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A Bibliography of Birds, Part 4: Finding Index Publication 870

By: STRONG, Rueben Myron

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History, 1959


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 View more info

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A Coloured Key to the Wildfowl of the World

By: SCOTT, Peter

Price: $10.50

Publisher: The Wildfowl Trust, 1972


A revised edition of a work first published in 1948-49. With color plates of ducks, geese and other waterfowl, along with systematic listing on facing pages. --- In paper wraps. A firm, clean copy but w/prior owner's rubberstampings here and there. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages View more info

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A Country Naturalist's Year

By: McKelvie, Colin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, U.K., Swan Hill Press, 1994


Naturalist's year of exploring the woods, lochs and varied landscapes of Britain is detailed in a beautiful work. Featuring the full color artwork of Rodger McPhail. Birds, animals, insects, plants and fish are all scrutinized. In full pale orange covers w/bright gilt lettering, spine. Interior of book clean, bright and unmarked; with remainder mark lower edge. Dust jacket undamaged; with orig £19.95 flap price unclipped. ; 0.5 x 12 x 8.75 Inches; 144 pages View more info

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A Dictionary of Birds

By: CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors)

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Vermillion, South Dakota, Buteo Books, 1985


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. -... View more info

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A Family of Eagles

By: True, Dan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Everest House, 1980

Edition: Third Printing


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 View more info

A Field Guide to Western Birds: A Completely New Guide to Field Marks of All Species Found in North America West of the 100th Meridian and North of

By: Peterson, Roger Tory

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1990


Peterson Field Guide. Familiar, wonderful guide to bird identification. Built tough, designed for banging around in the field, but this one is relatively undamaged (just minor cover staining & inked presentation remarks). With silhouettes, color drawings and detailed descriptions of the various species. Detailed index, 432 pgs. ; 50332; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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A Gathering of Shore Birds

By: HALL, Henry Marion

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Y, Devin-Adair Company, 1960


Per the publisher's preface, Mr. Hall has attempted to bridge the gap between a scientific monograph and a popular presentation of this suborder of birds. Includes details about oystercatchers, plovers, sandpipers and many others. Edited, and with additions, by Roland C. Clement. Illustrated by John Henry Dick. --- In two-toned full brown cloth-covered boards. Lacks the dust jacket. --- Previous owner's signature on a couple of pages; else a firm, bright copy.; Small 4to... View more info

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A Guide to the Birds of Alaska

By: ARMSTRONG, Robert H

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska,, Alaska Northwest Pub. Co, 1981


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 View more info

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A Guide to Western Bird Feeding

By: Dennis, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Marietta, Ohio USA, Bird Watcher's Digest Press, 1991


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 View more info

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A Manual for Bird Watching in the Americas

By: Heintzelman, Donald S

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Universe Books, 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing


Guide to birdwatching, with a western hemisphere approach to locating good sites for the hobby. With dozen of photos & extensive lists of suggested readings. A nice copy, in full red cloth covers w/bright white lettering, spine; remainder mark lower edge. W/prev owner's inked info front free endpaper. DJ has light scuffing at edges; otherwise intact. ; 1 x 9.4 x 6.8 Inches; 255 pages View more info

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A Monograph of the Pheasants (Four Volumes Bound as Two)

By: BEEBE, William

Price: $340.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc., 1990


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... View more info

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A New Dictionary of Birds

By: THOMSON, A. Landsborough (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1964


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 o... View more info

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A Season of Birds: A Norfolk Diary, 1911

By: VINCENT, James (text); LODGE, George E. (illustrations)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, A & W Publishers, Inc., 1980


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 ... View more info

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A Systematic Study of the C. O. C. 1893-1928

By: SWARTH, Harry S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Cooper Ornithological Club, 1929


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... View more info

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A Treasury of Birdlore

By: KRUTCH, Joseph Wood; ERIKSSON, Paul S. (editors)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Paul S. Eriksson, Inc., 1962


In bright yellow cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Includes writings by numerous authors on the subject of birds from many angles. With a section of black & white photos. Exposure to dampness has caused the dust jacket to adhere to the binding; separation has caused minor damage. Dust jacket has some small tears, chafing and with orig. $7.95 flap price. Likely first edition. The editors have assembled writings from noted naturalists from Audubon to Mui... View more info