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Handbook of North American Birds: Volume 1, Loons through Flamingos by  Ralph (editor) PALMER - Hardcover - 1962 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 79092)

Handbook of North American Birds: Volume 1, Loons through Flamingos

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Handbook of North American Birds: Volume 1, Loons through Flamingos

by PALMER, Ralph (editor)

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New Haven: Yale University Press. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1962. Hardcover. Volume 1 only in the five-volume series provides detailed observations of the species covered. Includes information on identification, voice, habitat, distribution, migration, reproduction, habits and food. With maps and many illustrations, some in color by Roger Tory Peterson. This series sponsored by the American Onithologist's Union. --- In pale olive linen cloth-covered boards; black cover illustration and spine titling in black and in gilt on black spine block. Jacket with pelican drawings on cover. --- With 2 rubberstampings and 2 of prior owner's signatures in various locations, with soiling to lower textblock edge and rounded cover corners; otherwise a clean, firm copy. Dust jacket with chipping and tape-repaired tears along edges, a two-inch tear to head of spine; else intact, in decent condition and in removable mylar protector.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 567 pages .

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Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
79092
Title
Handbook of North American Birds: Volume 1, Loons through Flamingos
Author
PALMER, Ralph (editor)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Fair dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Yale University Press
Place of Publication
New Haven
Date Published
1962

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Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use Biblio.com for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).

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