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Book Collection - Birds, Wolves, Horses, Chimps - $123 (near coquitlam town centre)


condition: like new

You should be able to find a couple good pressies in this list without breaking the bank.

1.Birds of the Northern Forest $50

Hardcover in excellent condition with dust cover, McCelelland & Stewart (Toronto Canada), reprinted in 1977 & bound in Great Britain

There are 247 pages in this book. The 56 colour plates printed in this book are fine by the Canadian naturist artist J.E.Lansdowne. Text is by John A.Livingston. The 2nd pic shows the colourful detail of Lansdowne's plate.
2.Thousand Mile Song - David Rothenberg (hardcover) $15

Whale music in a sea of sound. Hardcover book includes a CD of “whale music”

In 'Thousand Mile Song', musician and philosopher David Rothenberg uses the enigma of whale sounds to explore whether we can truly understand nonhuman minds. Interviewing scholars around the world as they attempt to decipher underwater music, Rothenberg tells the story of scientists and artists confronting an unknown as vast as the ocean. Along the way, he plays his clarinet live with whales in their native habitats, from Russia to Hawaii, making interspecies music that appears on the included CD. Richly detailedand deeply entertaining, 'Thousand Mile Song' is an imaginative look at the most intriguing creatures of the ocean.
3.Orca The Whale Called Killer - Erich Hoyt (softcover) $5

Hoyt's passionate sense of kinship with orca makes his account effective as both a science and literature. He has chronicled his adventures and discoveries ...with grace, insight, wit--and a comprehensiveness that might satisfy even Herman Melville."
4.White Bear Encounters with the Master of the Arctic Ice - Charles Feazel (hardcover) $5

A fascinating armchair odyssey into one of the world's most awesome and majestic landscapes--and the life of its most remarkable denizens, the polar bear--combines lore, legend, and scientific facts to provide a unique study of the arctic. Reprint.
5.Wolves - Candace Savage (hardcover) $10

Text & photograph selection by Candace Savage. 159 pages of information about wolves.

Ninety-seven color images by outstanding wildlife photographers and a thoroughly researched, illuminating text explore the history, life cycle, and true nature of wolves worldwide.

Author Candace Savage traces the global history of wolves and then focuses specifically on the North American wolf, exploring the mythology and negative stereotypes of wolves, as well as equally erroneous "Disneyfied" images. Describing their true behaviors, she tells us why wolves have become symbols of vitality and wilderness and alerts us to the perils they face in North America.

On Amazon new hardcover from $37...like-new, used my price $10
6.Just Horses - Bryan & Page (hardcover) $4

This stunning book encompasses all of the splendor, attraction, and childhood excitement of our fascination with horses. Every page is packed with amazing photographs that capture the true essence of Equus. Whether you've loved horses since childhood or have developed a recent interest in them, you'll enjoy every page.

In both photographs and words, author Margot Page and photographer Denver Bryan offer portraits of horses that examine their unique and complex body language, as well as chapters on working horses, performance horses, and life with horses. Both beautiful and informative.
7.Life in the Saddle - Gretel Ehrlich (softcover) $3

Life in the Saddle is a spirited and robust collection about life on the open ranges of the American West. Editor Gretel Ehrlich - essayist, naturalist, rancher, and horsewoman - has assembled ten essays by America's foremost western writers, to reveal unforgettable panoramas and entertaining close-ups of a rugged land and the people who meet it on its own terms.
8.Walk on the Wild Side with Keay Family Nature Photographers (hardcover) $8

For the amateur nature photographer, this book has over 150 pages of superb pictures with commentary about the different countries they traveled to for their pictures.

Please note there is a small inscription on one page.
9.Robert Bateman Natural Worlds by Rich Archbold (hardcover) - $15

Stunning and thought-provoking, this beautiful collection of exclusive artwork from the artist’s international travels celebrates the splendor and diversity of life on Earth. The paintings by celebrated wildlife artist Robert Bateman relate a deep admiration and love for nature.

As these breathtaking images follow the artist on his journeys, he relays his thoughts on the different and important ecosystems of the world, offering the reader a personal glimpse into his work. These descriptions also narrate the influences these global trips have had on his work as an avid environmentalist.
10.Lords of the Air The Smithsonian Book of Birds - Page & Morton (hardcover) $15

Over 300 magnificent photographs and illustrations and an illuminating text thoroughly explore all aspects of bird life. This stunning, comprehensive volume is a must for both the serious ornithologist and the amateur bird enthusiast.
11.Birds of Canada - B.Mitchell (hardcover) $8

Through more than 150 spectacular, full colour photographs, this handsome book presents the astonishing range and beauty of Canada's birds.
12.The Wonder of Birds - National Geographic Society (hardcover) $10

Birds and their behavior through the seasons and relationship to man. Over 275 pages & photos by some of the worlds best nature photographers.

Included are 2 records “Guide to Bird Songs” with references to the book.
13.Song of Creation - Carl Brenders (hardcover) $4

A celebration of nature as the handiwork of God, this book brings into focus our relationship with the beautiful world around us.

Just one glimpse of the exquisite paintings in this volume will draw readers into the wonders of the natural world. The meticulously detailed paintings of Carl Brenders, one of the world's most sought-after nature painters, combine with classic Christian poetry and quotations from Scripture and church leaders to form a rich source of inspiration for readers of all ages. These thirty-six wildlife illustrations are so realistically rendered they appear to be photographs.
14.From the Wild - Christopher Hume (hardcover) $8

Portfolios of North America's Finest Wildlife Artists.
Demonstrating a wide range of styles--from impressionistic to highly realistic--this collection of more than one hundred wildlife paintings reproduces works by Robert Bateman, Roger Tory Peterson, Owen Gromme, and Bob Kuhn
15.Jane Goodall: 40 Years at Gombe - Jane Goodall (hardcover) $13

Produced in association with the Jane Goodall Institute on the occasion of Goodall's 40th anniversary of groundbreaking research with the chimpanzees of Gombe, this beautifully illustrated volume traces her work from its singular beginnings to the Jane Goodall Institute's present-day international activities. 65 full-color and 30 duotone photos.
16.Am I Pig Enough for you Yet? Voices of the Barnyard - Blount & Shaff (hardcover) $5
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