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Animals & Nature

Animals & Nature

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Cactus Country, Abbey, Edward
1 Abbey, Edward Cactus Country
New York Time-Life Books (1973). First Edition Very Good 
Glossy pictorial boards with cloth spine. 184 pp. Illustrated. Bibliography. No dust jacket. Spine faded. A clean, attractive copy. "Explores the landforms, animal life, plants, and meteorological conditions found in the Sonoran Desert of southern Arizona and northern Mexico." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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2 Abbey, Edward Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness
New York Touchstone Books (1990). 0671695886 / 9780671695880 Very Good 
Reprint. Trade paperback. xiv, 269 pages. A clean, attractive copy. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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The Rarest of the Rare: Vanishing Animals, Timeless Worlds, Ackerman, Diane
3 Ackerman, Diane The Rarest of the Rare: Vanishing Animals, Timeless Worlds
New York Random House (1995). 0679403469 / 9780679403463 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Quarter cloth with gilt lettering. xxi, 184 pp. Index. Inscribed by the author. Jacket has a short tear, edges of binding faded. Contents clean and tight. "Profiles a variety of endangered animals including the golden lion tamarin, monk seal, and short-tailed albatross, revealing the factors that are contributing to their endangerment and describing preservation efforts." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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The Birds of Nevada, Alcorn, J. R.
4 Alcorn, J. R. The Birds of Nevada
Fallon, NV Fairview West Publishing 1988 0962022101 / 9780962022104 Very Good Very Good 
Blue cloth with silver lettering. xxiv, 418 pages. Index. A clean, nearly Fine copy. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Birds and Their Attributes, Allen, Glover Morrill
5 Allen, Glover Morrill Birds and Their Attributes
Boston Marshall Jones Company (1937). Very Good 
Third printing. Cloth. xiii, 338 pages. Illustrated. Index. No dust jacket. Bookplate. Previous owner's name. A clean copy with little wear. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Monarch of Deadman Bay: The Life and Death of a Kodiak Bear, Caras, Roger A.
6 Caras, Roger A. Monarch of Deadman Bay: The Life and Death of a Kodiak Bear
Boston Little Brown & Company (1969). First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth spine with gilt lettering. 185 pp. Illustrated. Dust jacket has a couple of tears, blemish to front panel. Contents clean and tight. "The story of Monarch, an Alaskan brown bear, and his encounter with another predator, man, illustrates life at its most primitive level." 
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The Log of Tanager Hill, Commons, Marie Andrews
7 Commons, Marie Andrews The Log of Tanager Hill
Baltimore, MD The Williams & Wilkins Co. 1938 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Red cloth. xvii, 244 pp. Illustrated. Map. Dust jacket has a few chips and tears, tape repairs to interior. "A model diary of eight years' productive banding activities on the shores of Lake Minnetonka, Minn. Published for the enjoyment and information of ornithologists, bird banders and all bird lovers." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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8 Farquhar, F. P. History of the Sierra Nevada
Berkeley, CA University of California Press (1965). 0520015517 / 9780520015517 Very Good 
Trade paperback. xiv, 262 pages. Illustrated. Maps. Index. A solid copy with only light wear. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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The Wingless Crow, Fergus, Charles
9 Fergus, Charles The Wingless Crow
Harrisburg, PA The Pennsylvania Game Commission (1984). First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Black cloth with silver lettering to spine. 188 pp. A clean copy with little wear. Inscribed by the author to Maurice K. Goddard, former Secretary of the Department of Environmental Resources. A handwritten note to Goddard is laid in. Nice association copy. "The Wingless Crow joins together thirty-three superb short essays on nature, science, country living, and self. They are written by a man who - watchful, inquisitive, at times prickly - is animated by delight, wonder, and love for the rural places and wildlife of Pennsylvania." 
Price: 24.95 USD
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10 Forsyth, Adrian The Nature of Birds
Ontario, Canada Camden House (1988). 092065665X / 9780920656655 Very Good 
Trade paperback. 160 pp. Photos. Index. A solid copy with only minor wear. "Concentrating on behaviour rather than species identification, the book delves into why birds act the way they do. It will raise the pleasure of birding to new heights. Starting with scenes as common as a swampy rookery of blue herons or the antics of a nesting nuthatch, Adrian Forsyth adds new meaning to the everyday experiences of birders around the world." 
Price: 12.95 USD
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The Charm of Birds, Grey, Viscount of Fallodon
11 Grey, Viscount of Fallodon The Charm of Birds
London Hodder and Stoughton (1927). Very Good Robert Gibbings 
Fourth printing. Green cloth with gilt lettering. xii, 243 pp. No dust jacket. Spine faded, previous owner's inscription. Contents solid. "...deals mostly, but not exclusively, with birdsong, and is full of sensitive observation, beautifully written. Unlike most works of ornithology, it can be read for the pleasure of its prose alone." 
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12 Grzimek, Bernhard Such Agreeable Friends
Thames and Hudson Andre Deutsch (1964). First Edition Very Good Very Good 
224 pp. Index. Dust jacket has tears and the laminate is lifting in spots. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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The Beauty of the Beasts: Tales of Hollywood's Wild Animal Stars, Helfer, Ralph
13 Helfer, Ralph The Beauty of the Beasts: Tales of Hollywood's Wild Animal Stars
Los Angeles Jeremy P. Tarcher (1990). 0874775167 / 9780874775167 Very Good Very Good 
ix, 223 pages. Photos. Inscribed "To Dick, Enjoy a kinship with all animals." and signed by the author. A clean copy with little wear. "The author describes how he developed affection training, and recounts the lions, chimpanzees, bears, bulls, orangutans, elephants and tigers he has trained for motion pictures, television shows, and commercials." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Diving Birds of North America, Johnsgard, Paul A.
14 Johnsgard, Paul A. Diving Birds of North America
Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press (1987). 0803225660 / 9780803225664 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 292 pp. Illustrated. Bibliography. Index. Dust jacket has a couple of tears. "Scholarly and quite technical, yet accessible to serious amateur birders..." - LJ 
Price: 22.95 USD
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15 Kieran John Footnotes on Nature
New York Doubleday & Co. 1947 Very Good Very Good Nora S. Unwin 
Later printing. Tan cloth. 279 pp. Appendix. A nice copy with only light wear. "John Kieran, quondam sports writer, makes the quest of nature and study of birds one of the most exciting of sports." - Lowell Thomas 
Price: 9.95 USD
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The White Island, Lister-Kaye, John
16 Lister-Kaye, John The White Island
New York E. P. Dutton & Co. 1973 0525232842 / 9780525232841 First Edition Very Good Very Good Diana Brown 
Blue cloth. 179 pages. Photos. Price-clipped dust jacket has a short tear to rear panel. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape, Lopez, Barry Holstun
17 Lopez, Barry Holstun Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape
New York Charles Scribner's Sons (1986). 0684185784 / 9780684185781 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth spine with silver lettering. xxix, 464 pages. Bibliography. Index. Price-clipped dust jacket. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 22.95 USD
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18 McKeever, Larry A Dowry of Owls
Toronto Lester & Orpen Dennys (1986). 0886190983 / 9780886190989 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
xiv, 208 pp. Illustrated. Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince Phillip. Introduction by Gerald Durrell. Envelope with article on Bill Dove laid in at back of book. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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19 Perry, Richard The Polar Worlds
New York Taplinger (1973). 0800864050 / 9780800864057 First Edition Very Good Very Good Nancy Lou Gahan 
Blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. 316 pp. Maps. Glossary. Bibliography. A clean, attractive copy. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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20 Peterson, Alvin M. Wild Bird Neighbors
Chicago Wilcox & Follett (1947). First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Salmon-colored cloth. vi, 298 pp. Illustrated. Index. Dust jacket and frontispiece art by Jay Beck. Dust jacket has a few small chips and tears. Date in ink. Contents clean and tight. "...intimate glimpses into the homes and social lives of many of our North American wild birds." 
Price: 15.95 USD
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