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1 Ali, Salim; Ripley, S. Dillon The Fall of a Sparrow
New York, NY Oxford University Press 1988 0-19-562127-1 / 9780195621273 Trade Paperback Very Good 
282pp. photos. Autobiography of the celebrated ornithologist (born 1898); his life and influences, research on birds in India, Asia and Europe, celebrated colleagues, thoughts on conservation. Appendix on organizing a bird survey. Glossary of Indian terms. Index. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 Audubon, John James Delineations of American Scenery and Character
New York G.A. Baker & Co. 1926 No Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
400pp. Map ends. Introduction by Dr. Francis Hobart Herrick. Audubon's essays on his travels and observations, originally included with the "Ornithological Biography" text which accompanied the plates of "Birds of America". Bright spine. Slightly shaken. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Beidleman, Richard G. California's Frontier Naturalists
Berkley University of California Press 2006 0520230108 / 9780520230101 Hard Cover As New As New 
Photos, map, biblio, index, 484pp. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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4 Bond, Mary W. To James Bond with Love
Lititz Sutter House 1980 0915010283 / 9780915010288 First Edition Hardcover As New As New 
Photos, 209 pages. Unclipped dust jacket is protected by a Brodart sleeve. Hard to see very light edge-wear, otherwise like new. 
Price: 52.50 USD
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5 Boynton, Mary Fuertes Louis Agassiz Fuertes: His Life Briefly Told and His Correspondence Edited
New York Oxford University Press 1956 No Cloth Very Good Fair 8vo. Fuertes, L.A. (illustrator) 
336pp. photos, ills. The life and travels of the famous ornithological artist, based on his own letters and diaries, edited by his daughter. Illustrated with black-and-white reproductions of 16 of Fuertes' bird life studies. Clean, tight copy; DJ chipped, torn and scuffed on spine and edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Brewster, William; Dexter, S. O. (ed.) Concord River: Selections form the Journals of William Brewster
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1937 No Cloth Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Benson, Frank (ill.) 
268pp. 3 color and 9 b&w plates by Frank Benson. Map ends. Selected excerpts from the diary of the great New England ornithologist describing his observations of birds and nature from 1879 through 1916. A sequel to "October Farm". Index. A very nice, tight copy in green cloth, gold-stamped spine, minor scuffing, 
Price: 27.50 USD
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7 Brewster, William; Dexter, S. O. (ed.) Concord River: Selections form the Journals of William Brewster
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1937 No First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Benson, Frank (ill.) 
268pp. 3 color and 9 b&w plates by Frank Benson. Map ends. Selected excerpts from the diary of the great New England ornithologist describing his observations of birds and nature from 1879 through 1916. A sequel to "October Farm". Index. A very nice, tight copy in green cloth, gold-stamped spine. Previous owner's signature. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Cutright, Paul Russell Theodore Roosevelt :The Naturalist
New York Harper & Brothers 1956 No First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
312pp. photos, ills. Biography of Theodrore Roosevelt as a naturalist, from his boyhood days of birdwatching and collecting through his expeditions to Africa and South America. Bibliography, index. Clean copy in chipped dustjacket. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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9 David R. Contosta The Private Life of James Bond
Sutter House 1993 0915010380 / 9780915010387 Hardcover New New 
Photos, 127 pages. Unclipped dust jacket is protected by a Brodart sleeve. About the American ornithologist whose name Fleming admitted he lifted for his character. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Davis, Frederick Rowe The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology
New York Oxford Univ Press 2007 0195310772 / 9780195310771 Hard Cover New New 
Photos, index, 312 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Davis, William E., Jr. Dean of the Birdwatchers: A Biography of Ludlow Griscom
Washington, DC Smithsonian Institution Press 1994 1-56098-310-8 / 9781560983101 Cloth As New As New 8vo. 
250pp. photos. An influential ornithologist, curator of birds at the American Museum of Natural History; expert on the birds of Central and South America, New York City and Massachusetts, Griscom was influential in the shift to modern "binocular" birding and mentored a generation of notable ornithologists. Draws on Griscom's writings and those of his contemporaries. Notes, bibliography of Griscom's works, index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Freeman, R.B. Charles Darwin : A Companion
Folkestone, Kent Wm. Dawson & Sons, Ltd. 1978 0-208-01739-9 / 9780208017390 Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo. 
310pp. photo frontis. Alphabetical list compiles the important facts of Darwin's career, friends, family, scientific colleagues and opponents, travels, writings and the flora and fauna associated with him. Topics include geneology, chronologies, bibliographies, eponyms, iconography. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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13 Furmansky, Dyana Z.;Clement, Roland C. (AFT) Rosalie Edge, Hawk of Mercy: The Activist Who Saved Nature from the Conservationists
Athens University of Georgia Press 2009 0820333417 / 9780820333410 Hardcover New New 
Photos, bibliography, index, 312 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Goodall, Jane; Dale Peterson, ed. Africa in My Blood: An Autobiography in Letters; The Early Years
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co. 2000 0618127356 / 9780618127351 Paperback New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
400 pp. photos. A self-portrait in letters and commentary of Jane Goodall's early years, from her childhood through her early research at Gombe and the publication of her book "In the Shadow of Man" in 1971. Illustrated with b&w photos. New paperback. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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15 Hamerstrom, Frances My Double Life : Memoirs of a Naturalist
Madison, WI University of Wisconsin Press 1994 0-299-14204-3 / 9780299142049 Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo. Paulson, E. H. (illustrator) 
328pp. photos. Hamerstrom was one of the first female wildlife biologists, author of research on prairie chickens, the northern harrier (marsh hawk) and other birds of prey. She describes her childhood influences, study under Aldo Leopold, and years of field research. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Heckadon-Moreno, Stanley Naturalists on the Isthmus of Panama: A Hundred Years of Natural History on the Biological Bridge of the Americas
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute 2004 9962614074 / 9789962614074 Large Paperback As New 
Photos, ills., mapsbiblio, 271pp. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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17 Hylander, C. J. Adventures with Reptiles: The Story of Ross Allen
New York Julian Messner, Inc. 1952 No Third Printing Cloth Very Good No Dust Jacket 8vo. 
186pp. photos. Biography of self-taught herpetologist and founder of the Reptile Institute of Silver Springs, Florida; includes his advice on keeping snakes in captivity. Brown spots on spine. Binding tight. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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18 Jackson, Christine E. Bird Etchings: The Illustrators and Their Books, 1655-1855
Ithaca Cornell Univ Press 1989 0801496845 / 9780801496844 Large Paperback As New 
Color and b&w plates, bibliography, index, 292pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Jackson, Jerome A. George Miksch Sutton: Artist, Scientist, and Teacher
Norman Univ of Oklahoma Press 2007 0806137452 / 9780806137452 Hardcover New New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New copy in fine dust jacket. Color and b&w photos,illustrations, 248pages.. Biography of the well-known artist, teacher and naturalist. Includes a bibliography of his works and a list of works illustrated by him. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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20 Jaffe, M. The Gilded Dinosaur :
New York, NY, U.S.A. Random House Children's Books 2000 0-517-70760-8 / 9780517707609 Trade Paperback As New 8vo. 
432pp. photos, ills., maps. Recounts the adventures in the western USA and the scientific discoveries that led to the "Fossil War" between E.D. Cope and O.C. Marsh, and the development of American paleontology. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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