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The Big Cats: The Paintings of Guy Coheleach

by Neff, Nancy A. (text by)

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, Publishers, 1982. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to. 243 (1) pp, Foreword: The Artist as Predator by Roger Caras; Introduction, The Evolutionary History of the Cats; The Biology of the Modern Cats; Puma; Jaguar; Leopard; Lion; Tiger; Cheetah; Snowleopard; Clouded Leopard; What's in a Name?: The Nomenclature Explained; glossary bibliography, index, acknowledgments, about the artist with 154 illustrations, including 59 plates in full color. First Edition, August 1982. "A volume combining the beauties of art and nature with impeccable scholarship, Guy Coheleach, a wildlife painter, has travelled the world to capture the grace and beauty of the big cats with the text is by zoologist and paleontologist, Nancy Neff. Maps detailing the cats' past and present distribution, charts and graphically present and important facts of each group, a glossary of terms, and a index add to the book's dazzling colorplates and evocative drawings, providing invaluable aids to anyone interested in the big cats." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Owner's ex libris plate on front paste down. Near Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 003412
  • Title: The Big Cats: The Paintings of Guy Coheleach
  • Author: Neff, Nancy A. (text by)
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0810907100
  • ISBN 13: 9780810907102
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, Publishers
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1982
  • Keywords: NATURE & ECOLOGY ART & ZOOLOGY ANIMALS BIG CATS PAINTINGS COHELEACH GUY FELIDAE IN ART
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURE & ECOLOGY;


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