Good/No Jacket. Some spotting to covers. Gilt lettering on spine a little tarnished, starting to fade in places. Green cloth slightly discolored near edges of cover. Light shelf rubbing to spine head, heel, and tips. Edges of text block yellowed. Pages yellowing.
pp. 299, 21 maps, 15 charts, 4 photos. Publisher's original half-black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, over green cloth, lg 8vo. This is Aldo Leopold's first book. Today is it widely considered the fundamental work on animal conservation. Leopold surveyed mammals in nine states defining the fundamental skills and techniques for restoring wildlife populations. Laid in at front is a signed letter dated 1931 to "Friends of Conservation" from Paul G. Redington, Chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey, United States Department of Agriculture. No ownership marks. The head and foot of the spine shows just a hint of wear; a beautiful copy in fine condition.
Very Good. 299 pp. 4to. Cloth. Lightly scuffed and edgeworn. Sm. damp stains to front cover. Bumping to sp. head w/ sm. tear, lt bumping to sp. foot. Spotty soil to top edge and faintly to bottom edge. Lightly shaken.
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