Hardcover in very good condition. Previous owner's name on ffep. Dust jacket has chips and tears. Here are explanations of the phenomenon of flight, discussions of the homing instinct, studies of bird intelligence. There are instructions on bird banding and anecdotes on bird-watching itself. With thirty-two pages of illustrations which include, in addition to photographs, portfolios of Mark Catesby, Alexander Wilson, John James Audubon, and Louis Agassiz Fuertes. A rich and rewarding collection.