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BIRDS THAT HUNT AND ARE HUNTED : Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Water-Fowls

By Blanchan, Neltje; Introduction By G.O. Shields (Coquina)

New York, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1908. 1908 Publication. Text/VG w/sporadic page discoloration, Green linen boards/VG w/light rubs to corner tips & some color loss to white lettering. DJ/None. Frontispiece: Passenger Pigeon/Half life-size color plate. Weak front & rear hinges; distracting child's pencilling to blank pages lightly erased. First published 1898; first copyright for Color Plates, 1900. This 1908 Edition carries 48 color plates & 16 half-tone plates. Written by an early ecologist, naturalist, avowed bird lover, and one well acquainted with the contributions of Audubon.G.O. Shields, author of the Introduction, was president of the League of American Sportsmen and repelled by ruthless slaughter. Text in 4 parts: I, Water Birds; II, Wading Birds; III, Gallinaceous Game Birds; and, IV, Birds of Prey. Strong copy of a book nearing its centennial.. 1908. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by A.W. Mumford (Colored Plates).