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1 ABBOTT, R. TUCKER; ZIM, HERBERT S. (EDITOR); SANDSTROM, GEORGE & MARITA (ILLUSTRATORS). Seashells Of The World: A Guide To The Better Known Species.
Golden Press, New York: 1962. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
An introduction to the world of nature, a guide to the most common, most easily seen, and most interesting aspects of the world around us. Each guide combines the authority of an eminent scientist and expert in science education. Includes an Index. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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2 ABBOTT, R. TUCKER; ZIM, HERBERT S. (EDITOR); SANDSTROM, GEORGE (ILLUSTRATORS). Seashells Of North America.
Golden Press, New York: 1968. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Small tears and chips to bottom edge of jacket. 
Introduces the world of marine mollusks and provides identification of the common shells of the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America. Some 850 species, most of them illustrated in color, are described or mentioned, with emphasis on habitats, habits, and identifying characters. Includes in index. 
Price: 16.39 USD
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3 ALBRIGHT, RODNEY & PRISCILLA. Short Nature Walks On Long Island.
The Globe Peguot Press, Connecticut: 1988. 0871066750 / 9780871066756 Third Edition. s Softcover. Fair condition. Cover has slight scratches. 
Explore the natural beauty of Long Island in all its remarkable variety on these 48 leisurely walks. 
Price: 27.08 USD
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4 ALLEN, THOMAS B. The Shark Almanac.
The Lyons Press, Guilford: 2003. 1585748080 / 9781585748082 First Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
A fully illustrated Natural History of Sharks, Skates and Rays. This is a comprehensive overview of the biology, history, and diversity of sharks and their kin, and is the perfect book for anyone interested in these fascinating creatures. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.67 USD
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5 ANDERSON, KATHERINE; TURCO, PEGGY (REVISED & EXPANDED). Walks & Rambles In Westchester And Fairfield Counties: A Nature Lover's Guide To 36 Parks And Sanctuaries.
Backcountry Publications, Woodstock: 1993. 0881502774 / 9780881502770 Second Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
This revised edition, expands the territory from the shorelines of the Hudson River, Long Island Sound, and the woodlands of Westchester County to the Housatonic River, adding six new walks in Fairfield County. 
Price: 18.10 USD
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6 ASH, RUSSELL AND HIGTON, BERNARD (CONCEIVED, EDITED AND DESIGNED BY). Trees: The Glories Of Nature.
Chronicle Books, San Francisco: 1989. 0877016763 / 9780877016762 First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Wonderful and soothing color pictures of trees with text. 
Price: 37.53 USD
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7 ATTENBOROUGH, DAVID. The Living Planet: A Portrait Of The Earth.
Little Brown, Boston: 1984. 0316057487 / 9780316057486 First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. A couple of very slight tears in dustjacket. 
The story of the Earth's surface and its colonization by animals and plants. Includes an Index. Profusely illustrated in color. This book was the inspiration for the PBS television series. 
Price: 3.42 USD
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8 BEAMISH, TONY; HUXLEY, JULIAN (FOREWORD). Aldabra Alone.
Sierra Club, San Francisco: 1970. 0871560437 / 9780871560438 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good reading copy but the usual library stamps and plastic cover are attached to the book. 
This is the first book to be written about a living natural history tucked away in a lost corner of the Indian Ocean. Includes color photographs of natural wildlife. 
Price: 13.54 USD
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9 BELLROSE, FRANK C. Ducks, Geese & Swans Of North America.
Stackpole Books, Harrisburg: 1976. 0811705358 / 9780811705356 Second Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Dustjacket has slight chips and scratches. 
The bulk of the book is devoted to description, identifications, and life stories of the ducks, geese, and swans. Each kind appears alphabetically by colloquial name and the text includes the scientific name, full description of adult and juvenile ( male and female). Includes an Index. 
Price: 51.30 USD
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10 BENINGFIELD, GORDON. Beningfield's Countryside.
Viking, New Yoek: 1980. 0670158151 / 9780670158157 First Studio Books Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. Water stains on bottom edge. 
Combines intimate portraits of animals and flowers with broad landscapes that set off these details and convey a powerful feeling for the special qualities of English scenery. Beningfield's text, sketches, and his exquisitely detailed watercolors show him to be a skilled and observant naturalist. 
Price: 8.84 USD
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11 BERTON, PIERRE. Drifting Home.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1974. 0394490819 / 9780394490816 First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
This is the firsthand account of Pierre Berton's voyage down the Yukon River with his wife and seven children on a "fleet" of rubber rafts following the Klondike goldrush route of 1898 from Lake Bennett, British Columbia to Dawson, Yukon Territory. Includes photographs. 
Price: 11.35 USD
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12 BESTON, HENRY. Northern Farm: A Chronicle Of Maine.
Ballantine Books, New York: 1974. Second Printing. s Softcover. Good reading copy. 
A glorious year on a small Maine farm by America's foremost naturalist writer. 
Price: 28.26 USD
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13 BESTON, HENRY. The Outermost House. A Year Of Life On The Great Beach Of Cape Cod.
The Viking Press, New York: 1972. 0670001260 / 9780670001262 s Softcover. Fair condition. 
This chronicle of a solitary year spent on a Cape Cod beach was written in longhand on the kitchen table in a little room with windows overlooking the North Atlantic and the dunes. 
Price: 4.75 USD
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14 BRAINERD, JOHN W. Working With Nature: A Practical Guide.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1973. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. 
Here is a simple, classified description of outdoor areas with numerous ideas and techniques for developing them. The author provides both broad guidelines and specific instructions for the conservation of land areas to help the reader understand and work on their various ecosystems. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.16 USD
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15 BRENNER, BARBARA. Lizard Tails And Cactus Spines.
Harper and Row, Publishers, Inc., New York: 1975. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good reading copy but there are library stamps and a library cover on the book. 
The stunning black-and-white photographs accompanying the text show the fascinating desert creatures in their natural habitat. Includes an Index. 
Price: 10.93 USD
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16 BROCKMAN, C. FRANK; MERRILEES, REBECCA (ILLUSTRATOR). Trees Of North America: A Field Guide To The Major Native And Introduced Species North Of Mexico.
Golden Press, New York: 1968. 0307136582 / 9780307136589 s Softcover. Very good reading copy. Name of previous owner appears on title page. 
Trees are too large, too majestic, too important, and too much a part of nature to be ignored. This is a field guide to the identification of 594 of some 865 species of trees native to North America north of Mexico. Includes an Index and full-color illustrations. 
Price: 4.23 USD
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17 BROUN, MAURICE. Hawks Aloft: The Story Of Hawk Mountain.
Kutztown Publishing Co., Kutztown: 1949. Fifth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
"This is the story of one of the most dramatic achievements in wildlife protection" Nature Magazine. Includes an Index. Illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 9.69 USD
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18 BROWN, JOSEPH E.; SMITH, BRADLEY (EDITOR). The Golden Sea: Man's Underwater Adventures.
Playboy Press, New York: 1974. 0872234126 / 9780872234123 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Contains extensive prose narration along with color underwater photographs. Includes an Index. 
Price: 22.80 USD
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19 BROWN, WILLIAM E. This Last Treasure: Alaska National Parklands.
Alaska Natural History Association, Anchorage: 1982. 0960287655 / 9780960287659 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
Collected writings from various sources divided into sections covering all the major parklands - more than 50 million acres of them. Contains over 50 pages of color photos. 
Price: 17.91 USD
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20 BURROUGHS, JOHN. A Year In The Fields: Selections From The Writings Of John Burroughs.
Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston: 1901. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good reading copy in green cloth with gold stamping having pencil markings on the front and rear end paper. 
"In the town of Roxbury, among the western Catskills, was born, April 3, 1837, John Burroughs. The house in which he first saw light was an unpainted, squarish structure, only a single story high, with a big chimney in the middle." And so begins this work. 
Price: 10.21 USD
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