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The Search for Solutions
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The Search for Solutions

By Judson, Horace Freeland

New York, NY: Holt Rinehart & Winston. NF/NF. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. 0030437717 . NF in a NF DJ, no names or markings. ; Inscribed by Horace Judson to Francis Wheat, on the front free endpaper. Wheat, a noted Los Angeles attorney and mountaineer, was a member of the SEC as well as a naturalist. ; 11 X 8.60 X 0.80 inches; 211 p.; Signed by Author .

$38.00

The World of John Burroughs
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The World of John Burroughs

By Kanze, Edward

New York, NY: Harry N Abrams. NF/F. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. 0810939703 . NF, prior owner name to front free endpaper. DJ in fine condition. ; 4to; 176 p. .

$10.00

Mongoose Watch A Family Observed

By Rasa, Anne

London, England: John Murray Publishers Ltd. F/F. 1985. First British Edition. Hardcover. 0719542405 . Hardcover. Fine in a fine DJ. DJ is not price-clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 p. .

$18.00

Wild in the City The Best of Zoonooz

By Wade, Bob

San Diego, CA: Zoological Society of San Diego. NF/NF. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 0911461124 . NF, attractive bookplate to ffep in NF DJ; Bookplate of Helen K. Copley affixed to front pastedown. Copley was the owner of the Copley Newspaper chain, based in San Diego and was an important part of San Diego history. Tipped onto the front free endpaper is a reproduction of a letter written by Neil Morgan, Editor of the San Diego Tribune (part of the Copley chain). The letter notes that this book was a memento povided by the Copley Press, Inc. , for an event held in June 1986 titled The Rendezvous in the Zoo. The book itself provides a fascinating history of the San Diego Zoo and its monthly publication titled ZOONOOZ. ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 192 p. .

$12.50

Hurricanes Their Nature and History - Particularly Those of the West Indies and the Southern Coasts of the United States

By Tannehill, Ivan Ray

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1952. Good, mild foxing in a Good DJ; Eighth Revised Ed. ; Rust cloth; 8vo; 308 p.; DJ .

$40.00

The Potash Deposits of Alsace US Geological Survey Bulletin 715-B

By Gale, Hoyt S.

Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office. 1920. Flexible covers. Very good; SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free endpaper and on the title page. One map, photos, charts. Bibliography; Black limp boards; 8vo; 55 p.; No DJ .

$33.00

The Family Flora and Materia Medica Botanica Containing the Botanical Analysis, Natural History and Chemical and Medical Properties and Uses of Plants

By Good, Peter P.

Cambridge, MA: Peter P. Good, Jr.. VG/NONE. 1854. Hardcover. Good, top and bottom spines rubbed, corners bumped; Revised and Enlarged. Illustrated with lovely full page color engravings, some engravings lightly foxed, mainly at edges. Vol I has decorated half title page w/ tissue guard that is detached; New Edition; Grey cloth; 8vo; No DJs .

$788.00

Die Naturals Kunstlerin

By Haeckel, Ernst

Berlin, Germany: Vita Deutsches Verlagshaus. 1913. Softcover. Good, spine taped at rear, hinge cracked at first page of text; Text in German. Studies of naturally occurring forms as art objects. Fascinating. ; Softcover; Small 4to; No DJ .

$10.50

THE NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL WONDERS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, VOLUME III ONLY (OF 3 VOLUMES). SCOTLAND AND IRELAND With Engravings

By Goldsmith, The Rev. J.

London, England: Privately Printed. 1825. Hardcover. Good, edges rubbed, offsetting of plates to text pages, some foxing; Good original binding. ; Quarter leather; 12mo; No DJ .

$38.00

Neville Cayley His Royal Zoological Society of NSW Collection of Parrots and Cockatoos of Australia

By Prince, J. H.

Sydney, Australia: A. H. & A. W. Reed Pty Ltd. NF/VG+. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 058950245X . Fine in a VG+ DJ, small closed tear lower front flap DJ; Beautiful full page color plates; First; Blue cloth; Folio; 80 p.; DJ .

$30.00

A Dictionary of British Birds Being a Reprint of Montagu's Ornithological ...

By Newman, Edward, compiled & edited by

London, England: Swan Sonnenschein & Co.. N.D.. Hardcover. Good, corners bumped lightly, small tear top spine cloth; Beautiful gilt bird scene on cover and spine edge, light edge rubbing, owner name front pastedown; Blue cloth/gilt; 8vo; No DJ .

$45.00

Rock Plants: Flowers. Drawn by Arlette Davids

By Montherlant, Henry De, Preface by. Davids, Arlette, Ill

London, England: Hyperion Books. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. VG in VG- DJ, some edge wear and tanning to DJ; Engraves by Les Art Photographiques Appliques, plates printed by L. Delaport, binding by Taupin, Paris. Printed in France; First; Tan cloth; Folio; DJ .

$128.00

Mastodon, Mammoth and Man

By MacLean, J. P.

Cincinnati, OH: Robert Clarke & Co.. 1880. Hardcover. Good+, front hinge shaken, owner name; Mastodon inked neatly on spine, small rub top spine, cover gilt bright and clear. Uncommon title; 2nd Ed; Green cloth/gilt; 8vo; 84 p.; No DJ .

$145.00

Our Rarer Birds Being Studies in Ornithology & Oology

By Dixon, Charles

London, England: Richard Bentley & Son. 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. VG+, minor edge wear, owner name, address front pastedown; Frontis by J. G. Keulemans. Lovely illustrations. Beautifully decorated blue cloth with gilt design of eagle on front cover; First; Blue cloth/gilt; 8vo; No DJ .

$28.00