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Image for Guide to the Appalachian Trail from the Susquehanna River to the Shenandoah National Park

Guide to the Appalachian Trail from the Susquehanna River to the Shenandoah National Park

By: Dalrymple, Dana and Helen with assistance from Hicks, Bernis and Strahl, Violet

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, 1718 N Street, N.W., Washington, D.C: 1974

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 1113

Condition: Good


4.25" x 6.5". Clean and in Very Good condition, no markings in the text. Pages secure and spine not creased. Some shelf wear to front cover. 194 pages with ten pages at the back with space to send suggestions to the Club for improvement. Not intended as a map, text only. Take your compass and a lot of water. Instructions on using the Guide at the front. Our book number 1113. Please Note: our books numbers 1112 and 1114 are Companion Guides to this one. 1114 has map of the NY-NJ portion of the trail. View more info

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Let's Discover Warm-Blooded Animals

By: Daniels, Patricia; Managing Editor

Price: $4.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Raintree Publishers: 1981

Seller ID: 1117

ISBN: 0-8127-1754-1

Condition: Fair


1981. I.S.B.N.0-8127-1754-1. 8.5" x 11". 80 pages. Withdrawn from the library. Stickers and markings on endpapers, wear to the outside. Text not marked, spine and pages clean and secure. Colorful photographs and paintings throughout. Birds, Mammals, Gnawing Animals, Sea Mammals, Meat Eaters, Hoofed Animals, How Animals Live, Glossary, Further Reading, Questions To Think About, Projects, and an Index. our book number 1117. View more info

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The Origin of the Species

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1998

Seller ID: 49078

ISBN: 0375751467

Condition: Fair


7.25" x 4.75" x 2". 689 pages. Clean text, spine curved and sagged, soil to page block, remainder mark inside front cover, Wear to corners and edges. The Origin of the Species By Means of Natural Selection Or The Preservation of Favored Races In The Struggle For Life. Our book number 49078. View more info

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prisoned chickens poisoned eggs; an inside look at the modern poultry industry

By: Davis, Karen, Ph.D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Book Publishing Company, P.O. Box 99, Summertown, Tennessee: 1996

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 1039

ISBN: 1570670323

Condition: Very Good


175 pages. Book clean and unmarked. "A shocking expose of the poultry and egg industry from animal rights activist Karen Davis." This will make you plan to raise your own chickens, and possible to refuse any others. Our book number 1039. View more info

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Invite Birds to Your Home; Conservation Plantings for the Southeast

By: Dillon, Olan W. Jr., biologist, SCS

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Superintendant of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402: 1975

Seller ID: 1062

Condition: Very Good


10 1/4" x 7 5/8". 15 pages. Program Aid 1093. Clean text. Little wear. Discusses plants, shrubs and trees to attract birds in the Southeast United States. Our listing number 1062. View more info

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Fight for Survival, A Companion to the Audubon Television Series

By: DiSilvestro, Roger L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., John Wiley & Sons, Professional and Trade Division, 605 Third Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10158-0012: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 36063

ISBN: 0-471-50835-7

Condition: Good


12.25" x 9.25". 284 pages. FOUR POUNDS. Withdrawn from library. Previous owner and library pocket inside front cover. No other markings. Dust Jacket has taken a beating, boards are in very good condition, interior is also in very good condition."passionately written report from the frontlines of the battle to preserve a number of endangered species..." Our book number 36063. View more info

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Poisonous Dwellers of the Desert

By: Dodge, Natt N., edited by Murphy, Dan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Published in cooperation with the National Park Service by Southwest parks and Monuments Association: 1995

Edition: 24th Printing, 2,000 copies

Seller ID: 36027

ISBN: 0911408444

Condition: Good


6" x 9". An absolute necessity for anyone living in the Great Southwest. Careful descriptions of Scorpions and spiders, snakes and other dangerous poisonous animals. Suggestions for treatment, phone numbers of the poison control offices in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. 40 pages. Every sort of Poisonous Insect and Reptile discussed and a section on HARMLESS CREATURES MISTAKENLY BELIEVED POISONOUS. I learned invaluable information just checking it for this listing. Of immediate help in living in the desert or adjoining regions. We have the Giant Desert Centipede living in our barn in Northeaste... View more info

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Water for Oklahoma, Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1890

By: Dover, T.B.; Leonard, A.R.; and Lane, L.L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: U.S.A., United States Department of the Interior, Stewart L. Udall, Secretary. Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402: 1968

Seller ID: 36031

Condition: Good


107 pages. MAP SHOWING WATER AND PHYSIOGRAPHIC FEATURES OF OKLAHOMA MISSING FROM POCKET at back of book. 18 other illustrations. Library binding, withdrawn from library. Book in very good condition, some fingerprints and smudges on pages. Discussion and illustrations of water in the High Plains, Western Oklahoma, Central and Eastern Plains, Ozark Plateaus, Eastern Oklahoma, and Urban Centers. Our book number 36031. View more info

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A Butterfly Is Born

By: Eeckhoudt, J.P. Vanden

Price: $0.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Printed in France, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc, New York, 419 Fourth Avenue, New York 16, N.Y.: 1960

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 36030

Condition: Poor


91 pages. Withdrawn from library. Text and photographs by the author. Photos are still clear and text clean; some underlining and pencil marks. Dirt and smudges. Cloth boards badly worn, spine loose. Author covers Egg to Chrysalis to Butterfly, Egg to Cocoon to Moth for The Small Tortoise-Shell, The Spurge Hawk Moth, The Ground Lackey Moth, The Hylophylia, The Burnet and images of many other varieties. The more than 120 black and white images in this book are so well presented, that even in its degenerate state, this is a book worth owning. Our listing number 36030. View more info

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The Bald Eagle in Florida

By: Florida Power & Light Company Environmental Affairs

Price: $1.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Florida Power & Light Company Environmental Affairs, 1-800-552-8440: 1992

Seller ID: 1059

Condition: Very Good


4" x 9". Florida Power & Light pamphlet for conservation of the Bald Eagle. NF 61-9207. Articles include: Our endangered national symbol, Skillful predators, partners for life, The largest nests in North America, A long northward flight, Reasons for population declines, Eagles need our protection, Bald eagle facts, How you can help. Three folds form eight pages. Our listing 1059 View more info

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Building Healthy Gardens: A Safe and Natural Approach

By: Foster, Catharine Osgood

Price: $9.95

Publisher: USA, A Garden Way Publishing Book, Storey Communications, Inc.: 1989

Edition: First Printing January 1989

Seller ID: 26015

ISBN: 0882665278

Condition: Good


9" x 6", 279 pages. Some shelf wear and discoloration, corners wrinkled, a few small stains. Spine not creased. Text clean. Originally published under the title of THE ORGANIC GARDENER. A classic. Our book number 26015. View more info

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The How and Why Wonder Book of Ecology

By: Grossman, Shelley and MAry Louise

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, New York, A National General Company: 1971

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 36064

ISBN: 0-448-04070-0

Condition: Good


8.5" x 11". 48 pages. Withdrawn from the library. Some stickers removed, some pencil marks have been erased, some stamps from library system. Library binding, intended as a classroom textbook (assignment chart in front) some wear to corners and cover. Clean text, spine and pages in good condition. Looks like a book for middle grades. Vocabulary is full, not restrained as for elementary. Colour and black and white photographs illustrating text throughout. Our book number 36064. View more info

The Blue Whale: The Story of Big Blue

By: Grosvenor, Donna K.; Foster, Larry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: Natl Geographic Society: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 36002

ISBN: 0870442430

Condition: Very Good


presents a year in the life of a blue whale and her offspring. ex-library book in excellent condition. View more info

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a Fern is Born

By: Guilcher, J.M. and Noailles, R.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Sterling Publishing Co., Inc, 419 Park Avenue South, New York, N.Y. 10016: 1973

Edition: 1971 edition, Second Printing, 1973

Seller ID: 36033

ISBN: 080693512X

Condition: Very Good


5.5" x 8". 96 pages. Withdrawn from the library, embossed library stamp on pocket and title page. Paper very slightly aged, text clean, black and white photos are pristine. Beautiful book in Library Binding, spine reinforced with library tape. Very good condition. Chapters on Tropical, Temperate-zone, Eagle, Male, Female, Maidenhair, Black Maidenhair, Scale, Hart's-Tongue, Blechnum, Royal and Filmy FERNS. Also the Polypody, and a chapter just for Lovers of Ferns. This series was very well done, and the books are delightful. The photography very nice. Our book number 36033. View more info

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Wayfarers of the Thai Forest : The Akha

By: Gunfield, F.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Peoples of The Wild, Time-Life Books, Amsterdam: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29055

ISBN: 0705407039

Condition: Very Good


First Printing in English. Nine inch by eleven inch book. color illustrations and photographs of the Akha people. Discarded from the library, most library marking are on the back endpapers. View more info

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The Wild Food Trailguide

By: Hall, Alan

Price: $9.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36040

ISBN: 0-03-007701-x

Condition: Good


4.5" x 8". 195 pages. Several useful enclosures, recipes, articles included with book including a list of common poisonous plants. Clean text. Previous owner's name and address inside front. Cover slightly curled. Spine secure, pages tight. Our listing number 36040. View more info

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New Worlds to Conquer

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, Indianapolis: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21213

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated. Very nice copy, aged paper, prvate collection. Cat scratch on spine. No other damage, no marks. Clean copy from my Grandfather. View more info

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Fruit Key & Twig Key to Trees and Shrubs

By: Harlow, William M. PH.D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1962

Edition: Dover reprint - WorldCat places it as 1962

Seller ID: 26012

ISBN: 486-20511-8

Condition: Good


8.5" x 5.5", 62 pages. Fruit Key to Northeastern Trees, Twig Key to the Deciduous Woody Plants of Eastern North America. Our book number 26012. View more info

Nuclear Winter: The Human and Environmental Consequences of Nuclear War

By: Harwell, Mark A.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Springer Verlag, 175 Fifth Avenue, New york, New York 10010, U.S.A.: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 48020

ISBN: 0387960937

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library. First edition. Clipping from Dust Jacket stuck to the endpaper inside front cover. Library stamps and markings. Minor shelf wear to corners and edges of cover, pages clean. Book in very good condition, fresh and clean, tight spine. View more info

Island Year

By: Heckman, Hazel

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.: Univ of Washington Pr: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2800

ISBN: 0295951710

Condition: As New


Cover and pages look new. pencil date erased inside back cover. Looks like a new book. Blemish on front cover about half-way up near the hinge, small scar. First Edition. Drawings by Laurie Olin. Observations of Anderson Island, Washington State. Very clean copy. View more info