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1 1925
Hudson, William Henry
Birds and Man.
Alfred A. Knopf (Turnbull and Spears, London)
New York, 1920

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306 pgs. Good to Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, remant of paper title piece on spine, with rubbing to cloth at edges, corners and spine ends. Side and bottom page edges are untrimmed, attractive frontis color plate by "CEC" tipped in, text clean and sound throughout. William Henry Hudson, author of Green Mansions, is a famed British naturalist, ornithologist and South American explorer. In this series of essays, he relates his personal observations of the nature and behavior of numerous species of birds, both wild and domesticated, in their interactions and misadventures with man in various habitats. Contents: Birds at Their Best, Birds and Man, Daws in the West Country, Early Spring in Savernake Forest, A Wood Wren at Wells, The Secret of the Willow Wren, Secret of the Charm of Flowers, Ravens in Somerset, Owls in a Village, The Strange and Beautiful Sheldrake, Geese: An Appreciation and a Memory, The Dartford Warbler, Vert-Vert; or Parrot Gossip, Something Pretty in a Glass Case, Selborne, index. #1925

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2 1498
Hudson, William Henry
Gray & His Poetry (Poetry & Life Series)
George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.
London, 1920


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111 pgs. Very Good condition small cloth hardcover, light shelf wear. Owner name on front endpaper along with paper residue from a previous clipping or insert. Frontis page with vintage photo portrait of Gray, with shallow crease and 1/4 inch tear to bottom edge. Poems interspersed with commentary, biographical and bibliographical information. Poems quoted in whole or in part: Sonnet on the Death of Richard West, West's Ode to May, Ode on the Spring, Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College, Hymn to Adversity, Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat (Drowned in a Tub of Goldfishes), The Alliance of Education and Government, Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, A Long Story, Stanzas to Mr. Bentley, Ode on the Pleasure Arising from Vicissitude, The Progress of Poesy, The Bard, The Descent of Odin, The Death of Hoel (from the Gododin). #1498.

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