The borders and beyond. Arctic ... cheviot ... tropic. ABEL CHAPMAN.
The borders and beyond. Arctic ... cheviot ... tropic.

The borders and beyond. Arctic ... cheviot ... tropic.

London: Gurney and Jackson, 1924. First edition, 8vo, pp. xxi-[xxii], 489-[492]; with 38 plates 17 in color (showing 19 illus.) of birds by W.H. Riddell, numerous illus. and diagrams in the text; slight wear at corners but generally a fine, bright copy in original green cloth gilt, t.e.g. This book ""epitomizes in part the experiences of a life-time devoted to the direct study of nature in her wilder aspects... The author's main objective [is] understanding those reclusive types of Creation which most bitterly resent human intrusion on their privacy, or those whose remote and inhospitable haunts are ever the least congenial"" (Preface). Item #12298

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