Field Guide to Birds Signed by Roger Tory Peterson 1947
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ROGER TORY PETERSON ~ Signed copy
A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS
Eastern Land and Water Birds Giving Field Marks of all Species Found East of the Rockies.
Text and Illustrations by ROGER TORY PETERSON. Second Revised and Enlarged Edition ~ Sponsored by National Audubon Society.
Published by HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, BOSTON. Copyright, 1934, 1939, and 1947, BY ROGER TORY PETERSON.
Signed on the TITLE PAGE ~ With Best Regards Roger Tory Peterson.
Hardcover bound in green tweed cloth; brick red lettering and decoration. Pictorial dust jacket. Decorated end papers. According to the dust jacket there are '1000 ILLUSTRATIONS, 500 IN FULL COLOR.' photographic illustrations. 290 pages. Size: 43/4 x 71/2'.
According to the dust flap this is actually the Third Edition; 're-written, reorganized, and every illustration is new.'
Dust jacket has rubbing and creases near outer edges. Light stain to corner of illustration. Jacket condition is Good. Binding is very slightly cocked but otherwise sound. End papers are age-toned, with foxing and small stains. Mild age-toning within. Musty smell. Good condition.
Roger Tory Peterson was a native of Jamestown, NY, here in Chautauqua County. Rare item!
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