Chicago: Field Museum of History, 1930. Quarto. Item #028369
4 unnumbered pages, 32 leaves of plates, 4 mammals and 28 birds among which the proportion of raptorial species which were his favorite. Louis Agassiz Fuentes was the best-known American orinthologist and painter of animals. This excellent work of art will appeal to the orinthologist and the nature-lover. Each of the prints have a descriptive letterpress on verso of each plate. Expedition of 1926-27 were purchased by Mr. Cutting, after the artists's untimely death, and presented to the Museum". Each plate laid into a chemise and housed within publisher's slipcase printed in black. The first plate has tape residue at its four corners evidently from being matted or framed. From the library of Allen Maxwell signed and dated on the front of the slipcase which with a split to upper edge and other minor spots of wear.