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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 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Guernsey Breeders Association: 1939

Seller ID: 008730

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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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The Kittens and the Cardinals

By: Baker, Charlotte

Price: $18.00 USD

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

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004967

Condition: Very Good


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 USD

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

Edition: Reprint of 1958 Edition

Seller ID: 009524

Condition: Very Good


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 USD

Publisher: Boston, Bruce Humphries, Inc.:

Seller ID: 001848

Condition: Very Good


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 USD

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

Seller ID: 001123

Condition: Very Good


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 USD

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000860

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Run for the Roses: 100 Years at the Kentucky Derby

Run for the Roses: 100 Years at the Kentucky Derby

By: Bolus, Jim

Price: $15.00 USD

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

Seller ID: 007596

Condition: Very Good


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 USD

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2005

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 011746

ISBN: 0-670-89180-0

Condition: Very Good


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 USD

Publisher: London, T.N. Foulis:

Seller ID: 006176

Condition: Fair to Good


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 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008061

Condition: Very Good


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 USD

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010864

Condition: Good Minus


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

The Burgess Animal Book for Children

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013136

Condition: Very Good Plus


Lovely light green hardcover with pastedown of a moose on the front. Dozens of colour and black and white plates of favourite Burgess animal characters such as Chatterer the Red Squirrel, Paddy the Beaver, and Jimmy Skunk. No writing or damage. Exceptional condition for a children's book nearly a century old! Heavy book - may require extra postage. 363 pp. including index. View more info

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Hour of the Beaver (Signed)

By: Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1971

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 006767

Condition: Very Good


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

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The Chimp and the Clown

By: Carroll, Ruth

Price: $15.00 USD

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

Seller ID: 012483

Condition: Very Good


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 USD

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

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 008057

Condition: Very Good


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 USD

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

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 008068

Condition: Very Good


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 USD

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

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010333

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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

Image for Storm of Dancerwood; Chestnut Library

Storm of Dancerwood; Chestnut Library

By: Chipperfield, Joseph E.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hutchinson:

Seller ID: 002293

Condition: Very Good


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 relationships with other animals, fox hunters, and a persistent naturalist. Several drawings by Ambler accompany the story. Previous owner's name and date. 176 pp. View more info

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Conservation of Fish, Birds, and Game

By: Committee on Fisheries, Game, and Fur-bearing Animals

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Methodist Book and Publishing House: 1916

Seller ID: 007962

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth on boards. Dewey classification on spine, and card pocket removal scar. Photos include those of Stoney Indian hunters and encampment. General discussion and report of control measures in fields and fisheries. 218 pp. View more info

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Wonders of the Pelican World

By: Cook, Joseph J. And Schreiber, Ralph W.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead: 1974

Seller ID: 000726

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth with pictorial DJ and Mylar overall. Very clean ex-library with spine label and card pocket. 64 pp. View more info