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The Hidden Canyon : a River Journey

By: Abbey, Edward w/preface By Blaustein, John & w/intro By Litton, Martin

Price: $165.75

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018629


135 pp, black cloth boards w/gilt letters, dj black-wht w/color pictorial front & back. Edward Abbey updates John Wesley Powell's diary with his own journal of the eighteen-day trip on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. John Blaustein's photographs focus on plant & animal life, the hidden gorges & side canyons & the rapids, notably Lava Falls. Martin Litton provides the right blend of historical & technical data for the reader. dj price-clipped, scuffed s... View more info

The Rarest of the Rare : Vanishing Animals, Timeless Worlds

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $17.85

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 023216


xxi, 184 pp, quarterbound w/blu papercovered boards w/black cloth spine w/gilt lettering, dj black w/gilt lettering w/color illustrated front & spine, photo of author on the back, SIGNED by the author on the title page. Author covers the disappearance of rare, exotic, and endangered species & habitats. View more info

Nature Through the Seasons

By: Adams, Richard w/science texts by Hooper, Max,

Price: $14.45

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1975

Seller ID: 021296


108 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj wht w/black lettering & color pictorial front & back. A guide to nature through the seasons, has descriptions of the animals, birds, trees and flowers that a amateur naturlaist is likely to encounter. View more info

The Illustrated Plant Lore : A Unique Pot-Pourri of History, Folklore and Practical Advice

By: Addison, Josephine w/foreword by Bellamy, David

Price: $15.94

Publisher: London, England, Sidgwick & Jackson Limited: 1986

Seller ID: 034835


x, 326 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering. The book contains listing of various plants with their common and botanical names along with information on how they received their name and some of the sues for the plants. View more info

A Journey in Brazil

By: Agassiz, Professor and Mrs. Louis

Price: $54.83

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1886

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 036894


xix, map, 540 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, grey coated endpapers, t.e.g. (top edge gilt). The book describes the voyage from New York to Rio de Janeiro and its environs. The author describes life in Rio and then continues w/voyage up the coast to ParĂ¡ and then to Manaos. He describes life in the various places in Brazil. View more info

Wildflowers of Texas

By: Ajilvsgi, Geyata

Price: $16.11

Publisher: Fredericksburg, TX, Shearer Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039156


xvii, 414 pp, red cloth covered boards w/wht lettering, dj blk w/wht lettering & w/color pictorial front. Guide for wildflowers f/western mountains to eastern swamplands, f/piney woods to coastal plains, f/the Panhandle's Llano Estacado to the desert habitats along the Mexican border. 378 of the most commmon varities are presented. prev owners address label on ffep, dj rubbed & worn at top of spine and top corners. View more info

Wildflowers of Texas

By: Ajilvsgi, Geyata

Price: $10.84

Publisher: Fredericksburg, TX, Shearer Publishing: 1991

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 049240


xvii, 414 pp, glossy black SC w/color pictorial front & real panels. Guide for wildflowers f/western mountains to eastern swamplands, f/piney woods to coastal plains, f/the Panhandle's Llano Estacado to the desert habitats along the Mexican border. 378 of the most commmon varities were originally presented. The species are grouped into four sections: white-green yellow-ornage, red-pink, and blue-purple. View more info

Wildflowers of Texas

By: Ajilvsgi, Geyata

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Fredericksburg, TX, Shearer Publishing: 1991

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 051491


xvii, 414 pp, glossy black SC w/color pictorial front & real panels. Guide for wildflowers f/western mountains to eastern swamplands, f/piney woods to coastal plains, f/the Panhandle's Llano Estacado to the desert habitats along the Mexican border. 378 of the most commmon varities were originally presented. The species are grouped into four sections: white-green yellow-ornage, red-pink, and blue-purple. View more info

Dogs of Character

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $255.00

Publisher: London, England, Eyre & Spottiswoode Limited: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034546


117 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on front cover & spine, color pastedown illustration on the front cover, two full page color plates "Micky" and "The Ugliest Dog in the Show" and many black-white & orange illustrations throughout the text. The book provides information on how to get a dog, how to train your dog, which tells of tatters, tells of artists' models, things you ought to know and of bad habits, and dog shows and more. View more info

Common Birds - India-the Land and People

By: Ali, Salim and Futehally, Laeeq

Price: $12.54

Publisher: New Delhi, India, National Book Trust, India: 1967

Seller ID: 003254


118 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the front cover and spine, glossy green-white dj w/blue-red-green illustrated front panel. The book is the ABC of bird watching in India to help novice learn to recognize the common birds of his locality. prev own name ffep, dj edges sl chipping. View more info

Texas Almanac : The Source for All Things Texan Since 1857 : 2008 - 2009

By: Alvarez, Elizabeth Cruce & Plocheck, Robert

Price: $10.41

Publisher: Dallas, TX, The Dallas Morning News: 2008

Seller ID: 049122


736 pp, glossy green-light brown-brown papercovered boards w/color illustrated front & rear panels, color illustrated endpaper maps. The book contains more than 250 photos from the Gulf of Mexico to the West Texas mountains and detailed relief maps of the state and each of its 254 counties. It has an overview of archeology in Texas with a list of sites to visit, a look at the Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas, a history of Cajuns in Texas, and a history of minor le... View more info

The National Wildflower Research Center's Wildflower Handbook

By: Anderson, Elizabeth S. and Gillespie, Annie Paulson, Editors

Price: $5.74

Publisher: Stillwater, MN, Voyageur Press, Inc.: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 040549


304 pp, blu-green-yel-orange-purple color illustrated SC wraps. The book provides a single source of basic information needed both by the general public and by professionals. It include's the how-to's of landscaping with native plants. rubbed and chipped on the spine. View more info

Texas Folk Medicine : 1,333 Cures, Remedies, Preventives, & Health Practices

By: Anderson, John Q.

Price: $30.60

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 032721


xix, 91 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/red lettering on spine & black illustrated frog on front cover, dj cream w/brown-black lettering & w/black illustrations on the front panel of dj & photo of author on the back, SIGNED by illustrator. Whaley #69. Paisano book number five for the Texas Folklore Society. Collection of folk medical practices that were passed down orally from generation to generation. As the American frontier moved westward, pioneers had to make sub... View more info

The Texas Bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $10.63

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021301


64 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine, dj dark blue spine w/wht lettering, dj front & back illustrated blu-wht bluebonnet flowers w/orange title block. Guide that explores the lore and legend, its history, its role in Texas culture and folkways of the State flower. dj tear on the front repaired w/archival tape on the inside, dj in mylar Brodart protector. View more info

The Texas Bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021302


64 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine, dj dark blue spine w/wht lettering, dj front & back illustrated blu-wht bluebonnet flowers w/orange title block. Guide that explores the lore and legend, its history, its role in Texas culture and folkways of the State flower. dj small tear on the front bottom repaired w/archival tape on the inside, dj in a Brodart mylar protector. View more info

The Texas Bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $7.44

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 024680


64 pp, glossy blu papercovered boards w/white lettering on spine, color illustrated endpapers w/bluebonnet flowers & maps. Guide that explores the lore and legend, its history, its role in Texas culture and folkways of the State flower. bumped top corner at spine. View more info

Shells and Shores of Texas

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $55.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1977

Seller ID: 036427


xx, 365 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, dj light blu-brown-dark green-wht w/illustrated front & rear panels, dj spine blu-aqua w/black lettering. A treasury of information on the mollusks of the shallow marine waters of Texas and also the history and ecology of the entire coastal area. The author has included the geologic range, ecological information, and translation of biological names. dj spine sunned & chipped at top of the spine. View more info

The Texas Bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $11.86

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 039898


64 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine, dj dark blue spine w/wht lettering, dj front & back illustrated blu-wht bluebonnet flowers w/orange title block. Guide that explores the lore and legend, its history, its role in Texas culture and folkways of the State flower. dj small tear on the front bottom repaired w/archival tape on the inside, dj in a Brodart mylar protector. View more info

Texas Shells : a Field Guide

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $24.23

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1981

Seller ID: 040474


xvi, 175 pp, tan-light brown-red-white SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel & spine. The book contains 279 mollusks, each fully described and illustrated. The guide is organized so that both the novice collector and the professional malacologist can quickly identify their finds. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. slight crease on upper left corner of the rear panel. View more info

Texas Shells : a Field Guide

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1981

Seller ID: 040608


xvi, 175 pp, tan-light brown-red-white SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel & spine. The book contains 279 mollusks, each fully described and illustrated. The guide is organized so that both the novice collector and the professional malacologist can quickly identify their finds. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. View more info