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The Wild Prairie: A Natural History of the Western Plains

By: Fitzharris, Tim

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Oxford University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 35208099

ISBN: 0195404386

Condition: Very Good


0195404386 144 pages including index of plates and selected references. Coyotes, cougars, pronghorns, badgers, bison, bears, jackrabbits, herons, hawks, cranes, and pelicans are only a few of the species portrayed in this work. Over one hundred exceptional colour images make this one of the most beautiful natural histories published in recent years. All photos were taken over a five-year period, during which the author spent hundreds of hours hidden in blinds, recording the intimate day-to-day activities of the wild. Small openings at corners through light wear rather than bumping. Unmark... View more info

The Nature of Birds

By: Forsyth, Adrian

Price: $39.95

Publisher: North York, ON, Canada, Firefly Books Ltd: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 35106368

ISBN: 092065665X

Condition: Good


092065665X 160 pages including index. Small amount of writing on half title page. Average wear to covers and page corners. A bird book like no other. Concentrating on behaviour rather than species identification, the book delves into why birds act the way they do. It will raise the pleasure of birding to new heights. Starting with scenes as common as a swampy rookery of blue herons or the antics of a nesting nuthatch, the author adds new meaning to the everyday experiences of birders around the world. Learn that: blue herons live in colonies so that members can follow the colony's most ... View more info

Image for The Winnipeg Tribune - Weekend Magazine, August 27, 1960

The Winnipeg Tribune - Weekend Magazine, August 27, 1960

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The Winnipeg Tribune: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339A4061

Condition: Good


39 pages. Features: Adolph Eichmann - his life's work was death; "I'm really too young for mink" - Sandra Dee at 18 (colour photos); Magic Power that is Battling Hunger - MPF - Multi-purpose food is made of wastes which were once thought suitable only for fertilizer and animal feed; Noda, Japan - where everyone loves herons; Colour photos of flowers in the Rockies; Booing fans and the stars they heckle (Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, Ab McDonald); The Nipper by Doug Wright; Great colour ads. Average wear. Unmarked. View more info

Flight and Aircraft Engineer Magazine: Bound Issues from April 1, 1955 - June 17, 1955

By: Smith, Maurice: Editor

Price: $299.95

Publisher: U.K., Iliffe and Sons Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35503050

Condition: Good


Multi-paginated Profusely illustrated with black and white photography, diagrams and advertisements. No. 2410 Vol. 67 contains: Maritime Britannia - first particulars of Canadair's CL-28; Re-Rising Sun - the Japanese aircraft industry 10 years after VJ-Day; Southern Air Traffic Control at London Airport; H.M. Carriers 1955 - survey's the role of the aircraft carrier in a thermo-nuclear age and previews the carrier strength of British and Commonwealth navies; Carrier Developments - recent inventions to increase efficiency on the flight deck; Scotland's Air Ambulances - two B.E.A. Herons go int... View more info

The Other Parksville... Where Our Hearts and Souls Live...

By: Young, Cy

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Canada, Self-Published: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23106710

Condition: Fine


84 pages in light green card covers. Author's third book of published poetry. He lives on Arbutus Bay, British Columbia. Contains: Crossing the Strait Enroute to Parksville; City-vs-Country Life; Thunder in the Bay; Mountains...Sea...Glaciers...Forest Silences...; Island Flowers; Herons...Eagles...Gulls...Crows...Squirrels...; A Deja-Vu of Parksville and Maui Beaches; Olga. View more info