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Birds and Their Young: Courtship, Nesting, Hatching, Fledgling The Reproductive Cycle

By: Alcorn, Gordon Dee

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, Stackpole Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC20840BB

ISBN: 0811710165

Condition: Very Good


CM6 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some scattered wrinkling and ligth scratches, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has some light edgewear and light shelf wear. View more info

Audubon Society's Video Guide To Birds Of North America (Volumes 1-5)

By: Audubon Society

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, MasterVision, Inc.: 1988

Book ID: EC12976BB

Condition: Very Good


BS2 - 5 near fine VHS video tape in a very good cover/case that has light discoloration and shelf wear. All tapes have been watched and all plays well. Audubon Society's Video Guide To Birds Of North America combine bird sights and sounds on videocassette for simple and accurate identification of 505 species. Vol. 1 - 116 species of loons, grebes, pelicans and their allies, swans, geese and ducks, hawks, vultures and falcons, and the chicken-like birds (pheasants, grouse, quails, ptarmigans) (94 minutes); Vol. 2 - 105 species of water birds, including herons and egrets, cranes, shorebirds, gul... View more info

Birds of the World: A Survey of the Twenty-Seven Orders and One Hundred and Fifty-five Families

By: Austin, Oliver L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1961

Book ID: EC7753BB

Condition: Good


R6 - DJ has moderate chipping, wrinkling, crease, tears and open tears on the edges and corners, long tears the corners, taped tears on the front left corners and bottom, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, some soiling, moderate discoloration and shelf wear. Book is bumped and has wear and tear on the cover corners opposite the spine, some rubbing on the cover edges, previous owner's inscription written on the front loose endpaper, discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. Edited by Herbert S. Zim. Here is a spectacular presentation of all the bird families of the world-a ... View more info

Manual of Neotropical Birds (Volume 1)

By: Blake, Emmet R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, The University of Chicago Press: 1977

Book ID: EC14509BB

ISBN: 0226056414

Condition: Very Good


F4 - Book has some rubbing on the cover edges, sides, and corners, wrinkling on the spine, previous owner's name and date written on the front loose endpaper, light foxing on the page edges, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Manual of Neotropical Birds (Volume 1). Spheniscidae (Penguins) to Laridae (Gulls and Allies). View more info

Birds of Northeastern Mexico: An Annotated Checklist

By: Davis, L. Irby

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Mabel Deshayes: 1971

Book ID: MC2586BB

Condition: Very Good


AW-6. English. Cover has light edgewear. 1/2" crease at top and bottom corners of front cover. Text pages are clean and bright. View more info

Attracting Birds: From the Prairies to the Atlantic

By: Davison, Verne E.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: EC18849BB

Condition: Good


AZ3 - Dust jacket mylar protected, wrinkling, chipping, crease, label, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, discoloration, shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), cocked, edgewear, stains, discoloration, and shelf wear. A complete guide to the food preferences and nesting sites of more than 400 species and to the plants they use as food and cover. With illustrations of houses and feeders. View more info

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Nesting Birds of the Coastal Islands: A Naturalist's Year on Galveston Bay

By: Dyes, John C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC1693BB

ISBN: 0292715676

Condition: Near Fine


AE - A first edition hardcover book in near fine condition in near fine dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some light discoloration and shelf wear. Every year, more than twenty species of terns, gulls, and colonial wading birds raise their young on rookery islands all along the Gulf Coast. Their... 9.5"x6.25", 137 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Earth, Water, and Sky: A Naturalist's Stories and Sketches

By: Johnsgard, Paul A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, USA, University of Texas at Austin: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW13776

ISBN: 0292740581

Condition: Very Good


CE1 - Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in green cloth covered boards with gold lettering and a graphic on the spine with only very, very slgiht overall shelf wear. Illustrated with black and white drawings. A collection of essays by a noted ornithologist and student of bird behavior. The author presents the the lives of cranes, quails, ducks, pheasants, plovers, geese, curlews, and other birds familiar to him from his observations of the avifauna of the Great Plains in his home state of Nebraska. Suggested readings, indexed, 166p. View more info

Texas Birds: Where They Are and How to Find Them

By: Kutac, Edward A.

Price: $3.90

Publisher: Houston, Texas, U.S.A., Lone Star Books: 1982

Book ID: EC4683BB

ISBN: 0884150631

Condition: Very Good


AP6 - Book has some chippings on the front sides and edges, some light wrinkling, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Texas has more bird species within its borders than any other state. More than 555 species have been documented. View more info

The Whooping Crane: The Bird That Defies Extinction

By: McNulty, Faith

Price: $2.95

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co. Ltd.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC4879BB

Condition: Good


AT3 - Longmans, Green & Co. Ltd., London. 1967. First Edition. DJ is mylar protected. DJ has less than an inch tear on the front top right side, some small tears on the top edge, some wrinkling on the top edge and bottom spine edge, some chipping on the spine edges and corners, some soiling, discoloration, and shelf wear othewrise good. Book has foxing on the page edges, some light wrinkling on the first few pages, black line mark on the copyright page, some discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. With its tapered, shining white body, its long black legs and sinuous neck, the whooping cra... View more info

Wild Wings

By: Murray, Joseph James

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia, USA, John Knox Press: 1947

Book ID: SCW02842

Condition: Very Good


BI4 - A hard cover book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in blue cloth with pictoral printed front and copper lettering on the spine with light foxing and staining on the front and back plus a gift inscription is cut out of the top quarter of the front endpaper. Illustrated with full page black and white photographs plus some very light yellowing of the outside paper edges. The dust jacket is in very good- condition with minor overall wear plus light foxing and staining overall plus light edge wear of the top and bottom edgesl, especially on the back, plus 2 closed tears on ... View more info

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The Cardinal

By: Osborne, June

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, USA, University of Texas Press: 1995

Book ID: SCW12864

ISBN: 0292760434

Condition: Very Good


BZ5 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light overall rubbing of the covers plus there is "DAMAGED BOOKS" stamped in black ink on the bottom outside paper edges. This is a title in the publisher's Corrie Herrring Hooks book series. Illustrated with color photographs by Barbara Garland. A guide to a year in the life of the Northern Cardinal describing how cardinals stake out territory and choose mates, find a nesting site and incubate their eggs, feed the young and prepare ... View more info

Birds of America

By: Pearson, T. Gilbert (Editor-in-Chief)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son Corporation: 1936

Book ID: EC18341BB

Condition: Poor


AX4 - Book has lightly worn cover with edgewear, wrinkling, chipping, crease, bumped corners, foxing, reading wear, loose hinge, stains, light soiled, discoloration, and shelf wear. With 106 Plates in Full Color by Louis Agassiz Fuertes. View more info

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Seabirds in Southern Waters: His Royal Highness The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

By: Prince Philip

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC226BB

Condition: Good


B4 - A first edition hard cover book in good condition in a good condition dust jacket. Dust jacket is mylar protected, it has wrinkling and tears on the top and bottom edges, some stains on the back, price label in the front inside flap, discoloration, and normal shelf wear. Book has alot of chipping on the top and bottom edges, rubbing and wrinkling on the top and bottom of the spine, discoloration, and normal shelf wear. In this personal, "off duty" account of two expeditions aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia, Prince Philip, both as writer and photographer, reveals...9.75"x 7"... View more info

Harry R. Patton Award: Thirty Years of Excellence 1961-1991

By: Scott, J. Michael (editor)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Moscow, Idaho, USA, J. Michael Scott: 1991

Book ID: SCW12364

Condition: Very Good


CG1 - A tight, clean, sound copy in blue wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A collection of the Harry R. Patton award winning articles representing the most significant and original ornithological research. This collection covers the years 1961 through 1991. The articles are: "Subspecific variation in winter populations of Savannah Sparrows: a study in field taxonomy" by R. A. Norris and G. L. Hight Jr.; "Relation of growth and development to temperature regulation in nestling Vesper Sparrows" by W. R. Dawson and F. C. Evans; "Reporduction and development ... View more info

Field Guide to the Birds of North America

By: Scott, Shirley L. (Editor)

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., National Geographic Society: 1996

Edition: 2nd Edition 8th Printing

Book ID: EC6470BB

ISBN: 0870446924

Condition: Good


P2 - Book has cupping, wrinkling and crease on the spine, bent, light discoloration, and nomral shelf wear otherwise good. View more info

Orioles, Blackbirds, and Their Kin: A Natural History

By: Skutch, Alexander F.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, USA, University of Arizona Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW13553

ISBN: 0816515840

Condition: Very Good


BC6 - An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in yellow cloth covered boards with metallic green lettering on the spine with very, very slight overall shelf wear with a tiny remainder mark on the bottom outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with a crease on the front endflap. A comparative natural history of the vamily Ieteridae of bird species, including blackbirds, orioles, meadowlarks, grackles, cowbirds, caciques, and oropendolas, among others. The author provides information on size, coloration, mating, nest building, habits, and habits. Each genus is groupe... View more info

Feed the Birds

By: Witty, Helen & Witty, Dick

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Workman Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC7553BB

ISBN: 1563050854

Condition: Good


BN3 - Book has moderate chipping and wear on the side opposite the spine of the last few pages, chipping and wear on some cover edges, sides and corners, some stains mostly on the opposite side of the back, discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise good. Including a Sturdy Mesh Feed Bag. A complete guide to the store-bought, recycled and wild foods birds love, from apples to wheat germ. View more info