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Falcons and Foxes in the UK The Making of a Hunter

By: Chichester, A. Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Xlibris Corporation: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38303

ISBN: 1401092462

Condition: Fine


Light grey 1st edition hardcover with gold titles has negligible wear. Unclipped dj has slight curling at head of spine otherwise shows well. 283 tight pages with crisp text and no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. A "once-in-a-lifetime" experience chronicled with humor and passion, this memoir details the life-altering 1995 summer during which a nature-lover becomes a hunter. One of those rare quantities, a woman falconer, Chichester discovered that her outlook... View more info

In the Shadow of the Falcon

By: Clarkson, Ewan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45966

ISBN: 0525132708

Condition: Very Good


First edition exlib hardcover in black cloth boards that are straight and sharp. Pocket on fep, Discard written twice, else crisp and clean. Unclipped jacket in new mylar has a watercolor sketch by David Stone showing a falcon diving on his prey. Title on backstrip is sunned and has a 1" spot where it is not sunned, from carefully removed call tag. No damage. A book of natural history of the Peregrine Falcon told in story form from a cliffside eyrie off the coas... View more info

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Jack's Garden SIGNED

By: Cole, Henry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mulberry Books: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 10076

ISBN: 068815283X

Condition: Very Good +


Signed 1st edition paperback w/dedication to Ted by the author on title page. Text tight, cover bright, few dings along lower edge, slight curl to outer edge, else fine. 32 pp. Over sized, too large for flat rate envelope. Building on a rhyme that will be familiar to many children, author-illustrator Cole creates an enticing guide to creating a garden. 'This is the garden that Jack planted...' The final illustration presents a satisfied-looking boy surrounded by a lush, ... View more info

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Lucky Ladybugs

By: Conklin, Gladys

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Holiday House: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43183

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover showing light wear at tips, tidy name on fep. Text tight and bright. Not exlib. 32 p. Drawings and brief text describe the life cycle of the ladybug, what a ladybug eats, where it lives, how it swarms, and how it benefits man. View more info

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Red Fox in Winter.

By: Craig, Janet; Illustrated by Janice Kinnealy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NJ, Troll Publications: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 1171

ISBN: 081674324X

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing near fine paperback with very light surface wear and former owner's name & number on rear inside cover. 28 pp profusely illustrated throughout in color. Factual description of natural history and life cycle of the fox for young ones. View more info

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Our Bird Neighbors

By: Dawson, Mildred A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, F.A. Owen Publishing Company: 1947

Seller Id: 38986

Condition: Good


Magazine style paperback with colorful illustration of the Meadowlark on front cover; white background; age-worn with usual markings and imperfections; cover starting to detach at the head of spine but holding ok. 16 pp.; some soiling throughout but does not distract from the text. Our Bird Neighbors is designed as a teacher/student learning tool and contains instructions on how to use the book as such. Includes 24 informational stories, 14 full-color plates and 24 hecto... View more info

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Wildflowers of the Potomac Appalachians A Hiker's Guide

By: Denton, Molly Taber

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DC, Potomac Appalachian Trail Club: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42434

ISBN: 0915746115

Condition: Fine


White 1st edition softcover with green lettering and illustration to front. 58 page stapled booklet. Very mild foxing with minor edgewear. Very Good condition. Beautiful and useful little guide. View more info

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Nature Quiz Book

By: Epple, Anne Orth

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Platt & Munk Publishers: 1950

Seller Id: 16994

Condition: Good


Blue hardcover with black titles. Name on fep, text tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. Fab nature quiz book for young folks. A quiz for each letter of the alphabet plus a answer guide for each quiz. View more info

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Where Do You Live? A Golden Beginning Reader

By: Evans, Eva Knox

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Golden Press: 1960

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 43039

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant hardcover with negligible color loss at still sharp tips, text flawless. A boy goes for a walk and finds out where a frog, a rabbit, and a squirrel live. View more info

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Moose Magic For Kids

By: Fair, Jeff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: WI, Gareth Stevens Children's Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29009

ISBN: 0836813766

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover. Could not want for a nicer copy of this glossy offering. Not exlib. Describes the habitat, physical characteristics and behavior of the moose of the wild north country. View more info

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Mrs. Hummingbird's Double and Other Nature Stories

By: Farnsworth, Frances Joyce

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The Abingdon Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36804

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with black illust of two hummingbirds and titles along with faint cup ring on frt board, black titles on backstrip. Tips bumped but not rubbed through, spine faded. 106 pp text shows foxing and watermark at lower fore-edge and one closed taped tear at head of page 15. Five full page b/w illustrations by George A. King show foxing. Charming nature tales, some told from the perspective of each animal. View more info

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Tony the Tuna

By: Farrington, S. Kip Jr.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, The Yankee Pedlar Book Co: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30101

ISBN: 0911660259

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover book in slightly cocked illustrated boards, pictorial light blue dj with black/red illustrations displays well in new mylar. Written for younger readers, it is a factual description of the natural history of the tuna and the threats to its survival caused by environmental factors and commercial fishing. The author was a well known sport fisherman and writer. View more info

Jackie Hightree The Adventures of a Squirrel

By: Fielding, Jane: Revised by; From Animal Autobiographies by T. C. Bridges

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chigago, IL, The Goldsmith Publishing Co.:

Seller Id: 46049

Condition: Good


Soiled red paper covered boards with black titles and squirrel on tree branch illustration on cover. Book tips are bumped and rubbed with stray pen mark on cover near frt gutter, watermarked head of spine and upper board tips. 134 pp text is browned but not brittle, hinge papers cracked, page block is tight and going nowhere. No endpprs, no pages missing, no date listed, circa 1913. A fictional tale told in 1st squirrel 'person' of the day to day goings on or (natu... View more info

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There Lived a Wicked Dragon

By: Finan, Martha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DC, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 1417

Condition: Good


32 pgs. 1st edition, 3rd printing. Illust soft cover wrapper/no dj. as issued. good condition with light watermark and soil on cover. Informational environmentalcoloring book published to inform children and adults about ecology and proper disposal of waste. First picture neatly colored, remainder untouched. Rear cover has tiny closed tear near upper creased corner. View more info

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A Nature Book Activities and Projecs for Children 8-12

By: Fletcher, Helen Jill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Paxton-Slade Publishing Corp.: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43571

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely unused 1st edition paperback with negligible surface wear from storage. Age-toned 64 pp text as new, crisp and unmarked. A myriad of things to do in the woods or backyard to keep the kiddos occupied. View more info

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Water Boatman's Journey

By: Ford, Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The Seabury Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38341

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in blue pictorial boards has color loss at head & foot of spine, lower tips have been lightly bumped and upper tip is lightly frayed with boards showing. Unpaginated with crisp text and no tears. Not exlib. Describes the journey of a water beetle as it swims, flies, and is carried by log and boat down stream to find a mate and new home in a marsh. View more info

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Skir The Fox (Formerly Skir Le Renard)

By: Fournier, Andree-Paule

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Peter Bedrick Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44917

Condition: Fine


First American edition, fine hardcover in fine professionally reproduced dust wrapper. Not ex-lib. The color artwork in this book is breathtaking. Follows a fox as he grows up and makes a life for himself. Collectible condition. View more info

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Make Room for Kandula

By: Friends of the National Zoo

Price: $8.00

Publisher: DC, Friends of the National Zoo: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29187

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp 1st edition paperback in illustrated covers. Rare elephant book. 12 heavy stock pages describe the new addition at the zoo, a baby elephant named Kandula and all the care and money it will take as he grows and grows. A Fund-raising type of awareness booklet for kids. View more info

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A Panda Story

By: Friends of the National Zoo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Friends of the National Zoo:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40638

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback. 16 pp story of the giant panda. No date, circa 1990. Negligible surface soil on outer edge of cover, one, now-unfolded dog-eared page. Else fine. View more info

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Jungle Babies

By: Froebel-Kan co., ltd

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Toppan Printing Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46133

Condition: Very Good


Cute, colorful tall board book displays well, it is tight and bright with lightly rubbed head of spine. One partial glue crack between two of the pages but all board pages are clean & holding fine. Contains 10 heavy cardboard pages featuring various jungle babies: Giraffe, Elephant, Zebra, Kangaroo, Koala, Lion, Tiger, Polar Bear, Penguin, Bear and a cute baby Monkey on the rear cover with a fern on his head reading a book. Adorable very rare nature babies book for y... View more info