LYDEKKER, Richard (1849-1915)
The Great and Small Game of Europe Western & Northern Asia and America. Their Distribution, Habits and Structure
London: Rowland Ward, Limited, 1901. Quarto. With 8 hand-colored lithographed plates illustrating 76 animals by Joseph Smit, and 75 figures in the text. xx, 445 pp.
Publisher's green cloth, faded.
First edition: One of 250 numbered copies, signed by Rowland Ward.
Lydekker, the celebrated English naturalist, authored numerous works on both exotic and domesticated big game and is particularly noted for his contributions on the natural history of India and Indonesia.
Nissen 2606; Casey Wood p. 444.