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Image for Sow's Ear - Silk Purse; Anecdotes from the Life of a Veterinarian

Sow's Ear - Silk Purse; Anecdotes from the Life of a Veterinarian

By: Graham, J.E,B, (DVM)

Price: $15.00 USD

Seller ID: 008449

Condition: Very Good


Original colour cover trade paperback. The only publishing information is "Printed in Canada." Not a typical doggie doctor book, but a more personal, inclusive one. Dr. Graham shares incidents of his early life, his wife's death by breast cancer, and various contacts with government bodies in charge of agriculture and property. He closes the book with advice on child-rearing. 166 pp. View more info

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Woody, the Little Wood Duck

By: Green, Ivah and Bromwell, Alice

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Eau Claire, WI, E.M. Hale and Company: 1961

Edition: First Cadmus Edition

Seller ID: 010510

Condition: Good Plus


Illustrated yelllow cloth on boards. School library stamps. Grandpa found a little ball of fluff in his flower bed, which turned out to be Woody, the little wood duck. Light corner wear and handsoil. 64 pp. View more info

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Pilgrims of the Wild

By: Grey Owl

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011864

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. The author is known for his fondness for beavers, the subject of many of his travels and lectures. 282 pp. View more info

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Deadfalls and Snares; A Book of Instruction for Trappers About These and Other Home-Made Traps

By: Harding, A. R.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, A.R. Harding: 1935

Seller ID: 009571

Condition: Good Plus


Grey cloth titled in red on boards. Slight wrinkling throughout. How to build and use various types of traps for wild animals. 218 pp. View more info

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George Soper's Horses

By: Heiney, Paul

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1991

Seller ID: 007595

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ very good. Introduction, George Soper, The Horses, The Horsemen, Ploughing, Harrow to Harvest, Farewell. Previous owner's name. A self-schooled artist living on four acres in the edge of London, Soper apparently found his greatest joy in drawing horses. The author, too, discovered farm horses, and eventually bought some of his own. His stories of how various implements work are revealing, as well as references to the historic contest between oxen and horses as draft animals. 143 pp. View more info

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Monkeys and Apes Without Trees

By: Hess, Lilo

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1973

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 001872

ISBN: 684-13194-3

Condition: Very Good


Original orange cloth on boards. Photo DJ priceclipped. Straightforward text with photos by author. Discussion of health and happiness for simians living indoors. 64 pp. View more info

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Wings Over the Sea; The Story of Allan Moses

By: Ingersoll, L.K.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Goose Lane Editions: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012511

ISBN: 0-86492-101-2

Condition: Very Good


Story of a man credited with the museum on Grand Manan. Photos in Africa. Previous owner's name. Tea stain on edges only. 151 pp. plus index. View more info

Image for Little Comrade; The Story of a Cat and Other Animal Stories

Little Comrade; The Story of a Cat and Other Animal Stories

By: Jackson, Gabrielle E.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., J.F. Taylor & Company: 1903

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008368

Condition: Good


Original decorative green cloth on boards. Normal cover wear and a little grubby overall. Four stories in all: Little Comrade, Ted and His "Sergeant", A Little Derelict, and Major Harding's "Curmudge." 192 pp. View more info

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The Birds of Chile and Adjacent Regions of Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru (Volume I only)

By: Johnson, A.W.

Price: $85.00 USD

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Platt Establecimientos Graficos S.A.: 1965

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003067

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green plasticized cloth lettered in silver gilt on boards. Volume I only. A labour of love by two businessmen in South America who collected eggs as a hobby before collaborating on this highly-regarded book. 397 pp. View more info

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The Aquatic Explorers; A History of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada

By: Johnstone, Kenneth

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Supply and Services Canada: 1977

Edition: First( No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 011190

ISBN: 0-8020-2270-7

Condition: Very Good


Blue printed cloth on boards. 75 years in the life of Fisheries Canada. A monumental record to have been written by a freelancer ! Successes and failures. PR. Educating the government. Personalities. Government Catalogue Number Fs 99-13 1977. 342 pp. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Wild Voyageur; Story of a Canada Goose

By: Jones, Adrienne

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1968

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 012397

Condition: Very Good


Blue paper boards. No writing. DJ has price tag. Mooshnuk discovers a wounded bird, but keeps the secret from her family. A lonely boy on the shore of Tule Lake Wildlife Refuge makes a surprising discovery. 174 pp. View more info

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Kennel Building & Plans

By: Judy, Will

Price: $85.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Judy Publishing Company: 1934

Edition: Third Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009266

Condition: Near Fine


Original green cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has small nicks at head and foot of spine. Previous owner's name. Otherwise, no writing. This book is intended for anyone who has a dog who wants to provide safe and comfortable housing for it. Photos and drawings show large-scale and small-scale approaches, from an individual house to multi-room setups with attached, fenced pens. A nice touch is the fact that the author doesn't talk down to anyone whether he or she needs inexpensive shelter for a single animal or a castle for dozens of dogs. 59 pp. plus ads. View more info

Animal Stories

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co., Ltd.: 1959

Seller ID: 008378

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original bright red illustrated cloth on boards. A few faint, shallow scratches on cover. Christmas gift note. Eight full-page colour plates and several mono drawings 216 pp.. View more info

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Sold for a Farthing

By: Kipps, Clare

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller, Limited: 1954

Seller ID: 010727

Condition: Very Good


Green paper boards. Unclipped DJ. Clarence is a pet sparrow. Laid in is a clipping showing a Moncton boy with his pet sparrow, View more info

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Where the Water Lilies Grow

By: Lawrence, R.D.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph Ltd.: 1968

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003822

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. The cleanest copy I've seen, with price-clipped DJ and previous owner's name the only writing. 210 pp. with index. View more info

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Farm Animals

By: Lawson, James Gilchrist

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1935

Seller ID: 012224

Condition: Good Plus


A popular picture book from 1935, showing 100 breeds of farm animals. 64 pp. with index. View more info

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The Goat Owners' Scrap Book

By: Leach, C.E. (D.D.S.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Columbia, MO, C.E. Leach: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 006009

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. A gathering of goat-related information from many sources. An index at the back helps the reader to find references to particular subjects. Previous owner's name. Notes written inside back cover. 386 pp. View more info

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The Community of Living Things; City Parks and Home Gardens

By: Lemmon, Robert S.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Mankato, MN, Creative Educational Society, Inc.: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011835

Condition: Good Plus


Brown cloth on boards. Library stamp and card pocket. Descriptive text on left-hand page. Full black and white illustration on right-hand page. Approx. 160 pp. Minor corner wear. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Little Robins' Love One to Another (Robin Redbreast Series)

By: Leslie, Mrs. Madeline

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Shepard and Gill: 1874

Seller ID: 012148

Condition: Good


Green cloth on boards. Small pictorial colour pastedown to cover. This sixth story in the series is a challenge. I first looked up the word, 'cosset.' Apparently it refers to a pet lamb, named Whiteface. Jack and Katy are offspring of Mr. and Mrs. Robin. Two names, Dick and Molly, suddenly appear without introduction, but they are robin siblings, too. The Symmes Family sit down to their breakfast. They are bird lovers who eventually rescue the robins. 104 pp. Minor foxing and one edge tear. View more info

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Baulking Green; Champion Hunter - Chaser

By: Liddiard, Ron

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, J.A. Allen: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012742

Condition: Very Good


This horse had a liking for pears. He also loved to win at hunting or chasing. In short, he was the hero of Baulking Green, winning nearly 15,000 Pounds. 139 pp. View more info