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Zim, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer) 1909-1994

Overview
Works: 372 works in 1,642 publications in 6 languages and 74,978 library holdings
Genres: Identification guides  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals  Popular works  Guidebooks  Classification 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Other, Director, Contributor, pdr, Creator
Classifications: QL681, 598.2
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Most widely held works about Herbert S Zim
 
Most widely held works by Herbert S Zim
Birds of North America : a guide to field identification by Chandler S Robbins( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and held by 3,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes distribution maps, color illustrations, and statistics on 700 species of birds
Insects; a guide to familiar American insects by Herbert S Zim( Book )

54 editions published between 1949 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 3,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to North American insects which gives popular name, describes life and reproduction cycles and feeding habits, and includes a range guide
Trees; a guide to familiar American trees by Herbert S Zim( Book )

46 editions published between 1952 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 3,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures of 130 common trees, identifying their leaves, fruit, form, range, and uses
Flowers; a guide to familiar American wildflowers by Herbert S Zim( Book )

34 editions published between 1930 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 2,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to approximately 200 of the most commonly viewed American wildflowers, with 134 color paintings. Flowers are grouped by color
Rocks and minerals; a guide to familiar minerals, gems, ores, and rocks by Herbert S Zim( Book )

39 editions published between 1957 and 1985 in English and French and held by 2,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes information on collecting and identifying minerals, and sections on metallic, nonmetallic, gem and rock-forming minerals, and on igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks
Butterflies and moths : a guide to the more common American species by Robert T Mitchell( Book )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in English and held by 2,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to the most common, widespread, important or unusual North American butterflies and moths, giving special attention to immature forms and to rangemaps which show distribution
Reptiles and amphibians : a guide to familiar American species by Herbert S Zim( Book )

54 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sections on turtles, lizards, snakes, alligators and crocodiles, frogs and toads, and salamanders give information on description, habits and range for each species common in the United States
Sea shells of the world : a guide to the better-known species, 790 illus. in color of 562 species by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

26 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in English and held by 2,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide for the identification of shells, including general information on mollusks and advice on shell collecting and study
Birds of the world : a survey of the twenty-seven orders and one hundred and fifty-five families by Oliver Luther Austin( Book )

32 editions published between 1961 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents in words and pictures all the bird families of the world, with more than 700 birds shown in full color
Stars : a guide to the constellations, sun, moon, planets, and other features of the heavens by Herbert S Zim( Book )

36 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On t.p.: A guide to the constellations, sun, moon, planets, and other features of the heavens
Seashores : a guide to animals and plants along the beaches by Herbert S Zim( Book )

27 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General information about seas, tides and waves, with descriptions and full-color illustrations of many species of plants and animals found along beaches of the U.S
Weather : air masses, clouds, rainfall, storms, weather maps, climate by Paul E Lehr( Book )

42 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full-color illustrations and up-to-date facts help you understand the fascinating phenomena of weather, and how changes are predicted
Birds; a guide to the most familiar American birds by Herbert S Zim( Book )

25 editions published between 1949 and 1987 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures 129 common birds, identifying their flight ranges, size, and appearance. Includes a table listing migration dates and nesting and feeding habits
Mammals; a guide to familiar American species by Herbert S Zim( Book )

28 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to mammals of North America that includes a description of each species, a detailed drawing of the animal, and a map locating his common range
A guide to spiders and their kin by Herbert Walter Levi( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biological survey of various species of spiders and related insects, exploring their physical characteristics, natural habitat, and behavior
Fishes; a guide to fresh and salt-water species by Herbert S Zim( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and Italian and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated handbook of common fishes of North America, examining the characteristics, range, and description of twenty-two groups including herring-like fish, butterfly fishes and angelfishes, jacks, and sharks and rays
Non-flowering plants by Floyd S Shuttleworth( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in 5 languages and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to plants which reproduce without bearing flowers, including a general introduction and suggested activities. Divided by type of plant: algae, fungi, lichens, mosses, liverworts, ferns, and gymnosperms
Gamebirds : a guide to North American species and their habits by Alexander Sprunt( Book )

6 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures 89 game birds, identifying their breeding and wintering ranges, scientific and local names, size, weight, flight speed, and nesting and feeding habits
Alligators and crocodiles by Herbert S Zim( Book )

15 editions published between 1947 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to alligators and crocodiles, less dangerous than supposed, living fossils from the Age of Reptiles
American wildlife & plants, a guide to wildlife food habits; the use of trees, shrubs, weeds, and herbs by birds and mammals of the United States by Alexander C Martin( Book )

16 editions published between 1951 and 1961 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Prepared under the direction of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, at the Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, Maryland.'"
 
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Rocks and minerals; a guide to familiar minerals, gems, ores, and rocks
Alternative Names
Herbert Zim American naturalist

Spencer Zim, Herbert.

Spencer Zim, Herbert 1909-1994

Zim, H.

Zim, H. S.

Zim, H. S. 1909-

Zim, H.S. 1909-1994

Zim, H. S. (Herbert Spencer), 1909-

Zim, Herbert.

Zim, Herbert 1909-1994

Zim, Herbert S.

Zim, Herbert S. 1909-

Zim, Herbert S. 1909-1994

Zim, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer)

Zim, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer), 1909-

Zim, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer), 1909-1994

Zim, Herbert Spencer.

Zim, Herbert Spencer 1909-

Zim, Herbert Spencer 1909-1994

ジム, ハーバート S

赫伯特·S·基姆

Languages
English (537)

French (19)

Italian (7)

Dutch (6)

German (4)

Spanish (3)

Covers
Insects; a guide to familiar American insectsTrees; a guide to familiar American treesFlowers; a guide to familiar American wildflowersRocks and minerals; a guide to familiar minerals, gems, ores, and rocksButterflies and moths : a guide to the more common American speciesReptiles and amphibians : a guide to familiar American speciesSea shells of the world : a guide to the better-known species, 790 illus. in color of 562 speciesStars : a guide to the constellations, sun, moon, planets, and other features of the heavens