A Land  Jacquetta d  Beacon  Paperback  Very Good  $6.00
 With an introduction by Robert Finch, this natury history of the British Isles was first published in 1951. It is a human geography, discussing human consciousness, evolution and art. Very interesting. Minor edgwear on corners. Book remains shiny, sturdy and clean.
   Along the Trail  David Sumner  Lowell Press  Paperback  Fair  $475.00
 With photographs by Danny On, this is a "photographic essay of Glacier National Park and the Northern Rocky Mountains. Danny On, friend and lover of the western mountain landscape perished in a skiing accident at 54. His amazing photography and the obvious respect he had garnered from everyone who knew him provided the inspiration for this book. The high color photographs are crisp and clean. Animals practically jump off the page. Book is a slender, 113 page volume. Cover is a bit abused, with edgewear and a decisive crease on the front lower right corner. Binding is good, pages clean.
   America's Wild & Scenic Rivers   National Geographic Society  National Geographic Society  Hardcover  Good  $5.75
 Ah ..these photographs are so beautiful! Many many wonderful high color photos of rivers and wetlands from coast to coast. The book illustrates the remarkable diversity of rivers in our North American landscape. Impressive.
   Borland Country  Hal Borland  J.B. Lippincott  Hardcover  Very Good  $10.00
 1971. Second Printing. "Here is a selection of Hal Borland's best nature editorials from 'The New York Times', accompanied by Walter Chandoha's superb photography." These black & white photos are ALIVE! Mustard yellow over brown cover- embossed gold leaf in corner. Corners very slightly rubbed & soiled. Some soil on DJ. Corner is clipped. Overall in nice shape.
   Ecology of a Summer House  Vincent Dethier  University of Mass.  Paperback  Good  $6.00
 1984. "The author's summer bungalow in East Bluehill, Maine, is the scene of this charming book. Provides picturesque vignettes of the plant and animal life during a typical period from June to December. Author is a noted naturalist. Drawings by Abigail Rorer. Plain tan cover with a drawing of the house on the front. Has a stain and a scratch on front. Inside pages are clean, bright and unmarked.
   Everyday Adventures  Samuel Scoville, JR.  Atlantic Monthly Press  Hardcover  Poor  $4.74
 This is a pleasure book for the lover of nature and animals. It has a wonderful humor and gentleness in the various stories of animals, birds, and plants. Good information on orchids, owls and other birds. Illustrated with photographs. The book has gold gilt lettering on the spine and an illustration of a wooded pine on the front cover. Overall, it is very worn, somewhat warped, with a repair to the binding and still other sorrows. Thus the very reduced price.
   Footnotes on Nature  John Kiernan  Doubleday  Hardcover  Good  $7.75
 First edition. Fine wood engravings by Nora S Unwin. 279 pages. Tan cloth covers with minor edgewear. Dust jacket is nice, in protective cover. Oddly, the dj has small remnants of yellowed tape on inside flaps. All else is good and clean, no previous owner marks, binding sturdy, etc. Ah, the relaxing joy of nature musings.
   Green Laurels  Donald Culross Peattie  Simon & Schuster  Hardcover  Very Good  $20.00
 This impressive volume was published in 1936 and has a certain regal air to it. It is finely produced with green cloth over boards and red and gold accents on the cover to highlight the title and author. An ivy decoration accents the front cover. The frontispiece is a photograph of Darwin and portraits of other naturalist luminaries are included throughout the book. Satisfyingly, the book goes back to Aristotle to begin profiling dignataries and continues through the Middle Ages, through the dynamic, scientific explorations of the seventeeth century, the lapland adventures of Linnaeus and the various contributions of Goethe, Bartram, Darwin, Audubon and many more. A worthy reference. Antiquated book plate on front left inside endpage.
   Naturalist At Large  Thomas Bardour  Little Brown  Hardcover  Good  $8.75
 1943. Beige, textured cloth over boards with green and gold on spine. Around the globe with a respected naturalist, b&w photos throughout. Nice, clean and sturdy copy.
   Nature of Things  Will Curtis  Countryman Press  Hardcover  Very Good  $12.00
 The Nature of Things is a marvelous collection of over 200 commentaries delivered by Curtis through his popular NPR radio broadcasts. Seasons, plants, animals, snowshowing, etc, etc, and first-hand accounts of his travels with wife Jane to Lapland, Peru, Galapagos and elsewhere. Book is in good condition, clean and no shelf wear, published 1984, 296 pages, index. Dust jacket has some wear on the edges, including a 1/2 inch chip out of the top edge. Protective cover.
   One Day on Beetle Rock  Sally Carrighar  Knopf  Hardcover  Good  $6.00
 1946. Sixth Printing. Nature tales for children. Illustrations by Henry Kane. Green cover with a squirrel embossed on front, gold text on spine. No DJ. Some soiling on edges. Decorative endpages, front one has owner name in pen, pencil mark on the back one. Inside pages appear clean except for one small bookstore label.
   Wild Cascades  Harvey Manning  Sierra Club/Ballantine  Paperback  Good  $4.50
 Edited by David Brower, this small slender paperback is a gorgeous tribute to the Northern Cascades Wilderness of Oregon and Washington. A very special look at a very special place. With many photographs by such greats as Ansel Adams and intermittent lines from poet Theodore Roethke. Small in size, this book holds a powerful message.


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