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Image for THE HANDBOOK FOR FLOWER SHOWS: STAGING, EXHIBITING, JUDGING

THE HANDBOOK FOR FLOWER SHOWS: STAGING, EXHIBITING, JUDGING

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: N.C. of State Garden Clubs: 1950-01-01

Seller ID: 55-5-39


First edition revised.Yellowing on page edges. Chipping on cover edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. At the time of this publication, there were 250,000 members and 6,775 garden clubs. View more info

Image for GULF OF MEXICO: ITS ORIGIN, WATERS, AND MARINE LIFE (Fishery Bulletin 89 of the Fish and Wildlife Service, Volume 55)

GULF OF MEXICO: ITS ORIGIN, WATERS, AND MARINE LIFE (Fishery Bulletin 89 of the Fish and Wildlife Service, Volume 55)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: US GPO: 1954-01-01

Seller ID: 2-5-1627


cover is rubbed, chipped and sunfaded on edges. Previous owner's name is stamped on the cover and a black mark out line above it. BAck cover bottom edge has been eaten by insects so there are small holes that go into several pages. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight.The purpose of this book is to summarize in a convenient form the present knowledge about the Gulf of Mexico. The book comprises a number of articles each written by a recognized authority in his... View more info

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The Arabian Stud Book Vol. XXXVII[37]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arabian Horse Registery of America:

Seller ID: c17-4-2


Dark Blue cloth hardcover with gilt numbers and lettering on front board and spine. Light yellowing on pages edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Volume XXXVII of the Arabian Stud Book, 1980 published by the Arabian Horse Club Registry of America. Registrations 194001 to 204000. Numerically arranged Progeny, registrations classified by Sires and Dams. Alphabetical index, registrations by name and number. View more info

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Nature's ways; how nature takes care of its own

By: Andrews, Roy Chapman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 1951-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-1-1659


Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and has insect holes. some cloth deterioration on edges and spine. Endpapers yellowed with light foxing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Previous owner's name on inside front board. Illustrated by Andre Durenceau, Steven Dohanos and others. 72 full-color plates, 72 halftones. A comprehensive presentation of how nature's creatures adapt themselves for survival. View more info

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Arabian Stud Book, Volume XXXI - 140001 to 150000

By: Arabian Horse Registry of America, Inc.; Pictures [Illustrator]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Arabian Horse Registry of America, Inc.: 1977-01-01

Seller ID: c17-4-8


Dark Blue cloth hardcover with gilt numbers and lettering on front board and spine. Light yellowing on pages edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. some light scratches on cover.Volume XXXI of the Arabian Stud Book, 1977 published by the Arabian Horse Club Registry of America. Registrations 140001 to 150000. Numerically arranged Progeny, registrations classified by Sires and Dams. Alphabetical index, registrations by name and number. View more info

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The Trials of Life: A Natural History of Animal Behavior

By: Attenborough, David

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Co.: 1991-04-01

Seller ID: 4-1-905


Unread. Still in shrinkwrap. Phenomenal color photographs form the cornerstone of Attenborough's new book which, along with its companion TV series, picks up where the first two left off. Life on earth traced the development of animal life from its beginnings. View more info

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Birds in Trouble

By: Barber, Lynn E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 2016-04-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-5-1716


Signed by author on endpaper without inscription.First explaining the idea of birds "birds in trouble" and what that means in terms of population, conservation status, and national and international designations, the book then turns to the habitats that are important to birds, how they are affected by changes in these habitats, and what ordinary people can do to help counter those negative effects. Barber then profiles forty-two species that are in trouble in the... View more info

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Whitetails: Behavior, Ecology, Conservation

By: Bauer, Erwin A.; Bauer, Erwin [Photographer]; Bauer, Peggy [Photographer];

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN): 1993-11-01

Seller ID: 4-1-922


Dustjacket is lightly rubbed. Top edge is curled. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. "The Bauers' spectacular photos and text make (Whitetails) a book that hunters and non-hunters will revisit whether to read favorite passages or just look at the photos". Deer and Deer Hunting View more info

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Wild Thailand (Wild Places of the World)

By: BELINDA STEWART-COX, GERALD CUBITT (PHOTOGRAPHER)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS (UK): 1996-01-01

Seller ID: 2-1-1653


Unread. Photos by Gerald Cubitt (illustrator). 1st Edition, 1st Printing. With 208pp and over 400 full-color photographs. No defects. DJ in new mylar cover. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.This magnificent new natural history study explores the ever changing aspects of Thailand's wilderness areas and many lovely national parks. Over 400 superb full color photographs illustrate both the big vistas and the small vignettes, and there are always surprises. View more info

Image for The Blood-horse, a Quarter-century American Racing and Breeding, 1916 Through 1940, Silver Anniversary Edition [A Reprint]

The Blood-horse, a Quarter-century American Racing and Breeding, 1916 Through 1940, Silver Anniversary Edition [A Reprint]

By: Blood-Horse

Price: $18.00

Publisher: See Notes: 2000-01-01

Seller ID: 4-3-1806


Cover has edge wear, rubbing, bumped corners. Pages lightly yellowed on the edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.This edition is a valuable source of statistical information for the years 1916-1941, including; leading sires 1891-1940, leading broodmare sires to 1940, breeding of every stakes winner foaled between 1916 and 1938. "Chapters"; Changes in the Racing Scene, The Pedigree Mystery, Pedigrees, Leading Sires, Population Table, Leading Sires of 2-y... View more info

The Great Bear Almanac

By: Brown, Gary

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lyons Pr: 1993-07-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-2-1823


First edition. Slight soiling on outside page edges. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Virtually everything known about bears is touched upon in this remarkably entertaining book. Part I, "Bears in Their World," discusses where bears are found throughout the world, with notes on population estimates and detailed maps. A full section on anatomy and physiology discusses distinguishing features among bear species, details on ... View more info

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Colorado Ghost Towns

By: Brown, Robert L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Caxton Press: 1972-07-01

Seller ID: 55-5-4


Dust jacket has light rubbing and edge wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. This is the third in Robert L. Brown's series of picturesque guidebooks to another era. In text and photographs he has captured the sense of the historic as well as the nostalgic of a new selection of ghost towns and mining camps that dot the back country byways and high mountain valleys of Colorado. Illustrated View more info

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The Life and Death of Whales

By: Burton, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Universe Books: 1973

Seller ID: 4-1-918


Second edition. Cover is lightly yellowed. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Whales defined and described, their birth and death, the sperm-whales, and much on the whaling industry. View more info

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Lifeboats to Ararat

By: Campbell, Sheldon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1978-01-01

Seller ID: 55-3-4


Yellowing on edges of dustjacket. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. In this charming, intimate and fascinating insider's explanation of man's most exotic institution, the noted conservationist Sheldon Campbell describes the life of the modern zoo as no visitor can ever see it. His astonishing animal lore ranges from aardvark to zebra, as he tells how zoo vets operate on the broken leg of an eight-foot Komodo dragon and stitch the... View more info

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Dangerous to Man: The Definitive Story of Wildlife's Reputed Dangers

By: Caras, Roger A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1975-01-01

Seller ID: 55-3-35


Dust jacket is yellowed and has some light stains. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. The definitive study of those animals that are potentially dangerous to man. The author , a well know naturalist, separates facts from fiction, stating with the big cats and ending with the jellyfish. Also included are fish, reptiles and birds. 433 pages including an excellent index and 7 technical Appendices View more info

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Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea [Hardcover] by Zimmer, Carl

By: Carl Zimmer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2001-09-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7-1-4


First edition with full number line. Corners bumped. Inside pages clean. This dazzling companion volume to one the most important series in PBS history tells the compelling story of the theory of evolution from Darwin to twenty-first-century science.Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species was breathtaking, beautifully written, staunchly defended, defiantly radical. Yet it emerged long before paleontologists and geologists worked out the chronology of life on Earth, long b... View more info

Whales Dolphins and Porpoises (Eyewitness Handbooks)

By: Carwardine, Mark

Price: $18.00

Publisher: DK ADULT: 1995-03-15

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-2-1809


top corner bumped. Cover slightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.The Dorling Kindersley Handbooks are the most visually appealing guides on the natural world in the book marketplace. Featuring more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, along with detailed annotations, Dorling Kindersley Handbooks make identification easy and accurate. View more info

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U S National Herbarium Botany of Western Texas

By: Coulter, John M

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Authority of the Secretary of Agriculture:

Seller ID: 000632


1891-1894, Green Cloth Hardcover, 588 pages, 9 1/4" tall, Cover is rubbed, has edge wear and bent corners. Pages yellowing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A pioneer study, of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Botany, being Volume 2 of Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium. This is a manual of the Phanerogams and pteridophytes of Western Texas. Black and white illustrations. View more info

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Stokes Backyard Bird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Understanding the Birds in Your Backyard

By: Donald W. Stokes; Lillian Q. Stokes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rodale Press: 2003-01-01

Seller ID: 55-2-1821


Bump on back of spine and bottom edge. Unread.First couple of birding have written 29 bird related books. Now, this book is brimming with their best food to habitat secrets for creating a bird lover's paradise. It's everything you need to transform your yard into a beautiful bird sanctuary. View more info

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Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America (Kaufman Field Guides)

By: Eaton, Eric R.; Kaufman, Kenn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2007-02-28

Seller ID: 4-4-966


Flex boards are slightly bent. Looks unread. Many insects are difficult even for the experts to identify. In the new Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America, readers will find a wealth of information on the amazing observable behaviors. View more info