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    Albert Kenrick Fisher. The Hawks and Owls of the United States in Their Relation to Agriculture. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1893. First edition. Octavo. Twenty-six chromolithographic plates. Original plum cloth. A couple of signatures a bit sprung, else very good.

    More Information: Albert Kenrick Fisher. The Hawks and Owls of the United States in Their Relation to Agriculture. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1893. First edition. Octavo. 210 pages. Twenty-six chromolithographic plates by J.L. and R. Ridgway. Original plum cloth with gilt spine lettering. A couple of signatures a bit sprung but a very clean copy in a very clean binding."An account of the economic importance of the different species of birds of prey in the United States. An attempt to shed light on this subject by examination of the contents of the stomachs of about 2700 of these birds. It was found that only six of the 73 species and subspecies of hawks and owls occurring in this are harmful, three of these being, moreover, very rare" (CopenhagenAnker). AyerZimmer, pp. 221-222. Bennett, p. 42. CopenhagenAnker 144. McGillWood, p. 342. Nissen, IVB, 316.

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