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Megadiversity : Earth's Biologically Wealthiest Nations

by Russell A. Mittermeier; Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier; Patricio Robles Gil (coord); Edward O. Wilson (foreward)

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First English
ISBN
9789686397505
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$129.00

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Mexico City: CEMEX, 1997. Hardcover. First English Edition (stated). Red linen over boards with blind-stamped titles in a pictorial jacket. Sewn binding. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 501 pages. Folio: 11.75 x 14.25 x 1.80 inches. Profusely illustrated with color… Read more
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image of Hotspots Revisited: Earth's Biologically Richest and Most Endangered Terrestrial Ecoregions

Hotspots Revisited: Earth's Biologically Richest and Most Endangered Terrestrial Ecoregions

by Russell A. Mittermeier; Patricio Robles Gil; Michael Hoffman; John Pilgrim; Thomas Brooks; Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier; John Lamoreux; Gustavo A.B. Da Fonseca; Peter A. Seligmann (preface); Harrison Ford (foreward)

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Published
2004
Condition
As New
Edition
First English Edition
ISBN
9789686397772
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$69.95

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Mexico City: CEMEX, 2004. Hardcover. First English Edition (stated). Red linen over boards with blind-stamped titles in a pictorial jacket. Sewn binding. As New book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light rubbing to jacket and a small tear to rear panel. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 392 pages. 11.75 x 14.25… Read more
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image of Zarafa: A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris

Zarafa: A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris

by Michael Allin

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Published
August 1999
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780385334112
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$16.95

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New York: Dell / Delta, August 1999. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Light reading wear to covers. Text unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 215 pages. In October 1826, a ship arrived at Marseille carrying the first giraffe ever seen in France. A royal offering from Muhammad Ali, Ottoman Viceroy of… Read more
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Battle For the Planet of the Apes

by David Gerrold

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Published
June 1973
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, later printing
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$12.90

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New York: Award Books, June 1973. Mass Market Paperback. No ISBN. AN1139. 95¢. First Edition, Seventh printing, December 1974. Fine. Lightly tanned. Slight edgewear. Light rubbing. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 158 pages. Film tie-in, based on the 1973 movie, the fifth and final installment in the original Planet of the Apes movie series.
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Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest

by W. H. Hudson

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780486259932
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$14.95

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New York: Dover Publications, 1989. Trade Paperback. Unabridged and unaltered republication of the first American edition, published in 1904. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with slight reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 315 pages. Laid-in book review from Washington Post Book World. The curious call of an… Read more
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Secrets of the Savanna: Twenty-Three Years in the African Wilderness Unraveling the Mysteries of Elephants and People

by Authors: Mark Owens; Delia Owens; Alexandra Fuller (foreward)

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Published
May 2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780395893104
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$281.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, May 2006. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Inscribed & signed by both authors on the title page. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Text unmarked. Jacket clean and bright. Laid-in tri-fold pamphlet from the Owens Foundation for Wildlife Conservation. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxvi + 230 pages. Crossing… Read more
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image of I Could Pee on This: and Other Poems by Cats

I Could Pee on This: and Other Poems by Cats

by Francesco Marciuliano

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Published
August 2012
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New
ISBN
9781452110585
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$7.29

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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, August 2012. Hardcover. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 112 pages.
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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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$23.45

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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
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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$19.95

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New York: Taplinger, 1968. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition (no additional printings listed). 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. By the outdoorsman who came of age on a remote ranch… Read more
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Know Your Cat: An Owner's Guide to Cat Behavior

by Bruce Fogle

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Published
1992
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Fine
ISBN
9781879431041
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$12.90

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New York: Dorling Kindersley, 1992. Hardcover. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Pictorial covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 128 pages. 350 color illustrations. This guide provides insights into cat behavior based on the scientific research and careful analysis of veterinarian Bruce Fogle. Supported by 350 color photographs taken especially for this book,… Read more
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image of Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings

Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings

by Christopher Moore

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Published
June 2004
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060566685
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$11.95

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New York: HarperCollins / Perennial, June 2004. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Interior lightly tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Light 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… 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
January 1994
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As New
ISBN
9780140233285
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$17.95

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New Delhi: Penguin Books India, January 1994. Trade Paperback. 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,… Read more
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Lao Folktale: Tiger and Toad

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

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Published
October 11, 1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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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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image of Mimicry in Plants and Animals (World University Library, 29)

Mimicry in Plants and Animals (World University Library, 29)

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

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780070701007
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$16.45

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New York: Mcgraw-Hill, 1968. Paperback. 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
December 1999
Condition
As New
Edition
Commemorative Edition
ISBN
9781892329004
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$114.00

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Lenoir City, Tennessee: Synergy South, December 1999. Hardcover. Commemorative Edition. Originally published as Jungle Cowboy. As New book in an As New jacket. Pristine inside and out. 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… Read more
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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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Published
November 2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$140.00

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RARE! Phoenix Park, West Bank, Demerara, Guyana: Harpy Books, November 2002. Staple-bound pamphlet. First Edition (stated). Very Good. Stamp of Michael Forde Bookshop to title page, otherwise interior pristine. 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… Read more
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image of The Art of Freshwater Fishing: A How-To Guide for Successfully Locating and Catching Every Popular Freshwater Species (The Freshwater Angler)

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Chanhassen, Minnesota: Creative Publishing international, April 1998. Hardcover. Pictorial covers. No jacket. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine square and very tight. Light rubbing to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Suitable for gifting. 160 pages. This book will teach you the techniques needed to successfully locate and catch every popular freshwater species. From the first section… Read more
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$6.45