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161 Prodigal Summer
Kingsolver, Barbara
New York Harper Collins 2000 0-06-019965-2 / 9780060199654 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Clean pale green boards with darker green cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, binding is tight & square. Just a hint of light wear at base of spine. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated endpapers. 444 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 008382

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Wild Mississippi: A Natural View, Kirkpatrick, Stephen
162 Wild Mississippi: A Natural View
Kirkpatrick, Stephen
Thy Marvelous Works 1993 0961935367 / 9780961935368 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean, unfaded faux dark green leather boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, no previous owner markings. Signed on front free endpaper by the author: "Stephen Kirkpatrick". Illustrated with gorgeous full color photographs throughout. 128 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A photographic pilgrimage through Mississippi's natural paradise. 026773

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Timothy; or, Notes of an Abject Reptile, Klinkenborg, Verlyn
163 Timothy; or, Notes of an Abject Reptile
Klinkenborg, Verlyn
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2006 0679407286 / 9780679407287 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with cream spine, bright gold lettering on spine. As new condition. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 178 pages with glossary. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This is the story of a tortoise whose real life was observed by the eightennth-century English curate Gilbert White, author of "The Natural History of Selborne." For 13 years, Timothy lived in White's garden, making an occasional appearance in his journals. No Klinkenborg gives thetortoise an unforgettable voice and powers of observation as keen as those of any bipedal naturalist. 026541

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Adventures in Insight, Kohn, Harold E.
164 Adventures in Insight
Kohn, Harold E.
Grand Rapids, Michigan William B. Eerdmans 1967 First Hardcover Near Fine very good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author. 159 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge, some water-staining to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Each of the nearly fifty brief chapters points the reader not only to a new understanding about himself and the world of nature around him, but also to a deeper grasp and appreciation of one's relationship to God. 024500

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Thoughts Afield - Meditations through the Seasons, Kohn, Harold E.
165 Thoughts Afield - Meditations through the Seasons
Kohn, Harold E.
Grand Rapids, MI Eerdmans 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean first edition in unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded brown boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. llustrated with sixty-three wonderful drawings by the author. 171 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one 1" closed edge tear, light age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A series of essays on nature and human nature by the Reverend Harold E. Kohn, a man who is equally at home in both nature and grace. 026528

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Green Medicine - The Search for Plants that Heal, Kreig, Margaret B.
166 Green Medicine - The Search for Plants that Heal
Kreig, Margaret B.
New York Rand McNally 1964 First Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean green boards with yellow 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 photographs. 463 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. As scientifically accurate as it is enthralling, author's on-the-scenes account of botanical investigation ranges from remote rain forests to gleaming laboratories around the world. 026995

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Beyond Black Bear Lake, Labastille, Anne
167 Beyond Black Bear Lake
Labastille, Anne
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1987 0393023885 / 9780393023886 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean off-white boards with clean unfaded red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Slightest hint of lean. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An ecologist's life in her cabin in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. 018306

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Mama Poc An Ecologists Account of the Extinction of a Species, Labastille, Anne
168 Mama Poc An Ecologists Account of the Extinction of a Species
Labastille, Anne
W W Norton & Co Inc 1990 0393028305 / 9780393028300 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, Signed by author, in original dustjacket. Clean green boards with clean beige cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Slightest hint of lean. SIGNED on title page by author. No other marks. 313 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's study of the extinction of a rare giant grebe (a flightless diving bird) in Guatemala. 018307

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Mama Poc: An Ecologist's Account of the Extinction of a Species, LaBastille, Anne
169 Mama Poc: An Ecologist's Account of the Extinction of a Species
LaBastille, Anne
New York W. W. Norton 1990 0-393-02830-5 / 9780393028300 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Clean green boards with clean beige cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Hint of fading at lower board edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean; clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 313 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A compelling adventure with ecologist Anne LaBastille as she follows the decline of a flightless diving bird found only in the highlands of Guatemala. 8vo. Ecology. 013724

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Women and Wilderness, LaBastille, Anne
170 Women and Wilderness
LaBastille, Anne
San Francisco Sierra Club Books 1984 0-87156-828-4 / 9780871568281 Later Printing Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Very clean (color illustrated cover) trade paperback. No creasing, curling or chipping. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. SIGNED by author on half-title page. Pages and edges are clean. 310 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. "With a great deal of insight, the author provides a background of the historical role of women in America's frontier wilderness and contrasts that role with the drastically different and ever-changing involvement of women in the outdoors today." - Library Journal 8vo. Nature. 012002

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The Winter of the Fisher, Langford, Cameron
171 The Winter of the Fisher
Langford, Cameron
New York Norton 1971 0393086380 / 9780393086386 First Unknown Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with 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 green endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 222 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In this novel, based on fact, Cameron Langford tells of one year in the fisher's life, from the spring of his infancy to the next spring, when his first mating occurs. A classic of animal fiction. 026149

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172 Strange Partners: The Story of Cooperation Among Animals
Lavine, Sigmund
Boston/Toronoto Little Brown 1959 Second Printing Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Gloria Stevens 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with brown lettering, illustration on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. No names or writing inside. 106 pgs. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket has been price clipped, has one small (1/4") closed tear at front bottom edge, no other marks. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12mo. Animals. 004688

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The Lovely and The Wild, Lawrence, Louise de Kiriline
173 The Lovely and The Wild
Lawrence, Louise de Kiriline
New York McGraw-Hill 1968 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean olive green cloth boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by Glen Loates. 228 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has corner price clip (upper corner of front inside flap), a few closed edge tears to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025101

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174 The Lovely and the Wild
Lawrence, Louise De Kiriline
McGraw Hill 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Glen Loates, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Very slight wrinkling to front free endpaper. 228 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with 2" closed tear at bottom edge of front panel, very slight wear to spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 008593

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Never Pet a Porcupine, Laycock, George
175 Never Pet a Porcupine
Laycock, George
New York W. W. Norton 1965 Third Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Third printing, SIGNED by author. Clean beige cloth boards with small porcupine illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, front free endpaper signed by author. 167 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is price clipped, is unchipped, with one 1/2" closed edge tear at base spine fold, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author writes of the interesting and amusing habits of wild creatures who have learned to live near human beings. 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". Nature. 017049

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Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the World, Leslie Brown; Dean Amadon
176 Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the World
Leslie Brown; Dean Amadon
Seacaucus, NJ Wellfleet Press 1989 155521472X / 9781555214722 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very large book (two volumes in one) in beautiful condition, with clean, fine dust jacket. Size approx. 9" x 11-1/4" x 2-1/2" thick. All the diurnal birds of prey depicted in 125 color paintings by such great artists as Roger Tory Peterson, J. C. Harrison, Don R. Eckelerry, David Reid-Henry and many others. The information is presented in two parts. First, a series of introductory chapters covering taxonomy, morphology, senses, flight, hunting methods, food and feeding, migration, various aspects of breeding cycle, ecxonomics and relations with man, including falconry. Followingare generic and species accounts in systematic order. Throughout, over 125 color paintings by some of the world's most esteemed nature artists illuminate the text and evoke a true picture of the birds in their habitat. Each is accompanied by detailed identification keys. A book no connoisseur of birds should be without. 025476

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Animals, Men and Myths, Lewinsohn, Richard
177 Animals, Men and Myths
Lewinsohn, Richard
New York Harper & Brothers 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with red lettering and illustration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 422 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight fading to spine, some edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An informative and entertaining history of man and the animals around him. 8vo. Animals. 011907

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Icebound in Antarctica, Lewis, David & Mimi George
178 Icebound in Antarctica
Lewis, David & Mimi George
New York W. W. Norton 1988 0-393-02487-3 / 9780393024876 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark blue boards with lighter blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper, no other marks. 242 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped on inner front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author sailed to Antarctica in wnter with five other people to become intentionally incebound and study the behavior of seals, penguins, and birds in winter conditions, observe the icepack, and map the terrain. 8vo. Antarctica. 014048

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Fowls of the Air, Long, William J.
179 Fowls of the Air
Long, William J.
Boston/London Ginn & Co. 1901 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Charles Copeland, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding. Cover decoration by Theodore Hapgood, but not initialed by him on this edition. Clean green cloth boards with elaborate gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Slight sunning to spine. Small spot of fraying at upper spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gilt top page edges. Endpapers have slight browning near inner margin edges, no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with plates, drawings and page decorations by Charles Copeland. 310 pgs. with glossary of Indian names. An utterly charming book about birds in their natural world. 016895

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Fowls of the Air, Long, William J.
180 Fowls of the Air
Long, William J.
Boston / London Ginn & Co. / Atheneum Press 1901 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Jacket Charles Copeland, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - TBH - Theodore Hapgood). Green silk cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying; sunning to spine cloth and a few spots to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Charles Copeland. Preface by the author dated 1901. 310 pp. Lovely full page black & white plates, black and white drawings and page decorations. 019319

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