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21 The Canoe Camper's Handbook
Bearse, Ray
New York Winchester Press 1974 0-87691-094-0 / 9780876910948 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean turquoise cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 366 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Sections on equipment, camping, packing your gear, paddling and portaging techniques, safety, where to go, map sources, information sources and more. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12 Mo. Canoeing. 007756

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The Book of Naturalists - An Anthology of the Best Natural History, Beebe, William
22 The Book of Naturalists - An Anthology of the Best Natural History
Beebe, William
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Several black and white illustrations. No names, writing or bookplates. 500 pages. 026274

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Richard Bell's Britain, Bell, Richard
23 Richard Bell's Britain
Bell, Richard
London Book Club Associates 1981 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Two tiny bumps to bottom of front board, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 192 pp. with index. Color illustrations throughout by the author. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful descriptions and drawings of nature from life of the British countryside. 019421

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24 Katharine Ordway: The Lady Who Saved the Prairies
Blair, William D.
Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A. The Nature Conservancy 1989 0-9624590-0-3 / 9780962459009 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Valerie A. Kells, Illustrator 
Very clean blue-green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 120 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has one tiny (1/16") closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9-1/2" x 9-1/2". 011116

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Birds That Hunt and Are Hunted - Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Water-Fowls, Blanchan, Neltje
25 Birds That Hunt and Are Hunted - Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Water-Fowls
Blanchan, Neltje
Garden City Doubleday Page & Co. 1920 Later printing Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with white stamped lettering and line border on cover, white stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with beautifully penned previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. Color plate frontispiece of Passenger pigeon with clean tissue guard. Photographic illustrations in color and black and white. Introduction by G. O. Shields (Coquina). 359 pp. with index. 019293

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Plunderers, Blond, Georges
26 The Plunderers
Blond, Georges
New York MacMillan 1951 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with green title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 243 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket with price intact has ragged chipping along bottom edge of rear panel, otherwise quite presentable. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An epic novel of man and nature, set on Goddess Island (between Siberia and Alaska) where the seals live out part of their life-cycle. 8vo. Fiction. 013527

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Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists, Bonta, Marcia Myers
27 Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists
Bonta, Marcia Myers
Texas A&M University Press 1991 0890964890 / 9780890964897 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book, stated First Edition. Size approx. 6" x 9". No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 299 pages with index. Women naturalists in the late eighteenth through the early twentieth centuries - biographies of 25 of these women in a well-detailed study. 026486

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The Seventh Winter, Borland, Hal
28 The Seventh Winter
Borland, Hal
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1959 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue-black boards with white lettering on cover, moss green cloth spine with white and navy blue lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. P/O name, address inside front cover on front paste-down. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped with several very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 006430

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Hungry for Home: A Wolf Odyssey, Bowen, Asta
29 Hungry for Home: A Wolf Odyssey
Bowen, Asta
New York Simon & Schuster 1997 0-684-82361-6 / 9780684823614 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Jane Hart Meyer, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark green boards with bright 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. 218 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A brilliant story about a cunning wolf mother and her family struggling for survival in the contemporary West. 8vo. Nature. 016494

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Wilderness Pets at Camp Buckshaw, Breck, Edward
30 Wilderness Pets at Camp Buckshaw
Breck, Edward
Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin 1910 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, published April 1910. Clean moss green cloth boards with clean unchipped photo paste-on illustration on cover, stamped silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, no writing or stamping. Very small previous owner bookplate (1" x 1") on front free endpaper. Small blank sleeve paste-on at rear fixed endpaper. Illustrated throughout with amazing animal photographs. Frontispiece photo of small bear cub ("Sukey") with clean tissue guard. 240 pages. 024752

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31 On The Wing, The Life of Birds: From Feathers to Flight
Brooks, Bruce
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1989 0-684-19119-9 / 9780684191195 1st Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
190 pgs. Nr Fine in Fine DJ Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages bright and clean. Gold endpapers. No names, bookplates or writing inside. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, unfaded. Folio. Bird Watching. 003805

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Roadless Area, Brooks, Paul
32 Roadless Area
Brooks, Paul
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1971 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Fourth printing of the first edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean unfaded turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed "Paul Brooks" on front free endpaper. Pages are clean (very slight foxing to endpapers). With 67 pen-and-ink sketches by the author. 260 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, no chips or tears, nice photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Adventures of a man and wife in the American wilderness and other remote places from the Alaskan tundra to the game reserves of East Africa - recounted with rare beauty and quiet humor. 026381

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One Earth: Photographed by More Than 80 of the World's Best Photojournalists, Brower, Kenneth
33 One Earth: Photographed by More Than 80 of the World's Best Photojournalists
Brower, Kenneth
New York Collins Publishing (with Eastman Kodak) 1990 0002157306 / 9780002157308 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in as new condition - book, dust jacket, and slipcase. Photographed by more than 80 of the world's leading photojournalists. Written by Kenneth Brower with Introduction by Michael Tobias. Large book (approx. size is 11" x 12"). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean green endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 192 pages. In beautiful full color dust jacket which is unworn, with black cloth slipcase, also unworn. What is happening to our water, air, mountains and forests? What are we doing about it? To find out, more than 80 of the world's leading photojournalists spread out across the continents of the glove to focus their lenses on the fragile state of the planet. The result is "Our Earth", a celebration of the earth's beauty and bounty--as well as a challenge to save it. 026434

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34 Mountain in the Clouds: A Search for the Wild Salmon
Brown, Bruce
New York Simon & Schuster 1982 0-671-43583-3 / 9780671435837 First Edition, First Printing 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

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World of the Desert, Brown, Slater
35 World of the Desert
Brown, Slater
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1963 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean brown marbled boards with yellow-orange lettering on cover and spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 224 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with hint of corner wear, slightest bit of light rubbing to rear panel. Photo of author and owl on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A general history ofthe greater deserts, how they were created geologically, deserts created by man's actions; the flora and fauna of deserts. Author also describes such remarkable desert explorers as Burton, Doughty, and Hedin, and why they found deserts fascinating. Companion volume to "World of the Wind." 018747

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Sunshot - Peril And Wonder in the Gran Desierto (The Southwest Center Series), Broyles, Bill
36 Sunshot - Peril And Wonder in the Gran Desierto (The Southwest Center Series)
Broyles, Bill
Tucson, Arizona University of Arizona Press 2006 0816525242 / 9780816525249 First Edition Paperback 
Beautiful large trade paperback with French flaps. Text by Bill Broyles. Photographs by Michael P. Berman. No fading, chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small stamp mark at lower corner of half-title page: "Donated by the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute's Nature Writing Award Program." No other marks. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs throughout. 245 pages. Over the years, Bill Broyles has ventures into the sunshot territory of Northern Mexico, slogged across its salt flats and sand dunes, defied its deadly heat. These are his essays into the heart of a forbidding but beautiful land. Michael Berman's stark black and white photographs capture the desolate beauty of the desert while conveying a sense of Broyles' adventures. Gleaned from more than 4,000 images shot with a large-format camera, these exquisite photographs translate the desert's formidle monotone into finely-tuned sudies of light and represent some of the best photos ever taken of this mysterious region. 025684

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Burgess Flower Book For Children, Burgess, Thornton W.
37 The Burgess Flower Book For Children
Burgess, Thornton W.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1931 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding, with full color paste-on illustration on cover. Dark green cloth with lighter green fern decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Paste-on illustration is clean and unchipped. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. With one hundred and three illustrations in color and black and white. 350 pages with index. 026447

Price: 40.00 USD
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Blow a Wild Bugle for Catfish Bend, Burman, Ben Lucien
38 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

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John Burroughs Talks, Burroughs, John
39 John Burroughs Talks
Burroughs, John
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1923 Third Impression Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
Clean book in original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with large color photographic paste-on illustration on cover (clean, bright, unworn). No bumping or fraying to boards. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 358 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean but has large pieces missing on spine, wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024502

Price: 25.00 USD
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Grouse Feathers, Burton L. Spiller
40 Grouse Feathers
Burton L. Spiller
New York Crown Publishers 1972 051750085X / 9780517500859 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Lynn Bogue Hunt, Illustrator 
Clean hardcover book and dust jacket. Brown faux leather boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very slight wear at upper spine corners. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt. Introduction by H. G. Tapply. 207 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has faint water stains on spine only, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Classic stories about America's favorite upland game bird--and about the men and dogs who hunt it. 026693

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