Fourth edition, 1949. Very good hardcover in cardboard slipcase. Scarce association copy. Bill of sale glued to ffep. Laid in correspondence of 2 letters dated 1955 from Oliver Austin author of The Birds of Japan: Their Status and Distribution  to purchaser Fredrick Ashton Allis. Each species is pictured in full color, together with its English and scientific names. 369 color photographs. Pencil list of birds on rfep.