RECREATIONS OF A NATURALIST. With Eighty-One Illustrations.
Edition: First Edition
London: Unwin, 1906. Maroon cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. xvi, (436) pp + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard; illustrations in text. Lightly sunned spine; text paper lightly toned; damp spot to lower inner corner of frontispiece; nick and very small chip to top edge of front free endpaper; a VG tight, clean and unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. Chapters on hawks and hawking, deer, game birds, origin of the domestic cat, hunting with the cheeta, swans, 17th century decoys, the oldest book on fishing, fish-eating bats, and much more. 1.5 kg parcel