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

Overview
Works: 511 works in 1,942 publications in 6 languages and 71,050 library holdings
Genres: Field guides  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Handbooks and manuals  Cryptograms  Literature  Popular works  Guidebooks  Classification 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Other, Contributor, pdr, Director, 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 )

33 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and held by 3,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

51 editions published between 1952 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures of 140 common trees, identifying their leaves, fruit, form, range, and uses
Flowers; a guide to familiar American wildflowers by Herbert S Zim( Book )

30 editions published between 1930 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 2,445 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 )

36 editions published between 1957 and 1985 in English and French and held by 2,413 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 )

36 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in English and held by 2,175 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
Insects; a guide to familiar American insects by Herbert S Zim( Book )

31 editions published between 1951 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,997 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
Birds of the world : a survey of the twenty-seven orders and one hundred and fifty-five families by Oliver Luther Austin( Book )

29 editions published between 1961 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een beschrijving van de vogelsoorten in de hele wereld met veel illustraties
Stars : a guide to the constellations, sun, moon, planets, and other features of the heavens by Herbert S Zim( Book )

31 editions published between 1951 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,779 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 )

31 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,697 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
Birds; a guide to the most familiar American birds by Herbert S Zim( Book )

26 editions published between 1949 and 1987 in English and held by 1,641 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
Weather : air masses, clouds, rainfall, storms, weather maps, climate by Paul E Lehr( Book )

32 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,639 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
Fishes; a guide to fresh and salt-water species by Herbert S Zim( Book )

21 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and Italian and held by 1,359 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
Mammals : a guide to familiar American species : 218 animals in full color by Herbert S Zim( Book )

14 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 1,252 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
Reptiles and amphibians : a guide to familiar American species by Herbert S Zim( Book )

21 editions published between 1953 and 1964 in English and held by 1,216 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 )

5 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide for the identification of shells, including general information on mollusks and advice on shell collecting and study
Non-flowering plants by Floyd S Shuttleworth( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many small plants that do not produce flowers, but which we find around us every day, such as ferns, mushrooms and mosses
A guide to spiders and their kin by Herbert Walter Levi( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated guide to the identification of spiders and their near relatives. Includes their scientific name, geographic location, and physical description
Seashells of the world : a guide to the better-known species by R. Tucker Abbott( Book )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide for the identification of shells, including general information on mollusks and advice on shell collecting and study
Gamebirds : a guide to North American species and their habits by Alexander Sprunt( Book )

6 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 794 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 )

16 editions published between 1947 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to alligators and crocodiles, less dangerous than supposed, living fossils from the age of reptiles
 
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Trees; a guide to familiar American trees
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Trees; 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 speciesInsects; a guide to familiar American insectsStars : a guide to the constellations, sun, moon, planets, and other features of the heavensSeashores : a guide to animals and plants along the beachesBirds; a guide to the most familiar American birds
Alternative Names
Herbert Zim American naturalist

Herbert Zim naturalista estadounidense

Herbert Zim naturalista estauxunidense (1909–1994)

Spencer Zim, Herbert.

Spencer Zim, Herbert 1909-1994

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Zim, H.S. 1909-1994

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

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Zim, Herbert S. 1909-1994

Zim, Herbert S. (Herbert Spencer)

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

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Zim, Herbert Spencer 1909-1994

ジム, ハーバート・S.

赫伯特·S·基姆

Languages
English (471)

Dutch (6)

Italian (4)

German (3)

French (2)

Spanish (2)