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Children of the Wild, Roberts, Charles G. D.
121 Children of the Wild
Roberts, Charles G. D.
New York MacMillan 1921 Later Printing Hard Cover Good Fair Jacket Paul Bransom, Illustrator 
Brown boards with illustrated cover (two wolves looking straight at you). No wear to boards and book is very clean except for rear board which has a stain at base. Black lettering and small wolf head illustration on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper. 300 pgs. with delightful illustrations by Paul Bransom. DUSTJACKET has 2-1/4" piece missing at base of spine, 1" piece missing at top of spine, edge chipping and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 009680

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My Way of Becoming A Hunter, Rockwell, Robert H. with Jeanne Rockwell
122 My Way of Becoming A Hunter
Rockwell, Robert H. with Jeanne Rockwell
New York W. W. Norton 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping 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 with black and white photographs. 285 pages. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, has one tiny chip at base of rear board (smaller than a grain of rice) a few tiny closed edge tears, very slight rubbing. Photo of the author at work on a clay model of an Alaskan brown bear on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The adventurous life of the man who prepared many of the famous habitat groups of the American Museum of Natural History. 026451

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123 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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Animals Nobody Loves, Rood, Ronald
124 Animals Nobody Loves
Rood, Ronald
Brattleboro, Vermont Stephen Greene Press 1971 0828901287 / 9780828901284 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Russ W. Buzzell, Illustrator 
Later printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, but there is occasional underlining; blue-green endpapers with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Magnificent black & white illustrations by Russ W. Buzzell. 215 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Amazing book filled with superb illustrations and exceptionally interesting information on all the animals we have traditionally looked down upon - wolves, coyotes, bats, wild boars, vultures and more. 026282

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Loon in My Bathtub - And Other Adventures with Wildlife, Rood, Ronald
125 Loon in My Bathtub - And Other Adventures with Wildlife
Rood, Ronald
Brattleboro, Vermont Stephen Greene Press 1964 0828902283 / 9780828902281 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Later printing of the first edition, SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "For Tim Bates - with warm wishes and memories of a fine reception! Thanks! - Ronald Rood Oct. 1, 1976." Illustrated with photographs. 176 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024779

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May I Keep This Clam, Mother? It Followed Me Home - The Care & Feeding of Wild Pets, Rood, Ronald
126 May I Keep This Clam, Mother? It Followed Me Home - The Care & Feeding of Wild Pets
Rood, Ronald
New York Simon & Schuster 1974 0671216368 / 9780671216368 First Unknown Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with raccoon illustration on cover, bright green cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers; very small bookplate with initial "M" on it. No other marks. Illustrated by Richard Amundsen. 223 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026052

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Possum in the Parking Lot, Rood, Ronald
127 Possum in the Parking Lot
Rood, Ronald
New York Simon & Schuster 1977 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Carrye E. Schenk, Illust. Signed
252 pgs. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ - enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean and tight beige hardbound book. First edition, signed by author with an inscription on FFE. Very nice illustrations throughout. Clean bright dustjacket with tiny chip at top corner of spine. "A heartwarming guide to nature in the city and the suburbs--how to look for, identify ad encourage plants, birds and wildlife in the midst of the metropolis".Nature. 002779

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Tracks and Trails, Rossell, Leonard
128 Tracks and Trails
Rossell, Leonard
New York Boy Scouts of America / MacMillan 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket Illustrated by the author 
First Edition in original jacket. Clean green boards with gold and black illustration, black lettering on cover, green cloth spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Green endpapers with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings by the author and with photographs. 138 pp. Dustjacket has very shallow chipping at base of spine, small chip to lower front corner tip, faint water stain--still an attractive illustrated dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020120

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Tracks and Trails, Rossell, Leonard
129 Tracks and Trails
Rossell, Leonard
New York MacMillan/Boy Scouts of America 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green boards with gold and black illustration on cover (silhouette of a moose by a mountain lake), black lettering, darker green cloth spine. Light corner wear, no fraying to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; illustrated with beautiful photographs and drawings throughout. Green endpapers have a couple of tiny spots, no names, writing or bookplates. 137 pgs. Beautiful color illustrated dustjacket has some small pieces missing from spine and spine nicks, chip at rear panel outside corner, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Published by the Boy Scouts of America and distributed through MacMillan Company, this is a nature classic for young and old, rich in story values and richer still in knowledge of the ways of the wild. 8vo. Nature. 014113

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130 The Hunting Animal
Russell, Franklin
Harper & Row 1983 0-06-015106-4 / 9780060151065 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean light brown boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 211 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear at top rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A series of narratives about hunts and hunters from the U.S. western plains to India to New Zealand, Australia and Africa. 8vo. Big Game. 011320

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The Wildest Game, Ryhiner, Peter (as told to Daniel P. Mannix)
131 The Wildest Game
Ryhiner, Peter (as told to Daniel P. Mannix)
Philadelphia J. P. Lippincott 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean bright unclipped original jacket. Review copy, with review slip and glossy black and white photo of author laid in. Clean brown marbled boards with black cloth spine, some faint spots to cloth along front spine edge. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 320 pages. Dustjacket is clean, unchipped, unclipped (4.95 on front inside flap), hint of slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The animal collecting expeditions of Peter Ryhiner to South America, Africa, India, Southeast Asia and Indonesia. 022397

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The Wildest Game, Ryhiner, Peter (as told to Daniel P. Mannix)
132 The Wildest Game
Ryhiner, Peter (as told to Daniel P. Mannix)
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown marbled boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean; front and rear free endpaper have slight offset browning. No names, writing or bookplates. 320 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Worldwide wildlife collecting expeditions of Peter Ryhiner. 8vo. Adventure. 012685

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Fifteen Rabbits, Salten, Felix
133 Fifteen Rabbits
Salten, Felix
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1942 Revised and Enlarged Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Kurt Wiese, Illustrator 
1942 Revised and Enlarged Edition, with Illustrations by Kurt Wiese, in original dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very slight damp-stain to spine area, barely visible. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers (neatly penned previous owner name and address on front fixed endpaper). Translated by Whittaker Chambers. 211 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears, faint damp-staining. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026637

Price: 25.00 USD
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Good Comrades, Salten, Felix
134 Good Comrades
Salten, Felix
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1942 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Bob Kuhn, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original jacket. Clean green boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean with green top-stained edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 251 pp. Clean illustrated jacket has a few very shallow edge chips (1/4" max), enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Unusual copy in that the book begins with chapter 1 and 2, then appears the title and copyright page, then begins again with chapter 1 and 2 and all following chapters. 019524

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Lords of the Household: A Cat Chronicle, Savage, Henry
135 Lords of the Household: A Cat Chronicle
Savage, Henry
London Hutchinson & Co. Uniform Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket E. L. Beckles, Illustrator 
No date of publication. Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering and illustrations on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with adorable illustrations of cats at play throughout the book. Beautifully illustrated endpapers are clean with no names, writing or marks. 143 pgs. . Clean unfaded dustjacket is unclipped (price appears on spine), shallow chipping at top spine edge extending very slightly to rear panel corner, a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sheer delight for cat lovers! 8vo. Cats. 016360

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136 Golden Shadows, Flying Hooves
Schaller, George B.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1973 0-394-47243-8 / 9780394472430 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped illustration and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name/date on lower corner of front free endpaper). Pages and edges are clean. 287 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "The full personal story behind his now famous study about lion behavior--what it was like to live for three years in the wild plains of Tanzania, with his wife and sons, conducting close-up observations of the great African predators". 009035

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137 The Year of the Gorilla
Schaller, George B.
Chicago The University of Chicago Press 1964 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, very slight bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 260 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Adventure. 010771

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Lives of the Hunted, Seton-Thompson, Ernest
138 Lives of the Hunted
Seton-Thompson, Ernest
New York Charles Scribner 1901 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Ernest Seton-Thompson, Illustrator 
"First Impression, October 12, 1901" on copyright page. Green cloth boards with decorative gilt border and black tree decoration on cover, unchipped gilt lettering on cover and spine. Tiny ink mark to lower right corner of front board, slight sunning to spine and board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 361 pp. with illustrations by the author. 020515

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139 The Trail of the Sandhill Stag
Seton-Thompson, Ernest
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1900 Second Impression Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Pale green buckram cloth boards with darker green title box, gilt lettering on cover, gilt lettering on spine, gold stag on front & rear board. Book is clean but has some light foxing (rust-colored speckles) to front & rear board. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Green endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages are clean and bright. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard and 60 drawings by the author. 93 pgs.Natural History. 008828

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Soondar Mooni - The Story of an Indian Elephant, Shebbeare, E. O.
140 Soondar Mooni - The Story of an Indian Elephant
Shebbeare, E. O.
London Gollancz 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, solid and complete with original dustjacket; unfortunately jacket has been glued at flaps on onto the book. With an Introduction by Richard Casey. Line drawings and maps by the author. 224 pages. Jacket is quite clean, not price clipped, has banner paste-on with multiple reviews from the Book Society recommending the book. Book has clean brown cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, hinges are sound, no cracking. All text block edges clean, front endpapers clean, rear pastedown has a narrow borrowing list glued on. 224 pages. 025658

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