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Short-Horn Cattle: a series of historical sketches, memoirs and records of the breed and its development in the United States and Canada
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Short-Horn Cattle: a series of historical sketches, memoirs and records of the breed and its development in the United States and Canada

By Sanders, Alvin H

Chicago: Sanders Publishing Company, 1901. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fair. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. But for the detached (but present, laid inside the front flap) backstrip, a very sturdy, still tightly bound copy indeed. Burgundy cloth over boards, probably a new binding, tips and spine backed with black leather, and with gilt lettered cover and spine. Marbled page edges, quite lovely, with decorated endpapers, and a large number of beautiful black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Fascinating record that tracks the origins and development of the short-horned cow and steer, from England to the U.S. to Australia. Fine account by the American editor, agriculturalist, and cattle breeder. 902 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$39.00

Life Histories of North American Diving Birds
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Life Histories of North American Diving Birds

By Bent, Arthur Cleveland

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Arthur Cleveland Bent. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear, not price-clipped, but with sunning along inside edges, scuffing to tips and along edges. top-stained in red. Beautifully illustrated with a number of black-and-white photographs. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xiii + 237 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$18.00

Hagerups Svampetavler I: spiselge svampe

By Buchwald, N.F

Copenhagen, Denmark: H. Hagerup, 1946. First Edition. Softcover. Good. H. Hagerup, Kopenhaven [Kopenhagen], 1946. Wrappers [a folding chart]. Condition: Very good. [No Edition Stated]. A Very Good copy of this Danish Guide to edible mushrooms with the text by Professor N. F. Buchwald, illustrated by R. Hesthave (some wear to the outer portions protecting the folding map, a few of blue ink marks and scratches to the front wrapper), about Fine within. [Chart No. 2 -- not offered here -- is a guide to poisonous mushrooms Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$85.00

Happy Hunting-Grounds: a tribute to the woods and fields
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Happy Hunting-Grounds: a tribute to the woods and fields

By Gibson, William Hamilton

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1887. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. William Hamilton Gibson. An exquisitely beautiful copy of an early, second printing (1887) of the original, true First Edition, published in 1886 (so says the copyright page). Dust jacket (see below) not depicted but present. Sterling condition hardcover copy bound in teal-green cloth, with unbruised tips, beveled edges, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Gorgeously illustrated cover (and throughout, by the author), and with remarkably sharp and distinct gilt lettering to cover. All edges gilt. Frontis illustration, tissue-guarded. Decorated endpapers. The book is covered by a mylar-coated dust wrapper in Near Fine condition but that also advertises "Pastoral Days; or, memories of a New England Year" on the front panel and "Highways and Byways" on the rear panel, with "Happy Hunting-Grounds" on the spine. 202 pp. and with full and complete index. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$115.00

Homestead Year
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Homestead Year

By Moffett, Judith

New York: Lyons & Burford Press, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Signed by Author. Signed boldly by the author at title page, inscribed warmly to another homesteader. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 300 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$22.00

Robert Bateman: a retrospective of limited editions, complete in three volumes
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Robert Bateman: a retrospective of limited editions, complete in three volumes

By Bateman, Robert

Venice, Florida: Mill Pond Press, 1991. Softcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author. Gorgeous full-color collection of Robert Bateman Limited Edition nature drawings. Each of three volumes volumes signed and dated '93 on full title page. Volume I: 1978-1982, 115 pp.; Volume II: 1983-1986, 109 pp.; Volume III: 1987-1991, 125 pp. Sterling condition softcover copies, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Raised gilt lettering to front of each. All neatly stored in a gray cloth-covered cardboard slipcase with gilt lettering to front and spine. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$68.00

Thirty Choice Views of Canadian Rockies
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Thirty Choice Views of Canadian Rockies

By G.M. Slark

Alberta, Canada: G.M. Slark. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy in oblong format, minor wear of stapled, illustrated covers, with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. No date of publication, but appears to be early 1900s. 27 views on 14 photogravure plates. Protected in a sleeve. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$25.00

Common Insects of Hawaii
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Common Insects of Hawaii

By Fullaway, David T. and Noel L. H. Krauss

Honolulu, Hawaii: Tongg Publishing Company, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Yasutaro Oda. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Tongg Publishing Company, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1945, being a First Edition in octavo format. 228 pp. Illustrated by Yasutaro Oda throughout in both black-and-white and color. Original publisher's brown cloth, very light soiling thereto. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$35.00

Proceedings of the National Rivers and Harbors Congress: Fifth Annual Convention Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 9 and 10, 1908
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Proceedings of the National Rivers and Harbors Congress: Fifth Annual Convention Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 9 and 10, 1908

By Brown, Douglas A., Official Reporter

Cincinnati, Ohio: For the Secretary of the National Rivers and Harbors Congress, by The Ebbert & Richardson Co, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Former price sticker to spine bottom. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Light age-toning to text, else clean and unmarked. First Edition, published by the Ebbert & Richardson Company. Comprises multiple addresses given by various members of the National Rivers and Harbors Congress in 1908. 276 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$24.00

Illinois Arbor and Bird Day 1911
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Illinois Arbor and Bird Day 1911

By Blair, F.G

Springfield, Illinois: Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1911. First Edition. Softcover. Good. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, moderate wear of covers, creased, one tip gone, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Pictorial covers, moderately worn, a bit soiled and sunned. Stuffed with black-and-white photographs of birds, bird eggs, and other critters. Foreword by the Governor of the State of Illinois. 95 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$12.00

Sierra Club Bulletin, Volume 41, 1956

By Sierra Club

San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Rebound for library use in blue buckram cloth spines backing cardboard covers, all internally clean, tightly bound texts; really a remarkably bright set of issues from 1940-1943. Ex-library copy with white call numbers on spine, else with no additional signs thereof; clean, tightly bound and unmarked. Stuffed with black-and-white photographs, including black-and-white plates tipped in. First Editions. Thick, heavy, attractive volume. The hundreds of black-and-white plates and illustrations are delightful. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$22.00

Sierra Club Bulletin, Volume 25, Volume 26, Volume 27, Volume 28

By Sierra Club

San Francisco: Sierra Club. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Rebound for library use in blue buckram cloth spines backing cardboard covers, all internally clean, tightly bound texts; really a remarkably bright set of issues from 1940-1943. Ex-library copy with white call numbers on spine, else with no additional signs thereof; clean, tightly bound and unmarked. Stuffed with black-and-white photographs, including black-and-white plates tipped in. First Editions. Thick, heavy, attractive volume. The hundreds of black-and-white plates and illustrations are delightful. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$28.00

Sierra Club Bulletin, Volume 33, Volume 34, Volume 35

By Sierra Club

San Francisco: Sierra Club. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Rebound for library use in blue buckram cloth spines backing cardboard covers, all internally clean, tightly bound texts; really a remarkably bright set of issues from 1948-1950. Ex-library copy with white call numbers on spine, else with no additional signs thereof; clean, tightly bound and unmarked. Stuffed with black-and-white photographs, including black-and-white plates tipped in. First Editions. Thick, heavy, attractive volume. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$28.00

Results of a Biological Survey of the San Francisco Mountain Badger and Desert of the Little Colorado, Arizona, North American Fauna, No. 3
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Results of a Biological Survey of the San Francisco Mountain Badger and Desert of the Little Colorado, Arizona, North American Fauna, No. 3

By Merriam, C. Hart, with assistance from Leonhard Steineger

Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1890. Softcover. Fair. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Chipped printed wrappers, so handle with some care. 1-136 pp. + plentiful colored maps. Internals are fine, some sunning to and soiling of wrappers, else tightly bound and clean internally. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$11.00

In Harmony With Nature: creative country construction
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In Harmony With Nature: creative country construction

By Bruyere, Christian and Robert Inwood

New York: Sterling, 1979. Softcover. Near Fine. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy, marred only by torn first free endpaper. Pictorial Wraps. Duotone illustrations throughout. 213 pp., depicting in step-by-step fashion, building and growing projects from the small to the big, from digging and stocking root cellars to crafting full houses. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$16.00

Sierra Club Bulletin, Volume 29, Number I, February 1944; Volume 30, Number 6, December, 1945; Volume 31, Number 7, December, 1946; Volume 32, Number 1, January, 1947; Volume 32, Number 7, 1947;

By Sierra Club

Sierra Club. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Rebound in blue buckram cloth covers backing simple grey boards, for library use, with internally clean, tightly bound text; really a remarkably bright set of four issues. Ex-library copy with white call numbers on spine, else with no additional signs thereof; clean, tightly bound and unmarked. Stuffed with black-and-white photographs, including black-and-white plates tipped in. First Edition. Thick, heavy, attractive volume. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$28.00

Bone and Dream: Into the World's Driest Desert
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Bone and Dream: Into the World's Driest Desert

By Sagaris,Lake

New York: Alfred A .Knopf, 2000-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, slight forward cock to spine, but tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, and internally clean. Dust jacket fully intact, not price-clipped, protected by a Kapco sleeve. Interesting account of the world's driest lake bed, near the coast along the western edge of South America. 376 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$6.00

Siegfried & Roy's Gift for the Ages: The Quest to Save the World's Magnificent Royal White Tigers and Magical White Lions for Future Generations
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Siegfried & Roy's Gift for the Ages: The Quest to Save the World's Magnificent Royal White Tigers and Magical White Lions for Future Generations

By Macy, Robert and Melinda

Las Vegas, NV: M*M Graphics Co, 2000. Softcover. Very Good. Pictorial paper bindings, slightly rubbed at edges, else a Near Fine copy. In wraps; profuse color photo illustrations. Fold-out front cover and perforated postcard feature; official gold medallion on front cover. Unpaginated. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$10.00

Elephant Life: fifteen years of high population density
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Elephant Life: fifteen years of high population density

By Buss, Irven O

Ames, Iowa, U.S.A: Iowa State University Press, 1990. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good-. Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. A single ding to top board, very minor, else Fine. Illustrated paper dust jacket fully intact, but showing some edge-wear and chipping along the top, else Very Good. Profusely illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs. Dr. Buss is a world-renowned expert in the African elephant, and this book represents the culmination of 25 years' research into the elephants of Uganda. Quite a nice copy indeed. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$6.40

Thunder and Lightning

By de Fonvielle, W

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897. Hard Cover. Very Good-/No Dust Jacket. Sturdy, structurally sound hardcover copy, translated from the French by T.L. Phipson. A few pages of the translator's preface are missing. First end-paper clipped, illustration at frontis-piece opposite title page near detached, so handle with care. Lots of black-and-white illustrations, text followed by ads Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$11.20

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