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Bird infirmary
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Bird infirmary

By Engholm, Eva

Taplinger Publishing Company, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. Unknown. Fine/Near Fine. First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with yellow cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 176 pages with Appendix. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, hint of very slight sunning to spine. enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An account of the author's adventures as a caretaker and healer for wounded and abandoned birds.

$12.00

How to Have Bird Neighbors
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How to Have Bird Neighbors

By Patteson, S. Louise

Boston - New York - Chicago: D. C. Heath and Company, 1917. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/no dust jacket . First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with gold and dark green illustration on the cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Pinhead size spots of wear at spine ends, corner tips. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs by the author. 128 pages with index. All about the birds of America and how to attract them to your neighborhood, and protect them once they get there.

$30.00

Birds
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Birds

By Bateman, Robert

New York: Pantheon, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Gift quality First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or bumping. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean dark green endpapers - no names, writing or marks. All pages and edges are clean and bright. Profusely illustrated with gorgeous full color paintings of birds in their natural environment by Robert Bateman. Foreword by Peter Matthiessen. 176 pages. Approx. size: 10" x 10". Dust jacket is not price clipped, no wear, no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$25.00

Grouse Feathers
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Grouse Feathers

By Burton L. Spiller

New York: Crown Publishers, 1972. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Lynn Bogue Hunt, Illustrator. Clean hardcover book and dust jacket. Brown faux leather boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very slight wear at upper spine corners. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt. Introduction by H. G. Tapply. 207 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has faint water stains on spine only, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Classic stories about America's favorite upland game bird--and about the men and dogs who hunt it.

$25.00

Bird World
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Bird World

By Stickney, J. H.

Boston: Ginn & Company, 1900. Hardcover. Near Fine/no dust jacket . Ernest Seton Thompson, Illustrator. Very clean decorated American trade binding. Red buckram cloth boards with stamped black bird and botanical design on cover, bright gold lettering on cover, bright gold lettering and small bird decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with very small previous owner name stamped near top of front free endpaper. Illustrated with many black and white plates by Ernest Seton Thompson. 214 pages with index.

$25.00

The Hummingbird Book
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The Hummingbird Book

By Donald Stokes; Lillian Stokes

Little, Brown And Company, 9-09. Later printing. Paperback. Fine. Very clean, as new large paperback (approx. size: 8-1/2" x 11"). No creasing, chipping or wear. Illustrations and range maps by Donald Stokes (many beautiful full-color photographs). With a special section on attracting Orioles, as well. 89 pages. Wonderful, informative book with clear information on attracting hummers, identifying the various types, creating a hummingbird habitat, planting hummingbird flowers, hummingbird facts and myths, photographing hummingbirds.

$15.00

Bird Homes
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Bird Homes

By Dugmore, A. Radclyffe

New York: Doubleday Page, 1902. Hardcover. Very Good/no dust jacket . Beautiful old book with very light library markings (no markings to spine, binding or text block edges). Gilt top page edges. Attractive Rochester Museum bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Sleeve on rear fixed endpaper. Beige buckram cloth boards with leather title box with gold lettering on spine. Some chipping to edges and corners of leather label. No wear to cloth. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Beautifully illustrated with photographs in black & white and full color by the author. 183 pages with index.

$20.00

The Rarest Bird in the World
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The Rarest Bird in the World

By Head, Vernon R. L. Head

New York: Pegasus Books, 2015. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition, First Printing in as new condition. Very clean light blue boards with mustard yellow spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 243 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn - no chipping or tears or rubbing, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Part detective story, part love affai8r, and pure adventure storytelling at its best - this book is a celebration of the thrill of exploration during the search for the elusive bird, Nechisar Nightjar.

$25.00

Birdsong: A Natural History
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Birdsong: A Natural History

By Don Stap

New York: Scribner, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean cream boards with beige cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 261 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped.

$12.00

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . .with Wings
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The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . .with Wings

By Bittner, Mark

Harmony, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. White boards with blue spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 289 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Inspiring story of how one man found his life's work--and true love--among a gang of wild parrots roosting in one of America's most picturesque urban settings.

$12.00

Argen the Gull
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Argen the Gull

By Russell, Franklin

New York: Alfred Knopf, 1964. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Very clean unfaded blue cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear; very slight bump to one corner. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper). Illustrated with photographs by the author. 239 pages. Clean dust jacket is unfaded, has very slight edge chipping and a few short closed edge tears, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Author's photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$15.00

Bird Hiking
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Bird Hiking

By Hausman, Leon Augustus

New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1948. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/Good. Harold Minton, Illustrator. First Edition in dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through to cloth boards. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, and endpapers are intact. Tasteful bookplate and previous owner name and date on front pastedown. Illustrations by Harold Minton. 107 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has v-shaped chip at top of rear panel (2" at deepest point), small chip at base of rear panel near spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A charming, informal and practical book which is an adventure in enjoyment not only of the sight of birds, but of the countryside or parks in which they live; of the flowers, vines, bushes, and trees among which they move or nest; of the animals and insects that are their neighbors; and of the smells and sounds and colors that surround them. Also practical suggestions concerning time, place, dress, and equipment.

$12.00

Bird Paradise
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Bird Paradise

By Wicks, John Bartlett

Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs and Company, 1914. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/no dust jacket . First Edition. Lovely book illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean green marbled paper covered boards with paste-on photo illustration (unworn), green lettering; dark green cloth spine with gold lettering. Very small spot of wear to one lower corner tip. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 272 pages with index. A wonderful book of essays on birds and bird behavior, migration, habits and habitat.

$20.00

Wild Voyageur
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Wild Voyageur

By Jones, Adrienne

London: Macmillan, 1968. First British Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Lois Darling, Illustrator. First British Edition (so stated) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Lois Darling. 174 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; slightest hint of browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The life history of a gander, Chen, so named by the eskimo girl Mooshnuk, who defies her tribe's code in concealing the whereabouts of the wounded bird even though she knew it meant depriving the family of food. A story of natural history, evoking the wild skies, the dangerous barrens, the predators - including man - which surround these magnificent birds.

$15.00

Indian Hill Birds
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Indian Hill Birds

By Ali, Salim

London: Oxford University Press, 1949. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. G. M. Henry, Illustrator. First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean unfaded yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with 64 color plates by G. M. Henry. 188 pages with index. Book size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". Clean dust jacket has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges, corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful book for the non-technical bird lover, covering over 300 species of birds likely to be sighted in India, superbly illustrated, with useful keys for field identification.

$22.00

Grouse and Grouse Hunting
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Grouse and Grouse Hunting

By Woolner, Frank

New York: Crown Publishers, 1973. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Fourth Printing, March, 1973, in unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black and grfeen lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 192 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few small shallow edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$18.00

The Goshawk
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The Goshawk

By White, T. H.

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1951. First American Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/no dust jacket. First Edition. Clean red cloth boards with small black claw decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (slight browning from publisher's glue) - no names, writing or marks. 215 pages. Only the front flap from the dust jacket laid in (not price clipped - 3.50 on top corner).

$50.00

A Season of Birds: a Norfolk Diary, 1911
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A Season of Birds: a Norfolk Diary, 1911

By James, Vincent; Lodge, George Edward

New York: A & W Publishers, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. George E. Lodge, Illustrator. First Edition in clean dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold bird in flight on cover, gold lettering on spine. Fading to board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean, map-illustrated endpapers (1910 ordnance survey map of the Hickling area). Previous owner name on back of front free endpaper at top edge. Over 90 beautiful watercolor illustrations by George E. Lodge. 152 pages with index. Dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; no tears or chips, slight wear at one corner tip area. Jacket caligraphy and decoration by Kate Cary. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A meticulous and vivid study in words and pictures of over 200 birds.

$20.00

Hawks in Flight
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Hawks in Flight

By Dunne, Pete; David Sibley, Clay Sutton

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. Early Printing. Near Fine/Very Good++. David Sibley, Illustrator. Early printing, SIGNED by author Pete Dunne, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering and small silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on title page by author Pete Dunne: "Helen & Bob - Who are two of my favorite people - With Best Wishes, Pete." Clean illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout with excellent photographs and drawings, making in-flight identification of raptors perfectly clear. 254 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap), slightest hint of light rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$25.00

The Technique of Photographing Birds
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The Technique of Photographing Birds

By Warham, John

London: Focal Press, 1956. Stated First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and beautiful black and white photographs. 200 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (25s net on front inside flap), unchipped, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Excellent book on bird photography and an illustrated bird recognition section to guide the reader in identifying his subjects.

$20.00

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