Publisher:George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, London, 1962
George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1962, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic
author's preface and index. Blue coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs. Speckled blue coloured boards with white coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper with white and black coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. The author spent six years in Greenland studying the wildlife. This is the synthesis of that time, showing the life cycles of the birds and animals of the polar regions. translated from the French by Gwynne Vevers. Rubbing to the backstrip edges, book corners and lower book edges. Browning and foxing to the textblock edges and age toning of the pages. Rubbing / whitening along the first 3 " of the front and rear paste-downs probably due to contact moisture. . Previous owners name to the top edge of the free front end paper. Chipping to the backstrip edges and dustwrapper corners. Rubbing of the dustwrapper panels and there is a little fading to the backstrip. There is a 1.25" tear to the top right-hand corner of the rear panel, with associated creasing. Foxing to the verso of the dustwrapper. This is the first edition in the English language. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 188 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Inventory No: 0116513.