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Gliding Mammals Of The World
by: Jackson, Stephen

The world s gliding mammals are an extraordinary group of animals that have the ability to glide from tree to tree with seemingly effortless grace. There are more than 60 species of gliding mammals including the flying squirrels from Europe and North America, the scaly-tailed flying squirrels from central Africa and the gliding possums of Australia and New Guinea."Gliding Mammals of the World" provides, for the first time, a synthesis of all that is known about thebiology of these intriguing mammals. It includes a brief description of each species, together with a distribution map and a beautiful full-color painting.An introduction outlines the origins and biogeography of each group of gliding mammals and examines the incredible adaptations that allow them to launch themselves and glide from tree to tree.KEY FEATURES* Includes distribution maps of all species and subspecies.* Each species is accompanied by a beautiful colour painting to show their distinctive features and wonderful diversity in size, color and shape.* Includes an explanation of how gliding mammals glide. 232 pgs
c. 2012, Coffee Table Size, H/C... $105.00

Grasslands of Africa (National Audubon Society World Wildlife Library)
by: Owen, Denis

A spectacular view of Africa & its wildlife. Chapters are: African savanna, Grazzers of the grasslands, Changing savanna landscape, Hunters and scavengers of the savanna, Colonizers, Birds of the grasslands, Interdependence of savanna life, past present and future of the grasslands, and animal identificaiton 9the physical and behavioral characteristics of some typical grassland animals). Color photos. 160 pgs.
c. 1981, H/C...$15.00
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Great Animal Atlas
by: Standring, Gillian

6 giant-sized cardboard maps with dramatic full-color illustrations of the worlds creatures.
Approximate size: 3 feet tall.
c. 1992, oversize: 3' tall, cardboard...$19.95
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Grzimek's Encyclopedia Of Mammals (5 Vol Set)
by: Grzimek

Comprehensive text, many color photograhs & illustrations of nearly every mammal known to man.
c. 1989, 5 Volume Set, H/C...$300.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, ex-library reference set with usual library markings

Guinness Book of Mammals (Britain's Natural Heritage)
by: Burton, John A.

This book illustrates, in full colour, 50 British mammals, with refrence in the text to most others. The colour illustrations are supplemented with identification drawings of individual animals, and with maps showing present and in many cases past distribution. The emphasis is in the mammals' history and how their populations have fluctuated or changed. Many spieces have already become extinct and others are critically endangered. The need for protection and conservation has never been more urgent if we are to retain our mammals, a vital part of the natural heritage of the British Isles. 160 pgs
c. 1982, H/C...$15.00
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Handbook Of Mammals Of The South-Central States
by: Choate, Jerry & Jones, J Knox Jr, & Jones, Clyde

Covers mammalian wildlife in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, & Tennessee. It describes in detail 95 native mammals and 8 introduced species that live in that area. The book describes the environments - physiography, drainage patterns, climates, soils, & vegetation - & explains which species can exist there. Includes the species distribution through these states, their physical descriptions, size, color patterns & features, natural history, prferred habitat, diet, activity patterns, resting or nesting sites, reprodcution, & population densities. A photograph, distribution map, & list of selected references complete each account. 304 pgs.
c. 1994, H/C...$55.00

Harper & Row's Complete Field Guide To North American Wildlife: Eastern Region

Identification & information field guide covering more than 1500 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, mullusks & other marine invertebrates (which are illustrated by more than 2100 individual figures) from the US & Canada east of the 100th meridian. 110 plates in B/W & Color. 720 pgs.
c. 1981, H/C...$17.50
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Condition: Very Good with dust jacket

HarperCollins Complete North American Wildlife: A Photo Field Guide
Bertrand, Gerard & Burton, John & Sterry, Paul

With over 1,500 color photographs, this is the indispensable field guide for every hiker and naturalist exploring the vast wildlife of North America. A handy volume that covers woodland, meadow, mountain, and shoreline encounters with all common and not so common flora and fauna, HarperCollins Complete North American Wildlife is organized taxonomically with each species grouped by natural relationships and similarities. Birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, insects, spiders, mollusks, wildflowers, trees, and shrubs are all easily identifiable here with stunning photography and clear descriptions. 352 pgs.
c. 2003, S/C, (Reg Price $21.95)....$19.95
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Condition: Very Good, crease on front cover, inside like new

History Of Wildlife In America
by: Borland, Hal

From the ice age to the present - how wildlife helped shape our nation's destiny. Over 255 full-color photos & illustrations in six spectacular photoessays & six exciting chapters bring you brilliant paintings & classic drawings of John J Audubon, Grorge Catling, Alexander Wilson & other great artists & naturalists who first recorded wild America. See early maps drawn by the explorers, Indian artifacts, breathtaking photographs of wilderness & wildlife. Learn how America came to care about its wilderness heritage & share the triumphs of those who turned the tide for wildlife - John Muir, Theodore Roosevelt, & Aldo Leopold. Over 200 pgs.
c. 1975, H/C...$25.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good with dust jacket, inside near mint, dust jacket some wear on edges

Hoofed Mammals Of Alberta
by: Stelfox, J. Brad

The complete reference for naturalists, sport hunters, scientists, students, game ranchers & managers. Communication, distribution, predation, hunting, identification, economic aspects, capture & restraint, population trends, disease & parasites, measuring health & age, & pros & cons of game ranching. Covers: white-tail deer, mule deer, caribou, wapiti, mooses, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, & bison. Drawings, charts & graphs. 241 pgs.
c. 1993, S/C...$55.00

Hoofed Mammals Of The World
by: Mochi, Ugo

Identification, & information on deer, sheep, goat, antelope, camel, pig, zebra. 268 pgs.
c. 1974, H/C...$95.00
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Horseman's English/Spanish Dictionary
by: Belknap, Maria

The words and phrases used by horse people worldwide seldom find their way into conventional diictionaries. This book serves as a communication tool for both Spanish and English speaking horse people. It is arranged by topic into four sections: The Horse; The Horse and Rider; Equine Facility Management; and Conversation Basics. A sperate section, with 5000 Everyday Words is tructured for both English and Spanish reader. 254 pgs.
c. 1996, S/C...$19.95

Illustrated Encyclopedia Of The Animal Kingdom
by: Bateman, Dr. Graham Editor

Single volume informational guide to mammals, birds, reptiles.

Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Wildlife: Volume 9

Information on bovids, wild cattle, antelope, gazelle, impala,wild goat, reedbuck, etc.

Illustrated Encycolpedia Of Mammals
by: Hanak, Vladimir Dr. & Mazak, Vratisla

Identification & information, carnivores, rodents, horses, sea mammals, insectivores, bats, antelopes.

Illustrated Library of the Natural Sciences (American Museum of Natural History) 4 Vol Set

From the aardvark to the zebra, from the birth of glaciers to the conquest of outer space, from the family tree of the dinosaur to the races & cuultures of man. Over a million words of narrative by leading scientists & science writers. Illustrated with more than 3000 photographs, line drawings, maps & picture charts.4 Vol set. Over 3000 pages total.
c. 1958, H/C, 4 Vol Set...$45.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, 4 volumes in cardboard case, case is starting to break on edges, books all excellent, no writing

Imperial Collection Of Audubon Animals
by: Audubon, John James

American history in the exploration and travels of Audubon, 150 reproductions
c. 1968, H/C, Oversize...$45.00
Used, Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good no dust jacket, no writing, no highlighting, binding tight

Indian Wildlife: Sri Lanka Nepal (Insight Guides)
by: Isreal, Samuel

A comprehensive guidebbok on Indian, Nepalese & Sri Lankan wildlife parks, sanctuaries and their inhabitants - for both interested amateurs and wildlife specialists. A collection of expert writers and photographers have contibuted to this book. Covers: big & small cats, elephant, deer, antelope, bovines, rhino, primates, dog family, hyensa, bears, other mammals, reptiles, birds, wildlife of Himalaya, wildlife og the Indian Desert, marine life. The secong section covers the parks & sanctuaries of the area. Includes maps and stunning color photos. 363 pgs.
c. 1988, S/C...$19.95
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Introduced Mammals of the World
by: Lon, John

Their history, distribution and influence. This comprehensive work provides an account of the movement of 337 species of mammals around the world. It provides details on the date of introduction, the person or agency responsible, the source populations, the location of release, the fate of the introductions and the impact, if known, of the introduction. 589 pages
c. 2003, H/C... $140.00

Key Guide To Australian Mammals
by: Cronin, Leonard

Designed for fast & easy identification to the Australian native mammals where each animal is carefully described and accurately illustrated. As well as decriptive information the text discusses behavior, reproduction, food, habitat and status. Distribution maps accompany every species. It also gives the reader fascinating glimpses into the mammalian world, such as the deadly reprodcutive behavior of antechinuses, the platypus's sixth sense, and the underground life of wombats. Outstanding color illustrations. 190 pgs.
c. 1991, S/C...$47.50

Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals
by: Johnathan Kingdon
Identification and information guide of all known African land mammals. Provides full information on identification, distribution, ecology, evolutionary relationships and conservation status. Lists all 1150 species with over 480 color pictures and 280 maps covering some 460 mammal species or species groups. 476 pgs.
c. 1997...S/C...$47.50

Land & Wildlife Of South America (Time-Life)

Monkeys, birds, reptiles, amphibians, insects, the rivers. B/W & Color photos. 200 pgs.
c. 1964, H/C...$7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Land Mammals Of Southern Africa: A Field Guide
by: Smithers, Reay

Color plates w/information, distribution maps, size, habits, etc. 229 pgs.
c.1994...S/C, Rev ed.....$27.95

Larger Animals Of East Africa (Collins Safari Guides)
by: Hosking, David

A pocketguide to the animals a visitor may see, with hints on watching & photographing wild animals; covers 76 species - all larger wild animals found in East Africa; covers the major areas visited by safaris - Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda & surrounding countries; includes a picture of the male, female, and young for each animal; contains over 200 color photos. 160 pgs.
c. 1996, S/C...$15.95
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Latin Names Explained
by: Gotch, A.F
Author A. F. Gotch explains the many meanings behind the Latin names of birds, mammals, and reptiles. A general introduction makes plain the basic principles behind the taxonomy of the animal kingdom. Next, the text relates class-by-class and order-by-order the meanings and sources of hundreds of Latin animal names. 713 pgs.
c. 1995, H/C...$55.00 02000608
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very good w dust jacket, ex-library, usual library markings otherwise like new inside & out

Libyan Mammals
by: E. Hufnagl
Identification & information on Libyan mammals. Over 70 species: hedgehogs, shrews, bats, primates, carnivores, hyrax, addax, gazelle, hares, rodents, dolphins, and domestic animals: horses, donkeys, camels, cows, sheep, goats, dogs, cats, rabbits. B/W photos & illustrations. 85 pgs.
c. 1972, S/C...$15.95
Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: New

Living Mammals Of The World
by: Sanderson, Ivan

Identification & information encyclopedia. Conatins beautiful color & B/W photographs and text of over 200 of the living mammals. 303 pgs.
c. 1956, H/C...$25.00
Used, Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condiiton: Very Good, no dust jacket, ex-library, usual library markings

Living World Of Audubon Mammals
by: Elman, Robert

Color plates, photos & information on various mammals. Opossum, armadillo, shrew, mole, rabbit, hare, flying squirrel, squirrel, chipmunk, prairie dog, woodchuck, marmot, beaver, porcupine, muskrat, lemming, white-footed mouse, vole, wood rat, ringtail, raccoon, bear, otter, marten, black-footed ferret, weasel, fox, coyote, wolf, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, caribou, peccary, cougar, bobcat, ocelot, and more. Coffee-table size. 272 pgs.
c. 1976, H/C...$35.00
Used, Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good with dust jacket, inside excellent, dust jacket small tears & edges worn

Longman World Guide To Mammals

A visual who's who of the mammal kingdom, over 575 illustrations.

Lowell Thomas Enycylopedia of Wild Life (8 Volume Set)
by: Thomas, Lowell

8 Volume set. The strange and wonderful ways of mammals, birds, reptiles, fishes and insects. A new and authentic natural history of the animal kingdom. Illustrated edition: Line drawings, color illustrations, B/W photos. 2062 pgs.
c. 1964, 8 Vol Set, H/C...$50.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Fair - Good. Some volumes the binding is breaking others are in good shape, School stamp inside front cover. Insides all in very good condition.

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