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Hi, Folks ... Mom said, 'I need to downsize'. Moving to assisted living, what she couldn't take included 8,000-plus books & records. A decade later, my upcountry barn is bursting. Books multiply as others recycle priorities. I now have 30,000 or more books looking for good homes, and my learning curve has been a roller coaster. I celebrate word-crafters, thought-tumblers, laughter ... the arts of communication at every turn. I preserve, protect, and share. I am also Hedgehog Publishing, 'Words & Pictures by & for Folks with Prickly Backs, Soft Bellies, & Small Brains'.
Edition: 12th printing
Publisher: Golden Press / Western Publishing Co., Racine WI.
Date published: 1981
Description: White, Al, and de Nunez, Ben (Pictures by). Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor cover scuffing, corner wear. Outside edges, 2-in. down, edge wear for another inch, then very good again.  p. Includes illustrations. Color pictorial cover; Golden Books decorated tape over spine. Back cover trainload of characters. 89¢, front cover. 6.5x7.75in. Bored with boring holes day and night in life preservers and doughnuts, respectively, Walter Lantz's best friend, Woody Woodpecker, wants a sea ... Read More
Edition: First edition
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Dorothy Products., Park Ridge IL.
Date published: 1977
Description: Very good. Trade Paperback. Glued binding. 113 p. 23 cm. Line art and B&W photos. Index. Contents: Value of Pet Birds; Bird Nutrition; Cage, Furnishings; Mental Attitudes toward pet birds; Pet bird Environment; Pet bird Facts, Care; Dangers; Signs of Sickness, birds; Read More
Edition: First edition
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing / Collier Macmillan., New York / London.
Date published: 1983
Description: Good in very good dust jacket. Ex-library. Jacket had been protected. Cloth and paper over boards. B&W photo illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. Juvenile non-fiction: Feral animals are ownerless, free-ranging, previously "tame". Chapters: Feral; Birds; Pigs; Dogs; Cats; Burros; Horses; Further Reading; Index. Read More
Publisher: Lane Publishing Co., Menlo Park CA.
Date published: 1977
Description: Very good. Minor top edge damp stain and a few previously stuck pages compromising edges near back. Light spine sun-fade. 136 p. Includes diagrams. Magazine quality, glued binding, Color photo cover; color and B&W illustrations. Advertisements. Lifestyle gardening: Vegetables and Fruits; From Garden to Table; Techniques (Growing Ferns, Apple fences, Grafting Cactus); Ancient Vegetables (Cardoon, Comfrey, other "witchy" plants); Ladybugs; Garden for Birds; Water Lilies; Coy; Saving Rainwater; ... Read More
Edition: Horace E Ware copyright holder
Publisher: New England News Co. / William Ware & Co., Boston MA.
Date published: 1917
Description: FairChips, tears. Age-toning. 48 p. Includes illustrations. Decorated paper covers, standard yearly design.4.75x7.75in. Prior owner's string attached to upper left corner for hanging on a hook. Chock full of info, advice, seasonal predictions. With the Great War (WWI) being felt around the world, and readers are advised to save the foods most needed for sharing, to use perishables, buy locally, and more. Eclipses, planets, stars, tides. Monthly calender pages have a few penciled notes about ... Read More
Edition: '1' on copyright page;
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company
Date published: 1949
Description: Bevans, Michael H (Illustrated by). Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. General light soiling. Tight. Solid. Edgewear. NH State Library discard. 69 p. Detailed pen&ink drawings, woodcut style. Library rebind, green cloth covered boards, Black & peach pictorial cover. Blackie and Dusty are a blackbird couple with a nest and eggs, and soon baby birds, needing protection from a hawk, a squirrel, and a snake. Plus, Blackie needs to be on the watch for groceries: caterpillars, cherries, etc. Follow ... Read More
Publisher: Faber and Faber, London
Date published: 1948
Description: Very good in good dust jacket. Price clipped. Book has light page block spotting. Jacket has several closed short tears, chips. Light blue textured paper over boards. Gold stamped spine titles. Illustrated jacket, initials M.E.E., small game bird painting. 341 p. 20 cm. Naturalist author Henry Williamson writes of a hybrid game bird's 7-year span in a the changing countryside of wartime, at a coastal farm in Norfolk, a premier game-shooting county. The story opens in Britain's winter of 1937, ... Read More
Edition: First edition
Publisher: A.H. and A.W. Reed., Wellington, N.Z.
Date published: 1946
Description: Woods, George (Illustrated by), and Dittmer, W (Illustrated by). Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Rubbed spine section where perhaps removal of library marking seemed important. Else nice covers. Foxing to top page block. Copper-colored cloth over boards. Spine titles. 230,  p. Sanguine drawing frontispiece, sepia, (Woods); 3 other full color plates. B&W woodcut style illustrations. Map. New Zealand folklore written for young people, reinforcing the more scholarly work by others, according ... Read More
Publisher: Playmore Inc Publishers / I Waldman and Son Inc., New York.
Date published: 1978
Description: Very good. Age-toning. Light surface wear. 96 p. Includes illustrations. Color photo illustrated sturdy paper covers. 8.5x10.75in. Gardening themes and info to increase confidence and enjoyment, as well as reducing labor: year-round mulching; Basics; Garden Planning; Preparation; When and How to Plant; Working with Birds, insects, worms; Making Compost; Cheap Ideas; Plant-by-Plant guide. Read More
Edition: Thirteenth Year, May 1901, Number 29
Publisher: D H Knowlton & Co., Farmington ME.
Date published: 1901
Description: Good. No dust jacket. Inside very good. Wraps damaged, chips from stapled binding fold, top, and lower front near binding. 32 p. Blue printed paper wraps. 4.75x7in. Publisher ad on back. No editor named. Published Monthly, September to June / Ten Numbers a Year. 35 Cents. Contents: "Sweet Song Birds"; "Getting Acquainted" / John Burroughs from Wide Awake; "Bobolink" / Irene Putnam; "The Sparrow's Song" / Boston Transcript; "Redwing's Song" / S.J. Douglass; "A Late Spring" and "Oriole's Nest ... Read More
Description: Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Cover has stains overlapping top spine. Prior owner had applied section tabs to right edges. 2 prior owners. Light green cloth over boards; black titles, front border, bird illustrations, titles. 2 p. l., 9-416 p. 20 1/2cm. O. B&W photos include Rice portrait frontispiece. Agriculture instruction on commercial small bird production and sales of a catalog of materials, publications. Breed lists. Sales. Read More
Publisher: Harcourt Brace and Company., New York.
Date published: 1936
Description: Merwin, Decie (Illustrations by). Very good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Signed by previous owner. Formerly owned by the Winchester MA School Department, ink-stamped inside covers. Light cover wear. 375 p. Includes index. Blue cloth over boards. Yellow cover artwork, titles. Poetry by diverse authors, organized in categories: Songs of Awakening; Breath of the Earth and Sea; Open Roads; Common Things; Places; Children and Other People; Birds and Beasts; Fairies and Phantoms; Words and Music; ... Read More
Edition: Book Club Edition
Publisher: The Macmillan Company, New York
Date published: 1950
Description: Audubon, John James. Very good in good dust jacket. DJ less than good, with spine tears, old water stain on inside of DJ; Book VG; 320p., 21 cm.; Crosshatch feather pattern decorated paper over board w/green cloth spine w/black spine block for gold titles. 288 full-page 4-color plates. John James Audubon, nature painter and ornithologist extraordinaire, lived from 1785-1851. His reputation has only increased. He had completed his main ambition, an elephant folio of paintings, 435 species of ... Read More
Publisher: Boy Scouts of America; distributed by Macmillan, New York.
Date published: 1928
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine. Light small tape residue on boards where clear cover had been attached. Dark green cloth over spine; light green ribbed paper over boards. 137 p. 14x21 cm. Pen&Ink artwork; B&W photos. Natural history in stories. 21 chapters plus units on Ancient Tracks; How to photograph Animals and Birds (Abbott, Clinton G); Hints on Making Casts of Tracks (Palmer, E Laurence). Includes index. Bibliography; Index of Drawings. Beautifully illustrated. Read More
Edition: First edition
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company., Philadelphia / New York.
Date published: 1961
Description: Wilson, Alexander (Color and B&W Plates from drawings by), and Ball, Robert (Decorations by) Very good in fair dust jacket. Surface and edge damage to the dustjacket. Light end paper spotting. Tightly bound. Brown cloth over boards. Black decorated title box frame, titles. 319 p. 32 cm. Illustrations. AppendicesIndex. Poet, painter, naturalist, and pioneer Alexander Wilson, b.1766, Paisley, Scotland--d.1813, Philadelphia PA, was the first man to study the birds of America in their native ... Read More
Publisher: Minton, Balch & Company
Date published: 1935
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Sun-fade to spine; titles still bold. Occasional small blemish to pages inside. Tight. Lower rear corner external water stain, 1.5in. high on spine, angled from center to back.; 2-inch pie-shape on back, with a little blotchy... 265 p. Green cloth covered boards, Stamped gold line art sitting monk w/ bird on cover. Horizontal white lines on spine. Untrimmed right and lower page blocks. RARE title, innovative: In her "Apology...and Thanksgiving" prologue, the author ... Read More
Edition: First Avon Printing April 1978
Binding: Mass-market paperback
Publisher: Avon Books., New York.
Date published: 1978
Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Prior bookstore ink stamp inside. Tilt to spine, with creasing. Clean page blocks. Illustarted cover with creature-headed people or people-dressed creatures. 325 p. Audience: General/trade. Short stories, 9: Don't Look Now; The Apple Tree; The Pool; The Blue Lenses; Kiss Me Again, Stranger; The Chamois; Not After Midnight; The Old Man; The Birds. Read More
Edition: No date
Publisher: E.P. Dutton, 39 West Twenty-third Street, New York
Description: Gadsley, and Greenaway, and Taylor, and Newton, and more (Drawings by) Good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Tear and chips to spine. Corner bumps, exposing boards. Face and back covers very good. "Teddie from Grandma" in pencil. Minor endpaper foxing. 48 p. Pictorial collage color cover, wraparound: Color drawings of kittens, mice, floral design, dramatic color block use. 7.5x9.75in. Stories and drawings (plates mostly) of children and cats, cats alone, kittens, children at ... Read More
Publisher: Hallmark Cards Inc., Kansas City MO.
Date published: 1996
Description: Fine. No dust jacket. Unmarked, as new. Slight surface shelf wear. 78 p. Includes illustrations. Horizontal format, 8.75x10.25in. Color artwork on cover and throughout interior. Some photos. Personal style includes Introductory author facsimile letter in envelope. RARE in this wonderful condition. Beautifully illustrated with flowing and undulating script type, the reader's treat is found page after page of lifelike illustrations for the seasons: birds, wildflowers, insects, fruits, trees, ... Read More