1964. Paperback in very good condition. Shelf wear, front cover has small tear. An un-abridged and unaltered republication of the work first published in 1922. An encyclopedic collection of information about 69 species of petrels, pelicans, and their allies (Order Tubinares and Order Steganopodes). Covered are various types of albatross, fulmar, petrel, shearwater, booby, cormorant, pelican, and tropic-bird, plus the water-turkey, man-o-war bird, cahow and gannet.