Good. No dust jacket. 1952. 239 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1482405917KDG (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
R. A. Richardson. Good. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall Paperback Paperback. Previous owners name written neatly to inside cover. Foxing to end inside covers and cover. Small mark to front cover from removal of old label. Slight wear to spine. A good copy for its age. This is a thoroughly sound and practical guide to bird watching for beginners of any age, easy to read and very clearly explained. There is sensible advice on the elements of the hobby, and on the first need of all-to be able to identify your bird-on useful reference books, local museums, and societies which een children can join. It follows a straightforward plan, giving an outline of the characteristics of the members of the main bird families found in this country, and unforlding some of the problems bird watchers are trying to solve. All through the book most encouraging pointers are thrown out as to gaps in information which even young bird watchers, if conscientious, can help to fill; and it tells too of the surprising contributions already made by children by means of careful observations, accurately notes. Illustrations. 240 pp. (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions, and all types of Academic Literature. )
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