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Sorrows and Joys of a Naturalist. H Guthrie-Smith 1936 1st edition, Limited edition of 1000. Reed, Wellington

Numbered copy signed by the author ½ Title page

Environmental problems caused by explorers, sealers, whalers and early settlers

The author was a keen observer of NZ birds and made special trips to various habitats in many areas of NZ and its outlying islands

Chapters about observations of the habits of various birds
Trips to sub-Antarctic and other islands: Kermadec; Snares; Auckland; Campbell; Antipodes; Bounty

Full page photos taken on his expeditions show birds and other wildlife plus habitats

253pp; b/w photos; map; errata slip tipped in; marbled epps; thick hard covers, gilt lettering; very good condition; name/date and original Bookseller’s stamp ffep; top closed page edges v/l/foxed and sl browned; spine sl sunned
Dust jacket; fair (bad) condition; front flap missing; torn into two pieces with many tears, losses etc

Scarce limited edition. Only 1000 printed

Text Copyright 2016
Collectible Books, Napier

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