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61 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

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Hawks, Owls and Wildlife, Craighead, Frank and John
62 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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Days in the Open, Crandall, Lathan A.
63 Days in the Open
Crandall, Lathan A.
Fleming H. Revell 1914 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Louis Rhead, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (decorations by Louis Rhead). Clean green cloth boards with black, gold and green decorated cover (two fishing rods on left and right side of cover with tangled lines beneath the gold title lettering; circular decoration with golden fish leaping out of water). Gold lettering and black pine tree design on spine. Very slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Endpapers illustrated with beautiful black and white mountain lake photograph (Lake McDermott). Previous owner name neatly penned at top of half-title page. Lovely illustrations and decorations by Rhead, as well as photographs illustrate this beautifully written and decorated book. Please note that there are a few marginal notations in pencil by a previous owner which I have not erased, because they are interesting and well placed. They would be easily erasable if you wish, but I felt they were intrinsic to the book at this point, place there by someone else who loved it. 026096

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A Hive of Bees, Crompton, John
64 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
65 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

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66 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

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Wild Wings and Some Footsteps, Day, J. Wentworth
67 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

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MEANT TO BE WILD: The Struggle to Save Endangered Species Through Captive Breeding, DeBlieu, Jan
68 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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69 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
70 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

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The Final Forest - The Battle for the Last Great Trees of the Pacific Northwest, Dietrich, William
71 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

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72 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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Faithful Travelers, Dodson, James
73 Faithful Travelers
Dodson, James
New York Bantam 1998 0553106449 / 9780553106442 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page), SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on title page: "To Jim - an Upstate angler! Best of luck in the streams and in life! - Jim Dodson." 279 pages. Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026002

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Hummingbird Book - The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds, Donald Stokes; Lillian Stokes
74 The Hummingbird Book - The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds
Donald Stokes; Lillian Stokes
Little, Brown And Company 9-09 0316817155 / 9780316817158 Later printing Paperback Fine 
Very clean, as new large paperback (approx. size: 8-1/2" x 11"). No creasing, chipping or wear. Illustrations and range maps by Donald Stokes (many beautiful full-color photographs). With a special section on attracting Orioles, as well. 89 pages. Wonderful, informative book with clear information on attracting hummers, identifying the various types, creating a hummingbird habitat, planting hummingbird flowers, hummingbird facts and myths, photographing hummingbirds. 026303

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Hunting Wild Bees - How to track bees, harvest honey and beeswax, and domesticate swarms, Donovan, Robert E.
75 Hunting Wild Bees - How to track bees, harvest honey and beeswax, and domesticate swarms
Donovan, Robert E.
Tulsa, Oklahoma Winchester Press 1984 0876913109 / 9780876913109 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright yellow cloth boards with burgundy 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 - no names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings. 184 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has a few very tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026112

Price: 30.00 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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Bird Homes - The Nests, Eggs and Breeding Habits of the Land Birds Breeding in the Eastern United States; With Hints on the Rearing and Photographing of Young Birds, Dugmore, A. Radclyffe
78 Bird Homes - The Nests, Eggs and Breeding Habits of the Land Birds Breeding in the Eastern United States; With Hints on the Rearing and Photographing of Young Birds
Dugmore, A. Radclyffe
New York Doubleday Page 1902 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Beautiful old book with very light library markings (no markings to spine, binding or text block edges). Gilt top page edges. Attractive Rochester Museum bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Sleeve on rear fixed endpaper. Beige buckram cloth boards with leather title box with gold lettering on spine. Some chipping to edges and corners of leather label. No wear to cloth. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Beautifully illustrated with photographs in black & white and full color by the author. 183 pages with index. 025895

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Tales of a Low-Rent Birder, Dunne, Pete
79 Tales of a Low-Rent Birder
Dunne, Pete
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 1986 0813511399 / 9780813511399 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean dust jacket. Clean unfaded gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. Signed by author on half-title page: "Greetings from Cape May - Peter Dunne." No previous owner names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with drawings by David Sibley. Foeword by Roger Tory Peterson. 157 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026275

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Hawks in Flight - The Flight Identification of North American Migrant Raptors, Dunne, Pete; David Sibley, Clay Sutton
80 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

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