JOB, Herbert K.
Propagation of Wild Birds: A Manual of Applied Ornithology
Garden City, Doubleday, Page, 1915. Inscribed by Job to T. Gilbert Pearson, in the year of publication, "In recognition of long and delightful friendship and of valuable cooperation in the preparation of this volume." Pearson provides a 3-page preface to the volume, in which he recounts hiring Job as the first Economic Ornithologist in charge of the Audubon Society's new department of Applied Ornithology. Pearson was also a founder of the National Association of Audubon Societies, which became the National Audubon Society, and served as its president for 14 years starting in 1920. In 1939, he won the John Burroughs Medal in for his book Adventures in Bird Protection. With an original photo of Job by Pearson tipped to the front pastedown. Illustrations in the text by the author. Rubbing to the boards; very good, without dust jacket. An excellent association copy. [#033518] $450
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