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image of An Account of the Regular Gradation in Man : and in Different Animals and Vegetables, and From the Former to the Latter. Illustrated with Engravings Adapted To The Subject

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London: Printed for C. Dilly, in the Poultry, 1799. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 4to. First edition. Contemporary half calf, green marbled paper boards. Red morocco spine label, gilt lettering. Marbled edges. xii, 138, cxl-clxvi, 139-146 pp. Four engraved plates, three of which are fold-outs. Rubbing to extremities. Light foxing to interior commensurate with age, a few… Read more
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image of Fossils: What They Tell Us of Plants and Animals of The Past

Fossils: What They Tell Us of Plants and Animals of The Past

by Swann Lull, Richard

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Published
1935
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Near Fine
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CA$94.46

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New York: The University Society Incorporated, 1935. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription from author to ffep. Highlights of Modern Knowledge - Paleontology series. Original red pebbled cloth, black stamped lettering to spine and front board. vii, 114 pp. B&W photos and illustrations in-text. Sunning to spine, bumping and rubbing to spine ends and corners.… Read more
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Ain't No Such Animal...and Other Stories from the Ozarks Hills

by Dablemont, Larry

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Published
1998
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Near Fine
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CA$16.63

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Springfield, Missouri: Lightnin' Ridge Books, 1998. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Goldsmith, Tom. 8vo. SIGNED by illustrator to title page. Soft cover. v, 166 pp. Slight curling to front cover, bruise to spine head at rear. Some visible glue at front hinge. A collection of stories written by popular journalist/outdoorsman Larry Dablemont. His gift of telling a people-catching yarn… Read more
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The Whitesburg Bridge Site MaV10

by Webb, Wm. S. And David L. DeJarnette

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Published
1948
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Fine
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CA$30.23

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(Montgomery): Geological Survey of Alabama, 1948. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Museum Paper 24, Alabama Museum of Natural History. Orig. tan paper wraps, staple binding. 44 pp. B&W photos and maps. Fine condition, very well preserved.
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Jack Miner: His Life and Religion

by Miner, Jack

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Published
1969
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Near Fine
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CA$34.01

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Kingsville, Ontario: The Jack Miner Migratory Bird Foundation, 1969. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Inscribed by the the author's son to J.H.H. Wharton for his conservation efforts. Black cloth boards. lxxvii, 304 pp. B&W photos. Light bruising to spine ends. Dust jacket has some wear to spine ends, repaired to reverse with tape. Some light chafing and… Read more
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Fossils, Finches and Fuegians

by Darwin Keynes, Richard

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Published
2003
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Near Fine
Edition
1st American Edition
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CA$37.79

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New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. 1st American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Quarter brown cloth, cream paper boards. xix, 428 pp., [12 pp. colour plates]. B&W maps and illustrations in-text in addition to colour plates. Light rubbing and bumping to spine ends. Scuff to top edge of text block. Light bumping to extremities of dust… Read more
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'T Aint Runnin' No More: The Story of Grand Bend, The Pinery, and the Old River Bed

by Fox, William Sherwood

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Published
1946
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Good
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London, Ontario: Wendell Holmes Limited, 1946. Soft Cover. Good. Clare Bice. 12mo. Second Printing.Orig. red and tan wrappers. xvi, 55pp. Frontispiece by Miriam Fox Squires and illustrated with line drawings by Clare Bice. Signed by author on ff/ endpaper. Tearing to rear endpaper, wrappers soiled with tears to edges and extremities, spine chipped with tape previous tape repairs… Read more
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Ontario's Old-Growth Forests: A Guidebook Complete with History, Ecology, and Maps

by Henry, Michael and Peter Quinby

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Published
2010
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Markham: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2010. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 10" x 8" SIGNED by Michael Henry to title page. First edition. Soft cover. Oblong. VII, 232 p.p. Colour photography and maps throughout. Near fine.
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Nature's Anecdotes

by Moorhouse, Tyra M.

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Published
1981
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Canmore, Alberta, 1981. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Moorhouse, Tyra M.. 12mo (tall). Original tan card wraps, staple bound. 29 p.p. B&W illustrations for each anecdote by the author. A few small spots of staining to wraps, short tear to fore edge of front cover. These anecdotes were written by the author for the Hoodoos Highlander, Canmore,… Read more
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Ear of The Wolf: Tales of the Great Lakes Heritage Coast and Beyond

by Demers, James W.

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Published
2004
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada: Pelican Group Inc, 2004. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED by author to title page. First printing stated. Soft cover. vii, 145 p.p. A tribute of short stories to all those who chose Superior as a place of their own.
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A Fowler's World: An Account of Days on the March and Estuary

by Niall, Ian

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Published
1968
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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CA$15.11

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London: Heinemann, 1968. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Tunnicliffe, C.F.. 8vo. Blue cloth boards. 163 p.p. B&W illustrations in-text. Dust jacket hs some bumping to extremities, else a near fine copy.
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Wild Goose Winter: Observations of geese in North Norfolk

by McCallum, James

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Published
2001
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Near Fine
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Norfolk: Silver Brant, 2001. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 9.5" x 7.5" Oblong. Navy cloth boards. 114 p.p. Colour photos and maps. Dust jacket has two long tears (repaired with tape) to foot of front cover, and short tears to foot of rear cover and rear joint at head.
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Science Dictionary of the Plant World

by Chinery, Michael

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Published
1969
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Very Good
Edition
1st American Edition
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New York: Franklin Watts, Inc, 1969. 1st American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 18mo. Original green cloth. 264 p.p. With over 400 colour pictures. Bumping and rubbing to spine ends and corners. Some foxing to edges of text block. Some chafing and soiling to dust jacket. Bumping to edges, creasing to rear flap. This pictorial reference work… Read more
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Reflections of French River

by Bittinger Smith, June

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Published
1981
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Very Good
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CA$34.01

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Moonbeam, Ontario: Penumbra Press, 1981. Soft Cover. Very Good. Boyd, Jane. 8vo. Original blue card wraps, glued binding. 47 p.p. B&W illustrations. Sunning to spine, light wear to joints an edges, few scuffs to covers. "Can the song of the northland endure man?" In this book, June Bittinger Smith contemplates this question while retracing the route of… Read more
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image of The practice of physick, reduc'd to the ancient way of observations containing a just parallel between the wisdom and experience of the ancients, and the hypothesis's of modern physicians. Intermix'd With many Practical Remarks upon most Distempers...

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London: Printed for Andr. Bell, Ral. Smith, Dan. Midwinter, Tho. Leigh, Will. Hawes, Will. Davis, Geo. Strahan, Bern. Lintott, Ja. Round, and Jeff. Wale, 1704. 1st English Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo. The practice of physick, reduc'd to the ancient way of observations containing a just parallel between the wisdom and experience of the ancients, and the… Read more
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There's a Seal in My Sleeping Bag

by Hancock, Lyn

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
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CA$11.34

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Toronto: Totem Books, 1978. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 12mo. Paperback. 253 p.p. + [16] p.p. B&W photos. All edges aqua. Light wear to extremities and slight staining to head of spine, else a fine copy. "Funnier than fiction...adventures of the wife of a Canadian wildlife biologist." Lyn Hancock never dreamt that marriage would involve sitting for hours in… Read more
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Redoute's Fairest Flowers

by Rix, Martyn and William T. Stearn

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Published
1987
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Very Good
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CA$60.46

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New York: Prentice Hall Press, 1987. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to. Blue paper boards with gilt lettering to spine. 312 p.p. Fully illustrated in colour. Bumping and rubbing to top and tail edges and spine ends. Illustrated dust jacket is bumped at spine ends and edges of flaps. Some sunning and staining to spine. Small patch of… Read more
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Audubon's Quadrupeds of North America, Complete and Unabridged

by Audubon, John James; Meisel, Tony [editorial director]

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
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CA$71.79

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Secaucus, N.J.: Wellfleet Press, 1989. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to. Full black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine. 440 p.p. Copiously illustrated in colour. Foxing to top edge, scuffing to tail edge, one very small spot of wear to spine foot. Dust jacket has sticker ghost to upper front cover in the corner, short tear to head… Read more
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Ashbridge's Bay: An Anthology of Writings By Those Who Knew and Loved Ashbridges Bay

by Fairfield, George (Editor)

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Published
1998
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Very Good
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CA$18.89

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Toronto Ornithological Club, 1998. Soft Cover. Very Good. Paperback, blue covers titled in yellow, 136pp. Covers curled and worn, sticker ghost to rear cover otherwise very good. 24 essays by naturalists and historians on the history and wildlife of Ashbridges Bay.
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The Bird Man: The Extraordinary Story of John Gould

by Tree, Isabella

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Published
2003
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Near Fine
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CA$26.45

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London: Ebury Press, 2003. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Black cloth boards with silver lettering to spine. Burgundy endpapers. [8], 246 p.p. + [20 p.p.] plates of B&W illustrations. Damp staining to foot of boards and to foot of spine of dust jacket. Bumping to top edge of dust jacket. John Gould, author and publisher of some… Read more
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