A History of the Game Birds, Wild-Fowl and Shore Birds of Massachusetts and Adjacent States. Including those used for food which have disappeared since the settlement of the country, and those which are now hunted for food or sport, with observations on their former abundance and recent decrease in numbers; also the means for conserving those still in existence. Edward Howe FORBUSH.

A History of the Game Birds, Wild-Fowl and Shore Birds of Massachusetts and Adjacent States. Including those used for food which have disappeared since the settlement of the country, and those which are now hunted for food or sport, with observations on their former abundance and recent decrease in numbers; also the means for conserving those still in existence

Boston: Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture, 1912. W.E. BEECROFT and Edward Howe FORBUSH. First Edition. Cloth. First edition. 8vo; xvi [ii], 622pp; forest green ribbed cloth over board with blind-stamped border, gilt-stamped spine; 37 b&w half-tone photographic plates including frontispiece and b&w wood-engraved illustrations in text; scuffing to boards, bumping to corners with loss, paper on front hinge cracked but holding tight, early paper repair to table of contents page in bottom margin; very good. Very good. Item #543

Detailed look at the birds of Massachusetts dating back to colonial times.

Price: $75.00

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