Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: The MacMillan Co., 1947.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Earle Poole
A first printing of the first edition in nearly fine condition with sunning to the board edges, slight foxing and tanning of pages. There is a previous owner's stamp on the front flyleaf. The near fine dust-jacket is price clipped but otherwise lovely.
This scarce title features descrptions of over 400 species found in the Caribbean. The author was an American ornithologist for Philadelphia who became an expert in the field of Caribbean birds; he also served as the inspiration for Ian Fleming's infamous character; Colored Plate and Line Drawings; 257 pages.