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A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica

By: Da, Stiles- F Gary/ Skutch- Alexander F / Gardner-

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 1989


511 page field guide with color illustions, indexed. the first blank endpaper has an inscription and owner's stamp. Otherwise, crisp, clean and firmly bound. View more info

Amazing Monkeys: A National Geographic Action Book

By: Hynes, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, National Geographic, 1985


Elaborate pops show monkeys in their habitat. Paper engineering by James Roger Diaz, John Strejan, and Rodger Smith. View more info

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Animal Heroes, Being the Histories of a Cat, a Dog, a Pigeon, a Lynx, Two Wolves & a Reindeer

By: Seton, Ernest Thompson

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's sons, 1905

Edition: First Edition, First Printing


Stated First Impression, 362 pages, over 200 b&w drawings, 27 of these are full-page. Previous owner's name and date on blank endpaper. Bound in olive green cloth with gold lettering on the front, rough-cut foredge, spine has sunned to brown.. View more info

Animals in Danger

By: Mccay, Keith; McCay, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little Simon, 1990

Edition: First printing


All pops moving perfectly. Features eight endangered animals with descriptive text. Slight shelwear on the cover. View more info

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Beautiful Joe, An Autobiography (Phoenix Edition)

By: Saunders, Marshall

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Charles H. Banes/American Baptist Publication Society, 1903


4" x 6 1/4", 359 pages plus ads. There are markings on inside the front cover (a name in childish hand) and on the ffep (a bold number), inside the book there are no markings. The binding is firm, pages are clear. Bound in red cloth with black lettering and an illustration of Joe, the dog on the front.Very slight wear at the corners. View more info

Book of Cranes

By: Cooley, Clare

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rohnert Park, CA, U.S.A., Pomegranate Communications, Inc, 1993


Folding book in slipcase. Deep blue cloth binding with copper-color lettering on the front. Lovely watercolors of different types of cranes with description on facing page. Matching slipcase with copper-color feather on the front. View more info

Garden Birds: How To Attract Birds to Your Garden

By: Proctor, Noble

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Emmaus, PA, Rodale Pr, 1986

Edition: First printing


160 pages, indexed, full color throughout. Very complete with nesting habits, food, plumage, preferred habitat, etc. View more info

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Half Hours With Natural History in Two Parts: Birds, Reptiles & Insects

By: Vrendenburg, Edric; Woolf, Rose Yeatman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Raphael Tuck & sons, Ltd.,


48 pages, no date but the previous owner's name of the ffep is dated 1923. Other than the ownership marking, all pages are unmarked. The first and last endpapers are of a different paper stock that the rest of the book and those two sheet are tanned along with the final page of the book. All interior pages are bright and clear. Illustrated throughout with b&w sketches plus four pages that are color plates with two specimons on each page. Front hinge is cracked Th... View more info

Homes and Habits of Wild Animals; North American Mammals

By: Schmidt, Karl Patterson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Co,, 1934

Edition: First Edition


10" x 12 1/2", interior is unmarked, crisp and clean. 12 full-color plates, b&w line drawings on other pages. Illustrated endpapers. Slight wear at corners. Jacket has 3/4" closed tear on the back and a crease, now protected in mylar. Publication sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation. View more info

Lives of the Hunted Containing a True Account of the Doings of Five Quadrupeds & Three Birds

By: Seton-Thompson, Ernest

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901

Edition: First printing


Stated first impression, illustrated throughout with over 200 drawings in b&w. Gift inscription on the ffep dated 1902 is the only marking. Binding is firm, bound in green cloth with decoration on the front, lettering in gold, border on the front in gold. Spine is a rust color, as is the top edge, the spine lettering is still bright. View more info

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Majesty in Flight: Nature's birds of Prey in Three Dimensions

By: van der Meer, Ron; Lapper, Ivan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press, 1984


Detailed tex tdescribes five birds of prey, illustrated in detail and with large pop-ups. Unmarked, all in working order. View more info

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Musk-Ox, Bison, Sheep and Goat: American Sportsman's Library

By: Whitney Caspa; Grinnell, George Bird; Wister, Owen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company, 1904

Edition: First Printing


284 pages, indexed, illustrated with b&w photographs and drawings. Former owner's name neatly inside front cover and on half title page. Pages clean, bright and unmarked. Frontis with tissue guard. Bound in green cloth with gilt decoration and lettering, top edge gilt. Part of the 16 volume set of American Sportsman's Library. View more info

Natural History of the Birds of Eastern and Central North America

By: Forbush, Edward Howe and May, John Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1939

Edition: Ex-Library


Former library copy with markings on the title page and the bottom edge. 553 pages plus 96 pages of color plates. Index by common and and by scientific name. One b&w plate. The half title page has a tear near the gutter which extendes about half way down the page. Back hinge is broken. Pages are unmarked save for noted library marks. Bound in red cloth with black lettering, corners sharp. View more info

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Nature's Savage Cats (A Pop-Up Exploration)

By: Burdett, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dial, 1993

Edition: First edition


Young readers come face to face with six of the most ferocious feline hunters in the animal world in this remarkable combination of startingly realistic pop-ups, superb nature photos, and fact-filled text. A companion to Nature's Deadly Creatures. Full color View more info

Nests and Eggs Birds of the United States

By: Gentry, thomas G.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. W' Wagenseller, 1882


9 1/4" x 11 3/4". 300 pages. Habits of 50 birds accompanied by 54 wonderful chromolithographs. Most plates have tissue guards. Magnificent chromolithographed title page with tissue guard. This tissue guard has a tear. All plates in excellent condition., all edges gilt. Binding is brown buckram with 3/4 black leather. The front cover is off, But present. The spine is in bad shape. This is a good candidate for a new cover. View more info