Washington: GPO, 1887.
Edited by Henry W. Henshaw. 12 chromolithographic plates of birds, 9 black and white plates of fish. 337pp. 4to, cloth, spine lightly worn, mostly at ends, edges of corners bumped and very lightly worn, cloth lightly soiled. Washington, GPO, 1887.
Number 3 of the Arctic series of publications issued in connection with Signal Services, U.S. Army, this is the fruit of Nelson's field work in Alaska. "His published reports on this work became classics in their respective fields." DAB XXII, p. 572.