London: H.F. & G Witherby, Ltd., 1953. No. 88 of an edition limited to 485 copies. TEG. Fine hardcover in original navy cloth in dust jacket. Bookplate of ornithologist Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee. 1949 hand written signed letter from Hachisuka to Baron Meyer de Schauensee, pasted to ffep. Letter to Meyer de Schauensee dated 1953 from Nagamichi Kuroda announcing the death of Hachisuka. Copies of New Light on the Dodo and It's Illustrators  by Friedmann and The Dodo of Mauritius  by The Marquess Hachisuka pasted on rear endpapers. Beautifully illustrated and handsomely printed.
Publisher: H.F. & G Witherby, Ltd.
Year of Publication: 1953
Page Count: 250
Weight: 3.5 lb