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Animal Land - Containing 300 Delightful, Entertaining, Instructive Stories About Animals, Birds, and Insects, Colcord, Willard Allen
61 Animal Land - Containing 300 Delightful, Entertaining, Instructive Stories About Animals, Birds, and Insects
Colcord, Willard Allen
Philadelphia Judson Press 1925 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Second printing, published October, 1925, in original dust jacket. Beautiful decorated American trade binding, with clean red cloth boards, beige and black tiger in foreground, elephants with riders in background - decoration wrapping to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper (1925) - slight browning to endpapers from contact with dust jacket flap. Liberally illustrated with photographs and drawings. 439 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap), has corner chips at upper spine, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality remvoable mylar cover. 024704

Price: 25.00 USD
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Wings and Paws, Colcord, Willard Allen
62 Wings and Paws
Colcord, Willard Allen
Philadelphia The Judson Press 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket U.S Department of Agriculture 
Decorated American trade binding. Very clean green cloth boards with beautifully black & yellow illustrated cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Small & tasteful old previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 295 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photo plates. SCARCE DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, clean and bright with animal illustrations, has small edge & corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A companion book to "Animal Land" by the same author. 150 true stories and much useful information about birds, animals and insects. 011551

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Log of Tanager Hill, Commons, Marie Andrews
63 The Log of Tanager Hill
Commons, Marie Andrews
Baltimore Williams & Wilkins 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 244 pgs. with original map in sleeve at rear of book in perfect condition. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight age-toning, a few very small chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A diary of eight years' productive bird banding activities on the shores of Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. 6-1/2" x 9-1/4". Birds. 017431

Price: 40.00 USD
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64 Up North
Cook, Sam
Duluth, MN Pfeifer-Hamilton 1986 0-938586-09-2 / 9780938586098 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Bob Cary, Illustrator 
Very clean brown cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Bob Cary. 180 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, corner is price clipped, one 1" closed tear at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Minnesota. 009867

Price: 10.00 USD
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Hawks in the Hand: Adventures in Photography and Falconry, Craighead, Frank and John
65 Hawks in the Hand: Adventures in Photography and Falconry
Craighead, Frank and John
New York The Lyons Press 1997 1558215603 / 9781558215603 First Thus Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
First printing of this clean hardcover reprint edition (originally published in 1939) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Ivory boards with brown spine, cream lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with lovely photographs. 352 pages. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, unfaded, two very tiny scratches in upper right corner of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024925

Price: 50.00 USD
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Hawks, Owls and Wildlife, Craighead, Frank and John
66 Hawks, Owls and Wildlife
Craighead, Frank and John
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania / Washington, D.C. Stackpole and Wildlife Management Institute 1956 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author John Craighead, in original dust jacket. Very clean light green buckram cloth boards with darker green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "Nov. 11, 1960 - To Harlan Brumsted with the compliments of John Craighead." Illustrated with charts, drawings and photographs. 443 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has wear at folds, edge chipping, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Book based on intensive field studies by two outstanding biologists. 024996

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A Hive of Bees, Crompton, John
67 A Hive of Bees
Crompton, John
Garden City Doubleday 1958 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket A. E. Bestall, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in unclipped original jacket. Clean bright yellow cloth boards with small swarm of bees on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 180 pp. Illustrations by A. E. Bestall. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, slight age toning, surface wear to front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating inquiry into the life of the bee, by naturalist John Crompton. This book is extremely difficult to find in clean condition. 019584

Price: 125.00 USD
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Son of the Forests, Curwood, James Oliver
68 Son of the Forests
Curwood, James Oliver
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1930 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with green lettering and pine tree decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to corners, tiny bit of wear-through to top front board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with very neatly penned previous owner name printed on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has light soiling and edge chipping with a few closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An autobiography by James Oliver Curwood as completed by Dorothea A. Bryant after his death. 025091

Price: 30.00 USD
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69 Wilderness and Plenty: The Reith Lectures 1969
Darling, Frank Fraser
London British Broadcasting Corporation 1970 Third Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very 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. No names, writing or bookplates. 88 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, with a mere hint of edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ecology. 009331

Price: 15.00 USD
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Wild Wings and Some Footsteps, Day, J. Wentworth
70 Wild Wings and Some Footsteps
Day, J. Wentworth
London Blandford Press 1948 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Roland Green, Illustrator 
"First Edition 1948" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine; some fading to boards and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers (very small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). 224 pp. illustrations by Roland Green, including eight full color plates. Clean jacket is not price clipped, a few tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019616

Price: 40.00 USD
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MEANT TO BE WILD: The Struggle to Save Endangered Species Through Captive Breeding, DeBlieu, Jan
71 MEANT TO BE WILD: The Struggle to Save Endangered Species Through Captive Breeding
DeBlieu, Jan
Golden, Colorado Fulcrum Publishing 1991 1555910742 / 9781555910747 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket and SIGNED by the author. Very clean unfaded rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean light brown endpapers. Inscribed and signed on half-title page by the author: "Doris, Who shares my love for wolves and wild things. This book is a present from Joan & Jack. Merry Christmas. Warm Regards, Jan DeBlieu." Illustrated with photographs. 302 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. So many creatuares now face extinction that biologists have turned in desperation to raising rare animals in cages, in the hope that they can one day be released back into their native habitats. Meant To Be Wild tells the story of the North American animals that have been taken prisoner out of necessity in order to sustain their species. 024079

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72 Earthmind: Tuning in to Gaia Theory with New Age methods for Saving Our Planet
Devereux, Paul & John Steele, David Kubrin
New York Harper & Row 1989 0-06-015977-4 / 9780060159771 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 235 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with hint of wear to lower spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gaia is one of the most startling scientific theories to emerge in recent years. Simply put, it says that the single largest living organism on earth is Earth itself. It is an idea that continues to gain support and recognition, as well as sparking heated debate, within the scientific community. 8 vo.. Ecology. 011134

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Calling All Ducks, DeVoe, Brigadier General Ralph
73 Calling All Ducks
DeVoe, Brigadier General Ralph
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1945 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket Nils Hogner, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean illustrated covers. Chips at top and bottom spine ends. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names or bookplates. Illustrations by Nils Hogner. 023656

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Final Forest - The Battle for the Last Great Trees of the Pacific Northwest, Dietrich, William
74 The Final Forest - The Battle for the Last Great Trees of the Pacific Northwest
Dietrich, William
New York Simon & Schuster 1992 0-671-72967-5 / 9780671729677 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean dark brown boards with clean brown cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean dark brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight wear at top spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer Prize winning author writes a compelling and timeless story of the great forests of the Pacific Northwest, and the battle to save them. 018714

Price: 20.00 USD
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75 The Human Side of Birds
Dixon, Royal
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1917 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket S. H. Wainwright, Jr., Illustrator 
Green cloth boards have light soiling, some fraying to spine edges, two small nicks to spine edges. Clean paste-on color illustration on cover (unchipped). Binding is tight & square, there is cracking to paper at hinges, but still firmly attached. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and color illustrations by S. H. Wainwright, Jr. 8vo. Birds. 008808

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Camping Manual, Drought, Alice
76 A Camping Manual
Drought, Alice
New York A. S. Barnes 1946 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Careful analysis of fundamentals for camp administrators, counselors and parents. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper. 167 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket has slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 016501

Price: 15.00 USD
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77 No Room for Bears
Dufresne, Frank
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1965 Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Rachel S. Horne, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with lighter green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Green endpapers. Small previous owner name on top edge of half-title page. 252 pgs. Illustrated with lovely drawings by Rachel S. Horne. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 007903

Price: 12.00 USD
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Hawks in Flight - The Flight Identification of North American Migrant Raptors, Dunne, Pete; David Sibley, Clay Sutton
78 Hawks in Flight - The Flight Identification of North American Migrant Raptors
Dunne, Pete; David Sibley, Clay Sutton
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1988 0-395-42388-0 / 9780395423882 Early Printing Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket David Sibley, Illustrator Signed
Early printing, SIGNED by author Pete Dunne, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering and small silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on title page by author Pete Dunne: "Helen & Bob - Who are two of my favorite people - With Best Wishes, Pete." Clean illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout with excellent photographs and drawings, making in-flight identification of raptors perfectly clear. 254 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap), slightest hint of light rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022320

Price: 25.00 USD
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Field Book of Common Ferns, Durand, Herbert
79 Field Book of Common Ferns
Durand, Herbert
New York/London G. P. Putnam's Sons 1928 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering and fern decoration on cover. gilt lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Front free endpaper bears ink stamp of "Talcott Mountain Science Center for Student Involvement, Avon, CT". No other marks. Well illustrated with delicate drawings and black & white photographs. 219 pgs. Clean DUSTJACKET has small shallow chips at top and bottom of spine, tiny chips to corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12 Mo. Botany. 011924

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Amateur Naturalist, Durrell, Gerald
80 The Amateur Naturalist
Durrell, Gerald
New York Knopf 1983 0394533909 / 9780394533902 Fourth printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Fourth printing in unchipped dust jacket and removable mylar cover. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Very slight fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs and beautiful drawings. 320 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A practical guide for the amateur naturalist - what to do in 17 various environments -- from your own back yard to beach, meadow, or woods; from feeding an orphan bird to planting a bottle garden, breeding butterflies, and much more... 024400

Price: 25.00 USD
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