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1 Allen, John S. with S J French, J G Woodruff, C L Henshaw, D W Trainer ATOMS, ROCKS AND GALAXIES
New York, NY Harper & Bros 1938 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The binding is tight, corners straight, and is very clean and is without marks or writing. There is a hint of browning inside the hinges from glue used appearing through the paper where the book is hinged. The unclipped dust jacket has edge wear and is still in tact and bright. This book has black and white photographic illustrations, diagrams, charts, and formulas. There may be an extra postage cost if mailed by air. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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2 Gruchow, Paul BOUNDARY WATERS The Grace of the Wind
Minneapolis Milkweed Editions 1997 1571312110 / 9781571312112 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book with a dust jacket. It is bright and crisp with no marks or writing on the pages or end papers. The edges are straight and the dust jacket is clean. The book appears to be unread. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.50 USD
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3 Johnson, Clifton A YEAR IN THE FIELDS Selections from the Writings of JOHN BURROUGHS: with Illustrations from Photographs
Boston, MA Houghton, Mifflin And Company 1899 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book - a later printing of this selection of work by Burroughs. Year 1899. 220 pages with illustrations from photographs in black and white. The covers are green cloth with a gilt decoration and title on the front cover and title on the spine. The front cover also has a gilt border. The top edges are also gilt. Book books is nice and tight, but there is fading on the spine. Covers and corners are crisp with NO bumped corners. The interior is crisp and clean with no soil. There is a ribbon marker that has left a shadow effect on the pages where it is located and in a half circle where the end of it was curled up into the pages. Well cared for. The book has a new archival removable, see-through mylar cover and the start of fading on the spine is less noticeable. ; 8vo; 220 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Lockwood, Jeffrey A. LOCUST The Devestating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect That Shaped the American Frontier
New York, NY Basic Books 2004 0738208949 / 9780738208947 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket in fine condition. Tight, bright, crisp, clean, no wear, no marks, no writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. Not clipped. Appears to be unread. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 294 pages 
Price: 15.55 USD
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5 Queeny, Edgar M. PRAIRIE WINGS Pen and Camera Flight Studies
Atglen, PA Schiffer Publishing Ltd 1979 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Richard E. Bishop 
This is a hardcover book from the 1979 publication by Schiffer Publishing with explanatory sketches by Richard E. Bishop.. The book has a yellow-beig e cloth cover and small circle that encloses a duck outline - it is in gilt ink. The front cover and spine is quite clean - there are some spots on the rear cover - somewhat light in shade. The binding is tight without any break in the hinges. The end papers are free or writing except for a former owner name on the pasted down end paper. There are no other marks. The end paper is a double side photograph in black and white. It is repeated at the rear. There is a color image for the frontispiece (adjacent to the title page) . The book is profusely illustrated in black and white photos and drawings. All the pages as well as the end papers and page edges are clean. 256 pages 11 1/4 x 9 x incles. Well cared for. The book will have a new, archival, see-through, removable acetate cover. ; 4to; 256 pages 
Price: 88.00 USD
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6 Reynolds, John E. with Daniel K. Odell MANATEES AND DUGONGS
New York, NY Facts On File 1991 0816024367 / 9780816024360 Second Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket in fine and near fine condition. The book is in fine condition - tight, bright, crisp, clean - no marks, no writing, no soil, no wear. The dust jacket is in near fine condition - the rear inside flap of the dust jacket has a crease and there is a mild wrinkle at the top of the front cover. The book is nicely and profusely illustrated in color and black and white. The authors have doctorates in science, but this book is for everyone. ; 8vo; 192 pages 
Price: 18.90 USD
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7 Schaller, George B. STONES OF SLENCE Journeys in the Himalaya
New York, NY The Viking Press 1980 0670671401 / 9780670671403 First Edition Hardcover 
This is the First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, clean, crisp There is a hint of slight bumping to the bottom corners. There are no marks or writing. The end papers have line drawings of mountain animals in brown ink - pristine. There are line drawings in black and white throughout the book and a section of color photographs. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. A little rubbing. The price is still present - unclipped. There are two creases inside the flap at the top corner. At the time of writing, the author was the Director of Conservation for the New York Zoological Society. ; 8vo; 292 pages 
Price: 21.50 USD
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8 Spalding, Linda A DARK PLACE IN THE JUNGLE
New York Algonquin Books Of Chapel Hill 1999 1565122267 / 9781565122260 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. It is a review copy with the announcement laid in. The book is probably unread and is in fine condition as is its dust jacket. Bright, crisp, clean. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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9 Teale, Edwin Way WANDERING THROUGH WINTER
New York, NY Dodd Mead And Company 1965 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  Illustrated by Author 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is clean in a tight binding and has no marks or writing. The unclipped dust jeacket has light edge wear at the corners. This is the fourth and last in Teale's series on the natural seasons of the year in the United States. ; Photographs; 8vo; 370 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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10 Thorndike, Lynn A HISTORY OF MAGIC AND EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCE (VOLUME 6) The Sixteenth Century
New York, NY Columbia University Press 1941 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is a hardcover single volume ex-library book with typical markings on the end paper and the first page of the table of contents, plus a library stamp on the top edges. The covers of the book are a handsome green cloth, very clean, but with a hint of a removed label on the spine.. The binding is tight, the pages are very clean and possibly unread. Includes Post-Copernican Astronomy, The New Stars, Astrology after 1550, The Catholic Reaction..., Adversaries on Astrology, Medicine after 1550, Libavius and Chemical Controversy, The Sixteenth Century Naturalists, The Lore of Gems, Cesalfino's View of Nature, Efforts towards a Christian Philosophy of Nature, For and Against Aristotle, Natural Philosophy and Natural Magic, Mystic Philosophy: Words and Numbers, Divination, The Literature of Witchcraft and Magic After Weir, The Sceptic and the Atheist: Franclesco Sanches and Lucilio Vlanini, Summary and By Products. 766 pages. Will require extra postage if shipped by air. ; 8vo 
Price: 79.00 USD
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11 Van Cleef, Alfred THE LOST ISLAND Alone Among the Fruitful and Multiplying
New York, NY Metropolitan Books Henry Holt And Company 2004 080507225x / 9780805072259 First American Edition Hardcover 
This is a First American Edition hardcover book with a dust jacket. The book and the jacket are in fine condition. Appears to be unread. There are no marks or writing - tight, bright, crisp, clean - both book and jacket - and the jacket is unclipped. Gift condition. ; 8vo; 244 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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