London: Seeley and Co., 1911. SECOND EDITION. Frontispiece plus 8 full-page illustrations. Full calf prize binding from Calne County School, 1914, gilt-decorated spine, gilt borders on covers, marbled edges; an excellent copy on thick paper. Second edition. The authors provide a fascinating narrative of the natural history of some very interesting creatures, including the trap-door spider, arctic foxes, marmots, mason bees, ants and several species of birds. The book-label notes that this copy was presented to Ivy Billett as a prize for general school work. (Inventory #: 15948)
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