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The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilised by Insects

by DARWIN, CHARLES

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Published
1877
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Prelims spotted, otherwise near fine half-cloth over marbled paper.
Edition
Second Edition
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£260.12

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London: John Murray, 1877. Second Edition. Hardcover. Prelims spotted, otherwise near fine half-cloth over marbled paper.. Octavo. 5.125 x 7.375 in. xvi, 300, [2 blanks] pp. Second Edition, Revised. Illustrated with 38 black & white reproductions of woodcuts.
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A Sand County Almanac; With Other Essays on Conservation from Round River

by LEOPOLD, ALDO

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Published
1966
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Near fine in original bluish green cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Enlarged Edition
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£92.90

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1966. First Enlarged Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original bluish green cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 5.75 x 8.5 in. xv, [1 blank], 269, [1 blank] pp. With black & white illustrations by Charles W. Schwartz.
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Georgia Birds

by BURLEIGH, THOMAS D.

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Published
1958
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Very good in original blue buckram and very good pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition
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£37.16

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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good in original blue buckram and very good pictorial dust jacket.. Thick quarto. 7.25 x 10.25 in. [xix], [1 blank], 746, [1], [7 blanks] pp. Illustrated with color reproductions of oil paintings by George Miksch Sutton.
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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

by KRAKAUER, JON

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Published
1997
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Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition
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New York: Villard, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. xx, [4], 293, [1] blank, [1], [1 blank] pp. First Printing, with correct number line beginning with "2". With black & white illustrations by Randy Rackliff, along with a suite of reproductions of black & white photographs; endpaper maps in… Read more
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American Boys' Handy Book of Camp-Lore & Woodcraft

by BEARD, DAN

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Published
1920
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Page edges browned otherwise near fine in original pictorial cloth.
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First Edition
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Page edges browned otherwise near fine in original pictorial cloth.. Illustrated with 377 black & white drawings by the author. Inscribed endearingly on the front free endpaper, "From Barbara Beard to Paul McDonald August 25th 1927 Also conveying the good wishes and sincere appreciation of his friend Daniel C Beard."… Read more
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Wildlife in America

by MATTHIESSEN, PETER; BOB HINES, Illustrator

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Published
1987
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Near fine in original cloth-backed decorated boards and near fine pictorial dust jacket, slight sunning to spine.
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First Printing of the Revised & Updated Edition
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9780670819065
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£29.73

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New York: Viking Press / Elisabeth Sifton Books, 1987. First Printing of the Revised & Updated Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original cloth-backed decorated boards and near fine pictorial dust jacket, slight sunning to spine.. Quarto. 7 x 9.5 in. 332 pp. Fully illustrated with black & white reproductions of line drawings by Bob Hines throughout text, illustrated… Read more
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River Time: The Frontier on the Lower Neuse

by LEMBKE, JANET

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Published
1989
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Fine in original yellow cloth-backed boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition
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9781558210356
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(New York): Lyons & Burford, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in original yellow cloth-backed boards and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. 160 pp. Signed by Lembke on the title page. Jacket design and collage by Mary McBride. The Neuse River is the longest river entirely contained within North Carolina.
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Forty Fungi; Forty Poems by Harry Gilonis with Fungi by Erica Van Horn

by GILONIS, HARRY, Poems by and ERICA VAN HORN, Illustrated by

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Published
2008
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Fine in original french-folded decorative paper wrappers.
Edition
First Coracle Edition
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(Ireland): Coracle, 2008. First Coracle Edition. Paperback. Fine in original french-folded decorative paper wrappers.. Duodecimo. 5.125 x 6.875 in. [7] + 82 + [7] pp. Poems by Harry Gilonis variously dedicated to Jonathan Williams, Tom Meyer, Ian Hamilton Finlay, et al. Illustrated with 41 black reproductions of fungi prints by Erica van Horn. Scarce edition.
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Mexican Bouquet

by HAMILL, CLARICE

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Published
1946
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Near fine in original green cloth, ornamented and titled in gilt.
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First Edition
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£148.64

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The Pocahontas Press, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original green cloth, ornamented and titled in gilt.. Duodecimo. 4.875 x 7.75 in. 97 + [9] pp. One of 205 copies.
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Hurricane

by DOUGLAS, MARJORY STONEMAN

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Published
1958
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Very good in original grey cloth and very good pictorial dust jacket. Previous ownership signature to front free endpaper.
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First Edition
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£66.89

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New York: Rinehart & Company, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good in original grey cloth and very good pictorial dust jacket. Previous ownership signature to front free endpaper.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. xii, 393 pp. Illustrated with a suite of black & white photographs. Signed by Marjory Stoneman Douglas on front free endpaper.
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Make Prayers to the Raven; A Koyukon View of the Northern Forest

by NELSON, RICHARD K.

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Published
1983
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Fine in original black cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition, First Printing
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original black cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. xvi, 292 pp. Illustrated with a suite of black & white photographic reproductions. Georgia state archaeologist Lewis Larson's copy, with his previous ownership stamp to front free endpaper.
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Audubon & Texas

by JENKINS, JOHN H.

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Published
1965
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Near fine in original printed wrappers.
Edition
First Edition
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£44.59

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Austin: The Pemberton Press, 1965. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine in original printed wrappers.. Quarto. 8.5 x 11 in. [x], 17 + [3] pp. With numerous Audubon illustrations, some in color. Limited edition, numbered 33 of 400 copies and signed by John H. Jenkins on colophon page.
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The Innocent Assassins

by EISELY, LOREN

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Published
1973
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Near fine in original blue cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition, First Printing
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£130.06

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in original blue cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.375 x 9.375 in. 123 pp. Illustrated with numerous reproductions of black & white drawings by Laszlo Kubinyi. Inscribed by Loren Eisely in year of publication on half-title. Uncommon signed.
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The Woods and Wild Things

by RUTLEDGE, ARCHIBALD

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Published
1970
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Slightly damped, otherwise fine in original brown cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.
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First Edition
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£445.92

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(Columbia, SC): R.L. Bryan Company, 1970. First Edition. Slightly damped, otherwise fine in original brown cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Octavo. 6.25 x 9.25 in. [xiv], 260 + [2] pp. With illustrations by Sallie Middleton. Nicely inscribed by Archibald Rutledge on front free endpaper in year of publication.
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Plant Hunting [Two Volumes]

by WILSON, ERNEST H.

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Published
1927
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Fine in original cloth, titles in gilt, and very good dust jackets, with a few chips and a long closed tear to front panel of Vo
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First Edition
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£297.28

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Boston: Stratford Company, 1927. First Edition. Fine in original cloth, titles in gilt, and very good dust jackets, with a few chips and a long closed tear to front panel of Vol. 1.. Two volumes, large octavos. 6.75 x 9.5 in. xxix, 248; ix, 276 pp. "Special Autographed Edition". Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black & white photographs… Read more
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