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Notes of a Provincial Wildfowler, Aksakov, Sergei Timofeevich
1 Aksakov, Sergei Timofeevich Notes of a Provincial Wildfowler
Evanston, IL Northwestern University Press 1998 0810113910 / 9780810113916 Hardcover Near fine Fine 
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 304. Later printing. Green cloth boards, pictorial jacket. Translated from the Russian, with introduction and annotations by Australian National University professor of Modern European Languages Kevin Windle. Includes black and white line drawings of waterfowl. Black remainder dot on bottom and top edges. A contemporary of Gogol and Turgenev, Aksakov writes here about the water birds of the Russian steppe. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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On Rare Birds, Albus, Anita
2 Albus, Anita On Rare Birds
Guilford, CT The Lyons Press 2001 0762769874 / 9780762769872 Hardcover Near fine Fine 
Octavo (24 cm), pp. 276. First edition thus (translated from German). Orange boards, pictorial jacket. Richly illustrated with color and black and white plates, includes bibliography, endnotes and index. Boards have very slight wear at extremities. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The End of the Game, Beard, Peter
3 Beard, Peter The End of the Game
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1988 087701521X / 9780877015215 Hardcover Near fine Near fine Signed
Reprint (first thus). Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Quarto (27 cm), pp. 286. Brown boards with blind-stamped titling, pictorial jacket. Richly illustrated, with Beard's commentary on African elephant conservation. Includes bibliography and a new afterword by Beard for this edition. Jacket has slight edge wear and is clipped; corners slightly bumped, and a sliver of sunning to tail of spine. Unique gift inscription on title page. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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4 Burk, Dale (ed) The Black Bear in Modern North America
Boone and Crocket Club 1979 0940864037 / 9780940864030 Paperback Very good 
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 299. Pictorial wraps. From the Proceedings of the Workshop on the Management Biology of North American Black Bear in Kalispell, MT, Feb 17-19, 1977. Cover has light edge wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Coevering, Jack Van Real Boys and Girls Go Birding
J. B. Lippincott 1939 Hardcover Very good good Signed
Octavo (24 cm), pp. 151. Green cloth boards with black text. Signed and inscribed by author on front free endpaper, facing title page. Bookplate on front pastedown, dampstains to endpapers, spine is cocked. Jacket has moderate wear. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Halfpenny, James C. and Diann Thompson Discovering Yellowstone Wolves
Gardiner, MT A Naturalist's World 1996 First edition Paperback Near fine Signed
Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 60. Signed by Halfpenny on half-title page. Numerous illustrations, charts and color photos. Very light rubbing to wraps. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Bustards, Hemipodes, and Sandgrouse: Birds of Dry Places, Johnsgard, Paul A.
7 Johnsgard, Paul A. Bustards, Hemipodes, and Sandgrouse: Birds of Dry Places
Oxford Oxford University Press 1991 0198576986 / 9780198576983 First edition Hardcover Fine near fine Major Henry Jones 
Quarto (28 cm.), pp. 276. Black boards with gilt spine text. Light blue endpapers. Includes 51 color plates, 53 black and white illustrations and 39 maps. Appears unread. Jacket shows very light rubbing and indentations on back. The first monograph concerning all extant species of these three, Old World arid land dwelling families of birds. Lavishly illustrated and covering taxonomic history, zoogeography, evolutionary trends, behavior, breeding, conservation and full species accounts. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Investigations: Report of the Interagency Study Team 1987, Knight, Richard, Bonnie Blanchard and David Mattson
8 Knight, Richard, Bonnie Blanchard and David Mattson Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Investigations: Report of the Interagency Study Team 1987
National Park Service 1988 Staplebound Very good 
Quarto (28 cm), pp. 80. Beige paper wrappers. Includes data collected by the federal government to aid in the recovery of endangered grizzly bears in the Yellowstone ecosystem. Full of tables, graphs and charts. Two tables from other years' reports laid in. Wrappers have light edge wear. From the library of David Mattson, a grizzly bear biologist who was famously forced out of his job after becoming a whistleblower. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Mackenzie, John P.S. Birds of the World: Game Birds
Minocqua, WI NorthWord Press 1989 1559710438 / 9781559710435 Hardcover Very good very good 
Quarto (29.5cm), pp. 144. Maroon boards with silver lettering on spine. Jacket is price clipped, small closed tear at bottom edge, some light rubbing on rear dust jacket. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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10 Mackenzie, John P.S. Birds of the World: Songbirds
Minocqua, WI NorthWood Press 1990 1559710918 / 9781559710916 First edition Hardcover Very good very good 
Quarto (29.5cm), pp. 144. Grey cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Beautiful full-color photographs throughout. Dust jacket is price clipped. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Mackenzie, John P.S. Birds of the World: Waterfowl
Minocqua, WI NorthWood Press 1988 1559710187 / 9781559710183 Hardcover Very good very good 
Quarto (29.5cm), pp. 144. Green boards with silver lettering on spine. Some light scratching to dust jacket, jacket is price clipped. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Evolution of African Mammals, Maglio, Vincent J. and H.B.S. Cooke
12 Maglio, Vincent J. and H.B.S. Cooke Evolution of African Mammals
Cambridge, Mass; London, England Harvard University Press 1978 0674270754 / 9780674270756 First edition Hardcover Near fine good 
Quarto (28 cm), pp. [10], 641, [1]. Taupe cloth boards with maroon lettering on spine. Map of Africa on both pastedowns, black and white illustrations throughout. Light wear at tail of spine; jacket has moderate wear along edges. Paleontologists Maglio and Cooke note in their preface that to date, only the evolution of Hominidae had received broad academic analysis, a gap they fill in this groundbreaking work describing the evolution of 15 mammalian orders including taxonomy, geographical distribution, phyletic units and evolutionary trends. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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Bears--Their Biology and Management Vol. 3, Martinka, Clifford and Katherine McArthur (eds)
13 Martinka, Clifford and Katherine McArthur (eds) Bears--Their Biology and Management Vol. 3
Bear Biology Association 1980 Paperback Good 
Quarto (26 cm), pp. 375. Pink paper wrappers. Includes papers from the Fourth International Conference on Bear Research and Management in Kalispell, Montana, 1977. Cover has moderate wear plus several tears, former owner's name and red smudge; paper label is peeling off spine. Covers issues relating to bear biology and management from polar bears to black bears in Japan, Eurasian brown bears to Yellowstone grizzlies. With articles authored by legendary bear biologists John Craighead and Chuck Jonkel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Rhino: At the Brink of Extinction, Merz, Anna
14 Merz, Anna Rhino: At the Brink of Extinction
London Harper Collins 1991 0002199203 / 9780002199209 Hardcover Near fine near fine Signed
Octavo (22.5cm), pp. 220. Signed and inscribed by author on half title page, "For Carol, best wishes." Orange boards with gilt lettering on spine. Includes color and black & white photographs throughout. A hand-written card is laid in from the author to Montana attorney Joe Swindlehurst (husband of Carol), thanking him for his support of her rhino work. Light bumping at head of spine. Foreword by Desmond Morris. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Ursus, Vol 10, Miller, Sterling and Harry Reynolds (eds.)
15 Miller, Sterling and Harry Reynolds (eds.) Ursus, Vol 10
International Association for Bear Research and Management 1998 0944740073 / 9780944740071 Paperback Very good 
Quarto (26 cm), pp. 623. Beige paper wrappers with drawings of grizzly bear on front and badger on back. A selection of papers from the 10th international conference on bear research and management. Full of maps, charts, figures and graphs. Light edge wear, text block has some smudging, spine is sunned. This publication was previously published as Bears--Their Biology and Management. This is the first issue as Ursus. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Singing the Turtles to Sea The Comcaac (Seri) Art and Science of Reptiles, Nabhan, Gary Paul
16 Nabhan, Gary Paul Singing the Turtles to Sea The Comcaac (Seri) Art and Science of Reptiles
Berkeley, CA University of California Press 2003 0520217314 / 9780520217317 First Printing Hardcover New new Signed
Octavo (21 x 18 cm), pp. xviii, 317, [1]. Navy quarter cloth over cream boards with gilt lettering on spine. Signed by author on title page. Foreword by Harry W. Greene. With index, b/w and color photos. Nabhan collaborates with the Seri Tribal Governors and Traditional Council of Elders to illustrate the role of reptiles in the cultural life of the Comcaac people. "In this fine book [Nabhan] eloquently documents the rich, complicated ties between the Comcáac (Seri) people and the snakes, turtles, and lizards with which they share a common place. But the book is more than an elegy, it is a vibrant plea to save these people and animals and the stories, myths, and harsh realities that bind them." (Kent H. Redford, Director, Wildlife Conservation Society Institute) Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Mes Amées Grizzlis, Peacock, Doug
17 Peacock, Doug Mes Amées Grizzlis
Paris Editions Albin 1997 2226095152 / 9782226095152 Paperback Signed
Signed and inscribed by author to actor Margot Kidder: "To Margie K- A beautiful friend in any language. Love, Doug Peacock Deep Creek 1997." Octavo (22.5), pp. 357. French language edition. Pictorial wrappers, top edge has been singed. Fellow residents of Livingston, Montana, Peacock and Kidder became close friends after she called on him for help following her well-publicized mental breakdown 1996. Very good but for blackened corner. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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In the Presence of Grizzlies: The Ancient Bond Between Men and Bears, Peacock, Doug and Andrea
18 Peacock, Doug and Andrea In the Presence of Grizzlies: The Ancient Bond Between Men and Bears
The Lyons Press 2009 1599214903 / 9781599214900 Paperback New Signed
Octavo, pp. 239. Signed by both authors. Brand new. First thus (originally published as "The Essential Grizzly," presented in this format with minor revisions and additions). 
Price: 17.00 USD
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19 Peacock, Doug and Andrea The Essential Grizzly
Guilford, CT Globe Pequot Press 2006 1592288480 / 9781592288489 First edition Hardcover New new Signed
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 238 with index, color photos. Quarter brown paper over cream-colored boards. Signed by both authors. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Essential Grizzly, Peacock, Doug and Andrea
20 Peacock, Doug and Andrea The Essential Grizzly
Guilford, CT Globe Pequot Press 2006 1592288480 / 9781592288489 Hardcover New new Signed
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 238. Second printing. Signed by both authors on title page. Quarter brown paper over cream-colored boards. With index, color photos. Winner of the Foreword Magazine 2006 Gold Award for Nature Book of the Year. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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