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The North American Waterfowler

By: Bernsen, Paul S.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, Salisbury Press - Superior Publishing: 1972

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003745

ISBN: 0875640087

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


003745: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Purchase also includes a 45 rpm Field & Stream Book Club record "The Art of Duck Calling" by Professor Harry Dye - not originally issued with the book. " Whether the reader's interest, be that of a hunter on his own farm, a hunter on public hunting grounds, a member of a sophisticated duck club or the manager of a duck club, he will enjoy and gain knowledge from this book and certainly get more bi... View more info

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Amazing Animals Question & Answer Book

By: Braus, Judy / Marshall, Jody / Altman, Joyce / Hitchner, Nancy / Robinson, Dr. Michael (Consultant)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, Tormont Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 001576

ISBN: 289429381X

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


001576: No Jacket as Issued. Original owner's name marked out on flyleaf. Otherwise, boards and all pages are crisp, clean, and bright. "Find out about the world's most amazing animals! From the tiny bee hummingbird to the magnificent humpback whale, from the sleek, swift cheetah to the super-slow tree sloth, the world's most amazing creatures are featured here in breathtaking color. More than 150 extraordinary color photographs and a wealth of fascinating facts are... View more info

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Training Your Pet Ferret

By: Bucsis, Gerry / Somerville, Barbara

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series: 1997

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003153

ISBN: 0764100939

Condition: Fine


003153: "Handsome, Full-Color Photos * Demonstrate Training Techniques. Advice on housing and equipment * Getting family members acquainted with the new ferret * Protecting your ferret from household hazards * Tips for hassle-free travel * Games to plan with your new pet * Managing problems such as carpet clawing and digging in houseplants. ": Photographs: 6.5 x 7.75 in.: 80 pages View more info

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Mustang

By: Curtin, Sharon

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Bearsville, New York, Rufas Publiscations: 1996

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 002757

ISBN: 0964991519

Condition: Good in Good Dust Jacket


002757: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. American Wildlife in American Spaces. Photographs are beautiful; pages are bright and sharp cornered; however top edges of back pages are slightly wrinkled due to prior exposure to dampness. This also stained the inside of the Dustjacket. "In a superb union of prose and breathtaking photography, the creators of Mustang have captured the poignant drama of a wild and magnificent survivor, and of the land th... View more info

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Audubon Perspectives: Fight for Survival : A Companion To The Audubon Television Specials

By: Disilvestro, Roger L.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc: 1990

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007295

ISBN: 0471508357

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


007295: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (90 91 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This report combines dramatic on-the-scenes photojournalism with the beautiful nature photography that has become an Audubon hallmark; it takes readers from ocean depths to Arctic tundra and ancient forests to the major battlefields where the fight for survival is being waged by a number of species, including wolves, sea tur... View more info

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The Upland Shooting Life

By: Evans, George Bird

Price: $58.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1971

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013909

ISBN: 0394472950

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


013909: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Stated First Edition. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A Basic Shooting Book By A Writer-Shooter Who Shares With His Readers A Lifetime Of Experience In The Fields, The Pines, The Birches, The Alder Swamps, And The Brushy Borders - In Pursuit Of Grouse, Pheasant, Woodcock, And Other Upland Game. The coverts described in... View more info

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Iguana Iguana : Guide for Successful Captive Care

By: Frye, Fredric L.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Malabar, Florida, Krieger Publishing Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 011794

ISBN: 0894648926

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


011794: No Jacket As Issued. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This new and expanded edition, which is devoted to the green iguana, includes the following: reproduction and captive breeding; normal and abnormal behaviour; information on safe and effective methods of restraint; prevention, diagnosis and treatment of nutrition related diseases; the development of metabolic bone disease; infectio... View more info

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Chinese Bird Banding Almanac 1982-1985 (Chung-Kuo Niao Lei Huan Chih Nien Chien)

By: Fuyun Zhang / National Bird Banding Center

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Lanzhou, China, Gansu Technology: 1987

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006959

ISBN: 7542400215

Condition: Very Good


006959: IS WRITTEN IN CHINESE. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered, except for light wear along cover edges or corners. : 7.25 x 10.25 in.: 197 pages View more info

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Hen's Teeth And Horse's Toes (Further Reflections In Natural History)

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1983

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006940

Condition: Very Good


006940: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Over a century after Darwin published the Origin of Species, Darwinian theory is in a "vibrantly healthy state, " writes Stephen Jay Gould, its most engaging and illuminating exponent. Exploring the "peculiar and mysterious particulars of nature, " Gould introduces the reader to some of the many and wonderful manifestations of evolutionary biology. ": 5.5 x 8.25 in.: 413 pages View more info

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Audubon's Birds Of America

By: Griscom, Ludlow

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, The MacMillan Company: 1950

Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 004546

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


004546: Book is Popular Edition. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Book has green cloth spine and patterned (alternating feathers) boards. Has original owner's name and date (1952) neatly in corner of front flyleaf. Is filled with hundreds of beautiful, full-color drawings and descriptions. : Book Club Edition (BCE): 5.75 x 8.25 in.: 320 pages View more info

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The World Of Owen Gromme

By: Gromme, Owen J.

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, Stanton & Lee Publishers: 1983

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012724

ISBN: 0883610884

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


012724: Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket is complete but has some short well-repaired edge cuts. Includes Introduction by Roger Tory Peterson, Biography by Michael Mentzer, and Commentaries by Judith Redline Coopey. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "THE WORLD OF OWEN GROMME presents the life and art of a man who through eight decades of accomplishment as a naturalist and artist has provided us with a link... View more info

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Aquariums For Dummies

By: Hargrove, Maddy / Hargrove, Mic

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Wiley Publishing: 1999

Edition: Seventh Printing

Store ID: 003563

ISBN: 0764551566

Condition: Fine


003563: "Keeping an aquarium adds beauty and grace to your life. That elegant little world in a glass box can be your respite from the cares of the day and even can lower your blood pressure. It can be a great outlet for your artistic impulses, and educational for your kids. And when it comes to pets, you can’t go wrong with fish. They eat little, require minimal space, and need no training. They never stray, bay at the moon, or leave surprises on your lawn. Theyâ€... View more info

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Grooming To Win (How To Groom, Trim, Braid, And Prepare Your Horse For Show)

By: Harris, Susan E.

Price: $30.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Howell Book House: 1991

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006862

ISBN: 0876058926

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


006862: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Susan Harris has found the way to take a good book and make it better. She's done it by updating Grooming to Win, the definitive reference on the subject, to include current show-ring standards and breed requirements as well as other changes that have taken place since the book was first published in 1977. Now there is a new Wester... View more info

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Carving Traditional Fish Decoys : With Patterns And Instructions For 17 Projects

By: Hillman, Anthony

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Dover Publications: 1993

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010912

ISBN: 0486275000

Condition: Fine


010912: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Contains 72 line illustrations, including 17 plates of patterns and 12 diagrams. 16 carvings illustrated in color on covers. "Long before the discovery of the New World, the Indian and Inuit peoples of North America were carving and using fish decoys. Skillfully crafted of bone, shell or wood, the decoys effectively lured fish within spearing distance. Later, the idea caught on ... View more info

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Whistling Wings: The Beauty of Ducks in Flight

By: Kirkpatrick, Stephen

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Jackson, MS, Thy Marvelous Works: 1989

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011801

ISBN: 0961935332

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


011801: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is in excellent condition, but is price clipped. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Stated First Edition. "If you have ever stood at lands end near an open marsh or wooded swamp you know the feelings. The cupped wings of a flight of mallards, the screaming cry of an exiting wood duck or the tearing... View more info

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Loon Magic

By: Klein, Tom (Author) / Fair, Jeff (Editor) / Olson, Sigurd T. (Preface By)

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Ashland, Wisconsin, Paper Birch Press: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 011789

ISBN: 0961396113

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


011789: No dustjacket is included. SIGNED BY AUTHOR (Tom Klein) on half-title page. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This book follows the common loon through the seasons and throughout its life cycle. It explores the relationship between loons and people and documents the distribution of loons in North America, including a state by state analysis of loon populations.": Photographs: Si... View more info

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Pond Lake River Sea

By: Koch, Maryjo

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Swans Island Books - Smithmark: 1998

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011474

ISBN: 0765107600

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


011474: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Offers a remarkable perspective on the complex network of aquatic life. Through beautifully expressive watercolor illustrations and handwritten text, Maryjo Koch explores the many extraordinary life forms that inhabit the underw... View more info

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The Birdwatcher's Companion (An Encyclopedic Handbook Of North American Birdlife)

By: Leahy, Christopher

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Hill And Wang: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004772

ISBN: 0809030365

Condition: Fine in Good Dust Jacket


004772: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has some small well-repaired cuts along edge and inside flaps are creased. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Over 1, 250 entries, entertainingly written, compact, convenient, alphabetically arranged. A handy reference book alphabetically arranged and useful to anyone interested in North American birds. It offers a highly readable, authoritative, and witty introduction to basic aspects of ornithology... View more info

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Ducks And Man : Forty Years Of Co-Operation in Conservation

By: Leitch, W. G.

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Ducks Unlimited (Canada): 1978

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 010876

ISBN: 0919213782

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010876: Copy is SIGNED BY AUTHOR (William G. Leitch) and NUMBERED (515/1500) on Dedication page. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound (except for slight separation at front flyleaf, which has been neatly repaired) and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This in turn is the 40-year story of Ducks Unlimited {Canada} whose active history began in 1938, a year later than the parent company. It is the story of how the money donated by Ame... View more info

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Collies

By: McCarty, Diane

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Neptune City, New Jersey, T. F. H. Publications: 1990

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003776

ISBN: 0866228624

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


003776: "This book, illustrated entirely with full-color photos and drawings, presents sensible, easy-to-follow recommendations about selecting and caring for a Collie. It concentrates on providing readers with the information they need and want - all given in an interesting and easy-to-read style. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.5 x 8 in.: 192 pages View more info

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Farm Animal Portraits

By: Moncrieff, Elspeth / Joseph, Stephen / Joseph, Iona

Price: $189.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, Antique Collectors' Club: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 007639

ISBN: 1851492399

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


007639: Book is SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ELSPETH MONCRIEFF (directly confirmed by her) on the Title Page. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Front and back endpapers are decorated with color plate illustrations. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This is the first comprehensive study of an exceptional period in livestock experimentation and of the social and economic aspirations which led to the commissioning of these paintings. Over four hundred illustrations... View more info

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Farm Animal Portraits

By: Moncrieff, Elspeth / Joseph, Stephen / Joseph, Iona

Price: $184.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, Antique Collectors' Club: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 007640

ISBN: 1851492399

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


007640: Book is SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ELSPETH MONCRIEFF (directly confirmed by her) on the Title Page. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Front and back endpapers are decorated with color plate illustrations. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This is the first comprehensive study of an exceptional period in livestock experimentation and of the social and economic aspirations which led to the commissioning of these paintings. Over four hundred illustrations... View more info

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How To Ride And Train The Western Horse : Complete Seven - 7 - Book Volume Set

By: Moss, Pete

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pleasant Hill, Ohio, Beery School Of Horsemanship: 1967

Store ID: 005352

Condition: Very Good


005352: Volumes are: Book One: Showing At Halter * Book Two: Western Riding * Book Three: Reining * Book Four: Calf Roping * Book Five: Cutting Contests * Book Six: Rodeo * Book Seven: Buy & Sell And Trailering. Scarce, Out Of Print, Books. Book 1 has small dark spot on front cover; otherwise all eight books' covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Contain many black and white photographs and illustrations. : 5.5 x 8.5 in.: 252 pag... View more info

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The Tiger On Your Couch (What The Big Cats Can Teach You About Living In Harmony With Your House Cat)

By: Petersen-Fleming, Judy / Fleming, Bill

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, William Morrow & Co: 1992

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005100

ISBN: 0688087507

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


005100: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Almost a hundred black-and-white photographs and sixteen pages of dazzling color photographs allow you see the comparisons between tiger and cat. Stories, fascinating facts, and analogies from their years of experience with the big cats allow the authors to show you how to play with your cat without making it wild, encourage your cat to sleep on your lap, introduce a dog or ne... View more info

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Chasing Monarchs (Migrating With The Butterflies Of Passage)

By: Pyle, Robert Michael

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Houghton Mifflin - Riverside Press: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004505

ISBN: 0395828201

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


004505: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Copy has prior owner's nameplate neatly affixed to corner of front flyleaf. Boards and all other pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "One of the most fascinating books every written about butterflies. It's also a lively and compelling travel book about the American West, filled with unforgettable places and characters, both animal and human. ... View more info