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Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Horse Show Programme, November 9th-17th, 1962

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Royal Winter Fair: 1962

Seller ID: 015722

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.2, November/Nov. 1943

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1943

Seller ID: 018011

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.4, November/Nov. 1944

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1944

Seller ID: 018013

Condition: Very Good


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. Internall... View more info

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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 1 No.5, May 1945

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1945

Seller ID: 018014

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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ACADIAN NATURALIST, Bulletin of the Natural History Society of New Brunswick, New Series, Vol. 2 No.6, January/Jan. 1946

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, University of New Brunswick for the Natural History Society of New Brunswick: 1946

Seller ID: 018015

Condition: About Very Good


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 se... View more info

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ON THE TRACK OF THE NEW BRUNSWICK PANTHER, The Story of Bruce Wright and the Eastern Panther (signed)

By: Allardyce, Gilbert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fredericton, Privately published: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Allardyce, on title page

Seller ID: 017925

ISBN: 0-9688897-0-0

Condition: Very Good to Fine


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. View more info

Wise Birds and Clever Dogs

By: Anonymous

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton:

Seller ID: 009199

Condition: Fair


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) View more info

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Training Grouse and Woodcock Dogs (signed)

By: Bennett, Logan J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & signed by Bennett, on title page

Seller ID: 018137

Condition: Good


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... View more info

Goat-Keeping

By: Capstick, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1957

Seller ID: 012907

Condition: Fair


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'... View more info

Prehistoric Animals

By: Cox, Barry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bantam R6801: 1971

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 006964

Condition: Good to Very Good


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. View more info

Pipe Dreams

By: Embleton, Irvine (compiled and edited by James Bremner)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: No Place, Privately published:

Seller ID: 013714

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

ANNIE (Short for Hootenanny), A Thief's Best Friend is My Dog (signed insert)

By: Flick, Don

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Flick Printing Limited: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed Compliments of the Author card laid in

Seller ID: 012828

Condition: Good to Very Good


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. View more info

Birds Of The Atlantic Provinces

By: Hancock, David, and Woodford, James

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Don Mills, General Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: an.00003

ISBN: 0-7736-0026-4

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

A Pocketful of Nature

By: Peregrine (Michael Sharland)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hobart, The Mercury Newspaper: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010210

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Protection of Animals in Italy

By: Philipp, Feliciano

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rome, National Fascist Organization for the Protection of Animals: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017043

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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THE FOLLOW, A True Story (signed)

By: Spalding, Linda

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Spalding, on title page

Seller ID: 016619

ISBN: 1-55013-929-0

Condition: Very Good


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/gil... View more info

The Birds of New Brunswick

By: Squires, W. Austin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Saint John, The New Brunswick Museum: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013551

Condition: Good


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, ... View more info

WINGS ALONG THE WINNIPEG, The Birds of the Pinawa--Lac du Bonnet Region (signed)

By: Taylor, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba Naturalists Society: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Taylor, on title page

Seller ID: 010465

Condition: Good


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. ... View more info