Articles on such topics as: animals exterminated in the 19th century; how Arctic animals turn white; fashionable furs; the sea otter and its extermination; the extinct quagga; ancient and modern hippopotamuses; the smallest wild cattle, armour-clad shales; sloths and their hair; giant land tortoises; much more. Index.
Publisher: The Musson Book Company
Edition: First Canadian Edition
Date Published: 1905
Place Published: Toronto
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: ix, 382 p. 23 cm. 16 b&w plates by the Duchess of Bedford, Lord Delamere, the Hon. Walter Rothschild, J. Wolf and others. Red cloth hardcover with gold print. A bit of scuffing and a few marks to cloth. Title-page foxed.