Natural History

Natural History


  • A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia

    By Rose McLarney

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780820356242
    • Publisher: University of Georgia Press
    • Published: October 2019
  • A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons

    By Robert M. Sapolsky

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780743202473
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: March 2001
    The author of 'Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers' sets out to study the relationship between stress and disease. But he soon learns that life in the African bush bears little resemblance to the tranquility of a museum diorama. The book is the culmination of more than two decades of experience and research. 304p.
  • A Short Philosophy of Birds

    By Philippe J. Dubois

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780062945679
    • Publisher: Dey Street Books
    • Published: September 2019
  • A View from the Machan: How Science Can Save the Fragile Predator

    By K. Ullas Karanth

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9788178241371
    • Publisher: Permanent Black
    • Published: April 2005
  • A World of Watchers

    By Joseph Kastner

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394528694
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: December 1986
    This anecdotal history of birdwatching provides insights into the often eccentric characters whose research forms the foundation of present-day knowledge and whose efforts gave birth to the Audubon Society and other conservation movements
  • A Year At North Hill: Four Seasons In a Vermont Garden

    By Joe Eck

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780316209168
    • Publisher: Little, Brown, & Company
    • Published: February 1995
    Two noted landscape artists reveal the secrets of their successful five-acre garden, offering tips on perennials, rock gardens, roses, bog gardens, wildflowers, shrubs, conifers, vegetables, and more. 15,000 first printing.
  • A Year At the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, & Luck

    By Jane Smiley

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781400040582
    • Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF
    • Published: April 2004
    An account by the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist of her lifelong love affair with horses, & an exploration of the bond between horses & humans.
  • About Woodpeckers: A Guide for Children

    By Cathryn Sill

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781682630044
    • Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
  • American Alligator

    By Kelby Ouchley

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780813049137
    • Publisher: Univ Pr of Florida
    • Published: October 2013
  • American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood

    By Paul Greenberg

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781594204487
    • Publisher: Penguin
    • Published: June 2014
    Examines majorAmerican seafood producers to determine why most Americans eat imported seafood and why most American seafood is exported.
  • Among Orangutans: Red Apes and the Rise of Human Culture

    By Carel Van Schaik

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780674015777
    • Publisher: Harvard University Press
    • Published: November 2004
    In this book one of the world's leading experts on Sumatran orangutans, working in collaboration with nature photographer Perry van Duijinhoven, takes us deep into the disappearing world of these captivating primates. In compelling words and pictures, we come to know the personalities and temperments of out primate cousins as they go about the days.
  • Among Wild Horses: Portrait of the Pryor Mountain Mustangs

    By Lynne Pomeranz

    Our Price: $18.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781580176330
    • Publisher: Storey Publishing
    • Published: August 2006
    In the Pryor Mountains, along the state line between Montana and Wyoming, lives a band of wild horses — the Pryor Mountain Mustangs — descended from the original Spanish horses brought over by the Conquistadores. These wild relatives of equine royalty live, browse, roam, challenge, fight, and mate much as they have for hundreds of years. Among Wild Horses is the extraordinary photographic journal of Lynne Pomeranz, who spent two years studying and photographing these magnificent animals. The inner lives and relationships of 25 horses emerge in intimate photographs and evocative text. Witness the dramatic competitions between stallions as they vie for supremacy, the tender bonds between mares and their offspring, and the joyful play of each spring’s newborn foals. The Pryor Mountain Mustangs will claim a special place in your heart.
  • Animal Investigators: How the World's First Wildlife Forensic Lab is Solving Crimes and Saving Endagered Species

    By Laurel A. Neme

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781416550563
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: April 2009
    The Clark R. Bavin Wildife Service Forenscis Laboratory is a one-of-a-kind lab where nature's crimes are investigated. This revealing look into their work lives shows the meaningful ideas and services they provide to animals including endangered species. Among their caseload is illegal trade of animal feathers, bears killed for their natural healing processes and a wealth of other interesting and curious miscellania forever missed in nature thus far. Containing all the wild, fear-invoking drama of a detective story, with the earthiness of nature and journalistic integrity, this is a sure-fire winner of a story.
  • Animal Magnetism: My Life with Creatures Great and Small

    By Rita Mae Brown

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780345511799
    • Publisher: Ballantine Books
    • Published: October 2009
    Life, for bestselling author Rita Mae Brown has been punctuated with a series of revealing encounters with animals. In fact, many of the most poignant revelations have been brought on by her love and admiration for the animals she's encountered and in this remarkable memoir she relates these experiences to the readers of the world. In 'Animal Magnetism' Brown introduces readers to a wonderful host of animals great and small, while sharing the touching moments that inspired many of her most beloved works. From a parrot with superb sense of humor to a tough urban tiger cats, and a hard-working horse, these humorous and heartwarming stories are sure to inspire awe for all.
  • Animalkind: Remarkable Discoveries About Animals and Revolutionary New Ways to Show Them Compassion

    By Ingrid Newkirk

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781501198540
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: January 2020