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A Distributional List of the Birds of British Columbia (Pacific Coast Avifauna Number 17)

by Brooks, Allan; Swarth, Harry S

Condition: Poor


Berkeley: Cooper Ornithological Club, 1925. (USA) B0023BMWFU This copy is misisng the back cover and the last leaf of the index, he front cover is quite worn, and the first several leaves a=have toned edges, Accpetable used copy. Brown paper cover with brown cloth tape to spine, 156pp,(which is the index page ending at "Thryomanes bewicki", Colour frontis of Queen Charlotte Saw-whet Owl by Brooks, delicate fold-out map of Life Zones in perfect order, B&W photos. This monograph was publihsed by the Cooper ornithological Club on Sept, 1925. Allan Brooks is prbably bes known for i=his work as a zoological illustrator. He was a household word in Canada thirty years ago. He illustrated Taverner's Birds of Western Canada, a series in the National Geographic magazine, calendars, cards issued by the National Association of Audubon Societies, and covers on Keystone school exercise books . In 1924 Allan Brooks accompanied his friend Harry Swarth on a collecting expedition to Atlin, B.C. The result of this trip was collaboration on A Distribution List of the Birds of British Columbia, published under the auspices of the Cooper Ornithological Club of Berkeley, California in 1925.(1.4 JM FO 30/3. Paperback. Poor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".
  • Bookseller: JWMah CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 67272
  • Title: A Distributional List of the Birds of British Columbia (Pacific Coast Avifauna Number 17)
  • Author: Brooks, Allan; Swarth, Harry S
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Poor
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Cooper Ornithological Club
  • Place: Berkeley
  • Date published: 1925
  • Keywords: Allan Brooks Bird Lists British Columiba 1925 Ornthology
  • Bookseller catalogs: Birds and Birdwatching;
  • Subjects: NATURE / Birds & Birdwatching;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"

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