New York: Henry Holt, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. 225pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] 1/2 brown cloth over cream colored boards with title gilt stamped on backstrip. Near fine/Near fine. Item #16767
Signed by the author in black ink on the title page. Meloy wrote three excellent books of natural history and contributed numerous pieces to National Public Radio before her untimely death in 2004.