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Published by D.R. Godine in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Birds of paradise,
  • Bowerbirds

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWilliam T. Cooper ; text by Joseph M. Forshaw and William T. Cooper
ContributionsForshaw, Joseph Michael
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14645521M
ISBN 100879232199
LC Control Number79-51036

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The Birds of Paradise and Bower Birds by Joseph M. Forshaw and William T. Cooper and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at tomsseweranddrainserviceoh.com Sep 06,  · Birds of Paradise had me hooked from the start, and took me on a meandering, tense journey that I won't soon forget. The book tells the story of a family's heartbreak over the seemingly causeless runaway of their 14 year old daughter/5. "This book has been planned as a companion volume to [E. Thomas] Gilliard's Birds of paradise and bower birds"--Page Foreword by M.T. Somare, prime minister of Papua New Guinea. Cooper's original paintings "are now in the national art collection of Papua New Guinea"--Jacket. Description: pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 41 cm. these groups; indeed, until recently, the birds of paradise and the bower birds were usually placed in the same family or subfamily, the belief being that a sharp dividing line could not be drawn between typical birds of paradise, such as Paradisaea, and typi- cal bower birds, such as Ptilonorhynchus.

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