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BIRD LORE Vol. XXXIII No. 6

by Chapman, Frank M., Ed.

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Harrisburg & New York: Published for the Audubon Societies by D. Appleton, Sep/Oct 1931. Illustrated by Allen Brooke color frontis Canvas-Back Duce, b/w photos and period ads. First edition. Pictorial green stapled wraps. 8. pp. iii, 306-376. Near Fine. Faint old water stain on cover only flaw. Articles by Fannie Hoyt, Gertrude Mansfield, Marbled Godwits, J.T. Nichols, A. A. Allen..… Read more
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image of Yosemite Nature Notes.  June Vol.17 No. 6. (reprint of 101 Wildflowers of Yosemite, 1938)

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YNP, California: Yosemite Natural History Association Press, January 1951. Illustrated by Mary V. Hood b/w line drawings. 5th edition. 5000 copies. Illustrated Stapled-wrap. 8vo. pp. [ii], 75-101. Indices. Near Fine. Trace toning. Beautifully illustrated and described and one of the few periodicals to go to 5th printing..
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London: George Philip & Son, n.d. Later edition. Black cloth. 12mo. pp. 109, 8 ads. Very Good. Light cover wear, over all toning..
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WHERE THE BIRDS ARE.

by Gillespie, Mabel.

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Martha's Vineyard, MA: Tashmoo Press, (1976). Illustrated by Will Huntington line drawings and Kristy Kingsbury Henshaw. Stated first printing edition. Stiff wraps. 8vo. pp. 142, [2] rear folding map. Very Good. Faint cover stains/wear, internally near fine (no ownership)..
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image of Survey of the Ocean Fisheries Off Delaware Bay. Special Scientific Report-Fisheries No. 222

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Washington, DC: USDI/FWS, August 1957. Illustrated by b&w maps and charts. First edition. Stapled wraps. 4to. pp. 55. Near Fine. Prior owner stamp front cover, pen numbers on cover, overall toning. A supplement was later published in 1960 to this extensive study..
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Hartford: State Geological and Natural History Survey, 1942. Illustrated by b&w photographs, maps, charts, one pullout plate. Stated second printing edition. Gray stitched wraps. 8vo. pp. 339. Very Good. Light cover soil, reinforced spine; internally near fine..
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image of MASSACHUSETTS WILDLIFE, 9 Issues: Vol. X, Nos. 1-4; Vol. XI, Nos. 2-4, 6; Vol. XII No. 1

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Worcester, MA: Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Game, 1959-61. Illustrated by b&w photographs of Dick Woolner, staff photographer and period ads. First edition. Stapled wraps. 8vo. pp. about 20 each. Very Good to Near Fine. One recipient, sold as a lot, post as one book. Magazine started in 1950 with volume 1, 6 numbers per year, and is still published,… Read more
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[Leipzig]: [Wilhelm Engelmann], n.d. [1898]. Illustrated by 28 text figures, 273 figures on 8 plates (two color), 4 folding (collated). First edition. [Tubinger Zoologische Arbeiten III. Band, No. 1]. Quarter brown leather over marbled boards. 8vo. pp. 384, plates. Very Good/Ex-Lib. Withdrawn bookplate Bowdoin College, several embossed stamps throughout (not on plates). Original cover with title not bound in. Early… Read more
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Neptune City, NJ: T. F. H, (1972). Illustrated by color plates (9) and black & white line drawings, photographs and maps with notation that "This American Edition includes a number of color plates not found in the British Edition". First US edition. Gloss illustrated boards. Thick 8vo. pp. 641. Index. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. Minor board nicks, internally fine… Read more
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image of Abstract of a Memoir on "BIOLOGICAL RELATIONS OF THE JURASSIC AMMONITES". From the Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, Vol. 17, Dec 16, 1874

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[Boston]: [BSNH], 1875. Offprint edition. Green stitched wraps. Inscribed by "with the compliments of A. Hyatt" on cover. 8vo. pp. [ii], 236-241. Good. Copy of W. E. Schevill (ink number and name on cover; ink signature first page), faint vertical creases, archival repairs to rear cover. Hyatt was also curator of the Society, as well a professor of zoology and… Read more
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image of Age and Growth of the Red Mullet (Mullus Barbatus L.) in Israel Waters 1953-1955. Bulletin No. 12 The Sea Fisheries Research Station, The.

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Haifa, Israel: Printed at the Government Printing Press, June 1956. Illustrated by 11 figures on 2 plates and in text (6 otoliths with annulus), 4 tables. First edition. State of Israel. Ministry of Agriculture, Division of Fisheries. Stapled wraps, green printed card cover. 8vo (23.5cm). pp. 20. Appendix, References. Very Good-. Toned cover, old vertical dampstain line near spine throughout.… Read more
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Washington, DC: GPO, July 17, 1920. From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Vol. 36, 1917-18. Stapled wraps in original green printed card cover. 4to (28cm). pp. 267-292.. Cover chipped and soiled with archival spine reinforcement. Internally fine second title and contents with explanation of the 73 figures on 13 plates (LXX-LXXXII ) with only Plate 70 (with 2 figures)… Read more
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image of Phylogeny of the Pelecypoda, The Aviculidae and Their Allies. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History; Vol. 4, No. 8

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Boston: Published for the Society, 1890. Illustrated by 8 plates (xxiii-xxx) with multiple figures. First edition. Copy of William Edward Schevill, 1906-94..."Schevill 907" on cover and W. E. Schevill May 1936 on first page. Green stitched wraps. 4to. pp. 277-400, [8 leaves of plates] . About Good. Reinforced spine with large chips and toning, old faint dampstains (no mildew) to… Read more
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image of Results of an Examination of Syrian Molluscan Fossils, Chiefly from the Range of Mount Lebanon, with Six Plates. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol. X, No. 3

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Cambridge MA: Printed for the Museum, April, 1884. Illustrated by 6 b&w plates and tissue guards with descriptive letterpress. First edition. Green printed wrappers, unopened. 4to. pp. [12 leaves of plates and tissues]. About Very Good. Chipped, soiled covers short tears, nick to top edge of first two signatures, faint curved fold line to last three plates and tissues. Hamlin… Read more
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image of SATURDAY LECTURES NO. 3: CONTRASTS OF THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS, A Lecture Delivered in the National Museum, Washington D. C., March 25, 1882

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: Published and Sold by Judd & Detweiler First thus edition. Original wraps bound in cloth backed gray boards with small ticket rear pastedown: "Gaylord Bros. Makers Syracuse, N.Y. PAT. Mar 21, 1908". 8vo (23cm). pp. 16. Very Good/Ex-Lib. Copy of William Brewster 1851-1919 ('Bequest of' on Harvard University bookplate, Library of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) stamped withdrawn with his signature… Read more
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image of FUR-SEAL INDUSTRY OF THE COMMANDER ISLANDS, 1897 to 1922. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 986

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Washington, DC: GPO, 1925. Illustrated by 14 figures on five b&w plates (4/5 printed both sides), 7 maps and multiple tables in text. Reprint thus edition. From (Department of Commerce) Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume XLI, 1925. . Green stapled wraps. Cr.4to (28cm). pp. [ii], 289-332, [2] blank. Very Good/Ex-Lib. Red ink stamps to cover only marking, overall… Read more
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Cambridge MA: Printed for the Museum, February 1925. First edition. Original pale green printed wraps, uncut, unopened. 8vo. pp. [iii], 214-402. Very Good+. Short joint tear to cover and tiny chip; rear puncture dot at page header, no text loss; virtually unread as all signatures are unopened. Documented sightings of 55 Birds. Note: four parts were issued separately, this… Read more
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Haifa, Israel: Departement Botanique, Universite Hebraique, Jerusalem, May 1959. Illustrated by map and 2 text figures. First edition. State of Israel Ministry of Agriculture, Division of Fisheries. The Sea Fisheries Research Station Bulletin No. 23. Stapled green wraps. 8vo (24cm). pp. 32. Bibliography, Index. Very Good. Toned cover and first page, small bump to top corners. 74 species (Cyanophyceae, Chlorophyceae,… Read more
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Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1830. Illustrated by 6 hand colored lithographs and four engraved plates (at rear). First edition. Full leather. 12mo. pp. 372. Index. About Very Good. Old toned dampstains on several pages, hinges and joints sound. Sadly missing the six color lithographs (4 rear engravings present), merit as text reseach: conversations between Emily, Caroline and Mrs. B. Reverend… Read more
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MUSIC OF THE WILD with Reproductions of the Performers, Their Instruments, and Festival Halls.

by Porter, Gene Stratton [Mrs. Charles Darwin Porter 1868-1924].

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Cincinnati: Jennings & Graham, 1910. Illustrated by author b&w photographs throughout. First edition. Mock quarter cloth in green and white decorated gilt, teg, gloss paper. Royal 8vo. pp. 426, [4]. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued/In mylar protector. Elaborate natural history grouped into the forest, fields and marshland 'musicians'..
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