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Footnotes on Nature

By Kieran, John

Garden City: Garden City Publishing Co.; 1950, Reprint. Very good in an edgeworn jacket; Jacket in Mylar protector. Octavo, Full cloth; Illustration: Woodcuts by Nora S. Unwin. »»» A book about the author's walks and talks with colleagues in New York's Van Cortlandt Park and their observations of nature. Small (1/16") rubs to spine extremities on cloth. Jacket has 1/8"-1/4" rubs and chips along edges. No prior ownership marks. Lovely wood engravings of various flora and fauna.


Gardening for Everyone

By Grounds, Roger

Fort Lee, NJ: Sharon Marketing; 1974, Very good.; No dust jacket. Quarto, Full cloth; Illustration: Many photographs. »»» Pictorial binding, shows slight soil. Rear hinge just a bit tender.


The Fourth World: the Heritage of the Arctic and Its Destruction

By Hall, Sam

New York: Alfred A. Knopf; 1987, 1st Amer. ed. Near fine in a fine dust jacket; Jacket in Mylar protector. Octavo, Hardcover; »»» The author gives his vision of how to responsibly develop the Arctic region, undoing the damage that's already been done. Top fore corner of front free endpaper has an inked out prior owner's name.


Man and Dolphin

By Lilly, John C

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.; 1961, First printing. Good in a good dust jacket; Jacket in Mylar protector. Octavo, Full cloth; Illustration: B&w photographs. »»» Reports on the progress of scientists attempting to establish communication with dolphins. Black cloth over boards with gilt and blue stamping. A few light external rubs, some minor foxing. Jacket has some edge rubs and surface abrasions to rear panel. Includes a bibliography


Earth and the Great Weather: the Brooks Range

By Brower, Kenneth

New York: Friends of the Earth; (1971), Near fine in a good dust jacket; Jacket in Mylar protector. Folio, Full cloth; Illustration: Color and b&w photographs. »»» Beautifully photographed chronicle of the Brooks Range and its fragile Arctic ecosystem. Photographs by Pete Martin, Wilbur Mills, John P. Milton, Gilbert Staender,and others. Narrative selections by Lois Crisler, Robert Marshall, Nalungiaq, Netsit, Knud Rasmussen, David Roberts, Vilhjálmur Stefansson, Tatilgak, and others. Green cloth over boards with gilt stamped spine and upper board lettering, illustrated endpapers. Prior owner bookplate partially removed from front pastedown. Clean and sound copy. Jacket has a .5" x 1" flap torn and laid back down on front panel, a few short closed edge tears, some mild edge wrinkles at extremities.


American Wildlife Illustrated

By [Wise]

New York: Wise & Co.; 1949, Good+; No dust jacket. Octavo, Full Cloth; Illustration: many b/w photos. »»» Green cloth, slight wear at edges and spine ends. Spine and front board slightly faded/discolored. A few color plates.