The Birds of Massachusetts and other New England States, 3 volumes, first edition 1925

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Birds of Massachusetts and other New England States by Forbush, Edward Howe, 1925 First Edition Fine Book

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Birds of Massachusetts and other New England States by Forbush, Edward Howe, 1925 First Edition Fine Book Massachusetts Department of Agriculture, Dr. Arthur W. Gilbert, Commissioner. Birds of Massachusetts and other New England States by Edward Howe Forbush, 1925 Part 1. Water Birds, Marsh Birds and Shore Birds. Illustrated with Color Plates from Drawings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Figures and Cuts from Drawings and Photographs by The Author and Others. Issued by Authority of the Legislature, 1925. pgs 481, 33 colored plates, 35 black and white figures and photographs and 69 additional sketch illustrations. Part 2. First Edition, 1927, Land Birds from Bob-Whites to Grackles, 23 Color plates, 32 Figures and photographs, 18 maps, 34 additional sketch illustrations. 461 pgs. Part 3. First Edition, Land Birds from Sparrows to Thrushes (Edward Howe Forbush dies in 1929) Extant a engraved photo of him, signed in engraving. Addtional Sketches by John Bichard May. 31 Color Plates, 30 Figures and Photographes, 17 Maps, 23 additional sketch Illustrations. 466 pgs including Index. Some corner bumping and wear exterior and the volumes are somewhat loose but holding. Interior is all bright and clear and there are no fox or other discolorations that are usually found in this edition. Libraries worldwide that own item: 315 Title: Birds of Massachusetts and other New England states, Author(s): Forbush, Edward Howe, 1858-1929. Corp Author(s): Massachusetts.; Dept. of Agriculture. Publication: [Norwood, Mass., Printed by Berwick and Smith Co.] Year: 1925-1929 Description: 3 v. front. (v. 3) illus. (incl. map) plates (part col.) 26 cm. Language: English Contents: pt. I. Water birds, marsh birds and shore birds.--pt. II. Land birds from bob whites to grackles.--pt. III. Land birds from sparrows to thrushes. Standard No: LCCN: 25-24925 SUBJECT(S) Descriptor: Birds -- Massachusetts. Birds -- New England. Oiseaux -- Massachusetts. Oiseaux -- Nouvelle-Angleterre. Note(s): At head of title: Massachusetts Department of Agriculture, Dr. Arthur W. Gilbert, commissioner./ On t.p. of v. 3: Illustrated with colored plates and drawings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Allan Brooks ... with a biographical sketch of Edward Howe Forbush by John Bichard May. Class Descriptors: LC: QL684.M4; Dewey: 598.2 Responsibility: by Edward Howe Forbush ... illustrated with colored plates from drawings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and figures and cuts from drawings and photographs by the author and others. Issued by authority of the legislature. Entry: 19780708 Update: 20100410 Accession No: OCLC: 4032007