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My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
1 My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury
Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
New York Greystone Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Selected, and with an Introduction, by Roy Chapman andrews - noted explorer and naturalist and at the time, Honorary Director of the American Museum of Natural History. 404 pages. Clean dust jacket has short closed edge tears at folds, a few small edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A host of great nature stories by such great writers as William Beebe, Ernest Thompson Seton, Joseph Conrak, Louis Bromfield, Zane Grey, Jack London, John Muir, and many more. 023870

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This Bright Land, Atkinson, Brooks
2 This Bright Land
Atkinson, Brooks
Doubleday/Natural Hist. Pres 1972 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original dust jacket - protected in new mylar cover. Beautiful leather-like binding with decorated cover and gold lettering. Clean book, binding tight & square. 000585

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness, Banks, Vic
3 The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness
Banks, Vic
San Francisco Sierra Club Books 1991 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket, with author-signed typed letter laid in. Clean gray boards with blue-black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 254 pages with index. Typed letter on author's letterhead, signed by author, to Chair of the Environmental Studies Program and Syracuse College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Clean jacket is not price clipped (22.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Photojournalist and Cinematographer Vic Banks chronicles his adventure in an area of South America that is home to the greatest concentration of wildlife on the continent. 022510

Price: 30.00 USD
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4 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 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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The Book of Naturalists - An Anthology of the Best Natural History, Beebe, William
5 The Book of Naturalists - An Anthology of the Best Natural History
Beebe, William
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold 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. Several black and white illustrations. No names, writing or bookplates. 500 pages. 026274

Price: 12.00 USD
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6 Katharine Ordway: The Lady Who Saved the Prairies
Blair, William D.
Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A. The Nature Conservancy 1989 0-9624590-0-3 / 9780962459009 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Valerie A. Kells, Illustrator 
Very clean blue-green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 120 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has one tiny (1/16") closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9-1/2" x 9-1/2". 011116

Price: 10.00 USD
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Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists, Bonta, Marcia Myers
7 Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists
Bonta, Marcia Myers
Texas A&M University Press 1991 0890964890 / 9780890964897 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book, stated First Edition. Size approx. 6" x 9". No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 299 pages with index. Women naturalists in the late eighteenth through the early twentieth centuries - biographies of 25 of these women in a well-detailed study. 026486

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8 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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9 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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The Forest - A Dramatic Portrait of Life in the American Wild, Caras, Roger
10 The Forest - A Dramatic Portrait of Life in the American Wild
Caras, Roger
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1979 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Beige boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, brown cloth spine with green metallic letytering. No fraying or wear, binding is tight and square. Small previous owner note on half-title page. Dust speckling to text-block edges. Beautifully illustrated by Norman Arlott. 179 pages. Clean dust jacket is not chipped, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. During a golden eagle's 3-week stay in a North American forest, we witnesws the parade of mortality in her evergreen stand: the insect wars, the magical processes of photosynthesis and pheremones, the layers of microscopic life from the forest's upper stories to the cryptozoa below ground; the struggles of bear, weasel, mountain lion, bobcat, snakes and other species to maintain their continuity. 026858

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Flat Rock Journal: A Day in the Ozark Mountains, Carey, Ken
11 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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Icebound Summer, Carrighar, Sally
12 Icebound Summer
Carrighar, Sally
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Henry B. Kane, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped author name and small decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrations throughout by Henry B. Kane. 262 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has very slight edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Life in the arctic when winter briefly relaxes its frozen grip on the earth, and all living things participate in a drama of intensity not parallelled elsewhere. With the skill of a born storyteller and the selective eye of the practiced naturalist, the author records the joys and ordeals of animals and human alike. 027032

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Wild Heritage, Carrighar, Sally
13 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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Streams Lakes Ponds, Coker, Robert E.
14 Streams Lakes Ponds
Coker, Robert E.
Chapel Hill, NC University of North Carolina 1954 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 327 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Dustjacket is not price clipped, hint of very light soiling, small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020027

Price: 15.00 USD
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Dinosaurs: An Illustrated History, Colbert, Edwin Harris
15 Dinosaurs: An Illustrated History
Colbert, Edwin Harris
Maplewood, New Jersey Hammond Incorporated (Demner) 1983 0843733322 / 9780843733327 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean solid book and dust jacket, includes large color folded map laid in by publisher of areas where dinosaur fossils are found around the world. Book size approx. 9" x 11". Very clean gray cloth boards with gold dinosaur on cover, crisp gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; previous owner gift inscription and bookplate on front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs, maps. 224 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap; gold seal from The American Museum of Natural History recommending the book on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A complete book on dinosaurs written clarity and style by Dr. Edwin H. Colbert, world-renowned scientist, teacher of paleontologist, and fossil hunter. 027140

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16 The Natural History of the Rich: A Field Guide
Conniff, Richard
New York/London W. W. Norton 2002 0-393-01965-9 / 9780393019650 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with rust red spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 344 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Are the rich really different from you and me? According to this book, they are indeed, and this is addressed with some humor. 8 vo.. Society. 011106

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17 The Riverkeepers
Cronin, John and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
New York Scribners 1997 0-684-83908-3 / 9780684839080 First Hardbound Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
302 pgs. Nr Fine in Nr Fine DJ - archival quality mylar cover Two Activists Fight to Reclaim Our Environment As a Basic Human Right. Clean, tight book in unchipped, unchipped dustjacket. 8vo. Ecology. 002307

Price: 10.00 USD
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18 The Timeless Land
Dark, Eleanor
New York MacMillan 1941 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Maps on endpapers. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on rear of free front endpaper. 499 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has very slight edge wear, a few small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical novel about the first five years of English settlement in Australia, and of the native people whose life and culture and natural gaiety were so cruelly destroyed in that short time. 8 vo.. Fiction. 011048

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The Next Million Years, Darwin, Charles Galton
19 The Next Million Years
Darwin, Charles Galton
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1952 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated Second Impression in clean original dust jacket. Immaculately clean rust brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. As new condition, no fading 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. 210 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The distinguished natural scientist and grandson of his famous namesake, has here set himself the task of predicting the future of the human race over the course of the next million years. His conclusions, logical and inescapable as they seem, will probably shock most readers. 026224

Price: 60.00 USD
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Tales from the Underground - A Natural History of Subterranean Life, David W. Wolfe
20 Tales from the Underground - A Natural History of Subterranean Life
David W. Wolfe
Cambridge, Massachusetts Perseus Publishing 2001 0738201286 / 9780738201283 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing with full number line, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with yellow spine, black lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed by the author on title page: "D. Wolfe". Illustrated with drawings and photogrpahs. 221 pages with index. Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. There are over one billion organisms in a pinch of soil, and many of them perform functions essential to all life on the planet. Yet we know much more about deep space than about the universe below. In this book, Cornell ecologist David W. Wolfe takes us on a spectacular tour of this unfamiliar subterranean world, introducing us to the bizarre creatures that live there, as well as the devoed scientists who study them. 026684

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