Published by Warner, New York, 1998
Soft cover. Condition: Good. Reprint. 379 pp. Thumbed, previous owner's name inside the front cover. Some dampstains. Binding sturdy. With color and b&w photos. Fossey's journal quotations are bold-faced throughout. An absorbing account of how a shy, lonely girl became a naturalist, went off to Africa and studied gorillas while defying poachers. Size: 8vo - 9 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004853
Published by T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, N.J., 1994
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fair +. First Edition. 47 pp. on glossy coated stock. Glossy stiff wraps. Some lower page corners slightly rippled, some dampness damage. No creases or markings. Numerous color photos. Contains reading list. General instructions for raising and breeding newts and salamanders. Technical descriptions of various genuses, such as ribbed newts, European newts, crocodile newts, etc. 4to - 10 in Tall. Size: 4to - 10 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004569
Published by Ballantine, NY, 1971
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Schaller, George B. (illustrator). 2nd Printing. Front cover missing tip of upper corner, and has a diagonal crease. Light toning. Binding firm. No spine creasing. No markings. A young zoologist recounts the behavior of mountain gorillas observed in East Central Africa in 1959-60. With epilogue and suggested reading list. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005734
Published by Howell Book House, NY, 1994
Glossy Boards. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. First Edition. 80 pp. Color photos on nearly every page. Slight soil on rear cover. A guide to raising and showing Yorkies. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001718
Published by Warner Books, NY, 2000
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good +. 1st Paperback Edition. 282 pp., 16 pp. glossy b&w photos, other interspersed in the text. Previous owner's name on a preliminary page. Corners curled. Text clean. Light spine creases. A memoir that became the basis for a PBS TV documentary. Rear cover blurb: ",Thoughtfully exploring the challenges of both science and the soul, she offs and inspiring, optimistic messas as profound as the knowledge she brought back from the forests, and that gives us all reason for hope." Size: 8v0 -- 9 in. High.
Seller Inventory # 009154
Published by Penguin Books, NY, 1995
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Bliss, Harry (illustrator). Later Printing. 240 pp. Light wear, corner crease and thumbing. Text clean. Amory tells how he was tamed by an alley cat he dubbed Polar Bear. Size: 12mo-7.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009773
Published by Ocean Publishing, Flagler Beach, Florida, 2003
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. First Edition. 134 PP. Light water damage, OK as reading copy. No markings, spine uncreased. An amateur whale watcher describes efforts of volunteers to observe and record migrations of about 350 endangered right whales along the Atlantic Coast. Includes resource list. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in.
Seller Inventory # 010250
Published by Gibbs Smith, Layton, Utah, 1989
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 1st Paperback Printing. 301 pp. Anthology of natural history writing. 20 selections; writers include Peter Matthiesssen, Edward Abbey, Robert Finch, Barry Lopez. No markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 000137
Published by Platt & Munk, NY, 1964
Cloth. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Greene, Hamilton (illustrator). Lightly read, sturdy, slight rubbing of spine edges. End paper is stamped "Grosset & Dunlap Damaged Books" but there is no significant damage visible. A few spots of soil on top edge. Lacks jacket. An anthology of 30 canine tales by such authors as Steinbeck, London, Thurber, Mowat, Meek, Seton, Kipling and Terhune. Introduction by Farley Mowat. Illustrations at start of each story. Collie design embossed on red front cover. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in.
Seller Inventory # 009857
Published by Little Brown, Boston, 1970
Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. Stated First Edition. 376 pp., index, light edgewear, slight bumping. Very clean, no markings. A readable overview of America's ecological state as of 1970 and efforts at that point to improve it. The first half of the book catalogs various impacts of pollution on body activities -- breathing, smelling, eating, drinking, etc. The second half relates pollution to the economy. This book is a useful historical benchmark showing conditions in America as modern environmentalism first became a significant political force. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002970
Published by TFH Publications, Neptune City, N.J., 1990
Glossy Boards. Condition: Very Good +. Boldt, Scott, et. Al. (illustrator). First Edition. 191 pp. on glossy stock, buckram library binding. Numerous color photos. Heavy mylar dust protector. Reading list. A detailed guide to the history of the shar-pei breed and complete instructions on care and training. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 003295
Published by Atheneum, NY, 1966
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Ardrey, Berdine (illustrator). Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 390 pp. Heavy edge rubbing on dust jacket, light edgewear on brown cloth cover. Name on front endpaper, no other markings. Slight slant to spine, sturdy binding, slight toning of text. With bibliography. Subtitled: "A personal inquiry into the animal origins of property and nations." Ardrey presents his pop anthropology theory about man's sense of ownership tracing back to animal instincts of territoriality. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002757
Published by Artisan (Workman's Publishing), NY, 2008
Glossy Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. First Printing. 162 pp. on glossy stock, with numerous b&w photos of the profiled dogs. Lightly used, one-inch closed tear in dust jacket near spine. Jacket has edge wear. Rear endpaper stuck to adjacent page. Text clean. Eighteen writers share their tales of their cannine companions. Contributors include Edward Albee, Armistead Maupin, Ann Beattie, Lee K. Abbott, Jane Smiley, Cynthia Heimel, Robert Rosenblum, et al. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall By 6.5 In Wide.
Seller Inventory # 010088
Published by John Muir Publications, Santa Fe, N.M., 1994
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. Wolf, Mimi Hoppe (illustrator). First Edition. Clean and firm, light wear, slight slash mark and smudge on bottom edge.Glossy cover. 387 pp., bibliography, list of scientific names, index, 16 pp. color photos, numerous b&w sketches. A field guide to bird species found in national parks of North America. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001585
Published by Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1967, Philadelphia, 1967
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Cloth & Boards. Good/Fair. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 377 pp. Corners rounded and some yellowing on edges, but text is fresh. Chipping on rear of dust jacks and light fraying on cover. Borland, a New York Times nature writer, relates a year of seasons in the natural landscape surrounding his home in the Connecticut hill. A date is written in ink on the free front end paper, otherwise no markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001004
Published by Chartwell Books, Secaucus, N.J., 1980
Glossy Boards. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 94 pp. Near fine except for slight upper corner rippling on half dozen pages at rear of book. Rear lower corner rubbed. No markings. A stunning collection of dog photos and text, emphasizing the larger breeds. Includes historical notes and summary of characteristics of each breed. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002048
Published by Scribner, NY, 2010
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 12th Printing. 352 pp. Plus Q & A section, index. Lightly read, spine creased. Text clean. A Barnard psychologist details the daily life and experiences of a dog, seeing them as four-legged anthropologists, relentlessly curious about humans and others in their environment. Engagingly written. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 In. Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009274
Published by Lyons Press, Guilford, Connecticut, 2003
Cloth. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Nea Fine. First Edition. 277 pp., documentary material appended at rear. Publication press release laid in. A new pre-release copy. Sloan gives a comprehensive status report on the world's fisheries and finds them imperiled by overfishing. He contends they are being depleted at three times the rate reported by scientists. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002483
Published by Houghton Mifflin, NY, 2001
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 418 pp. Still close to new despite ex-library stampings. Mylar protector. 418 pp, plus 16 pp. glossy b&w photos. Volume 2 of a collection of Goodall's letters, covering 1966 ot 1990, including her divorce from Hugo van Lawick and death of her second husband, and her continuing on-site research into chimpanzee social life. Her letters are very descriptive of her moods and daily research, illuminating her survivor instincts. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009777
Published by Vintage Books (Random House), NY, 1991
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good +. 9th Printing. One-inch vertical tear near top of spine on front cover. Slight rubbing on spine edges. Light toning. Text clean. A collection of sprightly essays about each of the sensory experiences. This book will make you more aware of things you see, hear, feel, smell and taste without thinking. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 006010
Published by Wellspring/Ballantine, NY, 1999
Trade Papeback. Condition: Very Good +. 1st Paperback Edition. 291 pp. Spine uncreased, lightly read. No markings in text except for a squiggle on margin of a preliminary page. The author relates her interactions with animals on a farm in Oregon, and compiles anecdotes from others to make her case that animals relate to us spiritually. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in.
Seller Inventory # 009828
Published by Lone Oak Press, Rochester Minnesota, 1992
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. 131 pp., previous owner's embossed mark on half-title page. Sketch of sheep with author's signature, but this is probably a facsimile, mass-produced signature. In an engaging manner, the author writes of her seven years of operating a hobbyist sheep farm in Wisconsin and doing Girl Scout work. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 007055
Published by University of Alaska Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, Alaska, 1984
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Illus (illustrator). 2nd Printing. 233 pp. Beige stiff wraps. Upper corner thumbed. Drip-like stain on rear cover. Else near fine, spine uncreased. Text clean. Numerous b&w photos, illustrations and diagrams. A collection of 400 pop-science mini-essays on a wide variety of scientific topics, orginally written as Q&A newspaper columns for Alaska and Canadian papers in the 1970s and 80s. Many touch on Arctic environmental conditions and oil and gas-drilling issues beginning to emerge in that era. Also discussions of earthquakes, tsunamis, glaciers, etc. Written for the layment, with a considerable bit of humor is injected. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 007050
Published by Northbrook, Ill.: Audubon Workshop, 1988, Northbrook, Ill., 1988
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. Brady, Irene (illustrator). First Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 136 pp. Nearly new, with index, bibliography, numerous sketches of birds. A guide to bird feeding. With technical information yet readable. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 003480
Published by Storey Books, North Adams, Massachusetts, 2000
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Photos By Richard Klimesh (illustrator). 7th Printing. 153 pp., with b&w photos on every page. No markings except for a few check marks on last page. Binding uncreased. Virtually new. Hill, a longtime horse breeder and trainer, gives practical pointers for designing and maintaining a stable and selecting horse feed.
Seller Inventory # 005577
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, NY, 1965
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Revised. 752 pp., more than 250 b&w photos and drawings. Comprehensive guide to constructing a garden and choosing plants (flowers, vegetables, shrubs, etc.) 42 chapters, plus list of famous public gardens. Index includes botanical names. Due to printing error, most of chapter on shrubs is upside down. Rest of text OK. No markings. Moderate wear, some edges rubbed. Binding still strong. A few stains on textblock edges, 2 small spots on rear cover's lower corner. Size: 8v0 -- 9.25 in.
Seller Inventory # 009723
Published by Menasha Ridge Press, Birmingham Ala., 1987
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Stated First Printing. 127 pp. with bibliography, index, numerous maps. Light edge rubbing; no markings, spine uncreased. A summary of 41 trails in all parts of Florida. Includes pointers about special features, wildlife to spot, trail length, access, level of difficulty, etc. Some of the venues included: Blackwater River State Forest; Osceola Natl Forest; Withlacoochee State Forest; Ocala Natl Forest; St. Mark's Natl Wildlife Refuge; Merritt Is. Refuge; Wekiva Springs; Everglades; Fort Clinch; Bulow Creek; Lake Kissimmee; Sanibel-Captiva; Big Cypress. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005893
Published by American Orchid Society, Cambridge Massachusetts, 1982
Stapled Softcover. Condition: Good +. Revised. 80 pp. on glossy stock including 25 pp. of advertising matter at rear. Dozens on color photos. Very pale yellow highlighting of a few paragraphs on about a dozen pages. Rest of text clean. Corner crease on front cover. Overall, every little wear. A collection of about 50 short articles, some on orchid cultivation in general, others pertaining to particular species. A revised edition of a handbook first published by the societyin 1971. Size: 8mo -- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009825
Published by Vintage Books (Random House), NY, 1996
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fine. Koren, Edward (illustrator). First Paperback Edition. 192 pp., plus 59 drawings by Edward Koren, known for his New Yorker cartoons. Paperback reprint of a Knopf hardcover. Mayle takes on a dog's persona as he relates his relationship with a mutt adopted in Provence. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010017
Published by Yankee Books, Dublin NH, 1988
Cloth and Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 2nd Printing. 224 pp. Index. Close to new, gift quality, no markings. Foreword by TV personality Willard Scott. A look at the scientific basis for many weather sayings, superstitions and folklore. A guide that encourages readers to pay closer attention to the skies and to nature surrounding them. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010129