59 Chesapeake Wildlife: Stories of Survival and Loss. Pat Vojtech. Historical data used to tell the story of wildlife of the Chesapeake region and how close mankind came to elimi- nating forever many beautiful wildlife species, including skins, furs, feathers, and even live animals taken for granted today. Relates the struggle to bring wildlife species back from the brink of extinction. Mirrors society’s impact on wildlife worldwide. Size: 9" x 12" • 188 color photos • 168 pp. ISBN:978-0-87033-536-5•hardcover•$34.95 Amphibians and Reptiles of Delmarva. 2nd Edition. James F. White, Jr., Amy Wendt White. This field guide explains the 73, highly diverse species of amphibians and reptiles of the Delmarva peninsula that divides north and south geographic sections of the Atlantic coast. Learn their life history, behavior, and distribution. Useful to students, naturalists, and professionals.Outstanding color plates aid in identi- fying the species. Size: 4 1/4" x 7 3/8" • 96 color photos, 90 illus., 2 maps, & 2 tables • Glossary/Index • 292 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-596-9 • soft cover • $14.95 Butterflies of Delmarva. Elton N. Woodbury. Field guide to butterflies on the Delmarva Peninsula, with 132 color photographs. Learn the anatomy, metamorphosis, habitats, enemies, longevity, and migration of butterflies. Differences in color or wing patterns between the sexes are illustrated to aid in identification. Hints for photographing butterflies and attracting them to your garden also included. Size: 4 1/2" x 7 3/8" • 132 color photos, 9 illus., 1 map & 2 tables • Index • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-453-5 • soft cover • $12.95 Chesapeake Bay Nature of the Estuary: A Field Guide. Christopher P. White. Drawings by Karen Teramura. The most important field marks of more than 500 species are shown in 350 superb pen-and- ink drawings, which make this benchmark work as beautiful as it is useful. The book is designed as a user-friendly introduction to the natural history of the Chesapeake Bay. Size: 6" x 9" • 396 illustrations, 4 maps, 6 charts Glossary/Index • 224 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-87033-351-4 soft cover • $14.99 The Assateague Ponies. Ronald R. Keiper. In 1965 twenty-one ponies were released into the northern portion of Assateague Island, Their numbers have risen gradually and the animals have flourished—free to roam, forage for their own food and water, and live and reproduce as they choose. These feral horses were studied and photographed over a ten-year period. Size: 6" x 9" • 29 b/w photos & 1 map • Index 104 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-87033-330-9 • soft cover $8.99 GEOLOGY & FOSSILS Maryland’s Geology. Martin F. Schmidt, Jr. Ex- plains geological processes and how they created Maryland’s beautiful land forms, including sandy beaches, flat fields of the Coastal Plain, rolling hills and tumbling rivers, and mountainous terrain in the west. Describes patterns of settlement, farming, mining, manufacturing, and transportation that are results of the unique underlying structures. Diagrams and maps clarify the text. Size: 6" x 9" • 55 diagrams & 15maps • Index • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3593-8 • soft cover • $24.99 Collector’s Guide to Texas Cretaceous Echinoids. WilliamW. Morgan. Fossil collectors and students of invertebrate paleontology will appreciate this concise but in-depth study of the Cretaceous-age echinoids found in Tex- as. The information provided will enable the reader to understand the geological history, classification, and features that differentiate the echinoid species. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 368 color and 14 b/w images 160 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-5031-3 soft cover • $29.99 World’s Oldest Fossils. Bruce L. Stinchcomb. Covers the earliest fossil record of life from strata called Precambrian and Cambrian by geologists. Illustrated and discussed are structures formed by veryprimitivephotosynthetic life forms,Cambrian trilobites, problematic fossil-like objects, and fascinating paleontological “puzzles.” Includes collector information, glossary, value ranges. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 509 color photos PriceGuide•160pp.• ISBN:978-0-7643-2697-4 soft cover • $29.95 Collector’s Guide to Crawfordsville Cri- noids. WilliamW. Morgan. Concise but in depth understanding of the Mississippian Age crinoids found at Crawfordsville, Indiana. The information provided will enable the reader to understand the geological history, the classification, and the features which differentiate the crinoid species found at this locality. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 97 color & 14 b/w photos 96 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4604-0 • soft cover $19.99 Paleozoic Fossil Plants. Bruce L. Stinchcomb. Color photos reveal the Paleozoic plants that covered the earth from 500 to 260 million years ago. Included in this volume are plant fossils from theDevonian,Carboniferous,andPermian.Marine plants also make their appearance in the world during this period. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 673 color photos • Index 160 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4327-8 • soft cover $29.99 Paleozoic Fossils. Bruce L. Stinchcomb. The rich fossil record of the Paleozoic Era (545 to 300 million years ago) illustrated with 650 high quality color photos and detailed with a very readable text.Thephotosshow the fossil remains of the earth’s early animals and plants. A great book for fossil hunters of all ilks interested in early remnants of life. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 659 color photos Value Guide • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-2917-3 • soft cover $29.95 More Paleozoic Fossils. Bruce L. Stinchcomb. Over 840 Paleozoic specimens are provided, or- ganized by biologic (taxonomic) position. Discover the sponges, archaeocyathids (reef builders), cnidaria, worms, brachiopods, bryozoans, mol- lusks, arthropods, echinoderms, and chordates that populated the oceans and inhabited the land from 535 to 235 million years ago. This is the period when clear evidence for plants and animals appears in hard rock. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 848 color photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4030-7 • soft cover • $29.99 Mesozoic Fossils I: Triassic and Jurassic Periods. Bruce L. Stinchcomb. Over 400 color photos present the fossilized plant, animal, and avian life from the Mesozoic era. Presented along with dinosaur fossils large and small, are collectibleTriassicandJurassicperiodammonites, belemnites, crustaceans, insects, Araucarian conifers, cycads, and crinoids. Dinosaurs tracks, “stomach stones,” and coprolites are shown, too. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 415 color photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3163-3 • soft cover • $29.99 Mesozoic Fossils II: The Cretaceous Period. Bruce L. Stinchcomb. Over 500 photos show the fossils of the Cretaceous Period, the last period of the Mesozoic Era, dating from 120 to 67 million years ago, including ammonites, belemnites and other fossil mollusks, a variety of plants, well-preserved arthropods such as crabs and insects, turtles, crocodiles, and dinosaurs. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 516 color photos Price Guide • 176 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3259-3 • soft cover • $29.99 Cenozoic Fossils 1: Paleogene. BruceL. Stinch- comb. Over 370 color photos detail the fossil record oftheearlyCenozoicEra–theAgeofMammals–from small sea creatures to the lumbering rhinoceros and rare fossilized bats. Included are fossils from famous sites including Florissant, Colorado; Grube Messel, Germany; the Green River Formation; and the Oligocene White River Group. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 371 color photos Price Guide • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3424-5 • soft cover • $29.99 Cenozoic Fossils II: The Neogene. Bruce L. Stinchcomb. Photos and engaging text reveal the Miocene, Pliocene, Pleistocene, and Holocene Epochs and the fossils associated with them, ranging from plants, mollusks, and sharks to insects, mammoths, and mastodons. Early human tools are included. Current value ranges of the fossils are included. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 560 color photos • Price guide • 160 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3580-8 soft cover • $29.99 Jewels of the Early Earth: Minerals and FossilsofthePrecambrian. BruceL.Stinchcomb. The fossils and minerals associated with the first two billion years of earth’s history. The geology of shieldareasandtheirassociatedrocksandminerals, along with pegmatite and pegmatite minerals, thoseattractivemineralsandcrystals likeemerald and aquamarine, are explored. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 659 color photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3880-9 • soft cover • $29.99 Meteorites. Bruce L. Stinchcomb. Insight into these interesting and informative collectibles from “out of this world.” Meteorites link back to the early stages of the Milky Way galaxy. Readers can explore metallic, stony-iron, and stony meteorites, meteorite falls, Northwest Africa meteorites, and rare meteorites. Size:81/2"x11"•511colorphotos•PriceGuide 160 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3728-4 • soft cover $29.99 HUNTING & FISHING Kayak Fishing the Northern Gulf Coast: Flor- ida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Ed Mashburn. This book is a comprehensive guide to kayak fishing the coastal regions of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Where, when, and how to catch fish from paddle craft is examined in detail with full photo illustration. Size: 6" x 9" • 198 color photographs • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-5411-3 • soft cover • $24.99 The Global Outdoor Survival Guide: Basic to AdvancedSkillsforEveryEnvironment. JoeVogel. Learn how to survive in each of the earth's ecosystems. Fromtoolsandequipmenttoshelterandfood,thisbook details the skills, observations, and steps to not only survive, but thrive and enjoy that environment. A must for any seasoned excursionist or beginner gearing up for theoutdoors. Size:7"x10"•over400colorphotographs•256pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-5426-7•flexi-bind•$29.99 Saltwater Tales: Offshore, Bay, and Surf Fishing AdventureswithProvenTipsandTechniquesfor theSaltwaterAngler. JohnUnkart.Foryears,fishermen have relied on John Unkart to help them catch more fish. Learn professional fishing strategies while embarking on entertainingsaltwater journeysthatareseededwithtips, tricks, and information that will help everyone become a betterfisherman—fromthebeginnertotheseasonedangler. Size:7"x10"•179b/w&color images•208pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-4902-7•softcover•$24.99 OTHER WILDLIFE • GEOLOGY & FOSSILS • HUNTING & FISHING