SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. A comprehensive study, prepared under the direction of Charles C. Adams, and based on field surveys in 1904 and 1905. Includes information on the geological history of the area, on the effect of storms, on birds found there and on avian succession, on grasses and flowers, on beetles and mammals and much more. Illustrated with many charts and with plates containing 63 photographs and figures. Tipped in is a large fold-out geological map. Index, xiv, 468 pp (plus errata page and plates.) Binding error in inserting the list of illustrations so it appears in the middle of the table of contents rather than at the end. Very good in dark brown embossed cloth: lettering on spine rubbed and barely legible. Binding is tight; pages are supple and clean, with light toning to the margins. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper and uncommon thus. Bookplate and stamp of a well-known scholar in the field of behavioral ecology. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: AN ECOLOGICAL SURVEY OF ISLE ROYALE, LAKE ...
Publisher: Lansing, Michigan: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., State Printers, 1909.
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