New York State Conservationist, Volumes 1 & 2, 1946 - 1948 [with] Volumes 5 & 6 1950 - 1952.

Albany, NY: New York State Conservation Dept. 1946. First edition. Hardcover. The very first issues of the magazine, bound into 2 volumes, with the first issue with an article by Ira Gabrielson, who became a director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, titled "Major Conservation Problems". Gabrielson discusses the shortages of fish and wildlife stock in the face of great postwar demand. 11 issues, beginning with August 1946, through June - July 1948, each issue approximately 32pp, with many illustrations. Covers bound in, many issues with full page color plates of fish at rear cover. 4to, bound in gilt green cloth. Very good condition. Item #19831

Price: $250.00