WANDERING ALBATROSS

Jameson, William; Foreword by Robert Cushman Murphy

Published by William Morrow & Company, 1959
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8vo., 128pp., Faintly faded along edges of binding, stain on back endpaper; else, vg copy; dj frayed and torn Illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams with drawings by Peter Shepheard. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: WANDERING ALBATROSS
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: 1959
Binding: Cloth/Boards w
Illustrator: Black & White Illustrations
Book Condition: G/G
Edition: First American

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Jameson, William; Murphy, Robert Cushman - Foreword
Published by William Morror & Company, New York (1959)
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Book Description William Morror & Company, New York, 1959. Hard Back. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Shepherd, Peter - Drawings (illustrator). First U.S. Printing Stated. 128 Pages Indexed. Blue birds wieth dark blue qluarteer-spine and sillver sjpine lettering with an albatross embossed on front cover. Minor cover edge wear. Dust jacket back and flaps are pasted to endpapers. A Nature Note from the July 1967 Science News periodical is also pasted to the front endpaper. A Jack Pardee Ex Libris pasted to front endpaper. The Wandering Albatross is a bird of the seas and the winds, monarch of the ocean and largest flying creature on earth. Its remarkable ability to gllide for hours without flapping its wings, to all but sleep on the wing, to cover immense distances at one stretch in themselves make fascinating reading. This is the story of that fabulouis bird's solitary, mysteriour life. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Contents: Foreword, Preface, Acknowledgments, The Long-Anticipated Bird, Egg to Adolescence, Fable, Flight, Att Sea, The End and the Beginning, Appendix, and Bibliography. A book from the Jack McK. Pardee Collection. Mr. Pardee was a collector of Americana who focused on frontier and natural history, hunting, wildlife, and firearms and is noted not only for his book selections but for his careful handling and storage. Most of his collection had faultless interior pages. E-mail for scans or more information regarding the Pardee collection. Size: 5 3/4" x 8 3/4". Bookseller Inventory # 12412

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Jameson, William; Foreword by Robert Cushman Murphy
Published by William Morrow & Company, New York, NY (1959)
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Book Description William Morrow & Company, New York, NY, 1959. Cloth/Boards w/DJ. Book Condition: G/G. Black & White Illustrations (illustrator). First American Edition. 8vo., 128pp., Faintly faded along edges of binding, stain on back endpaper; else, vg copy; dj frayed and torn Illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams with drawings by Peter Shepheard. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS6823

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