Item Detail

Item Number 8924
Title Baby Birds & Beasts
Author Clarke, Pauline
Condition NF/NONE
Publisher Frederick A. Stokes
Place Published New York
Date Published Sept. 1915
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. 1st printing, from September, 1915. Beautifully illustrated with 12 tipped-in color plates, one of which is the frontispiec e illustration with intact tissue guard, and 8 B&W drawings. Bound with a plain dark red cloth spine and paper covered boards, with a duplicate of one of the tipped-in color plates (the pheasant) used in the book also mounted on the front board, with both front and back boards decorated with text, borders and, on the back board, a negative image of the text illustration of a mother opposum carrying her young on her back. Text paper is light beige heavy card stock. The book is straight, clean, tight and has no previous owner handwriting in it. The corners of the binding are slightly rubbed, there's a narrow, short (maybe 1/2" long) ink mark to front board, a trace of rubbing to the very edges of the pasted on front board illustration, and a small, faint reddish stain to the lower front board near the spine. Otherwise, condition is excellent, and no damage or wear at all to the illustrations or text. Truly lovely plates and illustrations in an excellent condition book. ; Color Illustrations; 11" x 8-3/4"; 108 + bib. pages
LoC or ISBN
Keyword(s) Color Plates,Illustrated,Baby Animals,Baby Birds,Nature,Wild Animals,Wildlife,Natural History
Category(ies) Animals Insects Birds Reptiles,Antiquarian Non-Fiction,Misc. & Collectible Non-Fiction,Children's Books
Price $180.00