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  • WILD PENINSULA: The Story of Point Reyes National Seashore. by Baker, Laura
    Baker, Laura
    WILD PENINSULA: The Story of Point Reyes National Seashore.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, (1966) dj. Hardcover first edition - A history of this then-new national park, a 100 square mile piece of land which juts into the Pacific Ocean about 50 miles north of San Francisco, written for older children. Introduduction by Stewart Udall. Illustrated with drawings by Earl Thollander. Notes. 118 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (tape ghosts on the boards, an inconspicuous prev owner's stamp, but otherwise a very tight and clean copy).

    Book ID: 70373
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  • LINDBERGH. by Berg, A. Scott.
    Berg, A. Scott.
    LINDBERGH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Based upon the massive Lindbergh archives - more than 2000 boxes of them - this is the definitive biography of the aviator who won the hearts of America, a picture of both the hero and the private man. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for biography. Illustrated with photographs. Notes and sources, index. 628 pp. ISBN: 0-399-144498.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 59140
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  • ANA LEE THE MANATEE. by Bray, Rich (illustrated by Julia Matteson.)
    Bray, Rich (illustrated by Julia Matteson.)
    ANA LEE THE MANATEE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tallahassee, FL : Rich Bray, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Charming tale of a baby manatee who gets separated from her family (when 'razor death' - a speedboat - comes by) and the dangers she encounters as she searches for them - told in rhyme to appeal to children, and illustrated with lively and expressive watercolors by Julia Matteson. Includes 4 pp of facts about this endangered species. The author is a biologist who works in the environmental protection field. The cover of this book indicates that it is being sold to raise money to protect the manatees - a tradition we will continue, by donating a portion of the sales price. Large format, 71 pp. ISBN: 0-970791100.

    Condition: INSCRIBED by the author with the words 'Enjoy your book!' Fine (a new copy) in glossy illustrated boards, no dj as issued.

    Book ID: 30407
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  • IN CONDOR COUNTRY. by Darlington, David.
    Darlington, David.
    IN CONDOR COUNTRY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - A portrait of a landscape - eastern San Luis Obispo county in California, its denizens - the rarest of North American birds, and its defenders - two eighty year old brothers, ranchers and conservationists. Index. 242 pgss. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-395-407982.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 13277
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  • IN CONDOR COUNTRY. by Darlington, David.
    Darlington, David.
    IN CONDOR COUNTRY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A portrait of a landscape - eastern San Luis Obispo county in California, its denizens - the rarest of North American birds, and its defenders - two eighty year old brothers, ranchers and conservationists. INSCRIBED on the half title page to the noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens with this comment "a book about California with implications for the whole planet." Index. 242 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-395-407982.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 67711
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  • THE BIG BURN: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America. by Egan, Timothy.
    Egan, Timothy.
    THE BIG BURN: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (2010). Gripping account by this National Book Award winning author of the worst wild fire in the history of the United States. ÑA wind-swept wildfire that began on August 20, 1910, and consumed three million acres of forest in Idaho, Montana and Washington in just 36 hours. But paradoxically, this forest fire was the event that cemented the heroism of the young Forest Service (only 5 years old at the time) in the public mind and galvanized Teddy Roosevelt's campaign for public lands. Winner of the 2010 Washington State Book Award for history. Map, photographs, notes on sources, index. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-618-968415.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 78482
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  • FISH AND GAME: Now or Never: A Challenge to American Sportsmen on Wild-Life Restoration by Hawes, Harry Bartow.
    Hawes, Harry Bartow.
    FISH AND GAME: Now or Never: A Challenge to American Sportsmen on Wild-Life Restoration

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1935. Hardcover first edition - Introduction by Frederic C. Walcott. Illustrations by William H. Foster plus a frontispiece and many photographs. An early book on conservation by a Senator from Missouri - one which focuses on the role that hunters and fishermen can play in replenishing wildfire, preserving wetlands and forests, etc. 332 pp.

    Condition: Good only in green cloth - some dampstaining and fading to the cloth, contents clean and unaffected by damage to covers.

    Book ID: 41461
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  • STANISLAUS, THE STRUGGLE FOR A RIVER. by Palmer, Tim.
    Palmer, Tim.
    STANISLAUS, THE STRUGGLE FOR A RIVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (1982) dj. Hardcover first edition - "The story of the struggle to save the Stanislaus, first waged by a small group of whitewater enthusiasts, but later to involve conservationists, economists, state water experts, Congressmen, and also thousands of citizens" - a battle which the conservationists lost, but one which was very influential in the long term. The New Melones dam in 1979 was the last major dam project in California. Frontispiece map. Illustrated with photographs including a section of full color photographs of the wild river. Sources, index. 297 pp. ISBN: 0-520-046056.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (some crinkling to back cover of dj).

    Book ID: 73103
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  • [Sierra Club) Kent Gill, editor; Ansel Adams, Wallace Stegner and others.
    SIERRA CLUB BULLETIN: A Handbook. December 1967, Volume 52, No 11 .

    Edition: First printing in wrappers.

    Berkeley, CA: The Sierra Club, 1967. First edition - This handbook issue contains much basic information on the activities and history of the Sierra Club, including the outings, a chronology and the bylaws. Excerpts from Wallace Stegner on Wilderness Conservation; three sections of photographs printed on glossy stock: the first is on the activities of the club, the second features the photographs of Ansel Adams and the last is on the wilderness area which the Club is working to protect. Large quarto format.

    Condition: Very near fine in printed tan covers.

    Book ID: 25936
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  • CHANGE THE WORLD FOR TEN BUCKS: Small Actions X Lots of People = Big Change. by We Are What We Do (Eugenie Harvey, editor.)
    We Are What We Do (Eugenie Harvey, editor.)
    CHANGE THE WORLD FOR TEN BUCKS: Small Actions X Lots of People = Big Change.

    Edition: First US printing (trade paperback.)

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2009.). First edition - Full of very practical and simple suggestions to make the world a better place for all -48 of them are given a full page, illustrated with photographs or drawings, in full color, and then many more ideas are listed at the back. Originally published as 'Change the World for a Fiver." Square format. ISBN: 0-8118-6801X.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 44864
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