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The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia, Bailey, John Wendell
1 The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia
Bailey, John Wendell
Richmond, Virginia John Wendell Bailey 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author, in unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded burgundy cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Professor Glenn W. Herrick, My teacher and friend, with appreciation and affection, The Author, John Wendell Bailey - March 25, 1947." Small ink-stamped name of Cornell Veterinary College professor at top corner of front free endpaper. 416 pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has considerable edge chipping, short closed tears (one mended in clear tape). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020308

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness, Banks, Vic
2 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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3 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Wilderness Pets at Camp Buckshaw, Breck, Edward
4 Wilderness Pets at Camp Buckshaw
Breck, Edward
Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin 1910 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, published April 1910. Clean moss green cloth boards with clean unchipped photo paste-on illustration on cover, stamped silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, no writing or stamping. Very small previous owner bookplate (1" x 1") on front free endpaper. Small blank sleeve paste-on at rear fixed endpaper. Illustrated throughout with amazing animal photographs. Frontispiece photo of small bear cub ("Sukey") with clean tissue guard. 240 pages. 024752

Price: 20.00 USD
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Shots Heard Round the World - An Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents, Briggs, Ellis O.
5 Shots Heard Round the World - An Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents
Briggs, Ellis O.
New York Viking Press 1957 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Rudolf Freund, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean brown marbled paper covered boards with beige buckram cloth spine, brown title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with exception of glue mark between two pages (where a bookplate may have been). No additional names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers, slight yellowing. Beautiful full color illustrations by Rudolf Freund, one of the foremost American wildlife artists. 149 pages. Dust jacket has age-toning, is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, 3/4" chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hunting stories told with warmth and humor by Ellis O. Briggs, who was U.S. Ambassador to Brazil. Set on four continents including Patagonia, Czechoslovakia, Korea, Liberia, 022740

Price: 25.00 USD
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Coyotes, Bronson, Wilfrid S.
6 Coyotes
Bronson, Wilfrid S.
New York Harcourt Brace 1947 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in Extraordinary original dust jacket. Clean bright yellow cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Beautiful illustrated endpapers with neatly penned previous owner name at top of front free endpaper. Black and white drawings throughout (illustrated by the author). Unpaginated. Clean bright dust jacket has small chip at base of spine, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very good plus and very scarce! 027008

Price: 85.00 USD
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7 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
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Unexpected Treasure, Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer with Hans Fantel
8 Unexpected Treasure
Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer with Hans Fantel
New York M. Evans and Company 1968 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Pimlott, Illustrator 
First Printing, in original jacket. Clean yellow boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name (blacked out) on front fixed endpaper beneath front dustjacket flap. 190 pp. Illustrated by John Pimlott. Clean jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has a few tiny edge chips. Author's photo with a beaver friend on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's story of her life on a 250-acre wildlife refuge in southern New Jersey, and the animal friends who filled their lives. 019790

Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Bichu the Jaguar
Caillou, Alan
New York/Cleveland Nal / The World Publishing Co. 1969 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Alex Tsao, Illustrator 
Very clean rust colored cloth boards with black cloth spine, orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Lovely illustrations throughout by Alex Tsao. No names, writing or bookplates. 216 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has 1/2" closed tear at top front edge, has been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005681

Price: 10.00 USD
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On Wings of Cheer - A Red-Winged Blackbird Shares His Happy Heart, Campbell, Sam
10 On Wings of Cheer - A Red-Winged Blackbird Shares His Happy Heart
Campbell, Sam
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1948 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
No edition stated, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 236 pp. with illustrations by the author. Clean illustrated dust jacket is price clipped at corner of front inside flap, unchipped, a few short closed edge tears. Photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Children's book about the wonders of nature and wildlife in the north woods of Wisconsin. 019551

Price: 30.00 USD
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Dangerous To Man - Wild Animals: A Definitive Study of Their Reputed Dangers to Man, Caras, Roger A.
11 Dangerous To Man - Wild Animals: A Definitive Study of Their Reputed Dangers to Man
Caras, Roger A.
Philadelphia / New York Chilton 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many black and white photographs, drawings, charts. 433 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An amazing and absorbing study of animals in the wild and the truth about their danger (or lack of) to man and what provokes that danger. 026620

Price: 20.00 USD
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Wings and Paws, Colcord, Willard Allen
12 Wings and Paws
Colcord, Willard Allen
Philadelphia The Judson Press 1927 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket U.S Department of Agriculture 
Decorated American trade binding. Very clean green cloth boards with beautifully black & yellow illustrated cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Small & tasteful old previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 295 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photo plates. SCARCE DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, clean and bright with animal illustrations, has small edge & corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A companion book to "Animal Land" by the same author. 150 true stories and much useful information about birds, animals and insects. 011551

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Complete Book of Hunting, Elman, Robert
13 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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Whitepaws A Coyote-Dog, Fox, Michael
14 Whitepaws A Coyote-Dog
Fox, Michael
New York Coward McCann & Geoghegan 1979 0698204786 / 9780698204782 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Stephen Gammell, Illustrator Signed
First Edition in original unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean white cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Black endpapers, with black initials written in upper corner of front fixed endpaper and inner top corner of title page. Inscribed and signed by author: " Vida - Enjoy! - Michael W. Fox. " 73 pgs. Illustrated by Stephen Gammell. Illustrated dustjacket has small fingernail size chip at top rear panel edge, hint of very light soiling, a few short closed edge tears. Blacked out initials at top edge of front inside flap. Not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author combines his personal and professional experiences in a wonderfully warm story of the world of animals, both wild and tame, in this sotyr of a coyote dog born to a beagle mother. 018973

Price: 25.00 USD
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Heroes of the Wild, Fraser, Chelsea Curtis
15 Heroes of the Wild
Fraser, Chelsea Curtis
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1923 First 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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Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded, Ganson, Eve
16 Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded
Ganson, Eve
Santa Barbara, California Wallace Hebberd 1928 First 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
17 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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The Last Hunt, Genevoix, Maurice
18 The Last Hunt
Genevoix, Maurice
New York Random House 1940 First 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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Big Brother, Hawkes, Clarence
19 Big Brother
Hawkes, Clarence
Springfield, MA Milton Bradley Company 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Griswold Tyng, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in black & white by Griswold Tyng. 234 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket, beautifully illustrated in color; shallow chipping at top of spine (1/4" max.), very small shallow chip at top front panel edge, larger chip at top rear panel edge (1" x 3/4" and not interfering with any rear panel text or illustration) . Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An unusual story of a seven year old boy and his trick bear, "Big Brother", of their life with a small town circus, their travels over country turnpikes and performances in the big top. Very attractive book and dustjacket. 8vo. Children's. 015590

Price: 40.00 USD
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20 Animals and the Gardener
Headstrom, Richard
Emmaus, PA Organic Gardening No. 4 Soft Cover Near FIne 
Clean beige paper wraps with black lettering and small illustration on cover. No creasing or wear. Pages are clean and bright. 48 pgs. Illustrated. 8vo. Gardening. 005970

Price: 10.00 USD
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