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Image for <b> The Birds of Florida: <br>A Popular and Scientific Account of the 425 Species and Subspecies of Birds that are now, and that have been found within the State and its adjacent waters; with special reference to their relation to agriculture. </b>

The Birds of Florida:
A Popular and Scientific Account of the 425 Species and Subspecies of Birds that are now, and that have been found within the State and its adjacent waters; with special reference to their relation to agriculture.

By: Bailey, Harold H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins Co: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010294

Condition: Very Good


Limited First Edition. Illustrated with 76 full page 4-color plates of over 480 birds by George M. Sutton. Laid paper. 4to, 12.25 inches tall; xxi, 146 pages with index. Embossed imitation leather brown cloth has wear on the corners and spine tips. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Previous owner's name on the first blank page. View more info

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The Woodpeckers

By: Eckstorm, Fannie Hardy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston and New York:, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010236

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 131 pages with appendix and index Five tissue-guarded color illustrations by Louis Agassiz Fuertes. Numerous text drawings by John L. Rigway. Publisher's green cloth with stamped gilt titles and front decoration. Bindings square and tight. Minimal handling with spine tips rubbed. Louis Agassiz Fuertes (1874 - 1927) was an American ornithologist, illustrator, and artist who set the rigorous and current-day standards for ornitholo... View more info

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Bird Families of the World

By: Harrison, C. J. O. - Ediror

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston, Harry N Abrams Inc: 1978

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 003578

ISBN: 0810907062

Condition: Near Fine


Over 500 illustrations in full color. Bird families of the world presents in realistic illustrations and readable text not only every living bird family but every extinct bird family as well. No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail handling. Still Gift Quality. Dust jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Roberts Birds of South Africa

By: McLachlan, Geoffrey Roy ; Liversidge, Richard

Price: $19.95

Publisher: South Africa, Central News Agency LTD, Cape & Transvaal Printers LTD: 1975

Edition: Third Edition - Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 010316

ISBN: 0620005750

Condition: Very Good


The Birds of South Africa was first published in 1940 and has been in print ever since. In a remarkable publishing history spanning nearly 70 years. This third edition includes a forward by Field-Marshal The Right Honourable J. C. Smuts. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket unclipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve shows reasonable handling with age-toning. 8vo; 22 cm; 8.5 inches tall; 643 pages with index; map end-... View more info

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The Vultures of Africa

By: Mundy, Peter; Butchart, Duncan; Ledger, John; Piper, Steven

Price: $165.00

Publisher: South Africa, Acorn Books; R. Friedman Books in association with the Vulture Study Group: 1992

Inscription: Signed by the author Steven Piper.

Seller ID: 010296

ISBN: 1874802033

Condition: Fine


Documenting all eleven species of African vultures in detail.Signed by the author Steven Piper. 4to; 11.5 inches; 464 pages; Illustrated with 60 color plates; 11 are full-page paintings after watercolors by Duncan Butchart, numerous fine color photographs, 33 pencil sketches of vultures, 31 text-figures (graphs, diagrams, charts), 21 maps. Publisher's original cream-white cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket. View more info

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...A Guide to Bird Finding East of the Mississippi.

By: Pettingill, Olin Sewal

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Oxford University Press,: 1977.

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 004217

ISBN: 0195020979


Carefully used. CLean Text. Bindings tight and square. Moderate wear to dust jacket. This book covers all species residing or appearing regularly in the twenty-six states east of the Mississippi River. Places for bird finding in each state are chosen to show the widest variety of regular species, seasonal concentrations of birds and migratory movements, and the best representations of birdlife in the vicinities of metropolitan areas and leading vacation centers. A... View more info