Category: Nature


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American Seashells The New Illustrated Naturalist

By: Abbott, R. Tucker

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Princeton, D. Van Nostrand company, Inc., 1960

Fifth printing, 541 pages, indexed, illustrated throughout in color and b&w. A small sticker with former owner's name is on the ffep, someone has covered this with a plain white sticker. Otherwise, the book is unmarked, bright pages, firmly green cloth with gold lettering. Only a breath of wear. View more info

Traveling with the Birds; A Book on Bird Migration

By: Boulton, Rudyerd

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Co,, 1960

Interior pages as new, 88 pages with 12 full-color plates plus b&w line drawings, pictorial endpapers. Cover clean and bright with slightest shelfwear at corners. View more info

The Nature of Maine

By: Bradshaw, Marion J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bangor, Dillingham's, 1945

This is #822 of the 1000 copies comprising the second printing. signed by the author. Essays accompanied by 177 b&w plates depicting Maine in it's natural beauty. black cloth binding with gold and green decoration. View more info

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Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children

By: Bruchac, Joseph; Caduto, Michael J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Golden, Colorado, Fulcrum Pub, 1989

Abenaki poet and novelist Joseph Bruchac has collected 25 tales from various native American traditions. These stories instill a caring respect for the environment, a wonder at the forces of the earth, and a love for the creatures that fly, walk and swim about us. The tribal source of each tale is noted. View more info

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Silent Spring: 40th Anniversary Editiont

By: Carson, Rachel

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Mariner, 2002

Edition: 40

The essential, cornerstone book of modern environmentalism is now offered in a handsome 40th anniversary edition which features an introduction by Linda Lear and an afterforward by Edward O. Wilson. View more info

American Indian; His Life and Customs

By: Edited

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, John Hancock Life Insurance Company,

16 page booklet with b&w illustrations, 4 1/2" x 6", cover in brown, orange, black and white. Clean and unmarked.. View more info

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Fairie-ality Style

By: Ellwand, David

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Somerville, Mass., Candlewick, 2009

Edition: First printing

In this stunning follow-up to "Fairie-ality: The Fashion Collection from the House of Ellwand," photographer Ellwand uses a gorgeous array of natural elements to explore the limits of imagination in home design and couture. Includes a pull-out palette. Full color. . View more info

The Man Who Planted Trees

By: Giono, Jean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chelsea, Vt, Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 1985

51 pages illustrated with outstanding wood engravings by Michael McCurdy. The unforgettable story of a tireless shepherd who plants 100 acorns a day over a spanof 30 years, thus transforming the countryside and his community. View more info

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State of the Nation's Ecosystems: Measuring the Lands, Waters, and Living Resources of the United States

By: H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment

Price: $20.00

Publisher: West Nyack, New York, U.S.A., Cambridge Univ Pr, 2002

270 pages, hundreds of graphs and charts accompanied by commentary. Accompanied by a 24 page book containing "Summary and Highlights". View more info

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Carve Your Own Totem Pole

By: Hill, Wayne; mcKee, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Canada, Boston Mills Pr, 2007

131 pages, full-color photgraphs plus b&w line drawings. Detailed instructions. View more info

MacMillan Wildflower Book

By: Hylander, Clarence J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company, 1960

Edition: Ex-Library Edition

Interior pages unmarked, 232 color plates in immaculate condition, text covers 500 wildflowers. Botanical and common name of each is included. View more info

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America's Other Audubon

By: Kiser, Joy M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Princeton Architectural Press, 2012

11 1/2" x 13 1/4" Illustrated with wonderful color plates. This is a new copy with a light bump on the top front corner. Inspired by a display of John James Audubon's paintings at the 1876 World's Fair, amateur naturalist and artist Genevieve Jones began a volume illustrating the bird nests and eggs that Audubon omitted in his seminal "The Birds of America." Jones' story and drawings are included here. View more info

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People of the Sturgeon: Wisconsin's Love Affair with an Ancient Fish

By: Kline, Kathleen Schmitt; Bruch, Ronald M; Binkowski, Frederick P

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2009

Edition: First printing

292 pages, indexed, illustrated throughout with color photography. Signed by Ronald Bruch. Through a fascinating collection of images, stories and interviews, "People of the Sturgeon "chronicles the history of this remarkable fish and the cultural traditions it has spawned. The authors introduce a colorful cast of characters with a good fish tale to tell. Color photos by the late Bob Rashid and images from the Wisconsin Historical Society evoke both the magical... View more info

Folklore and Sumbolism of Flowers, Plants and Trees

By: Lehner, Ernst and Johanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing, 1960

Edition: Ex-Library Edition

128 pages, illustrated throughout. Covers sacred plants, flower lore and legend, strange and wonderous plants, the flower calendar and the language of flowers. Minimal library marks, pages bright and clean. Bound in green cloth. View more info

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Metamorphosis: Animals that Change (Lift-the-Flap)

By: Luise Woelflein

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton Juvenile, 1995

Edition: First printing

A unique dimensional book on a fascinating phenomenon of nature--metamorphosis. Young readers are greeted by a pop-up of a gigantic cecropia moth on the first spread. They then go on to learn about the different kinds of changes that insects, frogs, fish, and marine vertebrates undergo. Full-color photos and detailed, scientifically accurate watercolors adorn each page. View more info