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How to Attract Birds in the East Central United States. Farmer's Bulletin 912.

By: McAtee, W.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Washington, Government Printing Office: Issued February 1918, Revised May 1922

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 1070

Condition: Acceptable


9.25" x 6", 16 Pages. Issued February 1918, Revised May 1922. Paper aged, inside pages have been crumpled, but are not torn. Some stains. Family heirloom, has been used by a farmer. "Birds feed upon practically all insect pests. They are voracious, able to move freely from place to palace, and exert a steady influence on keeping down the swelling tide of insect life." One in a series of pamphlets to aid farmers and homesteaders in attracting birds to their homesteads. Our book number 1070. View more info

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Great Gorillas

By: McGovern, Ann

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Scholastic Book Services: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: 36045

ISBN: 0-590-30547-6

Condition: Very Good


7.5" x 9". 40 pages. "Carl" on cover, name of previous owner and year on title page. New book. Appears to be from a set owned by a teacher for the classroom. Not read. Excellent science book for children in the elementary years, text clean and unmarked. Our book number 36045. View more info

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the underwater world of The Coral Reef

By: McGovern, Ann

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Scholastic Book Services: 1976

Edition: First

Inscription: "May 18th, 1982 Carl D~~~~~~n"

Seller ID: 36047

ISBN: 0-590-10255-9

Condition: Very Good


7.5" x 9". 40 pages. "Carl" on cover, name of previous owner and year on title page. New book. Appears to be from a set owned by a teacher for the classroom. Not read. Excellent science book for children in the elementary years, text clean and unmarked. Our book number 36047. View more info

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The Original Birdhouse Book

By: McNeil, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Bird Watcher's Digest Press, P.O. Box 110, Marietta, Ohio 45750, 614.373.5285: 1993

Edition: Eighth

Seller ID: 1076

ISBN: 0914718363

Condition: Used - Like New


Eighth Edition, 1993. 112 pages. Chapters include: A Simple Birdhouse, One Swallow Does Not Make A Summer, The Martins, Tiny Tenants, Woodpeckers, Wood Ducks, Owls and Kestrels, The Shelf Nest Specialists, Predators and Competitors, Feeders and Extras, Baths and Beverage, Bluebirds Sing With Sadness, U.S. and Metric Measures, Birdhouses and Shelf Dimensions, Further Reading, and an Index. Our book number 1076. View more info

Culture And Commitment, A Study of the Generation Gap

By: Mead, Margaret

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The American Museum of natural History Special Members' Edition, Published for the American Museum of Natural History, Natural History Press/Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City New York: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2004

Condition: As New


From the Man and Nature lectures given by Ms, Margaret Mead at the centennial of the American Museum of Natural History in 1969. Slight tear near top of back of dust cover, "6-05" in pencil on inside of back cover. A new-looking book in very good condition. 91 pages, five and one-half inches by eight and one-half inchess. View more info

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True Life Adventures Animal Camouflage

By: Merrick, Toni

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., American Education Publications, Education Center, Columbus, Ohio: 1971

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 36060

Condition: Fair


5.5" x 8". 96 pages. Pages aged and discoloured. Wear to the cover. Lots of great pen and ink drawings and an index. Title page is loose at the top, all other pages are secure. Our book number 36060. View more info

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The Story of Birds for Audubon Juniors

By: Miller, Shirley

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., National Audubon Society, 1130 Fifth Ave., New York 28, NY: 1964

Seller ID: 1071

Condition: Good


8.5" x 11". Used copy. Clean text, but the miniature color plates have all been very neatly applied in the correct positions to illustrate the text. (Book came with a sheet of miniature Color Plates of Audubon paintings for the reader to apply to the text). Complete course in beginning bird conservation and observation including: What Is A Bird, How To Get Acquainted With Birds, How Birds Get A Living, How To Attract Birds (pattern for a bird house, illustrations for feeders), Where To Find Birds, Bird Nests, Bird Language, The First Bird, Bird Migration, Bird Conservation, John James Audubon ... View more info

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The Story of Birds for Audubon Juniors

By: Miller, Shirley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., National Audubon Society, 1130 Fifth Ave. New York 28, N.Y.: 1964

Seller ID: 1073

Condition: Very Good


8.5" x 11", 22 pages. Copy has not been used, has only sustained some wear through time and travel. Original undamaged Miniature Color Plates of Audubon paintings for the reader to apply to appropriate boxes indicated in the text. Complete course in beginning bird conservation and observation including: What Is A Bird, How To Get Acquainted With Birds, How Birds Get A Living, How To Attract Birds (pattern for a bird house, illustrations for feeders), Where To Find Birds, Bird Nests, Bird Language, The First Bird, Bird Migration, Bird Conservation, John James Audubon (brief bio and description ... View more info

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Bow Summit

By: Minister of the Environment, Minister of Supply and Services Canada

Price: $0.25

Publisher: Canada, Minister of the Environment, Minister of Supply and Services Canada: 1985

Seller ID: 36009

Condition: Good


20 Pages; 10 in English, flip-book, ten pages in French; Map of the park in the center. Some soil on pages. Centennial year 1885 - 1985. Banff National Park. Observer's giude to plants, animals and landforms at Bow Summit, Alpine area, Northern Rockies. Our listing number 36009. View more info

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Trailer Life's Full-time RVing, A complete Guide to Life on the Open Road

By: Moeller, Bill and Jane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Trailer Life Books, Agoura, California: 1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: 36041

ISBN: 0-934798-14-1

Condition: Good


7.5" x 9.25". 340 pages. Clean text. Shelf wear. Spine not creased, pages secure. Live in your travel trailer. How to and where to. Our book number 36401. View more info

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The Coil of Life

By: Moore, Ruth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, Alfred A.Knopf, New York: 1969

Edition: Fourth Printing, October 1969

Seller ID: 49082

Condition: Good


8.5" x 6". 426 pages. Nice ex-library. Chunk cut from front endpaper. Dust Jacket protected. Text clean. The stories of the Great Discoveries in the Life Sciences. Our book number 49082. View more info

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The Running Press Book of Turtles

By: Nicholls, Richard E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Running Press, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 1977

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 36046

ISBN: 0-914294-86-5

Condition: Poor


7" x 10". 150 pages. Grand treatise on the tortoise. Worn, held together by tape and good will. Withdrawn from the library. PAges are clean, images clean, Cover worn, spine repaired. "...its Turtles all the way down." The world rides on the back of a great turtle. We all know that. This is an excellent book on the species, illustrated with thirteen beautiful paintings by Verlin Miller. Regardless of the condition of the spine, the contents are in beautiful shape. Our book number 36046. View more info

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The Magnificent Foragers, Smithsonian Explorations in the Natural Sciences

By: None Specified

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Exposition Books, Washington, D.C.: 1978

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 36062

Condition: Good


7.75" x 10.5". 223 pages. Opens stiffly like a new book, but shows some wear. Crack in the hinge of the endpaper inside the front cover, some wear and a small tear to the Dust Jacket. Inside is very clean. Pages not marked. Not price-clipped. Many colour photographs of scientists of all kinds involved in field work, from mountain top to the floor of the ocean. Quite a nice addition to any library with an interest in nature and exploration. Our book number 36062. View more info

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Birds and Blooms Collector's Edition

By: Nowak, Jeff, editor

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Reiman Publications, LLC: 2000

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 1074

Condition: Very Good


8" x 10.5". No advertisements. Articles on Dewdrops, Squirrel beating(how to keep the squirrels out of your bird feeders), Easy-To-Build utility Table. 67 pages. Lots of color and information and no advertisements. Our book number 1074. View more info

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Oklahoma Game Birds

By: Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

Price: $1.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, 1801 N. Lincoln, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73152: 2000

Seller ID: 1050

Condition: Very Good


5.75" x 8.5". Four pages. Articles on the game birds found in Oklahoma: Quail, Turkey, Pheasant, Prairie chickens and others. 8 descriptions in all. Scientific names, sizes, habits and where to observe them. No hunting guidelines, just the information on the birds themselves for hunters OR observers. Our listing number 1050. View more info

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Oklahoma's Endangered Species

By: Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

Price: $2.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Department of Wildlife Conservation, 1801 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105: 1994

Seller ID: 1051

Condition: very Good


6" x 9". 14 pages. Articles include: Oklahoma's Endangered Species, Bats, Falcons, Vireo, Whooping crane, Eagle, Tern, Plover, Woodpecker, Alligator, Several varieties of fishes, freshwater clams and mussels, insects, and species under review at the time of publication. Also a list of species believed to be extinct in Oklahoma and a chart od the reasons for the extinctions. Our listing number 1051. View more info

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Zebra Mussels

By: Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

Price: $0.10

Publisher: U.S.A., Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, 1801 N. Lincoln, Oklahoma City, OK 73105: 1996

Seller ID: 36028

Condition: Very Good


3.75" x 8.5". Single sheet with two folds to form six pages. Information on Zebra Mussels, their habits, culture and impact on the lakes and environment. A cautionary pamphlet. Our listing number 36028. View more info

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Oklahoma's Most Wanted: The Texas Horned Lizard

By: Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Diversity Program

Price: $1.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Oklahoma Wildlife Diversity program in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through a section 6 endangered Species Act grant: 1996

Seller ID: 36024

Condition: very Good


4" x 9". 8 pages. Includes articles on Adaptations For Survival, Life of the Horned Lizard, Finding Horned Lizards, WANTED: Horned Lizard Researchers, Where Have All the Horned Lizards Gone?, Crying "Bloody" Tears, Oklahoma's Reptile Regulations, Three additional sources for further reading, and how to contribute to Funding Horned Lizard Research. The brochure is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Jeffrey Black, a noted herpetologist. Our listing number 36024. View more info

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BIRDS of Oklahoma

By: Oklahoma State Game and Fish Department

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Oklahoma State Game and Fish Department, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: 1952

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 1061

Condition: Good


4" x 9". Pamphlet describing the native birds in Oklahoma. Nice drawing and description of the Scissortail Flycatcher on the front, "CHECK LIST OF OKLAHOMA BIRDS"for 11 pages, then 10 pages of "Seasonal List of The Birds of Oklahoma" including "Permanent Residents" and the 'visitors' in Winter, Summer, Spring and Fall. Conservation Pledge on the back cover page. 5 pages, shiny paper, twice stapled in the middle and folded in half to make 20 printed pages. Some soil on the spine, some age spots on the outside. Text clean. Pamphlet not ripped or bent. Our listing number 1061. View more info

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The Living Garden

By: Ordish, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1985

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26020

ISBN: 0395387809

Condition: Good


9.5" x 6.5", 263 pages. Small dent to facing endpaper. Clean text, Very good dust jacket. The 400-year History of an English Garden. Our book number 26020. View more info