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The Herons of the World by  James and Hugh Elliott; Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman (paintings by); Robert Gillmor (drawings by); Roger Tory Peterson (Foreword) Hancock - 1st U.S Edition - 1978 - from Ultramarine Books (SKU: 002785)

The Herons of the World

The Herons of the World by  James and Hugh Elliott; Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman (paintings by); Robert Gillmor (drawings by); Roger Tory Peterson (Foreword) Hancock - 1st U.S Edition - 1978 - from Ultramarine Books (SKU: 002785)

The Herons of the World

by Hancock, James and Hugh Elliott; Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman (paintings by); Robert Gillmor (drawings by); Roger Tory Peterson (Foreword)

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0060117591
ISBN 13
9780060117597
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New York: Harper & Row, 1978 304 pages; full-page color plates of each of the 61 species that are fully described as to distribution, migration, habitat, appearance, and behavior. Introductory chapters deal with problems and features of the classification, distribution, and behavior of the heron family. "... the book a work of art as well as an authoritative monograph." Small remainder mark on the top edge.. 1st U.S Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Folio.

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Bookseller
Ultramarine Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
002785
Title
The Herons of the World
Author
Hancock, James and Hugh Elliott; Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman (paintings by); Robert Gillmor (drawings by); Roger Tory Peterson (Foreword)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
1st U.S Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0060117591
ISBN 13
9780060117597
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1978
Keywords
herons birds birding bird watching seabirds wildlife photographing birds
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Art - Watercolor, Drawing;

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