THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGY BEFORE AUDUBON. Elsa Guerdrum Allen.

THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGY BEFORE AUDUBON.

  • King of Prussia, Pennsylvania: Graham Arader III, 1979.
  • 4to.
  • cloth, dust jacket
  • pp. 387-591, (2)
  • ISBN: 0934626006

Price: $40.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 77872

Reprint from the American Philosophical Society, new series-volume 41, part 3, 1951. An important reference work for collectors of bird prints. Details the groundwork laid in the field of ornithology prior to Audubon's landmark observations. Illustrated in black and white. Bibliography and index. Dust jacket chipped along edges.From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.