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Lost in the Barrens

by Mowat, Farley

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1956
Condition
Good in very good dust jacket. Book spine has moderate discoloration; jacket does not. Light spine end jacket wear. Top page blo
Edition
11th hardcover printing.
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NZ$55.76

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Boston / Toronto.: Atlantic Monthly Press Book / Little, Brown and Company., 1956. 11th hardcover printing.. Hard cover. Good in very good dust jacket. Book spine has moderate discoloration; jacket does not. Light spine end jacket wear. Top page block minor soiling.. Geer, Charles (Drawings by). 1 Light blue cloth over boards, copper titles, cover art. Color art… Read more
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A Handbook of Mushrooms

by Pilat, Albert (Forword, text by), and Usak, Otto (Identification assistance and artwork by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1959
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Interior pages clean. Water stains to cover surface. End paper blemishing: soil spots, foxing.
Edition
Circa 1959. No date found, other listings 1959.
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NZ$11.74

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London. Czechoslovakia print.: Spring Books., 1959. Circa 1959. No date found, other listings 1959.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Interior pages clean. Water stains to cover surface. End paper blemishing: soil spots, foxing.. 1 Light brown cloth over boards. 91p. 18 cm. "The purpose of this book is not to form an introduction to the study of… Read more
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The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady; A facsimile reproduction of a naturalist's diary

by Holden, Edith B (Except where poetry is otherwise credited, text and integrated artwork by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1982
Condition
Very good. Minor surface blemishing, front corner and spine light creasing. Clean interior off-white text pages.
Edition
Stated First Owl Book Edition, "1". 1977, 1982 Webb &a
ISBN
9780030595745
Item Price
NZ$114.45

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New York.: An Owl Book / Henry Holt & Company., 1982. Stated First Owl Book Edition, "1". 1977, 1982 Webb & Bower.. Trade paperback. Very good. Minor surface blemishing, front corner and spine light creasing. Clean interior off-white text pages.. 1 First edition. Trade paperback. Glued binding. Color cover artwork, and interior. 186 p. 18 cm. Brown "hand-written"… Read more
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Fourteen Weeks in Chemistry (Steele's Fourteen Weeks' Courses in Natural Science)

by Steele, Joel Dorman

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1874
Condition
Good. Signed by previous owner. For its age, flaws are as expected. Age-toning. Light pencilled phrasing in borders. Moderate ra
Edition
"Revised Edition with New Nomenclature". 1873 entered
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NZ$64.56

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New York / Chicago.: A. S. Barnes., 1874. "Revised Edition with New Nomenclature". 1873 entered in Court.. Hard cover. Good. Signed by previous owner. For its age, flaws are as expected. Age-toning. Light pencilled phrasing in borders. Moderate random soiling. Spine end chips, rubbed corners.. 1 Black leather over spine; brown cloth over boards, blind-stamped titles, front, back.… Read more
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On Understanding Science, An Historical Approach

by Conant, James Bryant (Harvard University President, author and with new Foreword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1952
Condition
Very good.
Edition
2nd printing, Mentor.
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NZ$13.21

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New York.: A Mentor Book / New American Library., 1952. 2nd printing, Mentor.. Mass-market paperback. Very good.. 1 Mass-market paperback. Illustrated cover w/ microscope. 144 p. 18 cm. B&W diagrams. Subtitle: "A Famous Scientist Explains Science and its Role Today". Contents: Scientific Education of the Layman; Illustrations from 17th century, Touching the Spring of the Air; Illustrations from… Read more
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Lily Pond: Four Years with a Family of Beavers

by Ryden, Hope (Text and B&W Photographs by), and Goodall, Dr Jane (Preface by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very good. Page block age-toning, soiling, slight surface damp-stain to top outside block. Clean interior and covers. Smooth spi
Edition
First edition. 1st HarperPerennial print.
ISBN
9780060973445
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NZ$8.80

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New York.: HarperPerennial / HarperCollins Publishers by arr. w/ Wm Morrow & Co., 1990. First edition. 1st HarperPerennial print.. Trade paperback. Very good. Page block age-toning, soiling, slight surface damp-stain to top outside block. Clean interior and covers. Smooth spine, w/ single light crease.. Henderson, Garnet (Cover art by).. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Naturalist Hope… Read more
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A Field Guide to the Birds of North America

by Vanner, Michael

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2006
Condition
Very good. Near fine w/ surface indents, front.
Edition
1st published in 2006.
ISBN
9781405463089
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NZ$8.80

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United Kingdom.: Parragon Publishing / Atlantic Publishing., 2006. 1st published in 2006.. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine w/ surface indents, front.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. Locator maps. Gold titles. 20 cm. 256 p. Color photos. Concave vertical page block. Index Common, Scientific Names. Audience: General/trade. Bird identification guide. Flexible boards with overlapping foldover end flaps.
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A Brief History of Time from the Big Bang to Black Holes

by Hawking, Stephen W, and Sagan, Carl (Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Light surface blemishing to jacket.
Edition
10th printing.
ISBN
9780553053401
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NZ$23.48

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New York.: Bantam Books., 1988. 10th printing.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Light surface blemishing to jacket.. Miller, Ron (Illustrations by).. 1 Black cloth and paper over boards. 198 p. B&W Diagrams w/ gray filler. Audience: General/trade. An astronomy-cosmology classic, exploring the outer limits of the knowledge of astrophysics and the nature of time and… Read more
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On Understanding Science, An Historical Approach

by Conant, James Bryant (Harvard University President, author and with new Foreword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1951
Condition
Very good. Light reading surface wear. Minor top page block soiling. Smooth spine; nice covers.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing, stated. Mentor M68. 35c cover price
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NZ$11.74

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New York.: New American Library / A Mentor Book., 1951. First edition. 1st printing, stated. Mentor M68. 35c cover price. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Light reading surface wear. Minor top page block soiling. Smooth spine; nice covers.. 1 Cover, glossy illustration w/ protective sealer; microscope144 p. 18 cm. Pen&Ink line art. Illustrations. Subtitle: "A Famous Scientist Explains Science… Read more
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Rosy is my Relative, A Novel

by Durrell, Gerald Malcolm

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1968
Condition
Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Edge wear to jacket.
Edition
Author copyright.
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NZ$20.54

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London.: World Books by arr. w/ Wm Collins Sons & Co., 1968. Author copyright.. Hard cover. Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Edge wear to jacket.. Larkin, Jack (Jacket design by).. 1 Turquoise textured paper over boards. Silver spine titles. 240 p. 21 cm. The elephant Rosy is bequeathed to young Adrian Rookwhistle, and she has a… Read more
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The Tree: A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live, and Why They Matter

by Tudge, Colin

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2006
Condition
Fine. Light shelf wear.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing. 1st paperback edition.
ISBN
9780307395399
Item Price
NZ$16.14

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New York.: Broadway Books / Random House., 2006. First edition. 1st printing. 1st paperback edition.. Trade paperback. Fine. Light shelf wear.. Burford, Dawn (Illustrations by).. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 459 p. Detailed Pen&Ink art. Audience: General/trade. Nature Studies, subtitle: "A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live, and Why They Matter". Science writer Colin Tudge… Read more
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The Winter of the Fisher, a Novel

by Langford, Cameron, and

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1985
Condition
Good. Signed by previous owner. Moderate cover reading wear. Top page block darkening. Clean text pages.
Edition
1st Norton paperback printing. 1971 1st American edition.
ISBN
9780393302837
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NZ$13.21

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New York.: W. W. Norton & Company., 1985. 1st Norton paperback printing. 1971 1st American edition.. Trade paperback. Good. Signed by previous owner. Moderate cover reading wear. Top page block darkening. Clean text pages.. Candy, Robert (Cover painting by).. 1 First edition. Trade paperback. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. The fisher is a fur-bearer larger than the marten. It… Read more
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Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment; A Citizen's Agenda for Action

by Speth, James Gustave

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket. Publisher's marketing 3-pg letter enclosed, Newman Communications.
Edition
4th printing.
ISBN
9780300102321
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NZ$13.21

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New Haven CT / London.: Yale University Press., 2004. 4th printing.. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket. Publisher's marketing 3-pg letter enclosed, Newman Communications.. Ressmeyer, Roger (Jacket Photograph by).. 1 Copper-toned paper over boards. 299 p. 22 cm. Color photo on jacket: red, black. White titles. Audience: General/trade. Climate change / Ecology / International. Well-credentialed academic author.
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The Enchanted; The Classic Romance of the American Earth

by Coatsworth, Elizabeth Jane (Beston)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very good. Top front small price sticker scar. Smooth spine, clean, unmarked inside.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing, Avon.
ISBN
9780380003297
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NZ$20.54

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New York.: Avon Books by arr. w/ Pantheon., 1975. First edition. 1st printing, Avon.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Top front small price sticker scar. Smooth spine, clean, unmarked inside.. 1 128 p. Mass-market paperback. Red page blocks. Woods art cover: forest, flowers, berries, bird, ladybug. 18 cm. Nature studies / Fantasy. "He found love in a strange and… Read more
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Abominable Snowmen: Legend Come to Life; The Story of Sub-Humans on Five Continents from the Early Ice Age until Today

by Sanderson, Ivan Terence, and Agogino, George A (Foreword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1961
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket.
Edition
First edition.
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NZ$286.12

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Philadelphia.: Chilton Company., 1961. First edition.. Hard cover. Fine. No dust jacket.. 1 Tan cloth over boards. 525 p. 21 cm. Pen&Ink line art, 16 maps, B&W photo section. 5 Appendices. Charts. "The possible existence of the Yeti, Sasquatch, and other Abominable Snowman (ABSMery) forms", from Foreword, describes the roundup of questions, answers, sitings, on various continents over… Read more
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Beavers; Where Waters Run (NorthWord Wildlife Series)

by Strong, Paul

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1997
Condition
Fine. Signed by previous owner.
ISBN
9781559715805
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NZ$17.61

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Minocqua WI.: Northword Press., 1997. Trade paperback. Fine. Signed by previous owner.. Multiple Photographers.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 144 p. 23 cm. Color photos. Audience: Adults, Children/juvenile. An expert lumberjack and skilled architect-engineer, the beaver is nature's master builder, obsessed with building dams where water runs. Wildlife author wrote this natural history, complemented by the work of… Read more
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Heaven is Under Our Feet

by Henley, Don (Edited by), and Marsh, Dave (Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1991
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. Autograph by editor and musician Don Henley. Literature re: project is inserted.
ISBN
9780681411296
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NZ$117.38

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Massachusetts.: Longmeadow Press., 1991. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. Autograph by editor and musician Don Henley. Literature re: project is inserted.. 1 Cloth and paper over boards. 291 p. 24 cm. Audience: General/trade. Walden Pond is the site of Henry David Thoreau's 1845 conservation based classic work. Its locale is identified on end… Read more
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Animal Wisdom: Harness the Power and Wisdom of Animals to Liberate Your Spirit

by Green, Susie

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9781904991250
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NZ$22.01

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London.: CICO Books / BOOKSPAN., 2004. First edition. 1st printing.. Trade paperback. Fine.. Pasztor, Csaba (Illustrated by).. 1 Flexible color illustrated glossy paper over flexible boards. 144 p. Pen&Ink original artwork w/ some grayscale. 16x24 cm. Audience: General/trade. Animal affinity with people. Part One: Your Animals as Guides. Part Two: Dictionary of Animals.
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Organic Chemistry Volume II

by Gilman, Henry (Editor-in-Chief)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner signature, now late Rolf Steinman, was a chemistry professor.
Edition
Second Edition, 5th printing.
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NZ$17.61

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New York.: John Wiley & Sons., 1947. Second Edition, 5th printing.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner signature, now late Rolf Steinman, was a chemistry professor.. 1 1079-1983 p. Preface to the 1st (1942) and 2nd (1937) editions. Dark grey-black tightly woven cloth over boards. 24 cm. Gold stamped spine titles… Read more
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The Bears & I; Raising Three Cubs in the North Woods

by Leslie, Robert Franklin

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. age-toning. Light reading wear.
ISBN
9780345239693
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NZ$46.95

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New York.: Ballantine Books., 1974. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. age-toning. Light reading wear.. Driscoll, Barry (Cover art by).. 1 Mass market paperback. Glued binding. Color photo section. Audience: General/trade. Non-fiction. A young man retrained young bear cubs to return to the wild.
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