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Natural HIstory

Natural HIstory

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1 The New Wolves: The Return of the Mexican Wolf to the American Southwest
Bass, Rick
New York The Lyons Press 1998 1-55821-697-9 / 9781558216976 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 165 pgs. illusrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 010963

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2 Eagle's Plume: The Struggle to Presesrve the Life and Haunts of America's Bald Eagle
Beans, Bruce E.
New York Scribner 1996 0-684-80696-7 / 9780684806969 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Gray boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 318 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Birds of Prey. 011062

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3 Systematic Dictionary of Mammals of the World
Burton, Maurice
New York Thomas Y. Crowell, Publisher 1962 First Edition 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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Field Book of Common Ferns, Durand, Herbert
4 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

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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
5 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

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The Natural Thing: The Land and Its Citizens, Fosburgh, Pieter W.
6 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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London Zoo, Gleeson, Gertrude
7 London Zoo
Gleeson, Gertrude
New York Robert M. McBride & Co. 1933 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with red title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; two tiny bumps to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Red top stained page edges. Clean photo illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 323 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny chips at top of spine, one 1" closed edge tear with some creasing near tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In "London Zoo", Gertrude Gleeson tells how creatures from all over the world are brought tousands of miles to the zoo and how they live there. In a veritable panorama of natural history we see the lives of creatures of all kinds, their odd habits, their fits of temperament, their maladies, their feats of prowess, even their romances and emotional problems. 8vo. Natural History. 012442

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8 Pine, Stream & Prairie: Wisconsin and Minnesota in Profile
Gray, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean gold cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks, clean endpapers. Illustrated with photographs and fold-out map in excellent condition. 312 pgs. + index. 8vo. Natural History. 011585

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9 Open Door to the Great Lakes (Their Beginning, Exploration, and Lore)
Gringhuis, Dirk
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1966 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Clean dark navy cloth boards with metallic green lettering on spine. No bumping or surface wear. Binding is tight and square. Endpapers illustrated with Great Lakes region and dated figures depicting various elements of early American history. Pages are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. With several illustrations and photographs. 141 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, light wear to fold edges, some minor surface chipping to edges at top/base of spine, short closed edge tears at folds.. Rear panel is moderately soiled. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Great Lakes. 014679

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10 Islands at the Edge of Time: A Journey to America's Barrier Islands
Hansen, Gunnar
Island Press 1993 1-55963-251-8 / 9781559632515 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 222 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Travel. 010979

Price: 10.00 USD
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Nature in Miniature, Headstrom, Richard
11 Nature in Miniature
Headstrom, Richard
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1968 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Richard Headstrom 
Later printing of the first edition in unclipped jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 561 pen and ink drawings by the author. 412 pp. with glossary, bibliography + index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at base of spine (1/4"), a tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "With this unique guide and an inexpensive pocket glass, the student of nature may enjoy those small wonders he often looks at but seldom really sees or undertands--the miniature world of the creatures and plants all around him." A wondrous guide to nature which opens up a new world to the reader and observer. 020800

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12 Union Bay: The Life of a City Marsh
Higman, Harry W. & Earl J. Larrison
Seattle, WA University of Washington Press 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Edmund J. Sawyer, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated with drawings. Previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper. 315 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chips at top and bottom of spine edge and wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 010186

Price: 15.00 USD
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Mama Poc: An Ecologist's Account of the Extinction of a Species, LaBastille, Anne
13 Mama Poc: An Ecologist's Account of the Extinction of a Species
LaBastille, Anne
New York W. W. Norton 1990 0-393-02830-5 / 9780393028300 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Clean green boards with clean beige cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Hint of fading at lower board edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean; clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 313 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A compelling adventure with ecologist Anne LaBastille as she follows the decline of a flightless diving bird found only in the highlands of Guatemala. 8vo. Ecology. 013724

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Never Pet a Porcupine, Laycock, George
14 Never Pet a Porcupine
Laycock, George
New York W. W. Norton 1965 Third Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Third printing, SIGNED by author. Clean beige cloth boards with small porcupine illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, front free endpaper signed by author. 167 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is price clipped, is unchipped, with one 1/2" closed edge tear at base spine fold, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author writes of the interesting and amusing habits of wild creatures who have learned to live near human beings. 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". Nature. 017049

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Out of Doors: A Guide to Nature, Mann, Paul B. And George T. Hastings
15 Out of Doors: A Guide to Nature
Mann, Paul B. And George T. Hastings
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1932 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Clean dark green cloth boards with stamped illustration (large tree) and lettering on cover, silver lettering on spine. Slight hint of wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. INSCRIBED to his friends and SIGNED by author Paul B. Mann on front free endpaper. Previous owner name at top of front free endpaper. 448 pgs. with index. Illustrated with many photographs and detailed drawings. 8vo. Nature. 010421

Price: 25.00 USD
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Ant Hill Odyssey, Mann, William M.
16 Ant Hill Odyssey
Mann, William M.
Boston Little Brown 1948 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean light blue cloth boards with small decoration on cover, blue title box with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slight edge fading. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 338 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edge chipping, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The reminiscenses of the Director of the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., who was a respected leader among natural scientists and whose travels took him to all the corners of the earth. 013742

Price: 14.00 USD
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17 Wildlife in America
Matthiessen, Peter
New York Viking 1987 Revised and Updated Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Bob Hines, Illustrator 
Clean brown cloth boards with illustrated cover, clean beige cloth spine, gold lettering on spine in brown title box. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 332 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed tear at top spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The classic history (originally published in 1959), now updated and expanded, with lists and drawings of rare, threatened, and extinct species. 9-1/2" x 7". Natural History. 011002

Price: 20.00 USD
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18 The White Lions of Timbavati
McBride, Chris
New York/London Paddington Press Ltd. 1977 0-448-22677-4 / 9780448226774 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. 220 pgs. Illustrated with full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A fascinating account of a strain of white lions in Africa. 010575

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19 The Story of the Island
Mee, Arthur
London Hodder & Stoughton Uniform Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black stamped lettering on spine, black line border on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small inscription (1936) on first page. 160 pgs. with lovely illustrations, each with a printed tissue guard. Clean bright DUSTJACKET has small price clip, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful, collectible quality book and dustjacket. 8vo. Great Britain. 010583

Price: 35.00 USD
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The World of Night, Milne, Lorus J. & Marjorie Milne
20 The World of Night
Milne, Lorus J. & Marjorie Milne
New York Harper & Brothers 1956 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket T. M. Shortt, Illustrator 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 248 pgs. Beautifully illustrated by T. M. Shortt. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The fascinating drama of nature that is enacted between dusk and dawn. 8vo. Nature. 013102

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