2 edition of The history of birds. found in the catalog.
The history of birds.
Samuel Wood & Sons
|Contributions||Samuel Wood & Sons,|
|LC Classifications||QL676.2 .H644 1816|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||29 p. :|
|Number of Pages||29|
|LC Control Number||2007577743|
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Great fun read for bird geeks. I love the history of birds since the dinosaur times and the special bird features that help them fly, sing, etc. This book is a fun read and also kind of geeky in a good way.
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The History of British Birds examines each major British bird species, with detailed written observations and precise engravings. But the book also contains unusual ‘tail-pieces’ – small images often no bigger than a coin that fill the available space at the end of a chapter.
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