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Natural History: Ornithology & Bird Watching

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Natural History: Ornithology & Bird Watching

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1 Audubon, John James. Edited by Maria Audubon Audubon and His Journals. Vol. 1 & 2
New York Dover Publications 1960 Softcover Very Good 
With zoological and other notes by Elliott Coues. Two volume Set. Vol. 1: xiv, [5], 6-512pp., followed by [22pp.] of summaries and a Dover Books Catalog. Vol. 2 is Indexed. viii., [3] 4-554pp. followed by [10pp of facsimiles and 6pp of book summaries]. Both volumes are illustrated. Top edge has considerable foxing else clean, straight, very tight copies, perhaps never read. ; 8vo.; Book fair 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Birds of the Ocean, Axexander, W.B. (Wilfred Backhouse)
2 Axexander, W.B. (Wilfred Backhouse) Birds of the Ocean
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1928 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Sixth printing. 428 pp. 140 Illustrations on 88 b&w plates. The first ornithological field guide published in New York, it is a handbook written to aid the ocean voyager in the recognition of several specis of sea birds. Blue cloth with gold lettering; a few small white spots and a very slight slant. The rare dust jacket is heavily worn on the edges, soiled with some foxing, is now in an archival cover. Bookseller sticker inside cover. From the library of Jean Wright Cohn, ; 8vo 
Price: 25.20 USD
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Nomina Anatomica Avium: An Annotated Anatomical Dictionary of Birds, Baumel, Julian J. (Editor): also King, Lucas, Breazile, Evans, et al.
3 Baumel, Julian J. (Editor): also King, Lucas, Breazile, Evans, et al. Nomina Anatomica Avium: An Annotated Anatomical Dictionary of Birds
London, New York, Toronto, et al. Academic Press 1979 0120831503 / 9780120831500 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
Illustrated. Index. Gives standardized Latin nomenclature for avian anatomy with detailed illustrations, and an extensive bibliography. Tail bumped. Issues w/o dustjacket. ; 8vo.; xxiv [v], 637pp pages 
Price: 96.30 USD
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XV Congressus Internationalis Ornithologicus: Abstracts, Bendell, J.F.,  et al.
4 Bendell, J.F., et al. XV Congressus Internationalis Ornithologicus: Abstracts
The Hague 1970 First Edition Softcover Good 
Symposium on population dynamics and ecology in tetraonids. (Plenary Session: Monday 31 August 1970 Prins Willem Alexanderzaal) J.F. Bendell, Department of Zoology, UBC, Vancouver, Canada. Clean straight copy w/some edge and cover foxing. Binding is very loose. Easily repaired. ; 8vo. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Life Histories of North American Blackbirds, Orioles, Tanagers, and Allies, Bent, Arthur Cleveland
5 Bent, Arthur Cleveland Life Histories of North American Blackbirds, Orioles, Tanagers, and Allies
Washington D. C. Smithsonian Institution 1958 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Original soft cover. United States National Museum Bulletin 211. vii, [1] 1-531, [3(+37 plates] 533-548, pp. Indexed. Some pages uncut. Exceptionally nice copy, a few fox spots and dust soil on the edges. Many pages, including glossy plate pages remain uncut. Illustrated with 37 b&w plates [followed by 3 blank pgs]. Spine shows some creases from storage. Bent is legendary in his field writing the extraordinary "Life Histories of North American Birds, published in a twenty-one volume series (1919-1968), provided behavioral information not available in the standard field guides. These pioneering studies are the durable foundation on which almost all other compilations of North American bird biology (including the contemporary Birds of North America) rest." From 'BirdsbyBent' site. ; 8vo.; 548 pages; Book Fair 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Life Histories of North American Flycatchers, Larks, Swallows, and Their Allies: Order Passeriformes, Bent, Arthur Cleveland
6 Bent, Arthur Cleveland Life Histories of North American Flycatchers, Larks, Swallows, and Their Allies: Order Passeriformes
Washington D. C. United States Government Printing Office 1942 Softcover Near Fine 
Smithsonian Institution Bulletin 179. Monograph. Pages: ix, 1-538, 70 plates, 539-555 is the Index. Most of the text and plate sections remain uncut. Small f.o. stamp, (Emmel T. Hooper, Mus. Zool., Univ. Mich. Ann Arbor, Mich.) on front cover. Top edge foxed spotted, all edges dust soiled. Arthur Cleveland Bent (1866 1954) was an American ornithologist. He is notable for his encyclopedic 21-volume work, Life Histories of North American Birds, published 1919-1968 and completed posthumously. ; 8vo.; Book fair 
Price: 36.00 USD
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7 Bent, Arthur Cleveland Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl (Order Anseres) : Ducks, Geese and Swans (Vol. 1 & 2)
New York Dover Publications 1951 First Thus Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Bent is a legendary ornithologist; these two volumes are part of his seminal 21 volume "Life Histories of North American Birds" originally published by the Smithsonian Institution between 1919-1968 as Bulletins. The hardback editions were published by Dover. Volume One: 264 pages of text, 48 pages of pictures. Volume Two: 328 pages of text, 64 pages of pictures. Indexes in both volumes. Both volumes are in blue cloth, edges are rubbed top and fore edges are lightly foxed, volume 2 has a slight slant. The dust jackets for both are toned and edge worn, volume 2 more so, both are now in clear archival covers. ; 8vo.; Book Fair 
Price: 94.50 USD
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8 Billing, Graham Forbush and the Penguins
New York, Chicago, San Francisco Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
White cloth w/striking black graphic and light green spine. Edges soiled, rubbed else a straight square copy. Dust jacket is very lightly toned with minimal edge wear. Overall and exceptionally nice copy. Adapted to film in 1971 and retitled as Cry of the Penguins. A British film, directed by Arne Sucksdorff, Alfred Viola and Roy Boulting. It stars John Hurt, Hayley Mills, Dudley Sutton and Tony Britton. ; 8vo.; 191 pp. pages 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Origins: Creation or Evolution, Bliss, Richard B.
9 Bliss, Richard B. Origins: Creation or Evolution
El Cajon, CA Institute for Creation Research 2002 0890511322 / 9780890511329 Softcover New 
Pictorial cover. New. 76 pages, illustrated. "Presenting the facts of origins science and how each model interprets the evidence. ...condenses the entire debate into an easily understood througly illustrated discussion." (From the back.) Covers a lot of material in a short amount of time, from a strong Biblical bias, includes reflective question for each section. Recommended for middle school up. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Kingfisher, Boag, David
10 Boag, David The Kingfisher
Blandford Pr 1982 0713711701 / 9780713711707 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hardcover in green boards in Fine unmarked in Fine jacket " The kingfish is arguably Britain's most beautiful and spectacular bird. " ; 9.30 X 6.20 X 0.80 inches; 128 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Bird Feeder Book: How to build unique bird feeders from the purely practical to the simply outrageous, Boswell, Thom
11 Boswell, Thom The Bird Feeder Book: How to build unique bird feeders from the purely practical to the simply outrageous
Sterling 1995 0806902965 / 9780806902968 Hardcover Fine 
As new. Includes material lists and clearly written, illustrated instructions. Great for any bird lover, woodworker or craftman. ; 9.90 X 8.30 X 0.50 inches; 144 pages 
Price: 11.25 USD
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Texas Bird Adventures in the Chisos Mountains and on the Northern Plains, Brandt, Herbert
12 Brandt, Herbert Texas Bird Adventures in the Chisos Mountains and on the Northern Plains
Ohio The Bird Research Foundation 1940 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
First Edition Hardcover in blue cloth boards in Near Fine unmarked in VG jacket with Protective cover. Contains many black and white photographs by the author.; 8vo ; 192 pp pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Audubon's Birds of North America, Buff, Sheila
13 Buff, Sheila Audubon's Birds of North America
The Wellfleet Press 1990 1555216404 / 9781555216405 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Hardcover in brown cloth boards in Fine unmarked condition in Near Fine jacket Miner Shelf Wear ; 11.20 X 9 X 1.60 inches; 512 pp pages 
Price: 31.50 USD
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14 Centro De Museos Boletin Cientifico Centro De Museos Museo De Historia Natural, Vol 7.
Manizales, Columbia Universidad de Caldas 2003 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Illustrated throughout with b&w photographs, maps and tables. Collection of papers relating to the birds, insects and small animals of Colombia; text is in Spanish w/ additional English abstracts. Bright soft cover with a small crease on the bottom edge. A publication of the Universidad de Caldas, it is a specialized journal in charge of making public the research results on Natural History and related biological sciences. The journal publishes original articles on the conservation of biological collections or on different aspects of Museology in Natural History. ; 8vo.; 326 pp. pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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15 Cokinos, Christopher Hope Is the Thing with Feathers: A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds
New York Tarcher 2000 1585420069 / 9781585420063 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
359 pages : illustrations. Exceptionally nice copy with publishers remainder mark and archival clear cover. Christopher Cokinos embarked on ten years of detective work. Traveling from Bird Rock in the Gulf of St. Lawrence to Louisiana's tangled bayou in search of those who stalked these birds and those who tried to save them, he discovered strange stories and glorious quests, tales of scientific heroism and political stupidity, of inconceivable apathy and equally astonishing personal devotion."A compelling blend of science, history, politics, and memoir, Hope Is the Thing with Feathers draws on previously unpublished photograph and original documents to make these long-vanished birds come alive. ; Remainder; 9.70 X 6.60 X 1.10 inches; 352 pp pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Western Birds Vol. 13 Numbers 1-4, 1982, Craig, Allen (Editor)
16 Craig, Allen (Editor) Western Birds Vol. 13 Numbers 1-4, 1982
Quarterly Journal of Western Field Ornithologists 1982 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Stapled stiff card covers. Very few light fox marks. Collection of papers: Feeding behavior of crows and gulls on Pug et sound. Gerald V. Tangren; A Photo Essay, by Frans Lanting the brief essay is followed by 10, strikingly beautiful b&w photographs; Further Records of White-throated Swifts Utilizing man-made Structures. Charles T. Collins and Eric V. Johnson; Vocal Copying in Lawrence's and lesser Goldfinches. J.V Remsen, Jr., Kimball Garrett and Richard A Erickson; Treasurer's Report. Garth Alton. This followed by notes from various field studies, bulletin board and index. ; 48 pp., indexed. pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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17 Darling, Lois and Louis BIRD
Boston Houghton and Mifflin 1962 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Foreword by Roger Tory Peterson. Pp xx, 261. Illustrated with 193 suburb, often humorous drawings by the authors. Black cloth, tight copy with some shelf wear. Dust jacket has worn edges and scattered foxing; not price clipped. The authors present with 'vividness and clarity,' for the nonspecialist a thorough investigation of the evolution, instincts, social behavior, migration and anatomy of birds. ; 8vo ; 261 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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18 de Beer, G. R. The Development of the Vertebrate Skull
Oxford Oxford University Press/At the Claredon Press 1936 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
+143 plates. Exceptional copy. Bright black cover w/gold; bumped corners. Dust jacket is partially separated at the fold and has a front panel nick; no in archival cover. Additional information upon request. With an annotated Agenda, and complete Bibliography. "The book should be of service to zoologists in general, anatomists both comparative and human,embryologists and palaeontologists." ; 4to; xxiii [1] 1-552pp. pages; Book fair 
Price: 234.00 USD
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Type Specimens of Birds in the United States National Museum, Bulletin  221, Deignan, Herbert G.
19 Deignan, Herbert G. Type Specimens of Birds in the United States National Museum, Bulletin 221
Washington D. C. Smithsonian Institution 1961 Softcover Very Good 
Original paper wraps. Tight, straight copy. Foxing on the cover and all edges and very lightly on the title page. Deignan was the Associate Curator of Birds Untited States National Museum. ; 8vo.; X., 718pp w/errata slip laid in. pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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20 Del Rey, Lester The Mysterious Sea
Philadelphia Chilton Book Company 1968 Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Blue cloth, with slight edge tone. Bright clean DJ, better than very good with small chips, wear at spine head & corners. The author, (1915-1993) was the founder of Del Rey Books, a branch of Ballantine Books and a multi award winning Science Fiction writer. Here he moves into science fact for the young person. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pp., indexed. pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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