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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

ISBN: 067085221X

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

Image for Wood's Stories of the Animal World. Being Stories and Histories of the Animal Kingdom at Home and Abroad; Also, Interesting Poems and Anecdotes, Profusely Illustrated with Nearly 500 Illustrations. (Young America Series)

Wood's Stories of the Animal World. Being Stories and Histories of the Animal Kingdom at Home and Abroad; Also, Interesting Poems and Anecdotes, Profusely Illustrated with Nearly 500 Illustrations. (Young America Series)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hurst & Company: 1895

Seller ID: 2278801

Condition: Good


Hinges starting, board edges rubbed, ink gift note and pencil gift note on front endpapers, pages lightly toned. 1895 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A child's book of animal stories with over 500 illustrations. View more info

Image for How to Feed and Manage Poultry for More Eggs and Meat

How to Feed and Manage Poultry for More Eggs and Meat

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sears, Roebuck and Co.:

Seller ID: 2296941

Condition: Very Good


Some pages dog-eared, general light wear. 31 pp. Topics include: Low Cost Production of Eggs and Meat; Starting Chicks; Feeding Baby Chicks; Chick Management Schedule; Growing Pullets; Feeding Pullets on Range; The Laying Flock; Feeding the Laying Flock; Culling Guide; Handling Eggs for Market; Producing Poultry Meat; Some Common Troubles of Poultry. View more info

Image for Animal Tales Library: Shelly's Shell Search; The Undersea Adventures of Digby Dolphin; Tidy Heidi; The Sculptor of Beaver Pond; Springer: The Rabbit Who Jumped Too High; Darby: The Lost and Found Puppy

Animal Tales Library: Shelly's Shell Search; The Undersea Adventures of Digby Dolphin; Tidy Heidi; The Sculptor of Beaver Pond; Springer: The Rabbit Who Jumped Too High; Darby: The Lost and Found Puppy

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Landoll: 2000

Seller ID: 2297573

ISBN: 0517128179

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 2000 Small Hard Cover. Five titles in slipcase. Animal Tales Library: Shelly's Shell Search, The Undersea Adventures of Digby Dolphin, Tidy Heidi, The Sculptor of Beaver Pond, Springer: The Rabbit Who Jumped Too High, Darby: The Lost and Found Puppy View more info

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Animal ABC (Big Value Series, No. 2000)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: M. A. Donohue & Co.: 1916

Seller ID: 2298799

Condition: Fair


Wrappers loose but included, multiple creases and tears to wrappers, light stain. 1916 Stapled Binding. Vintage children's book using animals to teach the ABCs. 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

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Major Richardson's Dogs [World War I; Dogs][Print]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: .:

Seller ID: 2296524

Condition: Near Fine


Matte creased with a few smudges. No chips, no tears. Matte outside to outside dimensions: 13 3/4 x 11. Inside to inside dimensions: 10 x 7 3/4. Print reproduced from photograph of Major Richardson of the British Red Cross with two Bloodhounds and an Airedale. 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 print features shells from the Turbinidae genus, also known as turban snails or turbos. View more info

Image for Draft-Book of Centennial Carriages, Displayed in Philadelphia, at the International Exhibition of 1876

Draft-Book of Centennial Carriages, Displayed in Philadelphia, at the International Exhibition of 1876

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Suffolk Museum and Carriage House: 1964

Seller ID: 2287654

Condition: Very Good


Title paper taped to front wrapper. 1964 Large Softcover. 123 pp. A collection of centennial carriages on display at the International Exhibition in Philadelphia during 1876. View more info

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Western Horseman: October, 1964, Vol. XXIX, No. 10

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Western Horseman, Inc.: 1964

Seller ID: 2296591

Condition: Near Fine


Front wrapper creased. 1964 Stapled Binding. 160 pp. COVER: All-Breed Issue, with art by Echohawk. CONTENTS: The Haflinger; The Dodson Ranch and Training Stables; The Tennessee Walking Horse; Tevis Cup 1964; Honors for the American Indian Horse; The American Paint Stock Horse; Ysabella Horses; National Half-Arabian Championships; Breed Association and Registry Addresses; The American Paint Quarter Horse; The Quarter Horse, 1964 Report; Appaloosas Have Banner Year; The Morgan; The Arabian Horse, 1964 Report; Pinto's Rising Star; The Remount Registry; An All-Breed Family Affair; The Palomino; Pe... 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

Image for American Bird Biographies: Containing the Complete Life-Histories of Familiar Birds Written in Autobiographical Form

American Bird Biographies: Containing the Complete Life-Histories of Familiar Birds Written in Autobiographical Form

By: Allen, Arthur A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Comstock Publishing Company, Inc.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299590

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Page ridges very faintly foxed. 1934 Hard Cover. ix, 238 pp. With ten color plates and ten wash drawings by George Miksch Sutton. 190 photographs of the birds in nature by the author. CONTENTS: Introduction; The Screech Owl's Story; The Chickadee; Jenny Wren's Diary; The Tanager's Story; The House Sparrow; The Sea Gull's Story; The Oriole's Story; A Strange Mother--the Cowbird; The Peregrine's Story; The Canvasback; The Bluebird's Story; The Kingfisher's Story; The Green Heron's Story; Rubythroat; A Mother Grouse; The Flicker's Story; The Killdeer; The American Redsta... 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

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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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Shell (Eyewitness Books)

By: Arthur, Alex

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1989

Seller ID: 2278980

ISBN: 0394822560

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to page ridge. 1989 Hard Cover. Arthur showcases varieties of shelled mollusks, echinoderms, crustaceans, turtles, tortoises, and terrapins, illustrating how shells and pearls form and comparing species that inhabit such different environments as freshwater bodies and coral reefs. Stunning close-up photos and detailed captions will attract browsers and researchers looking for information on this popular subject. 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

ISBN: 0140241264

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 individual. Yet readers of this anthology of his writings will discover an equally monumental achievement--a life dedicated to the ap... View more info

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Audubon's Birds of America

By: Audubon, John James; Griscom, Ludlow

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1950

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2291836

Condition: Very Good


1st thus. Lacks jacket, light edge wear. 1950 Hard Cover. CONTENTS: Loons; Shearwaters; Storm Petrels; Tropic Birds; Pelicans; Gannets; Cormorants; Darters; Man-o'-War Birds; Herons and Bitterns; Wood Ibises; Ibises and Spoonbills; Flamingos; Swans, Geese, Surface-Feeding Ducks, Diving Ducks, Ruddy Ducks, and Mergansers; Vultures; Kites, Short Winged Hawks, Buzzard Hawks, Eagles, and Harriers; Ospreys; Caracaras and Falcons; Grouse; Quails; Turkeys; Cranes; Limpkins; Rails, Gallinules and Coots; Oyster-Catchers; Plovers, Turnstones and Surf Birds; Woodcock, Snipe, Sandpipers; Avocet and Stilts... View more info

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The Art of Audubon: The Complete Birds and Mammals

By: Audubon, John James; Peterson, Roger Tory

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1979

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2281502

ISBN: 0812908414

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Jacket spine head chipped, two minor chips to jacket spine base, one-inch tear along top edge of rear jacket panel, front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket faintly toned. Page ridges very faintly foxed. 1979 Large Hardcover. xiii, 674 pp. The Art of Audubon presents for the first time all of Audubon's 655 magnificent octavo Birds and Quadrupeds, full size and in full-color, in a single volume. View more info

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The Art of Audubon: The Complete Birds and Mammals

By: Audubon, John James; Peterson, Roger Tory

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1979

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2281507

ISBN: 0812908414

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. A few creases to front jacket flap, jacket edges very lightly rubbed, jacket very faintly toned, small piece of tape on rear jacket panel. 1979 Large Hardcover. xiii, 674 pp. The Art of Audubon presents for the first time all of Audubon's 655 magnificent octavo Birds and Quadrupeds, full size and in full-color, in a single volume. 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 as a naturalist and artist whose study of birds would soon earn him international acclaim. The drawings he made during this ... View more info

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The Birds of America

By: Audubon, John James; Vogt, William - introduction & descriptive text

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1937

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2293326

Condition: Good


First thus (later printings excluded 65 of the 500 plates). Lacks jacket. Boards a bit soiled, gilt titles mostly rubbed away from spine, endpapers and edges a bit foxed. 1937 Large Hardcover. x, [2], 500, xxvi pp. Numerous beautifully designed color plates reproduced from Audubon's famous paintings. 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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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 Ninemile Wolves

By: Bass, Rick

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1913200

ISBN: 034538251X

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Bright copy. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 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 of personal study and scores of interviews with people both for and against the ... View more info

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Birds

By: Bateman, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pantheon: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205877

ISBN: 0375421823

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor wear to jacket corners, remainder mark on top page ridge. 2002 Large Hardcover. 176 pp. Internationally acclaimed wildlife artist and naturalist Robert Bateman has sketched and painted bird life in every corner of the globe. And a lifetime of observing an extraordinary range of species has given him a wealth of knowledge about bird habitats, behavior, and survival skills. Now, in this unique volume, Robert Bateman's newest paintings are combined with his insightful reflections on bird life in splendid pages that will delight nature and art lovers alike. View more info

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Crocodile! Crocodile! Stories Told Around the World

By: Baumgartner, Barbara

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2274182

ISBN: 1564584631

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Near fine. 1994 Large Hardcover. 45 pp. Engaging characters are brought to life in cheery cut-paper illustrations. This international collection of folk tales bring together six of Barbara Baumgartner's most successful performances on one volume. For the first time ever, this well-loved storyteller has written down her stories for school-age children to enjoy at home. Engaging characters-from the clever monkey who outwits a hungry crocodile, to a magical dragon that brings secret gifts to a kind young boy-are brought to life in Judith Moffatt's cheery cut-paper illustrations. Reader... View more info

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Birds of the Niagara Frontier Region: An Annotated Check-List (Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, Volume 22)

By: Beardslee, Clark S.; Mitchell, Harold D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263679

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by Harold D. Mitchell with inscription, To Fred and Elsie Webb with my very best wishes. No jacket, ink note on second blank. 1965 Hard Cover. xix, 478 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword; Acknowledgements; Ornithological History of the Region: Observers, Previous Works; Territorial Outline and Life Zones: Territory Boundaries, Life Zones and Bird Distribution, Territorial Zonal Divisions--Sub-Carolinian Zone, Typical Alleghanian Zone, Sub-Canadian Zone; Territorial Localities of Special Ornithological Interest: Ontario, Huron and Erie Plains, Covering the Niagara River and Western Ne... View more info