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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

ISBN: 067037010X

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0679403469

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0671221078

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0283991348

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0940672154

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0940672464

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0940672464

Condition: Good+


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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

ISBN: 0896582019

Condition: Good+


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

The Texas Bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $10.63

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021301

ISBN: 0292707584

Condition: Very Good+


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

ISBN: 0292707584

Condition: Very Good+


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

ISBN: 029270447X

Condition: Very Good


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

The Texas Bluebonnet

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $11.86

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

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 039898

ISBN: 0292707584

Condition: Very Good+


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

ISBN: 0292724314

Condition: Very Good+


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

ISBN: 0292724314

Condition: Very Good+


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

Sea Shells of the Texas Coast

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $195.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1971

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 049275

ISBN: 0292701373

Condition: Near Fine


xvii, 298 pp, specially bound w/light brown silk screened linen fabric designed by the author w/black lettering on the spine, dark brown illustrations on the front cover & dark brown lettering on the front cover, dark brown endpapers w/a SIGNED limited edition bookplate on the FPD, this is No. 23 of 55 cc's, slipcase light brown clothcovered. The book is Inscribed Happy Shelling! on the half title page and SIGNED. Therefore the book is doubled signed by the author.... View more info

Sea Shells of the Texas Coast

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $72.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1971

Seller ID: 050865

ISBN: 0292701373

Condition: Very Good -


xvii, 298 pp, blu cloth covered boards, dj blu w/wht lettering and w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The book contains 369 mollusk photograhs and 65 line drawings that go with the text. The author has written a guide to the mollusks and to the barrier islands of Texas. The Texas coast lies within the temperate and tropic zones. Lowman Printing Arts in Texas pg 32 & 71. some light foxing to the first couple of pages, light sunning top edge of boards, prev ow... View more info

The Pepper - Trail History & Recipes from Around the World

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: $36.98

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 051263

ISBN: 1574410709

Condition: Near Fine


261 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page, white endpapers w/brown maps. The author follows the spice trade and early movements of capsicums along the spice roads through much of Turkey and the Middle East, Africa and Monsoon Asia (India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Indonesia) plus Sichuan and Hunan provinces in China. The book includes previous undiscovered facts, such as the etymol... View more info