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Canadian Wildflowers Through The Seasons

by Ferguson Mary and Richard M Saunders

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
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Toronto: Discovery Books (Key Porter), 1995 This beautiful collection of wildflower photographs reveals the unique charm of each season. 124 full color photographs are accompanied by a descriptive text that weaves important botanical information with historical detail, fact and folklore. A beautiful book for all who find joy in the flowers of our alpine areas, marshes, meadows and woodlands. Name… Read more
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Butterfly Magic

by Sandved Kjell B/ Michael G Emsley

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Published
1976
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Very Good Plus
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New York: Penguin Books, 1976. Photo illustrated card covers. The fragile beauty of the butterfly has never been more colorfully captured than in this book of photographs by Kjell B. Sandved. Sandved's camera has caught both rare and common species from different parts of the world, all in their natural surroundings. In harmonious combination with these dazzling images is… Read more
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Year of The Barn Owl

by Riley Terry and John Andrews

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Published
1981
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780460069588
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London: J m Dent & Sons Ltd, 1981. Illustrated laminated hardboard covers. Terry Riley's brilliant and authentic illustrations portray not only a year in the life of the Barn Owl, but also the variety of wildlife found in different parts of its hunting territory. The final section consists of an illustrated field guide describing each of the animals and… Read more
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Canadian Atlantic Sea Shells

by Bousfield E L

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Published
1960
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Fine
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Ottawa: Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources, , 1960. National Museum of Canada. Heavy illustrated glossy card covers. Photography by F.J. Cooke. Art work by John Crosby. Issued under the authority of The Honourable Alvin Hamilton P.C., M.P. Frontispiece titled "Ocean Beach at Green Bay, Nova Scotia", color photo by Barbara J. Bousfield. The contents offer much: Collecting marine… Read more
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The Emperor's Embrace: Reflections On Animal Families And Fatherhood

by Masson Jeffrey Moussaieff

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780671020835
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$23.95

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New York: Pocket Books, 1999. Jeffrey Masson, with fascinating insight, impeccable research, and captivating writing introduces us to the world's best Dads and the worst fathers in nature. A valuable contribution to the debate on man's relation to nature. A most pleasurable read! An immaculate book in an immaculate photo illustrated price-intact dust jacket.. First Edition, First Printing.… Read more
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The Year of The Gorilla

by Schaller, George B with Line Drawings By the Author

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Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$38.50

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Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1964. This book is a unique description of that gentle beast, the upland gorilla, and of the African terrain and people. For those who enjoy reading of wild animals and primitive places - Mr Schaller has written an informal and exciting story of his two years of travel and observation in East and Central… Read more
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The Forest and The Sea: A Look At The Economy of Nature and The Ecology of Man

by Bates, Marston. New Introduction by Loren Eiseley

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Published
1964
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Near Fine
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$14.50

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New York: Time Incorporated , 1964. Time Reading Program Special Edition. Illustrated wrap-around card covers. Editor's Preface, Time Reading Program Introduction by Loren Eiseley, Sixteen informative chapters, Notes and Sources, and Index. The Chapters : The Study of Life - Landscapes and Seascapes - The Living World - The Open Sea - The Coral Reef - Lakes and Rivers… Read more
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Too Short A Day: A Woman Vet in Africa

by Hart, Susanne

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Taplinger Publishing Company, 1967. A list of illustrations provided (twenty-six photographs). A 'Key to Photographer" list is also given. Susanne Hart, a woman veterinarian, graduate of the Royal Veterinary College in London, had her full-time practice in the Lowveld farming country of the Eastern Transvaal, South Africa. Here are the people she has met - ranging from… Read more
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The Canadian Naturalist

by Gosse P.H

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Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Facsimile Edition
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$28.50

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Toronto: Coles Publishing Company, 1971. Illustrated card covers. Coles Canadiana Collection. Originally published 1840. A series of conversations on the natural history of Lower Canada. Illustrated by forty-four engravings. 372pp including General Index, Scientific Index and List of Illustrations. A bright clean book.. Facsimile Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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Captive Wild

by Crisler, Lois

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Published
1968
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1968. A narrative of the seven years the author spent sharing her home and her life with a female wolf, her mates and wolf-dog pups. Captive Wild is the often heartbreaking narrative of the growing trust and affection between Lois Crisler and the female wolf, and of the enormous consequences of Lois's pledge… Read more
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Calgary's Natural Areas: A Popular Guide

by Sherrington, Peter Edited By

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Published
1975
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Near Fine
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Calgary: Calgary Field Naturalists' Society, 1975. Photo illustrated card covers. This book edited by Peter Sherrington is a centennial project by the Calgary Field Naturalists' Society. Map of Calgary endpaper. Foreword by Grant MacEwan. The contents offer a wonderful compilation of work which will be of interest to the amateur naturalist, the student or casual observer. Part I of the… Read more
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Monarch Of Deadman Bay. The Life and Death of a Kodiak Bear

by Caras Roger

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Published
1969
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1st Ed. Stated
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$20.00

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Boston: Little,Brown and Company, 1969. 185pp. Chapter head illustrations by Charles Frace. Caras, An experienced and respected writer on many aspects of natural history, paints a compelling landscape of Kodiak Island, Alaska, the only land this great creature inhabits. Monarch, a legendary man-killer, lives out his savage life in these pages. His character of bestial cunning and permanently provoked… Read more
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Nature On The Rampage. A Natural History of the Elements

by Sutton Ann and Myron

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Published
1982
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1982. With all his thermonuclear megatons, man has come nowhere near to rivaling nature in its destructive power or in the variety of its methods.The authors explore rampaging nature in every aspect and give us celebrated examples in legend and literature as well as in history. They also give some simple rules for survival. A chapter on… Read more
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Canadian Spring

by Jaques, Florence Page. Illustrations By Francis Lee Jaques

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Published
1947
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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1947. This is the story of several months of light-hearted wandering by the author and her artist husband in Canada's three Prairie Provinces and the Canadian Rockies. As always, the Jaques were primarily interested in the wild life of a country new to them. They found it in great abundance, from myriad wildfowl… Read more
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Bear!

by Ormond Clyde

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Published
1961
Edition
First Edition
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$27.00

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: The Stackpole Company, 1961. 291pp. Illustrated with b&w photos. Foreword by Joe Foss. Bear! is a fascinating volume which will grip the interest and fire the imagination of both the seasoned outdoorman and one who must enjoy the thrills of Big-game hunting from his arm-chair reading. The true, breath-taking field encounters between man and bear, which liberally… Read more
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The Unknown Ocean. Volume 1: The Many Worlds of Wildlife Series

by Perry Richard. Illustratred By Nancy Lou Gahan

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1972
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780800879389
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$17.50

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New York: Taplinger Publishing Company, 1972. Richard Perry, noted naturalist and author , assembles the latest information much of it controversial, on the ocean's fauna, including the legendary sea serpent and the giant squid. He discusses the problems of illumination, communication, pressure and temperture, and examines their ingenious adaptations to their environment. The relationship between different species are… Read more
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The Natural History Of Mammals

by Bourliere Francois

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Published
1964
Edition
Third Edition Revised
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$22.50

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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1964. Translated from the French by H.M. Parshley with revisions in English by the author. This book remains the first and only book in any language to provide a comprehensive picture of what naturalists working in both the field and the laboratory have so far been able to learn about life and customs of… Read more
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My Wild Kingdom. An Autobiography

by Perkins Marlin

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Published
1982
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780525241461
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New York: E.P. Dutton, Inc., 1982. The celebrated wildlife authority and host of the award-winning television series "Wild Kingdom," Marlin Perkins is familiar to millions of Americans. For nearly thirty years he has introduced Americans, young and old, to the splendors of our natural world and the habits and behavior of scores of unforgettable wild animals. This book is… Read more
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Wildlife In America

by Matthiessen Peter. Drawings By Bob Hines

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Published
1987
Edition
First Thus (Revised and Updated)
ISBN
9780670819065
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$60.00

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New York: Viking, 1987. The classic history first published in 1959 , now updated and expanded with lists and drawings of rare, threatened, and extinct species. This new edition reproduces all the features of the original, with 8 color plates, hundreds of line drawings by Bob Hines, b/w photos, and maps; new data are included throughout the text as… Read more
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Dangerous To Man. Wild Animals: A Definitive Study of Their Reputed Dangers to Man

by Caras Roger A

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Published
1964
Edition
First Edition
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Philadelphia/New York: Chilton Books, 1964. Dangerous To Man..... Fully illustrated and with seven Technnical Appendices. Foreword by Sterling E. Lanier.... editor in the field of natural history. In part, he imparts to the reader that Roger Caras has written a book which will have to be a staple in every scientific and sporting library the world over.... " it is… Read more
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