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The Living Forest, Prickett, R. J.
201 The Living Forest
Prickett, R. J.
Nairobi East African Publishing Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Illus & decs by the author Signed
163 pgs. Nr Fine in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Very clean tight book, illustrated with drawings and photographs of the wildlife of Kenya. Clean bright dust jacket with small closed tear at bottom rear, and a little wear at top of spine area. 8vo. Africa. 002832

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God's Calendar, Quayle, William A.
202 God's Calendar
Quayle, William A.
New York / Cincinnati Abingdon Press 1923 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Beautifully clean decorated American trade binding. Dark green cloth boards with black and gold night forest decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Very neatly penned previous owner name at top of front free endpaper. Frontispiece photograph of tree with clean printed tissue guard; 13 illustrations in all (photogravures - one for each month of the year with tissue guard). 76 pages. 023600

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In God's Out-of-Doors, Quayle, William A.
203 In God's Out-of-Doors
Quayle, William A.
Cincinnati, OH Jennings & Graham 1902 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with lighter green, yellow, black and gold decoration of stream, meadows, trees, golden sun's rays breaking the crest of the hills. Gold lettering on cover and spine. Decoration also on spine. Very light surface wear at spine corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. Brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. Printed on high quality glossy paper. Photographs interpretive of Nature by George N. Jennings, Mrs. Jacoby, Mr. J. F. Earhart, others (majority by Dr. Charles S. Parmenter); drawings are by Margaret Robbins. 232 pages. Beautiful book of essays, observations and poems regarding nature and the outdoors. 022766

Price: 40.00 USD
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In God's Out-of-Doors, Quayle, William A.
204 In God's Out-of-Doors
Quayle, William A.
Cincinatti Jennings and Graham 1902 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with landscape decoration in shades of green, white, and gold with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear-through at three corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Slight foxing to endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Tiny water spot near top edge of rear board, smaller than a pea. Text pages are clean and bright, with beautiful black and white illustrations and photographs throughout. 232 pp. Inspirational essays and verse on the beauty of nature. 020367

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The Rocky Coast, Rachel Carson; Charles Pratt; Bob Hines
205 The Rocky Coast
Rachel Carson; Charles Pratt; Bob Hines
Mccall Publishing Co. 1971 0841501114 / 9780841501119 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean first edition with original unclipped dust jacket. Marbled blue and black boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or bumping. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With 50 photographs, 25 in full color, by Charles Pratt. Line drawings by Bob Hines. Large book - approx. size 8" x 10-1/2". 118 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has very slight edge wear, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Originally published as a chapter called "The Rocky Shores" ion her classic "The Edge of the Sea." It has never been equalled and fully merits the special treatment this edition gives it. charles Pratt's photographs capture the evanescent beauty of rocks and sea. 025998

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Great Northern?, Ransome, Arthur
206 Great Northern?
Ransome, Arthur
New York Macmillan 1948 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Stated First Printing. Beige cloth boards with green lettering, green sailboat illustration on cover, green lettering on spine. Very faint small spot on cover, otherwise clean. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with maps and drawings. 351 pages. A sailing adventure in the Hebrides in search of Great Northern Divers (known in America as LOONS). 025692

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We Took to the Woods, Rich, Louise Dickinson
207 We Took to the Woods
Rich, Louise Dickinson
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1942 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with brown title box and small forest decoration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with twenty-one photographs. Copyright 1942, no additional printings listed. 322 pages. 024264

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King of the Grizzlies (Wildwood Tales), Richardson, Alfred G.
208 King of the Grizzlies (Wildwood Tales)
Richardson, Alfred G.
Chicago / New York Rand McNally 1925 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Walter J. Wilwerding, Illustrator 
First Edition. Very clean, unfaded dark blue cloth boards with large full-color paste-on illustration on front cover (no chipping or wear). Stamped black lettering and line border on cover, stamped black lettering on spine. Two tiny spots of wear to cloth at bottom of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully illustrated endpapers are clean. Neatly penned brief inscription dated 1931 on half-title page. Great illustrationsthroughout by Walter J. Wilwerding. 242 pages. Lovely copy of this beautiful book of nature tales about bear, moose, wolves, fox, Canadian geese, and more. 023687

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In the Forests of the Night, Riddell, James
209 In the Forests of the Night
Riddell, James
London Robert Hale Limited 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with yellow-green lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Decorated endpapers with a tiny "Good!" penned at top corner of front free endpaper. Clean glossy pages. Illustrated with maps, over 100 dramatic black and white photographs. 229 pages. Dust jacket with price intact has piece missing across top of rear panel, edge wear, chips at spine ends. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Two amateur Englishmen armed with twenty Leica cameras, a determination to harm no living thing, and an ability to laugh at themselves go into the strange, dark, fantastic world of the Central African forest to take pictures of animals. 025653

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The Dinosaur Heresies: New Theories Unlocking the Mystery of the Dinosaurs and Their Extinction, Robert T Bakker
210 The Dinosaur Heresies: New Theories Unlocking the Mystery of the Dinosaurs and Their Extinction
Robert T Bakker
New York William Morrow & Company 1986 0688042872 / 9780688042875 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded orange boards with brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with small lightly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Thoroughly illustrated with wonderful drawings. 482 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of slightest age-toning, one very short closed edge tear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. ALSO, a large full color folded map of dinosaur fossil sites around the world is laid in (measures approx. 24" x 38". It is in excellent condition. "Brilliant and authoritative, this is unquestionably the finest book ever written about dinosaurs." - Steven M. Stanley, Ph.D., Professor of Paleobiology, John Hopkins University. 025780

Price: 95.00 USD
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Children of the Wild, Roberts, Charles G. D.
211 Children of the Wild
Roberts, Charles G. D.
New York MacMillan 1921 Later Printing Hard Cover Good Fair Jacket Paul Bransom, Illustrator 
Brown boards with illustrated cover (two wolves looking straight at you). No wear to boards and book is very clean except for rear board which has a stain at base. Black lettering and small wolf head illustration on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper. 300 pgs. with delightful illustrations by Paul Bransom. DUSTJACKET has 2-1/4" piece missing at base of spine, 1" piece missing at top of spine, edge chipping and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 009680

Price: 20.00 USD
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Our Poisoned Earth and Sky, Rodale, J. I. and Staff
212 Our Poisoned Earth and Sky
Rodale, J. I. and Staff
Emmaus, Pennsylvania Rodale Books, Inc. 1964 First Edition Hardcover Fair Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean black boards with green and red lettering. Cracking along front hinge gutter. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with clean green endpapers. Includes some other printed material about the book from Rodale Press laid in. 735 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has very small chip at one corner, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025877

Price: 10.00 USD
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213 The Year Outdoors: A New Jersey Chronicle
Rodimer, Eva
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Robert Bruce Horsfall, Illustrator 
Clean cloth boards done in two shades of green. No bumping or fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small old price in pen written on corner of half-title page. No other writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with drawings. 294 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chips, closed tears and edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The book follows nature through a year in North Jersey stressing birth, growth, and maturity of animate things and the adaptations that all life must make to seasonal change to assure survival of the species. 8vo. Nature. 010102

Price: 12.00 USD
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Loon in My Bathtub - And Other Adventures with Wildlife, Rood, Ronald
214 Loon in My Bathtub - And Other Adventures with Wildlife
Rood, Ronald
Brattleboro, Vermont Stephen Greene Press 1964 0828902283 / 9780828902281 First Edition, later printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Later printing of the first edition, SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "For Tim Bates - with warm wishes and memories of a fine reception! Thanks! - Ronald Rood Oct. 1, 1976." Illustrated with photographs. 176 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024779

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May I Keep This Clam, Mother? It Followed Me Home - The Care & Feeding of Wild Pets, Rood, Ronald
215 May I Keep This Clam, Mother? It Followed Me Home - The Care & Feeding of Wild Pets
Rood, Ronald
New York Simon & Schuster 1974 0671216368 / 9780671216368 First Unknown Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with raccoon illustration on cover, bright green cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers; very small bookplate with initial "M" on it. No other marks. Illustrated by Richard Amundsen. 223 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026052

Price: 15.00 USD
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Possum in the Parking Lot, Rood, Ronald
216 Possum in the Parking Lot
Rood, Ronald
New York Simon & Schuster 1977 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Carrye E. Schenk, Illust. Signed
252 pgs. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ - enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean and tight beige hardbound book. First edition, signed by author with an inscription on FFE. Very nice illustrations throughout. Clean bright dustjacket with tiny chip at top corner of spine. "A heartwarming guide to nature in the city and the suburbs--how to look for, identify ad encourage plants, birds and wildlife in the midst of the metropolis".Nature. 002779

Price: 12.00 USD
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Tracks and Trails, Rossell, Leonard
217 Tracks and Trails
Rossell, Leonard
New York Boy Scouts of America / MacMillan 1928 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket Illustrated by the author 
First Edition in original jacket. Clean green boards with gold and black illustration, black lettering on cover, green cloth spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Green endpapers with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings by the author and with photographs. 138 pp. Dustjacket has very shallow chipping at base of spine, small chip to lower front corner tip, faint water stain--still an attractive illustrated dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020120

Price: 35.00 USD
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Tracks and Trails, Rossell, Leonard
218 Tracks and Trails
Rossell, Leonard
New York MacMillan/Boy Scouts of America 1928 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green boards with gold and black illustration on cover (silhouette of a moose by a mountain lake), black lettering, darker green cloth spine. Light corner wear, no fraying to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; illustrated with beautiful photographs and drawings throughout. Green endpapers have a couple of tiny spots, no names, writing or bookplates. 137 pgs. Beautiful color illustrated dustjacket has some small pieces missing from spine and spine nicks, chip at rear panel outside corner, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Published by the Boy Scouts of America and distributed through MacMillan Company, this is a nature classic for young and old, rich in story values and richer still in knowledge of the ways of the wild. 8vo. Nature. 014113

Price: 30.00 USD
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Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, Roughley, T. C.
219 Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef
Roughley, T. C.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated 
Very clean blue cloth boards with orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Maps on endpapers. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 282 pgs. with index. Illustrated with fifty-two color photographs by the author. Dustjacket is quite clean, with small chips at head and heel of spine, some corner and edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007364

Price: 20.00 USD
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Cache Lake Country - Life in the North Woods, Rowlands, John J.
220 Cache Lake Country - Life in the North Woods
Rowlands, John J.
New York W. W. Norton 1947 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Henry B. Kane, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with small gold illustration (canoe carry) on cover, bright gold lettering and small deer illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. One small faint ink spot near top edge of front cover (size of a pea). Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Map illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wonderful drawings by Henry B. Kane. 272 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has chipping at top edge of rear panel extending to top spine edge (varies from 1/16" to 1" in depth) - 3/4" chip at lower left corner of front panel, several closed edge tears, slight browning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A vivid and faithful chronicle of life in the great North Woods of Canada and a storehouse of valuable information on woodcraft and nature. "As honest as a pine tree and as refreshing as spring water, Cache Lake Country holds the secrets of how to live well in the woods. 024916

Price: 100.00 USD
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