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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

Chinese Shar-pei

By: Nicholas, Anna Katherine

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Neptune City, N.J., TFH Publications: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003295

ISBN: 0866225633

Condition: Very Good +


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. View more info

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Seasonal Guide to the Natural Year: A Month by Month Guide to Natural Events Florida With Georgia and Albama Coasts

By: O'Keefe, M. Timothy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Golden, Colorado, Fulcrum Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005525

ISBN: 1555912699

Condition: Near Fine


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. Size: 8v0 -- 8.25 in Tall View more info

Big Book of Favorite Dog Stories

By: Peterson, Florence: Edited By

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Platt & Munk: 1964

Seller ID: 009857

ISBN: 0822826402

Condition: Very Good


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. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in. View more info

Audubon Land Bird Guide

By: Pough, Richard H.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday & Co.: 1949

Seller ID: 001428

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Handbook of Florida Flowers

By: Proctor, Lucille

Price: $6.00

Publisher: St. Petersburg, Florida, Great Outdoor Pub. Co: 1959

Seller ID: 009950

Condition: Very Good


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. 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

ISBN: 0690019793

Condition: Fine


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

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Dogs We Love

By: Rosen, Michael J.

Price: $3.85

Publisher: NY, Artisan (Workman's Publishing): 2008

Edition: First Printing.

Seller ID: 010088

ISBN: 1579653588

Condition: Near Fine


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. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall By 6.5 In Wide. View more info

The Tropical Freshwater Aquarium Problem Solver

By: Sandford, Gina

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Blackburg, Virginia, Tetra Press: 1999

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 007033

ISBN: 1564651975

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Great Storms of the Jersey Shore

By: Savadove, Larry and Buchholz, Margaret Thomas

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Harvey Cedars, N.J., Down the Shore Publishing: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 0503003814

ISBN: 0945582145

Condition: Very Good +


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 s... View more info

The Year of the Gorilla

By: Schaller, George B.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1971

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 005734

ISBN: 0345022181

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Monarch, the Big Bear of Tallac

By: Seton, Ernest Thompson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1904

Edition: Ist Impression Stated.

Seller ID: 009282

Condition: Good +


Unpaginated, about 100 pp. View more info

Wild Animals I Have Known

By: Seton, Ernest Thompson

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scibner's Sons: 1902

Edition: 16th Printing.

Seller ID: 009364

Condition: Good +


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

The Arctic Prairies

By: Seton, Ernest Thompson

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 1981

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010181

ISBN: 0060908416

Condition: Very Good


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 Pre... View more info

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Ocean Bankruptcy: World Fisheries on the Brink of Disaster

By: Sloan, Stephen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut, Lyons Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002483

ISBN: 1585747947

Condition: Fine


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

A Guide to Bird Behavior Vol 1

By: Stokes, Donald

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1979

Edition: 8th Printing.

Seller ID: 010099

Condition: Very Good +


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. Size: 12mo -- 7.75 in Tall View more info

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The Man Who Swam the Amazon: 3274 Miles in the World's Deadliest River

By: Strel, Martin and Mohlke, Matthew

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut, Lyons Press (Globe Pequot Press): 2008

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005490

ISBN: 1599213583

Condition: Very Good


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 ghost... View more info

In Search Of Moby Dick: The Quest For The White Whale

By: Tim Severin

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Da Capo Press: 2001

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010167

ISBN: 030681045X

Condition: Very Good +


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

Words from the Land

By: Trimble, Stephen, Ed.

Price: $3.40

Publisher: Layton, Utah, Gibbs Smith: 1989

Edition: 1st Paperback Printing.

Seller ID: 000137

ISBN: 0879052406

Condition: Very Good


301 pp. Anthology of natural history writing. 20 selections; writers include Peter Matthiesssen, Edward Abbey, Robert Finch, Barry Lopez. No markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info