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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: 255.00 USD
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Epitaph for a Desert Anarchist The Life and Legacy of Edward Abbey, Bishop, James
2 Bishop, James Epitaph for a Desert Anarchist The Life and Legacy of Edward Abbey
As New book in NF dust jacket. Jacket is lightly rubbed on rear panel, no other defects, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, appears unread. . Biography of Edward Abbey, including eight pages of plates. A beautiful copy of the first printing. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 288 pages. F3 Scribner 1994 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 32203 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Blue Desert, Bowden, Charles
3 Bowden, Charles Blue Desert
Dust jacket is rubbed, no other defects, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has name of former owner penned to half-title page. He was Peter Strickhold, an American composer and environmentalist. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 179 pages. B1 University of Arizona Press 1986 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 31534 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Safeguarding Kentucky's Natural Resources, Briscoe, Vera / Martin, James W. / Reeves, J. E.
4 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: 25.00 USD
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The Last Stand of the Pack, Carhart, Arthur H. & Stanley P. Young
5 Carhart, Arthur H. & Stanley P. Young The Last Stand of the Pack
Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Blue cloth covers have a little wear at corners, no other defects. There appears to be a missing blank endpaper; the present copy has one blank endpaper followed by half-title page, frontispiece and title page. Otherwise, binding is very tight, pages are clean and unmarked. It appears unread. . Includes 8 plates which depict 17 b/w photos. This is a classic environmental book, scarce as a hardback first edition. Arthur Carhart, the first author, was an early leader in the wilderness movement, an environmentalist and conservationist. The book gives an historical account of the extirpation of all wolves from Colorado. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 295 pages. F6 J. H. Sears & Company, Inc. 1929 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 32309 
Price: 400.00 USD
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Silent Spring, Carson, Rachel
6 Carson, Rachel Silent Spring
Dust jacket has short tear and light edgewear, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, appears unread. Book club edition, published in 1962, the same year as the first edition. . A beautiful copy of a environmental classic which unfortunately fell on mostly deaf ears, though it did result in the stoppage of the use of DDT as an insecticide. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 368 pages. F6 Houghton Mifflin: Riverside Press 1962 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 32299 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Evolution or Extinction  The Choice Before Us : A Systems Approach to the Study of the Future, Curtis, Richard Kenneth
7 Curtis, Richard Kenneth Evolution or Extinction The Choice Before Us : A Systems Approach to the Study of the Future
Bump to top corner, else Fine. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Extensive references, indexes. A solid, attractive copy. . International Series in Experimental Social Psychology Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 447 pages. Signed by Author. L2 Pergamon 1982 1st Edition Softcover Very Good+ 30499 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Ecophilosophy:  A Field Guide to the Literature, Davis, Donald Edward
8 Davis, Donald Edward Ecophilosophy: A Field Guide to the Literature
Faint partial crease to bottom of front cover. Gray card covers. . An annotated bibliography to the literature of ecophilosophy, defined by the author as ecological philosophy and sensibility. Annotations are substantive, well written, and useful. 334 items are listed and discussed. Index. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 137 pages. D4 San Pedro. San Pedro R. & E. Miles 1989 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 24666 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Gynecology, Dudley, Emilius C. / Von Bachelle, C.
9 Dudley, Emilius C. / Von Bachelle, C. Gynecology
Vol. 4 in the Practical Medicine Series. Illustrated, index, 227p. Red cloth cover w bright gilt decoration and lettering. Owner's name on front pastedown and stamped lightly in various other places in the books, as well as blindstamped on title page and elsewhere. Corners of cover and extremities of spine are lightly rubbed, no other defects. Pages are clean, bright and crisp, binding tight and square. A beautiful copy of a medical book that is more than 100 years old. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. A1 Chicago. Chicago The Year Book Publisher 1906 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 14998 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Clean Air Act, Environmental Protection Agency
10 Environmental Protection Agency The Clean Air Act
A few minor dings to paper covers, no other defects. This is a 56-page side-stapled booklet. . This is the Clean Air Act itself, and includes the Clean Air Act of 1963 and all amendments through 1970. Published In December 1970, . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 56 pages. S1 Washington DC. Washington DC Environmental Protection Agency 1970 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 26762 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Measurement of Environmental and Resource Values: Theory and Methods, Freeman III, Professor A. Myrick
11 Freeman III, Professor A. Myrick The Measurement of Environmental and Resource Values: Theory and Methods
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . NOTE: This is the 1993 edition. . RFF Press Series. Trade PB. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 516 pages. J4 RFF Press 1993 Paperback Fine 30115 
Price: 27.50 USD
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Atmospheric Diffusion and Air Pollution:  Proceedings of a Symposium Held At Oxford, August 24-29, 1958, Frenkiel, F. N. & P. A. Sheppard, Eds.
12 Frenkiel, F. N. & P. A. Sheppard, Eds. Atmospheric Diffusion and Air Pollution: Proceedings of a Symposium Held At Oxford, August 24-29, 1958
A little rubbing to extremities of blue cloth covers. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Forty-six scholarly papers on all aspects of the subject. . Advances in Geophysics, Volume 6 Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 471 pages. M5 NY. NY Academic Press 1959 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 24613 
Price: 21.50 USD
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Way of the Sea:  The Use and Abuse of the Oceans, Gwynn, Richard
13 Gwynn, Richard Way of the Sea: The Use and Abuse of the Oceans
Creasing to bottom edge of front cover, else Fine in wrappers. Owner stamps on ffep. Author has SIGNED AND INSCRIBED a message to former owners on half-title page. . The seas are not limitless. This book presents an ecological perspective on the uses and misuses of the oceans. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 153 pages. Signed by Author. G6 Devon, England. Devon, England Green Books 1992 1st Edition. 1st Printing Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 22263 
Price: 21.50 USD
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A Perspective of Environmental Pollution, Holdgate, M. W.
14 Holdgate, M. W. A Perspective of Environmental Pollution
Owner name on ffep has been blacked out, and this has bled through somewhat to the following page. A little rubbed at extremities. . "A masterly review of the pollution problem, " covering "the ecological context, pollutants, pathways, changes in the environment, effects, standards, monitoring costs, controls and internaitonal aspects." A solid copy. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 278 pages. G4 Cambridge. Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1980 1st Paperback Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 22178 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Deserted Ocean:   A Social History of Depletion, Holy, Norman
15 Holy, Norman Deserted Ocean: A Social History of Depletion
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. . Where have the fish gone, and why? . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 156 pages. A1 Authorhouse 2009 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 31405 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Deterministic Safety Analysis for Nuclear Power Plants (Specific Safety Guide No. SSG-2), International Atomic Energy Agency (Iaea)
16 International Atomic Energy Agency (Iaea) Deterministic Safety Analysis for Nuclear Power Plants (Specific Safety Guide No. SSG-2)
No defects; book is As New, unread. . IAEA Safety Series Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 62 pages. D4 International Atomic Energy Agency 2009 Softcover As New with no dust jacket 29097 
Price: 30.00 USD
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South Carolina's Natural Resources, Larsen, Christian L.
17 Larsen, Christian L. South Carolina's Natural Resources
Paper covers are faded at margins and spine, the latter being wrinkled. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . 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: 25.00 USD
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Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke:  The Report of the California Environmental Protection Agency, National Institutes Of Health, National Cancer Institute
18 National Institutes Of Health, National Cancer Institute Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke: The Report of the California Environmental Protection Agency
Very minor rubbing to paper covers. Tight, square, pages clean and bright. . Monograph 10. NIH #99-4645. A comprehensive analysis of the dangers of environmental exposure to tobacco smoke. . Trade PB. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 430 pages. K0 Washington DC. Washington DC U. S. Department of Health and Human Services / California Environmental Protection Agency 1999 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 16162 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Natural Acts: a Sidelong View of Science and Nature, Quammen, David
19 Quammen, David Natural Acts: a Sidelong View of Science and Nature
Jacket has a few tiny chips, light soil and slightly rubbed at extremities, still bright and attractive, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . "Quammen has a sharp and sympathetic perception of the often tricky and ambiguous territory where nature, science, and humanity overlap ..." Neatly SIGNED by author on half-title page, scarce thus. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 221 pages. Signed by Author. A2 NY. NY Nick Lyons / Schocken Books 1985 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 20703 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Air Pollution and Industry, Ross, R. D.
20 Ross, R. D. Air Pollution and Industry
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . A comprehensive treatment of problems, standards, techniques, designs, equipment, etc. , related to air pollution. Book is As New. . Van Nostrand Reinhold Environmental Engineering Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 489 pages. M3 NY. NY Van Nostrand 1972 2nd Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 16802 
Price: 35.00 USD
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