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  • ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE: SEASONS OF LIFE AND LAND: A Photographic Journey. by Banerjee, Subhankar. Peter Matthiessen, Fran Mauer, William H. Meadows and others, contributors.
    Banerjee, Subhankar. Peter Matthiessen, Fran Mauer, William H. Meadows and others, contributors.
    ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE: SEASONS OF LIFE AND LAND: A Photographic Journey.

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, (2003). SIGNED first edition - A book which takes us to a beautiful, wild - and endangered - land. Includes a foreword by Jimmy Carter, poem by Terry Tempest Williams and significant long essays by Peter Matthiessen, Fran Mauer, William H. Meadows, and more. SIGNED by the photographer and author Banerjee on the first page and dated in the year of publication. Illustrated with full color photographs throughout, many full page. Maps. Large square format. 176 pp. ISBN: 0-898864380.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers, with self-flaps.

    Book ID: 76373
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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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  • MOUNTAIN IN THE CLOUDS : A Search for the Wild Salmon. by Brown, Bruce.
    Brown, Bruce.
    MOUNTAIN IN THE CLOUDS : A Search for the Wild Salmon.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Journalist and naturalist Bruce Brown recounts his journeys along the rivers and coast of the Pacific Northwest in search of the fast disappearing salmon and in doing so he tells of the history of this area, the roles of logging that clogged and diverted streams, and other factors, including unbridled commericial fishing, industrial pollution, environmental mismanagement, and ignorance that led to their plight. A classic book, sadly even more appropriate now than at the time it was written. 239 pp. ISBN: 0-671-435833.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (sunning to spine of dj.)

    Book ID: 43238
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  • THE FINAL FOREST: The Battle for the Last Great Trees of the Northwest. by Dietrich, William.
    Dietrich, William.
    THE FINAL FOREST: The Battle for the Last Great Trees of the Northwest.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A look at the human side of the struggle over the remnants of America's forests by this Pulitzer prize winning journalist. INSCRIBED opposite the title page to the late noted Oklahoma collector Larry Owens "May we find a way to perserve the trees and sustain human dignity for generations to come." In addition, a brief holograph note SIGNED by Dietrich is laid in. Index. 303 pp. ISBN: 0-671729675.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63657
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  • GOING TO THE SUN. by George, Jean Craighead.
    George, Jean Craighead.
    GOING TO THE SUN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1976) dj. Hardcover first edition - Young adult novel set in Montana's Mission Mountain Range by this Newbery award winning author. 132 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0219424.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (price-clipped)

    Book ID: 58404
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  • ANIMAL-MAN. by Herve, Alain.
    Herve, Alain.
    ANIMAL-MAN.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Harlan Quist, 1976. First edition - A typically offbeat, but interesting Harlan Quist production- a warning from the whale about what man has done to the planet, other animals and to himself, beautifully illustrated by Jacques Rozier and Monique Gaudriault. Perhaps the final words are even more appropriate now than when they were written: "it may yet be written/Man has killed his planet,/Man has killed himself,/Man no longer exists." While children will enjoy the whimsical paintings, this is not a book just for children. Translated by Susan Singleton. Large square format. Unpaginated. ISBN: 0-8252-0142x.

    Condition: Just about fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 75213
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  • TYGER! TYGER!. by Hoyt, Richard.
    Hoyt, Richard.
    TYGER! TYGER!.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A novel of serial murder and endangered species" ranging from Germany to the Philippines and featuring ex-CIA agent James Burlane, who is called in by CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.) INSCRIBED on the title page to the noted book collector Larry Owens with the comment "Obviousl good guy" and dated in the year of publication. 253 pp. ISBN: 0-31293310X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 69591
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  • BIRD OF LIFE, BIRD OF DEATH: A Naturalist's Jourrney Through a Land of Political Turmoil. by Maslow, Jonathan.
    Maslow, Jonathan.
    BIRD OF LIFE, BIRD OF DEATH: A Naturalist's Jourrney Through a Land of Political Turmoil.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second book, an account of a trip he made in 1983 to Guatemela in search of the quetzal, the bird of life, a bird whose existence in endangered both by loss of habitat and by the civil war raging in Guatemela. A blend of political, social and natural history. Map, selected bibliography, index. 229 pp. ISBN: 0-671-52738x.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (some rubbing to the edges and folds of the dj)

    Book ID: 61412
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  • BIRD OF LIFE, BIRD OF DEATH: A Naturalist's Jourrney Through a Land of Political Turmoil. by Maslow, Jonathan.
    Maslow, Jonathan.
    BIRD OF LIFE, BIRD OF DEATH: A Naturalist's Jourrney Through a Land of Political Turmoil.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: The Viking Press, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second book, an account of a trip he made in 1983 to Guatemela in search of the quetzal, the bird of life, a bird whose existence in endangered both by loss of habitat and by the civil war raging in Guatemela. A blend of political, social and natural history. Map, selected bibliography, index. 229 pp. ISBN: 0-670-810878.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61413
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  • TIGERS IN THE SNOW. by Matthiessen, Peter.
    Matthiessen, Peter.
    TIGERS IN THE SNOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: North Point Press - Farrar, Strauss, Giroux, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of the endangered Asian tigers - especially the Siberian tiger. Photographs and Introduction by Maurice Hornocker. Illustrated with full color photographs throughout. xvii, 185 pp. Wide format. Illustrated endpapers (maps of Europe and China, depicting the habitat range of tigers). ISBN: 0-865-475768.

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    New York: North Point Press - Farrar, Strauss, Giroux, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of the endangered Asian tigers - especially the Siberian tiger. Photographs and Introduction by Maurice Hornocker. Illustrated with full color photographs throughout. xvii, 185 pp. Wide format. Illustrated endpapers (maps of Europe and China, depicting the habitat range of tigers). ISBN: 0-865-475768.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some scattered pencil underlining and brackets - erasable.)

    Book ID: 46764
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  • PENGUIN CHICK. by McKenzie, Michelle Illustratred by Andrea Tachiera.
    McKenzie, Michelle Illustratred by Andrea Tachiera.
    PENGUIN CHICK.

    Edition: First printing.

    Monterey, CA: Monterey Bay Aquarium. (2000). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A colorful small board book that tells a bit about a baby blackfooted penguin. SIGNED on the cover by both the author and the illustratior. ISBN: 1878244280.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 68357
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  • THE TURQUOISE DRAGON. by Wallace, David Raines.
    Wallace, David Raines.
    THE TURQUOISE DRAGON.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Yolla Bolla Press Book - Sierra Club Books, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Environmental writer's first work of fiction - a mystery "thriller with an ecological twist. George Kilgore a forester living quietly in the foothills of California's rugged Klamath Mountains stumbles into a deadly web of intrigue when he discovers the body of a murdered biologist friend." 230 pp. ISBN: 0-87156-8195.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39337
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  • THE TURQUOISE DRAGON. by Wallace, David Raines.
    Wallace, David Raines.
    THE TURQUOISE DRAGON.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    San Francisco: Yolla Bolla Press Book - Sierra Club Books, (1985.). First edition - Environmental writer's first work of fiction - a mystery "thriller with an ecological twist. George Kilgore a forester living quietly in the foothills of California's rugged Klamath Mountains stumbles into a deadly web of intrigue when he discovers the body of a murdered biologist friend." 230 pp. ISBN: 0-87156-7105.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 39540
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