On this page you can browse among 153 titles about nature, animals, environmental issues, and the great outdoors. These books were on hand as of January 8, 2014 on our shelves in Walpole, New Hampshire. When ordering, please note the order number just before the price and check the ordering information page to place your order, thank you, RAY

1. THE HARVARD FOREST MODELS, Harvard Fellows, Petersham, MA, 1941, B&W illustrations, 48pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover), The Harvard Forest models were designed to portray, first, the history of the central New England forests, beginning with the first white settlement in Petersham; second, the silvicultural practices developed at the Harvard Forest for application to local forest conditions; and, third, certain allied functions of modern forestry., (Order No: 28202 ), $10.00

2. Abbott, R. Tucker, KINGDOM OF THE SEASHELL, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1975) 2nd ptg, over 250 B&W and color ill., 256pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517166089 First published in 1972. A comprehensive survey of seashells delving into all of the shell's intriguing facets., (Order No: 11199 ), $5.00

3. Ackerman, Diane, THE RAREST OF THE RARE: VANISHING ANIMALS, TIMELESS WORLDS, Random House, New York, (1995) 1st ed, 184pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0679403469 Ackerman sets off on journeys that lead to, among other places, the habitats of the golden lion tamarind in the rain forests of Brazil, the monk seals of the Pacific's French Frigate Shoals, and the endearing short-tailed albatross on an almost inaccessible island off Japan, as well as the vital but threatened layover sites of the vastly traveled monarch butterfly., (Order No: 19073 ), $5.00

4. Adams, Alexander B., ETERNAL QUEST: THE STORY OF THE GREAT NATURALISTS, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1969), B&W illustrations, 509pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) reviewers note few pages, The lives of the great naturalists., (Order No: 34341 ), $8.00

5. Adams, John Coleman, NATURE STUDIES IN BERKSHIRE, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1899 1st ed, B&W and sepia toned ill., 225pp, very good+ decorated green cloth (hardcover) lacks front free ep, Exquisite illustrations in sepia toned photogravure from original photographs by Arthur Scott. Exceptionally nice clean, tight and bright copy (albiet lacking front free endpaper)., (Order No: 38932 ), $60.00

6. Adams, Richard (science texts by Max Hooper), NATURE DAY AND NIGHT, The Viking Press, New York, (1978), B&W and color illustrations, 108pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0670504750, (Order No: 34130 ), $8.50

7. Andrews, J. R. H., THE SOUTHERN ARK: ZOOLOGICAL DISCOVERY IN NEW ZEALAND, 1769-1900, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, HI, (1986), color illustrations, 237pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0824811925 This book surveys 130 years of discovery, description and illustration of New Zealand's unique fauna. It begins with the voyages of Captain Cook and concludes at the end of the Victorian era., (Order No: 21713 ), $15.00

8. Ansell, Mary, DOGS AND MEN - SHORT STORY INDEX REPRINT SERIES, Books for Libraries Press, Freeport, NY, (1970), 152pp, very good+, light red cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0836937414 First published in 1924., (Order No: 59319 ), $25.00

9. Arnold, Ron, AT THE EYE OF THE STORM: JAMES WATT AND THE ENVIRONMENTALISTS, Regnery Gateway, Chicago, IL, (1982), 282pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0895266342 Combining the provocative story of President Ronald Reagan's most colorful Cabinet officer with an eye-opening exploration of the vast resources controlled by the Department of the Interior, the author creates an intriguing look at James G. Watt and the storms of controversy swirling around him., (Order No: 24904 ), $8.50

10. Ayensu, Edward S.; Heywood, Vernon H.; Lucas, Grenville L.; and Defilipps, Robert A., OUR GREEN AND LIVING WORLD: THE WISDOM TO SAVE IT, Smithsonian Institution Pr., Washington, D.C., (1984) 1st ed, B&W and color ill., 256pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0895990164 The authors, two Britons, an American, and an African, survey the ways in which we are losing our ability to survive biologically and present new approaches to regaining it. They examine our planet's green life-layer from every point of view: cultural and artistic, religious, ecological, economic, and scientific., (Order No: 14436 ), $7.00

11. Ballance, Alison (text by); Morris, Rod (photographs by); Lanting, Frans (foreword by), SOUTH SEA ISLANDS - A NATURAL HISTORY, Firefly Books, Buffalo, NY, (2003), color illustrations, 160pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1552976092 Explores these dynamic isolated habitats where forces of nature are concentrated in time and space., (Order No: 58606 ), $10.00

12. Bates, Marston, ANIMAL WORLDS, Random House, New York, (1966) 3rd ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 316pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), In depth look at the various worlds and environments in which animals live., (Order No: 36629 ), $7.50

13. Bellamy, David, THE LIFE-GIVING SEA, Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, (1975), 250+ ill. in color and B&W, 320pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517518732 Here is an integrated view of the sea: its origins and makeup, the environment it creates, its surface and its depths, its energies and their transfer to the form of life, the tracing of living things from simple sponges to mammals, and on to the hydrosphere and the sea's unlimited potential for man., (Order No: 19494 ), $5.00

14. Blair, William D. (illustrated by Valerie A. Kells), KATHARINE ORDWAY: THE LADY WHO SAVED THE PRAIRIES, The Nature Conservancy, (1989), B&W & color photos, B&W ill., 120pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, ISBN 0962459003 This book tells how a girl from a prairie state, who grew up on tales of the pioneers voyaging westward in their "prairie schooners," came late in life to build the largest private prairie preserve system in the world--and how she went on from there to save endangered wildlife and wild lands from Maine to Hawaii., (Order No: 15641 ), $7.50

15. Bolles, Frank, CHOCORUA'S TENANTS, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., Boston, 1895, 8 B&W illustrations, 68pp, very good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), Published by Elizabeth Q. Bolles the year after her husband's death. Frank Bolles summered at Chocorua Lake near Tamworth, New Hampshire, and his poems relate tales of the lake's permanent residents, including: The crow, Log-Cock, Ruffed Grouse, Eaves Swallow, Blue Jay, Oven-Bird, and other birds. Uncommon., (Order No: 30865 ), $35.00

16. Boom, B. K. and Kleijn, H., THE GLORY OF THE TREE: WITH 194 COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONS OF TREES OF THE WORLD BY G. D. SWANENBURG DE VEYE, Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY, 1966 1st ed, B&W and 194 color ill., 128pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) couple small tears on dj, Magnificently illustrated, this volume in the series which began with MUSHROOMS AND OTHER FUNGI features trees from all over the world, fully half of which are native in America., (Order No: 34851 ), $12.00

17. Borland, Hal, BORLAND COUNTRY, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, (1971) 1st ed, photos by Walter Chandoha, 115pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 10379 ), $6.00

18. Borland, Hal, BEYOND YOUR DOORSTEP: A HANDBOOK TO THE COUNTRY, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1962 1st ed, ill. by Peter Parnall, 403pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), For anyone who walks the woods and fields and wants to learn about the living things he has often looked at but never seen., (Order No: 17010 ), $5.00

19. Boyer, Charles S., THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITY, J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, 1916 1st ed, 700 ill. by the author, 143pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), "This present contribution to the local flora is intended as an introduction to more extended research." From the preface by the author., (Order No: 3536 ), $40.00

20. Brainerd, John W., WORKING WITH NATURE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, Oxford University Press, New York, 1973, B&W ill., 517pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 019501667X Written for everyone who appreciates and respects nature, this volume offers perceptive and personal instructions for sharing our planet thoughtfully, for taking a long look at the land on which we live, and for managing it in ecologically and esthetically sound ways., (Order No: 33794 ), $12.50

21. Bulloch, David K., THE UNDERWATER NATURALIST: A LAYMAN'S GUIDE TO THE VIBRANT WORLD BENEATH THE SEA, Lyons & Burford, Publishers, New York, (1991), B&W ill. & color ill., 250pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review press release laid in, ISBN 155821108X In this wonderful introduction to life under the sea, the author surveys the astonishing range of this life, from the coral reefs of southerly waters to the icy depths of our northern coasts., (Order No: 21236 ), $11.50

22. Cannon, Grant G., GREAT MEN OF MODERN AGRICULTURE, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1963) 1st ptg, B&W ill., 256pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Antoine Lavoisier, Gregor Mendel, Louis Pasteur, Eli Whitney, Carolus Linnaeus, Cyrus Hall McCormick, Baron Justus von Liebig, and others., (Order No: 32097 ), $12.50

23. Carpenter, Bryant and Carpenter, Helen, THE CLASSIC EXPERIENCE - THE HAMPTON CLASSIC, BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y., Carl Miller, Publisher, (1995) 1st ed, color illustrations, 221pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0964533200 History of the Horse Show Competition in the Hamptons on Long Island, New York., (Order No: 58923 ), $12.50

24. Champlin, Ricard L., TREES OF NEWPORT ON THE ESTATES OF THE PRESERVATION SOCIEY OF NEWPORT COUNTY, Pres. Soc. Newport County, Newport, RI, 1976, B&W illustrations, 78pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 55312 ), $3.50

25. Chauvin, Remy (translated by George Ordish), ANIMAL SOCIETIES: FROM THE BEE TO THE GORILLA, Hill and Wang, New York, (1968) 1st Amer, 60 photos, 60 line drawings, 281pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "To what extent do insect societies differ from those of men and those of primates?" Professor Chauvin, a French biologist, asks this and many related questions and comes up with some startling answers., (Order No: 14418 ), $4.50

26. Clark, James, SHOEING AND BALANCING THE LIGHT HARNESS HORSE, The Horse World Company, Buffalo, NY, (1916) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 101pp, good, light green cloth (hardcover), Examines the mechanism of the horse's foot and studies its anatomy and the relation of shoeing to the proper balance and ultimate success of the light harness horse., (Order No: 54207 ), $30.00

27. Clarke, J. F. Gates, THE LEPIDOPTERA OF RAPA ISLAND - SMITHSONIAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO ZOOLOGY NUMBER 56, Smithsonian Institution Pr., Washington, DC, 1971, B&W illustrations, 282pp, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover), One hundred thirty species of Lepidoptera are recorded from Rapa Island, of which 77 were previously unreported. Of these, 47 species and 2 subspecies are described as new to science., (Order No: 52011 ), $17.50


29. Cooper, Gordon, ALONG THE GREAT RIVERS, Philosophical Library, New York, (1953), B&W illustrations, 159pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 36609 ), $12.50

30. Cott, Hugh B., LOOKING AT ANIMALS: A ZOOLOGIST IN AFRICA, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1975), ill. by Hugh B. Cott, 221pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), USBN 068414249X A famous zoologist and explorer shares with the reader the fascination and delight he finds among the wildlife of that richest of all regions, East Africa., (Order No: 21446 ), $8.00

31. Coupin, H. and Lea, John, THE ROMANCE OF ANIMAL ARTS & CRAFTS, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1907, B&W illustrations, 356pp, good+, decorated blue cloth (hardcover), BEING AN INTERESTING ACCOUNT OF THE SPINNING, WEAVING, SEWING, MANUFACTURE OF PAPER AND POTTERY, AERONAUTICS, RAFT-BUILDING, ROAD-MAKING, AND VARIOUS OTHER INDUSTRIES OF WILD LIFE., (Order No: 40066 ), $30.00

32. Dalton, Stephen (text and photographs by) (edited by John Kings; foreword by Howard Ensign Evans), BORNE ON THE WIND: THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD OF INSECTS IN FLIGHT, Reader's Digest Press, New York, 1975, B&W and color ill., 160pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0883490528 Stephen Dalton's photographs of insects in flight are magnificently reproduced in this book in full color and accompanied by detailed captions, as well as by descriptive essays about the insects themselves, an analysis of the flight of insects, and an explanation of Mr. Dalton's special photographic process., (Order No: 29624 ), $10.00

33. Dann, Kevin, LEWIS CREEK LOST AND FOUND, Middlebury College Press, Middlebury, VT, (2001), 223pp, very good++, wraps (softcover) pencil marks about 5 pages, ISBN 1584650729 Three nineteenth-century naturalists focus on the relationships between humans and their environment., (Order No: 46769 ), $5.00

34. Davis, Henry P. (editor), THE MODERN DOG ENCYCLOPEDIA, Stackpole and Heck, Inc., Harrisburg, PA, (1949), color frontis, B&W ill., 626pp, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 52862 ), $10.00

35. Denlinger, Milo G., THE COMPLETE COCKER SPANIEL, Denlinger's, Silver Springs, MD, (1946) 4th ed, drawings by Paul Brown, 128pp, good, maroon cloth (hardcover), A monograph on the Cocker Spaniel., (Order No: 16599 ), $7.50

36. Department of the Navy - Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, POISONOUS SNAKES OF THE WORLD: A MANUAL FOR USE BY U.S. AMPHIBIOUS FORCES - NAVMED P-5099, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, [1966], 120 B&W figures, 8 color plt, 212pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 11145 ), $5.00

37. Dodd, Edward H., OF NATURE TIME AND TEALE: A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF EDWIN WAY TEALE, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1960, B&W illustrations, 63pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60921 ), $35.00

38. Dodd, Edward H. (specially bound copy), OF NATURE TIME AND TEALE: A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF EDWIN WAY TEALE - SPECIALLY BOUND COPY, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1960, B&W illustrations, 63pp, fine, green leather spine, teg, marbled boards (hardcover), (Order No: 60923 ), $60.00

39. Droscher, Vitus B., THEY LOVE AND KILL: SEX, SYMPATHY AND AGGRESSION IN COURTSHIP AND MATING, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, (1976) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 363pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0876902158, (Order No: 3313 ), $7.50

40. Dutton, Roderic W.; Clarke, John I.; and, Battikhi, Anwar (edited by), ARID LAND RESOURCES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT: JORDAN'S DESERT MARGIN, Kegan Paul International, London, (1998), B&W tables and figures, 332pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0710306121 Foreword by HRH Crown Prince Hassan bin Talal and HRH The Duke of Kent. Many changes to the population, the resource base and the management of the Badia's natural resources are the subject of the Jordan Badia Research and Development Programme. This volume presents the main research findings from the first phase of the Programme, which established a baseline for the natural and human resources of the area. The Programme, long-term, is also deeply concerned with questions of economic and social productivity. The aim of the research is to provide decision makers, in both the national government and local households, with the information they require for sustainable management of Badia resources by government agencies and local people on behalf of the population and the nation as a whole., (Order No: 29176 ), $60.00

41. Eales, N. B. (foreword by Stanley Kemp), THE LITTORAL FAUNA OF GREAT BRITAIN: A HANDBOOK FOR COLLECTORS, Cambridge University Press, London, 1950 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 305pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A guide to the variety of living creatures to be found on the British coast., (Order No: 55420 ), $10.00

42. Eaton, Amo, MANUAL OF BOTANY, FOR NORTH AMERICA: CONTAINING GENERIC AND SPECIFIC DESCRIPTIONS OF THE INDIGENOUS PLANTS ..., Oliver Steele, Albany, NY, 1836 7th ed, 672pp, 125pp, good+, full calf binding (hardcover) light foxing throughout, "...AND COMMON CULTIVATED EXOTICS, GROWING NORTH OF THE GULF OF MEXICO - SEVENTH EDITION, With an improved and modernized Grammar and Dictionary; and about 500 new species, chiefly from the Oregon and Arctic Regions." The main text is followed by: EATON'S BOTANICAL GRAMMAR AND DICTIONARY, MODERNIZED DOWN TO 1836: PUBLISHED FOR A COMPANION OF STEELE'S SEVENTH EDITION OF THE MANUAL OF BOTANY, Fourth Edition, 1836, 125 pages. This copy signed on the front free endpaper "T. S. Gold - Y.C. April, 1938" and an additional note with two additional signatures of Gold. Theodore Sedgwick Gold graduated from Yale College (Y. C.) in 1838, and in 1845 founded the Cream Hill Agricultural School at his farm in West Cornwall, Connecticut. From 1881 to 1901 he was a trustee of the Storrs Agricultural School - University of Connecticut. A clean and tight copy with light foxing, and a nice association copy., (Order No: 59623 ), $125.00

43. Eaton, Walter Prichard (illustrated by Charles Livingston Bull and Warwick Reynolds), ON THE EDGE OF THE WILDERNESS, Jonathan Cape, London, (1921), B&W illustrations, 310pp, good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 29943 ), $15.00

44. Eddy, Sarah J. (compiled and arranged by), ALEXANDER AND SOME OTHER CATS, Marshall Jones Company, Boston, MA, (1929), B&W illustrations, 207pp, good, light green cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB with minimal marks, A book of stories to emphasize the fact that cats are very sensitive, intelligent and capable of affection., (Order No: 53406 ), $7.00

45. Elliott, Charles, THE OUTDOOR OBSERVER: HOW TO SEE, HEAR AND INTERPRET IN THE NATURAL WORLD, Outdoor Life - E. P. Dutton, New York, (1969), ill. by Tom Beacham, 119pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), "An Outdoor Life Skill Book", (Order No: 34129 ), $11.50

46. Evans, Julian (illustrations by John White and Stephen Evans; foreword by Alan Titchmarsh), A WOOD OF OUR OWN, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1995, B&W illustrations, 158pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0198549512 In 1985 the author fulfilled every forester's ambition--ownership of a woodland to manage and enjoy exactly as he thought fit. This book tells the story of all that has happened since the idea germinated., (Order No: 23921 ), $20.00

47. Farmar, Hugh (photographs, tail-pieces and decorations by Edward Bradbury), THE COTTAGE IN THE FOREST, Hutchinson & Co. Publishers, London, n.d. c1950s, ill. by Edward Bradbury, 191pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The cottage around which this book is written lies in a remote part of East Anglia. The author writes about birds, insects, wild flowers and gardening., (Order No: 48453 ), $7.50

48. Farshler, Earl R., THE AMERICAN SADDLE HORSE - SECOND EDITION, Standard Printing Company, Louisville, KY, 1934, B&W illustrations, 280pp, good, green cloth (hardcover), Tracing the evolution, origin, history, derivation and development of the saddle-bred horse, with a treatise on breeding principles and a section devoted to the training of gaited animals., (Order No: 62461 ), $20.00

49. Fergus, Charles, THE WINGLESS CROW: ESSAYS FROM THE "THORNAPPLES" COLUMN, Lyons & Burford, Publishers, New York, (1984) 1st ptg, 188pp, very good+ wraps (softcover), ISBN 1558212337, (Order No: 40457 ), $6.50

50. Forbes, Duncan, BRITISH FOSSILS - BLACK'S YOUNG NATURALIST'S SERIES, Adam and Charles Black, London, (1951), 23 B&W plates, 13 drawings, 96pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 34170 ), $10.00

51. Fradkin, Philip L., WANDERINGS OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALIST IN ALASKA AND THE AMERICAN WEST, University of New Mexico Pr., Albuquerque, NM, (1993) 1st ed, 273pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0826314163, (Order No: 41496 ), $6.00

52. Frome, Michael, REGREENING THE NATIONAL PARKS, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, (1992) 1st ptg, 289pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0816509565 The author shows how the original mission of the National Park Service has been undermined by politicization and bureaucratization. This book tells how the Park Service has been transformed from a professional to a political agency and in the process has betrayed its own values by emphasizing recreation and "short-order wilderness served like fast food" rather than the preservation of the nation's natural heritage., (Order No: 13943 ), $10.00

53. Gibson, William Hamilton, HAPPY HUNTING-GROUNDS: A TRIBUTE TO THE WOODS AND FIELDS, Harper & Brothers, New York, 1887, B&W illustrations, 202pp, good, decorated olive green cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, (Order No: 46515 ), $35.00

54. Gibson, William Hamilton, MY STUDIO NEIGHBORS, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1898, ill. William Hamilton Gibson, 245pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB with some light edgewear, Contents include: A Familiar Guest; The Cuckoos and the Outwitted Cow-bird; Door-step Neighbors; A Queer Little Family on the Bittersweet; The Welcomes of the Flowers; A Honey-dew Picnic; A Few Native Orchids and Their Insect Sponsors; The Milkweed; Index. EX-LIB from a small country library, and this copy has never been circulated., (Order No: 54113 ), $20.00

55. Hamilton, G. (edited by D. M. Reese), ELEMENTS OF VEGETABLE AND ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY: IN TWO PARTS - CHAMBER'S EDUCATIONAL COURSE NUMBER V., A. S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1849, B&W illustrations, 162pp & 144pp, good++, full calf (hardcover) nice clean and tight copy, Part I Contents include: General Economy Of Vegetation; Simple Or Elementary Organs; Compound Organs And Their Functions; Phenomena Of Vegetation; Secretions Of Plants; Metamorphoses Of Plants; Geographical Distribution Of Plants. Following with separate pagination is Part II which includes: Classification of Animals; Mastication-Deglutition-Digestion; The Circulation; Respiration; Secretion and Nutrition; Exhalation and Absorption-the Skin; Locomotion-The Bones, Museles, &c.; The Nervous System; The Senses; and, Reproduction., (Order No: 54055 ), $45.00

56. Hancock, Frances Ann Johnson (edited by Ruth Ayres-Givens), SAVING THE GREAT STONE FACE: THE CHRONICLE OF THE OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN, Phoenix Publishing, Canaan, NH, (1985) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 183pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0914659022 First published in 1984. Here in poetry, prose, and pictures is the remarkable saga of the Profile, written by a remarkable and sensitive woman who wanted to share her love and appreciation for this world-famous natural wonder., (Order No: 15609 ), $30.00

57. Hanover Shoe Farms, Inc., HANOVER YEARLINGS - FOALS OF 1955 AT THE HANOVER SHOE FARMS, INC., HANOVER, PA., Hanover Shoe Farms, Inc., Hanover, PA, 1956, B&W illustrations, 248pp, good+, wraps (softcover), Catalogue (compiled from the records of 1955 together with new performersof 1956 at the time of going to press) of horses to be sold at auction by The Standardbred Horse Sales Co., at the Pennsylvania State Farm Show Arena, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania November 12 to 16, 1956., (Order No: 44949 ), $20.00

58. Hanson, Roseann; and, Hanson, Jonathan, ANIMAL TRACKS - BASIC ESSENTIALS SERIES, The Globe Pequot Press, Guilford, CT, (2001), B&W illustrations, 70pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0762707542 Discover how to: identify animal tracks; read other animal signs; make plaster casts and tracings; practice observation techniques; and, participate in conservation projects., (Order No: 54339 ), $5.00

59. Harbison, C. E., OUR DOGS: A TEXT BOOK ON THE FEEDING, TRAINING AND CARE OF ALL BREEDS - REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION, Orange Judd Publishing Co., New York, 1935, 306pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover) previous owner's inscriptions, (Order No: 36106 ), $5.00

60. Harte, John, THE GREEN FUSE: AN ECOLOGICAL ODYSSEY, Univ. of California Press, Berkeley, CA, (1993), ill. by Len Kamp, 156pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review press release laid in, ISBN 0520082079 Lyrical and vivid portraits of natural wonders and the threats to them are combined with precise scientific accounts of natural processes and their disturbances., (Order No: 19128 ), $6.50

61. Herman, Pauline W., THE FAMILY HORSE, D. Van Notrand Company, Inc., Princeton, NJ, (1959), photographs by Richards Ford, 130pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Contents include: So Your're Going to Buy a Horse!; Your Stable; How to Clean a Stall; The Paddock; Tack; Exercising Your Horse; Grooming; Bathing; Shoeing; Clipping and Trimming; Simple Feeding Instructions; When to Call the Vet; Your Horse., (Order No: 49262 ), $5.00

62. Hollon, W. Eugene, THE GREAT AMERICAN DESERT: THEN AND NOW, Oxford University Press, New York, 1966, B&W ill., 284pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Professor Hollon traces the evolution of the Great American Desert from early myths to the dawn of knowledge, from bonanzas to failures, from renewed hope to disappointment, and, finally to the double realization that the desert is permanent but that man's adaptation to it is not impossible., (Order No: 34443 ), $6.00

63. Holmes, Frank, THE HANK WIESCAMP STORY - THE AUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY OF THE LEGENDARY COLORADO HORSEMAN, Western Horseman Magazine, Colorado Springs, CO, (2002) 5th ptg, B&W illustrations, 208pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0911647384 First published in 1996. A chronicle of 70 years of horsebreeding., (Order No: 52370 ), $10.00

64. Jordan, William, DIVORCE AMONG THE GULLS: AN UNCOMMON LOOK AT HUMAN NATURE, North Point Press, San Francisco, CA, 1991, 205pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0865474265 What if, instead of attributing human motives to animals, we paid more attention to the animal motives in humans? This book is a startling exploration of this notion., (Order No: 23948 ), $5.00

65. Karner, Garry D.; Taylor, Brian; Driscoll, Neal W.; and Kohlstedt, David L. (edited by), RHEOLOGY AND DEFORMATION OF THE LITHOSPHERE AT CONTINENTAL MARGINS, Columbia University Press, New York, (2004) 1st ptg, B&W and Color illustrations, 352pp, fine, green boards (hardcover), ISBN 0231127383 This volume is a collection of papers resulting from presentations made during a four-day short course at the first U.S. MARGINS Theoretical and Experimental Institute (TEI) held January 23-26, 2000. Continental margins are Earth's principle loci for producing hydrocarbon and metal resources, for earthquake, landslide, volcanic, and climatic hazards, and for the greatest population density. Despite the societal and economic importance of margins, many of the mechanical, fluid, chemical, and biological processes that shape them are poorly understood. Progress is hindered by the sheer scope of the problems and by the spatial-temporal scale and complexities of the processes. The MARGINS Program seeks to understand the complex interplay of processes that govern continental margin evolution., (Order No: 42048 ), $20.00

66. Kielan-Jaworowska, Zofia, HUNTING FOR DINOSAURS, The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, (1969), B&W illustrations, 177pp, very good, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 026211030X, (Order No: 39253 ), $7.00

67. Kramer, Raymond J., HAWAIIAN LAND MAMMALS, Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT, (1971) 1st ptg, ill. by Khan Pannell, 347pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0804807434 Brush-tailed Rock Wallaby, Hawaiian Bat, Rabbit, Rats and Mouse, Guinea Pig, Dog, Mongoose, Feral Cat, Hawaiian Monk Seal, Horse and Mule, Donkey, Ass, or Burro, Pig, Axis Deer, Columbian Black-tailed Deer, Pronghorn, Water Buffalo, Feral Cattle, Feral Goat, Mouflon, Feral Sheep. A reference book on twenty-three species of land mammals inhabiting the seventy-three islands of the Hawaiian chain., (Order No: 24900 ), $12.50

68. Lamb, Edgar and Lamb, Brian, COLORFUL CACTI OF THE AMERICAN DESERTS, Macmillan Publishing Co., New York, (1974) 1st Amer, 140 color ill., B&W maps, 236pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0025676709 This handy pocket-size book takes the reader into the deserts of the United States, showing the fantastic variety of cacti and succulents in their natural habitats, and describing how they can be grown in your own home., (Order No: 27441 ), $5.00

69. Lawrence, C. H.; and, Bjoland, Esther, THE POND WORLD: ADVENTURES IN SEEING, Garden City Publishing Co., New York, (1940), color illustrations, 72pp, very good, decorated green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, A invitation to children and presentation of the animals living in ponds., (Order No: 59609 ), $7.50

70. Le Danois, Edouard (with the collaboration of Jacques Millot, Theodore Monod, and Paul Budker), FISHES OF THE WORLD, A. S. Barnes and Company, New York, (1961) 2nd ptg, 30 color photos, B&W ill., 190pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The author and his collaborators describe in detail how fishes of even the rarest species live and breed in their varied habitats. The photographs are remarkable--included are the first color photographs of the famous coelacanth and the Antarctic nototheniid fishes., (Order No: 16329 ), $12.50

71. Leahy, Christopher; Mitchell, John Hanson; and, Conuel, Thomas, THE NATURE OF MASSACHUSETTS, Addison-Wesley Publishing, Reading, MA, (1996) 1st ptg, ill. by Lars Jonsson, 226pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0201409690 One of the world's greatest painters of nature and three leading natural history writers have collaborated to offer this spectacular introduction to the natural habitats of Massachusetts., (Order No: 18889 ), $15.00

72. Lessiter, Frank (layout and design by Keith Bush; edited by Roy Reiman), HORSE POWER (HORSEPOWER ON SPINE), Reiman Publications, Inc., Milwaukee, WI, (1977), B&W illustrations, 256pp, very good, wraps (softcover) - owner's inscription, A special book on draft horses., (Order No: 46068 ), $12.50

73. Lidman, Hans, PEOPLE OF THE FOREST, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1963), B&W illustrations, 191pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Hans Lidman is a well-known Swedish naturalist and photographer. In this book he gives us a sensitive evocation of the wild life of one of the great Scandinavian forests., (Order No: 49861 ), $7.50

74. Linck, James G., PAULINA PREFERRED, Binfords & Mort, Portland, OR, (1945), B&W illustrations, 220pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A fascinating story of the Paulina Lake country in the Cascades., (Order No: 39944 ), $7.50

75. Loudon, J. C., ARBORETUM ET FRUTICETUM BRITANNICUM; OR, THE TREES AND SHRUBS OF BRITAIN --EIGHT VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Henry G. Bohn, London, 1854 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, very good, faded green cloth (hardcover) tight set - see note, "...NATIVE AND FOREIGN, HARDY AND HALF-HARDY, PICTORIALLY AND BOTANICALLY DELINEATED, AND SCIENTIFICALLY AND POPULARLY DESCRIBED; WITH THEIR PROPAGATION, CULTURE, MANAGEMENT, AND USES IN THE ARTS, IN USEFUL AND ORNAMENTAL PLANTATIONS, AND IN LANDSCAPE-GARDENING." Four text volumes (2,694 pages) with over 2500 text engravings, and four volumes of octavo and quarto plates (412 plates). As usual, this set exhibits LIGHT FOXING throughout. However, unlike most sets this set is exceptionally clean and tight and there are no faults or breaks or splits with any hinges in any of the volumes. The cloth of all volumes is uniformly faded, and this set essentially appears unused since published., (Order No: 53645 ), $1000.00

76. Lunt, Dudley Cammett, TAYLORS GUT: IN THE DELAWARE STATE, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1968 1st ed, ill. by Anthony John Florio, 306pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), An account of a living year--season by season--in the natural history of a remote inlet off Delaware Bay., (Order No: 52295 ), $7.50

77. MacClintock, Dorcas (text by) (inscribed by the author to the naturalist Edwin Teale and his wife in 1974), A NATURAL HISTORY OF GIRAFFES, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, (1973), ill. by Ugo Mochi, 134pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0684132397 Everything you would want to know about giraffes illustrated with lifelike cutouts., (Order No: 53096 ), $45.00

78. Manguel, Alberto (edited by), BY THE LIGHT OF THE GLOW-WORM LAMP: THREE CENTURIES OF REFLECTIONS ON NATURE, Plenum Trade, New York, (1998), 373pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0306459922 Editor has collected three dozen works from the past three centuries, representing the best of the nature-writing genre., (Order No: 24993 ), $7.00

79. Maslow, Jonathan, FOOTSTEPS IN THE JUNGLE: ADVENTURES IN THE SCIENTIFIC EXPLORATION OF THE AMERICAN TROPICS, Ivan R. Dee, Chicago, IL, 1996, 308pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1566631378, (Order No: 59653 ), $5.00

80. Mays, James O'Donald (edited by), THE NEW FOREST BOOK: AN ILLUSTRATED ANTHOLOGY, New Forest Leaves, Burley, Ringwood, Hampshire, (1989), B&W illustrations, 368pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by editor, ISBN 0907956033 "The New Forest's definitive name and area dates from the reign of William the Conqueror." This is a collection of published and unpublished accounts about the New Forest in England., (Order No: 57227 ), $80.00

81. McHenry, Robert and Van Doren, Charles (edited by) (introduction by Lorus and Margery Milne), A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF CONSERVATION IN AMERICA, Praeger Publishers, New York, (1972), 422pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book records the evolving American attitudes to nature and the growth of the conservation movement as the country was transformed from a wilderness to the most advanced industrial and urbanized state in the world., (Order No: 15664 ), $5.00

82. Meisel, Max, BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN NATURAL HISTORY - THE PIONEER CENTURY 1769-1865 -- THREE VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Maurizio Martino Publisher, Mansfield Centre, CT, 1994, fine, red cloth (hardcover) still in original shrinkwrap, ISBN 1578980291 Quality reprint of the 1924-1928 edition. Thousands of detailed annotated bibliographic entries of all publications relating to American natural history published through 1924 on the Pioner Century. Limited to 100 sets: Volume I, 244pp; Volume II, 741pp; and, Volume III, 749pp., (Order No: 51143 ), $125.00

83. Meras, Phyllis, FIRST SPRING: A MARTHA'S VINEYARD JOURNAL, The Chatham Press, Inc., Riverside, CT, (1972) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 143pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0856990426 A personal journal of a city dweller's first year in the country, a critical, poetic report on the condition of an island and its people, and a joyful almanac of lore on eels and lobstering, sea birds and beach plums., (Order No: 12910 ), $5.00

84. Miller, Robert Ryal, FOR SCIENCE AND NATIONAL GLORY - THE SPANISH SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION TO AMERICA, 1862-1866, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, OK, (1968) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 194pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) closed tear on dj, Four centuries after Columbus, Isabella II sent a scientific expedition to that part of the New World still ruled by Spain. Seven naturalists and a photographer made up her Scientific Commission of the Pacific, 1862-1866, but their almost phenomenal accomplishments were overlooked by history in the turmoil of the Spainsih colonial wars going on in Latin America at the time., (Order No: 54988 ), $7.00

85. Milne, Lorus & Milne, Margery, A TIME TO BE BORN: AN ALMANAC OF ANIMAL COURTSHIP AND PARENTING, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, (1982), B&W illustrations, 218pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0871563177 Illustrations by Sarah Landry. An informative and often surprising look at the seasonal adaptations of animal sexual behavior., (Order No: 11646 ), $5.00

86. Moffett, Joseph O., SOME BEEKEEPERS AND ASSOCIATES PART 1, published by the author, Cushing, OK, 1979, B&W illustrations, 140pp, very good, wraps (softcover), The author's account about his friends in the bee industry to record information about the bee industry, and to be of historical interest., (Order No: 43707 ), $25.00

87. Moore, Kenneth J.; and Peterson, Michael A. (editors), POST-HARVEST PHYSIOLOGY AND PRESERVATION OF FORAGES, Amer. Society of Agronomy, Madison, WI, 1995, 115pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0891185399 Proceedings of a symposium sponsored by C-6 of the Crop Science Society of America. The papers were presented during the annual meetings in Minneapolis, MN, 1-6 Nov. 1992., (Order No: 59318 ), $30.00

88. Morse, George F., MY LIFE WITH ANIMALS, Thomas S. Rockwell Company, Chicago, IL, 1930, drawings by Don Nelson, 196pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), The author, who is fascinated by animals, hopes to inculcate in the mind of the public different ideas and a greater respect for the dumb creatures that look out from behind the bars in our zoos., (Order No: 27458 ), $6.50

89. Morton, John; Ogden, John; and, Hughes, Tony, TO SAVE A FOREST - WHIRINAKI, David Bateman, Ltd., Auckland, New Zealand, 1984, color illustrations, 111pp, very good, spiral bound wraps (softcover), ISBN 0908610246 This book is a plea to preserve from further logging all that is left of New Zealand's finest podocarp forest., (Order No: 60975 ), $30.00

90. Moss, Sanford (text by); deLeiris, Lucia (illustrations by), NATURAL HISTORY OF THE ANTARCTIC PENINSULA, Columbia University Press, New York, 1988, B&W illustrations, 208pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231062680 "Unfolds the intricate, interconnecting chain that makes life possible on this land of superlatives and extremes.", (Order No: 55746 ), $8.00

91. Mowat, Farley, SEA OF SLAUGHTER, The Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston, (1984) 1st US, 438pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0871130130, (Order No: 3279 ), $5.00

92. Murphy, Robert; (foreword by Stewart L. Udall), WILD SANCTUARIES: OUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES, A HERITAGE RESTORED, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1968, 250+ B&W & color photos,maps, 288pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), A magnificently illustrated volume of our great wildlife preserves including an extensive directory of national wildlife refuges with pertinent, practical information for visitors., (Order No: 14301 ), $6.00

93. O'Neill, Charles A. T. (edited by) with the Staff of The American Kennel Club, THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB 1884-1984 - A SOURCE BOOK, Howell Book House, New York, (1985), B&W illustrations, 299pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0876054041 The centennial history of the AKC., (Order No: 58458 ), $14.50

94. Peeples, Edwin A., PLANTING AN INHERITANCE: LIFE ON A PENNSYLVANIA FARM, Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA, (1994) 1st ed, 216pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0811712060, (Order No: 61759 ), $5.00

95. Perry, Richard, LIFE AT THE SEA'S FRONTIERS, Taplinger Publishing Co., New York, (1974) 1st ed, ill. by Nancy Lou Gahan, 301pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0800847954 A volume in "The Many World of Wildlife Series." An account of the perilous, changing ecological balance of plants and animals living with the threat of sudden tidal waves or volcanic eruptions that can dramatically change their environment., (Order No: 36627 ), $12.50

96. Petersen, Christina M. (editor), NEW ENGLAND FORESTRY FOUNDATION: FOUNDATION FORESTS - FOURTH EDITION, New England Forestry Found., Groton, MA, 1998, B&W illustrations, 95pp, fine, wraps (softcover), This booklet provides locations and a brief history of each Foundation Forest. Thirty-two of the forests have been highlighted with trail-maps., (Order No: 55377 ), $15.00

97. Peterson, Russell, ANOTHER VIEW OF THE CITY: A CHRONICLE OF A HERITAGE BESIEGED, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, (1967) 1st ed, B&W ill. by author, 220pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book is a record of a year's cycle in an area of accelerated change, and it captures all the rich variety and beauty of the seasons that many city dwellers seldom see., (Order No: 10892 ), $4.50

98. Pietropaolo, James and Pietropaolo, Patricia Ann, THE WORLD OF CARNIVORIOUS PLANTS, R. J. Stoneridge, Shortsville, NY, (1974) 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 128pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 59022 ), $6.00

99. Pond, Alonzo W., THE DESERT WORLD, Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York, (1962), B&W illustrations, 342pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book vividly presents the wastelands of the earth in all their beauty and terror, and examines their limitations as well as their often surprising potentials., (Order No: 14622 ), $5.00

100. Pyne, Stephen J. (foreword by William Cronon), VESTAL FIRE: AN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY, TOLD THROUGH FIRE, OF EUROPE AND EUROPE'S ENCOUNTER WITH THE WORLD, Univ. of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, (1997), 659pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0295979488, (Order No: 60326 ), $5.00

101. Ransom, J. H. (compiled by), WHO'S WHO AND WHERE IN HORSEDOM: THE DIRECTORY FOR HORSEMEN, The Ransom Agency, Princeton, IL, (1948), B&W illustrations, 303pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover), Includes names and addresses of breedes and owners of favorite horses., (Order No: 54209 ), $25.00

102. Raymo, Chet and Raymo, Maureen E., WRITTEN IN STONE: A GEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY OF THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, The Globe Pequot Press, Chester, CT, (1989) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 170pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0871066807 Traces the Northeastern United States across 500 million years of geological history to reveal the dynamic face and forces of the earth that have shaped this familiar landscape., (Order No: 40663 ), $30.00

103. Rees, Ronald, INTERIOR LANDSCAPES: GARDENS AND THE DOMESTIC ENVIRONMENT, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, Baltimore, MD, (1993), B&W illustrations, 190pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0801844673 Describing both the history of decoration and the history of changing tastes, the author, in this chronicle of bringing the natural world indoors, shows how gardens and landscapes have long been prominent motifs in the decorative arts., (Order No: 12002 ), $10.00

104. Reiger, George, WANDERER ON MY NATIVE SHORE - A PERSONAL GUIDE & TRIBUTE TO THE ECOLOGY OF THE ATLANTIC COAST, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1983) 1st ptg, ill. by Bob Hines, 286pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671254235, (Order No: 13667 ), $7.50

105. Roberts, Charles G. D., THE KINDRED OF THE WILD: A BOOK OF ANIMAL LIFE, Stitt Publishing Company, New York, 1905, ill. Charles Livingston Bull, 374pp, very good, decorated tan cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 25504 ), $25.00


107. Roedelberger, R. A. and de Montmollin, Eric, FEERIE ANIMALE: LA FAUNE D'EUROPE EN 280 IMAGES -- [ANIMAL MAGIC: THE WILDLIFE OF EUROPE], Hachette, Paris, (1961), B&W and color illustrations, 232pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Text in French., (Order No: 59390 ), $12.50

108. Rogers, Allen, PRACTICAL TANNING, Henry Carey Baird & Co., Inc, New York, 1922, B&W illustrations, 699pp, ads, good, brown cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, "A Handbook of Modern Practice and Processes as Applied in the Manufacture of Leather and Allied Products." Parly based on the Third Edition of "Practical Tanning," by Louis A. Flemming., (Order No: 51414 ), $25.00

109. Roots, Clive, ANIMALS OF THE DARK, Praeger Publishers, New York, (1974), B&W illustrations, 200pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0275516404 This volume introduces many of the real creatures of the night, who, together with those that dwell in the permanent darkness of the soil or caves, comprise over half the living vertebrates., (Order No: 27927 ), $7.00

110. Rublowsky, John, NATURE IN THE CITY, Basic Books, Inc, Publishers, New York, (1967), B&W illustrations, 152pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The author unfolds the remarkable story of our fellow city-dwellers, who have found the key to survival in a supposedly "unnatural" environment., (Order No: 27932 ), $10.00

111. Russell, Dale A., AN ODYSSEY IN TIME: THE DINOSAURS OF NORTH AMERICA, NorthWord Press, Inc., Minocqua, WI, (1989), over 120 color ill. and maps, 240pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1559710381 Published in association with National Museum of Natural Sciences, Canada. The author describes the major types of North American dinosaurs. He focuses on what they ate, where they lived, where they laid their eggs, how they protected their young, how fast they could move, who their enemies were, and how they died., (Order No: 8298 ), $14.50

112. Salwen, Peter, GALAPAGOS - THE LOST PARADISE, Mallard Press, New York, (1989), color illustrations, 192pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) bump bottom corner, ISBN 0792450914 A photographic study of the species of wildlife on the Galapagos archipelago., (Order No: 50448 ), $18.50

113. Saunders, Melvin D., THE SENSUOUS ANIMAL: THE REAL BIRDS AND THE BEES STORY, Animal Behavior Researchers, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, (1976) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 225pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Fascinating facts of sexual behavior within the animal kingdom., (Order No: 36608 ), $20.00

114. Savage, Candace (text and photographic selection by); foreword by L. David Mech, WOLVES, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, (1988), color illustrations, 159pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 087156632X A photographic essay with images by 29 of North America's finest wildlife photographers., (Order No: 31446 ), $10.00

115. Schroeter, Carl (introductory text by); colour plates by Paul A. Robert, ALPINE FLOWERS, Iris Books, New York, (1945), ill. by Paul A. Robert, 12pp, plates, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), 18 COLOUR PLATES FROM WATERCOLORS SPECIALLY PREPARED BY PAUL A. ROBERT., (Order No: 35049 ), $12.50

116. Scoville, Samuel, MORE WILD FOLK, The Century Club, New York, (1924) 1st ed, ill. Charles Livingston Bull, 184pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, light wear top of spine, Deaccessioned from a small, very small, town library and only checked-out once. Light wear top of spine., (Order No: 59978 ), $10.00

117. Self, Margaret Cabell, A TREASURY OF HORSE STORIES, A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, (1945) 2nd ptg, ill. by Edwin Megargee, 368pp, good+, decorated green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 8144 ), $5.00

118. Serrao, John, THE WILD PALISADES OF THE HUDSON, Lind Publications, Westwood, NJ, 1986, B&W illustrations, 169pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0910389012 Contents include: Geology and Landform; History; Habitats of the Palisades; Other Flora of the Palisades; Fauna of the Palisades; Modern Problems and Solutions; A Palisades Tour Guide; and, much more., (Order No: 57130 ), $30.00

119. Seton, Ernest Thompson, BANNERTAIL: THE STORY OF A GRAYSQUIRREL, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1922 1st ed, 100 drawings by Seton, 265pp, very good+, brown cloth (hardcover), Exceptionally nice bright and tight copy., (Order No: 6892 ), $40.00

120. Seton, Ernest Thompson, THE BIOGRAPHY OF A SILVER-FOX OR DOMINO REYNARD OF GOLDUR TOWN, The Century Co., New York, 1909 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 209pp, good, decorated sliver-gray cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59651 ), $17.50

121. Shreve, Forrest, THE CACTUS AND ITS HOME, Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1931, 43 B&W photographs, 195pp, good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 101 ), $15.00

122. Siegler, Hilbert R., NEW HAMPSHIRE NATURE NOTES, Equity Publishing Corp., Orford, NH, (1962), ill. by Kenneth T. Fogg, 317pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 41093 ), $5.00

123. Smithsonian Institution, ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION - 1938, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1939, B&W and color illustrations, 608pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), The topics covered in this volume are science and nature related., (Order No: 50790 ), $7.50

124. Soucy, Len (text and photographs by), NEW JERSEY'S OWLS, The Raptor Trust, Millington, NJ, (2000), B&W and color illustrations, 62pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), An account of the species found in New Jersey., (Order No: 58461 ), $10.00

125. Spretnak, Charlene, THE RESURGENCE OF THE REAL: BODY, NATURE, AND PLACE IN A HYPERMODERN WORLD, Addison-Wesley Publishing, Reading, MA, (1997) 1st ptg, 277pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0201534193 A penetrating analysis of our times focused on public debates--including the "culture wars." The author asserts that both the liberal and conservative sides in those debates are situated in the very orientation that created the modern crises: the mechanistic worldview with Homo economicus at the center., (Order No: 28548 ), $9.50

126. State of Michigan, STATE OF MICHIGAN - REPORT OF THE MICHIGAN FORESTRY COMMISSION FOR THE YEARS 1907-1908, Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford, Lansing, MI, 1908 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 126pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 61560 ), $15.00

127. Stephens, Henry and Skinner, John S. (editor of The Farmers' Library - explanatory notes and remarks by), THE BOOK OF THE FARM - VOLUME II -- PUBLISHED AS THE FARMERS' LIBRARY VOLUME III, Greeley & McElrath, New York, 1847, B&W text ill. color plate, 462pp, index, good+, 3/4 leather, marbled boards (hardcover) light edgewear, Volume II only of THE BOOK OF THE FARM which was published as part of THE FARMERS' LIBRARY - "DETAILING THE LABORS OF THE FARMER, STEWARD, PLOWMAN, HEDGER, CATTLE-MAN, SHEPHERD, FIELD-WORKER, AND DAIRYMAID." Contents of this volume partially contain: Fattening; Driving and Slaughtering Swine; Corn Markets; Dunghills and Liquid-Manure Tanks; Cows, Calving, and Calves; Repairing the Fences of Grass-Fields; Making Butter and Cheese; Hay-Making; Lifting and Pitting Potatoes; Sowing Autumn Wheat; and, much, much more. Color plate of a "Five Year Old Ayrshire Cow", and technical plates follow text of: Threshing Machine; Crank Steam Engine; Steam Engine Boiler; Water Wheel; Norge Wheel; Broadcast Sowing Machine; Drill Sowing machine; and a few more. The plates are followed by a few more pages with articles entitles: MANURES, AMELIORATORS AND STIMULANTS; THE NUTRITION OF PLANTS; and THE ACTION OF SALT UPON VEGETATION., (Order No: 59540 ), $300.00

128. Stewart, John (notes and additions adapting it to American food and climate by A. B. Allen), THE STABLE BOOK: BEING A TREATISE ON THE MANAGEMENT OF HORSES ..., C. M. Saxton & Co., New York, 1856, B&W illustrations, 378pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover) - nice clean and tigh copy, "...BEING A TREATISE ON THE MANAGEMENT OF HORSES, IN RELATION TO STABLING, GROOMING, FEEDNG, WATERING AND WORKING, CONSTRUCTION OF STABLES, VENTILATION, STABLE APPENDAGES, MANAGEMENT OF THE FEET. MANAGEMENT OF DISEASED AND DEFECTIVE HORSES." An Uncommon Title !, (Order No: 53730 ), $150.00

129. Stong, Phil, HORSES AND AMERICANS, Garden City Publishing Co., New York, (1946), B&W illustrations, 333pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 38499 ), $7.00

130. Storer, F. H., AGRICULTURE IN SOME OF ITS RELATIONS WITH CHEMISTRY IN TWO VOLUMES - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1887, good+, green cloth (hardcover) nice clean and tight set, Volume I, 529pp; Volume II, 509pp., (Order No: 38500 ), $25.00

131. Strassburger, John (editor-in-chief) (with Cynthia Foley, assistant editor), AMERICAN HORSES IN SPORT, 1988: GRAND PRIX JUMPING, COMBINED TRAINING, SHOW HUNTERS, DRIVING, DRESSAGE, OLYMPIC GAMES, The Chronicle of the Horse, Middleburg, VA, (1989), B&W and color illustrations, 282pp, very good++, pictorial boards (hardcover) light bump top corners, ISBN 0962012823 "For this year's edition of AMERICAN HORSES IN SPORT we deviated from last year's precedent of naming competitors as our Horsemen of the Year by honoring Neil Ayer in combined training and the late Capt. Andrew B. de Szinay in dressage. Telling the stories of these two outstanding men was certainly the highlight of preparing this year's book for me.", (Order No: 53972 ), $10.00

132. Svendsen, Elisabeth D. (foreword by Virginia McKenna), A PASSION FOR DONKEYS - A GRAND CELEBRATION OF THE NOBLE ANIMAL, David & Charles, Newton Abbot, UK, (1988), B&W and color illustrations, 208pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0715392522, (Order No: 61936 ), $15.00

133. Takhtajan, Armen, EVOLUTIONARY TRENDS IN FLOWERING PLANTS, Columbia University Press, New York, (1991) 1st ptg, B&W figures, 241pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231073283 Armen Takhtajan is among the greatest authorities in the world on the evolution of plants. In this concise volume, he explores the evolutionary trends in each major flowering plant part--vegetative organs, flowers and inflorescences, fruits, and seeds., (Order No: 45095 ), $17.50

134. Teale, Edwin Way, EXPLORING THE INSECT WORLD - REVISED EDITION - (FORMERLY ENTITLED GRASSROOT JUNGLES), Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York, (1944), B&W illustrations, 240pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This story is told in both pictures and text. The photographs, all taken by the author, are of startling clarity and are unquestionably the finest group of insect pictures ever gathered into a book., (Order No: 53279 ), $35.00

135. Teale, Edwin Way, THE LOST WOODS: ADVENTURES OF A NATURALIST, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, (1952) 1st ed, 200 B&W photographs, 326pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), These pages carry the reader into the heart of a cloud, on the trail of Henry Thoreau, under the sea with a naturalist in a submarine, among the timeless trees of the redwood forest, up desolate Shark River and into the heart of the Everglades., (Order No: 53734 ), $25.00

136. Teale, Edwin Way (line drawings by Walter W. Ferguson), ADVENTURES IN NATURE - SELECTIONS FROM THE OUTDOOR WRITINGS OF EDWIN WAY TEALE, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1959, B&W illustrations, 304pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 59138 ), $12.50

137. Teale, Edwin Way (signed by the author), DUNE BOY: THE EARLY YEARS OF A NATURALIST - A COUNTRY BOY DISCOVERS ADVENTURE AND FREEDOM IN THE WILDERNESS, Bantam Books, New York, (1957), 183pp, very good++, wraps (softcover) signed by author - "new-unread", Signed by the author., (Order No: 63355 ), $15.00

138. Teale, Edwin Way (signed by the author), THE WORLD OF MY YOUTH - [ORIGINAL TITLE: DUNE BOY], MacFadden-Bartell Corp., New York, (1970), 126pp, very good++, wraps (softcover) signed by the author "new-unread", Ladder Edition - "This special edition is for readers for whom English is a second language. It can be read by anyone who has learned 2,000 words of English.", (Order No: 63356 ), $20.00

139. Teale, Edwin Way, DUNE BOYS: THE EARLY YEARS OF A NATURALIST -- [ARMED SERVICES EDITION - M-7], Armed Services, Inc., 1943, 252pp, very good, wraps (softcover) "unread copy", (Order No: 63357 ), $20.00

140. Thomas, Arthur C. and Shields, William H., CARE AND TRAINING OF TROTTERS AND PACERS: VOLUME I OF "THE HORSEMAN LIBRARY", Chicago Horseman Newspaper, Chicago, IL, 1915 3rd ed, B&W illustrations, 176pp, good, green cloth (hardcover), First published in 1914, this is "the most popular book on the trotting horse ever published." (at that time), (Order No: 53869 ), $25.00

141. Tisdale, Sallie, STEPPING WESTWARD: THE LONG SEARCH FOR HOME IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, Henry Holt and Co., New York, (1991) 1st ed, 284pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review press release & photo, ISBN 0805013539, (Order No: 7232 ), $5.00

142. Tucker, Priscilla M., BASIC NATURE PROJECTS - 101 FUN EXPLORATIONS, Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA, (1995) 1st ed, ill. by David Besenger, 246pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0811725111 Provides the answers to many questions and presents them in a way that promotes the idea the learning should be fun., (Order No: 52956 ), $12.50

143. Van Dyke, John C., THE OPAL SEA - CONTINUED STUDIES IN IMPRESSIONS AND APPEARANCES, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1906 1st ed, frontis, 262pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 46358 ), $12.50

144. Van Gelder, Richard G., BIOLOGY OF MAMMALS, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, (1971), 198pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0045690014 In this intriguing book, the author describes how mammals are born; how they develop; how they find shelter, food, and water; how they defend and protect themselves--and much more., (Order No: 23115 ), $10.00

145. Vesey-Fitzgerald, Brian (edited by), THE BOOK OF THE HORSE, Borden Publishing Company, Los Angeles, CA, 1947 1st ed, B&W and color ill., 879pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 32645 ), $25.00

146. Walden, Howard T., NATIVE INHERITANCE: THE STORY OF CORN IN AMERICA, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1966) 1st ed, 23 B&W photographs, 199pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Corn had been tended on the American continent by Incas, Aztecs, and Mayas for hundreds of years before Columbus discovered it. Here is the spirit of farmers and businessmen who have developed this uniquely American product and the immense corn industry that has been developed., (Order No: 166 ), $14.50

147. Wallace, David Rains, LIFE IN THE BALANCE - COMPANION TO THE AUDUBON TELEVISION SPECIALS, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, (1987) 1st ed, B&W and color ill., 309pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) bump bottom corners, ISBN 0151515611 Review slip and press release laid in., (Order No: 9765 ), $5.00

148. Webb, Walter Freeman, HANDBOOK FOR SHELL COLLECTORS: REVISED EDITION, Lee Publications, Wellesley Hills, MA, first pub 1948, B&W illustrations, 264pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0910872112 ILLUSTRATIONS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF OVER 2,000 MARINE SPECIES FOREIGN TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA., (Order No: 23168 ), $5.00

149. Wendt, Herbert (translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston), THE SEX LIFE OF THE ANIMALS, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1965) 1st ptg, 87 B&W illustrations, 383pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) (small chip rear of dj), From the amoeba to the elephant, this book tells the story of courtship, mating, and the rearing of offspring in the animal world., (Order No: 10082 ), $5.00

150. Williams, Iolo A. (poems chosen by); Cameron, K. (paintings by), WHERE THE BEE SUCKS: A BOOK OF FLOWERS, Hale, Cushman & Flint, Boston, MA, n.d., tipped-in color plates, 87pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) faint edgewear, (Order No: 61875 ), $40.00

151. Wood, J. G. (Rev.), MY BACK-YARD ZOO: A COURSE OF NATURAL HISTORY, Wm. Isbister, Limited, London, n.d. c1890, 70 B&W illustrations, 224pp, very good+, decorated brown cloth, aeg (hardcover), An exceptionally nice copy of this uncommon Wood title. On the front pastedown is a nice grammar school prize certificate., (Order No: 51806 ), $65.00

152. Woolsey, Theodore S., FRENCH FORESTS AND FORESTRY: TUNISIA, ALGERIA, CORSICA, WITH A TRANSLATION OF THE ALGERIAN CODE OF 1903, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1917, B&W illustrations, 238pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB, The following work embodies the results of a study of the more important phases of forest practice in Corsica, Algeria, and Tunisia. The aim of this volume is to set forth the essentials of method which may be applied directly in the United States, or which may be indirectly of value to English speaking foresters., (Order No: 52262 ), $15.00

153. Zwinger, Ann Haymond, THE NEARSIGHTED NATURALIST, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, (1998) 1st ptg, ill. by Ann Haymond Zwinger, 293pp, fine, wraps (softcover), review press release laid in, ISBN 0816518815 In this volume we accompany the author on a whitewater ride down the San Juan River of the American Southwest, explore a cave on "Robinson Crusoe's" island 400 miles off the Chilean coast, watch exotic birds in New Zealand's dense forests, and bemoan the fate of a waterway in China that will soon be damned., (Order No: 27598 ), $7.50

Ray Boas, Bookseller