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Birds Of America

Pearson , T. Gilbert , Editor-In-Chief

Published by Garden City Publishing Co. , Inc., Garden City, 1936
Condition: Very Good Plus Hardcover
From The History Place (Farmington, AR, U.S.A.)

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This is a spectacular vol. and a must for every bird lovers library. The book includes 106 plates in full color by Louis Agassiz Fuertes based on the Fuertes collection at the New York state Museum. other artists include R. I. Brasher , R. Bruce Horsfall , and Henry Thurston. Pearson was President of the National Association of Audubon Societies. John Burroughs served as Consulting Editor for the book and his special sensitivity to his subjects can be seen throughout the book. Contributing Editors include Edward H. Forbush , Herbert K. Job , William L. Finley , and L. Nelson Nichols -- all leading ornithologists of the time. George Gladden was Managing Editor and J. Ellis Burdick was Associate Editor. The book combines the best scholarship and the best art of the time. The detail for each bird both in the text and in the illustrations is extraordinary and the references to the available scholarship are clear. Three books in one. This copy is in excellent condition. The hinges are tight on the large book and the interior is clean. Bookseller Inventory # 007075

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Birds Of America

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Co. , Inc., Garden City

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Three Qr. Buckram , Cloth

Illustrator: Louis Agassiz Fuertes

Book Condition:Very Good Plus

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