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A Field Guide to Extinct Birds

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This is the new trade edition of the Field Guide to Extinct Birds. The Field Guide is a collection of extinct birds from around the world, a consideration of the history of field guides, a celebration of bird books, and a warning for the future.

The original edition of 25 handmade letterpress books is sold out. This is a digitally printed edition of the book, with additional illustrations, reproductions of all the original woodcuts, and a list of sources.

Softcover, digital offset. Letterpress wrapper. 92 pages, 5" x 8"


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