The Log of the Sun A Chronicle of Natures Year by William Beebe, Henry Hold and Co., First Edition 1906, 321 pages. Charles William ("Will") Beebe (July 29, 1877 – June 4, 1962) was an American naturalist, explorer, and author. Hardcover, green boards. Book is in very good condition. The pages are somewhat tanned which is to be expected of a book of this age (priced accordingly). Very collectible volume. A perfect book to peruse at the beach this summer.