Herford, Oliver, with pictures by the author
Title A CHILD'S PRIMER OF NATURAL HISTORY
Book Condition Very good, with covers worn, abraded, rubbed, age-darkened; in pictorial boards, all page edges tinted green; internals bright and clean! No dust jacket.
Edition Reprint. Copyrighted in 1899. Large square octavo.
Publisher New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902.
Seller ID 46458.00
The marvelous Herford provides a chapter-head sketch and a full-page b&w drawing for each of the animals he memorializes in wacky, punny rhymed verses: Seal, Giraffe, Whale, Leopard, Sloth, Ant, Ostrich, Fly, Platypus, Chimpanzee, more. Wonderful!
Children's Poetry. Humor. Children's Literature. Illustrated Books. Nature. Poetry.