New York, NY: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition / Very good- condition (DJ). Item #019518
xiv, 250 pages of text including an index. Original maroon hardcover cloth binding with minor shelfwear to spine. Original unclipped dustjacket is heavily shelfworn, with several small tears and a few small chips and moderate soiling; protected in archival mylar. Illustrated with 53 photographs taken by the author. Signed and inscribed on the front endpaper by the author in the year of publication "To Thos. H. Rossbottom from a member of his 'family' [signed] Frank M. Chapman Sept 30 1938." Minor foxing to the endpapers. The text is clean and unmarked. Printed at the foot of the final page of text is "(1)", designating first printing. First edition.