SeriesGolden Guides

128 Works Popularity 846 (8,569 Members) 22,221 Books 89 Reviews ½ 3.7
Acadia National Park and the Nearby Coast of Maine by Grant William Sharpe 24 copiesRegional
American antique glass by Elizabeth Oliver 11 copies
American Antiques by Ann Kilborn Cole 47 copiesHandbook
The American Southeast: A Guide to Florida and Adjacent Shores by Herbert S. Zim 37 copiesRegional
The American Southwest: A Guide to the Wide Open Spaces by Natt Noyes Dodge 91 copiesRegional
Amphibians of North America by Hobart M. Smith 86 copiesField
Architecture From It's Origins to the Present Day by Charles Rambert 21 copiesArt
Bats of the World by Gary L. Graham 117 copies, 1 review
Bicycling by George S. Fichter 11 copies, 1 review
Bird Life: A Guide to the Biology and Behavior of Birds by Stephen W. Kress 68 copies
Birds of North America by Chandler S. Robbins 2,055 copies, 6 reviewsField
Birds of Prey of the World by Robin Chittenden 19 copies
Birds: A Guide to the Most Familiar American Birds by Herbert S. Zim 1,238 copies, 4 reviewsNature
Botany by Taylor R. Alexander 92 copies, 1 reviewScience
Butterflies and Moths: A Guide to the More Common American Species by Robert T. Mitchell 688 copies, 3 reviewsNature
Cacti by Frank D. Venning 89 copies
Camping: A Golden Handbook by Robert E. Smallman 30 copiesHandbook
Casino Games by Bill Friedman 18 copies, 1 review
Cats by George S. Fichter 40 copies
Cats (Golden Photo Guide) by John Burton 8 copiesPhoto
Dinosaurs by Eugene Gaffney 86 copies
Dinosaurs: A Golden Photo Guide from St. Martin's Press by Richard Walker 12 copiesPhoto
Early Cars by James A. Hathway 3 copiesJunior
Eastern Birds: A Guide to Field Identification of North American Species by James Coe 72 copies, 1 reviewField
Ecology by Taylor R. Alexander 43 copies, 1 review
Endangered Animals by George S. Fichter 69 copies
Evolution by Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes 26 copies
Exotic plants by Julia Frances Morton 52 copies, 1 reviewNature
Exploring Space: A Guide to Exploration of the Universe by Mark R. Chartrand 32 copies
Families of Birds by Oliver Luther Austin Jr 133 copies, 2 reviewsScience
Famous Planes and Pilots by James A. Hathway 14 copiesJunior
Fishes: A Guide to Familiar American Species by Herbert Spencer Zim 478 copies, 1 reviewNature
Fishing: A Guide to Fresh and Salt-Water Fishing by George S. Fichter 157 copiesHandbook
Flying by Barry J. Schiff 21 copies, 2 reviewsScience
Fossils: A Guide to Prehistoric Life by Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes 645 copies, 3 reviewsNature
Frogs and Toads by Dave Showler 34 copies
Gamebirds: A Guide to North American Species and Their Habits by Alexander Sprunt 132 copies, 1 reviewNature
Geology by Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes 317 copiesScience
The golden guide to flowers: annuals, perennials, bulbs, and a special section on roses by John Strohm 13 copies
The golden guide to sports cars by Francis Mortarini 10 copiesHandbook
Golden Junior Guide: Bees, Wasps and Ants by George S. Fichter 81 copiesJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Birds by George B. Stevenson 2 copiesJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Butterflies and Moths by George S. Fichter 88 copiesJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Cardinals, Robins and Other Birds by George S. Fichter 73 copies, 1 reviewJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Cats by Brenda Biram 9 copiesJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Coins by Richard L. Leisenring 6 copiesJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Constellations by Jay Clark 20 copiesJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Dinosaurs by Brenda Biram 9 copiesJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Eagles, Hawks and Owls by Alvin Silverstein 28 copiesJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Flags by Mary B Irving 1 copyJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Indians by Sonia Bleeker 9 copiesJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Insects by George S. Fichter 16 copiesJunior
Golden Junior Guide: John F. Kennedy by James R. Pearson 1 copyJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Mammals by George B. Stevenson 4 copiesJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Sharks, Rays and Eels by Western Publishing 17 copies, 1 reviewJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Ships by George B. Stevenson 1 copyJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Snakes and Lizards by George S. Fichter 93 copies, 2 reviewsJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Starfish, Seashells and Crabs by George S. Fichter 86 copiesJunior
Golden Junior Guide: Turtles, Toads and Frogs by George S. Fichter 142 copies, 3 reviewsJunior
The golden ski guide by William N. Wallace 7 copiesHandbook
A Golden Travel Guide to Italy by Paul J. C. Friedlander 3 copiesTravel
A Guide to Everglades National Park and the Nearby Florida Keys by Herbert S. Zim 63 copiesRegional
Guide to Painting: The Techniques of Handling Oil, Watercolor and Casein by Henry Gasser 2 copies
Guide to painting; [the techniques of handling oil, water-color, and casein] by Henry Gasser 44 copiesHandbook
Guns: Complete Handbook of American Firearms by Larry Koller 20 copiesHandbook
Heart by Sarah Regal Riedman 12 copies
Herbs and Spices by Julia Frances Morton 111 copies
Horses (A Golden handbook guide) by Moira Duggan 26 copiesHandbook
The Human Body: A Golden Photo Guide from St. Martin's Press by Richard Walker 21 copiesPhoto
Insect Pests: A Guide to Pests of Houses, Gardens, Farms, and Pets by George S. Fichter 249 copiesNature
Insects: A Golden Photo Guide from St. Martin's Press by Theresa Greenaway 18 copiesPhoto
Insects: A Guide to Familiar American Insects by Herbert Spencer Zim 1,078 copies, 5 reviewsNature
An introduction to sculpture, from its origins to today by Guillaume Janneau 11 copiesArt
Israel and the Holy Land by Rinna Samuel 17 copiesRegional
Kites: A Golden Handbook Guide by Wyatt Brummitt 61 copies, 2 reviewsHandbook
Landforms by George Finiel Adams 90 copies, 1 reviewScience
Light and Color A Golden Science Guide by Clarence Rainwater 31 copiesScience
Mammals: A Guide to Familiar American Species by Herbert Spencer Zim 628 copies, 3 reviewsNature
Mexico by Herbert Spencer Zim 10 copiesRegional
Microscopic Life: A Golden Photo Guide from St. Martin's Press by Theresa Greenaway 19 copiesPhoto
Minerals of the World by Charles A. Sorrell 81 copies
Modern painting: From its beginnings to today (A Golden art guide) by Michel Hoog 3 copiesArt
National Parks of the World, volume 1: Europe, North America, South America by Kai Curry-Lindahl 2 copiesField
Non-Flowering Plants: Ferns, Mosses, Lichens, Mushrooms and Other Fungi by Floyd Stephen Shuttleworth 336 copies, 3 reviewsNature
North American Indian Arts by Andrew Hunter Whiteford 293 copies, 2 reviews
Ocean Life (Golden Photo Guide) by Theresa Greenaway 14 copies, 1 reviewPhoto
Oceanography by Gilbert L. Voss 70 copies, 1 review
Orchids by Floyd S. Shuttleworth 80 copies, 1 reviewNature
The Pacific Northwest: A Guide to the Evergreen Playground by Herbert Spencer Zim 60 copiesRegional
Painting, from its origins to the 20th century (A Golden art guide) by Genevieve Monnier 14 copiesArt
Photography: The Amateur's Guide to Better Pictures by Herbert Spencer Zim 63 copiesHandbook
Planets: A Guide to the Solar System by Mark R. Chartrand 94 copies, 1 review
Plants: A Golden Photo Guide from St. Martin's Press by John Akeroyd 12 copiesPhoto
Pond Life: A Guide to Common Plants and Animals of North American Ponds and Lakes by George K. Reid 660 copies, 3 reviewsNature
Power Boats by William N. Wallace 7 copiesHandbook
Reptiles and Amphibians by Herbert Spencer Zim 622 copies, 2 reviewsNature
Reptiles of North America by Hobart M. Smith 129 copiesField
Rocks and Minerals: A Golden Photo Guide from St. Martin's Press by Cally Oldershaw 25 copiesPhoto
Rocks and Minerals: A Guide to Familiar Minerals, Gems, Ores and Rocks by Herbert S. Zim 1,310 copies, 5 reviewsNature
The Rocky Mountains by Herbert Spencer Zim 76 copiesRegional
Sailing; a guide to handling, equipping, maintaining and buying the small sailboat by William N. Wallace 62 copiesHandbook
Scuba Diving: Handbook of Underwater Activities by Wheeler J. North 19 copiesHandbook
Seashells of North America: A Guide to Field Identification by R. Tucker Abbott 307 copies, 2 reviewsField
Seashells of the World by R. Tucker Abbott 605 copies, 4 reviewsNature
Seashores: A Guide to Animals and Plants Along the Beaches by Herbert Spencer Zim 598 copies, 2 reviewsNature
Sharks: A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press by Andrea Gibson 30 copies
The Sky Observer's Guide: A Handbook for Amateur Astronomers by R. Newton Mayall 396 copies, 1 reviewHandbook
Skyguide: A Field Guide to the Heavens by Mark Chartrand 258 copies, 1 reviewField
Snakes by George S. Fichter 10 copiesJunior
Snakes: A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press by Sarah Whittley 38 copies
Space (Golden Photo Guide) by Pam Spence 17 copiesPhoto
Spiders and Their Kin by Herbert Walter Levi 551 copies, 1 reviewNature
Stars: A Guide to the Constellations, Sun, Moon, Planets, and Other Features of the Heavens by Herbert S. Zim 882 copies, 2 reviewsNature
Trees of North America: A Field Guide to the Major Native and Introduced Species North of Mexico by C. Frank Brockman 1,018 copies, 3 reviewsField
Trees: A Guide to Familiar American Trees by Herbert Spencer Zim 1,153 copies, 5 reviewsNature
Tropical Fish by Bruce W. Halstead 84 copies
Tropical Rainforests by Allen M. Young 7 copiesField
Venomous Animals by Edmund D. Brodie 137 copies
Washington;: A comprehensive new guide for visitors to the Nation's Capital (Golden regional guide) by Robert E. Smallman 9 copiesRegional
Weather: A Guide to Phenomena and Forecasts by Paul E. Lehr 695 copies, 1 reviewNature
Weeds by Alexander C. Martin 418 copies, 1 reviewNature
Whales by George S. Fichter 88 copies
Wildflowers of North America by Frank D. Venning 255 copiesField
Wines by Henri André Fluchere 16 copies
Wonders of the world (Junior golden guide) by James A. Hathway 18 copiesJunior
Yosemite by Douglass H. Hubbard 40 copiesRegional
Zoo Animals (Golden Guides) by Donald Frederick Hoffmeister 70 copiesNature
Zoology: An Introduction to the Animal Kingdom by R. Will Burnett 152 copiesScience

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As originally published by Golden Press, there were Golden Nature Guides, Golden Science Guides, Golden Field Guides, Golden Regional Guides, and Golden Handbooks. When St. Martin's Press aquired the Golden Guide® trademark, they published Golden Guides and Golden Field Guides, some of which overlap with the previous series. For example, Weather was a Golden Science Guide when published by Golden, but is a Golden Guide when published by St. Martin's. See Golden Guide Reference (English, Unclassified)


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