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Our Winter Birds:  How to Know and How to Attract Them
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Our Winter Birds: How to Know and How to Attract Them

By Chapman, Frank M.

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, dime-sized stain on front boards, . boards worn.. 1918. Hardcover. Cloth-backed blue boards. Front boards have color photo of two kids looking through snowy window to see birds at window ledge feeding tray. Color illustrations on endpapers depicting birds species and many other b/w plates throughout. x, 180 pp. Index. .

$15.00

A Bird in the Bush
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A Bird in the Bush

By Young, E. Hilton

Country Life Limited. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and splits along backstrip, owner . signature on front free endpaper.. 1936. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. Color frontispiece and many lovely black and white illustrations of birds. ; 146 pages .

$30.00

The Flight of Birds Analyzed through Slow-Motion Photography
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The Flight of Birds Analyzed through Slow-Motion Photography

By Storer, John H.

Bloomfield Hills, MI: The Cranbrook Institute of Science. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered.. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown decorative cloth. Many black and white photos. ; 94 pages .

$11.00

The Roseate Spoonbill
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The Roseate Spoonbill

By Allen, Robert Porter

NY: National Audubon Society. Good; Owner name and cup rings on front cover, covers toned.. 1942. First Edition. Softcover. Research Report No. 2 of the National Audubon Society. Gray printed softcover. Color frontispiece of spoonbills and many other illustrations and photos in black and white. xviii, 142 pp, index, bibliography. .

$20.00

The Home-Life of the Osprey
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The Home-Life of the Osprey

By Abbott, Clinton G.

London: Witherby & Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, boards worn . and soiled, backstrip cracked, foxing to endpapers.. 1911. Hardcover. 54 pages of text about the natural history of ospreys followe by 32 plates of tipped-in black and white photographs of nesting ospreys. Green varnished cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. ; The Bird-Lover's Home-Life Series .

$25.00

Birds and Man
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Birds and Man

By Hudson, W. H.

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1929. Hardcover. Blindstamped gray cloth. Front jacket flap laid in. A collection of essays about types of birds, birding, nature, and allied subjects. Bayswater Edition. xiii, 257 pp. .

$15.00

A Field Guide to Birds of Armenia
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A Field Guide to Birds of Armenia

By Adamian, Martin S. ; Klem, Jr, Daniel

Oakland, CA: American University of Armenia. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1997. Hardcover. 096574292x . Pictorial boards. xxiii, 223 pp. Profusely illustrated with color plates of birds and maps. .

$30.00

The Birds of Long Island
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The Birds of Long Island

By Giraud, J. P. , Jr.

NY: Wiley & Putnam. Good with no dust jacket; Pages foxed, water-stained and rippled.. 1844. First Edition. Hardcover. Rebacked dark red leather ruled boards with marbled endpapers. Gilt-stamped turn-ins. Top edges gilt. xxi, errata page, engraved plate depicting bird anatomy on eagle and duck, 1-397 pp. Sabin 27498. Professionally restored with new red leather spine and gilt-stamped black leather spine label and repairs to boards at corners. Three avian-themed bookplates from three separate owners, including a unique hand-painted watercolor of a Maryland Yellow-Throat on the front pastedown bookplate of horticulturist and avid ornithologist John Lewis Childs. Childs also started America's first seed catalog business from his base in Floral Park, New York. Giraud was an avid sportsman and naturalist, and collected thousands of bird skins and taxidermied bird specimens, most of which were donated to Vassar College when it maintained a large natural history museum. Describes appearance, habitat, breeding, and other aspects of 286 species that once inhabited- if only briefly during migration- the shores of New York's Long Island. Includes several extinct species, like the Labrador Duck and the Passenger Pigeon, as well as numerous marine and other kinds of bird species that haven't been seen in on Long Island in decades, if not centuries, like the Puffin and the White Ibis. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$450.00

U. S. Army Special Forces, 1961-1971
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U. S. Army Special Forces, 1961-1971

By Kelly, Colonel Francis J.

Washington DC: Department of the Army. Very Good; Covers soiled and scuffed.. 1973. Softcover. x, 227 pp, photos. Newspaper clipping laid in. ; Vietnam Studies .

$17.00

Birds
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Birds

By Kertesz, Andre; Ducrot, Nicolas (editor)

NY: Mayflower Books. Very Good; Covers lighlty scuffed and soiled.. 1979. Softcover. 0831708743 . 64 of the photographers photographs of birds, mainly pigeons. ; 64 pages .

$13.00

The Birder's Bug Book
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The Birder's Bug Book

By Waldbauer, Gilbert

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Page tops foxed.. 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. 0674074610 . xi, 290 pp, index, selected readings. Many illustrations and color photos. An entertaining book about how birds and insects feed off of each other in various ways. A delight for fans of entomology and ornithology alike. .

$10.00

Diving Birds of North America
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Diving Birds of North America

By Johnsgard, Paul A.

Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Bookseller label on front pastedown.. 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. 0803225660 . Navy cloth binding. xii, 292 pp. index, literature cited, many maps, illustrations and photos. A good ornithological and birding reference for North America's auks, grebes, and loons. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$17.00

Birds of Massachusetts and Other New England States (In Three Volumes)
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Birds of Massachusetts and Other New England States (In Three Volumes)

By Forbush, Edward Howe

Massachusetts Department of Agriculture. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rounded and worn. Spines waterstained. . Vol. III front hinge cracked. Vol. I dampstained at fore-edges.. 1929. Hardcover. Volume I: Water Birds, Marsh Birds and Shore Birds [1928]; Volume II: Land Birds from Bob-Whites to Grackles [1927]; Volume III: Land Birds from Sparrows to Thrushes" [1929]. The third volume was issued posthumously with frontispiece portrait and biographical portrait of Forbush by John Richard May. Many illustrations and photographs by the author and color plates by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Allan Brooks. Green cloth bindings with gilt lettering on spines and front boards. A nice set. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall .

$150.00

Secrets of the Nest:  The Family Life of North American Birds
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Secrets of the Nest: The Family Life of North American Birds

By Dunning, Joan

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket very lightly scuffed.. 1994. First Printing. Hardcover. 039562035x . Ten color plates and numerous pen and ink drawings by the author plus lovely color endpapers featuring bird eggs. Dunning describes the various kinds of bird nest structures and how various bird species use them in rearing their young. A delight to read. ; 198 pages .

$10.00

Birds of the Philippines
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Birds of the Philippines

By Delacour, Jean; Mayr, Ernst

NY: Macmillan. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, boards rubbed.. 1946. First Printing. Hardcover. Line drawings by Earl L. Poole and Alexander Seidel. Green cloth. Front jacket flap glued to front pastedown. Foreword by Fairfield Osborn. Glossary, index. ; Ex-Library; 309 pages .

$10.00

Finding Birds in Mexico
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Finding Birds in Mexico

By Edwards, Ernest P.

Sweet Briar, VA: Self Published. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, avian bookplate . on front pastedown, fore-edges soiled.. 1968. Second Edition. Hardcover. xxi, 282 pp. Index, illustrations, including some in color. .

$10.00

The Great War:  July 1, 1916: the First Day of the Battle of the Somme
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The Great War: July 1, 1916: the First Day of the Battle of the Somme

By Sacco, Joe

NY: W. W. Norton & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; slipcase very slightly rubbed.. 2013. First Printing. Hardcover. 9780393088809 . "A 24-foot long black-and-white drawing printed on heavyweight accordion-fold paper and packaged in a deluxe hardcover slipcase. The set also includes a 16-page booklet featuring an essay about the first day of the Battle of the Somme by Adam Hochschild and original annotations to the drawing by Sacco himself." A powerful, wordless panorama of the first day of this extraordinarily bloody World War I battle in which almost 20,000 British soldiers were killed and another 40,000 were wounded. .

$30.00

Birds of the New York Area
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Birds of the New York Area

By Bull, John

NY: Harper and Row. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped and sunned at spine.. 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Foreword by Roger Tory Peterson. Map endpapers. Red cloth binding. xiv, 540 pp. Index, bibliography. Illustrations by Cornelius J. Ward. .

$10.00

The Book of Indian Birds
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The Book of Indian Birds

By Ali, Salim

Bombay, India: Bombay Natural History Society. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on half-title, bookplate on . verso of front free endpaper. Pages toned.. 1964. Eighth Edition. Hardcover. 66 color plates, 25 other plates. Map endpapers. ; 162 pages .

$10.00

Coro-Coro:  The World of the Scarlet Ibis
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Coro-Coro: The World of the Scarlet Ibis

By Zahl, Paul A.

Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered.. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Reading list, many black and white photos. The zoologist relates his adventures in tracking down the scarlet ibis of tropical Venezuela. ; 264 pages .

$17.00

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