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HOW TO PAINT TROPICALS.  FISH-CARVING BASICS - VOLUME FOUR., Badger, Curtis J. (Margaret Streams; Rick Roth; Bob Swain; Clark Schreibeis.)
1 Badger, Curtis J. (Margaret Streams; Rick Roth; Bob Swain; Clark Schreibeis.) HOW TO PAINT TROPICALS. FISH-CARVING BASICS - VOLUME FOUR.
Stackpole, Mechanicsburg, PA, 1996. 
85 pp, 9 1/8" H, soft cover. ISBN 0811727602 Profusely illustrated with color photographs. "(This book) uses step-by-step color photos and informative text to demonstrate how four experts paint and finish carvings of the colorful species. Margar et Streams paints a queen angelfish and a long-nosed butterfly fish using a variety of techniques, including dry brushing and washing. She also carves fins for a veil-tailed goldfish. Rick Roth uses an airbrush to paint a vivid French angelfish . Bob Swain carves and paints a school of folk art cherubfish and suggests a number of innovative weathering techniques to finish the piece. Clark Schreibeis creates a cast of a tinker's butterfly fish to round out this invaluable reference." Int er i or - tiny bump to top/bottom corner of textblock. Exterior - very minor rubbing, small soft curl at corners of front cover. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BRITISH ANGLERS' NATURAL HISTORY.  BRITAIN IN PICTURES SERIES., Boulenger, E.G.
2 Boulenger, E.G. BRITISH ANGLERS' NATURAL HISTORY. BRITAIN IN PICTURES SERIES.
Collins, London, 1946, first edition. 
48 pp, 8 7/8" H, hard cover in dust jacket. 8 colour plates, 22 b&w illustrations. "....a guide to the fishes and insects which inhabit our streams and rivers. (The author) describes, with fascinating detail and anecdote, such things as the life of the eel and the salmon, the gruesome habits of lampreys and the ferociousness of the small stickleback...." Area of light browning on free endpapers, browning and tiny foxing marks on top of textblock, light edge wear, very light browning to edg es of boards, tiny area of glue residue on front board. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, very light browning, very light rubbing/soiling on rear panel, very light waterstain at top inside edge of rear panel, light browning on in s i d e o f f l aps, one small closed tear. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
3 Cluness, A.T. THE SHETLAND ISLES. THE COUNTY BOOKS SERIES.
London Robert Hale 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Fair 
308 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H). B&w photographs, fold-out map at rear. "Here is a detailed description of the islands with their headlands, skerries, tide-streams and lonely tarns; the inhabitants are more intimately and accurately analysed and depicted than ever before. The individuality of the Shetlander is well-known; here that individuality is explained. The saga of the race's endurance and successful efforts throughout the ages to wrest a livelihood from the ocean occupies a fair part of the book, while misconceptions of the Southron regarding the isles are so firmly exposed that the book will alter radically the existing ideas of both English and Scots about the islands and their inhabitants. Space has been devoted to legend and folk-lore, and philologists will find much of interest in the chapters treating of the dialect, which, the author claims, still contains the purest survivals in the British Isles of old Norn and Anglo-Saxon tongues. And throughout there is the rough of the sea, playing its part in the lives of the Shetlander, from the days when Leif the Lucky sailed past Furthurstrander to the times of the Altmark and the Hood. The ornithologist will have especial pleasure in the fine photographs of sea bird life." Light browning on endpapers, darkening to board edges, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight bump at board corners, small bump to bottom corner of most pages - heaviest on pages 225 to 240, book slightly cocked, faint tiny foxing marks on edges of text block. Dust jacket is price clipped, has archival tape down inside of rear hinge, moderate browning - mainly on rear panel, edge creasing, several small closed tears, large chips at top of spine, light edge wear, small waterstains on spine - now protected in removable mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE ROOTS OF AMARANTH, Kelling, Elizabeth Anne.
4 Kelling, Elizabeth Anne. THE ROOTS OF AMARANTH
Erin, Ontario Amaranth Township / Boston Mills Press 1981 091982241X / 9780919822412 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
99 pp, 10" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. Contents: Introduction to Amaranth; Rivers, Streams and Drainage Ditches; Early Settlement (The Canada Land Company / Homes in the Wilderness / Survival / Roads and Religion / Stagecoaches, Taverns and the Laurel Lambs); The Railway in Amaranth; The Hamlets (Farmington / Laurel / Whittington / Amaranth Station / Waldemar / Bowling Green / Campania / Black's Corners / Coleridge); Municipal Government/ Amaranth - From Then until Now; Bibliography - Photo Credits. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, two small edge scuffs on rear cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN CANADA, 1875-1925., McNeill, John Thomas.  Introduction by Clarence Mackinnon.
5 McNeill, John Thomas. Introduction by Clarence Mackinnon. THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN CANADA, 1875-1925.
General Board, Presbyterian Church in Canada, Toronto, 1925. 
276 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover (red/brown cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. B&w photographs. Contents: The Tributary Streams; The Meeting of the Tributaries; Leaders of the Church Fifty Years Ago; Courts, Committees and Boards; The Ministry and Its Training; National Missions; International Missions; The Contribution of Women; The Children of the Church; Enlisting the Service of Youth; Authorship and Journalism; Changing Viewpoints and Usages; Fifty Years' Growth in the Maritime Provinces; Fifty Years' Growth in Ontario and Quebec; Fifty Years' Growth in Western Canada; Entering the United Church of Canada; Retrospect and Conclusion. Contemporary gift inscription on free front endpaper, very light browning to pages. Edges of textblock browned, slight fading and discloration on spine and lower parts of boards near hinges, two faint watermarks on boards, slight bump to lower corners of boards. VG- 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
MAINE BEAUTIFUL.  A PICTORIAL RECORD COVERING ALL THE COUNTIES OF MAINE, WITH TEXT BETWEEN., Nutting, Wallace.  With poems by Mildred Hobbs.
6 Nutting, Wallace. With poems by Mildred Hobbs. MAINE BEAUTIFUL. A PICTORIAL RECORD COVERING ALL THE COUNTIES OF MAINE, WITH TEXT BETWEEN.
Framingham, Massachusetts Old America Company 1924 First Edition Hard Cover Good Signed by Author
302 pp, 10 3/16" H. Green cloth, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings. Signed by author on front free endpaper. Section headings: Explanatory; Maine; The Approaches to Maine; Maps of Maine (provides text only); The Coast of Maine; Maine from Kittery to Portland; Passama-quoddy Bay; Maine's Mountain Regions; The Lakes and Streams of Maine; Old Maine Mills; Canoeing in Maine; The Trees of Maine; Ornamental and Fruit Trees; Maine Apple Blossoms; Maine in Winter; Attractive Maine Villages; Some Maine Cities; Let Us Go Down Into Maine!; A National Asset; Something Not Beautiful; Vacationing in Maine; The Setting of a Cottage; The Country Parsonage; Welcome Home; Old Dwellings in Maine; Wells and Springs; The Superiority of Country Life; What Explorers Thought of Maine; The Romance of the Kennebec; A Wonderful Old Edifice; Dwellings at Kittery; The Empire of Aroostook; View Points in Maine; Truth and Beauty; Hidden Things Come to Light; Superlatives; The Future of Maine; Comment on Line Drawings; Some of the Pictures in Detail; Acknowledgements; Index. Small word in ink at top of front pastedown, very light soiling on top/bottom of text block, slight toning to edges of text block, light edge wear at corners and top/bottom of spine, slight separation between some page gatherings but holding firmly, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, some loss of gold on front board title block, slight fading to spine color, some slight variation in color on boards, a few very light stains on spine and rear board. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
GREAT NATURAL AREAS IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA., Ostrander, Stephen J.
7 Ostrander, Stephen J. GREAT NATURAL AREAS IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA.
Mechanicsburg, PA Stackpole 2000 0811727785 / 9780811727785 Soft Cover Near Fine 
208 pp, 8vo (9" H). B&w maps. "A comprehensive guide to 65 of the most fascinating natural areas you can visit in western Pennsylvania. Imagine a place where the only sounds are those of birds, wind, stream, and your own footsteps. Western Pennsylvania is full of beautiful natural areas where you can explore the outdoors. With this book as your guide, you can ponder the misty chasm and suspended streams at McConnells Mill, stroll through the windswept dunes at Presque Isle, or take a wild raft ride on the whitewater rapids of Ohiopyle. You'll find ideas for activities you can enjoy at each site - hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, or just restful sightseeing. Details on geology, wildlife, history, and special features of each area, as well as basic tourist information and handy locator maps, are also provided." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - one tiny soft corner crease. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
GREAT NATURAL AREAS IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA., Ostrander, Stephen J.
8 Ostrander, Stephen J. GREAT NATURAL AREAS IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA.
Mechanicsburg, PA Stackpole 2000 0811727785 / 9780811727785 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
208 pp, 8vo (9" H). B&w maps. "A comprehensive guide to 65 of the most fascinating natural areas you can visit in western Pennsylvania. Imagine a place where the only sounds are those of birds, wind, stream, and your own footsteps. Western Pennsylvania is full of beautiful natural areas where you can explore the outdoors. With this book as your guide, you can ponder the misty chasm and suspended streams at McConnells Mill, stroll through the windswept dunes at Presque Isle, or take a wild raft ride on the whitewater rapids of Ohiopyle. You'll find ideas for activities you can enjoy at each site - hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, or just restful sightseeing. Details on geology, wildlife, history, and special features of each area, as well as basic tourist information and handy locator maps, are also provided." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - one tiny soft corner crease, minor soiling on bottom of text block. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A PADDLER'S GUIDE TO SOUTHERN GEORGIA: A CANOEING AND KAYAKING GUIDE TO THE STREAMS OF THE WESTERN PIEDMONT, COASTAL PLAIN, GEORGIA COAST AND OKEFENOKEE SWAMP.  SECOND EDITION., Sehlinger, Bob and Otey, Don.
9 Sehlinger, Bob and Otey, Don. A PADDLER'S GUIDE TO SOUTHERN GEORGIA: A CANOEING AND KAYAKING GUIDE TO THE STREAMS OF THE WESTERN PIEDMONT, COASTAL PLAIN, GEORGIA COAST AND OKEFENOKEE SWAMP. SECOND EDITION.
Menasha Ridge Press, Birmingham, Alabama, 1999, 2nd edition, 3rd printing. 
292 pp, 4to (approx. 11" H), soft cover. ISBN 0897321359 Profusely illustrated with b&w maps and photographs. "When veteran paddlers Bob Sehlinger and Don Otey set out to write a canoeing and kayaking guide to the streams of Georgia, they discove red that the project was beyond the scope of the average paddling guide. The result of their explorations, therefore, is not a single comprehensive, detailed and authoritative guidebook to the streams of Georgia, but two such books. Each g u i d e i s immense in scope and self-contained, with extensive introductory chapters that provide an easy-to-read overview of Georgia's diverse wildlife, geology, climate and water quality, as well as illuminating explanations of stream formati on a nd h yd r ol og y . Each book contains sections on the legal rights of paddlers and emergency procedures, and is illustrated with drawings and photographs....Each stream is detailed with a description that conveys the flavor and difficulties of th e r un in no n-t ech ni cal terms. This description is supplemented with a data sheet that contains an abundance of technical information. Rounding out each description are detailed river maps showing access points, shuttle routes, and mil eage s." Thi s v olu me, whi ch c ove rs Southern Georgia, is "A detailed guide to the streams of Georgia's western Piedmont and Coastal Plain, with special chapters on the Okefenokee Swamp and the Georgia sea coast." Interior - small soft crease at t op c orner of a fe w pa ges, small cur l at bottom corner of last few pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - slight curl to bottom corner of rear cover, very minor rubbing. Very Good+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
 


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