REFERENCE BIRD LOVER BOOKS 1912 Illustrated Bird Dictionary and 1916 How to Make Friends With Birds
Featuring a set of two (2) ANTIQUE BIRD REFERENCE BOOKS for bird lovers!
The set includes the ILLUSTRATED BIRD DICTIONARY AND NOTE BOOK by Chester A. Reed published by Chas. K. Reed of Worcester, Massachusetts in 1912, and HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH BIRDS by Niel Morrow Ladd published by Doubleday, Page & Company of Garden City, New York in 1916. Each book measures approximately 5 ½” wide x 3 ¼” high and is paperback.
The ILLUSTRATED BIRD DICTIONARY AND NOTE BOOK "Land Birds of Eastern North America" is 110 pages filled with descriptions and scientific names of birds common to eastern North America. Each bird's description includes notes on their appearance, habits, nests, size, etc. Most also include a pen and ink sketch of the bird. The back of the book has several pages of colored photographs advertising other bird books released by the publisher. The book is in good vintage condition for a paperback book that is more than 100 years old.
HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH BIRDS "What to Do to Make One's Home Grounds Attractive to Bird Life. From Nesting to Feeding" has more than 200 illustrations throughout its 228 pages. Topics range from Nesting Boxes, Bird Enemies, Pests, The Birds' Christmas Tree to Feeding Devices. There are also topics specific to a bird species--woodpeckers, sparrows, robins, magpies, swallows, etc. The binding on this book is becoming loose but it is still in good condition for its age without tears or rips.
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