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Nature in Miniature
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Nature in Miniature

By Headstrom, Richard

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Richard Headstrom. Later printing of the first edition in unclipped jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 561 pen and ink drawings by the author. 412 pp. with glossary, bibliography + index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at base of spine (1/4"), a tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "With this unique guide and an inexpensive pocket glass, the student of nature may enjoy those small wonders he often looks at but seldom really sees or undertands--the miniature world of the creatures and plants all around him." A wondrous guide to nature which opens up a new world to the reader and observer.

$14.00

The Earth We Live On: The Story of Geological Discovery

By Moore, Ruth

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Stated First Edition, with publisher's review slip laid in. Very clean unfaded maroon cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 416 pgs. + index. Illustrated with 46 photographs and 34 drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, with a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Geology.

$25.00

Open Door to the Great Lakes (Their Beginning, Exploration, and Lore)

By Gringhuis, Dirk

New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1966. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. Illustrated By Author. Clean dark navy cloth boards with metallic green lettering on spine. No bumping or surface wear. Binding is tight and square. Endpapers illustrated with Great Lakes region and dated figures depicting various elements of early American history. Pages are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. With several illustrations and photographs. 141 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, light wear to fold edges, some minor surface chipping to edges at top/base of spine, short closed edge tears at folds.. Rear panel is moderately soiled. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Great Lakes.

$12.00

Discovery: Great Moments in the Lives of Outstanding Naturalists
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Discovery: Great Moments in the Lives of Outstanding Naturalists

By Terres, John K.

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1961. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Thomas W. Nason, Illust.. Stated First Edition. Very clean unfaded rust brown cloth boards with bird illustration on cover, black title box and bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean (a few tiny water droplet marks to top page edges). Clean green endpapers; previous owner name & date neatly penned at top edge of half-title page; no other marks. 338 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful woodcuts by Thomas W. Nason. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, mere hint of slightest soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Thirty-six narratives of great naturalists including Roger Tory Peterson, Olin Sewall Pettingill, Jr., Olaus J. Murie, J. Dewey Soper, and many others. 8vo. Natural History.

$25.00

A Naturalist in Trinidad
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A Naturalist in Trinidad

By Worth, C. Brooke

Philadelphia/New York: J. B. Lippincott, 1967. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Don R. Eckelberry, Illustrator. Clean green cloth boards with silver and yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names or bookplates. 291 pgs. with index. Illustrated with lovely drawings by Don Eckelberry. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has faintest hint of soiling, unchipped, with a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The author, as scientific observer and poetic reporter, ranges into regions of Trinidad unseen and unfamiliar to most tourists. 8vo. Natural History.

$25.00

Never Pet a Porcupine
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Never Pet a Porcupine

By Laycock, George

New York: W. W. Norton, 1965. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Third printing, SIGNED by author. Clean beige cloth boards with small porcupine illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, front free endpaper signed by author. 167 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is price clipped, is unchipped, with one 1/2" closed edge tear at base spine fold, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author writes of the interesting and amusing habits of wild creatures who have learned to live near human beings. 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". Nature.

$18.00

The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guideto Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island and Long Island
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The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guideto Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island and Long Island

By Sterling, Dorothy

New York: The Natural History Press, 1967. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Winifred Lubell, Illustrator. Very clean color illustrated cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 189 pgs. with illustrations by Winifred Lubell. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, corner price clip to front inside flap, horizontal wrinkle to top rear edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Ideal book for both the naturalist and non-naturalist to carry on a walk and to thumb through, to find a picture of what we see, and to read a simple and clearly written definition and description of the plants and animals of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island, and Long Island--the Outer Lands. 8vo. Natural History.

$15.00

Ant Hill Odyssey
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Ant Hill Odyssey

By Mann, William M.

Boston: Little Brown, 1948. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. Clean light blue cloth boards with small decoration on cover, blue title box with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slight edge fading. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 338 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edge chipping, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The reminiscenses of the Director of the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., who was a respected leader among natural scientists and whose travels took him to all the corners of the earth.

$14.00

The World of Night

By Milne, Lorus J. & Marjorie Milne

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. T. M. Shortt, Illustrator. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 248 pgs. Beautifully illustrated by T. M. Shortt. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The fascinating drama of nature that is enacted between dusk and dawn. 8vo. Nature.

$12.00

The Natural Thing: The Land and Its Citizens
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The Natural Thing: The Land and Its Citizens

By Fosburgh, Pieter W.

New York: MacMillan, 1959. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Very clean gray cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small return address label of previous owner near bottom edge of front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 255 pgs. Very clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two very short closed edge tears (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature.

$18.00

London Zoo
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London Zoo

By Gleeson, Gertrude

New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1933. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with red title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; two tiny bumps to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Red top stained page edges. Clean photo illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 323 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny chips at top of spine, one 1" closed edge tear with some creasing near tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In "London Zoo", Gertrude Gleeson tells how creatures from all over the world are brought tousands of miles to the zoo and how they live there. In a veritable panorama of natural history we see the lives of creatures of all kinds, their odd habits, their fits of temperament, their maladies, their feats of prowess, even their romances and emotional problems. 8vo. Natural History.

$30.00

Field Book of Common Ferns
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Field Book of Common Ferns

By Durand, Herbert

New York/London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Very clean green cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering and fern decoration on cover. gilt lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Front free endpaper bears ink stamp of "Talcott Mountain Science Center for Student Involvement, Avon, CT". No other marks. Well illustrated with delicate drawings and black & white photographs. 219 pgs. Clean DUSTJACKET has small shallow chips at top and bottom of spine, tiny chips to corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12 Mo. Botany.

$75.00

Bulow Hammock: Mind In a Forest
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Bulow Hammock: Mind In a Forest

By Wallace, David Rains

San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1989. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. Very clean white boards with rust cloth spine with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Blind-embossed previous owner insignia on title page. 170 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny closed tear and slight wear at top of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival mylar cover. 8vo. Nature.

$10.00

Pine, Stream & Prairie: Wisconsin and Minnesota in Profile

By Gray, James

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Dustjacket. Very clean gold cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks, clean endpapers. Illustrated with photographs and fold-out map in excellent condition. 312 pgs. + index. 8vo. Natural History.

$15.00

Systematic Dictionary of Mammals of the World

By Burton, Maurice

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, Publisher, 1962. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near FIne/Near Fine. David Pratt, Illustrator. Very clean black boards with red and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 307 pgs. with index. Well illustrated with drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Zoology.

$15.00

Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kanagaroos, Possums and Penis Gourds - On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea
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Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kanagaroos, Possums and Penis Gourds - On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea

By Flannery, Tim

New York: Grove Press, 1998. First Thus. Soft Cover. Near FIne. Very clean softcover book. One very small corner crease at bottom of rear panel. No chipping, wear or curling. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 326 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color photographs. 8vo. Adventure.

$12.00

Eagle's Plume: The Struggle to Presesrve the Life and Haunts of America's Bald Eagle
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Eagle's Plume: The Struggle to Presesrve the Life and Haunts of America's Bald Eagle

By Beans, Bruce E.

New York: Scribner, 1996. First Edition, Second Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Gray boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 318 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Birds of Prey.

$12.00

Exploring New England Shores: A Beachcomber's Handbook

By Waters, John F.

Lexington, Mass.: Stone Wall Press, 1974. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good+. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean gold endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 198 pgs. Illustrated with photographs by the author, maps. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has some fading to spine and 1" closed tear at rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Information on coastline formation, shore ecology, crafts, aquariums, recipes, New England sea monsters, and more. 8 vo.. New England.

$15.00

Wildlife in America

By Matthiessen, Peter

New York: Viking, 1987. Revised and Updated Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good+. Bob Hines, Illustrator. Clean brown cloth boards with illustrated cover, clean beige cloth spine, gold lettering on spine in brown title box. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 332 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed tear at top spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The classic history (originally published in 1959), now updated and expanded, with lists and drawings of rare, threatened, and extinct species. 9-1/2" x 7". Natural History.

$20.00

Islands at the Edge of Time: A Journey to America's Barrier Islands
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Islands at the Edge of Time: A Journey to America's Barrier Islands

By Hansen, Gunnar

Island Press, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near FIne/Near Fine. Clean brown boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 222 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Travel.

$10.00

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