Item #22213 Hookbills I Have Known. Marie Earl Olssen.

Hookbills I Have Known

East Hampton Long Island New Y: Author Published, 1975. F. 49 pages; signed by the author on the title page, 'With all good wishes, Marie Earl Olssen'; illustrated with hand-colored plates by the author, with tipped in black and white photograph portrait with two of her bird companions and another two b & w photographs tipped in the text, hand-identified in pen - these being of baby plumheads and their care & feeding; short foreword by Mark Runnals; the author's introductory notes that the book came about as the result "...of the many hundreds of letters I have received at Trails End Aviaries (as a result of my column in American Cage Bird Magazine -- "From My Mailbox.") from Bird Fanciers who are interested in breeding hookbills..."; with mention of Australian, African, Asiatic birds of many types: budgies, parakeets, love birds, Chinese Painted quail, others of similar; with sections on bird illness, feeding, examinations & treatment, more; original post-bound paper covers, one post lacking; still an informative guide in very good condition. Item #22213

Price: $250.00

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