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Hawaiian Birdlife
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Hawaiian Birdlife

By Berger, Andrew J.

Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, 1972. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with light rubbing to surfaces, Cloth,270pp, index, 123 B&W illus; 57 colour photos and illus. A heavy book. (3.8 JM FO 31/3. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$124.99

BIRDS OF WESTERN CANADA, Museum Bulletin No. 41, Biological Series No. 10 Seppt 15, 1926

By TAVERNER, P.A.

Ottawa: Dept of Mines, National Museum of Canada, 1926. (CAD) Preseumed 1st edition, Owner's name to end paper, this is a well used "venerable" book with some spotting to cloth covers, the signatures are shakened, but holding, one colour plates is missing (LII), thus sold as Acceptable ; no dust jacket probably as published. Blue cloth, pp, index. Plates I- LXXXIV in colour; figure 1-70 key to page 23 and 71-315 scattered throughout text. (4.0 JM FO 52/0. 1st. Hardcover. Acceptable/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.99

BIRDS OF THE EASTERN FOREST: 2

By LANSDOWNE, J.F.; Text By John A. Livingston

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1970. (CAD) Presumed first printing. No markings, lower cover edges slightly rubbed Very Good used copy in price-clipped Very Good dust jacket with rubbing to top of the spine of Dj. Dj is in mylar sleeve. Folio, blue cloth, gilt letters, 262 pp., index. 112beautiful colour plates of birds. Book was printed iin Italy. A heavy oversize book (4.5 JM FO 29/0. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by LANSDOWNE, J.F.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$38.98

Shorelines: Birds at the water's edge
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Shorelines: Birds at the water's edge

By Warren, Michael

NY: Times Books, 1984. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine in price-clipped Good only dust jacket with 2" edge tear to lower edge of frotn panel, some edge fualts and rubbing to head of psine. Grey cloth, 128pp, colour illustrations of shore birds in thier habitats by Warren who is regarded as one of the greatest bird painters. This is his first book. A heavy book. (3.5 JM FO 43/0. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$19.99

THE BIRDS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. Volume One (1) Nonpasserines: Introduction, Loons Through Waterfowl

By CAMPBELL, R. Wayne, DAWE, Neil K. et al.

Victoria: Royal British Columbia Museum / Environment Canada, 1989. (CAD) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, about Near Fine in Good dust jacket with two edge tears and creases. Grey boards. I: Nonpasserines; Loons through Waterfowl, xvii, 514pp, map endpapers, B&W photos and colour distribution maps. A heavy book. (5.0 JM FO 50/0. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$29.48

The New York Pigeon: Behind the Feathers
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The New York Pigeon: Behind the Feathers

By Garn, Andrew ;Emily S. Rueb; Rita McMahon

Brooklyn NY: powerHouse Books, 2018. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Fine as New in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 144pp, colour photos of New York's pigeons, some lovely close ups. The New York Pigeon is a photography book that reveals the unexpected beauty of the omnipresent pigeon as if Vogue magazine devoted its pages to birds, rather than fashion models. In spite of pigeons' ubiquity in New York and other cities, we never really see them closely and know very little about their function in the urban ecosystem. A heavy book. (2.9 JM 31/2. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$24.99

The Birds of South Africa

By Roberts, Dr. Austin

South Africa: Trustees of the South African Bird Book Fund / H.F. & G. Witherby, 1940. (RSA) Presumed 1st edition. Owner's name, endpapers are spotted and foxed, the cover edges are quite worn with the borads showing, the cloth to the spine edges have split and have been repaired, frayed spine extremities, light soiling to covers, well used copy with pages genertally clean, but sold as serviceable copy in rather Poor ondition. Cloth, xxxii, pp, index, tissue-protected colour frontis, and 55 colour plates showing bird species. All the plates are there and are in good condiction except that the back of the frontis illus is foxed. A heavy book. (3.0 JM FO 49/4. 1st. Hardcover. Poor/Lacking the Jacket. Illus. by Lighton, Norman C.K.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$49.99

The Complete Illustrated Thorburn's Birds

By THORBURN, Archibald

UK: Wordsworth Editions, 1989. (UK) No markings, Fine in Very Good dust jacket with light rubbing to flap corner tips. Boards, 105pp, then 10pp index, 83 large full-colou rplates of British birds. This is a reprint of the "New edition" of 1917. Thorburn (1860 - 1935) was a Scottish artist and animal painter and bird illustrator, painting mostly in watercolour. A heavy book. (7.5 JM FO 59/3. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$38.99

Wild Wings: An Introduction to Bird Watching

By Fitzharris, Tim

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1994. (CAD) 1st Canadian edition. Remainder mark to bottom edge of pages, no other markings, Fine. Wraps, 192pp, colour photos. Basic birdwatching skills and a survey of many Canadian species. (2.1 JM FO 15/7. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Remainder.

$14.85

Dangerous Birds, a Naturalist's Aviary

By Lembke, Janet

NY: Lyons & Burford Publishers, 1992. (USA) 3rd printing. No markings, Fine in unclipped Fine dust jacket. Boards, 179pp, index, no illus. "Watching birds is one way of contemplating what it is to be alive". (1.6 JM FO 52/1. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.45

The Art Of Jeremy Boot - A Collection Of Twenty Eight Colour Paintings

By Boot, Jeremy

Australia: Jeremy Boot, 2011. (AUS) First edition. No markings,Fine. Wraps, [32]pp, 28 colour plates of birds. Boot is one of Australia's leading wildlife artists. (1.33 JM FO 3/1. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$74.00

The Care and Propagation of Ornamental Waterfowl with 68 Illustrations

By Laidlay, J.C.

Edinburgh: McLagan & Cumming, 1933. (UK) Presumed first edition. No markings, Very Good in price-clipped Good only dust jacket with edge tears and chips, price sticker to corner of frotn panel; DJ is in mylar sleeve. Cloth, 190pp, B&W photos. This book covers waterfowl drom ducks to geese, swans to flamingos. (1.5 JM FO 55/3. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.99

BIRDS OF THE NORTHERN FOREST

By LANSDOWNE, J.F.; Text By John A. Livingston

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1967. (CAD) 2nd printing. No markings, solid Very Good in about Very Good dust jacket with three small edge tears to top edge of back panel and tiny chip to base of spine of Dj. Dj is in mylar sleeve. Folio, blue cloth, gilt letters, 248 pp., index. 56 beautiful colour plates of birds. Book designed by Frank Neufeld; printed iin Italy. A heavy oversize book (4.5 JM FO 21/b0. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by LANSDOWNE, J.F.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$37.49

BIRDS OF THE EASTERN FOREST: 2

By LANSDOWNE, J.F.; Text By John A. Livingston

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1970. (CAD) Presumed first printing. No markings, solid Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket with rubbing to top of the spine of Dj and tiny edge tear to edge of rear panel. Dj is in mylar sleeve. Folio, blue cloth, gilt letters, 262 pp., index. 112beautiful colour plates of birds. Book was printed iin Italy. A heavy oversize book (4.5 JM FO 21/b0. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by LANSDOWNE, J.F.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$39.39

A Distributional List of the Birds of British Columbia (Pacific Coast Avifauna Number 17)

By Brooks, Allan; Swarth, Harry S.

Berkeley: Cooper Ornithological Club, 1925. (USA) B0023BMWFU This copy is misisng the back cover and the last leaf of the index, he front cover is quite worn, and the first several leaves a=have toned edges, Accpetable used copy. Brown paper cover with brown cloth tape to spine, 156pp,(which is the index page ending at "Thryomanes bewicki", Colour frontis of Queen Charlotte Saw-whet Owl by Brooks, delicate fold-out map of Life Zones in perfect order, B&W photos. This monograph was publihsed by the Cooper ornithological Club on Sept, 1925. Allan Brooks is prbably bes known for i=his work as a zoological illustrator. He was a household word in Canada thirty years ago. He illustrated Taverner's Birds of Western Canada, a series in the National Geographic magazine, calendars, cards issued by the National Association of Audubon Societies, and covers on Keystone school exercise books . In 1924 Allan Brooks accompanied his friend Harry Swarth on a collecting expedition to Atlin, B.C. The result of this trip was collaboration on A Distribution List of the Birds of British Columbia, published under the auspices of the Cooper Ornithological Club of Berkeley, California in 1925.(1.4 JM FO 30/3. Paperback. Poor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$16.90

The Practical Birdwatcher's Handbook (North American Nature handbooks)

By Lindsey, Terence; Turner, R.G. Jr.; Editors

Australia: Weldon Owen, 2011. (AUS) No markings, Fine. Wraps, 480pp, index. Mostly colour photos and illus throughout. Birds are presented one bird per page with indentification notes, districution maps, with additional material on plants and trees A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 18/6. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.49

BIRDS OF THE NORTHERN FOREST

By LANSDOWNE, J.F.; Text By John A. Livingston

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1966. (CAD) First printing. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Folio, blue cloth, gilt letters, 248 pp., index. 56 beautiful colour plates of birds. Book designed by Frank Neufeld; printed iin Italy. A heavy oversize book (4.5 JM FO 57/5. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by LANSDOWNE, J.F.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$46.95

The Audubon Society Master Guide to Birding, Complete in Three (3) Volumes

By Farrand, John, Jr. Editor

NY: Alfred A Knopf, 1985. (USA) No markings, Very Good. Three volumes complete. Volume 1: Loons to Sandpipers ISBN 0394533828, wraps, 447pp, index. Volume 2: Gulls to Dippers, ISBN 0394533844, wraps, 398pp, index. Volume 3: Old world Warblers to Sparrows, ISBNN 0394533836. Wraps, 399pp, index. All books have colour photos. Text by 61 key experts. This is 1st guide based on the new classification of the American Ornithilogists' Union. A heavy set. (4.9 JM FO 15/6. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$33.99

BIRDS OF THE WESTCOAST, Volume One (Signed copy)

By LANSDOWNE, J.F.

Toronto: M.F. Feheley, 1976. (CAD) First Edition SIGNED BY AUTHOR, no other markings, there is faint line of discoloration to the cover cloth but I believe this is a fault in the cloth, as the covers are clean and bright, Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket with a couple of tiny edge tears; D J is in mylar sleeve. Folio, white cloth, gilt letters, 175 pp., index. 52 beautiful colour plates of birds, 4 fold-out pages, 52 drawings reproduced in duotone. Foreword by S. Dillon Ripley. A heavy oversize book (5,0 JM FO 63/5. Signed by Author. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$69.00

Birds of Vanuatu

By Bregulla, Heinrich L.

UK: Anthony Nelson, 1992. (UK) First Edition No markings, Fine in unclipped Fine dust jacket with very light rubbing to back panel. Teal boards, 294pp, index. Colour plates; B&W photos. A German ornithologist gives us a first comprehensive look at the birds of this group of volcanic islands in the south Pacific. 92.0 JM FO 14/3. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$32.00

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