New York: Ducks Unlimited, Inc. 1946. First edition. Hardcover. 255pp. Quarto [31 cm] Tan cloth covered boards with brown ink stamped titles and a small gilt stamped vignette on the front cover. Very good. The spine is mildly rolled. There is a small stain on the bottom edge of the text block. This edge is also lightly scuffed. There is a former owner's bookplate on the front flyleaf. The pages at the beginning of the text are slightly rippled. Pages slightly yellowed. Item #27201
From the text- "... photography is able to detect action that escapes the most intent eye; and by recording positions taken in the slightest instants, we are helped to understand flight and the gravity-defying instruments of flight, Nature's most wondrous evolution- the wing of birds."