The Natural History of South Africa: Mammals - 4 volumes

By: Fitzsimons, F W

Price: $85.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Four volumes (complete). A sound, placid set. Volume 1: ... the Vervet Monkeys, Baboons, Galagos, Fruit Bats, Insectivorous Bats, Lions, Leopards, Serval Cats, Black-Footed Cats, African Wild Cats, Caracals, and Hunting Leopards. The boards are scuffed, rubbed. There is shelving wear to the edges and corners. They are steady and sound. There is a pastoral ex-libris plate on the front pastedown. The pages have occasional very shallow pools of foxing. However, the pages are also thick, clean and clear, very healthy and pleasing. Vol II: ... Civets, Genets, Mungooses, Meerkats, Earth Wolves, Hyaenas, Jackals, Foxes, Wild Dogs, Otters, Honey Ratels, Muishonds, and Sea Lions. A most agreeable copy. The pages are sure, very clean, clear, confident, very assured. Vol III (pub: 1920): ... the Hartebeests, Wildebeests, Duikers, Steenboks, Waterbucks, Reedbucks, Impala, Springbucks, Gemsbok, Bushbucks, Kudu, Eland, Cape Buffalo, Giraffe, Hippopotamus, Bosch Yark, Quagga, Zebras, Rhinoceros, Klip Dassie, and African Elephant. The boards are mildly scuffed, the corners are mildly knock, the spine is just mildly dulled. The boards are sound and healthy. The spines have wear to the heads and feet. The titling is faded. The contents are most pleasing. They are fresh, very clean, very clear, confident, sound. Vol IV (pub: 1920): ... the Jumping Shrews, Hedgehog, Shrew, Squirrels, Dormice, Gerbilles, Otomys, Rats and Mice, Blesmol, Springhare, Porcupine, Hares and Rabbits, Whale, Porpoise, Dolphin, Elephant Seal, Ant-Eater, and Aard Vark. A pleasing copy. The corners have very shallow knocks. There is also very shallow scuffing. They are otherwise genial and sure. The contents are very pleasing. They are very clean and clear, orderly, neat, smart, confident and generous. Please note that should the set need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.

Title: The Natural History of South Africa: Mammals - 4 volumes

Author Name: Fitzsimons, F W

Categories: Mammals,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co. London: 1919

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 16rt