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A Pine Barrens Odyssey: A Naturalist's Year in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey

By: Boyd, Howard P.

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Medford, New Jersey, Plexus Publishing, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 7045


This copy has been INSCRIBED by Howard P. Boyd and is dated October 4, 1997! A naturalist's year in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey. Howard Boyd is a Oine Barrens naturalist and author of the naturalists' "A Field Guide to the Pine Barrens of New Jersey." For nearly twenty-five years he taght at the former Conservation and Environmental Studies Center, now the Pinelands Institute for Natural and Environmental Studies, at Whitesbog, and he has taught courses in Pi... View more info

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In Search of the Striped Bass. [Waldman, John - Editor. Stripers, An Angler's Anthology]

By: Boyle, T. Coraghessan

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: Camden, ME, Ragged Mountain Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5000


This copy has been SIGNED by John Waldman, Editor on the title page and by T. Coraghessan Boyle at his story entry. The first appearance in book form of a piece by the author which first appeared in Life Magazine in September, 1992. Boyle reflects on a season spent catching stripers in nets for a hatchery operation on the Hudson River - what he calls "...the best job I ever had." Included in the text is a photograph taken in the spring of 1973! View more info

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Haunted By Waters

By: Browning, Mark

Price: $135.00  $121.50

Publisher: Athens, OH, Ohio University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6289


Published in an edition of only 400 hardcover copies, this copy has been SIGNED on the title page by Mark Browning! Fly fishing in North American Literature. This writer-fisherman sheds light on a considerable body of writing on fly fishing and on American nature writing as a whole. View more info

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Pilgrim At Tinker Creek

By: Dillard, Annie

Price: $400.00  $360.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper's Magazine Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6924


An attractive copy of the scarce "true" first edition of the author's first book of prose which has been SIGNED by Annie Dillard on the title page! A classic of nature writing and Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1975. "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek" is a personal narrative. It highlights one year's explorations on foot in the author's own neighborhood, one year's assaults and curiosities. Here are both beauty and terror: the vision of a cedar tree charged wit... View more info

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Off the Beaten Path: Stories of Place [Contains "The Half-Skinned Steer" from "Close Range" by Annie Proulx]

By: Edited By Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman Horak of the Nature Conservancy

Price: $185.00  $166.50

Publisher: New York, NY, North Point Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Contributors

Seller ID: 6543


This copy has been SIGNED by 5 (five) of the contributors at their entries. The signers include: Annie Proulx, Julia Alvarez, Jill McCorkle, Howard Norman and Barbara Kingsolver. A wonderful collection that was a follow-up to "Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places". This includes Annie Proulx's story from her "Close Range" collection of stories that also includes "Brokeback Mountain" entitled "The Half-Skinned Deer". View more info

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Off the Beaten Path: Stories of Place [Contains "The Half-Skinned Steer" from "Close Range" by Annie Proulx]

By: Edited By Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman Horak of the Nature Conservancy [Includes an Annie Proulx Story from "Close Range"]

Price: $95.00  $85.50

Publisher: New York, NY, North Point Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Contributor

Seller ID: 5431


This copy has been SIGNED by Annie Proulx at her entry! A wonderful collection that was a follow-up to "Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places". This includes Annie Proulx's story from her "Close Range" collection of stories that also includes "Brokeback Mountain" entitled "The Half-Skinned Deer". View more info

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Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places.

By: Edited by Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman.

Price: $250.00  $225.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Pantheon Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Contributors

Seller ID: 6544


Original stories contributed by various writers for benefit of The Nature Conservancy. This copy has been SIGNED by 8 (eight) of the contributors at their entries. These include: Rick Bass, Jim Harrison, Carl Hiaasen, Pam Houston, Peter Matthiessen, Bill McKibben, Paul Theroux and Terry Tempest Williams. Thirty-one prominent novelists, journalists, and nature writers come together to celebrate the geography that the Nature Conservancy has designated "Last Great Place... View more info

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Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places.

By: Edited by Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman.

Price: $165.00  $148.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Pantheon Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Contributors

Seller ID: 6545


Original stories contributed by various writers for benefit of The Nature Conservancy. This copy has been SIGNED by 3 (three) of the contributors at their entries. These include: Jim Harrison, Carl Hiaasen and Terry Tempest Williams. Thirty-one prominent novelists, journalists, and nature writers come together to celebrate the geography that the Nature Conservancy has designated "Last Great Places." The essays in "Heart of the Land" are at once inspiring ... View more info

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Dating Your Mom

By: Frazier, Ian

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2058


This copy has been SIGNED by Ian Frazier on the title page. The author’s first book. A collection of twenty-five pieces covering a wide variety of topics. The author was the Winner this year of the inaugural Thurber Prize, administered by the Thurber House in Columbus, OH. for his latest work - Coyote v. Acme. View more info

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Light Action in the Caribbean

By: Lopez, Barry

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3162


This copy has been SIGNED by Barry Lopez on the title page! Review Copy with Publisiher's promotional materials laid-in. A collection of stories that balances the marvelous and the real, intellect and heart, with extraordinary grace. Set variously in Peru, China, the Caribbean, California, and the American West, here are tales of men and women exploring the landscapes of their own innocence and desire; confronting violence, estrangement, and the disillusionment of war;... View more info

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To Skin a Cat

By: McGuane, Thomas

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1986

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4407


This copy of the first UK Edition of his first collection of stories has been SIGNED by Thomas McGuane on the title page. It assembles thirteen short fictions of astonishing range, both in approach and subject. View more info

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Annals Of The Former World

By: McPhee, John

Price: $950.00  $855.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7207


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction in 1999, this exceedingly scarce Uncorrected Proof Copy has been SIGNED by John McPhee on the half-title page! This hardcover first edition itself has become somewhat scarce to find in the First Printing. The culmination of John McPhee's twenty year saga describing a cross-section of North America at about the fortieth parallel. A re-combination and updating of Basin and Range, In Suspect Terrain, Rising From the Plains, and A... View more info

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Annals Of The Former World

By: McPhee, John

Price: $700.00  $630.00

Publisher: New York, New York, FSG: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7837


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction in 1999, this copy has been SIGNED by John McPhee on the half-title page! This title has become somewhat scarce to find in the First Printing. The culmination of John McPhee's twenty year saga describing a cross-section of North America at about the fortieth parallel. A re-combination and updating of Basin and Range, In Suspect Terrain, Rising From the Plains, and Assembling California together with Crossing the Craton, a new... View more info

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Annals Of The Former World

By: McPhee, John

Price: $250.00  $225.00

Publisher: New York, New York, FSG: 1998

Edition: First Edition/Later Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8448


This is a beautiful copy of "Annals of the Former World" and has been SIGNED by John McPhee on the half-title page! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction in 1999. This copy, while a later printing (Eighth), is being offered as an alternative to a First Printing. This title has become scarce to find in the First Printing. The culmination of John McPhee's twenty year saga describing a cross-section of North America at about the fortieth parallel. A re-com... View more info

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Annals Of The Former World

By: McPhee, John

Price: $500.00  $450.00

Publisher: New York, New York, FSG: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8449


This is a beautiful copy of "Annals of the Former World" that has been SIGNED by John McPhee on a laid-in bookplate! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction in 1999. This title has become scarce to find in the First Printing. The culmination of John McPhee's twenty year saga describing a cross-section of North America at about the fortieth parallel. A re-combination and updating of Basin and Range, In Suspect Terrain, Rising From the Plains, and Assembling... View more info

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Annals Of The Former World

By: McPhee, John

Price: $295.00  $265.50

Publisher: NY, FSG: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5296


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction in 1999, this copy has been SIGNED by John McPhee on the half-title page. This title has become somewhat scarce to find in the First Printing. The culmination of John McPhee's twenty year saga describing a cross-section of North America at about the fortieth parallel. A re-combination and updating of Basin and Range, In Suspect Terrain, Rising From the Plains, and Assembling California together with Crossing the Craton, a new ... View more info

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Wandering Time: Western Notebooks

By: Urrea, Luis Alberto

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: Tucson, University of Arizona Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5116


This copy has been SIGNED by Luis Alberto Urrea on the title page! At one time, the author wandered the West from one Spring through the next. As nature opened his eyes, writing opened his heart. In journal entries that sparkle with discovery, Urrea ruminates on music, poetry, and the landscape. With wonder and spontaneity, he relates tales of marmots, geese, bears, and fellow travelers. View more info

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Into the Porcupine Cave

By: Warner, William W.

Price: $55.00  $49.50

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6664


This copy has been SIGNED by William Warner on the title page. Twenty years after publication of his classic "Beautiful Swimmers", "Into the Porcupine Cave" finds William Warner still at the top of his form: charming, knowledgeable, adventurous, and ever alert to the wonderfull variety of the world around us. Dustjacket praise by Jennifer Ackerman, Richard Ford, and Annie Proulx - the latter who states "These trenchant essaysare rare news for all of u... View more info