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The Ravaging Tide Strange Weather, Future Katrinas, and the Coming Death of America's Coastal Cities

By: Tidwell, Mike

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Free Press: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43643

ISBN: 074329470X

Condition: As New


Gift quality 1st edition, 1st printing hardcover and dj in new mylar. 196 crisp unmarked pages. If, like many Americans, you believe the ongoing tragedy of Hurricane Katrina was a once-in-a-lifetime fluke, you need to read this book. In the coming years and decades, the safety of your region, your town, your home may depend on the warnings you'll encounter on these pages. That's because the exact same conditions that created the Katrina catastrophe and destroyed New Orle... View more info

Telly Turtle Tales SIGNED

By: Waddell, Sandra F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: SC, Coastal Publishing, Inc.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36629

ISBN: 1931650373

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover SIGNED by author on title page: Sandy Waddell, beside which is another inscription "To John Luke Taylor with prayers for God's blessing on your life. Love Margaret Peck". Telly is a loggerhead turtle, an endangered species who is happy because her dolphin friend suggests she have a birthday party when the eggs she has laid on the beach hatch. View more info

The Malay Archipelago

By: Wallace, Alfred Russel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sinapore, Graham Brash (Pte) Ltd.: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 46057

ISBN: 9971947501

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimile of the 1869 edition, reprint paperback in brown black background illustrated card covers with yellow titles. 515 crisp unmarked pages. Illust w/maps and drawings. Original $28.88 price tag on foot of rear cover. This book is still one of the great classics of natural history and travel. Wallace developed the concept of evolution by natural selection independently of Darwin, and also adapted the new theories of evolution to genetic discoveries that occurred ... View more info

Minerals That Fluoresce with Mineralight Lamps

By: Warren, Thomas S.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Ultra-Violet Products Inc: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36863

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback. 32 p with light age-toning along stapled spine, as new inside. View more info

The Old Farmer's Almanac Book of Weather & Natural Disasters

By: Watson, Benjamin A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 43271

ISBN: 0679757880

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 2nd printing paperback with lightly rubbed tips, unmarked and crisp inside. 246 pp. Profusely illust in b/w throughout. View more info

Stories From Nature Thirty-One Animal Tales

By: Watson, Jane Werner

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Golden Press: 1974

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 41059

Condition: Good


Solid 2nd printing hardcover with worn tips, small split at foot of spine rear gutter (paper only, book tight). Illust endpapers, 140 pp with some soil on boards and page margins. View more info

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Lucy's Year

By: Weatherill, Stephen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Two-Can Publishing Ltd.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14578

ISBN: 1854340727

Condition: Good


1st edition soft cover. Not exlib. Bit of curl at tips and few light creases on glossy paperback cover, 32 pp text is crisp and unmarked. A bit of extra glue (by printer) so that the end papers don't lay perfectly flat but are creased 1/2 inch up on the page, no problems. Over sized, too large for scanner but will fit into the flat rate shipping envelope. View more info

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Animals from Everywhere

By: Webb, Clifford

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.: 1964

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 10693

Condition: Fair


Second printing hardcover. Exlib with pocket and all pgs present. Illust end papers w/tape marks. Boards show shelf wear, top and bottom but not excessively. Text wobbly but holding, several small taped tears, and some finger soil. Dj lower frt flap clipped, call tag on back strip, displays well in new mylar. Unpag, 56 pp. Here, to delight the heart of any child, is a private zoo all his own, with animals as familiar as a Duck or a Horse, and as strange as a Sea Horse ... View more info

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Emma and Grandpa 1 January February March

By: Whitby, Joy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Longman Group Limited: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14635

ISBN: 0582392411

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover, no dj. Not exlib, lightly bumped tips and few light indentations on frt board. Dark blue paste down illust with white line drawings of a Labrador Retriever have given some very faint color to the opposing white title page, else fine. Stories in rhyme about six year old Emma, her grandfather and his yellow Lab dog Cindy. Each story is set in a different month of the year as they explore the woods and fields near their homes. Together they discover ... View more info

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Emma and Grandpa 3 July August September

By: Whitby, Joy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Longman Group Limited: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14637

ISBN: 0582392438

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover, no dj. Not exlib, lightly bumped tips and few light indentations on frt board. Dark green paste down illust with former owner's bookplate & white line drawings of a Labrador Retriever have given some color to the opposing white title page, else fine. Stories in rhyme about six year old Emma, her grandfather and his yellow Lab dog Cindy. Each story is set in a different month of the year as they explore the woods and fields near their homes. Togeth... View more info

The Robins in Your Backyard SIGNED

By: Willis, Nancy Carol

Price: $16.00

Publisher: DE, Birdsong Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 19157

ISBN: 0966276116

Condition: Fine


SIGNED & DEDICATED BY AUTHOR on inside cover bookplate "For Andrew Burgess from Nancy Carol Willis". Negligible edgewear at tips of cover, text fine. View more info

Managing The Family Forest in The South

By: Williston, Hamlin L.; Balmer, William E.; Sims, Daniel H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USDA Forest Service: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43255

Condition: Fine


92 pp staplebound 1st edition paperback. (General Report SA-GR 22). Fine condition with negligible wear at spine ends, tips sharp, no names or tears, internally as new. View more info

The Brook And Its Banks

By: Wood, The Rev. J. G., M.A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44678

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover in blue cloth boards with elaborate gilt and black embellishments and title on frt board and backstrip. Boards rubbed and soiled from handling, now in protective mylar and displays well on the shelf. Lovely floral endpapers, no date or printing numbers indicated. Believed to be a first edition circa 1890s. Former owner's name stamp on fep. Moderate foxing on prelims including tissue guarded frontis and title page, remainder of text clear. Many bea... View more info

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Weather Warnings for the Novice

By: Woodcock, Percy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller, Ltd: 1947

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 10817

Condition: Very Good +


3rd printing hardcover shows negligible surface soil to yellow cloth boards, small neat name on fep, else tight and bright. 73 pp. View more info

Rocks and Mining

By: Young Readers Press

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Young Readers Press, Inc.: 1971

Seller Id: 38945

Condition: Very Good +


Illustrated stapled card covers; lightly soiled with rubbing on head and foot of spine; original price $.60 as published on front cover; discoloration from shelf wear. 24 pp. of clean and tight text. Illustrated paste-downs. Great starter book with large print and colorful illustrations. From stalagmites to precious gems to everyday table salt, this is the book for the budding geologist. View more info

What's Inside of Plants?

By: Zim, Herbert S.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow and Company Inc.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43671

Condition: Good


32 pp 1st edition exlib hardcover with pocket pulled but all pgs present. Rubbed tips and color loss from storage, text tight and bright with every other page illustrated in full color. View more info