[Rachel Carson] "How About Citizenship Papers for the Starlings?" Rachel Carson.

[Rachel Carson] "How About Citizenship Papers for the Starlings?"

Washington, D.C. American Nature Association, 1939. Hardcover. Nature Magazine. Green cloth over boards, title stamped in gilt onto upper board and spine, decorative borders stamped in blind onto upper and lower boards, marbled textblock edges, 4to (11 inches [28 cm] tall), pp. 241-608 (1939) ; 1-312 (1940), illustrated throughout, index to 1939 articles in Dec. 1939 issue. Contains all 11 issues from May 1939 - May 1940 (issued bi-monthly during Summer) with 10 of 11 magazines being bound without covers, slightly trimmed (no loss to text or images) and with continous pagination for binding into this format. Binding is solid with some fading to gilt titles and a few soil spots ; all magazines are fine. At Least Very Good. Item #2183

An early three page article by Carson, championing Starlings, and published in the June-July issue of Nature Magazine. It followed her first Starling-related article "Housing of Starlings Baltimore's Perennial Problem" published in the Sun Magazine March 5, 1939. "How About Citizenship Papers for the Starlings?" was her last publication prior to the release of her first book in 1941 "Under the Sea-Wind", published just prior to the attack on Pearl Harbour. Ref. Lear, p. 93; Lear, p. 24.

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