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Almost Human: A Journey into the World of Baboons, Strum, Shirley C.
141 Almost Human: A Journey into the World of Baboons
Strum, Shirley C.
London Elm Tree Books 1987 0-241-12244-9 / 9780241122440 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean orange boards with illustration of two baboons on cover, clean brown cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 294 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fascinating chronicle of fifteen years spent observing a troop of baboons nicknamed the Pumphouse Gang, revealing startling new aspects of animal behavior. 8vo. Animals. 013225

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An African Bestiary, Summers, Gerald
142 An African Bestiary
Summers, Gerald
New York Simon And Schuster 1974 0671218131 / 9780671218133 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded red boards with gray cloth spine, red 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. 222 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, two very tiny closed edge tears, not price clipped (7.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A naturalist's adventures as a young man among the wild animals of Africa. 019643

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Amber, A Very Personal Cat, Taber, Gladys
143 Amber, A Very Personal Cat
Taber, Gladys
Philadelphia / New York Lippincott 1970 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean amber yellow cloth boards with blind-stamped impression of a cat on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with charming photographs. 154 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has 1" chip at top corner of rear panel, shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024809

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144 Hey Pup, Fetch It Up!: The Complete Retriever Training Book
Tarrant, Bill
Sun Trails Pub 1979 0-933936-00-1 / 9780933936003 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good Jacket Lou Schifferl 
Very clean black cloth baords with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name on back corner of front free endpaper. 499 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has closed tear and wrinkle at upper spine corner extending into front top panel (1"), two small closed edge tears at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Dogs. 010596

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The Tellington TTouch: A BreakthroughTechnique to Train and Care for Your Favorite Animal, Tellington-Jones, Linda
145 The Tellington TTouch: A BreakthroughTechnique to Train and Care for Your Favorite Animal
Tellington-Jones, Linda
New York Viking 1992 0670825786 / 9780670825783 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with ivory cloth spine, metallic 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. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs and drawings. 277 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025213

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My Friend the Dog, Terhune, Albert Payson
146 My Friend the Dog
Terhune, Albert Payson
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Marguerite Kirmse, Illustrator 
Very clean red cloth boards with blind-stamped border decoration, portrait of collie on cover, black stamped lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very slight corner wear. No fading. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on half-title page. Beautiful color frontis illustration of collie (small "Trixie" is penned in margin). 317 pgs. with illustrations by Marguerite Kirmse. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dogs. 015440

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147 The Mentor, Citizens of The Jungle, Serial No. 188 October 1, 1919
The Mentor Magazine (William T. Hornaday)
New York Mentor Association 1919 Paper/magazine Very Good 
12+ pgs. VG Clean beige paper wraps with green decoration. Volume 7, No. 16. A very little bit of minor chipping to edge of cover, some cracking at lower portion of spine. Illustrated text. 6 separate gravures which are in beautiful condition: "Gunda Complains" (elephant picture); "Menelik Calls" (Lion picture); "Siberian Tiger, Czarina"; "Great Indian Rhinoceros"; " Female Gorilla, Dinah"; and "Orangutan and Chimpanzee". The gravures alone are worth more than the price. 8vo. Magazine. 003001

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148 Cougar
Thomson, Peter
Chicago/New York Follett Publishing Co. 1968 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Brendan Lynch, Illustrator 
Very clean brown boards with cougar illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright endpapers. Black & white illustrations by Brendan Lynch. 192 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A really nice copy of this book about a boy who adopts an orphaned cougar kitten and returns it to the wild. Collectible quality. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 008069

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149 The Beast in Me and Other Animals
Thurber, James
New York Harcourt & Brace 1948 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket James Thurber, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with small illustration of dog holding a ball on its nose. Black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations throughout by James Thurber. Dustjacket is quite clean (very light soiling to edges and spine). Small bit of chipping at head and heel of spine, corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A nice book and dustjacket. 006409

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Thurber's Dogs, Thurber, James
150 Thurber's Dogs
Thurber, James
New York Simon & Schuster 1955 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Black paper covered boards with clean gray cloth spine, small gold dog illustration on cover, black title box with gold lettering and small dog cartoon on spine. No fraying or wear. Hint of slightest fading to extreme edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by James Thurber. 294 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), very shallow chipping at top spine edge (max. 1/8"), a couple of additional tiny chips or edge nicks; photo of Thurber and his standard poodle on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of the Master's dogs, written and drawn, real and imaginary, living and long ago. 025275

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Tales of an Empty Cabin, Wa-sha-quon-asin (Grey Owl)
151 Tales of an Empty Cabin
Wa-sha-quon-asin (Grey Owl)
London Lovat Dickson Ltd. 1936 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Second printing, October 1936 (stated). Brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Light soiling, light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 335 pages. A wonderful book on nature, Native American folklore, and appreciation of wilderness. 024741

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A Back-Fence Story - The Adventures of a Family of City Cats, Walker, Augusta
152 A Back-Fence Story - The Adventures of a Family of City Cats
Walker, Augusta
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1967 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket David Stone Martin, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with green cloth spine, bright gold cat decoration on cover, green and gold metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Cute cat bookplate on front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings by David Stone Martin. 145 pages + note about the author. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This engaging chronicle concerns three generations of cats and their provider Ann, a single woman with a ground floor apartment and a back yard. Reluctant at first to take in the little gray tramp who is looking for a home to have her kittens in, Ann develops into agenuine cat lover who understands the nature of her felines. 025459

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Bumper the White Rabbit and His Friends, Walsh, George Ethelbert
153 Bumper the White Rabbit and His Friends
Walsh, George Ethelbert
Philadelphia John C. Winston Company 1922 First Thus Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Edwin John Prittie, Illustrator 
Decorated cloth binding - tan cloth boards with green and orange decoration, green lettering on cover and spine. Quite clean, no fraying. Binding is tight and square; front hinge has small scrape (half of a dime in size) which reveals a bit of webbing. Beautiful full color illustrations by Edwin John Prittie. 133 pages + two one-page intros to other stories in this series. From the Twilight Animal Series for Boys and Girls ages 4 to 10 years. 024835

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Mysteries of Natural History, Watson, E. L. Grant
154 Mysteries of Natural History
Watson, E. L. Grant
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1937 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold bird in corner of front boardl, gold lettering on spine. No frayinbg or wear, some fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with wood engravings by Barbara Greg. 244 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow edge chipping at spine ends, several closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 24 strange episodes of nature -- the devices of certain animals for self-preservation, defense, or gratification -- the persistence of others in attempting what Nature has doomed them never to achieve -- the beneficial affinities of various insects or of plants and insects -- the fantastic parallels with human activity - the behavior or some creatures at birth or death, apparently fraught with significance far beyond our understanding -- such are Mr. Watson's themes. 025654

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The Whole Hog: Exploring the Extraordinary Potential of Pigs, Watson, Lyall
155 The Whole Hog: Exploring the Extraordinary Potential of Pigs
Watson, Lyall
Washington DC Smithsonian 2004 1588342166 / 9781588342164 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. 68 photographs and illustrations, most in full color. 208 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap), no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023396

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156 The Odyssey of an Animal Collector
Webb, Cecil S.
New York/London/Toronto Longmans, Green & Co. 1954 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne 
Clean rust-orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 368 pgs. 8 vo.. Adventure. 011212

Price: 14.00 USD
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Dog Days Other Times: Other Dogs, White, Stewart Edward
157 Dog Days Other Times: Other Dogs
White, Stewart Edward
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1930 Early printing Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Early printing in original dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with orange lettering and running dog design on cover, orange lettering on spine. A few tiny spots of white paint to upper edges. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with bright orange illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner first name printed at top edge of front free endpaper. 285 pages. Dust jacket is clean but tattered, with large edge chips and 1" piece missing at top of spine, some background fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Stewart Edward White introduces us to a delightful gallery of dog personalites who have enriched his life. 025068

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158 Caw-Taw: The Story of a Rook
Wilson, Katharine M.
London Hutchinson & Co. Chestnut Library Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Len Fullerton, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 86 pgs. with delightful illustrations by Len Fullerton. Clean dustjacket has very slight browning to spine, is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 7" x 8-1/2". Children's. 014828

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This Is Sylvia, Wilson, Sandy
159 This Is Sylvia
Wilson, Sandy
Dutton 1955 Stated First Edition Cloth Bds Very Good Good+ Jacket Illus & decs by the author 
VG in Chpped DJ. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Cats. 000157

Price: 10.00 USD
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160 This is Sylvia
Wilson, Sandy
New York E. P. Dutton 1955 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Sandy Wilson, Illustrator 
Clean green/brown cloth boards with red oval cat illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Red top stained edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 125 pgs. with illustrations by the author. Dustjacket is not price clipped, bright, with a few faint brown spots, no chips, two closed tears to rear panel (1" and 2-1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Humor. 010757

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