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Ali, Salim INDIAN HILL BIRDS. Bombay: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford U.P. 1949. Cr 8vo lii+188pp. Illustrated from 64 colour paintings by G. M. Henry illustrating 117 species. Yellow cloth, map endpapers. A fine copy in very good dustwrapper. $25.00

Ali, Salim THE BOOK OF INDIAN BIRDS. Mumbai: Bombay Natural History Society/Oxford University Pr., 2002. 13th edn, revised. 8vo. lvii+326+74 pp of colour plates from paintings and photos. Map endpapers. Pictorial boards. A fine copy. $ 20.00

Ali, Salim & S. Dillon Ripley A PICTORIAL GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT. Delhi: Oxford University Pr., 1983. Sm. 4to. 177 pp. Illus. from drawings with 106 plates depicting all the birds by John Henry Dick. Map endpapers. Blue cloth. Stain to bottom edge which permeates margin to first hundred pp. Inscription verso half title, else a very good copy in very good dustwrapper lightly rubbed. $ 35.00

Ali, Salim and S. Dillon Ripley HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF INDIA AND PAKISTAN. Together with those of Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Second edition. Volume 9: Robins to Wagtails. With contributions by T. J. Roberts. Delhi: Oxford Univ Press, 1998. Second revised edition. 8vo xv+310 pp. Illus from 9 colour plates covering 168 species plus maps and line drawings. Synopsis Nos. 1681-1891. Part of the recently updated ten volume series. Black boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Allen, Arthur A. Edited by Gilbert Grosvenor. STALKING BIRD WITH COLOR CAMERA. A Presentation of 331 Illustrations in Natural Color from Kodachrome and Ektachrome Photographs, Showing 266 Species of North American Birds. Washington: National Geographic Society, 1951. Sm 4to. viii+328 pp. Illus throughout from photos. Green boards. A very good copy, sound and clean. 20.00

Allen, Durward L., ed, PHEASANTS IN NORTH AMERICA. Harrisburg: Stackpole Co. & Washington: Wildlife Mangement Institute, 1956. 8vo. xvi + 490 pp. Illus. from photos, diagrams and tables. Colour frontis and drawings by Bob Hines. Green cloth. Small bookplate on front paste down. Some light edgewear, else a very good bright copy on lightly worn dustwrapper. Inscribed by the editor on front free end paper. $ 50.00

Anderson, Stanley H. & John R. Squires THE PRAIRIE FALCON. Austin: University of Texas Pr., (1997). 8vo. viii + 162 pp. Illus from drawings & colour photos. Pictorial card covers. A fine copy. $ 10.00

Aramata, H. BIRDS OF THE WORLD AS PAINTED BY 19TH-CENTURY ARTISTS. NY: Crown, 1987. 4to. 239 pp. Colour illus presenting 642 different birds. White boards. About fine in very good dustwrapper. $35.00

Armstrong, Edward A. THE LIFE AND LORE OF THE BIRD. In Nature, Art, Myth and Literature. N.Y.: Crown (1975). Cr 4to 273 pp. With 256 illus. in color & b/w. Fine in near fine d/w. $ 25.00

National Audubon Society AUDUBON LIFE-LIST JOURNAL. NY: Artisan, 1999. 4to. 256 pp. Illus from photos and artwork. Red cloth spine and pictorial boards. A fine copy. A special place for birders to record their memories with more than 700 species accounted for. Includes essays on the many different facets of birding. $20.00

Austing, Ronald I WENT TO THE WOODS: The Autobiography of a Bird Photographer. London: Hutchinson (1963) 8vo 144 pp. Illus from Austing's photos, 9 in colour. Green cloth. Corners a trifle rubbed, else very good in some worn dustwrapper with 1" chip to front panel. $ 25.00

Aziz, Laurel WILDFOWL ART. Carvings from the Ward World Championship. With photographs by Ernie Sparks. Willowdale, On.: Firefly (1996) Square 4to 119 pp. Illus from over 100 colour photos of absolutely heart-stopping carvings of North American birds. Beige paper boards. A fine copy in like pictorial dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Baker, J.A. THE PEREGRINE. London: Country Book Club, 1968. Sm. 8vo. 191 pp. Green boards. Spine tips lightly bumped, else very good in dustwrapper with age darkening to spine and edges. $12.50

Baker, Kevin WARBLERS OF EUROPE, ASIA AND NORTH AFRICA. Princeton: Princeton University Press, (1997). 8vo. 400 pp. Illus from colour plates, drawings and distibution maps. Green boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $30.00

Barnard, C.J. & D.B.A. Thompson GULLS AND PLOVERS. The Ecology and Behavior of Mixed-Species Feeding Groups. NY: Columbia University Pr., 1985. 8vo. xii + 302 pp. Illus from charts, tables, drawings and photos. Blue boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 28.50

Barton, Frank Townend PHEASANTS. In Covert and Aviary. London: John Long, 1912. 4to 288 pp. 37 illus from photos; line drawings in text; 4 colour plates by H. Gronvold. Red cloth, pheasant cover vignette stamped in white. Extremities worn, small piece missing from rear free endpaper, rear hinge reglued. A good bright copy el se . $ 40.00

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES, TANAGERS, AND ALLIES. Order Passeriformes: Families Ploceidae, Icteridae, and Thraupidae. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1958. 8vo 549 pp Illus with 37 plates from photos. Printed grey paper wrappers. Ink name on title page and light wear to extremities. A near fine copy, else. $ 25.00

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES. TANAGERS, AND ALLIES. NY: Dover, 1965. Reprint of the 1958 Smithsonian edition. 8vo. x+550pp. 37 pp of plates from b/w photos. Pictorial card covers. A very good clean copy. $ 15.00

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN CUCKOOS, GOATSUCKERS, HUMMINGBIRDS AND THEIR ALLIES. Orders Psittaciformes, Cuculiformes, Trogoniformes, Coraciiformes, Caprimulgiformes and Micrpodiiformes. Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institution 1940. 8vo viii+506 pp. Illus from 73 plates of photos. Grey printed wrappers. Ink signature on title page, edges a bit worn along edges but still a very nice copy. $40.00

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN FLYCATCHERS, LARKS AND SWALLOWS, AND THEIR ALLIES. Order Passeriformes. Washington: Smithsonian, 1942. United States National Museum Bulletin 179. 8vo. xi + 555 + 70 plates from photos. Printed paper wraps. Ink name on top cover, else a very good copy, partially unopened. $ 25.00

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN WAGTAILS, SHRIKES, VIREOS, AND THEIR ALLIES. Order Passeriformes. Washington: Smithsonian, 1950. 8vo. vii + 411 + 48pp of plates from photos. Printed paper wraps. Ink name on top cover, else a very good copy. $ 25.00

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN MARSH BIRDS. New York: Dover, n.d. Reprint [First Dover edn was 1963 but this was probably from the early 80's.] 8vo xii+392+98 pp of photos. Stiff card wrappers. Previous owners name stamp on front free endpaper. A very good copy. $10.00

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN WILD FOWL. Order Anseres (Part) Bulletin 126. Washington, D.C. U.S. National Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1923 8vo ix+250 pp. Illus from 46 photos. Grey wrappers, a bit edgeworn, especially at spine tips, but sound copy with interior fine. $ 30.00

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN WOODPECKERS. Order Piciformes. Bulletin 174. Washington, D.C. U.S. National Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 1939 8vo viii+334 pp. 39 illus from photos. Grey wrappers. Chip from foot of spine, tape tracks on top cover, else a remarkably sound, fresh copy. $ 25.00

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN WOODPECKERS. NY: Dover, 1964. Reprint of the 1939 Smithsonian edition. 8vo. xii+334pp. 39 pp of plates from b/w photos. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. $ 12.00

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN PETRELS AND PELICANS AND THEIR ALLIES. NY: Dover, (reprint of the 1964 Dover edn from the original 1922 edn.) 8vo. xiv + 335 + 69 pp of plates from photos. Pictorial card covers. Name stamp on front free endpaper, else near fine. $ 10.00

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN GULLS AND TERNS. NY: Dover, (reprint of the 1963 Dover edn from the original 1921 edn). 8vo. x + 338 + 93 pp of plates from photos. Pictorial card covers. Name stamp on front free endpaper, else very good to near fine. $ 10.00

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN SHORE BIRDS. In Two Parts. NY: Dover, (reprint of the 1963 Dover edn from the original 1927; 1929 edn.) 2 Vols. 8vo. ix + 420 + 55 pp of plates; ix + 412 + 66 pp of plates. Pictorial card covers. Prevoious owners stamp on front free endpaper, some minor shelf wear, a very good set. $ 17.50

Bent, Arthur Cleveland LIFE HISTORIES ON NORTH AMERICAN THRUSHES, KINGLETS, AND THEIR ALLIES. NY: Dover, 1964. Reprint of the 1949 Smithsonian edition. 8vo. VIII+452pp. 51 pp of plates from b/w photos. Pictorial card covers. A very good copy. $ 12.00

Bere, Rennie BIRDS IN AN AFRICAN NATIONAL PARK. (London): Andre Deutsch, (1969). Square 8vo. 144 pp. + 16 pp. of illus. from photos. Map; map eps. Rose boards. Some light off setting to ffep, else fine in like d/w. $ 20.00

Bildstein, Keith L. WHITE IBIS. Wetland Wanderer. Washington: Smithsonian, (1993). 8vo. xiii + 242 pp. Illus. from diagrams, charts, maps and photos. Brown cloth spine; green boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Bishop, Richard E. BISHOP'S BIRDS. Etchings of Water-Fowl and Upland Game Birds. With 73 etchings repoduced in Aquatone. London: Harrap, 1936. One of 250 numbered copies for Great Britain. Large 4to unpaginated. Foreword by Col. Harold P. Sheldon. 59 plates from etchings of birds, each with a page of descriptive text; 2 plates of dogs (a Sealyham and a German Shepherd) plus 12 etchings of birds which were designs for service plates. Cream cloth with geese silhouettes, red and gilt cloth label. Cloth is worn at extremities especially at hinges and spine a little sunned. Volume is sound, interior and plates are fine. $ 225.00

Blanchan, Neltje. THE BIRD BOOK. Bird Neighbors and Birds that Hunt and Are Hunted. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1932. First combined edition. Sm. 4to. xii+498+[3]+68 plates in colour from illus by Nellie M. Pairpoint. B/w drawings in text. Green cloth; lettering gilt. Some fading to spine and edges and small gouge to top edge. Very good or better; sound and clean. A combination of "Bird Neighbours," the common birds, and "Birds That Hunt and Are Hunted," the game bird and birds of prey, with new drawings for this edition. $40.00

Bolen, Eric G. and Dan Flores THE MISSISSIPPI KITE. Portrait of a Southern Hawk. Austin: Univ of Texas (1993) 8vo xi+115 pp. Illus from colour photos. Green cloth. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Corrie Herring Hooks Series, No. 25. $ 15.00

Bond, James BIRDS OF THE WEST INDIES. London: Collins, (1971). Second Edition. Revised and enlarged. Sm. 8vo. 256 pp. 9 colour plates from illus by Don R. Eckelberry. Line drawings by Earl L. Poole. Map. Map endpapers. Discolouration to bottom edge of board, a very good copy in like dustwrapper. A guide to the species of birds that inhabit the Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles & Bahama Islands. 429 species described. $18.50

Boraston, John Maclair BIRDS BY LAND & SEA. The Record of a Year's Work with Field-Glass and Camera, London: John Lane: The Bodley Head, 1905. 8vo xiv+[2]+282 pp. Illustrated by photographs taken direct from nature by the author. Olive cloth with title and a flight of swallows stamped in gilt on top cover and title, rules and birds in gilt on spine. Some wear to corners and spine tips and small puncture to cloth at rear hinge, else a very good copy with attractive bookplate on front free endpaper. Covers a year's birding around Stretford (then a village) on the north bank of the Mersey in 1902-03. $30.00

Brauning, Daniel W., ed. ATLAS OF BREEDING BIRDS IN PENNSYLVANIA. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh, (1992). 4to. xii + 484 pp. Illus. from drawings and distribution maps; map endpapers. Maps in rear pocket. Pictorial boards. About fine. $ 35.00

Brown, Leslie & Dean Amadon. EAGLES, HAWKS AND FALCONS OF THE WORLD. Feltham: Country Life, 1968. 1st edn. 4to, 945 pp in two volumes. Profusely illus from 33 figures, 3 tables, 15 underwing plates & 165 colour plates of birds. Gilt stamped brown cloth. A fine set in near fine slip case. $ 225.00

Brush, Alan H. & George A. Clark,jr. eds. PERSPECTIVES IN ORNITHOLOGY. Cambridge : Cambridge Univ Press (1984). Reprint 8vo x+560 pp. Illus from drawings, tables. Blue cloth. A fine copy. Sponsored by the A.O.U. $ 35.00

Buller, Sir Walter Lowry A HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF NEW ZEALAND. A New Edition, edited and brought up to date by E. G. Turbott. London: Macdonald (1967) Folio xviii+261 pp. Illus from 48 tipped in colour plates reproducing in 6 colour offset the 48 stone-plate lithographs by J. G. Keulemans from the Second Edition, 1888. Blue cloth with gilt bird on top cover. Marbled endpapers. A fine copy in about fine d/w a few small tears to head of spine. In marbled slipcase which is some worn at extremities. $ 185.00

Burger, Joanna and Michael Cochfeld THE BLACK SKIMMER. Social Dynamics of a Colonial Species. NY: Columbia University, 1990. 8vo. xvi+355 pp. Illus from photos and tables. Black cloth. About fine in like dustwrapper. $ 30.00

Burns, Mary THE PRIVATE EYE: OBSERVING SNOW GEESE. Vancouver: UBC Pr., 1996. 8vo. xvi+207 pp. Illus from photos. White boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

 

Cadman, M. D., P. F. J. Eagles & F. M. Helleiner ATLAS OF THE BREEDING BIRDS OF ONTARIO. Waterloo: Univ of Waterloo Press: Federation of Ontario Naturalists, 1988. 2nd printing. 4to xx+617 pp. Illustrated from line drawings and distribution maps. Green cloth. Fine in line dustwrapper. $ 35.00

Cayley, Neville W. WHAT BIRD IS THAT? A guide to the Birds of Australia. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. Revised and enlarged. Field edition abridged by Peter Roberts omitting some descriptive material. Small 8vo 325 pps. Card covers. About fine. $ 15.00

Christopher, Rita, ed. BOOK OF NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS. Montreal: The Reader's Digest Association (1992) Narrow 4to. 576 pp. Profusely illus from colour paintings, line drawings and range maps. Laminated paper boards. Ink name and address on front free endpaper, else an about fine copy of this very useful book both for reading about birds and their habits and habitats and for identification. $ 20.00

Clark, Neal EASTERN BIRDS OF PREY. A Guide to the Private Lives of Eastern Raptors. Thorndike, Me: North Country Press (1987) Third printing. 8vo 174 pp. Ilus from photos. Pictorial wrappers. A little used but a very good copy. $ 10.00

Cleave, Andrew THE BIRD WATCHER'S LIBRARY. Includes: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds, Pocket Guide to North American Birds, and a cassette on Bird Songs of North America. NY: Gallery, (1989). 2 vols + cassette. Illus from colour photos & drawings. Books fine, cassette unopened, all housed in a slipcase. Slipcase damaged. $20.00

Clements, James F. BIRDS OF THE WORLD: A CHECK LIST. N.Y.: Two Continents (1978). 2nd edition. 8vo xx+532 pp. Black boards, map endpapers in colour. Rubber stamped name on front free endpaper; a number of sightings from North and Central America filled in in ink, else very good. $15.00

Collar, N.J., L.P. Gonzaga, N. Krabbe, et al. THREATENED BIRDS OF THE AMERICAS. The ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book. Third Edition, Part 2. Washington: Smithsonian, 1992. In cooperation with Intenational Council for Bird Preservation, Cambridge, UK. Lrg 8vo. 1150 pp. Illus from line drawings. Red baords. About fine in fine dustwrapper. Covers in full the threatened species of the Caribbean and Latin America and in summary for species of North America and the eastern Pacific Islands. Includes a brief summary, distribution, population, ecology, conservation measures taken and more. $ 35.00

Collins, Henry H. jr & Ned R. Boyajian FAMILIAR GARDEN BIRDS OF AMERICA. N.Y.: Harper & Row (1965) 8vo viii+309 pp. Illus by John Cameron Yrizarry and Nina Williams. With 12 colour plates showing many species on each plus pencil drawings in text. Spine tips rubbed else near fine in very good dustwrapper with 1" tear. $ 20.00

Coward, T.A. THE MIGRATION OF BIRDS. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1912. 16 mo. ix+137 pp. [4] pp publisher's adverts. 4 maps. Decorated red cloth. Small bookseller's label on front pastedown. Spine faded and a bit of spotting to foredge, else very good. $15.00

 Darling, Louis and Lois. BIRD. With a Foreword by N. Tinbergen. London: Methuen (1963). 1st UK edn. 8vo xviii+261 pp. Illus from drawings by the authors. Blue cloth, ink name on ffep, some wear to corner. Very good in like d/w chipped at spine tips. An interesting and useful study of avian anatomy. $25.00

Devitt, O.E. THE BIRDS OF SIMCOE COUNTY, ONTARIO. Barrie: Brereton Field Naturalists' Club, 1969. Lrg 8vo. 192 pp. 16 pp of illus from photos. Map. Pictorial blue wraps. A little sunning to the edges and tape remains on title page, else a very good copy, inscribed by the author. C$28.50

Dennis, John V. A COMPLETE GUIDE TO BIRD FEEDING. NY: Knopf, 1978. 6th ptg. Sm. 4to. xi+288+viii pp. Drawings by Matthew Kalmenoff. Cloth spine and paper boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. $15.00

Diamond, Judy and Alan B. Bond KEA, BIRD OF PARADOX. The Evolution and Behavior of a New Zealand Parrot. Berkeley, U of California Pr., 1999. 8vo. xiii+230 pp. Illus from drawings and photos. Green cloth. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $17.50

Dorst, Jean MIGRATION OF BIRDS. London: Heinemann, (1962). Translated from the French. 8vo. xix+476 pp. Illus from drawings and maps. Blue cloth. A very good copy in worn dustwrapper, now in mylar. Covers early theory on bird migration up to the results of present day research. $22.50

Dunne, Pete, with photos by Linda Dunne. THE FEATHER QUEST. A North American Birder's Year. NY: Dutton, (1992). 1st ptg. Lrg 8vo. xxiv+355 pp. 16 pp of colour photos. Photos in text; map. Red cloth spine over paper boards. Black mark at bottom edge. Minor shelfwear, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $18.50

Eckert, Allan W. Paintings and drawings by Karl E. Karalus. THE OWLS OF NORTH AMERICA (NORTH OF MEXICO). All the Species and Subspecies Illustrated in Color and Fully Described. Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1974. 4to. xxv+278+58 color plates. Drawings in text and distribution maps. Pictorial endpapers. Red cloth; lettering gilt. About fine in like dustwrapper. $50.00

Edwards, Ernest P. & Horace Loftin. FINDING BIRDS IN PANAMA. Sweet Briar, Va: E.P. Edwards (1971). 2nd edn, revised and enlarged. Sponsored by the Panama Audubon Society. Cr 8vo 97 pps. Card covers. Occasional neat underling in red ink, else about fine. $ 10.00

Edwards, Ernest P. A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF MEXICO. Including All Birds Occurring from the Northern Border of Mexico to the Southern Border of Nicaragua. Virginia: Ernest P. Edwards, 1972. 8vo. vi+300pp. 24pp of colour plates from drawings. Pictorial card covers. About fine. $20.00

Edwards, Ernest P. A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF MEXICO. Including all Birds Occuring from the Northern Border of Mexico to the Southern Border of Nicaragua. Virginia: Edwards, 1972. 8vo. vi+300+24 pp of colour platesfrom illustrations by Murrell Butler, et al. Map. 79 pp appendix at rear from 1978. Spiral binding. Card covers. A fine copy. $25.00

Edwards, Ernest P. FINDING BIRDS IN MEXICO. Virginia: Ernest P. Edwards, 1968. Second edition, revised and enlarged. 8vo. xxii+282+16 pp of plates from drawings. Card covers. A very good copy. $ 15.00

Evans, M.I., compiler IMPORTANT BIRD AREAS IN THE MIDDLE EAST. Cambridge: Bird Life International (1994) Roy 8vo 410 pp. Illus from maps and line drawings. Laminated flexcloth binding. About fine. $ 15.00

Evans, Peter G.H. BIRDS OF THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN. London: Macmillan, 1993. Reprint. Sm 8vo. vi+162 pp. Illus from photos. Pictorial card covers. A bit of bruising to covers, else near fine. Caribbean Pocket Natural History Series. $12.00

Falla, R. A., R. B. Sibson & E. G. Turbott A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF NEW ZEALAND AND OUTLYING ISLANDS. London: Collins, (1970). 2nd edn. Cr. 8vo. 256 pp. + 18 pp. of colour plates. Line drawings by Chloe Talbot-Kelly; map. Map endpapers. Red cloth; gilt spine lettering. Small book sellers stamp on title page. Near fine in rubbed dustwrapper with faded spine. $ 17.50

Farrand, John jr., ed. THE AUDUBON SOCIETY MASTER GUIDE TO BIRDING. Vol 1: Loons to Sandpipers; Vol 2: Gulls to Dippers; Vol 3: Old World Warblers to Sparrows. N.Y.: Knopf (1983) 3 vols 8vo 447; 398; 399 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos and bird paintings; line drawings in text; distribution maps. Laminated photographic wrappers with cloth spines. Ink name on front free endpaper of vol 1, else a near fine set. $50.00

Felix, J. THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF BIRDS. (N.Y.): Crescent Books, (1978). 4to. 320 pp. More than 800 illus. from paintings and line drawings by K. Hisek, most in colour. Brown cloth; eagle cover vignette, gilt. Inked-out name on front free endpaper, else about fine in like dustwrapper nicked at head of spine. 256 spe cies described with details of location, breeding, feeding habits, physical dimensions, song and the size of eggs. $ 20.00

Fioratti, Paolo KINGFISHER. London: HarperCollins, 1992. Translated from the Italian by Sylvia Sullivan. 4to, 144 pp. Over 120 beautiful and extraordinary photographs of the European kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) in its natural habitat: hunting (photos of dives from the air and under water); breeding, nest building, raising young (taken from inside the river bank!), and many other aspects of their life by the river. A truly dazzling book. Very fine in like d/w. $ 17.50

Forbush, Edward Howe & John Richard May. Illus by Fuertes, Brooks & Peterson.NATURAL HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF EASTERN AND CENTRAL NORTH AMERICA. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1939). Revised and Abridged [from the 3-volume Birds of Massachusetts of 1925] with the Addition of More than One Hundred Species. 4to. xxv + 554 + 97 color plates. Brick cloth. Wear to corners and spine tips, small white stain on top cover, else a very good sound copy. $30.00

Freethy, Ron OWLS. A Guide for Ornithologists. Hildenborough, Kent: Bishopsgate Press, 1992. Small square 4to 134 pp. Illus from photos by Eric & David Hosking. Includes 30 tables of owl lineages and a bibliography. $ US25.00

Fry, Frances THE COLOUR GUIDE TO BRITISH BIRDS AND THEIR EGGS. Alton: Nimrod Press, 1990. 8vo 279 pps. Illustrated from colour paintings by the author. Fine in like dustwrapper. Like many wildflower guides, this one is organized by habitat and colour, rather than taxonomic order, to make identification easier for the beginner. $ US17.50

Gaston, A. J. & D. N. Nettleship THE THICK-BILLED MURRES OF PRINCE LEOPOLD ISLAND. A Study of the Breeding Ecology of a Colonial High Arctic Seabird. (Ottawa: Canadian Wildlife Sevice, 1981). Monograph Series- Number 6 8vo. xxvii + 350 pp. Illus. from photos, maps, tables. Pictorial boards. Small scuff to top board, else near fine. $ US25.00

Gatschet, Albert S. THE WHIP-POOR-WILL IN AMERICAN LANGUAGES. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal. N.p. Vol XVIII #1, Jan 1896. 4 pp sewn into grey cards. Covers darkened, spine ends split but still a good copy. $ 15.00

Gerrard, Jon M. and Gary R. Bortolotti THE BALD EAGLE. Haunts and Habits of a Wilderness Monarch. Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institution (1988). 8vo xiv+177 pp. Illus from photos; charts; tables; distribution map. Extensive bibliography. Blue cloth. Top corners slightly bruised else about fine in very good dustwrapper, rubbed and creased at spine tips and top corners. $ 25.00

Gilbert, H.A. and Arthur Brook THE SECRETS OF THE EAGLE AND OF OTHER RARE BIRDS. London: Arrowsmith (1925) Roy 8vo 195 pp. Illus from 36 photographs about half of which are the initiation and progress of a successful nesting of Golden Eagles in Scotland. The closeups are astonishingly intimate, given the technology of the period. Red cloth, spine lettering and cover vignette gilt. Inner leaf split at half-title but a good, sound and attractive copy with foxing to edges. $ 25.00

Gilbertson & Page, Editor. PHEASANT REARING AND PRESERVATION. Hertford: Gilbertson & Page, [1926]. 8vo. viii+207 pp. xi pp of adverts at rear. Illus from photos. Purple cloth; lettering and cover vignette gilt. Ink inscription on front endpaper. Some light wear, still a very good copy. $35.00

Godfrey, W. Earl THE BIRDS OF CANADA. Ottawa: Suppy & Services Canada. 1976. Reprint 4to. 428 pp. 69 full page colour plates by John A. Crosby illustrating 420 species; line drawings by S.D. MacDonald; distribution maps. Map endpapers. Charcoal cloth. Rubbing to spine tips, else very good or better in worn, but all there, dustwrapper: extremities rubbed, tape repairs and panels age darkened. National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 203. Biological Series No. 73. $ 25.00

Godfrey, W. Earl ENCYCLOPEDIE DES OISEAUX DU QUEBEC. Montreal, Les Editions de L'Homme, 1972. 8vo. 663+64 pp of illus in colour. Distribution maps, drawings in text. Pictorial card covers. Binding cracked, else a good used copy. Vol. 3 de L'Encyclopedia de L'Homme. $ 18.50

Gooders, John BIRDS OF CANADA. Surrey: Dragon's World, (1984). 4to. 159 pp. Illus from paintings by Maurice Pledger & Trevor Boyer. Drawings by Robert Morton. Blue boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper with some creasing to top edge of back panel. 24 of the country's most beautiful and interesting birds brought to life and complemented with an informative text. $25.00

Gorman, James THE TOTAL PENGUIN. NY: Prentice Hall, (1990). Sm. 4to. 191 pp. illus. from photos by Frans Lanting; maps. 1/4 blue cloth over boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. $20.00

Gould, John THE DAY BOOK OF HUMMINGBIRDS. San Francisco: The Huntington Library/Pomegranate Calendars (1988) Square 8vo. 30 pps. Fine. [A monthly blank journal with Gould's hummers on facing pages.] $ 12.50

Grimmett, Richard, Carol Inskipp, and Tim Inskipp, et al. A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF INDIA, PAKISTAN, NEPAL, BANGLADESH, BHUTAN, SRI LANKA, AND THE MALDIVES. Princeton: Princeton University Pr., (1999). Royal 8vo. 888 pp. Illus from colour plates, drawings and distribution maps. Orange boards. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. $60.00

Griscom, Ludlow MODERN BIRD STUDY. Cambridge, Ma: Harvard Univ Press, 1945. 2nd printing. Cr 8vo 190 pp. Illus from photos, including probably one of the last of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker. Tape silhouette on lower spine (but no other markings, in or out) else a very good, bright copy. $20.00

Grossman, Mary Louise & John Hamlet. BIRDS OF PREY OF THE WORLD. London: Cassell (1965) 4to 496 pp. Profusely illus from photos in B&W and colour, drawings, silhouettes, and range maps. Half buckram & linen. Spine a little faded and bruised, else a very good to near fine copy of this excellent book. $ 100.00

Grzimek, Bernhard, ed. GRZIMEK'S ANIMAL LIFE ENCYCLOPEDIA. Vols 7 & 8. BIRDS I & II. NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, (1984). 2 vols. Royal 8vo. 579; 620 pp. Illus. from colour photos, bird paintings, distribution maps & line drawings. Pictorial card covers. 2 of 3 in the series on birds. $ 45.00

Hall, Henry Marion A GATHERING OF SHORE BIRDS. With additions by Roland C. Clement. N.Y. Devin-Adair (1960) 4to xii+242 pp. Illus by John Henry Dick. Grey cloth, pictorial endpapers. Bird vignette on top cover. Ink name and date on ffep, else fine in nice pictorial d/w worn at extremities. $ 35.00

Halliday, Hugh M. ADVENTURES AMONG BIRDS. Toronto: Thomas Allen Ltd., (1959). Sm. 4to. 179 pp. Illlus. from photos. Pictorial boards. Very good in like dustwrapper with some light wear to top edge. Signed by the author on the title page. $ 20.00

Halliday, Tim VANISHING BIRDS. Their Natural History And Conservation. Foreword by Bruce Campbell. N.Y.: Holt, Rinehart & Winston (1978). 8vo 296 pp. 16 illus in colour plus drawings in text by the author. Green boards, map endpapers. Rubber stamped name on front free endpaper, else a very good copy in like dustwrapper $ 18.50

Hanson, Harold C. THE GIANT CANADA GOOSE. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Pr., (1965). 8vo. xxii + 226 pp. Illus. from photos charts and maps. Green cloth. Gilt stamped spine; cover vignette. Black marker on front free end paper, else a near fine copy. $ 20.00

Harrap, Simon & David Quinn. CHICKADEES, TITS, NUTHATCHES & TREECREEPERS. Princeton: Princeton University Pr., (1995). 8vo. 464 pp. Illus from colour plates, drawings & distribution maps. Blue boards. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. $40.00

Harrison, Dr. C.J.O., Consulting editor. BIRD FAMILIES OF THE WORLD. NY: Abrams, 1978. 4to. 264 pp. Illustrated throughout from colour drawings by Ad Cameron. Some 50 ornithologists from every part of the world have contributed entries on their specialties. $ 30.00

Harrison, Colin A FIELD GUIDE TO THE NESTS, EGGS AND NESTLINGS OF BRITISH AND EUROPEAN BIRDS. NY: Quadrangle, (1975). Cr. 8vo. 432 + 64 pp of colour plates. Drawings in text. Green cloth; spine lettering and cover vignette gilt. A near fine copy. $ 20.00

Hatler, David F., R. Wayne Campbell and Adrian Dorst. BIRDS OF PACIFIC RIM NATIONAL PARK. Victoria: British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1978. 1st ptg. Sm 4to. 194 pp. Illus from photos, maps and tables. Pictorial paper covers. Ink name on title page, else about fine. $ 20.00

Headley, F. W. THE STRUCTURE AND LIFE OF BIRDS. London: Macmillan, 1895. 8vo xx+412 pp. With 78 illustrations from photos, engravings and drawings. Green sand-grain cloth; lettering and bird vignette gilt. Inner leaf broken over front hinge and free endpaper taped in, else a good copy with intermittent light foxing throughout. $ 22.50

Heinrich, Bernd THE GEESE OF BEAVER BOG. NY: HarperCollins, 2004. 8vo. xvi+217 pp. 8 pp of illus from photos. Drawings. Pictorial endpapers. Brown boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. $ 18.50

Howard, Len BIRDS AS INDIVIDUALS. With a foreword by Julian Huxley. London: Collins (1958) 6th impression. 8vo 223 pp. Illus from photos by Eric Hoskins. Green boards. Very good in like d/w with tear to head of spine. $ 18.50

 Hume, Rob. Illustrated by Trevor Boyer. OWLS OF THE WORLD. Philadelphia: Running Press, 1991. Quarto. 192 pp. Beautifully illus in colour; distribution maps. Green boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 45.00

Jackson, Christine BIRD PAINTING. Volume II: The Eighteenth Century. Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Antique Collectors' Club (1994) Sm 4to 143 pp. Profusely illus from reproductions of bird art, mostly in colour. Blue cloth, lettering gilt, pictorial endpapers. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 30.00

Jarvis, Robert L. & James C. Bartonek, eds. MANAGEMENT BIOLOGY OF PACIFIC FLYWAY GEESE. A Symposium Oregon: OSU Book Stores, 1979. 8vo. 346 pp. Illus from drawings, maps and tables. Card covers. Glued binding is cracked and in danger coming apart. $10.00

Jellis, Rosemary BIRD SOUNDS AND THEIR MEANING. With a Foreword by Frank Fraser Darling. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University (1984) 8vo 256 pp. Drawings by Derek Goodwin, copious spectographs. Trade paperback. Very good. $ 20.00

Johnsgard, Paul A. DUCKS IN THE WILD. Conserving Waterfowl and Their Habitats. Shrewsbury: Swan Hill/Key Porter, 1992. 4to 160 pp. Illus from photos, head drawings and range maps. Contains a glossary and identification key. Fine in like d/w. $ 22.50

Johnsgard, Paul A. and Montserrat Carbonell. RUDDY DUCKS & OTHER STIFFTAILS. Their Behavior and Biology. Norman: University of Oklahoma Pr., 1996. Lrg 8vo. xiv+291 pp. 8 pp of colour plates from photos. Illus from drawings, maps and tables throughout. Red boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Johnsgard, Paul A. BIRDS OF THE GREAT PLAINS. Breeding Species and Their Distribution. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Pr., (1979). 8vo. xlviii + 539 pp. Illus. from drawings, photos, tables & distribution maps. Green cloth. Bottom corner of top board bumped, else near fine in very good dustwrapper with 1/2" chip removed from bottom corner and a bit of soiling to rear panel. $ 35.00

Johnsgard, Paul A. THE HUMMINGBIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA. Washington: Smithsonian, 1983. Small quarto. 303pp. 16 pp colour plates from illustrations by James McClelland. Distribution maps, line drawings and tables. Includes a list on hummingbird adopted plants. Khaki cloth. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. $ 40.00

Kearton, Cherry THE ISLAND OF PENGUINS. London: Longmans 1930, 1st edn 8vo xviii+223 pp. 90 illus from photographs; map. Blue cloth. Bookplate on front pastedown, spine age-darkened. Good copy. $ 30.00

Keenan, Philip E. BIRDING ACROSS NORTH AMERICA. A Naturalist's Observations. Portland: Timber Press, 2002. 8vo. 257 pp. Illus from photos by the author and classic bird art; map. Blue boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Knight, C.W.R., With a preface by Viscount Grey of Fallodon. ARISTOCRATS OF THE AIR. NY: Stokes, n.d. 4to. xii + 166 + 33 plates from photos. Colour frontis. Green cloth. Spine and top cover lettering gilt. Gilt cover vignette. Spine tips and corners rubbed. 1" split at rear spine gutter. A very good, bright copy. Includes chapters on owls, falconry and eagles. $35.00

Kress, Stephen W. THE AUDUBON SOCIETY GUIDE TO ATTRACTING BIRDS. NY: Scribner's, 1985. Lr 8vo. xx+377 pp. Illus from drawings, photos and plans. A very good copy in like dustwrapper with protective wrap attatched to inside boards. Everything from tables of recommended trees, shrubs, and flowering plants to easy to follow diagrams for bird houses plus plans for gardens, ponds and feeding stations. $ 18.50

Lang, Aubrey and Wayne Lunch LOONS. Willowdale, On: Firefly (1996) Square 4to 144 pp. Illus from over 130 colour photos of various species of loons in their natural habitat. Pictorial card wrappers. A fine copy. $12.50

Lansdowne, J. F., With John A. Livingston. BIRDS OF THE NORTHERN FOREST Toronto: McClelland & Stewart (1977). Reprint. Large 4to 247 pp. Illus from 56 full page colour plates of birds by Lansdowne, each with a black & white preliminary sketch. Blue cloth, spine lettering and cover grosbeak vignette gilt. About fine in like dustwrapper. $40.00

Livingston, John A., Text by. Paintings By J. F. Lansdowne. BIRDS OF THE EASTERN FOREST. 2 Vols. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977. Reprint. 2 Vols. Folio. 231+261 pp which includes 112 full page colour plates. Blue cloth. An about fine set in like dustwrappers. $85.00

Lansdowne, J. F. BIRDS OF THE WEST COAST. Toronto: M. F. Fehely (1976) Volume I. Folio 176 pp. Profusely illus from drawings and paintings by Lansdowne. Cream linen. Faint bruise to foot of spine but is otherwise fine copy in near fine dustwrapper with tiny chip from head of spine and light wear to corners. $50.00

Landsdowne, J. F. & T.M. Shortt BIRDS OF CANADA. Toronto Dominion Bank: M. F. Feheley Arts Co., nd. Ca. 1970's? 8 - 10"x15" folded panels printed on both sides. Full panel illus by Lansdowne and some ink drawings by Shortt. About fine in envelope a bit spotted and torn. $ 18.50

Leahy, Christopher THE BIRDWATCHERS COMPANION. An Encyclopedic Handbook of North American Birdlife. London: Robert Hale, 1983. Roy 8vo. x+917 pp. Ilus from drawings, maps and colour plates. Blue cloth. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

[Loates] James, Ross. Glen Loates, illus. GLEN LOATES. BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA. Scarborough: Cerebrus/Prentice-Hall, (1979). 1st ptg. 4to. Unpaginated. Illus from studies and full page colour plates of 24 different birds; distribution maps. White boards; lettering gilt. Near fine in very good dustwrapper with 3 interior tape repairs. $ 30.00

Lotz, Aileen R. BIRDING AROUND THE WORLD. A Guide to Observing Birds Everywhere You Travel. N.Y.: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1987). 8vo. xii + 266 pp. Illus. from photos & drawings. Card covers. Near fine. $ 15.00

Low, Rosemary THE PARROTS OF SOUTH AMERICA. London: Gifford, 1972. 8vo. 290 + 24 pp of illus from colour photos. Maps. Yellow boards. About fine in near fine dustwrapper. Information relating to each species, both in its natural habitat and in aviculture, especially regarding experiences in breeding. $20.00

 

MacDonald, Malcolm THE BIRDS OF BREWERY CREEK. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1947. 8vo. x + 334 pp. Illus. from photos by Dr. Arthur A. Allen & W. V. Crich, 7 in colour. Brown cloth. Light rubbing to spine tips and corners, else fine in attractive pictorial dustwrapper (Eastern Bluebird) worn at extremities, with a few internally mended short tears and soiling to rear panel. Jacket design by Thoreau MacDonald. $ 35.00

Mackenzie (John P.S.) BIRDS OF THE WORLD. GAME BIRDS. London: Harrap, (1989). Profusely illus. from photos. 4to. 144 pps. Fine in like d/w. $ 17.50

Mackenzie, John P.S. BIRDS OF THE WORLD. SONGBIRDS. (Toronto): Key Porter, (1990). 4to. 144 pps. Illus from colour photos. Fine in like dustwrapper. $17.50

Martin, Brian P. THE GLORIOUS GROUSE. A Natural and Unnatural History. London: David & Charles, (1990). Sm. 4to. 224 pp. Illus. from photos, drawings, ephemera. Red boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Maslow, Jonathan Evan BIRD OF LIFE, BIRD OF DEATH. A Naturalist's Journey Through a Land of Political Turmoil. N.Y.: Simon & Schuster (1986) 8vo 249 pp. Map. Half cloth and paper boards. Fine in dustwrapper with edge and corner tear. A search for the incomparable quetzal in the troubled highlands of Guatemala. $ 20.00

Maslow, Jonathan Evan & Leonard Baskin, illustrator THE OWL PAPERS. N.Y.: Dutton (1983) 1st edition. 4to 184 pp. Illus from drawings by Leonard Baskin. Half cloth and paper boards with blind-stamped owl on top cover; illustrative endpapers. A couple of very minor bruises, else just about fine in very good dustwrapper, lightly soiled and slightly worn at spine tips (price clipped). $ 25.00

Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture. SIXTIETH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF THE MASSACHUSETTS STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE. Together with the Tweny-Fifth Annual Report of the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station. 1912. Boston: State Printers, 1913 8vo xlv+418+240 pp. Illus from photos and drawings; 1 colour plate, 2 folding maps; tables. Black cloth, worn at extremities, else very good. Includes an ornithologist's report from Edward Forbush - then State Ornithologist. $ 45.00

Matthews, L. Harrison WANDERING ALBATROSS. Adventures Among the Albatrosses and Petrels in the Southern Ocean. London: Macgibbon & Kee, 1951. 8vo. x + 134 + 10 pp of plates. Illus. from photos and drawings by the author. Blue cloth. Owner's bookplate and booksellers stamp on front free endpaper and pastedown. Some occasional light foxing. Spine faded, still a good tight copy. $ 25.00

Mayr, Ernst & Jared Diamond. THE BIRDS OF NORTHERN MELANESIA. Speciation, Ecology, & Biogeography. Oxford: Oxford University Pr., 2001. Lrg 4to. xxiv+492 pp. 9 pp of colour plates from paintings by H. Douglas Pratt. Figures, maps and tables. Blue boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 28.50

McGill, Arnold R. AUSTRALIAN WARBLERS. Melbourne: The Bird Observers Club, 1970. 12mo. 147 pp. Colour frontis + 11 plates in colour from illus. by Rex Davis. Map endpapers. Blue cloth. Small bookseller's sticker on front pastedown and some light shelfwear. Else a very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ 17.50

McKeever, Larry A DOWRY OF OWLS. (Toronto): Lester & Orpen Dennys, (1986). 8vo. xiv + 208 pp. Illus. from photos and drawings. Intro. by Gerald Durrell, foreword by HRH Prince Philip. Black boards. Ink inscription on front free end paper. Some light shelf wear, else near fine. $ 17.50

McNichol, Martin K. & John L. Cranmer-Byng, ed. ORNITHOLOGY IN ONTARIO. Special Publication No.1, Ontario Field Ornithologists. 1994. Whitby: Hawk Owl Pub., (1994). 8vo. xiv + 400 pp. Illus from paintings, photos, maps and figures. Appendices on Ontario ornithologists and bird artists. Pictorial card covers. Light edgewear, else near fine. $ 10.00

McNulty, Faith THE WHOOPING CRANE. The Bird that Defies Extinction. Toronto: Clake, Irwin & Co., 1966. 8vo. 190 pp. Illus. from photos, drawings, maps. Cloth spine and red paper boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Meyer de Schauensee, Rodolphe and William H. Phelps, Jr. A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF VENEZUELA. Princeton University Press, 1978. 8vo. xxii+424 pp. Covers nearly 1300 species. Illustrated from colour plates by H. Wayne Trimm, John Gwynne, Kathleen D. Phelps and line drawings by Michael Kleinbaum. Notes by Guy Tudor. Endpaper map on rear pastedown. Pictorial flex-cloth covers. A fine copy. $30.00

Michelet, Jules & H. Giacomelli, illus. THE BIRD. London: T. Nelson, 1868. Translated from the 8th edition of "L'Oiseau". Roy 8vo 340 pp. Illus from 210 engravings from Giacomelli. Green sandgrain cloth, gilt decorations, lettering and rules in blindstamp. All edges gilt. Cloth worn at extremities. Front hinge broke n, ink names on verso of ffep and prelims foxed. Interior and illustrations very good. W.a.f. $ 45.00

Miller, Olive Thorne WITH THE BIRDS IN MAINE. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904. Crown 8vo, 300 pp. Blue cloth. Light wear to extremities but a very good, sound copy. Descriptions of local birds in their natural habitat - rather reminiscent of Gilbert White. $ 15.00

[Miner] Linton, James M. & Calvin W. Moore. THE STORY OF WILD GOOSE JACK. The Life and Work of Jack Miner. Montreal: CBC Enterprises, (1984). 1st ptg. Sm 4to. 207 pp. Illus from photos. Foreword by Sir Peter Scott. Green vinyl boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. $22.50

Mobbs, A.J. HUMMINGBIRDS. Cage and Aviary Series. Surrey: Triplegate, 1982. Lrg 8vo. xii+8pp colour plates +192 pp. Illus from photos in text. Burgundy boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. Chapters covering purchasing stock, accommodation, lighting and heating, diet and feeding, and general care. $ 50.00

Munro, J.A. Illustrated by T.M. Shortt & Allan Brooks. BIRDS OF CANADA'S MOUNTAIN PARKS. Ottawa: Queen's Printer, 1963. 3rd edn. National Parks Branch 8vo. 78 pp including 26 pages of colour plates. Pictorial card covers. Ink name on front free endpaper, else about fine. $ 15.00

Nash, Charles W. THE BIRDS IN ONTARIO IN RELATION TO AGRICULTURE. Toronto: Ontario Department of Agriculture, 1909. 8vo. 95 + ca. 48 plates in b/w. Stapled card covers. Name stamp on title page and some wear to spine, else a very good copy. $ 18.50

Nero, Robert REDWINGS. Washington: Smithsonian, 1984. 8vo. 160 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Fine in like dustwrapper. $ 17.50

Nice, Margaret Morse STUDIES IN THE LIFE HISTORY OF THE SONG SPARROW. 2 Volumes. I: A Populatin Study of the Song Sparrow. II: The Behavior of the Song Sparrow and Other Passerines. NY: Dover, 1964. Unabridged republicaton of the work first published by the Linnaean Society, 1937 & 1943. 2 Vols. 8vo. viii+246; xiv+328 pp. Illus from tables and figures. Pictorial card covers. About fine $30.00

Orians, Gordon H. BLACKBIRDS OF THE AMERICAS. Seattle: Univ of Washington (1985). Sm 4to 163pp. Profusely illus from drawings by Tony Angell. An attractive and serious study of this appealing group of birds. Fine in like d/w. $ 20.00

Palmer-Ball, Brainard L., Jr. THE KENTUCKY BREEDING BIRD ATLAS. (Lexington): University of Kentucky Pr., (1996). 4to. xii + 372 pp. Illus. from photos, charts and maps. Pictorial boards. A near fine copy. $ 30.00

Parmelee, David Freeland ANTARCTIC BIRDS. Ecological and Behavioral Approaches. Exploration of the Palmer Archipelago. Minneapolis: Univ of Minnesota (1992) Small oblong 4to xviii+203 pp. Many illus from photos, drawings, maps, and paintings by the author. Green cloth. An about fine copy in very good pictorial dustwrapper. Errata slip laid in. $ 30.00

Peck George K. and Ross D. James BREEDING BIRDS OF ONTARIO. Nidology and Distribution. Volume I: Nonpasserines. Toronto: Royal Ontrio Museum (1983) Roy 8vo xii+321 pp. Illus from photos; drawings by Ross D. James; distribution maps. Wrappers. Rubber stamped name on front free endpaper, spine slightly faded, else about fine. $17.50

Peck George K. and Ross D. James BREEDING BIRDS OF ONTARIO. Nidology and Distribution. Volume I: Nonpasserines. Toronto: Royal Ontrio Museum (1983) Roy 8vo xii+321 pp. Illus from photos; drawings by Ross D. James; distribution maps. Wrappers. A fine copy. $ 18.50

Peck. George K. BREEDING BIRDS OF ONTARIO. NIDIOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION. Volume 2: Passerines. Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1987. Lrg 8vo. xi+387 pp. Illus from maps, photos and drawings. Stiff card covers. A fine copy. $ US18.50

Peterson, Roger Tory A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF TEXAS and Adjacent States. The Peterson Field Guide Series. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1963). 6th ptg. Cr. 8vo. xxx+304+ 60 plates from illus by Peterson. Pictorial endpapers. Green cloth. Light rubbing to extremities, else near fine in lightly worn dustwrapper. $15.00

Peterson, Roger Tory A FIELD GUIDE TO WESTERN BIRDS. A Completely New Guide to Field Marks of All Species Found in North America West of the 100th Meridian and North of Mexico. The Peterson Field Guide Series. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Cr. 8vo. 432 pp. Illus from drawings by the authors; maps. Pictorial stiff card covers. A near fine copy. $ 12.00

Pickford, Peter & Beverley & Warwick Tarboton AFRICAN BIRDS OF PREY. Ithaca: Cornell (1990) Square 4to, 227 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos. A trifle bruised at extremities, else fine in like d/w. $ 35.00

Pistorius, Alan THE COUNTRY JOURNAL BOOK OF BIRDING AND BIRD ATTRACTION. N.Y.: Norton (1981), Illus. by Don Almquist. Roy 8vo 274 pps. Fine in lightly soiled d/w. $ 15.00

Pizzey, Graham A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF AUSTRALIA. Sydney: Collins, (1980). 8vo. 460 pp. Illus. by Roy Doyle. Map endpapers. Pictorial boards. Name stamp on front free endpaper. Some light rubbing; a very good copy. $ 22.50

Pollock, Harold J. WONDER BIRDS OF AUSTRALIA AND THEIR CALLS. Gladsville, NSW: Jacaranda (1979) Square 8vo 36 pp. 45 rpm record of bird calls in front pocket. Illus from colour photos. Plastic coated pictoral boards. Faint sticker stain on front panel and small abrasion to title page, else a very good copy. $ 12.50

Potter, Eloise F., James Parnell, & Robert P. Teulings. BIRDS OF THE CAROLINAS. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1980. 8vo. 408 pp. Illus from colour photos throughout. Map endpapers. Orange cloth. About fine in like dustwrapper with light wear to foredge of rear panel. $20.00

Pough, Richard H. AUDUBON WATER BIRD GUIDE. Water, game and large land birds of Eastern and Central North America. Garden City: Doubleday (1951). Cr 8vo xxviii+352 pp. 658 iilustrations of 258 species; 458 in full colour by Don Eckelberry and 138 in b&w by Earl Poole. Grey cloth; map endpapers. Name labels on verso of front free endpaper and fly leaf else a fine copy in like dustwrapper. $12.00

Pratt, Ambrose THE LORE OF THE LYREBIRD. With a Foreword by the late Hon. A. A. Dunstan. Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens (1955) 9th edn. Cr 8vo 79 pp. Illus from photos with decorations in text. Yellow boards. Foot of spine bumped with small tear at hinge. A very good copy in slightly chipped pictorial d/w. $ 15.00

Queeny, Edgar M. PRAIRIE WINGS. Pen and Camera Flight Studies. With Explanatory Sketches by Richard E. Bishop. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1947. Small folio xiv+256 pp. Profusely illus from photos & drawings, colour frontis by Bishop. Grey cloth, gilt duck embossed on top cover. Faintest of wear to bottom corners, else fine. $ 125.00

Rappole, John H, THE ECOLOGY OF MIGRANT BIRDS. A Neotropical Perspective. Washington: Smithsonian (1995) 8vo xvi+269 pp. Illus from charts and distribution maps. Half cloth and paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Reece, Maynard THE UPLAND BIRD ART OF MAYNARD REECE. Introduction by Roger Tory Peterson. New York Abrams (1997) Oblong 4to 160 pp. Profusely illustrated from paintings by Reece of upland game birds around the seasons. Brown cloth, ink mark on bottom edge else a fine copy in like pictorial dustwrapper. $ 40.00

Reed, Chester NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS EGGS. NY: Dover, 1965. Revised edition. 8vo. x+372 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Card covers. A very good used copy. $ 18.50 

Rees, Darren BIRD IMPRESSIONS. A Personal View of Birds. With a Foreword by Robert Gillmor. Shrewsbury: Swan Hill Press (1993) Square 4to. Unpaginated [ca 160 pp] Each page illustrated with colour paintings and/or sketches of birds and bird locales. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Lovely book! 25.00

Reynolds, Richard, Russell Graham, Hildegard Reiser, et al. MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE NORTHERN GOSHAWK IN THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES. USDA Forest Service, 1992. 4to. 90 pp. Illus from drawings, photos and tables. Card covers. Corners bumped, else near fine. $12.00

Richards, Alan SHOREBIRDS OF THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE. (Surrey): B. Mitchell, (1988). Sm. 4to. 224 pp. Illus from distribution maps and colour photos, including nest eggs. Blue boards. Light fading to extremities, else near fine in like dustwrapper with light edgewear. $ 20.00

Ripley, Dillon SEARCH FOR THE SPINY BABBLER. An Adventure in Nepal. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1952. 8vo 301 pp. Illus. from photos. Tan cloth. Binding soiled and spine faded, else a good sound copy. $ 25.00

Robbins, Chandler S., ed. & Eirik A. T. Blom, Project coordinator. ATLAS OF THE BREEDING BIRDS OF MARYLAND AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh, (1996). 4to. xx + 479 pp. Illus. from drawings, figures & distribution maps; map endpapers. Laminated pictorial boards. Shallow 1/2" cut on spine, else a near fine copy. $ 45.00

Robinson, Jane Washburn A BIRDER'S GUIDE TO JAPAN. Santa Monica: Ibis, (1987). 8vo. 358 pp. Maps. Pictorial card covers. A near fine copy. $ 15.00

Robinson, W. Douglas SOUTHERN ILLINOIS BIRDS. An Annotated List and Site Guide. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, (1996). 8vo. lii+432 pp. Illus from b/w photos; maps. Pictorial boards. Fine. $20.00

Rosenberg, Kenneth V., Robert D. Ohmart, et al. BIRDS OF THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY. Tucson: University of Arizona Pr., (1991). 8vo. xv + 416 pp. Illus. from photos, maps, charts & figures. Grey cloth. About fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Rudbeck, Olof the Younger RUDBECK'S BOOK OF BIRDS. A Facsimile of the Original Watercolours (1693-1710) of Olof Rudbeck the Younger in the Leufstra Collection in Uppsala University Library. Stockholm: Bjorck & Borjesson, 1986. 2 vols. in slipcase. Folio. Vol I is Introductory Essays and an Annotated Catalogue of the Birds. Vol. II contains 213 full page colour plates. English edition edited by Bjorn Lowendahl and published in an edition of 500 numbered copies. Blue cloth, gilt lettering on spines with large gilt decoration on slip case. Fine. $ 1200.00

Russell, Franklin ARGEN THE GULL. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, (1964). 8vo. 239 pp. + 8 pp. of photos by the author. Blue cloth. A very good copy in worn dustwrapper with some chips removed from top edge. Dustwrapper has Book Club Edn. stamped on front flap. $ 17.50

Russo, Monica & Robert Dewire. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF BIRDHOUSES AND FEEDERS. NY: Bonanza, (1989). Reprint of the 1976 edn. 4to. 128 pp. Illus from drawings. Cloth spine and green boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. $15.00

Salt, W. Ray & Jim R. Salt THE BIRDS OF ALBERTA with their ranges in Saskatchewan & Manitoba. Edmonton: Hurtig, (1976). 8vo. xiv + 498 pp. Illus from colour photos and distribution maps. Map endpapers. Beige cloth. 1 cm. gouge to top edge of top board and ink inscription on half title, else near fine in edgeworn dustwrapper. $20.00

Sanderson, Glen C., Ed. MANAGEMENT OF MIGRATORY SHORE AND UPLAND GAME BIRDS IN NORTH AMERICA. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Pr., (1980). Reprint. 8vo. 358 pp. Illus. from photos, maps, drawings and tables. Pictorial card covers. Top corner lightly bumped, else near fine. $20.00

Sanger, Marjory Bartlett CHECKERBACK'S JOURNEY. The Migration of the Ruddy Turnstone. Cleveland: Two World Pub. (1969) Roy 8vo. 159 pps. Some shelf wear, else very good in lightly worn and soiled ddustwrapper. $ 12.50

Saunders, Richard M. FLASHING WINGS. Illustrations by Terence M. Shortt. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart (1947). 8vo x+388 pp. Illus from drawings; colour frontis. Blue cloth, goose cover vignette, gilt; map endpapers. Spine slightly faded and some soiling to top edge, else a very good bright copy. Includes 16 pp of migration tables. $ 35.00

Savage, Candace THE WONDER OF CANADIAN BIRDS. Saskatoon: Western Poducer Prairie Books, (1985). 4to. 211 pp. Illus from colour photos and range maps. Blue boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. "..explores the biology, behavior and ecology of the more familiar species and provides information that will fascinate readers of every level of interest." The illustrations in this book are exceptional and the text provides details that are seldom encountered in most bird books. Includes an extensive bibliography. $22.50

Scanes, C. G. et al. ASPECTS OF AVIAN ENDOCRINOLOGY: Practical and Theoretical Implications. Lubbock, Tx: Texas Tech 1982. Small 4to. 411 pp. Fine in like d/w. Over 30 papers from around the world (all in English or translated into English) including some on the effects of oil pollution. $ 25.00

[Scheeler] Schroeder, Roger. JOHN SCHEELER. Bird Carver. Harrisburg: Stackpole Books, 1988. 4to 287 pp. Profusely illus from photos of Scheeler's work and also that of some of his illustrious contemporaries plus many close-ups of his carving techniques on which there is a lengthy chapter. Brown cloth. A fine copy in about fine dustwrapper. A splendid book! $30.00

Scheithauer, Walter HUMMINGBIRDS. Flying Jewels. London: Arthur Barker (1967). 4to 176 pp. With 76 colour photographs by the author. Translated from the German by Gwynne Vevers. Blue cloth. Rubbed along edges but a near fine copy in very good d/w. $ 85.00

Schneck, Marcus BACKYARD SONGBIRDS. An Illustrated Guide to 100 Familiar Species of North America. Wtih a Foreword by Leonard Lee Rue III. New York: Todtri (1992) Square 4to 112 pp. Illustrated from colour photographs many of which are extraordinary closeups. Laminated pictorial paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $17.50

Schultz, Walter E. HOW TO ATTRACT, HOUSE AND FEED BIRDS. N.Y.: Macmillan (1970) Lrg. 8vo. 196 pps. Illus from photos and drawings. Card covers, about fine. $ 10.00

Scott, Peter THE EYE OF THE WIND London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1961. 3rd impression. 8vo. 679 + 34 pp of illus from photos and drawings. Pictorial endpapers. Blue cloth. A very good used copy in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Simpson, Ken, editor & illustrations by Nicolas Day THE BIRDS OF AUSTRALIA. A Book of Identification. 758 Birds in Colour. New Hampshire: Tanager Books, 1984. 4to. 352 pp. Every bird species in Australia illustrated in colour with over 2000 painted images on 128 plates. Field information and distribution maps. Fold out front free endpaper with map and key to book. It's all here! $35.00

Sitwell, Sacheverell & Handasyde Buchanan and James Fisher FINE BIRD BOOKS 1700-1900. With a Foreword by S. Dillon Ripley London: Witherby (1990) Reprint of the 1953 edn. Large 4to xii+180 pp. 52 full colour plates from the books in question and a new section by Buchanan on printing techniques. Some minor bruising to bottom corners, else fine in like d/w. $ 60.00

Skutch, Alexander F. ORIGINS OF NATURE'S BEAUTY. Austin: Univ of Texas (1992) 8vo xvi+292 pp. Illus by Dana Gardner in b&w and colour. Green cloth. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Skutch, Alexander F. LIFE OF THE WOODPECKER. Santa Monica: Ibis, 1985. 4to. 139 pp. Colour illustrations by Dana Gardner. Red cloth. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $25.00

Skutch, Alexander LIFE HISTORIES OF CENTRAL AMERICAN HIGHLAND BIRDS. Publications of the Nuttall Ornithological Club, No. 7. Cambridge MA: Published by the Club, 1967. 8vo. vi+213pp. Photos. Green boards. About fine. $25.00

 Stiles, F. Gary & Alexander F. Skutch A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF COSTA RICA. Ithaca: Comstock/Cornell, (1989). 8vo. ix + 511 + 52 pp of colour plates. Illus by Dana Gardner. Maps, charts & photos. Pictorial card covers. Ink stamp at bottom edge, else about fine. $ 28.50

Small, Arnold THE BIRDS OF CALIFORNIA New York: Winchester Press (1975) 2nd printing. 8vo xxv+310 pp. Illus from photos by the author and maps by Robert Sandmeyer and Keith Axelson. Yellow cloth. About fine in very good pictorial dustwrapper. Contains a checklist of California birds; an Annotated List with photographs and a discussion of various California bird habitats. This is not so much an identification guide as a useful tool for the enthusiastic birder. $ 25.00

Snow, David W. THE WEB OF ADAPTATION. Bird Studies in the American Tropics. N.Y.: Quadrangle (1976) 8vo xiii+176 pp. Illus from line drawings in text. Lemon cloth. Rubber stamp name on front free endpaper, else fine in very good dustwrapper. $ 15.00

Socha, Laura O'Biso BIRDING FOR THE AMATEUR NATURALIST. Chester: Globe Pequot Press (1989) Cr 8vo 175 pp. Illus. from drawings by Dominique Paulus-Warner. Card covers. Fine. Includes a section on care and feeding of injured birds. $10.00

Soper, M.F. MORE NEW ZEALAND BIRD PORTRAITS. Christchurch: Whicombe & Tombs (1965). 8vo 101 pp. 76 illus from the author's photographs, many in colour. Brown boards. Minor bumps else fine in near fine dustwrapper. A lovely (but still serious and unsentimental) collection of intimate portraits in words and photos describing the lives of selected birds. $ 20.00

Soper, Tony, ed. A PASSION FOR BIRDS. Newton Abbot: David & Charles (1989) 2nd impression. Small 4to 208 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Orange boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. Contributions from many ornithologists and bird lovers on bird habits, habitat, feeding, gardening and care. British and European birds. $ 15.00

Speich, Steven M. & Terence R. Wahl CATALOG OF WASHINGTON SEABIRD COLONIES. Washington: U.S. Dept. of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service, (1989). 4to. viii + 511 pp. Illus. from photos, maps and charts. Biological Report 88(6). Pictorial card covers. Foot of spine bumped, some light rubbing, else near fine. $ 28.50

Spendelow, Jeffrey A. & Stephen R. Patton NATIONAL ATLAS OF COASTAL WATERBIRD COLONIES IN THE CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES: 1976-82. Washington: U.S. Dept of Interior, 1988. 4to. ix + 327 pp. Illus. from maps and tables. Pictorial card covers. Some light shelf wear; a very good copy. $ 20.00

Sprunt, Alexander, jr. FLORIDA BIRD LIFE. Based upon and Supplementary to Florida Bird Life by Arthur H. Howell, published in 1932. N.Y.: Coward-McCann (1954) Roy 8vo 527 pp. Illus with colour plates from Original Paintings by Francis Lee Jaques and John Henry Dick. Roy 8vo. 527 pps. Blue-green cloth, faded and spotted else a very good copy with bright interior. $ 45.00

Stap, Don A PARROT WITHOUT A NAME. The Search for the Last Unknown Birds on Earth. NY: Knopf, 1990. 8vo. xiv+239 pp. Map. Green boards. Some light shelf wear, else near fine. '..riveting and richly detailed account' of two remarkable ornithologists, John O'Neill and Ted Parker and their expeditions in Northern Peru. $17.50

Stepanek, O. BIRDS OF HEATH AND MARSHLAND. London: Spring Books (1964) 3rd impression. Roy 8vo 134 pp.Illus from 146 colour plates by E. Demartini. Translated by A. Denesova. Fine in lightly edge worn d/w. $ 12.50

Stirrett, George M. THE SPRING BIRDS OF POINT PELEE NATIONAL PARK, ONTARIO. With Pictorial Map and Dates in the Natural History of the Park. Ottawa: Department of Northern Affairs, 1960. 8vo. 50 pp. Fold-out map. Pictorial card cover. Stapled. Ink name on top cover; a very good copy. $ 10.00

Stokes, Donald & Lillian A GUIDE TO BIRD BEHAVIOR. Vol. II: In the Wild and at Your Feeder. Boston: Little, Brown, 1983. Stokes Nature Guides. Sm. 8vo. 334 pp. Illus from drawings and tables. Hard cover. Near fine. $12.00

Sutton, George Miksch FIFTY COMMON BIRDS OF OKLAHOMA AND THE SOUTHERN GREAT PLAINS. Norman: University of Oklahoma Pr., 1977. Sm 8vo. xii+113 pp. Full page colour illustration by the author for each bird. 20.00

Symons, R. D. HOURS AND THE BIRDS. A Saskatchewan Record. Toronto: University of Toronto (1967) 4to, 224 pp. Profusely illus from drawings and 17 full page colour plates by Symons. Dark green cloth, lettering in silver. Previous owner's bookplate and name in ink on front pastedown. Else a fine copy in d/w which is worn at extremities with a chip missing from head of spine. A lovely book covering the various vegetation zones of Saskatchewan as well as parts of B.C. & Alberta through which the author travelled, wrote and painted - mostly birds. Includes a checklist of Saskatchewan birds, bibliography and indices. $ 30.00

Taverner, P.A. BIRDS OF EASTERN CANADA. (Second Edition). Ottawa: F. A. Acland, 1922. Canada. Dept. of Mines. Geological Survey, Memoir 104. No. 3 Biological Series. Lrg 8vo. 290 pp. 50 colour plates from illus by Frank C. Hennessey. Drawings in text. Blue cloth; spine lettering and cover vignette gilt. Book plate and ink number on front pastedown. Some rubbing to extremities of cloth and two newspaper inserts, a very good used copy of this classic. $35.00

Taverner, P. A. TAVERNER'S BIRDS OF EASTERN CANADA and TAVERNER'S BIRDS OF WESTERN CANADA. With Introductions by W. Earl Godfrey. Toronto: Coles (1974). Facsimile reprints of the editions of 1922 and 1926. 2 vols 8vo iii+290; 380 pp. Line drawings in text and 134 colour plates from paintings by F. C. Hennessey. Blue cloth, title and ruled borders gilt. Small rubber-stamped name on front free endpapers, minor rubbing to spine tips, else fine in very good dustwrappers with some edgewear. $ 35.00

Taverner, P. A. TAVERNER'S BIRDS OF EASTERN CANADA. Introduction by W. Earl Godfrey. Toronto: Coles (1974) Facsimile of 1922 edition. Roy 8vo iii+290 pp. Line drawings in text and 50 colour plates from paintings by F. C. Hennessey. Blue cloth, title and ruled borders gilt. Top corners bumped else near fine in very good dustwrapper worn at head of spine and top corners. $ 18.50

Taverner, P. A. TAVERNER'S BIRDS OF WESTERN CANADA. Toronto: Coles (1974). Facsimile reprint of the 1926 edition. 8vo 380 pp. With a new intro by Earl Godfrey. Illus. from drawings and colour plates from paintings. Blue cloth, lettering and rules gilt. About fine in dustwrapper which is a bit soiled and chipped along edges. $ 20.00

Terres, John K. SONGBIRDS IN YOUR GARDEN. Introduction by Edwin Way Teale. New York: Hawthorn (1977) Third edition. 8vo xiv+301 pp. Illustrated from drawings by Matthew Kalmenoff. Pictorial card wrappers. Ink name on title page and some light wear. Very good to near fine copy. This is THE book for backyard birdwatching. $ 12.00

Thompson, Stuart L. EIGHTY WATER BIRDS AND BIRDS OF PREY. Agincourt: The Book Society of Canada, 1963. Cr 8vo. xii+84pp. Illus from drawings and keys by John A. Crosby. Blue cloth. About fine in very good dustwrapper. $ 15.00

Thompson, Stuart L. 160 BIRDS TO KNOW. Agincourt: The Book Society of Canada, 1970. Cr 8vo. 200pp. Illus from drawings and identification keys by John A. Crosby and Robert Kunz. Green cloth. About fine in like dustwrapper. $ 15.00

Thomson, Sir A. Landsborough, ed. A NEW DICTIONARY OF BIRDS. N.Y.: McGraw-Hill (1964) 4to 928 pp. Illus from photos (b&w and colour), line drawings, paintings by various hands (including Peter Scott, C.E. Talbot Kelly, Tunnicliffe, a.o.). Blue cloth. Faint blemish on rear cover, else very good in like d/w. $ 85.00

True, Dan HUMMINGBIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA: Attracting, Feeding and Photographing. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, (1993). Sm. 4to. vii + 211 pp. Illus. from colour photos; distribution maps. Red cloth. About fine in near fine dustwrapper with with spine tips and corners rubbed. $ 35.00

Tucker, Graham M. & Melanie F. Heath et al BIRDS IN EUROPE. Their Conservation Status Cambridge: Bird Life International, (1994) 8vo 600 pp. Detailed description of the conservation status of all European birds with maps showing the status of each in their respective locations. $ 15.00

Tufts, Robie W. THE BIRDS OF NOVA SCOTIA. With Colour Illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and John Crosby and line drawings by John H. Dick. Halifax, N.S.: The Nova Scotia Museum, 1961. Roy 8vo. xvii+481 pp. 40 colour plates. Map endpapers. Beige cloth; bird vignette on top cover. A near fine, bright copy in very good pictorial dustwrapper with some wear to extremities. $60.00

Tyler, Stephanie J. & Stephen J. Ormerod. Illus by Darren Rees. THE DIPPERS. London: T & A D Poyser, (1994). 8vo. xvi+225 pp. Illus from photos, maps, tables and drawings. Green boards; spine lettering gilt. Light bruise to head of spine and minor rubbing to bottom edge, else near fine in like dustwrapper. A comprehensive study on the world's only truly aquatic passerine birds. $25.00

Udvardy, Miklos D.G. THE AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS. Western Region. NY: Knopf, (1977). 8th ptg. Cr. 8vo. 854 pp. Illus from photos, drawings and distribution maps. Red limp plastic covers. Name stamp on front free endpaper, else near fine. $ 12.50

Urban, Emil K. SHELL GUIDE TO ETHIOPIAN BIRDS. Ethiopia: Eto, nd. Tall 8vo. 46 pp. Illus. by Jill Poole. Card covers. About fine 15.00

Vincent, James & George Lodge A SEASON OF BIRDS. A Norfolk Diary, 1911. N.Y.: A & W (1980) Small oblong 8vo, 152 pp. Profusely illus with colour paintings of birds by George Lodge. Green boards, bird vignette gilt. Map endpapers. Ink inscription on verso of front free endpaper, some fading to board borders else very good in near fine dustwrapper. Taken from Vincent's four volumes of birdwatching diaries through the year of 1911. $20.00

Viney, Clive and Karen Phillipps. BIRDS OF HONG KONG. Fourth Edition. Hong Kong: Government Printer, 1988. 4th edn. Enlarged and completely revised. 8vo. 214 pp. Illus from drawings in colour and b/w. Map endpapers. Pictorial card covers. About fine. $22.50

Wallace, Geroge J. AN INTRODUCTION TO ORNITHOLOGY. N.Y.: Macmillan (1955) 8vo xx+443 pp. Illus from photos, line drawings and diagrams in text. Green cloth. Errata slip laid in. About fine in very good dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Walter, Hartmut. ELEONORA'S FALCON. Adaptations to Prey and Habitat in a Social Raptor. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1979, 8vo. xiii+410+21pp of plates from photos. Drawings, charts and diagrams throughout. A fine copy in very good dustwrapper. An extensive study of this Mediterranean island bird of prey. $ 35.00

Watson, Donald A BIRD ARTIST IN SCOTLAND. London: H. F. & G. Witherby (1988). 4to 144 pp. Illus from the author's bird paintings and drawings, 20 in colour; map. Brown boards. Damp stain to bottom margins of a few rear pages only, not affecting text. Else very good in like pictorial dustwrapper with a light damp stain alo ng bottom edge and one upper corner. $ 25.00

Wauer, Roland H. A BIRDER'S WEST INDIES. An Island-by-Island Tour. Austin, University of Texas Pr., (1996). 8vo. xiv + 238 + 18 pp of colour photos. Drawings by Mimi Hoppe Wolf; maps. Pictorial card covers. A fine copy. $ 10.00

Wauer, Roland H. BIRDS OF BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK AND VICINITY. Austin: University of Texas Pr., (1973). 8vo. xv + 223 pp. Illus from paintings, photos, figures and a fold-out map. Pictorial card covers. Name stamp on front free end paper, else a very good copy. $ 14.00

Webster, Michael with Illus by Karen Phillips A NEW GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF HONG KONG. Hong Kong: Sino-American Publishing, 1977. Second Edition. 8vo. 111+8pp colour plates & 40 pp of b&w plates. Pictorial card covers. About fine. $18.50

Weidensaul, Scott DUCK STAMPS. Art in the Service of Conservation. NY: Gallery, 1989. 4to. viii+165 pp. Profusely illus in colour and b/w. Brown boards. A fine copy in very good dustwrapper with small chip at head of spine. Reproduces nearly 200 duck stamps and covers the history of duck stamp programs and the impact it has had on conservation. $ 25.00

Weller, Milton W. THE ISLAND WATERFOWL. Ames: Iowa State University, (1980). 8vo. x + 121 pp. Illus. from photos, maps & tables. Map endpapers. Green cloth. About fine in like dustwrapper. A study of birds endemic to islands around the world, and especially in the southern hemisphere. $ 20.00

Wheatley, Nigel WHERE TO WATCH BIRDS IN ASIA. Princeton: Princeton University Pr., (1996). Cr 8vo. 463 pp. Illus from maps and drawings. Laminated pictorial boards. '...describes over 250 sites in detail, from Turkey to Thailand and India to Indonesia...' $ 18.50

Whistler, Hugh POPULAR HANDBOOK OF INDIAN BIRDS. London: Gurney and Jackson, 1928. Royal 8vo. xxiv+438+2 pp adverts plus 17 plates (4 colour printed, 1 hand-coloured) and 84 in text illustrations, many coloured. Modern dark green cloth binding with gilt-stamped leather spine label. A fine copy. $ 85.00

Williams, John G. Illus by Norman Arlott. A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA. London: Collins, (1992). Reprint. Cr. 8vo. 415 pp. 48 colour plates illus over 660 species. Drawing and map. Laminated pictorial boards. A fine copy. $ 20.00

Wilmore, Sylvia Bruce SWANS OF THE WORLD Newton Abbot: David & Charles (1974) 8vo 229 pp. Illus from photos and drawings; maps. Green boards. About fine in like d/w. $ 25.00

Wilson, Nancy C. & Doug McRae. SEASONAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF BIRDS FOR SELECTED SITES IN ONTARIO'S HUDSON BAY LOWLAND. Toronto: Queen's Printer, 1993. 4to. 145 pp. Illus from figures and tables. Card covers. Spiral Binding. Very good or better. $15.00

Winearls, Joan ART ON THE WING. British, American. and Canadian Illustrated Bird Books from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century. University of Toronto Library, 1999. 8vo. 80 pp. Illus. Catalogue for an Exhibition at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. Pictorial card covers. Ink inscription on half title, else near fine. $12.00

Wood, Bob & Peter BRIGHT WINGS. Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books (1990) 4to 150 pp. Illus from full page colour photos by the authors. Text by Bob Wood. Foreword by George McLean. Black boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. Signed by Bob Wood. $ 30.00

Zimmerman, Dale A., Donald A. Turner & David J. Pearson BIRDS OF KENYA AND NORTHERN TANZANIA. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996. 8vo. 740 pp. Illus in colour by Dale A. Zimmerman, Ian Willis, & H. Douglas Pratt. Drawings, photos and distribution maps. Orange boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. A comprehensive text on 1,114 species found in the region providing full details on description, vocalization, habits, status and distribution. $ 40.00

duPont, John E. SOUTH PACIFIC BIRDS. Delaware Museum Of Natural History. Monograph Series No. 3. Greenville: Delaware Museum of Natural History, 1975. 8vo. xii+218 pp. Illustrates and describes 183 species of birds. Map endpapers. Green boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. 35.00