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Propagation Of Wild Birds: A Manual of Applied Ornithology by Herbert K. Job - Hardcover - 1923 - from ThatBookGuy and Biblio.com

Propagation Of Wild Birds: A Manual of Applied Ornithology

by Herbert K. Job

Condition: Good/No Jacket


Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. Book. Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Good condition hardback - no jacket. This is the original 1923 book - not a modern facsimile or reprint. Dark-green boards with gilt lettering and a laid-in photo of swans on front cover. Boards are clean, show rubbing and bumping at corners and top and bottom of spine. Illustrated throughout. Three small, closed tears in book front (blank area). No other tears inside book. Only writing inside book is previous owner's signature in pencil in book front (Shapleigh). Illustrated throughout. Pages show tanning, a few show light foxing. 32 pages. .

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