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The Countryman's Pocket Book
Garth Christian. Dampier Freeman, illus.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753721964.  Daedalus Item Code: 41251
 
Originally published in 1967, this pocketable guide from the author of Down the Long Wind, Wings of Light, and the forward-looking guide to conservation, Tomorrow's Countryside, ... (Read More)
 
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Cows Save the Planet: And Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth
Judith D. Schwartz. Gretel Ehrlich, foreword.
Publisher: Chelsea Green.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781603584326.  Daedalus Item Code: 38731
 
Could cows really save our planet? Such a preposterous-sounding idea makes much more sense when you view our current ecological predicament with an eye to soil, says veteran freelance journalist ... (Read More)
 
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Culpeper's Color Herbal
David Potterton, ed. Michael Stringer, illus. E.J. Shellard, for.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402744945.  Daedalus Item Code: 32434
 
Nicholas Culpeper—17th-century astrologer, physician, and author—catalogued almost 400 herbs and plants, providing both their Latin and common names, details on where to find them, their flowering ... (Read More)
 
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The Curse of the Labrador Duck: My Obsessive Quest to the Edge of Extinction
Glen Chilton.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439102473.  Daedalus Item Code: 10742
 
In an 82,000-mile quest for remaining examples of a dead bird, how much trouble can one scientist get into? Here the world's leading (not to say obsessive) authority on the extinct Labrador Duck ... (Read More)
 
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Dancing Dogs
Jon Katz.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345502681.  Daedalus Item Code: 41059
 
The author of The Dogs of Bedlam Farm, Soul of a Dog, and Katz on Dogs, Jon Katz here gives us his first collection of short stories—16 of them—all starring dogs, of course. In ... (Read More)
 
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Dawn Light: Dancing with Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day
Diane Ackerman.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393061734.  Daedalus Item Code: 11065
 
In this inspiring sequence of personal meditations through the cycle of seasons, the poet, storyteller, and naturalist who gave us A Natural History of the Senses and The Zookeeper's ... (Read More)
 
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Dea Flora (in Italian): Piante E Fiori Dei Cinque Continenti
Andrea Jones. Fulco Pratesi, intro.
Publisher: Scripta Maneant.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9788895847009.  Daedalus Item Code: 40461
 
Though the text is in Italian, this slipcased volume is overflowing with Andrea Jones's truly gorgeous color photographs of flowers and plants. Most of the deeply saturated images fill one or two ... (Read More)
 
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Deadly Kingdom: The Book of Dangerous Animals
Gordon Grice.
Publisher: Dial Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385335621.  Daedalus Item Code: 31068
 
How is a tiny box jellyfish, with no brain and little motor control, able to kill a grown man? What harm have hippos been known to inflict on humans, and why? And what makes our closest cousin, the ... (Read More)
 
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Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks
Juliet Eilperin.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375425127.  Daedalus Item Code: 33378
 
Taking us way beyond the entertainments of the Discovery Channel's Shark Week, Washington Post environmental reporter Juliet Eilperin explores the world of the shark and its ancient and ... (Read More)
 
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Dinner for Dogs: 50 Home-Cooked Recipes for a Happy, Healthy Dog
Henrietta Morrison.
Publisher: The Experiment.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781615190843.  Daedalus Item Code: 38866
 
"What's for dinner?" is just as important a question for our canine family members as it is for us, insists Henrietta Morrison. The founder of Lily's Kitchen—voted Britain's best pet food company for ... (Read More)
 
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The Dog by the Cradle, the Serpent Beneath: Some Paradoxes of Human-Animal Relationships
Erika Ritter.
Publisher: Key Porter.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781554700769.  Daedalus Item Code: 20370
 
In a recent survey, 70 percent of respondents identified their family pet as "a member of the family." Even as these animals are revered by human beings as loved ones, the meat, fish, and dairy ... (Read More)
 
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Dog Tales
Phoebe Bowser. Lisa Parett, illus.
Publisher: Ariel Books.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780740750519.  Daedalus Item Code: 10005
 
From doggy haikus ("Lying in the sun / Tongue hanging out / Good to be a dog.") to "Dear Dr. Phido" letters, a canine horoscope, and a "What Famous Dog Are You Most Like?" quiz, this pocketable ... (Read More)
 
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