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  • 22.04.24
1629Bird-life : a guide to the study of our common birds
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
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By Frank M. Chapman with seventy-five full-page colored plates after drawings by Ernest Thompson Seton. Published by D. Appleton.
  • 22.04.23
1628Handbook of birds of eastern North America : with introductory chapters on the study of birds in nature
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
By Frank M. Chapman, with full-page plates in colors and black and white by Louis Agassiz Fuertes. Revised edition. Published by D. Appleton and Co. Maps on end papers.
  • 22.04.22
1627Audubon water bird guide : water, game and large land birds : eastern and central North America from southern Texas to central Greenland
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
By Richard H. Pough, color illustrations by Don Eckelberry, line drawings by Earl L. Poole. Maps on end papers. Sponsored by the National Audubon Society. Published by Doubleday & Co. First edition.
  • 22.04.21
1626Wood carving : with suggestions in chip carving : designed as an elementary course of instruction and to meet the requirements of technical classes in connection with the Board of Education.
  • Publication, Book
  • Carvings
Description:
By Thomas C. Simmonds with numerous illustrations by the author, published by George Allen & Unwin, 1892, reprinted 1924.
  • 22.04.19
1625Menaboni's birds
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
By Athos and Sara Menaboni, published by Rinehart & Co.
  • 2022.02.01
1601Waterfowl of North America
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
Number 102 of 1000 book edition. Contains 42 plates. Published by Frame House Printing. Also included with this book dontion are seven holiday cards created by Zimmerman and sent by him to the donor's parents.
  • 89.3.8
1297Bufflehead
  • Carving, 1/3 Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Male bufflehead in adult plumage, swimming position ; head withdrawn and turned slightly to the left ; glass eyes, matte black, white, greys with minimal body detail ; blending of red/orange on head behind white wedge. Underside signed in pyrographic scratching "W.H.G." "Gilley" branded in script. Also written in felt-tip pen " '82 Buffle-Head".
  • 20.01.054
1296Bufflehead
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Stamped "Gilley" and dated on underside.
  • 22.03.01
1602Saw-whet Owl
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Saw-whet owl looking to the side, perched on driftwood branch. Underside of driftwood inscribed Saw Whet Owl by W.H. Gilley 1969. Signed "Gilley" on lower part of driftwood near owl's tail.
  • 22.03.02
1603Saw-whet Owl
  • Carving, 1/2 Life-size
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Saw-whet owl looking to the side, perched on driftwood branch attached to carved wooden base by single screw. Underside of base inscribed Saw-whet Owl 1/2 life size made for Mary Holmes 1973. Signed "Gilley" on lower part of driftwood branch.
  • 22.03.04
1605Quail
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Quail standing on mound shaped wooden base, one leg lifted. Very faded signature on underside of base. No date visible.
  • 22.03.03
1604Great Blue Heron
  • Carving
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Great blue heron standing on driftwood branch. Metal legs and feet. Branch signed "Gilley '73" near feet. Underside inscribed "Gt. Blue Heron", "Addie Gilley",
  • 22.04.20
1624Portraits of New England birds.
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
Drawn in color by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Allan Brooks for "Birds of Massachusetts and other New England states" by Edward Howe Forbush. Published by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • 22.04.18
1623Birds of America.
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
Editor-in-Chief, T. Gilbert Pearson, consulting editor, John Burroughs. Published by The University Society, Inc. Nature Lovers Library, volume 3.
  • 22.04.17
1622The warblers of America : a popular account of the wood warblers as they occur in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
By Ludlow Griscom, Alexander Sprunt, Jr. and other ornithologists of note. Illustrated by John Henry Dick. Published by The Devin-Adair Co.
  • 22.04.16
1621Birds that hunt and are hunted : life histories of one hundred and seventy birds of prey, game birds and water-fowls.
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
Published by Grosset & Dunlap. Signed by the author.
  • 22.04.15
1620Art of the decoy : American bird carvings.
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
  • Carvings
Description:
Drawings by Lou Schifferl. Published by Bramhall House. Signed by the author.
  • 22.04.14
1619American water and game birds.
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
Silhouettes by Ugo Mochi. Photographs by Allan D. Cruikshank and others. Prepared in cooperation with the Chicago Natural History Museum. Published by E. P. Dutton & Co. Flyleaf inscribed : "To Wendell Gilley - May this book help a bit to inspire you to still more perfection in your art - Friend Billy B., 1956".
  • 22.04.13
1618The art of wood carving.
  • Publication, Book
  • Carvings
Description:
Published by D. Van Nostrand Co., Inc.
  • 22.04.12
1617Birds : a demonstration in color reproduction from The Lakeside Press, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, reprinted from Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia, by permission.
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
Front cover signed "W. H. Gilley, S.W. Harbor, Maine".
  • 22.04.11
1616Fåglar i naturen
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
Published in Stockholm by Wahlstrom & Widstrand. In Swedish. Flyleaf inscribed " To my friend Wendell Gilley, Scott".
  • 22.04.10
1615Wood carving.
  • Publication, Book
  • Carvings
Description:
Illustrated by Constance Morton. Published by Bonanza Books.
  • 22.04.09
1614A book of ducks.
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
Published by Penguin Books. Plates by Peter Shepheard. On cover: "A King Penguin Book." Endpaper signed "Wendell Gilley."
  • 22.04.08
1613Feathered pets : a treatise on the food, breeding and care of canaries, parrots and other cage birds.
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
25th edition. Published by the author.
  • 22.04.07
1612Rex Brasher's Birds & trees of North America. Volume one.
  • Publication, Book
  • Birds
Description:
Published by Rowman and Littlefield