LYDEKKER, Richard (1849-1915)
The Deer of All Lands. A History of the Family Cervidae Living and Extinct.
London: Rowland Ward, Limited, 1898. Quarto. xx, 329pp. 24 hand-colored plates after Mr J. Smit, 80 figures in text.
Publisher's green cloth, faded.
First edition: one of 500 copies.
This copy out of series. 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.
Phillips p. 240; Heller 1:218.