A Field Guide to the Birds, First Edition, First State, by Roger Tory Peterson, 1934. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, New York. 12mo, 167 pages including index, lithographic and chromolithographic plates and frontispiece with additional illustrations, hardbound in green leather with silver lettering on title and spine, ex libris bookplate, inside of front cover. 7 1/2" H x 4 1/2" W x 3/4" D. Note: Includes copyright date on title page, typo reading "bob-pumper" instead of correct "bog-thumper", and other indications of first state. (source: https://sites.google.com/site/avianreview/Home/NotesComments/Peterson1934). CONDITION: Overall good condition with shelf wear, bumped corner. Pages in good condition with toning and small staining on inside of cover and back cover. Ex libris bookplate, inside of front cover.
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