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Boston: Little Brown, 1884. 2 volumes. With hundreds of woodcut text illustrations, some hand colored. Thick 4to, original gilt pictorial green cloth, t.e.g. partly uncut. Boston: Little Brown, 1884. First Edition. Near Fine. Baird, "described what he saw and in such fashion that no subsequent observer had any doubt as to what he meant. Persistance in accuracy is the foundation of the "Baird School" in ornithology." DAB I, 514.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1936. Illustrated with 64 plates, some in color. 2 volumes complete in one. 257, 309 pages. Thick 4to, green cloth with gilt medallion on cover, edgeworn d.w. Garden City: Doubleday, 1936. A very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper. A study of living pheasants in various parts of Asia & the East Indies.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1926. Illustrated with 64 plates, some in color. 2 volumes. 4to, green cloth with gilt medallion on cover, chipped d.w. Garden City: Doubleday, 1926. First Trade Edition. Some spotting to covers, still a very good(+) copy in very good(-) dust wrapper. A study of living pheasants in various parts of Asia & the East Indies.
Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, 1972. With color and b/w illustrations throughout. 270 pages. 4to, blue cloth, d.w. Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, (1972). First printing. A very good(-) copy -- light foxing and spotting to outer edges, minor dampstaining and fading to lower edge of front cloth, sticker residue to front pastedown; in a very good(-) dust wrapper, edgeworn with wear to head and rear panel corner.
Newcastle: Charles Henry Cook, 1832. 2 volumes. Illustrated with hundreds of in-text engravings. xl, 386; xxii, 424pp. Bound in full contemporary brown calf with red and black spine labels (leather rubbed but sound and attractive; light scattered foxing). Newcastle: Printed by Charles Henry Cook, for R.E. Bewick, 1832. Very good (+). Volume 1 - Land Birds. Volume 2 - Water Birds. Bewick's unsurpassed wood-engravings are considered to have been the high-water mark of his artistic career. DNB.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904. 23 volumes. Frontispiece portrait, numerous illustrations in color and black and white on Japan vellum with tissue guards. Short 8vos, beautifully bound in 3/4 green morocco with elaborate gilt-decorated floral designs on spine, top edges gilt. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904-1923. Fine. The Riverby edition. Signed by Burroughs on the title page of volume 1. Volumes 18-23 are similarly bound, but in light brown leather. Volume 18 is additionally inscribed by Burroughs on the flyleaf...
Boston: Massachusetts State Board, 1912. Illustrated with drawings by W. I. Beecroft and the Author and Photographs by Herbert K. Job and others. Color frontispiece, 36 plates, additional illustrations, 622pp. Thick 4to, green cloth. (Boston): Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture, 1912. A very good(+) solid copy.
Boston: Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture, 1913. Containing Brief Descriptions of the More Common and Useful Species of Massachusetts ... Color frontispiece and 60 other plates, 171 text illustration, 437 pp. Large 8vo, burgundy cloth (top of spine rubbed). Boston: Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture, 1913. Very good. As ornithologist to the Board of Agriculture of Massachusetts, Forbush sought to educate the public about the economic value of birds and the importance of their protection.