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Last Updated January 14, 2016

1. Amadon, Dean. The Hawaiian Honeycreepers. American Museum of Natural History, 1950. Softbound covers. Wear to the edges. Discoloration to the edges of the covers and spine. Light soiling to the covers. $14.50

2. Barrows, Walter Bradford. MICHIGAN BIRD LIFE: A LIST OF ALL THE BIRD SPECIES KNOWN TO OCCUR IN THE STATE. Lansing, Michigan: The Michigan Agricultural College, 1912. 822 pages. Heavy shelf wear to spine extremities. Binding sound. Some discoloration to the covers. $9.95

3. Burt, William Henry. ADAPTIVE MODIFICATIONS IN THE WOODPECKERS. Berkeley: University of California, 1930. Softcovers. Ipine and edges shelf-worn, with a few small chips to the edges. Slight discoloration to covers. $9.95

4. Eisenmann, Eugene. TRANSACTIONS OF THE LINNAEAN SOCIETY OF NEW YORK. VOLUME VII. The Species of Middle American Birds. Linnaean Society, 1955. Softcovers. Some shelf wear. Slight discoloration to covers. $5.95

5. Friedmann, Herbert. THE BIRDS OF NORTH AND MIDDLE AMERICA: A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOG OF THE HIGHER GROUPS, GENERA, SPECIES, AND SUBSPECIES. Part XI. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1950. Some shelf wear. Bound in red buckram. $19.50

6. Kemper, Charles. Birds of Chippewa Land. Outskirts Press, 2007. 368 pages. Signed by the author at the top of the title page. Large glossy softbound covers in very good condition. A beautiful book, with numerous color photographs. $45.95

7. Leck, Charles. BIRDS OF NEW JERSEY: THEIR HABITS AND HABITATS. New Jersey: Rutgers University, 1975. Slight shelf wear. Dust jacket has some wear and small chips to edges. $7.95

8. Nutting, C.C. FIJI-NEW ZEALAND EXPEDITION: NARRATIVE AND PRELIMINARY REPORT OF A SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION...TO THE SOUTH SEAS. Iowa City: University of Iowa, 1924. Some wear and rubbing to spine and corners. The expedition was undertaken by scientists from the University of Iowa. Signed by the author, with an inscription to his sister. With 57 photographic plates. An excellent scholarly account of this scientific expedition. The book includes separate chapters written by scientists on the expedition in the fields of botany, geology, ornithology and entomology. $40.00

9. Summers-Smith, J. Denis. In Search of Sparrows. Academic Press, 1992. 141 pages. Some shelf wear to binding. Dust jacket has some wear to the edges. $62.50

10. Twomey, Arthur C. The Birds of the Uinta Basin, Utah. Carnegie Museum, 1942. Softbound covers. Some wear and to the edges and light soiling to the covers. $12.50

11. Urban, Emil K. BIRDS FROM COAHUILA, MEXICO. Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas, 1959. Some shelf wear, else very good. University of Kansas Publications-Museum of Natural History. Softbound. $7.95

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