Love Life of the Birds, Carlos Selva Andrade, Translator: Herbert M. Clark, Illustrator: Axel Amuchastegui, Editorial Codex, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1952.
Hardcover, quarto, fair.
Blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration, color pictorial endpapers, 24 full-page colour plates of paintings, tissue-guarded, laid-in errata (corrigenda) sheet present but detached, dustjacket has some tears and creasing but is protected in archival mylar, boards have slight water damage at the top and bottom of front and back cover, no water damage to text block or prints, hinges are loose but still strong.
“Love LIfe of the Birds is a hymn to Nature. It portrays the loveliest of creatures in the culminating moment of their existence, when love exalts them, lends them to the impassioned ceremonies of courtship.”