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My Way of Becoming a Hunter

By: ROCKWELL, Robert H; ROCKWELL, Jeanne

Price: $10.00

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


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

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Nature Stories for Children: Fifty Five-Minute Talks

By: WYLIE, W. S. Herbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company, 1927


The author shares secrets about certain life forms, from water snails to daisies. With an introduction by Amos R. Wells. --- In yellow cloth-covered boards with illustrations and titling in black and red to cover and spine. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With a prior owner's dated signature to front free endpaper, as well as penciled notations on several leaves, else a firm, clean copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 179 pages View more info

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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


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

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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


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

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

By: NILSEN, Alf Jacob; FOSSÃ…, Svein A.

Price: $23.00

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


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

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


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

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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


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

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The Reef Aquarium: A Comprehensive Guide to the Identification and Care of Tropical Marine Invertebrates (Volume One, The Reef Aquarium series)

By: DELBEEK, J. Charles; SPRUNG, Julian

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Coconut Grove, Florida, Ricordea Publishing, 1994


Later printing of this wide-reaching guide to the identification and care of tropical marine invertebrates. With dozens of color photos, as well as many drawings and tables. Volume One in authors' "The Reef Aquarium" series. --- In pictorial boards. Volume lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- With retailer's sticker to back cover, light scratches and rubbing to covers, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xv, 544 pages View more info

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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


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

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When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals

By: MASSON, Jeffrey Moussaieff; McCARTHY, Susan

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press, 1995


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

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Woolaroc

By: WILLIAMS, Joe (author and designer); POPPENHOUSE, Jerry (photography)

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1991

Edition: First Edition


Stated First Edition, 1991. A guide to Woolaroc, the 3,600 acre former ranch retreat of Frank Phillips, founder of Phillips Petroleum Company. Woolaroc has been transformed into a part art museum, part wildlife refuge and part Y-Indian Guide Center, with unique Indian blanket and Colt firearm collections. Set in the scenic Ozark Hills of Northeastern Oklahoma, the retreat now draws thousands of visitors per year. Its name is combination of the words WOods, LAkes and ROCk... View more info