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An Exaltation of Larks:  The Ultimate Edition, More than 1,000 Terms
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An Exaltation of Larks: The Ultimate Edition, More than 1,000 Terms

By Lipton, James

New York: Viking, 1991. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Quarter bound red cloth red boards with gilt on spine (roughly) 10 1/4" by 7" (inches), 324 pages with illustrations through-out, Near Fine condition with ink name along top area of half-title page, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition now in Mylar. "In it you will find more than 1,100 resurrected or newly minted contributions to the most endangered of all species, our language, in a setting of 250 witty, beautiful, & remarkable apt engravings." Check out the scans. . Expanded Third Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Book & illustrations design: Kedakai Lipton. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$38.49

Path of the Paddle:  An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing
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Path of the Paddle: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing

By Mason, Bill

Toronto: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981. -----The scan you see is the book you get.Tweed boards with gilt on spine, viii, 200 pages with colour and b & w photos through-out, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition. "-----is the ultimate book for the expert, the novice, the individual or the family canoeist." Check out the scans. . 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Oblong.

$32.66

Path of the Paddle: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing & (with) Song of the Paddle: An Illustrated Guide to Wilderness Camping   -(two books)-  -(two matching soft covers)-
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Path of the Paddle: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing & (with) Song of the Paddle: An Illustrated Guide to Wilderness Camping -(two books)- -(two matching soft covers)-

By Mason, Bill

Toronto: Van Nostrand Reinhold Ltd / Key Porter, 1983. -----The scans you see are the books you get. Two large soft covers both are (roughly) 10" by 8 1/2" (inches), both are true square clean and tight, flat uncreased spines, "Path of the Paddle" has 200 pages including b & w photos and full colour photos through-out, Near Fine condition with former owners ink name on inside front. "Song of the Paddle" 186 pages plus 16 pages of full colour photos & b & w photos through-out. "---the ultimate book for the canoeist of every level of ability." & "---more than a 'how-to' camping & conoeing guide" Books included: "Path of the Paddle: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Canoeing" / "Song of the Paddle: An Illustrated Guide to Wilderness Camping." Two matching soft covers. Check out the scans., . 1st 1983 & 2nd 1989 Editions . Soft Covers. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Oblong.

$35.52

The Biological Roots of Human Nature:  Forging Links Between Evolution and Behavior
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The Biological Roots of Human Nature: Forging Links Between Evolution and Behavior

By Goldsmith, Timothy H.

New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 8 1/4" by 5 1/2" (inches), flat uncreased spine, true square tigh & clean, xiv, 161 pages including a few b & w drawings, Near Fine condition with minor edge wear. "He believes that anyone studying the social behavior of humans must take into consideration both proximate cause - the physiology, biochemistry, & social mechanisms of behavior - & ultimate cause - how the behavior came to exist in evolutionary time." Check out the scans. . 3rd Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.48

White Death:  The Blizzard of '77, Millenium Edition  -(SIGNED)-
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White Death: The Blizzard of '77, Millenium Edition -(SIGNED)-

By Rossi, Erno -(signed)-

Port Colborne, ON : Seventy Seven Publishing, 1999. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 9" by 6" (inches), flat uncreased spine, true sqaure clean & tight, 356 pages filled with b & w photos through-out, dated & SIGNED "Beware of Snowflakes" by author (not personalized), Check out the scans. . Signed by Author. Revised Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$36.51

Robert Bateman; An Artist In Nature  -(SIGNED)-  -(comes with loosely laid in photo of artist)-
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Robert Bateman; An Artist In Nature -(SIGNED)- -(comes with loosely laid in photo of artist)-

By Bateman, Robert -(signed)-

Toronto: Viking Press, 1990. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large red cloth with gilt on spine, head band, 187 pages filled with full colour illustrations through-out with some b & w drawings and photos, SIGNED (without inscription) by Robert Bateman, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition now in Mylar. Comes with loosely laid in photo of artist sitting in front of one of his paintings. Check out the scans. . Signed by Artist. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Robert Bateman. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$37.61

Norton Book of Nature Writing
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Norton Book of Nature Writing

By Finch, Robert; Elder, John (ed); E. B. White; Norman MacLean; John Steinbeck; George Orwell; Rachel Carson; Ursula K. Le Guin; John Updike; John James Audubon; Charles Waterton; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; William Bartram; Gilbert White; Walt Whitman; +++++

New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1990. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Beige tweed, green & with gilt on spine, headband, 921 pages, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition price clipped, now in Mylar. "Here one will find such classic & enduring selections as William Bartram's thrilling parley with crocodiles in south Florida, John Hay's subline exchang with a dying Arctic dovekie, & John Muir's riding out a mountain wind-storm in the lofty branches of a silver pine. Eloquent contemporary nature writing also abounds: in Richard Nelson's moving appreciation of the hunted deer, Edward Hoagland's capture, in words only, of the elusive mountain lion, & Annie Dillard's sagacity & wit brought to bear on the Blue Ridge Mountains." Check out the scans. . 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Mike McIver jacket designer; jacket painting "Early Morning at Cold Spring" by Asher B. Durand;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$52.05

The Hike Ontario Guide to Walks In Carolinian Ontario (Hike Ontario Guides)
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The Hike Ontario Guide to Walks In Carolinian Ontario (Hike Ontario Guides)

By Cundiff, Brad; Stabb, Mark; (illustations & maps) Hilkers, Evert

Erin Ont.: Boston Mills Press, 1998. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 8 3/4" by 5 1/2" (inches), flat uncreased spine, clean square & tight, 176 pages with illustrations & maps through-out, Near Fine condition. "The Hike Ontario Guide to Walks in Carolinian Canada features walks along more that forty trails in the areas of Brantford, Niagara, Haldimand-Norfork, St. Thomas, London, Lake Erie, windsor & Sarnai. Which includes the Branfford - Hamilton Rail Trail." Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Evert Hilders cover artist, illustrator and maps;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.79

The Singing Life Of Birds:  The Art And Science Of Listening To Birdsong  -(comes complete with CD of birdsong)-
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The Singing Life Of Birds: The Art And Science Of Listening To Birdsong -(comes complete with CD of birdsong)-

By Kroodsma, Donald

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Black boards with gilt, headband, xii, 482 pages plus CD in holder at rear of book (works, I played it), Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition price clipped, now in Mylar. "Using your trained ears & eyes, you can begin your own journeys of discovery. Listen anew to birds in your backyard & beyond, exploring the singing minds of birds as they tell all that they know." Check out the scans. . 3rd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Drawings by Nancy Haver; maps by Nancy Harver & Mary Reilly;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$33.54

The Spencer Story
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The Spencer Story

By Thomson, Thomas M.

Dundas: Spencer Creek Conservation Authority, 1965. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 9 1/2" by 6" (inches), stapled booklet, 60 pages, Very Good Plus condition with 2 previous owners name stamped, minor edge wear. Contents include: The Geographical Appearance: "Over A Westover Drumlin" with photo / The Story of the Watershed: "Clark's Mill & Dam" with photo; "The New Dundas Mills Built Around 1810" with photo / Land Use: "Ruins of Darnley Mill" with photo / The Water Problem: "Spring Freshet At Valens" with photo; "Sydenham Creek During Spring Freshet" with photo / The Woodlands "The Prayer of The Tree: "The Old Darnely Mill Dam" with photo; The Plan (poem) by Alan D. Ward / Wildlife: "The Log Cabin at Valens" / Recreation: "Webster's Falls" with photo; "The Dundas Peak" with photo; "Tew's Falls" with photo / Spencer Creek Conservation Authority: "Valens Dam Under Construction" with photo / Questions, Problems / Bibliography / Films / with sketches through-out by Mrs. Ian McKenzie. Check out the scans. . 1st Edition. Stapled Booklet. Very Good Plus. Illus. by Sketches by Mrs. Ian McKenzie;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.75

A Year"s Turning
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A Year"s Turning

By Viney, Michael

Belfast: The Blackstaff Press, 1997. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" (inches), flat uncreased spine, tight square & clean, 232 pages with 24 line drawings by Michael Viney, Near Fine condition. "The culmination of two decades lived close to the land. A Year's Turning, with 24 of Michael Viney's stunning line drawings of the landscape & creatures of County Mayo, is already recognised as a classic of Irish nature writing." Check out the scans. . 1st Soft Cover Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Michael Viney illustrator;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.71

From Mountain to Lake: The Red Hill Creek Valley  (re Hamilton, Ont, Canada)
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From Mountain to Lake: The Red Hill Creek Valley (re Hamilton, Ont, Canada)

By Peace, Walter G.(ed); Jim Wilson; Walter Peace; Karen Debreau; Bruce Duncan; Sean Gouglas; Brian Laing; John Nugent

Hamilton: Conserver Society of Hamilton & District, 1998. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Red cloth with gilt, 256 pages filled with colour and b & w photos, with maps, illustrations & diagrams through-out, gift giving quality, Fine condiiton, dust jacket is in Fine condition, now in Mylar. Included in contents: Figures & Plates / tables / Foreword by David Crombie / Preface by Walter G. Peace / Intro: The Red Hill Creek Valley: A Crossroads in Time & Space by Walter G. Peace / The Natural Landscape: The First Landscape: The Red Hill Creek's Physical Environment by Brian Laing / Vegetation & Wildlife: The Red Hill Creek Valley, 1615-1998 / The Cultural Landscape: The Aboriginal Presence: The Red Hill Creek Valley, 9000 B.C-1615 A.D. by Jim Wilson / Taking jup the Land: The Red Hill Creek Valley, 1782-1900 by Sean W. Gouglas / The Storied Past: The Red Hill Creek Valley, 1791-1950 by Karen Steward-DeBreau & John Nugent / The Political Landscape: The Farm, Forest & Freeway: The Red Hill Creek Valley, 1950-1998 by Walter G. Peace / Contributors / index. Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo Oblong.

$16.83

Ontario's Niagara Parks:  A History -(with maps and illustrations)-
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Ontario's Niagara Parks: A History -(with maps and illustrations)-

By Way, Ronald L.

Fort Erie : The Niagara Parks Commission, 1960. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Green cloth with gilt design & lettering, xviii, 299 pages plus 64 pages of b & w photos, plus 5 pages of full colour photos, plus 3 fold out full colour maps (roughly) 22" by 10" (inches), book is in Very Good Plus condition with some minor rubbing on back board & previous owners name stamp on front inside , Dust jacket is (clear acetate) in Very Good Plus condition with 2 closed small tears along top edge. Check out the scans. . Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.58

Grasses of the Soviet Union:  Two (2) Book Set - Part 1(one) and Part 2 (two)   -(two hardcovers with dust jackets)-
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Grasses of the Soviet Union: Two (2) Book Set - Part 1(one) and Part 2 (two) -(two hardcovers with dust jackets)-

By Tsvelev, N. N.

New Delhi: Amerind Pub / Smithsonian Institution Lib., 1983. -----The scans you see are the books you get. Both hardcovers are dark green cloth with light green lettering on spine, headbands, 1196 pages with illustrations through-out, both books are in Very Good Plus condition with a very faint old book smell (minor), faint to minor edge wear, dust jackets are in Very Good Plus condition with faint signs of sunning, minor edge wear, both dust jackets are now in Mylar. "These books are the result of monographic studies in the USSR on one of the largest & economically most important families of flowering plants - Poaceae (Gramineae). This family is repressented in the USSR by 1,011 species belonging to 177 genera. These books are meant for botanists, students & others interested in the study of grassess. There are 26 illustrations; the bibliography lists 270 references on the subject." Books are: Grasses of the Soviet Union: two book set - Part 1(one) and Part 2 (two). This is two hardcovers with dust jackets. Check out the scans. . Thus 1st Amercan Translation Editions . Hard Covers. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$144.42

Tiere in der Landschaft D. Kunst d. Malers Robert Bateman  -(original english title "The Art of Robert Bateman)- -(text is in German)-
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Tiere in der Landschaft D. Kunst d. Malers Robert Bateman -(original english title "The Art of Robert Bateman)- -(text is in German)-

By Bateman, Robert; intro by Roger Tory Peterson; text by Ramsay Derry; translation: Michael Lohmann

München , Wien , Zürich: BLV-Verlagsgesellschaft / Allen Lane, Penguin Books, 1984. ------The scan you see is the book you get. Large blue cloth with gilt & blind stamp, headband, 179 pages filled with full colour paintings & some in b & w, text in GERMAN no english, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Very Good Plus condition with sunning to spine?, now in Mylar, comes in slipcase/box which is in Near Fine condition. Heavy book overseas shipping will be problematical and increased substantially. Check out the scans. . 1st BLV-Verlagsgesellschaft Edition . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Illus. by Robert Bateman. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$44.21

Shores of Heaven:  The Birth of Bruce Peninsula National Parks  -(SIGNED)-
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Shores of Heaven: The Birth of Bruce Peninsula National Parks -(SIGNED)-

By Day, Bob -(signed)-; (illustrator) Patric Ryan; (forword by) Don Scott; (ed) Ross McLean

Canada: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 9 1/4" by 7 1/2" (inches), SIGNED (without inscription) by author on title page, flat uncreased spine, clean square & tight, xxi, 139 pages filled with b & w drawing, illustrations & maps through-out, Near Fine condition. Contents include: Foreword by Don Scott / Maps: Regional Setting; Burce Peninsula; Bruce National Parks / Preface / The Parks / The People: Verd Fisk; Gord Cottrill; Ross McLean; Bob Day; Murray Robins; Gloria McNair; Saugeen Ojibwa / Afterword / ++. Check out the scans. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Patric Ryan; maps by John Francis;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.58

The World of Robert Bateman  --SIGNED BY ROBERT BATEMAN-
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The World of Robert Bateman --SIGNED BY ROBERT BATEMAN-

By Bateman, Robert -(signed)-; text by Ramsay Derry

Toronto: Viking / Madison Press Book, 1986. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Green cloth with gilt on spine, headband, 179 pages in all, filled with colour (and some b & w) illustrations/paintings, SIGNED BY ROBERT BATEMAN on half-title page (no inscription just signature), Near Fine condition with former owners name plate on ffep, dust jacket is in Very Good Plus condition with minor edge wear, now in Mylar. Contents include: Robert Bateman and his World / Plates and Commentaries / Appendix. Packaged weight of book is over 2 Kilos over seas shipping will be problematical. The scan you see is the book you get.. Signed by Robert Bateman . 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Illus. by Robert Bateman. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$26.61

The Price for a Planet   -(SIGNED)-
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The Price for a Planet -(SIGNED)-

By Slater, Keith -(signed)-

Guelph, Ont : Questex Consulting Ltd, 1996. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Dark blue cloth with white lettering, headband, 213 pages, Near Fine to Fine condition, issued without dust jacket, SIGNED (without inscription). "In this book, I want to examine the way in which we're ill-treating our planet, how we got into that habit, & how we can get out of it. More importantly, I want to look at the price we'll have to pay if we're serious in the avowed intent of many of our felow-beings to make the earth a better place in which to live." Cehck out the scans. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine - Fine/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo.

$25.62

James Herriot (grouping)  Every Living Thing; (with) James Herriot's Dog Stories; -(SIGNED by Jim Wight, James Herriot's son)- -(two hard covers with dust jackets)-
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James Herriot (grouping) Every Living Thing; (with) James Herriot's Dog Stories; -(SIGNED by Jim Wight, James Herriot's son)- -(two hard covers with dust jackets)-

By Herriot, James (aka James Alfred Wight) -(signed by Jim Wight)-

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992. -----The scans you see are the books you get. Both hard covers are quarter bound with gilt on spines, with loosely laid in SIGNED card "Best Wishes" of Jim Wight (James Herriot's son) "Every Living Thing" is a 1st Edition 1st Printing with head band, "Dog Stories" is a 3rd printing, 342 & xxxiii, 427 pages, "Dog Stories" is illustrated with b & w drawings through-out by Victor Ambrus, both books are in Near Fine condition, both dust jackets are in Near Fine condition with "Dog Stories" having a closed & repaired 1" (inch) tear to top of spine area, both dust jackets are now in Mylar. Check out the scans. . Signed. 1st & 3rd Printings. Hard Covers. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Karen Barnes/Stansbury; Victor Ambrus,. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$38.60

Disappearing Ontario:  Images from Our Vanishing Countryside
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Disappearing Ontario: Images from Our Vanishing Countryside

By Brown, Ron

Toronto: Polar Bear Press, 1999. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover, (roughly) 8" by 10" (inches) clean tight and square, flat uncreased spine, 158 pages with sepia photos through-out, Near Fine condition. "Ontario is changing. Familiar sights that we once took for granted, are vanishing. Grand & beautiful old bridges & mills are now hard to find. Farms, mines, old barns and even country roads have important stories to tell about out past." Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo Oblong.

$13.74

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