A Field Guide to the Birds, giving field marks of all species found in eastern North America.

Peterson, Roger Tory

Published by Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1934
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Title: A Field Guide to the Birds, giving field ...

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,

Publication Date: 1934

Edition: First Edition.


First state of the first edition, with all points (date to title page, "Bob-pumper" in index, etc.), boldly SIGNED by the author in an early hand. The most influential naturalist guide published in the twentieth century, redefining how information is displayed, arranged, and communicated. In a very good example of the exceedingly rare dustwrapper, one of perhaps ten that have survived. The jacket has seen some light restoration by a professional conservator. A handsome copy of a very important book. Bookseller Inventory # 16121

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