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Morning Flight: A Book of Wildfowl, SCOTT, Peter (text and art)
121 SCOTT, Peter (text and art) Morning Flight: A Book of Wildfowl
78499 London Country Life Limited 1944 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated seventh impression, May, 1944. Author and artist Peter Scott provides this memoir of his experiences in England observing waterfowl. Includes 16 full-page color plates and 46 full-page black & white plates depicting Mr. Scott's paintings. The author provides a rich commentary on the natural history of England. --- In light blue full cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on spine and cover. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Prior owner's signatures on front paste-down, half-title and title pages. With mildly bumped cover corners, torn-out blank endpaper and a bit of yellowing to interior leaves; otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xiii, 138 pages 
Price: 35.50 USD
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Wild Chorus, SCOTT, Peter (text and art)
122 SCOTT, Peter (text and art) Wild Chorus
78876 London Country Life Limited 1949 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
1949 reprint edition of a work which first appeared in a signed, limited edition in 1938. Author and artist Peter Scott supplies insights from his travels in England, Hungary, Roumania and Persia observing waterfowl. Includes 20 color plates and 48 sepia plates depicting Mr. Scott's paintings; also with numerous b&w drawings. --- In teal full cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on spine and cover. Jacket features painting of waterfowl taking wing at first light (or sunset). --- Prior owner's signatures over gift inscription on front free endpaper, textblock fore-edge and title page. With mild chafing to covers; otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Fair-only price-clipped dust jacket with chipping and tears along edges; in removable mylar protector.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; x, 119 pages 
Price: 34.00 USD
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The Swans, SCOTT, Peter; The Wildfowl Trust
123 SCOTT, Peter; The Wildfowl Trust The Swans
78881 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1972 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
An examination of the swans of the world, edited by noted British ornithologist and author Peter Scott. With much detail about breeding, migration, nesting, habits and habitat. Individual chapters by various ornithologists. Illustrated with drawings and many b&w photos. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with spine titling in white. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signatures and rubberstampings on several pages and on 2 textblock edges; with some scratches to the cloth; else a firm, clean copy.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; x, 242 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Sibley Guide to Birds National Audubon Society, SIBLEY, David Allen
124 SIBLEY, David Allen The Sibley Guide to Birds National Audubon Society
79868 New York Alfred A. Knopf 2001 0679451226 / 9780679451228 Soft Cover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Fifth printing, May 2001. One of the premier guides to the birds of North America in an excellent copy, published in conjunction with the National Audubon Society. In a sturdily-bound softcover with flaps; maps and keys to identification at endpapers. Covers in flexible, water-resistant coating. With over 6600 of Mr. Sibley's paintings; as well as details about habitat, migration, range and voice; as well as identification keys. Extensively indexed. --- With gift inscription inked to half title page, and mildly rounded cover corners; otherwise a clean, bright copy lacking additional markings or noticeable damages. ; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 545 pages 
Price: 31.00 USD
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Wing Shots  A Series of Camera Studies of American Game Birds and Other Birds of Field & Stream on the Wing, Simmons, Albert Dixon
125 Simmons, Albert Dixon Wing Shots A Series of Camera Studies of American Game Birds and Other Birds of Field & Stream on the Wing
72690 Lyon, Mississippi The Derrydale Press 1990 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Beautifully produced work features b&w photos of game birds in flight. With vivid gilt edging on all 3 edges; in full tan cloth covers w/gilt decorations & lettering. Large format (11-1/4 in. tall x 8-3/4 in. wide). One of 2500 in a non-numbered limited run of copies; this version is a reprint of a similiar limited run of 950 copies in 1936. Offered without dust jacket.; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Animal & Bird Painting: The Outlook and Technique of the Artist, SIMPSON, Charles
126 SIMPSON, Charles Animal & Bird Painting: The Outlook and Technique of the Artist
72646 New York/London Charles Scribner's Sons/B.T. Batsford Ltd. 1939 Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
Noted painter and art critic's work is intended to help the painter capture images of commonly found animals and birds. With many illustrations by the author; as well as reproductions of famous paintings. --- In full blue cloth covers with titling in blue on cover & spine; publisher's navy topstain. Jacket with painting of waterfowl taking flight. --- Clean, bright and unmarked interior but with bumped cover corners. Dust jacket chipped at edges; large chunk missing top edge; and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 136 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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How About Birdwatching, SINGLETON, Val; GILPIN, Arthur
127 SINGLETON, Val; GILPIN, Arthur How About Birdwatching
74835 United Kingdom EP Publishing Ltd 1979 071580653X / 9780715806531 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
English actress and veteran birdwatcher team up to present this basic primer. With many photos as well as drawing and specifics on various breeds. A clean, firm copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Fine Bird Books, 1700-1900, SITWELL, Sacheverell; BUCHANAN, Handasyde; FISHER, James
128 SITWELL, Sacheverell; BUCHANAN, Handasyde; FISHER, James Fine Bird Books, 1700-1900
74020 New York The Atlantic Monthly Press 1990 0871132850 / 9780871132857 BCE Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book club edition. In full navy cloth-covered boards and titling in gilt on spine. With numerous full-color plates taken from some of the finest representations of bird art to have been published during the span of time covered by this volume. Includes descriptive bibliographies of these books as well as the birds themselves. With peach-colored dust jacket which has sunned on front and spine to a pink tone; and with toucan illustration on the front and spoonbill on the back. With faint smudges, front free endpaper, else clean and bright interior. In removable mylar protector. A gorgeous representation of birds and bird art. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 180 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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British Waders in Their Haunts, SMITH, S. Bayliss
129 SMITH, S. Bayliss British Waders in Their Haunts
74090 London G. Bell & Sons, Ltd. 1950 Hardcover Very Good- in Fair dust jacket 
First edition. In full aqua cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Includes 53 photos by the author; as well as 26 photos by others. Text includes information on the birds themselves, as well as photography techniques and descriptions of bird observation expeditions by the author. Appendix has detailed characteristics of the species described in the book, along with range maps. Covers with some yellowing, and with foxing at endpapers and textblock edges. Interior pages (on glossy papers) clean and bright; volume is firm. Dust jacket is very chipped and with a few missing chunks, some back cover soiling; now in mylar protector. Curlews, godwits, whimbrels, redshanks, greenshanks, oyster-catchers, and many more are in here. Overall, a useful, attractive work for any UK birder.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 163 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Owls: Their Natural and Unnatural History, SPARKS, John; SOPER, Tony
130 SPARKS, John; SOPER, Tony Owls: Their Natural and Unnatural History
80150 New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1970 0800861701 / 9780800861704 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
Per the jacket flap, the authors have ". . .embarked on an intensive examination of the owl--its life and its mystique" as they seek to separate facts from superstitions about these creatures. With illustrations by Robert Gillmor and with numerous photos. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with charming owl illustration in gilt on cover; gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with color photo to cover. --- A clean, unmarked, sturdy copy. Jacket with 1" tear near head of spine, creasing and a little chafing to edges.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 206 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports with Illustrations, STEWART, Gail (editor)
131 STEWART, Gail (editor) The Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports with Illustrations
76762 Barre, Massachusetts Imprint Society 1973 087636055X / 9780876360552 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
A deluxe modern single-volume reprint edition of the original 3 volume set which was published in 1830, 1832 & 1833. The original 56 plates by Charles Wilson Peale and William Bartram which depict all manner of American wildlife are presented here (some in color). Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 1950 copies. Includes an introduction by Wilson G. Duprey. --- In green quarter cloth over gold paper-covered boards with engraved illustration on front. Gilt-stamped titling on black spine block (repeated on slipcase). Slipcase covered in matching gold papers. --- Previous owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, else a firm, clean, unmarked copy lacking additional apparent damages. Slipcase with 3 or 4 yellow and red soiled spots, is otherwise nice. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); 4to 11" - 13" tall; xii, 150 pages 
Price: 30.50 USD
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The Shorebirds of North America, STOUT, Gardner D. (editor and sponsor); MATTHIESSEN, Peter (text); CLEM, Robert Verity (paintings); PALMER, Ralph S. (species accounts)
132 STOUT, Gardner D. (editor and sponsor); MATTHIESSEN, Peter (text); CLEM, Robert Verity (paintings); PALMER, Ralph S. (species accounts) The Shorebirds of North America
78199 New York The Viking Press 1968 Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Stated second printing, February 1968. From the jacket flap: "Both an art book, and a complete reference book. . .". The focus of this work is on 'waders'; i.e., sandpipers and plovers and their relatives. With full-page color plates bearing Mr. Verity's paintings, accompanied with descriptive text detailing the habits and habitats of these birds. --- In full tan cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on brown spine blocks. Jacket with Verity painting on cover. --- Previous owner's signatures and rubberstampings are to be found in many locations (including on front cover) on this otherwise unmarked book; cover corners bumped, with corresponding shallow creases to interior leaves. Dust jacket bears original $22.50 flap price, with some rubbing to edges but intact and in removable archival mylar protector. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 270 pages 
Price: 74.50 USD
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A Bibliography of Birds, Part 4: Finding Index Publication 870, STRONG, Rueben Myron
133 STRONG, Rueben Myron A Bibliography of Birds, Part 4: Finding Index Publication 870
74088 Chicago Field Museum of Natural History 1959 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Presumably, this volume is used in conjunction with volumes 1-3 of the series. In wraps, with 'For Review $2.75' sticker on cover. Volume is firm, pages a bit yellowed. Incidental soiling and creasing.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 186 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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A Systematic Study of the C. O. C. 1893-1928, SWARTH, Harry S.
134 SWARTH, Harry S. A Systematic Study of the C. O. C. 1893-1928
78191 San Francisco Cooper Ornithological Club 1929 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A history of the Cooper Ornithological Club (later renamed the Cooper Ornithological Society) by a former President, Harry S. Swarth. Written, perhaps as a joke, in a scholarly manner as though a bird species were being examined. The club was established in 1893 with the purpose being the study of birds. With many b&w photos and with descriptions and listings of publications and officers. --- In beige paper wraps. A clean, firm copy but with previous owner's signature on cover.; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 78 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Guide to the Upland Game Birds of Colorado, SWENSON, Lowell E.
135 SWENSON, Lowell E. Guide to the Upland Game Birds of Colorado
78814 Boulder, Colorado University of Colorado Museum [ca1950s] Stapled wraps Very Good with no dust jacket 
A slim, undated guide to Columbiformes (chicken-like) and Galliformes (pigeon-like) upland birds of Colorado. With details about the species, including habitat, appearance, range, and accompanied with black & white drawings. Published ca1950s. --- In tan stapled wraps, with D. D'Osilio drawing of pheasant and dove on cover. A clean, firm and unmarked copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 15 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Hummingbird Garden, TEKULSKY, Mathew
136 TEKULSKY, Mathew The Hummingbird Garden
76195 New York Crown Publishers Inc. 1990 0517575485 / 9780517575482 Trade Paper Very Good with no dust jacket 
A softcover guide to attracting hummingbirds in North America to the home garden. With a section of color photos. A clean, bright copy but with a few spots on first page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 118 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Flashing Wings  The Drama of Bird Flight, TERRES, John K.
137 TERRES, John K. Flashing Wings The Drama of Bird Flight
74840 Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1968 Hardcover Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
First Edition. Formerly property of the library with usual markings, card pocket, etc. With illustrations by Robert Hines. A clean, firm copy in a jacket with minor chafing along edges. --- The wonders of bird flight are explored in this appealing work. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 177 pages 
Price: 10.50 USD
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Bird Ambulance [The Birdlady of Queens], THOMAS, Arline
138 THOMAS, Arline Bird Ambulance [The Birdlady of Queens]
76330 New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1971 0684311321 / 9780684311326 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First edition with publisher's A-4.71(C) code on copyright page. With illustrations made by Joseph Stanley from photographs. The author charmingly tells the story of some of her patients who were nursed back to good health by her. --- In full coral cloth-covered boards w/titling in gilt on spine. Jacket with image of nestlings being hand-fed. --- Previous owner's signature at front free endpaper, else a clean, firm copy. Jacket with flap crease; is otherwise nice. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 131 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A New Dictionary of Birds, THOMSON, A. Landsborough (editor)
139 THOMSON, A. Landsborough (editor) A New Dictionary of Birds
78116 New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1964 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A hefty compendium of relevant facts about the world of birds, presented here encyclopedia-style in alphabetical order. With dozens of drawings, maps, charts, black and white photos and several color plates bearing images of birds or bird habitats and facts. A publication of the British Ornithologist's Union. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards, gilt-stamped titling on grey spine block. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With numerous rubberstampings and signatures by prior owner F. L. Knopf; tape remnants to rear paste-down. Traces of dust jacket have adhered to the cloth & scratches to spine titling. A couple of newsclips have been taped to interior leaves. Overall, book is solid and firm. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 928 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Thorburn's Naturalist's Sketchbook, THORBURN, Archibald
140 THORBURN, Archibald Thorburn's Naturalist's Sketchbook
80226 London Michael Joseph Limited 1977 0718115678 / 9780718115678 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A presentation of 49 color and over 90 monochrome (black and white) illustrations from earlier publications by the noted Scottish wildlife artist Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935). Subjects include a variety of birds, mammals and even a few plants. With an introduction by Robert Dougall and a brief preface by the author. --- In green paper-covered boards with titling gilt-stamped on spine. Jacket with Thorburn color illustrations on front and back. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Unclipped, bright jacket with slight creasing to edges; else nice.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall) ; 136 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Birds & Blooms: Birding & Gardening Secrets, TORNIO, Stacy (editor)
141 TORNIO, Stacy (editor) Birds & Blooms: Birding & Gardening Secrets
79810 Greendale, Wisconsin Reiman Media Group, LLC/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. 2011 089821873X / 9780898218732 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A guide to designing a garden and plantings to attract birds: "626 backyard solutions for every season". Readers have contributed tips, and with bright color photos throughout. The emphasis is on providing ideas for all seasons of the year. --- In pictorial paper-covered boards with bright color photos of birds on front and back. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy but with rounded front cover corner.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall) ; 192 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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A Family of Eagles, True, Dan
142 True, Dan A Family of Eagles
71134 New York Everest House 1980 0896960781 / 9780896960787 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Clean, tight, clean copy of author's experiences observing family of eagles. In lightly chipped DJ w/priceclip flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Western Region (Audubon Society Field Guide Series), UDVARDY, Miklos D.F.
143 UDVARDY, Miklos D.F. The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Western Region (Audubon Society Field Guide Series)
80094 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1977 0394414101 / 9780394414102 Flexible covers Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
One of the most reliable field guides to the birds of the Western Region of North America. With a large section of full color photos of the various species, which are described in detail in the following section. --- In flexible bright red vinyl covers, ideal for use in the field. Wrapped in pictorial dust wrapper. --- With remainder mark to lower textblock edge, else a firm, clean, newish copy.; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 852 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Waterfowl Painting  Blue Ribbon Techniques, Veasey, William
144 Veasey, William Waterfowl Painting Blue Ribbon Techniques
72762 Exton, Penna. USA Schiffer Publishing 1983 0916838900 / 9780916838904 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Techniques for painting carved waterfowl are detailed here. With lots of photos. In good shape, clean and bright. Exposure to dampness has caused minor rippling to block of pages. Dust jacket creased/bunched, espec at head of spine. ; 1.1 x 11.1 x 8.4 Inches; 224 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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The Exploitation System of the Yellow-Billed Magpie, VERBEEK, Nicolaas A. M
145 VERBEEK, Nicolaas A. M The Exploitation System of the Yellow-Billed Magpie
78502 Berkeley, Calif. University of California Press 1973 0520094492 / 9780520094499 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
From the series: University of California publications in zoology, vol. 99. A scholarly work examining the life style of this magpie species, and the "exploitative" means by which they find food, among other things. With numerous charts, tables and drawings. Indexed. --- With prior owner's rubberstampings in at least two locations & fingerprint smudges on cover, else a firm, bright copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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A Season of Birds: A Norfolk Diary, 1911, VINCENT, James (text); LODGE, George E. (illustrations)
146 VINCENT, James (text); LODGE, George E. (illustrations) A Season of Birds: A Norfolk Diary, 1911
78813 New York A & W Publishers, Inc. 1980 0894790684 / 9780894790683 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A modern reprint edition featuring the diary of Jim Vincent, kept in 1911 and describing the more than 200 species of birds to be found in the vicinity of Hickling Broad, in The Broads areas of Norfolk County, England. The entries are supplemented by over 90 marvelous color illustrations by George E. Lodge. --- In full textured olive cloth-covered boards with gilt stamped bird image on cover and titling on spine. Jacket features wheatear and tufted duck illustrations on front and back. --- A bright, firm, unmarked copy but with a hint of sunning to cover edges. Dust jacket bears original $14.95 flap price, has a touch of chafing to edges but is otherwise in great shape.; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 152 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Decoy As Art: Waterfowl in a Wooden Soul, WARNER, James A.; WHITE, Margaret J. (photographers)
147 WARNER, James A.; WHITE, Margaret J. (photographers) The Decoy As Art: Waterfowl in a Wooden Soul
80971 Wilmington, Delaware The Middle Atlantic Press, Inc. 1985 0912608250 / 9780912608259 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first printing (though probably preceded by a signed limited edition). In this work, the product of various carvers of decoys and other bird forms are presented in a variety of settings in 41 full color photos. The carvings are accompanied by quotations by a wide variety of notable people. --- In black paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine titling. Unpaginated (about 100 pp). Jacket features color images from the pages of this book on front and back. --- With inked gift inscription to title page, a few whitish spots to boards, otherwise a clean, bright copy. Price-clipped jacket with a little rubbing, else bright and nice.; Square Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall) ; [c.100] pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Birds of Prey of the World: A Coloured Guide to Identification of All the Diurnal Species, Order Falconiformes, WEICK, Friedhelm (text and art)
148 WEICK, Friedhelm (text and art) Birds of Prey of the World: A Coloured Guide to Identification of All the Diurnal Species, Order Falconiformes
79699 Hamburg and Berlin Verlag Paul Parey 1980 3490085183 / 9783490085184 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A guide to the world's diurnal faloniformes, presented in both German and English languages. With 1144 color and 160 black and white drawings by Friedhelm Wieck. This work was prepared in collaboration with Dr. Leslie H. Brown of Karen, Kenya. --- In full beige tweedy cloth with spine titling in brown. Lacks the dust jacket. --- An ex-library copy with minimal rubberstampings and other markings; no de-accession information is present. A firm, clean copy. Scarce in this edition.; Ex-Library; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall) ; 160 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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Song and Garden Birds of North America, WETMORE, Alexander
149 WETMORE, Alexander Song and Garden Birds of North America
75193 Washington, D. C. National Geographic Society 1975 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Guide includes hundreds of photos and many drawings and paintings. Emphasis is on bird groups, e.g.: "The Wrens", rather than individual species. In full two toned green cloth covers w/cardinal on cover; with previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper; else interior clean, bright and unmarked. (Originally published with vinyl records, but they are missing). Lacks a dust jacket. (NOTE: Due to the weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 400 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Water, Prey, and Game Birds of North America, WETMORE, Alexander
150 WETMORE, Alexander Water, Prey, and Game Birds of North America
75194 Washington, D. C. National Geographic Society 1965 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Attractive guide includes information on 329 species; portrayed with photos and drawings. Includes vinyl record at rear of volume with bird sounds of march, upland and shore. With previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper, else a clean, bright copy. Lacks a dust jacket. (NOTE: Due to the weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 464 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Water, Prey, and Game Birds of North America, WETMORE, Alexander
151 WETMORE, Alexander Water, Prey, and Game Birds of North America
77648 Washington, D. C. National Geographic Society 1973 0870440071 / 9780870440076 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Second printing, 1973. Attractive guide includes information on 329 species; portrayed with 644 photos and drawings. Includes vinyl record at rear of volume with bird sounds of march, upland and shore. --- In full orange cloth-covered boards with illustrations on cover, gilt-stamped titling on spine. Jacket with goose photo on cover. --- A clean, bright copy. Jacket with tape-repaired tears, else bright and intact. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 464 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Natural History of Selborne, WHITE, Gilbert; MARNS, Frederick & Thomas BEWICK
152 WHITE, Gilbert; MARNS, Frederick & Thomas BEWICK The Natural History of Selborne
72701 London Shepheard-Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd 1977 0856830305 / 9780856830303 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
The Hampshire village of Selborne was the home of Gilbert White. His many letters were compiled into a compelling book in 1789. This re-issue (dated 1978) includes drawings by Frederick Marns and engravings taken from the famed bird artist Thomas Bewick's "British Birds". Seldom seen in the US, this copy is in excellent shape, with decorative covers; clean, unmarked interior. Dust jacket has minor creasing at edges; orig £9.95 flap price unclipped. In oblong shape (9 in. tall x 10-1/2 in. wide). With preface by Lord Selborne and new introduction by David Attenborough. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Florida's Fabulous Waterbirds  Their Stories, WILLIAMS, Winston
153 WILLIAMS, Winston Florida's Fabulous Waterbirds Their Stories
74194 Tampa, Florida World Publications 1983 0911977007 / 9780911977004 Soft Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Loaded with bright, colorful photos of some of the amazing water birds of Florida. From egrets to flamingos to pelicans, lots to see in this unpaginated work. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; (64) pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Birdhousing, WOLFMAN, Peri; GOLD, Charles
154 WOLFMAN, Peri; GOLD, Charles Birdhousing
73692 New York Clarkson Potter 1993 0517588277 / 9780517588277 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
In pictorial covers with birds-on-the-wires artwork. Interior features dozens of unique birdhouses with color photos of the birdhouses and their environs. Volume clean, bright and unmarked. Priceclipped dust jacket is otherwise undamaged. The authors present unique ideas for manmade homes for birds; as well as provide interesting commentary about their inhabitants. ; 8 in. wide x 10-1/4 tall; 96 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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High Tide and an East Wind: The Story of the Black Duck, WRIGHT, Bruce S.
155 WRIGHT, Bruce S. High Tide and an East Wind: The Story of the Black Duck
79071 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania USA Stackpole Books 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Stated first edition on copyright page. A study of the life histories of the Black Duck, described by the author as the "Gold Standard" of eastern North American wildfowl. With information on the breeding grounds in Canada, nesting, raising the young, habitats, migration, and population management. With map of eastern seaboard on front & rear paste-downs, as well as many black & white photos, drawings and tables. --- In turquoise cloth-covered boards with titles in darker blue on cover and spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signatures on front paste-down and on title page, tape removal damage to rear paste-down & shallow bump to lower cover edge; otherwise a firm, clean copy.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xiii, 162 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Waterfowl and Their Food Plants in Washington, YOCOM, Charles F.
156 YOCOM, Charles F. Waterfowl and Their Food Plants in Washington
78884 Seattle University of Washington Press 1951 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A detailed analysis of the waterfowl of the State of Washington, and the plants they ingest. With numerous photos, drawings, tables, charts and maps. --- In pink cloth-covered boards. Lacks the dust jacket. --- Severely sunned, but readable, spine; prior owner's signatures on a couple of pages and blacked over prior owner's info. on front free endpaper; else a firm, unmarked copy. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Birding in the American West  A Handbook, ZIMMER, Kevin J.
157 ZIMMER, Kevin J. Birding in the American West A Handbook
74453 Ithaca, New York Cornell University Press 2000 080148328X / 9780801483288 Trade Paper Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
With much detailed info. on finding and identifying birds. Includes numerous drawings and photos. In excellent shape, but with highlighting on perhaps 6 or so interior pages; otherwise clean, bright and firm. ; Comstock books; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 402 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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To Save a Bird in Peril, ZIMMERMAN, David R
158 ZIMMERMAN, David R To Save a Bird in Peril
76354 New York Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 1975 0698106717 / 9780698106710 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
From the jacket: 'Ten remarkable accounts of people working to save rare birds from extinction.' With a foreword by S. Dillon Ripley. In blue cloth-covered boards; illustrated and w/maps by Nancy Lou Gahan. A good copy, but with light soiling. Dust jacket with some chipping and small tears along edges. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 286 pages 
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