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The End of Evolution: A Journey in Search of Clues to the Third Mass Extinction Facing Planet Earth

By Ward, Peter

NY: Bantam, 1995. FINE trade paperback. Clean, no markings, no creases, appears unread. 301 pages, index. Ward continues his exploration of the history of life and death on Earth. He focuses on two episodes of major extinctions in Earth's past, contending that humanity is now causing a third "mass extinction." . Soft Cover.

$12.95

Looking for the Wild : A 30,000 Mile Naturalists' Journey Across North America

By Hancock, Lyn

Doubleday Canada Limited, 1986 FINE/FINE First Edition. A spectacular unmarked copy. No wear, super clean, looks and feels brand new - in a nearly perfect unclipped DJ with no chipping, no tears. 6.25" x 9.25", 221 pages, 16 pages of b&w plates. Foreword by Roger Tory Peterson, 6 full-page line drawing illustrations by Robert Bateman. The author, Peterson & Bateman travelled south along the eastern seaboard, west across the U.S. south, and then north up the west coast to the Bering Sea and Alaska. . First Edition. Hard Cover.

$14.95

Nature

By Davies, William H

London: B.T. Batsford, 1914 FINE, published in the Fellowship book series. An exceptional copy with perfect boards in blue cloth with gilt decorations & titles. No bumps, no rubbing, slight sunning of spine only, top edge gilt, ribbon marker. Interiors absolutely pristine, untouched and unmarked. 5" x 7", 54 pages. . Hard Cover.

$40.00

Love of Loons (Voyageur Wilderness Books)

By Link, Mike; Crowley, Kate

Stillwater, Minnesota, U.S.A.: Voyageur Press, 1987. FINE 2nd Printing, 8.5" x 11", 96 pages, higher quality book with thick glossy pages, superbly illustrated with more than 50 photos. Crisp, clean, unmarked, like new. A brilliant and uncommon tome on the Common Loon, a worthy addition to any bird lover's collection.. Large Softcover. Illus. by Peter Roberts (photographer).

$11.95

The Birds of Brewery Creek

By MacDonald, Malcolm

Oxford University Press, 1947 Near-Fine condition HC, no DJ. Crisp, clean, tight, all pages superb, trace of shelfwear to boards only. Short gift inscription on free front endpaper, dated 1947. 334 pages including index. - A wonderful vintage book for birdwatchers, naturalists and local historians in the Ottawa Valley area. The author was a former UK High Commissioner to Canada. This book is magnificently illustrated with 23 photographic plates by Dr. Arthur A. Allen and W.V. Crich F.R.P.S. (includes frontispiece, seven plates in color). The author describes the birds he saw during one full year at Brewery Creek - which was very wild at the time, and is now a mecca for Ottawa bird-watchers. It is only a mile or so from the center of Canada's capital city, and enters the Ottawa River opposite the Ottawa residence of the High Commissioner in Rockcliffe Park. More than 170 species of birds are found in this oasis of nature within the city of Ottawa. . Hard Cover.

$11.95

Landscapes of Alberta

By Hoffman, Lynda; Redhead, Pat

Edmonton, AB, Canada: Alberta Education, 1980. FINE First Edition HC, no DJ. A beautiful copy, one ownership marking on front endpaper only, otherwise as-new interiors. 8.5" x 8.5", 108 pages, very well illustrated. Part of the series by the Alberta Heritage Learning Resources Project. This volume takes a look at the south, central and northern regions of Alberta, including the mountains, foothills, Cypress Hills, the Badlands, northern forests, Peace River and Athabasca River districts.. Hard Cover.

$14.95

Alberta's Prehistoric Past

By Chevraux, Sharleen

Edmonton, AB, Canada: Alberta Education, 1980. FINE First Edition HC, no DJ. A beautiful copy, one ownership marking on front endpaper only, otherwise as-new interiors. 8.5" x 8.5", 118 pages, very well illustrated. Part of the series by the Alberta Heritage Learning Resources Project. This volume includes both paleontology and archaeology: the geography of ancient times, plant and animal life, geology, dinosaurs, extinction, evidence from the rocks, Buffalo Lake Dig, prehistoric man in Alberta, plains people, Story of Small Eagle.. Hard Cover.

$14.95

Waterfowl Tomorrow

By Linduska, Joseph P

Washington: United States Department of the Interior, 1964 FINE First Edition HC, no DJ. A magnificent copy in nearly perfect green cloth with gold designs and titles. Unmarked, pristine interiors. 6.25" x 9.25", 770 pages, illustrated, foldout map. A detailed and very readable study of the habitat of 48 species of migratory waterfowl in North America, from the tundra and forests of the far north in Canada, to the ducks and geese of Dixie and Mexico. . Hard Cover.

$24.00

Entrusted to My Care

By MacEwan, Grant

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Modern Press, 1966. Very Good/Very Good First Edition (first printing stated). Clean, tight, previous owner's name on endpapers. Unclipped DJ in mylar jacket. Approx. 6" by 9", 269 pages, b&w illustrations. Long before it was fashionable or in the general public's awareness, this eluquent series of essays opened the eyes of many to prairie conservation and protection of the environment. Considered an important contribution to the conservation of wildlife, prairie grasslands, forests and wetlands.. Hard Cover.

$14.00