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The Backyard Bird Watcher

HARRISON, George H.

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ISBN 10: 0671226649 / ISBN 13: 9780671226640
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 1979
Hardcover
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Introduction by Roger Tory Peterson. Small 4to. Black cloth spine with silver lettering and red paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. 284pp. Frontispiece, numerous illustrations, tables, line drawings. Fine/near fine. Tight, handsome first edition of this (to cite front jacket panel) "Ultimate Guide for Enjoying Wild Birds at Your Back Door" -- boldly signed and inscribed by the author in black fineline on the inner flyleaf "For Ellen R. Gold / with best wishes for / great backyard birding -- / George H Harrison.". Bookseller Inventory # 38240

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Title: The Backyard Bird Watcher

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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The Backyard Bird Watcher is the ultimate guide for all who enjoy watching wild birds at their back doors.
Richly anecdotal, The Backyard Bird Watcher provides a wealth of practical information and step-by-step, surefire ways to convert any backyard into a first-rate bird sanctuary. Learn how to:
* set up feeding stations, bird houses, water areas
* solve pest problems
* treat sick and injured birds
* photograph wild birds.
The Backyard Bird Watcher offers a month-by-month planning and preparation calendar to ensure bird-watching enjoyment, as well as lists of organizations, manufacturers, books, and other items of interest to the backyard bird watcher.
Beautifully illustrated with dozens of detailed drawings and more than 200 black-and-white and color photographs, The Backyard Bird Watcher is a must for anyone who wants splendid wild birds to be a rewarding part of his or her everyday life.

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George Harrison and his wife, Kit, live in Hubertus, Wisconsin.

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