THE STORY OF A RED-DEER.

By: Fortescue, J.W. (John William, Sir.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+


144 pp, 9 1/2" H. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt illustration of red-deer stag on front board, top edge gilt. 12 colour plates (including frontispiece) and 12 gravure plates (all present). The story of a red-deer stag, from his birth on Exmoor to his death in a waterfall as he attempts to elude hounds and hunters. In the interim, the life of the moor and forest intertwines with his as other inhabitants are introduced: rabbits, weasels, foxes, greyhens, blackcocks, pheasants, ducks, salmon, etc. Light browning to endpapers and in margins of pages, three places where there is slight separation between page gatherings - pages holding firmly, light edge wear to boards, light wrinkling at bottom of spine, light browning to fore-edge of text block, slight lean to spine,

Title: THE STORY OF A RED-DEER.

Author Name: Fortescue, J.W. (John William, Sir.)

Illustrator: G.D. Armour.

Categories: Childrens, Natural History, Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators,

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1938

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good+

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 30563

Keywords: Animal Stories, G.D. Armour, Illustrated Books, Exmoor, Red Deer, Stags, Hunting, Stag Hunting, Stag Hounds, Nature, Natural History, Deer Calves, Foxes, Weasels, Pheasants, Mallard Ducks, Blackcocks, Hinds.,