Color Illustrations of Birds
By Takashima, Haruo and Kuroda, Nagahisa
Pp. (1), 127, (1); 400+ color illustrations on color 64 pages, numerous other black and white illustrations and photographs, some two-color illustrations. Color pictorial laminated boards (hardcover) with color illustrated endpapers, in matching color pictorial card slipcase, sm 4to. Picture Book Series for Children, no. 4. From the research library of ornithologist Oliver L. Austin (past Director of the Austin Ornithological Research Center in Wellfleet, Massachusetts and past Curator of Ornithology at the Florida Museum of Natural History), with his rectangular Japanese/English name-stamp seal on the front endpaper. The volume is warmly inscribed by Kuroda to Dr. O. L. Austin on front endpaper. Two-page typewritten letter from Kuroda, regarding his invitation to become co-author of the book, is laid in at the front.
|Publisher||Shogakukan Publishing Company|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A near fine copy in a near fine slipcase.|