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Image for Seaworthy, Adrift With William Willis in the Golden Age of Rafting

Seaworthy, Adrift With William Willis in the Golden Age of Rafting

By: Pearson, T.R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Crown Publishers: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36058

ISBN: 0-307-33594-1

Condition: Very Good


6.5" x 9.5". 281 pages. AS new copy. First Edition. Starting in 1954 when he was sixty, William Willis set out on the Pacific with his house cats and a parrot. Pretty unusual tales, and all true. Extreme adventure. Our book number 36058. View more info

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The Land, The People

By: Peden, Rchel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1966

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17000

Condition: Good


6.25" x 8.25", 332 pages. Book clean and sound, nicks to cover near top of spine. Dust jacket has some staining and chunks missing from top and bottom of dust jacket spine. Stated First Edition, NOT price clipped. "A testament ... to the family farm and to her own people, whose daily lives reflect man's eternal kinship with the land." Our book number 17000. View more info

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The Woman Gardener

By: Perry, Frances

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Printed in Great Britain, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy NY: 1955

Edition: Book Club Edition 1955

Seller ID: 26016

Condition: Very Good


9" x 5.75", 384 pages. Very nice hardcover copy in excellent condition. Small tears to corners of dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold title on spine. No marks in text. Gardening book written in the 1950s to appeal to the sensibilities of women by a woman. Our book number 26016. View more info

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The Language of Flowers, Penhaligon's scented Gardening Journal

By: Pickles, Sheila

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britian, Harmony Books: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 36066

ISBN: 0517586797

Condition: Good


96 pages. 8.5"x 6.5". Flower gardens as depicted in artists paintings. Purportedly scented with Violetta. Clean, color prints. Stain on top of page block, otherwise like a new book. Each print has a blank page opposite for YOU to write your own thoughts. Our book number 36066. View more info

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Touring America's National Parks, Second Edition

By: Questar Home Video

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Encounter Productions, Questar Video, Inc., P.O. Box 11345, Chicago, IL 60611: 1989

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 100011

ISBN: 0-927992-02-7

Condition: Very Good


4" x 7.5". Approximately 65 minutes. Private collection, viewed one or two times. Journey through 20 of the country's greatest treasures (before 1989). New and expanded cinematography. Glacier, Zion, Shenandoah have been added. The 1988 fire at Yellowstone. Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Yosemite, Acadia, Olympic, Zion, Bryce, Arches, Mesa Verde, Carlsbad Caverns, Shenandoah, Everglades, Smokey Mountains, Mount Ranier, North Cascades, Glacier, Redwood Forest and Rocky Mountain National Parks. Our listing number 100011. View more info

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The World of "Wood, Field, and Stream" An Outdoorsman's Collection from the columns of the New York Times by John W. Randolph

By: Randolph, John W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., New York. Printed in the United States of America: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 872

Condition: Good


8.5" x 5.75", 177 pages. Ex-library. Stamps throughout, donation dedication book plate. Best articles from the late John W. Randolph selected by his friend, Richard A. Wolters. Line drawings by John Groth. Outdoorsman's situations, humorous and insightful. Articles from dust jacket pasted and laid-in inside front cover on end papers. Very clean nice copy. Our book number 872. View more info

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Discovering Alaska, Plus 45-Minute Bonus, Denali National Park

By: Reader's Digest

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.: 1991

Seller ID: 100010

Condition: Very Good


4.25" x 7.5". States running time as 50 minutes, but advertises 45 minutes bonus footage of Denali National Park. Portions published previously in 1988. Private collection. Watched one or two times. Glossy paper wrapper in good condition. VHS in good condition. Meet native Eskimos, Indians, and Aleuts. Cruise the Inside Passage with sea lions, whales, and thousands of birds. Ketchikan, Sitka, Red Dog Saloon, Anchorage balloon races, steam train, stern-wheeler, Nome and Kotzebue. Our listing number 100010. View more info

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Reader's Digest Practical Guide to Home Landscaping

By: Reader's Digest editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.: 1972

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 178

Condition: Good


10.5' x 8", 479 pages. Some soil to edges and corners, minor shelf wear to book and dust jacket. Guide to Lawn maintenance, Outdoor living, Planting, Landscaping, and useful do-it-yourself projects for your Lawn and Garden. Our book number 178. View more info

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Pond Life

By: Reid, George K.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, U.S.A.: Golden Books: 1967

Seller ID: 36001

ISBN: 0307240177

Condition: Fair


ex-library. Worn and creased. Text clean, pages tight. View more info

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Questions and Answers About Bees

By: Reigot, Betty Polisar

Price: $13.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Scholastic Book Services: 1983

Edition: First

Seller ID: 36044

ISBN: 0-590-32133-1

Condition: Very Good


7.5" x 9". 40 pages. Previous owner's name and date on title page. Clean copy in Very Good condition. As new. MUCH more than a children's book. With the diminishing Bee population in the United States, a must read for anyone interested in food. Without bees most crops are not possible. Robert Parker Andrews paintings are beautiful, Betty Polisar Reigot's explanations are complete and easily understood. Our book number 36044. View more info

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Swallows

By: Ripper, Charles L.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: U.S.A., William Morrow and Company, New York: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 36005

Condition: Good


6.25" x 8.25". Withdrawn from the library. Notes from the dust jacket taped inside front endpapers, library pocket in back. Library stamps. Slight ageing of paper. Clean text, pages tight, cover shows little wear besides library stickers; some soil. Cover is protected with shiny contact paper. Chapters include: The swallow Family, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Bank Swallow, Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Violet-green Swallow, and Purple Martin. 64 pages. Another children's book good for all interested in birds. Our book number 36005. View more info

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Turkeys At Home

By: Roberts, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Honeybourne, Worchestershire, GB, The Domestic Fowl Trust: 1996

Edition: Revised & Reprinted 1996

Seller ID: 1132

ISBN: 0947870067

Condition: Very Good


8.5" x 5.75", 58 pages. Revised and Reprinted from the 1989 edition, in 1996. One of a series, Golden Cockerel Books from The Domestic Fowl Trust, Honeybourne Evesham, Worchestershire. A practical Guide to rearing and keeping turkeys. Our book number 1132. View more info

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Dragons of Eden

By: Sagan, Carl

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Ballantine Books: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23205

ISBN: 0345281535

Condition: Very Good


Older paperback, paper yellowed, NO creases on spine, pages clean, First edition, Seventh U.S. Printing, January, 1980. Book has not been read. View more info

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The Worlds of Ernest Thompson Seton, Adventures in the Wild

By: Samson, John G., Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Printed in China, Arrowood Press, New York: 1990

Edition: Reprint of 1976 Knopf

Seller ID: 36065

ISBN: 0884860345

Condition: Good


10.5" x 11.5". 204 pages. Book is tight and clean. Dust Jacket is worn, scuffed and has several tears. Paintings, drawings, sketches of wildlife by E.T. Seton (naturalist and founder of the Boy Scouts). Beautiful full colour illustrations (reproductions) with text exerpts from more than forty of Seton's own books discussing the animals in the artwork. A beautiful book. Our book number 36065. View more info

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Aquarium Fish

By: Schliewen, Ulrich. Special advisors: Pinter, Helmuth; Heironimus, Harro; Schmidt, Jurgen; Hellner, Steffen; Horsthemke, Hans; Scheinert, Peter; Vriends, Matthew M. Consulting Editor

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Printed in Hong Kong, Barron's Educational Series, Inc., 250 Wireless Boulevard, Happauge, NY 11788: 1992

Seller ID: 1083

ISBN: 0-8120-1350-6

Condition: Very Good


170 pages. Some yellowing to the cover and minor shelf wear. Interior is like new. Front and back covers fold out to show large displays of colored photographs of the fishes. 'Hundreds of profiles accompany photos of virtually every freshwater fish available to hobbyists--plus practical advice for keeping a balanced aquarium.' 300 full color photographs. Our book number 1083. View more info

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Birds of the Shinnery Oak - Grasslands

By: Seyffort, Kenneth and others

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation: 1983

Edition: 6th edition

Seller ID: 1052

Condition: Very Good


4" x 9". This is an observers list of possible species that may be seen in the grasslands of western Oklahoma, primarily in Beckham, Roger Mills, and Ellis counties. 7 pages of bird descriptions and spaces for the recording of sightings. Our listing number 1052. View more info

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A Guide to Bird Homes

By: Shalaway, Scott

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., BIRD WATCHER'S DIGEST PRESS, Pardson Corporation, Marietta, Ohio: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 1047

ISBN: 1-880241-07-2

Condition: Very Good


32 pages. Special publication from Bird Watcher's Digest. Discusses Nesting and Roosting Space for Your Backyard Birds. Which birds use nest boxes? Why and how birds use nest boxes and natural cavities. Providing housing that birds need and prefer. The most often asked questions are answered. A peek at the secret life of birds. A reference for box size, hole size, mounting, and placement. Our book number 1047. View more info

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Insect Masquerades

By: Simon, Hilda

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Viking Press: 1969

Edition: Third printing December 1969

Seller ID: 36052

ISBN: 670-39872-1

Condition: Very Good


6.5" x 9.5". 96 pages. Withdrawn from the library. Library binding, portion of dust jacket glued inside on facing endpaper. No tape on cover - library markings in white ink in spine and front cover. Some shelf wear to corners. Text clean, spine secure. Very nice copy. Our book number 36052. View more info

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In Your Own Back Yard; How to Create and Enjoy Your Own Private Retreat

By: Sinnes, A. Cort

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, Andrews and McMeel: 1992

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 26013

ISBN: 0836279883

Condition: Very Good


9.75" x 8.5", 127 pages. Like-new paperback, clean, unread. Minor shelf wear at base of spine. "This book is about raising simple outdoor pleasures to the level of domestic nirvana.." Not just gardening. Our book number 26013. View more info

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Bee Culture: Bulletin 357 revised, February 1976

By: Smith, Floyd Smith, Kansas State University

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Agricultural Experiment Station, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas: 1976

Seller ID: 1093

Condition: Very Good


62 glossy pages, published by Kansas State U for the use of Farmers and botanists who need or raise Bees. Book in excellent condition, interior clean. Pamphlet form, with staples in spine. Our book number 1093. View more info