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Hold That Tiger!, Dunton, Sam
41 Hold That Tiger!
Dunton, Sam
New York Greenburg 1957 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of very faint soiling, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 188 pp. illustrated with over 60 photographs. Jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has light rubbing, light soiling, 1/4" chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Thrilling life experiences of the Staff Photographer of the New York Zoological Society. 019327

Price: 25.00 USD
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Country Cousins, Dyer, Walter A.
42 Country Cousins
Dyer, Walter A.
New York Doubleday Page & Co. 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Charles Livingston Bull, Illustrator 
Very Clean green ribbed cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering and illustration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to spine edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Color illustrated endpapers are clean, with no names, writing or marks. Beautiful illustrations by Charles Livingston Bull. 169 pgs. 8vo. Children's. 013979

Price: 45.00 USD
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Animal Control in Field, Farm and Forest: A Comprehensive, Practical guide to the Control of injurious Mammals, Eadie, W. Robert (Cornell University)
43 Animal Control in Field, Farm and Forest: A Comprehensive, Practical guide to the Control of injurious Mammals
Eadie, W. Robert (Cornell University)
New York MacMillan 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with orange and white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly stamped on front free and fixed endpaper. 257 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket with price intact, hint of fading to spine, slight wear at top of spine, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Agriculture. 013339

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Rhino with Glue-on Shoes -  and other surprising true stories of zoo vets and their patients, Editor-Lucy H. Spelman; Editor-Ted Y. Mashima
44 The Rhino with Glue-on Shoes - and other surprising true stories of zoo vets and their patients
Editor-Lucy H. Spelman; Editor-Ted Y. Mashima
Delacorte Press 2008 0385341466 / 9780385341462 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gift quality, as new condition. Clean beige boards with rust red spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. Foreword by Jack Hanna. 311 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From a root canal on a three-thousand-pound hippo to one doctor's heartbreaking effort to save a critically ill lemur, here are acts of rescue, kindness, and cross-disciplinary cooperation between zoo vets and other top scientists. A fascinating glimpse into the world of exotic animals and the doctors who care for them. 026827

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Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kanagaroos, Possums and Penis Gourds - On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea, Flannery, Tim
45 Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kanagaroos, Possums and Penis Gourds - On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea
Flannery, Tim
New York Grove Press 1998 0-8021-3665-6 / 9780802136657 First Soft Cover Near FIne 
Very clean softcover book. One very small corner crease at bottom of rear panel. No chipping, wear or curling. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 326 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color photographs. 8vo. Adventure. 011290

Price: 12.00 USD
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Whitepaws A Coyote-Dog, Fox, Michael
46 Whitepaws A Coyote-Dog
Fox, Michael
New York Coward McCann & Geoghegan 1979 0698204786 / 9780698204782 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Stephen Gammell, Illustrator Signed
First Edition in original unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean white cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Black endpapers, with black initials written in upper corner of front fixed endpaper and inner top corner of title page. Inscribed and signed by author: " Vida - Enjoy! - Michael W. Fox. " 73 pgs. Illustrated by Stephen Gammell. Illustrated dustjacket has small fingernail size chip at top rear panel edge, hint of very light soiling, a few short closed edge tears. Blacked out initials at top edge of front inside flap. Not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author combines his personal and professional experiences in a wonderfully warm story of the world of animals, both wild and tame, in this sotyr of a coyote dog born to a beagle mother. 018973

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The Practical Guide to Dog Breeding, Frankling, Eleanor
47 The Practical Guide to Dog Breeding
Frankling, Eleanor
New York Wilfred Funk, Inc. 1953 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, with "I" on copyright page. Very clean unfaded toast brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 184 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with one tiny closed tear (1/16") at top edge of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An authoritative, basic, and complete treatment for laymen and professionals. 8vo. Dogs. 016055

Price: 30.00 USD
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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?, Frans De Waal
48 Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
Frans De Waal
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2016 0393246183 / 9780393246186 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (and First Printing, with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean yellow boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by the author. 340 pages. Clean dust jacket is unworn - no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. De Waal's landmark work will convince you to rethink everything you thought you knew about animal--and human--intelligence. 026751

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Sa'-Zada Tales, Fraser, W. A.
49 The Sa'-Zada Tales
Fraser, W. A.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1905 First Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. Some wear-through to corner tips, lighter wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Partial cracking to paper at front hinge, but still firmly attached. Previous owner name, address neatly printed on front fixed endpaper. 231 pgs. Beautiful illustrations. 8vo. Children's. 013696

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More Mr. Cat and a Bit of Amber Too, Freedley, George
50 More Mr. Cat and a Bit of Amber Too
Freedley, George
New York Gramercy Publishing 1962 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket Victor J. Dowling, Illustrator 
Clean orange boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 64 pgs. with beautiful drawings by Victor J. Dowling. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Cats. 013711

Price: 10.00 USD
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More Mr. Cat, and a Bit of Amber Too, Freedley, George
51 More Mr. Cat, and a Bit of Amber Too
Freedley, George
New York Gramercy Publishing 1962 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Victor J. Dowling, Illustrator 
Very clean orange boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 64 pgs. Illustrations by Victor J. Dowling. No statement of edition. Unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Cats. 015986

Price: 15.00 USD
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Matilda, Gallico, Paul
52 Matilda
Gallico, Paul
New York Coward McCann 1970 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold kangaroo illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; no names or bookplates. 313 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear and a few very short closed edge tears. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A warm, rollicking tale of a boxing kangaroo from down under who wins over the Mafia single-handed and sends his two lovable promoters off to happily-ever-after romances with their luscious lady friends. 013962

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53 The Abandoned
Gallico, Paul
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1951 Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Third printing of the first edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded paper-covered boards (blue and orange). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has two tiny edge chips, faint water stain at base of spine, otherwise clean. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gallico's beloved novel - the enchanting story of a boy and a cat who face problems of abandonment. 026906

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Day Jean-Pierre was Pignapped, Gallico, Paul
54 The Day Jean-Pierre was Pignapped
Gallico, Paul
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Dulac, Illustrator 
"First Edition in the United States of America" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Child's previous owner name and address on front free endpaper; text pages and edges are clean. 44 pgs. with illustrrations by Dulac. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (3.25 on front inside flap), has small chip at top spine edge, tiny chips to two corner tips, slight wear to spine fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An Abyssinian Guinea Pig named Jean-Pierre is missing with no clues. 018891

Price: 60.00 USD
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Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded, Ganson, Eve
55 Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded
Ganson, Eve
Santa Barbara, California Wallace Hebberd 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Author illustrated 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. Foreword by Dr. William T. Hornaday. Clean jacket with price intact (2.00 on rear inside flap), shallow chipping ata base of spine (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Humorous adventures with wild animals on the Sonora Desert illustrated with cartoons and drawings. 019870

Price: 20.00 USD
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Five Animals - Their Books, Gauss, Marianne
56 Five Animals - Their Books
Gauss, Marianne
New York Harper & Brothers 1926 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket C. W. Gauss, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean decorated American trade binding - signed binding (DD - Decorative Designers). Green cloth boards with black and yellow animal and landscape illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine, small decoration on spine. No fraying or staining. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Nine illustrations by C. W. Gauss, including color frontis illustration. 253 pages. 022280

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Last Hunt, Genevoix, Maurice
57 The Last Hunt
Genevoix, Maurice
New York Random House 1940 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Lynd Ward, Illustrator 
Clean unfaded green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering, clean bright unchipped paper label illustrated with running deer on front board, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 281 pgs. Illustrated by Lynd Ward. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight wear to edges & corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of the forest and the deer who inhabit it, and the huntsman and the bond that forms between the stag and the huntsman. 8vo. Nature. 015644

Price: 45.00 USD
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Dogs of the Cariboo and Other Stories, Gentry, Mary
58 Dogs of the Cariboo and Other Stories
Gentry, Mary
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.A. Lifestyles Press 1996 1-884707-27-0 / 9781884707278 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 210 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of slightest fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of heartwarming animal stories. 8vo. Animals. 011906

Price: 10.00 USD
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London Zoo, Gleeson, Gertrude
59 London Zoo
Gleeson, Gertrude
New York Robert M. McBride & Co. 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with red title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; two tiny bumps to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Red top stained page edges. Clean photo illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 323 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny chips at top of spine, one 1" closed edge tear with some creasing near tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In "London Zoo", Gertrude Gleeson tells how creatures from all over the world are brought tousands of miles to the zoo and how they live there. In a veritable panorama of natural history we see the lives of creatures of all kinds, their odd habits, their fits of temperament, their maladies, their feats of prowess, even their romances and emotional problems. 8vo. Natural History. 012442

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Boxer Rebellion and Other Tales, Goldman, Joel
60 The Boxer Rebellion and Other Tales
Goldman, Joel
New York Donald I. Fine, Inc. 1988 1556111053 / 9781556111051 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean orange boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 265 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no fading, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The candid, unabashed memoirs of a dedicated veterinarian. Joel Goldman manages to learn as much about thehuman animals who bring himtheir pets and livestock as he does his patients. And he writes about these animals--man and beast alike--with insight, wit and unfailing good grace. 025417

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