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Image for The Canadian Guernsey Herd Book, Volume 5; Containing Pedigrees 13545 to 20380

The Canadian Guernsey Herd Book, Volume 5; Containing Pedigrees 13545 to 20380

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Guernsey Breeders Association: 1939

Seller ID: 008730


Original black cloth on boards. Lists of officers and members. Pedigrees of cows. Lists of bulls. 321 pp. View more info

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Canine Surgery; A Text and Reference Work

By: Archibald, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, American Veterinary Publications, Inc.: 1965

Edition: First Archibald Edition

Seller ID: 008062


Original maroon cloth on boards. Weighs 2.8 Kg. The work of 37 authors. Several clippings laid in. No writing or damage to this book. Covers every part of a dog from nose to tail. Anesthesia, burns, plastic surgery, skin, eyes, ears, and teeth are considered, as well as surgery itself. Very heavy book will need extra postage. 1024 pp. View more info

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The Kittens and the Cardinals

By: Baker, Charlotte

Price: $18.00

Publisher: N.Y., David McKay Company, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004967


Original bright orange cloth on boards. Clipped DJ has a few nicks along head. When kids formed a club with the theme, Kindness to Animals, the girls became Kittens and the boys, Cardinals. They plan to help animals, but their plans don't always work out ! Gift stamp from the Kindness Club, with no writing or other damage. 150 pp. View more info

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Birds of Cyprus

By: Bannerman, David A. And Bannerman, W. Mary

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Nicosia, Cyprus, K. Rustem & Brother: 1989

Edition: Reprint of 1958 Edition

Seller ID: 009524


Green cloth on boards. This heavy volume of 384 pp. is not the Handbook, but a later, larger compilation. 16 coloured plates and many half-tones. Trinomial system of naming. Included is the historic List of Recorders of Cyprus Birds, which begins with sightings in the year 1336 by Sir John Bucknill ! International shipment will require significant additional postage. There is no writing or damage to this book. View more info

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The Feeding and Related Behavior of Hummingbirds; with Special Reference to the Black-Chin

By: Bene, Frank

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Bruce Humphries, Inc.:

Seller ID: 001848


Original red cloth on boards. DJ has minor chipping head and foot of spine, and two small spots. Previous owner's neat signature and date (1951). No other marks or damage. Volume 9, Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History, Number 3. "Twelve plates" should read "twelve pages of plates," since there are several small photos on each large page. Text, pp. 403-475, plus Bibliography and TWELVE PAGES of plates. View more info

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Wildlife of Canada

By: Black, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Vancouver, B.C., Whitecap Books: 1990

Seller ID: 001123


Original pictorial plasticized boards with very good DJ. Lots of colour photos of Canadian wildlife. Inscription. 160 pp. View more info

Image for Bird Neighbors; An Introductory Acquaintance with One Hundred and Fifty Birds Commonly Found in the Gardens, Meadows, and Woods About Our Homes

Bird Neighbors; An Introductory Acquaintance with One Hundred and Fifty Birds Commonly Found in the Gardens, Meadows, and Woods About Our Homes

By: Blanchan, Neltje

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Garden City: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000860


Original dark green cloth on boards, no DJ. Intro by John Burroughs. Groupings by families, habitats, seasons, sizes, and colors. With index. Minor top spine wear. 234 pp. View more info

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Run for the Roses: 100 Years at the Kentucky Derby

By: Bolus, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Associated Features/ Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 007596


Original green cloth backed in white cloth on boards. Previous oewner's name and note. DJ price-clipped. A mix of history and personalities of the thoroughbred scene. Appendices of Derby summaries and career records of Derby winners. 209 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The Book of Imaginary Beings

By: Borges, Jorge Luis with Margarita Guerrero

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2005

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 011746


White paper boards backed in maroon cloth. Translated by Andrew Hurley. An amalgamation of animals reported from various sources as having been seen in dreams. What, no Hobbihas ? 236 pp. View more info

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A Little Book of Dogs

By: Brown, Dr. John (M.D.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, T.N. Foulis:

Seller ID: 006176


Original illustrated grey paper boards. Long Preface by Miss Eve Blantyre Simpson, followed by four short stories: Rab and His Friends, Our Dogs, Dick Mihi (Or Cur, Why? and Plea for a Dog Home. Seven of eight tipped-in watercolours present (two laid in), and 24 black/white drawings in the text. Binding rather shaken, so must be handled carefully. Previous owner's name and date (1937). 92 pp. View more info

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A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals

By: Brumley, Oscar Victor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008061


Original maroon cloth on boards. Gold spine titles. Fourth Edition. Deals with difficulties in all the systems of the body in detail. 422 pp. The only writing is "45.00" on inside front cover. View more info

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Longlegs the Heron

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010864


Green cloth on boards. Previous owners' names. 2-inch gutter tear to title page. Cover wear head and foot of spine. Check marks on rear endpaper. 207 pp. View more info

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The Psychology of Birds

By: Burtt, Harold E. (Ph.D.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan & Co.: 1967

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 011959


Blue cloth on boards. DJ worn and slightly torn across head. A study in technical terms as to how birds live and learn. 242 pp. View more info

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Hour of the Beaver (Signed)

By: Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1971

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 006767


Original blue cloth on boards. Signed by the author on title page. Daughter of a naturalist and wildlife artist, the author and her husband eventually purchased 250 acres in New Jersey which is called Unexpected Wildlife Refuge. 173 pp. View more info

Where's Master ?

By: Caesar (King Edward's Dog)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1910

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 012691


Caesar of Notts was a wire-haired fox terrier, and the favorite of King Edward VII. Caesar even marched in the funeral parade. 54 pp. View more info

The Chimp and the Clown

By: Carroll, Ruth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Z. Walck, Incorporated: 1968

Seller ID: 012483


A "no-text" book with full-colour drawings on every page (The pictures tell the story). Bright orange cloth on boards. 32 pp. View more info

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Canine Medicine (Two-volume Set)

By: Catcott, E.J. (DVM, PhD.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, American Veterinary Publications, Inc.: 1979

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 008057


Original blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. A few related clippings laid in. A total of 1360 pp. in the two volumes. Doctor Calcott is editor, but articles are contributed by dozens of others. Updated since the last previous edition of ten years ago. Heavy books will need extra postage. View more info

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Feline Medicine & Surgery; A Text and Reference Work

By: Catcott, E.J. (DVM, PhD.) (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, American Veterinary Publications, Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 008068


Original maroon cloth on boards. Articles by dozens of experts on every phase of cat life and care. No writing or damage. Heavy book will need extra postage. 512 pp. View more info

Image for Some Canadian Birds. A Brief Account of Some of the Common Birds of Eastern Canada. First Series - Birds of Field and Grove (Signed)

Some Canadian Birds. A Brief Account of Some of the Common Birds of Eastern Canada. First Series - Birds of Field and Grove (Signed)

By: Chamberlain, Montague

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Copp, Clark Co., Limited: 1895

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010333


Grey paper boards backed in green cloth. No writing except "Master Evart with the kind regard of M. Chamberlain. Cambridge. June 1901" on first free endpaper. Describes 41 birds with drawings of some. Tanned due to age. 96 pp. View more info

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Storm of Dancerwood; Chestnut Library

By: Chipperfield, Joseph E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson:

Seller ID: 002293


Original green cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ has been taped inside to repair several small edge tears. Storm is a German Shepherd. The first chapter begins with his birth, in which his mother is referred to in the Anglo-Saxon term for "harlot", and the same term is used later to denote a female otter. It is an involved story dealing with Storm's relatioships with other animals, fox hunters, and a persistent naturalist. Several drawings by Ambler accompa... View more info