The Art Of Natural History

Animal Illustrators And Their Work

Year 1978
Edition FIRST
Printing FIRST
Pages 224
Binding Hardcover
Condition Fine
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The Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY, 1978. FIRST EDITION, first printing. Oversized - Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.. Excellent near mint condition, brown cloth with gilt titles. Original dust jacket, excellent condition, price clipped. Beautifully and profusely illustrated in color and black and white reproductions of magnificent early, primarily 18th and 19th century illustrated books by Audubon, Gould, Sowerby, Wilson, Wolf, van Rosenhof, Haeckel and many others, of mammals, insects, fish, birds, etc. A superb reference work. 65 colored plates and 250 b&w illustrations. 224 pages.