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61 Nieting, William A and Olmstead, Nancy C. National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Eastern Region
NY Chanticleer/Alfred A. Knopf 1995 0394504321 / 9780394504322 15th Printing Leatherette Softcover Very Good + No Jacket Field Guilde 12mo -- 7 in Tall By 4-in Wide 
887 p., with approx 300 pp. of glossy color photos of various floral species. Pocket-sized flexible bright green leatherette softcover, a few stray ink marks on lower front cover, minor soil to rear cover. Text clean. Light wear, no markings in text. A comprehensive guide to the more common wildflowers in the eastern section of North America, including some grasses and sedges, and some subtropical species. Authors are a Connecticut College professor of botany and his research associate, who is a staff member of the Connecticut Arboretum,. Part of and 18-volume series of Audubon field guides. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Seasonal Guide to the Natural Year: A Month by Month Guide to Natural Events Florida With Georgia and Albama Coasts, O'Keefe, M. Timothy
62 O'Keefe, M. Timothy Seasonal Guide to the Natural Year: A Month by Month Guide to Natural Events Florida With Georgia and Albama Coasts
Golden, Colorado Fulcrum Publishing 1996 1555912699 / 9781555912697 First Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine 8v0 -- 9 in 8v0 -- 8.25 in Tall 
341 pp., b&w photos, maps. Nearly new, no spine creasing, tight, bright. No markings. A month by month exploration of the natural side of Florida and nearby coasts. Gives overview of various environmental challenges, plus detailed profiles of various species such as manatees, shad, coral reefs, gopher tortoises, lobsters, dolphins, etc. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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63 Owens, Mark and Delia Cry of the Kalahari : Seven Years in Africa's Last Great Wilderness
Boston, MA, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin Company 1985 0395394139 / 9780395394137 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Very Good  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
341 pp., with 32 pp. b&w photos. Front cover's upper corner creased, a few pages thumbed. No markings. An American couple recount their 1974 trip to the Kalahari Desert where they lived in rudimentary survival mode for seven years. observing wild animals close-up.  
Price: 2.70 USD
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64 Patterson, Jordan Newts: Their Care in Captivity
Neptune City, N.J. T.F.H. Publications 1994 0793802741 / 9780793802746 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good + 4to - 10 in Tall. 
47 pp. on glossy coated stock. Glossy stiff wraps. Nearly new, some lower page corners slightly rippled, no creases or markings. Numerous color photos. Contains reading list. General instructions for raising and breeding newts and salamanders. Technical descriptions of various genuses, such as ribbed newts, European newts, crocodile newts, etc. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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65 Peterson, Florence: Edited By Big Book of Favorite Dog Stories
NY Platt & Munk 1964 0822826402 / 9780822826408 Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo -- 8.75 in. Greene, Hamilton 
Lightly read, sturdy, slight rubbing of spine edges. End paper is stamped "Grosset & Dunlap Damaged Books" but there is no significant damage visible. A few spots of soil on top edge. Lacks jacket. An anthology of 30 canine tales by such authors as Steinbeck, London, Thurber, Mowat, Meek, Seton, Kipling and Terhune. Introduction by Farley Mowat. Illustrations at start of each story. Collie design embossed on red front cover. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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66 Peterson, Roger Tory A Field Guide to the Birds
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1947 2nd Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo. 7-5 in in Tall 
290 pp. light rubbing along edges of green cloth, esp. spine. Lightly soiled along edges. Text clean, no markings or notes. Slight toning. 60 color plates and bird silhouette guides. A well-preserved copy of the revised and enlarged edition of Peterson's classic field guide. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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67 Pough, Richard H. Audubon Land Bird Guide
Garden City, N.Y. Doubleday & Co. 1949 Cloth Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Eckelberry, Don 
312 pp., 400 color illustrations of 275 species. A bird guide sponsored by the National Audubon Society. Subtitled: Birds of Eastern and Central North America from Southern Texas to Central Greenland. Lightly rubbed, edge wear. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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68 Proctor, Lucille Handbook of Florida Flowers
St. Petersburg, Florida Great Outdoor Pub. Co 1959 Stapled Softcover Very Good 8vo -- 8.5 In. Proctor, Lucill 
46 pp., 4 pp. of color illustrations. Some cover fading along spine, else near fine. A guide to Florida's most common garden plants, including trees, shrubs, ground plants and vines. About 2-3 paragraphs of description of each specie. Both Latin and English names included. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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69 Ricciuti, Edward R. Killer Animals
NY Walker & Co. 1975 080270509X / 9780802705099 First Edition Cloth & Boards Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
319 pp., numerous b&w photos throughout. Most of spine cloth rubbed off, light edgewear, partial cracking of hinge but still firmly attached. OK as reading copy. A lively compendium of animals that can be dangerous when hunted or otherwise bothered by man. 
Price: 2.75 USD
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Dogs We Love, Rosen, Michael J.
70 Rosen, Michael J. Dogs We Love
NY Artisan (Workman's Publishing) 2008 1579653588 / 9781579653583 First Printing Glossy Boards Near Fine Good + 12mo -- 7 in Tall By 6.5 In Wide. 
162 pp. on glossy stock, with numerous b&w photos of the profiled dogs. Lightly used, one-inch closed tear in dust jacket near spine. Jacket has edge wear. Rear endpaper stuck to adjacent page. Text clean. Eighteen writers share their tales of their cannine companions. Contributors include Edward Albee, Armistead Maupin, Ann Beattie, Lee K. Abbott, Jane Smiley, Cynthia Heimel, Robert Rosenblum, et al. 
Price: 3.85 USD
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71 Sandford, Gina The Tropical Freshwater Aquarium Problem Solver
Blackburg, Virginia Tetra Press 1999 1564651975 / 9781564651976 First U.S. Edition Glossy Pictorial Boards Near Fine No Jacket 8vo -- 9.75 in Tall 
208 pp. Nearly new, one corner on rear cover bumped. Gift quality, no markings. Many color photos of various species and aquatic plants. Includes index, glossary, list of resources, suggested reading. Covers cichlids, catfish, charcins, gouramis, tetras, guppies, mollies, piranhas, sharks, barbs, lungfish, spiny eels, fighting fish, platies, swordtails, algae eaters and more. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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72 Savadove, Larry and Buchholz, Margaret Thomas Great Storms of the Jersey Shore
Harvey Cedars, N.J. Down the Shore Publishing 1993 0945582145 / 9780945582144 1st Edition Cloth Very Good + Good + Photo Book 4to - 11 in By 11 in 
203 pp. on glossy stock. 3 small tears, about 1 inch each, along top edge and corners of dust jacket. Crinkled edge of jacket. Text clean, no markings. Light rubbing on bottom edge of cover. Photos available upon request. A history of hurricanes along the Jersey shore, from the 18th century to the 1960s. Scores of dramatic b&w news photos showing storm damage and heavy surf. With eight tables and charts, including lists of hurricanes, tidal surges and navigation charts showing erosion of Egg Harbor. Bibliography. Introduction by Bill Bradley. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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73 Schaller, George B. The Year of the Gorilla
NY Ballantine 1971 0345022181 / 9780345022189 2nd Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good 12mo -- 7 in Tall Schaller, George B. 
Front cover missing tip of upper corner, and has a diagonal crease. Light toning. Binding firm. No spine creasing. No markings. A young zoologist recounts the behavior of mountain gorillas observed in East Central Africa in 1959-60. With epilogue and suggested reading list.. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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74 Seton, Ernest Thompson Monarch, the Big Bear of Tallac
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1904 Ist Impression Stated Cloth Good + No Jacket 
Unpaginated, about 100 pp. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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75 Seton, Ernest Thompson The Arctic Prairies
NY HarperCollins 1981 0060908416 / 9780060908416 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Very Good Facsimile Reprint 8mo -- 8 in Tall Seton, Ernest Thompson 
415 pp., including nearly 100 pp. of appendices with lists of plants, mammals, birds etc observed on this exploration trip. Lightly used, light spine creasing. Light toning of text. No markings, binding firm. Subtitle: A canoe-journey of 2000 miles in search of the caribou; being the account of a voyage to the region north of Aylmer Lake. Seton writes in the first person about his six-month venture into the Canadian Northwest in 1907, undertaken with naturalist Edwin Preble. Many line drawings by Seton. Cover blurb states: "...we have Seton's exciting, often amusing, account....of visiting distant outposts of the Hudson Bay Company, hunting buffalo, working with Indians, battling mosquitoes, and finally reaching the treeless plains above the Arctic Circle..." 
Price: 18.00 USD
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76 Seton, Ernest Thompson Wild Animals I Have Known
NY Charles Scibner's Sons 1902 16th Printing Cloth Good + No Jacket 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall Seton, Ernest Thompson 
358 pp. about 40 illustrations plus many sketches in the margins. front hinge starting. Edges rough cut. Greenish cover and spine heavily faded Text clean. Gilt titling still bright. Cover decorations include wolf's heads, rabbit, hawk and animal paw tracks. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Ocean Bankruptcy: World Fisheries on the Brink of Disaster, Sloan, Stephen
77 Sloan, Stephen Ocean Bankruptcy: World Fisheries on the Brink of Disaster
Guilford, Connecticut Lyons Press 2003 1585747947 / 9781585747948 First Edition Cloth Fine Nea Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
277 pp., documentary material appended at rear. Publication press release laid in. A new pre-release copy. Sloan gives a comprehensive status report on the world's fisheries and finds them imperiled by overfishing. He contends they are being depleted at three times the rate reported by scientists. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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78 Stokes, Donald A Guide to Bird Behavior Vol 1
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1979 03168172 8th Printing Trade Paperback Very Good + 12mo -- 7.75 in Tall Stokes, Donald and Lansdowne, F. Fenwick 
336 pp. in semi-glossy stiff wraps. Close to new, no markings in text. Lightly thumbed. A detailed description of 25 common bird species, include the chickadee, house wren, blue jay, canada goose, goldfinch, pigeon, starling, red winged blackbird, mockingbird, etc. Nice full-page sketch of each specie. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Man Who Swam the Amazon: 3274 Miles in the World's Deadliest River , Strel, Martin and Mohlke, Matthew
79 Strel, Martin and Mohlke, Matthew The Man Who Swam the Amazon: 3274 Miles in the World's Deadliest River
Guilford, Connecticut Lyons Press (Globe Pequot Press) 2008 1599213583 / 9781599213583 First Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Very Good  8vo -- 9 in Tall 
213 pp., with glossy b&w photos, map. Upper cover and text pages thumbed, some crinkled. A small dark mark on top corner of fore edge. No other markings. Binding tight. A lively narrative of Strel's arduous long distance swim of the Amazon in April 2007. The feat was to call attention to loss of rain forest in the Amazon Basin. Also to land middle-aged Strel another mention in the Guinness Book of World Records. Note: Title page lists authors in reverse order, with ghostwriter Mohlke listed first.  
Price: 8.55 USD
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80 Tim Severin In Search Of Moby Dick: The Quest For The White Whale
NY Da Capo Press 2001 030681045x / 9780306810459 Reprint Trade Paperback Very Good+ 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall 
212 pp. Close to new, no markings. Spine uncreased. Severin recounts his journey through the South Pacific to deterrmine whether Melville's novel is based on true reports of a great whale. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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