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The Last River: The Tragic Race for Shangri-la

By: Balf, Todd

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20678


Signed by Balf on the title page. A touch of edgewear to the top of the front flap. In 1998 a team of world-class whitewater kayakers arrived in Tibet to confront a Himalayan river so remote and unexplored that they relied on satellite imagery to map out their planned descent. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Oil Notes

By: Bass, Rick

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9533


Inscribed by Bass, "For Royce, Be Well-Rick Bass, 1992." Relating oil with life--certain that neither will last forever--he reflects on his relationships with his family and his work. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Nature-Lover's Companion

By: Christian, Roy

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Eyre Methuen: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18911


Light edgewear to the dust jacket, and a nick to the top of the front panel. Nature essays from D.H. Lawrence, Thom Gunn, Dylan Thomas and many others. View more info

American Wild Life Illustrated

By: Compiled by the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the City of New York

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Wise & Co., Inc.: 1940

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18732


Some mottling to the green topstain. An inked date to the rear endpaper and pastedown endpaper. Color photography by Austin Baylitts. Numerous illustrations, including five color plates. View more info

The Place Within: Portraits of the American Landscape by Contemporary Writers

By: Daynard, Jodi

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20198


Signed at their contributions by Suzanne Berne, Gretel Ehrlich, William Kittredge, Alan Lightman and Bradford Morrow. Review Copy stamps to the front endpaper and half-title page. Freelance writer Daynard has selected diverse pieces, some published previously, that reflect highly personal views of place. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Praise the Egg

By: Gage, Mary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22110


Inscribed by Gage on the half-title page, and dated in 1989. Creasing to the top of the front panel. ; 65 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Under the Devil's Thumb

By: Gessner, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tucson, University of Arizona Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20905


An Uncorrected Proof in tan wrappers. Handwritten note on the front cover announcing an upcoming author appearance. A young cancer survivor reflects on moving to Boulder, CO from Cape Cod. View more info

Magpie Rising: Sketches from the Great Plains

By: Gilfillan, Merrill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20012


Briefly inscribed by Gilfillan on the title page. Light rubbing, and a few smudges to the dust jacket. The author crisscrossed the backbone of the North American continent from Texas to Alberta, driving, camping, hiking, observing land and life forms on the Great Plains. ; Signed by Author View more info

Vanishing World The Endangered Arctic

By: Granath, Fredrik; Lez, Mireille de la

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Abrams Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7089


Photographs of the Arctic landscape and the animals that live within it provide a testament to the beauty and precariousness of life in northern climes and the impact of climate change on the Arctic ecosystem. ; 264 pages View more info

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Wildlife Wars: The Life and Times of a Fish and Game Warden

By: Grosz, Terry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boulder, Johnson Publishing Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21810


Inscribed by Grosz on the free endpaper, "Larry, may you enjoy reading these stories as much as I did living them---Regards, Terry." Compliments of the publisher label on the front cover. The stories of a wildlife agent versus Illegal deer hunters, law-breaking drag-boat fishermen who pilfer the ocean depths, poachers who kill elk, anglers who disrupt historic salmon spawning grounds and other miscreants who feed the illicit wildlife trade. A paperback original ... View more info

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Animal Kitabu (Two Copies), Congo Kitabu, Pygmy Kitabu

By: Hallet, Jean-Pierre

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1966-73

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21558


Four signed books by Belgian naturalist and writer Jean-Pierre Hallet. Includes two of his brochures, one for his books and the other is a travel brochure for an African cultural tour. ANIMAL KITABU. New York: Random House, (1968). First Printing. Inscribed by Hallet and dated in the month of publication. A small stain to the free endpaper, and a nick to the tail of the spine. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Another first printing copy...ANIMAL KITABU. Inscribed ... View more info

The Best Nature Writing of Joseph Wood Krutch

By: Krutch, Joseph Wood

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19155


A closed tear to the top of the rear panel. Publisher's price of $8.50 on the front flap. View more info

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A Shriek in the Forest Night: Wilderness Encounters

By: Lawrence, R.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Publishing Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21822


A naturalist's report and a plea for conservation from the Canadian field biologist. View more info

Under the Mountain Wall A Chronicle of Two Seasons in the Stone Age

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6540


First Edition, Second State. Small closed tear to the front panel. Light rubbing to the spine. Pencil mark across the dust jacket price on the front flap. Previous owner's bookplate on the verso of the half-title page. A very presentable copy. Matthiessen's account of the 1961 Harvard-Peabody Expedition. View more info

Sand Rivers

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6542


Focusing on a 1979 safari into the Selous Game Reserve in southern Tanzania, Matthiessen and photographer Hugo van Lawick portray the people, the land, and the numerous wild animals of one of the world's last great wilderness areas. ; 213 pages View more info

Wildlife in America

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6711


Bottom corner lightly bumped. Slight foxing to the front flap. An attractive copy with very mild edgewear. Discusses the injustices committed by people against the North American wildlife from the first colonies to the present. View more info

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The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, North Point Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19666


Sacred to many cultures and considered a bellwether by environmentalists, cranes have an important place in this world, and Matthiessen tracks them as he did the snow leopard.; 352 pages View more info

American Nature Writing 1995

By: Murray, John A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Sierra Club Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20067


Signed by Barry Lopez at his contribution. Other contributors include Terry Tempest Williams, Peter Matthiessen, John Gierach and others. A paperback original with slight creasing to the bottom corner. ; Signed by Author View more info

Keep it Simple: A Defense of the Earth

By: Nichols, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17777


Signed by Nichols on the title page. In 14 pages of text and approximately 70 color photographs, Nichols reveals how he simplified his life, and in the process regained connection with the environment. By the author of The Sterile Cuckoo. ; Signed by Author View more info

Buffalo for the Broken Heart: Restoring Life to a Black Hills Ranch

By: O'Brien, Dan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17769


Signed by O'Brien. An Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers. Veteran writer, rancher and environmentalist O'Brien (The Rites of Autumn) deftly chronicles his decision to restore buffalo to his 1,000-plus-acre South Dakota ranch for the first time in more than a century. ; Signed by Author View more info