Very Good. First American trade edition. Original quarter cloth (spine) and paste-down paper covered boards, bibliography, index, xv + 218 pp, illustrated with a few plates. Hardcover, very good, no dustjacket. Corners bumped with a bit of cardboard exposed there, bit rubbed along side edges of boards, spine moderately faded, foxing along edges of textblock and on first and last few leaves, previous owner's embossed name seal on title page (Albert J. Solomon, possibly the author of "The Bird Girls of Ireland"), otherwise tight, clean, paper crisp, unmarked and apparently never really read. Literary criticism; mythology; zoology; ornithology; natural history; Greek myths; 0.5 x 7.4 x 5.2 Inches.
Very Good. No Dust Jacket Present. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 215 Pages. "Books have been written on the Natural History of the Bible, on that of Shakespeare, of Homer, Vigil, and so forth: why not a similar one on the fauna of the Greek Anthology." Chapters on mammals, birds, reptiles and Batrachians, sea-beasts, creeping things and a Bibliography. VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, white linen covers, lettering is bright on the spine.
Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Jacket is scuffed and rubbed, chipped on edges. Brown boards have light wear. Pages are clean, text has no markings, binding is sound. Sheet edges lightly foxing.
Good+ No Jacket. 8vo-over 7æ"-9æ" tall. Hardcover, brown cloth backstrip over drab brown paper covered boards. Decorative pictorial endpapers. 218pp., Bibliography, Index. Illustrated with several plates. No name, no book-plate, etc. Minor cover wear at extremities, light toning to margins of text block. A clean, sound, good+ copy.
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