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Colorado Birds: A Reference to Their Distribution and Habitat, ANDREWS, Robert; RIGHTER, Robert
1 ANDREWS, Robert; RIGHTER, Robert Colorado Birds: A Reference to Their Distribution and Habitat
80048 Denver, Colorado Denver Museum of Natural History 1992 0916278689 / 9780916278687 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition, 1992. An examination of the 443 bird species as observed in Colorado. Each species accompanied by maps and graphs. The authors study the status, distribution, breeding, migration, abundance and historical changes of these species. Appendix with bibliographical data. Indexed. --- In oversize (8.5 in. wide x 11 in tall) softcover with magpie photo on cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with mild cover creasing & slight soiling to textblock edges.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall) ; xxxviii, 442 pages 
Price: 27.00 USD
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A Guide to the Birds of Alaska, ARMSTRONG, Robert H
2 ARMSTRONG, Robert H A Guide to the Birds of Alaska
73079 Anchorage, Alaska, Alaska Northwest Pub. Co 1981 0882401432 / 9780882401430 Trade Paper Good+ with no dust jacket 
Extensive info. on Alaskan birds, with photos and habitat info. A good copy, with slight soiling on exterior; prev. owner's signature front free endpaper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 309 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Green Book of Birds of America, ASHBROOK, Frank G.
3 ASHBROOK, Frank G. The Green Book of Birds of America
78820 Racine, Wisconsin U. S. A. Whitman Publishing Co. 1931 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A charming little work, in which common bird species are described. Includes certain perching birds, such as tanagers, swallows, waxwings, warblers, wrens, etc. Each description is accompanied with a color Paul Moller illustration. One in the publisher's 3-volume color bird book series. Unpaginated, but likely about 60 pages. --- With prior owner's signature at title page and a little chafing to cover extremities, else a firm, clean copy. ; Oblong 64mo 3" - 4-1/2" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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J.-J. Audubon: The Birds of America, AUDUBON, John James
4 AUDUBON, John James J.-J. Audubon: The Birds of America
79912 Miller Graphics / Crown Publishers, Inc. 1978 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Many of the famous bird paintings of Audubon are reproduced in this hardcover reprint. Most of the bright color illustrations are full page, and accompanied with Audubon's comments on the various species depicted. --- In full white linen-finished paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with Audubon painting on cover. --- A clean, bright copy without markings. Jacket with small tears to head of spine; otherwise bright and in good shape.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 124 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Original Water Color Paintings By John James Audubon For Birds Of America, AUDUBON, John James
5 AUDUBON, John James Original Water Color Paintings By John James Audubon For Birds Of America
76738 American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. [c1970s] 0517249456 / 9780517249451 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
The landmark watercolor renditions of American birds by John James Audubon are reproduced here in this hefty volume. Includes 431 exact reproductions in full color of the original 433 Audubon plates, along with his marginal sketches and field notes. Many of the illustrations fold out. Includes an introduction by Marshall B. Davidson. Originally published in two volumes; both are included here in this folio edition measuring 11 in. wide x 13-3/4 in. tall. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped Audubon initials on cover; titling in gilt on spine. Jacket features color Audubon images on front and back. Volume bears 1966 date but likely published c.1970s. --- Interior with previous owner's name inked to half title, pages are clean and bright otherwise. With some incidental soiling to covers. Dust jacket with some chipping and small tears along edges (especially at upper tips); is in removable archival mylar protector. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 431 plates pages 
Price: 79.00 USD
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Birds of the World: A Survey of the Twenty-seven Orders and One Hundred and Fifty-five Families, AUSTIN Jr., Oliver L. (text); SINGER, Arthur (illustrations)
6 AUSTIN Jr., Oliver L. (text); SINGER, Arthur (illustrations) Birds of the World: A Survey of the Twenty-seven Orders and One Hundred and Fifty-five Families
79223 New York Golden Press 1961 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
This hefty work provides an examination, in words and with color illustrations, of the major bird breeds of the world. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Labeled on back cover as "De Luxe Goldencraft Binding." Lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy lacking interior markings. Covers with minor soiling, otherwise ok. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 319 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Pictorial Checklist of Colorado Birds:  With Brief Notes on the Status of Each Species in Neighboring States of Nebraska, Kansas, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming, BAILEY, Alfred M.; NIEDRACH, Robert J.
7 BAILEY, Alfred M.; NIEDRACH, Robert J. Pictorial Checklist of Colorado Birds: With Brief Notes on the Status of Each Species in Neighboring States of Nebraska, Kansas, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming
80293 Denver, Colorado U. S. A. Denver Museum of Natural History 1967 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Condensed version of the Museum's monumental 2 volume "Birds of Colorado" includes 23 b&w and 124 color plates painted by 23 different artists; as well as detailed checklists of Colorado bird species to aid in identification, with range information and where the species might be found in Colorado. --- In brown paper-covered boards w/bright gilt lettering, cover & spine. Jacket features painting of black-billed magpies by Donald L. Malick. --- Interior clean and bright. Dust jacket is bright and with just a trace of edgewear; is otherwise undamaged and in removable mylar protector.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 416 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Trumpeter Swan: Its History, Habits and Population in the United States, BANKO, Winston E.
8 BANKO, Winston E. The Trumpeter Swan: Its History, Habits and Population in the United States
79070 Washington United States Government Printing Office 1960 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A hardcover, rebound copy of Fish and Wildlife Service, North American Fauna Bulletin Number 63. Scholarly work provides data regarding breeding, nesting, migration and other aspects of these waterfowl. With numerous b&w photos, along with drawings and tables. Indexed. --- Original olive paper wraps are present within pale green buckram covers. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Prior owner's stamp on paper wrap has been partially erased, with soiled spot to spine and a few minor stray pencilings; else volume is firm, clean and intact.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; x, 214 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Confessions of a Bird Watcher, BARTON, Roger
9 BARTON, Roger Confessions of a Bird Watcher
76361 New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1974 0070039739 / 9780070039735 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. In orange cloth-covered boards w/titling in black on spine. A clean copy, lacking markings but with some foxing to textblock edges & endpapers. Dust jacket bears original $7.95 flap price; in good shape but w/minor edgewear.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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British Waders in Their Haunts, BAYLISS, Smith S.
10 BAYLISS, Smith S. 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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A Monograph of the Pheasants (Four Volumes Bound as Two), BEEBE, William
11 BEEBE, William A Monograph of the Pheasants (Four Volumes Bound as Two)
80425 New York Dover Publications, Inc. 1990 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This impressive, hefty two-volume set offers detailed, illustrated studies of the pheasants of Asia. Nearly 100 species are described in detail, along with 178 plates (90 of which are in full color) and 20 maps. Four volumes bound as two in this unabridged reprint edition of the original Witherby and Co. editions of 1918-1922. Color illustrations by such notable artists as Louis Agassiz Fuertes, H. Grönvald, C. R. Knight and others. --- Volumes in full light olive cloth-covered boards with spine titling in darker green. Jackets with representative color painting on each cover. --- Clean, bright, unmarked copies in Fine condition and jackets protected in removable mylar wrappers. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); 4to 11" - 13" tall; xlix, 198, xv, 269, xvi, 204, xv, 242 pages 
Price: 340.00 USD
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Nesting Birds and the Vegetation Substrate, BEECHER, William J.
12 BEECHER, William J. Nesting Birds and the Vegetation Substrate
79069 Chicago Chicago Ornithological Society 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
An unnumbered copy in a limited edition of 1,000 copies. A scholarly study of the correlation between plant life and nesting bird habitat in a 482-acre tract of marsh and upland in the vicinity of Fox Lake, Illinois (northwest of Chicago). With aerial photo and map of study area, as well as with numerous tables. --- In olive hardcover with bird illustration and titling in black on cover; black spine titles. --- With prior owners' rubberstamping and signature, front endpapers; otherwise a firm, clean copy.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 69 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Bird Life of Great Salt Lake: The Life History, Ecology and Population Trends of the California Gulls, White Pelicans, Double-crested Cormorants, Together with an Account of the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, BEHLE, William H.
13 BEHLE, William H. The Bird Life of Great Salt Lake: The Life History, Ecology and Population Trends of the California Gulls, White Pelicans, Double-crested Cormorants, Together with an Account of the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
79072 Salt Lake City University of Utah Press 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Signed by Author
An examination of the avian life found at the Great Salt Lake in Utah. The primary focus is on the gulls, pelicans, cormorants and herons and their breeding grounds on islands in the lake. With further information about bird refuges in the area. Includes maps, black & white photos and tables. Signed by the author on title page: "Best regards/William H. Behle". --- In green cloth-covered boards with titles in gilt on maroon spine block. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature on title page, rubberstamping to textblock edge and front free endpaper, and with infrequent inked notations; otherwise a firm, clean copy.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 203 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Utah Birds: Check-list, Seasonal and Ecological Occurrence Charts, and Guides to Bird Finding, BEHLE, William H.; PERRY ,Michael L.
14 BEHLE, William H.; PERRY ,Michael L. Utah Birds: Check-list, Seasonal and Ecological Occurrence Charts, and Guides to Bird Finding
78509 Salt Lake City Utah Museum of Natural History, University of Utah 1975 Stapled wraps Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A wide-ranging guide to bird life in Utah. Includes 2 pocket field check-lists; 1975 and 1986. With many maps and b&w photos. --- Book has been exposed to dampness, resulting in light dampstains and minor rippling. With prior owner's rubberstampings in at least 3 locations; else in very nice shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Birds of the World, BELETSKY, Les
15 BELETSKY, Les Birds of the World
78811 The Johns Hopkins University Press 2006 0801884292 / 9780801884290 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Ornithologist/author Les Beletsky provides details about over 1300 worldwide avian species, accompanied by over 1600 color illustrations by eleven noted wildlife artists. --- A handsome volume, in full black textured cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features dozens of illustrations. Book and jacket enclosed in stiff, translucent plastic slipcase. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy in similiar jacket and slipcase. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 513 pages 
Price: 34.50 USD
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The Blue-Winged Teal: Its Ecology and Management, BENNETT, Logan J.
16 BENNETT, Logan J. The Blue-Winged Teal: Its Ecology and Management
79560 Ames, Iowa The Iowa State University Press 1970 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A reprint edition of this detailed examination of the life histories of the Blue-Winged Teal, with information about classification, breeding, feeding and migration between wintering areas and their summer habitat in the U.S. and Canada (with emphasis on the birds' presence in Iowa). Includes a color frontis painting of a female and male teal in nuptial plumage. With many additional drawings, tables and photos. --- In illustrated brown cloth-covered boards with titling and art in blue. Lacks a dust jacket. Prior owners' signature in about 2 locations, rubberstampings in 3; otherwise a clean, bright, firm copy.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xiv, 144 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl:  Ducks Geese & Swans (Order Anseres) In Two Volumes, BENT, Arthur Cleveland
17 BENT, Arthur Cleveland Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl: Ducks Geese & Swans (Order Anseres) In Two Volumes
79030 New York Dover Publications, Inc. 1951 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Massachusetts ornithologist Arthur Cleveland Bent spent a large portion of his adult life studying, compiling and preparing accounts concerning the life histories of all manner of birds on behalf of the Smithsonian Institution. The accounts were published in the United States National Museum Bulletin (NMB). Those concerned with ducks, geese and swans are combined in this two-volume reprint set by Dover Publications. With detailed information about various species' nesting, migration, distribution, food, eggs, mating, young, etc. Each volume with a section of black & white plates at rear. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jackets with images of waterfowl on the fly. --- The spines are sunned (but readable) and with prior owner's inked name in a couple of spots on each volume, otherwise the volumes are clean and firm. Jackets with plenty of chips and tears, but are largely intact and in removable mylar protectors.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 244, 316 pages 
Price: 28.50 USD
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The World of Birds, BOLOGNA, Gianfranco.
18 BOLOGNA, Gianfranco. The World of Birds
78816 New York Abbeville Press 1979 0896590283 / 9780896590281 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
From the first page of the volume...". . .a comprehensive overview of the structure, habitat, ecology, behavior and classification of birds." With photos, drawings and maps. Translated from the Italian by Simon Pleasance. One in publisher's Encyclopedia of Natural Science series. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. ; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Birds:  The Paintings of Terance James Bond, BOND, Terance J.
19 BOND, Terance J. Birds: The Paintings of Terance James Bond
73936 New York Athena Press 1989 0922884005 / 9780922884001 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
This volume (in oversize folio format: 15-1/4 in. tall x 10-3/4 in. wide) features dozens of full color plates, printed on high-quality coated papers. Along with the paintings are descriptions of the birds and their habits and habitats, written by Mr. Bond. Volume is in cream linen finish covers w/small bruised area near foot of spine and a rounded top front corner; otherwise clean, bright and undamaged. Dust jacket with insignificant curling along edges. The fabulous paintings of Mr Bond are strikingly realistic; often offering settings which are rich in true-life detail.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 88 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Birds: An Artist's View, BOND, Terance James; HUME, Rob (text)
20 BOND, Terance James; HUME, Rob (text) Birds: An Artist's View
74183 Philadelphia Courage Books 1998 0762403764 / 9780762403769 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
With a foreward by Bill Oddie. In pictorial covers (which match the artwork on the dust jacket). First printing of this edition. With dozens of bright, crisp full-color illustrations (many full-page sized), as well as numerous b&w drawings. Printed on quality papers, and in clean, unmarked condition. Jacket is nice, but has some edge curling and in removable mylar protector. The incredibly detailed artistry of Mr. Bond is showcased in this work; showing close-up details of both exotic and everyday bird species; as well as the habitat and forest areas frequented by the featured birds. Emphasis is on his techniques and methods of 'constructing' a large-scale painting. A must-have volume for any bird lover. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages 
Price: 26.00 USD
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The Nature Companions Backyard Birding, BORING, John Kadel; FORSHAW, Joseph; GLASENER, Erica; HOWELL, Steve; KEATOR, Glenn; KNOPF, Jim; LINDSEY, Terence; SCOTT, Jane; STALLCUP, Rich; WASOWSKI, Sally
21 BORING, John Kadel; FORSHAW, Joseph; GLASENER, Erica; HOWELL, Steve; KEATOR, Glenn; KNOPF, Jim; LINDSEY, Terence; SCOTT, Jane; STALLCUP, Rich; WASOWSKI, Sally The Nature Companions Backyard Birding
75588 San Francisco Fog City Press 2002 1876778903 / 9781876778903 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First printing, with full number line on copyright page. Regardless of the habitat near one's home, this volume provides information on attracting and identifying birds. With information on trees, shrubs, flowers and other plants which provide habitat and food for birds. In pictorial yellow covers with hummingbird photo on cover (reproduced on dust wrapper). Dotted throughout with attractive full color photos, as well as drawings and maps. Indexed. --- A clean, bright, crisp copy published on quality papers. Jacket with slight creasing at edges, else undamaged. ; Nature Companion Series; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 480 pages 
Price: 26.50 USD
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Traveling with the Birds   A Book on Bird Migration, BOULTON, Rudyerd
22 BOULTON, Rudyerd Traveling with the Birds A Book on Bird Migration
73845 Chicago M.A. Donohue & Company 1933 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Covers feature color image of blue jay with acorn in its beak on both front and back. In blue quarter cloth, with no lettering on spine. With moderate edgewear and chafing at corners. Interior features 12 full-page, full-color illustrations as well as numerous b&w drawings by Walter Alois Weber. Dated 1933 on publisher's page; possibly published later than that date. The focus of this work is migration; but the illustrations steal the show. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Birds of Yellowstone National Park: A Descriptive Check List of the Birds of Yellowstone with Helpfull [sic] Illustrations (Yellowstone Interpretive Series, Number 2), BRODRICK, Harold J
23 BRODRICK, Harold J Birds of Yellowstone National Park: A Descriptive Check List of the Birds of Yellowstone with Helpfull [sic] Illustrations (Yellowstone Interpretive Series, Number 2)
78815 Yellowstone Park, Wyoming Yellowstone National Park 1952 Stapled wraps Very Good with no dust jacket 
A guide to the birds of the Park, organized by bird family. With drawings throughout by the author. Detailed map of Yellowstone Park at the center of the volume. --- In green stapled wraps, with image of flying swans on cover. --- A clean, firm copy but with prior owner's rubberstampings in a couple of locations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Birds of Prey  Their biology and ecology, BROWN, Leslie
24 BROWN, Leslie Birds of Prey Their biology and ecology
74551 London Hamlyn 1976 0600313069 / 9780600313069 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
First Edition. In full green paper-covered boards w/titling in silver on spine. Interior features 48 color and 50 black & white photos with b&w drawings. With inked gift inscription on front free endpaper and ownership info on verso; otherwise a clean, firm copy. Jacket with chafing at extremities, clipped flap price. --- A scientifically-oriented examination of raptors in all their varieties, from kites to eagles. Focus here in on birds of the eastern hemisphere. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Game Bird Carving, Burk, Bruce
25 Burk, Bruce Game Bird Carving
72761 Tulsa, Oklahoma U. S. A. Winchester Press 1972 0876910800 / 9780876910801 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Methods are detailed, along with numerous b&w photos and drawings. Bump at top edge; otherwise clean, bright and unmarked. Dust jacket chipped but mostly intact. ; 1 x 11 x 8.3 Inches; 242 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Birds of Idaho, BURLEIGH, Thomas D.
26 BURLEIGH, Thomas D. Birds of Idaho
78883 Caldwell, Idaho The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1972 0870042084 / 9780870042089 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A hefty, systematic catalog of the avian life to be found in the Gem State. With many color plates, as well as b&w photos. --- In full tan buckram covers w/titling and decorations in blue foil on cover and spine. Jacket with mountain bluebird photo on cover. --- With prior owner's signature to title page; otherwise a bright, firm, clean copy. Jacket with faded (but readable) spine; housed in mylar which has been taped to the jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xiii, 467 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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National Audubon Society North American Birdfeeder Handbook, Burton, Robert
27 Burton, Robert National Audubon Society North American Birdfeeder Handbook
73113 New York Dorling Kindersley 1992 156458027X / 9781564580276 Hardcover Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
The grandkids gave this book to grandpa and scribbled greetings all over the first two pages; otherwise a clean, sharp copy. In pictorial covers which match the dust jacket. With profiles of commonly-found birds at backyard feeders; with many photos and maps. Dust jacket creased at extremities and w/one tiny closed tear. ; 1 x 9.2 x 6.8 Inches; 224 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Bird Families of the World, CAMERON, Ad; HARRISON, C.J.O. (editor)
28 CAMERON, Ad; HARRISON, C.J.O. (editor) Bird Families of the World
72663 New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1978 0810907062 / 9780810907065 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Emphasis is on families of birds as the sub-members of these families are compared. Dotted throughout with illustrations by Ad Cameron with commentaries by some fifty ornithologists on their individual specialties. In folio-sized (12-1/2 in. tall x 9-1/2 in. wide) format. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 264 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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A Dictionary of Birds, CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors)
29 CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors) A Dictionary of Birds
79063 Vermillion, South Dakota Buteo Books 1985 0931130123 / 9780931130120 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A comprehensive gathering of relevant data about birds, giving detail about bird families and definitions of special terms. Published for the British Onithologists' Union; entries are arranged alphabetically, dictionary style. This hefty work utilizes contributions from 280 ornithologists, with over 500 photos, diagrams and drawings. --- In blue paper-covered boards with titling and bird illustration gilt-stamped on spine. Jacket with color Robert Gilmor illustration. --- With prior owner's signature on a couple of leaves at the front of the volume, plus on the textblock edge as well as a smudge to textblock edge. An inked note on front flap corrects the statement that this work contains a text of over 800,000 words, maintaining the total to be 1,010,000 words. The book is otherwise clean, firm and bright. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xxx, 670 pages 
Price: 23.50 USD
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Catesby's Birds of Colonial America, CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor)
30 CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor) Catesby's Birds of Colonial America
79038 Chapel Hill, North Carolina The University of North Carolina Press 1985 0807816612 / 9780807816615 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
From the jacket flap: "With this lovely and informative book, Alan Feduccia revives the pathbreaking work of Mark Catesby, the English naturalist and illustrator who founded natural history and bird art in America." With all Catesby illustrations from his "Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands 1731-1743", annotated with modern descriptions of the species depicted. --- With a section of 16 color plates on rectos and versos of 8 leaves. With a foreword by Russell W. Peterson. One in the Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies. --- In full light green cloth-covered boards with black spine titling. Jacket with wrap-around color blue jay image by Catesby. --- Possibly once property of a library, but with markings limited to glue remnants to rear paste-down, mylar jacket wrapper taped to boards, and markings on title page. A clean, bright copy in similar jacket, which is in mylar protector.; Fred W Morrison Series in Southern Studies; 4to 11" - 13" tall; (32), 176 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Living World of Audubon, CLEMENT, Roland C
31 CLEMENT, Roland C The Living World of Audubon
80051 New York A Ridge Press Book/Grosset & Dunlap 1974 0448118319 / 9780448118314 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
From the jacket: North American birds displayed through ". . .a unique combination of 19th-century art and superb 20th-century photography". 64 of John James Audubon's bird paintings are presented, along with full color photos of the same species by at least 18 photographers in this oversize (9.25 in. wide x 12.25 in. tall) volume. --- In blue leatherette-like boards with gilt-stamped spine titling, pale blue cover titling. Jacket features color photo of a mallard coming in for a landing on cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with slight wrinkling edges, otherwise bright and intact.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Familiar Garden Birds of North America, Collins, Jr. Henry H. ; Boyajian, Ned R.
32 Collins, Jr. Henry H. ; Boyajian, Ned R. Familiar Garden Birds of North America
73238 New York Harper and Row 1965 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Commonly found birds of America are studied in this book club edition. Section of full color bird paintings; b&w drawings by John Carneron Yrizarry & Nina Williams sprinkled throughout. With minor edgewear; scuffed front free endpaper corner; else interior clean & unmarked. Dust jacket has large chunks missing along top edges; now in removable mylar protector. ; 1 x 9.4 x 6.3 Inches; 309 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Distribution and Migration of North American Shorebirds, COOKE, Wells W.
33 COOKE, Wells W. Distribution and Migration of North American Shorebirds
78503 Washington, D. C. Government Printing Office 1910 Softcover Fair with no dust jacket 
USDA Biological Survey Bulletin, Number 35. Scholarly work provides data regarding habitats and other relevant information. With four b&w plates, three of which painted by Louis Agassiz Fuentes. --- Covers with tears and becoming brittle; prior owners' marking and annotations at various locations. Textblock is intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 100 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Food Habits Of North American Diving Ducks, COTTAM, Clarence
34 COTTAM, Clarence Food Habits Of North American Diving Ducks
78506 Washington, D. C. U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture 1939 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
USDA Technical Bulletin, Number 643. Scholarly work provides data regarding diet and other aspects of these waterfowl. With three Allan Brooks color plates depicting paintings of various species, and additional b&w plates with dietary examples. --- Cover, title page and textblock edge with prior owners' marking and signatures. Textblock is firm, clean and intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 140 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Wings in the Wilderness, CRUICKSHANK, Allan D.
35 CRUICKSHANK, Allan D. Wings in the Wilderness
74524 New York Oxford University Press 1947 Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Signed by photographer/author Cruickshank on title page. First Edition. With 125 b&w photographs, captioned by author. In full blue cloth-covered boards with silver wading birds in flight on cover; titling in silver on spine. With table of photographic data at rear of volume, showing camera, lens, stop and speed used for each photo in the book. In damaged dust jacket (missing its back cover and back flap) but mostly intact front and spine. Some foxing on endpaper. --- A lifelong wildlife photographer and lecturer, Allan D. Cruickshank and Helen G. Cruickshank have had an ornithological research award named in their honor by the Florida Ornithological Society. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; (254) pages 
Price: 28.50 USD
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Wings in the Wilderness, CRUICKSHANK, Allan D.
36 CRUICKSHANK, Allan D. Wings in the Wilderness
79265 New York Oxford University Press 1947 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A collection of black & white photos by the noted wildlife photographer. Each photo is accompanied by a brief description of the life habits of the pictured species. --- In full navy cloth-covered boards; with cover image of waterfowl in flight and spine titling, both stamped in silver. Lacks the dust jacket. --- A Good only copy, with a significant bump to top corners of covers and leaves; and with signature in red pencil on front free endpaper, markings in pencil on a few leaves and soiling to title page, otherwise a sound copy.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; (254) pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Life Story of Birds, DAGLISH, Eric Fitch
37 DAGLISH, Eric Fitch The Life Story of Birds
80954 New York William Morrow & Company 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A first (U.S.) edition of the author's illustrated overview of the world of birds. With 20 fabulous full-page black & white woodcut illustrations by the author, and with several additional smaller illustrations. --- In black cloth-covered boards with red-orange titling on cover and spine; two vertical red-orange bars to cover and with orange topstain. In scarce, unclipped jacket with Daglish's Greater Bird of Paradise image on cover. --- A clean, firm copy, though with small dampstains to a few corners of leaves at rear of volume. NOTE: A weakened front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing. Dust jacket with detached (but present) flaps, plenty of tears and chips, dampstain to rear cover corner, otherwise remaining bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, 236 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Conjurer's Bird  A Novel, DAVIES, Martin
38 DAVIES, Martin The Conjurer's Bird A Novel
74303 New York Shaye Areheart Books 2005 1400097339 / 9781400097333 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First edition, first printing (with full number line on publisher's page). In black and white paper-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine. Interior clean and bright; volume is firm. Jacket in nice shape, with orig. $24 flap price intact. Slight curl at lower edges. A novel centered around a mysterious bird species. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 384 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Guide to Western Bird Feeding, Dennis, John
39 Dennis, John A Guide to Western Bird Feeding
73291 Marietta, Ohio USA Bird Watcher's Digest Press 1991 1880241005 / 9781880241004 Trade Paper Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tips and tricks for attracting birds to the backyard feeder. In a clean, sharp softcover copy w/prev. owner's ownership sticker, front free endpaper. ; 0.6 x 9 x 6 Inches; 192 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Fairweather Duck, DETHIER, Vincent G.
40 DETHIER, Vincent G. Fairweather Duck
74372 New York Walker & Company 1970 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book club edition. With illustrations by the author. In tan cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Jacket has rubbing at extremities; is otherwise in nice shape. Author's whimsical work focuses on the 'beach, boats and creatures' near family's vacation home in Maine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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