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Unexpected Treasure, Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer with Hans Fantel
21 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

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22 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

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23 All the Animals of the Bible Lands
Cansdale, G. S.
Grand Rapids Zondervan Publishing House 1970 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with maroon lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. 268 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Animals. 005423

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Ghosts of Tsavo - Tracking the Mythic Lions of East Africa, Caputo, Phillip
24 Ghosts of Tsavo - Tracking the Mythic Lions of East Africa
Caputo, Phillip
Washington DC National Geographic 2002 0792263626 / 9780792263623 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing, June, 2002 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean toast brown boards with unfaded black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 275 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024934

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25 Close to Shore: A True Story of Terror in an Age of Innocence
Capuzzo, Michael
New York Broadway Books 2001 0-7679-0413-0 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 317 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright unchipped dustjacket has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Combining rich historical detail and a harrowing, pulse-pounding narrative, Close to Shore brilliantly re-creates the summer of 1916, when a rogue great white shark attached swimmers along the New Jersey Shore..." 8vo. Thriller. 008612

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26 The Custer Wolf, (Biography of an American Renegade)
Caras, Roger
Boston - Toronto Little, Brown & Co. 1966 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good++ Very Good Jacket Charles Frace, Illustrator 
Very clean brown textured boards with publisher logo blind stamped in center of front cover. Grey/green lettering on black spine. No bumping or surface wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Faint browning of free endpapers. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 175 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped with some slight browning to spine and top edge of rear panel. Small closed tear at bottom rear edge of spine with a little creasing. Two tiny pea-sized holes and some scuffing to spine. Minimal wear to edges and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Nature. 014683

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Dangerous To Man - Wild Animals: A Definitive Study of Their Reputed Dangers to Man, Caras, Roger A.
27 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

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Wild Heritage, Carrighar, Sally
28 Wild Heritage
Carrighar, Sally
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1965 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Rachel S. Horne, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with stamped silver 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 clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated by Rachel S. Horne. 276 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, very slight surface wear at top spine edge, no tears, nice photo and brief bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An intrigueing book on animal behavior, showing how close our behavior is to that of other animals and how much we can discover from them about ourselves. 026646

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29 Barney the Donkey
Casserley, Anne
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated by Author 
Green cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Front board and spine very clean, rear board quite clean with very faint small stain at lower board outside edge. Very little wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, bookplates, or marks. Delightful illustrations by the author. 143 pgs. 6" x 7-3/4". Children's. 008435

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The Happy Giraffe, Cavanah, Frances
30 The Happy Giraffe
Cavanah, Frances
Chicago Wilcox & Follett 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Beautifully clean paper-covered boardes with furry "flocked" giraffe (front cover) and monkey (rear cover) in perfect condition. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Clarence Biers. Book cover opens to a smaller dimension book in shape of a fence with animals in, on and around it. Dust jacket is unclipped, has slight edge wear, a small surface scrape to front cover just under "Giraffe", closed tear at top spine fold (approx 2") - but quite clean and with flocking still in excellent condition. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024851

Price: 75.00 USD
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Of Houses and Cats, Chazeau, Eunice de
31 Of Houses and Cats
Chazeau, Eunice de
New York Random House 1965 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket Signed
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Green boards with black cloth spine, small gold decoration on cver, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper "Eunice de Chazeau". 120 pp. Illustrated with drawings. Jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), has edge chipping and short closed edge tears, very light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The enchanting true story of two kittens whose instinct for pleasure made a home come alive. 019492

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The Fearless Family, Christensen, Gardell Dano
32 The Fearless Family
Christensen, Gardell Dano
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition (stated) in original dust jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with small black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Written and illustrated by Gardell Dano Christensen. 160 pages. Jacket is quite clean, has a few very shallow edge chips (1/8" or less), a few tiny closed edge tears; price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book of wonderful stories about a weasel family accompanied by charming black and white illustrations. 022676

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Animal Land - Containing 300 Delightful, Entertaining, Instructive Stories About Animals, Birds, and Insects, Colcord, Willard Allen
33 Animal Land - Containing 300 Delightful, Entertaining, Instructive Stories About Animals, Birds, and Insects
Colcord, Willard Allen
Philadelphia Judson Press 1925 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Second printing, published October, 1925, in original dust jacket. Beautiful decorated American trade binding, with clean red cloth boards, beige and black tiger in foreground, elephants with riders in background - decoration wrapping to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper (1925) - slight browning to endpapers from contact with dust jacket flap. Liberally illustrated with photographs and drawings. 439 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap), has corner chips at upper spine, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality remvoable mylar cover. 024704

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Wings and Paws, Colcord, Willard Allen
34 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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Lions 'N' Tigers 'N' Everything, Cooper, Courtney Ryley
35 Lions 'N' Tigers 'N' Everything
Cooper, Courtney Ryley
Boston Little Brown 1924 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Signed decorated binding (DD - Decorative Designers). Clean green cloth boards with animal illustrations and black lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name and date (1924) on front free endpaper. 260 pgs. 007763

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Sportsmen All, Curtis, Paul A.
36 Sportsmen All
Curtis, Paul A.
New York Derrydale Press 1938 First Hardcover Fine no dust jacket Marguerite Kirmse, Illustrator 
Limited Edition, this being no. 582 of nine hundred and fifty copies. Beautifully clean, unfaded black pebbly cloth boards with gold lettering and golden dog head decorations on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper). Exquisite illustrations of hunting dogs by Marguerite Kirmse. Foreword by Freeman Lloyd. In protective removable mylar sleeve. Twelve true and great stories of hunting with gun dogs. 025326

Price: 150.00 USD
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37 Sundari
Davis, Rocky
Barre, Massachusetts Barre/Westover 1974 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Black boards with gold cloth spine, black lettering on spine. Some fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 216 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is unchipped, but has been price clipped. Enclosed in new mylar cover. The true story of a leopard raised as a family pet. 8vo. Animals. 006690

Price: 10.00 USD
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Of Houses and Cats, De Chazeau, Eunice
38 Of Houses and Cats
De Chazeau, Eunice
New York Random House 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Peter Parnall, Illustrator Signed
Clean green boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine, small gold decoration on cover. No bumping or fraying. Very slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half-title page. 121 pgs. Illustrations and jacket design by Peter Parnall. Clean dustjacket has very slight fading to front panel edges, no chips, several short closed edge tears; price clipped corner (front inside flap). Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The enchanting true story of two kittens whose instinct for pleasure made a home come alive. 8vo. Cats. 015140

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39 The Dog Who Loved Too Much - Tales, Treatments, and the Psychology of Dogs
Dodman, Dr. Nicholas
Bantam Books 1996 0-553-10194-3 / 9780553101942 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
258 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ - new mylar cover Very clean tight book with no names or writing inside. A wonderful book to impart understanding of your dog's behavior.Dogs. 002498

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Mascots - Military Mascots from Ancient Egypt to Modern Korea, Downey, Fairfax
40 Mascots - Military Mascots from Ancient Egypt to Modern Korea
Downey, Fairfax
New York Coward McCann 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Closed 2" edge tear to page 141. Illustrated by Augusto Marin. 141 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear (under 1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The well-loved pets of military units from the time of ancient Egypt to 1954. 020511

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