Field Guide To The Birds, A

Publisher Houghton Mifflin Company
Year 1947
Edition SECOND
Printing FIRST
Pages 290
Binding Hardcover
Condition Good
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by Houghton Mifflin. 1947. Roger Tory Peterson's classic Field Guide to the Birds, with 60 color plates.The front endpapers illustrate "Roadside Silhouettes" and the back, "Flight Silhouettes." January 29, 1956 newspaper article, "Attracting Birds to your Garden" laid in. This lovely old hardcover has suffered damage from damnpess, and is loosening inside but intact (no visible gutters or hinges). The boards are green cloth, showing fading and edge wear. Spine is considerably worn and slightly rolled. No dust jacket. Pages are beginning to yellow, but this was printed on high quality paper and it is still in very good shape. Some holes on f.e.p. apparently due to dampness. Previous owner's name.