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1 Abbot, R. Tucker

Shells - Nature Program - National Audubon Society
USA
Nelson Doubleday
1966


Soft Cover
Fair to Good



Illustrated

Nice little book of 61 pages. Illustrated with pasted-in stickers (a few of which are missing). along with regular in text drawings and photographs. Some edgewear otherwise a good reading and reference copy
083107

Price: 2.99 USD
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2 Allen, Roy ( Editor ) Nature Canada Editorial Staff

Nature Canada Magazine - October December 1973 - Special Issues on Whales
Canada
Canadian Nature Federation
1973


Soft Cover
Good



Illustrated

A little edgewear and discoloration of covers along extremities, interior fine. 52 pages beautifully illustrated with photographs and line drawings.
039370

Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Anderson, William

Treasury of the Animal world for the Young Edited By william Anderson
Edinburgh
Gall and Inglis
1867

First Edition
Hard Cover
Fair



Illustrated

Hardcover, green cloth, gilt decorations and lettering on front cover and spine. No stated date however gift inscription is dated 1867 from St Catharines Ontario Canada. 248 pp with illustrations throughout. Chapter headings: Insects, Birds, Quadrupeds, Reptiles, Fishes and lastly an interesting section entitled "Signs Exhibited by Animals indicating Changes of the Weather". Sadly the covers are very worn, gilding on all page edges is present but dulled, hinges very weak. Interior however is quite acceptable.
081276

Price: 26.99 USD
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4 Audubon, John James ; Griscom, Ludlow

Audubon's birds of America - Popular Edition
New York, N.Y.
MacMillan
1950


Hard Cover
Very Good
Very Good


Audubon, John James

2nd printing, one of the true classics - a beautiful hardcover, feather design on front cover, gilt lettering on spine. Fabulous clean bright and crisp illustrations throughout. Dust jacket is slightly chipped and rubbed and the book itself presents a little edgewear and a touch of a spine lean
089653

Price: 9.99 USD
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5 Barber, Theodore Xenophon

The Human Nature of Birds: A Scientific Discovery With Startling Implications
E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Penguin USA
1994
0140234942 / 9780140234947

Soft Cover
Very Good





Minor edgewear otherwise a fine clean tight copy. A provocative study of birds, humans, and the deepest prejudices of Western science--developed from six years of independent research by a behavioral scientist.
092489

Price: 6.91 USD
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6 Bent, Arthur Cleveland

Life Histories of North American nuthatches, wrens, Thrashers and Their Allies - Order Passeriformes - Bulletin 195
Washingotn, D.C., U.S.A.
Smithsonian Institution
1948

First Edition
Soft Cover
Fine





Original first issue of United States National Musuem bulleton 195 in original wraps. 475 pages, indexed, illustrated. A fine clean solid copy
096568

Price: 14.99 USD
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7 Bruemmer, Fred

The Life of the Harp Seal
Montreal
Optimum Pub Co
1977
0888900627 / 9780888900623

Hard Cover
Good to Very Good
Fair


Bruemmer, Fred

Documentry on the life of a harp seal and the struggles they endure to survive. Minor edgewear to the jacket covers, small tears on the jacket as well as some shelfwear otherwise a fine tight clean copy.
C1177

Price: 29.99 USD
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8 Bruun, Bertel

The Dell Encyclopedia of Birds
U. S. A.
Dell Books
1974


Soft Cover
Good to Fair



Illlustrated

Some edgewear and creasing of spine and covers,as well some light stains, otherwise still a good reading copy
NS18581

Price: 6.91 USD
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9 Burton, John A.

Owls of the World : Their Evolution, Structure and Ecology
USA
A & W Visual Library
1973
0891040196 / 9780891040194

Soft Cover
Good



Rignall, John

Beautifully illustrated this is a complete and thorough work on owls worldwide. Some edgewear and creasing of covers and spine, binding is perhaps becoming a touch brittle, but otherwise a good clean bright copy
092617

Price: 14.49 USD
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10 Butler, Elaine

Attracting Birds
Canada
Lone Pine
1991
0919433871 / 9780919433878

Soft Cover
As New





Appears NEW AND UNREAD! A comprehensive book on feeding and attracting birds to your yard, window or balcony. Contains information on selecting food, setting out nesting boxes, landscaping your yard, putting out water and more.
096122

Price: 4.91 USD
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11 Coleman, Bruce

Birds
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.
Random House Value Pub
1978
0517250594 / 9780517250594

Hard Cover
Good
Very Good


Illlustrated

Hardcover - Some shelf and edgewear,& the book is slightly loose from the spine, otherwise a good clean solid copy. Dust jacket is in great condition
NS14804

Price: 7.99 USD
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12 Cosgrove, Irene

My Recipes are for the Birds
U.S.A.
Main Street Books
1976
0385126344 / 9780385126342

Soft Cover
Very Good





Spiral ring bound softcover, very cute illustrations. Lots of recipes for feeding wild birds, plus tips on feeders and other set ups
095528

Price: 4.91 USD
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13 Culver, Todd ; Konrad, Paul

Beginner's Guide to Birdwatching
New York, New York, U.S.A.
Publications Intl
1993
1561731013 / 9781561731015

Soft Cover
As New



Illustrated

Lovely book in fine condition - spiral ring bound. Just a hint of edgewear otherwise appears NEW AND UNREAD
078274

Price: 7.99 USD
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14 Doak, Wade

Encounters With Whales and Dolphins
U.S.A.
Sheridan House Inc
1989
0911378863 / 9780911378863
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good
Good




Hardcover 1st edition. Minor shelfwear and some chipping and small closed tears along edges of dust jacket, otherwise a fine clean solid copy. Profusely illustrated. From the publisher:"follows the work of Wade and Jan Doak in establishing Project Interlock, which is a global network that studies whales and dolphins. This looks at the sea creatures and their complicated relationship with humans as well as attempts at communication."
095831

Price: 14.49 USD
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15 Dobson, Clive

Feeding Wild Birds in Winter
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
Firefly Books Ltd
1981
0920668178 / 9780920668177

Soft Cover
Good



Illlustrated

Some edgewear and creasing of spine and covers, otherwise still a good reading copy
NS15282

Price: 7.91 USD
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16 Eastman, Whitney

Treasury of Birds
Edison, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Wh Smith Pub
1972
0706400135 / 9780706400137

Hard Cover
Good
Fair
Ex-Library

Illustrated

Edgewear to jacket covers, tears on the corners of jacket, sticker on the back cover, inside back cover and spine, slight discolouration of the inside front cover otherwise a fine tight copy.
C6071

Price: 19.99 USD
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17 Freedman, Hy

Sex Link
New York
Bantam
1978
0553116525 / 9780553116526

Mass Market Paperback
Fair to Good



Illustrated

This book explains breeding habits of different species. From the Lion to bugs. Book - Spine lean, edgewear, very light age tonning of the pages and minor creasing of the spine and covers otherwise a fine tight clean copy.
C3662

Price: 9.99 USD
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18 GATENBY, Greg (editor)

Whales, A Celebration
Toronto
Publishers Group West
1983
0139517235 / 9780139517235
First Edition
Hard Cover
Good
Good




Hardcover 1st edition. Some shelf and edgewear, minor spine lean. Some chipping and rubbing of dust jacket. Book otherwise clean and a good reading copy. Contains over 200 stories, essays, and poems, 11 musical scores, 150 black-and-white illustrations, and 75 full-colour paintings and images. 233 pages.
095768

Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Gerald Durrell

A Bevy of Beasts
U.S.A.
Simon & Schuster
1973
0671214578 / 9780671214579
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good
Good




Hardcover 1st edition. Small signature of former owner, light sunning of cover's extremities, all else fine. Dust jacket has a tape repair but is still present and protecting the book
097339

Price: 9.99 USD
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20 Gooders, John

The Practical Ornithologist
Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Fireside
1990
0671693018 / 9780671693015

Soft Cover
Very Good



Illustrated

What to look for, how and when to look for it and how to record what you see. Minor edgewear otherwise fine
069416

Price: 17.99 USD
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