Nature's Everyday Mysteries
by Sy Montgomery
Chapters Publishing, 1993
143 pages, paperback
Cover is creased, curled, and worn with a name scratched into it. Name embossed on the half-title page. Text is unmarked. A crease in the spine.
Subtitle: A Field Guide to the World in Your Backyard. Clear, informative essays on tree trunks, spider webs, edible roots, tide pools, beavers, mushrooms, and other common natural phenomena. Forward by Roger Tory Peterson.