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Title:The Life of the Robin (Pelican Books)
Price:AUD$11.20 (about USD$8.00)
Item ID:SB00-0116258
Publisher:Penguin Books, Middlesex, Britain, 1953
Illustrator:Photographic and Illustrations
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No
Penguin Books, 1953, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Reprint, Illustrated By: Photographic and Illustrations

preface, preface to the second edition, preface to the Pelican edition, references and index. Between pages 112 and 113. There are four pages of black-and-white photography, throughout the text. There are various figures, maps and black-and-white illustrations. Colour illustrated card cover with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of the author to the rear book panel. "This portrait of Britain's most popular bird was originally published in 1943, and was one of the first full-length monographs of a single species to appear in print. Since then it has taken its place among the small group of Natural History classics. It tells the life story of the robin, through the year, based on the author's observations on wild birds." -- from the verso of the front panel. Pelican Books A 266. Creasing to the backstrip edges and book corners. Rubbing and sunning to the book panels with Browning and faint foxing to the textblock edges and age toning of the pages. Previous owners name to the top right-hand corner of the front book panel and a half title page. There is a small rectangle, in lead pencil, to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 240 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Robins; Britain/UK; Inventory No: 0116258.
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