Growing Wings.

Growing Wings.

By: Van Vleck, Sarita

Price: $8.00


8vo. 128 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. Book is clean and unmarked but for a faint erasure trace on front endpaper, minimal shelf wear. Jacket has a few tiny edge tears and smudges. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Illustrated throughout with engaging Thurber-esque drawings by the author. "Growing Wings contains a great deal of surprising information about the habits, instincts and behavior of birds, told in a way that subtly conveys their personality through a charming sense of caricature". Sections: the bird year, spring migration, territory, courtship, mating, nest building, fertilization, the egg, incubation, hatching, altricial young, precocial young, independence, flocking, fall migration, winter. #1329.

Title: Growing Wings.

Author: Van Vleck, Sarita

Categories: First Editions, Non-Fiction, Text and Reference Books, Animals, Nature, Natural Sciences, COMPLETE CATALOG,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Co., 1963

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 1329

Keywords: Bird, Birds, Ornithology, Avian, Behavior, Migration, Behaviour, Nesting, Flocking, Physiology, Ecology,