A NATURALIST'S LIFE STUDY IN THE ART OF TAXIDERMY. Ward R.

A NATURALIST'S LIFE STUDY IN THE ART OF TAXIDERMY

Rowland Ward. 1913 London, 227pp, illus, large format with elephant drawing inset on the cover. A near fine copy, former owner's tasteful bookplate and name on end papers. Cloth bright, label onset bright, gilt bright. Item #002968

Very scarce Rowland Ward publication written by Rowland Ward himself and was published right after his death. Book contains the experiences of Ward as a taxidermist, naturalist, sportsman and publisher of many of the most famous hunters of the period. Gives a very interesting insight to the authors who had their books published by Rowland Ward at the turn of the century; Alfred Neumann, Frederick Selous, Captain Radclyfe, John Millais, etc. Very interesting book which was more than likely issued in a small number as it was issued for "private circulation" only. Morris, in his history of the Rowland Ward Ltd, claims only 50 copies were issued.

Price: $2,100.00

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