Trenton: New Jersey State Museum, 1965. Edition not stated. Octavo (23cm); red and white pictorial paper wrappers; x, 159pp. Wrappers tanned and soiled; spine bumped; bottom front edge slightly rolled. Preliminaries mildly foxed, some toning and mild soiling to textblock; binding slightly brittle but tight and intact; signed and inscribed by author on title page; errata slip laid-in. Overall Very Good.
The second issue of New Jersey State Museum Investigations, a research-based periodical published by the museum. In this volume, director of the museum Kenneth W. Prescott presents his observational data on the habits of the scarlet tanager (Piranga olivacea), a spectacular songbird who primarily lives in wooded areas. His report is augmented with two color plates, five halftone photo-illustrations, a map, and several tables and charts.