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The Hidden Canyon : a River Journey

By: Abbey, Edward w/preface By Blaustein, John & w/intro By Litton, Martin

Price: $165.75

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018629

ISBN: 067037010X

Condition: Very Good


135 pp, black cloth boards w/gilt letters, dj black-wht w/color pictorial front & back. Edward Abbey updates John Wesley Powell's diary with his own journal of the eighteen-day trip on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. John Blaustein's photographs focus on plant & animal life, the hidden gorges & side canyons & the rapids, notably Lava Falls. Martin Litton provides the right blend of historical & technical data for the reader. dj price-clipped, scuffed spot on ffep from address label . View more info

The Rarest of the Rare : Vanishing Animals, Timeless Worlds

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $17.85

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 023216

ISBN: 0679403469

Condition: Very Good


xxi, 184 pp, quarterbound w/blu papercovered boards w/black cloth spine w/gilt lettering, dj black w/gilt lettering w/color illustrated front & spine, photo of author on the back, SIGNED by the author on the title page. Author covers the disappearance of rare, exotic, and endangered species & habitats. View more info

Nature Through the Seasons

By: Adams, Richard w/science texts by Hooper, Max,

Price: $14.45

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1975

Seller ID: 021296

ISBN: 0671221078

Condition: Very Good


108 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj wht w/black lettering & color pictorial front & back. A guide to nature through the seasons, has descriptions of the animals, birds, trees and flowers that a amateur naturlaist is likely to encounter. View more info

The National Wildflower Research Center's Wildflower Handbook

By: Anderson, Elizabeth S. and Gillespie, Annie Paulson, Editors

Price: $5.74

Publisher: Stillwater, MN, Voyageur Press, Inc.: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 040549

ISBN: 0896582019

Condition: Good+


304 pp, blu-green-yel-orange-purple color illustrated SC wraps. The book provides a single source of basic information needed both by the general public and by professionals. It include's the how-to's of landscaping with native plants. rubbed and chipped on the spine. View more info

Discovering Sierra Trees

By: Arno, Stephen F.

Price: $17.85

Publisher: Yosemite Natural History Association: 1973

Seller ID: 039076

Condition: Very Good


v, 89 pp, tan SC wraps w/blu-brown green color illustrated cover. The book describes each of the approximately three dozen species of native trees found in the Sierra woodlands and forests. These trees inhabit the western and eastern slopes of the central and southern Sierra Nevada from Tuolumne and Mono Counties southward. The forests are Stanislaus, Sierra, Sequoia, Toiyabe and Inyo National Forests and Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia National Parks. prev owner marked on four of the pages. View more info

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fishes, Whales, and Dolphins

By: Boschung, Herbert T.

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A Knopf, Inc.: 1964

Edition: 12th Printing

Seller ID: 040027

ISBN: 0394534050

Condition: Very Good


viii, 848 pp, green vinyl SC warps w/wht-blue-green color illustrated dj. (the dj only covers about 2/3's of the book.) The book contains 585 identification pictures of full-color photographs of marine or freshwater fish. Also has 30 photographs of whales and dolphins and 45 paintings, plus 24 pictures of habitats. It is arranged by shape and color with 529 species covered in full detail with notes on 400 more. small tear on dj. View more info

Rusty Rings a Bell : Weekly Reader Children's Book Club

By: Branley, Franklyn M. and Vaughan, Eleanor K.

Price: $11.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1960

Edition: Weekly Reader Children's Book Club

Seller ID: 001336

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, With a dry cell, 2 wires, & a doorbell, Rusty learns to make a doorbell ring. Book for answering child's questions & for developing his interest in the physical world around him. dj chipped at top of spine & small three eighths in dj spine, part of rear flap on dj missing which was a bookmark for book. View more info

A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain Wildflowers : from northern Arizona and New Mexico to British Columbia

By: Craighead, John J. and Craighead Jr., Frank C. and Davis, Ray J.

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Boston, MA, Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963: 1963

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 021012

Condition: Very Good


xxxvi, 277 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj blu w/wht lettering w/color pictorial front. A Peterson Field Guide series that describes 590 species, w/200 plants shown in full-color & 118 in black & white. dj chipped on corners, dj rubbed View more info

A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain wildflowers from northern Arizona and New Mexico to British Columbia

By: Craighead, John J. and Craighead Jr., Frank C. and Davis, Ray J.

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Boston, MA, Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963: 1963

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 033215

Condition: Very Good


xxxvi, 277 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj blu w/wht lettering w/color pictorial front. A Peterson Field Guide series that describes 590 species, w/200 plants shown in full-color & 118 in black & white. dj chipped on corners, dj rubbed View more info

A Field Guide to Fossils of Texas - Texas Monthly Field Guide Series

By: Finsley, Charles

Price: $18.28

Publisher: Houston, TX, Gulf Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 040551

ISBN: 0877191722


xi, 188 pp, glossy brown pictorial front panel w/orange-white lettering w/color pictorial of a trilobite on the front panel. The book contains information and photos of the well-known species of fossils. Also it includes an fossil species that appeared in some graduate theses and dissertations. And contains a number of very unusual or beatiful specimens of less common fossils. Another goal was to find the best, biggest, or most complete fossil of each kind ever collected in Texas. upper front corner of front cover small crease. View more info

Pheasants Including Their Care in the Aviary

By: Gerrits, H. A.

Price: $13.39

Publisher: Poole, Dorset, England, Blandford Press: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050255

ISBN: 071370683X

Condition: Very Good


144 pp, blu papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy green dj w/color illustrated front panel and black text on the rear panel. The book presents some of the other varieties of pheasants such as ruffed, eared, long-tailed and fire-backed, the Argus, the Tragopan and the Peafowl. The author provides full descriptions of the different vaieties and provides information on housing, feeding, breeding and rearing the young. dj small chipping along the front bottom edge, and the top edge by the spine, small tear at the dj spine, dj price-clipped on the front flap and light sun... View more info

A Field Guide to the Butterflies of North America, east of the Great Plains

By: Klots, Alexander B.

Price: $10.84

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1951

Seller ID: 030780

Condition: Very Good


349 pp, green cloth boards w/brown letters, 417 species illustrated, 247 in full color. View more info

Flower Cookery - the Art of Cooking with Flowers

By: MacNicol, Mary

Price: $14.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Fleet Press Corporation: 1967

Seller ID: 049412

Condition: Very Good


[14], 263 pp, olive green clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the front panel & spine, grey endpapers w/black-and-white illustrations of wild rose, sunflower, evening primrose and a water lily. The author lists various flower and some of the recipes that they can be used in. Some examples are: Acacia flower can be used for fritters, syrup, liqueur. Borage used in various salads, teas, and syrups. View more info

Plants Poisonous to People in Florida and Other Warm Areas

By: Morton, Julia F.

Price: $11.86

Publisher: Miami, FL, Hurricane House Publishers, Inc.: 1971

Seller ID: 049910

Condition: Very Good-


[4], 116 pp, glossy green-yel-white color illustrated front panel and text on the rear panel. The booklet contains information on poisons affecting the heart, affecting the central nervous systm, drastic purgatives and emetics, and narcotics. The book provides factual information realtive to the toxicity of poisonous plants. View more info

Verticillium Wilt of Peppermint - Technical Bulletin 221

By: Nelson, Ray

Price: $15.73

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Michigan State College Agricultural Experiment Station Department of Botany and Plant Pathology: 1950

Seller ID: 040691

Condition: Very Good


259 pp, green SC wraps w/silver letterin on the front panel & spine. Book that discusses the culture of peppermint along with the soil and climatic requirements for the production of supreme quality oil. The crop is produced in the midwestern zone, (southern Michigan and northern Indiana) and the Pacific zone, (Oregon and Washington.) It presents the problems caused by wilt and history of it. several small chips to the finish of the book on the spine edges. View more info

Attracting Birds to Southern Gardens

By: Pope, Thomas and Odenwalk, Neil and Frylin, Jr., Charles w/foreword By Newfield, Nancy L.

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Taylor Trade Publishing: 1993

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 051532

ISBN: 0878338306

Condition: Near Fine


xii, 164 pp, blue clothcovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy white-grey--light green-blu color pictorial front & rear panels. The book provides information and plants to create beautiful habitats for the songbirds in the southern US. The book provides information on sixty-ninfe birds and has 200 color photographs of birds, plants, and bird gardens. View more info

A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals : The Peterson Field Guide Series

By: Pough, Frederick H.

Price: $12.33

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1955

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 049874

Condition: Very Good


xv, 333 pp, light brown clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the front cover and spine, endpaper map & illustration. The book contains the common minerals and a few of the rare and intriguing ones that the collector may not encounter. The book includes a list of collection equipment and testing equipment along with testing supplies for a laboratory mineral identification. View more info

Texas Wild Flowers : a Popular Account of the Common Wild Flowers of Texas

By: Schulz, Ellen D.

Price: $46.33

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Laidlaw Brothers: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050899

Condition: Very Good+


xi, 505 pp, green clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. The book contains descriptions of the common flowering plants of Texas, including interesting data, information regarding their economic value and usefulness, emphasis upon their beauty and unique characteristics and records of the many traditions surrounding them. Prev owner's address lable on the FPD. View more info

Trogons, Laughing Falcons, and Other Neotropical Birds

By: Skutch, Alexander F.

Price: $26.78

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025489

ISBN: 0890968500

Condition: Near Fine


x, 222 pp, green cloth covered boards, dj light green w/blk-red lettering w/color illustrated front. The observations of Alexander Skutch, an expert naturalist, who has studied birds in tropical Amerca, from Mexico to Peru & Venezuela. He covers a pair of Violaceous Trogons, pair of Laughing Falcons, hummingbirds, soaring kites, two Gray-headed Chachalacas, and other notable birds. View more info

Trogons, Laughing Falcons, and Other Neotropical Birds

By: Skutch, Alexander F.

Price: $26.78

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051687

ISBN: 0890968500

Condition: Near Fine


x, 222 pp, green cloth covered boards, dj light green w/blk-red lettering w/color illustrated front. The observations of Alexander Skutch, an expert naturalist, who has studied birds in tropical Amerca, from Mexico to Peru & Venezuela. He covers a pair of Violaceous Trogons, pair of Laughing Falcons, hummingbirds, soaring kites, two Gray-headed Chachalacas, and other notable birds. View more info