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1 Residential Plantings (A Countryside Publication)
Countryside Publication Barrington, Illinois A.B. Morse Countryside Publications Division of Barrington Press 1971 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Stapled wraps, 88 pages; Color Photographs; Pages are secure with no internal markings save for three words written inside front cover & three words written to a page in the back; Pictorial cover wtih modest shelf and edge wear including some rubbing/nicks to edge and some light marks to back cover; . (Table of Contents includes: Guidelines to Home Landscaping, Using Trees in the Landscape Plan, Tree Planting and Care, Shrubs' Role in Landscape Design, Shrub Planting and Care, Planned Plantings-A Season of Color, Hedges' Appeal, Using Evergreens Well, Evergreen Planting and Care, Causes of Evergreen Mortality, If Your Shrub or Tree is Sick, Tie Design Elements Together, Cross-Index to Plant Species, Hardiness Zone Map, Shade and Flowering Trees, Flowering Shrubs, Evergreens, Ground Covers Vines & Hedges.) 
Price: 5.91 USD

 
2 The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook: Kauai Revealed
Doughty, Andrew; Friedman, Harriett Lihue, Hawaii, U.S.A. Wizard Pubns 2001 0963942980 / 9780963942982 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 247 pages with index; 4th Edition; Fold-out map on the back cover with a quick map reference attached to the front cover; Color photographs throughout; Textblock is tight and clean with no internal markings and no names; Bright pictorial cover with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (This lovely, thorough guidebook also presents itself as a love story with the island, in that most people who visit and live there are smitten with the lush beauty and serenity. The authors took great care so that you, as the tourist, or armchair traveler, will have every option made available to aid in deciding what you want to see or do. It logically has an introduction, basics section, north shore sights, east shore sights, south shore sights, and west shore sights. In addition, enjoy the sections on beaches, activities, adventures, dining, where to stay and much more.) 
Price: 5.90 USD

 
 
3 The How and Why Wonder Book of: Rocks and Minerals
Hyler, Nelson W.; Kenyon Shannon New York, New York, U.S.A. Grosset & Dunlap 1969 0448050048 / 9780448050041 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Kenyon Shannon 
; Wraps; 48 pages; 1976 printing; Color and black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Pictorial cover with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear including some rubbing; . (Produced and approved by noted authorities, these books answer the questions most asked about science, nature and history. Information is presented in a clear, readable style and contains many colorful and instructive illustrations. You can also learn here answers to dozens of questions about the earth's surface, and how to start a rock collection.) 
Price: 6.03 USD

 
4 The Bottlenose Dolphin: A Comprehensive Profile
Kieffer, George Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences 1997 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Steve Kieffer 
; Wraps; 56 pages; Color photographs and illustrations; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear; . (A companion manual for the Dolphin Specialty Course offered by the Roatan Institute for Marine Sciences and Anthony's Key Resort. The goal of the book is to furnish the reader with a comprehensive, yet easy to read text that represents the body of knowledge surrounding the bottlenose dolphin with the main sections entitled: Introduction to Cetaceans, Dolphin Anatomy & Physiology, Dolphin Senses, Dolphin Cognition & Communication, Dolphin Behavior, The Conservation of Dolphins, with of course a good preface and conclusion.) 
Price: 8.54 USD

 
 
5 Life in the Oceans (The World of Science Library)
Lucas, Joseph; Critch, Pamela U.S.A. Dutton 1974 0525145451 / 9780525145455 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 216 pages with index; First printing; With 150 illustrations including 20 in full color; Textblock is tight and clean with no highlighting, no underlining and no marginalia; Medium blue cloth covered boards with the title in gold; Dust-jacket is unfaded with some tanning; Has modest shelf and edge wear and no tears; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (The World of Science Library is a series presenting readable text by specialists, designed to interest the general reader, as well as the university student reading outside his own field. The oceans are a rich source of food for an expanding population, but do we know enough about this valuable reservoir? Minor variations in its physical character can upset the balance so could deep-sea dumping of wastes be another example of irreversible pollution? Many questions about species survival are discussed, providing insight into the ocean life and the likely future life in the oceans. Joseph Lucas was Director of Information and Research at the Toronto Zoo, a prominent conservationist and has much experience in marine biology in tropical and Antarctic waters. Pamela Critch is a marine biologist from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.) 
Price: 5.91 USD

 
6 Dinnertime for Animals (Books for Young Explorers)
McCauley, Jane R. Washington, D.C., U.S.A. National Geographic Society 1991 0870448447 / 9780870448447 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; 34 pages; Color photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright pictorial boards with modest shelf and edge wear including some light rubbing & wear at top & tail of spine; . (Explains how different animals living in the wild have divergent diets, eating habits, and methods of gathering food for survival.) 
Price: 5.91 USD

 
 
7 Mammals of Mount McKinley National Park Alaska
Murie, Adolph U.S.A. Mount McKinley Natural HIstory Association 1962 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Olaus Murie 
; Stapled wraps; 56 pages; Black & white photographs, illustrations; Unmarked internally, pages all securely attached; Beige pictorial cover with 1/2 "close tear head of spine, modest shelfwear including some shelf-rubbing/light marks-primarily top-right front cover (a discoloration mark), a very good solid copy with just external wear; .....(The Mount McKinley region was set aside as a National Park in 1917 with foresighted conservationists advocating National Park status chiefly as a means to preserve the flora and fauna in its pristine condition. Desirable extensions were also later made from the standpoint of helping to assure a self-sustaining ecological unit. Listed contents cover: Denali Wilderness, Introduction, Grizzly Bear, Black Bear, Caribou, Moose, Dall Sheep, Mountain goat, Wolf, Coyote, Red fox, Lynx, Wolverine, Marten, Mink, River Otter, Short-tailed weasel, Least weasel, Snowshoe rabbit, Pika, Hoary marmot, Arctic ground squirrel, Porcupine, Beaver, Muskrat, Shrews, Bat, The Mouse world, Checklist of Mammals of Mount McKinley National Park.) 
Price: 6.16 USD

 
8 Mammals of North America
Orr, Robert T. U.S.A. Doubleday & Company Inc Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 250 Pages with index; A Chanticleer Press Edition (The Animal Life of North America series, six volumes, is prepared and produced by Chanticleer Press) ; 124 Illustrations including 68 in color; Textblock is tight, bright and clean, save for former owners name neatly written to top right hand side of front free endpaper. Boards are a lime green cloth with bright red title to spine. Dust-jacket is unfaded with modest shelf and edge wear including small nick to front panel, top left hand corner and 1 1/2 inch close tear to bottom right hand corner of front panel. We have placed it in a protective removable mylar cover; . One of America's richest legacies is its wildlife. For anyone interested in the mammals that remain (since they are dwindling), this book is a storehouse of information, covering the life cycles, range, markings, mating, food hunting, migration, predation, and current status of every familiar and many little-known species. Goes well beyond facts with beautiful illustrations & photographs. 
Price: 5.96 USD

 
 
9 The Manual of Lizards and Snakes (No. 16048)
Staniszewski, Marc Blackburg, Virginia, U.S.A. Tetra Pr 1990 3893560408 / 9783893560400 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 156 pages with index; Color photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for a light mark to the back-free endpaper; White boards with the title in gold; Bright pictorial dust-jacket has protected the book well and has modest shelf and edge wear including three close tears and wear to tips; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, clear, removable mylar cover; . (A practical introduction to the fascinating hobby of keeping and breeding these intriguing creatures. The first part of this book deals with keeping lizards, from buying and handling, to housing them in suitable furnished vivariums. The sections are followed by a photographic survey of a wide variety of frequently available, interesting and desirable lizard species suitable for indoor and outdoor vivariums. The second part explores the challenge of keeping snakes, another popular subject. Once again, the practical aspects of selecting, maintaining and breeding snakes are given careful consideration and these chapters provide an introduction to the species section, which features a range of adaptable and attractive snake species for the indoor vivarium.) 
Price: 5.96 USD

     


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