London: Hutchinson, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #44321
[1902-1904]. 2 volumes. 4to. 416, iv; 396pp. Half green morocco over green pebbled cloth boards, gilt decorated compartments and lettering to two. Ex-library copy of the Toronto Metropolitan Zoo, with labels carefully removed from the spine bases, with stamp and call number to the front cover of each, with stamp and pocket in each volume to the rear blank. Corners of v. 1 with heavier wear, light corner wear to vol. 2, leather to the spine bases scuffed and rubbed from sticker removal, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, interiors crisp and clean and the books tight and square. The original front wrapper bound-in with each volume, with the edges trimmed, and laid-down on thicker paper. Scarce natural history periodical illustrated with several plates in colour, and hundreds of illustrations from photographs.
Price (CAD): $650.00