London: Collins, 1960. [Ornithology] FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.256; , blank. With colour plate illustrations and line drawings. Publisher's red cloth titled and decorated in gilt to spine, cartographic endpapers, pictorial dust-jacket. Contents clean; a fine copy of the book in a slightly edge-worn price-clipped wrapper. Uncommon. The acclaimed work by the ornithologist James Bond, whose name was famously appropriated for spy fiction's most celebrated hero. This British edition followed two earlier printings in America; Philadelphia (1936) and MacMillan New York (1947). Item #61708
Gilbert L(1), p.616.
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