Category: Animals


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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

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

The Birds of New Brunswick

By: Squires, W. Austin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Saint John, The New Brunswick Museum, 1952

Edition: First Edition

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

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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

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

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THE LONG HARPOON, A Collection of Whaling Anecdotes

By: Watson, Arthur C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Bedford, George H. Reynolds, 1929

Edition: First Edition

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. 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

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

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

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

Wise Birds and Clever Dogs

By: Anonymous

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton,

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