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Our Life with Birds: A Nature Trails Book

By: John L. Tveten; Gloria Tveten

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Texas A&M University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: ec47346

ISBN: 1585443808

Condition: Very Good


AJ2 - A first edition (stated) hardcover book SIGNED by both authors and inscribed to previous owner on the pages before the title page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has some wrinkling, chipping and crease on the edges and corners, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Book cocked, some bumped corners and cover edgewear, a few stains on the page edges and back free endpaper, some light discoloration and shelf wear. Illustrations by John Tveten. 9"x6", 236 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

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

The Pettingell Book of Birding Records

By: Pellingell, Noel (Compiler and Editor) with Mark, David M.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, The American Birding Association, Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC14447BB

ISBN: 1878788272

Condition: Very Good


Z6 - Book has tape on the back top right corner, tape residue and stains on the top spine and front top right corner, crease on the spine and gutters, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. 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

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Illustrated Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa

By: Sinclair, Ian; Hockey, Phil; and Tarboton, Warwick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, New Holland Publishers Ltd.: 1993

Edition: First UK Edition

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: EC14465BB

ISBN: 1853682810

Condition: Very Good


F2 - A first UK edition hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by Ian Sinclair to previous owner on the title page in very good condition that has some bumped corners, cocked, wrinkling, chipping, and some tears on the cover edges and corners, some scattered light stains, scratches and rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. Illustrated by Peter Hayman and Norman Arlott. The Illustrated Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa is the most comprehensively illustrated field guide to the birdlife of the subregion. 8.5"x6", 426 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. 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