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J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge Brochure and Map

By: N/A

Price: $2.50

Publisher: U.S.A., "Ding" Darling Wildlife Society, Sanibel, Florida: April, 1991

Seller ID: 1055

Condition: Very Good


5 pages text, Unfolds into a map of the refuge, 12" x 18". Gives a brief history of the refuge, a short bio of "Ding" Darling, and describes the wildlife; telling which are present in the refuge during which seasons of the year. Our listing number 1055. View more info

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The Best of Edward Abbey

By: Abbey, Edward, editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Sierra Club Books, San Francisco: 1990

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 19012

ISBN: 0871567865

Condition: Very Good


5.5" x 8.25". Publication dates confusing. Shows publish date as 1984, dates of included articles as late as 1988, and gives author's date of death as 1990. Sierra Club Paperback Library. Very clean like-new book. Some very minor shelf wear. 383 pages. Cover design by Paul Bacon, Photograph by Jay Dusard. View more info

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Harper's Outdoor Book For Boys

By: Adams, Joseph H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, Harper & Brothers Publishers: May, 1907

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 6065

Condition: Good


8" x 5.75", 381 pages. Soil from much use, no marks in text and binding sound, cracked at endpaper hinges. Wear to edges and corners, but not as much as one might expect in 110 years. As they say in Texas, this book looks like it was 'rode hard and put away wet'. An infinitely useful guide to outdoor living - apparent from the many many reprints. This copy of this edition was published in May of 1907. Scores from a game written in on one of the blank pages up front. Guide to camping and outdoor activities, 1907. Shelters, Weathervanes and windmills, Flying toys, Snow equipment, Fishing, Water-... View more info

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Watership Down

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $2.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Avon Books, New York: 1996

Edition: 5th or later

Seller ID: 19020

ISBN: 0380002930

Condition: Good


Used paperback. Creases on spine. Covers have a few creases, pictures are clear. Pages secure and clean. Preview of Tales From Watership Down, New Stories in the back. 494 pages. Our book number 19020. View more info

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Watership Down

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $1.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Avon Books, a dividion of The Hearst Corporation, 1350 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10019: 1975

Edition: First Avn Books Printing: April 1975 ("R A 50 49 48 47 46 45 44 43 42 41)

Seller ID: 19019

ISBN: 0380002930

Condition: fair


Name of previous owner on title page with the date purchased. Yellow ribbon glued into back cover for a book mark. Cover worn with much handling. Corners worn, edges worn. pages secure and clean. 478 pages includes a Lapine Glossary. Note of acknowledgement to the author of The Private Life of the Rabbit, R.M. Lockley with publisher information. Our book number 19019. View more info

Wonders of the Weather

By: Antoine, Tex

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, Printed in the United States of America: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2006

Condition: Very Good


Withdrawn from library, labels, pocket inside back cover, inscribed dedication inside front cover. clothbound, very little wear. small ink mark on title page, otherwise very good. View more info

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A Beginner's Guide to Cockatiels

By: Barrie, Anmarie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: U.S.A., T.F.H. Publications, Inc.,211 West Sylvania Ave., neptune City, NJ 07753: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 1092

ISBN: 0866223029

Condition: Good


5.5" x 8.75". 61 brightly illuminated pages. Full color photos throughout. Withdrawn from the library, with very ugly marker obliterating the bar code on the front cover. This marker is on top of the library stickers, and might be removable with care. No other library markings inside book. Small tear at the top of the spine. Text clean and the pages are secure. Articles on: History, Housing, Feeding, Breeding, Albino Cockatiels, Pearled Cockatiels, Cinnamon Cockatiels, Pied Cockatiels, Dilute Cockatiels, Other Color Varieties, and The Pet Cockatiel. Our book number 1092. View more info

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The Forest and the Sea

By: Bates, Marston

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Vintage books, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., Random House, Inc.: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 36008

ISBN: 394-70604-8

Condition: Very Good


277 pages. Very nice copy. Cover shows slight shelf wear, some nicks and scratches. Spine uncreased, pages are aged, but the book appears not to have been read. American Museum of Natural History Special Member's Edition. Our book number 36008. View more info

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The Weeping Wood

By: Baum, Vicki

Price: $4.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York: 1943

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 19146

Condition: Fair


5.75" x 8.5". 531 pages. Worn out at a library. Green cloth tape reinforcing spine. Pages soiled and aged. Stated First Edition. The story of Rubber, the "weeping wood" of the Brazilian Jungle, and its two-hundred year history as Rubber changed the world. Comfortable reading copy. Portion of the Dust Jacket with notes is glued on front paste-down, Price not clipped. Our book number 19146. View more info

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The Weeping Wood

By: Baum, Vicki

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Sun Dial Press, Garden City, New York: 1945

Edition: Second

Seller ID: 19151

Condition: Fair


5.75" x 8.25". 531 pages. Chink out of cloth at hinge, wear and fading to spine. Damage to bottom of pages 32 - 42. Text clean, pages secure, no markings in text, previous owner name and address on front endpaper. The story of Rubber, the "weeping wood" of the Brazilian Jungle, and its two-hundred year history as Rubber changed the world. Comfortable reading copy. Our book number 19151. View more info

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BIRDS of Oklahoma

By: Baumgartner, Dr.s F.M. and A Marguerite, revised by

Price: $5.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The Department of Wildlife Conservation, State of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: 1954

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 1068

Condition: Good


4" x 9". Pamphlet describing the native birds in Oklahoma. Nice drawing and description of the Scissortail Flycatcher on the front, 10 paged of "Birds of Regular Occurrence" with ink drawings of some of the species in the margins. 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, 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 lis... View more info

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America's Wilderness

By: BBC, Lionheart Productions, BBC Worldwide America, INc., and The Reader's Digest Associations, Inc.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Reader's Digest: 1995

Edition: First

Seller ID: 100018

Condition: New


7.5" x 4.5" x 3.5". Running time 50 minutes each Tape. The East: Forest, Wetland, Seacoast. The West:Desert, Mountain, Canyon. Alaska: River, Glacier, Meadow. New in wrappers. Never opened or viewed. Our listing number 100018. View more info

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The Grand Canyon National Park, Spectacular HELICOPTER Exploration Through 2-Billion years, 1 Hour

By: Beerger, Norman

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Norman Beerger Productions, 3217 S. Arville St., Las Vegas, Nevada 89102: 1988

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 100012

Condition: Very Good


VHS Tape. Private Collection, viewed one or two times. 60 minutes running time. 1 hour helicopter ride over the canyon. "Critically Acclaimed. Video Taped Prior to Flight Restrictions. Includes: Route Map Detailing Events, Landmarks, Geological Facts, Figures and Theories." ANd features the music of Albinoni: Adagio; Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, Allegro Con Fuoco; Deuter: Divine Dust; Klaus Schultze: Friedrich Nietzsche; Richard Wagner: Siegfried's Funersl and Tanhouser Overture; Kitaro: Magical Sand Dance. Our listing number 100012. View more info

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The Northern Lights

By: Booth, Alan, director, Produced by Cooke, Lindsay Ann; Booth, Alan; and Krepakevich, Jerry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Canada, Yellow Knife Films/National Film Board of Canada co-production: 1992

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 100013

Condition: Good


Closed Captioned, a decoder is required. 47 minutes, 38 seconds. Colour. Viewed one or two times. Discover the secrets of the aurora borealis revealed through science and mythology. though science has tried to explain it and aboriginal people have passed on their beliefs...mysteries still linger. Well-made documentary. Original music by Quartet Icarus. Our listing number 100013. View more info

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A Bird Is Born

By: Bosiger, E. and Guilcher, J.-M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Sterling Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 1005

ISBN: 0806935057

Condition: Good


95 pages. Ex-Library, Some shelf wear and repair to upper spine at back cover hinge. Embossed with Library stamps. Beautiful black and white photos throughout of the development of the embryo inside the egg, baby birds in the nest, and how the adults feed and fledge the nestlings. Details on Curlew, Tomtit, Owl, Gull, Bittern, Nest-Dwellers and Nest-Leavers, Heron, Swallow, Shrike, Blackbird, Crossbill, Nuthatch and Nightingale. There are even pictures of CHICKENS! Our book number 1005. View more info

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Deserts

By: Brandt, Keith

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Troll Associates, Mahwah, New Jersey: 1985

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 36055

ISBN: 0-8167-0263-2

Condition: Good


6" x 8.5". 30 pages. Withdrawn from the library. NO creases or marks in text. No dates on card...new old book. Some fading and soil to cover and one wrinkle at the spine. Discusses deserts from the arctic to the Kalahari. Our book number 36055. View more info

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Our Stolen Future

By: Colborn, Theo; Dumanoski, Dianne; and Myers, John Peterson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., A Dutton Book, Published by the Penguin Group: 1996

Edition: First Printing, March 1996

Seller ID: 36032

ISBN: 0-525-93982-2

Condition: Good


6.25" x 9.25". 307 pages. Ex-Library. Corner cut from front endpaper. NOT PRICE CLIPPED. Dust Jacket protected by library plastic. Foreword by Al Gore, inventor of the internet. Discussion and history of hormonal responses to chemical pollutants in the environment. Raises concerns for the survival of the species. Explores scientific research linking pollutants to "ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS" as a threat to reproduction. Book very clean, no marks in text. Our book number 36032. View more info

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Year of the Golden Moon; An Adirondack Book

By: Cornwell, George

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: To the King Family with regards and best wishes..

Seller ID: 46049

Condition: Good


8" x 5.5", 54 pages. Book inscribed and signed by the author. Cover had had some damage, chunk missing from corner of front to spine, rubbing and nicks to cover. Clean text. Poetry celebrating nature. Errata notes laid-in and pasted to credits page. Our book number 46049. View more info

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Exploring America's Valleys From the Shenandoah to the Rio Grande

By: Crum, Richard M., Ed., (and others)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Special Publications Division, National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C.: 1986

Edition: Second Printing, 1986

Seller ID: 36043

Condition: Very Good


7.25" x 10.25". 200 pages. Beautiful book, as new inside. Withdrawn from the library, apparently without having been read. The only marks in the book are on the endpapers. Sticker on Dust Jacket. Colour photography throughout. Our book number 36043. View more info

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Guide to the Appalachian Trail and Side Trails in The Shenandoah National Park

By: Dalrymple, Dana and Helen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, Washington, D.C.: 1973

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 1112

Condition: Very Good


4.5" x 6.5". 263 pages. Clean copy. No markings. Minor shelf wear to exterior. Pages clean and spine not broken, some wrinkles in the glue/paper on the spine. Be sure to take a lot of water and a compass. Not meant as a map, text only. Instructions on how to use the guide in the front. Our book number 1112. Please note: our books numbers 1113 and 1114 are companion volumes to this one, and 1114 includes a map of the NY portion of the trail. View more info