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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

LIFE ON EARTH: A NATURAL HISTORY

By: Attenborough, David

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1979

Edition: 1st American Edition (stated). 1

Seller ID: 6131

ISBN: 0316057452

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, green endpapers. 8vo. 319 pp. Profusely illustrated in color. The volume is in perfect condition, unread and unmarked. The dust jacket is lightly chipped at the head and heel of the spine. AS NEW/FINE. "One can hardly conceive a more ambitious undertaking than to present in a few hundred pages nothing less than the history of life on our planet. The book is understandable science in its best form. It deserve... 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

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The Story of Man in Yellowstone

By: Beal, Merrill D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yellowstone Park, The Yellowstone Library and Museum Association: 1960

Edition: Revised Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 11560

Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, silver lettering on spine, silver lettering and elaborate silver decoration on cover, maps on endpapers. Illustrated with numerous photographs, maps, and drawings. . The volume is in virtually perfect condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, is chipped and water-stained. NEAR FINE/FAIR. . Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall. 320 pp View more info

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Prints and Plants of Old Gardens

By: Boggs.Kate Doggett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Garrett& Massie Publishers: 1932

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 24622

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Black and White illustrations.. . Little holes on front endpaper and back cover is loose at bottom of spine . B&W Illustrations. 101 pp View more info

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The Treasury of Dogs

By: Boorer, Wendy. Cecil Wimhurst and others

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Limited: 1972

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 16095

Condition: As New in Poor dust jacket


Publisher's bright yellow cloth with black lettering on spine, pictorial endpapers. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Rear cover of dust jacket is missing the bottom half, sticker marks on inside front flap. AS NEW/ POOR. . B&W and color photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 136 pp View more info

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America's Magnificent Mountains

By: Breeden, Robert L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Geographic Society: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 14017

ISBN: 0870442813

Condition: As New in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full cloth, brown printing on spine, mountain design on cover. Illustrated with numerous color photographs.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust jacket has slight tear, shows some shelf-wear. AS NEW/VERY GOOD.. National Geographic Society Special Publications Series Series. Vol. 15. Color Photographs . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 207 pp View more info

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Sportsmen's Encyclopaedia

By: Bruette, William A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Forest and Stream Publishing: 1923

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 16308

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's brown wraps. Illustrated with B&W photographs.. Head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed, upper tip of front cover has a small chip, lower tip of front cover and upper tip of rear cover have light creases, else unmarked, square and clean. VERY GOOD.. B&W Photographs, drawings ,. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 319 pp View more info

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Glorious Eclipses: Their Past Present and Future

By: Brunier, Serge; Luminet, Jean-Pierre

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Cambridge University Press: 2000

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 24059

ISBN: 0521791480

Condition: New in New dust jacket


This beautiful large-format volume deals with eclipses of all kinds - lunar, solar and even those elsewhere in the Solar System and beyond. Bringing together in one place all aspects of eclipses, and lavishly illustrated throughout, with 200 figures and 50 maps. "Glorious Eclipses" covers the history of eclipses from ancient times, the celestial mechanics involved, their observation and scientific interest. Personal accounts are given of recent eclipses, up to a... View more info

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The Yellowstone National Park; Historical and Descriptive

By: Chittenden, Hiram Martin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Saint Paul, J. E. Haynes: 1924

Edition: New Revised Edition. First Edition

Seller ID: 11557

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Punlisher's full navy cloth, gilt lettering on spone and cover. Illustrated with fold-out map. . Unmarked, tight, square, and clean, boards mildly worn. VERY GOOD.. Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall. vii, (i), 356 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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Treasures of The Sea: Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest

By: Cribb, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies: 1983

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 20040

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with full-page, full-color photographs. . The volume shows only mild shelf-wear. Closed tear on front panel of unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar. VERY GOOD+/GOOD.. 11x11. 96, (10) pp View more info

Image for America's Wild and Scenic Rivers

America's Wild and Scenic Rivers

By: Crump, Donald J., Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The National Geographic Society: 1983

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 14291

Condition: As New in Good dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. . The volume is unmarked and in excellent condition. Dust jacket is wrinkled and torn at head of the spine. AS NEW/GOOD.. Color Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 200 pp View more info

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Europe A Natural History

By: Curry-Lindahl, Kai

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1964

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 18571

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket


Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 299 pp View more info

Image for Galapagos: Islands Born of Fire: 10th Anniversary Edition

Galapagos: Islands Born of Fire: 10th Anniversary Edition

By: De Roy, Tui

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 14975

ISBN: 0691146373

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 168 pp View more info

Into Your Hand Are They Delivered

By: Halmi, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Scholastic-Tab Publications, Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 11250

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 70 pp View more info

The World Encyclopedia of Dogs

By: Hamilton, Ferelith (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The World Publishing: 1971

Edition: First American Edition. 1

Seller ID: 16094

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's oatmeal-colored cloth with gilt lettering on spine, diagram of dog anatomy on endpapers. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs. . Lower tip of front cover is lightly rubbed, few faint smudges to cloth cover, front hinge is cracked, else unmarked, square and clean. A large, heavy book - additional shipping charges may apply. VERY GOOD.. B&W Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 672 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 Natural History of the Human Teeth, and a Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Teeth

By: Hunter, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, The Classics of Medicine Library: 1980

Edition: Limited Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27000

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full green leather, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in three compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, intricate gilt tooling and borders on covers, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Ribbon marked bound in. This is a beautifully reproduced and bound facsimile of the 1778 edition, published in London by J. Johnson. It is illustrated with reproductions of the original 16 full-page copperplate engravings, each with a facing caption ... View more info