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  • Allen, Glover Morrill.
    BIRDS AND THEIR ATTRIBUTES.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Dover Press, (1962.). Facsmile reproduction of this classic work on birds - considered the best general introduction to the subject - originally published in 1925. Illustrated. References, index. 337 pp.

    Condition: Very good condition.

    Book ID: 26906
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  • NO WOMAN TENDERFOOT: Florence Merriam Bailey, Pioneer Naturalist. by [Bailey, Florence Merriam,1863-1948] Kofalk, Harriet
    [Bailey, Florence Merriam,1863-1948] Kofalk, Harriet
    NO WOMAN TENDERFOOT: Florence Merriam Bailey, Pioneer Naturalist.

    Edition: First printing.

    College Station, TX: Texas A&M Press, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - Bailey began her career at Smith College where she organized a chapter of the Audabon Society and got the students to boycott feathered hats. She worked mostly in the American West and Southwest; she was one of the first ornithologists to study live birds in the wild rather than museum specimens. This biography is based on her correspondence with her brother C. Hart Merriam and the ten books and numerous articles she wrote. Illustrated with photographs and map of New Mexico. Notes and bibliography. Index, xix, 225 pp. ISBN: 0-890963789.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a very good dj (spine label, sunning to the spine)

    Book ID: 83321
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  • ON THE ROAD TO TETLAMA: Mexican Adventures of a Wandering Naturalist . by Conrad, Jim.
    Conrad, Jim.
    ON THE ROAD TO TETLAMA: Mexican Adventures of a Wandering Naturalist .

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Armchair adventure for the reader with a keen interest in both natural history and exotic culture... Here is an 'on the road'tale that combines a naturist's observations, misadventures, encounters with birds and people - and discoveries about himself - during several months in backcountry Mexico." Accounts of life among the Nahuat Indians, and several sections describing the birds. Illustrated with drawings by Kelli Glancey.Index. xi, 196 pp. ISBN: 0-802711529.

    Condition: Ex-library with very few marks (appears uncirculated, tight and clean) in a near fine dj.

    Book ID: 73627
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  • FLAMINGOS OF THE CAMARGUE. by Gallet, Etienne; Preface by Paul Geroudet.
    Gallet, Etienne; Preface by Paul Geroudet.
    FLAMINGOS OF THE CAMARGUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1950. Hardcover first edition - The preface by Paul Geroudet notes that "information about these colonies of the Camargue was scanty, unpromising and even misleading, and we were doubtful if the bird could succeed in raising its young in this district. To Etieene Gallet, of Arles, was reserved the privilege of discovering, in lonely and inaccessible regions, the localities where these wild and magnificent creatures assure the future of their race. To him we owe our knowledge of the most intimate details of thier life." Illustrated with 53 wonderful black and white photographs by the author. Includes statistical information on the colonies, bibliograpy. 127 pp.

    Condition: Very good in tan boards with red lettering (minor wear to the spine ends), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85122
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  • IN HOVERING FLIGHT. by Hinnefeld, Joyce.
    Hinnefeld, Joyce.
    IN HOVERING FLIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    Denver, Colorado: Unbridled Books, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel (her second book, preceded by an award-winning collection of short stories), a story of mothers and daughters. of artists and the natural world, and of the flight of a fragile bird. SIGNED on the title page. 263 pp. ISBN: 9781932961584.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62208
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  • IN HOVERING FLIGHT. by Hinnefeld, Joyce.
    Hinnefeld, Joyce.
    IN HOVERING FLIGHT.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Denver, Colorado: Unbridled Books, (2008.). First edition - The author's first novel (her second book, preceded by an award-winning collection of short stories), a story of mothers and daughters. of artists and the natural world, and of the flight of a fragile bird. 263 pp. ISBN: 9781932961584.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 53275
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  • IN HOVERING FLIGHT. by Hinnefeld, Joyce.
    Hinnefeld, Joyce.
    IN HOVERING FLIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    Denver, Colorado: Unbridled Books, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel (her second book, preceded by an award-winning collection of short stories), a story of mothers and daughters. of artists and the natural world, and of the flight of a fragile bird. SIGNED on the title page. 263 pp. ISBN: 9781932961584.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 50962
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  • IN HOVERING FLIGHT. by Hinnefeld, Joyce.
    Hinnefeld, Joyce.
    IN HOVERING FLIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    Denver, Colorado: Unbridled Books, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel (her second book, preceded by an award-winning collection of short stories), a story of mothers and daughters. of artists and the natural world, and of the flight of a fragile bird. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication . 263 pp. ISBN: 9781932961584.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 50983
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  • MY SATURDAY BIRD CLASS. by Miller, Margaret.
    Miller, Margaret.
    MY SATURDAY BIRD CLASS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: D.C. Heath, 1894 (c 1893). Hardcover first edition - A book designed to interest children in the study of nature. Has information for the teacher at the end of each chapter. Illustrated with small drawings. iii, 107 pp plus 10 pp publisher's catalogue. Bound in tan illustrated paper covered boards with darker brown cloth spine.

    Condition: Good only - some rubbing and wear to the covers, age-toning, stamp of previous owner, but a sturdy copy, still strongly bound.

    Book ID: 85326
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  • THE LBJ: Avian Life Literary Arts, Fall 2008, Volume 1, Number 1. by Neely, Nick, editor (Barry Kent MacKay, illustrator.)
    Neely, Nick, editor (Barry Kent MacKay, illustrator.)
    THE LBJ: Avian Life Literary Arts, Fall 2008, Volume 1, Number 1.

    Edition: First printing.

    Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, 2008. First edition - The first issue of a new literary journal dedicated to those who enjoy birds - includes poetry, short stories and creative non-fiction - as well as two sections of full-color paintings of birds by Barry Kent MacKay (who also provided the cover art) and book reviews. Notes on contributors. 152 pp. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line. ISBN: 1942-4485.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 45753
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