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The Reason Why: Natural History: Giving Reasons for Hundreds of Interesting Facts in Connection with Zoology; and Throwing Light Upon the Peculiar Habits and Instincts of the Various Orders of the Animal Kingdom

By [Philip, Robert Kemp]

NY: Dick & Fitzgerald. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, corners rounded, some . scattered light foxing.. 1860. Hardcover. Brown blindstamped cloth with gilt design of spider in web on front boards. Faded gilt titles and lion design on spine. Printed yellow endpapers. Many engravings of various animals, insects, and "types of Man". xxiv, 356 pp + [4] pp of publisher's ads. Nineteenth century natural history relayed in a question and answer format. .

$30.00

The Still-Hunter

By Van Dyke, Theodore S.

NY: MacMillan. Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, foxing to endpapers and . first and last several leaves, owner name on front pastedown endpaper,. 1922. Reprint. Hardcover. 27 black and white plates by the author and Carl Rungius. A deer hunting classic title. Brown cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. vii, 390 pp. .

$25.00

At the North of Bearcamp Water: Confessions of a Stroller in New England from July to December

By Bolles, Frank

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good with no dust jacket; Gift inscription on front free endpaper, . some light soiling to boards.. 1893. Second Edition. Hardcover. Gray cloth with gilt titles stamped on front boards and spine, with giltfloral motif also on front boards. A collection of essays about birding and hiking around New England. ; 297 pages .

$20.00

From Blomidon to Smoky and Other Papers
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From Blomidon to Smoky and Other Papers

By Bolles, Frank

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good with no dust jacket; Erasure mark at top corner of front free . endpaper, owner name on front flyleaf.. 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. Light green cloth with silver titles stamped on front boards and spine, with silver floral motif also on front boards. A collection of essays about birding and hiking around Nova Scotia. ; 278 pages .

$20.00

The Biological Control of Insects:  With a Chapter on Weed Control
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The Biological Control of Insects: With a Chapter on Weed Control

By Sweetman, Harvey L.

Ithaca, NY: Comstock Publishing Company, Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner name on front pastedown and front . free endpaper, boards rubbed.. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Foreword by L. O. Howard. Signed by the author on the title page. Frontispiece photo portrait of Sweetman. Navy cloth. Front jacket flap taped to front endpaper. xii, 461 pp. Many illustrations and photos. ; Signed by Author .

$20.00

The Wild Grizzlies of Alaska
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The Wild Grizzlies of Alaska

By Holzworth, John M.

NY and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn at corners and spine.. 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth with orange titles and topstain. Map endpapers. xxi, 417 pp. Foreword by William T. Hornaday. Index, appendices. Map, 84 illustrations. A story of the Grizzly and Big Brown Bears of Alaska, their habits, manners and characteristics, together with notes on Mountain Sheep and Caribou, collected by the author for the United States Biological Survey. (from title page). .

$20.00

Minnows of North America and Their Streamer Imitations
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Minnows of North America and Their Streamer Imitations

By Herter, George Leonard

Waseca, MN: Herter's Inc.. Fine. 1971. First Edition. Softcover. Color and black and white illustrations. Streamer, fly, and bucktail patterns which are the preferred designs of experienced fly fisherman in Europe, Canada and the US. Still in shrink wrap. ; 104 pages .

$13.00

A Beast the Color of Winter:  The Mountain Goat Observed
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A Beast the Color of Winter: The Mountain Goat Observed

By Chadwick, Douglas H.

San Francisco: Sierra Club. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards splayed, jacket rubbed.. 1983. First Printing. Hardcover. 0871568055 . Index, bibliography, photos, illustrations. The first full-length book on the mountain goat of western North America. ; 208 pages .

$15.00

New Hampshire Nature Notes
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New Hampshire Nature Notes

By Siegler, Hilbert R.

Orford, NH: Equity Publishing Corporation. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Spine toned, corners rounded, gift . inscription on front free endpaper, jacket toned at spine, price clipped, . and chipped.. 1962. First Printing. Hardcover. Aqua decorative cloth binding. xiii, 317 pages. Black and white illustrations, index. A collection of nature essays on the birds, mammals, fish, invertebrates, and principles and phenomena of nature in the state of New Hampshire and in the northeastern United States. .

$10.00

The Origins of Angling
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The Origins of Angling

By McDonald, John

Garden Ciy, NY: Doubleday and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, bookplate on front free . endpaper, jacket toned with closed tears and chips missing from the head . and foot of spine.. 1963. Later Printing. Hardcover. Black cloth spine with tan cloth boards. xiii, 273 pages. Black and white illustrations, four pages of illustrated trout flies in color, and appendices. An examination of 15th century The Treatise of Fishing With an Angle by Dame Juliana Berners, complete with a facsimile of the original manuscript and centering on the medieval ideals of chivalry and learning. Signed by the author on the half-title. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Mountains
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Mountains

By Fenton, Caroll Lane; Fenton, Mildred Adams

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed along edges, inscription on . ffep. Jacket chipped and worn with piece missing from the top of the spine.. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth with blue topstain. x, 160 pages. Endpaper map, color frontispiece, black and white illustrations, black and white and color photos, index. An exploration of the mountainous regions of the United States concentrating on natural history and geology with sections on photography and mountain travel. Krawczyk 315. .

$12.00

Report of the Commissioners of Inland Fisheries and Game for the State of  Maine for the Year 1898
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Report of the Commissioners of Inland Fisheries and Game for the State of Maine for the Year 1898

Augusta, ME: Kennebec Journal Print. Very Good with no dust jacket; Corners rubbed and worn, stain on front . board, previous owner bookplate and embossed name on rear free endpaper.. 1899. Hardcover. Black and white photos and striking illustrations by J. T. Churchward and Blanchard. Appendix. Information and details of the state's natural history activities for the year including efforts to collect all the native birds, animals, and inland fish for a state museum, the operation of the state's four fish hatcheries, the circumstances of the state's moose and deer populations, and the states registration of those in the business of guiding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages .

$75.00

A Treasury of Fishing Stories
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A Treasury of Fishing Stories

By Goodspeed, Charles (editor)

NY: A. S. Barnes and Company. Very Good in Poor dust jacket; Spine lightly faded, previous owner name . and small bookshop label on ffep. Jacket tattered with missing pieces.. 1946. Hardcover. Green cloth. viii, 600 pages. Black and white illustrations. A tribute to the "happy philosophy bred of outdoor life which makes fishermen confirmed optimists in their life as as they are in there fishing", compiled by eminent Boston bibliophile, bookseller, and fisherman Charles E. Goodspeed and illustrated by renowned artist Everett Ward. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$25.00

The Compleat Angler:  Or the Contemplative Man’s Recreation: Being a  Discourse of Fish and Fishing for the Perusal of Anglers
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The Compleat Angler: Or the Contemplative Man’s Recreation: Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing for the Perusal of Anglers

By Walton, Izaak

NY: Heritage Club. Very Good; Slipcase toned, chipped, and rubbed along edges.. 1938. Hardcover. Decorative cloth binding with green topstain. xi, 241 pages. Pencil drawings by Robert Ball. A beautiful copy of this classic natural history and philosophical title in slipcase as issued. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$25.00

Wing Shots:  A Series of Camera Studies of American Game Birds and Other  Birds of Field and Stream on the Wing
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Wing Shots: A Series of Camera Studies of American Game Birds and Other Birds of Field and Stream on the Wing

By Simmons, Albert Dixon

Lyon, MS: The Derrydale Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards very barely rubbed.. 1990. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 1 of 2500 copies. Decorative cloth binding. All edges gilt. Yellow place marker ribbon. Unpaginated. Black and white photos. A beautiful modern printing of a 1936 work featuring 83 photographs of game birds in the wild. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom
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Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom

By [Goodrich, Samuel G. ]

Boston: George C. Rand. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rounded and rubbed, some faint . foxing to first and last several leaves.. 1852. Hardcover. Original red blindstamped cloth with gilt design and titles on spine. Engraved frontispiece and title page. One of the volumes in Parley's Cabinet Library for Schools and Families. Most of the book is devoted to stories about mammals, then there is a little bit about birds (including anecdotes about passenger pigeons) and the rest of the animal kingdom gets the last 31 pages. 336 pp + 4 pp of publisher's ads. ; The Cabinet Library .

$30.00

In the Catskills:  Selections from the Writings of John Burroughs
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In the Catskills: Selections from the Writings of John Burroughs

By Burroughs, John

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Fair with no dust jacket; Ex-library copy with typical markings, bumps and . bruises.. 1910. First Edition. Hardcover. Decorative green cloth binding. xii, 251 pages. Black and white illustrations from photographs by Clifton Johnson. Eight essays, written between 1871 and 1909 all dealing with the natural history of the region and centering around Roxbury in the western Catskills. ; Ex-Library .

$15.00

The American Naturalist:  A Popular Magazine of Natural History, Volume III
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The American Naturalist: A Popular Magazine of Natural History, Volume III

By Packard, A. S. (editor) ; Morse, E. S. (editor) ; Hyatt, A. (editor) ; Putnam, F. W. (editor)

Salem, MA: Peabody Academy of Science. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards detached, leather eroded at corners and . backstrip.. 1870. Hardcover. viii, 693 pp, index. Many engravings. Includes articles about natural history observations and research, book reviews, and reader snippets. Three-quarter leather with marbled sides. October and November issues are not bound in this annual volume. Contains the following issues: March 1869 - No. 1: Articles about shell money, botany of central Illinois, chimney swallow, pitcher plants, eel-pout, clams, senses of sight and smell of deer and turkey, birds of Montana Territory (including flocks of passenger pigeons) , Nicaragua. April 1869 - No. 2. Articles about aboriginal mound builders of Tennessee, birds of Montana Territory, fossil reptiles of New Jersey (great plate! ) , potato bugs and other insect pests. May 1869, No. 3. Articles about a new hare species from the Wind River Mountains, the sand martin, the deer mouse, flora of Palestine and Syria, reptiles and fish of Montana Territory, spring flowers, the fresh-water aquarium, hints on taxidermy. June 1869 - No. 4. (first page waterstained). Articles about bitterns, mule deer, California wildlife, more hints on taxidermy, fish farming, and fresh-water aquarium. July 1869 - No. 5. Articles about sea-side ornithology, the argonaut, parasitic habits of crustacea, haliotis shell, cuttlefish, crabs, and shell-dredging. August 1869 - No. 6. Articles about rambling about Florida, trout monstrosities, cow blackbird, fauna of the Upper Missouri, lilies, crystals, snowflakes, entomological cabinets, a pet Arkansas Flycatcher, desmid algae. Sept. 1869 - No. 7. Articles about sea-side homes of various animals, more rambles in Florida, sage-brush, Driver ants of Africa, mites, fresh-water aquarium, December 1869 - No. 10. Articles about rare Massachusetts birds, trout fishing in Yosemite Valley, the Esquimaux dog, fresh-water shells, Virginia partridge, and the Great Auk. January 1870 - No. 11. Articles about examination of microscopic shavings, rare Massachusetts birds, phrenology, and the Clapper Rail. February 1870 - No. 12. Articles about skates, rare Massachusetts birds, fresh-water shells, Bathybius protozoa. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages .

$40.00

Shots At Whitetails
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Shots At Whitetails

By Koller, Lawrence R.

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner stamp on ffep and top and bottom . of page edges.. 1970. Later Printing. Hardcover. 1199356468 . Yellow cloth binding. xviii, 359 pages. Deckled fore edge, color frontispiece illustration, black and white illustrations and photos. This reprint edition, full of wilderness lore from the Catskill Mountains region of New York, has been called the deer hunter's Bible and features updated technical information on equipment plus an introduction by Jack O'Connor. .

$20.00

The Fly and the Fish
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The Fly and the Fish

By Atherton, John

NY: The MacMillan Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped with closed tear at the . bottom of the spine.. 1951. First Printing. Hardcover. Illustrated by the author. Black cloth with titles in silver. vii, 195 pages. Black and white illustrations, two color plates. Classic title by the well known artist and fly fishing enthusiast. A wonderful copy of a book that will become a highlight of a sportsmans library. .

$125.00

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