Old Scrolls Book Shop  Used, Rare and out of print book store
American Express PayPal Mastercard Visa Discover
IOBA

Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
Quick Search

Title
Author
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
Advanced Search
 
Give a Gift Certificate to your favorite reader
Checkout a Gift Card

Is it hard to buy a gift for that someone special? Then purchase a Gift Certificate?

 
Browse By Category
Adventure/Travel
Africa
Agriculture
American Civil War
Americana
Animals
Anthropology
Antiques
Archaeology
Architecture
Art
Aviation
Biography
Birds
Black History
Books into Film
Books on Books/publishing
cats
Children's
Cocktails / liquor
Cookbooks
Crafts
Decorated American Trade Binding
Dogs
Essays
Fish/Fishing
gardening/horticulture
Great Britain
History
Holidays
Horology
horses
Humor
Local/Regional Interest
Middle East
Modern Library Editions
Music
Mystery/Crime
Nature
nautical
New England
New York
Novels of Distinction
Old dust jackets
Paranormal/Mysticism
Philosophy
Plays
Poetry
Political
Religion
Science Fiction
ships/sailing/shipwrecks
Short Stories/Anthologies
SIGNED Editions
Space Exploration
true crime
War/Military
Westerns

View Other Categories
 
 
 
 

Search

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 The Audubon Guide to Attracting Birds
Baker, John H.
Garden City Halcyon House 1943 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
268 pgs. VG+ in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean turquoise cloth book with illustrated cover. Binding tight. No names or writing inside. Clean dustjacket with very minor edgewear. 8vo. Bird Watching. 002843

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . .with Wings, Bittner, Mark
2 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . .with Wings
Bittner, Mark
Harmony 2004 0609610554 / 9780609610558 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. White boards with blue spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 289 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Inspiring story of how one man found his life's work--and true love--among a gang of wild parrots roosting in one of America's most picturesque urban settings. 025580

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 On The Wing, The Life of Birds: From Feathers to Flight
Brooks, Bruce
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1989 0-684-19119-9 / 9780684191195 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
190 pgs. Nr Fine in Fine DJ Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages bright and clean. Gold endpapers. No names, bookplates or writing inside. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, unfaded. Folio. Bird Watching. 003805

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Birdsong: A Natural History, Don Stap
4 Birdsong: A Natural History
Don Stap
New York Scribner 2005 0743232747 / 9780743232746 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean cream boards with beige cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Remainder mark (small black line) on bottom text block edge. 261 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025592

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Hummingbird Book - The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds, Donald Stokes; Lillian Stokes
5 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

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Bird Hiking, Hausman, Leon Augustus
6 Bird Hiking
Hausman, Leon Augustus
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 1948 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Harold Minton, Illustrator 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through to cloth boards. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, and endpapers are intact. Tasteful bookplate and previous owner name and date on front pastedown. Illustrations by Harold Minton. 107 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has v-shaped chip at top of rear panel (2" at deepest point), small chip at base of rear panel near spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A charming, informal and practical book which is an adventure in enjoyment not only of the sight of birds, but of the countryside or parks in which they live; of the flowers, vines, bushes, and trees among which they move or nest; of the animals and insects that are their neighbors; and of the smells and sounds and colors that surround them. Also practical suggestions concerning time, place, dress, and equipment. 025299

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Rarest Bird in the World, Head, Vernon R. L. Head
7 The Rarest Bird in the World
Head, Vernon R. L. Head
New York Pegasus Books 2015 1605989630 / 9781605989631 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in as new condition. Very clean light blue boards with mustard yellow spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 243 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn - no chipping or tears or rubbing, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Part detective story, part love affai8r, and pure adventure storytelling at its best - this book is a celebration of the thrill of exploration during the search for the elusive bird, Nechisar Nightjar. 025762

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Our Bird Comrades, Keyser, Leander
8 Our Bird Comrades
Keyser, Leander
Rand McNally & Co. 1907 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with bright white lettering on cover, clean bright color paste-on illustration of cardinal on cover (unchipped). White lettering to spine (mostly worn off). No bumping or fraying. Slightest hint of wear at spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright ( light foxing on pages across from illustrations) page edges are clean. Short inscription dated 1917 on front free endpaper in lovely penmanship. Beautifully illustrated with full color plates. 197 pgs. A beautiful first edition of this lovely book. 6-1/4 x 7-1/4". Bird Watching. 011446

Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
9 At the Turn of the Tide: A Book of Wild Birds
Perry, Richard
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1972 0-8008-0506-2 / 9780800805067 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Nancy Lou Gahan, Illustrator 
Very clean green boards with turquoise cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift quality. 8vo. Birds. 011325

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
10 Birds in Our Lives
Stefferud, Alfred (Editor)
Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of the Interior 1966 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Bob Hines, Illustrator 
Very large book. Clean green cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Very slight fading to extreme bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 561 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has one 1/4" closed edge tear, slight wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio. Bird Watching. 010746

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Songbirds in Your Garden, Terres, John K.
11 Songbirds in Your Garden
Terres, John K.
New York Thomas Y Crowell & Co. 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket H. B. Kane, Illustrator 
Clean unfaded turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to corners and edges. No fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 274 pgs. with index. Color frontispiece; 28 plans, drawings an charts; 19 lists. Introduction by Edwin Way Teale. Illustrated by H. B. Kane. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, small corner price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful and charming book -- a treasury of information about making friends with birds. It covers all the species of small birds and is suitable for any region of the United States. 8vo. Birds. 015451

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 



oldscrolls.com images and book descriptions are for www.oldscrolls.com only. Images and book descriptions cannot be used on other websites.  If you need an image for a blog or any other reason,  please email [email protected] to ask permission to use copyrighted information with credit to photographer and owners of the website.  All images and book descriptions are protected by copyright law.



Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2020. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie