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Bald Eagles in the Maritimes.

By: Austin-Smith, Peter and Merritt Gibson

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Canning, Nova Scotia., Nature Watch East.: 1994

Seller ID: 19788

ISBN: 092147606X

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 24 x 16.5 cm.; 52 pp. Pictorial blue card stock covers in a saddle stapled binding. Illustrated with black and white photographs by John Swedberg, drawings by Twila Robar-DeCoste and maps by Larry Bogan. 2 page bibliography at the back. The covers show mild edge wear and general though mild scuffing. View more info

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The Samoyed. (New Zealand).

By: Baillie, Pearl M. and Valerie E. P. Auckram.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hastings, New Zealand., The Cliff Press.: 1961

Seller ID: 19267

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [10] - 245 pp. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and a gilded silhouette on the lower front board. A comprehensive guide to the New Zealand Samoyed breed from the initial selection to advanced medical care. A thirty nine page section of various Samoyed kennels and clubs (New Zealand, Australia, USA, England and Canada) at the back along with a nine page index.. Illustrated with black and white photographs with some charts and drawings. Previous ... View more info

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The Mammals of Banff National Park, Alberta.

By: Banfield, A. W. F.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., National Museum Of Canada.: 1958

Seller ID: 28573

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 24.5 x 16 cm.; (6) - 53 - (1) pp. Wine-red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on front board. Illustrated with 5 maps, 12 black and white photographs. Three pages of references and a 1 page index. This is Bulletin #159 from the National Museum of Canada and #57 in the Biological Series. A very clean, and tight copy showing some very light rubbing to the corners ansd spine tips. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Ferns and Their Related Families of Northeastern and Central North America with a Section on Species also Found in the British Isles and Western Europe: Fiftieth Anniversary Edition.

By: Cobb, Boughton.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut., The Easton Press: 1985

Seller ID: 16928

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - 18.5 x 11.5 cm.; xviii - (2) - 281 - (4) pp. Bound in green leather with gilt lettering on spine and front. All text block edges are gilt. Green satin marker ribbon tipped into the spine headband. Previous owner's name on the standard Easton bookplate on the front free end paper. Other than that, the book shows no signs of use or wear. View more info

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Conservation of Fish, Birds and Game, Proceedings At a Meeting of the Committee, November 1 and 2, 1915.

By: Committee On Fisheries, Game and Fur-Bearing Animals, Commission Of Conservation Canada. (James White, Cecil Jones).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Methodist Book And Publishing House: 1916

Seller ID: 4818

Condition: Good


4to - 25 x 16.5 cm.; 218 pp. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. A compilation of 14 addresses delivered at this meeting. Illustrated with charts and 26 period b/w photographs. A sample of the articles: "Oyster Culture in PEI" by Hon. A. E. Arsenault, "Big Game of the Canadian Rockies" by W. N. Millar, "Silver Fox Raising in Captivity" by Arsenault. Six appendices, Index, b/w photographs. The board edges are worn with bumped ... View more info

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Science and Religion in the Nineteenth Century

By: Cosslett, Tess (editor) (William Paley; Robert Chambers; Hugh Miller; Charles Darwin; Charles Goodwin; Leonard Huxley; John Tyndall; Frederick Temple)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1984

Seller ID: 24694

ISBN: 0521244021

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 249 pp. Cambridge English Prose Texts. Introductory essay plus each chapter is headed by an introduction to the selection, footnotes, bibliography. This volume "centres on the Darwinian controversy . . . placed in the wider context of the earlier debates on geology and evolution; the relation of science to Natural Theology; the effect of Biblical Criticism on the interpretation of Genesis; and the professiona lisation of science by aggressively... View more info

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Interplanting, The Influence of Interplanting on Yield Parameters of Component Plants (High-Lysine Corn and Edible Soybeans)

By: Cunard, Alexander C. (edited by Jack Ruttle)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Emmaus, Pennsylvania, Rodale Press.: 1976

Seller ID: 25056

Condition: Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 43 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. Research and Development Report No. 3. Dr. Cunard was the Staff Agronomist and Research Director of the New Organic Gardening Experimental Farm. Soiling on cover; text pages clean, binding sturdy. View more info

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The World of a Tree.

By: Darlington, Arnold.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: London, UK., Faber And Faber.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1585

ISBN: 0571096247

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 15 cm.; 153 pages. Pictorial paper over boards. Text head is foxed with general wear being very minimal other than some slight soiling. Darlington describes the life of an oak tree and all of the creatures that use the oak themselves from man to the fungus Fistulina hepatica. Signed on the ffep by author and inscribed to a George Bradshaw in memories of the Fountain Bar. An interesting and unique look at the life of a tree done as only an Englishman could - ... View more info

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Wild-Rice

By: Dore, William G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Canada Department of Agriculture.: 1975

Seller ID: 25355

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 84 pp. Publication 1393. First published in 1969, this is a reprint. A comprehensive look at wild rice including a taxonomic review of the species, its varieties in Canada, habitat, biological considerations, natural enemies, production, use, planting and storage. Some edgewear, light soiling; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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The Romance of the Beaver: Being the History of the Beaver in the Western Hemisphere.

By: Dugmore, A. Radclyffe.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., J. B. Lippincott.: (1914)

Seller ID: 26784

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 14.5 cm.; xiv - 225 pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. The text block head edge is trimmed while the fore and tail edges are untrimmed as issued. No date of publication or edition statement is given though known to be first published in 1914 while no additional printings are noted. Illustrated with black and white photographs from life and reproductions (92) and black and white drawings (11) by the author. The 92 photograph... View more info

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What We Hold in Our Hands, A Slow Road Reader

By: First, Fred

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Floyd, Virginia, Goose Creek Press.: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22002

ISBN: 0977939537

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 233 pp. A collection of reflective essays and photographs by a "biology watcher", photographer, writer and teacher who has chosen to live in the rural Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. It is signed by the author on the half-title page. A clean, tight copy. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Formen des Zusammenlebens: Symbiose, Parasitismus und andere Vergesellschaf tungen von Tieren.

By: Gortz, Hans-Dieter.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Darmstadt, Germany., Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft.: 1988

Seller ID: 23895

ISBN: 3534019385

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xv - 191 - [10] pp. Green paper over boards with black lettering and drawing. Illustrated with black and white drawings and 8 pages of black and white photographs at the back. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper, otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. View more info

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Ichneumonologia Europaea. Three Volumes.

By: Gravenhorst, I. L. C. (Johann Ludwig Christian).

Price: $320.00

Publisher: Vratislaviae (Breslau), Published By Author: 1829

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12135


8vo - 20.5 x 12 cm.; Pars I: xxxi - (1) - 827 - (5) - pp. Generalia de Ichneumonidibus, Ichneumones, Supplementa, Indices et Tabulas duas Lapidi Incisas. Fold out chart ( 50.5 x 39 cm.) tipped in on page 65 - Ichneumonidum Genuinorum. Fold out plate (23.5 x 20.5 cm.) tipped in on last page detailing wing structures. Pars II: (2) - 989 -(1) pp. Tryphones, Trogos, Alomyas et Cryptos. Pars III: (2) - 1097 - (1) pp. Pimplas, Metopios, Bassos, Banchos, Ophiones, Hellwigias, A... View more info

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Poisons in Public, Case Studies of Environmental Pollution in Canada

By: Howard, Ross

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, James Lorimer.: 1980

Seller ID: 20387

ISBN: 0888623003

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 14 cm.; 173 pp. Author explores four serious instances of pollution in Canada - Jobs Versus the Environment: Mercury pollution by Reed Paper Limited and Dow Chemical; Blind Faith in Chemicals: The spruce budworm spray programme in New Brunswick; The Unknown Risks and Hidden Facts of Radiation: The dumping of radioactive wastes in Port Hope; Lead Poisoning and the Laws: The fight for a clean environment in two working-class districts of Toronto. Notes, Index. T... View more info

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Bulletin of the American Geographical Society, Volume XXXVI, Number 6, June 1904.

By: Hurlbut, Geo. C. (editor)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, New York, American Geographical Society: 1904

Seller ID: 20927

Condition: Good+


8vo - 24.5 x 15 cm.; Pages 321 to 384. The society was founded in 1852 with the object of encouraging geographical exploration and discovery. Contents (articles only): 1 - "Round Mt. McKinley (with map)" by Frederick A. Cook, 2 - "Southern Russia and Caucasus Mountains" by E. O. Hovey, 3 - "Notes on the US Geological Survey", 4 - "The Zkara, a Christian Tribe in Morocco", 5 - "Chaille-Long's Work on the Nile (with foldout map)", 6 ... View more info

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Bulletin of the American Geographical Society, Volume XXXVI, Number 7, July 1904.

By: Hurlbut, Geo. C. (editor)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, New York, American Geographical Society: 1904

Seller ID: 20928

Condition: Good


8vo - 24.5 x 15 cm.; Pages 385 to 448. The society was founded in 1852 with the object of encouraging geographical exploration and discovery. Contents (articles only): 1 - "The Island of Guam (with foldout map)" by Leonard M. Cox, 2 - "The River Names of British Guiana" by James Rodway, 3 - "A Reconnaissance in Northern Alaska (with foldout map)", 4 - "The Population of India", 5 - "Fetish: Its Relation to the Family" by R. H. Nass... View more info

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Gardening on Chalk and Lime Soil

By: Jackson, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Gardening Book Club.: 1941

Seller ID: 22031

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 213 pp. A helpful book for all sorts of gardens - flowers, lawn, trees, fruits. Minor soiling on text block edges, otherwise, a clean, tight copy. Dust jacket lightly soiled some chipping and closed tears. View more info

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How to Make Friends with Birds.

By: Ladd, Niel Morrow

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1926

Seller ID: 21271

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


48mo - 8 x 13.5 cm (oblong); 228 pp. First published in 1916, this is a later edition. Title continues: "What to Do to Make One's Home Grounds Attractive to Bird Life. From Nesting Boxes to Winter Feeding. More than 200 illustrations." Ladd was President of the Greenwich Bird Protective Society and Member of the Linnaen Society. Black cloth over thin and flexible boards with gilt decoration and lettering on the front and spine, comes in a fitted box that has a pa... View more info

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Jack Miner on Current Topics.

By: Miner, Jack.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Ryerson Press: (1929)

Seller ID: 14429

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 16 cm.; 111 pp. One of a later printing of 1500 copies which were bound in soft cover. A collection of ten of the most prominent newspaper articles written by Miner on such topics as the Migratory Bird Treaty, fishing, the Canada goose and the flag, wild geese, deer and wolves, education, crows, the public. Lots of photos and a detailed drawing of a crow trap. Card stock covers, light soiling on text block edges, otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket has m... View more info

Image for Our Wild Flowers: A Plea for Protection.

Our Wild Flowers: A Plea for Protection.

By: Morris, Frank.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Federation Of Ontario Naturalists.: 1939

Seller ID: 4226

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; 89 pp. Plus 1 page of recommended reference books. Green card stock covers with black lettering and a saddle-stapled binding. One of the earliest publications of its kind in Ontario. Illustrated with drawings by students from the Ontario College of Art and a few full colour plates of some of the flowers. The covers have some mild shelf wear. View more info