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LISTENING TO NATURE: How to Deepen Your Awareness of Nature
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LISTENING TO NATURE: How to Deepen Your Awareness of Nature

By Cornell, Joseph

Nevada City, Calif: DAWN PUBLICATIONS, 2000. Book. Illus. by Hendrickson, John, Photog. . Very Good +. Soft cover. 8vo - 9¾" tall. Close to new, glossy stiff wraps. Light diagonal crease on front cover. Tiny red line on top edge near spine. Text clean. Color photos on every facing page, with text encompassing famous quotations about nature and Cornell's own commentary about how to experience and appreciate nature. .

$3.80

Conservation of American Resources

By Elliott, Charles N.

Atlanta: Turner E. Smith, 1942. Textbook. Very Good. Cloth. First Edition. 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall. 672 pp. Moderate wear, rubbing along edges, corners bumped, but binding strong. Light foxing of endpapers. Text mostly bright, no markings or school stampings. A textbook introducing students to basics of conservation as practiced in the U.S. on the eve of World War 2. The book seeks to implant a conservation ethic into the students. Written at a high school level, probably for use in an agriculture or biology class. Covers such topics as game birds, national parks, minerals, land, fish, fur industry. Numerous B&W photos. Includes glossary, bibliography, index. Geometric design of a scarlet cover includes line drawings of a camper, oil wells, turkeys, birds and a sailboat. 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall.

$15.20

Summer Bird Feeding

By Dennis, John V., Illustrated by Brady, Irene

Northbrook, Ill.: Northbrook, Ill.: Audubon Workshop, 1988, 1988. Book. Illus. by Brady, Irene. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 136 pp. Nearly new, with index, bibliography, numerous sketches of birds. A guide to bird feeding. With technical information yet readable..

$4.42

Complete Field Guide to North American Wildlife Western Ed.

By Ransom, Jay Ellis, Ed.

NY: Harper & Row, 1981. Book. Illus. by Tudor, Guy & 14 Others. Fine. Leather-like Cloth. 2nd Printing.. 809 pp., of text, plus 129 pp. of color and b & w plates showing individual species. Imitation leather boards. New, but jacket has edgewear and small tear on rear panel. No markings. A listing of 1800 species found in America, west of the 100th meridian. An expansion of Henry Hill Collins' 1959 guide to wildlife in Eastern U.S. and Canada. Includes mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, mollusks and other marine invertebrates. Rear section has a checklist for those naturalists who wish to keep track of their sightings. Size: 4to - 9 By 5 in..

$10.93

A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf
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A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf

By Muir, John

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Reprint 6th Printing.. 217 pp. As new, no markings, spine uncreased. Front cover lightly curled outward. With historical b&w photos and sketches. With 13-page forward by Peter Jenkins, and orginal 18-page introduction by William Frederic Bade. Muir, as a young man, recounts his 1867 hike from Indiana to Cedar Key, Florida. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.

$6.65

Silent Spring

By Carson, Rachel

NY: Fawcett Crest, 1962. Book. Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. 304 pp. Some rubbing along spine edge. Light edgewear. Binding sturdy. light toning. Photos and quotes of Carson pasted on preliminary pages. Previous owner's address label on first page. The classic book that launched the American environmental movement of the 1960s and '70s. Possibly the first paperback printing. Size: 8vo -- 7 in Tall.

$8.55

Frank's Whales
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Frank's Whales

By Gromling, Frank

Flagler Beach, Florida: Ocean Publishing, 2003. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 134 PP. Light water damage, OK as reading copy. No markings, spine uncreased. An amateur whale watcher describes efforts of volunteers to observe and record migrations of about 350 endangered right whales along the Atlantic Coast. Includes resource list. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in.

$2.85

In Search Of Moby Dick: The Quest For The White Whale

By Tim Severin

NY: Da Capo Press, 2001. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. Reprint.. 212 pp. Close to new, no markings. Spine uncreased. Severin recounts his journey through the South Pacific to deterrmine whether Melville's novel is based on true reports of a great whale. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall.

$5.70

Florida Home Grown

By Maccubbin, Tom

Orlando: Sentinel Communications Co., 1987. Book. Illus. by Wright, Mike, et al.. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 132 pp. Light wear, still close to new, no marking or spine creasing. Corner curling. Practical and comprehensive guide to gardening in Florida, written for the average homeowner. Many line drawings of plant species. Appendix giving month by month to-do list of tasks, plus locations of Cooperative Extension Service offices. Tips on planning and laying out flower beds. Detailed table of native plants. Size: 4to -- 11 in High.

$6.65

The Arctic Prairies

By Seton, Ernest Thompson

NY: HarperCollins, 1981. Book. Illus. by Seton, Ernest Thompson. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 415 pp., including nearly 100 pp. of appendices with lists of plants, mammals, birds etc observed on this exploration trip. Lightly used, light spine creasing. Light toning of text. No markings, binding firm. Subtitle: A canoe-journey of 2000 miles in search of the caribou; being the account of a voyage to the region north of Aylmer Lake. Seton writes in the first person about his six-month venture into the Canadian Northwest in 1907, undertaken with naturalist Edwin Preble. Many line drawings by Seton. Cover blurb states: ".we have Seton's exciting, often amusing, account.of visiting distant outposts of the Hudson Bay Company, hunting buffalo, working with Indians, battling mosquitoes, and finally reaching the treeless plains above the Arctic Circle." Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall.

$15.20

Roadside Geology of Utah (Roadside Geology Series)
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Roadside Geology of Utah (Roadside Geology Series)

By Chronic, Halka

Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1991. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Second Printing.. 326 pp.Numerous small b&w photos of rock formations, location maps. Curled front cover, and thumbed, but else close to new. No markings, spine uncreased. A detailed description of geological formations in Utah that are visible or easily reachable from highways and a few side roads. Plus general background on Earth's composition and movements. Written for the layman but with precise scientific terminology. With index and helpful glossary. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$9.50

The Yellowstone National Park
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The Yellowstone National Park

By Hiram Martin Chittenden

Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 1976. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 6th Printing of Reprint.. 208 pp. Bibliogrqaphy, index. With 16 pp. of numerous b&w historical photos of white explorers and Native American chiefs. Several maps. Previous owner's embossed stamp on title page, else close to new. Spine uncreased. Richard A. Bartlett edited this 1976 reprint of Chittenden's history, first published in 1895. An Army engineer's classic account of Yellowstone's discovery by white men in the early 1800s, and its protection by federal law about 60 years later. Size: 8vo 8.5 In Tall.

$8.55

The Old Farmer's Almanac Book of Weather Lore

By Dolan, Edward F.

Dublin NH: Yankee Books, 1988. Book. Near Fine. Cloth and Boards. 2nd Printing.. 224 pp. Index. Close to new, gift quality, no markings. Foreword by TV personality Willard Scott. A look at the scientific basis for many weather sayings, superstitions and folklore. A guide that encourages readers to pay closer attention to the skies and to nature surrounding them. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$5.23

Sniffer & Tinni

By Helberg, Berit

NY: Sterling Publishing Co., 2106. Book. Illus. by Berge, Torgeir, Photographer. Very Good. Glossy Boards. First Edition.. 32 pp. on glossy stock, unpaginated. Color photos on most pages. Former library book but with just a library bar code stick on front cover and shelf tag on spine, Rotary donation sticker on inside cover. Nearly new. Mylar protector. An animal story out of Norway telling of the friendship between a German Shepherd and a red fox. Size: 4to -- 10 in Tall By 10.5 In Wide.

$7.60

Dogs We Love
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Dogs We Love

By Rosen, Michael J.

NY: Artisan (Workman's Publishing), 2008. Book. Near Fine. Glossy Boards. First Printing.. 162 pp. on glossy stock, with numerous b&w photos of the profiled dogs. Lightly used, one-inch closed tear in dust jacket near spine. Jacket has edge wear. Rear endpaper stuck to adjacent page. Text clean. Eighteen writers share their tales of their cannine companions. Contributors include Edward Albee, Armistead Maupin, Ann Beattie, Lee K. Abbott, Jane Smiley, Cynthia Heimel, Robert Rosenblum, et al. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall By 6.5 In Wide..

$3.66

A Guide to Bird Behavior Vol 1

By Stokes, Donald

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1979. Book. Illus. by Stokes, Donald and Lansdowne, F. Fenwick. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 8th Printing.. 336 pp. in semi-glossy stiff wraps. Close to new, no markings in text. Lightly thumbed. A detailed description of 25 common bird species, include the chickadee, house wren, blue jay, canada goose, goldfinch, pigeon, starling, red winged blackbird, mockingbird, etc. Nice full-page sketch of each specie. Size: 12mo -- 7.75 in Tall.

$5.70

A Dog's Life
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A Dog's Life

By Mayle, Peter

NY: Vintage Books (Random House), 1996. Book. Illus. by Koren, Edward. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition.. 192 pp., plus 59 drawings by Edward Koren, known for his New Yorker cartoons. Paperback reprint of a Knopf hardcover. Mayle takes on a dog's persona as he relates his relationship with a mutt adopted in Provence. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$4.75

In a Patch of Fireweed: A Biologist's Life in the Field
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In a Patch of Fireweed: A Biologist's Life in the Field

By Bernd Heinrich

Cambridge Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1991. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition.. 194 pp. Close to new. No markings. Lightly read. Spine uncreased. A University of Vermont zoologist writes about his field studies of various insects, expanding into a reflection on his life in science and the forest environment. Size: 8vo -- 9 in High.

$13.30

Handbook of Florida Flowers

By Proctor, Lucille

St. Petersburg, Florida: Great Outdoor Pub. Co, 1959. Book. Illus. by Proctor, Lucill. Very Good. Stapled Softcover. 46 pp., 4 pp. of color illustrations. Some cover fading along spine, else near fine. A guide to Florida's most common garden plants, including trees, shrubs, ground plants and vines. About 2-3 paragraphs of description of each specie. Both Latin and English names included. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In..

$4.76

The Personality of the Dog

By Aymarm Brandt and Sagarin, Edward, Eds.

NY: Bonanza Books, 1964. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First Thus.. 355 pp Still tight and lightly read collection of scores of short stories, essays and poems about dogs and their varied traits. Authors represented include Virginia Woolf, MacKinlay Kantor, Farley Mowat, Anton Chekhov, Don Marquis, Lord Byron, Albert Payson Terhune and many others. Text clean, light soil and darkening of ochre boarrds. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in.

$8.55

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