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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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2 The Great Outdoors: A Book about Gardening, Star Gazing, Mountain Climbing and Other Pleasures of Nature
Barash, David P.
New York Lyle Stuart 1989 0-9194-0496-5 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, no names or writing inside. 251 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has one tiny (under 1/16") closed tear at bottom edge of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 005953

Price: 10.00 USD
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3 The Canoe Camper's Handbook
Bearse, Ray
New York Winchester Press 1974 0-87691-094-0 / 9780876910948 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean turquoise cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 366 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Sections on equipment, camping, packing your gear, paddling and portaging techniques, safety, where to go, map sources, information sources and more. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12 Mo. Canoeing. 007756

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Days in the Open, Crandall, Lathan A.
4 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

Price: 50.00 USD
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Danger! Explosive True Adventures of the Great Outdoors, East, Ben
5 Danger! Explosive True Adventures of the Great Outdoors
East, Ben
New York Outdoor Life / E. P. Dutton 1970 First 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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6 Hunting Secrets of the Experts
Evanoff, Vlad
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1964 First 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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Book of the Woods, Gauss, Marianne
7 Book of the Woods
Gauss, Marianne
Laidlaw Brothers 1938 First 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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Container Gardening Through the Year, Hillier, Malcolm
8 Container Gardening Through the Year
Hillier, Malcolm
Dorling Kindersley 1995 1564588696 / 9781564588692 First Hardback Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean glossy color illustrated cover with no bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully and thoroughly illustrated with color photographs. 160 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A dazzling array of design ideas that prove container displays can be an exciting source of garden color, indoors and outdoors, in every season. 025760

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9 Wild Ginger: Gleams from Many Camp-fires (Wood Sorrel and Sweet Cicely - Stories of Many Types - New to the Printer's Types)
Hoover, Matt
New York Broadway Publishing Co. 1909 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue/purple boards with black & white paste-on mountain illustration on cover, red line border, gilt and red lettering. Boards are clean and bright (faint thumb size spot on rear board). Cover illustration clean and unchipped. Binding is tight, with cracking at front hinge which has been neatly reinforced. Frontis fold-out photograph ("On the French River"). Cover lettering is bright and unchipped. 36 illustrations. Previous owner name in ink on front free endpaper, list of names in light pencil on back of frontis photograph. 346 pgs. Pages are clean and bright. 8vo. Nature. 007061

Price: 20.00 USD
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Rag House Tales, Jay, Mae Foster
10 Rag House Tales
Jay, Mae Foster
Boston W. A. Wilde 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with clean, bright unchipped paste-on illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Front free endpaper removed. 184 pgs. illustrated with the author's own photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with very slight edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Written by the daughter of an engineer who while she was growing up, blazed trails, and they lived in the outdoors. A very nice clean, solid book and dustjacket, with the exception of the front free endpaper removal, a near perfect copy. 6" x 7-1/2". 011143

Price: 15.00 USD
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11 The Clam Lake Papers: A Winter in the North Woods
Lueders, Edward
Harper & Row 1977 0-06-065312-4 / 9780060653125 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with blue metallic lettering on spine, small blue snowflake on cover. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Inscription on fly leaf. 148 pgs. Dustjacket is price clipped, quite clean, one very small chip (size of matchhead) at top near corner of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 006140

Price: 12.00 USD
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Out of Doors: A Guide to Nature, Mann, Paul B. And George T. Hastings
12 Out of Doors: A Guide to Nature
Mann, Paul B. And George T. Hastings
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1932 First 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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13 Wilderness - The Discovery of A Continent of Wonder
Platt, Rutherford
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1961 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Frances Ellis, Illustrator 
310 pgs. VG+ in VG+ DJ - archival quality mylar cover Very clean and tight dark green cloth book with metallic oak leaves on cover. Clean dust jacket has very minor edge chipping and is not price clipped. No names or writing inside this book, all pages clean. Illustrations throughout by Frances Ellis. 8vo. Nature. 002492

Price: 10.00 USD
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In God's Out-of-Doors, Quayle, William A.
14 In God's Out-of-Doors
Quayle, William A.
Cincinnati, OH Jennings & Graham 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with lighter green, yellow, black and gold decoration of stream, meadows, trees, golden sun's rays breaking the crest of the hills. Gold lettering on cover and spine. Decoration also on spine. Very light surface wear at spine corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. Brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. Printed on high quality glossy paper. Photographs interpretive of Nature by George N. Jennings, Mrs. Jacoby, Mr. J. F. Earhart, others (majority by Dr. Charles S. Parmenter); drawings are by Margaret Robbins. 232 pages. Beautiful book of essays, observations and poems regarding nature and the outdoors. 022766

Price: 40.00 USD
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In God's Out-of-Doors, Quayle, William A.
15 In God's Out-of-Doors
Quayle, William A.
Cincinatti Jennings and Graham 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with landscape decoration in shades of green, white, and gold with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear-through at three corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Slight foxing to endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Tiny water spot near top edge of rear board, smaller than a pea. Text pages are clean and bright, with beautiful black and white illustrations and photographs throughout. 232 pp. Inspirational essays and verse on the beauty of nature. 020367

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Fly Fishing Through The Midlife Crisis, Raines, Howell
16 Fly Fishing Through The Midlife Crisis
Raines, Howell
New York William Morrow 1993 0688103464 / 9780688103460 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclippeddust jacket. Clean blue boards with ivory cloth spine, green lettering on spine. No bumpiing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean photo-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 352 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Part sporting autobiography and part guidebook tro life's middle passage, this book is filled with the author's love for fly fishing and informed by his years as a journalistic observer of American society. 026189

Price: 20.00 USD
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17 The Year Outdoors: A New Jersey Chronicle
Rodimer, Eva
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Robert Bruce Horsfall, Illustrator 
Clean cloth boards done in two shades of green. No bumping or fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small old price in pen written on corner of half-title page. No other writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with drawings. 294 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chips, closed tears and edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The book follows nature through a year in North Jersey stressing birth, growth, and maturity of animate things and the adaptations that all life must make to seasonal change to assure survival of the species. 8vo. Nature. 010102

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Outdoor Pleasures: Picnics, Parties, and Portable Feasts, Sahatjian, Elizabeth
18 Outdoor Pleasures: Picnics, Parties, and Portable Feasts
Sahatjian, Elizabeth
New York Stewart Tabori & Chang 1985 0941434710 / 9780941434713 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Dove gray cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 155 full color illustrations, with photographs by Richard Jeffery. 150 delicious recipes for eating outdoors any time of year. Introduction by Martha Stewart. 240 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026941

Price: 22.00 USD
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A Naturalist Buys An Old Farm, Teale, Edwin Way
19 A Naturalist Buys An Old Farm
Teale, Edwin Way
New York Dodd, Mead 1974 0396069746 / 9780396069744 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear; very slight fading to top and bottom edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs by the author. 306 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has tiny bit of wear at upper spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of the Pulitzer Prize Winning American Seasons Series, here are the day-by-day adventures of a great American naturalist on his small acreage in Connecticut. 026129

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The Gentle Art of Walking: A Compilation from the New York Times, Trent, George D.
20 The Gentle Art of Walking: A Compilation from the New York Times
Trent, George D.
New York Arno Press/Random House 1971 0394476190 / 9780394476193 Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Large, clean hardcover book in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No fraying, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with with drawings, over 50 maps and more than 100 photographs. Introduction by Hal Borland. Edited by George D. Trent. 315 pages with index. Dust jacket has slight edge wear, corner price clip to front inside flap; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Size approx. 9" x 11-3/4". Famous walkers, trails, personal discoveries and impressions, tours by foot of dozens of cities both in America and abroad -- all compiled and lavishly illustrated from The New York Times covering the lore of walking for more than a century. 024471

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