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Audubon Birds

By: Audubon, John James; Peterson, Roger Tory

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 1980

Seller ID: 000727


In excellent condition; slight bubling of laminant in small area on front cover, else fine. 19 full color plates of Audubon's beautiful artwork, plus an additional 4 large fold-out color plates. View more info

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The Psychology of Birds: An Interpretation of Bird Behavior

By: Burtt, Harold E., PhD.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001531


Book is clean, boards square. No marks to interior of text; ffep is pasted down to fep - probably from publisher. Bottom front corner worn. Dust jacket has wear, chipping and small tears to top edge. Light soiling to front and wear to bottom edge. Price clipped. View more info

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Hope Is the Thing with Feathers; A Personal Chronicle of Vanished Birds

By: Cokinos, Christopher

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing: 2001

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: 002085


First Warner Books trade paperback printing. Book is solid and tight; no reading creases to spine. Light soiling to back cover and wear to edges; no marks to interior. "An award-winning nature writer weaves natural history and personal experience into the dramatic story of the last days of six North American bird species. With a compelling blend of science, history, politics, and memoir, Cokino draws on unpublished photographs and documents to make these long-vanished... View more info

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The American Bird Conservancy Guide to the 500 Most Important Bird Areas in the United States; Key Sites for Birds and Birding in All 50 States

By: Conservancy, American Bird

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2003

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: 002044


Book is as-new with no flaws. "This offers both bird enthusiasts and conservationists specialized information never before compiled in a single comprehensive volume. This expert resource organizes the United States into 36 ornithologically distinct bird regions, then identifies and describes the 500 sites within these regions. Each site entry includes ornithological highlights, ownership information, a description of habitats and land use, a guide to which species one ca... View more info

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The Life of Birds, Vol. 1 & 2

By: Dorst, Jean

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1974

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: 002043


Two volume set. Blue-green cloth boards with gilt writing on spine. 12 pages of black and white plates in interior of both volumes. Both books in fine condition: solid, tight and square. No wear or marks. Volume 1 has some wear to edges of dust jacket and slight yellowing; bumping to head of spine. Dust jacket of Vol. 2 has small (> 1/4") chip to top edge; light wear to top and bottom edge; both volumes protected in clear cover. An excellent reference for the birder, nat... View more info

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The World of Roger Tory Peterson: An Authorized Biography

By: Maismith, Grace Devlin John C and

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, NY Times Books: 1977

Edition: First - First edition

Seller ID: 002050


Book is clean, tight and square. Book and dust jacket have some water damage - some light discoloration and wrinkling to dust jacket, and boards are very slightly bowed. Interior pages have some some wrinkling from water in a few places. Still a good copy - pictures and plates in text are sharp and in good condition as is text. Contains 16 beautiful color plates of Peterson's painting, and 12 pages of black and white photos of his life. A lovely and fascinating account ... View more info

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The Search for the Pink-Headed Duck ; A Journey into the Himalayas and Down the Brahmaputra

By: Nugent, Rory

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1991

Seller ID: 002049


2nd printing. Solid and tight copy with no creasing to spine. Inscription on first title page and some light wear and end splaying to covers. Small remainder mark (red dot) to bottom of text. "Over 50 years after the pink-headed duck was last seen in the wild, Nugent set off for India in search of this rarest of birds. In the tradition of the best travel narratives, he recounts his experiences in such places as Calcutta, Sikkim's Valley of Bliss, Darjeeling, and the ... View more info

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Audubon Birds

By: Peterson, Roger Tory

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Cross River Press: 1980

Seller ID: 003025


Book is in very good condition - clean interior, tight spine. Very light soiling to covers. 'For this volume, the distinguished naturalist and artist Roger Tory Peterson his own favorite Audubon bird prints which have been meticulously reproduced in color. In his lively commentaries, Dr. Peterson describes the birds pictured, their characteristics and habitat and includes the most recent ornithological observations - which sometimes differ from Audubon's.' View more info

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Red-Tails in Love ; A Wildlife Drama in Central Park

By: Winn, Marie

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1998

Seller ID: 002045


Book is solid and tight with no creasing to spine; bump to bottom front corner of text with small crease to cover. "The scene of this enchanting (and true) story is the Ramble, an unknown wilderness deep in the heart of New York's fabled Central Park. There an odd and amiable band of nature lovers devote themselves to observing and protecting the park's rich wildlife. When a pair of red-tailed hawks builds a nest atop a Fifth Avenue apartment house across the street ... View more info