Seton, Ernest Thompson
Lives of Game Animals
Seller ID: 1891
An Account of Those Land Animals in America, North of the Mexican Border, Which Are Considered ‘Game’, Because They Have Held the Attention of Sportsmen, or Received the Protection of Law. Garden City: Doubleday, Page/ Doran, 1925- 28. Special first edition, limited to 177 sets of which this is No. 19. Signed and with an inscription by Seton: ‘To Charles A. Slosson with/ the Kind regards of/ [signature]/ paw print/ The 25th Sun of the Red Moon/ 1925’/ sketch of quarter-moon and ear of corn (?). In four volumes. Volume 1: Cats, Wolves, and Foxes (pp. frontispiece, xxxix, 640, index); Volume 2: Bears, Coons, Badgers, Skunks, and Weasels (pp. frontispiece, xvii, 746, index); Volume 3: Hoofed Animals (pp. frontispiece, xix, 780, index); Volume 4: Rodents, etc, (pp. frontispiece, xxii, 949, index). Large octavo (28 cm) in tan and brown buckram, gilt titles and decorations, t.e.g., untrimmed. Complete with 50 maps and 1500 illustrations, photos and sketches, by Seton. Range maps, life cycles, and habits. An additional inscription, ‘Presented by Charles Aubrey Slosson to the Geneva [Free] Library 1928.’ Binding becoming a bit dry, spines carefully repaired, tips worn. Volume 4 with GFL stamp on title page. Clean, bright, and sound. Very Good.
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