The Shorebirds of North America

Stated second printing, February 1968. From the jacket flap: "Both an art book, and a complete reference book. . .". The focus of this work is on 'waders'; i.e., sandpipers and plovers and their relatives. With full-page color plates bearing Mr. Verity's paintings, accompanied with descriptive text detailing the habits and habitats of these birds. --- In full tan cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on brown spine blocks. Jacket with Verity painting on cover. --- Previous owner's signatures and rubberstampings are to be found in many locations (including on front cover) on this otherwise unmarked book; cover corners bumped, with corresponding shallow creases to interior leaves. Dust jacket bears original $22.50 flap price, with some rubbing to edges but intact and in removable archival mylar protector. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 270 pages

Title: The Shorebirds of North America

Author Name: STOUT, Gardner D. (editor and sponsor); MATTHIESSEN, Peter (text); CLEM, Robert Verity (paintings); PALMER, Ralph S. (species accounts)

Categories: >>Birds, >>Art & Architecture, >>Natural History,

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 78199