Concealing-Coloration In The Animal Kingdom by Gerald H. Thayer; An Exposition of the Laws of Disguise Through Color and Pattern Being a Summary of Abbott H. Thayer's Discoveries
by Kent, Rockwell (Illustrator)
New York: Macmillan, 1909. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Aeg. Near fine. 260 pages. 28 x 22.5 cm. First book illustration by Rockwell Kent -- Plate XI is recorded at being his first contribution to a published work: a painting in color of a copperhead snake on dead leaves as noted in the text: "Painted from life by Rockwell Kent and A.H. Thayer." Total of 16 color plates, each with tissue guards and descriptive letter press., and 140 black and white figures (photographs from Nature, etc., and diagrams). Introductory Essay by A.H. Thayer. Bright, very fresh copy, owner inscription. (Inventory #: 21025)
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