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1 Berra, Tim M. WILLIAM BEEBE. An Annotated Bibliography.
Hamden CT: Archon Bks. 157 p. 1977 1977 0208016082 / 9780208016089 1st Edition Hardcover As New Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
8vo illus. 1st Ed.[Cat. 66-75.] -Beebe produced 24 books & over 800 articles; he combined extraordinary enthusiasm for the natural world with a flair for writing; he popularized many fields of science while leading over 50 scientific expeditions. Very Fine in Fine DJ. 
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2 Haig-Brown, Roderick. CAPTAIN OF THE DISCOVERY. The Story of Captain George Vancouver.
Toronto: Macmillan. 174 p. 1974 0770510612 / 9780770510619 2nd Edition Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ Gordon Maclean 
8vo Illus. by Gordon Maclean. Revised Ed. [1956]. [Cat. 65-411.] -Juvenile history. Part of the "Great Stories of Canada" series. Fine PB. 
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3 Smith, Steve FLY THE BIGGEST PIECE BACK.
Missoula: Mountain Press Publ. Co. xviii + 278 p. 1979 0878421084. / 9780878421084 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine No DJ. 4to illus. 
Smith, Steve. FLY THE BIGGEST PIECE BACK. 4to illus. Missoula: Mountain Press Publ. Co. xviii + 278 p. 1979 1st Ed. ISBN: 0-87842-108-4. Soft Cover. [Cat. 2017] 17-0144 z. –The history of Johnson Flying Service of Missoula MT from 1928 to 1977. Bob Johnson started by offering sightseeing trips, and branched out looking for lost livestock. Later, he started flying for the Forest Service to spot forest fires. He also dropped food by parachute to fire fighting crews. Then he was taking smoke jumpers into the air, and supplying fire crews with supplies and food. His mainstay was Forest Service work and cargo hauling. The title of the book was based on the number of planes that made it back with pieces missing from accidents or crashes. Prior owner’s label on end paper. Near Fine Paperback [$20] $18 
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