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Image for Photographing Wildflowers : Techniques for the Advanced Amateur and Professional

Photographing Wildflowers : Techniques for the Advanced Amateur and Professional

By: (Abbott, C. G. , Sec. )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stillwater MN, Voyageur Press: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12883

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial wraps with black titles. Light edge and corner wear. Possible regluing on front hinge, not sure. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 63 pages; Good information on wildflower photography along with beautiful examples. View more info

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Beaver Habits, Beaver Control and Possibilities in Beaver Farming

By: Bailey, Vernon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington DC, US Department of Agriculture / Government Printing Office: 1926

Seller ID: 9643

Condition: Very Good-


Stapled, beige wraps show some toning and light wear. Name in ink at top right reads, "R. E. Kephart, 1/10/27." Old vetical crease down center is now essentially flattened. Many of these gardening books were stored in a barn and may have an "earthy" smell. We have aired them out, but if this is a problem for you, please ask about the condition. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 + pages; Ready to start that beaver farm? View more info

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Naming the Birds at a Glance: An Instant Guide to Identifying Eastern Land Birds

By: Blachly, Lou and Randolph Jenks

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 14373

ISBN: 051767954X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book has only light wear and aging with a stain or remainder line on the bottom foredge. Square and securely bound. Jacket has light edge and corner wear. Field guide to the indentification of Eastern birds. ; B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 331 pages View more info

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Wake Robin

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hurd & Houghton: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13469

Condition: Very Good


Deep, reddish-brown cloth with gilt titles on spine and bevelled edges. Light edge and corner wear. Still square and securely bound. Former owner's name and address on ffep. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 231 pages; This was Burroughs' second book, first on nature. This appears to be a first edition except there is nothing, no title or decoration, on the front, as is listed in some descriptions. However, there were variats in the first edition and this may be one. The title pag... View more info

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Post Card, Written and Addressed by Burroughs and Initialed by Him

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Detroit, Detroit Publisng Co.: 1909

Seller ID: 13470

Condition: Very Good


This is a post card of Yosemite Valley from Artist's Point. As a PC it is in VG condition. The back which was written by Burroughs is VG+ with the cancellation touching part of the address and a small crease touching part of the message. Two small notes in pencil -- one identifies the writer as Burroughs; the other is not readable. See scan. The card is addressed to a young woman, possibly a student, at Wellsley College. ; Color Post Card of Yosemite; 1 pages; The note, ... View more info

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Cassell's Popular Natural History. Birds. Vol. III

By: Cassell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter & Galpin: ca. 1865

Seller ID: 14997

Condition: Very Good-


Quarterbound leather with brown and blue patterned paper with gilt titling on spine and five raised bands. Wear to edges, corners and surfaces though still attractive. Book is square and binding is secure. Some interior foxing and toning. This is Volume III only and deals with rapacious, perching, climbing, gallinaceous, wading, and swimming birds. The book is illustrated with nearly 350 reproductions of engravings. Very nice book for a birder. ; B&W Illustrations; Smal... View more info

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Familiar Garden Birds of America

By: Collins, Henry Hill, Jr. and Ned R. Boyajian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1965

Seller ID: 13462

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Book has only light wear and aging. Book is square and binding secure. Jacket has general wear and aging with minor loss at bottom of spine and some chipping along back top edge. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 309 pages; Nice guide to american birds. I think this is a later printing; though it is the same year as the first, it has no indication of edition and no number line. View more info

Image for Culpeper's Complete Herbal Consisting of a Comprehensive Description of Nearly all Herbs with Their Medicianl Properties, and Instructions for Making Up the Herbal Medicines Extracted from Them

Culpeper's Complete Herbal Consisting of a Comprehensive Description of Nearly all Herbs with Their Medicianl Properties, and Instructions for Making Up the Herbal Medicines Extracted from Them

By: Culpeper, Nicholas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, W. Foulsham & Co. , Ltd.:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10492

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book has only minor shelf wear. Jacket is similar but has a stray red mark. Solid and attractive copy. ; Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 430 pages; Modern reprint of interesting and well-known herbal. View more info

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Fancy Waterfowl

By: Finn, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Liss, Hants, Nimrod Book Services: 1985

Edition: Second Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9493

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jacket have only light general wear. ; B&W Illustrations and Color Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 82 pages; Beautifully illustrated guide to waterfowl. From England . View more info

Image for Mushrooms and Toadstools An Account of the More Common Edible and Poisonous Fungi of Canada

Mushrooms and Toadstools An Account of the More Common Edible and Poisonous Fungi of Canada

By: Gussow, H. T. and W. S. Odell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ottawa, F. A. Acland: 1927

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9589

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Dark green cloth with gilt titles and decoration of mushrooms. Faded gilt lettering on spine also. Some edge and corner wear and bumps along with surface blemishes. Book is square and binding is secure. ; B&W Photographs + two Color Plates; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 274 pages; Thorough study and presentation of mushrooms and toadstools in Canada. Many photographs. Typed letter from the Canadian Department of Agriculture laid in. The letter is to Prof. John Couch ... View more info

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Sturtevant's Notes on Edible Plants

By: Hedrick, U. P. (ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Albany NY, J. B. Lyon Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9480

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Green cloth with gilt tile in rectangle on front and spine. Book is square and the binding is secure. Mild edge and cornor wear with some interior toning -- more on endpapers. Book has a light odor of the nursery since it was part of a working library in the nursery at Barnsley Gardens in Northwest Georgia. ; Twenty-Seventh Annual Report of the New York Department of Agriculture (Vol. 2 -- Part II) ; B&W Frontispiece; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 685 pages; Long before E... View more info

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Holden's Book on Birds

By: Holden, Charles F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, New-York Bird-Store Publishers: 1875

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15379

Condition: Good+


Book has edge and corner wear with spine wear and some loss at top of spine. Both front and back covers have much mottling. See scan. However, book is square and securely bound with foldout chart of birdcages attached firmly at end of text. Book would be very good without mottling. This was a rather well-known 19th century guide to birds. ; B&W Drawings and Foldout Chart; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 128 pages View more info

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The Advance of the Fungi

By: Large, E. C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1940

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9684

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


Blue cloth with gilt titles in black rectangle on spine. Light edge and corner wear. Book is square and binding is secure. General aging and wear with interior toning mostly on endpapers. Jacket has much wear and some loss. Front flap detached on fold but present. Looks OK in mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 488 pages; History of plant diseases and the devastation they caused; think Irish potato famine. The book also chronicles the history of the pe... View more info

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Insect Architecture

By: Library Of Entertaining Knowledge

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, London: 1830

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12702

Condition: Good+


Quarterbound leather with beige patterned paper. Some chipping of leather, especially on corners. Edge and corner wear along with general iexterior and interior aging. Book is square and binding is secure with no tears or parting. Gilt titles on spine in red square. ; Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume V; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 420 pages; Interesting work on the architectural creations of insects with many illustrations. While this is Volume 5 from... View more info

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Catalog: Nature's Herbal Remedies The Natural Way to Health

By: Meyer, Joseph E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hammond IN, Joseph E. Meyer: 1933

Seller ID: 9188

Condition: Very Good


Thin, beige/brown catalog filled with herbal remedies sold by Meyer. Age-toning and light wear with a small black stain on the back left corner (less than dime-sized. ) Square and securely bound. ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 128 pages; Catalog filled with herbal products and much informative discussion. A good bit of information on plants. View more info

Image for A Report on the Chestnut Tree Blight The Fungus, Diaporthe Parasitica, Murrill

A Report on the Chestnut Tree Blight The Fungus, Diaporthe Parasitica, Murrill

By: Mickleborough, John, Ph. D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harrisburg PA, C. E. Aughinbaugh / State of Pennsylvania: 1909

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9666


This booklet is a bit tricky to describe. The stapled binding is square and secure. There is very little wear on the corners and edges. However, there is an old stain of some sort on the top left quareter (see scan) , and an old vertical crease through the center where someone probably folded the booklet while carrying it. This crease has flattened out to a great extent. The interior pages are all clear and easily readable but there is waviness and very light evidence of... View more info

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Trees As Good Citizens

By: Pack, Charles Lathrop

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington DC, The American Tree Association / Lippincott: 1922

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 11236

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Green cloth over boards with faded gilt titles on front and spine. Edge, corner and surface wear along with interior toning, especially on endpapers. Lovely color illustrations . Square with a secure binding. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 257 pages; Basic information about trees. View more info

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Wild Flowers

By: Press, Bob and Marian Short

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Exeter Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14790

ISBN: 0671066048

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Pictorial covers exactly like dustjacket. Only very light shelf wear. Jacket has some light edge and corner wear. Nice, coffee table sized book with beautiful photos of wild flowers from around the world. ; Nature Library; Color Photography; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages View more info

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Gardening Illustrated, Vol. XVI

By: Robinson, William (founder)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Gardening Illustrated: 1894-95

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14426

Condition: Good+


Quarterbound leather with patterned paper over boards. Some edge and corner wear with boards showing in places.Minor damage at spine ends. Some scuffing and loss on leather. Slit on top rear of spine extending 1 and 1/2 inches. Binding, however, is secure and book is square, though with a slight bow. Interior has light toning. This is the full year's run of issues from March 3, 1894 to February 17, 1895. Robinson was a very influential British gardener who promoted the w... View more info

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Starting Right with Bees

By: Rowe, H. G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Medina OH, The A. I. Root Company: 1931

Edition: 3rd Edition, Revised; First Printing

Seller ID: 9650

Condition: Very Good-


Tan wraps with black titles and bee decoration. Some light wear on edges and corners along with general light aging and minor damage at bottom of spine. This cop y is square and securely bound. ; The A. I. Root Bee Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; Goo introduction to beekeeping, ca. 1931. Interior note says that this edition was revised and approved by the editors of Gleanings in Bee Culture. View more info

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Favorite Flowers in Color

By: Seymour, E. L. D, editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Wm. H. Wise & Co. , Ic: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6507

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Book is VG+, with light shelf wear. Embossed bouquet of flowwers on front cover leaves an impression on the firat few pages. The G- DJ is missing about 1" at head anf foot of spine, oplus some other chips and tears. ; The book features 300 color photographs. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 634 pages View more info

Image for Appalachian Mountains

Appalachian Mountains

By: Smith, Clyde, Photos and Wilma Dykeman and Dykeman Stokely, Text

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11029

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book appears new and unread, with slight shelf wear to the DJ; Color Photographs; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 160 pages; Beautiful color photos of the Appalachians from Quebec to Alabama, with text by noted Tennessee writer Wilma Dykeman and her son. View more info

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Florida Bird Life

By: Sprunt, Alexander, Jr.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Coward - Mccann and National Audubon Society: 1954

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15329

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Book is about near fine with only light corner wear and expected aging. Book is square and securely bound with no tears or parting. Small doodle or drawing on ffep. Jacket has some wear at extremities with larger loss at top of spine. Please see scan. This comprehensice guide to Florida birds notes that it is "based upon and supplementary to Florida Bird Life by Arthur H. Howell, 1932. This volume is fully illustrated and has a 24-page Addendum at the end. Very attracr... View more info

Image for The Planter's Guide; the Planter's Guide; Or, a Practical Essay on the Best Method of Giving Immediate Effect to Wood... with Observations on General Planting, and the Improvement of Real Lanscape.  Originally Intended for the Climate of Scotland.

The Planter's Guide; the Planter's Guide; Or, a Practical Essay on the Best Method of Giving Immediate Effect to Wood... with Observations on General Planting, and the Improvement of Real Lanscape. Originally Intended for the Climate of Scotland.

By: Steuart, Sir Henry, Bart.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, G. Thorburn and Sons: 1832

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 9430


At some point, long ago, this copy has had some professional restoration but I am not sure how much. The original leather spine containing a black rectangular box with a gilt lettered title has been laid down on a cloth binding with reinforcement at top and bottom of spine. The endpapers appear to be original and the book is square with a secure binding. I think newer cloth covers have been placed over an original quarterbound leather binding, though the leather spine wa... View more info

Image for The Juvenal Plumage and Postjuvenal Molt in Several Species of Michigan Sparrows

The Juvenal Plumage and Postjuvenal Molt in Several Species of Michigan Sparrows

By: Sutton, George Miksch

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bloomfield Hills MI, Cranbrook Institute of Science: 1935

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12518

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, beige wraps with black titles. Light, general wear and aging with some small marls to left of titles on front - they look almost like light postal impressions but there are too many -- see scan. Occasional pencil underlining here and there. Square and securely bound. ; Cranbrook Institute of Science, Bulletin No. 3; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 36 pages; The 8, full-page illustrations of baby birds are nice enough to be framed. View more info