New York: Perseus/Basic Books, 1999. Second edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 284 pgs, index, notes, maps. Relates an understanding of global weather systems to history and archaeology. Fagan shows that short-term climate shifts have been a major force in history, causing famines, wars, and shaking people's faith in their leaders and societies.
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New York: 1963. Second edition. Hardcover. 8 1/2 x 11, 192 pgs, index, photos/some color. A fine coffee table volume on the forests of the world, and the forest people, wildlife, ecology, industry and recreation.
New York: Time-Life Books, 1972. Revised. Hardcover. 8 1/2 x 11, 200 pgs, many b&w and color illustrations and photos, introduction by Stewart Udall. Covers the land and wildlife of North America from its beginnings to the present in beautiful photos and drawings.
Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, 2000. Staplebound Pamplet. 7 x 10, 25 pgs.
Death Valley, California: Death Valley Natural History Assn. 1983. Paperback. 6 x 9, 150 pgs, index, b&w drawings and a section of color photos. Great old guidebook for identifying wildflowers of the Death Valley area in California.
Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1987. Paperback. 6 x 9, 164 pgs, index, glossary, bibliography. The perfect reference book for all naturalists as well as the curious observer of the outdoors in New Mexico covering all 149 species in the state.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1957. First printing. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 218 pgs, index, b&w photos. Profiles of the men who "braved the shelf ice, the storm-whipped waters and the jumbled mountain ranges to find out what was there." Ex-library, rebound.
Neptune, NJ: T.F.H. Publications, 1979. Second edition. Hardcover. 5 x 8, 93 pgs, colored photo endpapers, b&w and color photos within, colored boards. A preliminary guide to the snakes which can be kept satisfactorily in captivity.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. 8 1/2 x 11 1/2, 224 pgs, index, b&w and color photos throughout. A comprehensive guide to capturing the entire spectrum of nature's diversity - from sweeping vistas to microscopic organisms. This beautiful volume takes us all over the world in...
Washington DC: National Geographic Society, 1975. Hardcover. 7 x 10, 199 pgs, color photos throughout. The author shares revelations of the new astronomy and explains varied theories about our turbulent skies: plus remarkable pictures made with the world's greatest telescopes.
New York: Praeger, 1974. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 246 pgs, index/notes. In two parts, "Wilderness Values", and "Saving the Wilderness", it shows how wilderness can provide new generations a link with the spirit of adventure and exploration at the heart of our nation's history.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1962. Hardcover. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, 360 pgs, index, color photos, b&w maps. Studies of our forests and the people who manage them, including the politics of our national forests.
Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 2013. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 177 pgs. When the author left the rolling hills of Pennsylvania behind for a new job in Florida, he feared the worst. While he'd heard much of the fabled southern charm, he wondered what could possibly be...
Scarborough, Ontario: Prentice-Hall Canada, 1983. Hardcover. 12 x 11, 234 pgs, b&w and color illustrations and photos. A coffee-table style book with painters, novelists, poets, sculptors and composers, all join forces to help save the whale from extinction.
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2002. First edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 258 pgs, index, b&w illustrations and section of color photos. Gehlbach draws on thirty years of journal entries to present a composite, day-by-day almanac of the life cycles of a semi-wild natural island in the midst of urban Texas.
Carlsbad, NM: Carlsbad Caverns Natural History Assn. 1987. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 32 pgs, color photos. Very comprehensive description of each species which occupies Carlsbad Caverns.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1986. Hardcover. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, 291 pgs, index, biblio, graphs, b&w photos. Using quantitative methods and a Time-Depth-Recorder, a study of the strategies used by females in six species to rear and wean their young in different environments.
Salt Lake City, UT: Northwest Publishing, 1996. First edition. Paperback. 5 x 8, 206 pgs. How the coastal grizzlies of Koaiak and the Alaska Peninsula really live and how they react to the increasing presence of humans.
Menasha, WI: American Anthropological Association, 1959. Paperback. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, 165 pgs, index. Different essays about Boas from others in the field.
New York: Vanguard, 1949. Reprint. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8, 249 pgs. Although already acclaimed as physician, musician, author, and spiritual leader, Dr. Schweitzer, his decision in 1913 to turn his back on it all and devote himself to the people of West Africa moved the world the most. This...
New York: Time Watner, 1999. First edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 282 pgs, b&w photos, previous owner drawings inside front and back covers. Goodall explores her extraordinary life and personal spiritual odyssey. She shares her life, talking of love and support of her mother, her son, her late husband, friends and strangers.
Monterrey, CA: Sea Challengers, 1989. Third edition. Paperback. 7 x 9, 96 pgs, color photos, maps. Descriptions and color plates of 126 species of common, shallow water fish that occur from Alaska to Central Baja California. Also includes illustrations, a glossary, a bibliography, indices to common names and scientific names...
Los Osos, CA: Sea Challengers, 1979. First edition. Paperback. 7 x 9, 112 pgs, color photos, maps. Describes and illustrates 161 common marine invertebrates which may be encountered by divers on the Pacific coast; identification, notes, size and range.
New York: Harmony Books, 1996. Reprint. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 244 pgs, index, bibliography, b&w illustrations. The nature of nature. Gould's eloquent argument for a new paradigm. He teaches us how to read trends within the system. A major scientific statement from a leading evolutionary scientist.
New York: Norton, 1989. Hardcover. 6 x 9 1/2, 347 pgs, b&w illustrations. The discovery of this interesting limestone quarry and it's perfectly preserved pre-historic creatures and the people in charge of its study in the early 20th century.