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Birds

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Birds

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1 Armstrong, Edward A. The Life and Lore of the Bird in Nature, Art, Myth, and Literature
New York Crown Publishers 1975 0517524341 / 9780517524343 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Quarto 
271 pages. Unclipped dustjacket has light general and edgewear, including chipping and wrinkling to upper edge of text block. Backstrip panel sunned. Orange cloth boards are square and unbumped, with just a small stain to the lower front cover. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. 256 colour and b/w illustrations. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Keeping Aviary Birds in Australia, de Ross, Les
2 de Ross, Les Keeping Aviary Birds in Australia
Dee Why West Lansdowne 1977 Fourth Impression Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
96 pp. Light general and edgewear, including discolouration and short closed tears, unclipped dustjacket. Some chipping to board corners. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Colour photos and black-and-white diagrams. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Kea, Bird of Paradox: The Evolution and Behavior of a New Zealand Parrot, Diamond, Judy, and Alan B. Bond
3 Diamond, Judy, and Alan B. Bond Kea, Bird of Paradox: The Evolution and Behavior of a New Zealand Parrot
Berkeley and Los Angeles University of California Press 1999 0520213394 / 9780520213395 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
230 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket; upper edge of front flap is creased. Faint smudges to fore-edge of text block. All else as new. Black-and-white drawings in the text. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Sir Charles and the Lyrebird, Nicholson, Joyce
4 Nicholson, Joyce Sir Charles and the Lyrebird
Melbourne Lansdowne 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good Fair Small Quarto Brian McArdle, photography 
Considerable general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Corners of boards and spine ends a little worn. Small bookseller's sticker (Winifred Young, Camberwell) to front pastedown. Very occasional foxing to page margins. Full-page black-and-white photographs throughout. Children's picture storybook set in the Dandenong Ranges. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Aviculture in Australia: Keeping and breeding aviary birds., Shephard, Mark
5 Shephard, Mark Aviculture in Australia: Keeping and breeding aviary birds.
Prahran, Victoria Black Cockatoo Press 1989 0958810605 / 9780958810609 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
ix, 380 pp. Light edgewear (creasing) to unclipped dj; a few stains to reverse of dj. Wear to lower edge of green boards (which are clean and square). A little yellowing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with colour plates and b/w diagrams, drawings, map. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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The Life of the Hummingbird, Skutch, Alexander F.
6 Skutch, Alexander F. The Life of the Hummingbird
London Octopus Books 1973 0706403045 / 9780706403046 Reprint Cloth Very Good Good Quarto Arthur B Singer 
95 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to edges of cloth boards. A few light smudges to margins, otherwise internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Full-colour illustrations of more than 80 species. Interesting diagrams of hummingbird flight patterns. Family tree of birds; bibliography; index. "A completely enchanting book about the most enchanting of birds." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Little Book of Birds, Stokes, Julie (editor)
7 Stokes, Julie (editor) Little Book of Birds
Canberra National Library of Australia 2000 Reprint Paperback, gatefold flaps Near Fine 16mo 
29 pp. Faint scuffing to covers. All else as new. Works (birds) from the National Gallery accompanied by Australian poems. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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8 Stratton-Porter, Gene Birds of the Bible
London Hodder and Stoughton 1916 First Edition Cloth Fair Fair 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
206pp. "By the author of 'A Girl of the Limberlost'". Internally, the pages are almost entirely free of foxing, but there is moderate to heavy foxing to the page edges. Binding feels rather loose, but all pages seem secure. Embossed blue boards with light edgewear, tending to moderate around the spine. Dustjacket quite worn (now in protective mylar), about 95% intact, with the majority of the damage/loss to the corners, spine and flap folds. 
Price: 150.00 AUD
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