New York: Julian Messner. Illustrated by Helene Carter. First edition. 4to. bound in beige paper covered boards textured to look like cloth. 64 pp. replete with many illustrations. Beautiful pictorial endpapers. Bottom 1/2" of spine repaired. Previous owner's gift inscription dated 1944 on verso of free front endpaper. Atouch of wear on bottom corner tips. Overall a very good, clean, tight, near fine copy. / Dust jacket has small chip at bottom of spine and a few minor small chips and a little wear and creasing at top edge. Item #244
Charming stories of lives and habits of animals from around the world - The Panda, The Dormouse, The Tarsier, The Lemming, The Sewellel, The Pika, The Cacomistle, The Unau, The Uakari, The Jaguarundi, The Douroucoulis, The Coati-Mundi, The Kinkajou, The Agouti, The Cuscus, The Loala, The Mierkat, The Jerboa, The Mongoose and The Reindeer. This was Dr. Ditmars last book before his death.