A is for Arctic  Wayne Lynch  Firefly  Paperback  Pub Overstock  $8.98
 "Natural Wonders of the Polar World". Gorgeous photographs, mostly of animals, illustrate this book on the 'land of the midnight sun'. Taking a unqiue, alphabetical approach, the books meanders from A to Z, finding a representative topic or creature for each letter. Informative and engaging, this 143 page book draws the reader into a world of drama and beauty. Great for kids, homeschoolers, anyone planning a voyage to the arctic regions, or someone in a hot climate looking for a breath of fresh air! Call me crazy.
   American Natural History  William T Hornaday  Charles Scribner's Sons  Hardcover  Good  $60.00
 1904, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, "A Foundation of Useful Knowledge of the Higher Animals of North America".
   American Wild Life Illustrated  City of New York WPA Writers Program  Wise  Hardcover  Fair  $28.00
 Embossed hardcover with beautiful pressed buffalo. Binding is a bit loose and delicate. Color photography by Austin Baylitts.
   Animal Kingdom - in 3 volumes  Frederick Drimmer  Geystone Press  Hardcover  Very Good  $23.50
 1945. Three volume set. Books are bound in maroon cloth with embossed gold design on front and gold lettering on spine. Some fading from exposure to sun on spines. Otherwise all is good, bindings tight, pages clean. Volume 1 is Mammals, Volume 2 is Mammals, Birds, Amphibians, and Reptiles, and Volume 3 is Fishes, Invertebrates, insects and the index. Illustrated throughout with drawings and photographs (both B&W and color). Impressive volumes.
   Animal Treasure  Ivan Sanderson  Viking Press  Hardcover  Very Good  $7.50
 1937. Hardcover with silkscreened cover. Wonderful brown-toned illustrations throughout (by author). Very nice condition with little wear to the edges. Some darkening and foxing along spine. Inside, pages are free from any marks and the binding is sturdy.
   Ape and the Sushi Master  Frans de Waal  Allen Lane Penquin London  Hardcover  Pub Overstock  $12.98
 200. Brown hardcover with silver lettering on spine. Artful, colorful dust jacket, compact yet hefty with 433 pages. "Cultural Reflections by a Primatologist". Two brief sections of B&W photography complement the text. A compelling investigation into the culture and behavior of primates. Publisher overstock in mint condition. Reduced price.
   Beginners GT Fresh Water Life  Leon A Hausman  Putnam  Hardcover  Very Good  $6.00
 Compact size, pale green cloth over boards with black lettering on front and spine, and cute little froggy on front. Very good condition with minor edgewear. Binding tight, pages clean. Dust jacket is also good but with small tears on edges and spine, price clipped. Outlines over 250 of the most common forms of animal life found in the rivers, brooks, lakes, ponds, and marshes of the U.S. and Canada. Fishes, frogs, turtles, snails, crustaceans, sponges, clams, mussels, aquatic insects…….B&W line illustrations throughout. Protective cover.
   Diseases of Wildlife in Wyoming  E. Tom (ed) Thorne  Wyoming Fish & Garme Dept  Hardcover  Good  $43.00
 1982. Second Edition. Owner name in front and some green highlighting inside. Sturdy leatherette volume. No DJ.
   Endangered & Threatened Wildlife & Plant   US Fish & Wildlife Service  US Dept of the Interior  Paperback  Good  $5.00
 This is an oversized, staplebound phamplet. Faded yellow cover, 34 pages, clean. Indexed by common name within species. Includes mammals, insects and butterflies, fishes, crustaceans, snails, birds (lots of birds) and reptiles - I do not see any plants listed (despite the title). Pub 1989.
   In My Family Tree  Sheila Siddle  Grove Press  Hardcover  Mint  $12.50
 "A life with Chimpanzees" - Written with Doug Cress and offered with a foreward by Jane Goodall. This is a stated first edtiion, mint condition. Photo insert featuring the mugs of many wonderful chimps. Sheila and husband David have accomplished some very important work in animal refuge - establishing the Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage. Very powerful stories. Was $25.95.
   Land of the Tiger  Valmik Thapar  University of California  Hardcover  Mint  $20.00
 First Edition. Being a natural history of the Inidan Subcontinent, this book covers a vast area extending from Pakistan to the west to Bangladesh in the east, and stretches north to encompass the Himalayan kingdoms of Bhutan and Nepal. Many extraordinary photographs of the regions animals - brown and black bears, snow leaopards, wild buffalo, elephants, blying lizards and monkeys. Et al. A beautiful, 288 page book offering a passionate statement about conservation and protection for this vital region of the world. For more information on saving the Land of the Tiger write Valmik Thapar, TIGER LINK, 19Kautilya Marg, New Delhi 110021, India.
   Mentality of Apes  Wolfgang Kohler  Liveright  Paperback  Good  $3.75
 Kohler's classic analysis of the intelligence of apes attempts to ascertain the degree of relationship between the intellectural capacity of anthropoid apes and of man. Originally published in 1923, this is a reprint published in 1973. Edgewear, pages somewhat darkened but otherwise a clean and unmarked copy.
   Mind in the Waters  Joan McIntyre (assembled by)  Scribner/Sierra Club  Paperback  Good  $8.00
 "A BOOK TO CELEBRATE THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF WHALES AND DOLPHINS". Oh, beautiful creation and due appreciation for a species other than our own human one! This moving and vulnerable book is not only about whales and dolphins, it is also about human culture and our intrusive integration with other forms of life. IT is a basic compendium of information on whales and dolphins while convincingly presenting the theory that whales and dolphins are aware, can think, and have consciousness. Book is in good condition with some edgewear and slightly dirty. Binding good, pages clean.
   Moon By Whale Light  Diane Ackerman  Random House  Hardcover  Good  $10.00
 1st edition hardcover, but no dust jacket. Diane Ackerman is great.
   No Room in the Ark  Alan Moorehead  Harper Brothers  Hardcover  Very Good  $5.00
 1959. Tan and rich blue cloth covers with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear to covers. Dust jacket is a bit faded with closed tear on upper edge. Map endpages in deep copper color. Delicate line drawings at chapter headings, many B & W photographs throughout. Written by an interloper, a lover of Africa, the animals, the people, the landscape. Protective cover. Inside pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is strong.
   Of Wolves and Men  Barry Holstun Lopez  Scribners  Hardcover  Very Good  $22.50
 1978, 309 pages. Book is in very good condition with little wear, some dirty smudging on the edges but hardly. Dust jacket is also very good with slight, very slight wear on edges. Protective cover. This is naturalist/writer Barry Lopez's marvelous and provocative tribute to the wolf. Easily read, absorbing and an important work in the field. Illustrated with photos.
   Official GT New York Zoological Park   NY Zoological Park  NY Zoological Park  Hardcover  Good  $20.00
 Later printing. "The Komodo Dragon edition", Fascinating guide book to the Park in its hey day. Love the full color map and the amazing B&W pictures of animals. Intrigueing! Some wear on the upper and lower spine.
   Raptor and the Lamb  Christopher McGowan  Allen Lane Penquin Press Londo  Paperback  Pub Overstock  $6.00
 1997. Import. "Predators and Prey in the Living World". 272 pages, indexed, line drawing illustrations throughout. "A monster then, a dream, a discord. Dragons of the prime, that tare each other in their slime". Ah yeah. With such chapters as "Avoiding Attention, the Scorpions Sting, Air Strike, Death at Sea, et al.
   Sex Life of the Animals  Herbert Wendt  Simon & Schuster  Hardcover  Good  $10.00
 Illustrated with line drawings and many B&W photographs. Very neat book. Some signs of aging on endpages.
   Tigers in the Snow  Peter Matthiessen  Northpoint Press  Hardcover  New  $11.98
More about this bookBeautiful tribute to the Siberian Tiger, with an introduction and stirring photographs by Maurice Hornocker. Was $27.00, now only $11.98.
   Vanishing Wildlife of North America  Thomas B Allen  National Geographic Society  Hardcover  Very Good  $6.00
 A tribute to endangered wild life with absorbing pictures of animals in the wild.
   Ways of the Wolf  M.W. Fox  Washington Univ.  Paperback  Good  $10.50
 No pub date. Monograph. Put out by the Dept. of Psychology at Washington University and Wild Canid Research & Survival Center St. Louis MO. Spiral binding, 24 pages. Includes information, poems and black & white photographs.
   Wild Bears of the World  Paul Ward  Facts on File  Hardcover  New  $10.00
 1995. Black hardcover with gold lettering on spine. Full, colorful dust jacket showing a gorgeous polar bear. Co-written with Suzanne Kynaston. 191 pages, indexed, with B&W and full color photos throughout. Text is well-researched, photos are completely absorbing. Nice to see such a beautiful book on bears and what a bargain price! - Only ten bucks.
   Wild Heritage  Sally Carrighar  Houghton Mifflin  Hardcover  Very Good  $7.90
 1965. "In the natural behavior of the other animals we discover much about ourselves; our social life and play, our passions and aggressions, our patterns of courtship, parenthood and sex." BOMC. Biege cloth with silver lettering on spine and front. Very nice, unworn condition. Dust jacket is less perfect with small creases and tears at spine edges and a minor scuff mark on front. Now in protective cover. Inside, pages are clean and unmarked. Binding secure. Beautiful, line drawing illustrations by Rachel S Horne are found throughout the book. Reading that is both charming and compelling.
   Wild Horses and Sacred Cows  Richard Symanski  Northland Press  Paperback  Fair  $5.00
 Well worn paperback with a forward by Edward Abbey. Dealing with the management and exploitation of the West's wild mustangs.
   Woman in the Mists  Farley Mowat  Warner Books  Hardcover  Very Good  $10.00
 1987. First Edition. "Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa". Tragic story of one woman's battle to save a species. Some color photographs. Book is in nice shape. DJ is a little worn around the edges - now in a protective cover.


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