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Birds in London: Report by the Committee on Bird Sanctuaries in the Royal Parks (England and Wales) 1949
1 Birds in London: Report by the Committee on Bird Sanctuaries in the Royal Parks (England and Wales) 1949
London The Ministry of Works 1950 Softcover Good; Covers lightly soiled and scuffed, else a clean, tight copy of this birdwatching account in post-World War II Britain. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 46 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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John James Audubon, the Birds of America
2 John James Audubon, the Birds of America
NY Sotheby's 1985 Softcover Very Good 
Auction catalog describing history and background of Audubon's master work, a copy of which was consigned to auction on October 18-19, 1985 by the New York Public Library. Describes and illustrates 435 lots. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The American Standard of Perfection:  A Complete Description of all Recognized Varieties of Fowls
3 The American Standard of Perfection: A Complete Description of all Recognized Varieties of Fowls
The American Poultry Association 1910 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, silverfish damage to spine, endpapers foxed, rear hinge cracked. 
Title continued: As Revised by the American Poultry Association at its 34th Annual Meeting at Niagara Falls, New York, 1909, and at its 34th Annual Meeting at St. Louis, Missouri, 1910. Burgundy pictorial binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. 5 color plates and many other illustrations and photos. A revised edition of the bible for standards of excellence for chickens, ducks, turkeys and other poultry published for poultry breeders and fanciers, originally published in 1874. Includes detailed descriptions, photos and illustrations of various breeds, glossary of technical terms, and instructions for poultry judges. ; 331 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Notes of a Provincial Wildfowler, Aksakov, Sergei Timofeevich
4 Aksakov, Sergei Timofeevich Notes of a Provincial Wildfowler
Evanston, IL Northwestern University Press 1998 0810113910 / 9780810113916 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. 
Translated from the Russian, introduced and annotated by Kevin Windle. xxii, 304 pp. Notes, illustrations. The author relates his hunting and natural history observations of Russian marshland game, waterfowl, woodland game and steppe and grassland game. ; Studies in Russian Literature and Theory 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Finding the Birds in Western Mexico:  A Guide to the States of Sonora, Sinaloa, and Nayarit, Alden, Peter
5 Alden, Peter Finding the Birds in Western Mexico: A Guide to the States of Sonora, Sinaloa, and Nayarit
Tucson, Arizona University of Arizona Press 1969 0816501807 / 9780816501809 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers rubbed and creased at corners. Illustrated by John O'Neill Signed by Author
Inscribed by Alden on the title page. 9 full-page color plates by O'Neill. Maps, other illustrations, index, appendices. ; 138 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Atlas of Quails, Alderton, David
6 Alderton, David The Atlas of Quails
Neptune City, N.J. T.F.H Publications 1992 086622145X / 9780866221450 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Corners bumped and worn. 
Pictorial hardcover. References, photos, maps, illustrations. 44 full-page color plates. Information about the 44 species of quail, including how to house, breed, care, feed and treat them in captivity. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Book of Indian Birds, Ali, Salim
7 Ali, Salim The Book of Indian Birds
Bombay, India Bombay Natural History Society 1964 Eighth Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on half-title, bookplate on verso of front free endpaper. Pages toned. 
66 color plates, 25 other plates. Map endpapers. ; 162 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Pictorial Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, Ali, Salim; Ripley, S. Dillon
8 Ali, Salim; Ripley, S. Dillon A Pictorial Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent
Bombay, India Oxford University Press and Bombay Natural History Society N.D. 0195637321 / 9780195637328 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Pages 8-9 have printing defect affecting text. Illustrated by John Henry Dick 
Index, bibliography. Circa 1980s. 106 color plates. Navy cloth binding. ; 177 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Book of Bird Life:  A Study of Birds in Their Native Haunts, Allen, Arthur A.
9 Allen, Arthur A. The Book of Bird Life: A Study of Birds in Their Native Haunts
NY D. Van Nostrand Company 1930 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn. Ex-Audubon Society copy with stamp on title page and call letters on spine and front boards. 
Xix, 426 pp. , index. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Avian bookplate of ornithologist Aaron Moore Bagg on front pastedown endpaper. Many photos by the author. ; Ex-Library 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Monadnock Sightings:  Birds of Dublin, New Hampshire 1909-1979, with Gerald H. Thayer's List of 1909, Allison, Elliott; Allison, Kathleen
10 Allison, Elliott; Allison, Kathleen Monadnock Sightings: Birds of Dublin, New Hampshire 1909-1979, with Gerald H. Thayer's List of 1909
Dublin, NH Published for the Dublin Conservation Commission By W. L. Bauhan 1979 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers very lightly scuffed. 
Introduction by Edwin Way Teale. Illustrations by Jacob Bates Abbott and Kim Honkala. Index. ; 55 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Handbook of the Birds of the Western United States Including the Great Plains, Great Basin, Pacific Slope, and Lower Rio Grande Valley, Bailey, Florence Merriam
11 Bailey, Florence Merriam Handbook of the Birds of the Western United States Including the Great Plains, Great Basin, Pacific Slope, and Lower Rio Grande Valley
Boston And New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1902 Third Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; stamp on title page and call letters on front boards and spine. Boards worn, waterstains on spine. Illustrated by Louis Agassiz Fuertes 
Decorative blue cloth with black and gold design of lyre bird on front boards. Gilt titles stamped on front boards and spine. 33 plates by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and numerous other engravings. xc, 514 pp, index, publisher's ads. Ex-Audubon Society copy. Two different lovely avian bookplates of previous owners ornithologist Aaron Moore Bagg and ornithologist Aaron Clark Bagg and his wife Helen Moore Bagg. ; Ex-Library 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Two Bird-Lovers in Mexico, Beebe, C. William
12 Beebe, C. William Two Bird-Lovers in Mexico
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1905 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and sunned, newspaper clipping and penciled notation by previous owner on front free endpaper. 
First edition, fourth issue. Orange cloth binding with title and author's name stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. xiii, 409 pp. + 6 pages describing publisher's "outdoor books". Many photos by the author. List of birds and mammals observed, index. Beebe was a maverick naturalist, author and adventurer who was noted for his contributions to the fields of ornithology, entomology and marine biology. In this, his first book, he relates his trip to Mexico in 1903-04, accompanied by his wife, the writer who later wrote under the pen name Blair Niles (she contributes a final chapter to the book "How We Did It"). The pair camped and observed wildlife at Guadalajara, Jalisco, Colima and Vera Cruz. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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The Blue-Winged Teal:  Its Ecology and Management, Bennett, Logan Johnson
13 Bennett, Logan Johnson The Blue-Winged Teal: Its Ecology and Management
Ames, IA Collegiate Press, inc 1970 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Some light foxing to page tops and head of spine. 
Tan cloth binding with navy design of ducks landing on water on front boards. Index, photos, illustrations. ; 144 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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White Ibis: Wetland Wanderer, Bildstein, Keith L.
14 Bildstein, Keith L. White Ibis: Wetland Wanderer
Washington DC Smithsonian Institution Press 1993 1560982233 / 9781560982234 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed. 
Index, references, illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Mississippi Kite:  Portrait of a Southern Hawk, Bolen, Eric G. ; Flores, Dan
15 Bolen, Eric G. ; Flores, Dan The Mississippi Kite: Portrait of a Southern Hawk
Austin University of Texas Press 1993 0292751486 / 9780292751484 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder mark on page bottoms, avian bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. 
Number 25 in The Connie Herring Hooks Series. List of readings, many color photos. ; 115 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Birds of Bonaire, Boyer, Peggy
16 Boyer, Peggy Birds of Bonaire
Stinapa Bonaire 1984 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers rubbed. Illustrated by Carl James Freeman 
Stapled wraps. Index, black and white illustrations. ; 56 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Bird of Jove, Bruce, David
17 Bruce, David Bird of Jove
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1971 0890966044 / 9780890966044 Softcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Owner bookplate inside front cover. 
Many photos. The author acquired Atalanta, a 26 pound Berket eagle from Central Asia and tells of his adventures in falconry with such a large and powerful (capable of killing a wolf or deer) raptor. ; 283 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Birds of the New York Area, Bull, John
18 Bull, John Birds of the New York Area
NY Harper and Row 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped and sunned at spine. 
Foreword by Roger Tory Peterson. Map endpapers. Red cloth binding. xiv, 540 pp. Index, bibliography. Illustrations by Cornelius J. Ward. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Sporting Interludes At Geneva, Buxton, Anthony
19 Buxton, Anthony Sporting Interludes At Geneva
London Country Life Ltd. 1932 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Foxing to endpapers and page ends, gift inscription, jacket tattered and missing several large wedges. 
Pictorial gray cloth. Photos. Buxton was a member of the League of Nations Secretariat from 1919 to 1931 and relates his twin diversions of shooting birds by camera and rifle during his off-hours in Geneva. ; 116 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Travels of Birds:  Our Birds and Their Journeys to Strange Lands, Chapman, Frank M.
20 Chapman, Frank M. The Travels of Birds: Our Birds and Their Journeys to Strange Lands
New York and London D. Appleton and Company 1916 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages toned, fore-edges foxed. 
Index, illustrations. Brown decorative cloth. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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