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41 Herriot, James Every Living Thing
NY St. Martin's Press 1992 031208188x / 9780312081881 First Edition Cloth & Boards Near Fine  Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
342 pp.. Close to new, no markings. Clean, fresh. Another volume of memoirs from the Scottish veterinarian.  
Price: 5.40 USD
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42 Herriot, James The Lord God Made Them All
NY Bantam Book 1982 0553205587 / 9780553205589 Mass Market Paperback Fair  12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
373 pp. Autobiography of an English veterinarian. Cover wrinkled. Pages yellowed. No writing.  
Price: 2.00 USD
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Stablekeeping: A Visual Guide to Safe and Healthy Horsekeeping, Hill, Cherry
43 Hill, Cherry Stablekeeping: A Visual Guide to Safe and Healthy Horsekeeping
North Adams, Massachusetts Storey Books 2000 1580171753 / 9781580171755 7th Printing Trade Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 4to 11 in Tall Photos By Richard Klimesh 
153 pp., with b&w photos on every page. No markings except for a few check marks on last page. Binding uncreased. Virtually new. Hill, a longtime horse breeder and trainer, gives practical pointers for designing and maintaining a stable and selecting horse feed. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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44 Hiram Martin Chittenden The Yellowstone National Park
Norman, Okla. University of Oklahoma Press 1976 0806109378 / 9780806109374 6th Printing of Reprint Trade Paperback Very Good + 8vo 8.5 In Tall 
208 pp. Bibliogrqaphy, index. With 16 pp. of numerous b&w historical photos of white explorers and Native American chiefs. Several maps. Previous owner's embossed stamp on title page, else close to new. Spine uncreased. Richard A. Bartlett edited this 1976 reprint of Chittenden's history, first published in 1895. An Army engineer's classic account of Yellowstone's discovery by white men in the early 1800s, and its protection by federal law about 60 years later. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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45 Horowitz, Alexandra Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell and Know
NY Scribner 2010 1416583431 12th Printing Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo -- 8.25 In. Tall 
352 pp. Plus Q & A section, index. Lightly read, spine creased. Text clean. A Barnard psychologist details the daily life and experiences of a dog, seeing them as four-legged anthropologists, relentlessly curious about humans and others in their environment. Engagingly written. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Alaska Bear Tales, Kaniut, Larry
46 Kaniut, Larry Alaska Bear Tales
Anchorage Alaska Northwest Books 2002 0882402323 / 9780882402321 19th Printing Trade Paperback Good + No Jacket 8mo -- 8.5 In Tall 
317 pp., bilbiography, plus a bear harvest report for Alaska, 1961 to 1981. A later printing of a 1983 collection of various man-bear encounter reports. Bookstore stamping on preliminary page. Front cover creased and curled. Textblock sturdy and clean. Spine uncreased. Glossy color photo of a bear on front cover. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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47 Kieran, John A Natural History of New York City
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co. 1959 First Printing Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall Kane, Henry Bugbee 
428 pp. No jacket. Blue green cloth, faded and soiled on spine but title still legible. Text clean. preliminary pages have a few pencil notes praising the book, plus a common pin holding a note to the half title page, warning "Do not lend this book." The author subtitles the book a "personal report after fifty years of study and enjoyment of wildlife within the boundaries of Greater New York." A comprehensive survey of the NY environment as it existed in the 1950s, told mostly in the first person. Details about various species, waterways, flowers, trees, insects, etc., with introductory chapters on history, geography and climate. Very readable. Maps of the boroughs on the endpapers. Binding firm, text still bright. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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48 Knight, Charles R. Before the Dawn of History
New York Whittleey House 1935 First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket 8vo -- 9.25 in. By 12 in. Knight, Charles R. 
119 pp. on coated stock. Heavy soil amd a few dark spots on cream cloth, pastedown illustration of mastadon on front board is scuffed. Hinges starting, binding fairly loose, front preliminary blank page with gift insription, dated 1935, detached but laid in. This scarce work contains more than 40 full page sepia-toned illustrations of various dinosaurs and prehistoric humans by Knight, known for his museum murals of prehistoric life. His text, written for young adult students, explains how artists derive images from fossil study. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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49 Krieger, Louis C.C. The Mushroom Handbook
NY Dover Publications 1967 Cloth Very Good -  No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
560 pp., with 32 color plates and 126 b&w illustrations. From a school library, with library card on rear endpaper, stampings on front endpaper and edges., Moderate soil and ink stains on rear cover. Text clean. Cover of softcover edition apparently has been pasted on blue cloth front cover. Binding still sturdy. Preface by Robert L. Shaffer of the University of Michigan Herbarium. This authoritative field guide by Krieger, a botanical artist for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, includes plates based on his mushroom paintings, which disappeared when loaned to the New York State Museum. Krieger died in 1940.  
Price: 6.75 USD
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50 Linton, Ron M. Terracide: America's Destruction of Her Living Environment
Boston Little Brown 1970 Stated First Edition Cloth Very Good +  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
376 pp., index, light edgewear, slight bumping. Very clean, no markings. A readable overview of America's ecological state as of 1970 and efforts at that point to improve it. The first half of the book catalogs various impacts of pollution on body activities -- breathing, smelling, eating, drinking, etc. The second half relates pollution to the economy. This book is a useful historical benchmark showing conditions in America as modern environmentalism first became a significant political force.  
Price: 3.15 USD
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51 Lopez, Barry Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1986 0684185784 / 9780684185781 Trade Paperback Very Good  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
461 pp., index. Crease on cover but otherwise firm, clean. No markings. A detailed look at the Arctic landscape and its animal life, plus anecdotal material about its explorers. Includes maps.  
Price: 3.19 USD
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52 Lorenz, Konrad King Solomon's Ring: New Light on Animal Ways
NY Time Inc. 1980 Reprint Trade Paperback Very Good  8vo -- 8 in. Tall Lorenz, Konrad 
225 pp. No markings and no spine creases, still close to new. Numerous sketches in the margins. Foreword by Julian Huxley.  
Price: 2.70 USD
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53 Lovelock, James The Ages of Gaia : A Biography of Our Living Earth
Oxford, UK Oxford University Press 1995 0192861808 / 9780192861801 2nd Edition, 3rd Printing Trade Paperback Very Good + 8vo-- 7.75 in Tall 
255 pp. plus advertising end matter. Almost new, light spine creases but firm and clean. No markings. Lovelock updates his theory that the Earth and all its creatures and geology should be viewed as a living super-organism. He zeroes in on such topics as greenhouse gases, acid rain, ozone depletion, and loss of rainforests. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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54 Maccubbin, Tom Florida Home Grown
Orlando Sentinel Communications Co. 1987 09141263002 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good + No Jacket 4to -- 11 in High Wright, Mike, et al. 
132 pp. Light wear, still close to new, no marking or spine creasing. Corner curling. Practical and comprehensive guide to gardening in Florida, written for the average homeowner. Many line drawings of plant species. Appendix giving month by month to-do list of tasks, plus locations of Cooperative Extension Service offices. Tips on planning and laying out flower beds. Detailed table of native plants. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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A Dog's Life, Mayle, Peter
55 Mayle, Peter A Dog's Life
NY Vintage Books (Random House) 1996 0679762671 / 9780679762676 First Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Fine 8vo -- 8 in Tall Koren, Edward 
192 pp., plus 59 drawings by Edward Koren, known for his New Yorker cartoons. Paperback reprint of a Knopf hardcover. Mayle takes on a dog's persona as he relates his relationship with a mutt adopted in Provence. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Animals as Guides for the Soul: Stories of Life-Changing Encounters, McElroy, Susan Chernak
56 McElroy, Susan Chernak Animals as Guides for the Soul: Stories of Life-Changing Encounters
NY Wellspring/Ballantine 1999 0345424042 / 9780345424044 1st Paperback Edition Trade Papeback Very Good + 8vo -- 8.25 in 
291 pp. Spine uncreased, lightly read. No markings in text except for a squiggle on margin of a preliminary page. The author relates her interactions with animals on a farm in Oregon, and compiles anecdotes from others to make her case that animals relate to us spiritually. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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57 McKay, Douglas Pet Owner's Guide to the Yorkshire Terrier
NY Howell Book House 1994 0876059930 / 9780876059937 First Edition Glossy Boards Very Good +  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
80 pp. Color photos on nearly every page. Slight soil on rear cover. A guide to raising and showing Yorkies.  
Price: 2.70 USD
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58 McKenna, Virginia Into the Blue
U.S.A. HarperCollins 1992 0062510053 / 9780062510051 1st Edition Cloth Verty Good + Good+ 4to -- 10.5 By 10.5 In Square 
144 pp. Numerous color photos and drawings. One photo on page 56 has been cut out. Rest of text complete and clean. Slight edgewear on jacket. A photo book paying tribute to dolphins and their abilities, and recounting misstreatment of them as tourist attractions. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Woman in the Mists: The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa , Mowat, Farley
59 Mowat, Farley Woman in the Mists: The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa
New York Warner 1998 0446387207 / 9780446387200 Reprint Trade Paperback Very Good  8vo - 9 In Tall 
379 pp. Thumbed, previous owner's name inside the front cover. Binding sturdy. With color and b&w photos. Fossey's journal quotations are bold-faced throughout. An absorbing account of how a shy, lonely girl became a naturalist, went off to Africa and studied gorillas while defying poachers.  
Price: 2.97 USD
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60 Nicholas, Anna Katherine Chinese Shar-pei
Neptune City, N.J. TFH Publications 1990 0866225633 / 9780866225632 First Edition Glossy Boards Very Good +  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Boldt, Scott, et. Al. 
191 pp. on glossy stock, buckram library binding. Numerous color photos. Heavy mylar dust protector. Reading list. A detailed guide to the history of the shar-pei breed and complete instructions on care and training.  
Price: 3.15 USD
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