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1 Mountain Flowers of New England
Boston Appalachian Mountain Club 1964 No First Edition Cloth Fine 12mo 
147 pages plus pages of 32 color photo plates .Description and identification of lichens and mosses, ferns, water plants and wildflowers. Glossary, index. Owner's stamp inside front cover. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 Barbour, A.; Barbour, S. Wild Flora of the Northeast
New York, NY Overlook Press 1995 0-87951-584-8 / 9780879515843 Trade Paperback As New Large 8vo. 
200pp. ills., color photos. Seasonal guide to wildflowers in the northeastern USA, with introductory chapter on the Northeast as a bioregion, text describing the flora of each season, detailed color photos and b&w sketches of plants. Bibliography, general index and index of Latin names. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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3 Bartlett, Kim The Finest Kind: The Fishermen of Gloucester
New York W. W. Norton & Co. 2002 0-393-32219-X / 9780393322194 Trade Paperback As New 8vo. 
252pp. photos. A reportorial account of the lives of working fishermen of Gloucester, Massachusetts. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 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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5 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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6 Finch, Robert Common Ground : A Naturalist's Cape Cod
Boston David R. Godine Publisher 1981 0-87923-383-4 / 9780879233839 Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo. Cannell, Amanda (illustrator) 
156pp. ills. Eloquent essays on the natural history of the dune, barrier beach and scrub forest habitats of Cale Cod and the changes made by encroaching development. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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7 Finch, Robert Common Ground : A Naturalist's Cape Cod
Boston, MA David R. Godine Publisher 1981 0-87923-383-4 / 9780879233839 Trade Paperback Very Good No Jacket 8vo. Cannell, Amanda (illustrator) 
156pp. ills. Eloquent essays on the natural history of the dune, barrier beach and scrub forest habitats of Cale Cod and the changes made by encroaching development. Clean, tight copy, small spots on front end sheet. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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8 Finch, Robert Common Ground : A Naturalist's Cape Cod
Boston David R. Godine Publisher 1981 0-87923-383-4 / 9780879233839 Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo. Cannell, Amanda (illustrator) 
156pp. ills. Eloquent essays on the natural history of the dune, barrier beach and scrub forest habitats of Cale Cod and the changes made by encroaching development. Clean, tight copy, small spots on front end sheet. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Finch, Robert Death of a Hornet and Other Cape Cod Essays
Washington, DC Counterpoint 2000 1-58243-049-7 / 9781582430492 First Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo. 
286pp. Essays on the nature and fragile and changing environment of Cape Cod and the experience of living there year-round. Remainder mark. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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10 Finch, Robert Death of a Hornet and Other Cape Cod Essays
Washington, DC Counterpoint 2000 1-58243-049-7 / 9781582430492 First Printing Cloth As New As New 8vo. 
286pp. Essays on the nature and fragile and changing environment of Cape Cod and the experience of living there year-round. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Hay, John Spirit of Survival: A Natural and Personal History of Terns
New York, NY E. P. Dutton & Co. 1974 0-87690-116-X / 9780876901168 First Edition Cloth As New As New 8vo. 
190pp. b&w photos.Observation on terns, their natural history and their habitat. Hay was the president of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and profesor of environmental studies at Dartmouth. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Hay, John The Run
Garden City Doubleday 1959 No Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo. Grose, David (illustrator) 
192pp. ills., Map ends.The author examines the ecology and environment of Cape Cod through a description of the annual "run" or migration of alewives, from the ocean to their inland breeding grounds. Dj scuffed, small tears on front & back top edge, missing printed area (1/2" square) from sticker removal on front inside cover, affecting map. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Hill, Norman P. The Birds of Cape Cod, Massachusetts
New York William Morrow & Co. 1965 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
364pp, black and white photos, bibliography, map endpapers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Hill, Norman P. The Birds of Cape Cod, Massachusetts
New York William Morrow & Co. 1965 No Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Clean copy with worn, unfaded dust jacket. Illustrated with drawings and b&w photos. Introduction by Roger Tory Peterson. A compete description and history of the avifauna of the Cape Cod region, based on the field notes begun by Ludlow Griscom. Bibliography, Index. 384 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Laubach, Rene Audubon Guide to the National Wildlife Refuges: New England
New York St. Martins Griffin 2000 0312204507 / 9780312204501 Paperback As New 
Color photos, ills., maps, 163pp. List price $19.95. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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16 Lazell, James D., Jr. This Broken Archipelago : Cape Cod and the Islands, Amphibians & Reptiles
New York, NY Quadrangle/New York Times Book Co. 1976 0-8129-0605-5 / 9780812906059 First Edition Cloth As New Very Good 8vo. Michener, M. (photographer) 
272pp. photos. maps. Detailed chapters on 38 species of salamanders, frogs and toads, land and sea turtles, and snakes of the Cape Cod islands, their natural history and how they got there. Examines the land and sea habitats of the area, zoogeography, accounts of absents and oddities. A regional herp classic, now hard to find. Bibliography, index. Dust jacket has very light wear and a faded spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Maynard, C. J.; Brewster, William A Catalogue of the Birds of Coos Co., N.H. And Oxford Co., ME.,
Boston Boston Society of Natural History 1871 No 3/4 Leather Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
30 pages. Pamphlet bound in 3/4 leather and marbled paper. Catalogue of birds observed along the coasts of Maine and New Hampshire, with additional descriptive notes by William Brewster. Waterstains in margin of first three printed pages. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Palmer, Thomas Landscape with Reptile : Rattlesnakes in an Urban World
New York, NY, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin Company 1992 0-395-58084-6 / 9780395580844 First Edition Cloth New New 8vo. 
352pp. ills., map ends. Highly readable account of timber rattlesnake survival in the urban Northeast, primarily the Blue Hills and the area around Boston. Rattlesnake biology, behavior, evolution; snakebites, venoms and antivenoms; fascinating history of snake encounters with humanity in New England, and the current and future status of snakes in this area. Appendix on records of snakebite in the Blue Hills 1764-1981, extensive notes, index. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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19 Sargent, William Shallow Waters: A Year on Cape Cod's Pleasant Bay
Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Co. (Parnassus Imprints) 1985 0-940160-28-5 / 9780940160286 Trade Paperback Very Good 4to. 
139pp. color and b&w photos. maps. Photos and essays illustrate the seasonal changes to the shores and marshes of Pleasant Bay on Cape Cod, Mass.; the animals, birds, and human beings who live there. Bibliography. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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20 Swain, Roger B. Earthly Pleasures : Tales from a Biologist's Garden
New York, NY Penguin Books 1985 0-1400-7683-2 / 9780140076837 Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo. 
200pp. ills. Essays by the former host of PBS's "Victory Garden", on science and nature as observed in the garden and the landscape. 
Price: 2.50 USD
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