- Arthur Bolles Lee. Fifth Edition 1900. (P Blakiston's Son & Co, Philadelphia, 1900) Used hardcover book. No dust jacket.
532 pages. Ex-library with the usual marks and stamps. Name, date and stamp on fep. Black cloth covers worn and marked on edges,
corners and spine. 3 pages of Index at rear of book have been torn and taped. Pages edges have tanned. Else pages are very good.
Weighs 1 kilogram.
The Ultrastructure of The Animal Cell (International Series of Monographs in Pure
and Applied Biology, Zoology Division, Volume 37) -by- L T Threadgold -general editor- G A Kerkut. (Pergamon Press, Oxford,
reprint of 1st ed,
1969) No ISBN. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 313 pages. Dust jacket is grubby, worn and chipped on edges and has insect damage
to edges of flaps. Foxing on upper edges of pages. Else good.
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