Abbott H. Thayer Painter and Naturalist by Nelson C. White, 1951
Being very aware of Thayer's (1849-1921) importance as a naturalist, I was surprised by the quality of his art in the text and Appendices: AMAZING!
Published by Connecticut Printers inc., Hartford Conn., 1951. One of 500 copies printed according to original propectus but not in book's colophon. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR.
Used black cloth 8"x11" hardbound in very good condition, xxiii+ 279pp + 69 plates ( 4 color, including 3 with printed tissue overleaf and one with die-cut overleaf revealing form of copperhead snake in dead leaves painted by Thayer and Rockwell Kent, amplyfying the artist's ideas on camouflage in nature.