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Miniature Bird-Watching Book Set: 14 titles (1941) by John H. Eggers - Paperback - 1941 - from Hang Fire Books, IOBA and Biblio.com

Miniature Bird-Watching Book Set: 14 titles (1941)

by John H. Eggers

Condition: Very Good/No Dust jacket


Samuel Lowe Company, Kenosha, Wis, 1941. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust jacket. 14 charming miniature books each featuring a different bird (and with text written in the "voice" of that perticular bird). Each book measures 2 3/4" x 2 1/8", saddle-stitched with a single staple, and is 12 pages with a cardstock cover. Attractive color cover illustration, color centerfold and 3-4 other color images. Book titles are: Baltimore Oriole; Flicker; Catbird; Scarlet Tanager; Ruby Throated Hummingbird; Robin; Barn Swallow; House Wren; Downy Woodpecker (thisbook shows a corner damp stain to the corner of the final six pages and the back cover); Red-Winged Blackbird; Blue Jay; White-Breasted Nuthatch (this book some blue ink spotting/smears to front cover. Possibly a printing quirk); Cardinal; Chickadee. Great for the collector of miniature books or bird enthusiasts. These books are quite delicate it it's remarkable they have survived in such excellent contition./ The books are all bright and clean (with the two exceptions detailed above). Each shows (light) age-toning and one or two showed short nicks/tears which have been closed with archival adhesive. Inventory No: 022804. .
  • Bookseller: Hang Fire Books, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 022804
  • Title: Miniature Bird-Watching Book Set: 14 titles (1941)
  • Author: John H. Eggers
  • Format/binding:Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Dust jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Samuel Lowe Company
  • Place: Kenosha, Wis
  • Date published: 1941
  • Keywords: BZDB373 Nature, Environment & Pets; Miniature BirdWatching Book Set 14 titles 1941
  • Bookseller catalogs: Nature, Environment & Pets;
  • Subjects: NATURE / General;

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miniature
A book that is less then 3 inches in width and length.  Books created this small were usually adaptations of larger books...[more]
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