Category: Outdoor


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Silent Spring

By: Carson, Rachel

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Fawcett Crest: 1962

Seller ID: 010302

304 pp. Some rubbing along spine edge. Light edgewear. Binding sturdy. light toning. Photos and quotes of Carson pasted on preliminary pages. Previous owner's address label on first page. The classic book that launched the American environmental movement of the 1960s and '70s. Possibly the first paperback printing. Size: 8vo -- 7 in Tall View more info

A Hiking Guide to the Trails of Florida

By: Carter, Elizabeth F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Birmingham Ala., Menasha Ridge Press: 1987

Edition: Stated First Printing.

Seller ID: 005893

127 pp. with bibliography, index, numerous maps. Light edge rubbing; no markings, spine uncreased. A summary of 41 trails in all parts of Florida. Includes pointers about special features, wildlife to spot, trail length, access, level of difficulty, etc. Some of the venues included: Blackwater River State Forest; Osceola Natl Forest; Withlacoochee State Forest; Ocala Natl Forest; St. Mark's Natl Wildlife Refuge; Merritt Is. Refuge; Wekiva Springs; Everglades; Fort Clinch... View more info

25 Ski Tours in the Adirondacks

By: Coggeshall, Almy;Coggeshall, Anne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Somersworth, N.H., New Hampshire Pub Co: 1979

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005500

143 pp. Close to new, no spine creasing, no marking, text still bright. With several maps, b&w photos. A guide to cross-country skiing in the southern Adirondacks, the Albany area and the Tug Hill Plateau. Authors are long-time outdoorsmen active in the Adirondack Mountain Club. Book includes info on driving and parking; weather tips, historical lore. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

Sportsman's Guide to Game Fish

By: Dalrymple, Byron

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, World Publishing Co.: 1968

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009340

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. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall View more info

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Appalachian Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide To Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail (Volume 1)

By: Davis, Zach

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Good Badger Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 010234

163 pp. Curled cover, and front-cover crease along spine but still nearly new, no markings. No publication data given except ISBN. A novice hiker describes his feat of working his way from Georgia to Maine, and how he maintained a psychological frame of mind to do it. Also pointers for what's next after completing the trail. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall. View more info

Hunting Whitetails Successfully

By: Fears, J. Wayne

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, North American Hunting Club: 1996

Edition: 25th Printing

Seller ID: 002804

206 pp. Brown leatherette cover with fully intact gilt lettering and logo, plus color photo of a buck. Nearly new, no markings, decorative endpapers. With index. Numerous b&w photos. Comprehensive guide to deer hunting techniques. Part of the Hunter's Information Series published by the North American Hunting Club. View more info

Mountain Biking the Southeast

By: Finley, Lori

Price: $3.70

Publisher: Helena, Montana, Falcon Press: 1996

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009257

240 pp., plus 59 maps illustrating 59 routes throughout Florida, and coastal Georgia and South Carolina. Part of Dennis Coello's America by Mountain Bike series.Numerous b&w photos. A guide to trail conditions and sightseeing opportunities in the low-altitude landscape of the Southeast. Formerly titled "The Mountain Biker's Guide to the Southeast." Still close to new, lightly thumbed. No markings in text. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

The Complete Walker: The Joys and Techniques of Hiking and Backpacking

By: Fletcher, Colin

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1971

Edition: 12th Printing.

Seller ID: 009093

353 pp. Book is very clean, tight, and only slight wear. DJ has chips and wrinkles. No markings in text. Sierra Club calls this "probably the definitive work on camping and hiking." Written in a first-person, highly anecdotal style that draws the reader in and makes him browse the extra mile. Hiking metaphorically described as moving a house over distance. With details about "the bedroom, the kitchen, the bathroom," etc. Fletcher explains the pros and con... View more info

The Female Cyclist: Gearing Up a Level (Ultimate Training Series from Velopress, 3)

By: Gale Bernhardt

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colo., Velo Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009679

322 pp. Close to new, no markings, spine uncreased. With charts, photos, reading lists and glossary. Part of the "Ultimate Training Series from Velo Press." Pointers for the woman bicyclist who wants to become more serious about endurance and perhaps get involved in racing. Special features include a section on bike fit for females and constructing a training plan; also tips on biking comfort. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

Frank's Whales

By: Gromling, Frank

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Flagler Beach, Florida, Ocean Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010250

134 PP. Nearly near, no markings, spine uncreased. An amateur whale watcher describes efforts of volunteers to observe and record migrations of about 350 endangered right whales along the Atlantic Coast. Includes resource list. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in View more info

Rivers of Dreams: Fly Fishing Stories

By: Lyon, Robert, Ed.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Orca Book Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 010012

178 pp. Close to new. Tiny slash mark on top edge near spine, no other markings. Spine uncreased. Fold-in cover flaps. A collection of short stories about fly fishing on rivers in Canada, US., Spain, Iceland and elsewhere. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

Great American Motorcycle Rides

By: McKechnie, Gary

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Emeryville, California, Avalon Travel: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 009935

419 pp. Close to new, no markings or creases. A selection of 20 motorcycle tours within the U.S., most of them within just one or two states. Includes motel, restaurant and attraction information, lists of resources for more details for each region. Examples of tours include Memphis to New Orleans; Miami to Key West; Berkshires; Black Hills; Blue Ridge; Cape Cod, Hudson Valley; Civil War battlefields; Taos to San Fe; Calistoga to Carmel. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

A Mountain Boyhood

By: Mills, Joe

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, Bison Books: 1988

Edition: Repirnt.

Seller ID: 009739

311 pp. Corners thumbed. Binding firm, spine uncreased. No markings. A first printing of a reproduction of the 1926 edition from J.H. Sears Co. A pioneer's account of life in the Estes Park region of the Colorado Rockies. Estes Park was just a crossroads in 1899, when young Joe Mills first saw Colorado's Front Range. A would-be Robinson Crusoe, Joe scaled peaks, watched wild animals, hunted and trapped, and roughed it in the1900-1930 period and later wrote about it for B... View more info

Outdoor Life's Deer Hunting Book

By: Outdoor Life

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Outdoor Life/Haper & Row: 1974

Seller ID: 004048

275 PP. Corners lightly bumped. Brown leather-life cloth embossed with design of a deer. No markings, sturdy binding. A collection of 30 articles discussing various aspects of deer hunting. View more info

Roaming the Woods with John Parris

By: Parris, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Asheville, North Carolina, Citizens-Times Publishing Co.: 1982

Edition: 4th Printing.

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 005943

246 pp. Bright, square, almost new, slight rounding of corners. No jacket. Yellow front cover shows a sketch of a mountain man leaning against a stump, whittling a piece of wood. A selection of columns about mountain life in western North Carolina. Originally written in 1955 by newspaperman John Parris. Printed at Kingsport Press in Kingsport, TN. Legiibly signed in black marker on front endpaper. Size: 8vo --8.75 in Tall View more info

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Just Passin' Thru: A Vintage Store, the Appalachian Trail, and a Cast of Unforgettable Characters

By: Porter, Winton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Ala., Menasha Ridge Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 009870

248 pp. Lightly thumbed. Signed by author on title page, along with emoticons for peace, smiley face and Appalachian Trail logo. A readable, humorous tale about running a hiking supply store in the Georgia woods along the Appalachian Trail. Includes b&w photos of hikers. Porter left urban life at age 35 to go into the woods and take over the venerable Mountain Crossings retail outlet. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In View more info

Complete Field Guide to North American Wildlife Western Ed.

By: Ransom, Jay Ellis, Ed.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 010321

809 pp., of text, plus 129 pp. of color and b & w plates showing individual species. Imitation leather boards. New, but jacket has edgewear and small tear on rear panel. No markings. A listing of 1800 species found in America, west of the 100th meridian. An expansion of Henry Hill Collins' 1959 guide to wildlife in Eastern U.S. and Canada. Includes mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, mollusks and other marine invertebrates. Rear section has a checklist for those ... View more info

Killer Animals

By: Ricciuti, Edward R.

Price: $2.75

Publisher: NY, Walker & Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001975

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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Mountain Biking: The Complete Guide

By: Woodward, Bob

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Sports Illustrated: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007056

255 pp. Glossy color photo cover. Thumbed. Text clean, binding firm. With reading list, glossary. A readable introduction to mountain biking. Part of a Sports Illustrated series. View more info