Wild Life in the Falkland Islands. First Edition

By: COBB, Arthur F. Gowans's Nature Books, No. 26

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COBB, Arthur F. Wild Life in the Falkland Islands. Sixty photographs, with descriptive notes, by Arthur F. Cobb, B.A. (Oxon). London & Glasgow : Gowans & Gray, Ltd., 1910. First Edition. Pp (8),[1]-71,(1). Illustrated. 12mo [100 x 145 mm], colour-art-illustrated white wrappers, lettered in green and black.

Gowans's Nature Books, No. 26.

This title is not noted in Alan Day's 1996 Falkland Islands bibliography.

Arthur Frederick Cobb, F.R.G.S. (b. February 16, 1877, Stanley, Falkland Islands - d. 1965?, England).

"The photographs whic follow come from a very out-of-the-way portion of the British Empire and should therefore have uncommon interests for naturalists. The publishers' thanks arc due to Mr. Chubb, of the British Museum, who kindly checked the Latin nomenclature and added the names of (he authorities. Enquiries as to larger copies of the photographs should be addressed to Messrs. Sanders & Co., Ltd., 71 Shaftesbury Avenue-, London, IV."

"Through his keen interest in natural history and photography, he was commissioned by Gowans and Gray to supply 60 photographs 'from life' and write 'Notes on the Creatures' for one of their Nature Books, Wild Life in the Falkland Islands (1910)." - Dictionary of Falklands Biography.

Covers browned, back cover soiled, foxing to printed leaves (not plates), else very good. 50.00

Title: Wild Life in the Falkland Islands. First Edition

Author Name: COBB, Arthur F. Gowans's Nature Books, No. 26

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Gowans & Gray, Ltd., London & Glasgow, 1910,: 1910

Seller ID: 115975

Keywords: WILDLIFE FALKLAND ISLANDS NATURE PICTORIAL BRITISH NATURAL HISTORY FALKLANDS BIRDS ORNITHOLOGY,