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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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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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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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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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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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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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Game Birds Of North America

By: Rue, Leonard Lee

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Outdoor Life: 1973

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004402

ISBN: 0060137142

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


004402: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. LCCN# 73-80713. Copy has prior owner's name inscribed in upper corner of front flyleaf. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket has a small chip in top edge. Boards are brown cloth and are clean, unmarked and sharp cornered. "For the hunter with gun, camera, or binoculars, here are complete details on 75 species of North American game birds - in a volume that is as beautiful as it is practical.. Waterfowl,... View more info

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Birds in Art, 1990 : 15th Anniversary - An International Exhibition

By: Sanders, Donna

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Wausau, Wisconsin, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum: 1990

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011472

ISBN: 094552904X

Condition: Fine


011472: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 8 x 8 in.: 132 pages View more info

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The Cockatiel Handbook

By: Vriends, Matthew M.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Hauppauge, New York, Barrons Educational Series Inc: 1999

Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 003885

ISBN: 0764110179

Condition: Fine


003885: "Purchase * Care and Feeding * Cages and Accessories * Health * Breeding * Understanding a Cockatiel's Behavior. Filled with color photos and instructive line illustrations. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.5 x 8 in.: 183 pages View more info