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A Naturalist's Rambles About Home

By: Abbott, Charles C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1884

Seller ID: 48178

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some wear at the spine extremities and corners. Surface rubbing to binding. Gilt still fairly bright. Previous owner's name inked on front pastedown. Page edges age-darkened. Else pages clean. ; 485 pages View more info

The Beech Woods: How the Neighbor Learned the Many Secrets of a Canadian Woods

By: Armbrest, Duncan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50313

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some bumping, a bit of rubbing at the spine extremities. Slight spine twist. Some foxing to the endpapers. Else pages clean. ; B&W Photographs; 120 pages View more info

Locusts and Wild Honey

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Osgood and Company: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48096

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Brown cloth, with gilt & black. Wear at spine extremities and corners. Rear board dampstained. Some light soil to front board. Gilt still bright. Color endpapers rubbed. Bookplate removal on front pastedown. Pencil note on rear flyleaf. Previous owners inkstamp on the first blank. Some dampstaining to the first few pages, and light dampstaining to the top corner margin of most pages. ; 253 pages View more info

Far and Near

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1904

Seller ID: 48097

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


288 pages, plus 4 pages ads. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Light bumping at spine tail. Just a bit of very light rubbing at the spine extremities and tips of corners. Very small spot of soil on the lower front board. Else binding clean; gilt bright. Some foxing on endpapers. Previous owners name on the front flyleaf, and a gift inscription on the first blank. Page edges somewhat age-darkened. Else pages clean. View more info

Game Warden Centurion, 1879-1979+

By: Chizek, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lodi, WI, Flambeau River Pubishing: 1994

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 57222

ISBN: 0963335359

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Softcover. Signed by author on dedication page. Reader's crease on front cover. Some rubbing on cover corners and spine extremities. A few faint creases on covers. Faint discoloration on rear cover. Light rubbed soil on page edges. Else pages clean. ; B&W Photographs; 201 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Along Four-footed Trails: Wild Animals Of The Plains As I Knew Them

By: Cook, Ruth A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, James Pott & Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48074

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine tail and front lower corner are lightly bumped. Spine tail, corners and lower board edges are lightly rubbed. Slight spine lean. Rear board is soiled. Else binding clean; gilt bright. Pages clean. ; 265 pages View more info

Wild Woods And Waterways

By: Covert, William Chalmers

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Westminster Press: 1915

Seller ID: 48019

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some mottling to the color on the spine, on the rear board along the spine, and just a bit on the front board. Else binding and pages are very clean. Gilt bright. ; 245 pages View more info

The Ghost Tree Speaks

By: Dorer, Richard J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Ross & Haines, Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50309

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


First Edition, Limited to 2000 copies. Binding very clean. Previous owners name inked on the front flyleaf. Else pages clean. DJ sun-darkened along spine and edges. Tiny chip, and small tear at DJ top rear edge. ; 73 pages View more info

New England Fancies

By: Ekblaw, W. Elmer

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Worcester, MA, Ahille J. St. Onge: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 48281

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Signed / inscribed by author on the bottom of the frontis, dated 1935. Trace of rubbing to spine extremities and corners. 3/4", thin stain on rear board. Frontis portrait page is detached, but present. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Else pages clean. ; 127 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Four Seasons

By: Ewald, Carl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48293

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Spine extremities and lower corners are lightly bumped, lightly rubbed. Slight spine twist. Pin-sized hole in lower spine. Some light rubbed soil to binding. Gilt a bit tarnished. Some light freckling on pastedowns. Else pages clean. ; 187 pages View more info

The Life of the Fields

By: Jefferies, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lutterworth Press: 1947

Seller ID: 50308

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


A bit of light bumping at the spine extremities and corner tips. Else binding clean. Previous owners name inked on the front flyleaf. A bit of light foxing to the endpapers. Else pages clean. DJ edgeworn, chipped, with some tears at edges; taped on inner DJ. Some light rubbed soil. ; B&W Illustrations; 292 pages View more info

Round River: From the Journals of Aldo Leopold

By: Leopold, Aldo; edited by Luna B. Leopold

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53523

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


From the library of Wisconsin author and Conservationist Ralph Guettinger. Very light bumping on board corners. Bit of sunning on tips of spine extremities. Else binding clean. Previous owner's name (Guettinger) inked on top corner of front flyleaf. Else pages clean. DJ sunned along spine, fold edges and a bit along the top 1/4" of the top edge; spine lettering still very readable. 1/8" chipping on DJ spine extremities. Small closed tears and light bumping on top... View more info

A Beaver's Story

By: Liers, Emil E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1962

Edition: Fourth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 53562

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Signed, inscribed by the author to Wisconsin author and conservationist Ralph (Guettinger). Spine head and front lower corner are very lightly bumped. Slight spine lean. 3/4" x 1/8" white stain on front board. Pages clean. Light rubbing to DJ spine extremities and corners. Couple 3/16" chips in DJ spine head and rear top DJ corner. 3/4" mostly closed tear in rear lower DJ corner. Gold Viking library binding label across lower DJ spine & lower front. Some ... View more info

Brier-Patch Philosophy By " Peter Rabbit"

By: Long, Wiliiam J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1906

Seller ID: 48576

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Spine extremities and corners are bumped, lightly rubbed. Very slight spine twist. Binding is stretched between pages 102-103 and 216-217. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. A bit of smudging on endpapers. Else pages clean. ; 294 pages View more info

Once Around the Sun: A Door County Journal

By: Lukes, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baileys Harbor, WI, Pine Street Press: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 50943

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


SD. NAP. Signed, inscribed by the author and the illustrator. There are two personalized Christmas cards from the author laid-in; both with B&W photographs on the front and the authors printed signature. Binding very clean. Pages clean. Light rubbing to DJ. DJ spine sun-darkened. ; B&W Illustrations; 216 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The People's Forests

By: Marshall, Robert

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Harrison Smith & Robert Haas: 1933

Seller ID: 50461

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Inked notes, newspaper clipping of author and photo attached to front endpapers. Staple hole in front flyleaf. DJ rear panel blurb laid-in. DJ flaps glued on rear endpapers. Book advertisement booklets stapled on first and last blank pages. Spine sunned, text faintly readable. Else binding clean. Else pages clean. ; 233 pages View more info

Open Horizons

By: Olson, Sigurd F.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 51479

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by author on front flyleaf. Spine is slightly discolored. Small stains on board bottom and top edges. Small tear in cloth at spine head. Pages clean. Some age-darkening on DJ spine and folds. A few tiny tears on DJ edges. Very light surface rubbing on DJ. Else DJ clean. ; B&W Illustrations; 231 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Bounty of Earth

By: Peattie, Donald Culross; and Louise Redfield Peattie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51413

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Corners and spine extremities lightly bumped. Spine bit sun-darkened, with some staining. Some light smudged soil on the rear board. Page edges and endpapers a bit age-darkened. Previous owners name inked on the front pastedown. Else pages clean. ; B&W Illustrations; 244 pages View more info

Beside Lake Beautiful

By: Quale, William A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Abingdon Press: 1914

Seller ID: 48186

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Front hinge starting. Light rubbing on spine extremities and board corners. Tiny spot on spine. Else binding quite clean. Gilt on binding and page tops shiny. Inked gift inscription on front flyleaf. Small scuff mark on title page. Finger smudges in margins of some pages. Small area of rubbing and ink transfer on rear pastedown. Else pages clean. ; B&W Photographs; 240 pages View more info

The Prairie And The Sea

By: Quayle, William A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Jennings and Graham: 1905

Seller ID: 48077

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Spine extremities and tips of corners are rubbed. Very slight spine lean. Front hinge is cracked. Bit of light soiling and surface rubbing to binding, but overall looks very presentable. Gilt bright. Previous owner's name written on front pastedown. Small ink note on rear pastedown. Else pages clean. ; 342 pages View more info