AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGISTS' UNION [Seven booklets issued by the Union, bound in hardcover. The titles are listed in the description.]
New York: American Ornithologists' Union, 1887, 1891, 1895, 1897, 1901, 1908. Hardcover. Item #38970
The titles of the booklets are; American Ornithologists' Union By-Laws and Rules and List of Members, December, 1887; The American Ornithologists's Union, A Seven Years' Retrospect, An Address Delivered by the Retiring President at the Eighth Congress of the Union, Nov. 19, 1890. Published January 1891; Seventh Supplement to the American Ornighologists' Union Check-List of North American Birds, April, 1895; Eighth Supplement to the American Ornighologists' Union Check-List of North American Birds, January, 1897; Report of the Committee on the Protection of North American Birds for the Year 1900, and Results of Special Protection to Gulls and Terns Obtained Through the Thayer Fund. January, 1901; The Code of Nomenclature Adopted by the American Ornighologists' Union, Revised Edition, July, 1908; Fourteenth Supplement to the American Ornighologists' Union Check-List of North American Birds, July, 1908. From the library of Robert L. Usinger with his bookplate fixed to the front free endpaper. Usinger (1912-1968) served on the faculty in the Department of Entomology at the University of California at Berkeley from 1946 until his untimely death in 1968. Also, on the front paste-down endpaper is the bookplate of William Otto Emerson, a prominent ornithologist. All the booklets are collected and bound in tan cloth hardcover. Some check marks in the margins. A near fine copy.