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My Friend Flicka and Thunderhead, matching set

by Mary O'Hara

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Published
1941
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Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott / Story Press, n.d. [copyright 1941 and 1943]. Hardcover, matching set, no slipcase. Light blue linen over boards with red title block and gilt lettering to front panel and spine. Each has color frontis and 15 B&W horse art prints by John Steuart Curry. Very Good books / no jackets. Bookplates to front… Read more
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Danny and the Dinosaur (I Can Read, 2)

by Syd Hoff

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Published
1958
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Very Good+
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New York, Evanston, and London: Harper & Row, n.d. [copyright 1958]. 1960s reprint. No SBN/ISBN. Hardcover pictorial covers / no jacket. Sky blue rear board. Very Good+. Prior owner's name to FFEP and spine ends bumped. Text and covers pristine. Not from a library. Not a Weekly Reader edition. No remainder mark. 64 pages. The first Danny and the Dinosaur… Read more
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More about Leemo: the Adventures of a Puma

by Stanley E. Brock

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Published
1968
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Near Fine
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First American Edition
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New York: Taplinger, 1968. Hardcover. First American Edition. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Heavy rubbing to clipped jacket in a protective mylar cover. No tears or creases. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 188 pages.
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White Tail, King of the Forest

by Nell Stolp Smock

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Published
1938
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First Edition
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New York: Platt & Munk Co., 1938. Hardcover. First Edition. Green cloth over boards with pictorial paste-down to front board. Illustrated endpapers. Sewn binding. Very Good / no jacket. Bookplate to verso of FFEP, otherwise interior pristine. Spine faded, ends bumped. Top corners bumped. Not from a library. 39 pages. 36 illustrations by Nell Stolp Smock.
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Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings

by Christopher Moore

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Published
2004
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Very Good+
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First Edition
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9780060566685
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New York: Perennial, 2004. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Reading and shelf wear to covers. Dog-ear crease to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 321 pages. Just why do humpback whales sing? That's the question that has marine behavioral biologist Nate Quinn… Read more
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Folktales from India: a Selection of Oral Tales from Twenty-Two Languages

by A. K. Ramanujan

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Published
1994
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As New
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9780140233285
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New Delhi: Penguin Books India. Trade Paperback. 1994. As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. Sticker from Giggles Bookshop, Madras to back cover. 345 pages. An enchanting collection of 110 tales, translated from twenty-two different languages, that are by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, mysterious and romantic. Gods disguised as beggars and beasts, animals… Read more
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Lao Folktale: Tiger and Toad

by Boualay Hengsengkham, Anna Gillespie, Engkham Xayasouk (ed)

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October 11, 1999
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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RARE! Vientiane, Lao PDR: Institute for Cultural Research, October 11, 1999. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. Near Fine. Light wear to back cover, otherwise As New. Not from a library. In Lao and English. 18 pages. 17 B&W illustrations.
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Mimicry in Plants and Animals (World University Library, 29)

by Wolfgang Wickler; R. D. Martin (trans)

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Published
1968
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Very Good+
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9780070701007
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New York: Mcgraw-Hill. Paperback. 1968. 1978 printing. No ISBN. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine and covers tanned. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Dust stains to top edge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 255 pages. With superb drawings and painting by Hermann Kacher: 31 color and 22 B&W. Many living things survive by looking or behaving… Read more
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All the Cowboys Were Indians

by Stan Brock

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Published
1999
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As New
Edition
Commemorative Edition
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9781892329004
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Lenoir City, Tennessee: Synergy South. Hardcover. 1999. Commemorative Edition. Originally published as Jungle Cowboy. As New book in an As New jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 310 pages. For years, Stan Brock was a regular fixture in America's living rooms as co-host of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. All the Cowboys… Read more
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An Introduction to Birds of Guyana, Volume I (Guyana in Colour)

by Balram Singh; Robert J. Fernandes

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1994
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Georgetown, Guyana: [s.n.]. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. 1994. Good+. Ex-library, otherwise Near Fine. Text pristine. Securely bound with two clean staples. Rubbing to cover. vi + 37 pages.
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Stories of the Wilds : True Experiences in the Jungles of Guyana

by Roy Paul; David A. Granger (Foreword)

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November 2002
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First Edition
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Phoenix Park, West Bank, Demerara, Guyana: Harpy Books. Staple-bound pamphlet. November 2002. First Edition (stated). Very Good. Rubbing and shelf-wear to covers. Not from a library. 40 pages. Contents: Encounter with a Tiger-Cat, The Year of the Wild Pig, A Night to Forget, Jungle Tug-O-War - Man vs. Beast, Trespasser in the Jungle, The Angry Bull, Bush-master!, Christmas… Read more
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The White Nightjar: a Lao Tale: English Translation of a Lao Classical Poem

by Anatole-Roger Peltier

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Published
2000
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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9789748667461
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Vientiane, Lao PDR: Institute of Research on Culture, Ministry of Information and Culture, 2000. First Edition (stated). Very Good. Spine is square and tight. Interior is pristine. Seems unread. Pictorial cover shows minor foxing and original price sticker from Laos. Eight full color illustrations. 8vo, 80 pages. Suitable for gifting. "The White Nightjar," a classic Lao … Read more
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