THE WORLD OF ANIMALS: A treasury of lore, legend and literature by great writers and naturalists from the 5th century B.C. to the present. Compiled with Commentary by Joseph Wood Krutch

By: Krutch, Joseph Wood; compiler

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NY: Simon and Schuster, 1961.. 1961.. Very good. - Square 8vo, brown cloth backed black cloth (very lightly bumped) titled in gilt within red rectangle with vignette of winged serpent in gilt on spine & image of lion stamped in white on front cover, in dw (lightly chipped & soiled; dw spine & extremities darkened). 508 & [1] pp. (tiny creases to front edges of a few rear pages). Profuse illustrations in B&W & black & cream, many full-page, from drawings, woodcuts, prints & paintings. Very good in good dw.

First edition.

From the library of Leonard Bernstein [Sotheby's Sale 7070, Lot #144].

A collection of natural history writings on a wide variety of topics by authors from Homer, Virgil and Pliny the Elder to Audubon, Thoreau, Darwin and John Steinbeck. Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Title: THE WORLD OF ANIMALS: A treasury of lore, legend and literature by great writers and naturalists from the 5th century B.C. to the present. Compiled with Commentary by Joseph Wood Krutch

Author Name: Krutch, Joseph Wood; compiler

Categories: Natural History,

Publisher: NY: Simon and Schuster, 1961.: 1961.

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 913

Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY; LITERATURE; FICTION; LEGEND; SPORTING; HUNTING; EVOLUTION; CONSERVATION; ECOLOGY; ANTHOLOGY; JOSEPH WOOD KRUTCH; ILLUSTRATIONS; COMPOSER; CONDUCTOR; AMERICAN; LEONARD BERNSTEIN; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.