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Image for <b> Florida Enchantments  </b><br>[Outdoor Life. Hunting, Angling; Natural History]

Florida Enchantments
[Outdoor Life. Hunting, Angling; Natural History]

By: Dimock, A.W. & Julian

Price: $285.00

Publisher: New York:, The Outing Publishing Company,: 1908.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008632

Condition: 8vo; 318 pages.


Almost every phase of outdoor Florida life is here pictured and described from the dangerous sport of capturing live alligators in the coast rivers to life with the Bee Hunters in the interior . [Bookman] Interesting features on moonshine, Tarpon fishing, Salt water fly fishing, Manatees Dolphin, Crocodiles, and Florida Birds. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Green cloth covered boards with pictorial in three colors with stamped titles in gilt. Boards vivid. Spine mild age-toning. REF: Heller 2:837; Publishers' Weekly,... View more info

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Kingdom of the Seashell
[Natural History]

By: Abbott, R. Tucker

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1972

Seller ID: 009894

Condition: Fine


This is the first truly comprehensive survey of seashells. It delves into all of the shells' intriguing facets - from their biology and their influence upon art, medicine, religion, archeology and commerce to the practical aspects of shell fisheries and to the fascinating, rewarding aspects of shell collecting. Over 250 illustrations, 94 in full color. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Only flaw is that the Dust Jacket is price-clipped. View more info

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Historic Photos of Pennsylvania

By: Beardsley, Laura

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Nashville:, Turner Publishing Company: 2009

Seller ID: 004293

ISBN: 1596525150

Condition: Very Good


Carefully used. Moderate wear. Rub on upper rear edge.Pennsylvania's natural beauty, industrial might, and advances in education and the arts Farmlands and waterfalls, coal mines and steel mills, museums and universities-all contribute to the tapestry that is Pennsylvania's landscape and history. Most of all, the images in this collection pay tribute to the people who have made up Pennsylvania's storied past, even as the state looks ahead to a hopeful future. View more info

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The Manual of Cultivated Orchid Species: 3rd Edition

By: Bechtel, Helmut; Cribb, Phillip ; Launert, Edmund

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1992

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 010896

ISBN: 0262023393

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 4to; 10/75 inches tall. 585 pages with index; selected biographical notes; glossary; bibliography; index of synonyms. A definitive handbook of orchid cultivation with major revisions in both text and illustrations. 24 pages of color photography have been added. 864 species are illustrated. Photographically, the book is a godsend to the serious orchid grower .... [A] worthy addition to any personal horticultural library and the perfect gift for an orchid-loving friend. [Joseph Levine, Horticulture ] View more info

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Charles Darwin: The Power of Place

By: Browne, Janet

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011413

ISBN: 0679429328

Condition: Fine


Continuing where Charles Darwin: Voyaging (1995) left off, the British science historian completes her brilliant two-volume biography . . . A richly detailed, vivid, and definitive portrait with not a word wasted: the best life of Charles Darwin in the modern literature. [Kirkus Reviews]No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 591 pages; with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrations. View more info

Image for <b>Natural History of British Fishes Their Structure, Economic uses, and Capture by Net and Rod. Cultivation Of Fish-Ponds. Fish Suited For Acclimatisation. Artificial Breeding Of Salmon.</b>

Natural History of British Fishes Their Structure, Economic uses, and Capture by Net and Rod. Cultivation Of Fish-Ponds. Fish Suited For Acclimatisation. Artificial Breeding Of Salmon.

By: Buckland, Frank

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London:, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge,: 1891.

Seller ID: 009215

Condition: Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Penciling on half-title. Scuffing along headbands; corners bumped and rubbed. REF: Hampton p. 20; Starkman & Read p. 67 View more info

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The Sounding of the Whale: Science and Cetaceans in the Twentieth Century

By: Burnett, D. Graham

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011462

ISBN: 0226081303

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 793 pages with extensive bibliography and index. By questioning the very nature of our scientific interest in the whale, Burnett has set the tone for a new century of discovery and, one hopes, recovery. . . . A history of breathtaking depth. (Nature) View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in the Antipodes  </b><br>[East Asia]; [Indonesia]; [Java]; [Thailand]

Zigzag Journeys in the Antipodes
[East Asia]; [Indonesia]; [Java]; [Thailand]

By: Butterworth, Hezekaih

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1888.<br>

Edition: First Edition, Early printing.

Seller ID: 008944


‘This new volume in the perennially popular series takes the reader to Siam, and, with delightful illustration and anecdote, tells him of the interesting animal worship of the country.’ Literary World. A delightful travelogue complete with natural history, customs and culture of the South Seas in East Asia including Indonesia, Java and Thailand. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Some age-toning, light rubs on the corners. The 10th book in the series. Binding style 3. Plates and illustrations signed by various ill... View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in Australia; or, A Visit to the Ocean World.  </b><br>[Australia]

Zigzag Journeys in Australia; or, A Visit to the Ocean World.
[Australia]

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1891.

Edition: First Edition, Early Printing.

Seller ID: 008827

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Publishers' green cloth covered boards with stamped titles and decorations in black and gilt Bindings format 1. Fully illustrated with pictorial endpages, plates and in-text drawings. Decorated endpages. Illustrations on endpapers printed in blue; some illustrations engraved by Barbant and Hildibrand. 8vo, 319 pages followed by 8 pages of publisher's Adverts.. Ref: OCLC 937678517; HB.c; UMKC ; Smathers UF026617133 View more info

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Falconry and Art

By: De Chamerlat, Christian Antoine

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010441

ISBN: 0856673382

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Square folio; 260 x 284mm; 255 pages. Lavishly illustrated, mostly in colour, bibliography, silk marker ribbon. Green cloth, upper board and spine titled in gilt. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket has wear on top edge. View more info

Image for <b>Self-Guided Auto Tour of Yosemite National Park  </b><br>[California] [National Park]

Self-Guided Auto Tour of Yosemite National Park
[California] [National Park]

By: Ditton, Richard and McHenry, Donald E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: USA:, National Park Service,: 1961.

Seller ID: 007795


Published by the Yosemite Naturalist Department and the Yosemite Natural History Association, this booklet contains a self-guided driving tour for Yosemite National Park.A fairly uncommon item. The author was appointed Park Naturalist of Yosemite National Park, January 9, 1947. Prior to this appointment he had been at the Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona and in the Washington office of the Naturalist Division. He entered the Government Service in 1919. Stapled Wraps with 112 pages plus covers. Numerous photographic illustrations and maps. Carefully handled. Minimal wea... View more info

Image for <b> Hunting on Kenai Peninsula and Observations on the Increase of Big Game in North America </b><br> [Alaska, Natural History]

Hunting on Kenai Peninsula and Observations on the Increase of Big Game in North America
[Alaska, Natural History]

By: Eddy, J.W. [John Whittemore]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Seattle, Lowman & Hanford Co: 1925

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 009508

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the author on the front fly leaf: "To Henry Dickinson [?], From John W. Eddy, Nashville, April 27, 1929." Eddy was a bear hunting fanatic and his books are respected to this day. This is his first and scarcest title, printed by a relatively small publisher. Publisher's Green Stamped cloth; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Light wear to cloth, rubbing to extremities, mild bumps to top corners; very good. First Edition, First Printing. [1924 in roman numerals on the title page, with 1925 stated on the copy... View more info

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Encyclopedia of the Sea

By: Ellis, Richard

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011368

ISBN: 0375403744

Condition: New


Whether beachgoer or deep-sea explorer, if you have any interest at all in the ocean, you'll find this, like Ellis's many other books on sea life and lore, to be a useful and entertaining companion. --Gregory McNameeNo Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

Image for ...<b>The Future History of the Arctic.</b>

...The Future History of the Arctic.

By: Emmerson, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York:, Public Affairs,: 2010.

Seller ID: 003245

ISBN: 1586486365


Unused; No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling. Dust Jacket in a protective Mylar sleeve.Long at the margins of global affairs and at the edge of our mental map of the world, the Arctic has found its way to the center of the issues which will challenge and define our world in the twenty-first century: energy security and the struggle for natural resources, climate change and its uncertain speed and consequences, the return of great power competition, the remaking of global trade patterns View more info

Image for ...<b> Atlas of Florida </b><br>

... Atlas of Florida

By: Fernald, Edward A. (editor)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Tallahassee, FL:, Florida State University Foundation, Inc.,: 1981.<br>

Seller ID: 007809

ISBN: 0960670807<br>


Sections include how to use the atlas, general reference maps of the state, maps of selected urban areas and a state mileage chart. Subsequent sections deal with the natural environment, population, history and culture, economy, recreation and tourism, transportation and communication, and planning, energy and Florida's future. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Dust Jacket with price has a few minor bumps and is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago. A Narrative of Travel and Exploration From 1878 to 1883.

A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago. A Narrative of Travel and Exploration From 1878 to 1883.

By: Forbes, Henry O[gg]

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010740

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Publisher's green pictorial cloth gilt. 8vo; 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches; xix, 536, 4 pp.; 3 folding maps, 2 full-page maps, 1 in-text map, color frontispiece, plates, in-text illustrations, publisher's advertisements. Color tissue-guarded frontispiece by J.B. Gibbs. Bindings are tight and square. Minor shelf lean. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Light wear to extremities, lightly and evenly toned throughout. Collectible condition. 6 maps in total all present. The book is in six parts: In the Cocos-Keeling Islands; In Java; In Sumatra; In ... View more info

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Through a Night of Horrors: Voices from the 1900 Galveston Storm

By: Greene, Casey Edward ; Kelly, Shelly Henley

Price: $45.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas A&M University Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009970

ISBN: 0890969612

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


It had no name and gave no warning but crept stealthily into the Gulf and then roared ashore, killing six thousand people; the worst natural disaster in U.S. history; with many never-before-published accounts, from primary sources. More than seventy dramatic photographs underscore the catastrophe.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 206 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with photographs. View more info

Image for <b> FitzRoy: The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast </b>

FitzRoy: The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast

By: Gribbin, John ; Gribbin, Mary

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010772

ISBN: 0300103611

Condition: Fine


[A] finely drawn portrait that emerges from FitzRoy is of a very British hero in the mold of Nelson, who sacrificed his health and personal fortune in the service of his country. [Gavin Bell, Daily Telegraph]No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated. View more info

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Bass, Pike, & Others
[Natural History]

By: Henshall, James A.; Edited by Caspar Whitney

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010455

Condition: Very Good


18 chapters including the description of fish families: sunfish, bass, sea bass, pike, perch, grayling, salmon, drum, minnow, catfish, sheepshead, mackerel, grouper, cavalli, grunt, snapper, porgy families. Part of the American's Sportsman's Library. First Edition, First Printing. [Trade Edition] after Limited Edition of 100. 20 illustrations on plates. Two extra photo illustrations tipped-in after the front free endpage. --------- Publisher's light green buckram, gilt spine titling, ornate gilt front board with a vertical panel of a brook flowing between trees, top edge gilt, 8vo; 20... View more info

Image for <b>Birds of Delaware  </b> (Pitt Series in Nature and Natural History)

Birds of Delaware (Pitt Series in Nature and Natural History)

By: Hess, Gene ; West, Richard ; Barnhill, Maurice V.; Fleming, Lorraine M.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010390

ISBN: 0822940698

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. 4to; 11.25 inches tall; 635 pages with index and extensive bibliography. Illustrated. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. No Dust Jacket as Issued.The first comprehensive book on birds in the state, containing accounts of 418 species, includes innovative graphic presentations on breeding and seasonal distribution, relative abundance of species, nesting season, and winter population changes. Primarily concerned with species accounts for breeding birds, migrants, and rare visitors. View more info