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121 The Hunting Animal
Russell, Franklin
Harper & Row 1983 0-06-015106-4 / 9780060151065 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean light brown boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 211 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear at top rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A series of narratives about hunts and hunters from the U.S. western plains to India to New Zealand, Australia and Africa. 8vo. Big Game. 011320

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The Wildest Game, Ryhiner, Peter (as told to Daniel P. Mannix)
122 The Wildest Game
Ryhiner, Peter (as told to Daniel P. Mannix)
Philadelphia J. P. Lippincott 1958 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean bright unclipped original jacket. Review copy, with review slip and glossy black and white photo of author laid in. Clean brown marbled boards with black cloth spine, some faint spots to cloth along front spine edge. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 320 pages. Dustjacket is clean, unchipped, unclipped (4.95 on front inside flap), hint of slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The animal collecting expeditions of Peter Ryhiner to South America, Africa, India, Southeast Asia and Indonesia. 022397

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The Wildest Game, Ryhiner, Peter (as told to Daniel P. Mannix)
123 The Wildest Game
Ryhiner, Peter (as told to Daniel P. Mannix)
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1958 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown marbled boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean; front and rear free endpaper have slight offset browning. No names, writing or bookplates. 320 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Worldwide wildlife collecting expeditions of Peter Ryhiner. 8vo. Adventure. 012685

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Beyond Words - What Animals Think and Feel, Safina, Carl
124 Beyond Words - What Animals Think and Feel
Safina, Carl
New York Henry Holt 2015 0805098887 / 9780805098884 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line), SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with white lettering on spine. Light bumping to corners. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on title page - "For Andy, Carl Safina." Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 461 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025130

Price: 35.00 USD
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Good Comrades, Salten, Felix
125 Good Comrades
Salten, Felix
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1942 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Bob Kuhn, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original jacket. Clean green boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean with green top-stained edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 251 pp. Clean illustrated jacket has a few very shallow edge chips (1/4" max), enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Unusual copy in that the book begins with chapter 1 and 2, then appears the title and copyright page, then begins again with chapter 1 and 2 and all following chapters. 019524

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Lords of the Household: A Cat Chronicle, Savage, Henry
126 Lords of the Household: A Cat Chronicle
Savage, Henry
London Hutchinson & Co. Uniform Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket E. L. Beckles, Illustrator 
No date of publication. Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering and illustrations on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with adorable illustrations of cats at play throughout the book. Beautifully illustrated endpapers are clean with no names, writing or marks. 143 pgs. . Clean unfaded dustjacket is unclipped (price appears on spine), shallow chipping at top spine edge extending very slightly to rear panel corner, a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sheer delight for cat lovers! 8vo. Cats. 016360

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127 Golden Shadows, Flying Hooves
Schaller, George B.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1973 0-394-47243-8 / 9780394472430 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped illustration and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name/date on lower corner of front free endpaper). Pages and edges are clean. 287 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "The full personal story behind his now famous study about lion behavior--what it was like to live for three years in the wild plains of Tanzania, with his wife and sons, conducting close-up observations of the great African predators". 009035

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128 The Year of the Gorilla
Schaller, George B.
Chicago The University of Chicago Press 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, very slight bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 260 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Adventure. 010771

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Snakebite Survivors' Club: Travels Among Serpents, Seal, Jeremy
129 The Snakebite Survivors' Club: Travels Among Serpents
Seal, Jeremy
New York Harcourt 2000 0-15-100535-4 / 9780151005352 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean beige boards with rust red spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 336 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A riveting hands-on adventure with the world's deadliest snakes. 8vo. Adventure. 016615

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Lives of the Hunted, Seton-Thompson, Ernest
130 Lives of the Hunted
Seton-Thompson, Ernest
New York Charles Scribner 1901 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Ernest Seton-Thompson, Illustrator 
"First Impression, October 12, 1901" on copyright page. Green cloth boards with decorative gilt border and black tree decoration on cover, unchipped gilt lettering on cover and spine. Tiny ink mark to lower right corner of front board, slight sunning to spine and board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 361 pp. with illustrations by the author. 020515

Price: 75.00 USD
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131 The Trail of the Sandhill Stag
Seton-Thompson, Ernest
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1900 Second Impression Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Pale green buckram cloth boards with darker green title box, gilt lettering on cover, gilt lettering on spine, gold stag on front & rear board. Book is clean but has some light foxing (rust-colored speckles) to front & rear board. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Green endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages are clean and bright. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard and 60 drawings by the author. 93 pgs.Natural History. 008828

Price: 18.00 USD
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Soondar Mooni - The Story of an Indian Elephant, Shebbeare, E. O.
132 Soondar Mooni - The Story of an Indian Elephant
Shebbeare, E. O.
London Gollancz 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, solid and complete with original dustjacket; unfortunately jacket has been glued at flaps on onto the book. With an Introduction by Richard Casey. Line drawings and maps by the author. 224 pages. Jacket is quite clean, not price clipped, has banner paste-on with multiple reviews from the Book Society recommending the book. Book has clean brown cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, hinges are sound, no cracking. All text block edges clean, front endpapers clean, rear pastedown has a narrow borrowing list glued on. 224 pages. 025658

Price: 18.00 USD
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Between the Sunlight and the Thunder - the Wild Life of Kenya, Simon, Noel
133 Between the Sunlight and the Thunder - the Wild Life of Kenya
Simon, Noel
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1963 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First American Edition 1963" on copyright page. Clean unfaded orange cloth boards with zebra head illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to corners, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 384 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates, color frontis photograph. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has fading to spine, one tiny edge chip, slight rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A dramatic and expert attack on the appalling devastation wreaked upon the wildlife of East Africa during the prior eighty years, and the author's suggested remedies. An eloquent book, with extraordinary photographs. 018604

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No Other Elephant, Sparrow, Gerald
134 No Other Elephant
Sparrow, Gerald
London Jarrolds Publishers 1961 STATED FIRST EDITION Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 192 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one short closed edge tear at lower spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Those who are interested in elephants will be captivated by this true story of Pra Chorn, a king among elephants, and his young English master, Henry Paget, whom the author met on his way to take up his post as Judge in the International Court in Bangkok. 013856

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135 A Veterinary Guide for Animal Owners
Spaulding, C. E., D.V.M.
Emmaus Rodale Press 1976 0-87857-118-3 / 9780878571185 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean rust boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumped corners, binding is tight & square. Pages are clean, no names or writing inside. Illustrated. 420 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has a few small closed tears at top edge of spine, small shallow chip at top front edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Agriculture. 004877

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Wild Heart, Squier, Emma-Lindsay
136 The Wild Heart
Squier, Emma-Lindsay
New York Cosmopolitan 1922 First Edition, Second Printings Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
"Second Printing...April, 1922" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with brown illustration on cover (bear, raptor), darl brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (browning to paste-down from contact with dustjacket flaps). At base of title page, "Free Public Library, Lancaster, Penna") -- no other marking to pages, endpapers or edges. Introduction by Gene Stratton-Porter. Illustrations by Paul Bransom. 220 pp. with drawings and decoration on every page. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has water spotting, small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A record of the true experiences of a little boy and girl who lived close to nature on the shores of Puget Sound. 019138

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That Quail, Robert, Stanger, Margaret A.
137 That Quail, Robert
Stanger, Margaret A.
Philadelphia Lippincott 1966 Ninth Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Cathy Baldwin, Illustrator 
Later printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean and pretty decorated paper-covered boards (feathers) with rust cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Cathy Baldwin. 127 pages. Clean dust jacket has tiny chips at corners, a few shrot closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story of a quail egg rescued from an abandoned nest, hatched and raised as a cherished member of a New England household. 024885

Price: 15.00 USD
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String Lug the Fox, Stephen, David
138 String Lug the Fox
Stephen, David
London Lutterworth Press 1951 First Edition, Second Impression Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Nina Scott Langley, Illustrator 
Very clean beige cloth boards with crisp black lettering, red fox head illustration on spine. No fraying, no wear. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely illustrations by Nina Scott Langley. 224 pgs. Beautifully illustrated DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, has a few very tiny edge chips at top of spine, light foxing to rear panel, a few small water droplet stains to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This very scarce book is rare in a dustjacket, and both book and dustjacket are in collectible condition. The author traces the life of String Lug, a Scottish fox, from its birth in Lanarkshire. A vixen's litter is killed by a farmer, but String Lug survives, although his mother is shot and his father deserts him. Slowly he learns forest lore: what to avoid; how to trick and kill; the smell of steel. He mates and has cubs and survives many challenges. The book has an unusual but satisfying ending. 8vo. Fiction. 015454

Price: 100.00 USD
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139 The Way of a Lion
Stevens, Alden
London Hutchinson's Books for Young People Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. Slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking, slight lean. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers with attractive previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Color frontis illustration of mother lion and three cubs. 152 pgs. illustrated with drawings. No copyright date; no additional printings listed. 8vo. Children's. 014832

Price: 15.00 USD
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Rex and Other New and Old Verses Selected for Boys and Girls, Stewart, Anna Bird
140 Rex and Other New and Old Verses Selected for Boys and Girls
Stewart, Anna Bird
1941 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean rust cloth boards with black lettering and portrait of dog on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 147 pgs. RARE DUSTJACKET is clean, with slight edgewear and small chip at bottom of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007156

Price: 32.00 USD
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