1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.
1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.

1942 Scarce First US Edition - The Bird's Book illustrated by Ida Bohatta Morpurgo.

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Author:  Ida Bohatta Morpurgo (June Head, translator).
Title: THE BIRDS' BOOK.
Publisher:  New York, Ars Dacra "Herbert Dubler, Inc.", 1942. First American Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 5.5" X 5".
Pages: 20 unpaginated pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good illustrated original hardcover binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed and worn - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the wonderful 10 full-page color plates by Ida Bohatta.

The book: "THE BIRDS' BOOK" by Ida Bohatta-Morpurgo, translated by June Head, is a charming and scarce first American edition from 1942, presented by Ars Sacra "Herbert Dubler, Inc." Known for its delightful illustrations and engaging narratives, this book captures the whimsy and wonder of various bird species through poetic descriptions and vibrant artwork. Aimed at young readers, it serves not only as a storybook but also subtly educates about the nature and habits of birds.

The author/illustrator: Ida Bohatta-Morpurgo was an Austrian artist and writer renowned for her miniature books, which often featured animals and plants with human characteristics. Her distinctive, detailed style and rich, saturated colors make her works a lasting favorite among collectors of children's illustrated books.


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