The 1896 revised edition 'with original descriptions of all the species which occur east of the Mississippi River, between the Arctic Circle and the Gulf of Mexico, with full notes upon their habits, etc.' (39 of 40) plates with various degrees of hand-coloring, lacking Plate xxx. Many of the 122 text illustrations hand-colored. Quarto. Original quarter morocco, covers detached, spine partially perished, mildly ex-library, endpapers, soiled, chipped, brittle.
Written, illustrated, and published by the author. 'Maynard was an excellent writer and a highly competent ornithologist.' Soffer