Amsterdam: Junk, 1973. Quarto, uncoloured illustrations.
BIRDS - Bibliography and Reference
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New York: Maurice Martino, 1990. Quarto, illustrations. This edition is limited to 300 copies.
London: Christopher Helm, 2003. Octavo, paperback, black and white photographs, text illustrations. Birders often wonder about the people commemorated in the names of many of our familiar birds. In this book biographies detail the life and work of the individual involved, often revealing fascinating insights about the nature of bird...
London: Bloomsbury Books, 2008. Octavo, illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper. Birkhead takes the reader on a journey that not only tells us about the extraordinary lives of birds - from conception and egg, through territory and song, to migration and fully fledged breeder - but also shows how, over centuries...
Sydney: Pan Macmillan, 2006. Quarto, colour photographs, maps, dustwrapper. This comprehensive guide to the world of birds traces their evolution and explains avian biology and behaviour.
Washington: National Wildlife Federation, 1978. Quarto, paperback,
New York: Bulletin of the AMNH, Volume 164, 1979. Octavo, wrappers,
Poole: Blandford Press, 1981. Octavo, very good copy in dustwrapper.
London: Longmans, Green and Co., (1901. first edition). Octavo, bookplate, a fine copy.
Washington, DC: Raptor Information Center, 1979. Quarto, paperback,
Sandy Bay: Author, 1994. Octavo, publisher's printed wrappers.
London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1925. Quarto, binder's blue cloth, a fine copy, scarce. A very useful bibliography originally published as Supplement Numbers four and five from Gregory Mathews monumental Birds from Australia 1910-1927. Copies in blue cloth of either the Bibliography or Checklist Supplements were bound by Mathews...
Canberra: National Library of Australia, 1966. Quarto, publisher's wrappers. Gregory Mathews was one of the great bird book collectors of his time. He donated his library to the Australian National Library in 1939.
[Melbourne]: Melbourne Council of the National Museum of Victor, 1975. Octavo, wrappers, plus folding chart.
London: Academic Press, 1988. Octavo, photographs, text illustrations, a very good copy in dustwrapper.
London: Academic Press, 1992. Octavo, illustrations, softcover, corner creased.
Lawrence: University of Kansas Libraries, 1972. Octavo, publisher's printed wrappers. A superb bibliography that was never finished. No wonder, Robert Mengel set the bar very high. Volume two (C-D) was published 1983.
Lawrence: University of Kansas Libraries, 1983. Octavo, publisher's printed wrappers. A superb bibliography that was never finished. No wonder, Robert Mengel set the bar very high. Volume one (A-B) was published 1873.
Hitchin: Wheldon and Wesley, 1986. Octavo, publisher's cloth.
Wellington: Department of Internal Affairs, 1968. Octavo, publisher's printed boards.
Melbourne: Lansdowne Editions, 1982. Quarto, colour plates, text illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Staten Island: Martino Fine Books & Publishing, 1996. Octavo, fine copy in publisher's cloth.
London: H F & G Witherby, (1990. second edition). Quarto, colour plates, spine lightly sunned, otherwise fine copy in dustwrapper. First published 1953 in folio and one of the best bird book bibliographies. This smaller format new edition has an additional appendix by Handasyde Buchanan on printing techniques.
New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, (1990. second edition), Quarto, colour plates, a very good copy in dustwrapper. First published 1953 in folio and one of the best bird book bibliographies. This smaller format second edition has an additional appendix on printing techniques by Handasyde Buchanan and is an easier...
London: The Ibis, 1962. Octavo, folding map, photographs. Handsome binder's quarter cloth and marbled boards, a fine copy. The Ibis volume 103b, number two. Also the subject of a popular book published 1960.