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image of Wing Shooting Trap and Skeet; Volume Two

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Minneapolis: Jimmy Robinson [no date], 1st . (Hardcover) 218pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Signed with an inscription by the author. Red cloth with gilt lettering and cover decoration. Color illustrations, photographs, tables. The spine is lightly edgeworn, the bottom corners lightly bumped, and there is a previous owner's book plate on the inside… Read more
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image of The MacMillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals; A Visual Who's Who of Prehistoric Life

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New York: MacMillan Publishing Company [0-02-580191-0] 1988. (4to) 312pp. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color illustrations, diagrams, charts, glossary, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is price-clipped and has minor edgewear. "This major new reference is an illustrated who's who of prehistoric life, a visually spectacular trip through… Read more
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image of Sheep Farming (Publisher series: Agricultural and Horticultural.)

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London: Crosby Lockwood & Son 1965, 7th edition. (Hardcover) 154pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, diagrams, notes, index. The covers and dust jacket are lightly edgeworn. "Will be welcomed by all interested in sheep whether farmers, shepherds or agricultural teachers, and not least by students in search of an… Read more
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image of Country Matters; The Pleasures and Tribulations of Moving from a Big City to an Old Country Farmhouse

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New York: HarperCollins Publishers [0-06-019772-2] 2001. (Hardcover) 303pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Maps, illustrations. "At once entertaining, canny, and moving, Country Matters does for Dutchess County, New York, what Under the Tuscan Sun did for Tuscany. This witty memoir, replete with Korda's own line drawings, reads like a novel, as it… Read more
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image of Fruitless Fall; The Collapse of the Honey Bee and the Coming Agricultural Crisis

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New York: Bloomsbury 978-1-59691-537-4 [978-1-59691-537-4] 2008, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 279pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations, diagrams, notes, appendices, bibliography, index. The top and bottom edges of the covers are a bit faded. "Rachel Carson famously predicted a silent spring, when the ill effects of chemical pesticides would permanently silence many of… Read more
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image of The Book of the Mountains; Being a Collection of Writings About the Mountains in All Their Aspects; With 64 Pages of Illustrations in Halftone and Gravure, and Many Line Drawings

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New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts 1955. (Hardcover) 492pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs. A previous owner's name in pencil inside. "Currently, there has been an effusion of writing about the conquest of heretofore impregnable peaks. Conquest is an odd word used thus: Months and years of planning, weeks and months of desperate and… Read more
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Lords of the Arctic; A Journey Among the Polar Bears

by Davids, Richard C. (Photography by Dan Guravich.)

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9780025296305
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New York: MacMillan Publishing Co. [0-02-529630-2] 1982. (4to) 140pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Color photographs, notes, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn and the front flap is price-clipped. "Here is the first in-depth look at the polar bear - the majestic creature that has fascinated man since the… Read more
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image of The Dinosaur Heresies; New Theories Unlocking the Mystery of the Dinosaurs and Their Extinction

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New York: William Morrow and Company [0-688-04287-2] 1986. (Small 4to) 481pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations, diagrams, maps, notes, references, index. "Dinosaurs! The very word conjures images of gigantic Mesozoic dimwits, a doomed dynasty of lizardlike reptiles muddling their savage through the prehistoric swamps toward the inevitable extinction that would come… Read more
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Horns in the High Country

by Russell, Andy

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9780394472218
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf [0-394-47221-7] 1973, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 259pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Top edge stained brown. Photographs. There is a previous owner's stamp on the bottom edge and endpapers and the dust jacket is price-clipped. "In his new book of wilderness adventure, the author of Grizzly… Read more
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image of The Shark That Walks on Land... And Other Strange But True Tales of Mysterious Sea Creatures

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London: Robson Press 978-1-84954-598-3 [978-1-84954-598-3] 2013. (Hardcover) 285pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Illustrations. A remainder mark on the top edge. "When you dive into the sea, do you ever wonder what's down there, beneath you, poised to take an inquisitive bite? Author of Jaws Peter Benchley and film director Steven Spielberg… Read more
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image of Streamside Guide to Naturals and Their Imitations

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1947. (Hardcover) 110pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Tables, color photographs. The spine is a bit worn, there is a previous owner's name on the front fixed endpaper, and the front and back of the dust jacket have been taped to the endpapers. "The all-important question for the… Read more
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image of Alien Invasion; America's Battle with Non-Native Animals and Plants

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Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society [0-7922-7449-0] 1998. (Trade paperback) 280pp. Very good. Index. A remainder mark on the bottom edge. "Exotic species, those plants and animals not native to the environments in which they thrive, represent one of the greatest but least known threats to the environment, not just in the United States, but… Read more
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image of The Edge of an Unfamiliar World; A History of Oceanography

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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, Inc. 0-525-009673-6 [0-525-009673-6] 1973. (Hardcover) 398pp. Very good plus in very good dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, maps, graphs, diagrams, notes, bibliography, index. The spine is lightly cocked, a spot on the top edge, the dust jacket is price-clipped and has two closed tears and creasing to the back panel.… Read more
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The Mammals of Banks Island

by Manning, T.H. (With A.H. MacPherson.)

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Montreal: Arctic Institute of North America 1958. (Staplebound) 74pp. Very good. Map, tables, diagrams, references. There is a faint dampstain to the top half of the front cover and initial interior pages. "A record of field observations made during brief stops on Banks Island in 1951 and during the full summer seasons of 1952… Read more
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A Naturalist in Alaska

by Murie, Adolph

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New York: Devin-Adair Company 1961. (Hardcover) 302pp. Very good in good to very good dust jacket. Illustrated beige cloth. Illustrations, photographs, index. The top corner of the dust jacket front panel and front flap has been torn away. "My brother, Adolph, and I grew up in Minnesota, on the Red River. And it was… Read more
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Quantitative and Dynamic Plant Ecology

by Kershaw, Kenneth A.

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9780713124163
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London: Edward Arnold [0-7131-2416-4] 1973. (Trade paperback) 308pp. Very good plus. Illustrations, graphs, diagrams, charts, tables, references, indices. A previous owner's stamp on the half-title page. "Since the publication of the first edition of this book, previously entitled Quantitative and Dynamic Ecology, there has been a tremendous increase of interest in the study of… Read more
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Analysis of Vertebrate Populations

by Caughley, Graeme

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9780471017059
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Chichester: John Wiley & Sons [0-471-01705-1] 1978. (Hardcover) 234pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Diagrams, tables, graphs, charts, mathematical formulae, appendices, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is toned along the spine and there is a previous owner's stamp on the front free endpaper. "This book is an introduction to methods… Read more
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The Island Waterfowl

by Weller, Milton W.

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9780813813103
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Ames: Iowa State University Press [0-8138-1310-7] 1980, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 121pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrated map endpapers,photographs, diagrams, maps, tables, references, index. The spine is lightly faded and there is a previous owner's stamp on the front free endpaper. "On the remote islands of the 'Roaring Forties' and… Read more
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image of The Wolves of Isle Royale (Publisher series: Fauna Series.)

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Washington: Department of the Interior 024-005-00061-5 [024-005-00061-5] 1966. (Trade paperback) 210pp. Very good. Photographs, maps, tables, graphs, bibliography, index. The covers are spotted and lightly soiled and there is a previous owner's name on the inside front cover. "Thoughtful people have advanced many reasons for setting aside samples of our various 'wilderness' types to… Read more
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image of Foraging Behavior; Ecological, Ethological, and Psychological Approaches (Publisher series: Garland Series in Ethology.)

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New York: Garland STPM Press [0-8240-7068-2] 1981. (Hardcover) 534pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Graphs, tables, diagrams, illustrations, notes, references, index. There is a previous owner's stamp on the front free endpaper. "The foraging behavior of animals has received a great deal of attention in recent years. This has included both theoretical and empirical… Read more
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