Bird Songs of New England

By: Paine, Harriet E.

Price: $37.50

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Book Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green cloth binding. 6" x 8 1/2." Twenty-eight pages, complete. Gilt lettering on front cover. Two newspaper articles on birds and ornithology laid-in near front of book and in the back. On the front free endpaper is an inscription written by Helen King Spofford in black ink: "To Ruth Roberts (a friend of the author from another friend)" and a white card tipped-in with a gift message from Spofford to Ruth, also written in black ink. Spofford's signature (written in black ink) on title page but in the top margin. Pages and covers are clean and intact. Birds Songs of New England is a book of bird poems. The poems focus on a particular bird species and describe what the bird sounds like. The poems also convey the time of day and surrounding environment when and where each bird is most likely to appear. These are the poems: "Dawn," "The Blue Bird," "Red-Winged Starling," "The Wood Pewee," "Meadow Lark," "Barn Swallow," "Baltimore Oriole," "The Linnet," "The Warbling Vireo," "Red-Eyed Vireo," "Maryland Yellow-Throat," "Golden-Crowned Thrush," "Black and White Creeper," "Red Thrush," "Cat Bird," "Summer Yellow Bird," "Black-Throated Green Warbler," "Wood Sparrow," "Song Sparrow," and "Evening Song."

Title: Bird Songs of New England

Author Name: Paine, Harriet E.

Categories: Literature, Birds and Bugs, Animals,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Boston, MA, A. Williams and Company: 1882

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 019703

Keywords: Poetry. Poems. Birds. Bird poetry. Bird poems. Bird songs. Bird calls. Ornithology. Harriet E. Paine. Harriet Paine. Ruth Roberts. Helen King Spofford. Helen Spofford. SG-30.,