Thought-transference (or What?) In Birds..
Bound in original green cloth, gilt in dust wrapper (with summary of content), which has a little wear to edges. Top edge green. A very good copy.
Constable and Company Ltd,
(books for nature lovers).
Small 8vo. 4.5 x 7 inches. xi + [i] + 255 +  pp.
The author explains the co-ordinated and flocking behaviour of birds by his idea of thought transference. The greater part of the book consists of diary entries of his observations from 1900-29. Edmund Selous (1857-1934) was an ornithological writer, specialising in the area of bird behaviour. He was a pioneer of non-destructive bird study, with collecting being replaced by observation and recording.
[Stock No. 24874]