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  • Easterbrook, Gregg
    A Moment on the Earth: The Coming Age of Environmental Optimism

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Viking, 1995. Cloth & boards. pp (xxii), 745. Index. Erratum slip laid in. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. 0670839833

    Book ID: 46414
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  • NELSON, Bryan
    AZRAQ: desert oasis. With drawings by John Busby and photographs by Eric Hosking and the author

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Allen Lane, 1973. Red cloth. pp (xx), 436 + plates. Drawings and maps in text. Index. Near fine in like, price-clipped jacket. Study of the natural history of this oasis in Eastern Jordan. Note: a bit over 1 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 43964
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  • BOURJAILY, Vance
    COUNTRY MATTERS: collected reports from the fields and streams o Iowa and other places

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Dial, 1973. Octavo, cloth & boards. Fine copy. Price-clipped yellow dust jacket has very light darkening, sunning to the red author lettering, and one minor abrasion, VG.

    Book ID: 45973
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    Edition: Third Printing

    New York: Harper & Row, 1969. Grey cloth, illustrated endpapers. Colour and b&w illustrations, index. Yellowing to page edges; private owner rubber stamp to front free endpaper, half-title leaf, and title page, else fine. Jacket has nicks and a crease to upper edge of front panel, else fine. 1.3 kg parcel. ; Quarto; 280 pages

    Book ID: 54308
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  • LOPEZ, Barry Holstun
    DESERT NOTES. Reflections in the Eye of a Raven.

    Edition: First printing

    Kansas City [Kansas]: Sheed, Andrews & McMeell, 1976. AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Octavo, pale yellow-green boards. (xiv), 89 pp. Photos by the author in the text. Fine copy, no previous owner names. Price-clipped dust jacket has some light rubbing, near fine. "In this collection of narrative contemplations, reminiscent of Carlos Castaneda but without the drugs, Barry Holstun Lopez invites us to walk with him through the desert, where 'things are rigidly clear and elemental." - jacket. 0836206614

    Book ID: 19117
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  • LEY, Willy
    DRAGONS IN AMBER. Further Adventures of a Romantic Naturalist.

    Edition: First UK issue

    London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1951. Black cloth, yellow top page edges. viii, 328 pp. Line drawings in text. Very light endpaper yellowing; covers just a little bowed; else a fine copy. Yellow dust jacket faintly darkened to spine, else fine.; Octavo

    Book ID: 15511
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  • SETON, Ernest Thompson
    ERNEST THOMPSON SETON'S AMERICA: selections from the writings of the artist-naturalist. Edited with an introduction by Farida A. Wiley. With contributions by Julia M. Seton. and drawings by Ernest Thompson Seton

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Devin-Adair, 1954. Octavo, yellow cloth stamped in red, red top page edges. pp (xxiv), 413 + plates. Frontispiece portrait and illustrations in text, index. Yellowing to page edges, slight sunning to the red top edges, a few light foxing spots to front free endpaper; near fine otherwise, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has some chips, tears, rubbing, spine lightly sunned, just good but still fairly respectable in appearance.

    Book ID: 42855
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  • Sutton, George Miksch
    Eskimo Year

    Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1985. Facsimile reprint of the 1934 edition, with a new Foreword by David F, Parmalee. pp xvi, 321. Map, illustrations, photos. Focus on natural history. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo 0806119330

    Book ID: 51685
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  • Cushman, Joseph A
    Foraminifera their classification and economic use. Fourth edition revised

    Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980. Sixth printing. Tall octavo, terra cotta cloth. pp X), 605. Illustrated, index. Small rubber stamped maple leaf at front, near fine otherwise, no owner names. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 45949
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  • KINGSLEY, Charles
    GLAUCUS; or, The Wonders of the Shore.

    Edition: First US Edition

    Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1855. Original brown cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered, cream endpapers. [10], 165, [3] pp. Covers have light sunning and light spotting; remains of an 1861 prize label from a St. Catharines, Ontario, school to the front pastedown; small ink name to front free endpaper; ink inscription to front fly leaf; text paper is uniformly quite tanned and many pages have damp stains to margins; else a quite tight, unworn, VG. A book of natural history about animal and plant life at the sea shore by the noted English novelist. UK edition the same year. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.; 16mo

    Book ID: 14962
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  • LEWIS, J.C., editor

    Edition: First printing

    St. Catharines, ON: Author, 1991. Card covers. pp (450). Illustrated. Fine copy. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53607
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  • THEBERGE, John, editor

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1980. Quarto, blue boards, endpaper maps. xi, 175pp + colour photos. Many b&w photos and line drawings in text. Indexed. Slight rubbing at foot of spine, else fine in fine jacket, no owner nam3es. "The unique environment of North America's highest mountain range." Ecological focus. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 42648
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  • SETON, Ernest Thompson
    LIVES OF GAME ANIMALS: an account of those land animals in America north of the Mexican border, which are considered "Game." either because they have held the attention of sportsmen, or received the protection of the law...

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1929. Second printing (first was 1925-28 in a 4 volume format). Quarto, 4 volumes in 8 volume format, original green buckram gilt, 50 maps and 1500 illustrations by the author. Spines lightly sunned, with gilt stamping oxidized and mostly flaked away but stamping still visible; foxing to bottom page edges of one volume. Otherwise a VG+, clean, tight & unworn jacketless set, no owner names. Note: 10.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Book ID: 42871
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  • SMEETON, Miles
    MOOSE MAGIC. Drawings by P.F. Wright.

    Edition: First Canadian Edition

    Toronto: Collins & Harvill Press, 1974. Octavo. Blue boards. (192) pp + photos. Drawings in text. Fine copy. Jacket has some rubbing, short tear, VG otherwise. Adventures with moose in a private game sanctuary in the foothills of the Rockies in Alberta.

    Book ID: 45498
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    Natural History of the Islands of California

    Edition: First paperback printing

    Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. pp (xii), 491 + colour photos. Line drawing, maps, index. Very soft cover creases at fore edges, else fine, no owner marks. 1.5 kg parcel. 0520239180

    Book ID: 47081
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  • HAILMAN, Jack P.
    OPTICAL SIGNALS. Animal Communication and Light

    Edition: First Edition

    Bloomington & London: Indiana University Press, 1977. Black cloth, white spine titles, pp. xix, 362, line-art illustrations, tables, equations. Previous owner's name stamp on all edges and at head of front free endpaper (under jacket flap), otherwise a fine copy in white dust jacket. Hint of sunning to purple spine lettering, else very good dust jacket. "A real understanding of communicative behavior necessitates study of control, ontogeny, preservation and phylogeny, integrating these determinants in a coherent framework. The primary concern of this volume is to predict characteristics of optical signals; the comparative method is particularly useful in checking tentative models of the sort to be proposed." - from the Intro.; Octavo 0253342546

    Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 27784
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  • Croker, Robert A.
    Pioneer Ecologist: The Life and Work of Victor Ernest Shelford, 1877-1968

    Washington: Smithsonian Institute Press, 1991. Cloth & boards. xviii, 222 pp + plates, indexed. Fine in fine jacket. " [Shelford's] early work on the sand dunes, ponds, streams, and forests bordering Lake Michigan led to the acceptance of animal ecology as a distinct discipline within the biological sciences. Shelford developed the concept of ecological succession of animals, and he was among the first to consider food webs, the intricate interrelationships in feeding habits that ultimately determine species composition and community structure. During World War I Shelford examined the effects of industrial pollution on fish, natural resources, and public health; his work marked the beginnings of water polluction biology." - jacket; Octavo 087474315X

    Book ID: 23538
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  • RAMBLES OF AN AUSTRALIAN NATURALIST From the notes and journals of Thomas Ward by FOUNTAIN, Paul
    FOUNTAIN, Paul
    RAMBLES OF AN AUSTRALIAN NATURALIST From the notes and journals of Thomas Ward

    Edition: First US issue

    New York: Dutton, 1907. Octavo, brown cloth gilt, top edges gilt. pp viii, (344). Bit of wear to spine tips, upper rear joint' front joint repaird externally with brown rice paper; small name label at front; in all, just good externally, but now tight in the binding, text quite clean and unworn, no owner names. Made from sheets of the London (Murray) edition with a cancel title leaf. Ward was a Queensland stock-farmer and a keen amateur naturalist. Detailed account of some Ozian flora and fauna.

    Book ID: 39331
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  • DERRY, Ramsay (Robert BatemanO)
    THE ART OF ROBERT BATEMAN. Introduction by Roger Tory Peterson

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Madison Press Books, 1981. Oblong format, 29 x 31 cm, blue cloth. Reproductions in black & white and colour by one of the great wildlife artists of our time. Fine copy. Dust jacket has very light spine sunning, else fine. Signed by Robert Bateman. Promotional card laid in. Note:. 2.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.; Signed by the aritist.

    Book ID: 43139
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  • Quammen, David
    The Boilerplate Rhino: Nature in the Eye of the Beholder

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Scribner, 2000. Octavo, blue and light green boards. pp 287. Bibliography, index. Fine in fine jacket. 26 columns about nature which originally appeared in Outside magazine. 0684837285

    Book ID: 46203
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