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The American Mustang Preserve Our Wildlife Series

By: Adrian, Mary

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Hastings House: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31515

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hard cover in vg dj. Not exlib. Green cloth boards square, clean and tight. 61 pg illustrated text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar is tatty, shows some light cellophane peeling at head of front panel, rubbed spine ends with 1/2" loss on each, 1 1/2" closed tear at head of rear dj panel. The story of a typical American mustang from birth to maturity well illustrated in b/w throughout. View more info

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Foxy of Verona Island SIGNED

By: Baxter, William N.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2008

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 39953

ISBN: 1425135471

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing paperback presentation copy from author's daughter to a friend with lengthy inscription on inside frt cover. 24 pg story of a fox from Maine and his adventures with the author's dog. Some creases and bit of peeled cellophane on cover. 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

The Hedgehog A Survival Book on Hedgehogs

By: Burton, Maurice; Editor: Colin Willock

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45988

ISBN: 0233960562

Condition: Very Good +


First edition exlib hardcover in dark green paper covered boards with bright gilt titles. Book is straight with bumped spine ends and sharp tips. Fep clipped at top corner, dj flaps glued to boards. Pocket pulled but all pages present. A tight bright presentable copy. A storehouse of information on these charming spiney little creatures. View more info

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One Day on Beetle Rock

By: Carrighar, Sally

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1945

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 34862

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition, 3rd printing Spine ends and corners bumped. Green cloth boards slightly faded. DJ flaps laid in, 196 pp text tight and age toned at periphery. Tiny ink name on verso fep. Endpps show glorious wood-cut type forest scene. A tale of the nature to be found in the California High Sierra on one typical summer day. View more info

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Ruff Leaves Home

By: Carter, Anne

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Sainsbury Walker Books: 1988

Seller Id: 20075

ISBN: 074450502X

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing in glossy illustrated hardcover boards showing sharp tips and spine ends. Previous owner's name in red ink on title page, remainder of 26 pp clean and crisp. Cute illustrated endpps. RUFF is the biggest of the fox cubs in High Wood and most adventurous. When he leaves home, adventure is exactly what he finds! 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 coast of Wales, Freya mates for life with Frika, raising a family. 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

ISBN: 0823400727

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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Vulpes An English Fox

By: Cory, Harper

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1940

Seller Id: 44498

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 1st edition, 2nd printing hardcover book without names, tears or soil. Does show lightly foxed endpprs. Fore-edge cloth appears wavy, due to bookbinders flaw. No water damage, weird smells or the like. 88 pp text illust with b/w marginal and heading drawings and 6 full page plates. Chapters include: Rusty and Matilda/ The Cubs Arrive/ The Cubs go to School/ Vulpes Runs for His Life/ The Family Disperses/ Vulpes and the Hunt/ Vulpes saves Torn-Ear/ Vulpes meets a Lady/ Vulpes Makes an Error/ Vulpes seeks Trouble/ The Great Day/ Vulpes is Satisfied. 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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Bon Voyage Hippopotamus

By: Delhumeau, Annick

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Orion Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45287

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth hardcover with tiny ding at head of frt board, Very light soil, 26 pp text mint. DJ has closed taped tears on rear panel but displays well in new mylar. Pierre Hippopotamus learns that different animals need different environments to thrive well. A cheerful introduction to the needs and natural environment of a zoo favorite. View more info

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Bartholomew the Beaver

By: Dixon, Ruth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Co.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 6765

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover with color loss at still sharp tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil. 20 pp colorful text is tight and bright with closed tear at foot of last 2 pages (no text missing). Lazy little Bartholomew Beaver's parents try desperately to get lil' Bart to help out, but all he wants to do is play and goof off. View more info

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Bartholomew the Beaver

By: Dixon, Ruth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally & Co.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46749

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover with light and even color loss at lightly bumped tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil in the 20 pp colorful text. All is tight and bright without tears or soil inside. Lazy little Bartholomew Beaver's parents try desperately to get lil' Bart to help out, but all he wants to do is play and goof off. 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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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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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

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Master Reynard The History of a Fox

By: Fielding, Jane

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, A.L. Chatterton Co.: 1913

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 40989

Condition: Good +


Good solid yellow cloth hardcover with paste on art plate of red fox chasing after a hare in the snow. Cocvers soiled and illustration scratched but good and clean inside. Professionally reproduced color illustrated dj is from the Donohue publication of the same year with cover arrt w/comic drawn dressed fox diging by a tree stump while a honey bee looks on. Corners chipped and beige background surface soiled but still displays well in new mylar. From Animal Autobiographies originally by J.C. Tregarthen, revised by Jane Fielding. Story told in first 'fox person' of the life of a red fox. 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 (natural history) of a young squirrel. Volume two of the "Furry Folk" series. Chapter book as follows: 1. My First Adve... View more info

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Reynard The Fox

By: Firman, Sidney G.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: PA, The John C. Winston Co.: 1929

Seller Id: 45813

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated hardcover in blue cloth boards showing bumped spine ends and fairly sharp tips. Illust endpps (3, as fep has been removed). No names or tears, 86 pp text tight with occasional soil. 1 color full page plate frontis, and 9 other full page drawings in b/w. Slight watermark at foot and fore-edge of first 5 pages, title page age-toned but not brittle. Two 1/2" closed page tears on fore edge of frontispiece margin and title page. A classic children's fable of a fox and his woodland friends, Bruin the bear, Cackle the Crow, Puss the cat, and an un-named wolf. Book is now covere... 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

ISBN: 0911745416

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