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The Spotted Sphinx

By: Adamson, Joy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace: 1969

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 20676

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Pages are clean and unmarked, binding is tight. . Unclipped dust jacket shows wear, fading and chipping. There is a tear along the bottom front cover. There is a shadow of the title on the front boards with some fading along top. . B&W and Color Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 313 pp View more info

The Australian Animal Book

By: Barrett, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 11525

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Publisher's full yellow cloth, green lettering and decoration on spine. Illustrated with numerous full-page zoological plates, as well as many B&W photographs and illustrations. . Head and heel of spine and exterior of front hinge worn, interior of front hinge split, else near fine; unmarked, tight, and square. All plates and photographs present, clean, and bright. GOOD+. . Color Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 374 pp View more info

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Parrots and Related Birds

By: Bates, Henry J.; Robert I. Busenbark

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Jersey, T.F.H. Publications Inc.: 1978

Edition: Third Edition. 1

Seller ID: 21782

ISBN: 0876669674

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Revised and Expanded by Dr. Matthew M. Vriends. . There are some very light scratches on the back cover and light fading to endpapers; otherwise, this copy is clean, unmarked, square, and tight. NEAR FINE.. B&W and Color photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 543 pp View more info

The Gardens and Menagerie of the Zoological Society Delineated (Volume One, Quadrupeds, only, of Two)

By: Bennett, Edwin Turner; The Zoological Society of London

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Tegg and Son: 1835

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 11832

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Half green morocco over marbled boards, spine in six compartments, gilt lettering on red and black labels in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, rose endpapers. Generously illustrated with drawings by William Harvey, engraved by Branston and Wright. . Spine and covers worn and rubbed, front endpapers split, old dampstain on preliminary pages only, else very good, text block tight and square. GOOD. . The Gardens and Menagerie of the Zoological Society Delineate... View more info

Birds that Hunt and are Hunted: Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Waterfowls

By: Blanchan, Neltje (pseudonym of Neltje Blanchan de Graff Doubleday)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1902

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 25620

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full beige cloth, gilt lettering on burgundy label on spine, blind-stamped borders on covers, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with 48 full-color plates. Neltje Blanchan De Graff Doubleday (1865-1918) was a United States scientific historian and nature writer who published several books on wildflowers and birds under the pen name Neltje Blanchan. Her work is known for its synthesis of scientific interest with poetic phrasing. First published in 1898, ... View more info

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Ornithology

By: Brooke, Michael;Tim Birkhead

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 22291

ISBN: 0521362059

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Over 350 color and Black & white photographs, illustrations and diagrams, many commissioned specially for this book. Covered in gray cloth with dark blue lettering on spine. Decorative endpapers. . Unclipped dust jacket shows minor wear along edges; otherwise, this copy is clea, unmarked, square & tight. A large, heavy book - additional shipping charges may apply. FINE/FINE. . Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. (v), 362 pp View more info

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Roland Clark's Etchings

By: Clark, Roland

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lyon, MI, Derrydale Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 20218

Condition: Fine+ with No dust jacket as issued


One of 2500 in a limited edition. Covered in burgundy leather with gilt lettering on spine, a.e.g.. Very clean and tight. FINE+.. Etchings. 4to 11" - 13" tall. Unpaginated pp View more info

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Encyclopedia of Animals: Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians

By: Cogger, Harold G. (Ed)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Fog City Press: 2000

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 20028

ISBN: 1875137912

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full laminated boards, yellow endpapers. Profusely illustrated in full color.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. A large, heavy book (9 pounds) - additional shipping charges may apply. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 687 pp View more info

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The Birds of Britain

By: Fisher, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1947

Edition: First Edition Thus. Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 20561

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's blue printed paper-covered boards. Illustrated with 19 plates in color and 26 illustrations in B&W. . Head and heel mildly worn, unmarked, tight and square. The dust jacket is worn along the spine and mildly chipped. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. . Color and B&W illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 48 pp View more info

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North American Game Birds

By: Hehner, Mike; Chris Dorsey and Greg Breining

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Minnetonka, MN, Cowles Creative Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 18674

ISBN: 0865730490

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


AS NEW.. The Hunting & Fishing Library Series. Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 128 pp View more info

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THE ALIEN ANIMALS: The Story of Imported Wildlife

By: Laycock, George

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, The Natural History Press For The American Museum Of Natural History: 1966

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 3465

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


FIRST EDITION (stated). Hardcover with unclipped ($4.95) dust jacket. 8vo (5.5 x 8.5"). 240 pp. Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over beige boards, gilt and black lettering on spine. Red endpapers. Illustrated with 17 B&W photographs. This is a new, unopened copy in perfect condition, with no ownership marks or other blemishes. AS NEW/AS NEW. A nationally known writer and outdoorsman, Laycock is widely traveled and has written several books and many maga... View more info

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Birds of the Norhtern Forest

By: Livingston, John A.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1966

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 23659

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Full blue cloth with gilt embossed bird on cover and gilt title on spine. Illustrated with 56 full page color plates and additional sketches. Includes bibliography and index.. The volume is unmarked, tight, square, and clean. The price-clipped dust jacket with very slight wear at tips. FINE/NEAR FINE. . Color Plates. Folio 13" - 23" tall. 247 pp View more info

Coloured Illistrations of British Birds, and their Eggs: Containing Seventy-Two Plates (Volume V, only, of VII)

By: Meyer, H. L.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, & Co.: 1850

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26887

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Bound in half green morocco over green silk boards, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering on one burgundy and one green leather labels, elaborate gilt tooling in remainder, double gily borders on covers, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Profusely illustrated with 72 full-page, full-color, plates of British Birds and their Eggs. . Rear board detached but present, front hinge starting, corners bumped, else fine; text block tight and square, clean a... View more info

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Birds of America

By: Pearson, T. Gilbert, Editor-in-Chief

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Books: 1936

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 18896

Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's green cloth over tan boards with two green ducks in flight on the front cover, gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs and 106 color plates by Louis Agassiz Fuertes. . Head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Price clipped dust jacket is missing a 3"x2" piece at the bottom edge of the front panel, with smaller chips and short tears at the edges, tips a... View more info

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Audubon Bird Guide: Small land Birds of Eastern and Central North America from Southern Texas to Central Greenland

By: Pough, Richard H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1949

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 19171

Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket


Over 400 full-color illustrations of 275 species. . NEAR FINE/FAIR.. Color Illustrations. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. xlii, 312 pp View more info

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Rails of the World: A Monograph of the Family Rallidae

By: Ripley, S. Dillon

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1977

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 12197

ISBN: 087923198X

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A large, heavy book - additional shipping charges may apply. FINE/VERY GOOD+.. Color Illustrations. Folio 13" - 23" tall. xx, 406, (3) pp View more info

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Wild Animals at Home

By: Seton, Ernest Thompson

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 14962

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and cover. Profusely illustrated with the author's B&W drawings. With an appendix of Mammals of the Yellowstone Park. . Four letters written on ffep, light wear to head and heel of spine, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . B&W drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 226 pp View more info

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Wild Animals at Home

By: Seton, Ernest Thompson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1913

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 22209

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full red cloth, black and brown lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Illustrated with B&W drawings and photographs.. Volume shows some mild wear and rubbing, especially at head of spine, spine lightly sunned, shadow of former bookseller's label on endpapers, spine slightly cracked, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . B&W drawings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xv, 226, (8) pp View more info

Image for Lives of the Hunted, Containing a True Account of the Doings of Five Quadrupeds & Three Birds, and, in Elucidation of the Same, over 200 Drawings

Lives of the Hunted, Containing a True Account of the Doings of Five Quadrupeds & Three Birds, and, in Elucidation of the Same, over 200 Drawings

By: Seton-Thompson, Ernest

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1901

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 24357

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full green cloth, gilt lettering and green decoration on spine, gilt border on and gilt lettering on red panel front cover, green decoration on both covers, t.e.g. (brown), fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with B&W drawings. . Volume shows mild shelf-wear, spine sunned, former owner's inscription on ffep, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . Drawings. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 359 pp View more info

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The Life of the Hummingbird

By: Skutch, Alexander F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1973

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 24163

ISBN: 051750572X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Full green cloth, gilt lettering on cover and spine, yellow endpapers. Illustrated with color drawings. . Half-title page shows light foxing, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf-wear. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. . Color Illustrations. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 95 pp View more info