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Come Climb My Hill, Abbott, Winston O.
1 Come Climb My Hill
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Windsor House 1980 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Revised Edition, SIGNED by author and illustrator, in clean unchipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with tree illustration on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Unpaginated, illustrated with drawings by Bette Eaton Bossen. Clean jacket is unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poetic prose about the mystery and beauty of common things. 019548

Price: 20.00 USD
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Have You Heard the Cricket Song, Abbott, Winston O.
2 Have You Heard the Cricket Song
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Inspiration House Publishers 1986 0918114020 / 9780918114020 Tenth Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Tenth printing, SIGNED by both author and illustrator, in clean original dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with brown lettering and autumn leaf decoration on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. AS NEW condition. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Signed by both author and illustrator on the title page. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears or creasing, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023896

Price: 14.00 USD
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Ansel Adams--Images, 1923-1974, Adams, Ansel
3 Ansel Adams--Images, 1923-1974
Adams, Ansel
New York New York Graphic Society 1974 0821206001 / 9780821206003 Stated First Printing Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Printing (regular edition) in clean unclipped dust jacket, in original slipcase. Large format (approx. 14" x 17") hardcover book, containing 115 extended range photolithographic reproductions. Very clean gray cloth boards with silver AA initials on cover, black cloth spine with silver lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautiful photo-illustrated endpapers. Very small previous owner name on half-title page, hint of mustiness. Foreword by Wallace Stegner. 128 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. In good+ original slipcase (gray with black "AA" initials). Slipcase has light soiling, some cracking to edges. These are the finest images of one of the great artists of the 20th century - Ansel Adams's selection of the important works of his career to date, presented in the best possible printed reproductions. 023131

Price: 125.00 USD
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Ribbon Of Sand: The Amazing Convergence Of The Ocean And The Outer Banks, Alexander, John and James Lazell
4 Ribbon Of Sand: The Amazing Convergence Of The Ocean And The Outer Banks
Alexander, John and James Lazell
Chapel Hill, North Carolina Algonquin Books 1992 0945575327 / 9780945575320 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue paper-covered boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps and drawings. 238 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (18.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022845

Price: 15.00 USD
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Indian Hill Birds, Ali, Salim
5 Indian Hill Birds
Ali, Salim
London Oxford University Press 1949 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket G. M. Henry, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean unfaded yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with 64 color plates by G. M. Henry. 188 pages with index. Book size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". Clean dust jacket has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges, corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful book for the non-technical bird lover, covering over 300 species of birds likely to be sighted in India, superbly illustrated, with useful keys for field identification. 024706

Price: 22.00 USD
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6 Wolves of Minong: Their Vital Role in a Wild Community
Allen, Durward L.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1979 0-395-27626-8 / 9780395276266 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with pine tree on cover, silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 499 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some small closed tears and edgewear at corners and head and heel of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Natural History. 007004

Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Dolphins: The Myth and the Mammal
Alpers, Antony
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1961 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Erik Thorn, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with small illustration of two dolphins on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated dark green endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 268 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has slight corner wear, is price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The fables, true experiences, and biological facts about dolphins. 8 vo.. Marine Life. 011202

Price: 18.00 USD
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My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman
8 My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury
Andrews, Roy Chapman
New York Greystone Press 1950 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Selected, and with an Introduction, by Roy Chapman Andrews - Noted Explorer and naturalist, Honorary Director of the American Museum of Natural History. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.98 on front inside flap), a few short closed edge tears; nice photo of Dr. Roy Chapman Andrews on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Includes stories by such notable writers as William Beebe, Mark Twain, Louis Bromfield, Stewart Edward White, Ernest Thompson Seton, Joseph Conrad, Carl Akeley, Robert Louis Stevenson and other great writers. 025192

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My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
9 My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury
Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
New York Greystone Press 1950 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Selected, and with an Introduction, by Roy Chapman andrews - noted explorer and naturalist and at the time, Honorary Director of the American Museum of Natural History. 404 pages. Clean dust jacket has short closed edge tears at folds, a few small edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A host of great nature stories by such great writers as William Beebe, Ernest Thompson Seton, Joseph Conrak, Louis Bromfield, Zane Grey, Jack London, John Muir, and many more. 023870

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Skills for Taming the Wilds: A Handbook of Woodcraft Wisdom, Angier, Bradford
10 Skills for Taming the Wilds: A Handbook of Woodcraft Wisdom
Angier, Bradford
Harrisburg Stackpole Books 1967 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing. Very clean green cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 286 pgs. Illustrated with detailed drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one small clossed tear at base of front flap fold, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Offers the complete lowdown on civilizing the wilderness while traveling light and making do with little. An excellent reference for campside, tackle-box, glove compartment, or fireside. 8vo. Outdoor Life. 016604

Price: 25.00 USD
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Taming the Wilds: A Handbook of Woodcraft Wisdom, Angier, Bradford
11 Taming the Wilds: A Handbook of Woodcraft Wisdom
Angier, Bradford
New York Galahad Books edition 1967 0-88365-182-3 / 9780883651827 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
286 PG Very good hardbound in very good dust jacket with minor chipping and rubbing. Protected in new mylar cover. Formerly published as "Skills for Taming the Wilds". Extremely useful book with sound, practical advice on all aspects of enjoying the outdoors comfortably and safely--hiking, camping, cooking, predicting weather, building a home in the woods, making furniture, handling canoes, first aid and more. Illustrated.Nature. 001397

Price: 10.00 USD
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Wilderness Wife, Angier, Bradford and Vena
12 Wilderness Wife
Angier, Bradford and Vena
Radnor, Pennsylvania Chilton Book Company 1976 0-8019-6291-9 / 9780801962912 Stated First Edition Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean bright endpapers; very small previous owner return address label at top inside edge of pastedown. Illustrated with photographs. 177 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one tiny close edge tear, not price clipped, a little light creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023866

Price: 15.00 USD
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Rifles and Rifle Shooting, Askins, Charles
13 Rifles and Rifle Shooting
Askins, Charles
New York Macmillan 1946 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Decorated binding in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with black tree design with duck and fish border, also black lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Foreword by the author. 244 pages. Clean red dust jacket is not price clipped, has very slight wear at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023876

Price: 30.00 USD
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This Bright Land, Atkinson, Brooks
14 This Bright Land
Atkinson, Brooks
Doubleday/Natural Hist. Pres 1972 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original dust jacket - protected in new mylar cover. Beautiful leather-like binding with decorated cover and gold lettering. Clean book, binding tight & square. 000585

Price: 10.00 USD
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Spring Jaunts - Some Walks, Excursions & Personal Explorations of Town, Country & Seashore, Bailey, Anthony
15 Spring Jaunts - Some Walks, Excursions & Personal Explorations of Town, Country & Seashore
Bailey, Anthony
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1986 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition, 1986" on copyright page. Clean green boards with clean beige cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 239 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection which contains some of the best work that Anthony Bailey has done for The New Yorker. His descriptive journeys include the Isle of Wight, a dawn-to-dusk stroll along the New Hampshire coast, and the seacoast of Cote d'Azur, to name a few. 018598

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia, Bailey, John Wendell
16 The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia
Bailey, John Wendell
Richmond, Virginia John Wendell Bailey 1946 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author, in unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded burgundy cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Professor Glenn W. Herrick, My teacher and friend, with appreciation and affection, The Author, John Wendell Bailey - March 25, 1947." Small ink-stamped name of Cornell Veterinary College professor at top corner of front free endpaper. 416 pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has considerable edge chipping, short closed tears (one mended in clear tape). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020308

Price: 40.00 USD
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Our Own Birds - A Familiar Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Baily, William L.
17 Our Own Birds - A Familiar Natural History of the Birds of the United States
Baily, William L.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott n.d. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Pretty decorated binding - clean green cloth boards with silver and black bird and botanical decoration on cover and spine. Tiny point of wear at two corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers, small tear to corner piece of delicate front free endpaper. Illustrated in black and white with lovely frontis illustration of ruffed grouse with clean tissue guard. Revised and Edited by Edward D. Cope. 265 pages with index. 023091

Price: 20.00 USD
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18 The Audubon Guide to Attracting Birds
Baker, John H.
Garden City Halcyon House 1943 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
268 pgs. VG+ in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean turquoise cloth book with illustrated cover. Binding tight. No names or writing inside. Clean dustjacket with very minor edgewear. 8vo. Bird Watching. 002843

Price: 10.00 USD
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Vanishing Wings, Bancroft, Griffing
19 Vanishing Wings
Bancroft, Griffing
New York Franklin Watts 1972 531-02041-X First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John Hamberger, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Boldly signed by author on front free endpaper. 149 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has two edge chips on rear panel (top and bottom edge), small corner chip on front panel, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A compelling novel where the main characters are three native American birds--an eagle, a falcon, and an osprey. 8vo. Birds of Prey. 016250

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness, Banks, Vic
20 The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness
Banks, Vic
San Francisco Sierra Club Books 1991 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket, with author-signed typed letter laid in. Clean gray boards with blue-black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 254 pages with index. Typed letter on author's letterhead, signed by author, to Chair of the Environmental Studies Program and Syracuse College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Clean jacket is not price clipped (22.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Photojournalist and Cinematographer Vic Banks chronicles his adventure in an area of South America that is home to the greatest concentration of wildlife on the continent. 022510

Price: 30.00 USD
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