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21 Dalrymple, Byron Sportsman's Guide to Game Fish
NY World Publishing Co. 1968 Reprint Cloth Very Good + No Jacket 12mo -- 7 in Tall Allen, Douglas 
480 pp. on coated paper. Small white rubbed scar on front cover, wrinlkle on spine cloth. Else close to fine. No marking in text, binding sturdy. Comprehensive guide to salt and freshwarter game fish, along with commentary on their habits, migrations, preferred bait and other fishing pointers. Color illustrations for the main species. An OUtdoor Life Book. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Beagle Letters, Darwin, Charles
22 Darwin, Charles The Beagle Letters
NY Cambridge University Press 2008 0521898382 / 9780521898386 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 4to-- 9.75 in Tall Martens, Conrad 
470 pp., 54 color and b&w illustrations. Nearly new, slight crinkling of jacket. Remainder slash mark on bottom edge of textblock. Family tree diagram on endpapers. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt and 9 others of the Charles Darwin Correspondence Project. Hundreds of letters to and from Darwin during his historic voyage (1831-1836) on the Beagle to the Galapagos Islands, Falklands and other parts of the Southern Hemisphere. The observations of the young naturalist laid the groundwork for his theory of evolution. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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23 Darwin, Charles The Voyage of the Beagle
NY P.F. Collier 1969 62nd Printing of Reprint Leatherette Very Good + No Jacket 8.5 In Tall 
524 pp. Nearly new, slight spine slant, half title page rippled. Text clean. Gilt titling and decoration bright and complete. A Harvard Classics reprint of the 2nd edition. Frontispiece shows a drawing of an iguana. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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24 Darwin, Charles The Voyage of the Beagle
PF Collier 1968 62nd Printing Very Good + No Jacket 
Part of the Harvard Classics series. Delux edition. tight binding, nearly new. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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25 Davis, Henry P., Et. Al. The New Dog Encyclopedia
NY Galahad Books (LDAP Inc) 1970 0883652153 / 9780883652152 Revised Cloth Very Good Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
756 pp. Closed tear on chipped jacket. Dark red pebbled simulated leatherette cover. Numerous b&w photos. Light to moderate tonining. Binding sturdy. No markings. A massive reference work on canines, expanding upon the earlier work of Davis. Includes detailed histories of various breeds. Chapter titles include: Choosing a dog, understanding your dog, recognizing dog ailments, dog breeding, dogs in coursing and racing, dogs in harness and herding work, dogs in hunting, dog in field trials, dogs in the primitive world, kennel clubs, the humane movement, etc. Appendix, index. Overweight, may require additional postage. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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26 Davis, Neil, Ed. Alaska Science Nuggets
Fairbanks, Alaska University of Alaska Geophysical Institute 1984 0915360020 / 9780915360024 2nd Printing Trade Paperback Very Good No Jacket 4to -- 11 in Tall 
233 pp. Beige stiff wraps. Upper corner thumbed. Drip-like stain on rear cover. Else near fine, spine uncreased. Text clean. Numerous b&w photos, illustrations and diagrams. A collection of 400 pop-science mini-essays on a wide variety of scientific topics, orginally written as Q&A newspaper columns for Alaska and Canadian papers in the 1970s and 80s. Many touch on Arctic environmental conditions and oil and gas-drilling issues beginning to emerge in that era. Also discussions of earthquakes, tsunamis, glaciers, etc. Written for the layment, with a considerable bit of humor is injected. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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27 Dennis, John V. Summer Bird Feeding
Northbrook, Ill. Audubon Workshop 1988 096200108 First Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Brady, Irene 
136 pp. Nearly new, with index, bibliography, numerous sketches of birds. A guide to bird feeding. With technical information yet readable.  
Price: 4.19 USD
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28 Dolan, Edward F. The Old Farmer's Almanac Book of Weather Lore
Dublin NH Yankee Books 1988 0899091652 / 9780899091655 2nd Printing Cloth and Boards Near Fine Near Fine 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
224 pp. Index. Close to new, gift quality, no markings. Foreword by TV personality Willard Scott. A look at the scientific basis for many weather sayings, superstitions and folklore. A guide that encourages readers to pay closer attention to the skies and to nature surrounding them. 
Price: 5.50 USD
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29 Douglas, Marjory Stoneman The Everglades: River of Grass
St. Simons Island, Ga. Mockingbird Books 1991 891760296 10th Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Robert Fink 
308 pp. No marks, light toning. Spine uncreased. A paperback reprint of a seminal volume on Florida's great water resource and the people who have used and abused it over the centuries. This revised edition includes an update as of the 1980s. Still a timely book in 2017 as Florida and the federal government continue to debate funding for a massive restoration project. / / 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Voice of the River, Douglas, Marjory Stoneman
30 Douglas, Marjory Stoneman Voice of the River
Sarasota, Florida Pineapple Press 1987 0910923949 / 9780910923941 6th Printing Trade Paperback Fine 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
267 pp. Nearly new, spine uncreased. Text clean. On the occasion of her 100th birthday, a paperback edition provides the oral history of MSD's remarkable life. Much of the book covers her early years in Massachusetts, her short marriage and her relocation to Miami after her divorce. Narrating in a no-nonsense voice that often pokes fun at herself, the First Lady of Conservation presents the personal side of her long career in preserving the Everglades. An addendum gives an update on her life as a nonagenarian. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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31 Drotar, David Lee Steep Passages: A World-Wide Eco-Adventurer Unlocks Nature's Spiritual Truths
Castleton on Hudson, New York. Brookview Press 2002 0970764901 / 9780970764904 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good + 8vo-- 8.5 In Tall 
161 pp., index. Close to new, slightly thumbed. No markings. Spine uncreased. Eighteen brief essays from a young world traveler, reflecting on nature and a wide variety of people. Cover blurb: "...destined to become a classic of modern nature writing." Drotar's journeys include several in the Adirondacks and the Catskills, the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, Laurentian Mountains of Quebec, Finland, Belize, Taos, N.M.; Galapagos Islands, and Marakesh, Morocco. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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32 Elliott, Charles N. Conservation of American Resources
Atlanta Turner E. Smith 1942 First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket Textbook 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall 
672 pp. Moderate wear, rubbing along edges, corners bumped, but binding strong. Light foxing of endpapers. Text mostly bright, no markings or school stampings. A textbook introducing students to basics of conservation as practiced in the U.S. on the eve of World War 2. The book seeks to implant a conservation ethic into the students. Written at a high school level, probably for use in an agriculture or biology class. Covers such topics as game birds, national parks, minerals, land, fish, fur industry. Numerous B&W photos. Includes glossary, bibliography, index. Geometric design of a scarlet cover includes line drawings of a camper, oil wells, turkeys, birds and a sailboat. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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33 Evans, Peter G. H. The Natural History of Whales & Dolphins
NY Facts on File Publications 1987 0816017328 / 9780816017324 First Edition Cloth Near Fine  Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
343 pp., 8 pp. color photos, bibliography. Previous owner's name in red ink on front pasted endpaper. No other markings. A detailed technical field guide to marine mammals by an Oxford geneticist who is the founder of the Cetacean Group of the UK Mammal Society. A slight bump on fore edge, otherwise virtually new. Numerous tables and figures. Printed in UK.  
Price: 10.80 USD
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34 Everett, Thomas H. The Victory Gardens of 1942 and 1943 at the New York Botanical Garden`
Bronx, N.Y. New York Botanical Garden 1943 First Edition Stapled Softcover Good No Jacket Booklet 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
24 pp. with b&w photos in green stiff wraps. PP. 11-14 loose but laid in. Foxing mark and previous owner's name on p. 1. Rest of text clean. A scarce report on a demonstration project to show that homeowners can raise significant quantities of vegetables on a small plot with careful planning and diligent labor. The Botanical Garden used a 47 by 38 foot site. Include site plans, and a report on the harvest. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Journeys Through Paradise: Pioneering Naturalists in the Southeast, Fishman, Gail
35 Fishman, Gail Journeys Through Paradise: Pioneering Naturalists in the Southeast
Gainesville, Florida University Press of Florida 2001 0813018749 / 9780813018744 First Edition Spiral Very Good + Uncorrected Galley Proofs 8vo -- 9.25 in. Tall 
297 pp., bibliography, appendix of parks and preserves, b&w historical sketches and photos. A spiral- bound proof copy of the book prior to hardcover publication. Fishman profiles 13 naturalists who explored the Southeast wilderness in the 1715-1940 period, before automobiles and urbanism altered much of the environment. Naturalists included are Mark Catesby, John Bartram, William Bartram, John Abbott, Alexander Wilson, John James Audubon, Hardy Bryan Croom, Alvan Wentworth Chapman, John Muir, John Kunkel Small, Roland Harper and Francis Harper. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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36 Goodall, Jane (Peterson, Dale, Ed) Beyond Innocence -- Autobiography in Letters, the Later Years
NY Houghton Mifflin 2001 0618125205 / 9780618125203 First Edition Cloth & Boards Good + Very Good Ex-Library 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
418 pp. Still close to new despite ex-library stampings. Mylar protector. 418 pp, plus 16 pp. glossy b&w photos. Volume 2 of a collection of Goodall's letters, covering 1966 ot 1990, including her divorce from Hugo van Lawick and death of her second husband, and her continuing on-site research into chimpanzee social life. Her letters are very descriptive of her moods and daily research, illuminating her survivor instincts. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey, Goodall, Jane (with Berman, Phillip)
37 Goodall, Jane (with Berman, Phillip) Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey
NY Warner Books 2000 0446522252 / 9780446522250 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Good+ 8v0 -- 9 in. High 
282 pp., 16 pp. glossy b&w photos, other interspersed in the text. Previous owner's name on a preliminary page. Corners curled. Text clean. Light spine creases. A memoir that became the basis for a PBS TV documentary. Rear cover blurb: ",,,Thoughtfully exploring the challenges of both science and the soul, she offs and inspiring, optimistic messas as profound as the knowledge she brought back from the forests, and that gives us all reason for hope." 
Price: 3.00 USD
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38 Gould, Stephen Jay Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
NY W.W. Norton & Co. 1989 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Trade Paperback Very Good  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
347 pp. , bibliography, illustrations. One crease in lower rear cover; otherwise very clean. The author uses a study of the Burgess Shale fossil site in British Columbia as a vehicle for a broader discussion of new ideas in evolution.  
Price: 2.70 USD
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39 Hardt, Athia, Ed. Arizona Waterline
Salt River Project 1989 1st Edition Faux Leather Near Fine Very Good 4to 11.5 In Tall 
274 pp. on glossy stock, plus 16 foldout maps of watersheds. Gilt design bright. Dust jacket rubbed and chipped on rear panel. A collection of articles written on water supply issues in Arizona in the 1980s. No publication date, but likely 1989 or 2000. Editor was a newspaper reporter and former press secretary to Gov. Bruce Babbitt. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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40 Helberg, Berit Sniffer & Tinni
NY Sterling Publishing Co. 2106 First Edition Glossy Boards Very Good Very Good Children's Book 4to -- 10 in Tall By 10.5 In Wide Berge, Torgeir, Photographer 
32 pp. on glossy stock, unpaginated. Color photos on most pages. Former library book but with just a library bar code stick on front cover and shelf tag on spine, Rotary donation sticker on inside cover.. Nearly new. Mylar protector. An animal story out of Norway telling of the friendship between a German Shepherd and a red fox. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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