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A New Dictionary of Birds (First Edition)

Thomson, Sir A. Landsborough. Bookplate of Dean Amadon.

Editorial: Nelson-Hall, London, 1964
Condición: Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Ziern-Hanon Galleries (Frontenac, MO, Estados Unidos de America)

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FIRST EDITION, first printing. Full red cloth with brown label and gilt lettering on the spine, mild wear, bird-bookplate of Dean Amadon behind the front cover. Binding a bit weak. Overall a GOOD book. Dean Amadon (June 5, 1912 - January 12, 2003) was an American ornithologist and an authority on birds of prey. Amadon was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Arthur and Mary Amadon. He received a BS from Hobart College in 1934 and a Ph. D. from Cornell University in 1947. In 1937 he joined the American Museum of Natural History in New York City and was Chairman of the Department of Ornithology there from 1957 until 1973. In 1940, he married Octavia Gardella and had two daughters: Susan and Emily. Amadon was a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, president of the American Ornithologists' Union from 1964 to 1966 and Linnaean Society. He joined The Explorers Club in 1959. His books included Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the World (1968) with Leslie H. Brown, and Curassows and Related Bird (1973) with Jean Delacour. He died on January 12, 2003, in Tenafly, New Jersey. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 016422

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Título: A New Dictionary of Birds (First Edition)

Editorial: Nelson-Hall, London

Año de publicación: 1964

Encuadernación: Full Cloth

Condición del libro:Good

Edición: First Edition.

Tipo de libro: Hardcover

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