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The Kingfisher: Flying over Crystal Clear Streams.

Shimada, Tadshi

Published by Tokyo: Heibonsya, . First edition., 1979
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

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Pp. 102; 100+ fine color photos of kingfishers (some are double page), 100+ small black-white vignette photos. Publisher's original blue-green cloth, lettered on the spine in pink, color pictorial dust jacket, oblong sm 4to (9 x 10.5 inches). This volume is an album of fine color photos of the kingfisher perching, flying, diving, fishing, eating, and swimming. The text is in Japanese but the book is predominately color photos. At the end of the volume, all photos appear in small vignettes with accompanying text describing where the photo was taken and the camera and lens used to take the photograph. From the library of ornithologist Dorothy Hartshorne with her bookplate on the front endpaper. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 5741

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Title: The Kingfisher: Flying over Crystal Clear ...

Publisher: Tokyo: Heibonsya, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1979

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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Natural History Books
Noriko and Russell Ciochon
1025 Keokuk Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: (319) 354-9088
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