San Francisco: California Academy of the Sciences, 1930. First edition. 8vo, 84 pp, bound in pictorial cloth. No dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with small drawings of each bird in the text. Includes index.
First edition of this beautiful book devoted to the birds of the park, written by the Curator Emiritus of the Ornithology department of the California Academy of the Sciences. It describes all the birds, with a paragraph to each describing their habits.
Two yellowed newspaper articles on birds taped onto the endpapers, with yellowing and offsetting; previous owner's signature to ffep. A very good example, showing only some faint traces of soiling to the boards. Item #30605