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California Academy of Sciences - Open Libraries Collection

A collection of books, journals, films and videos from the California Academy of Sciences . The California Academy of Sciences is a leading scientific and cultural institution based in San Francisco. It is home to an aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum, and research and education programs, which engage people of all ages and backgrounds on two of the most important topics of our time: life and its sustainability. Founded in 1853, the Academy's mission is to explore, explain, and sustai...



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20 volumes ; 32 cm
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Topics: English language -- Dictionaries, The Oxford English Dictionary, Anglais (Langue) -- Dictionnaires,...
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"Originally published as UNESCO source book for science teaching."
Topic: Science
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v. : 32 cm
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Topics: Birds -- Classification, Birds -- Geographical distribution
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-457) and index
Topics: Social evolution, Civilization, Ethnology, Human beings, Culture diffusion, Historia, Geografia...
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Bibliography: p. 306-308
Topic: Biology
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 671-732) and indexes
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Topics: Homosexuality in animals, Homoseksualiteit, Dieren, Animaux, Homosexualité
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xviii, 457 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Science -- Methodology -- Popular works, Science -- Study and teaching -- Popular works, Literacy...
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xv, 575 p., [12] p. of plates : 29 cm
Topics: Scientific illustration, Natural history illustration
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by Martin, Bill, 1916-2004; Carle, Eric, illustrator
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Topics: Bears, Color, Animals, Stories in rhyme, Puppets, Storytelling
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Includes index
Topic: Dinosaurs
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by Villee, Claude Alvin, 1917-; Villee, Claude Alvin, 1917- Biology
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Topic: Biology
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by Seuss, Dr
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61 unnumbered pages : 29 cm
Topics: Children's stories, Stories in rhyme, Pollution -- Fiction
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by Popper, Karl R. (Karl Raimund), 1902-1994
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xi, 412 pages 25 cm
Topics: Vooruitgang, Kennisverwerving, Knowledge, Theory of, Methodology, Méthodologie, Science --...
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by Hemenway, Toby, 1952-
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xi, 313 p. : 26 cm
Topics: Natural landscaping, Organic gardening, Permaculture, Gaia hypothesis
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by Carle, Eric
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After Mrs. Seahorse lays her eggs on Mr. Seahorse's belly, he drifts through the water, greeting other fish fathers who are taking care of their eggs
Topics: Father and child, Sea horses, Fishes
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"A New York Academy of Sciences book."
Topics: Dinosaurs, Predatory animals
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"A Potomac Associates book."
Topics: Economic history, Economic development, Social history
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by Raynes, John, 1929-
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192 pages : 30 cm
Topic: Anatomy, Artistic
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by University of Chicago Press
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Topics: Printing -- Style manuals, Authorship -- Style manuals
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by David Arora
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Topics: Mushrooms -- California -- Identification, Mushrooms -- Pacific States -- Identification
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by David P. Clark
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Topic: Molecular biology.
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by Coyne, Jerry A., 1949- author
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xx, 282 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Evolution (Biology), Biological Evolution, Selection, Genetic, Evolution
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by Lewis, Philippa; Darley, Gillian
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Bibliography: p. [17]-[18]
Topics: Decoration and ornament -- Dictionaries, Decoration and ornament
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by Hymowitz, Carol; Weissman, Michaele; B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Non-Classifiable, Nonfiction - General, Women, Feminism
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by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977
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Includes bibliographical references (page 160) and index
Topics: Constellations, Astronomy
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by Klein, Cornelis, 1937-; Hurlbut, Cornelius S. (Cornelius Searle), 1906-2005; Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895. Manual of mineralogy
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Hurlbut's name appears first on the previous (19th) ed
Topic: Mineralogy
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-201) and index
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Colomb, Christophe, ca 1451-1506, Colomb, Christophe (1450? - 1506), Taino...
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by Brusca, Richard C
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xix, 936 p. : 29 cm
Topic: Invertebrates
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by Cooper, Geoffrey M
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 648-650) and index
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Topics: Cellular biology, Molecular biology, Microchemistry, Science, Science/Mathematics, General, Life...
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by Paxton, John R; Eschmeyer, William N
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Includes index
Topic: Fishes
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by Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018, author
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x, 198 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Relativité (physique), Sciences de l'espace, Trous noirs (astronomie), Einführung, Cosmologia,...
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 406-411) and index
Topics: Popular astronomy, Technology, Science, Science/Mathematics, Astronomy - General, Astrophysics...
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Bibliography: p. [223]-239
Topic: Animals
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xx, 293 p. : 25 cm
Topics: Krakauer, Jon, Adventure Consultants. Guided Expedition (1996 : Mount Everest), Mountain Madness...
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Topic: Water
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by Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984
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xii, 247 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Animal 2017 Bildband, Animals -- Classification, Animaux -- Classification, Animals, Systematik,...
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by Nash, Roderick; Nash, Roderick. American environment
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Rev. ed. of: The American environment. 2d ed. c1976
Topics: Conservation of natural resources, Conservation des ressources naturelles, United States...
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by Brickell, Christopher; Zuk, Judith D; American Horticultural Society
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Rev. ed. of: The American Horticultural Society encyclopedia of garden plants. New York : Macmillan, 1989
Topic: Plants, Ornamental
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1 volume (various pagings) ; 24 cm
Topics: Printing -- Style manuals, Authorship -- Style manuals, 02.13 practice of science, 02.00 science...
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by Wolfram, Stephen
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Includes index
Topics: Cellular automata, Computational complexity, Natural Science Disciplines, Models, Theoretical,...
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by Carle, Eric
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32 unnumbered pages : 31 cm
Topics: Toy and movable books -- Specimens, Chameleons -- Fiction, Self-acceptance -- Fiction, Toy and...
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by Abram, David, 1957-
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313, [2] p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Anthropology -- Philosophy, Human beings -- Animal nature, Biosphere, Human ecology, Cosmology,...
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by Ibbotson, Eva
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388 pages : 22 cm
Topics: Abandoned children -- Juvenile fiction, Identity -- Fiction, Abandoned children, Vienna (Austria)...
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by Tirion, Wil
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 90)
Topics: Astronomical charts & atlases, Popular astronomy, Science, Political Science,...
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by Dickinson, Terence; Dyer, Alan, 1953-
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Includes index
Topic: Astronomy
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by Carle, Eric; Whipple, Laura
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First impression
Topics: Children's poetry, Animals
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by Sibley, David, 1961-
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Colored maps on endpapers
Topic: Trees
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Human beings
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by Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996
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Based on C. Sagan's 13-part television series
Topics: Astronomy, Astronomie
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by Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882; Ralling, Christopher
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Selected and arr. for the BBC TV/Time-Life television series The Voyage of Charles Darwin
Topics: Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882, Naturalists
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by Dawkins, Richard, 1941-
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xxiii, 360 p. : 20 cm
Topics: Genetics, Evolution (Biology), Sociobiology
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by Thyen, O. (Olaf); Clark, M. (Michael); Scholze-Stubenrecht, Werner; Sykes, J. B. (John Bradbury); Dudenredaktion (Bibliographisches Institut); Oxford University Press. Dictionary Dept. German Section
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2001 reissue has CD-ROM: SpeakGerman free with the Oxford-Duden German dictionary. Windows version 1.0 ; LC's copy discarded
Topics: German language, English language
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"A Mariner book."
Topic: Evolution (Biology)
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by Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018
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viii, 216 pages : 26 cm
Topics: Quantum theory, Quantum Theory, Théorie quantique, Kosmologie
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by Gág, Wanda, 1893-1946
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Newbery Honor Book, 1929
Topic: Cats
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176 p. : 28 x 29 cm
Topics: Astronomy -- Observers' manuals, Astronomy -- Popular works, Astronomy -- Amateurs' manuals
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by Bert Hölldobler
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by Odum, Eugene Pleasants, 1913-
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xiv, 574 p. : 27 cm
Topic: Ecology
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2 v. (xlii, 2153 p.) : 26 cm
Topic: Food -- History
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by Mileaf, Harry
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Includes index
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Topic: Electricity
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by Macaulay, David
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Includes index
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Topics: Technology, Tecnologia
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xi, 500 pages : 30 cm
Topics: Mythology, Folklore, Mythologie
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by Gross, M. Grant (Meredith Grant), 1933-
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Includes bibliographies
Topic: Oceanography
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by Paul Stamets
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Topics: Mycelium., Mushroom culture., Fungi -- Ecology.
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by Erikson, Erik H. (Erik Homburger), 1902-
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Originally published: New York : Norton, 1985
Topics: Child development, Socialization, Child psychology, Identity (Psychology)
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231 pages : 21 cm
Topics: Indians of North America -- Folklore -- Comic books, strips, etc, Tricksters -- North America --...
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by Dixon, Dougal; Dodson, Peter; Myers, Jack
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Includes index
Topics: Dinosaurs, Paleontology
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by Sunquist, Melvin E
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x, 452 p. : 26 cm
Topic: Felidae
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by Bowler, Peter J
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xix, 464 p. : 23 cm
Topic: Evolution (Biology) -- History
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by Heller, Ruth, 1924-
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A pictorial introduction to the animals that lay eggs, including chickens as well as other birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, insects, and even a few mammals
Topics: Reproduction, Eggs
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by John Alexander Moore
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Topics: Biology -- Philosophy, Biology -- History
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by Miroslav Verner
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Topics: Pyramids -- Egypt, Egypt -- Antiquities
Source: removedNEL
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by Albrecht Fölsing
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Topics: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955, Physicists -- Biography
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volumes : 29 cm
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Topics: Indiens -- Amérique du Nord, Grupos Etnicos (Em Geral), Native Americans, Inuits, Esquimales,...