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How to Talk to Birds : and Other Uncommon Ways of Enjoying Nature the Year Round

Davis, Richard C.

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ISBN 10: 0394472799 / ISBN 13: 9780394472799
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1972
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
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FIRST PRINTING of the First Edition (stated). A both serious and amusing exploration of nature for the average individual new to this pastime - learning to love a swamp, attracting birds to one's doorstep and then how to recognize them, raising moths in one's bedroom, indoor gardening all through the year, provisioning a feeder, attracting deer for viewing, understanding field guides, teaching children how to love wildlife, much more. Hardcover with dust jacket, contains illustrations, 242pp., d.j. shows several tiny closed edgetears. A nice copy, the jacket neatly encased in an acid-free archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 00014008

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Title: How to Talk to Birds : and Other Uncommon ...

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Edition: First Edition (stated).

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For those of us that know that nature is There, but don't quite know what to do about it, here is a book that charms, delights, and invites by telling us: how to learn to love a swamp, how to attract many varieties of birds to your doorstep and how to recognize them once they've arrived, how to raise moths in your own bedroom, how to keep an indoor garden prospering, how best to provision a feeder, how to get a deer every time (to watch, not shoot), how to make sense of field guides, how to offer children a close-up view of the home life of birds, and much more.

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