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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
National Geographic Society (U.S.).
Book of birds.
Washington D.C. : the National Geographic Society, 1927
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Henry W Henshaw; George Shiras; Frederic Hedge Kennard; Wells Woodbridge Cooke; Edward William Nelson; Louis Agassiz Fuertes; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
|Notes:||"Color plates from paintings from life by Louis Agassiz Fuertes."
"Articles published in the National Geographic magazine during the last thirteen years."--Forward.
"Revised new edition."
|Description:||252 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Foreword, by G. Grosvenor.--Common birds of town and country, by H.W. Henshaw.--Friends of our forests--the warblers, by H.W. Henshaw.--The world record for feathered friends.--How birds can take their own portraits, by G. Shiras, 3rd.--The game birds of North America, by H.W. Henshaw.--Encouraging birds around the home, by F.H. Kennard.--Our greatest travelers--migratory birds, by W.W. Cooke.--Bird banding, the telltale of migratory flight, by E.W. Nelson.|
|Responsibility:||with 331 color portraits of North American birds and 129 illustrations in black and white.|