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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 Withdrawn from the library.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

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CONSERVATION

By: Southwest Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America

Price: $3.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Southwest Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America: 1992

Seller ID: 36013

Condition: Good


48 pages. Previous owners name on cover and title page. Guide to Boy Scout badges and to the wildlife and plants at the Price-Sanders Scout Reservation in Florida. Birds, mammals, plants and reptiles. Bird houses. tracking sand pit. Our listing number 36013. View more info

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GAMEBIRDS, A Guide to North American species and their Habits

By: Sprunt, Alexander IV, and Zim, Herbert S, Ph.D

Price: $2.50

Publisher: U.S.A., A Golden Nature Guide, Golden Press, New York, Western Publishing Company, Inc.: 1961

Edition: 1st

Inscription: To Stormie from Uncle Donald 5-16-04

Seller ID: 36029

Condition: Fair


5" x 7.75". Library Binding, very tough. This book has been in a school library, given as a gift, dragged through the weather, dropped in water, dried, read and re-read. In other words, this book is well travelled. In spite of all of that, it is still readable, the text is clean, the pictures clear. As a guide to gamebirds, this is the one you want in your camp kit. 160 pages, indexed, even has a 5" ruler on one page and a 13cm ruler on another. Bibliography for further reading. Chapters include: Introducing Gamebirds, Extinct and Threatened Species (in 1961), Waterfowl, Rails, Shorebirds, Pig... View more info

Extinction

By: Stanley, Steven M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: W H Freeman & Co: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 49050

ISBN: 0716750147

Condition: Good


Ex-library. Dust jacket in good condition, odd loose tapes connecting it to book. Dedication written inside front endpapers. some library markings. Clean text. tight binding. This book is number 20 of a series. View more info

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Producing Your Own Power, How to Make Nature's Energy Work for You

By: Stoner, Carol Hupping, ed.; Eccli, Eugene and Sandra Fulton, tech consultants

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States, Rodale Press, Inc. Book Division, Emmaus, PA: 1974

Edition: No other edition listed

Seller ID: 26024

ISBN: 0878570888

Condition: Very Good


9" x 6", 322 pages. Like new with very good dust jacket - minor shelf wear to edges of dust jacket, small nick to lower edge of front cover. Self sufficiency in heating and powering your homestead. Our book number 26024. View more info

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Wood Handbook; Basic Information on Wood as a Material of Construction with Data for Its Use in Design and Specification

By: The Forest Products Laboratory, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1955

Edition: Agriculture Handbook No. 72, Third Edition

Seller ID: 13017

Condition: Good


9" x 6", 527 glossy pages. Book itself weighs just over two pounds.Covers faded and worn, but interior is clean and unspoiled. Many black and white photos and charts throughout. Our book number 13017. View more info

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The Secret Life of Dogs

By: Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin Company, 215 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10003: 1993

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 1094

ISBN: 0-395-66958-8

Condition: Very Good


5.5" x 8.25". 148 pages. Ex-Library. Price Clipped. Book sound and clean, Dust Jacket has library stickers, crumpled inside front fold. Living with dogs, wolves and dingoes. "poignant, entertaining, sometimes heartbreaking" little book. Observations of canine behavior. Our book number 1094. View more info

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The Old Farmer's Almanac 1998

By: Thomas, Robert B.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Yankee Publishing Incorporated, Dublin, New Hampshire: 1997

Edition: Special Collector's Edition of the 206th anniversary issue

Seller ID: 36042

Condition: Good


6" x 8.5". 304 pages. Planting tables, zodiac secrets, Astronomical tables, facts, features and fun. More than the weather. Clean copy. Our book number 36042. View more info

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Walden

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., TIME INCORPORATED, NEW YORK, TIME INC. BOOK DIVISION: 1962

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 48030

Condition: Very Good


5.25" x 8". 330 pages. Time Reading Program Special Edition. Clean book with very little shelf wear. Introduction to the special edition by Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas. NO creases in spine. 9 page editor's preface on Thoreau and this book. Our listing number 48030. View more info

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Florida Birds: How to Attract, Feed and Know Them

By: Tucker, James A.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Lewis S. Maxwell, Publisher 6230 Travis Boulevard, Tampa, Florida 33610: 1989

Edition: (1968) Reprinted

Seller ID: 1053

ISBN: 0961324082

Condition: Good


8.5" x 5.5", 120 pages. Text clean and bright, pages secure. Some small stains and shelf wear to the cover. Stamped with previous owner address on title page, names of previous owners on cover. Stunningly beautiful, clear black and white photographs, paintings, and drawings illustrate throughout. How to prepare the garden to attract birds, and which ones. How to behave around the wild birds, what to feed and when, how to build bird houses and feeders. Complete guide to enjoying birds in your own Florida back yard. Our book number 1053. View more info

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It's Time for us to Save the Turtles; Turtle Time Inc.

By: Turtle Time, Inc.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Turtle Time, Inc. P.O. Box 2621 Fort Myers beach, Florida 33932,, (813) 481-5566: 1996

Seller ID: 36023

Condition: Very Good


3.75" x 8.5". Folded twice to form six pages. Sculpted on the front cover. Plea for attention to the Sea Turtle. Describes the needs of the Sea Turtle in breeding season, the requirements of the young Sea Turtles. Articles include: A Special Wonder, A Danger of Extinction, Turtle Time Inc., Loggerhead Turtle Facts, The Time is Now. Our listing number 36023. View more info

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Southwest Desert Wildlife

By: Various Photographers, Distributed by Petley Studios

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Printed in Ireland by John Hinde Curteich Inc., Petley Studios. Div. Smith-Southwestern: 1980

Edition: None other listed

Seller ID: 36076

ISBN: 0935031006

Condition: Good


10" x 7", 32 pages. Crisp and clean, some scratches to cover and slight wear to corners. Full colour photographs throughout. 'Over 50 Full Color Photographs'. Wildlife of the American Southwest. Our book number 36076. View more info

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A Fish Caught in Time

By: Weinberg, Samantha

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.a., HarperCollinsPublishers: 2000

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 36053

ISBN: 0-06-019495-2

Condition: Very Good


5.75" x 8.5". 220 pages. Withdrawn from library. Book in Very good condition. No writing in text, pages and spine clean and sound. Dust Jacket BACK has been wet, no mildew. Now protected by Mylar cover. Story of the accidental sighting, then very purposeful hunt for the Coelacanth, which was supposed to have been extinct for millions of years. Science adventure. Our book number 36053. View more info

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ZOOBOOKS: Birds of Prey

By: Wexo, John Bennett

Price: $3.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Wildlife Education, Ltd.: 2001

Edition: February 2001, Volume Eighteen Number Five

Seller ID: 1063

ISBN: 0937934011

Condition: Good


8.5" x 11", 17 pages. Periodical, Zoobooks. Published for Grade School children. Many beautiful color illustrations and Photos. Two-page photos, full page photos. Very little wear. Private collection. Name and address of previous owner stamped by publisher on back cover. Text clean. No marks. very slight scuffing to spine. Still has the advertising inserts that came in it. Our book number 1063. View more info

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Oklahoma's Summer Jewels; Ruby-throated Hummingbirds

By: Womack, Ellie for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

Price: $0.25

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

Seller ID: 1056

Condition: Very Good


8 pages, folded brochure. Description of Hummingbirds, Nesting and breeding, migration, feeding, plants to attract the species, and a survey to participate in observing this beautiful bird. Suggestions for helping preserve wildlife in Oklahoma, and a bibliography of available books to buy from the Nongame Wildlife Program in Oklahoma. Our listing number 1056. View more info

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Open Air Poultry Houses For All Climates

By: Woods, Prince T., M.D.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: U.S.A., American Poultry Journal Publishing Co., Chicago, Illinois: 1912

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 1010

Condition: Very Good


86 Concise, perfect pages. Fantastically preserved 1912 First Edition. Small discoloration and spots on the front cover (see image) Unbelievably practical guide to building efficient, well lit, well ventilated poultry houses. For the perfect solution to ecologically friendly chicken houses, go back to the source. "A Practical Book on Modern Common Sense Poultry Housing for Beginners and Veterans in Poultry Keeping. What to Build and How to Do It. Houses that Will Promote Health, Vigor and Vitality in Laying and Breeding Stock." Our book number 1010. View more info

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Wildlife Drive Guide, J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife refuge

By: Zajicek, Chris O.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Press printing Company: 1984

Seller ID: 1054

Condition: Good


16 pages. Our copy has a long personal dedication from an admirer inside the front cover. Thirteen Pen and Ink original art illustrations for each Species described the park. 13 distinct species of plants and animals described for the visitor to look at on their self-guided tour of the wildlife refuge in Sanibel, Florida. Anahinga, Roseate Sponbill, Great Egret & White Ibis, Blue Crabs, Brown Pelican, Red Shouldered Hawk, Australian Pine, Common Moorhen, American Alligator, Raccoon, Osprey, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow-Crowned Night-Heron, and a short quiz to test your memory at the back. Our b... View more info