Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Nose Hill is an important historical site. This guide gives a coprehensive picture of the area including Geology, Archaeology, History, Natural History including mushrooms, lichens, butterflies, birds and mammals.
Title: Nose Hill - A Popular Guide
Publisher: Calgary Field Naturalists' Society
Publication Date: 1988
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Calgary Field Naturalists' Society, 1988. Condition: Good. First Edition. Ships from Reno, NV. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP94270415
Book Description Calgary Field Naturalists Society, Calgary, 1988. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. Colour and B/W Plates (illustrator). First Edition. In the north west quadrant of the city of Calgary lies a height of land that dates to 10,000 years ago (or more) and is a post-glacial feature of the landscape. The park on the hill covers 11.27 square kilometres. The municipality set it aside to preserve its First Nations archaeology as well as the flora and fauna - 17 species of mammals. These 133 pages plus colour plates of flowers, begin with the geology of the region and erosionn and Glacial Lake Calgary are discussed. A large section on plants from grasses and shrubs, to fungi and lichens. Birds and butterflies - Brewer's Blackbird and Dreamy Duskywings - among them fillout the volume. Includes a species checklist and someone has stapled a folded park outline map to the inside front cover. Learn more about the Hawkwood site, Epilobium angustifolium, harebell, rubbing-stones, rose hips, Foothills Erratic Train, and the last sighting of Vulpes fulva regalis. B/W drawings of many common species accompany TEXT. Foreword by Mary Dover. Cond : Paper wrapper is white. Lettering is dark blue. Front cover graphic is of the Prairie Crocus in bloom. Very light soiling. Almost no wear at corners and edges. No names, marks, creases, or tears. Has 4 staples in front cover as noted. Excellent local reference !! Quote (p. 96) : Horned Lark - One of the commonest birds on Nose Hill and one of the earliesat to be seen in the spring. Sparrow-sized birds, they can often be seen in small flocks flitting about the prairie, although they do not commonly sit for long enough to be identified. If you do see one closec up you will ._._._. .". Seller Inventory # 005791
Book Description Calgary Field Naturalists' Society., Calgary, Alberta, 1988. Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First printing in trade paperback. 133 pp. Figures, colour plates. Very minor shelfwear. Near Fine. UB4-4 BW1-3. Seller Inventory # 252033
Book Description Calgary Field Naturalist's Society, 1988. Soft cover. Condition: Fine. SHIPPING IS $3.00 WITHIN CANADA, $8.00 TO THE USA. Seller Inventory # 006885