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Image for The Portfolios of Ansel Adams (A New York Graphic Society Book)

The Portfolios of Ansel Adams (A New York Graphic Society Book)

By: ADAMS, Ansel

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown And Company: 1984

Stock No.: 76806

ISBN: 0821211226

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Sixth printing, 1984. A very high-quality paperback reprint of the great photographer's seven portfolios, first published from 1948 through 1976. With an introduction by John Szarkowski. Printed on quality gloss paper stock, with rich, deep tones to the photos themselves. With scattered writings by Adams and others. --- A clean, bright, newish copy lacking apparent damages. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 152 pages View more info

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The Mural Project: Photography by Ansel Adams

By: ADAMS, Ansel (photographs); WRIGHT, Peter; ARMOR, John (selectors and editors)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California U.S.A., Reverie Press: 1989

Stock No.: 76807

ISBN: 1558241620

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hired by the Department of the Interior, Ansel Adams took a series of photos in the early 1940s of Western National Parks for a mural the department envisioned. 225 of those marvelous photos are presented here in this hardcover volume. --- In clean, bright condition but exposure to dampness has caused minor rippling & discoloration to lower edges on most pages. Jacket with minor rubbing. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 112 pages View more info

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Ansel Adams: An Autobiography (A New York Graphic Society Book)

By: ADAMS, Ansel; ALINDER, Mary Street

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1986

Stock No.: 76805

ISBN: 0821215965

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Stated 4th printing, 1986. The noted photographer's memoir, written with an assist by Mary Street Alinder, is accompanied throughout with 277 of his b&w photos. In burgundy cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in silver on spine. Jacket with Jim Alinder portrait of Adams on cover. --- A clean, bright copy but with a soiled spot on back cover and another on front free endpaper. Jacket with traces of light soiling, otherwise in good shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xii, 400 pages View more info

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Digital Photographer's Handbook

By: ANG, Tom

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, DK Publishing, Inc.: 2002

Stock No.: 74120

ISBN: 0789489074

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


In pictorial covers (with photos that match the dust jacket). Stated first American edition, 2002. High-quality interior pages with many color and b&w photos; along with tables, charts and other illustrations. A very sharp copy; with inked gift info. on front free endpaper and with a slightly rounded top front cover. Jacket with a few creases, otherwise in great shape.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 408 pages View more info

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Yesterday's Detroit (Seemann's Historic Cities Series, No. 9)

By: ANGELO, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Miami, Florida, E. A. Seamann Publishing, Inc.: 1974

Stock No.: 82737

ISBN: 0912458372

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


A history of Detroit, Michigan is told in pictures. The story begins with Antoine Laumet de la Mothe Cadillac, who established a fort on the shore of the present-day Detroit River in 1701. The rise of the city as a major manufacturing hub is detailed through the 1940s, with over 200 historic black & white photos. --- In full charcoal cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with Woodward Avenue scene on cover. --- With greyish discoloration to covers, else a sound, intact copy. Jacket with large back panel tear, other smaller chips and tears but mostly intact an protected i... View more info

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Dogs

By: ARTHIS-BERTRAND, Yann (photography); PITTION-ROSSILLON, André (text)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 2000

Stock No.: 81778

ISBN: 0760722188

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


French photographer Yann Arthis-Bertrand presents a wide variety of dog breeds, nearly all photographed with their owners. Text supplied by André Pittion-Rossillon. Translation into English by John Herrick. Printed on high-quality gloss paper; photos in full color. --- Bound in hardcovers, with black paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A very nice copy: clean, unmarked and tightly bound but with a little dusty soiling to covers.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 320 pages View more info

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Western Impressions

By: ATKESON, Ray (photos and text)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Eugene, Oregon U. S. A., Beautiful West Publishing Company: 1976

Stock No.: 79579

ISBN: 0915796112

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Stated first printing, June 1976. A collection of beautiful color photos by Ray Atkeson, showing scenes (and a few people) from the American West. The author provides text to accompany the photos. --- An oversize volume, measuring 10.25 in. wide x 13.75 in. tall. In blue marble-look paper-covered boards backed in navy leatherette, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with color photo of Cascadian volcanic peak. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Jacket has yellowed a bit, 2 tears (one tape-repaired), otherwise in good shape.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 144 pag... View more info

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Life on Earth: A Natural History

By: ATTENBOROUGH, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 70135

ISBN: 0316057452

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Stated first American edition. Per the jacket flap, the author seeks to tell "nothing less than a history of nature, from the emergence of tiny one-celled organisms in the primeval slime more than 3,000 years ago to apelike but upright man." Mr. Attenborough, trained as a zoologist, rose to prominence as a host and program director for the BBC. For this work, he traveled the world to unearth examples of life forms, many accompanied by vivid color photos. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with color photos to front and back panels. --- A... View more info

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Portrait of the Rails: From Steam to Diesel

By: BALL Jr., Don

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Galahad Books: 1972

Stock No.: 83352

ISBN: 0883651009

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Extensively illustrated with photos, this work takes the reader through the transformation of America's railroads from coal-fired steam engines to diesels. With introduction by David P. Morgan and dozens of black & white photos. --- In grey paper-covered boards with spine titling in white. Jacket with photos from both the steam and diesel eras. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Unclipped jacket with chips, rubbing and small tears but intact and protected in removable archival mylar protector.; Quarto - 11 to 13 in. tall; 296, (8) pages View more info

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People of the Totem The Indians of the Pacific Northwest

By: BANCROFT-HUNT, Norman (text); FORMAN, Werner (photos)

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Peter Bedrick Books: 1989

Stock No.: 74445

ISBN: 0872261999

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The way of life, artifacts, and beliefs of the native peoples of the northwest North American coasts are profiled here. With numerous full color photos by Mr. Forman. In excellent condition, published on quality papers and with clean, unmarked interior. Jacket has minor creases. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages View more info

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Cowboying A Tough Job in a Hard Land

By: BECKSTEAD, James H.

Price: $68.50

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah U. S. A., University of Utah Press: 1995

Stock No.: 74353

ISBN: 0874803780

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


3rd printing of work which was first published in 1991. With a foreward by Wilford Brimley. With very small inked gift presentation remarks on first page. With dozens of historic b&w and sepia photos of cowboys and their world in the American West, especially in the present-day state of Utah. In very nice shape, with minor rubbing to cover edges. In oversized (8-1/2 in. wide x 11 in. tall) format. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 283 pages View more info

Image for The Age of Steam: A Classic Album of American Railroading

The Age of Steam: A Classic Album of American Railroading

By: BEEBE, Lucius; CLEGG, Charles

Price: $34.50

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company, Inc.: [1957]

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 83013

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


First edition, with Rinehart colophon on copyright page. The great legacy of documenting American railroads by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg is augmented with this tribute to the steam engines that were being phased out as this work was being published. Includes over 500 illustrations, consisting of black & white historic photos and engraved drawings. --- In full pale green cloth-covered boards with titling in white on red cover & spine ovals. Jacket features color painting by Howard Fogg to front panel, and a color photo of the authors enjoying a meal in one of their privately-owned Pullman ... View more info

Image for Cape Ann  From the bridge to the breakwater

Cape Ann From the bridge to the breakwater

By: BLANDING, John

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Gloucester, Massachusetts, The Bookstore: 1979

Stock No.: 74239

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A handsome book of black and white photos by John Blanding show the variety of people, homes, boats and other features of Massachusetts' Cape Ann. In nice shape: clean and bright. (Unpaginated, 64 pgs.) ; 8-3/4 in. wide x 6 in. tall; (64) pages View more info

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The Earth Shook, The Sky Burned [1906 San Francisco earthquake]

By: BRONSON, William

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1959

Stock No.: 80862

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


A thorough account, in words and and with over 400 black & white photos, of the wreckage left in the wake of the devastating 1906 San Francisco earthquake. With maps of the city and San Andreas fault areas at endpapers. --- In full black and red cloth-covered boards with titling in black or red on cover and spine. Printing or edition not specified. Jacket features red monochrome photo of the city on fire on cover. --- A solid, clean copy but with prior owner's sticker to front free endpaper and light edgewear to covers. Dust jacket with chipping, creasing and small tears along edges; flap pric... View more info

Image for Denali (Mount McKinley): The Story Behind the Scenery

Denali (Mount McKinley): The Story Behind the Scenery

By: BUSKIRK, Steve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Las Vegas, Nevada, KC Publications: 1982

Stock No.: 77335

ISBN: 0916122239

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated third printing, 1982. A pictorial guide to the beauty of Denali, with numerous color photos; with special emphasis on the wildlife of the area. Edited by Gweneth Reed DenDooven. --- With retailer's sticker on back cover, otherwise in good shape.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages View more info

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The Desert

By: BUTCHER, Russell D. (text, photography and art)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82610

ISBN: 0670267120

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First edition. A guide to the deserts of the western United States by Russell D. Butcher, who describes the various desert regions and the wildlife to be found there. Mr. Butcher also provides several full color photos and black & white drawings of wildlife species in these regions. With an introduction by Morris K. Udall. --- In tan paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth, with titling gilt-stamped on spine. Jacket features color Butcher photos of desert locales. --- With slight yellowing to edges of covers, else a bright, unmarked, tightly-bound copy. Unclipped dust jacket with slight cha... View more info

Image for EF LENS WORK III, The Eyes of EOS

EF LENS WORK III, The Eyes of EOS

By: Canon, Inc. Lens Product Group

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Canon Inc: 2003

Edition: Third Edition

Stock No.: 73388

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Canon's hardcover work features their EF family of lenses; quality 'approaching the human eye'. This copy in top shape; in black simulated morocco paperboard covers and with red dust jacket. An especially clean, unmarked copy. ; 0.8 x 11.1 x 8.4 Inches View more info

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A Walk Through Mountain, Meadow, Marsh, and Woodland: A Collection of Photography and Prose

By: CARLSON, William A.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Lakewood, Colorado, Mountain to Sea Publishing Company: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 80965

ISBN: 097113670X

Condition: Fine


A collection of striking black & white photos, each of which is accompanied by the author's "prose", which reads a lot like poetry. Signed "William A. Carlson" on copyright page, presumably by the author. --- In stiff wraps with representative photos on front and back covers. Unpaginated (about 60 pp.). --- A bright, newish copy.; Oblong 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); [c.60] pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Shrewsbury: A Pictorial History

Shrewsbury: A Pictorial History

By: CARR, Anthony

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Chichester, Sussex, England, Phillimore & Co., Ltd.: 1994

Stock No.: 82522

ISBN: 0850339332

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


A pictorial guide to the charming Shropshire town in the west of England. Shrewsbury is notable in that it retains its original medieval street layout, and many of the buildings in the town center date to the 15th & 16th centuries. With 18th and 19th century maps of the town at endpapers. With 166 black & white photos. --- In textured lavender paper-covered boards with spine titling stamped in gilt. Jacket features painted images of Shrewsbury to both front and back. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy but with a hint of toning to cover edges. Bright, unclipped jacket in excellent shape.; ... View more info

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The Living World of Audubon

By: CLEMENT, Roland C

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, A Ridge Press Book/Grosset & Dunlap: 1974

Stock No.: 80051

ISBN: 0448118319

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


From the jacket: North American birds displayed through ". . .a unique combination of 19th-century art and superb 20th-century photography". 64 of John James Audubon's bird paintings are presented, along with full color photos of the same species by at least 18 photographers in this oversize (9.25 in. wide x 12.25 in. tall) volume. --- In blue leatherette-like boards with gilt-stamped spine titling, pale blue cover titling. Jacket features color photo of a mallard coming in for a landing on cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with slight wrinkling edges, otherwise bright a... View more info

Image for Colorado: Yesterday and Today

Colorado: Yesterday and Today

By: COLLIER, Joseph; COLLIER, Grant

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Lakewood, Colorado, Collier Publishing: 2005

Stock No.: 83141

ISBN: 0976921804

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Scottish emigrant Joseph Collier became a notable pioneer photographer once he became established in Central City, Colorado in the late 1800s. His great-great-grandson Grant Collier followed Joseph Collier's footsteps and photographed modern versions of his ancestor's photos, taken in various Colorado locations. They are presented side-by-side in this impressive work. --- In pictorial dark brown covers with contrasting Collier/Collier image to front cover. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A bright, clean, newish copy lacking damages worthy of mention. (Due to the considerable weight of this item... View more info

Image for Westward to Promontory  Building the Union Pacific across the plains and mountains : a pictorial documentary

Westward to Promontory Building the Union Pacific across the plains and mountains : a pictorial documentary

By: COMBS, Barry (text); RUSSELL, Andrew J. (photos)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1986

Stock No.: 74426

ISBN: 0517562243

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


With dozens of black and white photos almost certainly taken by Andrew J. Russell as the builders for the Union Pacific's half of the transcontinental railroad made their push from Omaha, Nebraska west to Promontory, Utah where the forces of the Union Pacific met those of the Central Pacific Railroad of California. In nice shape, with a minor cover crease and gift-givers inscription on the first page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 79 pages View more info

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Wings in the Wilderness

By: CRUICKSHANK, Allan D.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1947

Stock No.: 74524

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


Signed by photographer/author Cruickshank on title page. First Edition. With 125 b&w photographs, captioned by author. In full blue cloth-covered boards with silver wading birds in flight on cover; titling in silver on spine. With table of photographic data at rear of volume, showing camera, lens, stop and speed used for each photo in the book. In damaged dust jacket (missing its back cover and back flap) but mostly intact front and spine. Some foxing on endpaper. --- A lifelong wildlife photographer and lecturer, Allan D. Cruickshank and Helen G. Cruickshank have had an ornithological researc... View more info

Image for Denver Then and Now

Denver Then and Now

By: DINAR, Joshua

Price: $12.50

Publisher: San Diego, Thunder Bay Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82994

ISBN: 1571457933

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First edition. Historic black & white photos of Denver buildings and scenes are presented along with modern-day color photos from the same point of view, with text by the author. --- In pictorial covers with views of the state capitol building in 1904 to front cover, and the capitol in the 21st century to back. Jacket repeats the images of the capitol. --- A clean, tightly-bound, bright copy lacking damages worthy of mention, in similar jacket.; Oblong Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 144 pages 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. --- A nice copy, with minor edgewear to covers. Jacket with retailer's 'Autographed Copy' & store sticker on covers. ; 4t... View more info

Image for Denver Comes of Age: The Postwar Photography of Morey Engle

Denver Comes of Age: The Postwar Photography of Morey Engle

By: ENGLE, Morey

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Johnson Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 83145

ISBN: 1555661157

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A first edition of this work by news photographer Morey Engle. He shares dozens of his black & white images of Denver, Colorado, as he covered newsworthy stories of all sorts in the Mile High City. Mr. Engle captured the drama of the crime beat, recreation, industry, sports, show business and several other types of action photography, mostly for the Rocky Mountain News. Foreword by Gene Amole. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with titling in silver to cover and spine. Dust jacket covers with several of Mr. Engle's photos. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly-bound and newish. Unclipped ja... View more info

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The Hidden Sea

By: FAULKNER, Douglas (photos and notes); SMITH, C. Lavett (text)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1970

Stock No.: 80050

ISBN: 0670370673

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Creatures of the deep seas are examined in this oversize (9 in. wide x 11.75 in. tall) volume. Marine life and surroundings are photographed in full-page color by Mr. Faulkner. Broken up into families, such as crustaceans, sponges, etc. The leaves with text in buff-color paper. A black and white representation of the same color photos appears in the back of the volume, accompanied by Smith's description of specifics about the species shown. --- In navy cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features color photo of butterfly fish on cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy.... View more info

Image for Colorado: Images of the Alpine Landscape

Colorado: Images of the Alpine Landscape

By: FIELDER, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Englewood, Colorado U S A, Westcliff Publishers, Inc.: 1985

Stock No.: 78154

ISBN: 0942394100

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The rugged beauty of the Colorado Rockies is presented here in all their glory with 170 spectacular full-color photos by master landscape photographer John Fielder. --- In maroon cloth-covered boards w/blindstamped titling on cover, silver-stamped spine titles. In pictorial jacket. --- With gift notation on front paste-down, else a bright, firm, unmarked copy in similar jacket. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 192 pages View more info

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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 slightly splayed, and a couple of slight scratches to textblock edge gilding. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 396, (4) pages View more info

Image for Wild Wings: An Introduction to Birdwatching

Wild Wings: An Introduction to Birdwatching

By: FITZHARRIS, Tim (text and photos)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Minocqua, Wisconsin, NorthWord Press, Inc.: 1992

Stock No.: 79588

ISBN: 1559711787

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


The accomplished nature photographer Tim Fitzharris takes the reader along as he locates North American birds in the wild, from Florida to Western Deserts. He shares techniques and describes needed equipment for locating and indentifying various species. With the author's text and dozens of his fantastic color photos. --- In full blue textured paper-covered boards with black spine titling. Jacket with Fitzharris photo of a puffin on the front, and a portrait of the author on the back. --- A clean, bright copy lacking obvious damages. Price-clipped jacket with slight rubbing and a marked throug... View more info

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Parts Unknown A Naturalist's Journey in Search of Birds and Wild Places

By: GALLAGHER, Tim

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut, The Lyons Press: 2001

Stock No.: 74456

ISBN: 1585742759

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


First edition, first printing. In full black and green cloth-covered boards with titling in pale blue on spine. Interior features section of color plates, depicting birds and landscapes from the author's travels. With bruised cover corner; otherwise a clean, bright copy. Jacket has rear flap crease and back cover rubbing; otherwise in nice shape. | Author's work recounts his world-wide travels in search of birds. He reports from Iceland, Greenland and many other locales. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 227 pages View more info

Image for In Search of Birds and Wild Places  A Naturalist's Journey into Parts Unknown

In Search of Birds and Wild Places A Naturalist's Journey into Parts Unknown

By: GALLAGHER, Tim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut, The Lyons Press: 2006

Stock No.: 74457

ISBN: 1599210061

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Paperback version of author's 'Parts Unknown'. Interior features section of color plates, depicting birds and landscapes from the author's travels. A clean, tight copy without interior markings. Scratches on back cover. Author's work recounts his world-wide travels in search of birds. He reports from Iceland, Greenland and many other locales. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 227 pages View more info

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Men and Mountains of Savoy

By: GERMAIN, Felix

Price: $14.00

Publisher: France, Arthaud: 1961

Stock No.: 79646

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


1961 edition of this English language photographic tour of the French alpine province of Savoy, with striking photos depicting scenes in Savoy, many of which were taken by the author. Includes a 10.25 inch wide x 15.75 inch tall folded map of the region, with Peutinger's Plan pictured on verso. Translated by Dora Dickson and Jeanne Germain. Illustrated with 224 photographs in black and white and 28 in color vignettes by Jeanne Germain. 28th in the series "Belles Pages, Belles Couleurs".--- In teal cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in white on cover and spine. Lacks the dust jac... View more info

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Birds of Prey by Oxford Scientific Films

By: GRAY, Ian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Mallard Press/BDD Promotional Books Co: 1990

Stock No.: 73939

ISBN: 0792450302

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Thin volume is packed with bright, full-color photos of raptors in their natural environments. With text explaining the photos. In pictorial covers; in excellent shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 32 pages View more info

Image for The American Desert

The American Desert

By: HARTMAN, William K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1991

Stock No.: 78153

ISBN: 0517031698

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


The deserts of the American West are examined in this work which includes over 180 color photos. In grey paper-covered boards and jacket with desert scene photos and map. With gift notation on front free endpaper, else a clean, firm, bright copy in similar jacket. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 144 pages View more info

Image for California Mountain Ranges

California Mountain Ranges

By: HILL, Russell B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Helena, Montana, Falcon Press: 1986

Stock No.: 80407

ISBN: 0934318778

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A tour of California's many mountain ranges, from the Siskiyous in the north to the Chocolate Mountains in the south. With bright color photos throughout. Arranged by zones (Sierra Nevada, North Coast, etc.). Number One in publisher's California Geographic Series. --- In softcover with color image of lush mountain scene on cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with a little rubbing to covers & a crease to front cover.; Oblong Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 120 pages View more info

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The Central City Story

By: KAMPHAUSEN, Dana Dunbar

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Idaho Springs, Colorado, The dana Company: 1976

Stock No.: 82989

Condition: Very Good


A pictorial history of the Central City, Colorado area, a former gold mining boom town dubbed "The Richest Square Mile on Earth". With dozens of black & white photos, drawings and a map, which tell the story of the town and mines as it was in the raucous late 1800s. --- In stapled wraps with color image of the "Face on the Bar Room Floor" to cover. --- In good shape, though with a little rubbing and back cover sticker.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); (64) pages View more info

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The Complete Book of Photographing Birds

By: KINNE, Russ

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, American Photographic Book Publishing (AMPHOTO): 1981

Stock No.: 74197

ISBN: 0817436928

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


First Edition, First Printing. With an introduction by Roger Tory Peterson. In pale grey leatherette covers with titling in red on spine. Interior with numerous color and b&w photos. Interior of volume clean and unmarked. Dust jacket with soiling, rubbing and some foxing but lacking tears and bearing orig. $21.95 flap price. Multiple techniques and hints for capturing bird photos. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 159 pages View more info

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When We Reach for the Sun

By: KLOBACHAR, Jim (text); CHILSTROM, Herbert W. (photos)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stillwater, Minnesota, Voyageur Press: 1987

Stock No.: 78779

ISBN: 0896580830

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


From the jacket flap: ". . . Jim Klobachar and Herb Chilstrom met through their shared appreciation of nature. . . journalist/adventurer Klobuchar and clergyman/photographer Chilstrom combine their unique visions." With color photos throughout, showcasing nature's beauty. --- In full grey cloth-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with Chilstrom photo on cover. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy in similar, unclipped jacket. Jacket with very light rubbing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages View more info

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Coastlines of America

By: KRAULIS, J. A.; WATTS, Ron

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Gallery Books: 1990

Stock No.: 74446

ISBN: 0831714883

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


In pictorial hardcovers with no jacket. Authors have assembled a variety of stunning photos of the North American coasts, from Newfoundland to Hawaii. Published on high-quality papers; volume lacks damages or markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages View more info