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Catalogue of Canadian Birds by John Macoun; James M Macoun; Geological Survey of Canada - Signed First Edition - 1909 - from Harry E Bagley Books Ltd and Biblio.com

Catalogue of Canadian Birds

by John Macoun; James M Macoun; Geological Survey of Canada

Condition: Very Good


Government Printing Bureau: Government Printing Bureau, 1909. bound in half leather,gilt spine letters, 761 pages : illustrations, Publication / Geological Survey of Canada, no. 973;, signed with 5 line inscription by William H. Moore of Scotch Lake NB who is noted in the Preface as a contributor to the work, Moore was a amateur naturalist of note being responsible for various writings on NB birds and articles regarding nature. According to National Audubon Society data,Wm. H. Moore of Scotch Lake, York County, New Brunswick was Canada’s first Christmas Bird Counter. "The Catalogue of Canadian Birds was published in three parts, the first appearing in 1900 and the last in 1904 ... In the present edition much of the matter has been re-written and many additional facts recorded and the whole combined into one volume"--page ii. binding is scuffed at edges with wear at corners and spine ends.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8 vo,.. Catalog.


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