Keartons' Nature Pictures, 2 Volume Set, 1910, Richard Kearton
Keartons' Nature Pictures; Beautifully Reproduced in Photogravure, Colour, and Black and White from Photographs by Richard and Cherry Kearton. With Descriptive Text by Richard Kearton. 2 Volume Set.
Published by Cassell and Company, Limited, London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne, 1910. Presumed First edition.
A good set of these lavishly illustrated nature books, with many plates. The full page plates are printed on a thicker card stock. Some cracking to hinges and binding slightly loose. Gilt top edge to text. School library stamp to first free endpaper. Green cloth hardback with gilt, a little rubbed.
Vol. 1: vii + 96pp + plates.
Vol. 2: vii + 97-192pp + plates.
Dimensions: approximately 305mm high x 237mm wide x 35mm deep.
Substantial unpacked weight approximately 3.8kg (the set).