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The Resource The birds of heaven : travels with cranes, Peter Matthiessem ; paintings and drawings by Robert Bateman

The birds of heaven : travels with cranes, Peter Matthiessem ; paintings and drawings by Robert Bateman

Label
The birds of heaven : travels with cranes
Title
The birds of heaven
Title remainder
travels with cranes
Statement of responsibility
Peter Matthiessem ; paintings and drawings by Robert Bateman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The naturalist and explorer shares his love affair with the crane through his many illustrations focusing on the great bird, along with text about the creature's place in history, myth, and the natural world
Tone
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2001.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
156498
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Matthiessen, Peter
Dewey number
598.32
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bateman, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cranes
  • Endangered species
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
travels with cranes
Label
The birds of heaven : travels with cranes, Peter Matthiessem ; paintings and drawings by Robert Bateman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Black Dragon River -- On the Daurian Steppe -- Gujarat and Rajasthan -- At the end of Tibet -- In the Nine Rivers -- Hokkaido -- The accidental paradise -- Outback -- Equatoria, Ngorongoro, Okavango, and Transvaal -- Down the edges of the distant sky -- The sadness of marshes -- Grus Americana -- The evolution and radiation of the cranes
Control code
413312
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 349 pages
Isbn
9780374199449
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001032986
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374199449
  • (Sirsi) ADC-8696
Label
The birds of heaven : travels with cranes, Peter Matthiessem ; paintings and drawings by Robert Bateman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Black Dragon River -- On the Daurian Steppe -- Gujarat and Rajasthan -- At the end of Tibet -- In the Nine Rivers -- Hokkaido -- The accidental paradise -- Outback -- Equatoria, Ngorongoro, Okavango, and Transvaal -- Down the edges of the distant sky -- The sadness of marshes -- Grus Americana -- The evolution and radiation of the cranes
Control code
413312
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 349 pages
Isbn
9780374199449
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001032986
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374199449
  • (Sirsi) ADC-8696

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