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Harvie-Brown, J A & MacPherson, Rev H A
A Fauna of the North-West Highlands & Skye (Vertebrate Fauna of Scotland)
Publisher: David Douglas, Edinburgh;
Date of Publication: 1904
Stock Code: 5823
FIRST EDITION. Large octavo, pp civ, 378, [2], [16] catalogue. 18 plates with tissue guards including frontispiece and pictorial title page; 6 illustrations in text; 3 maps of which one folding and in colour. Finely reeded bottle green cloth with gilt titles to spine; teg with maroon silk placemarker. Maroon endpapers. Unobtrusive minor staining to cloth; corners bruised. Ownership inscription in pencil to first blank. A little minor foxing to prelims and catalogue otherwise contents clean & tight with a couple of leaves unopened. A Very Good copy.
Detailed study of the natural history of the area, 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; this volume covers the North West coast and Isle of Skye.
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