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1 Ackerman, Diane The Moon by Whale Light : And Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodilians and Whales
New York Random House 1991 0-394-58574-7 / 9780394585741 First Edition Cloth Fine Very Good 8vo. 
272pp. Four essays on natural history, originally published in "The New Yorker", describe the author's observations on bats, crocodiles and alligators, penguins and whales. Index. In Brodart jacket protector. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Alcock, John The Masked Bobwhite Rides Again
Tucson Univ of Arizona Press 1993 0816514054 / 9780816514052 Paperback As New 
Some ills., biblio, index, 186 pp. (List $17.95) 
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 Allen, Thomas B. Guardian of the Wild: The Story of the National Wildlife Federation, 1936-1986
Bloomington & Indianapolis Indiana University Press 1987 0-253-32605-2 / 9780253326058 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gift inscriptions on front flyleaf and on p. ix half-title. from NWF president Jay D. Hair to the 1st Executive Director of the NWF Dick Borden. Bound in faux blue leather with gold stamping. 8 b&w photo plates. A history of the NWF from the beginning to the 1980s. Appendices include Affiliates of the NWF, National Wildlife Week programs, Original Wildlife Week Proclamation by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt, NWF Presidents, past winners of the National Conservation Acheivement Awards, NWF Creed and Purposes, Legislation/Litigation Timelines, map of regions, Bibliography. 220pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Andrews, J. H. R. The Southern Ark : Zoological Discovery in New Zealand, 1769-1900
Honolulu, HI University of Hawaii Press 1988 0-8248-1192-5 / 9780824811921 Cloth As New As New 4to. 
250pp. Color and b&w plates.The discovery and description of New Zealand's unique fauna, from Captian Cook to the Victorian age, including such extinct species as the Moa. Draws on the writings of Joseph Banks, Richard Owens, and Richard Taylor and illustrations by artists such as Gould, Lear, and Wolf. References, index. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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5 Atkinson, B.; Olsen, W. K.; Evans, P.; Lovins, A.; DeWolfe, G. New England's White Mountains: At Home In the Wild
Boston, MA Appalachian Mountain Club/ Little, Brown 1978 0-913890-18-9 / 9780913890189 Cloth Fine Fine 4to Evans, Philip H.; Lovins, Amory B.; DeWolfe, George (photographers) 
178pp. ills., color photos, maps. Wildlife, weather and habitats of the White Mountains; the range's history of exploration and tourism, and the historic trail system maintained by the Appalachian Mountain Club. Many excellent large-format photographs. DJ shows light shelf wear. Volume 9 in The Earth's Wild Places series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Badger, Curtis J. Salt Tide: Cycles and Currents of Life Along the Coast
Woodstock Countryman Press 1993 0-88150-463-7 / 9780881504637 Trade Paperback As New 8vo. 
134pp. ills. Life and habitats on the Atlantic coastal barrier islands of Virginia. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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7 Balouet, J.C. Extinct Species of the World
Hauppauge, NY Barron's 1990 0-8120-5799-6 / 9780812057997 Cloth Fine Very Good 4to Alibert, Eric (illustrator) 
192pp. ills., photos, maps. Examines extinct species by continent, with notes on causes of extinction, conservation problems, reviving extinct species. Index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Barrett, P.; & Barrett, S. Travels With a Wildlife Artist: The Living Landscape of Greece
London Columbus Books 1986 0-86287-285-5 / 9780862872854 Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to. Barrett, Peter 
160pp. color and b&w ills. Foreword by Gerald Durrell. The artist and his novelist wife explore all the habitats of Greece and the islands, illustrating the landscape, birds, animals and common wildflowers for each area covered, with commentary and detailed description. DJ chipped, bumped at corners. 
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9 Barrett, Paul H. A Concordance to Darwin's the Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex
Cornell Univ Press 1988 0801420857 / 9780801420856 Hard Cover As New No Dust Jacket 
1137 pp., still in original shrink-wrap. Published at 95.00. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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10 Bharucha, Erach Wonders of the Indian Wilderness
New York Abbeville Press 2008 0789209993 / 9780789209993 Hardcover New New 
2,000 color photos, 856 pages. Slipcased, in original publishers shrinkwrap. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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11 Bohlen, Janet Trowbridge For the Wild Places: Profiles in Conservation
Washington Island Press 1993 1559631252 / 9781559631259 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New 
Photos, 218pp. 
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12 Bonner, John T., Jr. Evolution of Culture in Animals
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 1983 0-691-02373-5 / 9780691023731 Trade Paperback As New 8vo. 
214pp. ills. Survey of the developement of culture in the animal kingdom covering cultural and genetic evolution, the evolution of animal societies, learning and teaching, flexible responses and culture (the transfer of information by behavioral means). Bibliography, index. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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13 Brown, David E.; Reichenbacher, Frank; Franson, Susan E. A Classification of North American Biotic Communities
Salt Lake City Univ of Utah Press 1998 0874805627 / 9780874805628 Large Paperback New 
115 photographs, 141 pp. This volume describes a hierarchial classification system for biotic communities from the Arctic Circle to Central America. Still in original shrinkwrap. Published at $34.95. 
Price: 9.99 USD
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14 Buckles, Mary Parker Margins: A Naturalist Meets Long Island Sound
New York North Point Press 1997 0865475164 / 9780865475168 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Photos, 286pp. Hard Cover. Gift inscription. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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15 Burkhardt, F. (editor) Charles Darwin's Letters : A Selection, 1825-1859
New York, NY Cambridge University Press 1996 0-521-56212-0 / 9780521562126 Cloth As New As New 8vo. 
Foreword by Stephen J. Gould. Extracted from the recent Cambridge edition of 'The Correspondence of Charles Darwin', covers Darwin's years at Edinburgh University through the Beagle voyage and the publication of the 'Origin of the Species'. Notes, Biographical register or correspondents and persons mentioned, Wedgewood & Darwin family trees on end papers. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Burt, William Marshes: The Disappearing Edens
New Haven Yale Univ Pr 2007 0300122292 / 9780300122299 Hardcover New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
90 gorgeous color plates and additional images in this linen-bound album evoke the serene but increasingly endangered beauty of North American wetlands from the Everglades in Florida to Crane Lake in Saskatchewan. Bibliography, index, 180pp. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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17 Caduto, Michael J. Pond and Brook: A Guide to Nature Study in Freshwater Environments
Englewood Cliffs Prentice-Hall 1985 0136850901 / 9780136850908 Large Paperback Very Good 
With b&w photos, ills., index, glossary, plant and animal lists, 276 pp. The best basic work on the subject for the northern and eastern United States. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Carlquist, Sherwin Island Life: A Natural History of the Islands of the World
Garden City, NY Natural History Press 1965 Cloth Very Good Good 8vo. 
464pp. ills., photos, 7 color plates. The ecology of life on islands throughout the world, focusing on how the birds, animals and plants arrived and evolved, and the special adaptations they have made to survive there. Chipped dj. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Carroll, David M. Following the Water: A Hydromancer's Notebooks
Boston Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009 0547069642 / 9780547069647 Hardcover New New 
Illustrations, 186 pages. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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20 Cohen, Daniel A. & Cressey, Roger F. [eds.] Natural History Collections - Past, Present, Future
Washington 1969 Original Wraps, Softbound Very Good 
Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, Vol. 82, 17 November 1969, pp. 559 - 762, minor library markings, inside clean and tight. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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