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Image for Zarafa  A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris

Zarafa A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris

By: Allin, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1998

Stock No.: 72752


The story of the first-ever giraffe seen in France; taken there in 1826. Stated first edition; possible book club edition. Impeccable condition.; 0.9 x 8.72 x 5.18 Inches; 224 pages View more info

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A Monograph of the Pheasants (Four Volumes Bound as Two)

By: BEEBE, William

Price: $340.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1990

Stock No.: 80425


This impressive, hefty two-volume set offers detailed, illustrated studies of the pheasants of Asia. Nearly 100 species are described in detail, along with 178 plates (90 of which are in full color) and 20 maps. Four volumes bound as two in this unabridged reprint edition of the original Witherby and Co. editions of 1918-1922. Color illustrations by such notable artists as Louis Agassiz Fuertes, H. Grönvald, C. R. Knight and others. --- Volumes in full light olive cloth... View more info

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Elo the Eagle, And Other Stories

By: BRALLIAR, Floyd Burton

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Review and Herald Publishing Association: 1947

Stock No.: 80470


A well-worn copy of this children's story collection, featuring the title character and other wild creatures. With striking woodcut illustrations by Chloe Adams Sofsky. --- In red cloth-covered boards with Elo depiction on cover and at endpapers. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With wear to cloth, rubberstamping and inkings to front free endpaper, somewhat loosened covers but textblock remains firm and book is fully readable.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 191 pages View more info

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A Field Guide to the Mammals: Field marks of all species found north of the Mexican boundary

By: BURT, William Henry (author); GROSSENHEIDER, Richard Philip (illustrations)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Stock No.: 80592


Stated third printing of the revised and enlarged second edition. A useful guide to North American mammals (north of Mexico), Number 5 in the publisher's "Peterson Field Guide" series. With color illustrations of the animals, along with maps showing ranges, black and white drawings of footprints, brief summaries of each species' life histories and other views of the animals. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with bobcat drawing and titling on cover and spine... View more info

Image for Reef Invertebrates: An Essential Guide to Selection, Care and Compatibility (The Natural Marine Aquarium Series)

Reef Invertebrates: An Essential Guide to Selection, Care and Compatibility (The Natural Marine Aquarium Series)

By: CALFO, Anthony; FENNER, Robert

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Monroeville, Pennsylvania, NMA RI / Reading Trees: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 80889


A guide for the keepers of healthy reef aquariums on the subject of reef invertebrates: crustaceans, clams, mollusks, echinoderms, worms, sponges and algaes. This work provides complete discussion of species selection, system planning and long-term care, along with detailed taxonomic information. Loaded with color photos. Signed by authors on dedication page. An entry in publisher's "The Natural Marine Aquarium Series". --- This hefty softcover edition in stiff w... View more info

Image for Wilderness Wanderers: Adventures Among Wild Animals in Rocky Mountain Solitudes

Wilderness Wanderers: Adventures Among Wild Animals in Rocky Mountain Solitudes

By: CHAPMAN, Wendell and Lucie

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78631


First edition, with Scribner 'A' on copyright page. A husband and wife team leave the business world behind during the Depression and travel throughout the western U.S., in search of the creatures that lived there. With 73 black & white photos by Wendell Chapman, mostly of the wildlife the couple encountered. --- In full tan cloth-covered hardcovers with bison photo pasted to front cover. Titling in green on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With a small tear to ... View more info

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The Art of Natural History: Animal Illustrators and Their Work

By: DANCE, S. Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Woodstock, New York, The Overlook Press: 1978

Stock No.: 79584


A presentation of a wide variety of historical wildlife art, along with a discussion of many of the great artists and their techniques. Loaded with black and white illustrations, and with many in full color. Artists such as John James Audubon, Thomas Bewick, Eleazar Albin, Roesel von Rosenhof and many, many others are included. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the dust jacket. --- The covers are a little loose and the top corners ... View more info

Image for Wild Life of Britain (No. 52 Britain in Pictures series)

Wild Life of Britain (No. 52 Britain in Pictures series)

By: DARLING, F. Fraser

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1947

Stock No.: 81775


Stated third impression, 1947. #52 in Britain in Pictures series, this short volume contains descriptions, photos and illustrations of the diversity of wild life in Britain. With 8 color plates and 28 black & white illustrations. --- In pictorial green covers w/squirrel illustration, cover; and with similar-appearing dust jacket. --- With a couple of wildlife stickers to front free endpaper, acidic staining to a few leaves and rubbed edges, an otherwise clean, sound copy... View more info

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A Monograph of the Seal-Islands of Alaska (U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, 176. Special Bulletin)

By: ELLIOTT, Henry W.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Government Printing Office: 1882

Stock No.: 79452


An account of the activities at the Pribylov Islands, once known as the Seal Islands in the Bering Sea off Alaska's coast. With two fold-out maps, showing St. George Island and St. Paul Island. With 29 full-page plates depicting island scenes, and twelve sketch maps of the islands and their rookeries. Much of the focus is on seal, sea lion and walrus habitats, life habits, and the hunting of them by locals, with depictions of local bird life as well. --- In maroon half l... View more info

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The Hidden Sea

By: FAULKNER, Douglas (photos and notes); SMITH, C. Lavett (text)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1970

Stock No.: 80050


Creatures of the deep seas are examined in this oversize (9 in. wide x 11.75 in. tall) volume. Marine life and surroundings are photographed in full-page color by Mr. Faulkner. Broken up into families, such as crustaceans, sponges, etc. The leaves with text in buff-color paper. A black and white representation of the same color photos appears in the back of the volume, accompanied by Smith's description of specifics about the species shown. --- In navy cloth-covered boar... View more info

Image for Peterson First Guides: Fishes, A Simplified Field Guide to Common Fishes of North America

Peterson First Guides: Fishes, A Simplified Field Guide to Common Fishes of North America

By: FILISKY, Michael (author); LANDRY, Sarah (illustrations)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1989

Stock No.: 81763


A guide to the various species of fish to be found in North America. With full color drawings by Sarah Landry, and clear, direct descriptions to aid the beginning naturalist in identification. --- This tall, skinny volume (3.75 in. wide x 7.25 in. tall) in white wraps with fish image on cover. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 128 pages View more info

Image for Our Threatened Inheritance: Natural Treasures of the United States (Deluxe Edition)

Our Threatened Inheritance: Natural Treasures of the United States (Deluxe Edition)

By: FISHER, Ronald M. (text); BLAIR, James P. (photography)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Washington, National Geographic Society: 1984

Stock No.: 77765


A splendidly produced work showcasing the vast wildlands and wild animals of the United States. With stunning color photos throughout by Mr. Blair. --- In padded navy leatherette (or bonded leather) covers w/bald eagle image gilt-stamped on cover, gilt-stamped titling on spine and all edges also gilt. Blue endpapers feature art by George Founds. With navy satin ribbon bookmark. Indexed. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Volume in excellent shape, lacking markings. Covers are slig... View more info

Image for Sport in Many Lands, in Two Volumes, Vol. II only

Sport in Many Lands, in Two Volumes, Vol. II only

By: H. A. L. ("The Old Skekarry); [LEVESON, Henry Astbury]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1877

Stock No.: 81542


Volume II only of the author's guide to hunting in various worldwide locations, from the American West to Southern Africa. Illustrated throughout in black & white by unspecfied artist(s), depicting various animals and their hunters. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. --- This book has seen its better days, with exposed mull at front hinge, torn out first few endpapers at front of volume and very loose title page, along with inked gi... View more info

Image for National Parks Of The World In Color The World of Nature

National Parks Of The World In Color The World of Nature

By: HARROY, Jean-Paul; TASSI, Franco; PRATESI, Fulco; HUMPHRIES, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bounty Books: 1974

Stock No.: 77095


World-wide national parks are displayed here with over 100 color photos. Emphasis is on wildlife preservation. In red textured paper-covered boards. In nice shape, but with light fading to cover edges and jacket with tears and creases to edges. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages View more info

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Hammond's Nature Atlas of America

By: JORDAN, E. L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maplewood, New Jersey, C.L. Hammond and Company: 1952

Stock No.: 79910


Plants, trees, mammals, birds, insects, rocks and reptiles are profiled in this guide to the wildlife of America. With 320 paintings, 104 full-color maps --- In black paper-covered boards backed in green cloth, spine titling stamped in gilt. Jacket bears color paintings of various creatures. --- A clean, firm copy. Jacket with 2-inch tear to tail of spine, a few smaller tears but otherwise bright.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall) ; 256 pages View more info

Image for Hammond's Illustrated Nature Guide: A Pictorial Encyclopedia of America's Outdoor Treasures

Hammond's Illustrated Nature Guide: A Pictorial Encyclopedia of America's Outdoor Treasures

By: JORDAN, E. L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maplewood, New Jersey, C. S. Hammond and Company: [c.1940s-1960s]

Stock No.: 81800


A wide-ranging guide to nature. With 232 color paintings and 45 black & white drawings. Covering subjects from animals to minerals, trees, and more; this work is ideal for the beginning naturalist. --- In maroon leatherette backed in beige cloth; jacket with paintings & illustrations on front and back. --- A clean, unmarked and firmly bound copy. Unclipped dust jacket some large tears along edges, but mostly intact.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 208 pages View more info

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The Treasury of Angling

By: KOLLER, Larry

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Ridge Press/The Golden Press: 1963

Stock No.: 75200


Loaded with color and b&w photos and drawings. In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling on cover in copper, on spine in silver. A nice, firm, unmarked copy. Lacks a dust jacket. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 252 pages View more info

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Plants of the Alpine Tundra

By: MARINOS, Nic and Helen

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Rocky Mountain Nature Association Inc.: 1981

Stock No.: 78785


This lovely little book depicts the flora of the alpine tundra, as found in Rocky Mountain National Park and elsewhere. With numerous b&w line drawings accompanied by color photos of various species. --- Cover with panoramic color view of the high tundra and plants on covers. --- With prior owner's embossed stamp to first page, else a clean, bright, intact copy. ; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 64 pages View more info

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The American Sportsman Treasury

By: MASON, Jerry; SUEHSDORF, Adolph (editors)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, The Ridge Press Inc./Alfred A. Knopf: 1971

Stock No.: 75197


Loaded with photos and illustrations, depicting game animals, birds and fish as well as hunters and fishermen engaged in pursuing them. In full red cloth-covered boards with gilt target design on cover; gilt titling on spine. Lacks a dust jacket. With whitish discolored spots on covers; else a bright, clean copy. (NOTE: Due to the weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); 4to 11" - 13" tall; 252 pages View more info

Image for When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals

When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals

By: MASSON, Jeffrey Moussaieff; McCARTHY, Susan

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1995

Stock No.: 80968


Seventh printing of the author's examination of feelings and emotions felt by animals: from love and joy to anger and fear, these expressions are reviewed in this work. --- In tan paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth with titling gilt-stamped on spine. Jacket with photos of pairs of various species on covers. --- A bright, newish copy lacking noticeable damages. Unclipped jacket with a little curling to edges, is otherwise clean and bright.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in... View more info

Image for Wildlife in America

Wildlife in America

By: MATTHIESSEN, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1978

Stock No.: 78115


A history of American wildlife, with emphasis on the rare, endangered and extinct species. With over 100 line drawings by Bob Hines and an introduction by Richard C. Pough. --- With yellowing to leaves, a few dog-eared pages and sunned (but readable) & creased spine; else a firm, complete copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages View more info

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Ring of Bright Water

By: Maxwell, Gavbin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1968

Edition: Seventeenth Printing

Stock No.: 72673


Beautifully written account of author's stay in a remote Scottish cottage and the animals he befriended. In full blue cloth covers with minor edgewear, slight bumping to corners. With inked presentation remarks, endpage. Interior clean, bright and otherwise unmarked. Dust jacket chipped edges & priceclipped flap; otherwise in good shape. In removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Shark Fishing off the Great Barrier Reef

Shark Fishing off the Great Barrier Reef

By: MAZET, Horace S

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Ariel Books/Farrar, Strauss and Cudahy: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78625


Stated First Printing, 1957 on copyright page. Juvenile novel features two boys from down under on a Great Barrier Reef adventure. With 8 pages of b&w drawings of various fish species at front of volume by Russell Peterson. --- In full blue cloth-covered hardcovers w/black spine titling. Jacket with Peterson illustration on cover and original $3.00 flap price. --- A firm, bright copy but with slight edgewear. Jacket with a rusty soiled spot to front and with minor disco... View more info

Image for One Thousand American Fungi  Toadstools, Mushrooms, Fungi: How to Select and Cook the Edible; How to Distinguish and Avoid the Poisonous

One Thousand American Fungi Toadstools, Mushrooms, Fungi: How to Select and Cook the Edible; How to Distinguish and Avoid the Poisonous

By: McILVAINE, Charles; MACADAM, Robert K.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1973

Stock No.: 80058


This hefty softcover presents "the largest, fullest collection of American mushrooms ever prepared on a non-specialist level." Complete descriptions of over 1000 different mushrooms, with 182 illustrations (31 plates in full color). A non-abridged edition of the original second revised edition of this work of 1902. Includes a new essay and table of nomenclatural changes by Robert L. Shaffer. --- With tears to a couple of leaves at mid-book, a few minor cover & sp... View more info

Image for True Bear Stories:  Together with a Thrilling Account of the Capture of the Celebrated Grizzly "Monarch."

True Bear Stories: Together with a Thrilling Account of the Capture of the Celebrated Grizzly "Monarch."

By: MILLER, Joaquin

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1900

Stock No.: 79220


Seventeen stories about all manner of bears, intended for the youthful reader. With 6 color plates. Introductory notes by Dr. David Starr Jordan. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with color plate pasted to cover; titling and decorations in dark brown on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With pronounced, odorless dampstains to most every page, gift inscription to front free endpaper, some cover soiling; otherwise a sound, firm copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8... View more info

Image for Hoofed Mammals of the World (signed by both Mochi and Carter)

Hoofed Mammals of the World (signed by both Mochi and Carter)

By: MOCHI, Ugo (art); CARTER, T. Donald (text)

Price: $180.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Stock No.: 79454


First edition, signified by Scribner 'A' on copyright page. An amazing collection of illustrations of the world's wild hoofed mammals, depicted in silhouette on 40 full-page plates. Each image cut from a single piece of paper by Mr. Mochi. The details of each species depicted are in extraordinary detail, showing anatomical details, depth of field, and with natural surroundings such as mountains or trees. With accompanying descriptions of the animals and their appearance,... View more info

American Wild Flowers The New Illustrated Naturalist

By: Moldenke, Harold N

Price: $14.50

Publisher: D Van Nostrand Company Inc: 1949

Stock No.: 71123


Useful work contains dozens of color and black & white photos to aid in identification. In good shape, back cover lightly scuffed and prev owner's rubberstamping ffep; else clean tight and solid. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 453 pages View more info

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A Naturalist in Alaska

By: MURIE, Adolph

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, University of Arizona Press: 1990

Stock No.: 74261


Illustrated by Olaus J. Murie. With an introduction by the illustrator. Zoologist/naturalist Adolph Murie wrote of his observations in the wilds of Alaska, accompanied by his brother, Olaus. A clean, bright, firm copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages View more info

Image for Paradise Found: Nature in America at the Time of Discovery

Paradise Found: Nature in America at the Time of Discovery

By: NICHOLLS, Steve

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Chicago, University Of Chicago Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79668


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The author describes the abundance of wildlife encountered by the first European visitors to North America. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with Albert Bierstadt's "Among the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, 1868" on front and back. --- A bright, firm, unmarked copy lacking damages. Jacket with minor crumpling to back cover corners, otherwise ... View more info

Image for Reef Secrets: Starting Right, Selecting Fishes & Invertebrates and Advanced Biotope Techniques

Reef Secrets: Starting Right, Selecting Fishes & Invertebrates and Advanced Biotope Techniques

By: NILSEN, Alf Jacob; FOSSÅ, Svein A.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Neptune City, New Jersey / Charlotte, Vermont, T. F. H. Publications / Microcosm Ltd: 2002

Stock No.: 80897


An overview for the keeper of a marine aquarium. Topics covered include species selection, maintaining water quality, reef ecology and much more. With dozens of color photos, as well as many drawings. Back matter includes bibliography and index. --- In pictorial boards. Volume lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- With light rubbing to covers & retailer's back cover sticker, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 240 pages View more info

Image for Ultimate Marine Aquariums: Saltwater Dream Systems and How They Are Created

Ultimate Marine Aquariums: Saltwater Dream Systems and How They Are Created

By: PALETTA, Michael S.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Neptune City, New Jersey / Charlotte, Vermont, T. F. H. Publications / Microcosm Ltd: 2003

Stock No.: 80898


The author profiles 50 spectacular marine aquariums, with profiles of their creators and the techniques & creatures used. With dozens of color photos, as well as specifications on each tank. --- In pictorial boards. Volume lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- With very light rubbing to covers, small scratches to spine & back cover, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 192 pages View more info

Image for My Way of Becoming a Hunter

My Way of Becoming a Hunter

By: ROCKWELL, Robert H; ROCKWELL, Jeanne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company Inc.: 1955

Stock No.: 81532


Taxidermist and animal modeler Robert H. Rockwell's memoir of his career hunting and model-making, many for the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Includes a section of black & white photos (one page of which has worked loose but is present). --- In yellow textured paper-covered boards backed in green cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- A Good-only copy, with soiling and edgewear to covers, prior owner's signature penci... View more info

Image for The Complete Aquarium: A practical guide to building, stocking, and maintaining freshwater and marine aquariums

The Complete Aquarium: A practical guide to building, stocking, and maintaining freshwater and marine aquariums

By: SCOTT, Peter W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, DK Publishing, Inc.: 1995

Stock No.: 80891


A comprehensive guide for the keeper of an aquarium, covering most major aspects of aquatic environments. With lots of bright color photos and some drawings. Indexed. --- This softcover edition with color photos on covers. Interior clean and unmarked, covers with slight chafing to edges, else volume is sound and undamaged.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 192 pages View more info

Image for Animal & Bird Painting: The Outlook and Technique of the Artist

Animal & Bird Painting: The Outlook and Technique of the Artist

By: SIMPSON, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York/London, Charles Scribner's Sons/B.T. Batsford Ltd.: 1939

Stock No.: 72646


Noted painter and art critic's work is intended to help the painter capture images of commonly found animals and birds. With many illustrations by the author; as well as reproductions of famous paintings. --- In full blue cloth covers with titling in blue on cover & spine; publisher's navy topstain. Jacket with painting of waterfowl taking flight. --- Clean, bright and unmarked interior but with bumped cover corners. Dust jacket chipped at edges; large chunk missing top ... View more info

Image for The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Region

The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Region

By: SPELLENBERG, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1979

Stock No.: 75427


A handy, comprehensive guide to slip into one's pocket or purse when in the field. Includes 290 page section with full-color photos of various wildflowers. Remainder of volume provides a detailed descriptions of the flowers and where they occur. Indexed. --- In bright yellow flexible plastic covers. Lacks the half dust jacket. With small tear to cover near tail of spine; some soiling to textblock edges; otherwise a good, firm, clean copy. ; National Audubon Society Field... View more info

Image for Thorburn's Naturalist's Sketchbook

Thorburn's Naturalist's Sketchbook

By: THORBURN, Archibald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph Limited: 1977

Stock No.: 80226


A presentation of 49 color and over 90 monochrome (black and white) illustrations from earlier publications by the noted Scottish wildlife artist Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935). Subjects include a variety of birds, mammals and even a few plants. With an introduction by Robert Dougall and a brief preface by the author. --- In green paper-covered boards with titling gilt-stamped on spine. Jacket with Thorburn color illustrations on front and back. --- A clean, firm, bright... View more info

Image for Wildlife Artists at Work

Wildlife Artists at Work

By: Van GELDER, Patricia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill Publications: 1991

Stock No.: 79583


Ten American wildlife artists share their techniques in this work which provides plenty of examples of their art, in color and in black and white. --- In brown leatherette-like paper-covered boards with white spine titling. Jacket with examples of art on front, back and on front flap. --- About Fine copy: clean, firm, and bright. Bright jacket with a retailer's sticker on front, otherwise undamaged.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 175 pages View more info

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Strange Creatures of the Sea

By: VERRILL, A. Hyatt

Price: $14.00

Publisher: L.C. Page & Company: 1955

Stock No.: 77931


Starfish, coral, jellyfish, sea cucumbers, seagoing worms; and more. In full aqua cloth covers; with minor fading at edges. Prev owner's signat., ffep; otherwise clean, bright and unmarked interior. Dust jacket lengthy tear, frt. cover, chipped but intact and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Butterflies and Moths

By: VESCO, Jean-Pierre (text); STAROSTA, Paul (photography)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Studio Books: 2001

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 81779


First U. S. edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The incredible variety and beauty of species of butterflies and moths are showcased in this oversize volume. With full color photos by Paul Starosta, many under magnification. Authoritative text is provided by entomologist Jean-Pierre Vesco. --- In brown paper-covered boards with spine titling stamped in silver. Unclipped jacket features Starosta photos on front and back. --- A very nice copy: c... View more info

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Familiar Butterflies of North America (National Audubon Society Pocket Guide)

By: WALTON, Richard K.; OPLER, Paul A. (consultant)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Stock No.: 81764


A newish guide to the various species of butterflies to be found in North America. With full color photos throughout, along with descriptions to aid in identification. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy lacking damages worthy of mention.; Oblong 32mo (4 to 5 in. tall); 192 pages View more info