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Penguins
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Penguins

By Peterson, Roger Tory

Houghton Mifflin Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0395270928 . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover in black cloth boards in black jacket w color illus. Fine unmarked in Fine jacket in Clear protective cover. " Having observed all the penguin species during his many visits to Antarctica and the surrounding islands, the world-renowned naturalist combines personal observations, photographs, and drawings to provide insight into the life patterns of penguin species and individuals. " ; 10.999999988780000 X 8.699999991126000 X 0.899999999082000 inches; 238 pp pages .

$15.00

The Structure and Classification of Birds
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The Structure and Classification of Birds

By Beddard, Frank E.

London, New York & Bombay: Longmans, Green & Company. Very Good. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. xx. 548 pages plut an extensive, 3-31 pp, publisher's catalog ; 8 vo. Illustrated with intext figures. Extremities show minor rubbing and wear, there is scattered foxing throughout. There is a unique, non-archival tape repair on page 415, else undamaged with some edge foxing. Inside the cover is a small bookseller label and large decorative bookplate, Ex Libris/ Roy Hew Russell Stevenson/ Southern Rhodesia/ Class "O" No., 65. (Captain) Stevenson of Selukwe, South Rhodesia was an avid collector of insects and a member of the South Rhodesia Orninthology Association. His collections were used in the research of various natural history related journals and has been attributed as the first lepidopterist to have put Rhodesian butterflies into some order. ; 8vo .

$45.00

The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior
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The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior

By Sibley, David Allen

Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. Hardcover. 9780679451235 . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover in white boards F unmarked in F jacket. “Once in a great while, a natural history book changes the way people look at the world. In 1838, John ames Audubon’s Birds of America was one...In 1934, Roger Tory Peterson produced Field Guide to the Birds...Now comes The Sibley Guide to Birds.” ; 9.599999990208 X 6.199999993676 X 1.799999998164 inches; 608 pp pages .

$20.00

The New Yorker A Critic At Large:  Audubon's Passion. Feb. 25, 1991
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The New Yorker A Critic At Large: Audubon's Passion. Feb. 25, 1991

By Gopnik, Adam

The New Yorker. Very Good. 1991. Hardcover. Pages 96-104. Some tone along front & back edges as well as light edge wear else VG+. Advertisments, intext figures and cartoons. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$12.00

Handbook of Plants of the Colorado Front Range
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Handbook of Plants of the Colorado Front Range

By Weber, William A.

University of Colorado Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1953. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in green boards in VG unmarked in VG jacket with Protective cover. ; 8vo ; 232 pp pages .

$20.00

The Ring-necked Duck in the Northeast
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The Ring-necked Duck in the Northeast

By Mendall, Howard

Orono, Maine: University Press. Very Good. 1958. Softcover. Pp xv, 317. B&W photographs. Maps. Graphs. Index. Original wraps VG with edge wear and soil. ; 8vo .

$12.00

Fundamentals of Ornithology
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Fundamentals of Ornithology

By Van Tyne, Josselyn & Andrew J. Berger.

New York: John Wiley & Sons. Good with no dust jacket. 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Pp. xi, 624. Illustrated with 253 figures: Maps, Drawings, Photographs. The 168 original pen and ink sketches were done by George Miksch Sutton specifically for this book. Blue cloth with bright gold stamp. Mild shelf wear. Former text book stamped inside the cover. No notes or highlighting, CLEAN. Contents: Paleontology; Anatomy; Plumage and molt; Senses and behavior; Voice and sound production; Bird distribution; Migration; Flight; Food and feeding habits; Social relations; Taxonomy and nomenclature; The Classification of World Birds by families; Ornithological sources; Glossary; Index. ; 8vo ; 624 pages .

$15.00

Birds of Tropical America  ; Corrie Herring Hooks Series
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Birds of Tropical America ; Corrie Herring Hooks Series

By Skutch, Alexander

Austin TX: Univ of Texas Pr. Fine in Good dust jacket. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0292746342 . First Edition Hardcover in green cloth boards in Fine unmarked condition in Good jacket Edge wear and small tares upper left of front cover " Photos, ills. 34 species of birds, mostly from Central America, are described by Skutch with details of appearance, behavior, nest, eggs, incubation, and nestlings, supplemented by Skutch's stories of his experience with the species. Each species decription is accompanied by a full-page black-and-white drawing by Gardner. " ; Corrie Herring Hooks Series; 10 X 7.20 X 1.20 inches; 320 pp pages .

$15.00

Audubon's Birds of North America
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Audubon's Birds of North America

By Buff, Sheila

The Wellfleet Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1990. Hardcover. 1555216404 . Hardcover in brown cloth boards in Fine unmarked condition in Near Fine jacket Miner Shelf Wear ; 11.20 X 9 X 1.60 inches; 512 pp pages .

$35.00

Swans of the world
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Swans of the world

By Wilmore, Sylvia Bruce

[New York]: Taplinger Pub. Co. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. Hardcover. 0800875249 . Hardcover in green cloth boards in Fine unmarked condition in VG jacket Edge wear "Books has illustrations of baby swans, swan anatomy and pictures of foods swans like to eat. There are also many photos of swans. " ; 8.50 X 5.70 X 1.10 inches; 229 pp pages .

$10.00

Birds of California
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Birds of California

By Small, Arnold

[New York]: Imprint unknown. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. 087691119X . Hardcover in yellow boards in Fine unmarked condition in VG jacket Edge wear Dust Jacket is in clear removable protective cover. " California's birds and their natural habitats. Includes introductory chapters on the land regions and climate of California as they relate to the ecology and distribution of the state's birds, and on equipment and techniques for bird study. " ; 9.10 X 5.80 X 1.20 inches; 336 pp pages .

$10.00

BIOLOGY AND THE COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY OF BIRDS - Volume (1) and Volume (2)
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BIOLOGY AND THE COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY OF BIRDS - Volume (1) and Volume (2)

By Marshall, A. J.

[New York]: Academic Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. Hardcover in blue cloth boards in Near Fine unmarked in Near Fine jacket with Protective cover. Faded Edge wear and small tares " The Contents are: Volume One: Preface by A. J. Marshall; The Origin of Birds by W. E. Swinton; Adaptive Radiation in Birds by Robert W. Storer; The Classification of Birds by Robert W. Storer; Geographical Distribution of Living Birds by D. L. Serventy; Development of Birds by Ruth Bellairs; The Integumentary System by Mary E. Rawles; The Skeleton of Birds by A. D'A. Bellairs and C. R. Jenkin; The Musculature by Andrew J. Berger; The Blood Vascular System by J. R. Simons; The Respiratory System by G. W. Salt and Erki Zeuthen; Digestion and the Digestive System by Donald S. Farner; and Excretion by Ivan Sperber; followed by Author Index and Subject Index. Volume Two: The Central Nervous System by Adolf Portmann and Werner Stingelin; Sensory Organs: Skin Taste and Olfaction by A. Portmann; Sensory Organs: Equilibration by A. Portmann; Sensory Organs: Vision by R. J. Pumphrey; Sensory Organs: Hearing by R. J. Pumphrey; Endocrine Glands, Thymus and Pineal Body by E. Otto Hoen; Sex and Secondary Sexual Characteristics by Emil Witschi; Reproduction by A. J. Marshall; Energy Metabolism, Thermoregulation and Body Temperature by James R. King and Donald S. Farner; Flight by R. H. J. Brown; Breeding Season and Migration by A. J. Marshall; Long Distance Orientation by G. Kramaer; Behavior by R. A. Hinde; and Bird Populations by John A. Gibb; followed by Author Index and Subject Index. " ; 8vo .

$70.00

Birds at Risk
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Birds at Risk

By Whitlock, Ralph

Olympic Marketing Corp. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. Hardcover. 0239002075 . Hardcover in black boards, in Fine unmarked condition in VG jacket ; 9.76 X 7.80 X 0.87 inches; 176 pp pages .

$10.00

The birds of California
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The birds of California

By Small, Arnold

Winchester Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1974. Hardcover. 087691119X . Hardcover in yellow cloth boards, in Fine unmarked in Fine jacket with Protective cover. " Comprehesive overview of spatial and temporal distribution bird distribution in California precedes a complete, annotated list of recorded species in the State." ; 9.10 X 5.80 X 1.20 inches; 310 pp pages .

$15.00

American Water & Game Birds (First Edition with Dust Jacket)
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American Water & Game Birds (First Edition with Dust Jacket)

By Rand, Austin

[New York]: E. P. Dutton. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition Hardcover in blue boards w green cloth spine, in white jacket w color illus inset. Near Fine unmarked in Near Fine jacket with protective cover. 130 colo rphotographic plates, and 200 illustrations. Jacket is not price-clipped. Slight edge wear. ; 8vo ; 238 pp pages .

$25.00

Birds in London
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Birds in London

By Hudson, W.H.

London, New York, Bombay: Longmans Green & Co.. Very Good. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. About near fine in bright light green cloth; gilt-lettered spine; in the center of the front board is a bright design of an English Tower, birds and a tree; with a single gilt line boarder. TEG. Xvi, 339, p. [340] blank. Followed by [1]- 40 pp. publisher catalog. Illustrations by Bryan Hook, A.D. McCormick and from photographs from Nature by R. B. Lodge. Frontispiece with tissue guard. With 17 plates (including frontis.,) and 15 in text illustrations. Black endpapers, fep loose with a large chip from the fore-edge Ends rubbed. An exceptionally nice copy. S William Henry Hudson (1841 - 1922) was an author, naturalist, and ornithologist and a founding member of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.; 8vo .

$90.00

Penguins: Past and Present, Here and There
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Penguins: Past and Present, Here and There

By Simpson, George Gaylord

New Haven & London: Yale University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. xi, [1-map], 1-150. With full color frontispiece of King Penguin; 10 additional color plates; in text figures and 9 maps. Additional reading list. Index. Some top edge soil and soft ends; the dust jacket is price clipped and has wear on the edges and surface. A very good +, solid copy. "Penguin are beautiful, interesting, inspiring, and funny." So writes Simpson in this "eminently readable" volume. New archival clear cover. Documents the penguin's long history, from prehistoric ancestors to present-day varieties, and describes the appearance, behavior, habitat, and distribution of each of the eighteen living species with zest, affection, and above all, the scholar's eye for detail. For all who are interested, amateur and scholar. ; 8vo .

$25.00

Seabirds of the World
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Seabirds of the World

By Lockley, Ronald M. & Eric Hosking

Facts on File. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0871962497 . 159 pp. Over 120 species illustrated in 147 photographs, 122 in full color. Bibliography. Index. Archival clear cover. ; 10.90 X 8.50 X 0.90 inches; 159 pages .

$20.00

Bibliography of Birds : with special reference to anatomy, behavior,  biochemistry, embryology, pathology, physiology, genetics, ecology,  aviculture, economic ornithology, poultry culture, evolution and related  subjects. (Parts 1,2 &3)
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Bibliography of Birds : with special reference to anatomy, behavior, biochemistry, embryology, pathology, physiology, genetics, ecology, aviculture, economic ornithology, poultry culture, evolution and related subjects. (Parts 1,2 &3)

By Strong, Reuben Myron

Chicago: Zoological Series Field Museum of Natural History. Very Good. First Edition. Softcover. Signed by Author . Signed by Author Complete in 3 Parts (volumes). SIGNED. Part 1: Author Catalogue A to J., 1939. Part 2: Author Catalog K to Z, 1939. Part 3 Subject Index, 1946. Pp. 464; 469; 522. Bound in the thin stiff card, toned edges and worn; Parts 1 & 2 have "A to J" & "K to Z" in ink on the spine; foxing on the edges; part 3's spine is not square with rounding of the front edge. Loose title page laid in, Part 2 & 3. Prospectus pamphlet, & book review laid in. Grundger review of Science, 1947 considered this work "THE bibliography of birds.... A monumental work for which no praise is too great." Association copy with the inscription of R. M. Strong to Dr. Van Tyne on the cover of Part 1, AND Dr. Josselyn Van Tyne's ownership signature on Part 2 & 3. Both Strong (1872-1964) and Van Tyne (1902-1957) were members of the wilson Society. Strong was one of the founding members and Tyne was the Curator of Birds at the Museum of Zoology in Michigan and former editor of the Wilson Journal of Ornithology. The museum became the permanent home for the Wilson Society in 1930, and the Library was founded; holdings are primarily of member donations and includes Van Tyne's personal library. From the library of Dr. Jean Cohen, (Michigan & San Diego), no ownership markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall .

$135.00

The Bird Feeder Book: How to build unique bird feeders from the purely  practical to the simply outrageous
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The Bird Feeder Book: How to build unique bird feeders from the purely practical to the simply outrageous

By Boswell, Thom

Sterling. Fine. 1995. Hardcover. 0806902965 . As new. Includes material lists and clearly written, illustrated instructions. Great for any bird lover, woodworker or craftman. ; 9.90 X 8.30 X 0.50 inches; 144 pages .

$12.50

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