The Viking Press, 1975, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Bob Hines
introduction by Richard H. Pough, acknowledgements, two appendices, reference notes, bibliography and index. At the beginning of the text. There is a double page map showing The North American Continent, showing some key localities referred to in the text. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white drawings by Bob Hines. Illustrated card cover with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. "This first comprehensive history of American wildlife dramatically chronicles the fate of the original creatures of this continent, from the time of the white man's arrival in the new world to the present. Here is the consecutive tale of the animals that banished, of those that became so rare that tardy protection barely save them from extinction, and of the efforts of conservationists today to preserve our living heritage." -- from the rear panel blurb. The book was first published in 1959. Creasing to the book corners and there is a crease that runs the full length of the front panel. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with light age toning to the textblock edges and foxing. Remainder stamp to the front textblock edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 304 pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Bob Hines. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; United States; Environment & Ecology. ISBN: 0670001481. ISBN/EAN: 9780670001484. Inventory No: 0117905.