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Image for Zarafa  A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris

Zarafa A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris

By: Allin, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1998

Stock No.: 72752

ISBN: 0802713394

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Green Book of Birds of America

By: ASHBROOK, Frank G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin U. S. A., Whitman Publishing Co.: 1931

Stock No.: 78820

Condition: 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... View more info

Image for Northwest Heritage: The Cascade Range

Northwest Heritage: The Cascade Range

By: ATKESON, Ray (photos and text)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Portland, Oregon U. S. A., Charles H. Belding: 1969

Stock No.: 79580

ISBN: 0912856017

Condition: 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 jack... View more info

Image for Birds of the World: A Survey of the Twenty-seven Orders and One Hundred and Fifty-five Families

Birds of the World: A Survey of the Twenty-seven Orders and One Hundred and Fifty-five Families

By: AUSTIN Jr., Oliver L. (text); SINGER, Arthur (illustrations)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1961

Stock No.: 79223

Condition: 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 are a little warped, and with minor soiling, otherwise ok. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 319 pages View more info

Image for 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

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

By: BAILEY, Alfred M.; NIEDRACH, Robert J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado U. S. A., Denver Museum of Natural History: 1967

Stock No.: 80293

Condition: 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 b... View more info

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Confessions of a Bird Watcher

By: BARTON, Roger

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 76361

ISBN: 0070039739

Condition: 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 View more info

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A Monograph of the Pheasants (Four Volumes Bound as Two)

By: BEEBE, William

Price: $340.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1990

Stock No.: 80425

Condition: 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... View more info

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Nesting Birds and the Vegetation Substrate

By: BEECHER, William J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Ornithological Society: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79069

Condition: 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 endpa... View more info

Image for Utah Birds: Check-list, Seasonal and Ecological Occurrence Charts, and Guides to Bird Finding

Utah Birds: Check-list, Seasonal and Ecological Occurrence Charts, and Guides to Bird Finding

By: BEHLE, William H.; PERRY ,Michael L.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah Museum of Natural History, University of Utah: 1975

Stock No.: 78509

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl:  Ducks Geese & Swans (Order Anseres) In Two Volumes

Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl: Ducks Geese & Swans (Order Anseres) In Two Volumes

By: BENT, Arthur Cleveland

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1951

Stock No.: 79030

Condition: 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' nestin... View more info

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My Life

By: BEWICK, Thomas

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1981

Stock No.: 77579

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for The Last Ranch  A Colorado Community and the Coming Desert

The Last Ranch A Colorado Community and the Coming Desert

By: BINGHAM, Sam

Price: $35.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1996

Stock No.: 74443

ISBN: 0679422838

Condition: 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 View more info

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The World of Birds

By: BOLOGNA, Gianfranco.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 1979

Stock No.: 78816

ISBN: 0896590283

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Traveling with the Birds   A Book on Bird Migration

Traveling with the Birds A Book on Bird Migration

By: BOULTON, Rudyerd

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, M.A. Donohue & Company: 1933

Stock No.: 73845

Condition: 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... View more info

Image for Birds of Yellowstone National Park: A Descriptive Check List of the Birds of Yellowstone with Helpfull [sic] Illustrations (Yellowstone Interpretive Series, Number 2)

Birds of Yellowstone National Park: A Descriptive Check List of the Birds of Yellowstone with Helpfull [sic] Illustrations (Yellowstone Interpretive Series, Number 2)

By: BRODRICK, Harold J

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Yellowstone Park, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park: 1952

Stock No.: 78815

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Birds of Prey  Their biology and ecology

Birds of Prey Their biology and ecology

By: BROWN, Leslie

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1976

Stock No.: 74551

ISBN: 0600313069

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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The Summit of the Years

By: BURROUGHS, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1913

Stock No.: 79172

Condition: 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 thoug... View more info

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Riverby

By: BURROUGHS, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1895

Stock No.: 81039

Condition: 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 ... View more info

Image for The Naturalist's Year  24 Outdoor Explorations

The Naturalist's Year 24 Outdoor Explorations

By: CAMAZINE, Scott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1987

Stock No.: 74454

ISBN: 047184845X

Condition: 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 View more info

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A Dictionary of Birds

By: CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors)

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Vermillion, South Dakota, Buteo Books: 1985

Stock No.: 79063

ISBN: 0931130123

Condition: 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. -... View more info

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Catesby's Birds of Colonial America

By: CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, The University of North Carolina Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79038

ISBN: 0807816612

Condition: 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... View more info

Image for The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals (Audubon Society Field Guide Series)

The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals (Audubon Society Field Guide Series)

By: CHESTERMAN, Charles W.; LOWE, Kurt E. (scientific consultant)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1986

Stock No.: 80594

ISBN: 0394502698

Condition: 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 sim... View more info

Image for The Complete Amateur Naturalist Look, Learn, Collect, Conserve. Explore the Wild Life of Town and Country in Fascinating Projects and Experiments

The Complete Amateur Naturalist Look, Learn, Collect, Conserve. Explore the Wild Life of Town and Country in Fascinating Projects and Experiments

By: CHINERY, Michael

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1988

Stock No.: 74449

ISBN: 0517661659

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Roadside Geology of Colorado (Roadside Geology Series)

Roadside Geology of Colorado (Roadside Geology Series)

By: CHRONIC, Halka

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, U.S.A., Mountain Press Publishing Company, Incorporated: 1987

Stock No.: 74139

ISBN: 087842105X

Condition: 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 View more info

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Familiar Garden Birds of North America

By: Collins, Jr. Henry H. ; Boyajian, Ned R.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1965

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 73238

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Jacques Cousteau: The Ocean World

Jacques Cousteau: The Ocean World

By: COUSTEAU, Jacques

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Abradale Press / Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1985

Stock No.: 82201

ISBN: 0810980681

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


In this attractive, oversize work, the noted marine biologist and film-maker Jacques Cousteau explores the wide diversity that comprises the world's oceans. With 385 illustrations, 361 of which are in full color. Edited by Edith Pavese. This 1985 edition follows the Harry N. Abrams original, issued in 1979. --- In full off-white cloth-covered boards with cover and spine titling stamped in grey. Printed on quality coated papers. Jacket with colorful image of striped fish ... View more info

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The Life Story of Birds

By: DAGLISH, Eric Fitch

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 80954

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


A first (U.S.) edition of the author's illustrated overview of the world of birds. With 20 fabulous full-page black & white woodcut illustrations by the author, and with several additional smaller illustrations. --- In black cloth-covered boards with red-orange titling on cover and spine; two vertical red-orange bars to cover and with orange topstain. In scarce, unclipped jacket with Daglish's Greater Bird of Paradise image on cover. --- A clean, firm copy, though with s... View more info

Image for The Art of Natural History: Animal Illustrators and Their Work

The Art of Natural History: Animal Illustrators and Their Work

By: DANCE, S. Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Woodstock, New York, The Overlook Press: 1978

Stock No.: 79584

ISBN: 0879510773

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A presentation of a wide variety of historical wildlife art, along with a discussion of many of the great artists and their techniques. Loaded with black and white illustrations, and with many in full color. Artists such as John James Audubon, Thomas Bewick, Eleazar Albin, Roesel von Rosenhof and many, many others are included. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the dust jacket. --- The covers are a little loose and the top corners ... View more info

Image for Wild Life of Britain (No. 52 Britain in Pictures series)

Wild Life of Britain (No. 52 Britain in Pictures series)

By: DARLING, F. Fraser

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1947

Stock No.: 81775

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Stated third impression, 1947. #52 in Britain in Pictures series, this short volume contains descriptions, photos and illustrations of the diversity of wild life in Britain. With 8 color plates and 28 black & white illustrations. --- In pictorial green covers w/squirrel illustration, cover; and with similar-appearing dust jacket. --- With a couple of wildlife stickers to front free endpaper, acidic staining to a few leaves and rubbed edges, an otherwise clean, sound copy... View more info

Image for The Seasons & The Fisherman: A Book for Children

The Seasons & The Fisherman: A Book for Children

By: DARLING, F. Fraser (author); TUNNICLIFFE, C. F. (illustrations)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78683

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


First edition. From the preface, the author states that he wrote this book for Alice and Adam: ". . .with thoughts of you and other children in my mind, I was full of the beauty and wonder of the sea, and of the country of the sea's edge." 50 Tunnicliffe black & white illustrations appear throughout. --- In stiff hardcovers with drawing of sea creatures on blue-green paper on cover, backed in off-white and light blue cloth. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With a litt... View more info

Image for The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)

The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex (Franklin Library 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World)

By: DARWIN, Charles

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1980

Stock No.: 81796

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Charles Darwin followed his landmark "Origin of the Species" with this work, which goes into more depth and is based on more data than the previous work. First published in 1871, this deluxe reprint edition with the illustrations as they appeared in the original editions. An entry in publisher's 25th Anniversary Limited Edition of the Great Books of the Western World. --- Bound in rich full green bonded leather covers with three raised bands on spine. Spine titl... View more info

Image for On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

By: DARWIN, Charles

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1963

Stock No.: 81850

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


A deluxe illustrated edition in slipcase of Charles Darwin's landmark work of natural history. With woodcut engraved illustrations by Paul Landacre. Includes a new preface by the author's grandson, Charles G. Darwin. --- In green paper-covered boards backed in darker green leatherette with titling and illustrations gilt-stamped on cover and spine; green topstain. Slipcase covered in light green paper. Sandglass flyer laid in (New York, no. XIV:27). --- A very nice copy:... View more info

Image for A Colorado Kind of Christmas: Treasured Rocky Mountain Yuletide Traditions (Signed Copy)

A Colorado Kind of Christmas: Treasured Rocky Mountain Yuletide Traditions (Signed Copy)

By: DIRKS, Laura McClure; DANIEL, Sally Hewitt (editors); FIELDER, John (nature photography)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Englewood, Colorado U S A, Westcliffe Publishers, Inc.: 1993

Stock No.: 76093

ISBN: 1565790480

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by both Dirks and Daniel on title page, and by Fielder on half title page. A handsome work, extolling the warmth with which Christmas is celebrated in Colorado. With full color photos displaying sites of wintry natural beauty, as well as numerous recipes and descriptions of holiday events all around Colorado.--- In full green paper-covered hardcovers with titling in gilt on spine. Jacket with color photo of rustic cabin in the snowy woods, all lit up for Christmas... View more info

Image for Where to Find Birds in New York State  The Top 500 Sites

Where to Find Birds in New York State The Top 500 Sites

By: DRENNAN, Susan Roney

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Syracuse, New York, Syracuse University Press: 1981

Stock No.: 74459

ISBN: 0815601735

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Very detailed information, including maps and other habitat and location data for birding sites in the state of New York. With bibliography and index. A clean, bright copy; lacks interior markings. ; York State Book; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 499 pages View more info

Image for Birds of the Untamed West: The History of Birdlife in Nebraska, 1750 to 1875

Birds of the Untamed West: The History of Birdlife in Nebraska, 1750 to 1875

By: DUCEY, James E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Omaha, Nebraska, Making History: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78875

ISBN: 0963169955

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Stated first printing. The author takes a look at the history of early Nebraska and the birds and other wildlife the Indians and early explorers and settlers would have encounted. Richly illustrated with drawings, paintings and maps. --- A bright, clean, unmarked trade paperback. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; viii, 299 pages View more info

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A Monograph of the Seal-Islands of Alaska (U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, 176. Special Bulletin)

By: ELLIOTT, Henry W.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Government Printing Office: 1882

Stock No.: 79452

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An account of the activities at the Prybilov Islands, once known as the Seal Islands in the Bering Sea off Alaska's coast. With two fold-out maps, showing St. George Island and St. Paul Island. With 29 full-page plates depicting island scenes, and twelve sketch maps of the islands and their rookeries. Much of the focus is on seal, sea lion and walrus habitats, life habits, and the hunting of them by locals, with depictions of local bird life as well. --- In maroon half l... View more info

Image for Buffleheads (Canadian Wildlife Series Monograph Number 4)

Buffleheads (Canadian Wildlife Series Monograph Number 4)

By: ERSKINE, Anthony J.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Environment Canada/Canadian Wildlife Service: 1971

Stock No.: 79031

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A scholarly examination of these small diving ducks. With plenty of detailed information about behavior, nesting, distribution, physical descriptions and other data; combined with numerous charts, maps and b&w photos. Errata slip stapled to last page. --- In pictorial blue covers, lacks a dust jacket. Prior owner's signature and rubberstampings in a few locations, lightly sunned spine and a bumped cover corner; else a firm, clean copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pa... View more info

Image for Peterson First Guides: Fishes, A Simplified Field Guide to Common Fishes of North America

Peterson First Guides: Fishes, A Simplified Field Guide to Common Fishes of North America

By: FILISKY, Michael (author); LANDRY, Sarah (illustrations)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1989

Stock No.: 81763

ISBN: 0395502195

Condition: Very Good+


A guide to the various species of fish to be found in North America. With full color drawings by Sarah Landry, and clear, direct descriptions to aid the beginning naturalist in identification. --- This tall, skinny volume (3.75 in. wide x 7.25 in. tall) in white wraps with fish image on cover. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 128 pages View more info

Image for James Fisher and Roger Tory Peterson's World of Birds New and Revised Edition

James Fisher and Roger Tory Peterson's World of Birds New and Revised Edition

By: FISHER, James; PETERSON, Roger Tory

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Crescent Books: 1977

Stock No.: 77644

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Ornithologists Fisher and Peterson explore the diverse world of birds. With 100s of drawings and illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson. 192 color plates. In full blue cloth covers w/gilt lettering, spine. --- Gift inscription inked to front paste-down, else a clean & unmarked copy. Dust jacket w/tape-repaired bruise to corner, lightly chafed at edges and with portion of sticker on cover; otherwise in good shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 191 pages View more info

Image for Our Threatened Inheritance: Natural Treasures of the United States (Deluxe Edition)

Our Threatened Inheritance: Natural Treasures of the United States (Deluxe Edition)

By: FISHER, Ronald M. (text); BLAIR, James P. (photography)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Washington, National Geographic Society: 1984

Stock No.: 77765

ISBN: 0870445367

Condition: Near Fine


A splendidly produced work showcasing the vast wildlands and wild animals of the United States. With stunning color photos throughout by Mr. Blair. --- In padded navy leatherette (or bonded leather) covers w/bald eagle image gilt-stamped on cover, gilt-stamped titling on spine and all edges also gilt. Blue endpapers feature art by George Founds. With navy satin ribbon bookmark. Indexed. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Volume in excellent shape, lacking markings. Covers are slig... View more info