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Image for Proceedings Second National Bobwhite Quail Symposium  September 13-15, 1982

Proceedings Second National Bobwhite Quail Symposium September 13-15, 1982

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stillwater, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University: 1982

Seller ID: 24643


Very nice booklet -- hard to find. Clean and tightly bound with a narrow band of toning along spine at front being only fault. Pages clean and unmarked. Measures 8-1/2"x11" and is illustrated with maps, charts and drawings throughout. 96 pages. View more info

Image for Migrating Raptors of the World; Their Ecology and Conservation

Migrating Raptors of the World; Their Ecology and Conservation

By: Bildstein, Keith L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, Cornell University Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 25996TB


Crisp as new book -- no defect. Pristine inside and out. Will arrive with brand new mylar cover to protect it. Beautiful photographs at center of book printed on coated paper in full color. Also illustrated with maps, charts, graphs and tables, as well as a few black and white photos. A new study on the migration patterns of birds of prey which also includes case studies of several raptor species illustrating how the migration strategies can be very different. The author... View more info

Bantam Standard; American Bantam Association Presents Its First Bantam Standard for the Beeder, Exhibitor and Judge

By: Booth, Russell Y. (President)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: American Bantam Association: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21046


Very scarce first edition in nice clean condition. Only fault is light sunning to spine. Blue boards show very little wear and have sharp corners. Book is tightly bound with very clean pages. Former owner's name penciled to front free endpaper, but could be erased if desired. Book is illustrated nicely throughout and provides breeders, exhibitors and judges of bantams with very detailed standards breed by breed. Laid-in is an Ohio card of breeder from Mineral Ridge, Ohio... View more info

Image for A Guide to the Imaginary Birds of the World   (Limiited Edition SIGNED By Author and Roger Tory Peterson)

A Guide to the Imaginary Birds of the World (Limiited Edition SIGNED By Author and Roger Tory Peterson)

By: Nigg, Joe

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Apple-Wood Books: 1984

Seller ID: 27557CS


Crisp, clean, beauitiful book -- pristine inside and out with no names or writing. Also has no tears or chips and no bumps to boards or to slipcase corners. Page inside at front states that this is #58 of 125 copies in this special edition. Beneath the limitation info Joe Nigg and Roger Tory Peterson SIGNED it.The art is gorgeous in its depiction of thirty fantasy birds extracted from folklore and myth and is accpmpanied with stories about each. Book measures 9" x 1... View more info

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Camps in the Caribees; The Adventures of a Naturalist in the Lesser Antilles

By: Ober, Frederick A.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Boston, Lee & Shepard: 1880

Seller ID: 24420


Very clean attractive book in original brown boards with gilt pictorial at face board which also shows a nice beveled edge. Faults include one small reglued tear to top of spine that is holding very well and fading of cloth at upper front corner to a lighter brown. Tightly bound with dark brown binding tape at hinges, neatly and beautifully done, both front and back to match endpapers. Most handsome in clear plastic cover. Copyright date is 1879 and print date is 1880, b... View more info

Shorebird Carving

By: Rosalyn Leach Daisey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Schiffer Publishing Ltd.: 1990

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 28261


Crisp, beautiful book with no names or writing, no bumps to board, and no tears or chips to dustjacket. Has not been price-clipped and will arrive in brand new mylar. Book is oversized at 9" x 11-1/2" and has 256 pages. The author goes step-by step and augments her instructions with educational photographs and drawings. The curriculum here is for the student to compete four carvings --a Greater Yellowlegs, the Semi-palamated Plover, the Dunin, and a Sanderling... View more info

Image for Canadian Water Birds A Pocket Field Guide; Canadian Land Birds, A  Pocket Field Guide (Two Volume Set  Association Copies)

Canadian Water Birds A Pocket Field Guide; Canadian Land Birds, A Pocket Field Guide (Two Volume Set Association Copies)

By: Traverner, P.A.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, The Musson Book Company: 1939

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 25451


A very nice clean set showing mild wear only. Missing jackets, ex-university library copies, but tightly bound and bringing with them an interesting provenance. The Land Bird volume shows the handsome bookplate of the California Acadamy of Sciences James Moffat Library on the front pastedown. Across from it on the front free endpaper the author wrote, "The first copy to my friend Jim Moffitt in memory of a very pleasant visit. P.A. Travener June 24, 1939." under which Mo... View more info