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Herbert S. Zim

Herbert S. Zim contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.

Herbert S. Zim

Wildflowers

Wildflowers

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D. and Alexander C. Martin, Ph.D., Former Senior Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Illustrated by Rudolf Freund
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

This is a practical beginner's guide to the most common American wildflowers. Emphasis is on those with showy petals and those that the amateur is most likely to see. Special features include:

Where...

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Rocks, Gems and Minerals

Rocks, Gems and Minerals

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Herbert S. Zim and Paul R. Shaffer; Revised by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting with Jeffrey Post and Paul Pohwat, National Museum of Natural History; Illustrated by Raymond Perlman
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on:

- Physical and chemical properties
- Origins and geologic...

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Seashells of the World

Seashells of the World

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

Seashells of the World is an introduction to the world of marine seashells, emphasizing the most attractive and best-known species. This guide will help you to:

-Identify
-Classify

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Fishes

Fishes

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D. and Hurst H. Shoemaker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Zoology Emeritus, University of Illinois; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

Full-color illustrations of 278 of the most common fresh- and salt-water fishes accompany clear and concise descriptions that tell:

-Where different fishes live and what they eat
-Their...

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Reptiles and Amphibians

Reptiles and Amphibians

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Herbert S. Zim and Hobart M. Smith; Revised by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting, with J. Whitfield Gibbons, University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

This guide to the snakes, frogs, turtles, and salamanders of North America aids in the identification of 212 species. Learn:

- How to tell the difference between reptiles and amphibians

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Fossils

Fossils

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Frank H. T. Rhodes, President, Cornell University, Herbert S. Zim, Paul R. Shaffer; Illustrated by Raymond Perlman, Professor of Art, University of Illinois
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

This introduction to the life of the past as revealed through fossils includes:

-Descriptions of the typical plants and animals of major geological eras
-Maps showing where fossils can...

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Insects

Insects

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Clarence Cottam and Herbert S. Zim, Revised by Jonathan P. Latimer, Karen Stray Nolting, and David Wagner, University of Connecticut; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving and Susan Simon
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

Enjoy and Learn!
Expert Knowledge!
Easy-to-Read!

This handy guide to the most common, important and showy North American insects will help the novice begin a fascinating study. Includes:

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Seashore Life

Seashore Life

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D. and Lester Ingle, Ph.D.; Illustrated by Dorothea and Sy Barlowe
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

This compact guide will help you understand--and enjoy--the unique zone where land and ocean meet. It is a guide to:

Seashells
Sea Plants
Shore Birds
Jellyfish, Starfish, Sand...

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Butterflies and Moths

Butterflies and Moths

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Robert T. Mitchell and Herbert S. Zim; Illustrated by Andre Durenceau
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

This Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press illustrates in full color 423 of the most common, widespread, important, or unusual North American species of Lepidoptera. Information includes:

How...

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Weather

Weather

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Paul E. Lehr, R. Will Burnett, and Herbert S. Zim; Illustrated by Harry McKnaught
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

Simply, accurately, and graphically, this Golden Guide explains:

Massive movements of the atmosphere
Weather instruments and how they are used
The origins, development, and effects...

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Birds

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Herbert S. Zim and Ira N. Gabrielson, Revised by Chandler S. Robbins, Updated by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting with James Coe; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

This guide will help you identify-quickly and easily-the birds you are most likely to see. It tells you:

What to look for
Where and when to look
How to attract birds

Range...

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Stars

Stars

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D., Sc.D. and Robert H. Baker, Ph.D., D.Sc., Revised and Updated by Mark R. Chartrand, Ph.D.; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

Enjoy the wonders of the heavens and understand more fully what you see. This Golden Guide shows you how with 150 full-color illustrations, including:

Charts of the major constellations

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Mammals

Mammals

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D. and Donald F. Hoffmeister, Ph.D., Director, Emeritus, Museum of Natural History, and Professor, Emeritus, of Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution, University of Illinois; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

An accurate and fascinating introduction to more than 200 of the most common species of mammals in North America, including information on:

-Habits and habitats
-Family trees
-Raising...

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Trees

Trees

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Herbert S. Zim and Alexander C. Martin; Revised by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting, with David Challinor, Scientist Emeritus, Smithsonian Institution; Illustrated by Dorothea and Sy Barlowe
St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

This Golden Guide describes and illustrates in full color more than 140 of our most common trees. Learn:

-How to recognize tree shapes, flowers, buds, leaves, and fruits
-Where each species...

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