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The Naked Ape

By Morris, Desmond

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good- p.o.'s has copious marginalia; all else-clean, tight, & attractive./very good-small chips at top and bottom of spine; not price clipped; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; textured green boards with gilt & white spine lettering 252 pp.; includes: introduction, appendix-literature, & bibliography; illust. dj; b/w photograph of author and a chimp on rear of dj; review excerpts from Arthur Koestler and Anthony Smith. An airmail postcard with a personal note, addressed to John Goldston from Mr. Morris and dated February 1970 in attached to the front endpaper.


Upper Mississippi

By Havighurst, Walter

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1944. reprint of 1937 ed.. Hardcover. very good-p.o.'s bookplate on front fly leaf; all else-clean, tight, & attractive/light chipping to dj edges; two small pieces absent from spine ends; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. David & Lolita Granahan. 8 vo; clay cloth covered boards with gilt spine lettering; 305 pp; includes selected bibliography and index; illust dj Part of the Rivers of America Series


The Chimpanzee Family Book

By Goodall, Jane

Saxonville, Mass.: Picture Book Studio, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. fine- clean, tight, & attractive./very good-price clipped; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Michael Neugebauer (photographer). 8 vo; rectangular picture book format; glossy boards featuring a charming baby chimpanzee on the front board & a color photo of Ms Goodall and a small chip on the rear board; color photographs of African landscape work as front and rear end papers; unpaged; stunning color photographs throughout. Inscribed by the author on the title page; price clipped dj repeats the photographs on the front & rear of the book. Inscribed by the author on the title page.


Writings and Drawings

By Audubon, John James

New York: Library of America, 1999. Library of America - first printing. Hardcover. As new-clean, tight, & attractive.. John James Audubon. 8 vo; dark green cloth covered boards; gilt spine lettering; attached ribbon bookmark; 942 pp. + several pages of all Library of America volumes; includes: Mississippi River Journal, excerpts from 1820 Journal, Orinthological Bibliography, 64 plates, American Scenery and Manners, Missouri River Journals and letters; Chronology, notes on text, notes on plates, index, ornithological index. Housed in off-white slipcase.


Field, Forest & Wayside Flowers

By Going, Maud (E. M. Hardinger)

New York: Baker and Taylor Co., 1899. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good- no dj; light soiling to boards; light rubbing to spine ends and corners; all else-clean, tight & attractive.. S.G. Poter (art) Edwin W. Lincoln (photography). 8 vo; light green boards with black art deco floral decorations & lettering on front board and spine; 411 pp; b/w illust. and photographs throughout; includes: foreword and indices.


Portraits and Habits of Our Birds (Vol 1&2)

By Pearson, T. Gilbert L.L.D., ed. various authors

New York: National Association of Audubon Societies, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good + no dj; p.o.'s name on title page of Vol. 2; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Louis Agassiz Fuertes, et. al.. 8 vol; dark green cloth covered boards; Vol 1 has 200 pages + unpaged section of b/w drawings of birds; Vol. 2 begins at pp 201-400 with unpaged section of b/w drawings of birds; full color plates throughout. Beautiful set; as unread.


A View of the Soil and Climate of the United States of Ameica: with supplementary remarks upon Florida; on the French Colonies on the Mississippi and Ohio, and in Canada; and on the Aboriginal Tribes of America

By Volney, C.F. (translated with occasional remarks by C.B. Brown)

Philadelphia: J. Conrad & Co., 1804. First edition. Hardcover. Fair- no dj as issued; chipping to front boad; 1/2 (top and bottom of spine leathe absent, chipping to rear board; toning thoughout. All else-clean and tight.. 8 vo; brown leather boards; 446 pp; includes: 5 folded maps and topographical drawings by C. Tiebout. preface, geology, winds, climate, diseases, Indians of North America. Unique book; contains the most interesting information, especially the information on Indian tribes.


Guide to Glacier National Park (approved by National Park Service)

By Ruhle, George C.

Minneapolis, MN: John W. Forney, 1963. Revised edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine in Wraps; clean, tight, & attractive. trade paperback in yellow glued wraps; 184 pp; attached map of park inside front wrap; Glacier Park Boat Co. scenic launch trips schedule and a leaflet "About Bears" stapled to title page; includes: illust. b/w photographs, maps, et. al.


Inheritance of Horses

By Kilgo, James

Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1994. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; gray textured cloth boards; black spine lettering; 145 pp; illust. dj has detail from John Singer Sargent's "A Tent in the Rockies." signed by the author on the title page; includes some geneological notes under the author's signature + a laid in card with more geneological information. rear of dj has praise from authors such as Larry Brown and Jim Harrison.


The Porcupine Wilderness Journals

By Julian-Fralish, Christopher; Stacey L. Julian-Fralish; James S. Fralish

Carbondale, Il: Stacis Group, 2001. First edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine in Wraps; clean, tight, & attractive.. trade paperback; glued binding; illust. wraps; 353 pp; b/w line drawings throughout. inscribed by James S. Fralish on title page. Journal notes left in 16 back country cabins in the Porcupine Wilderness near Lake Superior by visitors.


Potpourris and Other Fragrant Delights

By Heriteau, Jacqueline

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1973. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ; light soil to dj; p.o.'s name inside front board; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Bill Goldsmith. 8 vo; ivory textured boards with illust. of rose on front board; black spine lettering; 143 pp; includes: recipes for wet and dry potpourris, sweet bags and pomandors; cultivating herbs and flowers. illust. dj.


In and Out of the Garden

By Midda, Sara

New York: Workman Publishing, 1981 (first pb-1984). Second printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine in Wraps; clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Sara Midda. trade paperback with stiff paper boards & a decorative dust wrapper; decorated endpapers; unpaged; color illust. throughout. Delicate & stunning water color illust. throughout; contents include: What was Paradise but a Garden, The Vegetable Garden, The Pleasures of an Orchard, and The Garden of Herbs.


Natural Histories

By Renard, Jules (translated by Elizabeth Roget)

New York: George Braziller, 1966. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket; clean, tight, & attractive; fdj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Toulouse-Lautrec. 8 vo; mustard colored boards with black spine strip; gilt spine lettering; 127 pp; sketches by Toulouse-Lautrec throughout; illust. dj.


Afar in the Forest

By Mrs. Traill

Edinburgh: T. Nelson and Sons, 1876. Hardcover. Very Good; light rubbing to spine ends & corners; presentation inscription of front flyleaf; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 18 mo; vermillion boards with stamped decoration & lettering in black & gilt on front board & spine; blind stamped decoration on rear board; 207 pp; two stunning chromoliths at front of book; b/w engravings & chapter decorations throughout. Preface states this is a new and revised ed. of "Lady Mary and her Nurse." The book is written so girls and boys may find many useful facts about the wild animals and natural curiousits of North America (Canada). This is really a beautiful little book.


Ferry's Home Garden Guide 1956

By na

Detroit, MI: Ferry-Morse Seed Co., 1956. Wraps. Very Good in Wraps; light soil to wraps; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. illust. stapled wraps; 48 pp; both b/w & color illust. throughout. Celebrates 100 years of the Ferry-Morse Seed Co.; includes: Flower Names, Flowers grouped for special Uses, Junior Gardners, etc.


Harpoon Venture

By Maxwell, Gavin

New York: Viking Press, 1952. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good + in Good DJ; dj has edge chipping and light soil; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. n.a.. 8 vo; taupe boards with dark green front board illust. of the catching of a bask shark; dark green lettering & illust. of harpoon on spine; illust. of maps on endpapers; 304 pp; includes 82 b/w photographs, Appendices; illust. dj.


The Albatross of Midway Island

By Fisher, Mildred

Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1970. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ; dj has light sunning to spine & rear of dj; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Mildred L. Fisher (photographs). 8 vo; Bright teal boards with gilt spine lettering; 156 pp; + maps of Sand Island & the Pacific; b/w photographs throughout; illust. dj. The story of the Laysan Albatross of Midway Island whicvh traces the life cycle of one of these birds for nearly 8 years.


Marais Temps Clair

By McAdams, Laura (Mrs. Clark McAdams) "Socrates"

St. Louis, MO: Eden Publishing House, 1944. LImited ed.. Hardcover. Very Good- no dj; minor rubbing to board edges; p.o.'s gift inscription inside front board; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; black textured boards with green lettering; 82 pp; b/w photographs throughout. Socrates is a pseudonym for Clark McAdams who wrote for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for 35 years.


Exploring the Chesapeake in Small Boats
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Exploring the Chesapeake in Small Boats

By Williams, John Page

Centreville, Md: Tidewater Publishers, c1992. 1st ed.. Trade pb. Fine. No dust jacket, as issued. CLEAN, TIGHT, & ATTRACTIVE; AS UNREAD.. William S. Portlock. trade paperback; illust. wraps; 190 pgs.; b/w maps & photographs throughout; includes index. inscribed by the author on the title page.


The Practical Book of Garden Structure & Design

By Eberlein, Harold Donaldson and Cortlandt Van Dyke Hubbard

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1937. Hardcover. Very Good - no dj; light fading to boards; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Marian Greene Barney. 4 to; orange linen boards with gilt title block & gilt spine lettering; b/w photographs & illust. throughout; 97+ pp; Foreword pp7-9, Bibliography13-14; several sections of b/w photographs, unpaginated. Contents include: Enclosure: permanent plantings, Elements of Composition: Accent, Garden Architecture: Sculpture, Water in the Garden, Rock Gardens, City Gardens: Roof Gardens.


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