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The Book of Birds

By: Henshaw, Kennard, Cook, Nelson with a forward by Gilbert Grosvenor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: U.S.A., National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: 1927

Edition: Revised New Edition, 7th edition

Seller ID: 1060

Condition: Fair


7" x 10". 252 pages. Many many color plates, drawings and photographs. Subtitle: Birds of Town and Country, The Warblers, and American Game Birds. With 331 Color Portraits of North American Birds and 129 Illustrations in Black and White. "Foreward by Dr. Gilbert Grosvenor, President of the National Geographic Society: Common Birds of Town and Country, Friends of Our Forests -- The Warblers, and American Game Birds, by Henry W. Henshaw, formerly Chief United States Biological Survey: How Birds Can Take Their Own Portraits, by Hon. George Shiras, 3rd.: Encouraging Birds Around The Home, by Frede... View more info

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GAMEBIRDS, A Guide to North American species and their Habits

By: Sprunt, Alexander IV, and Zim, Herbert S, Ph.D

Price: $2.50

Publisher: U.S.A., A Golden Nature Guide, Golden Press, New York, Western Publishing Company, Inc.: 1961

Edition: 1st

Inscription: To Stormie from Uncle Donald 5-16-04

Seller ID: 36029

Condition: Fair


5" x 7.75". Library Binding, very tough. This book has been in a school library, given as a gift, dragged through the weather, dropped in water, dried, read and re-read. In other words, this book is well travelled. In spite of all of that, it is still readable, the text is clean, the pictures clear. As a guide to gamebirds, this is the one you want in your camp kit. 160 pages, indexed, even has a 5" ruler on one page and a 13cm ruler on another. Bibliography for further reading. Chapters include: Introducing Gamebirds, Extinct and Threatened Species (in 1961), Waterfowl, Rails, Shorebirds, Pig... View more info