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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 birds. " Lower corner of front board is slightly bumped. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 7.25 x 10.25 in.: 206 pages 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 packed into this easy-to-read book on animals ranging from A (rmadillos) to Z(ebras)." : 9.25 x 10.25 in.: 144 pages View more info

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Cats, The Complete Book

By: Burger, Manfred

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Exeter Books: 1980

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001702

ISBN: 0896730379

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


001702: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards are light brown cloth, with dark brown paw prints and spine lettering. Illustrated in color. Contents include: Choosing and caring for a cat; The short-haired domestic cat; Short-haired cats of European and non-European origin; House training; Manx cats and other deviant forms; The cat's diet; Long-haired cats; Cat care; Sexual life and reproduction; Breeds of mixed origin with short- and long-haired ancestry; Cat ailments; Catalogue of breeds; Further Reading and Acknowledgements; and an Index. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. :... View more info

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Runaway Pony, Runaway Dog

By: Carroll, Ruth / Carroll, Latrobe

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Z. Walck: 1963

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Store ID: 001636

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


001636: No Jacket as Issued. "Weekly Reader * Children's Book Club." Dedicated by the author and publisher as "For the Children in the Asheville Orthopedic Hospital". Boards have horse and dog running in different picture on front than on back cover. Corners are bumped and front cover has a small worn spot in upper corner. Review: "This book follows the adventures of a pony named Sassy and a little dog named Tough Enough through the mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina as they try to get back to the family they love so much. The descriptions in the book are wonderful ... View more info

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A Widow, A Chihuahua, And Harry Truman (A Story Of Love, Loss, And Love Again)

By: Crain, Mary Beth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper San Francisco: 2000

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003471

ISBN: 0062516728

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


003471: Stated First Edition. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has small black remainder mark on bottom. "For anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one, this story is all too familiar. Having lost her husband to cancer, Mary Beth Crain struggled to cope with the ensuing grief. Mary Beth named the puppy Truman, after her idol, former President Harry S. Truman, whose down-to-earth wisdom she had often turned to during life's hard times. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 202 pages 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; infectious diseases and non-infectious conditions; a discussion of ophthalmic disorders; miscellaneous causes of anaemia, skin diseas... View more info

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Cats, Cats, Cats, Cats

By: Gilbert, John R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Hamlyn Publishing: 1972

Store ID: 004394

ISBN: 0600005828

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


004394: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Edges of boards are slightly faded. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has several chips or cuts along edges and is price clipped. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This book, with its lively and informative text, and over 300 selected illustrations in black and white and full colour, presents the cat in a delightfully wide variety of moods and guises. Lovers of cats will revel in this book, which pays sincere though not over-solemn tribute to those most versatile and... 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 Western chapter and a chapter on dressage and the Sport Horse, to mention but two of the most notable additions. Extensive new info... View more info

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How To Draw Cartoon Animals

By: Hart, Christopher

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 004634

ISBN: 0823023605

Condition: Very Good


004634: Has 25 color and 150 black and white illustrations. "Dogs and cats, lions and tigers, and all the rest of the animal world are everybody's favorites in cartoon land - and they are the most fun to draw. Now the ever-popular Christopher Hart offers all the best tips on creating the essential critters in the cartoonist's repertoire - for comic strips, animation, illustration, and every other breed of cartoon creativity!" Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Because people are captivated by the "human" traits in animals, especially those that make us laugh; animals have been an... 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 (325 in full colour) provide a unique record of rare or extinct animals which once grazed these lands. The paintings were co... 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 (325 in full colour) provide a unique record of rare or extinct animals which once grazed these lands. The paintings were co... View more info

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How To Be Your Dog's Best Friend (A Training Manual For Dog Owners)

By: Monks Of New Skete

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Little Brown And Company: 1978

Edition: Ninth Printing

Store ID: 003826

ISBN: 0316604917

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


003826: Boards are green cloth with an "LB" emblem embossed on front cover and silver lettering on spine. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, sharp cornered and tightly bound. Contains black and white photographs throughout. : 6.25 x 9.5 in.: 202 pages 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 pages View more info

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Shiloh Season

By: Naylor, Phillis Reynolds

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: Ninth Printing

Store ID: 001480

ISBN: 0590206400

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


001480: No Jacket as Issued. Athenum Books for Young Readers. "The adventures of a boy and his dog almost always make an appealing story, but when the boy faces a very difficult decision and takes a giant step toward maturity, the story acquires depth and importance..." : 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 120 pages View more info

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Barkis

By: Newberry, Clare Turlay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Smithmark Publishers: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Store ID: 004986

ISBN: 0765190567

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004986: First Printing, Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Copy has gold "Caldecott Honor Author" sticker attached to front of dustjacket. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Barkis, an adorable cocker spaniel puppy and surprise birthday present from Uncle Jimmy is the icing on 9-year-old James' cake. "He's snoofing in my neck like anything. Ooh! He tickles!" Barkis eagerly joins James' family, which includes his sister Nell Jean and her kitten, Edward. When sibling rivalry reaches a crescendo over which beloved pet "bel... 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 new family member into your cat's life - among hundreds of other useful lessons and practical tips. " : 8.25 x 8.25 in.: 22... View more info

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Just Retrievers

By: Petrie, Chuck

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Ducks Unlimited Inc: 1997

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003628

ISBN: 1572231262

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


003628: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Just Retrievers encapsulates the character - the virtues as well as the flaws - of these amazing canines, while providing an insightful story of who they really are and why they behave the way they do. The book's 200 superb color photographs depict adorable puppies, retrievers at home and afield, and capture a plethora of fetch dogs in performances and predicaments that retriever owners know only so well. ": Photographs: 10.25 x 8.25 in.: 146 pages View more info

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Wild About Horses (Our Timeless Passion For The Horse)

By: Scanlan, Lawrence

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Random House Of Canada: 1998

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007274

ISBN: 0679309535

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


007274: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has a lightly roughened edge at top near spine and minor, light scratches on back. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Scouring mythology, history and science, looking behind the scenes at the horse in film and in literature, Scanlan tells us stories, some sad, some amazing, of famous horses and others who deserve to be famous, Ruffian, Comanche, Mancho and Gato. He introduces gifted riders and trainers, historical and contempora... View more info

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The Guinness Guide To Equestrianism

By: Williams, Dorian

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Enfield, Middlesex, England, Guinness Superlatives: 1979

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 002758

ISBN: 090042494X

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


002758: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "In the introduction to this book, Dorian Williams traces the development of the horse through the ages and the part it has played in the history of mankind. He goes on to discuss the place of the horse in our society and then enters the main theme of the book - The Equestrian sports, in which the Author and his family have played such a major role. " Dustjacket back is slightly wrinkled. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8 x 11.5 in.: 236 pages View more info

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Animals - Their Relation And Use To Man (A Nature Study Textbook)

By: Wood, Carolyn D.

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Ginn And Company: 1912

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006214

Condition: Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


006214: No Jacket as Issued. Book has a label on inside front cover, a small marking on bottom of spine, and removed frontispiece, indicating it is Ex-Library. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Covers and content pages are clean, tight and appear to have no markings other than Library's. Boards are brown, with lightly rubbed corners, and an elephant head picture embossed on front cover. Back board has a lightened color area. Basically, an introduction to zoology, Illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams throughout, this book focuses on all types of animals, including household dogs... View more info