CASCADE-OLYMPIC NATURAL HISTORY: a trailside reference. Daniel Mathews.
Describes over 700 species of plants and animals in 623 pages, with drawings and color photos.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-9620782-1-2. Order #: MOPR1118 paper$24.00.
CLIMBER'S GUIDE TO THE OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS. by Olympic Mountain Rescue.
Extensive and detailed climbing routes, traverses, ski, snowshoe tours. Includes exploration and climbing history of the region, geology and glacial features, weather, safety, difficulty ratings, approaches, and visible features of routes to follow and/or seek, many of which go across open areas where route-finding skills are required, such as glacier expanses. Maps, peak sketches, photographs, drawings, 253 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-916890-83-X. 1. Second edition, 1979.Order #: MOUN0890 paper$14.95.
COMMON SEASHORE LIFE OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. by Lynwood Smith.
Simple guide to owe 100 plant and animal species from Mendocino, California to Canada--clams, starfish, crabs, shrimp, jellyfish, sculpins, seals, kelp, seaweeds--how and where they live and how to find and identify them. 66pages, drawings and color photos, index..
Inventory = 17; otherwise out of print. ISBN: None. Order #: NAGR0966 paper$6.95.
#THE DELICATE ART OF WHALE WATCHING. McIntyre.
Story of a woman naturalist's life on a tropical island in the migratory path of whales and dolphins. Illustrated, 160 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-87156-323-1.Order RAHO2763 cloth$12.50.
EXPLORING PACIFIC COAST TIDE POOLS. by Ernest Braun Vinson Brown.
Fieldguide describes 139 of the most common species of fauna and 18 of flora in the intertidal zone of the Pacific Coast from Point Conception (near Santa Barbara, CA) to Vancouver Island in southern British Columbia, Canada. Each sea creature is listed under its common name. The scientific name is given, followed by a description of the creature, often including the range of its occurrence and the type of beach, rock bottom, or micro-habitat on which it may be found as well as interesting habits. Learn to identify and understand sea anemone, urchin, abalone, chiton, brittle star, sea bug, and many more. 40 color plates, 56 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0.911010-66-1 1966. Order #: NAGR1369 paper$4.95.
FIELDBOOK OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST SEA CREATURES. by McLachlan & Ayres.
Over 200 common marine animals are shown in their natural habitat with color photos--from Alaska to Southern California. A short description accompanies each species pictured, and explains its biology. Color photos. 208 pages.
Inventory = 11. Scuffed cover. ISBN: 0-87961-068-9. Order #: NAGR1970 paper$14.95.
#FAMILIAR SEASHELLS OF NORTH AMERICA. Rehder.
Audubon Society Pocket Guide, arranged by shape and appearance. 80 color photos, 80 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-394-75795-5.Order #: RAHO9719 paper$8.00.
FIELD GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN SEASHORE CREATURES: The Audubon Society. by Norman A. Meinkoth.
Provides 690 full-color pictures to identify each of the seashore creatures featured in this book on all the U.S. and West Indies coasts. Included are crabs, lobsters, sea anemones, sponges, snails, jellyfishes, shrimps, sea stars, and many invertebrates. Covers 660 species in full detail with notes on 220 others. There is an identification chart to the kinds of creatures; text gives habitat, range, and descriptions for each. Color photographs, 812 pack-sized pages, index.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-394-51993-0. 1988. Order #: RAHO2000 vinyl$19.00.
A FIELD GUIDE TO PACIFIC COAST FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA. by William N. Eschmeyer, Earl S. Herald, & Howard Hammann.
How to identify 600 saltwater fishes from Alaska to Baja California--where each fish is more likely to be found and how it is usually caught. Which species are important as food. Which of the sharks and rays are considered dangerous. Groups similar species for comparison and pinpoints distinguishing features. Includes depths and bottom types preferred. Over 525 illustrations, (211 color), 350 pages.
Inventory = 11. ISBN: 0-395-33188-9. 1983. Order #: HOMI0601 paper$15.95.
A FIELD GUIDE TO PACIFIC COAST SHELLS. by Percy A. Morris.
How to identify 945 kinds of shells of the Pacific Coast the Gulf of California, and Hawaii--where to find, how to prepare and arrange a collection. 73 plates show photographs of the species, many in two views to aid in identification. Text gives common and scientific names, geographical distribution, habitat, and detailed description for all species including other names, life cycle, and economic importance. Glossary, index, 331 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN:0-395-18322-7. 1966. Order #: HOMI2260 paper$15.95.
A FIELD GUIDE TO SHELLS OF THE PACIFIC COAST AND HAWAII. by Percy A. Morris.
Introduces the collecting of shells of marine clams and snails, when and how to do it along the Pacific Coasts from San Diego to the Arctic seas and including Hawaii. Organizes shells into three main categories: West Coast pelecypods (clams) and West Coast Gastropods (snails) and Hawaiian mollusks and then describes families and genera for each. Classification chart included for mollusks and terminology for univalve and bivalve shells. Illustrated with 49 plates grouping like kinds, some in color, 240 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1964. First edition. Owner's signature in front. Order #: HOMI2397 cloth$12.95.
A FIELD GUIDE TO SHELLS OF THE PACIFIC COAST AND HAWAII, including the Gulf of California. by Percy A. Morris.
Introduces the collecting of shells of marine clams and snails, when and how to do it along the Pacific Coasts from San Diego to the Arctic seas and including the Gulf of California and Hawaii. Organizes shells into seven main categories: West Coast pelecypods (clams), West Coast gastropods (snails), West Coast amphineruans and scaphopods, Gulf of California pelecypods, Gulf of California gastropods, Hawaiian pelecypods, and Hawaiian gastropods and then describes families and genera for each. Classification chart included for mollusks and terminology for univalve and bivalve shells. Illustrated with 72 plates grouping like kinds, some in color, 332 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1966. Second edition. Owner's signature in front. Order #: HOMI9377 cloth$12.95.
FISHES OF CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN MEXICO: Pacific marine fishes, Book 8 (California & Western Mexico). by Warren E. Burgess & Herbert R. Axelrod.
Identification guide to species in this area (introduction identifies the region covered as from Alaska to Chile)--for fishermen, naturalists, aquarists. Describes fish of 28 families and 2 orders, explaining their ocean habitats and habits including feeding, defense, breeding and also identifying them by their form and color characteristics. Color illustrations, 271 large format pages, extensive index of species. See sample pages, illustrations.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-8766612-7. 1984.Order #: TFHP6102 cloth$19.00
GONE WHALING: a search for orcas in Northwest waters. by Douglas Hand.
Adventures in the pursuit of killer whales: explorations begin in museums and aquariums, then with whale researchers and observers, and finally to the traditions and lore of the Haidu totem carvers before adventuring to the sea in a kayak to observe these predators firsthand. 223 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-671-76840-9. 1994. Order #: SISC8561 cloth$20.00.
INDIAN PORTRAITS OF THE NORTHWEST. by George M. Cochran.
Capsule descriptions of 30 tribes, including Quinault, Puyallup, Spokane, Chinook. What distinguished each of these peoples and where and how they lived. Some kept slaves, some followed buffalo, some gaffed salmon, some bred special horses, most resisted whites (some by attacking) and suffered diseases from contact. Portraits of typical Indian from each tribe are shown along with sketches of animals and items of their material culture like baskets, tools, utensils, ceremonial feathers. 64 large-format pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: . Order #: BIMO1068 paper$2.50.
KNOW YOUR UNDERWATER EXPLORATION. by Neil Ardley.
Aspects of the marine world, like space a last frontier for humans to explore; history of exploration and more recent methods with SCUBA and submersible exploration vehicles. Investigating shipwrecks on the seafloor, searching for treasure, legends of the sea, and a projection to the future of the oceans. Color photos and drawings, 48 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-528-87019-X. 1977. Order #: RAMC3691 paper $3.95.
#MOUNTAIN FLOWERS. by Harvey Manning.
Features flowers of the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges in Washington and is also useful in northern Oregon and British Columbia. 84 common mountain flowers are described in groupings by color and general location such as meadow or forest and then by color. Common names are given as well as scientific names. There is also information on flowering season, features, habitat, and distribution. Color photographs help field identification and tips are given on how to photograph flowers. 96 little pages for carrying in the field, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-91680-92-9. Order #: MOUN2390 paper$5.95.
NATIONAL SEASHORES: the story behind the scenery. Toops.
9 areas along East and Gulf coasts--special character of barrier offshore islands with waves, dunes, plants, animals. 90 color photos, 48 large-format pages. 1987.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-88714-015-7. ISBN: 978-0-912550- .Order #: KCPU8721 paper$9.95.
NORTHWEST RAINFOREST PIONEERS. by Claudia Harper.
Have you ever wondered what everyday life was like for the early settlers in the Pacific Northwest? With interesting photo art and descriptive narratives, this unique book does a beautiful job of taking you back to these harsh times, sharing the lives and experiences of a pioneer family. Some are determined, hard-working and resourceful; others are unable to withstand the hardships and loneliness. If you are interested in the history of the Northwest, and in the reality of daily life as a northwest pioneer, you will find yourself lost in the pages of this book. 8.5 x 11 inches, 71 pages, all color.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 157188-345-2.Order #: FRAM5530 paper$19.95.
THE OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK (WA). by Harvey Manning with Bob and Ira Spring.
Describes this great park that comes close to having it all--rain forest of colossal trees, ferns, and moss-draped logs; flowers and wildlife;, wilderness hiking on the ocean front and climbing,alpine glaciers and mountain summits; exploring tidepools and watching for whales on the ocean beaches; history of wilderness ranching and Native Americans including adjacent tribal lands. 43 photos, map, 32 large-format pages.
Inventory = 38. ISBN: None. Order #: DARW0404 paper$2.95.
OUR GREAT GRAY WHALES. by Lillian Grace Paca.
Introduction to this sea-animal species, printed in larger type for young readers. Tells of natural history, parenting, whaling, conservation, related species, whales in museum displays. Drawings, 32 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1975. Used book--owner's information inside front cover. Order #: MISC2479 paper$4.95.
PACIFIC COAST FISH: a guide
to marine fish of the Pacific Coast of North America. by Ron Russo, illustrated by Ann Caudle.
Compact guide to marine fish. Put it in your tackle box to id what you catch, or read at home for information about the biology of fish, the marine food chain, and distribution of fish species. Detailed black-and-white illustrations of the fish, plus egg cases of sharks and skates, and shark teeth. Covers the waters off the Pacific Coast, from the Bering Straits to Cabo San Lucas (the southern tip of Baja California). 112 little pages.
Inventory = 14. ISBN: 978-0-912550-19-0. Out of print; we have limited stock.Order #: NASG5065 paper$5.95.
PACIFIC INTERTIDAL LIFE: a guide to organisms of rocky
reefs and tide pools of the Pacific Coast. Russo.
Field guide to the plants and animals that live in pools and on rocky reefs along Pacific Coast, from AK to Baja California. Describes intertidal ecology, intertidal zones, and survival strategies of limpets, abalones, sea slugs, anemones, sea urchins, crabs, algae, and sea stars (starfish). 64 little pages. Out-of-print.
Inventory = 12. ISBN: 0-912550-10-4. Order #: NASG0985 paper$5.95.
SEA LIFE AT THE OCEAN'S EDGE. by Julia Corbett.
A young person's guide to Pacific Northwest wilderness beaches as studied in Olympic National Park. Describes animals of the ocean;s edge and how they operate in their habitat--interactions, physical structures of their anatomy, food chain, how tides work and their effect. Drawings, 24 pages, map.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-914019-04-X. 1984. Order #: NWIA5430 paper$3.95.
#SHIPWRECK CHART OF JUAN DE FUCA.
3 color chart showing locations of 200 shipwrecks. 19x24. (Shipped folded.)
Inventory = 4. ISBN: 0-8323-0051-9. Order #: BIMO0211 paper$4.95.
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