7 edition of Useful birds and their protection. found in the catalog.
|Statement||Illustrated by the author, C. Allan Lyford, Chester A. Reed, and others.|
|Contributions||Massachusetts. State Board of Agriculture.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 451 p. :|
|Number of Pages||451|
|LC Control Number||agr14001667|
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Useful Birds and Their Protection, Containing Brief Descriptions of the More Common and Useful Species of Massachusetts, with Accounts of their Food Habits, and a Chapter on the Means of Attracting and Protecting Birds. Forbush, Edward Howe.
Useful birds and their protection. [Massachusetts]: published under direction of The Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edward Howe Forbush; Massachusetts.
State Board of Agriculture. Useful birds and their protection. Containing brief descriptions of the more common and useful species of Massachusetts, with accounts of their food habits, and a chapter on the means of attracting and protecting birds by Forbush, Edward Howe, ; Massachusetts.
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The Great Book of Birds: The Comprehensive Illustrated Guide to Species and Their Environments5/5(2). Harbinger Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title USEFUL BIRDS AND THEIR PROTECTION Author Forbush, Edward Howe Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Fine Jacket condition No Dust Jacket Edition 4th Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher MA State Board of Agriculture Date published Keywords BIRDS ORNITHOLOGY Bookseller catalogsBook Edition: 4th Edition.
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