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121 A Naturalist in Palestine
Howells, Victor
London Andrew Melrose 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 13 drawings by the author, 29 photographs and one map. 180 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear and one small closed tear at top of rear panel (under 1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Natural History. 008010

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The Earth Dwellers: Adventures in the Land of Ants, Hoyt,  Erich
122 The Earth Dwellers: Adventures in the Land of Ants
Hoyt, Erich
New York Simon & Schuster 1996 0684810867 / 9780684810867 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with yellow-beige cloth spine, green metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean light green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 319 pages with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (24.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The fantastic world of ants is presented here -- their complex communication system, war, construction of roadways and bridges, their underground gardens and livestock, and bizarre tournaments. Set in the nature reserve of La Selva in Costa Rica, "The Earth Dwellers" illuminates the lives of individual ants, allowing them to lead us into their vivid and complex world. 022639

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Yamsi, Hyde, Dayton O.
123 Yamsi
Hyde, Dayton O.
New York Dial Press 1971 Stated First printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean marbled brown boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs. 318 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A heartwarming journal of one year on a wilderness ranch in Oregon. 023867

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The Elusive Zebra, Ipsen, D. C.
124 The Elusive Zebra
Ipsen, D. C.
Reading, Massachusetts Addison Wesley 1971 0201013673 / 9780201013672 Stated First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Ben Stahl, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean moss green cloth boards with small running zebra on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Illustrated by Ben Stahl. 112 pages. Dust jacket has slightest hint of dust soiling, is unchipped, not price clipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about zebras written for children grades 5-8, but scientific enough for adults, with beautiful illustrations. The Elusive Zebra is not just a book about zebras. It is also a book about animals whose colors have puzzled scientists. and perhaps as much as anything, it is a book about the scientists who have been puzzled. 025624

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The Crocodile Hunter The Incredible Life and Adventures of Steve and Terri Irwin, Irwin, Terri
125 The Crocodile Hunter The Incredible Life and Adventures of Steve and Terri Irwin
Irwin, Terri
New York Dutton 2001 0525946357 / 9780525946359 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First American Printing, November, 2001 on copyright page, with full number line. Very clean white boards with clean unfaded green spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip; no fading or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 202 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The incredible and perilous adventures of Steve and Terri Irwin, their private life, their mutual affection for wildlife and world-wide message of conservation. 017702

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A Season of Birds: a Norfolk Diary, 1911, James, Vincent; Lodge, George Edward
126 A Season of Birds: a Norfolk Diary, 1911
James, Vincent; Lodge, George Edward
New York A & W Publishers 1980 0894790684 / 9780894790683 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket George E. Lodge, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold bird in flight on cover, gold lettering on spine. Fading to board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean, map-illustrated endpapers (1910 ordnance survey map of the Hickling area). Previous owner name on back of front free endpaper at top edge. Over 90 beautiful watercolor illustrations by George E. Lodge. 152 pages with index. Dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; no tears or chips, slight wear at one corner tip area. Jacket caligraphy and decoration by Kate Cary. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A meticulous and vivid study in words and pictures of over 200 birds. 022512

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Snowshoe Country, Jaques, Florence Page
127 Snowshoe Country
Jaques, Florence Page
Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press 1944 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with snowshoe decoration on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. iBeautifully illustrated by Francis Lee Jaques. 111 pages. 025475

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Rag House Tales, Jay, Mae Foster
128 Rag House Tales
Jay, Mae Foster
Boston W. A. Wilde 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with clean, bright unchipped paste-on illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Front free endpaper removed. 184 pgs. illustrated with the author's own photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with very slight edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Written by the daughter of an engineer who while she was growing up, blazed trails, and they lived in the outdoors. A very nice clean, solid book and dustjacket, with the exception of the front free endpaper removal, a near perfect copy. 6" x 7-1/2". 011143

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Field and Hedgerow, Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies, Jefferies, Richard
129 Field and Hedgerow, Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies
Jefferies, Richard
London and Redhill Lutterworth Press 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Agnes Miller Parker, Illust. 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Slight manufacturer's wrinkle to cloth on rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 388 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. 8vo. Nature. 011995

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The Mouse and the Elephant, Joan Hewett; Richard Hewett
130 The Mouse and the Elephant
Joan Hewett; Richard Hewett
Little Brown & Co 1977 0316359661 / 9780316359665 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition (stated) in original unclipped dust jacket. Size approx. 9" x 11". Clean gray cloth boards with mouse illustration and black lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Slight wear to bottom corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Amazing photographs of a mouse together with an elephant. Unpaginated. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has edge wear and several closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024064

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The Dance of the Flying Gurnards: America's Coastal Curiosities and Beachside Wonders, John Waldman
131 The Dance of the Flying Gurnards: America's Coastal Curiosities and Beachside Wonders
John Waldman
Guilford, Connecticut The Lyons Press 2002 1585743682 / 9781585743681 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean light turquoise paper covered boards with yellow spine, brown lettering on spine. Light bumping to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To John, Maybe you'll find a metaphor in here somewhere - Regards, John Walden." 208 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Informative and engaging sourcebook to introduce beachgoers, waterfront residents, vacationers, and boaters to the natural charms and menaces of the three North American coastlines. 022321

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The Inland Island, Johnson, Josephine
132 The Inland Island
Johnson, Josephine
New York Simon & Schuster 1969 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with green leafy decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Nicely illustrated with beautiful drawings. 159 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has hint of slightest browning to spine, slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, a few very tiny spots to front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An evocative and lyrical description of nature's changes, wonders and tragedies, recorded in the twelve months of the year by this Pulitizer-prize winning author. 8vo. Nature. 015416

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Collecting Seashells, Johnstone, Kathleen Yerger
133 Collecting Seashells
Johnstone, Kathleen Yerger
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1970 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean color illustrated cloth boards. No bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no names or writing inside, pages are bright. Illustrated with color plaes, halftones, and line drawings. 198 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has two very small edge chips and 1" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Seashells. 006085

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Wild Voyageur - Story of a Canada Goose, Jones, Adrienne
134 Wild Voyageur - Story of a Canada Goose
Jones, Adrienne
London Macmillan 1968 First British Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Lois Darling, Illustrator 
First British Edition (so stated) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Lois Darling. 174 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; slightest hint of browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The life history of a gander, Chen, so named by the eskimo girl Mooshnuk, who defies her tribe's code in concealing the whereabouts of the wounded bird even though she knew it meant depriving the family of food. A story of natural history, evoking the wild skies, the dangerous barrens, the predators - including man - which surround these magnificent birds. 024730

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Backwaters, Jones, Stephen
135 Backwaters
Jones, Stephen
New York W W Norton & Co 1979 0393032353 / 9780393032352 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Richard Brown, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition, first printing (with full number line on copyright page) in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with lighter blue cloth spine, gold lettering. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful drawings by Richard Brown. 256 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wild and wonderful account of the author's affair with the borders of the sea. 025646

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Appointment At the Ends of the World: Memoirs of a Wildlife Veterinarian, Karesh, William B
136 Appointment At the Ends of the World: Memoirs of a Wildlife Veterinarian
Karesh, William B
New York Warner Books 1999 0446523712 / 9780446523714 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with full number line in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean green boards with blue-green spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color and black and white photographs. 376 pages. Dust jacket is clean, bright, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (27.00/35.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025096

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Cloud - Wild Stallion of the Rockies, Kathrens, Ginger
137 Cloud - Wild Stallion of the Rockies
Kathrens, Ginger
Irvine, California BowTie Press 2001 1889540706 / 9781889540702 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover 
First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean bright unchipped dust jacket. Large book (size approx. 9-1/2" x 11-1/2"). Very clean color illustrated glossy boards. No bumping, fading or wear - as new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 160 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (24.95/34.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no wear, no tears. A companion book to the program seen on public television's NATURE series. 025390

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In the Land of the Lion, Kearton, Cherry
138 In the Land of the Lion
Kearton, Cherry
Great Britain Arrowsmith 1946 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped jacket, later printing. Very clean yellow cloth boards with crisp red lettering 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. Illustrated with 88 photographs. 250 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (5s.net on front inside flap), very small chip at bottom spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of the author's expeditions in Central Africa, with excellent photographs of lions, rhonoceros, elephant, crocodile, apes and more. 022061

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Carving Hawk: New and Selected Poems 1956-2000, Kenny, Maurice
139 Carving Hawk: New and Selected Poems 1956-2000
Kenny, Maurice
White Pine Press 2002 1893996506 / 9781893996502 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Stated First Edition, as new condition trade paperback, signed by the author. Clean yellow cover with brown lettering and hawk decoration on cover, brown lettering on spine. No creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page. 367 pages. 025964

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Among Trees, Kernan, Sean
140 Among Trees
Kernan, Sean
New York Artisan 2003 1579652220 / 9781579652227 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean original dust jacket. Very clean olive boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Orange-red endpapers, with brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Introduction by Anthony Doerr. 158 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small corner price clip on front inside flap. Photographs of trees that will transport you. 023847

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