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New York Zoological Society

Overview
Works: 359 works in 698 publications in 4 languages and 9,937 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Periodicals  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Identification guides 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: QL128, 591.92
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Most widely held works about New York Zoological Society
 
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Most widely held works by New York Zoological Society
The Arcturus adventure : an account of the New York Zoological Society's first oceanographic expedition by William Beebe( Book )

15 editions published between 1926 and 1981 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galapagos, world's end by William Beebe( Book )

12 editions published between 1924 and 1928 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Galp̀agos Islands are famed for their remarkable wildlife, including land and marine iguanas, land tortoises, four-eyed fish, and flightless cormorants and albatross. In 1835, Charles Darwin observed variations among the islands' species that inspired him to formulate the theory of natural selection. Eighty-eight years later, in 1923, a scientific expedition sponsored by the New York Zoological Society followed in Darwin's wake. Led by renowned biologist and explorer William Beebe, the scientists visited the the islands to study and obtain specimens of indigenous plants and animals. This is Beebe's personal account of that fascinating expedition. Combining rare literary skill with careful research, Beebe produced an exceptionally readable volume, replete with youthful enthusiasm, a romantic's awe before the mysteries of nature, and a scientist's passion for accurate description. He recounts the expedition's enormously productive results, including specimens of 60 species previously unknown to science, and an unparalleled accumulation of data that stimulated many scientific papers and new avenues of naturalistic inquiry. Beebe's account is enhanced with more than 100 splendid illustrations, selected from hundreds of paintings, drawings, and photographs by expedition members. A classic of popular science, it is scientifically rigorous as well as exciting and accessible
Beneath tropic seas; a record of diving among the coral reefs of Haiti by William Beebe( Book )

15 editions published between 1928 and 1937 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of the coral reefs and fishes in the Bay of Port-au-Prince, Haiti by the tenth expediton of the Department of Tropical Research of the New York zoological Society
Half mile down by William Beebe( Book )

11 editions published between 1934 and 1951 in 4 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the third volume to be published dealing with oceanographic researches on the life of the waters about Nonsuch, Bermuda ... These studies have been carried on by Dr. William Beebe and his staff, Mr. John Tee-Van, Miss Gloria Hollister and Miss Jocelyn Crane, of the Department of Tropical Research of the Zoölogical Society ... The present volume describes the various descents made by Dr. Beebe and Mr. Barton in the steel ball known as the Bathysphere ..."--Preface
Nonsuch : land of water by William Beebe( Book )

15 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New York Aquarium book of the water world; a guide to representative fishes, aquatic invertebrates, reptiles, birds, and mammals by William Bridges( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes selected species in concise, informative, lively paragraphs, most of which are illustrated with excellent black-and-white or color photographs
Pheasants : their lives and homes by William Beebe( Book )

13 editions published between 1926 and 1938 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mammals of the world by Ernest P Walker( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wildlife conservation( )

in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book of bays by William Beebe( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 1952 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The present expedition extended the explorations reported in the author's Zaca venture from Cabo San Lucas and Mazatlan south to Panama and Gorgona Island, Colombia
Zoologica; scientific contributions of the New York Zoological Society( )

in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zaca venture by William Beebe( Book )

6 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and German and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal kingdom( )

in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular official guide to the New York Zoological Park by New York Zoological Park( Book )

40 editions published between 1899 and 1925 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bronx Zoo book of wild animals: a guide to mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians of the world by William Bridges( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tropical wild life in British Guiana; zoological contributions from the Tropical Research Station of the New York Zoological Society by William Beebe( Book )

11 editions published between 1917 and 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Field book of the shore fishes of Bermuda by William Beebe( Book )

3 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea-shore life; the invertebrates of the New York coast by Alfred Goldsborough Mayor( Book )

12 editions published between 1905 and 2014 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monograph of the pheasants by William Beebe( Book )

in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulletin - New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society( )

in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 31, no. 1, Jan./Feb. 1928, commemorates "A quarter-century of the New York Aquarium."
 
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Nonsuch : land of water
Alternative Names

controlled identityWildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.)

NYZS.

NYZS (New York Zoological Society)

Zoological Society

Zoological Society, New York.

Languages
English (223)

German (3)

Italian (1)

French (1)

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