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By Donald Culross Peattie

A collecting of Birds is an anthology containing chosen prose approximately birds by way of nineteen recognized authors, equivalent to Hudson, Audubon, and Thoreau, and comprises short biographical information regarding every one. The manhattan Times known as the gathering “a pleasant ‘gathering’ that Mr. Peattie has offered, and his personal contributions to the booklet make it whatever new and priceless during this field.”

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