London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University PRess, 1946.
Third Printing. Hardcover. 8 5/8" X 5 3/4". xiv, 264pp. Moderate wear to unclipped dust jacket, with small tears to edges and extremities, chipping to top edge of panels and head and tail of spine, spot of heavy rubbing to front panel, and light sunning. Blue cloth over boards, with Charles A. Urner designed bird tracks stamped in gilt to upper board and spine lettered in gilt. Rather heavy scattered rubbing to binding, with moderate edgewear and gently bumped corners. Binding is firm and sound. Pictorial endpapers of bird tracks. Pages are clean and unmarked. A worn but solid 1940s copy, in charming Blue Jay decorated dust jacket, of this guide to the art of bird watching by Joseph J. Hickey, with illustrations by Francis Lee Jaques. Good / good. Item #3223