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Zarafa  A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris, Allin, Michael
1 Allin, Michael Zarafa A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris
72752 New York Walker & Company 1998 0802713394 / 9780802713391 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
The story of the first-ever giraffe seen in France; taken there in 1826. Stated first edition; possible book club edition. Impeccable condition.; 0.9 x 8.72 x 5.18 Inches; 224 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Colorado Birds: A Reference to Their Distribution and Habitat, ANDREWS, Robert; RIGHTER, Robert
2 ANDREWS, Robert; RIGHTER, Robert Colorado Birds: A Reference to Their Distribution and Habitat
80048 Denver, Colorado Denver Museum of Natural History 1992 0916278689 / 9780916278687 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition, 1992. An examination of the 443 bird species as observed in Colorado. Each species accompanied by maps and graphs. The authors study the status, distribution, breeding, migration, abundance and historical changes of these species. Appendix with bibliographical data. Indexed. --- In oversize (8.5 in. wide x 11 in tall) softcover with magpie photo on cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with mild cover creasing & slight soiling to textblock edges.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall) ; xxxviii, 442 pages 
Price: 27.00 USD
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The Green Book of Birds of America, ASHBROOK, Frank G.
3 ASHBROOK, Frank G. The Green Book of Birds of America
78820 Racine, Wisconsin U. S. A. Whitman Publishing Co. 1931 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A charming little work, in which common bird species are described. Includes certain perching birds, such as tanagers, swallows, waxwings, warblers, wrens, etc. Each description is accompanied with a color Paul Moller illustration. One in the publisher's 3-volume color bird book series. Unpaginated, but likely about 60 pages. --- With prior owner's signature at title page and a little chafing to cover extremities, else a firm, clean copy. ; Oblong 64mo 3" - 4-1/2" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Northwest Heritage: The Cascade Range, ATKESON, Ray (photos and text)
4 ATKESON, Ray (photos and text) Northwest Heritage: The Cascade Range
79580 Portland, Oregon U. S. A. Charles H. Belding 1969 0912856017 / 9780912856018 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated seventh printing. Ray Atkeson shares the beauty of the Cascade Range, from Lassen Peak in California to Mount Baker in northern Washington. Includes over 150 color photos and accompanying text. With color maps at rear of volume by Dee Molenaar. Edited by Archie Satterfield. --- An oversize volume, measuring 10.5 in. wide x 13.75 in. tall. In green marble-look paper-covered boards backed in black leatherette, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Price-clipped dust jacket with color photo of Cascadian volcanic peak. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Jacket with a little rubbing, otherwise in good shape.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; viii, 181 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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J.-J. Audubon: The Birds of America, AUDUBON, John James
5 AUDUBON, John James J.-J. Audubon: The Birds of America
79912 Miller Graphics / Crown Publishers, Inc. 1978 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Many of the famous bird paintings of Audubon are reproduced in this hardcover reprint. Most of the bright color illustrations are full page, and accompanied with Audubon's comments on the various species depicted. --- In full white linen-finished paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with Audubon painting on cover. --- A clean, bright copy without markings. Jacket with small tears to head of spine; otherwise bright and in good shape.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 124 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Original Water Color Paintings By John James Audubon For Birds Of America, AUDUBON, John James
6 AUDUBON, John James Original Water Color Paintings By John James Audubon For Birds Of America
76738 American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. [c1970s] 0517249456 / 9780517249451 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
The landmark watercolor renditions of American birds by John James Audubon are reproduced here in this hefty volume. Includes 431 exact reproductions in full color of the original 433 Audubon plates, along with his marginal sketches and field notes. Many of the illustrations fold out. Includes an introduction by Marshall B. Davidson. Originally published in two volumes; both are included here in this folio edition measuring 11 in. wide x 13-3/4 in. tall. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped Audubon initials on cover; titling in gilt on spine. Jacket features color Audubon images on front and back. Volume bears 1966 date but likely published c.1970s. --- Interior with previous owner's name inked to half title, pages are clean and bright otherwise. With some incidental soiling to covers. Dust jacket with some chipping and small tears along edges (especially at upper tips); is in removable archival mylar protector. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 431 plates pages 
Price: 79.00 USD
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Birds of the World: A Survey of the Twenty-seven Orders and One Hundred and Fifty-five Families, AUSTIN Jr., Oliver L. (text); SINGER, Arthur (illustrations)
7 AUSTIN Jr., Oliver L. (text); SINGER, Arthur (illustrations) Birds of the World: A Survey of the Twenty-seven Orders and One Hundred and Fifty-five Families
79223 New York Golden Press 1961 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
This hefty work provides an examination, in words and with color illustrations, of the major bird breeds of the world. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Labeled on back cover as "De Luxe Goldencraft Binding." Lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy lacking interior markings. Covers with minor soiling, otherwise ok. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 319 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Pictorial Checklist of Colorado Birds:  With Brief Notes on the Status of Each Species in Neighboring States of Nebraska, Kansas, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming, BAILEY, Alfred M.; NIEDRACH, Robert J.
8 BAILEY, Alfred M.; NIEDRACH, Robert J. Pictorial Checklist of Colorado Birds: With Brief Notes on the Status of Each Species in Neighboring States of Nebraska, Kansas, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming
80293 Denver, Colorado U. S. A. Denver Museum of Natural History 1967 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Condensed version of the Museum's monumental 2 volume "Birds of Colorado" includes 23 b&w and 124 color plates painted by 23 different artists; as well as detailed checklists of Colorado bird species to aid in identification, with range information and where the species might be found in Colorado. --- In brown paper-covered boards w/bright gilt lettering, cover & spine. Jacket features painting of black-billed magpies by Donald L. Malick. --- Interior clean and bright. Dust jacket is bright and with just a trace of edgewear; is otherwise undamaged and in removable mylar protector.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 416 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Trumpeter Swan: Its History, Habits and Population in the United States, BANKO, Winston E.
9 BANKO, Winston E. The Trumpeter Swan: Its History, Habits and Population in the United States
79070 Washington United States Government Printing Office 1960 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A hardcover, rebound copy of Fish and Wildlife Service, North American Fauna Bulletin Number 63. Scholarly work provides data regarding breeding, nesting, migration and other aspects of these waterfowl. With numerous b&w photos, along with drawings and tables. Indexed. --- Original olive paper wraps are present within pale green buckram covers. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Prior owner's stamp on paper wrap has been partially erased, with soiled spot to spine and a few minor stray pencilings; else volume is firm, clean and intact.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; x, 214 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Ohio (The Rivers of America series), BANTA, R. E. (author); SHENTON, Edward (illustrations)
10 BANTA, R. E. (author); SHENTON, Edward (illustrations) The Ohio (The Rivers of America series)
79866 New York Rinehart & Company, Inc. 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
First Printing, First Edition. The forty-first (by Fitzgerald's count) in the 65-volume Rivers of America series, telling the story of the mighty Ohio River through its geology, geography and human history. With a couple of maps near the front of the volume, along with double-page and smaller black and white illustrations by Edward Shenton. The series was created and edited by Constance Lindsay Skinner. This entry in the series edited by Hervey Allen and Carl Carmer following Skinner's passing in 1939. --- In full grey cloth covers with gilt-stamped titling on blue spine block and on spine; bluish topstain, blank endpapers. Publisher's R-in-a-circle device to copyright page. Jacket with Shenton color illustration to cover. --- With a slight bit of edgewear, otherwise a firm, clean, unmarked copy. Price-clipped jacket with some fading and with creasing to edges, otherwise intact and in removable archival mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (ix), 592 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Confessions of a Bird Watcher, BARTON, Roger
11 BARTON, Roger Confessions of a Bird Watcher
76361 New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1974 0070039739 / 9780070039735 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. In orange cloth-covered boards w/titling in black on spine. A clean copy, lacking markings but with some foxing to textblock edges & endpapers. Dust jacket bears original $7.95 flap price; in good shape but w/minor edgewear.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Monograph of the Pheasants (Four Volumes Bound as Two), BEEBE, William
12 BEEBE, William A Monograph of the Pheasants (Four Volumes Bound as Two)
80425 New York Dover Publications, Inc. 1990 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This impressive, hefty two-volume set offers detailed, illustrated studies of the pheasants of Asia. Nearly 100 species are described in detail, along with 178 plates (90 of which are in full color) and 20 maps. Four volumes bound as two in this unabridged reprint edition of the original Witherby and Co. editions of 1918-1922. Color illustrations by such notable artists as Louis Agassiz Fuertes, H. Grönvald, C. R. Knight and others. --- Volumes in full light olive cloth-covered boards with spine titling in darker green. Jackets with representative color painting on each cover. --- Clean, bright, unmarked copies in Fine condition and jackets protected in removable mylar wrappers. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); 4to 11" - 13" tall; xlix, 198, xv, 269, xvi, 204, xv, 242 pages 
Price: 340.00 USD
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Nesting Birds and the Vegetation Substrate, BEECHER, William J.
13 BEECHER, William J. Nesting Birds and the Vegetation Substrate
79069 Chicago Chicago Ornithological Society 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
An unnumbered copy in a limited edition of 1,000 copies. A scholarly study of the correlation between plant life and nesting bird habitat in a 482-acre tract of marsh and upland in the vicinity of Fox Lake, Illinois (northwest of Chicago). With aerial photo and map of study area, as well as with numerous tables. --- In olive hardcover with bird illustration and titling in black on cover; black spine titles. --- With prior owners' rubberstamping and signature, front endpapers; otherwise a firm, clean copy.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 69 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Bird Life of Great Salt Lake: The Life History, Ecology and Population Trends of the California Gulls, White Pelicans, Double-crested Cormorants, Together with an Account of the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, BEHLE, William H.
14 BEHLE, William H. The Bird Life of Great Salt Lake: The Life History, Ecology and Population Trends of the California Gulls, White Pelicans, Double-crested Cormorants, Together with an Account of the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
79072 Salt Lake City University of Utah Press 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Signed by Author
An examination of the avian life found at the Great Salt Lake in Utah. The primary focus is on the gulls, pelicans, cormorants and herons and their breeding grounds on islands in the lake. With further information about bird refuges in the area. Includes maps, black & white photos and tables. Signed by the author on title page: "Best regards/William H. Behle". --- In green cloth-covered boards with titles in gilt on maroon spine block. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature on title page, rubberstamping to textblock edge and front free endpaper, and with infrequent inked notations; otherwise a firm, clean copy.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 203 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Utah Birds: Check-list, Seasonal and Ecological Occurrence Charts, and Guides to Bird Finding, BEHLE, William H.; PERRY ,Michael L.
15 BEHLE, William H.; PERRY ,Michael L. Utah Birds: Check-list, Seasonal and Ecological Occurrence Charts, and Guides to Bird Finding
78509 Salt Lake City Utah Museum of Natural History, University of Utah 1975 Stapled wraps Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A wide-ranging guide to bird life in Utah. Includes 2 pocket field check-lists; 1975 and 1986. With many maps and b&w photos. --- Book has been exposed to dampness, resulting in light dampstains and minor rippling. With prior owner's rubberstampings in at least 3 locations; else in very nice shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Birds of the World, BELETSKY, Les
16 BELETSKY, Les Birds of the World
78811 The Johns Hopkins University Press 2006 0801884292 / 9780801884290 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Ornithologist/author Les Beletsky provides details about over 1300 worldwide avian species, accompanied by over 1600 color illustrations by eleven noted wildlife artists. --- A handsome volume, in full black textured cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features dozens of illustrations. Book and jacket enclosed in stiff, translucent plastic slipcase. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy in similiar jacket and slipcase. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 513 pages 
Price: 34.50 USD
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The Blue-Winged Teal: Its Ecology and Management, BENNETT, Logan J.
17 BENNETT, Logan J. The Blue-Winged Teal: Its Ecology and Management
79560 Ames, Iowa The Iowa State University Press 1970 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A reprint edition of this detailed examination of the life histories of the Blue-Winged Teal, with information about classification, breeding, feeding and migration between wintering areas and their summer habitat in the U.S. and Canada (with emphasis on the birds' presence in Iowa). Includes a color frontis painting of a female and male teal in nuptial plumage. With many additional drawings, tables and photos. --- In illustrated brown cloth-covered boards with titling and art in blue. Lacks a dust jacket. Prior owners' signature in about 2 locations, rubberstampings in 3; otherwise a clean, bright, firm copy.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xiv, 144 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl:  Ducks Geese & Swans (Order Anseres) In Two Volumes, BENT, Arthur Cleveland
18 BENT, Arthur Cleveland Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl: Ducks Geese & Swans (Order Anseres) In Two Volumes
79030 New York Dover Publications, Inc. 1951 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Massachusetts ornithologist Arthur Cleveland Bent spent a large portion of his adult life studying, compiling and preparing accounts concerning the life histories of all manner of birds on behalf of the Smithsonian Institution. The accounts were published in the United States National Museum Bulletin (NMB). Those concerned with ducks, geese and swans are combined in this two-volume reprint set by Dover Publications. With detailed information about various species' nesting, migration, distribution, food, eggs, mating, young, etc. Each volume with a section of black & white plates at rear. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jackets with images of waterfowl on the fly. --- The spines are sunned (but readable) and with prior owner's inked name in a couple of spots on each volume, otherwise the volumes are clean and firm. Jackets with plenty of chips and tears, but are largely intact and in removable mylar protectors.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 244, 316 pages 
Price: 28.50 USD
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My Life, BEWICK, Thomas
19 BEWICK, Thomas My Life
77579 London The Folio Society 1981 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Likely first Folio Society edition. The autobiography of the great English naturalist, in a deluxe reprint edition. With many woodcut engraved illustrations and watercolours by the author. In brown quarter cloth over yellow paper-covered boards. Lacks the glassine jacket or a slipcase. --- With light soiling to covers and some loss of spine gilding; else a firm, bright copy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Last Ranch  A Colorado Community and the Coming Desert, BINGHAM, Sam
20 BINGHAM, Sam The Last Ranch A Colorado Community and the Coming Desert
74443 New York Pantheon Books 1996 0679422838 / 9780679422839 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Inscribed by author on half title page: 'To Bill Zananti with best/wishes/Sam Bingham'. First Edition, First Printing. In full grey paper-covered boards with titling in white on spine. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. Jacket is immaculate and bears original $27.50 flap price. Author's work examines the so-called 'desertification' of Colorado's San Luis Valley. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 363 pages 
Price: 35.50 USD
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The World of Birds, BOLOGNA, Gianfranco.
21 BOLOGNA, Gianfranco. The World of Birds
78816 New York Abbeville Press 1979 0896590283 / 9780896590281 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
From the first page of the volume...". . .a comprehensive overview of the structure, habitat, ecology, behavior and classification of birds." With photos, drawings and maps. Translated from the Italian by Simon Pleasance. One in publisher's Encyclopedia of Natural Science series. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. ; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Birds: An Artist's View, BOND, Terance James; HUME, Rob (text)
22 BOND, Terance James; HUME, Rob (text) Birds: An Artist's View
74183 Philadelphia Courage Books 1998 0762403764 / 9780762403769 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
With a foreward by Bill Oddie. In pictorial covers (which match the artwork on the dust jacket). First printing of this edition. With dozens of bright, crisp full-color illustrations (many full-page sized), as well as numerous b&w drawings. Printed on quality papers, and in clean, unmarked condition. Jacket is nice, but has some edge curling and in removable mylar protector. The incredibly detailed artistry of Mr. Bond is showcased in this work; showing close-up details of both exotic and everyday bird species; as well as the habitat and forest areas frequented by the featured birds. Emphasis is on his techniques and methods of 'constructing' a large-scale painting. A must-have volume for any bird lover. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 26.00 USD
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The Nature Companions Backyard Birding, BORING, John Kadel; FORSHAW, Joseph; GLASENER, Erica; HOWELL, Steve; KEATOR, Glenn; KNOPF, Jim; LINDSEY, Terence; SCOTT, Jane; STALLCUP, Rich; WASOWSKI, Sally
23 BORING, John Kadel; FORSHAW, Joseph; GLASENER, Erica; HOWELL, Steve; KEATOR, Glenn; KNOPF, Jim; LINDSEY, Terence; SCOTT, Jane; STALLCUP, Rich; WASOWSKI, Sally The Nature Companions Backyard Birding
75588 San Francisco Fog City Press 2002 1876778903 / 9781876778903 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First printing, with full number line on copyright page. Regardless of the habitat near one's home, this volume provides information on attracting and identifying birds. With information on trees, shrubs, flowers and other plants which provide habitat and food for birds. In pictorial yellow covers with hummingbird photo on cover (reproduced on dust wrapper). Dotted throughout with attractive full color photos, as well as drawings and maps. Indexed. --- A clean, bright, crisp copy published on quality papers. Jacket with slight creasing at edges, else undamaged. ; Nature Companion Series; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 480 pages 
Price: 26.50 USD
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Traveling with the Birds   A Book on Bird Migration, BOULTON, Rudyerd
24 BOULTON, Rudyerd Traveling with the Birds A Book on Bird Migration
73845 Chicago M.A. Donohue & Company 1933 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Covers feature color image of blue jay with acorn in its beak on both front and back. In blue quarter cloth, with no lettering on spine. With moderate edgewear and chafing at corners. Interior features 12 full-page, full-color illustrations as well as numerous b&w drawings by Walter Alois Weber. Dated 1933 on publisher's page; possibly published later than that date. The focus of this work is migration; but the illustrations steal the show. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Birds of Yellowstone National Park: A Descriptive Check List of the Birds of Yellowstone with Helpfull [sic] Illustrations (Yellowstone Interpretive Series, Number 2), BRODRICK, Harold J
25 BRODRICK, Harold J Birds of Yellowstone National Park: A Descriptive Check List of the Birds of Yellowstone with Helpfull [sic] Illustrations (Yellowstone Interpretive Series, Number 2)
78815 Yellowstone Park, Wyoming Yellowstone National Park 1952 Stapled wraps Very Good with no dust jacket 
A guide to the birds of the Park, organized by bird family. With drawings throughout by the author. Detailed map of Yellowstone Park at the center of the volume. --- In green stapled wraps, with image of flying swans on cover. --- A clean, firm copy but with prior owner's rubberstampings in a couple of locations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Harvey Broome: Earth Man, Some Miscellaneous Writings, BROOME, Harvey
26 BROOME, Harvey Harvey Broome: Earth Man, Some Miscellaneous Writings
79578 Knoxville, Tennessee Greenbrier Press 1970 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A selection of reminiscences by Harvey Broome, noted conservationist and co-founder of The Wilderness Society. The native Tennesseean worked throughout his life to protect and safeguard his beloved Great Smoky Mountains. Includes an introduction by Anne Broome, and with a typewritten personal letter signed by Anne to a friend laid in. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover & spine titling and black and white frontis photo of Mr. Broome by Hugh F. Hoss. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With slightly dulled spine gilding, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. A very scarce item.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xi, 127 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Birds of Prey  Their biology and ecology, BROWN, Leslie
27 BROWN, Leslie Birds of Prey Their biology and ecology
74551 London Hamlyn 1976 0600313069 / 9780600313069 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
First Edition. In full green paper-covered boards w/titling in silver on spine. Interior features 48 color and 50 black & white photos with b&w drawings. With inked gift inscription on front free endpaper and ownership info on verso; otherwise a clean, firm copy. Jacket with chafing at extremities, clipped flap price. --- A scientifically-oriented examination of raptors in all their varieties, from kites to eagles. Focus here in on birds of the eastern hemisphere. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Birds of Idaho, BURLEIGH, Thomas D.
28 BURLEIGH, Thomas D. Birds of Idaho
78883 Caldwell, Idaho The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1972 0870042084 / 9780870042089 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A hefty, systematic catalog of the avian life to be found in the Gem State. With many color plates, as well as b&w photos. --- In full tan buckram covers w/titling and decorations in blue foil on cover and spine. Jacket with mountain bluebird photo on cover. --- With prior owner's signature to title page; otherwise a bright, firm, clean copy. Jacket with faded (but readable) spine; housed in mylar which has been taped to the jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xiii, 467 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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Riverby, BURROUGHS, John
29 BURROUGHS, John Riverby
81039 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge 1895 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A collection of essays by naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921). Mr. Burroughs, based in New York's Hudson Valley, was able to convey his love for nature through his many popular writings, which often appeared in magazines of his day. This work offers a nice selection of his simple, agreeable observations based on his observations near his riverside home, "Riverby". Indexed. --- In full vertically-ribbed olive cloth-covered boards with author facsimile signature to cover and spine titling, both in gilt. With frontis photo of an elderly Burroughs putzing around his home. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With mildly rounded cover corners, dampstains to a few leaves, prior owner's inked initials to front free endpaper, and with little spotting to covers; otherwise a clean, firm copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); (10), 324 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Summit of the Years, BURROUGHS, John
30 BURROUGHS, John The Summit of the Years
79172 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge 1913 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A collection of essays by naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921). Mr. Burroughs, based in New York's Hudson Valley, was able to convey his love for nature through his many popular writings, which often appeared in magazines of his day. This work offers a nice selection of his simple, agreeable observations on nature. Indexed. --- In full vertically ribbed olive cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. With frontis image of a thoughtful Burroughs sitting on the porch his simple cabin. Top edge gilt. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Volume with some spine lean, prior owner's dated signature on front free endpaper, and with a nick to rear cover edge; otherwise a clean, firm copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); viii, 298 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Field Guide to the Mammals: Field marks of all species found north of the Mexican boundary, BURT, William Henry (author); GROSSENHEIDER, Richard Philip (illustrations)
31 BURT, William Henry (author); GROSSENHEIDER, Richard Philip (illustrations) A Field Guide to the Mammals: Field marks of all species found north of the Mexican boundary
80592 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1964 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
Stated third printing of the revised and enlarged second edition. A useful guide to North American mammals (north of Mexico), Number 5 in the publisher's "Peterson Field Guide" series. With color illustrations of the animals, along with maps showing ranges, black and white drawings of footprints, brief summaries of each species' life histories and other views of the animals. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with bobcat drawing and titling on cover and spine in dark brown. Dust jacket with squirrel images to cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Unclipped jacket with considerable chipping, creasing and rubbing but overall intact.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xxv, 284 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Naturalist's Year  24 Outdoor Explorations, CAMAZINE, Scott
32 CAMAZINE, Scott The Naturalist's Year 24 Outdoor Explorations
74454 New York John Wiley & Sons 1987 047184845X / 9780471848455 Trade Paper Very Good with no dust jacket 
Everyday, common flora and fauna are examined by the author, enabling the amateur naturalist to better understand the world in which we live. Copy is clean, bright and firm. ; Wiley Science Editions; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Dictionary of Birds, CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors)
33 CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors) A Dictionary of Birds
79063 Vermillion, South Dakota Buteo Books 1985 0931130123 / 9780931130120 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A comprehensive gathering of relevant data about birds, giving detail about bird families and definitions of special terms. Published for the British Onithologists' Union; entries are arranged alphabetically, dictionary style. This hefty work utilizes contributions from 280 ornithologists, with over 500 photos, diagrams and drawings. --- In blue paper-covered boards with titling and bird illustration gilt-stamped on spine. Jacket with color Robert Gilmor illustration. --- With prior owner's signature on a couple of leaves at the front of the volume, plus on the textblock edge as well as a smudge to textblock edge. An inked note on front flap corrects the statement that this work contains a text of over 800,000 words, maintaining the total to be 1,010,000 words. The book is otherwise clean, firm and bright. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xxx, 670 pages 
Price: 23.50 USD
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Catesby's Birds of Colonial America, CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor)
34 CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor) Catesby's Birds of Colonial America
79038 Chapel Hill, North Carolina The University of North Carolina Press 1985 0807816612 / 9780807816615 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
From the jacket flap: "With this lovely and informative book, Alan Feduccia revives the pathbreaking work of Mark Catesby, the English naturalist and illustrator who founded natural history and bird art in America." With all Catesby illustrations from his "Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands 1731-1743", annotated with modern descriptions of the species depicted. --- With a section of 16 color plates on rectos and versos of 8 leaves. With a foreword by Russell W. Peterson. One in the Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies. --- In full light green cloth-covered boards with black spine titling. Jacket with wrap-around color blue jay image by Catesby. --- Possibly once property of a library, but with markings limited to glue remnants to rear paste-down, mylar jacket wrapper taped to boards, and markings on title page. A clean, bright copy in similar jacket, which is in mylar protector.; Fred W Morrison Series in Southern Studies; 4to 11" - 13" tall; (32), 176 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals (Audubon Society Field Guide Series), CHESTERMAN, Charles W.; LOWE, Kurt E. (scientific consultant)
35 CHESTERMAN, Charles W.; LOWE, Kurt E. (scientific consultant) The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals (Audubon Society Field Guide Series)
80594 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1986 0394502698 / 9780394502694 Flexible covers Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Stated fifth printing, February 1986. A comprehensive field guide to the minerals and rocks of North America. With a large section of full color photos of the various mineral types, which are described in detail in the following section. A second section of color photos depicts various rocks, again followed by detailed descriptions of them. --- In flexible grey vinyl covers, ideal for use in the field. In a half-sized dust wrapper. --- A firm, unmarked, sound copy in similar jacket.; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 850 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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The Complete Amateur Naturalist Look, Learn, Collect, Conserve. Explore the Wild Life of Town and Country in Fascinating Projects and Experiments, CHINERY, Michael
36 CHINERY, Michael The Complete Amateur Naturalist Look, Learn, Collect, Conserve. Explore the Wild Life of Town and Country in Fascinating Projects and Experiments
74449 New York Crescent Books 1988 0517661659 / 9780517661659 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
In full grey cloth-covered boards with titling in silver on spine. Includes on virtually every page, some in color, detailing the methods and techniques offered. In nice shape, but with bruise to base of spine. Previous owner's name boldly written on top edge, interior clean and unmarked. Jacket creased on back, otherwise in good shape. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Roadside Geology of Colorado (Roadside Geology Series), CHRONIC, Halka
37 CHRONIC, Halka Roadside Geology of Colorado (Roadside Geology Series)
74139 Missoula, MT, U.S.A. Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated 1987 087842105X / 9780878421053 Trade Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stated Fifth Printing, 1987. With numerous maps, drawings and photos. Includes guide to stratigraphic drawings at rear. Meant as guide to geology for the layman as one might encounter it when driving through the Colorado Rockies. Clean, bright, tight copy.; 31162; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 322 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Familiar Garden Birds of North America, Collins, Jr. Henry H. ; Boyajian, Ned R.
38 Collins, Jr. Henry H. ; Boyajian, Ned R. Familiar Garden Birds of North America
73238 New York Harper and Row 1965 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Commonly found birds of America are studied in this book club edition. Section of full color bird paintings; b&w drawings by John Carneron Yrizarry & Nina Williams sprinkled throughout. With minor edgewear; scuffed front free endpaper corner; else interior clean & unmarked. Dust jacket has large chunks missing along top edges; now in removable mylar protector. ; 1 x 9.4 x 6.3 Inches; 309 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Distribution and Migration of North American Shorebirds, COOKE, Wells W.
39 COOKE, Wells W. Distribution and Migration of North American Shorebirds
78503 Washington, D. C. Government Printing Office 1910 Softcover Fair with no dust jacket 
USDA Biological Survey Bulletin, Number 35. Scholarly work provides data regarding habitats and other relevant information. With four b&w plates, three of which painted by Louis Agassiz Fuentes. --- Covers with tears and becoming brittle; prior owners' marking and annotations at various locations. Textblock is intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 100 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Food Habits Of North American Diving Ducks, COTTAM, Clarence
40 COTTAM, Clarence Food Habits Of North American Diving Ducks
78506 Washington, D. C. U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture 1939 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
USDA Technical Bulletin, Number 643. Scholarly work provides data regarding diet and other aspects of these waterfowl. With three Allan Brooks color plates depicting paintings of various species, and additional b&w plates with dietary examples. --- Cover, title page and textblock edge with prior owners' marking and signatures. Textblock is firm, clean and intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 140 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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