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  • Click on Image to expand Abbey, Edward:  The Journey Home Some Words in Defense of the American West.  New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1977. First PB Edition, First Printing. Near fine in 1/4 black cloth and orange cloth covered boards with metallic copper colored text stamping on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 3/8 inches with a prior owner's name and date and place read on the first free end page. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. 242 pages of text. With illustrations by Jim Stiles.
    TB29938  $75.00



  • Abbey, Edward:  Confessions of a Barbarian.  Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1994. First H.B. Edition. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB02943  $25.00



  • Abbey, Edward:  Hayduke Lives!.  Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket. The sequel to The Monkey Wrench Gang.
    TB02088  $15.00



  • Abbey, Edward:  Resist Much, Obey Little.  Tucson: Harbinger House, 1989. First Revised Edt.. Fine, Without a dust jacket. Written by James Hepworth and Gregory McNamee. The updated and revised version of the original 1985 edition.
    TB02708  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expand Ackerman, Jenniver:  The Genius of Birds.  New York: Penguin Press, 20106. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in 1/4 white and light gray paper covered boards with the author's initials in gilt on the front board and gilt text stamped on the spine. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 6 inches with two creases to the first free end page (an accident which appears to have happened during the binding process) and with minor bumping the head and heel of the spine. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with minor, faint soiling to the panels. 340 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. A clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30258  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expand Axelrod, Alan, and Charles Phillips:  The Environmentalists A Biographical Dictionary From The 17th Century To The Present.  New York: Facts On File, Inc., (1983). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in black paper covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. A quarto of 11 by 8 3/8 inches with an unusuallong, narrow (1/8") light stain down the fore edge of the front board. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. 258 including an index and text. Illustrated from black and white photographs. A Whos Who of the ecological world with short biographies of "political leaders, government officials, policymakers, lobbysist, social activists, industrialists, writers, conservaties, radicals, outlaws and law enforcement officials." (from the dust jacket flap)
    TB30010  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Baldwin, Henry:  The Orchids Of New England A Popular Monograph.  New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1884. First Edition. Very good in its original green cloth covered boards with gilt text and black decorations on the spine and black decorations on the front board. A small quarto of 9 3/16 by 5 7/8 inches with a bumped upper fore corner of the front board, the cloth at the tips of the boards is worn, some insect nibbling of the starch on the front and rear boards and with an early prior owner's name and date of "Sept. 6th / 84" on the front fly leaf which also shows minor spots of foxing. The contents are clean, tight and free of tanning and foxing. Without a dust jacket and probably as issued. 158 pages including an index, bibliography, an index of illustrations and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece, images within the text and 14 engraved plates.
    TB30095  $75.00



  • Barbato, Joseph:  Off the Beaten Path.  New York: North Point Press, 1998. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 dark blue cloth and decorated paper covered boards with silver blue text stamping on the spine. fine. A collection of "Stories of Place" edited by Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman Horak with an introduction by Barbara Kingsolver. Story contributors include: Howard Norman, Jill McCorkle, David James Duncan, Gretel Ehrlich, Richard Bausch, Lee Smith, Eric Lustbader, Barry Lopez, Annie Proulx, Rick Bass, Rita May Brown, Larry Watson & Julia Alvarez.
    TB06912  $10.00



  • Barbato, Joseph, and Lisa Weinerman:  Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places.  New York: Pantheon Books, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 brown cloth and light brown paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Co-authored with Lisa Weinerman with a forward by Barry Lopez. Essays by Terry Tempest Williams, Rick Bass, Tom McGuane, William Kitteredge, James Welch, Jim Harrison, Pam Houston, William Least Heat-Moon, Paul Theroux and Peter Matthiessen.
    TB08577  $20.00



  • Barry, Scott:  The Kingdom of Wolves.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1979. First Edition, First printing. Fine in gray paper covered boards with black text stamping on the spine. In a very near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap with a 1" closed tear from the upper edge of the front panel with several related creases. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free end paper and dated in the year of publication with the author's sketch of a wolf's paw print. 64 pages of text and photographs.
    TB12003  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expand Bass, Rick:  The Lost Grizzlies A Search for Survivors in the Wilderness of Colorado.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 brown cloth and tan paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a facsimile of the author's signature on the front board. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed without an inscription or date by the author on the title page. The author's participation in the quest to search for the grizzly bear long presumed to be extinct from the San Juan Mountains of Colorado.
    TB03801  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expand Bass, Rick:  Winter Notes From Montana.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and beige paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. A description of life and nature in a remote valley in Montana as experienced by the author.
    TB00948  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expand Bass, Rick:  The Ninemile Wolves.  Montana: Clark City Press, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed without an inscription or date by the author on the title page. Describes the reintroduction of wolves to Montana which started in 1989; and, hopefully continues to this day.
    TB01161  $25.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple images Bass, Rick:  The Deer Pasture.  College Station: Texas A & M University, 1985. First Edition. Fine in brick red cloth covered boards with white and black text on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with a price clipped front flap and just a hint of rubbing at the fold to the fold to the front flap. Signed by the author on the title page without an inscription or date. The author's first book. With illustrations by Elizabeth Hughes, the author's wife. 123 pages of text.
    TB11898  $25.00



  • Bass, Rick:  The Lost Grizzlies A Search for Survivors in the Wilderness of Colorado.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 brown cloth and tan paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with the front board slightly bowed. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact but with minor light rubbing at the edges of the spine area and the panels. The author joins in the quest to search for the grizzly bear long presumed to be extinct from the San Juan Mountains of Colorado.
    TB16939  $25.00



  • Bass, Rick:  The Ninemile Wolves.  Montana: Clark City Press, 1992. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. One of the author's finest and most memorable books in which he describes the reintroduction of wolves to Montana which started in 1989; and, hopefully continues to this day.
    TB16945  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Bass, Rick:  Fiber.  Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1989. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered boards with gray text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with a few minor wrinkles on the upper edge of the spine area. Although a work of fiction the author leaves no doubt that he is creating an analogy with his own Yaak Valley with the strong suggestion that action be taken quickly to protect it.
    TB08177  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expand Bass, Rick:  Winter Notes From Montana.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket with faint creasing at the upper edge of the front panel. A description of life and nature in a remote valley in Montana as experienced by the author.
    TB10530  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expand Beebe, William:  Pheasants Their Lives and Homes (In Two Volumes).  Garden City: New York Zoological Society and Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1931 c.1926. Reprint. Both volumes of this two volume set are in fine condition in green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spines and gilt text and emblems on the front boards. Both are small quartos measuring 10 1/2" by 7 1/2". Both are within very good+ off white dust jackets with tanning to the spine areas and both show modest shallow chipping from the upper edges of the spine areas. Volume I contains 257 pages and volume II contains 309 pages including an index to both volumes. Both are illustrated with photographs, and color and black and white plates. Both volumes are contained within a fine, light green, cloth covered clamshell box with marbled paper on the inside boards and with black text stamped on a paper label on the spine end.
    TB25292  $200.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple images Beebe, William:  Jungle Days.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1925. First Edition. Very good+ in dark green, ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a green on gilt title block on the front board. An octavo of 8 3/4 by 5 7/8 inches with decorated end sheets. The cloth at the head and the heel of the spine are slightly rubbed as are the tips of the boards. Without a dust jacket. 201 pages of text. Illustrated with a photographic frontispiece and nine plates as called for. The most fascinating thing about this book is the incredible color, printed end sheets which depicts a colorful jungle scene.
    TB29887  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expand Beston, Henry:  The Outermost House.  Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1933, c1928. Reprint of 1933. Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and the same on the front board which is quite bright and clean. The top edge is trimmed with a light blue-gray stain and the other edges of the text block are untrimmed. A small octavo measuring 8 by 5 1/2 inches with a small closed tear to the cloth at the head of the spine. The hinges and joints remain tight and strong. Without its very scarce issued dust jacket. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page: "To Harold and Helen Arnold | from a grateful newcomer | to the Isles of Shoals | Henry Beston". Also, tipped on to the fly title page is an original, 4" by 2 1/3", black and white photograph of the author standing in shorts, sport coat and tie at the corner of a stone structure with waves breaking in the distance. Sub-titled: "A year of life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod" is the treasured, natural history classic narrative of Beston's year-long stay at the "Fo'castle" (a small, two-room cottage overlooking the beach facing the Atlantic Ocean). In 1959 Beston gave his little cabin and surrounding acreage to the Massachusetts Audubon Society. In 1964 to honor Beston and his book the cabin was dedicated a National Literary Landmark. 222 pages of text and illustrated with 31 black and white photographic plates by William A. Bradford and others. Laid-in at the rear of the book is a color 1985 postcard of the Outermost House, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
    TB26213  $500.00



  • Bevier, Louis R. (Editor):  The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Connecticut.  Hartford: State Geological and Natural History Survey OF Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light gray cloth covered boards with metallic blue text on the spine and on the front board. An oblong small octavo measuring 8" by 9 3/4". In a fine unclipped dust jacket with the original price of $45.00 on the front flap. 461 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices and text. Illustrated with maps and line drawings.
    TB25460  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expand Borror, Donald J. and Richard E. White:  Insects of America North of Mexico.  Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1984. Collector's Edition. Fine in red textured leather boards with gilt text stamping on the front board and spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 1/2". Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A special collector's Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. 404 pages including an index. Illustrated throughout with line drawings by the authors. A handsome, clean and tight copy with no prior owner's names, dates or book plates.
    TB25612  $20.00



  • Bowden, Charles:  Red Line.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black and red paper covered boards with red text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. A cold and critical look at the desert southwest and the path that it is taking.
    TB06862  $52.50



  • Click on Image to expand Brewton, John E.:  Under The Tent Of The Sky A Collection of Poems About Animals Large And Small.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937. First Edition. Good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine and front board together with an illustration on the front board. A small quarto of 9 1/8 by 6 inches with rubbing and wear to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and to the tips of the boards and with what appears to be hand-soiling throughout. The end sheets are illustrated by Robert Lawson. Without a dust jacket. 205 pages including an index to first lines and text. Illustrated throughout by line art drawings by Robert Lawson.
    TB30946  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Burk, Bruce:  Complete Waterfowl Studies Vol. 1: Dabbling and Whistling Ducks; Vol.2: Diving Ducks; Vol.3: Geese and Swans.  Exton, Penn.: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, (1984). First Editions, First Printings. All three volumes of this compete set are in fine condition in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spines. All are small quartos of 11 by 8 1/2 inches with handsome marbled end sheets. All three are in fine, priced clipped dust jackets. Volume I: Dabbling And Whistling Ducks contains 234 pages illustrated throughout from photographs in color and black and white. Volume II: Diving Ducks contains 272 pages illustrated throughout from photographs in color and black and white. Volume III: Geese And Swans contains 200 pages and is illustrated throughout from photographs in color and black and white.
    TB30723  $100.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple images Burroughs, John:  Under The Maples.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1921. First Edition. Very good+ in green ribbed cloth with gilt text on the spine and a gilt stamped facsimile of the author's signature on the front board. A 12mo measuring 7 by 4 1/2 inches with light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and to the tips of the boards. Without a dust jacket. 223 pages including an index. Illustrated with a frontispiece photograph of Burroughs taken six days before his death.
    TB29059  $20.00



  • Burton, Robert:  Bird Behavior.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. 224 pages containing an index, text and with "nearly 600 striking photographs, all of them in full color...."
    TB14925  $14.00



  • Carrithers, Gale H., Jr.:  Mumford, Tate, Eisely Watchers in the Night.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1991. First Edition, First printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author provides a deeply knowledgable examination of three of the past century's most distinctive cultural critics: Lewis Mumford, Allen Tate and Loren Eiseley. 304 pages with index.
    TB13523  $14.00



  • Click on Image to expand Carroll, David M.:  The Year of the Turtle.  Charlotte, Vermont: Camden House Publishing, (1991). First Edition. Fine 1/4 red cloth and paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An oblong octavo of 8 by 7 7/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with the spine area slightly faded. Signed without an inscription and dated by the author in the year of publication on the title page. 172 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with many wonderful sketches and etchings of fresh water turtles by the author/illustrator who lives in New Hampshire.
    TB30981  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expand Carson, Rachel L.:  Under the Sea-Wind A Naturalist's Picture of Ocean Life.  New York: Simon and Schuster, (1941). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in light blue buckram cloth covered boards with a gilt on dark blue title block on the spine and a gilt embossed decoration of a bird on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/4 by 6 inches. The author's first book and one which she thought of as her favorite. 314 pages including an illustrated glossary and text. Illustrated with line drawings and eight full page plates by Howard Frech. Due to unfortunate timing, this title was published just one month before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Although it received favorable reviews the nation's attention was directed toward the war effort. As a result, less than 1,600 copies of the book were sold. (paperlw.net) Rachel Carson's influence as a biologist and author of such important works as this and Silent Spring caused her to be named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most important people of the century.
    TB30108  $400.00



  • Click on Image to expand Carson, Rachel:  Of Man And The Stream Of Time.  Claremong, Calif.: Scripps College, 1962. First Edition. Near fine in heavy, printed paper wraps over a stapled binding. An octavo of 9 by 5 7/8 inches with light wear and rubbing to the fore edge of the front cover. Without a dust jacket as issued. 11 pages of text. This title publishes Rachel Carson speech before the 32nd Annual Commencement at Scripps College on June 12th 1962. In it she relates the relationship between man and nature. Printed and circulated in limited number to the friends of Scripps College.
    TB30968  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expand Carson, Rachel:  Silent Spring.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board and with the top edge of the text block stained light yellow. An octavo of 8 5/16 by 5 11/16 inches with the cloth at the corners of the spine lightly rubbed. In a very good+, price clipped dust jacket with 1/8 inch deep chipping across the upper edge of the spine area, small chips to the fore corners of the panels and light rubbing to the folds. 368 pages including an index. bibliography and text. Overall this is a very nice copy of Carson's most memorable book and one of the most important books of the 20th century one which is often credited with starting the modern environmental movement.
    TB30998  $190.00



  • Chatwin, Bruce:  Patagonia Revisited.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket. Co-authored by Paul Theroux with illustrations by Kyffin Williams
    TB02393  $17.50



  • Cleave, Andrew:  Whales & Dolphins: A Protrait of the Animal World.  Leicester: Magna Books, 1993. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green cloth covered boards with white text on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with slight wrinkling at the base of the spine area. 80 pages with index with 96 full color illustrations of whales and dolphins.
    TB06038  $14.00



  • Click on Image to expand Cobb, Boughton:  Ferns and Their Related Families of Northeastern and Central North America.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1985. Limited Edition. Fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board, with all edges of the text block gilt and a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" tall by 4 1/2" deep containing 281 pages including an index. Extensively illustrated Laura Louise Foster.
    TB23021  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Cole, John N.:  Fish Of My Years.  Stone Harbor, NJ: Meadow Run Press, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board with a small, attractive prior owner's book plate on the first free end paper. Without a dust jacket but the book is encased in a fine paper covered slip case. Signed by the author on the dedication page. One of only 1,500 copies printed. 134 pages of text with illustrations by Diane Rome Peebles.
    TB20212  $60.00



  • Collis, John Stewart:  The World of Light.  New York: Horizon Press, 1960. First Edition, First printing. VG+ with modest dampness staining to the bottom edge of both boards. In a very good+ dust jacket with some dampness staining to the panels and rear panel lightly soiled and a stain at lower quarter. "The science and lore of light in Nature and Civilization."
    TB04413  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expand Craighead, John J. Franck C. Craighead and Ray J. Davis:  Rocky Mountain Wildflowers from Northern Arizona and New Mexico to British Columbia.  Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1985. Collector's Edition. Fine in blue textured leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the front board and spine with a light green silk place holder sewn-in at the top of the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 1/2". Without a dust jacket as issued. A special collector's Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. Illustrated with color photographic plates by the authors and line drawings by Grant O. Hagen and Eduardo Salgado. 275 pages including an index. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A clean, tight and handsome copy with no prior owner's names, markings or book plates.
    TB25614  $20.00



  • Cromie, William J.:  Exloring the Secrets of the Sea.  Englewood Cliff: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1962. First Edition, First printing. Fine in paper covered boards with gilt text stamping and decorations on the front board with a prior owner's name of the first free EP. In a fine dust jacket. 300 pages with index, references for further reading, text and with numerous photographs and illustrations through-out.
    TB10035  $10.50



  • Click on Image to expand Cusa, Noel:  Tunnicliffe's Birdlife.  London: Clive Holloway Books, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with bold silver colored text stamping on the spine. A quarto measuring 12 1/4" by 10 1/4". In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with a small portion of the lower edge of the rear panel beginning to delaminate. 150 pages illustrated throughout with full color illustrations. With a foreword by Sir Peter Scott.
    TB25852  $40.00



  • Darlington, David:  In Condor Country.  New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a very near fine dust jacket.
    TB02392  $10.50



  • Click on Image to expand Dinesen, Isak:  Out of Africa.  New York: Random House, 1938. First Edition. Fine in decorated cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt decoration on the front board. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/2" with a prior owner's name on the first free end page. In a very good- dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap with a one inch deep chip across the upper edge of the spine area, a 1/2" by 3/4" chip from the lower edge of the spine area and several small chips from the fore corners of the panels. There is also a faint circular 2" ring in the center of the front panel. A few of the more obvious deficiencies have been masked with the image of another copy of the dust jacket on the interior of the subject jacket. 389 pages of text. A classic work pertaining to the author's life on her coffee plantation in Kenya between 1914 and 1931. "Isak Dinesen" was the nom de plume chosen by Karen Dinesen von Blixen-Fineche (1885-1962). She published her first book, Seven Gothic Tales, in 1934 under that pseudonym. After the failure of her coffee plantation in Kenya she returned to her native Denmark where she spent the remainder of her life writing. Even with the noted flaws this is a very handsome copy in very collectable condition.
    TB26522  $125.00



  • Dobie, J. Frank:  Wild and Wily: Range Animals.  Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1980. First Edition, First printing. Fine in orange paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. A collection of six animal folklore tales from the west. The rear section of the book is devoted to a checklist of major writings by Dobie.
    TB07073  $31.50



  • Douglas, William O.:  My Wilderness The Pacific West.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1960. First Edition, First printing. Fine in gray linen covered boards with gilt and blue text on the spine and front board & a 1/3" stain on the fore edge. In a very good+ dust jacket with a long 2" closed tear on the front panel, an 1/8" chip at the upper corner of the spine area and a 2" closed tear with related creases on the rear panel. With illustrations by Francis Lee Jaques.
    TB10308  $14.00



  • Earl, John:  John Muir's Longest Walk (John Earl, a photographer, traces his journey to Fla.).  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1975. Reprint by Doubleday & Co.. Very good in choloclate colored cloth covered boards with a bump at the heel of the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with a 3/4" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel. 121 pages of text and photographs.
    TB13762  $17.50



  • Click on Image to expand Eckert, Allan W.:  The Owls of North America (North of Mexico) All the Species and Subspecies Illustrated in Color and Fully Described.  Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1974. First Edition, Limited Edition. Fine in full, dark green leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with marbled end sheets. A quarto measuring 12 1/4" by 8 3/4" containing 278 pages including an index. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine paper covered slip case. One of only 250 copies numbered and signed by the artist and author. This copy is out of series. Laid-in at the front of the book is an extra plate of the arctic horned owl. Tipped-in before the fly title page is second color plate of the arctic horned owl. Illustrated with paintings and drawings by Karl E. Karalus. This is an extraordinary book! It is lavishly detailed with drawings, color plates and sketches of all owl varieties in mulitple poses from differing perspectives.
    TB27980  $350.00



  • Eckert, Allan W.:  Whattizzit?.  Dayton: Landfall Press, 1981. First Edition, First printing. Fine in heavy printed paper wraps. Without a dust jacket as issued. A nearly square, double stapled booklet of 48 pages which is an assortment of "Nature Pen Quizzes". Unquestionably, the most difficult title in Allan Eckert's collection of works to obtain.
    TB19073  $125.00



  • Eckert, Allan W.:  The Wading Birds of North America.  New York: Weathervane Books, 1987. First Edition thus. Near fine in burgundy paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine with a remainder mark to the top edge. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap with minor rubbing to the ends of the spine area. Text by Allan W. Eckert while the paintings and drawings are by Karl E. Karalus. 252 pages with index, text and numerous maps, sketches, color plates all providing exquisite detail of wading birds. Originally published in 1981 by Doubleday.
    TB15475  $28.00



  • Eckert, Allan W.:  Wild Season.  Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1967. First Edition. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/4" with light dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with a 2" long closed tear at the upper edge of the spine area and rubbing to the folds and front panel. 244 pages of text with illustrations by Karl E. Karalus.
    TB26024  $10.00



  • Ehrlich, Gretel:  A Match to the Heart.  New York: Pantheon Books, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB03131  $31.50



  • Click on Image to expand Eiseley, Loren:  The Brown Wasps.  Mount Horeb, Wisc.: The Perishable Press Limited, 1969. First Edition , Limited Edition. Fine in marbled paper covered boards with the text block printed on handmade, watermarked, Charter Oak, deckled paper. An 8vo measuring 8 3/8 by 5 1/4 inches containing 39 numbered pages followed by a page explaining the text and three blank pages. There are gift inscriptions on the first and second blank free end pages. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of only 256 limited edition copies printed. An extremely uncommon item by Eiseley. It is a collection of three essays by the author. Illustrated with a frontispiece by Jack Beal.
    TB28484  $600.00



  • Eiseley, Loren:  The Firmament of Time.  New York: Atheneum, 1960. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with a 1/8" deep x 1" chip from the lower edge of the front panel and light rubbing at the spine ends & corners. "A vivid and original exploration of the changes in man's vision and himself...."
    TB10141  $50.00



  • Eiseley, Loren:  The Mind as Nature.  New York: Harper & Row, Pub., 1962. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 black cloth and decorated paper covered boards with slight fading to the upper edge of the spine. In a very good- dust jacket with the price intact but with a 1" deep chip at the upper edge of the front panel near the fold to the spine area, with a 1/4" chip at the lower corner & rubbing to the folds. The fifth volume in the John Dewey Society Lectureship Series in which Eiseley draws upon his deprived childhood to make his point about teachers as protectors as well as agents of change. Scarce.
    TB13983  $42.00



  • Eiseley, Loren:  Darwin and the Mysterious Mr. X.  New York: E. P. Dutton, 1979. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. Published after his death in 1977, Eiseley, in this text, produces "indisputable evidence that the basic tenants of the theory of natural selection were set forth by the now forgotten naturalist, Edward Blyth" years before.
    TB10554  $24.50



  • Eiseley, Loren:  Another Kind of Autumn.  New York: Charles Scribner's, 1977. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated cloth covered boards. In a very good+ dust jacket with a small 1/4" chip at the upper edge of the front panel and with light rubbing at the upper edge of the spine area. With woodcuts by Walter Ferro. The author's eleventh book. This one is a collection of 50 poems prepared just before his death.
    TB13528  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Evermann, Barton W.:  A Reconnaissance Of The Streams And Lakes of Western Montana And Northwestern Wyoming.  n.p. [Washington, DC]: U. S. Fish Commission - Government Printing Office, 1892. First Edition. Fine in a more recent library binding of dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto of 10 by 6 7/8 inches. Without a dust jacket. 60 pages of text followed by 21 plates from photographs and maps. Illustrated with a frontispiece (Plate 1), five plates from maps in the text and the aforesaid plates including two large fold-out maps, one of Western Montana and the second of Yellowstone National Park (Plates 26 and 27) both of which are in find condition.
    TB29923  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expand Faulkner, William:  Big Woods.  New York: Random House, (1955). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in green cloth covered boards with a black title block with gilt text on the spine with the top edge of the text block stained green with beige end sheets. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with minor hints of wear at the heel of the spine and several spots of foxing on the front hinge due to a reaction with the glues used in binding. In a very near fine, unclipped dust jacket with touches of wear and rubbing at the head and heel of the spine area, light rubbing to the fold to the front flap and tanning to the upper edge of the rear panel. (212) pages of text illustrated with vignettes by Edward Shenton. A collection of four hunting stories. A clean and handsome copy with no previous ownership markings of any kind. (Massey/Man Working, 424)
    TB30265  $250.00



  • Ferguson, Gary:  Spirits of the Wild.  New York: Clarkson Potter Pub., 1996. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. "The World's great nature myths" retold by the author who also wrote Walking Down the Wild.
    TB03680  $24.50



  • Ferguson, Gary:  The Sylvan Path.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. A review copy with the publisher's material laid-in.
    TB05245  $24.50



  • Forbush, Edward Howe:  A History of the Game Birds, Wild-Fowl and Shore Birds of Massachusetts and Adjacent States.  Boston: The Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture, 1912. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine and at the upper and lower edges of the boards is spotted from the damage of silverfish. Without a dust jacket. 622 pages including an index "Including those used for food which have disappeared since the settlement of the country, and those which are now hunted for food or sport, with observations on their former abundance and recent decrease in numbers: also the means for conserving those still in existance." Illustrated with drawings by W. I. Beecroft and the author and with photographs by Herbert K. Job and others.
    TB20410  $32.00



  • Forbush, Edward Howe:  Useful Birds And Their Protection.  Boston: The Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture, 1907. Second Edition. Very good- in red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is worn and rubbed and there is a dampness stain to the rear end pages. Without a dust jacket. 437 pages including an index containing "brief descriptions of the more common and useful species of Massachusetts, with accounts of their food habits, and a chapter on the means of attracting and protecting birds. Illustrated by the author and by C. Allan Lyford, Chester A. Reed and others.
    TB20408  $8.00



  • Ford, Alice (Editor):  The Bird Biographies of John James Audubon.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1957. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in 1/4 black and light green cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7" with light rubbing at the head and heel of the spine and with a gift inscription on the first free end page. Missing its issued dust jacket. 282 pages of text including a bibliography. Illustrated with twelve color plates reproduced from from Harvard University Library's collection of Audubon's original paintings. The editor selected 80 of Audubon's "most interesting and characteristic of the bird biographies."
    TB25423  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Freuchen, Peter, and Finn Salomonsen:  The Arctic Year.  New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, c1958. Second Printing. Near fine in full, light brown leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with gilt tool work and gilt text in the compartments, elaborate gilt tooling around the edges of the boards, marbled end sheets and the edges of the text block are gilt. An octavo of 8 by 5 1/4 inches with light wear and rubbing to the leather at the lower edges of the boards and with the prior owner's name stamped in gilt on the rear board. 438 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with maps,vignettes within the text and drawings above the chapter headings. The prior owner was James L. Buckley, brother of William F. Buckley.
    TB30390  $45.00



  • Click on Image to expand Gessner, David:  All The Wild That Remains - Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and The American West.  New York: W. W. Norton & Company, (2015). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 brown and blue paper covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 6 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 354 pages including an index, notes on sources and text. Illustrated with occasional black and white photographs scattered through the text.
    TB29423  $25.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple images Grieve, Symington:  The Great Auk, Or Garefowl Its History, Archaeology, and Remains.  London: Thomas C. Jack, 1885. First Eition. Fine in a new (rebound) light yellow cloth covered boards with gilt text on a tan leather spine label. A quarto measuring 11 1/8" by 8 5/8" with new end sheets. There is a indeciferable, embossed seal on the title page. A newspaper photograph and article from 1934 are pasted to the original second free end page discussing the auction sale of two taxidermied male and female Auks and six Auk eggs. Without a dust jacket. 141 pages of text followed by appendices, index and closing remarks of 58 pages and tipped-in at the rear of the book is a fold-out, multi-colored chart of the North Atlantic showing the supposed distribution of the Great Auk or Garfefowl with two short closed tears at the folds repaired with archival tape. Illustrated with a frontispiece, six engraved woodcuts within the text and two color plates of Auk eggs and the map as mentioned above. A beautifully rebound, copy which is in perfect condition with no foxing or tanning of any pages.
    TB28238  $350.00



  • Click on Image to expand Hall, Donald:  Seasons at Eagle Pond.  New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1987. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and green paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 9 1/8 by 6 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a near fine, paper covered slipcase with an illustrated paper label. Signed on the title page by the author without an inscription or date. 86 pages of text with illustrations throughout by Thomas W. Nason.
    TB30244  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expand Hall, Donald:  Here at Eagle Pond.  New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 decorated green cloth and red paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and blue end papers. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained in a near fine paper covered slip case with an illustrated paper label. The slip case is faded around its opening edges. Signed on the title page by the author without an inscription or date. 141 pages of text with woodcut illustrations by Thomas W. Nason. A collection of short essays on living on Eagle Pond Farm in Wilmot, New Hampshire.
    TB30245  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expand Hall, Donald:  Here at Eagle Pond.  New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 decorated green cloth and red paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine and blue end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained in a near fine paper covered slip case with an illustrated paper label. The slip case is faded around its rear half. 141 pages of text with woodcut illustrations by Thomas W. Nason. A collection of short essays on living on Eagle Pond Farm in Wilmot, New Hampshire.
    TB29834  $15.00



  • Hampton, Bruce:  The Great American Wolf.  New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. The author who has been a wildlife biologist in both Alaska and in the Rocky Mountains. His first book was Children of Grace: The Nez Perce War of 1877.
    TB06736  $31.50



  • Hay, John:  Spirit of Survival A Natural and Personal History of Terns.  New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1974. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/2 gray cloth and black paper covered boards. In a very good+ dust jacket with two short closed tears at the upper edge of the spine area and light soiling to the rear panel. This author, a winner of the John Burroughs Medal for distinguished nature writing, traveled extensively to view terns in their native habitat in islands in the North Atlantic, in Europe and in the Americas.
    TB07039  $17.50



  • Heckman, Hazel:  Island Year.  Seattle: University of Washington, 1972. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 3/4 cloth and paper covered boards with gilt decorations and text stamping. In a very near fine dust jacket with 1/4" closed tear at the top of the front panel. The sequel to the author's earlier book: Island in the Sound which explores with warmth and insight the natural life of an endangered island in Puget Sound.
    TB04495  $24.50



  • Heyerdahl, Thor:  Fatu-Hiva Back to Nature.  Garden City: Doubleday and Company, 1975. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and blue cloth covered boards with gilt decorations and text stampings. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price intact and with mild rubbing and wear at the ends of the spine area but no chipping. 276 pages of text and with over 100 black and white photographs of the author's adventures of a year on a primative island in the South Pacific.
    TB14488  $14.00



  • Hiehaus, Theodore F.:  Southwestern and Texas Wildflowers.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1984. Limited Edition. Fine in full dark green leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board, with all edges of the text block gilt and a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 1/2" containing 449 pages including an index. Extensively illustrated with line art and color drawings by Charles L. Ripper and Virginia Savage. A handsome, clean and tight copy with no prior owner's names, dates or book plates.
    TB25607  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Hoagland, Edward:  Tigers & Ice Reflections on Nature and Life.  New York: The Lyons Press, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in white and blue paper covered boards with dark blue text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. 206 pages of text.
    TB18923  $50.00



  • Holt, John:  Knee Deep in Montana's Trout Streams.  Boulder: Pruett Publishing Company, 1991, 1996. Second Edition. Near fine in illustrated heavy paper wraps. The author updates his first-person account of fishing in many of Montana's world-class trout streams. 166 pages including an index, text and illustrated with numerous black and white photographs.
    TB17113  $15.00



  • Click on Image to expand Hough, Roemyn Beck:  The Wood Book.  Koln, Garmany: Taschen GmbH, (2002). Reprint of 2002. Fine in printed, black paper covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine and on the front board with three color sections of wood. A very thick small quarto of 9 1/8 by 6 1/4 inches. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine, wood box with a sliding top on which is printed the title of the book and the publisher's name. A reprint of the original edition which was titled: The American Woods (1883-1913, 1928). 864 pages most all of which are printed on black paper. It is lavishly illustrated throughout in color three sectional views of each wood type known throughout the United States and Canada.
    TB30717  $125.00



  • Houle, Marcy:  The Prairie Keepers: Secrets of the Grasslands.  Reading,MA: Addison-Wesley, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. An advance review copy with materials laid-in. The account of this wildlife biologist who spent 2 and 1/2 years in The Zumwalt Prairie grasslands of northeastern Oregon studying the hawks of the region and their co-dependence of the land with rancher's grazing stock.
    TB04044  $17.50



  • Janovy, John:  Yellow Legs (Signed Limited Edition).  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980. First Ltd. Edition. Fine in white linen covered boards with copper colored text and decorations on the spine. Issued without a dust jacket; however, in a fine slipcase. Signed on the first free end paper by the author and numbered 31 out of only 250 copies printed. Loosely laid-in is an etching of three yellow legs in flight.
    TB09220  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expand Janovy, Joh:  Yellowlegs.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980. First Edition, Signed, Limited Edition. Fine in ivory cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine which is very slightly soiled. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/2". Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a very good+ cloth covered slip case which shows light soiling, but no damage or obvious wear. One of only 250 signed, limited edition copies produced. This copy is identified as number 107. Laid-in at the front of the book is a signed and numbered (107) print of three yellowlegs in flight. 192 pages of text.
    TB26376  $55.00



  • Janovy, John:  Keith Country Journal.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1978. First Edition, First printing. Fine in tan cloth and paper covered boards with copper colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with the price clipped from the front flap and only a hint of rubbing at the ends of the spine area and at the lower fore corner of the front panel The author's first book and signed by the author on the front end paper and dated in March of 1979. 210 pages.
    TB14777  $28.00



  • Janovy, John:  Back in Keith Country.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981. First Edition, First printing. Near fine, with owner's stamp on 1st FEP. In a very good dust jacket with a price sticker stain on the front panel & 2" closed tear. The sequel to Keith Country Journal of 1978.
    TB03484  $24.50



  • Janovy, John:  Keith Country Journal.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1978. First Edition, First printing. Near fine with top edge dust stained. In a very near fine dust jacket , with spine ends modestly worn. The author's first book.
    TB03503  $24.50



  • Janovy, John:  Dunwoody Pond.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a very near fine dust jacket , bottom edge of face worn. A review copy with the publisher's material laid-in.
    TB02958  $17.50



  • Jeune, Paul:  The Whale Who Wouldn't Die.  Chicago: Follett Publishing, 1979. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light blue cloth covered boards with black text on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with very light soiling on this basically white dust jacket. The true story of "Miracle" the baby killer whale which was rescued in 1976 from certain death and starvation from a small cove in British Columbia.
    TB06377  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expand Kaplan, Eugene H.:  Coral Reefs.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. First American Edition. Fine in full light brown leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board with all edges of the text block gilt and a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 1/2" containing 289 pages including an index. Illustrated with black and white and color photographs as well as line drawings by Susan L. Kaplan. Subtitled: "A guide to the common invertebrates and fishes of Bermuda, The Bahamas, southern Florida, The West Indies, and The Caribbean Coast of Central and South America."
    TB23416  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Koslow, Tony:  The Silent Deep The Discovery, Ecology and Conservation of the Deep Sea.  Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (2007). First Edition, First Printing. Fine in black cloth covered boards with bold silver colored text on the spine. ;A small quarto of 9 1/2 by 8 1/4 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 270 pages including an index, glossary, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a section of plates from color photographs.
    TB30876  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expand Kricher, John C.:  Southeastern And Caribbean Seshores.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1988. First American Edition. Fine in full dark blue leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board with all edges of the text block gilt and a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" tall by 4 1/2" deep containing 368 pages including an index. Illustrated with color photographs the author and with drawings by Gordon Morrison.
    TB23405  $25.00



  • Krutch, Joseph Wood:  The Best Nature Writing of Joseph Wood Krutch.  New York: William Morrow & Co., 1969. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with a 3/4" closed tear at the upper edge of the rear panel at the fold and with light rubbing on the front panel. A collection of 34 essays and stories selected and edited by the author.
    TB07207  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expand Lamb, Dana S.:  Green Highlanders and Pink Ladies.  Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1971. First Edition, First printing. Fine in green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and yellow end papers. With a prior owner's name neatly written on the first free end page and with the same prior owner's book plate on the second free end page. Signed by the author on the first free end pape. One of only 1,500 copies printed. A collection of 36 short stories on 92 pages. This copy is out-of-series.
    TB20152  $125.00



  • Click on Image to expand Lamb, Dana S.:  Not Far From The River.  Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 tan cloth and green paper covered boards with black text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches. In its clear acetate dust jacket and within its near fine, printed, paper covered slipcase. One of only 1,500 copies printed. 101 pages of text containing 37 short stories. A fine bright copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30931  $125.00



  • Click on Image to expand Lamb, Dana:  Some Silent Places Still.  Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in 1/4 tan cloth and green paper covered boards with black text on the spine. An octavo of 9 by 6 inches with a light bump to the upper corner of the front board. Without a dust jacket as issued and without its issued slipcase. One of only 1,500 copies printed with this copy identified as number 606 on the limitation page. 100 pages of text containing 39 short stories. Illustrated with a line art frontispiece.
    TB30930  $100.00



  • Lawrence, R. D.:  In Praise of Wolves.  New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. This Canadian author has also written Secret Go the Wolves. His books and his contributions to the understanding of nature has won him numerous awards.
    TB06884  $21.00



  • Click on Image to expand Lee, James:  Introduction To Botany Containing An Explanation Of The Theory of that Science; Extracted From The Works of Dr. Linnaeus.  London: J. F. and C. Rivington, 1776. Third Edition with Additions and Corrections. Good in the publisher's original leather covered boards with gilt bands on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5" with the front hinge and joint broken so that the front board is detached. The edges of the boards are rubbed and worn, the first free end page is present but detached and there is a prior owner's name and date of 1804 on the title page. The balance of the text block is tight and in very acceptable shape permitting a binder to apply new end sheets and case. 432 pages including a glossary, an explanation of botanic terms and text. Illustrated with twelve copper plates.
    TB24777  $150.00



  • Click on Image to expand Leopold, Aldo:  Game Management.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, c. 1933 1948. Reprint of 1948. Very good+ in burnt orange cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6" with light wear and rubbing and several short closed tears to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and with two prior owner's names neatly written on the front paste down. Without its issued dust jacket. 481 pages including an index, bibliography, glossary and text and illustrated with black and white drawings by Allan Brooks. Aldo Leopold was an ecologist and pioneer of wildlife management. He is considered by many to be the grandfather of the modern environmental movement.
    TB27662  $50.00



  • Levin, Ted:  Backtracking: The Way of a Naturalist.  Chelsea: Chelsea Green, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards. In a fine dust jacket. Review copy with the publisher's materials laid-in. Illustrated by Joan Waltermire.
    TB05246  $17.50



  • Lopez, Barry:  Of Wolves and Men.  New York: Charles Scribners, 1978. Reprint. Fine in gray cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with minor wear at the spine ends and corners. Signed by the author on the title page. This is the Scribners' knock-off edition with no number line and it is not as wide or as tall as the true first edition.
    TB01715  $38.50



  • Lopez, Barry:  Of Wolves and Men.  New York: Charles Scribners, 1978. 5th Printing. Fine, In a near fine dust jacket which is modeslty worn across the top edges. Signed by the author on the title page. This is a true Scribners' reprint; however, it is not as tall as the true first edition by Scribner's.
    TB03340  $28.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple images Lopez, Barry:  Apologia.  Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998. First Edition thus. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An oblong small 4to of 10.5" x 9.25". In a fine dust jacket. Signed without an inscription by the author on the title page. Originally published in 1997 by Lone Goose Press in a limited edition of fifty signed and numbered copies. A tribute to the animals on the road.
    TB29999  $20.00



  • Luard, Nicholas:  The Last Wilderness.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 brown cloth and paper covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket with a slightly faded spine area and very light rubbing at the spine end areas and at the upper edge of the front panel. Sub-titled: "A Journey Across the Great Kalahari Desert". 222 pages containing text, a map and numerous color photographs.
    TB08313  $17.50



  • Click on Image to expand Mansell, William, and Gary Low:  North American Birds of Prey.  New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1980. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with silver text and decorations on the spine and on the front board with the pages of the text slightly waved from humidity. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 176 pages including a bibliography. A quarto measuring 11 3/4" tall by 9 7/8" deep. Illustrated with 27 full color plates and numerous color drawings within the text.
    TB22232  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expand Mathewson, Worth:  Reflections On Snipe.  Amity, Oregon: Sand Lake Press, 1995. Limited First Edition. Fine in full dark blue leather-like, textured cloth, covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and decorations on the front board. Without a dust jacket as issued. Illustrated by Eldridge Hardie with line drawings and a frontispiece etching. Signed "Best Wishes" by the author on the first free end page underneath of which he has taped a small feather from a snipe. This copy is numbered "56" of only 600 copies printed. 130 pages of text and illustrations. The book also comes with a fine, signed and numbered (56) etching by Eldgridge Hardie which matches the frontispiece in the book. This original etching is only one of one hundred copies produced. The image measures 6 3/4" tall by 4 7/8" wide on laid paper measuring 11" by 9".
    TB20912  $250.00



  • Click on Image to expand Matthiessen, Peter:  The Snow Leopard.  Franklin: The Franklin Library, 1978. First Edition. Fine in full tan leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text and tool work in the compartments and with gilt tool work on the boards. The edges of the text block are gilt, the end sheets are silk and there is a matching placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. There are minor touches of wear to the tips of the boards and minor fading to the leather on the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" containing 348 pages including an index, chapter notes and text. This printing is the true first edition of this book. It was the winner of the 1979 National Book Award. 348 pages including an index.
    TB29410  $100.00



  • Click on Image to expand Matthiessen, Peter:  Oomingmak The Expedition to the Musk Ox Island in the Bering Sea.  New York: Hastings House, (1967). First Edition, First printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with silver colored and black text on the spine and black text and a outline of a silver musk ox on the front board. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches with printed end sheets. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with only a tiny hint of rubbing at the upper edge of the spine area. Signed without an inscription by the author on the title page. 85 pages including an index and text. Illustrated throughout with a map and black and white photographs. A fine, clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29584  $70.00



  • Click on Image to expand Matthiessen, Peter:  Shadows of Africa.  New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 1992. First Edition. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board. An oblong small quarto of 9 3/4 by 10 1/4 inches. In a fine, unclipped (no price) dust jacket. Signed without an inscription on the fly title page by the author. 120 pages of text and illustrations by Mary Frank. A fine, bright and clean copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29587  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expand Matthiessen, Peter:  Wildlife in America.  New York: Viking, 1959. First Edition, First printing. Very Good+ with a light water stain to the cloth at the bottom of the spine and lower corners of the front and rear boards. This stain did not impact on the end sheets or the text in any way. In a very good+ dust jacket with light wear and rubbing on the spine ends. 304 pages of text including an index, bibliography, appendices and text.
    TB01824  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expand Matthiessen, Peter:  African Silences.  New York: Random House, 1991. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 light green cloth and off white paper covered boards with bold gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Signed without an inscription by the author on the fly title page. 225 pages of text.
    TB29589  $35.00



  • Click on Image to expand Matthiessen, Peter:  Men's Lives.  New York: Random House, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and map end papers. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 8" with a long, dated gift inscription on the fly title page, else fine. In a near fine, price clipped dust jacket, else fine. "The surfmen and baymen of the south fork" of Long Island. This is the author's tribute to the fisherman of the eastern tip of Long Island. 339 pages of text, notes and black and white photographs.
    TB27449  $30.00



  • Click on Image to expand Matthiessen, Peter:  The Birds of Heaven.  New York: North Point Press, 2001. First Edition. Fine in black cloth and bright red paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and black text on the front board and illustrated map end papers. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated with painting and drawings by Robert Bateman. 349 pages including an index, chapter notes and text.
    TB29361  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expand Matthiessen, Peter:  Tigers in the Snow.  New York: North Point Press, 2000. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and burnt orange paper covered boards. A small quarto of 9 1/4 by 7 inches with map end sheets. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. With an introduction and photographs by Maurice Hornocker. 185 pages containing notes, text and color photographs through-out.
    TB29360  $20.00



  • Matthiessen, Peter:  Blue Meridian.  New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition, First printing. Very Good with the first free end page stuck to the front paste down. The edges of boards dampness stained with no impact to the text. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket.
    TB01690  $12.00



  • Click on Image to expand Matthiessen, Peter:  African Silences.  New York: Random House, 1991. First Edition, First printing. Fine In a fine dust jacket.
    TB00729  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expand McCreight, Major I.:  Buffalo Bone Days A story of the Buffalo slaughter on our western plains.  DuBois, Penn.: Self-Published, 1950. First Edition in book form. Near fine in brown, pebbled cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the front board. An octavo measuring 9 by 6 inches with minor fly specking at the upper edge of the front board. Without a dust jacket presumably as issued. Across the face of the title page the author has written a long inscription to his editor. Reprinted from a series of articles appearing in the Dubois Courier-Express in 1949. 85 pages of text including an appendix and epilogue. Illustrated with reproductions of a number of black and white photographs. A very clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB28789  $600.00



  • McNamee, Thomas:  The Return of the Wolf of Yellowstone.  New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. In 1995 the wolf was reintroduced to Yellowstone Park 69 years after the last one had been shot. This is the story of their remarkable establishment.
    TB06003  $17.50



  • Medsger, Oliver Perry:  Nature Rambles Spring An Introduction to Country-Lore.  New York: Frederick Warne & Co, 1931. First Edition, First printing. Very good in green cloth covered boards with spotting on the boards and spine & a date stamped on the rear end paper. In a very good+ dust jacket with light wear & rubbing to the upper edge of the spine area and a 1/2" closed tear to the upper edge of the rear panel. With a color plate pasted to the front panel. Price clipped. 160 pages of text, index, 71 illustrations, 16 of which are color plates with 15 half-tone plates. Priced at $55.00 for the set of all four volumes.
    TB10350  $38.50



  • Medsger, Oliver Perry:  Nature Rambles Autumn An Introduction to Country-Lore.  New York: Frederick Warne & Co, 1932. First Edition, First printing. Very good in dark red cloth covered boards with black text and design on the front board & with the first signature loose at the top. In a very good+ dust jacket with several closed tears around the edges and moderate wear and rubbing to the extremes and with a price clipped flap. With a color plate pasted to the front panel. 160 pages of text, index, 76 illustrations, 16 of which are color plates with 15 half-tone plates.
    TB10352  $38.50



  • Medsger, Oliver Perry:  Nature Rambles Winter An Introduction to Country-Lore.  New York: Frederick Warne & Co, 1932. First Edition, First printing. Very good in decorated gray cloth covered boards with a prior owner's name & date on the 1st FEP and a date stamped on the rear fixed EP. In a very good+ dust jacket with several closed tears around the edges and moderate wear and rubbing to the extremes and with a price clipped flap. With a color plate pasted to the front panel. 160 pages of text, index, 84 illustrations, 16 of which are color plates with 15 half-tone plates. Priced at $55.00 for the set of all four volumes.
    TB10353  $38.50



  • Click on Image to expand Mershon, W. B.:  The Passenger Pigeon.  New York: The Outing Publishing Company, 1907. First Edition. Very good+ in pebbled deep red cloth covered boards with black text stamped on the spine and gilt text and borders stamped on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6 1/4" with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine worn and just beginning to fray. There are two prior owner's names on the first free end page. 225 pages of text illustrated with a color frontispiece by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and eight plates two of which are in color.
    TB27828  $225.00



  • Michener, James:  Creatures of the Kingdom.  New York: Random House, 1993. First Edition. Fine in 1/4 maroon cloth and brown paper covered boards with gilt decorations and text stamping on the spine and on the front board with a remainder mark on the top edge of the text block; otherwise in fine condition. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. "Stories of Animals and Nature." 281 pages.
    TB25908  $10.00



  • Mongomery, M. R.:  Many Rivers to Cross.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket.
    TB03130  $24.50



  • Click on Image to expand Moore, Kathleen Dean:  Holdfast At Home in the Natural World.  New York: The Lyons Press, 1999. First Edition, First printing. Fine in black and blue paper covered boards with white text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. 176 pages of text.
    TB18924  $35.00



  • Morris, Willie:  My Dog Skip.  New York: Random House, 1995. First Limited Edition. Fine without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a fine slipcase. Signed by the author and numbered 402 out of only 500 copies printed.
    TB06001  $275.00



  • Click on Image to expand Mowat, Farley:  The People Of The Deer (First Installment, The Atlantic January, 1952).  Boston: The Atlantic Monthly, 1952. First magazine appearance. Near fine in illustrated paper covered wraps. This issue constitutes volume 189, number 1 of The Atlantic Monthly magazine. Without a dust jacket as issued. The cover art is of Farley Moat done by Mimi Korach depicting the young author sitting atop a rock in the Barren Lands of northern Canada wearing a parka, boots and behind him is a herd of caribou. This is a seven page (page 31 to 37), first installment and the first appearance of Farley Mowat's first book: The People Of The Deer.
    TB19896  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expand Mowat, Farley:  Tundra.  Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine with a prior owner's name at the upper edge of the first free end page. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing to the folds and to the ends of the spine area. This is volume III of The Top Of the World trilogy. 415 pages.
    TB00678  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expand Mowat, Farley:  A Farley Mowat Reader.  Niwot: Roberts Rinehart Pub, 1997. First Edition. Fine in decorated paper covered boards with art work that matches the dust jacket. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. A collection of anecdotes from Farley Mowats best books. With black and white illustrations by Wendy Thomas. 189 pages.
    TB05734  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expand Mowat, Farley:  Virunga The Passion Of Dian Fossey.  Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in 1/4 bright green cloth and bright green paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine with illustrated end sheets with modest fading of the rear board due to dampness and with a very faint dampness stain to the margin areas of the last 40 pages of text. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with dampness staining to the verso side of the jacket over the spine area. 380 pages including an index. Illustrated with two sections of color photographs. This, the first Canadian edition, preceded both the British and American first editions which were titled Woman in the Mists: The Story of Diane Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa.
    TB23266  $25.00



  • Click on Image to expand Mowat, Farley:  A Whale for the Killing.  Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. Fine In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 239 pages.
    TB01335  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Mowat, Farley:  Rescue the Earth! Conversations with the Green Crusaders.  Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Fine, In a fine dust jacket. 282 pages.
    TB02123  $20.00



  • Mowat, Farley:  Woman in the Mists.  New York: Warner Books, 1987. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 black cloth and paper covered baords with bright gilt text stamping on the spine with the upper 1/8" of the boards slightly faded as typically seen with this title. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Mowat details the life and work of Dian Fossey to safeguard the lives and habitat of the mountain gorilla. Illustrated with two sections of photographs.
    TB19910  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Mowat, Farley:  Sea of Slaughter.  Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in 1/4 blue cloth and light blue paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. 438 pages including an index.
    TB00487  $15.00



  • Murray, John A.:  A Republic of Rivers.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine, Fine, A collection of writings over the past 300 years from nature writers from Alaska and the Yukon.
    TB01644  $17.50



  • Murray, John A.:  American Nature Writing 1995.  San Franci: Sierra Club, 1995. First Edition, First printing. Fine Without a dust jacket. A selection of writings by Rick Bass, Barry Lopez, Peter Matthiessen, Doug Peacock, David Rains Wallace, Terry Tempest Williams and others.
    TB04103  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expand Neighbour, Alfred:  The Apiary; or, Bees, Bee-Hives, and Bee Culture.  London: Kent & Co., 1865. . Good+ in the publisher's original blind-stamped, green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a decoration and gilt text on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and at the tips of the boards worn and rubbed. The first free end page has several, early prior owner's name and the fixed end sheets show dampness stains none of which impacted the pages of the text. 134 pages of text including two pages of ads for bee keeping apperatus, and an index. Illustrated with line drawings within the text.
    TB26211  $140.00



  • Nichols, John:  On The Mesa.  Salt Lake: Peregrine Smith Book, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 red cloth and decorated paper covered boards with copper colore text stampings on the front board and spine. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Warmly inscribed by the author on the second free end paper and dated in the year of publication. This is the true first state as page 152, line 22 bears the incomplete sentence.
    TB15709  $87.50



  • O'Brien, Dan:  Equinox: Life, Love and Birds of Prey.  New York: Lyons & Buford, 1997. First Edition, First printing. Fine in paper covered boards with brown text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. Well illustrated with small sketches and line drawings throughout. With complimentary reviews by Rick Bass and Jim Harrison on the rear panel.
    TB04890  $21.00



  • Click on Image to expand Olson, Sigurd F.:  Reflections from the North Country.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and green paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2". In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 172 pages of text with woodblock illustrations by Leslie Kouba. A collection of 28 essays by one of this country's best known wilderness writers.
    TB24534  $40.00



  • Page & Eugene S. Morton, Jake:  Lords of the Air.  Washington, DC: Smithsonian Books, 1989. First Edition, First printing. Fine in purple cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. 288 pages containing picture credits, an index, text and hundreds of color photographs of birds through-out.
    TB14447  $10.50



  • Click on Image to expand Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, and William Munoz:  Animals on the Trail with Lewis and Clark.  New York: Clarion Books, 2002. First Edition, First printing. Fine in illustrated paper covered boards. A small quarto measuring 10 by 8 inches. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 118 pages containing an index with extensive color photographs of wildlife throughout.
    TB20884  $18.00



  • Click on Image to expand Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw, and William Munoz:  Plants on the Trail with Lewis and Clark.  New York: Clarion Books, 2002. First Edition, First printing. Fine in illustrated paper covered boards. A small quarto measuring 10 by 8 inches. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 104 pages containing an index with extensive color photographs of wild floweres and plants throughout.
    TB20885  $18.00



  • Click on Image to expand Peacock, Doug:  Grizzly Years.  New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1990. First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 brown cloth and tan paper covered boards with black text stamping on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Edward Abbey based his character, Hayduke, of The Monkey Wrench Gang, on Doug Peacock, who in fact was a green baret and medic in Viet Nam. Following his return to the states he spent many years in isolation tracking grizzly bears in the west.
    TB29045  $65.00



  • Click on Image to expand Peattie, Donald Culross:  Audubon's America The Narrative And Experiences of John James Audubon.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1940. First Edition, First printing. Fine in heavy light blue buckram covered boards with silver on red title blocks on the spine and on the front board and with map end sheets. A quarto measuring 11 1/2" by 7 1/2". In a very near fine unclipped dust jacket with minor rubbing to the ends of the spine area and to two places on the folds to the spine and with two short closed tears to the upper edge of the front panel. (329) pages including an index and illustrated with 17 facsimile, full color plates of Audubon's paintings of wildlife. The map end sheets record Audubon's extensive travels through North America from 1803 to 1849.
    TB24576  $85.00



  • Peters, Roger:  Dance of the Wolves.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a near fine dust jacket with ther verso of dust jacket soiled but no damage to recto (outside).
    TB04000  $21.00



  • Click on Image to expand Peterson, Roger Tory:  The Bird Watcher's Anthology.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1957. First Edition, First printing. Fine in illustrated cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued; however, the book is contained within a near fine paper covered slip case. One of only 750 limited edition copies printed on all rag paper. This copy is identified as copy number 4 on the special limitation page. Additionally, this copy is specially signed and warmly inscribed to the previous owner by the author on the fly title page. 401 pages of text illustrated with a color frontispiece and throughout the text with black and white reproductions of the author's art work.
    TB25433  $150.00



  • Peterson, Roger Tory:  The World of Birds.  Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1964. Later printing. Fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text stampings on the front board and on the spine. Co-authored with James Fisher. In a near fine dust jacket with a 3/4" closed tear to the upper edge of the front panel & modest wear to the spine ends. A 4to measuring 12.75" x 9.75". 288 pages containing an index, text, drawings, maps, photographs and paintings by Peterson.
    TB07304  $30.00



  • Peterson, Roger Tory:  A Field Guide of Eastern & Central North America (PB).  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1980. First PB of 4th Edt. Fine in illustrated, heavy, coated paper wraps. Without a dust jacket as issued. The cover of the book shows a title reading: "A Field Guide to the Birds East of the Rockies". Text and illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and maps by Virginia Marie Peterson.
    TB07646  $20.00



  • Peterson, Roger Tory:  Favorite Audubon Birds of America.  New York: Crown Publishing, . First Edition, First printing. Fine, In a near fine dust jacket , with slight rubbing and wrinkling at spine ends. The introduction and commentaries are by Roger Tory Peterson.
    TB03574  $17.50



  • Peterson, Roger Tory:  The World of Roger Tory Peterson.  New York: NY Times Books, 1977. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in royal blue cloth covered boards with just a hint of fading around the edges. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with several short closed tears to the ends of the spine area. An authorized biography of Roger Tory Peterson co-authored by John Devlin and Grace Naismith with a forward by Elliot Richardson. 266 pages containing an index.
    TB20437  $8.00



  • Click on Image to expand Peterson, Roger Tory, and Virginia Marie Peterson:  The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio Audubon's Birds of America.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, (1990). Limited Edition. Near fine in full dark green leather covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with gilt text and gilt decorations in the compartments and with an embossed gilt sketch of two owls on the front board. The end sheets are heavy, dark green paper and there is a ivory colored silk placement ribbon sewn in at the head of the spine. A thick folio measuring 15" high by 11 3/4" deep. The lower fore corner is bumped, there is a blank owner's plate on the first free end page (ready to take the name of the next owner) and there are faint spots of foxing to several of the color plates. Unpaginated containing 435 full color plates by John Adubon followed by a Concordance which relates the plate numbers contained in this volume with the plate numbers as they originally appeared in the double-elephant folio edition. The Concordance is followed by five pages of index of bird names. Due to the size and weight of this volume we are unable to honor our standard shipping costs. Please contact Town's End Books to obtain a quote to ship this book based on your location. A stunningly beautiful volume in superb condition.
    TB22961  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expand Peterson, Roger Tory and Virginia Marie Peterson (Editors):  Audubon's Birds of America The National Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio.  New York: Abbeville Press Publishers, 1990 (1981). Third Printing of the Revised Edition. Fine in whit linen covered boards with black text and borders on the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Both the book and its dust jacket are contained within a fine illustrated, paper covered slip case. A folio measuring 15" by 11 1/2". Unpaginated. Illustrated with 435 beautiful, full color plates followed by concordance index between this edition and Audubon's original edition, and a general index of bird names. Each plate is "captioned with each bird's currently accepted vernacular name, followed by Audubon's identification...." (from the preface). The plates are organized according to modern scientific classification rather than in the way Audubon originally organized the plates; hence, the need for the concordance index. The book contains a comprehensive survey by Peterson of the American bird artists who preceded Audubon and the many who followed him which includes numerous color examples of their art. A stunningly beautiful volume in pristine condition! With packing and shipping materials this volume will weigh in excess of 18 pounds therefore extra shipping charges will have to be applied. Please contact Town's End Books to determine the shipping cost in advance of ordering.
    TB24872  $225.00



  • Petrides, George A.:  Trees and Shrubs.  Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1997. Second Edition. Fine in full dark green textured leather boards with gilt text stamping on the front board and spine with a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 1/2" containing 428 pages including an index and with illustrations by the author and Roger Tory Peterson. A handsome, clean and tight copy with no prior owner's names, dates or book plates.
    TB25608  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Pough, Richard H.:  Audubon Water Bird Guide.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1956. Reprint of 1956. Near fine in blue-gray cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine and on the front board with an image of a flying goose. A 12mo of 7 1/4 by 4 1/2 inches touches of rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with rubbing and wear to the upper and lower edges of the spine area and at the fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. 352 pages including an index and text. Illustrated throughout with 623 images485 in full color by Don Eckelberry and 138 in black and white by Earl L. Poole. This title covers "water, game and large land birds of Eastern and Central North America from Southern Texas to Central Greenland, and most of which range to the Pacific Coast." (from the front panel of the dust jacket)
    TB30670  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expand Redoute, Pierre-Joseph:  The Redoute Album: Includes a Suite of Eighty-Four Bouquets Never Before Published and a Selection from The Lilies.  Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, 1991. . Fine in dark red cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A folio of 13 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with a barely noticeable cut of 3" to the center of the front panel. 484 color plates preceded by five page preface by Graham Arader. An exquisite copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB30679  $85.00



  • Click on Image to expand Riviere With the Staff of L. L. Bean, Bill:  The L.L. Bean Guide to the Outdoors.  New York: Random House, 1981. First Edition, First printing. Fine in decorated black cloth covered boards with red text stamping on the spine and a red embossed open boot on the front board and illustrated end sheets. A small quarto measuring 11 1/8 by 7 3/8 inches. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 299 pages including an index. Illustrated with black and white line drawings throughout.
    TB06057  $10.00



  • Robins, C. Richard, and G. Carleton Ray:  Atlantic Coast Fishes of North America.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1993. Limited Edition. Fine in full light brown covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board, with all edges of the text block gilt and a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 1/2" containing 354 pages including an index. Extensively illustrated with both black and white line drawings and full color plates. A clean, tight and handsome copy with no prior owner's markings or book plates.
    TB25626  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Rusho, W. L.:  Everett Ruess A Vagamond For Beauty.  Salt Lake City: Gibbs M. Smith, Inc., 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in pink paper covered boards with bold gilt text stamping on the spine and with the same on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2". In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with a 3/4" closed tear to the lower edge of the rear panel. With an introduction by John Nichols and an afterword by Edward Abbey. 228 pages including an index, chronology, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The mystery of Everett Ruess' complete disappearance remains. He was an artist, poet and yearned for outdoor adventure. He was last seen in November of 1934 in Utah near where the Excalante and Colorado Rivers meet.
    TB27520  $75.00



  • Click on Image to expand Russell, Henry B.:  Man Proposes A Story of Woodland Fancies.  New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1939. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with the lower 1/2 inch of the boards faded. In a very near fine unclipped dust jacket with minor rubbing to the panels. Warmly signed by the author on the second free end page. "A story which illustrates throughout that man proposes, but God disposes." 206 pages of text. An extremely handsome copy of a very uncommon title.
    TB20158  $32.00



  • Russell, Franklin:  Wings on the Southwind.  Birmingham: Oxmoor House, 1984. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and blind embossing on the front board. In a fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap. Photography by Thase Daniel. 157 pages of text and color photographs through-out. With an introduction by Roger Tory Peterson.
    TB13923  $14.00



  • Click on Image to expand Samuels, Edward A.:  Ornithology And Oology Of New England.  Boston: Nichols and Noyes, 1867. First Edition, First printing. Very good- in the publisher's original red-brown cloth covered boards with beveled edges, gilt text on the spine, a gilt embossed bird over a nest on the front board with clay end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 5 3/4" with a crease to the lower outside corner of the front board and with the cloth at the head and the heel of the spine worn and beginning to fray at the heel. There are a number of early prior owner's names and locations written on the front end pages. One plate was loose which has been professionally reinserted. Nonetheless, the fore edge of that plate became worn during its "free period". 583 pages including an index Illustrated with drawings in the text and with lithographic plates, those of which illustrate eggs are in color. Many of the plates show some spots of foxing. The full title reads: Ornithology And Oology Of New England: containing Full Descriptions of the Birds Of New England, and Adjoining states and Provinces, Arranged By a Long-Approved Classification and Nomenclature; together with a complete History of Their Habits, Times of Arrival and Departure, Their Distribution, Food, Song, Time of Breeding, and A Careful and Accurate Description of Their nests and Eggs; with Illustrations of many Species of the Birds, and accurate figures of their Eggs.
    TB24226  $200.00



  • Click on Image to expand Schaefer, Vincent J. and John A. Day:  The Atmosphere.  Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1985. Collector's Edition. Fine in dark red textured leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the front board and spine with a red silk place holder sewn-in at the top of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. A special collector's Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. Illustrated with color photographic plates by the authors and line drawings by Christy E. Day. 359 pages including an index. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides.
    TB22929  $20.00



  • Schullery, Paul:  The Bears of Yellowstone.  Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, In, 1986. First Revised Edt.. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with a deeply price clipped jacket flap, else fine The first edition of this book was published in 1980. It was revised by the author by re-writing the section on the natural history of the bears to reflect the new knowledge that had been learned on the ecology of the Yellowstone grizzly bears. 263 pages with index, text, sketches and photographs.
    TB07180  $31.50



  • Click on Image to expand Serrao, John:  The Wild Palisades of the Hudson.  Westwood, NJ: Lind Publications, 1986. First Edition, First printing. Fine in dark green cloth covered boards with silver colored text on the spine. A quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/4". In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with a 1/3" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel, modest rubbing and wear to the upper edge of the spine area and with the same to the upper fore corners of the panels at the folds to the flaps. Inscribed, signed and dated by the author on the first free end page. (169) pages including an index, appendix, bibliography and text. Illustrated throughout with line drawing maps for numerous trails, black and white photographs and a large section of color photographs.
    TB24970  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expand Seton Thompson, Ernest:  The Trail of the Sandhill Stag.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. First Edition, First printing. Very near fine in the publisher's original light green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with a gilt on green title block on the front board and with light green end sheets with the top edge of the text block gilt. A small octavo measuring 7 3/4" by 5 3/4" with the edges of the boards flexible boards tilted inward and with very light soiling to the front board. Without a dust jacket as existent copies are seldom seen. 93 pages of text illustrated with a color frontispiece and 60 drawings by the author/artist 7 of which are full page plates. There are no markings, gift inscriptions or book plates within this copy. The hinges and joints are tight and strong with all pages tight. Uncommon in such nice condition.
    TB24758  $40.00



  • Click on Image to expand Sibley, David Allen:  The Sibley Guide to Birds Second Edition.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2004). Second Edition, First Printing. Fine in stiff, heavy printed paper wraps over an adhesive binding. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" by 6" with a tiny ding to the lower edge of the front cover. Without a dust jacket as issued. Signed by the author on the title page. 599 pages including a "quick index" and a more extensive, detailed index. Illustrated throughout with nearly 7,000 water color paintings. This is the "completely revised edition of Sable's landmark guide with more than 600 new painting and 111 rare species added...."
    TB27217  $80.00



  • Click on Image to expand Simpson, Charles T.:  Florida Wild Life Observations On The Flora And Fauna Of The State And The Influence of Climate And Environment On Their Development.  New York: The MacMillan Company, 1932. First Edition. Very good+ in olive green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2". Without a dust jacket. 199 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with a photographic frontispiece and black and white photographic plates throughout.
    TB27090  $60.00



  • Click on Image to expand Small, Anne:  Masters of Decorative Bird Carving.  Tulsa, Okla.: Winchester Press, 1981. First Edition, First printing. Fine in blue-green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine and with a gilt decoration on the front board. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 147 pages including an index, bibliography, text and illustrated wtih hundreds of black and white and full color photographs. As stated on the jacket flap this "is the first book ever published on an important new art form...with brief biographical and critical accounts of more than sixty of America's very finest carvers, together with an unprecedented pictorial collection of their sculptures - more than 150 photos and sixteen pages in color."
    TB20433  $16.00



  • Smith, Gary:  Windsinger.  San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1976. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light blue cloth covered boards with blind text stamping on the front board and an inked price with cross-outs on the 1st FEP. In a very good+ dust jacket with a price clipped jacket flap, a 1/2" closed tear to the lower edge of the front panel and light wear and rubbing to the edges and folds to the flaps. A memoir of this energetic protector of the wilderness of the American West.
    TB09420  $14.00



  • Stevens, Alden G.:  The Way of a Lion.  New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1939. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in light brown cloth covered boards with dark brown text stamped on the spine and on the front board. The top edge of the text block is dust stained and the end papers are slightly tanned. In a poor dust jacket with the majority of the spine area missing, the front flap has separated from the front panel which has a number of chips around its edges. Of particular note is the fact that there is a long gift inscription by the author to the illustrator of the book written on the first free end paper and dated in the year of publication. An uncommon book with a unique association. 144 pages of text with illustrations by George F. Mason.
    TB17840  $50.00



  • Click on Image to expand Summers, Gerald:  The Lure Of The Falcon.  New York: Simon and Schuster, (1972). First Edition, First printing. Near fine in tan cloth covered boards with light blue text on the spine. A small octavo measuring 7 3/4" by 5 1/4". In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with several short closed tears at the ends of the spine areea and around the edges of the panels. 283 pages of test illustrated with drawings by Richard Amundsen. The true story of a naturalist during World War II who rescues a kestrel.
    TB26030  $12.00



  • Sutton, Ann and Myron:  The Appalachian Trail.  Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1967. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in 1/4 gray cloth and light blue paper covered boards with modest fading at the head of the spine. In a very good+ dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap but with light wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area and slight rubbing at the folds. 180 pages including an index, bibliography, text and numerous photographs and maps through-out.
    TB14947  $10.00



  • Click on Image to expand Teale, Edwin W.:  A Naturalist Buys an Old Farm.  New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1974. First Edtion, First Printing. Fine in light blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo of 8 1/4 by 5 1/2 inches. In a near fine, price clipped dust jacket with minor wear at top of spine area and a 1/4" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel. 306 pages including an index. A delightful read reminiscent of Thoreau's Walden. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and four sections of 42 black and white photographs. A tight, clean and highly collectible copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29332  $35.00



  • Teale, Edwin W.:  Audubon's Wildlife.  New York: Viking Press, 1964. First Editiion. Near fine, owner's name on free EP In a very good dust jacket which has been price clipped and with very light tanning on the spine and with a rough 1" tear on the rear panel. One of the first efforts to combine the work of Audubon's birds and animals in one volume. The plates are reproductions of the original "elephant folios" providing vivid detail of each subject
    TB00465  $10.50



  • Teale, Edwin W.:  A Conscious Stillness.  New York: Harper & Row, 1982. First Edition, First printing. Near fine with remainder mark at top edges near spine. In a very good+ dust jacket.
    TB00246  $7.00



  • Thompson Seton, Ernest:  Lives of the Hunted.  New York: Charles Scribner's, 1901. First Edition, First printing. Very good with the spine and outter extremes of the rear board tanned and corners of the spine ends worn. Without a dust jacket. A one inch tear exists at the top of pages 225 through 229. Otherwise a clean and tight copy.
    TB05828  $50.00



  • Thompson Seton, Ernest:  Animal Heroes.  New York: Charles Scribner, 1905. First Edition, First printing. Very good with the spine faded and with a faint 2 inch dampness stain at the upper inside corner of the first six pages. Without a dust jacket. With over 200 drawings by the author/artist. A very, tight and attractive copy with the gilt text stamping on the front board and on the spine very bright and clean.
    TB11544  $40.00



  • Click on Image to view multiple images Thoreau, Henry D.:  Walden; Or, Life In The Woods.  Boston: Ticknor And Fields, 1854. First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in its original vertically ribbed, brown cloth with blind embossing on both boards and blind embossed bands on the spine which is also decorated with gilt lettering. A 12mo of 7 1/16 by 4 3/8 inches with several closed tears to the head and heel of the spine which have been professionally repaired on the reverse side of the headcap. There are two, small black ink marks on the upper corner of the front board and there is an early prior owner's name, date of "Sept. 21st 1855" and location of Worcester (Massachusetts) on the first free end page. Pages 263 through 350 have a light dampness stain in the upper margins none of which impact on the printing. The cloth at the lower tips of the boards is worn through. The joints and hinges are tight and strong and there are no pages loose or ragged. Vary pale yellow end sheets with 357 numbered pages of text followed by eight pages of publisher's ads dated May, 1854 sewn between the rear end sheet. The book is contained within a fine, cloth covered slip case of a color in harmony with the cloth covers of the book. Illustrated with an engraving on the title page and Thoreau's map of Walden Pond facing page 307. This classic of American literature only saw 2,000 first edition copies printed. (BAL, 20106; Borst, A2.1.a)
    TB29350  $9500.00



  • Click on Image to expand Thoreau, Henry David:  Wild Fruits Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript.  New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2000. First Trade Paperback Edition. Fine in heavy, paper, printed wraps with light soiling to the front panel. An octavo (trade paperback) measuring 9" by 7". Without a dust jacket as issued. 411 pages including an index, a list of works cited, editor's notes, a glossary of botanical terms, a Thoreau chronology, text and illustrated with line drawings thoughout and with a two-page map following the index.
    TB26168  $15.00



  • Tilden, James W. and Arthur Clayton Smith:  Western Butterflies.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1986. Collector's Edition. Fine in full dark brown leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board, with all edges of the text block gilt and a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 1/2" containing 370 pages including an index. Illustrated with drawings by Gene Christman and Barbara Young and with photographs by Terry M. Smith and Arthur Clayton Smith. A tight, clean and handsome copy with no prior owner's markings or book plates.
    TB25624  $20.00



  • Tinbergen, Niko:  The Herring Gull's World. A Study of the Social Behavior of Birds.  New York: Basic Books, Inc., (1961). Revised Edition. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and blue-gray paper covered boards with dark blue text stamped on the spine. A small octavo measuring 7 3/4" by 5 1/4". In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with two shallow chips of 1/8" at the upper edge of the spine area. 255 pages including and index. Illustrated with line drawings and black and white photographs.
    TB25449  $25.00



  • Van Den Brink, F. H. :  Mammals of Britain and Europe.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1986. Limited Edition. Fine in full dark brown leather covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board, with all edges of the text block gilt and a silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. Without a dust jacket as issued. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 1/2" ontaining 221 pages including an index. Extensively illustrated Paul Barruel.
    TB25632  $20.00



  • Click on Image to expand Watkins, John V.:  Florida Landscape Plants Native and Exotic.  Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 1970 c. 1969. Fourth Printing. Fine in pictorial light gray cloth covered boards with brown text on the spine and printed end sheets. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with the ends of the spine area very light rubbed and the spine is slightly tanned. 368 pages including an index, a glossary, a pest control guide and text. Illustrated with line drawings throughout by Marion Ruff Sheehan and other "dlilneators".
    TB27087  $25.00



  • Wild, Peter:  Pioneer Conservationists of Western America.  Missoula: Mountain Press Pub., 1979. First Edition, First printing. Fine in light brown cloth covered boards with dark brown text stamping on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with the price intact on the front flap and with very light, almost un-noticeable, rubbing at the ends of the spine area. With a foreword by Edward Abbey. The author devotes 15 chapters to the pioneers of western conservation to include: John Wesley Powell, Enos Mills, John Muir, Edward Abbey and others.
    TB14890  $21.00



  • Williams, Terry Tempest:  Refuge.  New York: Pantheon Books, 1991. First Edition, First printing. Near fine with a small, very faint 3/4 inch coffee or tea stain at the lower edge of the front board, else fine in 1/4 cloth covered boards. In a near fine dust jacket due to a small dampness stain of 3/4" at the lower edge of the front panel, else fine. Signed by the author on the title page. Well reviewed with quotes from authors such as Louise Erdrich, Barry Lopez, Susan Griffin, Jim Harrison and Wallace Stegner.
    TB09414  $80.00



  • Zimmerman, David R.:  To Save a Bird in Peril.  New York: Coward, McCann & Geo, 1975. First Edition, First printing. Near fine in light blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and fornt board. In a very good+ dust jacket with very light wear to the spine ends and lightly faded on the spine area. An advance review copy with photographs of the author and materials from the publisher laid-in. With a forward by S. Dillon Ripley.
    TB08273  $17.50






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