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Good Companions

By: (Green, Richard)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Richard Green: 1989

Seller ID: 001121

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated. Man's best friend and his acquaintances, too. 52 paintings reproduced in full-page color; 38 dogs, remainder cats; two 2-panel gatefold plates. Last plate has margin clipped, not affecting the plate. Otherwise clean and tight, nearly unblemished. View more info

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Chapters on Animals

By: Hamerton, Philip Gilbert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1877

Seller ID: 005020

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


253 pages; 20 b&w illustrations by J. Veyrassat and Karl Bodmer, including frontispiece with tissue guard. Dogs, cats, horses, pigs, wolves, wild boar, cows, birds and more. An interesting dialogue, a mix of science, compassion and anecdote. The boards are attractively tooled with decoration and gilt titles. Text and illustrations are clean throughout; rear joint has been repaired; extremeties of the spine are worn; backstrip is brittle. View more info

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African Silences

By: Matthiessen, Peter and Mary Frank

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 000787

ISBN: 0-679-40021-4

Condition: Fine


225 pages. Author's account of The West Africa Wildlife Survey of 1978 and the Congo Basin Forest Elephant Survey of 1986 View more info

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The Bird

By: Michelet, Jules

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001597

Condition: Good


340 pages; 210 b&w illustrations by Giacomelli; translated to English from the original French. In its time described as "an exquisite specimen of book-making"; "grace of style, beauty of description, and suggestiveness of sentiment"; "no dry treatise of natural history". One of a trilogy that includes The Sea and The Insect, which Michelet accomplished with his wife. The author writes alluringly about several species of birds, their habitat, thei... View more info

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Tiger-Wallahs: Encounters With the Men Who Tried to Save the Greatest of the Great Cats

By: Ward, Geoffrey C. with Diane Raines Ward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers (harper collins): 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000771

ISBN: 0-06-016795-5

Condition: Fine


174 pages. Dozens of contemporary color photographs and earlier black-and-whites. An overview of the effort to conserve the tiger population and the effort's leading individuals, the Tiger-Wallahs. The author has been a prominent screenwriter for PBS as well as a book author. View more info