Witherby & Co, 1919, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
titles, frontis. plate, contents & list of illustrations to front; the author, Charles William Beebe, was an American naturalist, ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer, and author. He is remembered for the numerous expeditions he conducted for the New York Zoological Society, his deep dives in the Bathysphere, and his prolific scientific writing for academic and popular audiences. "It is possible to enter a jungle and become acutely aware of poison fang and rending claw but it is infinitely more wonderful and altogether satisfying to slip quietly and receptively into the life of the jungle, to accept all things as worthy and reasonable; to sense the beauty, the joy, the majestic serenity of this age-old fraternity of nature, into whose sanctuary man's entrance is unnoticed, his absence unregretted. The peace of the jungle is beyond all telling." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 9 + 295 + 2 pages. a few pancil marks to margins. Spine browned with age but binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. outer & bottom edges deckled (rough cut). Gilt titles spine & front (dulled on spine). some pages worn at edges . green cloth; illustrated by b/w. photo's.. Includes index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Natural History & Resources; Jungles; Jungle Creatures; Animals & Birds; Environment & Ecology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4432.