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Animals & Birds

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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 Faithful Scotch and Other Dogs and A Cat Book (Excelsior Classics) 
Farmington ME D.H. Knowlton & Co. Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
These are two small staple bound booklets (32 pp. apiece) related to pets. Undated, appear to be early 1900's. Includes stories and poems and b& w photos. These were produced for school children and were aimed at Grades 3 (A Cat Book) and 4 (Faithful Scotch) according to the catalog lists inside their front covers. Book Conditions : Very Good; some light spotting (more to A Cat Book); mild cover corner wear; no marks to text. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Pole Star Books : The Penguin, The Vole, The Parrot, The Cobra, The Hippopotamus Benson, Barbara (adapted from the Dutch of Francis Brewer)
London England Cambridge University Press 1980 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Five booklets (16 pages each) from the Pole Star series on animals published between 1978 and 1980. I would estimate that the grade levels are roughly 3rd and 4th. Glossy covers, side stapled. All are written by Barbara Benson and adapted from the Dutch of Francis Brewer. Book Conditions : Very Good; no internal markings; light wear to cover corners. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 A Treatise on the Fish of Pennsylvania Buller C.R.
Harrisburg PA Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1927 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Board of Fish Commissioners Bulletin No. 4. 16 b&w photos. Overview of fish intended for middle and high school students. Discusses fisheries and natural habitat. Book Condition : Good; no markings to text; crease at bottom right front cover also effects first several pages; light age toning; scuffing to covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Evolutionary History of the Primates Frederick S. Szalay; Eric Delson
New York NY Academic Press 1980 0126801509 / 9780126801507 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Primatology text organized by Suborder or Infraorder, then Superfamily, Family and Tribe. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; a few small spots to text block; minimal wear. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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Training Sled Dogs, Hall, Frank & Nettie
6 Training Sled Dogs Hall, Frank & Nettie
Jackson, MI Self published Edition Unstated Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Cream printed wraps, staple-bound, 22 pages. Basics of sled dog training. Topics include: choosing a dog, terms, making a training trail, basic training rules, basic care and obedience. Also training: one dog, a team with no experience, puppies, and lead dogs. Additional info included on equipment and various hitches. Paperback, No date. Overall very light bend and light corner curling to booklet. Pages are clean and unmarked, the last 6 pages have a tiny indentation near bottom corner. Cover has shelf wear and light creasing. 0 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Owner's Manual, Jacqueline L. Gottlieb (Editor)
7 The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Owner's Manual Jacqueline L. Gottlieb (Editor)
The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Club of America, Inc. 1984 Edition Unstated Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
White, glossy, pictorial, stiff paper wraps, illustrated in black and white; 65 pp. Size: 4to up to 12" tall. 65 pp. Condition: Good +; cover has scuffing, a light partial cup ring to front, some creasing and edge wear. There is dent to foredge that affects front cover and the edge of the first 20 pages. Otherwise pages are clean and bright, no marking, no tears. Paperback 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Duck Stamps and Prints: The Complete Federal and State Editions McCaddin, Joe
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: 25.00 USD
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The Horse: A Tribute, Murphree, Mike
9 The Horse: A Tribute Murphree, Mike
Lawrence, KS Kim Books 1964 Probable First Edition Softcover (Saddle-stapled) Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo up to 9" tall Jenny Masterson 
Tan softcover with pictorial textured wraps, 44 pp, illustrated in black and white. Size: 8vo up to 9" tall. Pays tribute to the horse, mainly focusing on the part horses played in American history. Each page has a few lines on text and drawings by Jenny Masterson. Condition: Good; except for a couple tiny spots pages are clean and bright, unmarked, no creases or tears. A little rusting at staples. Cover has a couple small spots, some edge wear and a few tiny dents to rear (one broken through paper). A hard-to-find book. Paperback 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Dr. Rea's Stallion Service Book and Horse Breeding Book, Rea, Dr. Chas. L.
10 Dr. Rea's Stallion Service Book and Horse Breeding Book Rea, Dr. Chas. L.
Kansas City Self-published By Author 1915 Reprint Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 
Small hardback with red cloth and black lettering. 156 pp., illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. Copyright 1908 but the calendar on the front pastedown is for 1915. 16mo - over 5" - 6 " tall. An old book for veterinarians and horse breeding services. The first part has forms to fill out on the horses being serviced . Most still blank, about 1/4 filled in. The second part contains chapters on: Care and Management of Jacks; Reproduction of the Mare. Also some ads for Dr. Rea's products. CONDITION: Except for the forms that have been filled in there is no writing to pages. Pages basically clean and bright with a few smudges. No tears or creases. There is some paper peeling to front pastedown along binding. The front free endpaper possibly missing. Some soiling to rear endpapers and book edges. Cover has a couple spots and a smudge to front, some scuffing, rubbing and some fading. Edges have light wear. Interior binding starting to split in a couple places but pages are secure. Hardcover 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Elliott the Moose, The Carlson Family
11 Elliott the Moose The Carlson Family
Fairbanks, Alaska A Carlson Creation 1988 Probable First Soft cover Very Good Minus Book 
Signed by most of the members of the Carlson Family and the illustrator inside front cover. Oblong tan softcover with black illustration and titles, staple binding. Condition: VG-. Pages are clean and bright, no markings or tears, some corner-tip creasing. Cover has a bit of light soling / aging, light creasing, and some edge wear. The true story of young Zack Carlson and an orphaned moose in Alaskan wilderness. Handwritten text and drawings by 'Blueberry" Cherie Carlson. Signed by person(s) connected with book. Paperback 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Henry Hippo Travagllini, Barbara Carlson
New York NY Vantage Press 1973 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Travagllini, Barbara Carlson 
Children's book by a Pennsylvania author and artist about a young, pink hippo who gets captured and separated from his mother until a boy helps him escape and he eventually finds his mother. Brown boards with illustrated dust jacket; 47 pp., illustrated throughout in black and white. Stated first edition. Condition: Very Good; jacket unclipped, some foxing on fore-edges and inner flaps of dust jacket, a few spots inside cover and front free endpaper, text pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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