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The Complete Guide to North American Trees

By: Curtis, Carlton C. And Bausor, S.C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, New Home Library: 1943

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009209

Condition: Very Good


337 pp. Light toning. spine faded, green cloth. Clean text except for a few notes on rear endpaper. A listing of tree species, with each listing showing the leaf and seeds of the tree, and a paragraph of text. Latin names included. First copyright 1925. A guide for the layman, to help him appreciate nature in his neigborhood. The authors note the North American continent once had 800 million acres of forest, now down to 130 million. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in. 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

Condition: Very Good +


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

The Voyage of the Beagle

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PF Collier: 1968

Edition: 62nd Printing

Seller ID: 009049

Condition: Very Good +


Part of the Harvard Classics series. Delux edition. tight binding, nearly new. View more info

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The Beagle Letters

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Cambridge University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009337

ISBN: 0521898382

Condition: Near Fine


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... View more info

The Voyage of the Beagle

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, P.F. Collier: 1969

Edition: 62nd Printing of Reprint

Seller ID: 0503003887

Condition: Very Good +


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. View more info

The New Dog Encyclopedia

By: Davis, Henry P., Et. Al.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Galahad Books (LDAP Inc): 1970

Edition: Revised.

Seller ID: 003708

ISBN: 0883652153

Condition: Very Good


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, do... View more info

Alaska Science Nuggets

By: Davis, Neil, Ed.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fairbanks, Alaska, University of Alaska Geophysical Institute: 1984

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 007050

ISBN: 0915360020

Condition: Very Good


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 discu... View more info

Summer Bird Feeding

By: Dennis, John V., Illustrated by Brady, Irene

Price: $4.65

Publisher: Northbrook, Ill., Northbrook, Ill.: Audubon Workshop, 1988: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003480

ISBN: 0931073057

Condition: Near Fine


Trade Paperback. Near Fine. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 136 pp. Nearly new, with index, bibliography, numerous sketches of birds. A guide to bird feeding. With technical information yet readable. View more info

The Old Farmer's Almanac Book of Weather Lore

By: Dolan, Edward F.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Dublin NH, Yankee Books: 1988

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 010129

ISBN: 0899091652

Condition: Near Fine


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. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

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Voice of the River

By: Douglas, Marjory Stoneman

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sarasota, Florida, Pineapple Press: 1987

Edition: 6th Printing.

Seller ID: 007065

ISBN: 0910923949

Condition: Fine


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 ... View more info

Steep Passages: A World-Wide Eco-Adventurer Unlocks Nature's Spiritual Truths

By: Drotar, David Lee

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Castleton on Hudson, New York., Brookview Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009107

ISBN: 0970764901

Condition: Very Good +


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. 8vo-- 8... View more info

Conservation of American Resources

By: Elliott, Charles N.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Turner E. Smith: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009078

Condition: Very Good


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, mine... View more info

The Natural History of Whales & Dolphins

By: Evans, Peter G. H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Facts on File Publications: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004035

ISBN: 0816017328

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

The Victory Gardens of 1942 and 1943 at the New York Botanical Garden`

By: Everett, Thomas H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bronx, N.Y., New York Botanical Garden: 1943

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009306

Condition: Good


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. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

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Journeys Through Paradise: Pioneering Naturalists in the Southeast

By: Fishman, Gail

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, University Press of Florida: 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004687

ISBN: 0813018749

Condition: Very Good +


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 Wentwo... View more info

Beyond Innocence -- Autobiography in Letters, the Later Years

By: Goodall, Jane (Peterson, Dale, Ed)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton Mifflin: 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009777

ISBN: 0618125205

Condition: Good +


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. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

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Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey

By: Goodall, Jane (with Berman, Phillip)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 009154

ISBN: 0446522252

Condition: Good +


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." Size: 8v0 -- 9 ... View more info

Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $2.70

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton & Co.: 1989

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001087

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Frank's Whales

By: Gromling, Frank

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Flagler Beach, Florida, Ocean Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010250

ISBN: 0971764115

Condition: Good


134 PP. Light water damage, OK as reading copy. 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

Arizona Waterline

By: Hardt, Athia, Ed.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Salt River Project: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 007161

Condition: Near Fine


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. Size: 4to 11.5 In Tall View more info