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by Hugh Elliott,Robert Gillmor,Peter Hayman,Roger Tory Peterson,James Hancock
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  • Author:
    Hugh Elliott,Robert Gillmor,Peter Hayman,Roger Tory Peterson,James Hancock
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    0060117591
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    978-0060117597
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    Harpercollins; 1st U.S. ed edition (September 1, 1978)
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James Hancock (Author), Hugh Elliott (Author), Robert Gillmor (Illustrator), Peter Hayman (Illustrator), Roger Tory Peterson (Foreword) & 2 more. If You are interested in the herons and egrets of the world, This is the book

James Hancock (Author), Hugh Elliott (Author), Robert Gillmor (Illustrator), Peter Hayman (Illustrator), Roger Tory Peterson (Foreword) & 2 more. If You are interested in the herons and egrets of the world, This is the book. It makes an amazing coffee table book, and an excellent by the fire read. The book has the similar look to an Audubon Watercolor for birds of America. 5 people found this helpful.

Paintings by Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman, foreword by Roger Tory Peterson. Dust jacket with fading, light edgewear at spine. Items related to Herons of the World, The. Home James, & Hugh Elliot Herons of the World, The. Stock Image. Herons of the World, The. James, & Hugh Elliot. ISBN 10: 0060117591, ISBN 13: 9780060117597.

Authors James Hanock and James Kushlan, along with illustrators Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman have put together a simply gorgeous guide to all the world's species of herons, egrets, and bitterns

Authors James Hanock and James Kushlan, along with illustrators Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman have put together a simply gorgeous guide to all the world's species of herons, egrets, and bitterns.

The Herons of the World, James Hancock and Hugh Elliott; with Paintings by Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman, and Drawings by Robert Gillmor ;. Harper & Row, New York, 1978. Sir Hugh Elliott", The Times (London), 10 January 1990, p. 14.

by James Hancock and Hugh Elliott, paintings by Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman. To a novice it seems curious that men of the first intelligence should pay so much attention to web-footed gentry with wings. by S. Dillon Ripley, paintings by J. Fenwick Lansdowne. So Dr. Edmund Porter wrote to a friend after hearing Charles Lucien Bonaparte-a nephew of the emperor-read a paper on the Golden Plover to the Philadelphia Academy of Sciences on October 11, 1825. Yet people have always noticed birds. There are bird images among Iron Age cave paintings in northern Europe and in Egyptian hieroglyphs.

THE HERONS OF THE WORLD, by James Hancock and Hugh Elliott

THE HERONS OF THE WORLD, by James Hancock and Hugh Elliott. Paintings by Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman. Observations range over the nestbuilding practices of the Paddybird; the Black Heron's canopy stance which causes it to resembles a peripatetic umbrella; the resurgence of the Snowy Egret, once all but done in by plume hunters. There are extensive references and splendid full-page color plates (61, to be exact) of paintings by two distinguished artists, in the Audubon tradition.

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James Hancock; Hugh Elliott; Illustrator-Robert Gillmor; Illustrator-Peter Hayman; Foreword-Roger Tory Peterson. 4. Herons Of The World. Published by HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS. ISBN 10: 0060117591 ISBN 13: 9780060117597. Published by Harpercollins (1978).

new books · special offers · used books. Availability as of the date/time indicated. Availability is subject to change. The Herons of the World Hugh Elliott, Robert Gillmor (Illustrator/-in), James Hancock, Peter Hayman (Illustrator/-in), Roger Tory Peterson (foreword) HarperCollins, 1978 . catalog.

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Pp. 304; 61 full-page color plates from paintings by Robert Gillmor and Peter Hayman, 24 distribution maps (some are color-tinted). Publisher's original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, folio. This well illustrated work describes 61 species of herons and bitterns in detail, presenting descriptions and identifications, habitats, distributions, and feeding and breeding behavior. There are also introductory chapters on the family Ardidae. These chapters cover classification, plumage and moult, breeding, feeding, migration and dispersal and conservation (from the jacket flap and introduction). No ownership marks.