2nd printing. Collects a series of brief sketches on people and places - ranging from the English countryside to the Argentinian pampas. A naturalist and ornithologist as well as an author, Hudson was born in Argentina to parents who had immigrated there from New England, but he moved to England, married and became a citizen there. Although he is best known for his classic novel "Green Mansions, " his other works have their charm and interest also. 339 pp. Near fine in royal blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover (some dulling to the gilt on the spine, but still legible.) Small round bookstore sticker pasted on front endpapers from a Sacramento department store ("Ask Weinstock-Lubin for the books you want") , lacking the dust jacket. .
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