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03613-M0395CCSL- Catalogue/Instruction Booklet- PHILADELPHIA BIRD FOOD CO., Phila, PA. ca 1890s. Everything for cage birds. A number of medicine ads for other beasts and man. Illustrated. Stain along lower margin, back cover crease. 4-1/2” x 6” x 32pp. $22.00


03628-M0295ELHL- Catalogue/Instruction Booklet- PHILADELPHIA BIRD FOOD CO., Phila, PA. ca 1890s. Everything for cage birds. Also medicine ads for other beasts and man. Illustrated. Almost like new. 4-1/2” x 6” x 32pp. $28.00


01847-M0793ECKE- U. S. DEPT OF AGRICULTURE FARMERS BULLETIN NO. 609, 1914. Bird Houses and How to Build Them. By Ned Dearborn. Nice line art. Chipped cover, contents clean. 6” x 9” x 19 pp. $12.00


03629-M0295ELHL- Catalogue/Booklet- HARTZ MOUNTAIN PRODUCTS, NYC. ca 1920s. “CANARY CARE". Many Hartz products illustrated in red. Also items for dogs, goldfish, parakeets, tropical fish, turtles, cats. Very good condition. 5” x 6-3/4” x 30 pp. $28.00


06732-M0595EESC- Booklet- TENNESSEE GAME AND FISH LAWS AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS FOR PROTECTION OF MIGRATORY BIRDS. 1929-1930. Howell Buntin, state Game Warden, Nashville. Excellent condition. 3-1/2”x 6”x 160pp. $26.00  


06007-M1297EESR- Circular- THE CORRECT FEEDING OF FISH By A. H. Boughton, Hon. General Secretary British Aquarist Assoc. ca 1930s(?). Actually an advertising piece for BARTMANN'S FISH FOOD. No illustrations.  On thin tissue  paper--some  wrinkles  but  very good otherwise. 5-3/4" x  8-7/8". $18.00


06008-M1297EESR- Folding Pamphlet- K. I. CHAMBERS,  1401 North 16th St., Philadelphia, PA. cprt 1933. WHAT THE AQUARIST SHOULD KNOW ABOUT pH CONTROL,  One illustration of the Chambers test kit. Light wrinkles, otherwise very good condition. 3-3/8"x 6-1/4"x 8pp. $18.00


04889-M0496ECEE- Booklet- CANARY CARE WITH A TREATISE ON TROPICAL FISH, Hartz Mountain Products, Inc. 1936. Their products are also pictured. Cover corner crease, otherwise very good. 5" x 7" x 30pp. $18.00 


07018-M0203EALS- Book- AMERICAN WILD LIFE ILLUSTRATED. Compiled By The Writer’s Program Of The Work Projects Administration in the City of New York. Sponsored by the Mayor of the City of New York the Honorable Fiorello H. LaGuardia. Copyright 1940 by City of New York. Published by Wise & Co., Inc., New York. This is one of the wide-reaching WPA projects initiated by Franklin Roosevelt’s administration in an effort to bring the country out of the depression which hit in 1929--a period of history never to be forgotten in our country. Claims to be "…..the only comprehensive and at the same time popular American natural history to be written in the past 35 years. . . ". Covers mammals, fishes, reptiles, amphibians, and birds. 1st edition, illustrated, index. Green faux leather cloth covered boards embossed with American Bison, decorated endpapers. Five color plates by Austin Baylitts, numerous black and white photographs. Some hinge rubbing, otherwise very good condition.  6-1/2”x 9-1/4”x 749pp. $35.00  


06246-M0798EUEE-Catalogue-AMERICAN FOX TERRIER CLUB, Seventy-sixth Annual Specialty Show. Dedicated to the New York War Fund. Delmonico's, 59th Street and Park Avenue, NY, NY. Feb 11, 1945. American Kennel Club Rules. Show catalogue with many ads, some pictures of dogs, membership lists, list of awards, etc. Both smooth and wire hair terriers. Great history here! Page 3/4 has the corner torn off, otherwise excellent condition. 6" x 9" x 56pp. $38.00


04695-M0296ELUA- Catalogue- HYDE BIRD FEEDER CO., Somerville, Mass. 1946. "For Yards Of Happiness."  Approximately 20 different feeders and 15 houses. Also seeds and cakes.  Coated stock paper, printed in maroon ink. Excellent condition. 6” x 9” x 16pp. $18.00


06811-M0801EAEE- Book- A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS, Giving Field Marks of all species Found East of the Rockies. Text and Illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson.  Second Revised and Enlarged Edition Sponsored by National Audubon Society. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. Copyright 1947. Many color plates, indexed. The definitive word on the birds! Hardbound. A previous owner’s name inscribed on end paper and page edges, very light wear, otherwise very good condition. 4-3/4”x 7-1/2”x 290pp. $26.00


04888-M0596ELEE- Book- PARAKEETS-THEIR CARE AND BREEDING.   Also Chapters On Love Birds, Parrots, Dwarf Parrots, Macaws And Other Parrot-Type Birds. By M.L and Flora Flowers, Bird Haven, Reseda, Calif.  Revised ed. cprt 1951. Twelve page-sized, full color plates.  Other line illustrations include breeding aviary, cages, accessories. Indexed. 2-color stiff covers. Slight cover discolor. 5-1/4" x 7-3/4" x 84pp. $28.00 


06812-M0801ELEE- Book- A FIELD GUIDE TO THE MAMMALS, Giving Field Marks of the Species Found North of the Mexican Boundary. Text and Maps by William Henry Burt. Illustrations by Richard Philip Grossenheider. Sponsored by National Wildlife Federation and National Audubon Society. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. Copyright 1952. First(?) Many excellent color and black and white plates, indexed. Hardback in very good condition. 5-3/4”x 7-1/2”x 200pp. $18.00


06153-M0495EEKE- Journal- CATS MAGAZINE, Pittsburgh, PA. Dec 1956.  Appears to be closely allied with Cat Fancier's Assoc. Articles, ads and lots of b/w pictures of cats. Cute kitten Christmas cover. Excellent condition. 7-3/4"x 10-1/2"x 27pp. $16.00


02603-M0694ELHR- Journal- CAGE & AVIARY BIRDS, Published by Farmer and Stockbreeder Publications, London. 14 May, 1964. Professionally done bound tabloid format, well illustrated, many ads. Cover art by R. A. Vowles. Semi-coated stock paper, some age toning, archival stamps. 9-3/4” x 12-1/2” x 24pp. $22.00  


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