–Ralph Hoffmann, Birds of the Pacific States (1927).
The Birdbooker Report is a special weekly report of wide variety of science, nature and behavior books that are or soon will be available for purchase. This report is written by one of my Seattle bird pals, Ian “Birdbooker” Paulsen, and is published here for your enjoyment. Here’s this week’s issue of the Birdbooker Report by which lists ecology, environment, natural history and bird books that are (or will soon be) available for purchase.
- Dickman, Christopher and Rosemary Woodford Ganf. A Fragile Balance: The Extraordinary Story of Australian Marsupials. 2007. University of Chicago Press. Hardbound: 246 pages. Price: $65.00 U.S. [Amazon: $52.00]. SUMMARY: Anyone interested in Australian marsupials will want this book! The artwork by Rosemary Woodford Ganf is outstanding!
Yale University Press has remaindered some titles that might be of interest:
- Davis, L. and M. Renner. Penguins. Price: Was $42.00 U.S. NOW $7.95 U.S.
- Gribbin, John and Mary. Fitzroy: The Remarkable Story of Darwin’s Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast. Price: Was $35.00 U.S. NOW $9.95 U.S.
- Walters, Michael. A Concise History of Ornithology. Price: Was $24.00 U.S. NOW $5.95 U.S.