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Jingo - Wild Horse of Abaco, Arundel, Jocelyn
1 Jingo - Wild Horse of Abaco
Arundel, Jocelyn
New York Whittlesey House/McGraw Hill 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean rust cloth boards with black illustration of leaping horse on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Wesley Dennis, including color frontis illustration. 139 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), small thumb-nail size chip at top rear panel edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the wild horses of Abaco in the Bahamas, and some children who catch a wild horse and train it. A scarce book, even scarcer in original dust jacket. 022149

Price: 100.00 USD
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Wild Wind, Bailey, Temple
2 Wild Wind
Bailey, Temple
Philadelphia Penn Publishing Co. 1930 First Hardcover Very Good good Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket designed by Charles D. Mitchell. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with stamped dark blue lettering on cover and spine. Slight fraying at top inside spine edge, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper, with small ink-stamped name on front fixed endpaper. 316 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, bookmark is still attached, has 3/4" deep chipping at top and bottom spine edges, corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A woman gives up her chance for happiness in order to care for another woman's children. 018298

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . .with Wings, Bittner, Mark
3 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . .with Wings
Bittner, Mark
Harmony 2004 0609610554 / 9780609610558 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. White boards with blue spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 289 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Inspiring story of how one man found his life's work--and true love--among a gang of wild parrots roosting in one of America's most picturesque urban settings. 025580

Price: 12.00 USD
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Mussolini - The Wild Man of Europe, Bond, John
4 Mussolini - The Wild Man of Europe
Bond, John
Washington DC Independent Publishing Co. 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine, clean unworn paste-on illustration on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 206 pp. Illustrated with black and white plates. 021006

Price: 15.00 USD
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5 The Wild Country
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1948 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 274 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unfaded, unchipped, not price clipped, with hint of slight wear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013235

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Wild Country, Bromfield, Louis
6 The Wild Country
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 274 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), tiny shallow chips at top and bottom spine edges, vertical crease to spine, tiny white label on spine below author's name. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021850

Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Wild is the River
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket 
Stated First Edition. Black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. Clean with slight fading. No bumping or fraying, no cracking. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; no other marks. 326 pgs. 000959

Price: 8.00 USD
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8 Wild is the River
Bromfield, Louis
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1941 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with blue title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 326 pgs. Clean bright jacket has 3/4" chip at top of spine which extends to upper rear corner of dustjacket. Enclosesd in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 012836

Price: 12.00 USD
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9 Wild is the River
Bromfield, Louis
New York - London Harper & Brothers 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
stated First Edition. Clean black cloth boards with unchipped gilt stamped title box on spine with black lettering. Two light surface scuffs to front board, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 326 pgs. 014763

Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Wild is the River
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. Slight fading to spine and title box on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small ink-stamp on front free endpaper (Sibley Library music sale). No other marks. 326 pgs. 015801

Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Mountain in the Clouds: A Search for the Wild Salmon
Brown, Bruce
New York Simon & Schuster 1982 0-671-43583-3 / 9780671435837 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with green cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright; small remainder mark on bottom page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean endpapers. 239 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Fishing. 011228

Price: 12.00 USD
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Blow a Wild Bugle for Catfish Bend, Burman, Ben Lucien
12 Blow a Wild Bugle for Catfish Bend
Burman, Ben Lucien
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1967 Later Printing Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Alice Caddy, Illustrator 
Very clean mustard yellow cloth boards with orange and green lettering on spine. No surface wear or bumping. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. 120 pgs. Bright dustjacket is not price clipped, with a very light hint of edgewear to spine corners, and a very light hint of soiling to front panel (small faint water mark). No large chips, tears or creases. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Small 8vo. Fiction. 014761

Price: 15.00 USD
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Dangerous To Man - Wild Animals: A Definitive Study of Their Reputed Dangers to Man, Caras, Roger A.
13 Dangerous To Man - Wild Animals: A Definitive Study of Their Reputed Dangers to Man
Caras, Roger A.
Philadelphia / New York Chilton 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many black and white photographs, drawings, charts. 433 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An amazing and absorbing study of animals in the wild and the truth about their danger (or lack of) to man and what provokes that danger. 026620

Price: 20.00 USD
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Wild Heritage, Carrighar, Sally
14 Wild Heritage
Carrighar, Sally
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1965 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Rachel S. Horne, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with stamped silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated by Rachel S. Horne. 276 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, very slight surface wear at top spine edge, no tears, nice photo and brief bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An intrigueing book on animal behavior, showing how close our behavior is to that of other animals and how much we can discover from them about ourselves. 026646

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Black Hills and their incredible characters - A Chronicle and A Guide, Casey, Robert J.
15 The Black Hills and their incredible characters - A Chronicle and A Guide
Casey, Robert J.
Bobbs-Merrill Company 1949 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unclipped original dust jacket, complete with "The Guide" in rear pocket. Unfaded green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, except for tiny bump to front board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful black and white photographs. 383 pages with index. "The Guide" in rear pocket is in perfect condition, gives information on mileages, roads, scenic wonders, monuments, etc. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historically the author traces the chronicle of the Black Hills from their opening to whites and the rush for gold in 1874--the rise and fall of boom towns, the change to cow towns, to agricultural towns, and the gradual metamorphosis into towns of the more modern era. Casey tells the story of the characters who made Black Hills History, from Custer and Wild Bill and Calamity Jane to Calvin Coolidge and Gutzon Borglum. 026657

Price: 50.00 USD
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West with the Sun, Cloete, Stuart
16 West with the Sun
Cloete, Stuart
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. Mere hint of slight surface wear at base spine corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). No names, writing or marks. 381 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; some light rubbing. Photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a journey around the world--the slow way by freighter through the Canal west to the Orient and still west toward home. A story of wild seas, beautiful women, exotic plants, birds and butterflies; of beauty and starvation side by side. 8vo. Adventure. 015654

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Art and Science of Taking to the Woods, Colby, C. B. & Bradford Angier
17 The Art and Science of Taking to the Woods
Colby, C. B. & Bradford Angier
Harrisburg, PA Stackpole 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Arthur J. Anderson, Illustrator 
Clean beige cloth boards with dark brown cloth spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Arthur J. Anderson. 288 pps. with index. Clean dustjacket has a few short closed edge tears, tiny corner chips, small piece of clear tape at bottom spine jacket edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An encyclopedia of woodslore and outdoor living...shortcuts, basic skills, advanced techniques to being a master of woodcraft. Everything from making shelter, chopping wood and cooking food to avoiding man-made booby traps and warding off dangerous plants, wild animals, dealing with insects, direction-finding. 018982

Price: 15.00 USD
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Wild Wings and Some Footsteps, Day, J. Wentworth
18 Wild Wings and Some Footsteps
Day, J. Wentworth
London Blandford Press 1948 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Roland Green, Illustrator 
"First Edition 1948" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine; some fading to boards and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers (very small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). 224 pp. illustrations by Roland Green, including eight full color plates. Clean jacket is not price clipped, a few tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019616

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Confessions of an English Opium Eater, de Quincy, Thomas
19 The Confessions of an English Opium Eater
de Quincy, Thomas
New York Hartsdale House 1932 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Laurence W. Chaves, Illustrator 
First Edition thus in clean dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with decoration on cover, brown lettering and small decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Haunting illustrations by Laurence W. Chaves. 228 pages. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap (partial $ sign showing). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The strange, bizarre and fantastic tale of De Quincy's struggle with the opium habit. Begun because of a chronic ailment, De Quincy soon found himself in the grip of the drug for its pleasurable effects. This is the story of his struggle against the drug, his experiences while taking it. The illustrations by Laurence W. Chaves have the quality of the wild dreams about which De Quincy wrote. 026269

Price: 25.00 USD
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MEANT TO BE WILD: The Struggle to Save Endangered Species Through Captive Breeding, DeBlieu, Jan
20 MEANT TO BE WILD: The Struggle to Save Endangered Species Through Captive Breeding
DeBlieu, Jan
Golden, Colorado Fulcrum Publishing 1991 1555910742 / 9781555910747 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket and SIGNED by the author. Very clean unfaded rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean light brown endpapers. Inscribed and signed on half-title page by the author: "Doris, Who shares my love for wolves and wild things. This book is a present from Joan & Jack. Merry Christmas. Warm Regards, Jan DeBlieu." Illustrated with photographs. 302 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. So many creatuares now face extinction that biologists have turned in desperation to raising rare animals in cages, in the hope that they can one day be released back into their native habitats. Meant To Be Wild tells the story of the North American animals that have been taken prisoner out of necessity in order to sustain their species. 024079

Price: 25.00 USD
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