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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. New Edition. 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. Fourth printing. 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.

$6.50

The Song of Pentecost
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The Song of Pentecost

By W. J. Corbett; Martin Ursell (illustrator)

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1983. First American edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. Octavo, 8 " tall, 216 pages, brown boards. A near fine, clean, hardcover edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good, lightly edge worn dust jacket, and with original price. Winner of the 1982 Whitbread Book Award.

$9.50

Out-of-Doors: Pathways in Science

By Gerald S. Craig and Sara E. Baldwin

Boston, Massachusetts: Ginn and Company, 1932. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, v + 269 pages with intertextual illustration throughout, blue titles and orange cloth. A very good, clean, neat sturdy hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear, light exterior soiling, rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. "Complimentay Professional Copy" printed on the cover

$9.50

Backyard Exploration

By Paul Griswold Howes

New York, New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1927. First edition, first printing. 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

Eastern and Central North America: Birding by Ear: a guide to Bird-Song idendtification (Peterson Field Guide series #38). (Booklet plus three audio cassett tapes  in clamshell case)
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Eastern and Central North America: Birding by Ear: a guide to Bird-Song idendtification (Peterson Field Guide series #38). (Booklet plus three audio cassett tapes in clamshell case)

By Richard K. Walton & Robert W. Lawson; Roger Tory Peterson (editor) John Sill (illustration)

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine . Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, with pamphlet 7 1/2" tall, 64 pages (with intertextual B&Willustration), wire saddle stich + three audio cassett tapes, green plastic clam shell case. A near fine, clean, neat lightly used set; case clean and lightly worn.

$9.50

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

The House on Nauset Marsh

By Wyman Richardson; illustrated by Henry Bugbee Kane

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1955. Early Printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 223 pages, silver spine titles on blue cloth; illustrated endpapers and b&w illustrations throughout. A very good, clean, neat, hard cover edition with minor shelf wear over all, cloth color slightly faded at the edges, and a short fray at the bottom of the spine cloth; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a good, edge worn and moderately color faded dust jacket with the original price present.

$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. Fifth printing. 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

A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals (Peterson Field Guide Series #7). Fourth edition

By Frederick H. Pough;

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1976. Fifth printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, xxviii + 317 + 92 plate pages, illustrated endpapers, blue and 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.

$25.00

A Field Guide to the Beetles of North America (Peterson Field Guide Series #29).

By Richard E. White;

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1983. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, xii + 368 (with intertextual illustration) + 22 plate pages, illustrated endpapers, green and blue 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.

$35.00

The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk (The Bedtime Story Books)

By Thornton W. Burgess; illustrated by Harrison Cady

Boston, Massachusetts: Little Brown & Co, 1946. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Originally published in 1918. Small quarto 8 1/4" tall, 94 pages, red quarter-cloth on color illustrated boards, color illustrations. A very good, generally clean hardcover with moderate shelf wear, fore-corner tips rubbed through to board, backstrip cloth slightly frayed at bottom of the spine, minor exterior soiling; binding solid, paper is lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

The Adventures of Peter Cottontail (The Bedtime Story Books)

By Thornton W. Burgess; illustrated by Harrison Cady

Boston, Massachusetts: Little Brown & Co, 1947. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Originally published in 1914. Small quarto 8 1/4" tall, 94 pages, red quarter-cloth on color illustrated boards, color illustrations. A very good, generally clean hardcover with moderate shelf wear, fore-corner tips rubbed through to board, minor exterior soiling; binding solid, paper is lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

The Adventures of Johnny Chuck (The Bedtime Story Books)

By Thornton W. Burgess; illustrated by Harrison Cady

Boston, Massachusetts: Little Brown & Co, 1947. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Originally published in 1913. Small quarto 8 1/4" tall, 96 pages, red quarter-cloth on color illustrated boards, color illustrations. A very good, generally clean hardcover with moderate shelf wear, fore-corner tips rubbed through to board, backstrip cloth slightly frayed at top and color faded from dampstaing at bottom of the spineat bottom of the spine, minor exterior soiling; binding solid, paper is lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

The Adventures of Bobby Coon (The Bedtime Story Books)

By Thornton W. Burgess; illustrated by Harrison Cady

Boston, Massachusetts: Little Brown & Co, 1947. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Originally published in 1918. Small quarto 8 1/4" tall, 94 pages, red quarter-cloth on color illustrated boards, color illustrations. A very good minus, generally clean hardcover with moderate shelf wear, fore-corner tips rubbed through to board, backstrip cloth color faded from dampstaing at bottom of the spine, minor exterior soiling; binding solid, paper is lightly yellowed. Lacking 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

North American Canoe Country

By Calvin Rutstrum; Les Kouba (illustration)

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1968. Third printing. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Still a good reference and reading copy. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 216 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, map endpapers (Wollaston Lake, Canada), brown titles on green cloth. A good hardcover first edition with moderate exterior shelf wear and rubbing and slight fraying started at the corners, minor exterior soiling, color fading along spine; interior generally clean, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with some light scattered foxing and a few pen marks (underling) and one page lightly soiled (coffee stain?). Without dust jacket.

$7.50

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 printing. 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

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE: May, 1930, Volume LVII, Number Five (Vol. 57, No. 5); 150,000 miles of Travel (Taft); Fortunate Isles; Streets Carpeted with Flowers (Tobien); Traveler's Elysium; Plants of the Canary Islands (Fairchild); etc.

By Gilbert Grosvenor; editor; William Howard Taft, Wilhelm Tobien, David Fairchild, et al

Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1930. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single issue original issue with cover and ads, (unbound supplements not included); Quarto, 7" x 10", pages 523 to 652 + ads, yellow bordered wraps with title and contents; a very good and generally clean copy overall; minor exterior wear with rubbing, cover only ls ightly color faded with some minor soiling at the margin; interior near fine, clean tight and sound with light occassional marginal foxing.

$9.50

Central Park Country : A Tune Within Us

By Mireille Johnston (text); Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr.(excerpts); Nancy and Retta Johnston (photographs); Marianne Moore (introduction); David Brower (foreword and editing)

San Francisco, California: Sierra Club, 1968. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Folio 13 3/4" tall, 151 (with color plates), illustrated endpapers, gilt titles on green textured cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear, internally near fine, binding tight, with an inscription from a previous owner on the front flyleaf. In a good, price-clipped but edge worn dust jacket, torn through at the spine fold, yellowing and discolored at the margins, and chipping at the top and bottom of the back strip as well as the flap fold edges.

$19.00

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