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1 American Wild Life Illustrated
New York Wise & Co. 1947 Hardcover Very Good 
Compiled by the Writers of the WPA, New York City Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Notes of a Provincial Wildfowler, Aksakov, Sergei Timofeevich
2 Aksakov, Sergei Timofeevich Notes of a Provincial Wildfowler
Evanston, IL Northwestern University Press 1998 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
3 Albus, Anita On Rare Birds
Guilford, CT The Lyons Press 2001 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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Selected Birds of America/Selected Quadrapeds of North America (Two Volumes in Slipcase), Audubon, John James
4 Audubon, John James Selected Birds of America/Selected Quadrapeds of North America (Two Volumes in Slipcase)
Kent, OH Volair Limited 1977 Hardcover Fine 
Quarto (26 cm), pp. 319 (quadrapeds), 287 (birds). Limited, numbered edition 2,683 of 5,000. In slipcase, leather binding with deocrative gilt and raised bands, ribbon bookmarks and silk endpapers.All edges gilt. Color plates by Audubon are direct one-to-one reproductions from the original, first editions of Birds of Amerca (a seven-volume text published between 1840 and 1844) and Quadrapeds of America (three volumes published between 1850 and 1854), with the text also directly reproduced from those volumes. Slipcase has rubbing and light soiling. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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5 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 edgewear 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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6 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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7 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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8 DARLA HILLARD Vanishing Tracks: four years among the snow leopards of Nepal
Elm Tree Books 1989 0241128277 / 9780241128275 First edition Hardcover very good 
Jacket has very light wear along top edge, otherwise very good. Book also in very good condition. Stamp "CBSB" on bottom edge. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Pheasants of the World, Delacour, Jean
9 Delacour, Jean The Pheasants of the World
Surrey, Englad Spur Publications 1977 Hardcover Good Good 
Quarto (28 cm), pp. 395. Later printing. Red leather boards with gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Red publisher's ink on top edge of text block. Includes 32 plates, 21 maps and frontispiece; index and list of pheasant-related literature. Extra-illustrated with article on "Nepal's Downhill Flyers" pasted on back of free front endpaper and facing leaf; bookplate on front pastedown. Jacket is well-worn with taped edges, both hinges are a little loose. Boards are bumped at head/tail of spine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Voice of the Coyote, Dobie, J. Frank
10 Dobie, J. Frank The Voice of the Coyote
Edison, NJ Castle Books 2001 0785813756 / 9780785813750 Hardcover Near fine 
Octavo (22 cm), pp. 386. Tan cloth boards with red and gilt text and designs. Illustrations by Olaus J. Murie. Minor bumping to spine ends, else fine. No jacket. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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11 Halfpenny, James C. and Diann Thompson Discovering Yellowstone Wolves
1996 First edition Paperback Good Signed
Signed by both authors on half-title page. Cover is faded and has rub marks, pages are loose in back. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 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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The Race to Save the Lord God Bird, Hoose, Phillip
13 Hoose, Phillip The Race to Save the Lord God Bird
New York farrar straus giroux 2004 First edition Hardcover Fine near fine Signed
24 x 21.5 cm, pp. 196. Flat signed by author on half title page. Endpapers are a photo of two ivory-billed woodpeckers. Jacket has light edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Jennie Erin Smith Stolen World: A Tale of Reptiles, Smugglers, and Skulduggery
Crown Publishing Group 2011 0307381471 / 9780307381477 First edition Hardcover as new 
Fine book with fine jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Bustards, Hemipodes, and Sandgrouse: Birds of Dry Places, Johnsgard, Paul A.
15 Johnsgard, Paul A. Bustards, Hemipodes, and Sandgrouse: Birds of Dry Places
Oxford Oxford University Press 1991 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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16 Mackenzie, John P.S. Birds of the World: Game Birds
Minocqua, WI NorthWord Press 1989 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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17 Mackenzie, John P.S. Birds of the World: Songbirds
Minocqua, WI NorthWood Press 1990 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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18 Mackenzie, John P.S. Birds of the World: Waterfowl
Minocqua, WI NorthWood Press 1988 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
19 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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Butterfly, Marent, Ben Thomas
20 Marent, Ben Thomas Butterfly
New York DK ADULT 4/15/2008 0756633400 / 9780756633400 Hardcover Fine 
Quarto (29.5 cm), pp. [16], 17-280. First thus. Dark green leather binding with ruled spine, gilt lettering, edges and flourishes. Glue residue around Easton Press bookplate on back side of front flyleaf, which appears to have slid slightly. No jacket as issued. From Swiss photographer Marent, "Featuring more than 500 photographs taken on location around the globe of living insects in their natural habitats with personal stories from the photographer, 'Butterfly' captures 16 year's worth of travel over five continents for an up-close view of the astonishing variety and behavior of the world's butterflies and moths." (DK Publishing). 
Price: 80.00 USD
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