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The ugly dachshund

By Stern, G. B.

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1938. First ed. Hardcover. Very good+ with nomal external wear and gift inscription to front paste-down and smal owner ship name to rear paste-down; in a good+ chipped and partly torn (closed tears) jacket now housed in an archival mylar sleeve.. Octavo in yellow and maroon jacket illus. in black; 5 preliminary leaves, 132 pages including frontispiece, illustrations 21 cm. Dogs -- Folklore. Pet stories. Animals in Literature.

$65.00

Owls :; the silent flyers
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Owls :; the silent flyers

By Lawrence, R. D.

Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books, 1997. First edition, first printing (full number line). Hardcover. A fine, bright copy in a fine DJ.. Quarto in black DJ; 176 p, color illus ; 27 cm. Birds; Animals.

$27.00

The miraculous journey of Edward Tulane ;; [by] Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
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The miraculous journey of Edward Tulane ;; [by] Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

By DiCamillo, Kate ; Ibatoulline, Bagram (Illustrator)

Cambridge, Mass: Candlewick Press, 2006. First edition, first printing (full number line). Hardcover. Fine in Fine jacket; two very tiny specks to fore-edge and some extremely mild edge-wear. Corners not bumped. A very crisp, bright desirable copy.. Small square quarto in color illus DJ; 198 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm. Well illustrated in full page, full color. "Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories." || Toys -- Fiction. Rabbits -- Fiction. Love -- Fiction. Listening -- Fiction. Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction. Toys -- Juvenile fiction. Rabbits -- Juvenile fiction. Love -- Juvenile fiction. Listening -- Juvenile fiction. Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile fiction. Children's stories.

$20.00

Los Peces Marinos de Venezuela; Fundacion La Salle de Ciencias Naturales. Monografia,; no. 11-12

By Cervigon M., Fernando

Caracas: Estacion de Investigaciones Marinas de Margarita, Fundacion La Salle de Ciencias, 1966. First edition. Paperback. Very Good+ with minor external wear and foxing to edges. Binding tight, pages clean.. Octavo, 2 vol. (951 p.), b/w illus. Fishes, Icthyology,; Venezuela. .

$49.50

Large-scale mammalian cell culture

By Feder, Joseph (editor); Tolbert, William R. (editor)

Orlando: Academic Press, 1985. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Hardcover. A legitimately deaccessioned ex-library copy with normal markings (stamp to top edge & bottom edge, marker to top edge, crossed out few numbers & letters taped to front board, barcode & blue ink number & library paper to front pastedown, faint paper residue to front free endpaper), extremely little wear to corners, barely rubbed corners, else very good+. Dark brown octavo; ix, 159 p, b&w illus ; 24 cm. Science; Biology; Animals.

$25.00

El origen de las especies :; ilustrado

By Darwin, Charles; Leakey, Richard E. (editor)

Mexico, D.F.: Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia, 1985. Second edition. Paperback. Barely rubbed corners & spine foot & head, else near fine(+).. Yellow octavo; 511 p, b&w illus & maps (some color). In Spanish. || Uncommon edition. || Very well-illustrated, featuring pictures of animals. || Only 5,000 copies. || English title: Illustrated Origin of Species. || Evolution; Science; Animals.

$27.00

Tropical feeds :; feed information summaries and nutritive values

By Gohl, Bo

Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1981. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Hardcover. Ex-library book (with barcode & sticker & few numbers to front pastedown, two stamps to front free endpaper, stamp to edges), faint worn fold to spine foot & head & folds, moderate spotting to rear pastedown, rear endpapers, front pastedown, & front free endpapers, else good+ to very good(-).. Large dark green octavo; xviii, 529 p, b&w illus ; 25 cm. Animal nutrition -- Plants.

$20.00

Waiting for the macaws :; and other stories from the age of extinctions
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Waiting for the macaws :; and other stories from the age of extinctions

By Glavin, Terry

Toronto: Viking Canada, 2006. First edition, first printing (full number line). Hardcover. Very little wear to DJ protected in archival mylar sleeve, gently bumped fold to spine foot & head, light bump to top-front corner, else near fine(-) in very good+ DJ.. Large octavo in black DJ; xii, 318 p ; 24 cm. Endangered species, Birds; Animals.

$22.50

The woman who married a bear
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The woman who married a bear

By Straley, John

New York, NY: Soho Press, 1992. First edition, first printing (full number line). Hardcover. A fine clean copy in a fine DJ. Octavo in a blue DJ (yellow spine) ; 225 p. ; 22 cm. Younger, Cecil (Fictitious character) -- Fiction -- Private investigators -- Alaska -- Indian.

$20.00

Horses :; a guide to selection, care, and enjoyment

By Evans, J. Warren

San Francisco: W.H. Freeman, 1981. First edition, first printing (full number line). Hardcover. Minor wear and faint rubbing to corners ; else a very good+ to near fine copy with minor edge wear and small owner signature in pen to front free endpaper, in a near fine (+) to fine DJ, in an archival mylar sleeve. Octavo in a black DJ ; xvi, 683 p. : illus ; 24 cm. A very nice copy of an impressively comprehensive work on horse care. Extremely well illustrated with b/w photos and detailed technical illustrations. Horses -- Animals -- Guide book -- Photography -- Illustrated.

$22.50

Mechanics and energetics of animal locomotion

By Alexander, R. McN; Goldspink, G.

London: Chapman and Hall, 1977. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Hardcover. A bright, near fine(-) copy with faint folds to spine head, very light spotting to top edge & mark to fore-edge, & barely curved corners.. Blue-cloth octavo; xii, 346 p, b&w illus ; 24 cm. Animal Population Groups -- Physiology; Science. || Animal locomotion (the act of self-propulsion by an animal) has many manifestations, including running, swimming, jumping and flying. The study of animal locomotion is typically considered to be a sub-field of biomechanics.

$28.80

Julie's wolf pack
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Julie's wolf pack

By George, Jean Craighead ; Minor, Wendell

New York: HarperCollins, 1997. First edition, first printing (full number line). Hardcover. Like new , in fine DJ. Octavo in grey DJ ; 191 p : illus, map ; 22 cm. Eskimos -- Juvenile fiction -- Wolves -- Artic.

$28.80

Sweet William :; a memoir of Old Horse

By Hawkes, John

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. First edition, first printing (full number line). Hardcover. Some slight spotting to top edge and front DJ ; else very good(+) to near fine copy, in a very good DJ. Octavo in a black DJ ; 269 p ; 23 cm. Horses -- Animals -- Novel.

$28.80

The complete Maltese

By Cutillo, Nicholas

New York, N.Y.: Howell Book House, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear, else a near fine copy. Sky blue octavo hardback, no DJ ; 351 p. : b&w illus ; 24 cm. Maltese dog -- Dogs -- Animals -- Illustrated books.

$22.50

Wanderings in the great forests of Borneo

By Beccari, Odoardo

Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1989. Reprint. Paperback. A bright, near fine copy with faint wear.. White duodecimo; xxiv, 423 p, b&w illus ; 19 cm. Plants; Animals; Travel.

$22.50

Wolves of the high Arctic

By Mech, L. David ; International Wolf Center

Stillwater, MN, U.S.A.: Voyageur Press, 1992. First edition, first printing (full number line). Hardcover. A fine copy, very small 1/8 inch closed tear to DJ, else near fine. A quarto in a illustrated gray DJ (white spine) ; 127 p. : color illus, map ; 29 cm. Arctic Wolf -- Nature -- Photography -- Animals.

$20.00

Sahara milieu vivant :; guide du voyageur-naturaliste
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Sahara milieu vivant :; guide du voyageur-naturaliste

By Vial, Yves; Vial, Mauricette

(Paris): Hatier, 1974. First edition (stated). Hardcover. Extremely gentle wear to spine foot & head folds, barely rubbed corners, faint mark to bottom fore-edge, else very good+.. White duodecimo (black spine); 223 p, b&w illus (some color); 18 cm. In French. || Desert biology -- Sahara; Animals. || Uncommon; only 15 holdings & 3 records in WorldCat.

$22.50

Thinkers of the jungle
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Thinkers of the jungle

By Schuster, Gerd; Smits, Willie; Ullal, Jay

[Konigswinter, Germany]: H.F. Ullmann, 2008. First edition, second printing. Hardcover. DJ protected in archival mylar sleeve, very gentle scuff to spine, spine head & foot, barely rubbed rear corners, else near fine(+) in fine DJ.. Oblong folio in green DJ; 319 p, color illus (some b&w), color maps ; 24 x 33 cm. This informative book offers insight into the lives of orangutans in the jungles of Borneo and Sumatra, including their mental development, the mother-child relationship, and efforts to continue protecting them from death for profit. || Little Bali's tale of woe : a taste of orangutan reality -- Queen Victoria's abhorrence and the lack of interest of the explorers : the discovery of the orangutan -- Who is this, the "Forest Man"? : description of a little-known cousin of the jungle -- Medication against migraine and malaria : the "green pharmacy" of the ape field botanist -- Seven years of training, five years of mother's milk and eternal ape-love : the sheltered childhood of the orangutans -- Brains, genius, or common sense : what is inside an ape's head? -- Alma and the tin-opener, Unyil's "rope trick" and Uce's love for symbols : encounters with orangutan intelligence -- Ape culture : could this be possible? -- From bushmeat to a 50,000-dollar export article : the history of a genocide -- The oil which nobody knows : the palm oil boom and the end of the last rainforests -- Nightmare and ape apocalypse : a journey to the logger front in Kalimantan -- "Nobody is doing anything!" : the mournful search for animal-welfare activists who give real support to orangutans -- Grand words and nothing behind them : how UNEP helps orangutans -- From Meranti proliferator to orangutan protector : Willie Smits" journey to the apes -- Human beings as climbing teachers and jungle trainers for orangutans : an almost impossible task -- Mawas, the last refuge for the orangutans : why ape protection is also protection for human beings -- So similar and yet so different : the species and subspecies of the orangutan, from Pongo abelii to Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus -- The Pongo pygmaeus Polaroids : how ape female Uce got photos for her "family album" -- Psychograph of a primate : experiences with a thousand orangutans -- The fairy tale of Samboja Lestari . || Orangutan -- Indonesia.

$44.55

The black cat

By Tracy, Louis

New York: E.J. Clode, 1925. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Hardcover. Very gentle wear to spine head & foot, extremely lightly rubbed corners, few faint spots to front free endpaper, else very good+.. Small dark blue-cloth octavo; 319 p; 20 cm. Cats; Children's books -- Fiction.

$20.00

Home book of taxidermy and tanning

By Grantz, Gerald J.

[Harrisburg, Pa.]: Stackpole Books, 1969. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Hardcover. Partially torn and worn DJ protected in an archival brodart, top corners lightly bumped, else fine in very good DJ.. Octavo in black DJ; 160 p, b&w illus; 24 cm. Hunting; Animals; Birds.

$20.00

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