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The Tribes on My Frontier. An Indian Naturalists Foreign Policy. With Illustrations by P.C. MacRare.
Calcutta: Tyhacker Spink & Co., 1887. Third edition.
Foxing to edges and light foxing throughout, inscription dated 1889, spine cocked, else very good, with the attractive gilt-stamped, pictorial covers in nice shape.
$50.00 Book Number: 5796 Order / Enquire
The Great Crested Flycatcher or The People versus Myiarchus Crinitis.
Rivendell, Wallace, N.S., reprinted with permission from Nova Scotia Birds. Published June 1984.
Card covers, pp. 14; illustrated. Presentation copy from the author. Light creasing to covers, else very good.
$16.50 Book Number: 13754 Order / Enquire
BUXTON, Cindy; Price, Annie. Foreword by David Attenborough.
Survival: South Pacific.
London: Granada, (1983). First edition.
Quarto, black boards, pp. [xvii], 237; illustrated in colour. The text concerns filming wildlife on the island of South Georgia during the time of the Falklands War. Small remainder stamp on title-page, else near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. A lovely copy.
$16.50 Book Number: 13274 Order / Enquire
American Shad in the Susquehanna River Basin : A Three-Hundred-Year History.
University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, (1998).
Octavo, green cloth, pp. x, 217; illustrated. Fine copy; no dust jacket.
$30.00 Book Number: 9988 Order / Enquire
Earth's Song. "What makes the crops rejoice, beneath what star to plow, of these I sing".
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1981. First edition.
Ozark farmer relates his experiences with the fauna and flora of the area, as well as his observations of farming and country living. Fine in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 7017 Order / Enquire
Longmans, Green and Company, 1906. New edition.
Original deep red decorated cloth, 8vo., xxii, 363pp., illustrated with 8 chromolithograhic plates and many other illustrations. Near fine copy of a pretty book.
$22.00 Book Number: 2137 Order / Enquire
The Island of Penguins.
London: Longmans, Green, 1930.
8vo., pale blue cloth, pp. xviii, -, with ninety photographs and a map. Light foxing to text, heavier foxing to page edges, corners bumped, else about very good.
$16.50 Book Number: 6514 Order / Enquire
KUMMER, Hans; Biederman-Thorson, M. Ann (translator)
In Quest of the Sacred Baboon : A Scientist's Journey.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, (1995). First edition.
Octavo, green cloth, pp. xxiii, 227; illustrated in colour and b&w. Fine in dust jacket.
$24.75 Book Number: 10895 Order / Enquire
MARTIN, W. Keble.
Over the Hills.
London: Michael Joseph, (1968). Third printing.
Octavo, boards, pp. 173; illustrated. Memoirs by the author of "The Concise British Flora in Colour". Spine sunned else near fine in dust jacket.
$22.00 Book Number: 2111 Order / Enquire
Raven Seek Thy Brother.
(London): Longmans, (1968). First edition.
Page edges a little darkened, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket, slightly darkened along the edges and slight edge wear. An attractive copy.
$16.50 Book Number: 9297 Order / Enquire
McCAFFERTY, W. Patrick.
Aquatic Entomology: The Fishermen's and Ecologists' Illustrated Guide to Insects and Their Relatives.
Boston: Science Books International, (1981). First edition.
Quarto, brown cloth, pp. xv, 448; with illustrations by Arwin V. Provonsha. Near fine in very good or better dust jacket, with a small chip at the head of the spine and some light creasing and wear. Comes with an archival quality mylar dust jacket protector. Heavy book; may require extra postage.
$150.00 Book Number: 14190 Order / Enquire
Beasts and Birds as Farm Pests.
Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1931. First edition.
Octavo, green cloth, pp. xii, 270;  ads. Illustrations include farm vermin, various traps, a fumigating machine, and birds of prey. With Ritchie's signed presentation inscription dated 1939. Ritchie was keeper of the Natural History Department, Royal Scottish Museum. A fine copy, no dust jacket.
$85.00 Book Number: 13660 Order / Enquire
SAVAGE, Christopher. With a Foreword by Peter Scott.
The Mandarin Duck.
London: Adam and Charles Black, (1952). First edition.
Quarto, red boards, pp. ix, 78; with a colour frontispiece by Scott; 16 plates from photographs; 41 drawings by the author. Boards a little bumped at corners, else very good [no dust jacket].
$16.50 Book Number: 12983 Order / Enquire
(SHELFORD, Victor Ernest). Croker, Robert A.
Pioneer Ecologist : The Life and Work of Victor Ernest Shelford, 1877-1968
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, (1991). First edition.
Octavo, Brown boards backed in green cloth, pp. xviii, 222; illustrated. Fine in dust jacket.
$30.00 Book Number: 10675 Order / Enquire
TEALE, Edwin Way.
Wandering Through Winter.
New York: Dodd, Mead, (1965).
Very good in a lightly chipped, price-clipped dust jacket.
$22.00 Book Number: 2995 Order / Enquire