Boston: Ginn & Co.; Athenaeum Press, 1898.
Octavo (19 x 14 cm.), iv, , 53,  pages. Illustrated, with line drawings and half-tones in the text, and a frontispiece. Publishers advertisements at rear. FIRST EDITION. A charming small work on the subject of seed dispersal, largely by wind, by birds, and by hooks (burrs and the like).
The frontispiece, credited to James Hall, depicts “Winged Travellers of the Milkweed”. Very light spotting to the text block. In publisher's half-cloth, with printed, decorated paper paste-downs. Near fine.