1951 1St Edition Aubudon Water Bird Guide copyright by Doubleday & Company, Inc., printed at The Country Life Press, Garden City, N. Y., First Edition. Written by Richard H. Pough, research associate, National Aubudon Society Curator of Conservation, American Museum of Natural History. Book measures 7 1/2" X 5" and has 352 numbered pages. Blue hard cover book with silver lettering has 623 illustrations of 258 species, 485 in full color by Don Eckelberry and 138 in black and white by Earl L. Poole. The dust cover is present but shows age appropriate wear. Binding is tight and inside pages are clean.