Heavy black leather 1/2. with cracking. Black leatherette hardened for the other half. there was a brown label to lower spine, seemingly leather which is worn down, no lettering. Gilt stamped title with decoration on the front board. there are 182 pages PLUS an extensive list of bird names in alphabetical order. Rubricated title page.Interior crack between cover and front marbled fly leaf. all 119 color plates are present and in lovely condition. gilt edges to all pages ends. Signed on the front flyleaf by the previous owner, "Walter Woodman. Cambridge, Mass April 1, 1893. this is an amazing text on the bird habits, coloring and other characteristics. not quite a rara avis, but very special. Size: Folio 12 By 15". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Th e Birds of North America
Publisher: The Natural Science Assoc. Of America
Publication Date: 1888
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition.
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