The birds of California: a complete, scientific and popular account of the 580 species and subspecies of birds found in the state. Illustrated by 30 photogravures, 120 full-pages duotone plates and more than 1100 half-tone cuts of birds in life, nests, eggs, and favorite haunts, from photographs, chiefly by Donald R. Dickey, Wright M. Pierce, Wm. L. Finley and the author, together with 44 drawings in the text and a series of 110 full-page color plates, chiefly by Major Allan Brooks.
South Moulton Co., San Diego, 1923.
4 v., (xvii, 2121 p.), ill. (some col.), 32 cm.
Notes: "Sold by subcription." "This edition comprises selected sheets from the first impression of the format de luxe ... its circulation is limited to the stockholders of the one-time Birds of California Publishing Company, or to de luxe subscribers of record December 31st, 1920. The edition is specially bound and the number of copies is limited to the number (not over 119) now fully subcribed."--Edition statement. Includes bibliographical references. Hill copy 1: copy No. 49.
Illustrated by Brooks, Allan