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Vanishing Wings, Bancroft, Griffing
1 Vanishing Wings
Bancroft, Griffing
New York Franklin Watts 1972 531-02041-X First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John Hamberger, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Boldly signed by author on front free endpaper. 149 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has two edge chips on rear panel (top and bottom edge), small corner chip on front panel, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A compelling novel where the main characters are three native American birds--an eagle, a falcon, and an osprey. 8vo. Birds of Prey. 016250

Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Eagle's Plume: The Struggle to Presesrve the Life and Haunts of America's Bald Eagle
Beans, Bruce E.
New York Scribner 1996 0-684-80696-7 / 9780684806969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Gray boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 318 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Birds of Prey. 011062

Price: 12.00 USD
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Birds That Hunt and Are Hunted - Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Water-Fowls, Blanchan, Neltje
3 Birds That Hunt and Are Hunted - Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Water-Fowls
Blanchan, Neltje
Garden City Doubleday Page & Co. 1920 Later printing Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with white stamped lettering and line border on cover, white stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with beautifully penned previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. Color plate frontispiece of Passenger pigeon with clean tissue guard. Photographic illustrations in color and black and white. Introduction by G. O. Shields (Coquina). 359 pp. with index. 019293

Price: 40.00 USD
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A Rage for Falcons, Bodio, Stephen
4 A Rage for Falcons
Bodio, Stephen
New York Nick Lyons Books/Schocken Books 1984 0805239316 / 9780805239317 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Jonathan Wilde, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with light blue cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Two very small spots of fading to blue spine cloth. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Jonathan Wilde. 135 pages with References. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A remarkable book which follows the experience of the falconer from within the sport, introducing you to the birds, observing their capture, breeding, and training, and culminating in their first flight at quarry. 028358

Price: 20.00 USD
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Source of the Thunder: The Biography of a California Condor, Caras, Roger A.
5 Source of the Thunder: The Biography of a California Condor
Caras, Roger A.
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1970 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean decorated brown boards with beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 181 pgs. Illustrated with drawings by Charles Frace. Forword by Roland C. Clement. Clean dustjacket has tiny price sticker on front flap, a few surface nicks to edges, small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author follows the life cycle of a male condor from infancy through training and maturation to adulthood, when the spectacular bird is capable of the increasingly vital process of reproduction. 8vo. Birds. 012316

Price: 15.00 USD
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Hawks in Flight - The Flight Identification of North American Migrant Raptors, Dunne, Pete; David Sibley, Clay Sutton
6 Hawks in Flight - The Flight Identification of North American Migrant Raptors
Dunne, Pete; David Sibley, Clay Sutton
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1988 0-395-42388-0 / 9780395423882 Early Printing Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket David Sibley, Illustrator Signed
Early printing, SIGNED by author Pete Dunne, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering and small silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on title page by author Pete Dunne: "Helen & Bob - Who are two of my favorite people - With Best Wishes, Pete." Clean illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout with excellent photographs and drawings, making in-flight identification of raptors perfectly clear. 254 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap), slightest hint of light rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022320

Price: 25.00 USD
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Prey Dancing, Gash, Jonathan
7 Prey Dancing
Gash, Jonathan
New York Viking 1998 0670877646 / 9780670877645 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in unclipped jacket. Clean ivory boards and spine with unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No previous owner markings. Signed by author: "Jonathan Gash" on front blank fly leaf. 272 pp. Jacket is unclipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019809

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Prairie Keepers: Secrets of the Grasslands, Houle, Marcy
8 The Prairie Keepers: Secrets of the Grasslands
Houle, Marcy
Addison-Wesley Publishing 1995 020160843X / 9780201608434 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean yellow boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 266 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Young wildlife biologist explores the ruggedly beautiful Zumwalt Prairie in the far corner of northeastern Oregon for a period of two and half years, studying native buteo hawks. 027899

Price: 15.00 USD
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Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the World, Leslie Brown; Dean Amadon
9 Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the World
Leslie Brown; Dean Amadon
Seacaucus, NJ Wellfleet Press 1989 155521472X / 9781555214722 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very large book (two volumes in one) in beautiful condition, with clean, fine dust jacket. Size approx. 9" x 11-1/4" x 2-1/2" thick. All the diurnal birds of prey depicted in 125 color paintings by such great artists as Roger Tory Peterson, J. C. Harrison, Don R. Eckelerry, David Reid-Henry and many others. The information is presented in two parts. First, a series of introductory chapters covering taxonomy, morphology, senses, flight, hunting methods, food and feeding, migration, various aspects of breeding cycle, ecxonomics and relations with man, including falconry. Followingare generic and species accounts in systematic order. Throughout, over 125 color paintings by some of the world's most esteemed nature artists illuminate the text and evoke a true picture of the birds in their habitat. Each is accompanied by detailed identification keys. A book no connoisseur of birds should be without. 025476

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Lure of the Falcon, Summers, Gerald
10 The Lure of the Falcon
Summers, Gerald
New York Simon & Schuster 1972 671-21577-9 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Amundsen, Richard 
Clean brown marbled brown boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping to corners, hint of slightest surface wear to top and base of spine. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, a few very short closed edge tears. 283 pgs. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Birds of Prey. 014202

Price: 15.00 USD
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African Birds of Prey, Warwick Tarbotan; Pickford, Peter and Beverly
11 African Birds of Prey
Warwick Tarbotan; Pickford, Peter and Beverly
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 1990 0-8014-2515-8 / 9780801425158 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean original jacket. Clean blue boards with silver lettering on spine. A few small edge bumps and hint of surface wear to edges. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. 227 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Book size 10-1/2" X 11-1/2". Africa's remarkable diversity of birds of prey is represented here in beautiful photographs and in text--from eagles and hawks, falcons and kites, to vultures and owls. 018800

Price: 50.00 USD
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