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JOURNEY TO THE ICE AGE: MAMMOTHS AND OTHER ANIMALS OF THE WILD., Poortvliet, Rien.  Translated from the Dutch by Karin H. Ford.  Calligraphy by Diane Lynch.

Author Name    Poortvliet, Rien. Translated from the Dutch by Karin H. Ford. Calligraphy by Diane Lynch.

Title   JOURNEY TO THE ICE AGE: MAMMOTHS AND OTHER ANIMALS OF THE WILD.

Publisher    Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1994.

Seller ID   24881

224 pp, oblong (10 1/4" H x 12" D) hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0810936488 Beautifully illustrated throughout in colour by the Dutch artist well known for his books on gnomes and Holland. "Starting in present-day Holland, Poortvliet observes a nd illustrates, the many animals who inhabit this earth, in great detail. He may catch a rabbit, lynx, or partridge sauntering by, or admire a doe with her young right beneath him. He takes notice of foxes, deer, and wolves, and portrays them r e a l istically and convincingly. (He) continues on his journey to the sixteenth century, a time when humans coexisted with such predators as bears, lynx, and wolves, and other wild animals. His journey ends with the people and animals of the Ic e Ag e, a nd he imagines the now-extinct mammoth and other creatures in their natural habitat - the giant deer, the wooly rhinoceros, the wild horse, the auroch, and the cave lion. Exploring the boundaries of time travel and studying the wild anim al s a t c los e range, (he) documents their daily habits and rituals. His colorful account unfolds before us to reveal the many interesting facts about the mammals: How much bigger is an elk than a deer or a doe? How do you subdue a rhinoceros? How man y po unds is a mammoth's daily food intake?" Previous owner's signed bookplate on front free endpaper, tiny dint on bottom edge of each board. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, one ve ry s mall edge tear - archivally taped, light rubbing. Very Good/Very Good

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