New York: Harper & Brothers, 1947. Ylla. First edition. Very good. Quarto [29 cm x 24 cm] Blue cloth over boards. Title stamped on front board. Good condition, with gently bumped spine ends and a handful of minor stains on the covers. Good dust jacket although the edges have numerous closed tears and creases. "A Harper Blue Ribbon Book" sticker on front left center. Very good / Good. Item #56882
Illustrated with white and black photographs by Ylla.
Ylla (born Camilla Koffler; 16 August 1911 – 30 March 1955), was a Hungarian photographer who specialized in animal photography. At the time of her death she "was generally considered the most proficient animal photographer in the world."