Key to North American birds containing a concise account of every species of living and fossil bird at present known from the continent north of the Mexican and United States boundary by Elliott Coues

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Published by Page Co. in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Birds -- North America,
  • Birds -- Collection and preservation

Edition Notes

Each plate accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress.

Book details

Statementinclusive of Greenland and Lower California, with which are incorporated general ornithology: an outline of the structure and classification of birds; and field ornithology, a manual of collecting, preparing, and preserving birds. --
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ([2, xli, 1152 p.) :
Number of Pages1152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14782459M

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CHAPMAN CURATOR OF ORNITHOLOGY IN THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY Author of "Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America," "Bird-Life," Etc. With Upward of Drawings BY CHESTER A REED, B. Revised Edition NEW YORK D.

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