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Field Guide to Western Birds

Peterson, Roger Tory

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ISBN 10: 0395517494 / ISBN 13: 9780395517499
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1990
Condition: Very Good Plus Hardcover
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The second volume of the classic series of field guides; signed in red ink by Roger Tory Peterson on the title page; decorative blue cloth covers; minor rubbing to some of the cover edges; jacket has no tears, but small creasing in a few spots which are barely noticeable; slight sunning to jacket spine; mildly cocked from reading; overall, a very nice copy; scarce non-limited edition with the late author's signature. Bookseller Inventory # 000192

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Title: Field Guide to Western Birds

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Cloth

Illustrator: Roger Tory Peterson, Virginia Marie Peterson

Book Condition:Very Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 3rd Edition

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"The Birder’s Bible" for more than 60 years, Roger Tory Peterson’s classic Field Guide to Western Birds includes all species found in North America west of the 100th meridian and north of Mexico. Featuring the unique Peterson Identification System, Western Birds contains 165 full-color paintings that show more than 1,000 birds from 700 species. Summer and winter ranges, breeding grounds, and other special range data are shown on easy-to-read range maps.

About the Author:

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation, as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars, and the Peterson Field Guides® are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement.

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