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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

Stock No.: 73079

ISBN: 0882401432

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Green Book of Birds of America

By: ASHBROOK, Frank G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin U. S. A., Whitman Publishing Co.: 1931

Stock No.: 78820

Condition: 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 View more info

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The Green Book of Birds of America -and- The Red Book of Birds of America

By: ASHBROOK, Frank G. (text); MOLLER, Paul (illustrations)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin U. S. A., Whitman Publishing Co.: 1941

Stock No.: 83061

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A pair of charming little guides to common American birds, in which species are described. The Green Book includes certain perching birds, such as tanagers, swallows, waxwings, warblers, wrens, etc. The Red Book covers waterfowl, sandpipers and raptors such as hawks and owls. Each description is accompanied with a color Paul Moller illustration. Entries in the publisher's 4-volume color bird book series. --- In pictorial boards with bird image to each cover. --- Both volumes are rather fragile, with taped repairs here and there, some looseness to the bindings; and with prior owner's signature ... View more info

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Audubon's Birds of North America: The Complete 500 Paintings

By: AUDUBON, John James (art); BUFF, Sheila (introduction)

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey U. S. A., The Wellfleet Press: 1990

Stock No.: 83509

ISBN: 1555216404

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


The avian paintings of John James Audubon are probably the most famous representations of birds ever created. The complete 500 paintings are reproduced in full color in this hefty reprint edition. Each leaf approximately 8.5 in. wide x 11 in. tall. With a biographical introduction by Sheila Buff. --- In textured gold paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with representative Audubon paintings on front and back. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy lacking markings, though with sunning along top edges and minor wear to cover edges. Jacket with a 4-1/2 inch tear to front... View more info

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Confessions of a Bird Watcher

By: BARTON, Roger

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 76361

ISBN: 0070039739

Condition: 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 View more info

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

By: BEEBE, William

Price: $270.00

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

Stock No.: 80425

Condition: 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, brig... View more info

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Nesting Birds and the Vegetation Substrate

By: BEECHER, William J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Ornithological Society: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79069

Condition: 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 View more info

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Utah Birds: Check-list, Seasonal and Ecological Occurrence Charts, and Guides to Bird Finding

By: BEHLE, William H.; PERRY ,Michael L.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah Museum of Natural History, University of Utah: 1975

Stock No.: 78509

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl:  Ducks Geese & Swans (Order Anseres) In Two Volumes

Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl: Ducks Geese & Swans (Order Anseres) In Two Volumes

By: BENT, Arthur Cleveland

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1951

Stock No.: 79030

Condition: 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. --- I... View more info

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Discovery Channel: Birds (An Explore Your World Handbook)

By: BIRD, David M. et al. (consultant)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Discovery Books / Random House: 1999

Stock No.: 83409

ISBN: 1563318008

Condition: Very Good+


A wide-ranging examination of North American bird life. Divided into three sections: Discovering Birds, with general bird anatomy and behavior information; Birds in Your Backyard, with advice on bird watching and feeding; Identifying Birds, with details on identification of 150 North American bird species. With color photos and drawings throughout. --- In stiff pictorial wraps. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and sound but with retailer's back cover sticker.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; 192 pages View more info

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The World of Birds

By: BOLOGNA, Gianfranco.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 1979

Stock No.: 78816

ISBN: 0896590283

Condition: 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 View more info

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Birds: The Paintings of Terance James Bond

By: BOND, Terance J.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Athena Press: 1989

Stock No.: 73936

ISBN: 0922884005

Condition: 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... View more info

Image for Birds of Yellowstone National Park: A Descriptive Check List of the Birds of Yellowstone with Helpfull [sic] Illustrations (Yellowstone Interpretive Series, Number 2)

Birds of Yellowstone National Park: A Descriptive Check List of the Birds of Yellowstone with Helpfull [sic] Illustrations (Yellowstone Interpretive Series, Number 2)

By: BRODRICK, Harold J

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Yellowstone Park, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park: 1952

Stock No.: 78815

Condition: 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 View more info

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Birds of Prey Their biology and ecology

By: BROWN, Leslie

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1976

Stock No.: 74551

ISBN: 0600313069

Condition: 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 View more info

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Game Bird Carving

By: Burk, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tulsa, Oklahoma U. S. A., Winchester Press: 1972

Stock No.: 72761

ISBN: 0876910800

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for National Audubon Society North American Birdfeeder Handbook

National Audubon Society North American Birdfeeder Handbook

By: Burton, Robert

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Dorling Kindersley: 1992

Stock No.: 73113

ISBN: 156458027X

Condition: 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 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

Stock No.: 79063

ISBN: 0931130123

Condition: 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 smu... View more info

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Catesby's Birds of Colonial America

By: CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, The University of North Carolina Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79038

ISBN: 0807816612

Condition: 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 clo... View more info

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Studies & Sketches of a Bird Painter

By: CHING, Raymond

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Melbourne / New York, Lansdowne Editions / Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 83228

ISBN: 0810916401

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A portfolio of paintings and drawings of the talented New Zealand bird artist Raymond Ching. With over a hundred plates, nearly forty of which are in full color. Per the jacket flap, ". . .Ching's amazing draughtsmanship is still his single most admirable feature: his ability to capture the 'birdishness' of a bird still makes the most immediate impact". The art is described by Raymond Ching, with additional text by Errol Fuller. --- This hefty work in full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume protected in blue cloth-covered slipcase, which in turn is wrapp... View more info

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The Living World of Audubon

By: CLEMENT, Roland C

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, A Ridge Press Book/Grosset & Dunlap: 1974

Stock No.: 80051

ISBN: 0448118319

Condition: 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 a... View more info

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Familiar Garden Birds of North America

By: Collins, Jr. Henry H. ; Boyajian, Ned R.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1965

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 73238

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Boehm's Birds: The Porcelain Art of Edward Marshall Boehm (Signed, limited edition)

Boehm's Birds: The Porcelain Art of Edward Marshall Boehm (Signed, limited edition)

By: COSENTINO, Frank J.

Price: $94.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Fell, Inc.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 83551

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A stated first printing, October 1960 of this catalog of the representations of birds and other creatures in porcelain which were created by Edward Marshall Boehm. A signed copy, number 48 of 300 copies in this limited collector's edition. Illustrated with 17 full-color plates and 85 black & white images, showing some of the finished products, as well as some techniques and work rooms where the porcelain was crafted. With an appreciation by art critic John D. Morse, and a foreword by Monsignor John J. Dougherty. --- In off white and navy cloth-covered boards with bird image and author facsimil... View more info

Image for Wings in the Wilderness

Wings in the Wilderness

By: CRUICKSHANK, Allan D.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1947

Stock No.: 74524

Condition: 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 researc... 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

Stock No.: 73291

ISBN: 1880241005

Condition: 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 View more info

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Fairweather Duck

By: DETHIER, Vincent G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1970

Stock No.: 82244

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book club edition. Per the jacket, this is "The story of a joyful and sometimes slightly bewildering association between a family and a wild animal." The author's whimsical work focuses on the "beach, boats and creatures" near the family's vacation home in Maine. With illustrations by the author. --- In tan cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Gold jacket with drawing to cover. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Jacket has a little chafing at extremities; is otherwise in nice shape.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (8), 178 pages View more info

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The World of Roger Tory Peterson An Authorized Biography

By: Devlin, John C. & Grace Naismith

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Times Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 73400

ISBN: 0812906942

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


The legendary ornithologist/artist/naturalist's life is examined in this sharp copy. With color plates, photos and illustrations throughout by and about this remarkable man. 1st edition. In full blue cloth-covered boards w/RTP facsimilie signature in gilt on cover; gilt lettering on spine. Interior clean; unmarked. Dust jacket toned at edges & w/creasing; orig. $14.95 flap price intact. ; 0.8 x 9.3 x 5.9 Inches; 266 pages View more info

Image for Where to Find Birds in New York State  The Top 500 Sites

Where to Find Birds in New York State The Top 500 Sites

By: DRENNAN, Susan Roney

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Syracuse, New York, Syracuse University Press: 1981

Stock No.: 74459

ISBN: 0815601735

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Very detailed information, including maps and other habitat and location data for birding sites in the state of New York. With bibliography and index. A clean, bright copy; lacks interior markings. ; York State Book; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 499 pages View more info

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Birds of the Untamed West: The History of Birdlife in Nebraska, 1750 to 1875

By: DUCEY, James E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Omaha, Nebraska, Making History: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78875

ISBN: 0963169955

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Stated first printing. The author takes a look at the history of early Nebraska and the birds and other wildlife the Indians and early explorers and settlers would have encounted. Richly illustrated with drawings, paintings and maps. --- A bright, clean, unmarked trade paperback. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; viii, 299 pages View more info

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The World of Birds

By: ELLIS, Malcolm

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1971

Stock No.: 73237

ISBN: 0600039811

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wide-ranging exploration of the evolution and lives of birds in a nice copy. In full green cloth on board covers w/yellow lettering, spine. Corners slightly bumped. Interior w/numerous b&w and color photos and drawings; clean, bright and unmarked. Dust jacket w/creased frt. flap, bruises at extremities; else in good shape. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 143 pages View more info

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The Great Book of Wildfowl Decoys

By: ENGERS, Joe (editor); BUCKNER, Bill (photography)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Diego, Thunder Bay Press: 1990

Stock No.: 81780

ISBN: 0934429758

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


The diversity of wildfowl decoys is presented in this oversize volume. With full color photos by Bill Buckner. The decoys are arranged by geographic regions (mostly in North America) and local authorities/sportsmen provide the text, under the guidance of general editor Joe Engers. With an introduction by Robert Shaw. A Sotheby's promotional flyer advertising a sale of decoys from the collection of Dr. James M. McCleery is laid in. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with spine titling stamped in silver. Unclipped jacket features decoy photos on front and back. --- A very nice copy: bright, u... View more info

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A Natural History of Owls

By: EVERETT, Michael

Price: $15.50

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1977

Stock No.: 82863

ISBN: 0600365751

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A detailed examination of owls is presented by Michael Everett of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. With forty color and 130 black & white photos showing the wide variety of the world's owls. . .from the small Elf Owl to the large Eurasian Eagle Owl. --- In linen finish paper-covered boards with spine titling in silver. Dust jacket with color images of owls to front and back panels. --- With prior owner's dated signature to half title page, otherwise a clean, bright, unmarked copy but with minor rubbing to covers. Jacket also in very nice condition.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 15... View more info

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Western Birds: An Audubon Handbook

By: FARRAND Jr., John

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 50505

ISBN: 0070199779

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A stated first printing of this wide-ranging, comprehensive field guide to the birds of the Western Region of North America. With multiple full color photos of most of species covered, as well as notes on size, habitat where found, field marks, similar species and range. --- In flexible grey vinyl covers with image of California Quail to cover. This 4.5 in. wide x 8.75 in. tall volume is ideal for use in the field. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With incidental soiling to covers, else a firm, clean, newish copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xvii, 496 pages View more info

Image for James Fisher and Roger Tory Peterson's World of Birds New and Revised Edition

James Fisher and Roger Tory Peterson's World of Birds New and Revised Edition

By: FISHER, James; PETERSON, Roger Tory

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Crescent Books: 1977

Stock No.: 77644

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Ornithologists Fisher and Peterson explore the diverse world of birds. With 100s of drawings and illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson. 192 color plates. In full blue cloth covers w/gilt lettering, spine. --- Gift inscription inked to front paste-down, else a clean & unmarked copy. Dust jacket w/tape-repaired bruise to corner, lightly chafed at edges and with portion of sticker on cover; otherwise in good shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 191 pages View more info

Image for Wild Wings: An Introduction to Birdwatching

Wild Wings: An Introduction to Birdwatching

By: FITZHARRIS, Tim (text and photos)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Minocqua, Wisconsin, NorthWord Press, Inc.: 1992

Stock No.: 79588

ISBN: 1559711787

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


The accomplished nature photographer Tim Fitzharris takes the reader along as he locates North American birds in the wild, from Florida to Western Deserts. He shares techniques and describes needed equipment for locating and indentifying various species. With the author's text and dozens of his fantastic color photos. --- In full blue textured paper-covered boards with black spine titling. Jacket with Fitzharris photo of a puffin on the front, and a portrait of the author on the back. --- A clean, bright copy lacking obvious damages. Price-clipped jacket with slight rubbing and a marked throug... View more info

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Birding Guide to the Denver-Boulder Region

By: FOLZENLOGEN, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Pruett Publishing Company: 1986

Stock No.: 74271

ISBN: 0871087103

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated first edition, first printing. Guide to the geographic locations in the Front Range of Colorado where birders can expect to find birds. Includes numerous photos and maps. In nice shape, clean and firm. With red star remainder mark, lower edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 164 pages View more info

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John James Audubon

By: FORD, Alice

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78869

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated first edition, copyright page. A biography of the noted naturalist and painter. Includes numerous b&w plates, showing both Audubon's famous bird and wildlife paintings, as well as portraits by Mr. Audubon and others. Color frontis illustration of Great Blue Heron. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards w/titling in gilt on black spine block; binder's blue topstain. Lacks the dust jacket. --- Top edge has been exposed to dampness resulting in waterspotting, but this doesn't affect the pages themselves. Prior owner's signatures on a few leaves near the front of the volume; else a bright, ... View more info

Image for The Cowbirds:  A Study in the Biology of Social Parasitism

The Cowbirds: A Study in the Biology of Social Parasitism

By: FRIEDMANN, Herbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Springfield, Illinois, USA, Charles C. Thomas - Publisher: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79032

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Scholarly work examines the life histories of these parasitic birds, known for laying their eggs in the nests of other species. With numerous b&w photos, charts, maps. Errata slip tipped in. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards w/titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy but with prior owner's signature and rubberstampings in 3 or 4 locations. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 421 pages View more info

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Louis Agassiz Fuertes & the Singular Beauty of Birds

By: FUERTES, Louis Agassiz (art); MARCHAM, Frederick George (editor)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79816

ISBN: 0060127759

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


First Edition. A collection of the splendid bird paintings of the American ornithologist Louis Agassiz Fuentes (1874-1927) are reproduced in this oversized folio reprint edition (11 in. wide x 14-1/4 in. tall). His paintings capture the beauty of these creatures, and are noted for their biological accuracy. Included are 60 full-page color plates, as well as drawings by Mr. Fuentes and excerpts from his letters. With a foreword by Dean Amadon, introduction by Roger Tory Peterson and a biographical essay by Frederick George Marcham, who edited this work. --- In full cream cloth-covered boards w... View more info

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Parts Unknown A Naturalist's Journey in Search of Birds and Wild Places

By: GALLAGHER, Tim

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut, The Lyons Press: 2001

Stock No.: 74456

ISBN: 1585742759

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


First edition, first printing. In full black and green cloth-covered boards with titling in pale blue on spine. Interior features section of color plates, depicting birds and landscapes from the author's travels. With bruised cover corner; otherwise a clean, bright copy. Jacket has rear flap crease and back cover rubbing; otherwise in nice shape. | Author's work recounts his world-wide travels in search of birds. He reports from Iceland, Greenland and many other locales. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 227 pages View more info

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In Search of Birds and Wild Places A Naturalist's Journey into Parts Unknown

By: GALLAGHER, Tim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut, The Lyons Press: 2006

Stock No.: 74457

ISBN: 1599210061

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Paperback version of author's 'Parts Unknown'. Interior features section of color plates, depicting birds and landscapes from the author's travels. A clean, tight copy without interior markings. Scratches on back cover. Author's work recounts his world-wide travels in search of birds. He reports from Iceland, Greenland and many other locales. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 227 pages View more info