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Notes of a Provincial Wildfowler

By: Aksakov, Sergei Timofeevich

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Northwestern University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 16877


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. View more info

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On Rare Birds

By: Albus, Anita

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Guilford, CT, The Lyons Press: 2001

Seller ID: 17481


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. View more info

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Selected Birds of America/Selected Quadrapeds of North America (Two Volumes in Slipcase)

By: Audubon, John James

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Kent, OH, Volair Limited: 1977

Seller ID: 12074


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 ... View more info

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The End of the Game

By: Beard, Peter

Price: $400.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1988

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 20794


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. View more info

The Black Bear in Modern North America

By: Burk, Dale (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boone and Crocket Club: 1979

Seller ID: 13709


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. View more info

Real Boys and Girls Go Birding

By: Coevering, Jack Van

Price: $30.00

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott: 1939

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 9159


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. View more info

Discovering Yellowstone Wolves

By: Halfpenny, James C. and Diann Thompson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gardiner, MT, A Naturalist's World: 1996

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14805


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. View more info

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Bustards, Hemipodes, and Sandgrouse: Birds of Dry Places

By: Johnsgard, Paul A.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13582


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 sp... View more info

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Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Investigations: Report of the Interagency Study Team 1987

By: Knight, Richard, Bonnie Blanchard and David Mattson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Park Service: 1988

Seller ID: 23274


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. View more info

Birds of the World: Songbirds

By: Mackenzie, John P.S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minocqua, WI, NorthWood Press: 1990

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 12416


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. View more info

Birds of the World: Game Birds

By: Mackenzie, John P.S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Minocqua, WI, NorthWord Press: 1989

Seller ID: 12419


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. View more info

Birds of the World: Waterfowl

By: Mackenzie, John P.S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Minocqua, WI, NorthWood Press: 1988

Seller ID: 12417


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. View more info

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Evolution of African Mammals

By: Maglio, Vincent J. and H.B.S. Cooke

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass; London, England, Harvard University Press: 1978

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8437


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 taxo... View more info

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Bears--Their Biology and Management Vol. 3

By: Martinka, Clifford and Katherine McArthur (eds)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bear Biology Association: 1980

Seller ID: 23276


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 Jo... View more info

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Rhino: At the Brink of Extinction

By: Merz, Anna

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1991

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13157


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. View more info

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Ursus, Vol 10

By: Miller, Sterling and Harry Reynolds (eds.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: International Association for Bear Research and Management: 1998

Seller ID: 23275


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. View more info

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Singing the Turtles to Sea The Comcaac (Seri) Art and Science of Reptiles

By: Nabhan, Gary Paul

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 9918


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)... View more info

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Mes Amées Grizzlis

By: Peacock, Doug

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Albin: 1997

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23860


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. View more info

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In the Presence of Grizzlies: The Ancient Bond Between Men and Bears

By: Peacock, Doug and Andrea

Price: $17.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2009

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3


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). View more info

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The Essential Grizzly

By: Peacock, Doug and Andrea

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Guilford, CT, Globe Pequot Press: 2006

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4795


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. View more info