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Field Book Of North American Mammals by  H.E Anthony - 1st Edition - 1928 - from Brass DolphinBooks and Biblio.com

Field Book Of North American Mammals

by Anthony, H.E

Condition: Very Good-/No Jacket


NY: G.P. Putnams, 1928. Book. Very Good-. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Charming little red cloth bound, gilt stamped book, 625 pages and gatefold range map at very back. 32 color plates and many illustrations. Book's edges have a bit of scar and abrasion and spine as well. All text edges red, no marking, saw one small, light smudge in looking thru many pages. Really handsome, appearance appropriate x-libris plate on 1st paste-down. Micro gapping at 2nd to last gutter just after laid in gatefold. Has first edition statement. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

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