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Arachnomania: The General Care and Maintenance of Tarantulas and Scorpions , Vosjoli, Philippe De
1 Arachnomania: The General Care and Maintenance of Tarantulas and Scorpions  Vosjoli, Philippe De
1882770102 / 9781882770106 Acceptable.  
Paperback. Softcover booklet 1991 Advanced Vivarium Systems. WATERSTAINED, BUCKLED EDGE throughout. Text/photos unaffected. Price written on page 1. 80pp. Good reading / research copy. Language: English. 'These creatures are relatively long-lived with life-spans of up to 20 years or more, as well as hardy and easy to maintain with the proper information. This book presents an overview of methods for the husbandry of a variety of tarantulas and scorpions. Selection, housing and maintenance, feeding, molting, handling, breeding, raising babies and more.'--from the publisher.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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2 Beginner's Guide to Cockatiels  Barrie, Anmarie
0866223029 / 9780866223027 Acceptable.  
Hardcover. Small hardcover 1986 TFH Publ. Noticeable average wear. Glossy photo cover-- no dustjacket. 61 pages; many color photos. Language: English. Discusses the selection and care of cockatiels including such aspects as housing, feeding, and breeding. Also describes the different breeds and varieties.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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Dog Training Made Easy for You and Your Dog , Duncan, William Cary; Hart, Ernest H. (illustrator)
3 Dog Training Made Easy for You and Your Dog  Duncan, William Cary; Hart, Ernest H. (illustrator)
Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket ca. 1968 reprint Bell Publishing / Crown (copyright 1940). Average edgewear to jacket: small chips and rips; crumpling. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 250 pages; Index; black-and-white illustrations. Language: English. '[W]ritten for the average dog owner who wants his dog well trained but has no particular interest in making a show dog of his pet. Out of his long experience as both dog expert and writer, Mr. Duncan has written one of the most practical and useful books in the field.'--from jacket flap. Wonderful vintage cover art of boxer dog by Robert Candy. No ISBN.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Experiences with My Cockatiels , Moon, E.L.
4 Experiences with My Cockatiels  Moon, E.L.
0876667590 / 9780876667590 Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1980 TFH Publ. Glossy picture cover--no dustjacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Noticeable average wear. 123 pages; many black-and-white photos. Language: English.  
Price: 8.00 USD
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Friendships in the Dark: A Blind Woman's Story of the People and Pets Who Light Up Her World , Campbell, Phyllis
5 Friendships in the Dark: A Blind Woman's Story of the People and Pets Who Light Up Her World  Campbell, Phyllis
096366204X / 9780963662040 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1996 Brett Books. Unread; very clean; pages bright; binding tight. Light shelfwear to jacket. Language: English.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Fun with Birds: Your Book of Nature Activities [Audubon Nature Program], National Audubon Society
6 Fun with Birds: Your Book of Nature Activities [Audubon Nature Program] National Audubon Society
Very Good. 
Paperback. Slim softcover booklet with stapled binding, published 1953 by Nelson Doubleday, Inc. Only light wear. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. 30 pages; black-and-white illustrations. Language: English. For ages ca. 12-adult. Attractive color art on cover of boy and girl at a bird feeder (artist unattributed). Brief but serious information on wild birds: attracting them to the garden; what and how to feed them; making bird houses and feeders; etc. Keywords: 1950s, '50s, bird watching, animal, backyard, bird, birdfeeder, birdhouse, birdseed, feeder, feeding, Fifties, nature, pet, retro, songbirds, vintage, wildlife. No ISBN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Horses in Color  Churchill, Peter
0706411080 / 9780706411089 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1980 Octopus Books. Glossy picture cover--no dustjacket. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. 64pp, Index. Large, full-color photographs on every page. Language: English. The text is a brief general overview of things equestrian, including Horse Life, Caring for Your Horse, Work Horses, Sport and Show Horses, Riding and Driving, and Breeds.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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I, Scheherazade: Memoirs of a Siamese Cat , Parkhirst, Douglass; Pearsall, James (illustrator)
8 I, Scheherazade: Memoirs of a Siamese Cat  Parkhirst, Douglass; Pearsall, James (illustrator)
Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1963 Prentice-Hall. Heavy edgewear to jacket: rubbing; chipping; 1-inch rip at spine (repaired with archival tape); chunk gone fron top front edge; front flap corner clipped. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 112 pages; lively sepia-tone illustrations. Language: English. No edition information stated. 'Sherry' recounts the spicy details of her 10 years, from family history to kittenhood to first love to relationships with humans ('slaves'). Keywords: vintage, retro, cats, cat book, feline, humor, humour, pet, animal, breed, pedigreed, literature, fiction, Douglas Parkhurst, Sixties, 1960s, '60s. No ISBN.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Making Pet Palaces: Princely Homes and Furnishings to Pamper Your Pets , Dierks, Leslie
9 Making Pet Palaces: Princely Homes and Furnishings to Pamper Your Pets  Dierks, Leslie
0806981601 / 9780806981604 Very Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition oversize hardcover with dustjacket 1996 Sterling. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light jacket wear. 128 pages; 35+ projects; color photos. Language: English. Palatial homes to make for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rodents.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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Mustangs: A Return to the Wild, Ryden, Hope
10 Mustangs: A Return to the Wild Ryden, Hope
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 1978 Penguin. Clean and unmarked, with average wear. 111pp, 60 color photos. Language: English. The author documents in text and photographs her studies of the mustangs in the American West as she followed them on foot and learned details of their social structure and behavior. Keywords: wild horses. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Shasta and Rogue: A Coyote Story  Behme, Robert L.
0671218441 / 9780671218447 Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1974 Simon & Schuster. Gift inscription inside front cover. Noticeable average wear. Text clean. 126pp, B/W photos. Language: English. 2 wild coyote pups raised in captivity.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Step-By-Step Book About Guinea Pigs  Barrie, Anmarie
Good.  
Paperback. Clean, unmarked, uncreased. Average wear. Language: English.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Best Pet Name Book Ever , Eldridge, Wayne Bryant
13 The Best Pet Name Book Ever  Eldridge, Wayne Bryant
0812042581 / 9780812042580 Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 1990 Barron's. Clean, unmarked, with average wear. 3,000+ names. 221pp. Language: English.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Book of Cats, MacBeth, George (editor); Booth, Martin (editor)
14 The Book of Cats MacBeth, George (editor); Booth, Martin (editor)
0688031595 / 9780688031596 Good. 
Hardcover. Large 'coffee-table' hardcover with dustjacket William Morrow. Previous owner's BOOKPLATE on 1st blank page. Noticeable average edgewear to jacket. Corners lightly bumped. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading / research copy. 288 pages; Indexes; 115 black-and-white illustrations; 16 pages of color. Language: English. Cover art by Martin Leman. NOTE: Oversize format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; requires additional international postage / shipping. A compendium of depictions of cats in art and literature. 'In a brilliant and decorative arrangement of prose, poetry and picture, cats are seen ... as fascinating creatures which have engaged the respect and love of great writers and artists since time began.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: feline, anthology, anthologies, pet, animal, domestic. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Book of Horses and Horsemanship , Griffen, Jeff; Mellin, Jeanne (illustrator)
15 The Book of Horses and Horsemanship  Griffen, Jeff; Mellin, Jeanne (illustrator)
Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1963 reprint Bonanza Books. Noticeable wear to jacket: chips and crumpling to edges; small rips repaired with archival tape; light sun-fading. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 182 pages; Index; black-and-white photos and illustrations. Language: English. '[D]escribes in detail the major breeds, riding styles and horse care; simple training, and horse competition. Richly illustrated with photographs, drawings and diagrams....'--from jacket flap. Keywords: equestrian, equine, horse show, horseback, riding, trail ride, rodeo, racing, Thoroughbred, pony, ponies, vintage, retro, 1960s, Sixties, '60s, animal, pet. No ISBN.  
Price: 12.00 USD
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THE BOOK OF THE COCKER SPANIEL , Brearley, Joan McDonald
16 THE BOOK OF THE COCKER SPANIEL  Brearley, Joan McDonald
087666737X / 9780876667378 Good.  
Hardcover. Neptune, NJ: TFH Publications, 1982, oversize hardcover, no additional printings indicated, glossy pictorial cover, no dustjacket, 333pp, Index, extensively illustrated with photos and diagrams in color and B/W. Good condition: very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Noticeable average wear to cover: scratches, rubbing to edges. Language: English.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Cat-Lovers' Cookbook , Lawson, Tony; Lawson, Pate (illustrator)
17 The Cat-Lovers' Cookbook  Lawson, Tony; Lawson, Pate (illustrator)
0882664263 / 9780882664262 Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 1986 Storey Publ. Very clean; no marks or creases. Corners lightly flared. 97pp. 40 recipes. Language: English. 'Based on sound advice from Dr. David S. Kronfeld, a professor of nutrition at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, this book offers creative alternatives to canned cat foodalong the lines of Kitty Jambalaya and Gizzard Goulash, for example. Each recipe contains information on serving size, how to store unused portions and suggested frequency of servings. The instructions are clear and precise, resulting in recipes that don't require hours in kitchen, are easy to prepare and should appeal to your feline's taste buds. An added bonus: the kitty tips interspersed among the recipes that provide pointers on preventing furballs, caring for an ill cat and helping an overweight critter shed a few pounds.'--Publishers Weekly, 1986.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Essential Guinea Pig , Siino, Betsy Sikora
18 The Essential Guinea Pig  Siino, Betsy Sikora
0876053304 / 9780876053300 Very Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 1st printing 1998 Howell Book House. Superclean; no marks or creases; only light wear. 92pp, Index, Resources, color photos. Language: English.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Literary Cat: Quips, Quotes, and Observations , No author stated.
19 The Literary Cat: Quips, Quotes, and Observations  No author stated.
0894717960 / 9780894717963 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 4th printing 1990 Running Press. Price clipped from flap. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; only light wear. Miniature edition 3.25 x 2.75 in. 94 pages. Language: English. Cover art by Mimi Vang Olsen. Quotations from a variety of sources (ranging from Colette to Leonardo da Vinci) on all things feline. Keywords: gift, mini.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Right Way to Feed Insect-Eating Lizards , De Vosjoli, Philippe
20 The Right Way to Feed Insect-Eating Lizards  De Vosjoli, Philippe
1882770013 / 9781882770014 Very Good.  
Paperback. Softcover booklet with stapled binding 1990 Advanced Vivarium Systems. Tiny inkmarks (possibly by the printer) to front cover. Otherwise very clean; no creases; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. 32 pages; black-and-white photos. Language: English. The Herpetocultural Library series. Cover art by the author. Author is founder of the American Federation of Herpetoculturalists. Keywords: insectivorous, food, feeding, herpetology, captivity, prey, dragons, agamids, chameleons, chuckwallas, horned, parasites, vitamin, mineral, supplements, cockroaches, mealworms.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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