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Gift from the Sea

By Anne Morrow Lindbergh; George W. Thompson, illustrator

New York, New York: Pantheon, 1955. Decorative Boards. Near fine/Very good. Special edition" wit slip case--not first. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, unpaginated (approx. 126 pages), silver titles, blue half-cloth over decorative boards in slip-case. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn slip case with rubbing at the cortners and light soiling.

$12.50

A Fish Caught in Time: the search for the Coelacanth

By Dugald Stermer (text and illustrations)

New York, New York: Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Octavo 8 1/2 " tall, xx + 220 pages, blue and maroon boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white,s light foxing to the fore-edge. In a very good, lightly rubbed dust jacket with the original price present.

$9.50

Tom Brown's School-Days (Harper's Illustrated Bookshelf)

By Thomas Hughes; illustrated by Louis Rhead

Boston, Massachusetts: Harper & Brothers, 1911. Decorative Cloth. Very Good-/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 9 1/8" tall, 375 pages, color frontispiece and black and white illustration scattered throughout, black cloth with tipped on color title illustration A very good minus sturdy hard cover edition over all, with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, cover illustration scratched and lightly soiled, spine cloth faded; hinges and binding solid, frontispiece bright, paper moderately yellowed with some soiling to the fore-edges. Without dust jacket

$19.00

The Shell: Five Hundred Million Years of Inspired Design

By Hugh Stix, Marguerite Stix and R. Tucker Abbott; with photographs by H. Landshoff

New York, New York: Abradale Press / Harry N. Abrams, 1988. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/Very good +. Large oblong quarto, 11" tall x 11 1/2 " wide, [40] +188 + [8] pages including color and black and white plates throughout, orange cloth. With 100 illustrations, 65 in color; several fold-outs. A nearfine, clean, neat hardcover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white, with slight soiling to the top fore-edge. In a very, lightly rubbed and edge worn dust jacket.

$19.00

Wild Hares & Hummingbirds: The Natural History of an English Village
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Wild Hares & Hummingbirds: The Natural History of an English Village

By Stephen Moss

New York, New York: Vintage Books, 2012. Stiff Pictoral Wraps. Fine. Octavo, 7 3//4" tall, 305 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper white.

$10.59

Backyard Exploration

By Paul Griswold Howes

New York, New York: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Without dust jacket. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, xvi + 211 pages + black and white photo plates, gilt titles on red cloth. A very good hard cover with moderate shelf wear, slight exterior soiling, a small stain at the exterior fore-edge, rubbing at the corners, and a small tear to the top of the backstrip cloth, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with some foxing to the endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$14.50

The Natural History of Eastern Massachusetts
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The Natural History of Eastern Massachusetts

By Stan Freeman and Mike Nasuti

Florence MA: Hampshire House, 1998. First Edition. Stiff Pictoral Wraps. Very good. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 128 pages with color illustration throughout. A very good, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

A Field Guide to Shells of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies (Peterson Field Guide Series #3). 3rd edition

By Percy A. Morris; edited by William J. Clench

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, xxviii + 330 + 152 plate pagess, illustrated endpapers, green cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good, moderately edge worn dust jacket.

$9.50

The Winter Beach

By Charlton Ogburn Jr

New York, New York: William Morrow & Company, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 321 pages, brown quarter-cloth. A very good original hard cover overall with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white, BUT with scattered foxing throughout, primarily at the fore-edge margins and endpapers and a previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$9.50

From Laurel Hill to Siler's Bog: The Walking Adventures of a Naturalist

By John K. Terres; Illustrations by Charles L. Ripper

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 227 pages, green cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with light shelf wear, but light fading to the cloth at the margins and small dampstain stains at the top and bottom of the spine; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good lightly edge worn dust jacket with original price.

$7.50

The Wild Animals of North America

By Edward Knobel

New York, New York: The Authors and Newspapers Association, 1908. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Oblong folio 10 3/4" tall x 13 1/3", gilt titles on brown cloth. A good volume overall, internally very good, clean, paper moderately yellowed, but exterior cloth moderately worn and soiled with fraying started at the fore-corner tips and spine ends; internal hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. There appears to be another version of this edition, with a more elaborately detailed cover.

$35.00

Birds of Eastern North America

By Frank M. Chapman

New York, New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1902. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Sold as a good original reference copy only. A private library bookplate on the front endpaper, with numbered notations on the title paper. Duodecimo, 7 2/3" tall, xiv + 431 pages with intertextual illustration plus black and white plates + color frontispiece and color guide, gilt titles on green cloth. A good minus over all, generally clean hardcover edition with moderate shelf wear, cover cloth partially stained and rubbing at the corners and back strip, spine slightly canted; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

Time and Change

By John Burroughs

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1912. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -. Single volume complete as is. Duodecimo, 7 1/4" tall, frontispiece + 279 pages, gilt titles and top fore-edge, decorative green cloth. A very good minus, clean, neat hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear, rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed, with the inscription of the previous owner on the front endpaper and light scattered foxing to the fore-edges and endpapers.

$9.50

Wild Cargo

By Frank Buck, with Edward Anthony

New York, New York: Simon and Schuster &, 1932. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -. A nice original reading copy. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, x + 244 pages, red titles on blue cloth. A very good minus, clean, neat hard cover with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, slight fraying started at the top edge of the spine cloth; hinges and binding tight, paper moderately yellowed with a touch of foxing to the endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

Journey into Summer

By Edwin Way Teale

New York, New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1960. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xv + 366 pages + ads, map endpapers, b&w photographs, green cloth. A very good, clean hardcover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately edge worn dust jacket with rubbing at the corners and chipping at the top of the back strip, with the price clipped.

$7.50

North American Ducks, Geese, & Swans
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North American Ducks, Geese, & Swans

By Donald S. Heintzelman

New York, New York: Winchester Press, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good / Good-. Quarto, 10 1/2" tall, 255 pages, blue cloth; b&w photographs, maps, graphs. A very good, generally clean, neat hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding solid, paper white with light foxing to the endpapers. In a good (minus), price-clipped dust jacket with several short edge tears, but one-third of the back panel missing.

$9.50

Field Book of Eastern Birds

By Leon Augustus Hausman; Jacob Bates Abbott (illustrator)

New York, New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1946. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. With six plates containing ninety-four birds and bird heads in full color and over four hundred drawing." Duodecimo, 7" tall, 659 pages, + illustrated color plates, gilt titles on blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling, bacl strip cloth color faded; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with the inscription and bookplate of the previous owner on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

The Tree Where Man Was Born and The African Experience
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The Tree Where Man Was Born and The African Experience

By Peter Matthiessen and Eliot Porter

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 247 pages, biege cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear but some foxing to the cloth at the exposed edges; hinges and binding solid, paper cream lightly yellowed but foxing to the endpapers and fore-edges. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with original price.

$9.50

Tommy Smith's Other Animals

By Edmund Selous; illustrated by Augusta Guest

London, England: Methuen, 1906. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -. Duodecimo, 6 3/4" tall, viii + 133 pages + all 12 black and white plates, blue illustrated cloth. A very good minus over all, generally clean, sturdy hard cover with moderate shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed BUT scattered foxing throughout and some of the plates have been removed and tipped in again with one of those showing additional wear at the edges. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Wings in the Wilderness [signed]

By Allan D. Cruickshank (text and Photographs)

New York: Oxford University Press, 1947. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Signed by the author on the title page. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, unpaginated (approx 260 pages), silver titles on blue cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy first edition hard with moderate shelf wear, fading to cloth color at top edge and back strip, with slight fraying started at the top of the spine; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket

$16.50

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