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Wisdom of the Wilderness

By: Roberts, Sir Charles G.D.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012695

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. Book is clean and sound. DJ has small tears head and foot of spine. Another of the popular collection, Wisdom of the Wilderness. A more recent reprint. 184 pp. View more info

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My Way of Becoming a Hunter

By: Rockwell, Robert H. With Jeanne Rockwell

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1955

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011440

Condition: Very Good


Yellow cloth backed in green cloth on boards. The author, who started out learning taxidermy, advanced to positions in which he mounted exhibits for prominent institutions. Sadly, most of the animals he hunted were killed for their skins. 285 pp. DJ price-clipped, and has two short tears at the foot of the back cover. View more info

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Jimmy Gold-Coast; The Story of a Monkey and His Friends

By: Saunders, Marshall

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Hodder & Stoughton:

Seller ID: 010907

Condition: Good Plus


Yellow cloth on boards. Gift note dated 1932 and previous owner's name. Jimmy, the monkey, tells the story. The author is widely known for his book about a dog, Beautiful Joe. This book is clean, sound, and odor-free. 319 pp. View more info

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The Mandarin Duck

By: Savage, Christopher

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black:

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002952

Condition: Very Good


Original rose cloth with silver lettering on boards. No marks or damage. Preface dated 1952. Front. in colour by Peter Scott dated 1951. 16 photo plates. 41 drawings by the author. First seen by the author at Virginia Water, in Surrey, the Mandarin Duck has inspired Savage to gather all that he could learn about this bird, and present it by means of this book. 78 pp. with index. View more info

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Radiology in Small Animal Practice; A Text on Applied Radiography and Diagnosis

By: Schnelle, Gerry B. And Thom, Myron

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Evanston, IL, North American Veterinarian, Inc.: 1950

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008085

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards. The only writing is the previous owner's name. Includes A Section on Radiotherapy by Myron Thom. Heavy book will need extra postage. 365 pp. View more info

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Castration of Domestic Animals; A Text Book for Stock Owners, Students of Agriculture, and Veterinarians

By: Schoenleber, F.S. And Dykstra, R.R.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Orange Judd Company: 1919

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005107

Condition: Good Plus


Original purple cloth on boards. Cover faded. Describes various methods and tools for castrating or spaying various animals. 144 pp. plus index and ads. View more info

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Lives of the Hunted

By: Seton, Ernest Thompson

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Schocken Books: 1967

Edition: First Schocken Edition

Seller ID: 009523

Condition: Near Fine


Bright orange cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped and protected by clear plastic wrapper. Ideal gift for any boy or girl who wants to learn about wild animals. Innocent racial overtones. A book I wish I had had as a boy. 350 pp. View more info

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The Trail of the Sandhill Stag

By: Seton-Thompson, Ernest

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, David Nutt: 1899

Edition: First Impression Stated

Seller ID: 007639

Condition: Very Good


Origiinal light green cloth on boards. The author's name is usually stated as Ernest Thompson Seton. He is known for several books relating to wild animals. His daughter, Anya Seton, also became a well-known author. Seton was instrumental in the Woodcraft organization (Birch Bark Roll) as well as the Boy Scouts, and served many years as Naturalist to the Government of Manitoba. 93 pp. View more info

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Tranquillity Revisited

By: Sheldon, Col. Harold P.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Countryman Press/Barnes: 1945

Seller ID: 008206

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original tan cloth on boards. DJ has small spine hole and wear head and foot. No writing. One leaf wrinkled but easily read. Old boys of the Adirondacks and one Dark Haired Lady grace the pages of this second book, a sequel to Tranquillity, which sold out immediately according to one publisher. All sorts of wild animals are hunted and talked about. 186 pp. View more info

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Exhibition and Practical Goatkeeping

By: Shields, Joan

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Hindhead, Surrey, Spur/Saiga Publications: 1977

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006010

ISBN: 0-904558-26-6

Condition: Very Good


Original orange cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped with short fold tear at head. No writing or damage to the book. 194 pp. including index. View more info

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The Merck Veterinary Manual; A Handbook of Diagnosis and Therapy for the Veterinarian

By: Siegmund, O.H. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Rahway, N.J., Merck & Co, Inc.: 1970

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 007313

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon composition on boards. Previous owner's name. A few notes on Notes page in back. Thumb-indexed. 1686 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Canadian Birds

By: Snyder, L.L.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Nature Magazine: 1946

Seller ID: 012560

Condition: Good


32-page booklet with 75 pen and ink drawings. Covers grubby. View more info

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Wee Voyagers; Sea Creatures and Their Empty Shells

By: Sollows, A.S.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Sackville, N.B., Busy East Press:

Edition: Second Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009661

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green stapled softcover. Brown spot on back. An intriguing little book on seashells ! Lots of good information on many varieties and where they are found. Ideas for creating decorative figures from them, especially as therapy for shut-ins. 84 pp. View more info

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The Birds of New Brunswick

By: Squires, W. Austin

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Museum: 1976

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 010060

Condition: Very Good


Original black, white, and blue trade paperback. Monographic Series No. 7. The author was the Curator, Natural Science Department, of the New Brunswick Museum, Saint John. References to many birders and their studies as well as the birds themselves. Several photos are in colour. Indices in English and French, as well as Bibliography. 221 pp. View more info

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The Clinical Diagnosis of Cattle Diseases

By: Steffen, Mart R. (M.D.C.,V.S.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Detroit Vet. Inst. And Supply Co.: 1917

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005576

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. Gold spine titles. Both hinges cracked, but holding together well. Covers spotted and edge-worn. Clean inside. Presumes "that the reader is amply equipped with a knowledge of the most common or fundamental diagnostic principles, as well as with a thorough knowledge of anatomical and physiological essentials." - Introduction. 127 pp. View more info

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City of the Bees

By: Stuart, Frank S.

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin Ltd.: 1951

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 002122

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Pictorial DJ has chipped top and bottom and is price-clipped. Previous owner's name and label. A look at the social life of bees, where "Passion, pathos, and the mystery of beauty are not the prerogatives of man." - DJ. Romance and realism. 183 pp. View more info

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Taverner's Birds of Eastern Canada

By: Taverner, P. A.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Coles Publishing Company, Ltd.: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010574

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No writing. Small chips/tears to head of DJ. Foxing ghosts on front edges. Originally published in 1922. Colour picture section with page numbers at back. 290 pp. View more info

A Farley Mowat Reader

By: Thomas, Wendy (Ed.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books Limited: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012989

ISBN: 1550138995

Condition: Near Fine


Black, laminated cloth on boards. DJ matches cover. With selections from Born Naked, The Dog Who Wouldn't Be, Owls in the Family, The Boat Who Wouldn't Float, and Many Others. 192 pp. View more info

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The Birds of Nova Scotia

By: Tufts, Robie W.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia Museum: 1961

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008744

Condition: Very Good


Original light grey cloth on boards. Colour illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and John A. Crosby, and line drawings by John H. Dick. 481 pp. with index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Stories About Animals; Short Stories of Pets and Wild Creatures

By: Various

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, The Gresham Publishing Company, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 005974

Condition: Good


Original blindstamped red cloth on boards. Hand soiled. A few pencil marks, not affecting text. 41 short stories from dozens of authors. 224 pp. View more info