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How To Draw Animals
by: Hamm, Jack

Simple, clear instructions for drawing animals with more than 1,000 step-by-step illustrations. Basic fundamentals for the beginner, new pronciples & techniques for the professional. 120 pgs.
c. 1969, (Reprint) S/C...$7.95

How To Draw Animals
by: Hamm, Jack

Simple, clear instructions for drawing animals with more than 1,000 step-by-step illustrations. Basic fundamentals for the beginner, new pronciples & techniques for the professional. 120 pgs.
c. 1969, S/C...$5.00
Used, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good - Cover shows wear & creases, inside like new, no writing

How To Draw Endangered Animals
by: Hartophilis, Georgene

Hints on drawing 15 animals, tracing paper included. Ages 10 & up - great for adults too.
c.1991, H/C...$9.95

How to Paint Wildlife Portraits in Oil Pastel, Oil and Acrylic
by: McLaughlin, H. P
Paintings include: Osprey w/fish, African Elephant, Cardinal, Bobwhite Quail, White Tailed Deer, Sunfish, Red-Shouldered Hawk, Wild Turkey, Tiger, Pheasant, Great Horned Owl, Raccoon, Cottontail, Jumping Bass, Canada Goose, Pronghorn, Old Squaw Duck, Young Bighorn Sheep, Flushing Pheasant, Bufflehead, Mallard Drake, Blue Crab and Moose. 37 pages
Oversize Booklet... $7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good

Journey To The Ice Age: Mammoths & Other Animals Of The Wild
by: Poortvliet, Rien

An artistic journey of the animals through time, fantastic illustrations. Fully illustrated with Poortvliet's beautiful paintings and drawings. Also includes a photo history on the art of hunting though the years, from time beginning to the present. 224 pgs.
c.1994, H/C...$40.00

Living Forest
by: Poortvliet, Rien

This book is a pictorial work of animals written and illustrated by Rien Poortvliet, who made the Gnomes a best-seller. It is about the comings and goings of wild animals about deer, wild boars, and foxes about the mallards, about rabbits, pheasants, partridges, red deer how they live and more....This book will tell you how to tell the difference from a roe deer from a young red deer or elk and the difference between a rabbit and a hare and much more. 160 pages of illustrations, 139 in full color.
c. 1973, H/C...$35.00
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Luna & Lola
by: Rattazzi, Priscilla

Luna & Lola is a beautiful book of photos depicting the everyday lives of two very different - yet equally charming and lovable dogs, Luna and Lola (Golden Retriever and Dachshund). Packaged in a handsome slipcase, this keepsake edition will be treasured for years to come. 112 pages
c. 2010, H/C... $45.00

Man Who Loves Giants
by: Shepherd, David
Autobiography of one of the top artists and conservationists in the world. His paintings of Africa and India are legendary. Fully illustrated in both color and black and white. 192 pgs
c. 1989, 2nd Rev ed, H/C...$39.95

Michael Lyne: Sporting Artist
by: Yeates, John

A splendid survey of the life and work of the eminent sporting artist Michael Lyne, whose large dramatic canvases brilliantly capture the mood, atmosphere and excitement of a moment in the Grand National or in the hunting field. B/W & Color plates depicting Lyne's foxhunting works from 1937-1975. 128 pgs.
c. 1992, H/C...$100.00
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: New

Mountain Reflections
by: Brockie, Keith

In this book Keith Brockie paints a personal journey through the seasonal rhythms of the mountain hare and the ptarmigan, two prime examples of arctic creatures which have evolved strategies to survive a harsh and inhospitable environment. Through illustrations he shows in detail how they relate to the landscape and its various textures and how their cryptic spring and autumn camouflage is moulted to a thick white coat during the winter months. He witnesses the vagaries of the climate from icy winter scenes to unseasonable June snowfalls which threaten incubating birds and new-born hare leverets. By rearing a brood of captive ptarmigan he has been able to witness at first hand the growth from hatching of downy chicks to full winter plumage. His drawings and paintings for "Mountain Reflections" present an insight into an intriguing life cycle. However, Brockie has not ignored the other aspects of mountain wildlife. The book features detailed studies of the patterns and textures of red deer fawns, aggressive cock-red grouse and delicate dotterel chicks. Necessary predators such as the red fox, golden eagle and peregrine falcon complete the food chain, while the artist draws also on his experiences of expeditions to Greenland to feature the Nearctic counterparts of the hare and ptarmigan as well as musk oxen, Arctic fox and lemmings. Throughout the volume the flora and faunas are reproduced with a sympathy and knowledge born of many hours, days and weeks working in the field. Stunningly illustrated. 128 pgs.
c.1993, H/C...$24.95
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Brand New

Natural Likeness: Faces & Figures In Nature
by: Michell, John

This book is intended to reassure those who see faces & figures in rocks, trees, clouds & damp stains on walls. These shadowy likenesses to familiar objects has fascinated artists from the earliest times. In this book is an astonshing collection of photographs that illustrate the figurative sculptures & art works of nature. Nearly 200 B/W photos & illustrations. 128 pgs.
c. 1979, S/C...$7.95
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good

Ned Smith's Wildlife Sketchbook
by: Smith, Ned
Ned Smith's "office" was all of the outdoors, and he spent far more than the usual 40 hours a week there. His work as an artist, writer, and nature photographer took him outdoors at every opportunity-sketching, peering through a magnifying glass, or just watching alertly and jotting notes. He liked nothing better than to be outside observing wildlife, deciphering tracks in the snow or gathering wild mushrooms, berries, and other forest delicacies for dinner with his wife, Marie. Ned once said that "seeing is more than merely looking...it involves noticing things." He had the ability to notice what most of us would pass right by, and this gift brought life and wonder to the everyday events he recorded so vividly in his sketchbook. Ned's knowledge and skill combined to make his work informative as well as beautiful; these pages contain something for everyone, from the experienced naturalist to the backyard birdwatcher. Many readers were first introduced to Ned's work during the 13 years he contributed a regular column to National Wildlife magazine. Ned Smith's Wildlife Sketchbook brings together many of those columns so that old friends and newcomers alike can enjoy Ned's work in a single volume. 80 pgs.
c. 1988, S/C...$12.50
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, cover shows some wear, inside like new

North American Mammals: A Photographic Album for Artists and Designers
by: Spero, James
"Have you been looking for a good photograph of a fox, a beaver, a squirrel, a reindeer? You can find these and many others in this excellent collection of high quality photographs of the major animals of the United States." A book in the Dover Pictorial Archive of Copyright-Free Photographs. 92 full-page B/W photographs of 65 different mammals, most of them from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 96 pgs.
c.1978, S/C...$8.95
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Observations Of Wildlife
by: Scott, Peter

A collection of paintings & drawings by the author. He talks about his career as a painter, his works with the Wildfowl Trust, his efforts to save the earth's natural heritgage from destruction by man, and his travels & encounters. The 105 paintings & drawings span a career of 40 years. 112 pgs.
c. 1980, H/C...$35.00

Painting Animals Step by Step
by: Luebke-Hill, Barbara

This comprehensive guide shows readers how to paint a wide variety of animals - from cats, dogs, horses and rabbits to cows, sheep, ducks and geese. The book covers: general topics such as finding subjects, sketching, drawing and composition; 15 detailed step-by-step demonstrations; how to paint animals in both watercolour and oils; and specific points, such as how to paint fur or feathers, and how to capture an animal's personality. Fully illustrated throughout, with many details from the finished paintings to show techniques, this book is a useful guide for artists of all levels who enjoy painting animals. 136 pgs
c. 1992, H/C (Reg $27.95)... $15.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, ex-library copy with usual library markings

Ready-To-Use Animal Silhouettes
by: Sandbeck, Ellen

Over 190 copyright-free animal silhouette designs for your use. Pets, farm animals, domestic animals, turtles, fish, birds. Designs printed on one side of the page for easy cut-out. 64 pgs.
c.1989, S/C...$5.95

Ready-To-Use Wild Animal Silhouettes
by: Sandbeck, Ellen
205 different copyright-free clipart for your use. Pages printed on one side only for easy cut-out. 64pgs.
c.1992, S/C...$6.95

by: Cutler, Merritt

What is scratchboard, materials & tools, preparations, cutting techniques, corrections, tone values, blending, texture & patterns, professional tips subject matter (portraits, animals, action figures, landscape, water, skies). 48 pgs.
c. 1973, S/C...$5.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good

Scrimshaw: A Traditional Folk Art, A Contemporary Craft
by: Linsley, Leslie

Contents: What is scrimshaw?; summary of process; waht to make; materials; sanding & polishing; transferring & scribing the design; ink & rub; preserving scrimshaw; the scrimshander; Carol Arnold; Robert Spring; a beginner tries scrimshaw; Tucker Lindquist; Lesley Zaret; William Haffenreffer; Larry Vienneau; Richard Peterson; ivory; scrimshaw art preservation act; designs for reference; sources for supplies. B/W photos on every page. 166 pgs.
c. 1976, S/C...$15.95
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Condition: Very Good

Selected American Game Birds
by: Hagerbaumer, David & Lehman, Sam

Herein are reproduced twenty-six of David Hagerbaumer's exquisite original watercolors, representing twenty-nine species, with the entire text executed in decorated calligraphy by Sam Lehman. This book is a must for every book collector & art lover. These original paintings were executed solely for this book and will never be reproduced. Over 100 pgs.
c. 1972, Second printing 1973, H/C...$30.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good with dust jacket, dust jacket has tears on top edges, color fading on edge, but inside of book looks like new

Sierra Club Guide to Sketching in Nature
by: Johnson, Cathy Ann

This lavishly illustrated sketching and watercolor primer reveals how creating art can enhance any wilderness experience. Featuring simple, step-by-step instructions and 280 examples of the author's own work, "Sketching in Nature" covers tools and equipment; choosing a subject; understanding color and using a color wheel; depicting clouds and weather patterns; and more. 55 color illustrations. 228 pgs.
c. 1990, S/C...$16.50

That's All Folks: The Art Of Warner Bros. Animation
by: Schneider, Steve

Here is the first comprehensive record of the classic Warner Bros. cartoon studio, wonderfully and richly illustrated in full color. This comic valentine offers impeccable research, interviews with the animated geniuses who breathed life and laughter into their Looney Tunes, and hundreds of rare illustrations. 225 full-color illustrations. 100 line drawings. 254 pgs.
c. 1990, S/C...$19.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like new

Thomas McKnight
This is the first book on the artist Thomas McKnight. Filled with 111 illustrations, 55 in full-color. Each of his paintings says to the viewer "Come live here." Whether the painting depicts a carnival in Venice, a sun-flooded Greece, a mythic landscape populated by nymphs, or an inviting interior, it promises us the unfettered joy in livng that we all long to experience. 120 pgs.
c. 1984, H/C...$45.00

Thomas McKnight
Autographed Copy
This is the first book on the artist Thomas McKnight. Filled with 111 illustrations, 55 in full-color. Each of his paintings says to the viewer "Come live here." 120 pgs.
c. 1984, Autographed, H/C...$75.00

Voyage of the Basset
by: Christensen, James C., w/ St. James, R., and Foster, A.D.

Credendo Vides... By Believing, One Sees: Aboard the H.M.S. Beagle, Charles Darwin traveled to the ends of the world, discovered his theory of evolution and sailed into history. Aboard the H.M.S. Basset, Professor Algernon Aisling, his daughters and their crew of dwarves and gremlins sail to a place just a little left of reality to preserve imagination. 168 pgs
c. 1996, H/C...$29.95

Waterfowl Studies
by: Burk, Bruce

A must for the woodcarver, taxidermist, photographer & naturalist. Captures the subtleties of motion & structure of 33 waterfowl speices & 5 Canada goose sub-species, enabling the artist to accurately reproduce these birds in any medium. Many B/W photos, some color photos. 254 pgs.
c. 1976, H/C...$35.00
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Ways of Drawing Cats
by: Bell, Richard

The ways in which people see and interpret images are crucial in the drawing process, and the perspectives offered in this book will help extend the artist's visual awareness, transforming each daunting prospect into an exciting new challenge. This book offers: practical information, hints & tips; a guide to observing & interpreting cats; images from great masters. Illustrated throughout. 64 pgs.
c. 1994, H/C...$12.95
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: New

Wildlife Portraits of Southern Africa
by: Doveton-helps, Jeremy

This book brilliantly captures the vibrant diversity of the teeming wildlife & natural beauty of the subcontinent. Donald Heywood's highly acclaimed paintings & superb drawings celebrate the grace, strength & cunning on an extensive range of animals - from well-known tourist attractions such as the lion, elephant & cheetah to more inconspicuous animals such as the serval, caracal & nyala. The absorbing & informative anecdotes & factual precision of the accompanying text, endorsed by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF South Africa), adds to the book's appeal. 144 pgs.
c. 1997, Coffetable Size, H/C, in cardboard slipcover...$150.00

Wings Upon The Heavens

Portraits of inspiration & warmth from the world of birds. It incorporates 31 of the finest bird prints ever published with a number of fascinating stories pertaining to the world of birds. Together, these full-color portraits & charming tales & accounts detail an interesting insight into the magical world of both the bird community & the individual birds themselves. 78 pgs.
c. 1976, H/C...$15.00
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, inside like new, minor shelf wear on cover

Wonder Of Innocence
by: Lollobrigidia, Gina

The renowned actress and photographer uses a technique of joining images to showcase her love of children, animals and nature. Over 168 photographs intermingled with quotations and proverbs. 192 pgs.
c. 1994, H/C, Oversize...$35.00

Woodland Portraits
by: Campbell, Sam

Messages from nature by Sam Campbell along with beautiful full-page wildlife illustrations by Harry Moeller. Illustrations include: baby cottontail, doe & fawn, chipmunk, a robin & her young, meadowlark, bald eagle, oung skunk, rabbit family, black bear cubs, artic fox, snow bunting, and many many more - 31 in all. 80 pgs.
c. 1976, H/C...$12.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like new

Wyland the Whaling Walls
by: Doyle, Mark

A series of 100 lifesize murals by Wyland dedicated to saving our oceans. This beautifully designed coffee table book features color plates chosen from over 30,000 slides and features the genesis of Wyland's stunning murals, paintings and sculpture. It is truly a masterpiece of marine life images, for all people who enjoy the ocean and its life within. Includes locations of the whaling walls. 198 pages
c. 1995, H/C...$39.95

Yani's Monkeys
by: Shufen, Li & Cheng'an, Jiang (Editors)

Wang Yani, a Chinese girl of eight, began paining at the age of two and by now has produced more than 4,000 paintings which have won appreciation during shows in different places of China. With monkeys which have become her favorite subjects, her paintings brim with a sense of life, enthusiasm, happiness and imagination and with all the liveliness and beauty of a child's mind. The 75 paintings in this album are strikingly vivid in their arrangement, daring and luxuriant in their imagination and original in their design. "The Heart of a Child", an article included in this album, tells the story of how Yani acquired her skill in painting.
c. 1984, S/C, First Edition...$22.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, previous owners name on inside pages

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