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London: Collins, 1948. First Edition. First Printing. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page. In maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Maps on endpapers. Includes photographs, drawings, maps , and tracks of animals. Clean and unmarked endpapers and text pages. Bumping of ends of spine. Light sunning to lower front cover. Jacket: Intact with price on lower front flap. Chipping of ends of spine. One inch closed tears on lower spine edge and lower edge of front panel. Moderate shelf rubbing. In new protective jacket cover. Photos upon request. . Signed by Author. Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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- Quaker House Books (US)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- Traveling Naturalist (Signed)
- Anthony Buxton
- Book condition
- Used - Good
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- Date published
- Travel, Naturalist
- Bookseller catalogs
- 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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