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Adventures in Bird Protection: An Autobiography

Pearson, Thomas Gilbert; Chapman, Frank M. (Introduction)

Published by D. Appleton-Century Company, New York, 1937
Condition: Good Plus Hardcover
From Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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First edition. Includes original UNCLIPPED jacket. 459 pp. 8vo. Both binding and text block rock solid tight. 1942 Xmas presentation on FFEP. Toning to endpapers. Sunning to spine titles and light rubs to corners. Jacket has moderate edgewear and light uniform soiling. The eleventh book to win the John Burroughs Medal for excellence in natural history. An autobiography by the president emeritus of the National Association of Audubon Societies, with an introduction by Frank M. Chapman. Pearson describes his role in the movement to preserve various species of birds and game. His efforts led to the passage of numerous laws in the United States, and reform in various countries worldwide, against excessive hunting. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Enough said of offerings which speak loudly for themselves. Acquire, enjoy, and share what the self-actualized author has discovered in his extensive intellectual travels to prepare this very informative writing for public edification. Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item of 459 protective pages. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a permanent character lacking in transitory electronic renderings. Size: 8vo - (Standard Book Size). Bookseller Inventory # 012087

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Title: Adventures in Bird Protection: An ...

Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Company, New York

Publication Date: 1937

Binding: Red Cloth with Gilt

Book Condition: Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: Fair

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Hardcover

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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