New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1940, 1st printing, nap; green cloth binding with black titles; inside pastedown with happy Watchbird, illustrated in red and black; green with black and white jacket with puzzled Watchbirds, 9.25x12.5"; np. Picture Book hardback.
The second year's collection of Watchbirds from the Ladies' Home Journal. "The large size pictures are so arranged that they may be used for posters or framing." From Nail-biters to Won't Shares! Ads on the back of jacket for Grammar, Manners, Safety, R. F. Weatherbee, and Noodle.
CONDITION: Good Plus in Good jacket; no names or other marks, very clean boards with 3 lightly bumped corners, bottom front corner bumped for half inch, spine darkened in area of chips with pushed top and half inch tear at bottom; opens freely, slight signature separations with glue stain on one opening from poor repair, light fingerprints and light reading wrinkles on first few pages, else flat and clean; in edgeworn clipped jacket, rubbed spine and chips to 1.5 on spine ends continuing to back, two 2" creased closed tears; clipped but ads on back for 1.25 Noodle, etc. Item #17742