Natural History

Natural History


  • A Paradise of Birds: When Spring Comes to Texas

    By Helen Gere Cruickshank

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110405493
    • Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company
    • Published: 1968
  • A Parrot Without a Name: The Search for the Last Unknown Birds on Earth

    By Don Stap

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394555966
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: May 1990
    Describes the work of two ornithologists, John O'Neill and Ted Parker, searching for unidentified species of birds in the rain forests of Peru
  • A Potted History of Fruit: A Kitchen Cornucopia

    By Mike Darton

    Our Price: $8.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780762770601
    • Publisher: Lyons Press
    • Published: May 2011
  • A Supremely Bad Idea: Three Mad Birders and Their Quest to See It All

    By Luke Dempsey

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781596913554
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury
    • Published: July 2008
    In this hilarious and beautiful glimpse into the world of the birding community, author, editor, and--newbie--bird watcher Luke Dempsey guides readers across America's vast terrain in an original and offbeat way. 'A Supremely Bad Idea' offers the true story of Demmpsey's reluctant discovery of the joys of birding, at the behest of his friends Don and Donna, and the weekend trips that led them to set off to see the country and just how many of the 400+ species of birds they could find and observe. Throughout it all, readers will find the friends swinging fists, accidentaly offending locals, and falling in love with America, its birds, and the nature that surrounds.
  • A Treasury of Birdlore

    By Joseph Wood Krutch

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111224550
    • Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
    • Published: 1962
    A joyous introduction to the exciting world of North American birds through the writings of Audubon, Burroughs, Bartram, Beebe, Bent, Beston, Catesby, Forbush, Griscom, Halle, Hickey, Peattie, Peterson, Mary Austin, Sally Carrighar, Edmund Jaeger, John Kieran, Guy Murchie, Peter Matthiessen, the Menabonis, John Terres, George Miksch Sutton, Ernest Thompson Seton, Edwin Way Teale and Joseph Wood Krutch. Illustrated with 16 pages of drawings by Audubon, Alexander Wilson, Mark Catesby and Louis Agassiz Fuertes, and 16 pages of photographs.
  • A World List of Mammalian Species, Second Edition

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780816015481
    • Publisher: Facts On File Publications
    • Published: July 1986
  • Above Timberline: A Wildlife Biologist's Rocky Mountain Journal (The New Explorer Series)

    By Dwight Smith

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394400372
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: February 1981
  • Adventures Among Ants: A Global Safari with a Cast of Trillions

    By Mark W. Moffett

    Our Price: $9.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780520261990
    • Publisher: University of California Press
    • Published: May 2010
    The intrepid international explorer, biologist, & photographer Mark W. Moffett, 'the Indiana Jones of entomology,' takes us around the globe on a strange & wonderful journey in search of the hidden world of ants. In tales from Nigeria, Indonesia, the Amazon, Australia, California, & elsewhere, Moffett recounts his exploits & provides fascinating details on how ants live & how they dominate their ecosystems, displaying behaviors strikinglylike those of humans--yet on a different scale & at a faster tempo.
  • African Silences

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780679400219
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: July 1991
    Expeditions to west and central Africa by the celebrated naturalist and world traveler, providing a vivid and sobering look at a land and way of life that is disappearing far too quickly. 255p.
  • Alaska Butterflies & Moths: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species

    By James Kavanagh

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781583554234
    • Publisher: Waterford Press
    • Published: May 2008
    Alaska Butterflies and Moths is a pocket reference guide to the butterflies and moths indigenous to Alaska. This durable guide is printed on laminate material and folds for convenient carrying.  It is an essential identification guide in the field or in the backyard.
  • Alex and Me

    By Irene M. Pepperberg

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781606711071
    • Publisher: MJF Books
    • Published: January 2008
  • All Birds Have Anxiety

    By Kathy Hoopmann

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781785921827
    • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
    • Published: March 2017
  • Almost Human: A Journey into the World of Baboons

    By Shirley C. Strum

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394547244
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: October 1987
    The author presents her observations of the behavior, habits, and society of baboons in Kenya
  • America's Cottage Gardens: Imaginative Variations on the Classic Garden Style

    By Patricia Thorpe

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394569895
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: March 1990
    A far cry from the well-manicured, carefully landscaped formal gardens so often celebrated, the plots illustrated here represent the ingenuity, creativity, and whimsy of Americans who have created oases in a variety ofrural backyards. Intensely colorful, in harmony with their surroundings, and eminently sensible in their design, these arrays of flowering plants (and occasionally vegetables) are representative of the classic American spirit. Color photos. 192p.
  • America's Garden Book, Revised Edition

    By James Bush-Brown

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780684162706
    • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
    • Published: April 1980
    Revised by the New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York.