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Cache Lake Country

Cache Lake Country

by John J Rowlands

 A record of life in the great North Woods, which provides nature lovers with an abundance of information on woodcraft and the outdoors.
Encounters With the Archdruid

Encounters With the Archdruid

by John McPhee

Encounters with the Archdruid is a narrative nonfiction book by author John McPhee. The book is split into three parts, each covering environmentalist David Brower's confrontations with his ideological enemies. The book chronicles his struggles against miners, developers and finally the United States Bureau of Reclamation. McPhee blurs traditional journalism, the reporting of facts and accounting of events, with thematic elements more common to fiction. Throughout the work is devised to the contrasting... Read more about this item
Life On Earth - a Natural History

Life On Earth - a Natural History

by David Attenborough

Wilderness Bill Of Rights

Wilderness Bill Of Rights

by William O Douglas

The World Is Burning

The World Is Burning

by Alex Shoumatoff

Battle For the Wilderness

Battle For the Wilderness

by Michael Frome

The Fight To Save the Redwoods

The Fight To Save the Redwoods

by Susan R Schrepfer

Town and Country

Town and Country

by Mr Mark Girouard

Limits To Growth

Limits To Growth

by Donella H Meadows

Wild Life Of Britain

Wild Life Of Britain

by F Fraser Darling

Our Stolen Future

Our Stolen Future

by Theo; Dumanoski, Dianne; Myers, John Peterson Colborn

A Species Of Eternity

A Species Of Eternity

by Joseph Kastner

The Use Of Land

The Use Of Land

by Rockefeller Brothers Foundation Staff

Beasts In My Bed

Beasts In My Bed

by Jacquie Durrell

Hemp Today

Hemp Today

by Ed Rosenthal

Wild Heritage

Wild Heritage

by Sally Carrighar

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Our Stolen Future

by Theo; Dumanoski, Dianne; Meyers, John Peter Colborn

Published in 1996 by a trio of authors, Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanoski, and John Peterson Myers, Our Stolen Future chronicles the development of the endocrine disruptor hypothesis by Theo Colborn. Though written for the popular press in narrative form, the book contains a substantial amount of scientific evidence. A foreword from then Vice President Al Gore increased the book's visibility.
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Iron Artifacts

by Shyam Narain and Kamal K Jain

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A Field Guide To Rocky Mountain Flowers

by John J, Frank C Craighead, Jr, and Ray J Davis Craighead

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Our Stolen Future

by Theo; Dumanoski, Dianne Colborn

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Trashing the Planet

by Dixy Lee; Guzzo, Louis R Ray

Conservation Books & Ephemera

Man and the Termite

Man and the Termite

by Noyes, Herbert

London: Peter Davies, 1937. Book. Fair. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 200mm Tall, 8vo. With Bibliography. Eight photographs. Various cup and other marks on covers. Wear and small tears at top of spine, less so at base. Page edges slightly browned..
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£10.00
The Animal Contract: Sharing the Planet

The Animal Contract: Sharing the Planet

by Morris, Desmond

Virgin, London, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Foreword an introduction by author. Maroon coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Colour photograph of author to the rear panel. Quoting from the front fold over panel blurb – " ... In his controversial television series, The Animal Contract, Desmond Morris... Read more about this item
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A$15.02
Wild Heritage

Wild Heritage

by Carrighar, Sally

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1965. 1st Stated Print. Orig owners book stamp impressed inside front. Personal library envelope & card pasted inside front cover. Hardbound. 8vo. 276 Pgs.. Nr Fine in Chipped DJ/Good. Rachel S. Horne. Wild Heritage by Sally Carrighar. Published by Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston, MA, 1965. 1st Stated Printing. Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine in Chipped DJ. Orig owners book stamp impressed inside front. Personal library envelope & card pasted... Read more about this item
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$20.19
Survey of the Ocean Fisheries Off Delaware Bay. Special Scientific Report-Fisheries No. 222

Survey of the Ocean Fisheries Off Delaware Bay. Special Scientific Report-Fisheries No. 222

by June, Fred C. and John W. Reintjes

Washington, DC: USDI/FWS, August 1957. Illustrated by b&w maps and charts. First edition. Stapled wraps. 4to. pp. 55. Near Fine. Prior owner stamp front cover, pen numbers on cover, overall toning. A supplement was later published in 1960 to this extensive study..
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$20.00
A Good House.  Building A Life On The Land

A Good House. Building A Life On The Land

by Manning, Richard

New York: Grove Press, 1993. Richard Manning set out to build an aesthetically pleasing and environmentally conscious house on a thirty-eight acre piece of land in the wilds of Western Montana. Combining the best qualities of Edward Abbey and Tracy Kidder, Manning entertains and informs in this affirmative book that not only points out a new aesthetic in house-building but also shows how we can build a better life and help protect our endangered world. An illustrated section provided...plates in color... Read more about this item
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$16.50
The fight to save the redwoods: a history of environmental reform, 1917 - 1978

The fight to save the redwoods: a history of environmental reform, 1917 - 1978

by Schrepfer, Susan R

Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1983. Hardcover. xviii+338p., origirnal dustjacket, 9x6 inches; frontispiece portrait of author, includes photos and maps, first edition in very good condition.
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$15.00
LIFE ON EARTH : A NATURAL HISTORY

LIFE ON EARTH : A NATURAL HISTORY

by David Attenborough

London: Book Club Associates. 1980. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. .
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$38.74
Corporate Environmental Responsibility: Law and Practice

Corporate Environmental Responsibility: Law and Practice

by Salter, John R

London, Dublin, Edinburgh: Butterworths, 1992. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 255mm Tall, 4to. The Environmental Protection Act has brought a host of legislative measures to bear on industry and environmental law is now an area which no-one can afford to ignore "Corporate Environmental Responsibility" examines Environmental Law in three main areas: planning, conservation and pollution, the last two areas from the corporate perspective, taking into account both EC and UK regulatory... Read more about this item
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£22.00
The Struggle for the Great Barrier Reef

The Struggle for the Great Barrier Reef

by Clare, Patricia

Collins, London, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. 224 pp., list of illustrations, acknowledgements, appendices. Text illustrated with coloured photographs. Green boards with gilt writing on the spine. Slight fading of the boards and the corners are slightly rubbed. Grubby marks on the text block edges. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a Great Barrier Reef Island, with black and white titles to the front cover and backstrip. Chipping of... Read more about this item
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A$15.02
The Power and the Valley

The Power and the Valley

by BILLINGS, Henry

London: Rupert Hart-Davis. 1953. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations by the author. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 208 pages.. The story of the recovery of the Tennessee Valley. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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A$30.00
Insight on Human Biology; A Series of Broadcasts on the Impact of Civilisation on the Biology of Man

Insight on Human Biology; A Series of Broadcasts on the Impact of Civilisation on the Biology of Man

by various Speakers

Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney, 1969. First Edition. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 55 pp., some suggestions for further reading. Illustrated card front cover, showing an x-ray of a man, with dark green and black background with green writing on the front panel. The corners of the booklet are scuffed and rubbed, there is creasing to the front cover and there is rubbing along the spine. Some discolouration to the white back cover. The internal pages are starting... Read more about this item
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A$13.65
Discussion Paper on a National Institute for Conservation of Cult ural

Discussion Paper on a National Institute for Conservation of Cult ural

by National Conservation Advisory Council

1978. Discussion Paper on a National Institute for Conservation of Cultural Property by National Conservation Advisory Council, 1978, spiral bound, paperback, discussion paper, 55 pages.
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$3.17
Reorganizing the Massachusetts Department of Conservation

Reorganizing the Massachusetts Department of Conservation

by Eliot,Thomas H

1953. Reorganizing the Massachusetts Department of Conservation by Thomas H. Eliot, 1953, paperback, 48 pages, Inter-University Case Program #14, Bobbs Merrill Co., new condition.
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$1.60
Science for conservators : Adhesives and Coatings [Book 3] / Crafts Council

Science for conservators : Adhesives and Coatings [Book 3] / Crafts Council

by Newey, Charles

London : Crafts Council, 1983. First Edition. Softcover. Fine paperback copy. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Physical description; 135 pages : Illustrations ; 25cm. Subjects; Coatings; pictorial works. Museum conservation methods. Adhesives. Coatings. Art Conservation and restoration.
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$54.00
WILD HERITAGE

WILD HERITAGE

by Sally Carrighar

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1965. First Edition; First Printing. Fine binding. Very Good+ in decorative boards. Light stain on top text block edge. Illustrations by Rachel S. Horne. .
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$74.95
The Australian Environment: Handbook prepared for the British Commonwealth Specialist Agricultural Conference on Plant and Animal Nutrition in relation to Soil and Climatic Factors held in Australia, August 1949

The Australian Environment: Handbook prepared for the British Commonwealth Specialist Agricultural Conference on Plant and Animal Nutrition in relation to Soil and Climatic Factors held in Australia, August 1949

by Not Stated

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, East Melbourne, 1949. Edition Unstated. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Foreword by I. Clunies Ross, Chairman, Conference Organising Committee. At the beginning of the text there is a two-page coloured map showing orographical features, rail communications, and main place names referred to in text. The text is illustrated with back and white photographs, black and white illustrations... Read more about this item
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A$25.03
A SPECIES OF ETERNITY

A SPECIES OF ETERNITY

by Joseph Kastner

New York: Knopf. 1977. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394490339 . Very Good+ in a Near Fine dust jacket. Remainder mark on bottom text block edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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$64.95
Quetico: Near to Nature's Heart

Quetico: Near to Nature's Heart

by Nelson, Jon

Dundurn, 2009. paperback. Very Good +/None as issued. 9x0x9. Clean, solid copy with unmarked text. Cover has mild surface and edge wear. Binding is tight and square, no creases to spine or cover. Books that sell for $9 or more ship in a box; under $9 in a bubble mailer. Expedited and international orders may ship in a flat rate envelope rather than a box due to cost constraints. All US-addressed items ship with complimentary delivery confirmation.
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$23.26
The Strange World of Nature

The Strange World of Nature

by Gooch, Bernard

London: Lutterworth Press, 1950. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 220mm Tall, 8vo. Observations on nature. Index. Very nice small engravings. Wear to top/tail of spine and a little on cover corners. Signature on front pastedown..
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£14.00
The Death and Life of Monterey Bay: A Story of Revival

The Death and Life of Monterey Bay: A Story of Revival

by Palumbi PhD, Dr. Stephen R; Sotka M.A., Ms. Carolyn

Island Press, 2011. paperback. Very Good +/None as issued. 6x0x9. Excellent copy with unmarked text. Binding is tight and square; no creases to spine or cover. Small bump to bottom, back cover. Books that sell for $9 or more ship in a box; under $9 in a bubble mailer. Expedited and international orders may ship in a flat rate envelope rather than a box due to cost constraints. All US-addressed items ship with complimentary delivery confirmation.
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$11.53
On the Beaten Path: An Appalachian Pilgrimage

On the Beaten Path: An Appalachian Pilgrimage

by Rubin, Robert Alden

Trade paperback, new. Memoir of a "thruhiker" on the Appalachian Trail. 237 pages.
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$9.00
Wild Heritage

Wild Heritage

by Carrighar, Sally

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965 WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. Beige cloth with titles stamped in silver on front board, xi, 276 pp, 30 pen-and-ink drawings, glossary, bibliography, index. There is a small, faint spot near fore-edge of page 16, owner's signature on recto of front free endpaper, a wrinkle (apparently a binding defect) in front paste-down, else fine. DJ has slight rubbing to extremities, light soil near center of rear joint, spine... Read more about this item
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$20.99
SATURDAY LECTURES NO. 3: CONTRASTS OF THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS, A Lecture Delivered in the National Museum, Washington D. C., March 25, 1882

SATURDAY LECTURES NO. 3: CONTRASTS OF THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS, A Lecture Delivered in the National Museum, Washington D. C., March 25, 1882

by Chickering Jr., Prof. J. W. (John White) 1831-1913

: Published and Sold by Judd & Detweiler First thus edition. Original wraps bound in cloth backed gray boards with small ticket rear pastedown: "Gaylord Bros. Makers Syracuse, N.Y. PAT. Mar 21, 1908". 8vo (23cm). pp. 16. Very Good/Ex-Lib. Copy of William Brewster 1851-1919 ('Bequest of' on Harvard University bookplate, Library of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) stamped withdrawn with his signature on title). Several stamps and pen numbers to front cover which has interestingly toned... Read more about this item
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$150.00
Life On Earth : A Natural History

Life On Earth : A Natural History

by Attenborough, David

Little Brown & Company. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket. 1981. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. KB#015031: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is complete but has some small edge cuts or chips. Book is in fine condition but has a whited-out prior owner's label at top of front flyleaf. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except as indicated), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Told through an... Read more about this item
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$27.00