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Nature & Natural History

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1 A Portfolio of Color Plates Showing Winter and Autumn Plumages of the Ducks, Geese and Swans of North America 
Harrisburg PA The Stackpole Co. 1960 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Selection of color plates with each page containing several birds and wing, beak, tail, or feet detail. Facing page contains brief descriptions of each illustration and commentary on any distinguishing marks. Book Condition : Very Good; former owner's bookplate inside front cover, no other internal marks; light discoloration to spine; curling to cover corners. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Duck Stamps and Prints: The Complete Federal and State Editions 
Hong Kong Hugh Lauter Levin Assoc. 1991 0883639955 / 9780883639955 Hardcover Near Fine Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Revised Edition 1991. Oversized folio. Extremely well illustrated with both color and b&w photos and descriptions of federal and state migratory bird and hunting license stamps includes brief bios of the artists, how much each stamp sold for, and the quantity issued. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; binding tight; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; slight waviness to text block due to paper size. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 inch piece missing at bottom right rear; mild rubbing. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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3 Floods of Northern New Jersey (Images of America) Amre Youssef; North Jersey Media Group
Charleston SC Arcadia Publishing 2014 1467120871 / 9781467120876 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on half title page :" Dear Mr. Martin, Thank you for your preservation work on The Records archives; otherwise, this book would not be possible. Amre" Rich archival newspaper photos (usually 2 per page) with accompanying text document the last century of storms in flood-prone Northern NJ. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover corner curling and creasing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 Creating Eden: The Garden As a Healing Space Barrett, Marilyn
San Francisco CA Harper San Francisco 1997 0062500910 / 9780062500915 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on dedication page : "Linda, May your gardens always offer you wholeness, grace and delight. Love, Marilyn. Spring, 1997." Tending the garden is used as a metaphor for cultivating the soul through illness, grief, and the business of living. Book Condition : Good; occasional pencil margin notes or underlining; age toning due to paper quality; light wear to cover edges and corners. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 The Majestic Delaware; the Nation's foremost Historic River Brandt, Francis Burke
Union City NJ William H. Wise 1981 Hardcover Very Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"The story of the Delaware is told in brief accounts of dramatic episodes, events, and achievements." Discusses shipbuilding also. 150+ b&w photos, maps, and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; light age toning to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; chipping at edges; light discoloration; waviness/creasing (cup ring marks). 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 Contributions to the Tertiary Fauna of Florida Volume 3, Parts 1-4 Dall, William Healey
Philadelphia PA Wagner Free Institute of Science 1898 Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
William Healey Dall's classic text, Contributions to the Tertiary Fauna of Florida with Especial Refernce to the Miocene Silex-Beds of Tampa and the Pliocene Beds of the Caloosahatchie River, Volume 3, Parts 1 -4. These were printed in the Transactions of the Wagner Free Institute of Science of Philadelphia over a period of several years in the 1890's. This hardbound binding (red with gilt lettering on the spine) of those publications consists of Volume 3, Parts 1- 4 as follows : Part 1 : Pulmonate, Opisthobranchiate and Orthodont Gastropods; (August 1890), Part 2 : Streptodont and other Gastropods, Concluded; (December 1892), Part 3 : A New Classification of the Pelecypoda; (March 1895), Part 4 : 1 : Prionodesmacea: Nucula to Julia; (April 1898) and 2 : Teleodesmacea : Teredo to Ervilia. * Part 3 includes Dall's comprehensive classification of the Bivalvia. Each part contains an index at the end along with multiple b&w plates with groupings of the items discussed in each part. There is also a color fold out map of Florida Geology. The volume weighs over 7 lbs. with 947 pages. PLEASE NOTE : Due to weight of volume, extra postage may be requested. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; former owner's name on front free end paper; 3 pages have small paper tears with tape repairs; a few small marks to text block and one on a page of plates; light wear to cover corners and spine ends. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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7 Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon (A Natural and Human History) Dillon, Chuck
Wellsboro PA Pine Creek Press 1991 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on Title Page. 1992 2nd Printing. Beautifully illustrated natural history of Pine Creek gorge in northwestern Pennsylvania. B&w and color photos, many full page, complement the overview text. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; some creasing to covers; light wear to covers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Marine Ecosystems: Emerging Diseases as Indicators of Change, Epstein, Paul R. (Principal Investigator)
8 Marine Ecosystems: Emerging Diseases as Indicators of Change Epstein, Paul R. (Principal Investigator)
Boston MA Health Ecological and Economic Dimensions (HEED) of Global Change Program 1998 Probable First Edition Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
A methodological primer and summary for using marine diseases as an indicator for ecosytem health with specail attention to coastal systems in North and South America. Year of the Ocean Special Report on Health of the Oceans from Labrador to Venezuela, December 1998. The report is the culmination of a three year research project funded by NOAA's Office of Global Programs and NASA. 85 pages. Book Condition : Very Good; Clean, crisp, unmarked tight copy with light rubbing and corner wear. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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9 Outdoor Lancaster County Pennsylvania: With text and pictures highlighting 945 square miles of the "Garden Spot" Gerald S Lestz
Lancaster PA John Baer's Sons 2001 0970609604 / 9780970609601 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on title page. Oversize side-stapled softcover. 62 pp. w/ c. 50 color photos, several b&w illustrations, and 2 maps. Introductory guide to natural areas and activities in Lancaster County. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light rubbing to covers; minimal wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 All In A Day's Walk Graham Churchett
Norwood, Austalia The Scout Association of Austrailia 1982 0959379002 / 9780959379006 Spiral Bound Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
The Flora and Fauna of the Lamington National Park and Other Parks in South East Queensland, Australia. 147 pp. w/ b&w illustrations of plants, insects, birds, and mammals throughout. Book Condition : Very Good; a few scattered check marks and notes; some page tip creasing; light cover corner creasing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Scripture Natural History I: The Trees and Plants Mentioned in the Bible [By-Paths of Bible Knowledge, X] Groser, W.H.
London, England The Religious Tract Society 1888 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
1888 Presumed 1st Edition. Good, Ex-Seminary library. Discusses trees and vegetation of Palestine and the Middle East. Sections include : Timber and Forest Trees and Shrubs; Fruit Trees; Grain and Vegetables; Herbs and Flowers; Perfumes and Medicines. 14 b&w illustrations. Book Condition: Good, Ex-Seminary Library; no text marks; bumping to spine ends; catalog labels to bottom spine and top right rear cover; bookplate inside front cover; slip and pocket removed tearing paper inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12 Wild Flowers of the United States, Vol. 2: Southeastern States H. W. Rickett
New York NY McGraw-Hill 1967 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
2 volume 1st Edition set, folio sized, in decorative slipcase. Excellent comprehensive survey, organized by groups, then families. 688 pp. w/ charts, b&w illustrations, and many color photos. Book Conditions : Near Fine; no text marks; little wear; 2-3 scattered small stains on text block; very slight cover corner bumping. No Dust Jackets as issued. Slipcase is in Good condition; some edge and corner wear; water stains/humidity to top of case. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be requested due to weight of this set (over 16 lbs. w/ packaging). 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Four Seasons of the Chesapeake Bay ( 2 Volume Set) Volume I: Spring-Summer & Volume II: Fall-Winter, Hamer, Red (Author and Photographer)
13 Four Seasons of the Chesapeake Bay ( 2 Volume Set) Volume I: Spring-Summer & Volume II: Fall-Winter Hamer, Red (Author and Photographer)
West Chester PA Four Seasons Book Publishers 1980 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + good + Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
The beautiful set is an all-color pictorial of the entire Chesapeake Bay with 508 photographs total. Two-volume set. Both books signed by the author / photographer on half-title page. Hardback - black simulated leather with gilt, in dustjackets. 1980, 1st editions. Book Conditions : Very Good; Except for small ownership stamping to front free endpapers both books are clean and crisp, no markings, no creases and no tears. Covers have some wear to spine ends. Dustjacket Conditions : Good+; light shelf wear with sun darkened spine, some rubbing especially to rear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Primate Ecology and Human Origins: Ecological Influences on Social Organization Irwin S. Bernstein; Euclid O. Smith
New York NY Garland STPM Press 1979 0824070801 / 9780824070809 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Anthology of 13 essays and a Summary discussing the multiplicity of factors involved in primate ecology and human origins. Variances in social patterns over time and evolutionary adaptations are also considered. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks, former owner's name in rubber stamp inside front cover; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; chipping and tearing along top edge; vertical crease to rear interior flap.. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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15 Recompense: Streams, Summits and Reflections Irwin, Brian
U.S.A. Xlibris Corporation / Privately Published 2009 1441545565 / 9781441545565 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a collection of nature writings and reflections form an experienced hiker and climber. The book is divided into three sections. Places discussed include Mount Washington in New Hampshire; Jackson, Wyoming; and Denali National Park in Alaska. Book Condition : Good; no internal marks; significant rubbing to covers; some shelf wear to cover edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Hands on the Land: A History of the Vermont Landscape Jan Albers
Cambridge MA The MIT Press 2000 0262011751 / 9780262011754 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on title page. Stated 1st Edition. 351 pp. with b&w and color photos throughout. Organized chronologically, demonstrates how the Vermont landscape has been, and continues to be, changed by the dynamic tension between economic progress and a Romantic view of nature. Book Condition: Fine; no text marks; appears unread. Dust Jacket Condition : Fine; minimal shelf wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Creatures on the Edge: Wildlife Along the Lower Rio Grande Jan Epton, Dr., Steve Bentsen, Colleen Cu
McAllen TX Valley Land Fund 1997 0966001303 / 9780966001303 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Printing. Beautifully illustrated with color photos, this book documents animals on the boundaries - geographic, taxonomic, and ecological - of the Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas and their dwindling habitat. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks, gift inscription on front free end paper; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear to edges; some creasing and rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Birding Howard County, Maryland Joanne K. Solem (author), M. Suzanne Probst (illustrator)
Hagerstown MD The Howard County Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society 1995 Spiral Bound Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Also includes a copy of "Attracting Birds in the Maryland Piedmont" by the same author. 1st printing. 133 pp. w/ b&w maps and illustrations. Organized into sections : Site Guides (County Parks and Open Space; State Parks and Wildlife Management Areas; Columbia; Reservoirs and Ponds); The Birding Year (Monthly); Species Accounts; Howard County Bird Checklist; and appendices. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear; spiral binding complete. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Canoeing on the Juniata, 1888 Landis, Henry K.
Harrisburg PA Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1994 0892710470 / 9780892710478 Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Oblong hardcover 7 1/4" x 9 1/4". This reprint details Henry Landis' trip down the Juniata River in 1888. It combines excerpts from his diary with 25 b&w photographs reproduced from the original plates. Landis founded the Landis Valley Farm Museum in Lancaster Pennsylvania. This is a NEW copy with some DJ wear from Museum Store stacking. Book Condition : Fine; unmarked and unread. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to top edge; price sticker adhesive remnant at bottom rear; rubbing to rear. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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20 Global Climate Change: Implications, Challenges and Mitigation Measures Majumdar, Shyamal K.
Easton PA Pennsylvania Academy of Science 1992 0945809077 / 9780945809074 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Anthology of 40 essays divided into sections on : Natural Climatic Fluctuations; The Greenhouse Effect; Monitoring and Modeling; Biophysical Impacts; Socioeconomic Impacts; Impact Mitigation, Adaptation, and Emissions Limitation Strategies; and, Policy, regulation, and Legal Issues: Domestic and International Perspective. Book Condition : New. Dust Jacket Condition : New. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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