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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.2, November/Nov. 1943
1 ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.2, November/Nov. 1943
Fredericton University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick 1943 Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Contains articles on flora introduced to the neighbourhood of Windsor, N.S., the history of plum culture in New Brunswick, Part I of a 4-part series on New Brunswick's moss flora, the golden-winged woodpecker, lead-zinc-silver ore in Reserve Brook, and more. Red wraps, pages 51-86, illustrated w/2 figures. Light general wear. Internally tight. Scarce. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.3, May 1944
2 ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.3, May 1944
Fredericton University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick 1944 Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Contains articles on plutonic rocks in the Musquash area, the Malecite Indian names for native berries and fruits, amphibians on P.E.I., the distribution of buckthorns in the Maritimes, Part II of a 4-part series on New Brunswick's moss flora, and more. Red wraps, pages 87-136, illustrated. Light general wear. Internally tight. Scarce. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.4, November/Nov. 1944
3 ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.4, November/Nov. 1944
Fredericton University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick 1944 Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Contains articles on the spread of the beech scale (an insect introduced into the Maritimes), a list of flora introduced into the neighbourhood of Windsor, N.S., the birds found on a small area of Fredericton, N.B., the use of Fucus Vesiculosis and Fucus Nodosus as fertilizer, a Japanese beetle outbreak in Halifax, Part III of a 4-part series on New Brunswick's moss flora, and more. Red wraps, pages 137-194, two in-text maps. Faded wraps, light general wear. Internally tight. Scarce. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.5, May 1945
4 ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.5, May 1945
Fredericton University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick 1945 Stiff Card Wraps Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Contains articles on forest insects of Newfoundland, plutonic rocks of the Musquash area, wild plants as a source of carotene, skunk removal, repairing fractured deer bones, Part IV of a four-part series on New Brunswick's moss flora, lepidoptera taken in and near Fredericton, the James S. Lord collection of birds' eggs, and more. Red wraps, pages 1-80, illustrated. Light general wear. Internally tight. Scarce. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 2 No.6, January/Jan. 1946
5 ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 2 No.6, January/Jan. 1946
Fredericton University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick 1946 Stiff Card Wraps About Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Contains articles on the biological reconnaissance of ponds in the P.E.I. national park, green-gilled clams and bivalves on P.E.I., using flight traps in studying aphid movement, the rock vole in New Brunswick, Jefferson's salamander on P.E.I., and more. Contributors include M.W. Smith, C.J. Kerswill, R.P. Gorham, F.C. Hirtle, C.C. Smith, Blythe Hurst, and Herbert Habeeb. Red wraps, pages 81-122, illustrated. Faded wraps (although every copy of this issue I've ever seen has been the same colour, so perhaps it isn't really faded at all), light general wear. Internally tight. Scarce. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Horse Show Programme, November 9th-17th, 1962
Toronto Royal Winter Fair 1962 Wraps Very Good Quarto -- from 9.75" to 12" tall 
The programme for the 1962 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, held in Toronto. In addition to listing the times of events and the competitors, this contains an article on Arthur Godfrey and his horse Goldie, a fold-out detailing the 10 courses and jumps, messages from various dignitaries, information on the terminology of horse shows, a multitude of advertisements, and more. 212 pages (including indices), blank notes pages, copiously illustrated. Some edgewear, handling wear, 3/8" tear to top edge of back cover. Internally tight and clean, with no previous owner's markings. Uncommon. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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ON THE TRACK OF THE NEW BRUNSWICK PANTHER, The Story of Bruce Wright and the Eastern Panther (signed), Allardyce, Gilbert
7 Allardyce, Gilbert ON THE TRACK OF THE NEW BRUNSWICK PANTHER, The Story of Bruce Wright and the Eastern Panther (signed)
Fredericton Privately published 2001 0-9688897-0-0 / 9780968889701 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good to Fine Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Inscribed by Allardyce, on title page
Allardyce tells the story of Wright and his commitment to wildlife conservation, as well as his near-obsession with finding the New Brunswick panther. Inscription reads, "To Carl/my friend/Gil." 145 pages, illustrated. Internally tight and clean, w/light general wear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Anonymous Wise Birds and Clever Dogs
New York E.P. Dutton Hard Cover Fair No Jacket Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall 
No date (circa 1880s). Nine stories of clever animals, from bulls to kittens to dogs, with a few others as well. Floral decorations on blue and red cloth, tipped-on colour illustration, unpaginated (50+), illustrated. Bumped/worn corners/spine ends, right 2/3 of front free end paper excised (presumably removing previous owner's name), a few crinkled corners, some moderate internal soil. An uncommon item. (C/MC) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Training Grouse and Woodcock Dogs (signed), Bennett, Logan J.
9 Bennett, Logan J. Training Grouse and Woodcock Dogs (signed)
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Inscribed & signed by Bennett, on title page
The "first American book devoted entirely to the training of bird dogs for the hunting of ruffed grouse and woodcock, two of the finest game birds in the world." Inscription reads, "May 22, 1950/To Frank Shute --/My best regards and/hoping that you will/have hundreds of happy/days afield --/Logan J Bennett." 146 pages, illustrated. Dusty/lightly soiled edges, light wear to corners/spine ends, moderate general wear, in edgeworn dust jacket w/chipping to edges/corners/bottom edge, large chunks from top edge, sunned spine, scratches, general wear. Uncommon signed. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Capstick, Margaret Goat-Keeping
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1957 Hard Cover Fair Fair Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall 
No. 13 in the publisher's Countryman Library series. The author "demonstrates how goats may profitably be kept, in large or small numbers, in spite of the steadily rising cost of traditional foodstuffs." She offers advice on housing, management, feeding, breeding, recording, and more. Red cloth w/silver foil spine lettering, 109 pages (including Index), illustrated. A bit of slant, edgewear, bumped/worn corners/spine ends, tanned/lightly soiled edges, bookseller's stamp to bottom edge of front end paper, short tears to fore-edges of several pages (text unaffected), in price-clipped dust jacket w/considerable general wear. Dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Cox, Barry Prehistoric Animals
Bantam R6801 1971 1st thus Paperback Good to Very Good Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75" 
A title from the Knowledge Through Color series, this one telling the story of prehistoric vertebrates. 159 pages, including index, illustrated. Fubbing, impressions, edgewear all around, thin scratches. internally tight. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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12 Embleton, Irvine (compiled and edited by James Bremner) Pipe Dreams
No Place Privately published Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (as issued) Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall 
No date (ca. 1965). A collection of columns which originally appeared in the magazine, 'Canadian Jersey Breeder.'. Embleton [1901-60] was a native of Harvey Station, New Brunswick, a well-known breeder of livestock, and in 1969 was inducted into the Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame. Blue cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover, 229 pages, illustrated. Moderate general wear. No dust jacket, as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Reindeer Trek, Evans, Allen Roy
13 Evans, Allen Roy Reindeer Trek
Toronto McClelland & Stewart / M&S 1946 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
The story of the five-year trek that began in 1929, and saw 3,000 reindeer herded from Buckland Bay, Alaska, to serve as a food supply for the Eskimo population of the Canadian North. Green cloth w/orange lettering to front cover/spine, map end papers, 269 pages. Mild wear to corners/spine ends, dusty top edge, in dust jacket w/chipping to corners/spine ends, short edge tears, moderate general wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Flick, Don ANNIE (Short for Hootenanny), A Thief's Best Friend is My Dog (signed insert)
Toronto Flick Printing Limited 1971 First Edition Stiff Card Wraps Good to Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Signed Compliments of the Author card laid in
Flick writes lovingly about his dog. Flick has written "To Dalton Camp" on the Compliments of the Author card, and signed his name diagonally beneath it. 92 pages, illustrated. A bit of slant, reading crease, impressions/scratches, moderate general wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Hancock, David, and Woodford, James Birds Of The Atlantic Provinces
Don Mills General Publishing 1973 0-7736-0026-4 / 9780773600263 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (as issued) Small Quarto -- from 9" to 12" tall 
Pictorial boards, 68 pages (including index), illustrated w/colour and b&w photographs. Wear to corners and spine ends, small flower sticker to top right corner of title page. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Further Studies in Nature, McLeod, Robert R.
16 McLeod, Robert R. Further Studies in Nature
Halifax Commercial Printing Co., Limited 1910 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (as issued) Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall 
A collection of essays on nature, published posthumously. Included are chapters on a river close to the writer's heart, walking in the woods, the American woodcock, gulls and terns, owls, crows, oaks, bears, the dark side of nature, and the woods in winter. Navy cloth w/gilt lettering to front cover spine, 120 pages. Scuffed/spotted cloth, a bit of wear to corners/spine ends, small soil marks to rear pastedown. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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17 Peregrine (Michael Sharland) A Pocketful of Nature
Hobart The Mercury Newspaper 1971 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good to Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
A selection of the Tasmanian author's writings on a wide range of natural history subjects, from birds and animals to material of interest to wildlife conservationists. Preface by D.N. Hawker 100 pages, illustrated. Bumped corners. Dust jacket w/moderate edgewear, impressions, general wear. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Protection of Animals in Italy, Philipp, Feliciano
18 Philipp, Feliciano Protection of Animals in Italy
Rome National Fascist Organization for the Protection of Animals 1938 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall The Author 
Foreword by Giuseppe Orlando. Details the efforts of Italian efforts to protect animals. Illustrated grey boards, 54 pages. Foxing/soil/smudging to covers, light internal soil, general wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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THE FOLLOW, A True Story (signed), Spalding, Linda
19 Spalding, Linda THE FOLLOW, A True Story (signed)
Toronto Key Porter Books 1988 1-55013-929-0 / 9781550139297 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Signed by Spalding, on title page
First printing w/complete number sequence. The story of a Canadian novelist who went to Borneo with her two daughters, then returned alone "in search of famed orangutan scientist Birute Galdikas. What she finds instead is an unholy mix of foreign scientists, government workers, tourists, loggers, descendants of Dayak headhunters, Javanese gold miners, and ex-captive and wild orangutans. This copy signed by Spalding, beneath her name on title page. Grey cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 318 pages (including acknowledgements), illustrated. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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20 Squires, W. Austin The Birds of New Brunswick
Saint John The New Brunswick Museum 1952 First Edition Stiff Card Wraps Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall 
Monographic Series No. 4. Drawing from various earlier and mostly incomplete sources, the author has attempted "to correlate and summarize the information on each species" of bird found in New Brunswick. Later editions of this work are relatively common. 164 pages, illustrated, map. Contains all 6 pages of photographs called for (one not bound in where it's supposed to be, but bound in nonetheless). Previous owner's erased pencil signature to top of front cover, map in rear partially loose, general wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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21 Taylor, Peter WINGS ALONG THE WINNIPEG, The Birds of the Pinawa--Lac du Bonnet Region (signed)
Winnipeg Manitoba Naturalists Society 1983 First Edition Stiff Card Wraps Good Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall Inscribed & Signed by Taylor, on title page
No. 2 in the publisher's Eco Series. In his preface the author states his aims as providing a.) a useful reference work for local residents; b.) a detailed guide for visiting birders, enabling them to observe as many species as possible; and c.) assistance in the detection of future changes in bird distribution. 216 pages (including appendices, index), illustrated. Rubbing, impressions/scratches, mild dampstain to right edge of front cover, light soil, general wear. Internally tight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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THE LONG HARPOON, A Collection of Whaling Anecdotes, Watson, Arthur C.
22 Watson, Arthur C. THE LONG HARPOON, A Collection of Whaling Anecdotes
New Bedford George H. Reynolds 1929 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall The Author 
Collects a variety of whaling stories detailing numerous triumphs and tragedies in the history of the prince of sports. Green cloth w/gilt lettering, 190 pages. Worn corners/spine ends, cover soil, faded gilt, gift notation to top edge of front pastedown, tanning, general wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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