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The Nightingale

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Zwerger, Lisbeth; Translated from the Danish By Anthea Bell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33502

ISBN: 0735811180

Condition: Near Fine


Not exlib. DJ flaps affixed to boards, tips sharp, lovely glossy hardcover in matching dj. Gift dedication on fep, small area of color loss from erasure on upper right hand corner of green fep. Pages tight, bright and unmarked. 32 pp. Though the emperor banishes the nightingale in preference for a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the emperor is near death and no one else can help him. View more info

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This Land I Have Loved

By: Balfour, Robert C., Jr.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: FL, Privately Printed: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46879

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in green cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil within the glossy133 page text. Unclipped, unpriced white background dust wrapper is clean, not rubbed but does have a crescent shaped closed tear on the rear panel that is of size but barely noticeable. Large color photograph of some tall pines down in SC on the dj. This Land I Have Loved tells the author's love affair with the area, with the sports he and his friends enjoyed (Lots of duck and bird hunting, rifle shooting), the history of the place and the people he met that becam... View more info

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Roseate Spoonbills and Other Wading Birds of Sanibel-Captiva

By: Bancroft, Griffing

Price: $10.00

Publisher: FL, A Barrier Island Nature Publication: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 38741

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing paperback in light green covers has lower tips bumped otherwise shows well. 55 tight pages with no tears. A wonderful guide detailing the different species of Wading Birds within the Sanibel Island area, including the habitat and feeding habits. View more info

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Hosie's Aviary

By: Baskin, Tobias & Lucretia, Hosie & Lisa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46123

ISBN: 0670379654

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing tall 11.50" x 8.25" hardcover in green cloth with L.B. gilt initials on frt cover are a tad sunned at head of boards, sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Unclipped dj has several small closed tears on edges plus a triangular chip on frt panel which doesn't affect any of the text there. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the colorfully illustrated 48 pp text. Text and pictures portray a variety of birds and Raptors. Includes: Hummingbird, Eaglet 1, Owl 1, Kingfisher, Shrike, Eagle 1, Egret, Eagle 2, Owl 2, Yellow-crowned night heron, Barn Owl, Secret... View more info

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Hey There, Owlface

By: Bates, Betty

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Holiday House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 6064

ISBN: 082340868X

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition exlib with all pages present, no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Black marker line on head of pg block, 87 pp text tight and bright. Stated first edition. No spine call tag on the un-clipped dj in mylar, displays well. Nine-year-old Brad forms a special relationship with the owls roosting in his family's barn, one that is threatened by a trigger-happy neighbor. View more info

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Gunnerman

By: Bigelow, Horatio; Foreword By Col. Harold P. Sheldon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1939

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 20187

Condition: Very Good +


1st Limited edition hardcover. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed, spine ends a bit more so. Gilt vignette of hunter and dog on cover, somewhat dulled gilt on backstrip. 2" split in leather only (barely noticable) in front gutter. Tiny watermark on foot of page block. Innards fine. 246 pp. Un-numbered limited edition, sporting stories, game bird and deer hunting in the sporting south, includes a chapter on Archibald Rutledge and various recipes for game meats & sauces in rear. Illustrated with photographs. View more info

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Andy Pandy's Washing Day

By: Bird, Maira

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1983

Seller Id: 44842

ISBN: 0340030631

Condition: Good


14th printing paperback edges lightly rubbed and bumped. White background frt and blue rear covers show creases and rubbed tips. light finger soil on a few margins. Book number 18 in the series. 14th printing. 32 pp. Andy Pandy and Teddy have a washing day in the garden and make soap bubbles with clay pipes for fun. View more info

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Andy Pandy's Dovecot

By: Bird, Maira

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Hoddder and Stoughton Ltd.: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 16120

ISBN: 0340030259

Condition: Good +


Creased paperback cover and title page, very light handling soil on pages, else tight and bright, light rubs to tips. 32 pp. A dovecot is a bird house for doves, Andy Pandy owns 6 doves, all of which have names. One day a pigeon flew over to the dovecot and the doves pushed him off. He was weak and Andy Pandy caught him before he fell to the ground. Andy brought him into his house and nursed him over night. Andy was cross with his doves who were now sorry they were mean to the pigeon, who by now, Andy learned, was a carrier pigeon for he had a tube with a note on his leg. Andy did not feed his... View more info

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Pigeon Racing Gazette No 10 Vol 47 Oct 1991

By: Bishop, Roy Director

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, Pigeon Racing Gazette: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 18729

Condition: Fine


1st edition magazine without address labels on covers. Lovely, crisp, unmarked condition. 35 pp. Color photo of Coronation King on cover. Negligible color loss at tips. Errata slip laid in along with a FL dealer business card. Articles include: "Old Hand' peruses a documentary on the principal parasitical maladies of the skin and feathers of the racing pigeon. Master Jonathan's Diary A young man's view of the sport by Jonathan Pratt. Mike Henley of Kingsteignton 1st NRC St. Malo 1991. The use of drugs on racing pigeons and the usual monthly columns. View more info

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The Bison The Great American Buffalo

By: Bjorklund, Lorence F.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, The World Publishing Co.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46804

Condition: Good


First Edition Exlib hardcover in rust paper covered boards with line drawing of a buffalo climbing a steep grade on the plains on frt cover. Tips and spine ends bumped and lightly brushed. Tape marks on boards and endpapers from formerly secured jacket. No tears or finger soil in the profusely illustrated 64 pp text but there are library stamps on endpapers and foot of page block. Card pocket and all pages present, but the lower tips of the front end paper and half title page show a burn mark. Unclipped original dust jacket in new mylar lightly sunned on backstrip with library call tag pr... View more info

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A Rage For Falcons

By: Bodio, Stephen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Nick Lyons/ Schocken Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40136

ISBN: 0805239316

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright beige boards with light blue cloth spine show light watermark on frt cover of book and unclipped original dj. 135 pp text unaffected. Former owners embossed name seal on blank fep, else crisp and unmarked. A subjective look at modern American hawking, and the pragmatic romantics who practice it. A report from the sagebrush basins and the short-grass plains, the farm lots and the breeding barns. It contains some science and natural history as well as some poetry. View more info

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Catproof Windproof Rainproof

By: Bowman, Marcelle & Harold

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38749

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in bright yellow pictorial boards is lightly soiled and lower tip has been bumped otherwise shows well. Un-paginated text is crisp with no tears but there are scribbles on FEP. A beautifully illustrated story of the life birds. View more info

Field Guide to Strange Birds SIGNED

By: Brecher, Harold; Manu Aloha

Price: $27.00

Publisher: VA, Manu Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 22965

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing presentation copy, signed by author on title page with cartoon style fonts stating: To Betty, A Bird-of-Paradise. Harold Brecher 1/18/85. The Letter 'B's in this dedication have been made to look like little birds. A simply stunning copy showing light color loss at still sharp tips, 56 pp text as new. Comical drawings identifying scores of strange birds (overlooked by ornithologists) such as: Wimp Poor-Will, Fuss Budgie, Timid Titmouse, Tight-assed Twit and more. View more info

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If Dogs Had Wings

By: Brimner, Larry Dane

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Troll: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7584

ISBN: 1563971461

Condition: Very Good


1st edition. Light edge wear, few dings in paperback cover that made small dents in the pages underneath, 32 pp text tight and bright. Presents an assortment of dogs with wings that fly to the moon, chase birds out of trees, and soar like eagles, all illustrated in full color. View more info

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Let's Meet Some Baby Birds

By: Bruce, Ella

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, The Medici Society: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43476

ISBN: 085503002X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback in glossy covers, 24 pp text tight and bright. View more info

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Blacky The Crow Green Forest Series

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1922

Seller Id: 30244

Condition: Very Good +


Blue boards with black lettering, private bookplate on fep and embossed address stamp on frontice. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed, light watermark at head of boards and along upper edge of chipped, dj which is sunned at edges and missing 90% of the front fold in panel. Spine of dj sun bleached and chipped at head 1/2". Displays ok in new mylar. Library call sticker on backstrip of dj, no other exlib markings. Early version with four glossy b/w plates by Harrison Cady. Blacky the Crow is respected by all the creatures in the Green Forest for his quick wits and sharp eyes; he is also fond... View more info

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The Crooked Tree SIGNED

By: Cates, Joe; In Memory of Brooks McMillan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: TX, Privately Printed: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 31746

ISBN: 0942403002

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp bright 1st edition paperback, signed/dated by author on title page. 1 closed taped tear at foot of front cover and negligible surface soil on illustrated white background paperback covers, 48 pg text as new. The little tree struggled for sunlight and rain in the forest because the other older straight trees were ashamed of it and tried to block out it's sun and rain to kill it off. One day a bird's egg falls on the tree and breaks, the tree asks the bird why this happened and it says the branches of the tall trees are so weak. Crooked tree offers the bird it's strong branches to build he... View more info

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Susie's Babies

By: Clarkson, E. Margaret

Price: $27.00

Publisher: MI, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45898

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing hardcover in rust cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil. 73 pp sewn in text is tight and bright. Unclipped dj has age toning and two micro soil dots on cream background portion of dj frt panel, one .75" closed tear on frt and .50" closed tear on rear dj upper edges. There is color loss and light rubbing on lightly sunned spine ends and jacket flap folds. A book of reproduction from a Christian perspective. A 4th grade teacher has a little hamster in the classroom and uses it's pregnancy and delivery to explain the bir... View more info

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Birds and Animals in Cross-Stitch 42 Charted Designs of Lovebirds, Koalas, Angelfish, Butterflies and Other Colorful Creatures

By: Colby, Jennifer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Dover: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43939

ISBN: 048624573X

Condition: Fine


As new save for negligible wear at tips from storage, 1st edition paperback. 48 pp text as new, crisp and unmarked. Gift quality book filled with great designs from nature. View more info

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A Gardener's Album A Collection of Selected Home and Garden Ideas from Members of the Ragged Robin Garden Club Lynchburg, VA 1976

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VA, Ragged Robin Garden Club: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28493

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous 1st edition paperback, 120 pgs, black plastic comb spine complete and unbroken, illustrated burgundy covers show no damage and only faint soil from storage. A wonderful array of ideas for the home, to give as gifts and to busy oneself on a rainy afternoon. Contents include: Calendar for Gardening/ Gardening Indoors/ Gardening Outdoors/ Arrangements/ Dried Materials/ Crafts and Decorations/ Something for the Birds. View more info