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Jonathan Livingston Seagull: a Story, Bach, Richard


1 Bach, Richard Jonathan Livingston Seagull: a Story
Avon Books 2004 0380012863 / 9780380012862 Soft Cover Near Fine Soft Cover 
Near Fine. Book is clean and tight; light edge wear, else fine and as-new. 
Price: 2.95 USD

 
Hope Is the Thing with Feathers;  A Personal  Chronicle of Vanished Birds, Cokinos, Christopher


2 Cokinos, Christopher Hope Is the Thing with Feathers; A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds
Grand Central Publishing New York 2001 0446677493 / 9780446677493 First - First edition Trade Paperback Very Good Trade Paperback 
First Warner Books trade paperback printing. Book is solid and tight; no reading creases to spine. Light soiling to back cover and wear to edges; no marks to interior. "An award-winning nature writer weaves natural history and personal experience into the dramatic story of the last days of six North American bird species. With a compelling blend of science, history, politics, and memoir, Cokino draws on unpublished photographs and documents to make these long-vanished birds come alive." 
Price: 3.95 USD

 
 
The Immense Journey, Eiseley, Loren


3 Eiseley, Loren The Immense Journey
Random House Inc New York 1957 0394701577 / 9780394701578 Mass Market Paperback Near Fine Mass Market Paperback 
Slight edge wear, else as-new. 
Price: 2.95 USD

 
Death of a Hornet and Other Cape Cod Essays, Finch, David


4 Finch, David Death of a Hornet and Other Cape Cod Essays
Counterpoint,U.S. 2001 1582431388 / 9781582431383 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good Trade Paperback 
Book is solid, tight and clean; no creasing to spine. Some folded edges at bottom corner, slight sticker remains on front cover, and crease to bottom front cover corner (not visable from exterior). "Spanning more than 20 years, these essays record changes not only in the natural environment of Cape Cod but in the writer's own life. Death of a Hornet is one man's elegant rendering of Cape Cod, a sandy, scrub-oaked, tough, and vulnerable spit of land reaching out into the Atlantic Ocean. These stories are "natural adventures" that Finch's previous readers have come to expect, as well as longer meditations on the future of the Cape's fragile environment, on living in one place for a long time, and on the limitations of human sympathy." 
Price: 4.95 USD

 
 
Walking Towards Walden: a Pilgrimage in Search of Place, Mitchell, John Hanson


5 Mitchell, John Hanson Walking Towards Walden: a Pilgrimage in Search of Place
Perseus Books 1997 0201154870 / 9780201154870 Trade Paperback Near Fine Trade Paperback 
Near Fine. Book is clean and tight; no creasing to spine. Appears as unread. 
Price: 4.95 USD

 
American Nature Writing 1994, Murray, John A.


6 Murray, John A. American Nature Writing 1994
Sierra Club Books San Francisco, California, U.S.A. 1994 0871564793 / 9780871564795 Trade Paperback Very Good - Trade Paperback 
First printing. Book is solid and tight. Wear and scuffing to covers and edges, but no creasing or breaks to spine. No marks to text. 
Price: 5.95 USD

 
 
The Search for the Pink-Headed Duck ; A Journey into the Himalayas and Down the Brahmaputra, Nugent, Rory


7 Nugent, Rory The Search for the Pink-Headed Duck ; A Journey into the Himalayas and Down the Brahmaputra
Houghton Mifflin Company 1991 0395669944 / 9780395669945 Paperback Very Good Paperback 
2nd printing. Solid and tight copy with no creasing to spine. Inscription on first title page and some light wear and end splaying to covers. Small remainder mark (red dot) to bottom of text. "Over 50 years after the pink-headed duck was last seen in the wild, Nugent set off for India in search of this rarest of birds. In the tradition of the best travel narratives, he recounts his experiences in such places as Calcutta, Sikkim's Valley of Bliss, Darjeeling, and the Indian wilderness." 
Price: 4.95 USD

 
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004 (The Best American Series), Pinker, Steven (Ed.)


8 Pinker, Steven (Ed.) The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004 (The Best American Series)
Houghton Mifflin New York 2004 0618246983 / 9780618246984 Trade Paperback Very Good + Trade Paperback 
Book is solid and clean; no creases to spine; no marks to interior pages. Bottom outer corners bumped; light creasing to bottom of back cover. "Since its inception in 1915, the Best American series has become the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. For each volume, a series editor reads pieces from hundreds of periodicals, then selects between fifty and a hundred outstanding works. That selection is pared down to the twenty or so very best pieces by a guest editor who is widely recognized as a leading writer in his or her field. This unique system has helped make the Best American series the most respected -- and most popular -- of its kind. The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004, edited by Steven Pinker, is another provocative and thoroughly enjoyable [collection] from start to finish (Publishers Weekly). Here is the best and newest on science and nature: the psychology of suicide terrorism, desperate measures in surgery, the weird world of octopuses, Sex Week at Yale, the linguistics of click languages, the worst news about cloning, and much more." 
Price: 3.95 USD

 
 
Wild Thoughts from Wild Places, Quammen, David


9 Quammen, David Wild Thoughts from Wild Places
Simon & Schuster New York 1999 068485208X / 9780684852089 Trade Paperback Near Fine Trade Paperback 
Remainder mark on bottom of text (black line), else as-new. 304 pp. 
Price: 7.95 USD

     



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