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Image for Worthington's Natural History: Being Stories and Histories of the Animal Kingdom at Home and Abroad; Also, Interesting Poems and Anecdotes, Profusely Illustrated with Nearly 500 Illustrations

Worthington's Natural History: Being Stories and Histories of the Animal Kingdom at Home and Abroad; Also, Interesting Poems and Anecdotes, Profusely Illustrated with Nearly 500 Illustrations

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Worthington Company: 1886

Seller ID: 2205708

Condition: Good


Binding shaken, hinges and frontispiece loosening, faint stain on edge of first few pages. 1886 Hard Cover. 214, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. A collection of stories and poems about animals. Includes color frontispiece and engraved illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for American Wild Life, Illustrated. Compiled by the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the City of New York

American Wild Life, Illustrated. Compiled by the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the City of New York

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wm H. Wise & Co., Inc.: 1945

Seller ID: 2264217

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, faint stain along spine and rear board, a few faint spots to top page ridge. 1945 Hard Cover. xiv, 749 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Mammals; Fishes; Reptiles; Amphibians; Birds; Index. View more info

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A Wallow of Pigs

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Viking Barnyard Medley: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269187

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1993 Small Hard Cover. 56 pp. An amazing and diverting collection of pigs to amuse and delight. View more info

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Dame Trot and Her Comical Cat (Pleasewell Series)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros: 1890

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205385

Condition: Very Good


Later printing. Faint creases to front wrapper, faint pink stain to rear wrapper, general light wear. 1890 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Includes color and black-and-white illustrations. The tale of Old Dame Trot and her cat.KEYWORDS: DAME TROT HER COMICAL CAT PLEASEWELL PLEASE WELL SERIES VINTAGE ANIMALS PETS CHILDREN FICTION View more info

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The 3 Little Kittens (Pleasewell Series)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McLoughlin Bro's: 1890

Seller ID: 2266148

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, small surface tear along top edge of front wrapper, one-inch by one-inch surface tear to one page corner. 1890 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Softcover booklet with 6 color illustrations inside, interspersed with the nursery rhyme. View more info

Image for Five Color Natural History Prints Depicting Seashells from the Turbo Genus [Conchology, Sea Shells, Snails, Mollusca, Turbinidae]

Five Color Natural History Prints Depicting Seashells from the Turbo Genus [Conchology, Sea Shells, Snails, Mollusca, Turbinidae]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Seller ID: 2066331

Condition: Very Good


Each print faintly foxed. Five matted and framed color prints. Frames 8 5/8 x 11 3/8, images 5 7/8 x 8 1/4. Matted and framed by Summit Glass and Picture Frame Company on Aug. 1 1966. These were acquired as part of a large collection of books and prints on seashell collecting and conchology, and most likely came from a 19th century volume on conchology (they are labeled plates 9, 10, 21, 24, and 33), though we were unable to identify which work this might have been. Each... View more info

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Horses on Parade: Rochester New York

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Monroe Litho: 2001

Seller ID: 2197742

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on front endpaper. 2001 Large Hardcover. xvi, 168 pp. Photography by Kurt Brownell. A look at the Horses on Parade community art project sponsored by the High Falls Brewing Company in Rochester New York.Keywords: ROCHESTER NEW YORK LOCAL REGIONAL HORSES EQUESTRIAN PARADE ART PROJECT COMMUNITY HIGH FALLS BREWING COMPANY View more info

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My Horses Poster Book: 30 Pull-Out Posters with Activities

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Sandy Creek: 2009

Seller ID: 2206054

ISBN: 1740898982

Condition: Near Fine


Spine and front wrapper lightly bumped. 2009 Large Softcover. Unpaginated. Horse lovers and young artists will love this 13 x 9 1/2 book of gorgeous color photographs with matching line drawings and art activity suggestions.KEYWORDS: HORSES ANIMALS POSTER CHILDREN View more info

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Repap Presents: The Carousel Horse on New LithofectPLUS

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Repap Sales Corporation:

Seller ID: 2267986

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date, sticker on rear wrapper. Unpaginated. Beautiful color images of carousel horses printed on LithofectPLUS paper. View more info

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Nature through the Seasons

By: Adams, Richard; Hooper, Max

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1975

Seller ID: 2263102

ISBN: 0671221078

Condition: Good


Top edge of jacket very lightly rubbed, jacket faintly toned. Spine slightly cocked, boards slightly bowed, pages very faintly toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 108 pp. Illustrated by David A. Goddard. Describes the animals, birds, trees, and flowers that the amateur naturalist is likely to encounter in each season. View more info

Image for The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

By: Aldridge, Alan; Adams, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266328

ISBN: 0224014412

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light crease along spine, pages very faintly foxed. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Full-page illustrations enhance the story of a fighting cat of Good Queen Bess's time who goes to sea for the honor of fair England. View more info

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Birds of the Athenian Agora (Excavations of the Athenian Agora Picture Books, Number 22)

By: American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Price: $2.00

Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton: 1985

Seller ID: 1535011

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1985 Stapled Binding. 31 pp. A study of the various birds represented in carvings of the period found by archaeologists. Photos throughout. The Ancient Agora of Athens (aka Forum of Athens in older texts) is the best-known example of an ancient Greek agora, located to the northwest of the Acropolis and is bounded on the south by the hill of the Areopagus and on the west by the hill known as the Colonus Agoraeus. View more info

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The Best Cat Ever

By: Amory, Cleveland

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264509

ISBN: 0316037443

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped and creased. Owner's stamp on front endpaper. 1993 Hard Cover. 262 pp. The author describes adventures with his cat, Polar Bear, including encounters with Cary Grant, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, and other notables. View more info

Image for Bugle, a Puppy in Old Yorktown (Tip-Top Elf Book, 8618)

Bugle, a Puppy in Old Yorktown (Tip-Top Elf Book, 8618)

By: Andrews, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company: 1958

Seller ID: 2272839

Condition: Very Good


Corners lightly rubbed, pencil name on title page, pages lightly toned. 1958 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. The story of a dog living in Colonial times in Yorktown, Virginia. View more info

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The Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State

By: Andrle, Robert F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cornell: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208262

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly rubbed. 1988 Hard Cover. This generously illustrated, easy-to-use reference gives instant information on 238 birds that are native to New York State. The core of the atlas is a series of accounts of each species, each account including a distribution map with possible, probable, or confirmed breeding. Facing each map is an explanatory page of text that covers a number of topics: abundance, historical and current distirbution, habitat, and nest desc... View more info

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Pawing through Rochester: The Adventures of Spike

By: Ann, Esch; Reardon, Dan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 2006

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2204655

ISBN: 0978971205

Condition: Very Good


Signed by both authors and Spike with inscription: To Zach, Enjoy pawing through our book! Spike, Ann, Dan. Front wrapper lightly bumped, pages lightly dog-eared. 2006 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 17 pp. Rochester: Viewed thorugh the eyes of a dog.Keywords: ANN ESCH DAN REARDON PAWING THROUGH ROCHESTER ADVENTURES SPIKE ANIMALS PETS DOGS LOCAL REGIONAL NEW YORK View more info

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The Life of Mammals

By: Attenborough, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Princeton: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208244

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front endpaper. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. From the under-snow tunnels of Arctic lemmings to the egg nests of the bizarre Australian echidna, from the Pacific waters inhabited by sea otters and whales to the subways of major cities, this extraordinary and attractive book brings us into the homes and lives of some of earth's most fascinating animals. View more info

Image for Drawn from Paradise: The Natural History, Art and Discovery of the Birds of Paradise with Rare Archival Art

Drawn from Paradise: The Natural History, Art and Discovery of the Birds of Paradise with Rare Archival Art

By: Attenborough, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper Design: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205928

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Rear board faintly rubbed. 2012 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Originally perceived and idolized by the natives of New Guinea and discovered by Europeans in the sixteenth century, birds of paradise have long enchanted observers with their extraordinary beauty. In Drawn from Paradise, world renowned BBC broadcaster David Attenborough and artist and author Errol Fuller share their passion for these breathtaking creatures, off... View more info

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Selected Journals and Other Writings (Penguin Nature Classics)

By: Audubon, John James; Forkner, Ben

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2195122

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Edges rubbed, pages toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. xliii, 573 pp. The fist one-volume selection of non-ornithological writings from one of America's premier naturalists and painters. Gathered here are the fruits of his [Audubon's] literary talent: journals, letters, bird biographies, a memoir of his early years, and stories of the American frontier.... His enormous efforts resulted in the finest collection of American birds ever painted by a single individu... View more info

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Audubon, Early Drawings

By: Audubon, John James; Rhodes, Richard; Edwards, Scott V.; Morris, Leslie A.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208610

ISBN: 0674031024

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. 2008 Large Hardcover. xxxv, 250 pp. In 1805, Jean Jacques Audubon was a twenty-year-old itinerant Frenchman of ignoble birth and indifferent education who had fled revolutionary violence in Haiti and then France to take refuge in frontier America. Ten years later, John James Audubon was an American citizen, entrepreneur, and family man whose fervent desire to “become acquainted with nature” had led him to reinvent himself... View more info

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The Birds of America

By: Audubon, John James; Vogt, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1946

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2266379

Condition: Near Fine


5th printing. Near fine in very good jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss and tears to corners, jacket spine toned, front jacket flap corners trimmed. 1946 Large Hardcover. xxvi, 435 pp. Numerous beautifully designed color plates reproduced from the elephant folio edition of Audubon's masterwork, the original printing of which is among the most valuable books ever sold.  John James Audubon (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French-American ornithologis... View more info

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Nellie: A Cat on Her Own

By: Babbitt, Natalie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Michael Di Capua Books / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265091

ISBN: 0374355061

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sticker on jacket rear, jacket faintly foxed. 1989 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. When the kind, old woman who made her dies, Nellie, a wooden cat marionette, must rely on the help of her friend, Big Tom, a real cat, to dance on her own. View more info

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National Velvet (Junior Deluxe Editions)

By: Bagnold, Enid; Seaton, Walter; Winslow, Earle B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Junior Deluxe Editions: 1958

Seller ID: 2208464

Condition: Near Fine


General light wear. 1958 Hard Cover. 288 pp. ...the story of a 14-year-old girl named Velvet Brown, who rides her horse to victory in the Grand National steeplechase. The novel focuses on the ability of ordinary persons, particularly women, to accomplish great things. Velvet is a teenager in the late 1920s, living in a small English coastal village in Sussex, dreaming of one day owning many horses. She is a high-strung, shy, nervous child with a delicate stomach. The nov... View more info

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An Introduction to Acarology

By: Baker, Edward W.; Wharton, G.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260332

Condition: Good


Front hinge just starting, minor ink marks in text, pages thumb-indexed by previous owner (Robert L. Gering, a Ph.D. in the field of arachnology, from whose library this volume was acquired). 1952 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 465 pp. 8vo. A monograph on mites and ticks, written by an entomologist and a zoologist. Color frontispiece, black-and-white illustrations in text. View more info

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The Avifauna of Micronesia, Its Origin, Evolution, and Distribution (University of Kansas Publications Museum of Natural History, Volume 3, No. 1, June 12, 1951)

By: Baker, Rollin H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Kansas: 1951

Seller ID: 2208490

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on front wrapper, title page, and top page ridge; wrappers and spine lightly toned. 1951 Soft Cover. 359 pp. Volume 3, No. 1, June 12, 1951. Includes 16 figures in text. CONTENTS: Introduction; Description of Micronesia: Climate, Soils, Surface Water, Vegetation; Gazetteer of the Islands of Micronesia: Mariana Islands, Palau Islands, Caroline Islands, Marshall Islands; Ornithological Exploration in Micronesia; Check-List of the Birds of Micronesia; Discussion o... View more info

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How to Live with a Neurotic Cat

By: Baker, Stephen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gramercy Books: 1999

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2267741

ISBN: 0517207346

Condition: Near Fine


Fifth printing. Jacket very faintly toned, faint general wear to jacket. 1999 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Cat owners know the truth: cats, in fact, own them and their feline needs must be met—sooner rather than later. In this delightfully irreverent book, highlighted by Jackie Geyer's evocative illustrations, the author of the highly successful, How to Live with a Neurotic Dog, offers coping mechanisms for those who struggle with the endless task of keeping their cats pam... View more info

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The Cosmic Cat

By: Barber, Muriel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Order of the Great Companions: 1954

Seller ID: 1955299

Condition: Good


Spine toned and lightly creased. 1954 Hard Cover. A history of the mythology surrounding felines. View more info

Image for The People's Home Library: A Library of Three Practical Books - The People's Home Medical Book / The People's Home Recipe Book / The People's Home Stock Book

The People's Home Library: A Library of Three Practical Books - The People's Home Medical Book / The People's Home Recipe Book / The People's Home Stock Book

By: Barnum, R.C.; Ritter, T.J.; Kirk, Alice G.; Fair, W.C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The R.C. Barnum Co.: 1920

Seller ID: 2275182

Condition: Very Good


Lettering on spine and front board lightly rubbed, flowers and feathers laid in, pages faintly toned. 1920 Large Hardcover. iv, 478; iv, 238; v, 315 pp. The People's Home Library: A Library of Three Practical Books - The People's Home Medical Book / The People's Home Recipe Book / The People's Home Stock Book. A collection of medical terms, diseases, remedies, recipes, house and home tips, and more. View more info

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Fraidy Cat (A Glowing-Eye Book)

By: Barrows, Marjorie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company: 1946

Seller ID: 2266161

Condition: Good


Spine previously taped, edges rubbed, pencil name on front endpaper. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. The story of Fraidy Cat, who must overcome his fears. View more info

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The Ninemile Wolves

By: Bass, Rick

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1913200

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Bright copy. 1993 Trade Paperback. 163 pp. Defiant and opionated, Rick Bass has written an inspired essay advocating wolf reintroduction and recolonization, in the context of one, small pack's fate. An environmental issue for all, philosophical for some and moral for Bass, the wolf and its return have polarized the whole of the West--igniting the passions of both cattle ranchers and environmentalists, wildlife biologists and hunters. The result of years o... View more info