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Bird infirmary, Engholm, Eva
1 Bird infirmary
Engholm, Eva
Taplinger Publishing Company 1973 0800807421 / 9780800807429 First Unknown Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with yellow cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping 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. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 176 pages with Appendix. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, hint of very slight sunning to spine. enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An account of the author's adventures as a caretaker and healer for wounded and abandoned birds. 026836

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Fugitive, Gascar, Pierre
2 The Fugitive
Gascar, Pierre
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 319 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of prix goncourt award for literature in France, the unforgettable opening pages of this novel describe the flight of a hunted man. Having wounded or peerhaps killed a Nazi civilian, a young Frenchman escapes from prison camp into the chaos that was Germany in the last days of the war. 017920

Price: 40.00 USD
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My Home in the Field of Mercy, Huard, Frances Wilson
3 My Home in the Field of Mercy
Huard, Frances Wilson
New York George H. Doran 1917 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Charles Huard, Illustrator 
Green cloth boards with gold lettering, clean paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with a little foxing to the edges of some illustrations; clean, delicately illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with lovely drawings by Charles Huard. 269 pages. Beautifully told story of the work of the Red Cross in caring for the wounded during World War I. 022026

Price: 20.00 USD
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Wild Voyageur - Story of a Canada Goose, Jones, Adrienne
4 Wild Voyageur - Story of a Canada Goose
Jones, Adrienne
London Macmillan 1968 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Lois Darling, Illustrator 
First British Edition (so stated) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Lois Darling. 174 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; slightest hint of browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The life history of a gander, Chen, so named by the eskimo girl Mooshnuk, who defies her tribe's code in concealing the whereabouts of the wounded bird even though she knew it meant depriving the family of food. A story of natural history, evoking the wild skies, the dangerous barrens, the predators - including man - which surround these magnificent birds. 024730

Price: 15.00 USD
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Nomad, Maugham, Robin
5 Nomad
Maugham, Robin
New York The Viking Press 1948 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with brown title box on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 183 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few faint water droplets to spine, very shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author (nephew of Somerset Maugham) was a lawyer by profession, fought in the Western Desert tank warfare until wounded, and was then attached to Middle East Intelligence. A generation after T. E. Lawrence, this book reveals a young Englishman's adventures in the Middle East in an exotic land among little-known people. 8vo. Middle East. 013912

Price: 35.00 USD
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Horn of the Hunter - The Story of an African Safari, Ruark, Robert C.
6 Horn of the Hunter - The Story of an African Safari
Ruark, Robert C.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1953 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. 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 32 drawings by the author and 32 pages of photographs. 315 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has two small corner chips at spine corners, very slight edge wear, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Africa. Here, in the jungles and on the endless plains, Ruark came to know the self-imposed discipline of mile after mile of man-killing treks, the forocity of the wounded buffalo, and the acid sweat of fear. The safari started in Nairobi, where the Ruarks hired Harry Selby, one of the best professional hunters in the business. With him came a group of native runners and bearers, a jepp, and a broken-down lorry. One of the best writers of our time shares his experiences on African safari, mid-twentieth century. 026783

Price: 500.00 USD
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