First edition of a selection of stories from various sources all about birds, many with conservationist tones.
Very good in a very good jacket.
THE BEST BIRD STORIES I KNOW
"A state law protects [the California condor], but every man has the right to cary a gun, and, since it is the common habit to explore the wilder places and shoot at things that move and fly, legal protection has amounted to little."
Chicago: Wilcox & Follett Co, 1946. 7.75'' x 5.5''. Original light green cloth binding with brown lettering. Original unclipped ($1.00) blue and black pictorial dust jacket. 318 pages. Occasional pencil notation. Dust jacket with some edgewear, one small closed tear. Binding spine ends lightly bumped. A sharp copy.
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