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Title: Bird Life on Island and Shore
Description: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood & Sons. 1925, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Guthrie-Smith's writings also consider the wider national picture this book begins with an impassioned plea for the official protection of native birds and their forest habitats. The contents are observations at Porangahau Estuary, Esk River, Little Barrier Island, and Foveaux Strait told in his fluent, accessible, even chatty, a relaxed mix of science, anecdote, lyricism, humour and adventure, all keenly observed. CONDITION A Near Fine copy, Green bds, Gilt to spine slightly dulled, pp xix 195 with wonderful half tone photo plates through out, a little edge spotting. Particularly clean and crisp copy. Overweight. Near Fine/No Jacket.


Price: US$ 40.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 14621

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