The Shorebirds of North America
(Americana - Science - Ornithology)

New York, NY: Viking, 1967. F 270 pages; useful index; selected bibliography. Color plate illustrations by Robert Verity Clem. Edited and sponsored by Gardner D. Stout, text by Peter Matthiessen, species accounts by Ralph S. Palmer. "...Both an art book and a complete reference book, this is the first work to cover the shorebirds of the North American continent with such richness of pictorial reproduction, distinction and readability of text, and authoritative technical detail. The 32 paintings, in opaque water color, are reproduced in six-color lithography..." (cited from the jacket information) Approx. 10 1/4" x 14 1/4" large-format, with illustrated dustjacket over boards binding. Publisher's "First Published" statement on copyright page. Some edge, tips wear to dustjacket; in very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24817)


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