Birds and their nests book
Birds and Their Nests by Linda TagliaferroA handsomely bound copy of a later impression, originally published in This lovely little book is "an attempt to describe by camera and pen the recent rambles of two friends, during the months of May and June, in search of birds and their nests for the purpose of photographing them in and near London". It includes a large number of photographs of British birds usually stuffed specimens as well as their nests, eggs, and habitats. Category: Fine Bindings , Gifts , Illustrated. The contents include sections Published in , the year before Menu Cart.
Birds Make Nests
Mar 19, ISBN years. Jan 30, ISBN years. Birds make many kinds of nests in many kinds of places—to keep their eggs safe and to keep chicks safe. In this exquisitely illustrated picture book, created with both traditional woodcut and digital tools, acclaimed artist Michael Garland celebrates animals that are both beautiful and resourceful. This text is accessible to new readers and the birds are labeled with their American English common names.
Schulze, Mrs. Jones, Miss Nellie D. What really struck us about this book was the charming nature of the illustrations. And after reading the preface, it became quite clear that obtaining these illustrations for the work was no easy task. In , Genevieve Jones decided to create a series of plates for a publication depicting the nests and eggs of Ohio birds.
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W hen I was small, I decided I wanted to be a naturalist. One was a chaffinch nest I could balance in the palm of a hand, a thing of horsehair and moss, pale scabs of lichen and moulted pigeon feathers; another a song thrush nest woven of straw and soft twigs with a flaking inner cup moulded from clay. But those nests never felt as if they fitted with the rest of my beloved collection.
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