Private Sale

I am selling a part of my library of natural history books. This is a list of ornithology titles for sale. Prices are in Canadian dollars. Condition varies from excellent (E) to very good (VG), good (G), fair to good (FG), fair (F) to poor (P), or as otherwise indicated. Books may be viewed in Ladysmith, BC. Shipping can be arranged at cost through Canada Post. For more information on any title, contact Bruce Whittington at sales(at)strayfeathers(dot)ca.

Author Title Publisher Date Binding Cond Price
Alaska Ornithological Soc. Birdfinding in Interior and South-central Alaska AOS 1967 Mimeo G $2
Armstrong, Edward A. A Study of Bird Song Dover 1973 Paper G $3
Banko, Winston E. The Trumpeter Swan U of Nebraska 1980 Paper G $2
Bent, Arthur Cleveland Life Histories of North American Birds:

A complete set, mismatched, 19 vols are first editions, poor (a few) to excellent in condition, some ex lib, 4 Dover reprints

US National Museum, Dover Various Most paper $100
Brown, Leslie Birds of Prey: Their Biology and Ecology Hamlyn 1976 Cloth G $10
Carl, G.C. and G.A. Hardy Report on a Collecting Trip to the Lac la Hache Area, British Columbia Provincial Museum 1943 paper G $2
Chapman, Frank M. Color Key to North American Birds Appleton 1912 Cloth G $25
Contreras, Alan Northwest Birds in Winter OSU Press 1997 Paper VG $5
Cowan, Ian McT. Birds of Jasper National Park CWS 1955 Mimeo G $2
Craighead, John J. and Frank C. Craighead Hawks, Owls and Wildlife Dover 1969 Paper G $5
DuPont, John E. Philippine Birds Delaware Museum 1971 Cloth New $25
Edwards, R.Y., and R. W. Ritcey Birds of Wells Gray Park BC Parks Branch 1967 Mimeo G $2
Feduccia, Alan The Age of Birds Harvard 1980 Paper G $8
Feduccia, Alan The Origin and Evolution of Birds Yale 1996 Cloth E $30
Flint, V.E., et al Birds of the USSR Princeton U Press 1984 Cloth VG $20
Forbush, E.H. Useful Birds and their Protection Mass. Board of Agriculture 1906? cloth G $20
Gabrielson, Ira N. and S.G. Jewett Birds of the Pacific Northwest Dover reprint of 1940 edition 1970 Paper G $5
Gerrard, Jon M. and Gary R. Bortolotti The Bald Eagle: Haunts and Habits of a Wilderness Monarch Western Producer 1988 Paper G $5
Godfrey, W. Earl Birds of the Cypress Hills and Flotten Lake Regions, Saskatchewan Nat Museum Canada 1950 Paper G $2
Godfrey, W. Earl Birds of Prince Edward Island Nat Museum Canada 1954 Paper G $2
Grinnell, Joseph and A.H. Miller Distribution of the Birds of California Cooper Ornithological Club 1944 Paper G $10
Grossman, Mary Louise and John Hamlet Birds of Prey of the World Potter 1964 Cloth G $10
Hanson, Harold C., Paul Queneau and Peter Scott Geography, Birds and Mammals of the Perry River Region Arctic Institute of NA 1956 Paper VG $5
Harrison, Colin Atlas of the Birds of the Western Palearctic Princeton U Press 1982 Cloth VG $8
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Hawk Mountain News, 50th Anniversary ed Hawk Mountain 1984 Cloth G $5
Horwood, Dennis Birds of the Kitimat Valley Kitimat Museum 1992 Paper VG $5
Jehl, Joseph R., jr. and Blanche A. Smith Birds of the Churchill Region, Manitoba Manitoba Museum 1970 Paper G $2
Johnstone, Walter B. Birds of the East Kootenay BCPM 1949 Paper G $5
Keast, Allen, and E.S. Morton Migrant Birds in the Neotropics: Behaviour, Distribution and Conservation Smithsonian 1980 Paper G $10
Kerlinger, Paul Flight Strategies of Migrating Hawks U of Chicago 1989 Paper VG $10
Lethaby, Nick Bird Finding Guide to Alaska Private 1994 Paper G $5
Lockley, R.M. Puffins Devin-Adair 1953 Cloth FG $5
Manning, T.H. Birds of the West James Bay and Southern Hudson Bay Coasts Nat Museum Canada 1952 Paper VG $5
May, John Bichard The Hawks of North America Nat’l Ass’n of Audubon Societies 1935 Cloth G $30
Mayr, Ernst Birds of the Southwest Pacific Macmillan 1945 Cloth G $10
McIlwraith, Thomas The Birds of Ontario 2nd ed Wm Briggs 1894 Cloth G $25
McNicholl, Martin K. and John L. Cranmer-Byng Ornithology in Ontario Hawk Owl Publishing 1994 Paper G $5
McNulty, Faith The Whooping Crane Clarke, Irwin 1966 Cloth G $5
Meugens, A.L. and Cooper, J.K. Bird Fauna of the Richter Pass Area Private ? Mimeo G $2
Munro, J.A. Birds and Mammals of the Vanderhoof Region (American Midland Naturalist) 1949 None P $2
Palmer, Ralph S. Handbook of North American Birds Vol 1

Loons through Flamingoes

Yale U Press 1962 cloth VG $15
Palmer, Ralph S. Handbook of North American Birds Vol 2

Waterfowl Part 1

Yale U Press 1976 cloth VG $15
Palmer, Ralph S. Handbook of North American Birds Vol 3

Waterfowl Part 2

Yale U Press 1976 cloth VG $15
Palmer, Ralph S. Handbook of North American Birds Vol 4

Diurnal Raptors Part 1

Yale U Press 1988 cloth VG $15
Palmer, Ralph S. Handbook of North American Birds Vol 5

Diurnal Raptors Part 2

Yale U Press 1988 cloth VG $15
Parmelee, D.F. and S.D. MacDonald Birds of West Central Ellesmere Island and Adjacent Areas Dept of Northern Affairs 1960 Paper VG $5
Peterson, Roger Tory Field Guide to the Birds of Western N.A.

Signed leather bound in slip case

Houghton Mifflin 1990 Leather New $60
Preble, E.A. and W.L. McAtee Birds and Mammals of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska US Govt 1925 Paper G $5
Rand, A.L. Birds of Southern Alberta Nat Museum Canada 1948 Paper VG $5
Rand, A.L. Birds of Southern Alberta Nat Museum Canada 1948 Paper G $2
Reed, Chester A. Birds of Eastern North America Doubleday Page 1912 Cloth FG $15
Ridgely, Robert S. and Guy Tudor The Birds of South America Vol 1

The Oscine Passerines

University of Texas 1989 Cloth AN $60
Ridgely, Robert S. and Guy Tudor The Birds of South America Vol 2

The Sub-Oscine Passerines

University of Texas 1994 Cloth AN $60
Semenchuk, Glen P. Atlas of Breeding Birds of Alberta Fed of Alberta Nats 1992 Cloth E $10
Small, Arnold The Birds of California Collier 1974 Paper G $2
Smith, Dick Condor Journal Capra 1978 Paper VG $3
Sprunt, Alexander, jr. North American Bird of Prey Harper 1955 Cloth FG $15
Squires, W. Austin The Birds of New Brunswick New Brunswick Museum 1952 Paper G $5
Studer, Jacob A. Studer’s Popular Ornithology, The Birds of North America, 2nd edition, leather bound, 119 colour plates, binding in rough shape but book is complete, photos available, estimates to restore $200-300 Studer & Co. 1881 Leather Fair $200
Taverner, P.A. Birds of Canada Can. Dept of Mines 1934 cloth G $10
Thompson, Ernest E. The Birds of Manitoba (Smithsonian 1891) Premium 1975 Paper VG $5
Thielcke, Gerhard A. Bird Sounds U of Michigan 1976 Paper G $3
Thorpe, W.H. Bird-song: The Biology of Vocal Communication and Expression in Birds Cambridge 1961 Cloth G $5
Wetmore, Alexander Birds of the Republic of Panama Vol 2 Smithsonian 1968 Cloth Ex lib $15
Wetmore, Alexander Birds of the Republic of Panama Vol 3 Smithsonian 1968 Cloth Ex lib $15