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The Complete Bird Owner's Handbook

By: GALLERSTEIN, Gary A.; ACKER, Heather

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Howell Book House: 1994

Stock No.: 80780

ISBN: 0876059035

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


5th printing. This guide for those who keep birds focuses primarily on on maintaining a bird's health. Primary author is veteran veterinarian Gary Gallerstein, who is assisted by parrot keeper Heather Acker, and with illustrations by hawk keeper Nicole Perretta. With lots of black & white photos and a section of color plates at mid-book, as well as with black & white illustrations by Ms. Perretta. --- In pictorial boards with color image of parrot on cover. Lacks a dust ... View more info

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The Birds of Canada

By: GODFREY, W. Earl

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Ottawa, National Museums of Canada: 1979

Stock No.: 74018

ISBN: 0660001268

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Illustrated in colour by John A. Crosby; with line drawings by S.D. MacDonald. In full dark grey cloth-covered boards with titling in white on spine. With 2 different maps of Canada at front and rear endpapers. With maps showing breeding distributions of species described. Each species has a description of physical characteristics, measurements, habitat, nesting and range. With bumped cover corners; otherwise a clean, firm copy. Dust jacket with tears at extremities, a b... View more info

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Birds of Prey by Oxford Scientific Films

By: GRAY, Ian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Mallard Press/BDD Promotional Books Co: 1990

Stock No.: 73939

ISBN: 0792450302

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Thin volume is packed with bright, full-color photos of raptors in their natural environments. With text explaining the photos. In pictorial covers; in excellent shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 32 pages View more info

Image for Capital of Happiness  Lord Grey of Fallodon and the Charm of Birds

Capital of Happiness Lord Grey of Fallodon and the Charm of Birds

By: GREY, Sir Edward; KARPINSKI, Jan (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph Ltd.: 1984

Stock No.: 76357

ISBN: 0718124928

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A selection of the writings of Lord Grey on the subject of birds, mostly written near the end of his life. Selected and introduced by Jan Karpinski. With woodcut illustrations throughout by Robert Gibbins. --- A nice copy, in red textured paper-covered boards with titling stamped in gilt on spine. Very light foxing & dampstains to endpapers. Lacks a dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages 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

Stock No.: 78195

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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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The Appreciation of Birds

By: HALLE, Louis J.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 50537

ISBN: 080183869X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Per a back cover review, this work ". . .is a bird book which begins where others leave off. . .a thoughtful and lucid celebration of the world of birds." With Jens Gregersen black & white illustrations throughout; foreword by John Bonner. --- In blue cloth-covered boards backed in lighter blue cloth, with titling in navy to spine. Jacket features colorful Gregersen illustration to front panel. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked. Unclipped j... View more info

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The Backyard Bird Watcher

By: HARRISON, George H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1979

Stock No.: 73931

ISBN: 0671226649

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


First edition, first printing. In black quarter cloth and red paper-covered boards. Introduction by Roger Tory Peterson. With technical and graphic assistance by Kit Harrison. Loaded with black & white photos and drawings. Inscription on front free endpaper and light foxing along textblock edges; otherwise a clean, unmarked copy. In priceclipped dust jacket with rubbing, some foxing and tears at corners. Author gives many useful tips on creating birdhouses and other bird... View more info

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Roger Tory Peterson's Dozen Birding Hot Spots

By: HARRISON, George H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1976

Stock No.: 74838

ISBN: 0671223291

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


First Printing. With remainder mark (rubberstamp) on lower edge. With maps and visitor tips by Kit Harrison; introduction by Roger Tory Peterson. In full green cloth-covered boards with yellow bird illustration on cover; titling in yellow on spine. Features numerous color and b&w illustrations as well as maps and detailed information about prime birding locations. Dust jacket with orig. $9.95 flap price but with tears and missing pieces. With faded cloth, clean interior.... 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

Stock No.: 72316

ISBN: 087663336X

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Guide to Owl Watching in North America

Guide to Owl Watching in North America

By: HEINTZELMAN, Donald S

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Winchester Press: 1984

Stock No.: 74834

ISBN: 0832903612

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


With rich detail about species, habitat, etc. Many b&w photos. A firm copy, though several pages have been dogeared. Inked gift inscription, inside frt. cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages View more info

Image for The Birds of the Saskatchewan River:  Carlton to Cumberland

The Birds of the Saskatchewan River: Carlton to Cumberland

By: HOUSTON, C. Stuart; STREET, Maurice G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Natural History Society: 1959

Stock No.: 78874

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Saskatchewan Natural History Society, Special Publication No. 2. A scholarly work, providing information on various species observed along this river: behavior, appearance, nesting, migration, etc. With a section providing history of the region; with b&w drawings and photos. --- In yellow softcovers. Bears prior owner's signature on cover; leaves are slightly yellowed, otherwise volume is clean and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages View more info

Image for Birds of the Great Plains: Breeding Species and Their Distribution

Birds of the Great Plains: Breeding Species and Their Distribution

By: JOHNSGARD, Paul A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1979

Stock No.: 79064

ISBN: 0803225504

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A guide to species to be found in Great Plains states. With a wealth of data, as well as numerous photos, drawings and maps. Includes a section of color plates. --- In blue-green cloth-covered boards. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A former library book with glue remnants and rubberstampings. Front and rear covers are both quite loose and with prior owner's signature on title page; textblock is firm and bright. ; Ex-Library; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xlv, 539 pages View more info

Image for Breeding Biology of the Blue-Faced Booby (Sula dactylatra personata) on Green Island, Kure Atoll. (Nuttall Publication No. 8)

Breeding Biology of the Blue-Faced Booby (Sula dactylatra personata) on Green Island, Kure Atoll. (Nuttall Publication No. 8)

By: KEPLER, Cameron B.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts,, Nuttall Ornithological Club: 1969

Stock No.: 79033

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A scholarly examination of this species, in their habitat on Green Island in the far nortwestern Hawaiian Islands. With many tables, as well as some b&w photos. --- In green buckram with titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Prior owner's signature and rubberstampings in about 3 locations and with a little discoloration to covers; else a firm, unmarked copy. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 97 pages View more info

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Birds in Their Homes

By: KIMBALL, Sabra Mallett (illustrations); WEBB, Addison (text)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Garden City Publishing Company, Inc.: 1947

Stock No.: 79142

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A guide to birds and their nesting habits, with bright, colorful illustrations. This work written with the youthful reader in mind. --- In olive cloth-covered boards. Lacks a dust jacket. --- The covers had been detached from textblock and re-attached prior to this listing, leaving small tears at front gutter area and split to cloth at spine; and with whitish discoloration and fingerprints to cloth. Interior pages are colorful and bright and thus retain their considerabl... View more info

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The Complete Book of Photographing Birds

By: KINNE, Russ

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, American Photographic Book Publishing (AMPHOTO): 1981

Stock No.: 74197

ISBN: 0817436928

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


First Edition, First Printing. With an introduction by Roger Tory Peterson. In pale grey leatherette covers with titling in red on spine. Interior with numerous color and b&w photos. Interior of volume clean and unmarked. Dust jacket with soiling, rubbing and some foxing but lacking tears and bearing orig. $21.95 flap price. Multiple techniques and hints for capturing bird photos. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 159 pages View more info

Image for The Ducks, Geese and Swans of North America: A vade mecum for the Naturalist and the Sportsman

The Ducks, Geese and Swans of North America: A vade mecum for the Naturalist and the Sportsman

By: KORTRIGHT, Francis H. (author); SHORTT, T. M. (illustrations)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania/Washington, D.C., The Stackpole Company/Wildlife Management Institute: 1960

Stock No.: 82658

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated ninth printing, March 1960, of a work first published in 1942. "A vade mecum" refers to this being a concise reference book which provides specific information about a subject. Detail about habits, habitats, breeding, nesting, etc. is provided; along with range maps and black & white drawings. Most all North American species of these waterfowl are covered. Includes a section of color plates with art by by T. M. Shortt near the back of the volume. This wo... View more info

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A Treasury of Birdlore

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

Price: $12.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 73889

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


The editors have assembled writings from noted naturalists from John James Audubon to John Burroughs to John Muir and many, many others in this attractive work. With 16 pages of photos and drawings from noted avian artists such as Mark Catesby and Louis Agassiz Fuentes. --- A first edition in full yellow cloth-covered boards with black spine titling. Green jacket with 3 images of birds to cover. --- Exposure to dampness has caused the dust jacket to adhere to the binding... View more info

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Birds of the Eastern Forest: 1

By: LANSDOWNE, J. Fenwick (paintings); LIVINGSTON, John A. (text)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1977

Stock No.: 79811

ISBN: 0395078881

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The exquisite bird paintings of James Fenwick Lansdowne are reproduced in this oversized folio reprint edition (10 in. wide x 13-1/4 in. tall). A sequel to the artist's Birds of the Northern Forest, this book contains 52 full color plates of eastern North American birds along with pencil sketches. Mr. Lansdowne (1937-2008) was a Canadian wildlife artist whose work is described on the jacket as being "Scientifically accurate, they are also works of art." Each full... View more info

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Birds of the Northern Forest

By: LANSDOWNE, J. Fenwick (paintings); LIVINGSTON, John A. (text)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1977

Stock No.: 79813

ISBN: 0395078873

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The exquisite bird paintings of James Fenwick Lansdowne are reproduced in this oversized folio reprint edition (10 in. wide x 13-1/4 in. tall). This work preceded the artist's Birds of the Eastern Forest: 1 and Birds of the Eastern Forest: 2 and contains 56 full color plates along with pencil sketches of North American birds. Mr. Lansdowne (1937-2008) was a Canadian wildlife artist whose work is described on the jacket flap as being "Scientifically accurate, they are... View more info

Image for The Comparative Biology of the Meadowlarks (Sturnella) in Wisconsin

The Comparative Biology of the Meadowlarks (Sturnella) in Wisconsin

By: LANYON, Wesley E.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. , U. S. A., Nuttall Ornithological Club: 1957

Stock No.: 78505

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Nuttall Ornithological Club, Publication Number 1. A scholarly study of songs, habitat and other information regarding these splendid prairie songbirds. With numerous tables. 31 plates at rear of volume depict call notes, songs and other information in b&w photos. --- Softcover, with prior owner's title page signature and rubberstampings in a couple of locations; otherwise a firm, intact copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 67, (31) pages View more info

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The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Vermont

By: LAUGHLIN, Sarah B.; KIBBE, Douglas P.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Vermont Institute of Natural Science: 1985

Stock No.: 74451

ISBN: 087451326X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unique volume provides drawings and details about each species as well as identically-sized map for each species. Includes set of 8 clear map overlays which provide additional habitat data (such as mountainous or agricultural areas). Chock full of data, including atlas recording project sheets. In grey pictorial covers with minor rubbing. Interior of volume clean, bright and unmarked. No dust jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 478 pages View more info

Image for Decoys  The Art of the Wooden Bird

Decoys The Art of the Wooden Bird

By: Lemaster, Richard

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: 1990

Stock No.: 72760

ISBN: 0809256649

Condition: Very Good


Tips and techniques are detailed here...loaded with drawings & photos. In full tan cloth covers; prev owner's inked information, front free endpaper; otherwise clean, bright and tight. With illustrated magazine clipping interview with Ed Snyder (decoy carver) laid in. Dust jacket has small cuts and tears, espec along top edge; bears orig. $25 flap price. ; 0.6 x 11.1 x 8.6 Inches; 156 pages View more info

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Dangerous Birds: A Naturalist's Aviary

By: LEMBKE, Janet

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Lyons & Burford: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 75854

ISBN: 155821190X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


In this work, the author explores the varied means by which wild birds can be of interest to the bird watcher, thus becoming dangerous as they become increasingly fascinating. --- Signed by author on title page: 'For Jon/All best wishes/Janet Lembke'. A first printing, with full number line on copyright page. In red quarter cloth & beige paper-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine. Jacket features color painting of robins feeding their young, by John James Audubon... View more info

Image for Our Amazing Birds The little-known facts about their private lives

Our Amazing Birds The little-known facts about their private lives

By: LEMMON, Robert S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, American Garden Guild and Doubleday: 1952

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 74052

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Book club edition. Features paintings in black & white by Don R. Eckelberry. In red and grey leatherette covers with bright, clean interior pages. Jacket toned and with small tears and chips. Overall, a nice copy of a work promising 'odd and interesting data about 102 birds.' ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages View more info

Image for Our Amazing Birds:  The little-known facts about their private lives

Our Amazing Birds: The little-known facts about their private lives

By: LEMMON, Robert S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, American Garden Guild and Doubleday: 1952

Stock No.: 74836

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


With 102 b&w bird paintings by Don R. Eckelberry. A glimpse into the 'secret' life of birds in a firm copy. With soiling on covers, along with bumped corners. Interior firm and lacking markings. In black and light grey cloth-covered boards with titling in red and black on cover & spine; bird illustration on cover. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 239 pages View more info

Image for Waterfowl Tomorrow

Waterfowl Tomorrow

By: LINDUSKA, Joseph P. (editor)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., US Department of the Interior: 1964

Stock No.: 75189

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


With illustrations by Bob Hines. A series of essays, written by a variety of experts, on wide-ranging subjects related to waterfowl. With numerous b&w photos and drawings. In full turquoise cloth-covered boards with duck & duckling artwork on cover in gilt, titling in gilt on spine. Lacks a dust jacket. With whitish marks on back cover, otherwise a clean, bright, firm copy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 770 pages View more info

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The American Sportsman Treasury

By: MASON, Jerry; SUEHSDORF, Adolph (editors)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, The Ridge Press Inc./Alfred A. Knopf: 1971

Stock No.: 75197

ISBN: 0394472969

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Loaded with photos and illustrations, depicting game animals, birds and fish as well as hunters and fishermen engaged in pursuing them. In full red cloth-covered boards with gilt target design on cover; gilt titling on spine. Lacks a dust jacket. With whitish discolored spots on covers; else a bright, clean copy. (NOTE: Due to the weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); 4to 11" - 13" tall; 252 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

Stock No.: 72702

ISBN: 1853104469

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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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Birds in the Garden and How to Attract Them

By: McKENNY, Margaret

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Reynal & Hitchcock: 1939

Stock No.: 74011

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A big, thick guide to common garden birds; complete with 16 full color illustrations and 32 half-tone illustrations. Introduction by Clyde Fisher. Contains tips on habitat creation to attract wild birds; as well as descriptions of commonly-found birds. In green cloth covers w/toned spine & rounded corners; yellowed endpapers with penciling at ffep; interior firm and clean. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 349 pages View more info

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The Ring-Necked Duck in the Northeast

By: MENDALL, Howard L.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Orono, Maine U.S.A., University Press, University of Maine: 1958

Stock No.: 78510

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


University of Maine Studies, Second Series, Number 73. A scholarly work examining the habitats, mating, hunting and other life history aspects of these ducks. These birds are mostly found in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada. With numerous tables, charts, maps and b&w photos. --- Softcover, with chafing to spine area and prior owner's signature on title page, 2 rubberstampings and creased cover & first pages; otherwise a firm, intact copy.; 8vo 8" -... View more info

Image for Comparative Breeding Behavior of Four Species of North American Herons

Comparative Breeding Behavior of Four Species of North American Herons

By: MEYERRIECKS, Andrew J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. , U. S. A., Nuttall Ornithological Club: 1960

Stock No.: 78873

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Nuttall Ornithological Club, Publication Number 2. A scholarly study of breeding behavior of the Green Heron, Great Blue and Great White Herons, Reddish Egrets and Snowy Egrets. With numerous tables, 15 black & white plates at rear of volume and a few maps. --- Softcover, with prior owner's title page signature and rubberstampings in about 3 locations; otherwise a firm, intact copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, 158, (15) pages View more info

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The Birder's Companion

By: MOSS, Stephen (text); DOBSON, Clive (illustrations)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Buffalo, New York, Firefly Books Ltd.: 2007

Stock No.: 80228

ISBN: 1554072123

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Per the back cover: "Answers to 450 common (and uncommon) questions about birds." The answers are accompanied by black and white illustrations by Clive Dobson. --- Trade paperback, with colorful bird images on cover. --- A newish copy: tight, bright, unmarked and likely unread.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 208 pages View more info

Image for Condor  To the Brink and Back--The Life and Times of One Giant Bird

Condor To the Brink and Back--The Life and Times of One Giant Bird

By: NIELSEN, John

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2006

Stock No.: 74552

ISBN: 0060088621

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


First Edition, First Printing. In full black paper-covered board covers with titling stamped in metallic red lettering, spine. Interior with a section of b&w photos. Black remainder mark, lower edge. --- An examination of the nurturing back from near extinction of the California Condor. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 257 pages View more info

Image for The Ecology and Behavior of the Prairie Warbler: Dendroica Discolor

The Ecology and Behavior of the Prairie Warbler: Dendroica Discolor

By: NOLAN Jr., Val

Price: $22.50

Publisher: The American Ornithologists' Union: 1978

Stock No.: 78882

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Ornithological Monographs, Number 26. Detailed information provided about this species, which is found in southeastern U.S. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling in black on cover and spine. Includes lots of maps, photos, tables and charts. --- With prior owner's signatures on 3 of the first four pages and a mildly bumped cover corner, else a bright, firm, clean copy. Lacks a dust jacket.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xxii, 595 pages View more info

Image for The Bluebirds and Their Neighbors

The Bluebirds and Their Neighbors

By: NORTHEY, Neil Wayne

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Mountain View, Calif., Pacific Press Publishing Association: 1981

Stock No.: 74851

ISBN: 0816304319

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


With illustrations by William Wilke. A reprint copy of a work first published in 1930. With numerous b&w drawings by Mr. Wilke (and a couple in color). A clean, bright copy with minor cover curling. Penciled initals on front free endpaper; else unmarked interior. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages View more info

Image for The Adventure of Birds

The Adventure of Birds

By: OGBURN, Charlton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 50549

ISBN: 0688030807

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The author's work attempts to answer the question: "What is it about birds?". With b&w drawings by Matthew Kalmenoff. --- In pale blue paper-covered boards, backed in purple cloth. Price-clipped dust jacket w/watercolor illustration of Canada geese in flight. --- Inked gift inscription to front free endpaper, and a little sunning & discoloration to spine cloth. Dust jacket with chipping and sm... View more info

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Golden Eagle Country

By: OLENDORFF, Richard R. (author); KATONA, Robert (drawings)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78197

ISBN: 0394482921

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated first edition, copyright page. A study of the lifestyle and habits of the golden eagle. In this handsome work, the author makes a case for the ability of raptors such as the golden eagle to survive and thrive in close proximity to mankind. Illustrated handsomely in black & white by Robert Katona. --- In beige paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth. Jacket cover with color painting by Robert Katona. --- Spine is somewhat sunned; three leaves w/markings by prior... View more info

Image for Blackbirds of the Americas

Blackbirds of the Americas

By: ORIANS, Gordon H. (author); ANGELL, Tony (illustrations)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Seattle, University of Washington Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78880

ISBN: 0295962534

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


First edition. A scholarly examination of the avian family Icteridae, which includes birds which aren't black, such as meadowlarks. Included are blackbirds, orioles, grackles, cowbirds, meadowlarks, bobolinks, oropendolas and caciques. With attractive drawings throughout by Tony Angell. --- In black cloth-covered boards w/silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket bears Angell drawings on front and back. --- With prior owners' rubberstamping and signature on title page, a damp... View more info

Image for Handbook of North American Birds: Volume 1, Loons through Flamingos

Handbook of North American Birds: Volume 1, Loons through Flamingos

By: PALMER, Ralph (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1962

Stock No.: 79092

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Volume 1 only in the five-volume series provides detailed observations of the species covered. Includes information on identification, voice, habitat, distribution, migration, reproduction, habits and food. With maps and many illustrations, some in color by Roger Tory Peterson. This series sponsored by the American Onithologist's Union. --- In pale olive linen cloth-covered boards; black cover illustration and spine titling in black and in gilt on black spine block. Jack... View more info

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Antarctic Birds: Ecological and Behavioral Approaches (Exploration of Palmer Archipelago)

By: PARMELEE, David Freeland

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, University of Minnesota Press: 1992

Stock No.: 78818

ISBN: 0816620008

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


The author details the variety of avian life to be found on Antarctica, particularly on the Palmer Archipelago, which he helped explore. Includes numerous b&w photos, maps and tables; and with several watercolor paintings of bird species by the author. With a foreword by Harold F. Mayfield. --- In full teal cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features Parmalee rendering of birds on the covers, one a photo, one a painting. --- With prior owner's embo... View more info