Category: Nature/Animals


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Sniffer & Tinni

By: Helberg, Berit

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Sterling Publishing Co.: 2106

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010111

Condition: Very Good

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. Size: 4to -- 10 in Tall By 10.5 In Wide View more info

The Lord God Made Them All

By: Herriot, James

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Book: 1982

Seller ID: 000245

ISBN: 0553205587

Condition: Fair

373 pp. Autobiography of an English veterinarian. Cover wrinkled. Pages yellowed. No writing. View more info

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Stablekeeping: A Visual Guide to Safe and Healthy Horsekeeping

By: Hill, Cherry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: North Adams, Massachusetts, Storey Books: 2000

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 005577

ISBN: 1580171753

Condition: Near Fine

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. View more info

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The Yellowstone National Park

By: Hiram Martin Chittenden

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Norman, Okla., University of Oklahoma Press: 1976

Edition: 6th Printing of Reprint.

Seller ID: 010127

ISBN: 0806109378

Condition: Very Good +

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. Size: 8vo 8.5 In Tall View more info

Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell and Know

By: Horowitz, Alexandra

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Scribner: 2010

Edition: 12th Printing.

Seller ID: 009274

Condition: Very Good

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. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 In. Tall View more info

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Alaska Bear Tales

By: Kaniut, Larry

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska Northwest Books: 2002

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller ID: 0503003707

ISBN: 0882402323

Condition: Good +

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. View more info

A Natural History of New York City

By: Kieran, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1959

Edition: First Printing.

Seller ID: 009234

Condition: Very Good

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 int... View more info

Before the Dawn of History

By: Knight, Charles R.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Whittleey House: 1935

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009869

Condition: Good

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. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. By 12 in. View more info

The Mushroom Handbook

By: Krieger, Louis C.C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Dover Publications: 1967

Seller ID: 002821

Condition: Very Good -

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 d... View more info

Terracide: America's Destruction of Her Living Environment

By: Linton, Ron M.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1970

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 002970

Condition: Very Good +

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. View more info

King Solomon's Ring: New Light on Animal Ways

By: Lorenz, Konrad

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Time Inc.: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005264

Condition: Very Good

225 pp. No markings and no spine creases, still close to new. Numerous sketches in the margins. Foreword by Julian Huxley. View more info

The Ages of Gaia : A Biography of Our Living Earth

By: Lovelock, James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press: 1995

Edition: 2nd Edition, 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 0503003794

ISBN: 0192861808

Condition: Very Good +

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. View more info

Florida Home Grown

By: Maccubbin, Tom

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Orlando, Sentinel Communications Co.: 1987

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010159

Condition: Very Good +

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. Size: 4to -- 11 in High View more info

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Arctic Village: A 1930s Portrait of Wiseman, Alaska (Classic Reprint Series)

By: Marshall, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of Alaska Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010335

ISBN: 091200651x

Condition: Very Good

399 pp. Lightly read, spine uncreased. Light rippling of front cover. Previous owner's name on endpaper blacked out. No markings in text. Numerous historical photos. A reprint of a 1933 classic about life in a northern Alaska mining camp. The author was an eminent forester and wilderness advocate. A limited reprint (only 1500 in paperback.) View more info

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A Dog's Life

By: Mayle, Peter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books (Random House): 1996

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010017

ISBN: 0679762671

Condition: Fine

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

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Animals as Guides for the Soul: Stories of Life-Changing Encounters

By: McElroy, Susan Chernak

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Wellspring/Ballantine: 1999

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009828

ISBN: 0345424042

Condition: Very Good +

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. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in View more info

Pet Owner's Guide to the Yorkshire Terrier

By: McKay, Douglas

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001718

ISBN: 0876059930

Condition: Very Good +

80 pp. Color photos on nearly every page. Slight soil on rear cover. A guide to raising and showing Yorkies. View more info

Into the Blue

By: McKenna, Virginia

Price: $6.00

Publisher: U.S.A., HarperCollins: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 009400

ISBN: 0062510053

Condition: Verty Good +

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. Size: 4to -- 10.5 By 10.5 In Square View more info

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Woman in the Mists: The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $2.70

Publisher: New York, Warner: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004853

ISBN: 0446387207

Condition: Good

379 pp. Thumbed, previous owner's name inside the front cover. Some dampstains. 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. View more info

A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf

By: Muir, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1981

Edition: Reprint 6th Printing.

Seller ID: 010293

ISBN: 0395315425

Condition: Fine

217 pp. As new, no markings, spine uncreased. Front cover lightly curled outward. With historical b&w photos and sketches. With 13-page forward by Peter Jenkins, and orginal 18-page introduction by William Frederic Bade. Muir, as a young man, recounts his 1867 hike from Indiana to Cedar Key, Florida. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In View more info