Limited edition signed by Roger Tory Peterson of which this is number 440 of 1000 copies. Peterson's art, conveying each bird's essence, and the innovative Peterson Identification System, are all at the casual bird watcher's disposal. A book that has been well used over the years, signed by the author on the title page in blue fountain pen. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. Two years ago, just before my friend Clara died, she asked me if there was anything of hers that I wanted. The series both reflected and contributed to awareness of the emerging.
Roger Tory Peterson Field guides books are memorable, entertaining, and a great answer to round out any home library. Maps by Virginia Marie Peterson. Both of these guides appeared in the Easton Press leather bound copies of the series. The Peterson Field Guide Series. Roger considered himself, above all, to be a teacher. Keywords: 0395266211 Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1939.
Peterson died at his home in Old Lyme, Connecticut in 1996. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. It is stunning, truly useful in the field, and meticulously edited. Modern smartphones and computers can read files of any format. We love Roger because he was our great teacher. In 1986 This number became Birds of the West Indies by James Bond.
Various colors of full leather, gilt titles, all edges gilt, ribbon markers bound in. Multiple owner names on half title page, wear to blue cloth at spine ends and edges of boards. Peterson's system ultimately inspired him to publish his first Field Guide to the Birds in 1934. After college, Peterson moved to Massachusetts in order to teach science and art. A good copy of the first revision of this venerable field guide. Green cloth hard cover with red titles. If the server does not provide a quick download, then we remove it from the list.
The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. Peterson Birds is a powerful app that draws from eight Peterson Field Guide titles and is based on thousands of hours of observation in the field by more than ten expert authors and illustrators. He never lost his child-like joy in looking even at common birds or his evangelical commitment to spreading the joy of birding. It was there that he developed his extremely influential system for identifying birds in the field. Slipcover is also fine-o wear. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co; 1976.
Peterson is rightly credited as one of the founding inspirations of the twentieth-century environmental movement, having tirelessly traveled the world to lecture on, observe, and record obscure and exotic species of birds. The standard book for field identification. Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1980. In many books in this series especially older editions , a number of the plates are in black and white. Envelope taped to blank rear endpaper with a few newspaper clippings inside, rear hinge is a little loose. He has also been the recipient of numerous honorary medals, diplomas, and citations, including the U.
The Peterson cover extends beyond the pages, meaning that the covers will get dented at the corners after a few uses in the field. Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. With the help of free shipping in many of the active listings, don't be shy to buy. How long will the file be downloaded? Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. The plate showing nuthatches includes a Brown Creeper for comparison. Compare multiple birds on the same screen. Identifying a bird is just a tap away with the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Florida.
There is a one-page quick find index on the inside front cover. Slipcase very lightly sunned along spine. Collector's Lifetime Edition bound in genuine leather. Fourth edition - 6th printing. We love the book because it was the first field guide that made it possible for beginners to figure out what they were looking at.
The competition pushed Roger Tory Peterson to continue updating his guide throughout his lifetime. Peterson's works are part of the permanent exhibit at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wasau, Wisconsin, and have also been exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution. The pages are color-coded on the bottom to make it easier to find each of the families. For example, the second edition of the freshwater fishes guide by Page and Burr 2011 , published 20 years after the first edition, increased the number of species included from 768 to 909, largely due to the addition of previously unrecognized species 114 , as well as increased numbers of newly established exotic species 16. Build and manage several lists at once and move quickly between them.