Good. No Jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Memorial Edition. Illustrated with 6 line drawings. Boards with moderate wear, edges frayed, page edges & end pages soiled, full-page gift inscription on first title page. Carl Ethan Akeley (1864-1926) was a taxidermist, sculptor, biologist, conservationist, inventor, and nature photographer, noted for his contributions to American museums, most notably to the Field Museum of Natural History and the American Museum of Natural History. In 1909 Akeley accompanied Theodore Roosevelt on a year-long expedition in Africa funded by the Smithsonian Institution and began working at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, where his efforts can still be seen in the Akeley Hall of African Mammals.
Good. No Jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Full blue cloth over boards, spine stamped in gold foil, light wear and soiling to binding, corners lightly bumped, clean pages, no markings, endpapers are age-toned, front endpapers newsprint stained. Many black and white illustrations. All in all a great copy of a fascinating book.
Fair. Copyright 1923, no publication date; Memorial edition; part of The Star Series; gold cloth covered boards with dust jacket; jacket very toned and soiled with heavy edge wear; musty odor; tight binding; interior has pencil underlining in one paragraph in the Preface, otherwise unmarked but lightly toned; black & white photographs; pages 170-171 are toned from newspaper article left in book; 8vo, 7 3/4" to 9 3/4" tall; 267 pages.
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