Color Illustrations of Birds

By Takashima, Haruo and Kuroda, Nagahisa

SKU# 16212

$ 30.00

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
Publisher Place Tokyo
Date Published 1957
Date Published Estimated No
Edition Later printing
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A near fine copy in a near fine slipcase.
Limited Edition