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1 ABBOTT, R. Tucker Kingdom of the Seashell
New York Rutledge/Crown Publishers 1972 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Good VG 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Comprehensive survey of Seashells - biology, art, medicine, religion, archaeology and commerce. 256pp, color illustrated. Sound binding, clean inside and out. Dustjacket has price clip and some edge wear. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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2 ALDERTON, David The Complete Guide to Bird Care
New York Howell Book House 1998 0-87605-038-0 / 9780876050385 First Edition, First Printing Laminated Pictorial Boards Fine  About Fine 9.5" Tall 
Complete guide to the care of cage-birds, for pet-owners. 112pp, profusely color photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, nearly 'as new'. Weight, 580g.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 ALDERTON, David The Dog Care Manual
Quarto/Barron's, London, 1986 
Guide to your dog's physical needs and general health care. 4to, 160pp, profusely photo illustrated. Hardcover in grey cloth with price-clipped dustjacket. Good copy, tight and clean. VG+/VG 
Price: 9.50 USD
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4 ALLEN, Arthur A. and KELLOGG, Peter Paul Bird Songs of Garden, Woodland and Meadow
Washington, DC National Geogrpahic Society 1964 First Edition Plastic Surloc Binding VG+  Wrappers 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Produced by the National geographic Society as a companion to 'Song and Garden Birds of North America'. Recorded in the field. 12pp including 6 high-fidelity, long-wearing vinyl records [331/3rpm]. Book is configued so that each recording can be played on a turntable without taking the book apart. book and recordings are in near Fine condition, recordsprobably never played. Weight, 75g.  
Price: 9.50 USD
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5 ALLEN, J. A. & SMITH, G. Ennis Fox Ranching in Canada
Ottawa Ministry of Agriculture 1929 First Edition Printed Wraps VG+  Government Publication 9.75" Tall 
Guide to Fox Ranching for Furs, in Canada. 42pp, photo illustrated, tables. Bright, clean copy, unmarked. Slight browning to light blue wraps around edges. School stamp to front wrap. Weight, 90g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 AMORY, Cleveland The Cat and the Curmudgeon
Boston Little, Brown 1990 First Edition, First Printing Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles Fine  Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Lisa Adams Presentation Copy from the Author
Signed by the author on the title page - 'For Amber, Cleveland Amory, 1990'. 295pp, illustrated by Lisa Adams. Very bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding and a similar, unclipped dutjacket. Weight, 550g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 ANDERSON, Rudolph Martin Catalogue of Canadian Recent Mammals
Ottawa National Museum of Canada 1946 First Edition Printed Wraps VG+ Government Publication 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
National Museum of Canada, Bulletin No. 102, Biological Series No. 31. This copy owned by British Columbia fisherman, outdoorsman, journalist & author, Lee Straight, and is signed by him on the front cover, in pencil. 238pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. Nice copy! Weight, 500g. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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8 ANDERSON, Rudolph Martin Methods of Collecting and Preserving Vertebrate Animals
Ottawa National Museum of Canada 1960 Third Edition Revised Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Government Publication 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
National Museum of Canada, Bulletin No. 69, Biological Series No. 18. This copy is from the library of author, journalist, and outdoorsman, Lee Straight, and is signed by him at the top of the front cover. 164pp, illustrated with drawings and diagrams. Bright, clean interior. Tight, square binding. Weight, 350g. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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9 ANDREW, David A. The Hereford in Canada 1860-1960
Canadian Hereford Association 1962 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine Good VG 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
History of the Hereford breed of cattle in Canada. 552pp, photo illustrated, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket has very little wear but there is a small amount of surface loss on back panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Owls, ANGELL, Tony
10 ANGELL, Tony Owls
North Vancouver Douglas & McIntyre 1979 0888942524 / 9780888942524 First Paperback Edition Printed Card Wrappers About Fine Trade Paperback Quarto Tony Angell 
A handsome book on North America's eighteen resident owl species - with excellently matched text and drawings. 80pp, illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked, interior still fresh. Tight, square binding. See scan. Weight, 321g. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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11 ANGIER, Natalie The Beauty of the Beastly: New Views on the Nature of Life
Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin Co 1995 0395718163 / 9780395718162 First Edition, Second Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
'A mesmerizing personal tour of the evolutionary significance of assorted creatures...'.Nature writing at its nest! 278pp. An, 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket Published at C$32.00. Weight, 450g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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12 AQUARIUM STOCK COMPANY Tropical Fish Handbook-Catalog, Including Aquarium Accessories; 1953
New York; Los Angeles Aquarium Stock Company 1953 20th Ed Stapled Card Wrappers Very Good Trade Catalog Oblong Quarto 
20th edition of a long-running Trade Catalog of Tropical Fish and Accessories. 56pp, profusely illustrated in color and in b&w. With pricing. Order form laid-in. Clean and unmarked. Weight, 216g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 ARMSTRONG, Edward A. Saint Francis, nature mystic : the derivation and significance of the nature stories in the Franciscan Legends
Berkeley, CA University of California Press 1976 0520030400 / 9780520030404 First Paperback Edition Printed Card Wrappers About Fine Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
the derivation and significance of the nature stories in the Franciscan legends. 270 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill., facsims. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 433g. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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14 Arnold, lEE W. The Golden Eagle and Its Economic Status
Washington United States Department of the Interior 1954 First Edition Printed Wrappers VG+  Government Publication 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Circular 27 of the Fish and Wildlife Service, U. S. Department of the Interior. This copy belonged to British Columbia wildlife journalist, author and expert, Lee Straight, and is signed by him at the top of the front wrapper. 35pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a tight, sound, stapled binding. Interesting copy of a 4pp letter to Life Magazine by a Texas expert, on the subject of Eagles, laid-in. Weight, 120g.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 AXELROD, Dr. Herbert R. African Cichlide of Lakes Malawi and Tanganyika
Neptune City, NJ TFH Pubications Inc. 1974 Second Edition Laminated Pictorial Boards Near Fine  No Dustjacket [None Issued] 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Cichlids from Lake Malawi and Lake Tanganyika in Africa. 256pp, profusely photo illustrated, mostly in color. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Glossy boards with no wear. Weight, 700g.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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16 BAJKOV, Alexander Reports of the Jasper Park Lakes Investigations, 1925-26: 1. The Fishes
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1927 Reprint Stapled Wrappers VG+ Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Presentation Copy from the Author
Reprinted from 'Contributions to Canadian Biology and Fisheries Vol III, No 16, 1927'. Presentation copy signed by the author on the title page. 28pp, drawings, tables etc, plus 3 photo plate at the back. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, stapled binding. Very light vertical crease where once folded. Weight, 75g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 BAKER, Stephen How to Live With a Neurotic Dog
New York Wings Books 1994 0517118424 / 9780517118429 26th Printing Cloth About Fine About Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Fred Hilliard 
'Doggy' humor wherin the author probes the depths of the canine psyche. 138pp, cartoon illustrations by Fred Hilliard. Bright, fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Lower tip of front boards shows wear. Unclipped dustjacket is virtually 'as new'. Weight, 365g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 BANKO, Winston E. The Trumpeter Swan: Its History, Habits, and Population in the United States
Washington United States Department of the Interior 1960 First Edition Printed Wrappers Very Good, or Better  Government Publication 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
North American Fauna, Number 63. This copy is from the library of celebrated, British Columbia outdoorsman, journalist and author, Lee Straight, and is signed by him at top of title page. Bright, clean copy with a tight, square binding. Some sun-fading to wrappers. Weight, 440g.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 BARKER, Will Familiar Reptiles and Amphibians of America
New York Harper & Row 1964 First Edition Cloth Very Good Plus Good or Better Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall John Cameron Yrizarry 
General guide to the reptles and amphibians of North America. This copy from the library of British Columbia author, journalist, outdoorsman and conservationist, Lee Straight, and signed by him on the ffep. 220pp, illustrated in color and in b&w with drawings by J. C. Yrizarry. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Price clipped dustjacket is bright and quite clean but with a few small defects - edge wear, crease split, surface rubbing. Weight, 600g. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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20 BASTIN, HAROLD Insect Communities
London Hutchinson 1956 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Very Good Lacking Dustjacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A volume in Hutchinson's 'Nature Library Series'. 142pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Cloth boards are clean and without wear. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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