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Image for Baulking Green; Champion Hunter - Chaser

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

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Persimmon Jim the 'Possum

By: Lippincott, Joseph Wharton

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company, Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009204

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original beige cloth on boards. A fictional account in which the author includes many facts about this unusual animal, supported by black-and-white photos. It is one of a series the author calls Real Animal Stories. Second free endpaper and back of frontispiece have crayon letters. 140 pp. View more info

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The History of Horse Racing

By: Longrigg, Roger

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Stein and Day: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007183

Condition: Near Fine


Original brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Heavy book will need extra postage. 32 colour plates and 130 b/w/ illustrations tell the story of trotters, pacers, and thoroughbreds from earliest times to the present. Large, heavy book will need extra postage. 320 pp. View more info

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Natural History Of Marine Animals; Second Edition

By: MacGinitie, G.E. And Nettie

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001777

Condition: Very Good


Original light blue cloth on boards. Plastic wrapper over DJ. A comprehensive, scholarly book. Previous owner's name and seal. 523 pp. with index. View more info

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A Treasury of Animal Stories

By: Mally, E. Louise (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1946

Seller ID: 008128

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth on boards. No writing or damage. A gathering of 55 stories about animals from writers of many countries. A wonderful way to "expose" anyone interested in animals to some of the world's most entertaining authors ! Endpapers show a menagerie of animals tame and wild. Thick book might need extra postage. 624 pp. View more info

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Structure of Songs and Organization of Singing in Fox Sparrows Breeding in Northern Utah and Southern Idaho

By: Martin, Dennis John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, University Microfilms International: 1977

Seller ID: 005867

Condition: Very Good


Original black softcover. A Ph.D. thesis printed by microfilm-xerography, and published for submission to staff of Utah State University, Department of Zoology. Singing behaviour, Methods, Song structure,Variations, Organization of singing, General discussion, Summary, Literature, Appendix. 125 leaves/pp. View more info

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Trapping Wild Animals in Malay Jungles

By: Mayer, Charles

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Garden City Publishing Co., Inc.:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009532

Condition: Very Good Minus


Orange cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ glued to endpapers. Previous owner's name scratched out. First-person account of his circus days and wild animal trapping by the author. Eight monochrome drawings (uncredited). Copyright 1920 and 1921, Light chipping head and foot of spine, and 2-inch fold tear on lower back of DJ. 207 pp. View more info

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The Biggest Bear on Earth

By: McCracken, Harold

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1943

Edition: Tenth Impression

Seller ID: 010805

Condition: Good Minus


Light blue cloth on boards. Author appears enamoured of large bears - and this is the largest ! Library card pocket and two short spine rips on front joint. Cover soil. Firmly bound. Colour frontispiece and several b/w. 114 pp. View more info

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Insects of North America

By: McGavin, George C.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Limpsfield, Surrey, Dragon's World: 1992

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005163

ISBN: 1850282293

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Several small illustrations, many in colour. 192 pp. View more info

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Kippy of the Cavendish

By: Merrill, Flora

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 012162

Condition: Very Good


Beige cloth on boards. Lightly handsoiled, but no damage or writing. Kippy is the pet or Rosa Lewis, the whirlwind proprietess of the Cavendish Hotel in London at the turn of the 20th Century. Rosa seems to have blended hard work with good luck to a remarkable degree. Kippy was just plain lucky ! 288 pp. View more info

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Fifty Years Among the Bees

By: Miller, C.C.

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: Medina, Ohio, Root, A.I.: 1920

Seller ID: 000297

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth with black border stripe and lettering, black spine lettering. No DJ. Scan shows the mottled cover, which I believe was caused by moisture. Only minor corner wear, bookplate of previous owner, OW good. Dr. Miller was a close associate of A.I. Root, who is known among agricultural collectors as the grandfather of American apiculture. A lifetime's education about bees, with light-hearted descriptions of early schooling and work experiences of value to anyone, especially the young. This is not only the best of the bee books, but also a revealing biography of an inquisi... View more info

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The Elk of North America

By: Murie, Olaus J.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Jackson, Wyoming, Teton Bookshop: 1979

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005047

ISBN: 093316002X

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth on boards. DJ colour photo by Harry A. Jarvis. Back cover has several testimonies to the author's competence with this subject. 376 pp. View more info

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Martin's Natural History; Second Series

By: Myers, Sarah A. (Trans.)

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Oakley, Mason, and Co.: 1870

Edition: From the 35th German Edition

Seller ID: 012066

Condition: Good


Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Generally free of marks, but binding heavily strained, leaving many gatherings held only by cords. 490 pp. with glossary. View more info

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Summer at Cloverfield Farm

By: Orton, Helen Fuller

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1924

Seller ID: 011460

Condition: Good Plus


Bobby's life on the farm is boring, but suddenly he becomes a knight to the rescue. He helps to bring in firewood. Piggy Wee gets out. Bobby's sailboat. 122 pp. Cover fading and repair to frontispiece. View more info

Image for The Adventures of Sajo and Her Beaver People

The Adventures of Sajo and Her Beaver People

By: Owl, Grey

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada, Ltd.: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011239

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. No writing or damage to book. DJ has one tiny nick at top. When two beaver kittens were frightened away from their home they were discovered by Big Feather, who gave them to his daughter, Sajo. She named them Chikanee and Chilawee. When Chikanee is sold, Sajo vows to find him. 208 pp. View more info

Image for Eastern Coyote; The Story of Its Success

Eastern Coyote; The Story of Its Success

By: Parker, Gerry

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Nimbus Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012552

ISBN: 1-55109-111-9

Condition: Very Good


The only copy we've seen ! View more info

Image for A Bird-Watcher's Year in New Brunswick

A Bird-Watcher's Year in New Brunswick

By: Parr, D. Kermode

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N. B., Brunswick Press: 1972

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010287

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. The author served in the miitary, in education, and in various editorial jobs. He died shortly before this book could be published. The book is clean and sound. The DJ has small tears head and foot of spine. 151 pp. View more info

Rhythm of the Tides; The Fisheries of Grand Manan

By: Peters, Tim

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: [email protected], Tim Peters Photography: 2000

Edition: First Printing Stated.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012967

ISBN: 0970400802

Condition: Near Fine


Colour softcover shows setting lobster traps. Most of the text is contained in two pages by the author, although there are a few paragraphs as well as individual cut lines with each photo. 96 pp. View more info

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National Standard Squab Book

By: Rice, Elmer C.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Rice, Elmer C.: 1905

Seller ID: 000008

Condition: Good


Fourth printing. Grey cloth, 80 pp. plus appendix(16 pp.) Covers soiled, staples rusted, small top spine tear, RFEP covered in pencilled notes. Interior clean. Illustrated with new sketches and halftone plates from photographs specially made for this work. "How to make a pigeon and squab business pay, details of building, buying, habits of birds, mating, watering, feeding, killing, cooling, marketing, shipping, curing ailments, etc." View more info

Image for Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Maryland and the District of Columbia

Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Maryland and the District of Columbia

By: Robbins, Chandler S.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1996

Edition: First - Number Line Ends in 1

Seller ID: 006737

ISBN: 0822939231

Condition: Very Good


Original paper boards with Baltimore Orioles at nest. No writing and no damage except small stains on half-title and title pages. Very heavy book will require extra postage. 479 pp. View more info