1962. 567 pp. Hardcover with dust jacket, in Very Good condition. Dust jacket has faded spine and top edge. Spotting to top edge of text block. Includes tipped-in full-color chart, with a chromatic hexagon and an added arbitrary list of named colors. Sponsored by the American Ornithologists' Union and the New York State Museum and Science Service. The many illustrations, including 6 color plates, supplement the text descriptions. For the reader who is interested in further reading, there is a complete bibliography and appropriate references throughout the text. Oversized.