The Birds of Ohio: A Complete Scientific and Popular Description of the 320 species of Birds found in the State (original edition limited to 1000 copies)
By Dawson, William L. and Jones, L.
Pp. xlvii, 671; 80 full page color plates, 200+ black-and-white photos and halftones. Later brown cloth, lettered in white on the spine and with white panel lines, sm 4to. This is Dawson’s in-depth review of the avifauna of Ohio with 320 species covered. This is the “original edition” limited to 1000 copies, this copy has the limitation page in the frontis-matter, but it is un-numbered. See also Zimmer (Ayer Library), p. 161. From the research collection of herpetologist Lauren E. Brown with his signature on the title page. There is an earlier signature and name stamp of Albert R. Shadle on the front endpaper. Dr. Albert R. Shadle (1885–1963) was an American biologist noted for his research into porcupines and beavers. From 1919 until 1953, Shadle served as chairman of the biology department, and was instrumental in the advancement of science education at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
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