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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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Image for America's Magnificent Mountains

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


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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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


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


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


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


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

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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


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


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


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


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

Image for North American Game Birds

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


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


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

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Australia and the Pacific Islands: A Natural History

By: Keast, Allen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1966

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 13878


Full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt rendering of Australia on front cover, color maps on endpapers. Illustrated with B&W and color photographs throughout. . Two corners slightly bumped, else fine. NEAR FINE.. 4to 11" - 13" tall. (v), 298, (2) pp View more info

Image for Birdscaping in the Midwest: A Guide to Gardening with Native Plants to Attract Birds

Birdscaping in the Midwest: A Guide to Gardening with Native Plants to Attract Birds

By: Nowak, Mariette

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wisconsin, Itchy Cat Press: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24434


Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Publisher's glossy wraps. Illustrated with color photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean, showing only mild shelf-wear, else fine. NEAR FINE . Color Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 336 pp. Signed by Author 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


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