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1 ALI, Salim and S. Dillon RIPLEY RIPLEY, S. Dillon Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan : Volume One : Divers to Hawks.in dj.
Oxford University Press, Bombay, 1968, 
ALI, Salim and S. Dillon RIPLEY. Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan : Volume One : Divers to Hawks . Together with those of Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and Ceylon. Bombay: Oxford University Press, 1968. Pp. (2),[i]-lviii,1-380, + 18 p. of colour plates and one double-leaf colour map. Also includes textual illustrations. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The first of a ten-volume set detailing the birds of the Indian subcontinent. Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. Vol 1 only. 50.00

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2 ALI, Salim REID-HENRY, David SCHOLZ, Robert BARRUEL, Paul Birds of Sikkim. 2nd imp in dj.
Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1989, ISBN:0195623347 
ALI, Sálim. The Birds of Sikkim . With coloured plates by David Reid-Henry,Robert Scholz and Paul Barruel, and line drawings by Paul Barruel and Walt er Ahrens. Delhi: Oxford University Press, (1989). Second Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-xxx,(2),[1]-414,(2), + 24 p. of plates (most of which are in colour). Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Athorough ornithological field manual for the Sikkim region of northern Ind ia, near the Chinese border, encompassing much of the Himalayas. "Over 400 species are described in detail, and much of the information has never beenpublished elsewhere". -from the dj. Dr. Ali died in 1987. Gift inscription to ffep, light edge bumping, else very good in lightly rubbed, nicked dust jacket. 30.00

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3 ALLEN, E. Chesley Knowing the Birds [Cover title: Key for Identifying (In the Bush) Our Common Maritime Land Birds]
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ALLEN, E. Chesley. Knowing the Birds. [Cover title: Key for Identifying (Inthe Bush) Our Common Maritime Land Birds]. Halifax: the author, n.d. Pp. 4 4. 12mo, green printed card covers. Waterspotting to front cover and spine,light soiling, else vg. 10.00

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4 ALLEN, E. Chesley Knowing the Birds [Cover title: Key for Identifying (In the Bush) Our Common Maritime Land Birds]
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ALLEN, E. Chesley. Knowing the Birds. [Cover title: Key for Identifying (Inthe Bush) Our Common Maritime Land Birds]. Halifax: the author, n.d. Pp. 4 4. 12mo, green printed card covers. Creasing and folds to front cover,inkstamp to rear cover, rubbed, else vg. 10.00

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5 ALLEN, E. Chesley Knowing the Birds [Cover title: Key for Identifying (In the Bush) Our Common Maritime Land Birds]
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ALLEN, E. Chesley. Knowing the Birds. [Cover title: Key for Identifying (Inthe Bush) Our Common Maritime Land Birds]. Halifax: the author, n.d. Pp. 4 4. 12mo, green printed card covers. Vg. 15.00

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6 ALSOP, Fred J., III. Birds of Canada
DK (c/o Tourmaline Editions Inc., Toronto, 2004, ISBN:1553630327 
ALSOP, Fred J., III. Birds of Canada. (Toronto) : DK (c/o Tourmaline Editions Inc., 2004). First Canadian Printing. Pp [1]-684. Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo, illustrated black paper covered boards, with matching dustjacket. Complete profiles of more than 600 species. Chapters include Visual References, Anatomy of Birds, Topography, Variations within Species, How to Identify Birds, Identifying Birds in Flight, Bird Silhouettes, Behavior, Distribution, Watching birds in backyard and field, Conservation, etc. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHATGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS MASSIVE WEIGHT. Very good in dustjacket. 35.00

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7 American Ornry Union) Auklet : An Irregular Irreverence Called a Journal. Vol. Unimous Auktober (Again) 1974. No. Nsense.
1974, 
(American Ornry Union). The Auklet : An Irregular Irreverence Called a Journal. Vol. Unimous Auktober (Again) 1974. No. Nsense. Pilfered & Plundered by The American Ornry Union, Switzerland, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Pp (2),1-29,(1) including covers. 8Vo, illustrated yellow stapled wrappers. A homorous periodical on ornithology. Very good. 15.00

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8 Arctic BOYD, William L. JARVIS, David H.) FLOCK, Warren L. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America Vol 25. No 2 June 1972
Arctic Institute of North America, 1972, 
(Arctic). Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America, Volume 25, No. 2, June 1972. Pp [73]-168. Includes: William L. Boyd's "Jarvis and the Alaskan Reindeer Caper" (on the three-man relief party to assist the crews of several stranded whaling ships, led by Lieutenant David H. Jarvis ofthe U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear, and involving their supervision of a reindee r drive, pp.74-82) ; Warren L. Flock's Radar Observations of Bird Migrationat Cape Prince of Wales" ; J.D.H. Lambert's "Plant Succession on Tundra Mu dflows: Preliminary Observations"; Paul W. Richard and Fred C. Harmston's "Diptera and Other Arthropods of the Sukkertoppen Tasersiaq Area, Southwest Greenland"; Loren D. Potter's "Plant Ecology of the Walakpa Bay Area, Alaska"; Roger M. Evans and Martin K. McNicholl's "Variations in the Reproductive Activities of Arctic Terns at Churchill, Manitoba"; Denis E. Kerfoot's "Thermal Contraction Cracks in an Arctic Tundra Environment); Short Papers and Notes; Reviews. Vg. 15.00

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9 Arctic COWAN, Ian McTaggart ANDREWS, J.T. SWANSTON, D.N. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America Vol 22. No 1 March1969
Arctic Institute of North America, 1969, 
(Arctic). Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America, Volume 22, No. 1, March 1969. Pp [1]-84. Includes: Ian McTaggart Cowan's "Ecology and Northern Development" ; J.T. Andrews' "Importance of the Radiocarbon Standard Deviation in Determining Relative Sea Levels and Glacial Chronology from East Baffin Island"; D.N. Swanston's "A Late-Pleistocene Glacial Sequence from Prince of Wales Island, Alaska"; WA. Fuller, L.L. Stebbins and G.R. Dyke's "Overwintering of Small Mammals near Great Slave Lake, Northern Canada"; G. Leaonard Johnson, Al W. Closuit and James A. Pew's "Geologic and Geophysical Observations in the Northern Labrador Sea" (pp.56-68); Short Papers, Notes and Institute News including E.A. Höhn's "Eskimo Bird Names at Chesterield Inlet and Baker Lake, Keewatin, Northwest Territories" (pp.72-76); Reviews. Light cover wear, else very good. 15.00

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10 Arctic Journal HAUGEN, Einar KLEIN, David R. TERASMAE, J. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 19, No. 4,December 1966
Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal , 1966, 
(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume19, No. 4, December 1966. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 19 66. Pp [285]-362,(2). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Includes: Einar Haugen's "The Sources of the Vinland Map" (pp 286-295) - Suggests that the accuracy of Greenland and Vinland contours can be explained in the existence of a distinct Greenlandic tradition which was entirely unaffected by the Icelandic accounts; that Eric Gnupson, Bishop of Greenland, or one of his Greenlandic informants supplied the information. Also, J. Terasmae, P.J. Webber and J.T. Andrews's "A study of Late-Quaternary plant-bearing beds in north-central Baffin Island, Canada" (pp 296-318); David R. Klein's "Waterfowl in the economy of the Eskimos on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska" (pp 319-336); G. Konecny and W. Faig's "Studies of ice movements on the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf by means of triangulation-trilateration"(pp 337-342); Richard W. Fass's "Paleoecology of an Arctic estuary" (pp 34 3-348); N.P. Lasca's "Postglacial delevelling in Skeldal, northeast Greenland" (pp 349-353); plus Notes, News and Reviews. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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11 Arctic Journal RASCHE, Herbert H. FOURNELLE, Harold J. LOTZ, Jim Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 20, No. 2,June 1967
Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal , 1967, 
(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume20, No. 2, June 1967. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 1967. Pp [61]-144. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Includes: Herbert H. Rasche's "Alaska purchase centennial : 1867-1967" (pp 63-76); Laurence Irving, George C. West, Leonard J. Peyton and Simon Paneak's"Migration of Willow Ptarmigan in Arctic Alaska" (pp 77-85); James D. Hume and Marshall Schalk's "Shoreline processes near Barrow, Alaska : a compari son of the normal and the catastrophic" (pp 86-103); Harold J. Fournelle's "Soil and water bacteria in the Alaskan subarctic tundra" (pp 104-113); Hiroshi Meguro, Kuniyuki Ito, and Hiroshi Fukushima's "Ice flora (bottom type): a mechanism of primary production in polar seas and the growth of diatom s in sea ice" (pp 114-133); Francis R. Eels's "The Fairbanks economic community" (pp 134-137); Jim Lotz's "The College Orientation Program for Alaska natives (COPAN)" (pp 137-139); plus Notes, News and Reviews. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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12 Arctic Journal RAY, C.E. EVERETT, K.R. CARBYN, L.N. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 24, No. 1,March 1971
Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal , 1971, 
(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume24, No. 1, March 1971. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 1971. Pp [1]-79,(1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Main articles : Polar bear and mammoth on the Pribilof Islands (by C.E. Ra y, pp 9-18); Seasonal patterns of abundance of tundra arthropods near Barrow (by S.F. MacLean, Jr., and F.A. Pitelka, pp 19-40); Observations on the glacial history of Livingston Island (by K.R. Everett, pp 41-50); Densities and biomass relationships of birds nesting in boreal forest habitats (by L.N. Carbyn, pp 51-61); plus Notes, News and Reviews. Rubbed, else very good.20.00

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13 Arctic Journal SALONIUS, P.O. PARKER, Gerald R. SALOMONSEN, Finn Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 26, No. 2,June 1973
Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America,, 1973, 
(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume26, No. 2, June 1973. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 1973. Pp (2),[91]-176. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Main articles : The Making of an Arctic Naturalist (by Finn Salomonsen); Ecological Modifications Caused by the Removal of Tree and Shrub Canopies in the Mackenzie Delta (by Don Gill); Barriers to Range Extension of Atlantic and Pacific Salmon in Arctic North America (by P.O. Salonius); Notes on the Birds of Southampton Island, Northwest Territories (by Gerald R. Parker and R. Kenyon Ross); Nitrogen Fixation in Arctic Coastal Tundra in Relationto Vegetation and Micro-Relief (by Donald M. Schell and Vera Alexander); S ignificance of Brooding to the Energy Demands of Alsakan Rock Ptarmigan Chicks (by John B. Theberge and George C. West); Water Supply and Waste Disposal Systems for Arctic Communities (by G.W. Heinke and B. Deans); plus Shortpapers, Notes, and Reviews. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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14 ARMSTRONG, Robert H. Alaska Magazine Guide to the Birds of Alaska. 2nd printing US
Alaska Northwest Publishing, Alaska, 1981, ISBN:0882401432 
ARMSTRONG, Robert H. A Guide to the Birds of Alaska. [By Robert H. Armstrong and the Editors of Alaska Magazine]. Anchorage, Alaska: Alaska Northwest Publishing, Co , (1981). Second Printing. Pp 309. Illustrated with tables and numerous colour photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Crease to front, somewhat worn, previous owners label, dampstain to rear at head of spine, ow vg. 15.00

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15 ASH, Christopher Whaler's Eye. First British Edition in dustjacket
George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London, 1964, 
ASH, Christopher. Whaler's Eye. London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1964. First UK Printing. Pp. (10),[11]-136, + 48 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, navy cloth., silver titles to spine. "[Ash] spent almost twenty seasons whaling in the Antarctic Ocean or on the coast of South Africa. As Chief Chemist he knows the details of work in the factory where the whale becomes wealth; as a photographer he shows us the mixture of beauty and horror on the deck, and the excitement of the chase; as a lover of the whales which he saw killed he tells of their beauty in the water, their intelligence, and the wonderful complexity of their bodies; as a man he discusses the ethics of the slaughter. With a seaman's eye he sees for us the varying shapes of the Antarctic ice, and the myriad birds which he watched so often." - from the dust jacket. Contents: The Living Whale; The Fleet: Factory and Tankers; TheFleet: Freezing Ship, Ferries and Thule; The Fleet: Catchers and Buoy Boat s; Whales: Comparisons and Contrasts; Catching; Working Up; The Whale as Raw Material; Birds; The Whaling Season; Antarctic Ice; Spare Time; A Dialogue; Research; Photography on the Whaling Grounds. Very good in lightly spinenicked, unclipped dust jacket. 40.00

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16 ATKINSON-WILLES, G.L., ed. Monographs of the Nature Conservacy, 3) SCOTT, Peter Wildfowl in Great Britain . A Survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae and their conservation in England, Scotland, and Wales. in dj.
HMSO, London, 1963, 
ATKINSON-WILLES, G.L., ed. Wildfowl in Great Britain . A Survey of the winter distribution of the Anatidae and their conservation in England, Scotland, and Wales. Prepared by The Wildfowl Trus. Edited by G.L. Atkinson-Willes and illustrated by Peter Scott. London: HMSO, 1963. Pp. [i]-xiv,[1]-368,(2), colour frontis., + 16 p. of black and white plates and 14 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 4to, orange cloth with gilt lettered maroon title block to spine. Monographs of the Nature Conservancy, number three. Top edge spotted, else vg in rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dj. 50.00

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17 AUDUBON, John James) DAVIDSON, Marshall B. (intro.) Original Water-Colour by John James Audubon for The Birds of America. vol 1 in dj.
Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, 0, ISBN:0517067366 
(AUDUBON, John James). The Original Water-Colour by John James Audubon for The Birds of America : Reproduced in colour from the collection at the New York Historical Society. Introduction by Marshall B. Davidson. [With 431 exact reproductions in full color from the original collection]. Volume One. (NY): Crown Publishers / American Heritage, [n.d. - ©1966, though includes ISBN, so 1970s]. Pp. [i]-xxxi,(1),[1]-431 plates (some folding),xxxiii-lv,(1). Illustrated in colour. 4to, blue cloth with dark blue gilt lettered blocks to front and spine. Minor fore-edge nicking, else vg in nicked, lightlyedgeworn, price-clipped dj. 90.00

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18 AUSTIN, Oliver L., Jr. KURODA, Nagahisa Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 109:4 Birds of Japan : Their Status and Distribution. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, volume 109, number 4.
Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, Cambridge, MA, 1972, 
AUSTIN, Oliver L., Jr. and Nagahisa KURODA. The Birds of Japan : Their Status and Distribution . Cambridge, MA: printed for the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 1972. Later printing. Pp. (5),280-637,(5) + 1 folding map. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, volume 109, number 4. Light spotting to top edge, else very good, tidy & clean. 25.00

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19 AUSTIN, Oliver Luther, Jr. Birds of Newfoundland Labrador
Nuttall Ornithological Club, 1932, 
AUSTIN, Oliver Luther, Jr. The Birds of Newfoundland Labrador. Memoirs of the Nuttall Ornithological Club, No.VII. Cambridge, Mass.: Published by the Club, September, 1932. Pp (4),[1]-229, (3) + double-page map at rear. 4to, dark grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine.. O'Dea 2049, Tanner 23. In addition to the Annotated List there is as an Introduction; "The Origin and History of the Labrador Avifauna" (pp.13-22); Bibliography (pp.203-219); and an index. N.B. There are no illustrations. Very good to fine in a torn, plain brown dustwrapper. 100.00

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20 AUSTIN-SMITH, Peter and Merritt GIBSON GIBSON, Merritt SWEDBERG, John, photos. ROBAR-DECOSTE, Twila Bald Eagles in the Maritimes
Nature Watch East, Canning , 1994, 
AUSTIN-SMITH, Peter and Merritt GIBSON. Bald Eagles in the Maritimes. (Canning : Nature Watch East, 1994). Pp [i]-iv,1-52. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated stapled blue card covers with white lettering to front cover. Photographs by John Swedborg. Drawings by Twila Robar-DeCoste. Maps by Larry Bogan. Name, else very good. Due to its small size, shippign costs should be cheaper than quoted. 15.00

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