Category: Natural History Nature

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 108

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

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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

Condition: Collectible: Good


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 field; these are arranged, with minor exceptions, in a taxonomic order following a list of phyla, classes, and orders prepar... View more info

Image for The Arabian Stud Book Vol. XXXVII[37]

The Arabian Stud Book Vol. XXXVII[37]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arabian Horse Registery of America:

Seller ID: c17-4-2

Condition: Used: Like New


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

Compost, and How To Make It

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Rodale Press (Organic Gardening Library), Emmaus Pa.: 1949-01-01

Seller ID: 7-4-1815

Condition: Used: Good


Cover is rubbed, chipped and corners bent. Previous owner's name on cover. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.How to make compost from scratch. Address every aspect including: making a heap equipment, leaf activation, forest soils, garbage, flies, flowers, green matter, charcoal burning and more. View more info

The Texas bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1986-01-01

Seller ID: 7-4-1814

ISBN: 0292707584

Condition: Used: Like New


Like new. Already a classic among lovers of Texas wildflowers, The Texas Bluebonnet has been expanded to include even more information on how to grow bluebonnets in your home garden. A useful bibliography of other wildflower publications has also been added for true wildflower enthusiasts. Of course, The Texas Bluebonnet still contains all the elements that have made it so popular both for owning and for gift giving, lore and legend about bluebonnets and their place in Texas history and culture, driving tours to the best display areas, botanical information, gorgeous full color photographs, an... View more info

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

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

Condition: Collectible: Good


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

Image for Arabian Stud Book, Volume XXXI - 140001 to 150000

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

Condition: Used: Very Good


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

Image for The Trials of Life: A Natural History of Animal Behavior

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

ISBN: 0316057517

Condition: New


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

Image for Birds in Trouble

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

ISBN: 1623493595

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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 United States, discussing the likely reasons why and what, if anything, we can do to improve their situations. Illustrated t... View more info

Image for Whitetails: Behavior, Ecology, Conservation

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

ISBN: 0896581969

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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

Image for The free-living lower invertebrates

The free-living lower invertebrates

By: Bayer, Frederick M

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1967-01-01

Seller ID: 55-2-1809

Condition: Used: Very Good


Previous owner's name on endpaper. Corners bumped. Yellowing on page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A broad survey, amply illustrated, of the five acoelomate phyla. Parasites were omitted, inasmuch as they constitute a separate field which, if accorded the attention commensurate with that given the free living forms, would make the volume unwieldy. View more info

Image for Wild Thailand (Wild Places of the World)

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

ISBN: 1853685178

Condition: Used: Like New


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 American Wolf A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West SIGNED

American Wolf A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West SIGNED

By: Blakeslee, Nate

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2018-07-31

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-5-1902

ISBN: 1101902809

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Paperback Edition with full number line.With novelistic detail, Nate Blakeslee tells the gripping story of one of the wolves of Yellowstone, O-Six, a charismatic alpha female named for the year of her birth. Uncommonly powerful, with gray fur and faint black ovals around each eye, O-Six is a kind and merciful leader, a fiercely intelligent fighter, and a doting mother. She is beloved by wolf watchers, particularly renowned naturalist Rick McIntyre, and becomes something of a social media star, with followers around the world. 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

ISBN: 1581500645

Condition: Used: Good


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-year-olds, Leading Sires of Broodmares, Purse Distribution, Growth of Race Courses, Steeplechasing, Seabiscuit, Racing Season ... 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

ISBN: 1558212108

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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 the skull, teeth, claws and other bear parts, how well bears hear and see, and much more. Another section investigates hibern... View more info

Image for Colorado Ghost Towns

Colorado Ghost Towns

By: Brown, Robert L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Caxton Press: 1972-07-01

Seller ID: 55-5-4

ISBN: 0870042181

Condition: Used: Very Good


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

Image for The Life and Death of Whales

The Life and Death of Whales

By: Burton, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Universe Books: 1973

Seller ID: 4-1-918

ISBN: 0876631839

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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

Image for Lifeboats to Ararat

Lifeboats to Ararat

By: Campbell, Sheldon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1978-01-01

Seller ID: 55-3-4

ISBN: 0812907671

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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 long tongue of Krinkles the aardvark. View more info

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

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

ISBN: 0030144418

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


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

Venomous Animals of the World

By: Caras, Roger A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall Direct: 1974-12-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77-3-1975

ISBN: 0139415262

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Previous owner's name is on the endpaper. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Interprets the findings of research scientists and evaluates folklore on poisonous reptiles, sea animals, insects, and mammals. View more info