Kirkman was the editor and part author of the british bird book. In the pages of the journals the zoologist and its successor british birds, there appeared many lists of incubation and fledging periods based on watching birds, while the british bird book kirkman, et al. An account of all the birds, nests and eggs found in the british isles 18691945, kirkman f. His primary preoccupation in ornithology was the collecting and study of eggs, but he was interested in almost every aspect of the breeding habits of birds and was an. Great savings free delivery collection on many items. Fb kirkman 18691945 published the british bird book in 191019. In the monday sale to include specialist book sale. British sporting birds by kirkman, f b and hutchinson, horace g editors and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Francis charles robert jourdain 18651940 was an ornithologist and church of england clergyman.
A history of british birds is a natural history book by thomas bewick, published in two volumes. Bewicks history of british birds, like many of todays bird books, sold. Its object is to provide, in a compact and convenient form, the best available information sufficient to identify all british species except the rarest. British bird books in antiquarian and collectable books. British birds german hardcover january 1, 1953 by kirkman f. British bird books in antiquarian and collectable books for sale ebay. See all 6 formats and editions hide other formats and. History of ornithology birkhead major reference works wiley. Johns british birds in their haunts and hudsons british birds contained excellent little black and white figures of most of our birds, but the letterpress of both is now somewhat out of date, and t h e larger works edited by a. This work contains the coloured plates, two hundred in number, issued in the british bird book edit. Marks mostly to paste downs, end papers and closed page edges. Illustrated by two hundred drawings and numerous photographs. A pocket guide by rob hume, robert still, andy swash, hugh harrop, david tipling isbn.
Kirkman, whose death on may 1st, 1945, we regret to record, is chiefly known to ornithologists as editor and part author of the british bird book 1910 and the author in much more recent years of bird behaviour, based on his studies of the blackheaded gull. An account of all the birds, nests and eggs found in the british isles. Buy british bird books in antiquarian and collectable books and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. Bound with sturdy paper boards, there is some external damage to the. The british bird book, is a substantial and complete work on the birds, nests and eggs of great britain. Profusely illustrated, it includes 200 full colour plates and numerous photographs. You need to be registered and approved to bid at this auction. His work appears in many publications, including the british bird book by f b kirkman, but he is most famous for illustrating d a bannermans birds of the. The cuckoos habit of employing other birds in the care of its eggs and young is. An account of all the birds, nests and eggs found in the british isles volume 4. Lodge showed the upperwing differences and underwing of roseate perfecdy, but without anyone noticing their value.
Frederick beever kirkman 1869 1945 published on 01 september 1945 in obituaries. Bird illustration in the twentieth century, british birds. Burgundy and green marble boards, black leather spine labels titled in gilt, flying duck illustration from original cloth included in panel to upper board. British birds by f b kirkman and f c r jourdain abebooks. The chapters on the natural history of each bird and the plates illustrating the book drawn from the british bird book. The descriptions and measurements of eggs follow for the most part those of the rev. B kirkman book 41 editions published between 19 and 1966 in english and undetermined and held by 166 worldcat member libraries. A guide to more than 200 bird species seen regularly in britain, and to more than 300 sites for viewing them. Top american libraries canadian libraries universal library community texts project gutenberg biodiversity heritage library childrens library.
British birds by kirkman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. This work contains the coloured plates, two hundred in number, issued in the british bird book edit kirkman, 1910. British birds fcr jourdain,fb kirkman 19530101 the. Geoff sample interviewed by mark peter wright 1 of 4 interviews. Illustrated with 199 colour plates, and three black and white plates. Receive a whopping 50% off when buying 50 or more used books. Reprint of the new and revised edition published in 1938, originally first published in 1930. Abstract before the seventeenth century, interest in birds centred largely on.
Several illistrators were used and i believe these were done by a. For the best chance of winning, increase your maximum bid. Kirkman and jourdains fullyillustrated british birds. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Complete descriptions of nests have yet to be written, the range of material used by particular species being much greater than the standard works would lead one to suppose. From my research i have concluded that they are from the 1930 british birds by kirkman and jourdain.
The british bird book by f b frederick b 18691945 kirkman, 978645948, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Firmly bound worn and scuffed cloth with rubbing and fraying to hinges, edges and corners. The book describes the birds lives and habits, how to. The british bird book section iv f b kirkman 1111 id. The british bird book by f b 18691945 kirkman, 97859697172, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide.682 1266 112 1356 1049 222 1204 207 1129 807 919 17 1533 1425 377 1012 1213 641 1190 243 1376 858 1194 867 706 1486 419 101 1131 360 622 660 178 416 902 629 566 1212 812