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Nature and Exploration

Nature and Exploration

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Desert Solitaire, Abbey, Edward
1 Abbey, Edward Desert Solitaire
Jacket is price-clipped, lightly chipped at corners and head and foot of spine, with a one-inch piece missing at top of front panel, continuing into a one-inch tear. Purple and sand jacket is bright and attractive, with spectacular cover design, now protected by polyester film cover. Book has slight bump at top edge of both front and back covers. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . Abbey's first non-fiction book, and, along with Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, considered to be one of the major factors responsible for the modern environmental movement. Despite the problems with the dust jacket, this is a beautiful, attractive copy. . Drawings. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 269 pages. S4 NY. NY Mcgraw Hill 1968 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Peter Parnall 19810 
Price: 250.00 USD
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The Fool's Progress, Abbey, Edward
2 Abbey, Edward The Fool's Progress
Pages are crisp and tight, book appears unread, no defects. Tiny chip and minor creasing to head of spine area of jacket, now in protective mylar cover. . First issue DJ, with the errors "mist" (for myth) and "Mickey" (for Becky) both present on the flaps. A beautiful copy. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. R2 NY. NY Henry Holt 1988 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 19090 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Kentucky Birds; a Finding Guide, Barbour, Roger W. & Clell T Peterson & Delbert Rust & Herbert E. Shadowen & A.L. Whitt Jr.
3 Barbour, Roger W. & Clell T Peterson & Delbert Rust & Herbert E. Shadowen & A.L. Whitt Jr. Kentucky Birds; a Finding Guide
A little rubbing at extremities of blue cloth covers, owner name and address inked to front pastedown. . Profusely illustrated with color photos, descriptions, maps of locations. Index. Dated 11 May ''73, the book is SIGNED BY ALL FIVE AUTHORS on the first endpaper. . Kentucky Nature Studies Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 306 pages. F2 The University Press of Kentucky 1973 0813112818 / 9780813112817 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine 29497 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Book of Yaak, Bass, Rick
4 Bass, Rick The Book of Yaak
Crisp, unread text. Handsome jacket and cloth and board cover are bright and attractive, a study in browns. . A beautiful copy, jacket protected by mylar cover. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. R3 Boston. Boston Houghton and Mifflin 1996 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 19150 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Wild to the Heart, Bass, Rick
5 Bass, Rick Wild to the Heart
Book has no defects, pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears unread. DJ has as its only flaw an inexpertly removed ISBN sticker, which caused some surface loss to the back panel of the unlaminated jacket and left some sticker residue. A nice copy of his scarce 2nd book, in mylar cover. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. R3 Harrisburg, PA. Harrisburg, PA Stackpole Books 1987 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 19143 
Price: 20.00 USD
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I See by My Outfit, Beagle, Peter S.
6 Beagle, Peter S. I See by My Outfit
Bright and attractive jacket has small crease to front flap and slight rubbing overall, now protected by mylar sleeve. Jacket price is $4.95. Book has no defects, tight, square, pages clean and bright. Second book by the author of "The Last Unicorn. " . Cross-country By Scooter: An Adventure. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. R3 NY. NY Viking Press 1965 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 19122 
Price: 50.00 USD
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From Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains Major Stephen Long's Expedition 1819-1820, Benson, Maxine, Ed.
7 Benson, Maxine, Ed. From Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains Major Stephen Long's Expedition 1819-1820
No defects in jacket or book, jacket now protected with acid-free polyester cover. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . B/W and color illustrations done by artists in the exploration party. A lovely book about America's beginnings. The jacket has a picture of buffalo against an incredible field and sky. Everything is clean and attractive. A beautiful edition and copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 410 pages. G5 Golden, Colorado. Golden, Colorado Fulcrum, Inc. 1988 155591022x / 9781555910228 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 13817 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Adirondack Voices: Woodsmen and Woods Lore, Bethke, Robert D.
8 Bethke, Robert D. Adirondack Voices: Woodsmen and Woods Lore
Dust jacket is rubbed, several small tears, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Green cloth covers of book are sunned, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears to be unread. . Book celebrates the storytelling and folksong traditions of men who have spent much of their lives in the " Big Woods" of the western Adirondack foothills. [jacket blurb]. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 148 pages. I6 University of Illinois Press 1980 0252008294 / 9780252008290 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 26204 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 Briscoe, Vera / Martin, James W. / Reeves, J. E. Safeguarding Kentucky's Natural Resources
Paper covers are faded at extremities and spine; the latter is somewhat wrinkled. . A technical report. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 224 pages. B2 Lexington, KY. Lexington, KY Bureau of Business Research and Bureau of Government Research, U of Kentucky 1948 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 21009 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Fishing a Trout Stream, Connett, Eugene V
10 Connett, Eugene V Fishing a Trout Stream
Book has no defects. Bound in blue-gray cloth with bright gilt titles to spine and front cover, bright blue trout depicted on front cover as well. Illustrated with photos. . Includes matching gray slipcase in Near Fine condition, with a couple of tiny, faint stains to bottom edge. A beautiful copy, gift quality. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 137 pages. D1 Lyon, MS. Lyon, MS The Derrydale Press 1989 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 28992 
Price: 22.50 USD
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The Dread Fishwish, and Other Tales, Denny, George H
11 Denny, George H The Dread Fishwish, and Other Tales
Dust jacket has light edgewear and a one-inch tear along the fold by the spine, no other defects, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects, appears unread. . Thirty nature tales, mostly involving hunting or fishing, with sketched illustrations by George Meyerriecks. Signed and inscribed by the author: "To Pete ... George H. Denny. ". Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 222 pages. Signed by Author. T0 Freshet Press 1975 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 31184 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Adirondack French Louie; Early Life in the North Woods. Text Illustrations by Frank Devecis. Chapter Headings by the Author. Ninety-Six Reproductions from Old Photographs, Dunham, Harvey L.
12 Dunham, Harvey L. Adirondack French Louie; Early Life in the North Woods. Text Illustrations by Frank Devecis. Chapter Headings by the Author. Ninety-Six Reproductions from Old Photographs
Bound in green cloth, endpapers are maps of the area. Former owner bookplate mounted on half-title page. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Profusely illustrated. . Biography of a colorful character and trail guide of the North Woods of New York State, now known as the Moose River Plains Wild Forest. This is the first edition (stated) , published in 1952. Scarce. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 200 pages. C3 Utica, NY. Utica, NY Harvey L. Dunham 1952 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 28802 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Sixth Annual Report of the State Board of Forestry, 1906, Freeman, W. H.
13 Freeman, W. H. Sixth Annual Report of the State Board of Forestry, 1906
Maroon pebbled boards with dulled gilt lettering and state seal; boards have minor soil and rubbing to extremities. Binding is tight, pages clean. . Contains several articles addressing a variety of subjects, including, among others, influence of forestry on animal and plant distribution, forest planting in indiana, how to grow young trees for forest planting, forest land taxation, forest resources and the public welfare, nut growing, recreation, forest fire laws, and the farm woodlot. Illustrated with figures and b/w photos. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 194 pages. H3 Indianapolis. Indianapolis Indiana State Board of Forestry 1906 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 22432 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Geographical Memoir Upon Upper California: an Illustration of His Map of Oregon and California, Fremont, John Charles
14 Fremont, John Charles Geographical Memoir Upon Upper California: an Illustration of His Map of Oregon and California
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Dark brown, textured boards, leatherette with gilt decoration and lettering. Reprint, originally published in 1848, and includes a NF copy of Fremont's map, folded into its own pocket, 38" x 28". A beautiful republication of an important work. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 77 pages. G7 Ye Galleon Press 1995 0877705461 / 9780877705468 Reprint Hardcover As New with no dust jacket 17833 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Album of Abyssinian Birds and Mammals from Paintings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Fuertes, Louis Agassiz
15 Fuertes, Louis Agassiz Album of Abyssinian Birds and Mammals from Paintings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes
Set consists of 32 12-inch x10-inch lithograph reproductions printed on single pieces of stiff card stock and suitable for framing. The backs of some of the paintings are a little soiled or stained, but all paintings are in excellent condition. The 32 paintings DO NOT constitute the complete set found in the original album of 32. There are 5 missing lithographs (numbers 10, 13, 18, 23, and 27) and 5 duplicates: 1 Abyssinian Duiker, 1 Gelada Baboon, 1 Abyssian Wolf, and 2 Crested Hornbills (pictured). No slipcase. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 32 pages. J5 Chicago. Chicago Field Museum of Natural History 1930 Soft Cover Very Good+ 30147 
Price: 225.00 USD
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Politicians and Poachers: the Political Economy of Wildlife Policy in Africa, Gibson, Clark C.
16 Gibson, Clark C. Politicians and Poachers: the Political Economy of Wildlife Policy in Africa
Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . "An excellent analysis of the political conflict which shapes wildlife policy in Africa" [jacket blurb]. WARMLY SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by author on the title page. . Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series. Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 245 pages. S4 Cambridge University Press 1999 Softcover New with no dust jacket 27213 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Notes from the Century Before; a Journal from British Columbia, Hoagland, Edward
17 Hoagland, Edward Notes from the Century Before; a Journal from British Columbia
DJ with one small closed tear, price-clipped. . Author's 4th book, a memoir of his travels in British Colombia. Black cloth cover has elaborate bronze and silver decoration and lettering. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. A beautiful copy, in mylar cover. . 8vo. R2 NY. NY Random House 1969 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 19242 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Beyond the Frontier  Exploring the Indian Country, Hoig, Stan
18 Hoig, Stan Beyond the Frontier Exploring the Indian Country
No defects, still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. . History of early explorations of Oklahoma during the first part of the 19th century. Brand New copy. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 352 pages. j4 University of Oklahoma Press 1998 0806130520 / 9780806130521 Softcover New with no dust jacket 23227 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Perspectives on Conservation, Jarrett, Henry Ed
19 Jarrett, Henry Ed Perspectives on Conservation
Minor bumping to brown cloth covers, no other defects. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. : Lacking the dust jacket. . Twenty-three papers on aspects of the general topic, index. A handsome copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 260 pages. j3 Johns Hopkins Press / Resources for the Future 1958 4th Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 23161 
Price: 16.50 USD
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20 Larsen, Christian L. South Carolina's Natural Resources
Paper covers are faded at margins and spine, the latter being wrinkled. . Author was Assistant Director of the Bureau of Public Administration. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 211 pages. B2 Columbia, SC. Columbia, SC U South Carolina Press 1947 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 21008 
Price: 16.50 USD
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