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image of THE ORIGINAL WATER-COLOR PAINTINGS BY JOHN JAMES AUDUBON FOR THE BIRDS OF AMERICA. Reproduced in Color from the Collection at The New-York Historical Society. Introduction by Marshall B. Davidson. (2 volumes).

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New York: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., (1966)., (1966).. Very good. - Quarto, 13-5/8 inches high by 10-7/8 inches wide. Two volumes bound in blue cloth titled in gilt within black rectangles on the spines with Audubon's initials in gilt on the front covers. The two volumes are housed in a dark blue slipcase, with silk ribbon, titled… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER TO EDUCATOR HAROLD RUGG OF TEACHERS COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, SIGNED BY LABOR LAWYER AND LEADING ENVIRONMENTALIST ANTHONY WAYNE SMITH, FUTURE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL PARKS AND CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION.

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Washington, DC: 13 January, 1949., 1949.. Very good. - Typed letter filling one side of an approximately 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide sheet of his personalized letterhead with a couple of lines on a follow-up sheet. Signed "Tony". The top edge of each sheet is creased & each has a tiny chip, a paper-clip… Read more
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image of THE NATURAL HISTORY OF UNDERCLIFF ROAD: Seventeen Ecosystem Experiences of the Geology, Flora and Fauna.

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF UNDERCLIFF ROAD: Seventeen Ecosystem Experiences of the Geology, Flora and Fauna.

by Smiley, Daniel; and Egler, Frank E.

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Published
1968.
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Very good
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$15.00

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New Paltz, NY: The Mohonk Trust, 1968., 1968.. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY DANIEL SMILEY - Octavo, softcover bound in printed light green wraps with a folding rear wrap. The spine is faded & the edges of the wraps are slightly darkened with a few very light stains to the front cover. 47 pages, including 2 pages… Read more
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FIFTY-FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ONTARIO 1924. Ontario Department of Agriculture.

by Gibson, Arthur; Caesar, L.; Hudson, H. F.; Wood, A. A.; et al.

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Published
1925.
Condition
Fair
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$10.00

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Toronto, Canada: Printed by Clarkson W. James, 1925., 1925.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover. There is a handwritten title on the spine. 108 pages. Illustrated with tables & a page of black-and-white illustrations. The edges of the front wrapper are darkened & chipped. The edges of the last page are darkened & its bottom corner is creased. The bottom… Read more
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WILDERNESS TAPESTRY: An Eclectic Approach to Preservation.

by Zeveloff, Samuel I.; Vause, L. Mikel; and McVaugh, William H.; editors.

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Published
(1992).
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Good
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$20.00

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Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (1992)., (1992).. Good. SIGNED TWICE & INSCRIBED BY L. MIKEL VAUSE - Octavo, light green cloth titled within a strip of maroon on the spine, in a dust wrapper. There are small areas of staining to the tail of the spine. The dust jacket is stained internally & lightly rubbed. xiii &… Read more
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FIFTY-FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ONTARIO 1923.

by Robertson, H. Alex.; Gray, H. E.; Felt, E. P.; et al.

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Published
1924.
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Very good
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$20.00

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Toronto, Canada: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1924., 1924.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. 104 pages. Illustrated with tables & a few black-and-white drawings. Very good. Printed by Order of The Legislative Assembly of Ontario.Among the contents of this report on the Diamond Jubilee meeting of the Society are "The Rose Curculio in Manitoba… Read more
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FORTY-FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ONTARIO 1913.

by Bethune, C. J. S.; Caesar, L.; Felt, E. P.; et al. Walker, Edmund M.; editor.

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Published
1914.
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Good
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$25.00

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Toronto, Canada: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1914., 1914.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. There are 2 brown stains & a tiny mark to the inner edge of the front cover and the corners of the cover are slightly creased. 131 pages. Full-page & textual illustrations in black & white, including a group photo of… Read more
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FIFTY-SECOND ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ONTARIO 1921. Ontario Department of Agriculture.

by Criddle, Norman; McLaine, L. S.; Ross, W. A.; Robinson, W.; et al.

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Published
1922.
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Very good
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Toronto, Canada: Printed by Clarkson W. James, 1922., 1922.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. There is a piece out of the head of the spine with a tiny chip to the tail. 71 pages. Illustrated with tables & textual illustrations in black & white. Very good. <p>Printed by Order of The Legislative Assembly… Read more
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FIFTY-THIRD ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ONTARIO 1922. Ontario Department of Agriculture.

by Maheux, G.; Caesar, L.; Ross, W. A.; Robinson, W.; et al.

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Published
1923.
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Very good
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$20.00

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Toronto, Canada: Printed by Clarkson W. James, 1923., 1923.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. There is a light crease to the top corner of the rear wrap. 92 pages. Illustrated with tables & textual illustrations in black & white. The top corners of a few rear pages are lightly creased. Very good. <p>Printed… Read more
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FORTY-SECOND ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ONTARIO 1911.

by Gibson, Arthur; Hewitt, C. Gordon; Criddle, N.; et al.

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Published
1912.
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Good
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Toronto, Canada: The Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1912., 1912.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. There is some darkening & creasing to the wraps with the bottom corner of the front wrap bumped. The spine is creased & there is a piece out of its tail & the adjacent corner of the rear wrap. 114… Read more
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image of NATURAL HISTORY OF BIRDS: Their Architecture, Habits, and Faculties. With Numerous Engravings.

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New-York: Harper & Brothers, 1840., 1840.. Good. - Small octavo [approximately 6-1/4 inches high by 4 inches wide], printed tan boards. The binding is rubbed & darkened with a small area of tiny black dots to each cover. xi, [1] leaf & pages [9]-308. Illustrated in black & white with 35 full-page & textual engravings. There is light… Read more
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image of FIFTY-FIRST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF ONTARIO 1920. Ontario Department of Agriculture. Printed by Order of The Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

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Toronto: Printed by Clarkson W. James, 1921., 1921.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wraps. The corners of the wraps are lightly creased & there is a pencil sketch on the rear wrap. There is a piece out of the tail of the spine. 92 pages. There are a few black-and-white illustrations. The page… Read more
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THE SCREECH OWL.

by Peterson, Roger T.

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Published
[1940].
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Good
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$10.00

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(New York): National Audubon Society, circa [1940]., [1940].. Good. - Octavo, softcover. A sheet of paper is folded once to form 4 pages of text, each 8-1/2 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide. Laid in are 3 plates, 2 of them copies of the same black-and-white line drawing of a screech owl sitting on a branch and another… Read more
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BIRDS OF WEST VIRGINIA: Their Economic Value and Aesthetic Beauty.

by (Agassiz Fuertes, Louis). Johnston, I. H.; State Ornithologist.

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Published
1923.
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Very good
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$25.00

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Charleston, WV: State Department of Agriculture, 1923., 1923.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial light blue wraps with a color illustration by Louis Agassiz Fuertes mounted on the front wrap. The binding is lightly bumped & soiled with the spine & extremities a bit darkened. There is light creasing to the rear wrap. 138 & … Read more
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THE RED-SHOULDERED HAWK.

by Peterson, Roger T.

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[1930s].
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Good
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$10.00

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(New York): National Audubon Society, circa [1930s]., [1930s].. Good. - Octavo, softcover. A sheet of paper is folded once to form 4 pages of text, each 8-1/2 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide. Laid in are 2 plates, one a black-and-white line drawing of a red-shouldered hawk perched on a branch with a second hawk in flight, &… Read more
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image of BIRDS OF ROCKLAND COUNTY NEW YORK.

BIRDS OF ROCKLAND COUNTY NEW YORK.

by Deed, Robert F.; editor.

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Published
1949.
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Good
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West Nyack, NY: The Rockland County Audubon Society, 1949., 1949.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed green wraps. There is some light staining to the rear wrap. 30 & [ 2] pages. There are a few small stains to pages 14 & 15. Good. There is a brief listing of each bird with the date[s] when it… Read more
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NOTES ON SOME BIRDS OF THE ADIRONDACK AND CATSKILL MOUNTAINS, NEW YORK.

by Parkes, Kenneth C.

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Published
1954.
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Good
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$20.00

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Butler, PA: Carnegie Museum, 1954., 1954.. Good. - Octavo, softcover, self-wraps.. The first text page is darkened around the edges with some light staining & the rear wrap is lightly soiled. Pages 14-178. The contents are very good. An offprint from the Annals of the Carnegie Museum, Vol. 33, 1954, Article 8.From the library of ornithologist Fred Hough… Read more
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THE BIRDS OF CONNECTICUT.

by Sage, John Hall; Bishop, Louis Bennett.

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Published
1913.
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Good
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$15.00

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Hartford, CT: State Geological & Natural History Survey, 1913., 1913.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The binding is soiled & lightly bumped with the spine darkened. 2-page series catalog, [vi] & 370 pages. The bottom edge is lightly foxed. There is a stain & a small piece out of pages 229-230 with very slight… Read more
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THE SHARP-SHINNED HAWK.

by Audubon, John James; et al.

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Published
[1940s].
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Very good
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(New York): National Audubon Society, circa [1940s]., [1940s].. Very good. - Octavo, softcover. A sheet of paper is folded once to form 4 pages of text, each 8-1/2 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide. Laid in are 2 plates, one a black-and-white line drawing of 2 sharp-shinned hawks sitting on a tree branch with a countryside view in… Read more
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image of THE BUPRESTIDAE OF NORTH AMERICA EXCLUSIVE OF MEXICO: A Catalogue, Including Synonomy, Bibliography, Distribution, Type Locality and Hosts of Each Species.

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Published by the author, 1926., 1926.. Good. - Octavo, printed blue wraps. The spine, the adjacent edge of the front cover & the edges of the rear cover are faded. There is a chip out of the tail of the spine. 289 & [2] pages. There is a stain to the fore-edge & a few top page corners… Read more
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