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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

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

Rivers of Dreams: Fly Fishing Stories

By Lyon, Robert, Ed.

Victoria, B.C.: Orca Book Publishers, 1992. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Thus.. 178 pp. Close to new. Tiny slash mark on top edge near spine, no other markings. Spine uncreased. Fold-in cover flaps. A collection of short stories about fly fishing on rivers in Canada, US., Spain, Iceland and elsewhere. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$6.18

Great American Motorcycle Rides
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Great American Motorcycle Rides

By McKechnie, Gary

Emeryville, California: Avalon Travel, 2002. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 2nd Edition.. 419 pp. Close to new, no markings or creases. A selection of 20 motorcycle tours within the U.S., most of them within just one or two states. Includes motel, restaurant and attraction information, lists of resources for more details for each region. Examples of tours include Memphis to New Orleans; Miami to Key West; Berkshires; Black Hills; Blue Ridge; Cape Cod, Hudson Valley; Civil War battlefields; Taos to San Fe; Calistoga to Carmel. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$7.13

Just Passin' Thru: A Vintage Store, the Appalachian Trail, and a Cast of Unforgettable Characters
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Just Passin' Thru: A Vintage Store, the Appalachian Trail, and a Cast of Unforgettable Characters

By Porter, Winton

Birmingham, Ala.: Menasha Ridge Press, 2009. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. By Author. First Edition.. 248 pp. Lightly thumbed. Signed by author on title page, along with emoticons for peace, smiley face and Appalachian Trail logo. A readable, humorous tale about running a hiking supply store in the Georgia woods along the Appalachian Trail. Includes b&w photos of hikers. Porter left urban life at age 35 to go into the woods and take over the venerable Mountain Crossings retail outlet. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.

$11.40

A Mountain Boyhood

By Mills, Joe

Lincoln, Nebraska: Bison Books, 1988. Book. Illus. by Comstock, Enos P.. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Repirnt.. 311 pp. Corners thumbed. Binding firm, spine uncreased. No markings. A first printing of a reproduction of the 1926 edition from J.H. Sears Co. A pioneer's account of life in the Estes Park region of the Colorado Rockies. Estes Park was just a crossroads in 1899, when young Joe Mills first saw Colorado's Front Range. A would-be Robinson Crusoe, Joe scaled peaks, watched wild animals, hunted and trapped, and roughed it in the1900-1930 period and later wrote about it for Boys Life magazine. Introduction and notes by James H Pickering of the University of Houston. Mills lived 1880 to 1935. Includes map of Longs Peak. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$8.55

The Female Cyclist: Gearing Up a Level (Ultimate Training Series from Velopress, 3)
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The Female Cyclist: Gearing Up a Level (Ultimate Training Series from Velopress, 3)

By Gale Bernhardt

Boulder, Colo.: Velo Press, 1999. Book. Near Fine. Trade Papeback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 322 pp. Close to new, no markings, spine uncreased. With charts, photos, reading lists and glossary. Part of the "Ultimate Training Series from Velo Press." Pointers for the woman bicyclist who wants to become more serious about endurance and perhaps get involved in racing. Special features include a section on bike fit for females and constructing a training plan; also tips on biking comfort. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$5.70

Sportsman's Guide to Game Fish

By Dalrymple, Byron

NY: World Publishing Co., 1968. Book. Illus. by Allen, Douglas. Very Good +. Cloth. Reprint.. 480 pp. on coated paper. Small white rubbed scar on front cover, wrinlkle on spine cloth. Else close to fine. No marking in text, binding sturdy. Comprehensive guide to salt and freshwarter game fish, along with commentary on their habits, migrations, preferred bait and other fishing pointers. Color illustrations for the main species. An OUtdoor Life Book. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall.

$5.70

The Complete Walker: The Joys and Techniques of Hiking and Backpacking

By Fletcher, Colin

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971. Book. Illus. by Franks, Vanna. Very Good +. Cloth. 12th Printing.. 353 pp. Book is very clean, tight, and only slight wear. DJ has chips and wrinkles. No markings in text. Sierra Club calls this "probably the definitive work on camping and hiking." Written in a first-person, highly anecdotal style that draws the reader in and makes him browse the extra mile. Hiking metaphorically described as moving a house over distance. With details about "the bedroom, the kitchen, the bathroom," etc. Fletcher explains the pros and cons of his various recommendationss, helping the reader make intelligent choices about risks of being unprepared versus excessive cargo. Quite a bit of detail about nutrition and food supplies. Index plus appendices, including a list of backpacking supply houses. Size: 8vo --8.5 In.

$5.23

Mountain Biking: The Complete Guide
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Mountain Biking: The Complete Guide

By Woodward, Bob

NY: Sports Illustrated, 1991. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo-- 9 in Tall. 255 pp. Glossy color photo cover. Thumbed. Text clean, binding firm. With reading list, glossary. A readable introduction to mountain biking. Part of a Sports Illustrated series..

$3.33

Roaming the Woods with John Parris

By Parris, John

Asheville, North Carolina: Citizens-Times Publishing Co., 1982. Book. Very Good +. Illustrated Boards. By Author. 4th Printing.. 246 pp. Bright, square, almost new, slight rounding of corners. No jacket. Yellow front cover shows a sketch of a mountain man leaning against a stump, whittling a piece of wood. A selection of columns about mountain life in western North Carolina. Originally written in 1955 by newspaperman John Parris. Printed at Kingsport Press in Kingsport, TN. Legiibly signed in black marker on front endpaper. Size: 8vo --8.75 in Tall.

$17.10

A Hiking Guide to the Trails of Florida

By Carter, Elizabeth F.

Birmingham Ala.: Menasha Ridge Press, 1987. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. Stated First Printing.. 127 pp. with bibliography, index, numerous maps. Light edge rubbing; no markings, spine uncreased. A summary of 41 trails in all parts of Florida. Includes pointers about special features, wildlife to spot, trail length, access, level of difficulty, etc. Some of the venues included: Blackwater River State Forest; Osceola Natl Forest; Withlacoochee State Forest; Ocala Natl Forest; St. Mark's Natl Wildlife Refuge; Merritt Is. Refuge; Wekiva Springs; Everglades; Fort Clinch; Bulow Creek; Lake Kissimmee; Sanibel-Captiva; Big Cypress. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$4.75

25 Ski Tours in the Adirondacks

By Coggeshall, Almy;Coggeshall, Anne

Somersworth, N.H.: New Hampshire Pub Co, 1979. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 143 pp. Close to new, no spine creasing, no marking, text still bright. With several maps, b&w photos. A guide to cross-country skiing in the southern Adirondacks, the Albany area and the Tug Hill Plateau. Authors are long-time outdoorsmen active in the Adirondack Mountain Club. Book includes info on driving and parking; weather tips, historical lore. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$4.75