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1 (Burroughs, John). Barrus, Clara THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF JOHN BURROUGHS
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925. First edition, first printing. Two volume set. Hardcover. Scratch to the front cover of Volume II, else a fine set in gilt-titled and decorated dark-green ribbed cloth, top edges gilt; no dust jackets. 
Octavo. Volume I: -, <1>-397. Frontispiece portrait and 12 inserted plates. Volume II: -, <1>-486, blank leaf. Frontispiece portrait and 12 inserted plates. Appendices and an index. Well preserved copies of this definitive work! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 (Burroughs, John). Barrus, Clara, M.D. JOHN BURROUGHS: Boy and Man
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920. First edition, first printing. In green cloth with gilt spine titles. Hardcover. Bumping to lower corner tips and lower text block (quite substantial to rear corner), very mild wear at the extremities, 1920-dated gift inscription to front endsheet, shallow scoring to lower page edges, thus very good; no dust jacket. 
Biography of the pioneering American naturalist and nature writer. Title-page of this copy SIGNED by Burroughs and by author Barrus. With illustrations from photographs and coloured plates. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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3 (Burroughs, John). Sharp, Dallas Lore THE SEER OF SLABSIDES
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1921. First edition. Hardcover. Shelf edges worn, rubber-stamp on front pastedown otherwise about very good without dust jacket. Green cloth over boards. 
A personal account of John Burroughs life. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 (Disney, Walt). Platt, Rutherford and the Staff of the Walt Disney Studio Walt Disney: SECRETS OF LIFE, A True-Life Adventure
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1957). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very small, very faint patch of stain to upper page edges, else fine, in black-lettered russett cloth shelfback over illustrated green boards; in a price-clipped, very lightly worn, mildly age-toned color photo-pictorial dust jacket. A nice copy! 
Illustrated companion to the Disney documentary (narration by James Algar) is jammed with color photos taken by the filmmakers. Some chapters: Secrets Hidden in Rocks, Secrets of Seeds, of Bees, of Ants, of Flowers, of Storms and Volcanoes. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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New York: Simon and Schuster, (1975). 0671221078 / 9780671221072 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in olive cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket, that betrays a whisper of age-toning. Tall octavo. Illustrated by David A. Goddard. Science texts by Max Hooper. 
Unusual and informative guide to nature through the seasons provides a unique and invaluable description of the animals, birds, trees and flowers that any amateur naturalist is likely to encounter. From the author of WATERSHIP DOWN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Annixter, Jane and Paul THE LAST MONSTER
New York and London: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, (1980) 0152436146 / 9780152436148 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. Jacket painting by Leland Neff. 
Ron's dog Blaze is severely injured by a bear, which only intensifies the young boy's determination to avenge the mauling of his father several years earlier. But his encounter with the awesome animal would change Ron in ways he never expected. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, [no date]. Early reprint. Hardcover. Covers very lighty soiled, internals bright and clean, thus near fine; in decorated boards; no dust jacket. The splendid illustrations are by E. Boyd Smith. The margin decorations are particularly lively and beautifully married to the text. 
Classic portrait of the country that lies "between the high Sierras south from Yosemite...beyond Death Valley, and on illimitably into the Mojave Desert." Rich with Native American lore, local myth and history, and naturalist observation. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. 0198539967 / 9780198539964 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in navy-blue boards with silver titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 274 pages; tables; 21 color plate illustrations; figures; bibliography; and index. 
Drawing on a wide variety of examples from questions raised by C.S. Lewis and St. Augustine to the relationship between the pure math of Pythagoras and the music of the Beatles, Barrow enters a wide-ranging debate about the links between art and nature. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Benson, Maxine MARTHA MAXWELL: Rocky Mountain Naturalist
Lincoln, Ne.: University of Nebraska Press, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket and in publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Women In The West Series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Bromfield, Louis PLEASANT VALLEY
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1945). Sixteenth edition: so stated on copyright page. Hardcover. Gift inscription to a flyleaf, else fine, in black binding with red and gilt stamping; in a price-clipped, age-darkened very good dust jacket, with short edge tears, dots of faint stain. With drawings by Kate Lord. 
Bromfield's "record of the merger and restoration of four farms which had been partly destroyed by the greedy and reckless traditions of American farming."--Horticulture. "For thoughtful people who love America. Beautifully written."--Chicago Tribune. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Buckley, Arabella B. (Mrs. Fisher) LIFE AND HER CHILDREN: Glimpses of Animal Life, from the Amoeba to the Insects
London: Edward Stanford, 1901. Eighteenth Thousand. With Upwards of One Hundred Illustrations in black-and-white. Hardcover. Bumping to lower corner tips, mild foxing, soiling to endsheets, light wear to covers, thus near fine; in green cloth with elaborate gilt-and-white stamped devices: fairies, birds, art nouveau flora, classical pedestals, and jellyfish! All edges gilt. 
Designed "to acquaint young people with the structure and habits of the lower forms of life."--preface. Illustrations of marine animals by Dr. Wild, artist of the "Challenger" Expedition, and insects by Mr. Edwin Wilson. Marvelous decorative initials! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Boston: Small, Maynard & Company Publishers, (1924). First U.S. edition, first printing. In blue cloth with superb arts-and-crafts style floral vignettes stamped in black, lettering in gilt. Hardcover. Very short tear to endsheet at rear inner hinge, textblock age-toned--as expected, else a sharp, very nearly fine copy; endsheet decorated with the poem ''Tides of Fundy'' within a flora-and-fauna pictorial border; no dust jacket. 
"As with many Canadian poets, nature figures prominently as a theme in his work. In his time, he was arguably Canada's best known poet, and was dubbed by some the 'unofficial poet laureate of Canada."'--wikipedia. [294]-page collection. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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New York: Pantheon Books/A Divison of Random House, (1964). B0006DC7HU First edition, first printing. Drawings by Leonid. 203 pages. Hardcover. Small sticker shadow on front pastedown else fine in turquoise cloth with blind embossed decoration to front, gilt stamping to spine, yellow top-edge tint; about near fine dust jacket that is age-darkened and shows some tiny penned notes to rear flap. 
National Book Award-winning excursion into the cultivation of these oysters of Northern France--judged among the best in the world, and into the historical background and the myths and legends of Brittany. By the novelist wife of Robert Penn Warren. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Cody, Robin VOYAGE OF A SUMMER SUN: Canoeing the Columbia River
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. 0679417680 / 9780679417682 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in burgundy cloth-backed blue boards with a dark-blue embossed sun device to the front cover and gilt lettering to the spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 301 pages, seven maps, and twelve b&w illustrations. 
An account of Cody's twelve-hundred-mile canoe trip down the Columbia River from its source in the Canadian Rockies to the Pacific Ocean on the border between Oregon and Washington states. Winner of the 1995 Oregon Book Award for literary nonfiction. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Coheleach, Guy; text by Terry Wieland GUY COHELEACH
Camden, South Carolina: Briar Patch Press, [undated]. 0922724016 / 9780922724017 First edition, deluxe, SIGNED, limited issue: #163 of 500 numbered copies produced. SIGNED by artist Guy Coheleach. Masters of the Wild series. Hardcover. Very fine, in blind-tooled, gilt-lettered and ruled café au lait half-leather over marbled boards; spine hubbed; in a lightly age-toned tissue dust wrapper that shows a hint of edgewear; housed in cloth-bound, gilt-lettered slipcase. Square quarto. 
Luxuriously designed book-length gallery of "one of the best wild animal painters in the world admired by both scientists and art critics."--Pat Robertson, Sporting Classics. 175 pages, tons of high quality color and b&w repros. Intro by Gene Hill. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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16 Conklin, Gladys; pictures by Artur Marokvia WHEN INSECTS ARE BABIES
New York: Holiday House, (1969). 0823401340 / 9780823401345 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in pictorial covers; in a very good plus illustrated dust jacket--spine darkened, mild soiling, shallow nicking, a few closed edge tears. 
Non-fiction picture-book about discovering the young forms of common insects. With the help of colorful and accurate drawings, the book shows many insects in various stages, where eggs are laid, what young insects eat, where they hide and how they grow. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Dickey, James; Watson, Richard Jesse, illustrator BRONWEN, THE TRAW, AND THE SHAPE-SHIFTER: A Poem in Four Parts
San Diego/New York/London: Bruccoli Clark/Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1986). 0152125809 / 9780152125806 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Short black mark to the upper shelf edges, else near fine in beige linen over slate-blue boards with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. Beautifully enhanced with Watson's dramatic gouache illustrations. 
An epic-narrative poem tells the magical multi-layered tale of young girl's adventures with nature, animals, and the elements as she faces fear, battles shape-shifters, and conquers the "all-dark." A Parent's Choice Award-winner. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Dodds, John H., editor TISSUE CULTURE OF TREES
London & Sydney: Croom Helm, (1985)(. 0870554441 / 9780870554445 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 
A study on the techniques and applications from plant tissue culture, with an emphasis on the technique of micropropagation. Some of the major groups covered are Callas Culture, Meristem Culture, and Protroplast Technology. 147 pages; photos; indexes. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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New York: Simon and Schuster, (1974). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with light edge wear. 
Illustrations by Juan Barberis. A golden eagle's new wild life. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Eckert, Allan W. WILD SEASON
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1968. 0913428329 / 9780913428320 First U.K. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a pictorial dust jacket that is neatly corner clipped to the upper front flap. 
The classic day-by-day story of the wild creatures that live in and around a lake, in the quite spiffy U.K. issue. With seven line-drawing illustrations by Karl A. Karalus. Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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