New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1908.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 432 pp, with color frontis and ca. 250 b/w illustrations from photographs. Bound in original green cloth with pink flamingo illustration. Upper corners lightly bumped, gift inscription dated 1909 on front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked, clean and sound. Chapman was Curator of Ornithology at the American Museum of Natural History and a pioneering author of field guides. This book offers a popular account of several of his collecting expeditions, including trips to Florida, California, the Bahamas, western Canada, Gardiner's Island, and Cobb's Island.