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The Horses Health From A to Z: An Equine Veterinary Dictionary
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The Horses Health From A to Z: An Equine Veterinary Dictionary

By Rossdale, Peter D. And Wreford, Susan M

U.S.A: Arco Publishing Company, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Type: Hard Back Hardcover Book In Very Good Condition with a Good Dust Jacket. 1983 reprint of the Second Arco Printing, 1976. Black and white photographs and drawings throughout. Indispensable not only to the horse owner but also to the veterinary student , defining many terms used by horsemen, trainers, and stud grooms. Also includes descriptions of diseases and conditions with recommended treatments. An invaluable reference work for anyone involved with the care and well being of horses. The book is bound in golden tan cloth with sharp and bright gilt titles, very clean and unmarked; tight & solid, square, with sharp corners. There are a few spattered tan spots on the top edge of the text block. The References page, page 433, is torn and has been tape repaired, otherwise internals are quite clean, no markings of any lind, no creases.

$7.31

At Large: The Fugitive Odyssey of Murray Hill and His Elephants
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At Large: The Fugitive Odyssey of Murray Hill and His Elephants

By Ross, Charles

U.S.A: Random House Inc, 1992. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First Printing. Hardcover Book and Jacket in Very Good Condition. Clean, unmarked, solid book bound in blue half cloth, gilt titles, ivory boards. Trace wear to edges of boards. The BIGGEST Crime of the Century! An animal trainer named Murray Hill disappeared with two full-grown elephants in 1984. He believed they had been abused. When the owners took him to court, he and the elephants went on a fugitive odyssey for more than five years. Read his story--it is both hilarious and heart-wrenching. 318 pages. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 1992, Random House, New York, New York, USA

$9.25

Storey's Guide to Raising Llamas: Care/Showing/Breeding/Packing/Profiting
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Storey's Guide to Raising Llamas: Care/Showing/Breeding/Packing/Profiting

By Birutta, Gale

U.S.A: Storey Publishing, LLC, 1997. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. For both the novice and experienced owner, this is a complete guide to raising llamas: buying your first llama, building a herd, breeding, birthing and herd management, feeding and facilities, health care and first aid, using llamas as guardian and expedition animals. The book is very clean and completely unmarked, tight and solid, square binding. Many b/w illustrations throughout. Whisper of wear to corners. Top edge of page block has some pale spotting. 327 pages indexed. 6 x 9. 1997, Storey Publishing, LLC, USA

$5.74

Divorce Among the Gulls: An Uncommon Look at Human Nature
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Divorce Among the Gulls: An Uncommon Look at Human Nature

By Jordan, William

San Francisco, California, USA: North Point Press, 1991. First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Type: Hardback First Printing. Hardcover Book in Fine Condition. No Dust Jacket. Rose cloth binding with gilt titles is very clean and unmarked, with tight sewn binding, square with sharp corners. Internals as new. A book of comparative psychology of animal behavior. 205 pages. 8.5 x 5.75 inches. North Point Press, San Francisco, CA 1991.

$7.71

Selecting, Fitting and Showing Beef Cattle
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Selecting, Fitting and Showing Beef Cattle

By Norby, Julius E. And Lattig, Herbert E

Danville, Illinois: Interstate Printing Company, 1936. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Paperback in Very Good Condition. Light brown heavy card cover is clean, unmarked, rounded corners, fully intact; light wear to spine ends, no wear to corners and edges; stapled binding is tight, no loose pages. Pages are clean and free from any markinga. Fully illustrated. This booklet should be of particular interest to students in vocational agriculture and to 4-H Club members. It should also be helpful to teachers in Vocational Agriculture, extension workers in charge of 4-H Club activities and students in Colleges of Agriculture. 132 pages plus index. 5.25 x 7.75 inches. 1937, Interstate Printing Company, Danville, Illinois, USA

$7.96

Horse Stories: Riding With The Wind
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Horse Stories: Riding With The Wind

By Bunney, Gayle

U.S.A: Lone Pine Publishing, 1999. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Very Good+ Condition. Clean and bright heavy card cover, trace wear to corners; tight glued binding. Pages quite clean and free from any markings, lightly toned. Stories about horses--birth, death, hard work, runaways, green broke horses--that tell of the author's lifelong love of horses in the West. 224 pages. 5.25 x 8.25 inches. Lone Pine Publishing, Renton, Washington, 1999.

$5.55

Catch Me a Colobus
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Catch Me a Colobus

By Durrell, Gerald Malcolm

London: Collins, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Edward Mortelmans. Type: Hard Back First Printing. Hardcover Book in Near Fine Condition with a Very Good Dust Jacket. Delightful monochrome drawings throughout by Edward Mortelmans of the animals found and cared for by Gerald Durrell. Publisher's original olive cloth covers with gilt titles to spine, very clean and unmarked, square, sharp corners, tight and solid volume. Two barely noticeable wrinkles in cloth over front panel. Interior is Fine--very clean and completely free from any markings, no creases. Glossy jacket is clean and unmarked with chimps on front, slight edgewear, price-clipped. Anyone who likes animals even a little will love this book, as Gerald Durrell must have loved doing the things he did before writing it. A life filled with looking for animals in danger of extinction--a trip to Siera Leone to catch himself a colobus, to Mexico for the Volcano rabbit. A life of hilarious mishaps and unexpected triumphs. The author writes with zest about the wonderland which he knows and loves so well. 221 pages. 5.75 x 8.5 inches. Collins, London, England, 1972.

$8.32

If a Lion Could Talk: Animal Intelligence and the Evolution of Consciousness
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If a Lion Could Talk: Animal Intelligence and the Evolution of Consciousness

By Budiansky, Stephen

New York: Free Press/Simon & Schuster, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/As New. Type: Hard Back First Printing. Hardcover Book in Near Fine Condition with AS NEW unclipped dust jacket. Book has rem mark, else Fine. Clean and bright red quarter cloth w/gilt titles, cream boards. Spotless inside and out. Budiansky explores animal consciousness and intelligence and sees animals as fully evolved beings in their own right. Modern cognitive science and the new science of evolutionary ecology are beginning to show that thinking in animals is tremendously complex and wonderful in its variety. A window is opened to a new and marvelous way of seeing animals in their own right, not as compared to humans in the way they think and view the world. 219 pages. 9.5 x 6.3 inches. Free Press/Simon & Schuster, NY 1998.

$6.10

Beauty in the Beasts: True Stories of Animals Who Choose to Do Good
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Beauty in the Beasts: True Stories of Animals Who Choose to Do Good

By Von Kreisler, Kristin

New York, New York, USA: J P Tarcher/Putnam, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Type: Hard Back First Printing. Hardcover and Dust Jacket As New. Foreword by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson. Attractive binding in orange cloth with cream speckled boards, gilt titled on spine, blind-stamped title on front; bright and clean. Black/white in-text illustrations. 226 pages. 8.75 x 5.75 inches. 2001, J P Thacher/Putnam, New York, New York, USA

$5.74

The Covenant of the Wild : Why Animals Chose Domestication
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The Covenant of the Wild : Why Animals Chose Domestication

By Buckley, Veronica

London, UK: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1994. First Edition.. Hardcover. As New/As New. Type: Hardback First Edition. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket As New. Mylar jacket cover. Binding of red full cloth with sharp and bright gilt titles; immaculate, square with sharp corners, tight & solid. Internals pristine. A reappraisal of the human-animal bond, showing the domestication of animals to have been a natural process, benefiting both, rather than an act of exploitation. The author pleas for reason in the emotional debate over animals' rights and human responsibilies. 190 pages. 1994, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, UK

$9.25

All Heaven In A Rage
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All Heaven In A Rage

By Turner, E. S

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1965. First US Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First US Edition. Hardcover Book in Near Fine Condition with a Very Good Dust Jacket. History of 'blood sports' over 2000 years. The author of 'The Court of St. James' and 'What The Butler Saw' now writes about man's inhumanity to animals--from regulated aristocratic hunts of the past to slaughterhouses of the past and present, hunting, vivisection--not an easy book to read. Illustrated. Book has trace edgewear, else Fine; Jacket is clean, uniquely illustrated with light edgewear. 324 pages. 1965, St. Martin's Press, New York

$9.48

The Emperor's Embrace: Reflections on Animal Families and Fatherhood
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The Emperor's Embrace: Reflections on Animal Families and Fatherhood

By Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff

USA: Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster, 1999. First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hardback Type: Hard Back First Printing. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Fine Condition--as new. Publisher's papers laid in. Bright, clean, unmarked, tight & solid book. The author introduces us to the 'world's best dads' . He takes the reader to such places as the Antarctica where the Emperor Penguin fathers incubate their eggs by carrying them around on their feet for two months; he talks about wolves and why they make good fathers and dogs don't; he also talks about the beaver, sea horse, and marmoset as father. Masson shows how the experience of fatherhood-for animals as well as humans-is a profound experience. 253 pages with index. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster, New York, 1999.

$8.32

Drawing the Line: Science and the Case for Animal Rights
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Drawing the Line: Science and the Case for Animal Rights

By Wise, Steven M

Cambridge MA and London, England: Perseus Books Group, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Type: Hard Back First Edition. Hardcover Book and Jacket As New. The author of "Rattling the Cage: Toward Legal Rights for Animals" explores the legal and scientific reasons for animal rights, with his research into the intelligence and abilities of animals across the evolutionary spectrum. 321 pages. 9.4 x 6 inches. 2002, Perseus Books Group. Cambridge MA and London, England.

$6.84

Ranch of Dreams: The Heartwarming Story of America's Most Unusual Animal Sanctuary
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Ranch of Dreams: The Heartwarming Story of America's Most Unusual Animal Sanctuary

By Amory, Cleveland and Bradlee, Frederic (Editors)

USA: Viking Press, 1997. First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Type: Hardback Type: Hard Back First Edition. Hardcover in Fine Condition with a Very Good Jacket. Unclipped, clean, white jacket has a touch of wear on the upper edge, otherwise fine. The stories of and about The Black Beauty Ranch in Texas, which has rescued countless animals over the years who have been mistreated or found 'inconvenient'--a unique sanctuary. 288 pages. Viking Press, New York, 1997.

$9.65

Horsewatching
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Horsewatching

By Morris, Desmond

USA: Crown Publishers, 1989. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback Second Printing of First US Edition. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Very Good Condition. A book for all horsewatchers. Desmond Morris provides information about the bond betweem horse and rider, how horses show affection for one another, about horse behavior; he discusses the history of the horse throughout the ages, steeplechase in Ireland, invention of the stirrup by the Scythians around 200 BC--and much more. Bound in black half cloth with silver titles, gray boards; clean and unmarked with slight rubbing of bottom edges, gentle bump to lower front corner, tight and solid. square. Prev. owner name and address on paste-down. Pages very clean, no marks, no creases. Jacket clean with just slight wear to spine head. 150 pages. 8.5 x 5.75 inches. Publisher: New York. Crown Publishers, 1989.

$9.65