Those of the Gray Wind

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With Paul Johnsgard, we follow the annual migration of the sandhill cranes from the American Southwest to their Alaskan mating grounds and then home again. It is a flight unaltered in nearly ten million years. By presenting various cycles of the migration in four time periods from 1860 to 1980, Johnsgard, a prominent naturalist, is able to show how man's encroachments have imperiled the flocks.
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Hardcover Good 0312801998 No dj. Book is in good shape, no tears, scribbles, highlighting or underlining, parts of the dj are taped inside the hc on the front and back, a name ... is written on the front of the hc, has an owner's indent inside, a little general wear, from a smoke-free environment. Items are typically shipped in a plastic bag, in a cardboard cradle, in a manila envelope. Most of my customers rave about my packaging. All US items are shipped with delivery confirmation, if you require this, please let me know. Read more Show Less

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1981 Hardcover Used: Very Good 1981. 116 pp. Hardcover in Very Good condition, with a Very Good dust jacket. Corners are sharp and not bumped at all. Dust jacket shows minor ... wear, but no major tears or rips. In 'Those of the Gray Wind, ' we fly with the sandhill cranes of North America on a journey that spans thousands of miles and a hundred years of history. Dr. Johnsgard, a prominent naturalist, shows us a single bird on its first pilgrimage, a young Eskimo's amazement at the cranes' ritual mating dance, the confused shock of a Dakota boy who kills one of the flock by accident. Its clean, elegant style combines the keen observance of the scientist with the sensitivity of the naturalist. The result is a timeless story of the American landscape, wild creatures, and man. Illustrated with line drawings by the author. Read more Show Less

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1981 Johnsgard, Paul A. THOSE OF THE GRAY WIND: THE SANDHILL CRANES. NY: St. Martin's Press, c1981. first printing. 116pp., illustrated pen and ink drawings. sm. 8vo. as new ... looks unread hardcover in fine d/j (spine panel slightly toned) Read more Show Less

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Overview

With Paul Johnsgard, we follow the annual migration of the sandhill cranes from the American Southwest to their Alaskan mating grounds and then home again. It is a flight unaltered in nearly ten million years. By presenting various cycles of the migration in four time periods from 1860 to 1980, Johnsgard, a prominent naturalist, is able to show how man's encroachments have imperiled the flocks.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312801991
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/1981
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Pages: 128

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