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King of the Grizzlies (Wildwood Tales), Richardson, Alfred G.
201 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
202 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
203 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.
204 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

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205 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

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Loon in My Bathtub - And Other Adventures with Wildlife, Rood, Ronald
206 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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Possum in the Parking Lot, Rood, Ronald
207 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

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Tracks and Trails, Rossell, Leonard
208 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

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Tracks and Trails, Rossell, Leonard
209 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

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Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, Roughley, T. C.
210 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

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Cache Lake Country - Life in the North Woods, Rowlands, John J.
211 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

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212 The Wilderness Coast: Adventures of a Gulf Coast Naturalist
Rudloe, Jack
New York Truman Talley Books/E.P. Dutton 1988 0-525-24607-X / 9780525246077 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner inscription on fly leaf. 262 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Environmental Conservation. 008125

Price: 12.00 USD
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Nature Diary Through the Year, Rulison, Mildred Little
213 Nature Diary Through the Year
Rulison, Mildred Little
Vantage Press 1971 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated By Author Signed
Very clean maroon cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper, with a small drawing of a singing bird drawn next to her signature. 92 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has short closed edge tear and very slight wear near top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author describes the unbelievable wonders of nature in our own back yards, and also offers information on how to make a terrarium, gather a winter bouquet, prepare a Christmas tree for the birds. 8vo. Nature. 011869

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Argen the Gull, Russell, Franklin
214 Argen the Gull
Russell, Franklin
New York Alfred Knopf 1964 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Very clean unfaded blue cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear; very slight bump to one corner. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper). Illustrated with photographs by the author. 239 pages. Clean dust jacket is unfaded, has very slight edge chipping and a few short closed edge tears, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Author's photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025338

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Searchers at the Gulf, Russell, Franklin
215 Searchers at the Gulf
Russell, Franklin
Toronto McClelland and Stewart Limited 1970 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 222 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear a a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "The Secret Islands" and "Watchers at the Pond", the area described by Franklin Russsell in this book is an astonishing, mysterious place of ice and thaw, gale and calm, all set against tide and undercurrent and the movements of myriad creatures in the cycle of one year. 025655

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The Secret Islands - An Exploration, Russell, Franklin
216 The Secret Islands - An Exploration
Russell, Franklin
New York W. W. Norton 1965 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean original dust jacket with price intact. Clean turquoise cloth boardsa with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A chronicle of the people and natural phenomena of northern islands llying off the eastern coasts of Canada and Newfoundland; Grand Manan, Hay and Kent in the Bay of Fundy; Bonaventure; Funk, Great, Green and Gull Islands, far to the north. By the author of "Watchers at the Pond" and "Argen the Gull." 025519

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Jill and I and the Salmon, Russell, Jack
217 Jill and I and the Salmon
Russell, Jack
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1950 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Ralph L. Boyer, Illustrator 
Second Printing (June, 1950) stated in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with fish decoration on cover, dark green title box and gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Ralph L. Boyer. 204 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket (designed by Samuel Bryant) is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. At age 49 Jack Russell resigned from a business career because of ill health and with his wife Jill, fresh from a London ballet, established a unique fishing camp on the Miramichi River. This is the story of 20 years of hardihood, friendship, and adventure -- their second life. 025084

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Blind Jack, Ryder, Stephanie
218 Blind Jack
Ryder, Stephanie
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1961 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean charcoal gray cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to corners; no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Black endpapers, with previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 145 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has two very small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful true account of an injured Jackdaw bird, nursed back to life after being injured and becoming a part of the family, with nearly human traits. A delightful bird story and important study in avian behavior. 018601

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Beyond Words - What Animals Think and Feel, Safina, Carl
219 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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Algonquin Story, Saunders, Audrey
220 Algonquin Story
Saunders, Audrey
Ontario, Canada Department of Lands and Forests 1963 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book and original dust jacket in original slipcase with packet of revised maps. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white and full color plates. 196 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unfaded, with a few very short closed edge tears at top and bottom spine ends. Packet of five maps in excellent condition - book and packet slide into original green slipcase which is clean, has some fading to edges, 1" cracking at bottom edge. 024886

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