Title: Birds of America ( 3 Volumes in 1)
Publisher: Garden City Books, New York
Publication Date: 1936
Illustrator: L Fuertes, R. Brasher, B. Horsfall, H. Thurston.
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Scruffy
Edition: Second Edtion
PHOTO OF ACTUAL BOOK BY BOOKSELLER. Previous owner name inside the front cover. Dust jacket is worn, chiped and tatty, however it has protected the cover underneath - Embossed green linen boards/NF, bottom spine is worn and the outer tips at the bottom are worn through. Front and rear endpapers show discoloration. A monumental work cataloging birds of North America. "Originally prepared for the University Society, and included as three volumes of their famous Nature Lovers Library." Birds are introduced with full scientic data, characteristic habits, and accurate color illustrations. 514 color plates in all. 106 plates were made from original paintings of Louis Agassiz Fuertes ; others are the work of artists R. I. Brasher, R. Bruce Horsfall, and Henry Thurston. B/W photos, along with substantial material, are from the National Association of Audubon Societies, the US Department of Agriculture, the American Museum of Natural History, and many private collections.Very nice copy despite worn dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 001647
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