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Out of Doors: A Guide to Nature, Mann, Paul B. And George T. Hastings
161 Out of Doors: A Guide to Nature
Mann, Paul B. And George T. Hastings
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1932 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Clean dark green cloth boards with stamped illustration (large tree) and lettering on cover, silver lettering on spine. Slight hint of wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. INSCRIBED to his friends and SIGNED by author Paul B. Mann on front free endpaper. Previous owner name at top of front free endpaper. 448 pgs. with index. Illustrated with many photographs and detailed drawings. 8vo. Nature. 010421

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Ant Hill Odyssey, Mann, William M.
162 Ant Hill Odyssey
Mann, William M.
Boston Little Brown 1948 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean light blue cloth boards with small decoration on cover, blue title box with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slight edge fading. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 338 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edge chipping, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The reminiscenses of the Director of the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., who was a respected leader among natural scientists and whose travels took him to all the corners of the earth. 013742

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Ant Hill Odyssey, Mann, William M.
163 Ant Hill Odyssey
Mann, William M.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1948 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated first edition in original unclipped jacket. Gray cloth boards with small decoration on cover, dark blue title box with gold 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 bookplates. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 338 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), clean and bright, with just a hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An entomogolists travels all over the world, on expeditions from the deserts of Arabia to the Pacific Isles. 022713

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The Language of Birds, Martin, Rafe
164 The Language of Birds
Martin, Rafe
New York Putnam 2017 0399229256 / 9780399229251 Stated First Impression Hardback Fine Fine Jacket Susan Gaber, Illustrator Signed
Stated First Impression with full number line, in clean dust jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean glossy color illustrated boards. Size approx. 11-1/2" x 9". No bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blue endpapers. Signed by author Rafe Martin on title page: "Best Wishes! - Rafe Martin." Full color illustrations throughout. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in removable protective mylar cover. A classic Russian fairy tale retold, beautifully illustrated by Susan Gaber. 024812

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165 When Elephants Weep
Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff and Susan McCarthy
New York Delacorte Press 1995 0-385-31425-6 / 9780385314251 5th Printing Hardbound Fine Fine Jacket 
291 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Very clean and tight hardbound book. No names or writing inside. Clean, crisp dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped. AS NEWAnimals. 003010

Price: 10.00 USD
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166 Wildlife in America
Matthiessen, Peter
New York Viking 1987 Revised and Updated Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Bob Hines, Illustrator 
Clean brown cloth boards with illustrated cover, clean beige cloth spine, gold lettering on spine in brown title box. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 332 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed tear at top spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The classic history (originally published in 1959), now updated and expanded, with lists and drawings of rare, threatened, and extinct species. 9-1/2" x 7". Natural History. 011002

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167 Shortleaf Pine
Mattoon, Wilbur R.
Washington, D.C. U. S. Department of Agriculture 1931 First Edition Wraps Fine 
Very clean softcover wraps with stapled binding. No marks, creasing, curling or wear. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 44 pgs. 8vo. Silvaculture. 009953

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The Otter's Tale, Maxwell, Gavin
168 The Otter's Tale
Maxwell, Gavin
Longmans 1962 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with stamped gold otter decorations on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on blank preliminary (no name on it). Illustrated with amazing photographs in color and black and white. 43 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears, slight age toning, corner clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful children's edition of best-selling "Ring of Bright Water" that will be enjoyable for adults as well, as so many wonderful photographs of otters appear here (91 photographs, 68 of which did not appear in Ring of Bright Water, and 9 are in color). 025623

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In Pastures Green, McArthur, Peter
169 In Pastures Green
McArthur, Peter
Canada J. M. Dent 1948 First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing of the New and Revised Edition (November, 1948) in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited and with a foreword by Kenneth McNeill Wells. Illustrated with beautiful wood engravings by Lucille Oille. 299 pages. Clean dust jacket has edge chipping, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A chronicle of country living in rural Canada by a man who gave up a successful journalism career in New York to go back to the land, where he found wisdom, fulfillment and peace. 025418

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170 Propagation of Aquatic Game Birds
McAtee, W. L.
Washington, D.C. U. S. Department of Agriculture 1930 First Edition Wraps Near FIne 
Very clean softcover publication in stapled wraps. 41 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. No names, writing or marks. Great information on propagating ducks, geese and other aquatic game birds. 8vo. Agriculture. 009951

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OPERATION WHITE LION, McBride, Chris
171 OPERATION WHITE LION
McBride, Chris
New York St Martin's Press 1981 0312586809 / 9780312586805 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean pale green boards with beige cloth spine, bright gold 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 full color photographs. 159 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023851

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THE WHITE LIONS OF TIMBAVATI, McBride, Chris
172 THE WHITE LIONS OF TIMBAVATI
McBride, Chris
Paddington Press 1977 0448226774 / 9780448226774 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold 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 full color photographs. 220 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, very short closed tear at upper spine fold edge, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023850

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173 The White Lions of Timbavati
McBride, Chris
New York/London Paddington Press Ltd. 1977 0-448-22677-4 / 9780448226774 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with 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. 220 pgs. Illustrated with full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A fascinating account of a strain of white lions in Africa. 010575

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Ebb of the River, Mears, Richard C.
174 Ebb of the River
Mears, Richard C.
New York Wyndham Books 1980 0-671-61032-5 / 9780671610326 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green-gray boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Review copy, with review slip laid in. 207 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one short closed edge tear at top of rear panel, tiny nick at base of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a boy and a river, about growing up, the wonders of nature, and about grown-ups and kids. 8vo. Fiction. 014002

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175 Elephant Destiny: Biography of an Endangered Species in Africa
Meredith, Martin
New York Public Affairs Press 2003 1-58648-077-4 / 9781586480776 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with black spine, silver lettering on spine. Very light bump to spine corner. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 244 pgs. Illustrated with color plates and drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Environmental Conservation. 007971

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Cruise of the Cow - Being an Introduction to San Diego, Mexico's Baja California, and A Voyage into the Gulf of California -- This Combined Region of the Southwest Corner, Miller, Max
176 The Cruise of the Cow - Being an Introduction to San Diego, Mexico's Baja California, and A Voyage into the Gulf of California -- This Combined Region of the Southwest Corner
Miller, Max
New York E. P. Dutton 1951 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold title box on spine. Clean, with slight fading to edges. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - small previous owner name on front pastedown. Illustrated with map and 47 photographs by Lew Walker. 256 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has some edge chipping, slight wear at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025436

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The World of Night, Milne, Lorus J. & Marjorie Milne
177 The World of Night
Milne, Lorus J. & Marjorie Milne
New York Harper & Brothers 1956 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket T. M. Shortt, Illustrator 
Very clean dark blue 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. 248 pgs. Beautifully illustrated by T. M. Shortt. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The fascinating drama of nature that is enacted between dusk and dawn. 8vo. Nature. 013102

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The Mating Instinct, Milne, Lorus J. and Margery J.
178 The Mating Instinct
Milne, Lorus J. and Margery J.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1954 Stated First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Olaus J. Murie, Illustrator 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with twenty-one line drawings by Olaus J. Murie.243 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small surface scrape at lower right corner of front panel (size of dime), a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Provides a nontechnical, highly diverting peek at the mysteries of anatomy, biology and sociology, along with a good many other sciences of today. It tells the most illuminating story there is--the story of life itself. 018133

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179 The World's Whales: The Complete Illustrated Guide
Minasian, Stanley M., Balcomb, Kenneth C. III, Larry Foster
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Books 1984 0-89599-014-8 / 9780895990143 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with blind stamped whales on cover, silver-white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 224 pgs. Beautiful color photographs throughout. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped, and is enclosed in a new archival quality mylar cover. 10-1/4" x 10-1/4". Whales. 005552

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180 No Room in the Ark
Moorehead, Alan
New York Harper & Brothers 1959 BOMC Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean gold cloth boards with turquoise cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are bright and clean. Maps on endpapers. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. Original publisher's bookmark with fold-out discussion of book is enclosed. 227 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with drawings and photographs. Clean, crisp and bright dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005258

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