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Vanishing Folkways
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Vanishing Folkways

By Hartley, Marie and Joan Ingilby

South Brunswick and New York: A. S. Barnes and Company, 1971. Later printing. Hardcover. Fair/fair. 128 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. The study of agricultural traditions of the Yorkshire Dales during a time of transition from the old farm life to machinery and modern farming. Yellow cloth binding with green metallic titles on spine. Spine cocked, cover stained, a little edge wear with minor bumping of corners and spine ends, stain on front and back fixed end papers, interior pages bright, binding tight. Illustrated dust jacket with yellow, white and green titles on front cover and spine is stained and scrubbed, some edge wear, remains of old price sticker on front inner fold, not price clipped.

$18.00

Nature and Culture
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Nature and Culture

By Mabie, Hamilton Wright

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1904. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Eickemeyer, Jr., Rudolf. 326 pages, illustrated with beautiful tissue protected plates and smaller drawings. A collection of essays. Binding design by Charles B. Falls. Olive green cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine over decorative green and orange oak leaf and acorn design on front cover and spine, gilt top edge. Some wear to cover with some scrubbing and a little spotting, corners and spine ends bumped and a bit frayed, gilt still bright, hinges a little weak and showing a little webbing, some stains on end papers, long and rather touching gift inscription on back of frontispiece, interior pages lightly tanned, binding otherwise tight.

$20.00

Twentieth Century Bird Dog Training and Kennel Management
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Twentieth Century Bird Dog Training and Kennel Management

By Shelley, Er. M.; edited by A. F. Hochwait

St. Louis, Missouri: Becktold Printing & Book Mfg. Co., 1921. Third Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 99 pages with advertisement, illustrated with black and white plates. Caring for and training hunting dogs. Nice plates of some champion dogs of the past. Brick red cloth binding with black title border and titles on front cover. Some edge wear, spotting, scratches and scuffs, ding in bottom edge of front cover, corners and spine ends considerably bumped, former owner's name and inscription on front free end paper, interior pages, except for plates, tanned, on plate detached from binding and the other plates seem tender, binding otherwise tight.

$26.00

The Love of Trees
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The Love of Trees

By Beckett, Kenneth A.

New York: Crescent Books, a division of Crown Publishers, Inc., 1975. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/good. 94 pages plus index, illustrated with over 130 color photographs and black and white drawings. A celebration of the diversity of trees in the temperate zones of the world. Illustrated boards with white titles on spine, photographs on end papers. Some edge wer, minor bumping of corners and spine ends, interior pages bright, binding tight. Illustrated dust jacket with orange titles appears to be a little faded, some edge wear with minor wrinkles, ink mark and scrubbing at top of front cover, a little spotting and soiling, not clipped.

$11.00

Jagthunden for den alsidige Jaeger (Hunting Dogs for the Versatile Hunter)
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Jagthunden for den alsidige Jaeger (Hunting Dogs for the Versatile Hunter)

By Israelsen, Hans, and others

Valby: Martveds Printing House, 1966. Not stated. Vintage paperback. Good/No jacket. 84 pages. In Danish, with photographs of hunting dogs, descriptions, statistics, club reports, pedigrees, and a song. Textured tan illustrated wraps with titles on front cover. Some wear and scuffing of cover with spotting, corners creases, former owner's name on title page, interior pages bright with a little spotting and a few creases in lower leading corners, binding tight.

$20.00

Illustrated Africa North Tropical South
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Illustrated Africa North Tropical South

By Boyce, William D.

Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1925. Not stated. Hardcover. Good +/No jacket. 686 pages with index, illustrated with portrait frontispiece with facsimile signature of author and numerous photographs and drawings. A travel writer tackles the immense job of treating the entire continent of Africa in one volume. Brown cloth binding with gilt titles and border on front cover and gilt titles on spine, illustrated end papers. Gilt on front cover bright, light edge wear, a little bumping of corners and spine ends, spine a little faded with light wrinkles and minor creases, back cover a little scrubbed and stained, gift inscription on half-title, interior pages bright, binding tight. Measures 6 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches.

$20.00

Butterfly cooing like a Dove
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Butterfly cooing like a Dove

By Rothschild, Miriam

New York: Doubleday, 1991. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 215 pages with index, illustrated with black and white and color plates and drawings. A rambling anthology that flits like a butterfly from science to art and back. Brown quarter cloth over brown boards with gilt titles on spine, red end papers. Titles bright, light spotting of cover, minor edge wear with light bumping of corners and spine ends, a little spotting of end papers, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight. Mylar covered tan illustrated dust jacket with brown titles on front cover and spine shows very light edge wear, slight fading at spine, spotting that may mostly be on mylar cover, not price clipped. Measures 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches.

$24.00

Herbs for Every Garden
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Herbs for Every Garden

By Foster, Gertrude B.

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1970. Third printing. Hardcover. Good +/fair. 255 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings. Practical advice on growing herbs, with history and literary allusions by the editor of The Herb Grower Magazine. Bright green cloth binding with black stamped decoration on front cover and black titles on spine. Very light edge wear, minor spotting, corners and spine ends a little bumped, page edges a little foxed but interior pages bright, binding tight. Illustrated yellow dust jacket with black titles on front cover and spine is faded, tape repairs along top edge, chip in top edge, short tear in bottom edge of front, short tear in top edge of back of jacket, light scrubbing, creases, minor spots, not price clipped. Measures 6 x 8 1/2 inches.

$8.00

A Field Guide to Wildflowers of Northeastern and Northcentral North America
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A Field Guide to Wildflowers of Northeastern and Northcentral North America

By Peterson, Roger Tory and Margaret McKenny

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968. Second printing. Hardcover. Good/good. Peterson, Roger Tory. 420 pages, indexed and illustrated with black and white and color plates. A visual approach, arranged by color, form and detail. One of the classic Peterson Field Guide Series. Green cloth binding with black titles and decoration on front cover and spine, ruler marked on leading edge of back cover, illustrated end papers. Spine a little cocked, minor bumping of corners and spine ends, light edge wear, former owner's name and 1969 date on front free end paper, interior pages mainly bright with a few light stains and wrinkles with light smudges, binding tight. Illustrated blue dust jacket with white titles on front cover and spine is a bit worn at edges, minor chips and tears along edges, some spotting and light stains, not price clipped. Measures 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches.

$6.00

Otto's Angora Questions and Answers
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Otto's Angora Questions and Answers

By Otto, William E.

Ontario, Canada: Diamond Farm Book Publishers, 1999. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good/No jacket. 119 pages, illustrated with a few black and white photographs. A guide to the commercial raising of angora rabbits, presented in a question and answer format. Last published in 1955 and reprinted in 1999. Illustrated green wraps with white and black titles on front cover. A few nicks in edges, a little bumping of corners, otherwise in very good condition, interior pages bright, binding tight. Trade paperback, measures 6 x 8 1/2 inches.

$15.00

Angora Wool Ranching and Goals in Rabbit Raising
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Angora Wool Ranching and Goals in Rabbit Raising

By Otto, William E. and Hedley B. Burden

Ontario, Canada: Diamond Farm Book Publishers, 1999. 14th Edition. Paperback. Fine/No jacket. 81 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. First published in 1937 and a guide to raising angora rabbits for spinning and felting fiber on a large scale. Two books combined, the second was published in 1972 and outlines goals for a commercial rabbitry. Illustrated wraps with white and black titles on front cover. Very minor shelf wear, interior pages bright, binding tight. Trade paperback, measures 5 x 7 1/2 inches.

$15.00

Nature Study and Life
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Nature Study and Life

By Hodge, Clifton F.

Boston: Ginn and Company, 1902. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 514 pages, with index, illustrated with black and white plates, photographs and drawings. Teaching children about nature in relation to their lives. Blue cloth binding with black titles and decoration on front cover and spine. Some tanning and spotting of cover, light edge wear, front board a little warped, light bumping to corners and spine ends, former owner's name on front fixed end paper, front free end paper cut out with cut in frontispiece, a little foxing of some pages, interior pages otherwise bright, notation on back free end paper, binding tight. Measures 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches.

$10.00

Small Wonder
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Small Wonder

By Kingsolver, Barbara

New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2002. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Mirocha, Paul. 267 pages with acknowledgments, illustrated with beautiful little green tinted drawings. Essays considering a world of surprising and hopeful prospects for the future of mankind and the earth. Green boards with gilt titles on spine, decorated end papers. Very light edge wear to cover, corners and spine ends a little bumped, minor spotting, interior pages bright and clean, binding tight. Illustrated dust jacket with white titles on front cover and spine shows a little edge wear, light spotting, a little curling along top edge, minor wrinkle at bottom leading corner of back cover of jacket, not price clipped. Measures 6 x 8 1/2 inches.

$7.00

Shearing Day
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Shearing Day

By Ford, Kevin

Charlemont, Massachusetts: Feet on the Ground Press, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good. 146 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs. Wonderful and long out of print detailed instruction on handling sheep, handling wool and shearing sheep with blades by the acknowledged master shearer. Signed at Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival in 1999 "To Merike and Dane, Best Wishes and much love, Kevin." Green cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Book shows very light shelf wear at spine and slight bumping of corners, two or three tiny spots on front cover, a few more tiny spots on back cover, interior pages bright. Illustrated green dust jacket with green and black titles. Very light wear with slight edge wrinkling to dust jacket, small ding in back cover of jacket, not clipped. Rare and out of print. Animal husbandry. Measures 11 1/4 x 8 7/8 inches.

$130.00

The Tribe of Tiger
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The Tribe of Tiger

By Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good. Williams, Jared Taylor. 238 pgs, illustrated with line drawings. The behavior and interaction of the domestic cat with others of the species. Tan boards with yellow spine, green titles on spine. Mustard end papers. Book as new, clean and showing little shelf wear, interior pages bright, binding tight. Green illustrated jacket with white titles shows minor scuffing, a little edge wear, not price clipped. Measures 6 x 8 3/4 inches.

$5.00

Trout Madness
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Trout Madness

By Traver, Robert

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1960. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 178 pages. An entertaining memoir about the experiences of a fisherman in his pursuit of the elusive trout. Green boards with green cloth spine cover and gilt fishing fly decoration on front cover and gilt titles and orange title block on spine, green top edge, green end papers. Heavy spotting of cover, gilt a bit faded, some edge wear with small nicks and dings in edges, corners and spine ends bumped, stains on end papers, small scuff on inner edge of bottom cover, interior pages mostly bright with stains at upper edge of a couple of pages, binding tight. Measures 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches.

$20.00

Kit Wilson's Cat Encyclopedia
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Kit Wilson's Cat Encyclopedia

By Wilson, Kit

Surrey, England: Andrew George Elliot, Right Way Books, 1951. Not stated. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. Lake, E. F. Coote. 175 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photographic plates and line drawings. Introduction by E. Keith-Robinson, Secretary of Our Dumb Friends' League. The author was an international cat judge and the editor of "The Cat Fancy. White cloth binding with black titles on spine. Cover is stainied and boards are bent and creased, some edge wear, wrinkles in cloth, titles bright, corners and spine ends bumped, interior pages a little bent because of cover but otherwise clean and bright, binding tight. Measures 5 x 7 1/2 inches.

$4.00

Second Supplement to Volume XVII of The American Stud Book - Foals of 1939
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Second Supplement to Volume XVII of The American Stud Book - Foals of 1939

By The Jockey Club

New York: The Jockey Club, 1941. First printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 408 pages. Arranged in two sections, by the name of the dam and by the name of the sire, registered and named prior to March 1, 1941. The printed copyright date of 1940 has been changed by hand to 1941. Leather binding with gilt titles on front cover. Titles bright, some edge wear, light spotting of cover, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, former owner's name (Mrs. Randolph Hicks) and address on front fixed end paper, interior pages bright and clean with a little spotting of end papers, binding tight. Measures 4 1/2 x 8 inches

$10.00

Wild Bird Guests
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Wild Bird Guests

By Baynes

New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1915. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 326 pages with index, illustrated with a tissue protected frontispiece and 50 photogravure illustruations from photographs. Preface by Theodore Roosevelt. "With chapters on the destruction of birds, their economic and aesthetic values, suggestions for dealing with their enemies, and on the organization and management of bird clubs." Brown cloth binding with blindstamped borders on front cover, gilt woodpecker decoration on front cover, gilt titles on front cover and spine, gilt top edge. Gilt faded on spine but bright on front cover with a little wear to top lettering, light edge wear, a little spotting, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, splits in end papers at hinges, interior pages clean and lightly tanned, a few small corner creases at bottom of a few pages, binding tight. Measures 6 x 8 1/2 inches.

$20.00

Timber and Timber Trees, Native and Foreign
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Timber and Timber Trees, Native and Foreign

By Laslett, Thomas

London: MacMillan and Co., 1875. First edition. Hardcover. Good +/No jacket. 352 pages, illustrated with charts and some small black and white drawings, indexed. The author was Timber Inspector to the Admiralty and set out to put together a handy book on timber for ship and home building purposes, describing the suitablilty of different woods for different purposes. Green cloth binding with gilt decoration on front cover with black border, gilt titles on spine, brown end papers. Cover shows very little edge wear, mostly at spine, some slight bumping of corners and spine ends, a little spotting, gilt lettering and imprint bright, interior pages browning a little with some foxing, former owner's name on title page corner crease and miscut on half title bottom, wrinkle and crease on bottom leading corner of title page, binding tight.

$58.50