The Birds Around Us: From a Diary of Bird Observations in New Zealand Over a Period of 50 Years 1921-1971.

Stidolph, R. H. D

Published by Hedley's Bookshop (1971), Masterton, 1971
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Renaissance Books (Dunedin, New Zealand)

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No signatures. Some rubbing to front panel of dust wrapper and edges of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 140 pages + frontis + plates. Blue papered boards. "Primeval New Zealand was an avian paradise. Grazing on its grasses and on the foilage of its shrubs were the Moas, which included among their number a veritable giant among birds, standing about ten feet high, though many of the species weremuch smaller. There were no quadrupeds to dispute their supremacy but they were preyed upon by a large eagle, now extinct." - the opening sentences.; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 5660

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Title: The Birds Around Us: From a Diary of Bird ...

Publisher: Hedley's Bookshop (1971), Masterton

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-

Edition: First Edition.

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