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Grouse Feathers, Burton L. Spiller
41 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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42 Systematic Dictionary of Mammals of the World
Burton, Maurice
New York Thomas Y. Crowell, Publisher 1962 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket David Pratt, Illustrator 
Very clean black boards with red and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 307 pgs. with index. Well illustrated with drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Zoology. 011286

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Unexpected Treasure, Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer with Hans Fantel
43 Unexpected Treasure
Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer with Hans Fantel
New York M. Evans and Company 1968 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Pimlott, Illustrator 
First Printing, in original jacket. Clean yellow boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name (blacked out) on front fixed endpaper beneath front dustjacket flap. 190 pp. Illustrated by John Pimlott. Clean jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has a few tiny edge chips. Author's photo with a beaver friend on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's story of her life on a 250-acre wildlife refuge in southern New Jersey, and the animal friends who filled their lives. 019790

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44 Bichu the Jaguar
Caillou, Alan
New York/Cleveland Nal / The World Publishing Co. 1969 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Alex Tsao, Illustrator 
Very clean rust colored cloth boards with black cloth spine, orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Lovely illustrations throughout by Alex Tsao. No names, writing or bookplates. 216 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has 1/2" closed tear at top front edge, has been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005681

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45 Rocky Mountain Warden
Calkins, Frank
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gold cloth boards with blind stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 266 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Natural History. 009182

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Rocky Mountain Warden, Calkins, Frank
46 Rocky Mountain Warden
Calkins, Frank
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 394-44318-7 First Hardcover Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean toast-brown cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with chapter headpieces by Irving Boker. 266 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has one tiny chip at base of rear panel (smaller than a match head). Very nice full panel photo of author on rear of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021205

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Fiddlesticks and Freckles - The Forest Frolics of Two Funny Fawns, Campbell, Sam
47 Fiddlesticks and Freckles - The Forest Frolics of Two Funny Fawns
Campbell, Sam
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1955 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Sam Campbell, Illustrator Signed
Clean book in original unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean green cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to top and bottom spine edges, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper by the author. Previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 243 pgs. with illustrations by the author. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), clean with very slight fading to spine, hint of very faint soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very nice children's book from the "Forest Life Series" by Sam Campbell, "The Philosopher of the Forest." 018756

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On Wings of Cheer - A Red-Winged Blackbird Shares His Happy Heart, Campbell, Sam
48 On Wings of Cheer - A Red-Winged Blackbird Shares His Happy Heart
Campbell, Sam
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1948 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
No edition stated, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 236 pp. with illustrations by the author. Clean illustrated dust jacket is price clipped at corner of front inside flap, unchipped, a few short closed edge tears. Photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Children's book about the wonders of nature and wildlife in the north woods of Wisconsin. 019551

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The Seven Secrets of Somewhere Lake - Animal Ways that Inspire and Amaze, Campbell, Sam
49 The Seven Secrets of Somewhere Lake - Animal Ways that Inspire and Amaze
Campbell, Sam
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Harry H. Lees, Illustrator Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Signed by the author on front free endpaper; no other marks. Illustrated by Harry H. Lees. 236 pp. Clean jacket is price clipped on front inside flap, has tiny chip at upper spine edge, hint of foxing to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A "Forest Life Series" book written or children, with wonderful educational and entertaining stories about animals and nature. 019355

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Ghosts of Tsavo - Tracking the Mythic Lions of East Africa, Caputo, Phillip
50 Ghosts of Tsavo - Tracking the Mythic Lions of East Africa
Caputo, Phillip
Washington DC National Geographic 2002 0792263626 / 9780792263623 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing, June, 2002 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean toast brown boards with unfaded black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 275 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024934

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51 Close to Shore: A True Story of Terror in an Age of Innocence
Capuzzo, Michael
New York Broadway Books 2001 0-7679-0413-0 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 317 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright unchipped dustjacket has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Combining rich historical detail and a harrowing, pulse-pounding narrative, Close to Shore brilliantly re-creates the summer of 1916, when a rogue great white shark attached swimmers along the New Jersey Shore..." 8vo. Thriller. 008612

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52 The Custer Wolf, (Biography of an American Renegade)
Caras, Roger
Boston - Toronto Little, Brown & Co. 1966 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good++ Very Good Jacket Charles Frace, Illustrator 
Very clean brown textured boards with publisher logo blind stamped in center of front cover. Grey/green lettering on black spine. No bumping or surface wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Faint browning of free endpapers. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 175 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped with some slight browning to spine and top edge of rear panel. Small closed tear at bottom rear edge of spine with a little creasing. Two tiny pea-sized holes and some scuffing to spine. Minimal wear to edges and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Nature. 014683

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Dangerous To Man - Wild Animals: A Definitive Study of Their Reputed Dangers to Man, Caras, Roger A.
53 Dangerous To Man - Wild Animals: A Definitive Study of Their Reputed Dangers to Man
Caras, Roger A.
Philadelphia / New York Chilton 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many black and white photographs, drawings, charts. 433 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An amazing and absorbing study of animals in the wild and the truth about their danger (or lack of) to man and what provokes that danger. 026620

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Source of the Thunder: The Biography of a California Condor, Caras, Roger A.
54 Source of the Thunder: The Biography of a California Condor
Caras, Roger A.
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1970 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean decorated brown boards with beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 181 pgs. Illustrated with drawings by Charles Frace. Forword by Roland C. Clement. Clean dustjacket has tiny price sticker on front flap, a few surface nicks to edges, small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author follows the life cycle of a male condor from infancy through training and maturation to adulthood, when the spectacular bird is capable of the increasingly vital process of reproduction. 8vo. Birds. 012316

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Flat Rock Journal: A Day in the Ozark Mountains, Carey, Ken
55 Flat Rock Journal: A Day in the Ozark Mountains
Carey, Ken
Harpercollins 1994 0062510061 / 9780062510068 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with gray-beige cloth spine, stamped metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. All pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Text design and page decorations by Eric Holub. 230 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A memoir of place, relationships, and the hardships and delights of rural life, Ken Carey's journal of a daylong spiritual journey through the forest instills a sense of ancient geologic time, wonder for the natural environment, and a heartfelt appreciation for human nature. 026540

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56 One Day at Teton Marsh
Carrighar, Sally
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket George and Petritia Mattson, Illustrators 
Green brown cloth boards with gold lettering and design on spine and small illustration blind-stamped on cover. No fraying. Binding is tight and square. Tasteful bookplate on front free endpaper. Endpapers illustrated with map of Teton Marsh. Pages are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 239 pgs. 8 Vo. Nature. 014680

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Wild Heritage, Carrighar, Sally
57 Wild Heritage
Carrighar, Sally
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1965 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Rachel S. Horne, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with stamped silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated by Rachel S. Horne. 276 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, very slight surface wear at top spine edge, no tears, nice photo and brief bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An intrigueing book on animal behavior, showing how close our behavior is to that of other animals and how much we can discover from them about ourselves. 026646

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The Sense of Wonder, Carson, Rachel
58 The Sense of Wonder
Carson, Rachel
New York Harper & Row 1965 Later printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
White cloth boards with blind-stamped leaf imprint, gold lettering on cover, gold and blue lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling to cloth. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean dark blue endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Photographs by Charles Pratt and others. Unpaginated. Size approx. 8-1/4" x 10-1/2". A beautifully written and illustrated book on sharing the mystery and joy of nature with a child. 026329

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The Ouananiche and its Canadian Environment, Chambers, E. T. D.
59 The Ouananiche and its Canadian Environment
Chambers, E. T. D.
New York Harper & Brothers 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, first edition. Green cloth boards with darker green, red and silver fish decoration on cover, fishing hook and fly design on spine, stamped gold lettering. Very slight browning to spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Fifteen illustrations, including frontispiece with tissue guard. Decorated title page. Preface by the author. 357 pages with index. An extended investigation of the Ouananiche (a salmon of landlocked populations living in lakes in Labrador and Newfoundland). 025433

Price: 125.00 USD
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The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream, Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
60 The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream
Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
New York Charles Scribner 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, SIGNED by author Henry Chapin. Clean black cloth boards with green fish illustration on cover, silver and blue lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. 325 pp. with index. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges; photo of authors on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019725

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