Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1916. Reprint. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8, 272 pgs, index. Muir kept this Journal on his first extended trip to Yosemite in 1869. Here he faithfully recorded his impressions of the dazzling animal and plant life he encountered in the magnificant Sierra. Gift inscription on front fly.
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1962. Paperback. 6 x 9, 122 pgs, b&w illustrations, maps, section of color photos. Intended for the layman who has no particular botanical training but who likes to know something about his surroundings in nature.
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1998. First edition. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8, 269 pgs. A nice collection of nature writing from many of the most distinguished practitioners of the genre, including autobiographical writings, essays, short stories and poems.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9 1/2, 367 pgs, b&w and a section of color photos and illustrations. What draws us to the beauty of a peacock, the flight of an eagle, or the song of a nightingale? Why are birds so significant in...
Boston: Beacon Press, 1994. Paperback. 6 x 9, 184 pgs, b&w photos. A sensitive examination of what a relationship to nature can mean for children in the post-industrial age.
New York: Chanticleer Press, 1993. Paperback. 6 x 4, 80 pgs, color photos and b&w illustrations. A handy little pocket guide for identifying common birds of North America.
New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 283 pgs. Features the very best writings on Yosemite, from an all-star line-up, including John Muir, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Horace Greeley, Clarence King, Joaquin Miller, Frederick Law Olmsted, Theodore Roosevelt, and Mark Twain.
Bozeman, MT: The Watercourse, 2001. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 378 pgs, index, b&w photos and illustrations. An educator's guide that focuses on the Mexican & American perspectives of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo watershed.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1978. Paperback. 8 x 9, 155 pgs, index, b&w photos. Traces the history of whaling, their natural history and organizations dedicated to saving whales from extinction.
London: Oxford University Press, 1972. Hardcover. 7 x 10, 216 pgs, pretty color plates throughout. Covers British vertebrates except for birds which are covered in another volume.
New York: Dutton, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 212 pgs. A documentary novel of a boy and his wolf set in the American Midwest one hundred years ago. Ex-library with the usual markings.
Austin, TX: Texas Monthly Press, 1989. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 256 pgs, index, b&w illustrations. An overview of the major published archeological sites across the state.
New York: Free Press, 2008. First edition. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 235 pgs, b&w photos. On Valentine's Day 1985, biologist Stacey O'Brien met a four-day-old baby barn owl - a fateful encounter that would turn into an astonishing 19-year saga. With nerve damage in one wing, the owlet...
Globe, AZ: Southwest Parks and Monuments, 1982. Revised. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 112 pgs, b&w illustrations. A classic identification guide to desert animals.
Globe, AZ: Southwest Parks and Monuments, 1970. Fourth edition. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 112 pgs, b&w illustrations. A classic identification guide to desert animals.
New York: Knopf, 1972. Hardcover. 7 x 10, 241 pgs, b&w and color photos, maps. A season-by-season selection of the best-loved writings of one of America's best-loved nature writers.
Bradenton, FL: McGuinn & McGuire, 1993. Paperback. 6 x 9, 276 pgs, index, bibliography. A portrait of these harsh, often deadly, islands the people who have endured the challenges and the hardships in order to live there. Each island has it's own stories to tell: tragic tales involving shipwrecks; death...
London: Collins & Sons, 1989. First edition. Paperback. 5 x 7 1/2, 128 pgs, color photos and illustrations. Natural history of Britain's grassland and scrub.
Neptune City, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, 1989. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8, 127 pgs, color photos throughout. Sensible, easy-to-follow recommendations about selecting and caring for hamsters.
College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2010. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 120 pgs, index, color photos. To keep the land in the family . . . To operate the land profitably . . . To leave the land better than they found it . . . Each...
Globe, AZ: Southwestern Monument Association, 1977. Reprint. Paperback. 6 x 9, 112 pgs, index, b&w illustrations. A natural history and identification guide to the plants of the plateau country of the southwest. Binding cracked and some pages loose.
Globe, AZ: Southwestern Monument Association, 1970. Reprint. Paperback. 6 x 9, 112 pgs, index, b&w illustrations. A natural history and identification guide to the plants of the plateau country of the southwest.
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1937. Paperback. 6 x 9, 131 pgs, b&w photos. Anthropological Papers Vol. I, No.2., Bureau of Research in Social Sciences Study #24. Previous owner's name neatly written on front cover.
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1935. First printing. Paperback. 6 x 9, 123 pgs, index, bibliography, b&w photos, bulletin No. 3537. Using Texas examples the author places archaeology within the social sciences. Previous owner's name neatly written on front cover.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1974. Paperback. 4 1/2 x 7 1/2, 537 pgs, b&w illustrations and color photos. Over 500 examples fully illustrated in colour with a handy visual guide to blooming seasons and cultivation requirements.