Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1971. Second Printing with Corrections. Hardcover with Dust Jacket.
Mustard colored cloth with dark-brown spine titles; 4to; 10.25 inches tall; 227 pages with a bibliography and an index. Illustrated with a frontispiece and etchings by A. Lassell Ripley, b/w photography; drawings, charts and maps.
The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, minor age-toning to the preliminaries. Minimal shelf handling wear. The dust jacket is price-clipped and has some minor fading with a chip on the lower spine.
Near Fine / Very Good. Item #17260
After more than fifteen years of research, Dr. William G. Sheldon presents a definitive study of the American Woodcock covering history, range, breeding, food, migration, hunting and game management, population dynamics, and comparison with European species.