Cheshire, 1961, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, By Author on Free Front End Paper, Illustrated By: John Bird
XIV, 170 pages, last page blank, foreword, acknowledgements, general index, index of animals and plants, list of illustrations. The text is illustrated by coloured frontispiece, black and white photography and black and white line drawings. Brown coloured boards with animal and bird tracks embossed on the covers, darker brown titles to the front cover and backstrip. Minor rubbing to the corners and dust marks to the top text block edge. Browning of the internal text. The front hinge has cracked. Illustrated dustwrapper, by John Bird, with a white background and blue and gold tie for the front panel and backstrip. Dustwrapper is rubbed and faded and there are many handling marks on the panels. Minor chipping has occurred to the edges of the dustwrapper. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. In this book the author touches on the natural flora and fauna in Australia, within the natural environment, suburban backyards and the response of children to the natural world. Signed on the free front end paper by the author. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: John Bird. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Australiana; Australia; By Author on Free Front End Paper. Inventory No: 0100368.