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THE IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER - James T. Tanner 1st edition Audubon Society 1942
Camelot Press. THE IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER by James T. Tanner 1st edition, 1st printing, October 1942 Printed in Easton, PA at the Mack Printing Company by the National Audubon Society of New York, NY This is the very rare 1st edition of Tanner's classic study of the extinct or endangered ivory-billed woodpecker and its habitat in the Southeastern United States. This edition of Tanner's book may be almost as rare as the woodpecker itself. Softcover in wraps, 111 pages. Covers are in excellent condition with only some toning to paper. No writing, no creases, no tears, no tape. Pages are in excellent condition with only the slightest toning to edges. No writing, no creases, no tears, no tape. Very scarce book. Will be shipped by USPS Express Mail or FedEx in a well-padded box. Non-U.S. bidders please contact me first. __________________________ From Wikipedia: The ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) is one of the largest woodpeckers in the world, at roughly 20 inches (51 cm) long and 30 inches (76 cm) in wingspan. It is native to the virgin forests of the Southeastern United States (along with a separate subspecies native to Cuba). Because of habitat destruction and, to a lesser extent, hunting, its numbers have dwindled to the point where whether any remain is uncertain, though reports have indicated it has been seen again in the current century. Almost no forests today can maintain an ivory-billed woodpecker population. The species is listed as critically endangered and possibly extinct by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.[1] The American Bir … [Click Below for Full Description]
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