Item #000010990 Birds of Massachusetts and Other New England States; Water Birds, Marsh Birds and Shore Birds; Land Birds from Bob-Whites to Grackles; Land Birds from Sparrows to Thrushes. Edward Howe Forbush.
Birds of Massachusetts and Other New England States; Water Birds, Marsh Birds and Shore Birds; Land Birds from Bob-Whites to Grackles; Land Birds from Sparrows to Thrushes

Birds of Massachusetts and Other New England States; Water Birds, Marsh Birds and Shore Birds; Land Birds from Bob-Whites to Grackles; Land Birds from Sparrows to Thrushes

[N.p.]: Issued by the Authority of the Legislature, 1925; 1927; 1929. First edition. Hardcover. 3 vol. Large 8vo. [2], iii-xxxi, [1], 1-481, [1]; [2], iii-l, 1-461, [7]; [2], iii-xlviii, 1-466 pp. Green cloth with gold lettering on the front boards and spines. Illustrated with color plates from drawings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and figures and cuts from drawings and photographs by the author and others. Volume one with 33 color plates and 16 black and white plates; volume two with 29 color plates and 16 black and white plates; volume three with 31 color plates and 15 black and white plates. All three volumes have several full-page maps. With a biographical sketch of Edward Howe Forbush by John Richard May. A nice set of American ornithology, beautifully decorated. Very Good. Item #000010990

Faint foxing to the textblocks with volume three showing a bit of scattered foxing to its pageblock, volume two's front gutter is toned and the spine of volume three is a bit rubbed.

Price: $350.00

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