At Home with Wild Nature - Richard Kearton ill. Cherry Kearton and the Author (1922)
At Home with Wild Nature - Richard Kearton ill. Cherry Kearton and the Author (1922)
At Home with Wild Nature - Richard Kearton ill. Cherry Kearton and the Author (1922)
At Home with Wild Nature - Richard Kearton ill. Cherry Kearton and the Author (1922)
At Home with Wild Nature - Richard Kearton ill. Cherry Kearton and the Author (1922)

At Home with Wild Nature - Richard Kearton ill. Cherry Kearton and the Author (1922)

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"Profusely Illustrated with Photographs from Nature" - focusing on "the wild birds of the British Islands" - FREE UK P&P
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At Home with Wild Nature - Richard Kearton ill. Cherry Kearton and the Author (1922)
 
Richard Kearton, F.Z.S., etc., "At Home with Wild Nature. Profusely Illustrated with Photographs taken direct from Nature by Captain Cherry Kearton and the Author" (London etc., Cassell and Company, Limited, 1922, first edition). Hardcover (green cloth boards, gilt titles to spine and black printed titles to front), 164pp plus title, contents and introductory pages and numerous double-sided sepia photogravure plates, measuring approximately 14.5 x 20.9 x 3.9cm (5.7 x 8.25 x 1.55in). According to the author's Preface, "This book deals largely with the wild birds of the British Islands, and within its pages I hope I have gathered some facts and photographs calculated to kindle the interest of the ordinary reader and to stimulate that of my fellow-students in the welfare of our feathered friends."
 
No dustjacket; there is some discoloration and marking (including white paint or similar marks) to the cover together with moderate age wear including a few scratches / scuffs to the surface and bumping to the edges and corners; the inside covers and endpapers are browned with some foxing and other marks, the front endpaper bearing an inscription in ink dated "Xmas 1922" together with a previous owner's name in pencil; the pages are discoloured with tanning to edges and considerable foxing throughout together with some edge and corner wear, and there is some weakness to the binding in places.
 
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Brand Cassell and Company
Code 5/561
Condition Used