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Cabinet of Natural Curiosities

By Albertus Seba

China: Taschen, 2015. 589 pages. full color pictures. The Cabinet of Natural Curiosities is one of the 18th century’s greatest natural history achievements and remains one of the most prized natural history books of all time. Though scientists of his era often collected natural specimens for research purposes, Amsterdam-based pharmacist Albertus Seba (1665–1736) was unrivaled in his passion. His amazing collection of animals, plants and insects from all around the world gained international fame during his lifetime.. 2nd. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nature.


Ribbon of Sand: The Amazing Convergence of the Ocean and the Outer Banks

By John Alexander; James Lazell

New York, NY: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1992. Includes bibliography, references and index. 238 pages. Book is in great condition. Includes dust cover with some minor tears on top of binding area and inner front of cover has corner crease. Wind, currents, tides, and sand. Kingsnakes and rice rats. The disappearance of the Lost Colony, the raids of the pirate Blackbeard, and the Wright brothers' first attempts at flight. The Outer Banks is a place like no other. A story of the Outer Banks. . 2nd. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Geology.


Nature Ways in Story and Verse

By Dorothy Harrer

Spring Valley, New York: Mercury Press. Good/Not Issued. 1986. 2nd. Soft Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0936132833 Nature children learn about the ways of nature with joy when the elements, the seasons, the plants and the animals are clothed in an imagery that is true to nature and yet shows them in human terms. .


The Best of Strawberries

By Schwartz, Elizabeth

Orange. VA: Green Publishers, 1982. softcover with a strawberry character on the front cover. Line drawings throughout the booklet. 88 pp including blanks for notes in rear. The multiple uses for strawberries are laud out in the book. . 3rd. Paperback. Very Good/Not Issued. Illus. by Helen Westman & Robert J. Schwartz. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.


The last pool: Upstream and down, and Big stony,
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The last pool: Upstream and down, and Big stony,

By Walden, Howard Talbot

U.S.A.: Crown Publishers, 1972. An as new coy with a like dust jacket in a protective mylar cover. 297 pp plus a final etching. Illustrated with b/w etchings throughout. Part nature, art sport and all enviomental philosophy.. 1st. Hardcover. As New/As New. Illus. by Milton C. Weiler. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nature.


Tales from Nature's Wonderlands

By Hornaday, William T.

New York: Charles Scriber's Sons, 1926. Cloth hardcover 8vo with gilt lettering. Very good condition. Untrimmed edges. 235 pages including many black and white illustrations. Frontispiece of African Gorilla with protective tissue.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nature.


Natural History of the Great Dismal Swamp, The

By Rose, Robert K. (Editor)

Madison, WI: Omni Press, 2000. Hardcover 4to in very good plus condition. 300 pages inluding information on the natural features, plants, wildlife, and conservation of the Dismal Swamp. Contains many full page photographs and black and white illustrations.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Nature.


Encyclopedia of Bird Pictures

By Rensselaer, Edward Van

New York: Encyclopedia of Pictures, 1966. Hardcover 4to with dust jacket. Dust jacket is slightly worn but protected by mylar cover. Contains over 5,000 black and white sketches of different species of birds in alphabetical order.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Nature.


A Manual of the Timbers of the World Their Characteristics and Uses.

By Howard, Alexander L.

London: Macmillan and Co., 1920. to which is appended an account by S. Fitzgerald of the artifical seasoning of timber.with upwards of 100 illustrations. Green hard cover. No dj. 446 pp including Classification of Timbers according to country of origin. Bibliography. scientific index and general index. Plus 2 pages of ads and other titles to read. Illustrated with b/w line drawings, vintage photographs and charts.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.


Creating Bonsai

By Davis, J.E.

London: Anova Books, 1995. 160 pp including color photos. Contents include preface, introduction, the craft of bonsai, the projects, maintaining and displaying bonsai, case studies, supplemental information, glossary, credits and acknowledgements, and index.. Later Printing. Hardcover. As New/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Botany.


Living with the South Carolina Coast
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Living with the South Carolina Coast

By Lennon, Neal, Bush, Pilkey, Stutz and Bullock.

Durham, North Carlinia: Duke University Press, 1996. Completly revising a previous published work on Sout Carolina in Duke University Presses' "Living with the shore series. brings up to date wealth of information.... Duke University. 242pp including resources, notes, bibliographies and index. Illustrated with b/w photographs. First Edition Thus. Paperback. Very Good Plus/Not Issued. Oblong 8vo. Nature.


Gardens and Landscapes of Virginia

By Cheek, Richard; Favretti, Rudy J.; Garden Club of Virginia

Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A.: Garden Club of Virginia, 1993. Gardens & Landscapes of Virginia. 144pp, beautiful colored photos, 4to, as new. 1st. Hardcover. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Resource.


Seacoast Plants of the Carolinas for Conservation and Beautification

By Graetz, Karl E.

Raleigh, NC: University of North Carolina Sea Grant Program, 1974. 206pp. with index, . 2nd. Paperback. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Botany.


Nature in Tokyo: A Guide to Plants and Animals in and Around Tokyo
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Nature in Tokyo: A Guide to Plants and Animals in and Around Tokyo

By Short, Kevin

Tokyo: Kodansha Amer Inc, 2000. Guided tour of all the intricacies of native plant & animal life in Japan., nice clean text, maps, illustrations, black & white & colored photographs, decorative end pages, 358pp.. 1st. Paperback. New/Not Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Nature.


Book of Lilies

By Smith, Mark

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Gallery Books, 1989. Pages not numbered. An introduction then 37 full page color prints. plus three pages of Lily Cultivation, Lily Glossary and Lily Classifacation. . First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine. Illus. by Juan Luis G. Vela. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Botony.


Brook Book, The; A First Acquaintance with the Brook and Its Inhabitants Through the Changing Year.

By Miller, Mary Rogers

New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1902. Light green cloth with a photo paste-down on front cover. 241pp including index. Illustrated with half-tones line drawings, and b/w photographs. by multiple artists.Some rubbing to corners. Lite foxing to endpapers.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nature.


Theodore Roosevelt's America. Selections from the Writings of the Oyster Bay Naturalist.

By Wiley, Farida A.

New York: Devin-adair Company, 1955. American Naturalists Series, with Introductory Essays by John Burroughs, Gifford, Henry Fairfield Osborn and Ambrose Flack. Previous owners name top of FEP. 418pp including chronolgy of important events in the Life of Theodore Roosevelt. Illustrated with b/w silhouettes and drawings.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Ugo Mochi. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nature.


Scotland's Gardens

By Little, G. Allan;Scotland's Garden Scheme

Eninburgh: Spurbooks in association with the Scotland's Gardens Scheme, 1981. 280pp including index. Profusely illustrated in color. Previous owners name top of FEP. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Botany.


Gardens & Landscapes of Virginia

By Favretti, Rudy J.

Virginia: Fort Church Publishers, Inc., 1993. 4to, hard cover, colored illustrations, nice clean text, some very minor edgewear to dj, 144pp. Virginia's restored gardens have become models across the nation.. 1st. Hardcover. As New/As New. Illus. by Cheek, Richard. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Botany.


A Man's Garden
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A Man's Garden

By Schultz, Warren

New York: Houghton Mifflin Co, 2001. Near Fine hardcover in a VG dust jacket. A short closed tear lower edge. 139pp plus a page of photo credits. Illustrated with color photographs. priced clipped. . 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Botany.


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