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Bird Hiking, Hausman, Leon Augustus
121 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

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The Rarest Bird in the World, Head, Vernon R. L. Head
122 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

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Nature in Miniature, Headstrom, Richard
123 Nature in Miniature
Headstrom, Richard
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1968 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Richard Headstrom 
Later printing of the first edition in unclipped jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 561 pen and ink drawings by the author. 412 pp. with glossary, bibliography + index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at base of spine (1/4"), a tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "With this unique guide and an inexpensive pocket glass, the student of nature may enjoy those small wonders he often looks at but seldom really sees or undertands--the miniature world of the creatures and plants all around him." A wondrous guide to nature which opens up a new world to the reader and observer. 020800

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124 Island Year
Heckman, Hazel
Seattle/London University of Washington Press 1972 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Laurie Olin, Illustrator 
Very clean blue/black marbled boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 255 pgs. with index. Beautiful illustrations by Laurie Olen throughout. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one very small closed tear at bottom spine corner (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Natural History. 008970

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Island Year, Heckman, Hazel
125 Island Year
Heckman, Hazel
Seattle - London University of Washington Press 1972 0-295-95171-0 / 9780295951713 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Laurie Olin, Illustrator 
Very clean blue/black marbled boards with gilt lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 255 pgs. with index. Beautiful illustrations by Laurie Olen throughout. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one very small closed tear at top spine corner (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Natural History. 014768

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Come Back to Earth, Helton, Roy
126 Come Back to Earth
Helton, Roy
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 71 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed tear at top edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Poems that point the supremacy of nature and man's needful submission to that source from which his strength derives". 008555

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The Outdoor Guide, Henderson, Luis M.
127 The Outdoor Guide
Henderson, Luis M.
New York / Harrisburg Stackpole and Heck, Inc. 1950 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Goode+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean golden brown cloth boards with brown illustration of canoers on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fading 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. Illustrated throughout with beautiful woodcuts. 351 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Here are graphic instructions on most of the fundamentals of getting along well in any situation met in the woods, whether you are a hiker, camper, hunter or fisherman; whether on a brief refreshing excursion, or an extensive camp-out. 026681

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Mountain Wild Flowers of America - A Simple and Popular Guide to the Names and Descriptions of the Flowers that Bloom Above the Clouds, Henshaw, Julia W.
128 Mountain Wild Flowers of America - A Simple and Popular Guide to the Names and Descriptions of the Flowers that Bloom Above the Clouds
Henshaw, Julia W.
Boston Ginn & Co. 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Beautiful first edition (1906) decorated American trade binding. Clean moss green cloth boards with white and dark green wildflower decoration along with two stamped vertical stripes on cover, unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine, long-stemmed wildflower on spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to cloth at corners Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with a neatly penned previous owner inscription on the front free endpaper dated Nov. 5th, 1906 recalling pleasant days spent in the mountains of Colorado. Profusely illustrated with black and white plates. 384 pages with index. 025358

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Man of the woods, Herbert F Keith
129 Man of the woods
Herbert F Keith
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 1972 0815600852 / 9780815600855 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean book, SIGNED by author, in original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear; very slight warping to front board. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front fixed endpaper: "To Florence Burger who is very fond of the wild Adirondacks. - Herbert F. Keith - August 245h, 1974." Illustrated with photographs. 164 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book tells the story in words and 42 cherished photographs, of the unique community of Wanakena, NY, a lumber camp that grew into a village and a village that can no longer grow because of the surrounding forest preserve; of the guides of the Oswegatchie River, Wilfred Morrison in particular; of the great green forest that has survived logging, fire, blowdown, and the use and abuse of sportsmen. 026682

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130 Union Bay: The Life of a City Marsh
Higman, Harry W. & Earl J. Larrison
Seattle, WA University of Washington Press 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Edmund J. Sawyer, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated with drawings. Previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper. 315 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chips at top and bottom of spine edge and wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 010186

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131 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

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Hornaday's American Natural History (The American Natural History) - A Foundation of Useful Knowledge of the higher Animals of North America, Hornaday, William T.
132 Hornaday's American Natural History (The American Natural History) - A Foundation of Useful Knowledge of the higher Animals of North America
Hornaday, William T.
New York Charles Scribner 1935 Sixteenth Edition - Revised Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Sixteenth Edition, Revised. Green clothboards with brown moosehead image on cover, brown lettering on cover, stamped lettering and small decoration on spine of a mountain goat are legible, but color contrasting to spine has worn. Pinhead size spots of wear at top spine corners only; book is clean but has a smattering of exceedingly tiny white paint spots to cover. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight browning to endpaper gutters. Previous owner name and date 1944 in light pencil (erasable) on front free endpaper. Illustrated by 228 Original Drawings by Beard, Rungius, Sawyer, and others. 120 photographs and numerous charts and maps. 449 pages with index. This is a wonderful illustrated and detailed guide to wildlife in North America, 026534

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133 A Naturalist in Palestine
Howells, Victor
London Andrew Melrose 1956 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 13 drawings by the author, 29 photographs and one map. 180 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear and one small closed tear at top of rear panel (under 1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Natural History. 008010

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The Elusive Zebra, Ipsen, D. C.
134 The Elusive Zebra
Ipsen, D. C.
Reading, Massachusetts Addison Wesley 1971 0201013673 / 9780201013672 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Ben Stahl, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean moss green cloth boards with small running zebra on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Illustrated by Ben Stahl. 112 pages. Dust jacket has slightest hint of dust soiling, is unchipped, not price clipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about zebras written for children grades 5-8, but scientific enough for adults, with beautiful illustrations. The Elusive Zebra is not just a book about zebras. It is also a book about animals whose colors have puzzled scientists. and perhaps as much as anything, it is a book about the scientists who have been puzzled. 025624

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The Crocodile Hunter The Incredible Life and Adventures of Steve and Terri Irwin, Irwin, Terri
135 The Crocodile Hunter The Incredible Life and Adventures of Steve and Terri Irwin
Irwin, Terri
New York Dutton 2001 0525946357 / 9780525946359 First Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First American Printing, November, 2001 on copyright page, with full number line. Very clean white boards with clean unfaded green spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip; no fading or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 202 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The incredible and perilous adventures of Steve and Terri Irwin, their private life, their mutual affection for wildlife and world-wide message of conservation. 017702

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Season of Birds: a Norfolk Diary, 1911, James, Vincent; Lodge, George Edward
136 A Season of Birds: a Norfolk Diary, 1911
James, Vincent; Lodge, George Edward
New York A & W Publishers 1980 0894790684 / 9780894790683 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket George E. Lodge, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold bird in flight on cover, gold lettering on spine. Fading to board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean, map-illustrated endpapers (1910 ordnance survey map of the Hickling area). Previous owner name on back of front free endpaper at top edge. Over 90 beautiful watercolor illustrations by George E. Lodge. 152 pages with index. Dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; no tears or chips, slight wear at one corner tip area. Jacket caligraphy and decoration by Kate Cary. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A meticulous and vivid study in words and pictures of over 200 birds. 022512

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Keith County Journal, Janovy, John Jr.
137 Keith County Journal
Janovy, John Jr.
New York St. Martin's Press 1978 0-312-45123-7 / 9780312451233 Hardcover Fine Good Jacket 
Clean book in unclipped dust jacket. Beige boards with beige cloth 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 endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by the author. 210 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has two chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautifully written book which focuses on a variety of birds, snails, and people in a single Nebraska county. 026649

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Snowshoe Country, Jaques, Florence Page
138 Snowshoe Country
Jaques, Florence Page
Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press 1944 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with snowshoe decoration on cover, brown 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 bookplates. iBeautifully illustrated by Francis Lee Jaques. 111 pages. 025475

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Rag House Tales, Jay, Mae Foster
139 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

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Field and Hedgerow, Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies, Jefferies, Richard
140 Field and Hedgerow, Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies
Jefferies, Richard
London and Redhill Lutterworth Press 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Agnes Miller Parker, Illust. 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Slight manufacturer's wrinkle to cloth on rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 388 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. 8vo. Nature. 011995

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