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Alexander Wilson, Naturalist and Pioneer: A Biography

Cantwell, Robert

Published by Lippincott, Phila, 1961
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First ediiton. Large, thich quarto sized volume in green cloth; 319 pps. with index, appendixes of correspondence`. ``With 8 full page color reproductions of Wilson's original bird engravings and 16 additional black and white illustrations as well as line drawings in the text. Lavish biography of poet, painter, naturalist and pioneer Alexander Wilson, a native of Scotland who came to the United States and became the first to study the birds of America in their native forests. His magnum opus, "American Orinthology" remains unrivalled for the fidelity of its paintings and the accuracy and humor of its writing. Fine (small prev. own sig. front pastedown hidden by the dust jacket. In dust jacket with shallow chip at head of the spine and minor edge rubbing. (PLEASE NOTE: NOT AVAILABLE FOR EXPEDITED SHIPPING. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS SUBJECT TO SIGNIFICANT ADDITIONAL POSTAGE CHARGES. PLEASE INQUIRE BEFORE PLACING SUCH ORDERS.). Bookseller Inventory # E5364

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Title: Alexander Wilson, Naturalist and Pioneer: A ...

Publisher: Lippincott, Phila

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hard Cover

Dust Jacket Condition: Yes

Edition: First

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