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21 Bene, Frank The Feeding And Related Behavior Of Hummingbirds : With Special Reference to the Black-Chin, Archilochus Alexandri (Bourcier and Mulsant)
Boston Bruce Humphries Inc., circa 1943 Cloth Very Good Good+ Hard Cover 4to - Over 9 " -12" Tall 12 Plates 
VG+ hardcover / G jacket (in mylar). This is Volume 9 Number 3 of the "Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History" and the first page number indicated is number 400 on the back of the contents page and the last numbered page is 478 and this i s followed by twelve plates of photographs which are numbered plate #22 to plate #33. The book measures 12 inches by 9 1/2 inches. Previous owner stamp on front free endpaper--otherwise a nice condition hardback. The jacket is rubbed, chipped, fa ded, and stained and has the word "hummers" written in blue ink on the spine; the cover photo of a feeding hummingbird is slightly marred by a stain, but is otherwise clear; the title/author text on front are clean and bold; the advertisement on the back is unaffected; the jacket is intact and is protected by mylar, but a two inch by 1/2 inch piece is missing from the front bottom near the spine. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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22 Bestul, Scott; Salwey, Kenny The Last River Rat: Kenny Salwey's Life in the Wild
Stillwater, MN Voyageur Press 2001 0896587495 / 9780896587496 First Printing Stiff Wraps Very Good Paper Back 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall Mary Kay Salwey 
Textblock ssomewhat aged, but very clean and tight, covers spine-creased, slightly corner and edge worn; otherwise in very good condition. 255p. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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23 Bonker, Frances; Thornber, Dean John James (authors); Wright, Harold Bell (intro.) The Sage of the Desert and Other Cacti: Studies of That Fantastic Clan, the Cactus of the Desert, and Other Interesting and Peculiar Desert Growths
Boston The Stratford Company 1930 Illustrated Cloth Good Ex-Library, Hard Cover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Black & White Plates 
Ex-library copy with usuals stamps, stickers, labels, pockets, and markings. Torn paper glued to ffep and blind-embossed seal on title/copyright page and page 99/100. Otherwise clean and tight textblock. Gilt decorated and lettered binding with moderate shelf wear and slight character wear. 106pp. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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24 Borden, John H.; Herrin, Brian D. Insects in the Classroom
Vancouver, B.C British Columbia Teachers' Federation 1972 Wraps Very Good Comb-Binding 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Drawings/Diagrams 
former Wright-Ingraham Institute ink stamp on fep; ink notation on title page, otherwise textblock is clean and tight; light edge wear along the spine; 147p., including index. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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25 Borror, Donald J. Songs of Western Birds
Mineola, NY, U.S.A. Dover Publications, Incorporated 1984 0486999130 / 9780486999135 In Box Good Pamphlet Small Octavo Black and White Photos and Drawings 
64 pp pamphlet in box with cassette, pamphlet in excellent condition, box is scratched along edges 
Price: 6.79 USD
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26 Borror, Donald J.; White, Richard E. Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides: Insects of America North of Mexico
Norwalk, CT Easton Press 1984 Collector's Lifetime Edition Full Bonded Leather Near Fine Hardcover 12mo over 6" 7" tall Richard E. White 
Textblock is very clean and tight. Publisher's book plate laid in. Ribbon marker sewn into headband. All edges gilt; covers minimally edge and corner rubbed. 404p., including index. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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27 Bowers, Janice Emily The Mountains Next Door
Tucson, AZ The University of Arizona Press 1991 816512434 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine (in mylar) Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall B&W Drawings 
Immaculate and tight; 147 pp. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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28 Brandt, Herbert Arizona and Its Bird Life: A Naturalist's Adventures with the Nesting Birds on the Deserts, Grasslands, Foothills, and Mountains of Southeastern Arizona
Cleveland, OH The Bird Research Foundation 1951 First Edition Embossed Green Cloth Very Good+ Very Good (in mylar) Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Allan Brooks, George Miksch Sutton, Roger Tory Peterson, Terence Michael Shortt (paintings by); George Miksch Sutton, Allan Brooks, Edwin Richard Kalmbach (pen sketches); Karl H. Maslowski, Ed N. Harrison, the author and Others (photographs) 
A beautiful, tight copy; Textblock is extremely clean and tight, and there is some light shelf wear to binding. Unclipped dust jacket with couple small chips and tears to head and foot of spine, chipping to corners. 723pp., including index. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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29 Brandt, Herbert Arizona and Its Bird Life: A Naturalist's Adventures with the Nesting Birds on the Deserts, Grasslands, Foothills, and Mountains of Southeastern Arizona
Cleveland, OH The Bird Research Foundation 1951 First Edition Embossed Green Cloth Very Good+ Good+ (in mylar) Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Allan Brooks, George Miksch Sutton, Roger Tory Peterson, Terence Michael Shortt (paintings by); George Miksch Sutton, Allan Brooks, Edwin Richard Kalmbach (pen Sketches by); Karl H. Maslowski, Ed. N. Harrison the Author and Others (photographs by) 
A beautiful copy; Illustrated endpages. Very clean and tight. Green binding, gilt stamped title/auth and decoration on front cover, some light shelf wear. Unclipped, edge-worn dust jacket with several edge tears, tears to the corners and several small chips and closed tears to head and foot of spine. 723pp., including index. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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30 Britton, W. E. (superintendent); Garman, Philip (by) State of Connecticut Public Document No. 47: State Geological and Natural History Survey: Bulletin No. 39: Part V-The Odonata or Dragonflies of Connecticut
Hartford, CT Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey 1927 First Edition Tan Wraps Good Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Plates/Diagrams/Drawings 
Working copy. Slight musty odor to textblock, chips to top corner of title page to guide page (first 3 pages). All edges shelf soiled. Several moisture stains and spots on cover, several creases down the spine, age coloring to covers and some shelf wear to head and foot of spine as well as to corners. 331pp., including index. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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31 Brown, F. Mar; Eff, Donald; Rotger, Bernard (assistants) Colorado Butterflies; Proceedings Numbers Three Through Seven, Parts I - V
Denver Denver Museum of Natural History 1957 First Hard Cover Edition Green Cloth Near Fine Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photographs/Diagrams/Charts 
parts I - V only; former Wright-Ingraham Institute copy, with the usual stamps. Otherwise immaculate and tight, gift quality copy. 368pp.; including checklist, references, and index. 
Price: 180.00 USD
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32 Buchholtz, C. W. Rocky Mountain National Park; a History
Boulder, CO Colorado Associated University Press 1983 0870811460 / 9780870811463 Wraps Very Good+ Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photographs 
Textblock is clean and tight. Lightly edge and spine worn, with lightly creased corners. 225pp.; including bibliographical references and index. 
Price: 6.99 USD
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33 Buff, Sheila Birding for Beginners
NY Lyons & Burford 1993 1558212094 / 9781558212091 1st Printing Wraps Very Good Paperback Octavo Black and White and Colored Photos, and Drawings 
very clean and tight with minimal wear; 190 pp. including index. 
Price: 6.79 USD
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34 Bull, John; Farrand Jr., John; Rayfield, Susan (visual key by) The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds
NY Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 1988 0394414055 / 9780394414058 16th Printing Green Vinyl Near Fine Paperback 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Visual Key/Photographs 
784pp.; including bibliographical references and index. Immaculate and tight, gift quality copy. 
Price: 6.25 USD
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35 Bulloch, David K. The Underwater Naturalist: A Layman's Guide to the Vibrant World Beneath the Sea
NY Lyons & Burford 1991 155821108X / 9781558211087 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Very Good+ (in mylar) Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall B&W & Color Photographs & B&W Drawings 
text block and binding immaculate and tight; Minimal wear to dust jacket. 250pp, including index. 
Price: 8.68 USD
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36 Burroughs, John Wake-Robin
New York Hurd and Houghton 1871 First Edition Gilt Embossed Green Cloth Very Good+ Hard Cover 12mo over 6" 7" tall 
Beautiful gift quality copy! First edition. Beveled edges and gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Textblock and binding immaculate and tight. Previous owner's bookplate on fep. Light shelf wear, light wear to corners and edges. 231p. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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37 Burt, Sandi Llamas: A Introduction to Care, Training, and Handling
Loveland, CO Alpine Publications Inc. 1991 0931866499 / 9780931866494 Wraps Very Good+ 4to over 9" 12" Tall Black and White Photographs 
Light wear on binding, text block very clean and tight. 190p., including index. 
Price: 6.95 USD
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38 Burt, William Henry Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides: Mammals Field Marks of All North American Species Found North of Mexico
Norwalk, CT Easton Press 1986 Collector's Lifetime Edition Full Bonded Leather Near Fine Hardcover 12mo over 6" 7" tall Richard Philip Grossenheider 
Textblock is very clean and tight. Ribbon marker sewn into headband. All edges gilt; covers minimally edge and corner rubbed. 289p., including index. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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39 Cain, Stanley A. Foundations of Plant Geography
NY Harper & Brothers 1944 Green Cloth Good Ex-Library, Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Maps/Charts 
A very good working copy, with blind-embossed seal on title/copyright page. Ex-library with usual stamps, pockets, and penciled markings. Book plate on fep, covering inked inscription, else textblock is clean and tight. Light shelf wear and labels to binding. 556pp., including bibliographical references and index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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40 Carrighar, Sally (illsutrations by Rachel S. Horne) Wild Heritage
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965, 1st prtg., 276pp., illustrated. 
VG+/VG dj edges rubbed, chipped and bumped, else clean and tight. 
Price: 5.77 USD
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