New York: Henry Holt, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 225pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] 1/2 brown paper with cream colored boards and the title gilt stamped on the backstrip. Near fine. The edges of the covers and spine are ever so slightly bumped and rubbed. In a near fine dust jacket. Item #45483
Signed by Ellen Meloy on the half title page. Meloy wrote three excellent books of natural history and contributed numerous pieces to National Public Radio before her untimely death in 2004.