Illustrated by Eric Hosking. Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Full brown cloth with gilt blind stamped illustration of a tiger on front cover. Black label and gilt lettering on spine. Jacket is not price-clipped but does have tape reinforcement to the back of the jacket at the top & bottom of spine and at the corners. The tape has yellowed causing darkening to the jacket visible fromt front of the jacket. One half inch closed tear to front panel. Overall EXCELLENT condition book in a VERY GOOD minus jacket. Guy Mountfort (December 4, 1905-April 24, 2003) was an English ornithologist and conservationist. Born in London, Mountfort was the author of A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe (1954), with illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and distribution maps by Philip Hollom. In 1961 he created the World Wildlife Fund with Julian Huxley, Peter Scott and Max Nicholson. In 1972 he led the campaign to save the Bengal Tiger, persuading Indira Gandhi to create nine tiger reserves in India, with eight others in Nepal and Bangladesh.
Eric Hosking. VG. No Jacket. 8vo. original brown pictorial boards gilt, spine label (a little rubbed & sunned, fore-edge slightly thumbed; lacks dustwrapper); pp. 286, with 60p. illustrations, text figures & colour endpaper maps. A very good copy.
Eric Hosking. VG+ in VG jacket. VG+/VG. 8vo. original brown pictorial boards gilt, spine label (edges a bit rubbed, faint trace of spotting to leaf edges, remains of pencil price to upper forecorner FFE) in dustwrapper (extremities a bit torn, esp. to head of spine & upper forecorner); pp. 286, with 60p. illustrations, text figures & colour endpaper maps. A very good copy.
Near Fine. Dust Jacket Included. THE VANISHING JUNGLE. Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1st American edition 1970, 286 pages, illustrated by Eric Hosking and with many photos in color and B & W. Map endpapers in color. The story of two World Wildlife Fune Expeditions to Pakistan. Wildlife from the jungles to the deserts to the Himalayas-from small creatures to markhor and wild sheep. Dust jacket has some wear and small chips on the edges but is complete, the book itself is Near Fine. $30.00.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. 1st Printing. First edition first impression large octavo Hardback 286 pp. illustrated in colour and black and white. Very Good condition with Very good unclipped dust jacket. Name clipped from title page otherwise no inscriptions.
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