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Field Book of Common Ferns, Durand, Herbert
81 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
82 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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Country Cousins, Dyer, Walter A.
83 Country Cousins
Dyer, Walter A.
New York Doubleday Page & Co. 1927 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Charles Livingston Bull, Illustrator 
Very Clean green ribbed cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering and illustration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to spine edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Color illustrated endpapers are clean, with no names, writing or marks. Beautiful illustrations by Charles Livingston Bull. 169 pgs. 8vo. Children's. 013979

Price: 45.00 USD
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Danger! Explosive True Adventures of the Great Outdoors, East, Ben
84 Danger! Explosive True Adventures of the Great Outdoors
East, Ben
New York Outdoor Life / E. P. Dutton 1970 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 328 pages. Illustrated with drawings by Tom Beecham. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), no chips, short closed tear at base of rear panel with small crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the deadly strike of a trapped rattler to the savage charge of an enraged grizzly, these high adventures in the outdoors will keep you on the edge of your chair. 021525

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Complete Book of Hunting, Elman, Robert
85 The Complete Book of Hunting
Elman, Robert
New York Mallard Press (BDD Promotional Books Company) 1980 079245412X / 9780792454120 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean large hardcover book in clean unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded green cloth boards with stamped gold 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 beautifully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Robert Elman, supervising editor - with many contributions by famous conservationists, hunters, and outdoor writers. Profusely illustrated, including many full color full page photographs, drawings. 320 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; slight wrinkling at upper edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Size approx. 10" x 11-1/2". 026200

Price: 35.00 USD
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86 Hunting Secrets of the Experts
Evanoff, Vlad
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1964 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean moss green cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering. No bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are bright and clean. No names or writing inside. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 251 pgs. Bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, has faint superficial watermark on spine, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Hunting. 005366

Price: 10.00 USD
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Wasp Farm, Evans, Howard Ensign
87 Wasp Farm
Evans, Howard Ensign
Garden City, NY Natural History Press 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket, this is an ex-library copy with original dust jacket now in a brand new clear mylar cover. Some library markings - no edge markings, sleeve on rear endpaper, some old tape shadows. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean green cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering and wasp on spine. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. 179 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, still bright and clean although it has tape shadows on inside flaps. A scientist's vivid account of the remarkable lives of wasps; in upstate New York, on eight acres called Wasp Farm, Howard Evans spent hundreds of hours observing the ways of wasps. A fascinating account of insect life. 026288

Price: 12.00 USD
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88 A Place in the Country
Farnham, Dwight
New York/ London Funk & Wagnalls 1936 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green pebbled decorated cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, very light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 274 pgs. 8vo. Country Living. 011352

Price: 12.00 USD
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Fifteen Rabbits: A Celebration of Life, Felix Salten
89 Fifteen Rabbits: A Celebration of Life
Felix Salten
New York Delacorte Press/Eleanor Friede 1976 044002563X / 9780440025634 Stated First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Frease, Illustrator 
First printing in unclipped dust jacket. White boards with brown spine, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to rear board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Illustrated by John Frease. 231 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, a few tiny closed edge tears, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024349

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Weather Makers, Flannery, Tim
90 The Weather Makers
Flannery, Tim
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2005 0-87113-935-9 / 9780871139351 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in fine unclipped jacket. Very clean gray boards with unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 357 pgs. Illustrated with color plates and black & white photographs, diagrams. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. As new condition. The science behind climate change, clearly explained by one of the world's great scientists. 018718

Price: 12.00 USD
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91 The Weather Makers: How Man is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
Flannery, Tim
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2005 0-87113-935-9 / 9780871139351 First Edition, Third Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new condition. Very clean green cloth boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 357 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A magnificent book by world renowned scientist Tim Flannery, clearly explaining the realities of climate change and what we can do to halt global warming. 011293

Price: 10.00 USD
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Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kanagaroos, Possums and Penis Gourds - On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea, Flannery, Tim
92 Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kanagaroos, Possums and Penis Gourds - On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea
Flannery, Tim
New York Grove Press 1998 0-8021-3665-6 / 9780802136657 First Thus Soft Cover Near FIne 
Very clean softcover book. One very small corner crease at bottom of rear panel. No chipping, wear or curling. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 326 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color photographs. 8vo. Adventure. 011290

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration, Forbes, Henry O.
93 A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration
Forbes, Henry O.
New York Harper & Brothers 1885 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Solid First Edition, 1885. Green silk cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, black stamped lettering on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Light soiling to cloth. Tiny spots of wear to corners and top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Chocolate brown endpapers; small chip to top edge of front fixed endpaper, small mark where bookplate had been and has fallen off. Color frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. With numerous illustrations from the author's sketches and descriptions by Mr. John B. Gibbs. All six maps (including fold-outs) are present and in excellent condition. 536 pages with index, plus 4 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 023987

Price: 250.00 USD
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The Natural Thing: The Land and Its Citizens, Fosburgh, Pieter W.
94 The Natural Thing: The Land and Its Citizens
Fosburgh, Pieter W.
New York MacMillan 1959 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small return address label of previous owner near bottom edge of front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 255 pgs. Very clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two very short closed edge tears (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 013005

Price: 18.00 USD
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Heroes of the Wild, Fraser, Chelsea Curtis
95 Heroes of the Wild
Fraser, Chelsea Curtis
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers monogram). Green cloth boards with green and yellow decoration on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Occasional foxing to some pages. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 372 pages. The lives and history of adventurers, including lumberjacks, cowboys, surveyors, explorers, big-game hunters, trappers, wildlife photographers. 023882

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Season for Wilderness: The Journal of a Summer in Canoe Country, Furtman, Michael
96 A Season for Wilderness: The Journal of a Summer in Canoe Country
Furtman, Michael
Minocqua, Wisconsin North Word Press 1989 1559710055 / 9781559710053 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Dark green cloth boards with cream lettering on cover and spine. Bump and very small tear to lower board edge. No fading, binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful illustrations by Susan Robinson. 241 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025965

Price: 20.00 USD
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Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded, Ganson, Eve
97 Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded
Ganson, Eve
Santa Barbara, California Wallace Hebberd 1928 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Author illustrated 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. Foreword by Dr. William T. Hornaday. Clean jacket with price intact (2.00 on rear inside flap), shallow chipping ata base of spine (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Humorous adventures with wild animals on the Sonora Desert illustrated with cartoons and drawings. 019870

Price: 20.00 USD
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Book of the Woods, Gauss, Marianne
98 Book of the Woods
Gauss, Marianne
Laidlaw Brothers 1938 First Edition, Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Sixth Printing, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 269 pp. with illustrations and decorations by C. W. Gauss. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, small chip to one corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about wild animal life in the Rocky Mountains written for youngsters, and illustrated with beautiful drawings. 020426

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Last Hunt, Genevoix, Maurice
99 The Last Hunt
Genevoix, Maurice
New York Random House 1940 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Lynd Ward, Illustrator 
Clean unfaded green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering, clean bright unchipped paper label illustrated with running deer on front board, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 281 pgs. Illustrated by Lynd Ward. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight wear to edges & corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of the forest and the deer who inhabit it, and the huntsman and the bond that forms between the stag and the huntsman. 8vo. Nature. 015644

Price: 45.00 USD
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Kara, The Lonely Falcon, Girzone, Joseph F.
100 Kara, The Lonely Falcon
Girzone, Joseph F.
Albany, NY Richelieu Court 1979 Second edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket Eideen Molloy, Illustrator Signed
Second Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with crisp yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Jack, Joseph F. Girzone." No other markings. 48 pp. Illustrated by Eideen Molloy. Clean jacket is not price clipped (5.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story for children, and an allegory, aout a falcon who can no longer kill, even for survival. 019542

Price: 25.00 USD
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