By: Fisher, James; Noel Imon; and Jack Vincent; Et Al.

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FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket. 4to (7.75 x 10.25"). 368 pp. Bound in publisher's full black cloth, gilt (silver) lettering on spine. Maps on endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with color and B&W photographs and drawings. Preface by Joseph Wood Krutch. Foreword by Harold J. Coolidge & Peter Scott. This is a new, unopened copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW. This volume provides authoritative information on mammals, birds and other animals and plants of the world that are threatened with extinction, based on the files of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resourses. Includes 32 pages of colour drawings, representing more than 100 subjects, and well over 100 additional drawings, give a vivid impression of some of the world's rarest animals and plants. Nearly 150 of these were depicted especially for this book by wildlife artists commissioned from all five continents. The picture of the horned guan was done by the only artist, probably, ever to have seen the bird in the wild. Other illustrations have been reproduced from works by classic artists of the past, such as Audubon, Lear, and Gould. The maps on the end-papers show the world distribtution of endangered species at a glance. Includes Iconography, and Index of common and scientific names. This fascinating book has been written by scientists devoted to arresting the annihilation of wildlife by mankind. It is a book of absorbing interest to anyone who has a concern for the strange and often beautiful fauna and flora of our planet, and wants to know about the crisis that so many of them face. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


Author Name: Fisher, James; Noel Imon; and Jack Vincent; Et Al.

Categories: Science, Medicine & Technology, Nature,

Edition: First Edition. 1

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1969

ISBN Number: 0670768235

ISBN Number 13: 9780670768233

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 4245

Keywords: Natural History