Mike Murray - Bookseller

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
Browse By Category
1st Editions for Sale
Advance Reader's Edition
African Author
African-American Author
Aga Khan Prize for Fiction
American Book Award
American Western
Anthology
Asian-American Author
Association Copy
Author's First Book
Autobiography
Award Winner
AWP Award
B&N Discover Award
Bakeless Prize Winner
Biblio Mystery
Biography
Booker Prize Winner
Books Into Film
Canadian Author
Caribbean Author
Chapbook
Children's Books
Crime Fiction
Criticism
Debut
Drue Heinz Prize
Edgar Award
Essays
First Novel
Flannery O'Connor Award
Folio Prize
Gay/Lesbian
Granta Shortlist
Granta Winner
Graywolf Press Non Fiction Prize
Hemingway/PEN Award Winner
Historical Fiction
Illinois Short Fiction

View Other Categories
 
 
 

Nature Writing

Nature Writing

Click on Title to view full description

 
A Pine Barrens Odyssey: A Naturalist's Year in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, Boyd, Howard P.
1 Boyd, Howard P. A Pine Barrens Odyssey: A Naturalist's Year in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey
Medford, New Jersey Plexus Publishing, Inc. 1997 0937548340 / 9780937548349 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Trade Paperback Inscribed By Author
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 Pine Barrens Ecology at Rowan College. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
In Search of the Striped Bass.  [Waldman, John - Editor. Stripers, An Angler's Anthology] , Boyle, T. Coraghessan
2 Boyle, T. Coraghessan In Search of the Striped Bass. [Waldman, John - Editor. Stripers, An Angler's Anthology]
Camden, ME Ragged Mountain Press 1998 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine Signed by Author
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!  
Price: 85.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Haunted By Waters, Browning, Mark
3 Browning, Mark Haunted By Waters
Athens, OH Ohio University Press 1998 0821412183 / 9780821412183 First Edition/First Printing Fine Fine Signed by Author
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. 
Price: 135.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Pilgrim At Tinker Creek, Dillard, Annie
4 Dillard, Annie Pilgrim At Tinker Creek
New York, NY Harper's Magazine Press 1974 0061219800 / 9780061219801 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Signed by Author
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 with light, and the sight of a crippled moth crawling on the ground, his wings crumpled and glued to his back. Contains all the necessary points, viz., First U.S. Edition, complete number line on last blank page - 74 75 76 77 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1, brown cloth boards, $7.95 price, no reviews on back panel, no book club blind stamp on back cover. Some wear to the dutjacket and some faded tape marks on front/rear boards. Overall, an attractive copy of the "true" first edition that has been SIGNED by Annie Dillard. 
Price: 400.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Off the Beaten Path: Stories of Place [Contains "The Half-Skinned Steer" from "Close Range" by Annie Proulx], Edited By Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman Horak of the Nature Conservancy
5 Edited By Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman Horak of the Nature Conservancy Off the Beaten Path: Stories of Place [Contains "The Half-Skinned Steer" from "Close Range" by Annie Proulx]
New York, NY North Point Press 1998 086547530X / 9780865475304 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed By Contributors
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". 
Price: 185.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Off the Beaten Path: Stories of Place [Contains "The Half-Skinned Steer" from "Close Range" by Annie Proulx], Edited By Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman Horak of the Nature Conservancy [Includes an Annie Proulx Story from "Close Range"]
6 Edited By Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman Horak of the Nature Conservancy [Includes an Annie Proulx Story from "Close Range"] Off the Beaten Path: Stories of Place [Contains "The Half-Skinned Steer" from "Close Range" by Annie Proulx]
New York, NY North Point Press 1998 086547530X / 9780865475304 First Edition/First Printing Fine Fine Signed By Contributor
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". 
Price: 95.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places., Edited by Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman.
7 Edited by Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman. Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places.
New York, NY Pantheon Books 1994 0679435085 / 9780679435082 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed By Contributors
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 accounts that document the magic and awe of our landscape, a clear-eyed examination of the forces that violate it, and a plea for its preservation. 
Price: 165.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places., Edited by Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman.
8 Edited by Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman. Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places.
New York, NY Pantheon Books 1994 0679435085 / 9780679435082 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed By Contributors
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 Places." The essays in "Heart of the Land" are at once inspiring accounts that document the magic and awe of our landscape, a clear-eyed examination of the forces that violate it, and a plea for its preservation. 
Price: 250.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Montana Spaces: Essays and Photographs in Celebration of Montana, Edited By: William Kittridge
9 Edited By: William Kittridge Montana Spaces: Essays and Photographs in Celebration of Montana
New York, New York Nick Lyons Books 1988 1558210008 / 9781558210004 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Photographs By: John Smart Signed By Contributor
"Montana Spaces" is a full and memorable portrait of a special placeand its very special people - a place where wildness and small-town America collide, a place with a special, intense history and a present that attracts and holds some of America's most interesting people - writers, artists, film-makers, teachers, and sportsmen (for the fishing and hunting in Montana are superb). In addition to the emorable essays - all written especially for "Montana Spaces" - there is a unique 32-page portfolio of photographs (reproduced in duotone, on the highest quality paper) by John Smart that magnificently captures the great physical spaces of the Montana landscape and the inner world of the Montana mind. The lead essay in this volume is a 10 page entry entitled "Runoff" that has been SIGNED at its entry by its author - Thomas McGuane! 
Price: 95.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Dating Your Mom , Frazier, Ian
10 Frazier, Ian Dating Your Mom
NY FSG 1986 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been SIGNED by Ian Frazier on the title page. The authorís 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.  
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Light Action in the Caribbean, Lopez, Barry
11 Lopez, Barry Light Action in the Caribbean
NY Knopf 2000 0679434550 / 9780679434559 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
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; or encountering the hope, fierce integrity, defiance, and wisdom of others. 
Price: 40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Annals Of The Former World, McPhee, John
12 McPhee, John Annals Of The Former World
New York, New York FSG 1998 0374105200 / 9780374105204 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
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 and final essay and the last link in the cross-country chain. A masterpiece of modern non-fiction writing. 
Price: 700.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Annals Of The Former World, McPhee, John
13 McPhee, John Annals Of The Former World
New York, NY Farrar Straus & Giroux 1998 0374105200 / 9780374105204 First Edition/First Printing Soft Cover Fine Uncorrected Proof (Plain Wraps Signed by Author
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 Assembling California together with Crossing the Craton, a new and final essay and the last link in the cross-country chain. A masterpiece of modern non-fiction writing. 
Price: 950.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Annals Of The Former World, McPhee, John
14 McPhee, John Annals Of The Former World
NY FSG 1998 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
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 and final essay and the last link in the cross-country chain. A masterpiece of modern non-fiction writing. 
Price: 295.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Wandering Time: Western Notebooks, Urrea, Luis Alberto
15 Urrea, Luis Alberto Wandering Time: Western Notebooks
Tucson University of Arizona Press 1999 0816518661 / 9780816518661 First Edition/First Printing Fine Fine Signed by Author
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. 
Price: 65.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Into the Porcupine Cave, Warner, William W.
16 Warner, William W. Into the Porcupine Cave
Washington, DC National Geographic 1999 0792274555 / 9780792274551 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Review Copy Signed by Author
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 us who admire the writing of William Warner, a clear-eyed sharp-minded human being observing himself in landscapes both raw and trammeled. The writing is free from ecstatic "Schwarmerei" - a genuine pleasure to read." This is also a "Review Copy" with the Publishers' materials laid-in. 
Price: 55.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@MikeMurrayBookseller.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie