Blaine, WA: Hancock House, 1986. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 435 pgs, section of b&w photos. De Coccola was a missionary who ministered to the people of the Central Canadian Arctic while sharing their epic struggle to sruvive in this 'land of ice and snow."
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New York: Knopf, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. 7 1/2 x 8 1/2, 296 pgs, b&w illustrations. Enables you to know what birds to expect and when by choosing the right bird feeder and stocking it with the most suitable bird feed.
New York: Random House, 1985. Hardcover. 12 x 11, 180 pgs, beautiful color art reproductions. A beautiful coffee-table style book celebrates the life and talent of this well-known naturalist/artist.
Santa Fe, NM: New Mexico Geological Society, 1980. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 314 pgs, b&w photos and illustrations, folded map in envelope at back. Articles by various authors: road logs, physiography, tectonics, geophysics, precambrian geology, stratigraphy, sedimentology, paleontology, petrology, economic geology, geothermal resources, geomorphology, hydrology, natural history.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 330 pgs, b&w photos. In the early 1960s, R. M. W. (Bob) Dixon was one of the first linguists to study the Aboriginal languages of northeast Queensland, Australia. He found that some languages of the coastal rainforest were...
Globe, AZ: Southwestern Monuments Association, 1969. Reprint. Paperback. 6 x 9, 112 pgs, b&w illustrations. Covers common desert flowers of the Southwest; how to identify them, how they are and have been used by animals, native people and settlers, etc. Very worn cover.
Santa Fe, NM: Southwest Monuments Assoc. 1966. Tenth Printing. Paperback. 6 x 9, 40 pgs, b&w photos and illustrations. A nice little natural history guide book to centipedes, scorpions, black widow spiders, brown recluse spiders, tarantulas, wasps, bees, snakes, the Gila monster, geckos, etc.
Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1970. Hardcover. 7 x 10, 433 pgs, index. A comprehensive text on the geology and anthropology of the Central Great Plains.
Washington DC: Smithsonian Exposition Books, 1979. Fourth edition. Hardcover. 10 1/2 x 9, 288 pgs, index, color photos throughout. A look at America's lands, past and present, from the view of ecologists. Covers changing American conceptions, the forces that shaped the continent, the ecosystems, the people and natural forces that have changed it and more.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1961. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 290 pgs, b&w illustrations, endsheets decorated with maps. Eleven famous wilderness areas, from the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming, to the Baboquivari of Arizona, to the Everglades in Florida and the Katahdin of Maine, from the eye of this famous naturalist.
New York: Greystone Press, 1953. Hardcover. 7 x 10, 140 pgs, b&w and color photos. The strange and wonderful ways of mammals.
New York: A.S. Barnes, 1978. Hardcover. 8 1/2 x 11 1/2, 220 pgs, b&w illustrations/leaf prints by David S. Marx. Tells about plants used in herbal medicine, edible plants, plants which produce usable fibers and natural dyes, plants which provide protective cover for wildlife, hazardous plants, and more.
Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1979. First American edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 290 pgs, index, b&w and color photos throughout. Provides a richly descriptive picture of the Arctic region, showing why the relatively sudden and accelerating development of its land, sea, and air spaces is of enormous consequences for...
New York: Rand McNally, 2001. Third printing. Paperback. 5 x 8, 377 pgs, b&w photos. The story of the author's travels with history and cultural anthropology to reveal a Greenland that few of us could otherwise imagine.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1992. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 8, 260 pgs, color illustrations. Covers the imperiled and extinct birds of the United States and Canada including Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Lots of info.
New York: Dodd Mead, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 271 pgs, b&w illustrations, mapped endsheets. The eternal face of the river from the ice of the north to the streaming bayou of the south.
Washington DC: National Geographic Society, 1982. Hardcover. 9 x 10 1/2, 304 pgs, color photos throughout. "It is true, the silence of the desert can make one believe that the beating of the heart is clamorous," writes Thomas O'Neill. His wonder with the desert is shared by the other writers...
New York: Metro Books, 2006. Third printing. Hardcover. 9 1/2 x 12, 256 pgs, index, color photos throughout. Beautiful coffee-table style book offers a tantalizing glimpse into the private life of the wolf, a symbol of the spirit of wilderness that is now in such short supply in our modern world.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Hardcover. 5 x 7 1/2, 248 pgs. Emerson's classic writings on history, self-reliance, compensation, spiritual laws, love, friendship, prudence, heroism, the over-soul, circles, intellect and art.
New York: Lyons Press, 2001. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 256 pgs. Bloodcurdling encounters between the big cats and their most reluctant prey - humans. Hard. New/New. Introduction by Harley Shaw.
Reno, NV: Published/Printed by the author, 1992. Third edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 136 pgs, index, b&w illustrations, charts. All you need to know to go prospecting!
Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Press, 1986. Hardcover. 10 x 11 1/2, 72 pgs, color photos throughout. Beautiful coffee-table style book of gorgeous photos of the Kansas prairie.
Winona, MN: Big River, 1996. Paperback. 6 x 9, 191 pgs, index. From the Big River newsletter, a variety of articles about the Upper Mississippi, covering bass and gizzard shad, piloting a paddlewheeler and living in a boathouse, ancient earthworks and collapsing bridges, and more.
Society of American Foresters, 1982. Paperback. 6 x 9, 98 pgs, b&w historical photos. The life and reminiscences of a forester in the first half of the 1900s.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2017. First edition. Hardcover. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, 346 pgs, index, notes, b&w photos and illustrations. Humanity's last major source of food from the wild, and how it enabled and shaped the growth of civilization. In this history of fishing-not as sport but...