Rintoul, Leonora Jeffrey & Baxter, Evelyn V A Vertebrate Fauna of Forth (Vertebrate Fauna of Scotland)
Publisher: Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh;
Date of Publication: 1935
Stock Code: 5822
FIRST EDITION. Large octavo, pp lvi, , 397. 18 illustrations to 16 plates, including frontispiece and colour fold-out map. Finely reeded bottle green cloth with gilt titles to spine. Spine lightly sunned; slightly shaken copy which lacks ffep. A little minor pencil lining to margins and date in pencil to title page but no further annotation or inscriptions. Overall condition very good.
Detailed study of the natural history of the Lothian, Fife and Stirling area of the River Forth, including mammals, birds and habitat. The Vertebrate Fauna of Scotland was begun by J A Harvie-Brown intending to study each river catchment area in the country; some areas were completed by other naturalists as he died before his work was finished, and Rintoul and Baxter were requested to take up the task.