Words for Birds: A Lexicon of North American Birds with Biographical Notes

by Gruson, Edward S.
Words for Birds: A Lexicon of North American Birds with Biographical Notes
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Words for Birds: A Lexicon of North American Birds with Biographical Notes

by Gruson, Edward S.

Format: Hardcover

Status: Out of print

Code: 14154

Condition: Used, Good

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Hardcover in good condition without dust jacket. Faded boards and spine. This is an ornithological, etymological, biographical and historical guide to 800 North American birds, including: the origins of their common English names and scientific names; the bizarre bird lovers who discovered them, named them, misnamed them, or, through no fault of their own, had birds named after them; 238 illustrations from Alexander Wilson in the margins.

ISBN: B003MAG018

Publisher: Quadrangle Books

Year of Publication: 1972

Page Count: 305