Australian Mammals, 1970, Series 691


Australian Mammals, 1970, series 691

This is the second book in the Animals of the World series, 691. It was both written and beautifully illustrated by John Leigh-Pemberton.   There were 7 books in the series, covering the mammals of the main continents and then with an additional volume ‘Air and Sea Mammals’.  The artwork and research in these books is superb – probably Leigh-Pemberton’s tour-de-force for Ladybird.  Sadly, it’s not a well-known series today and so goes rather unappreciated.

This copy:

This matt copy is in good condition.  There’s some minor spine damage – a split – head of spine and a foxing spot that goes throught the preliminary pages onto the first text page – otherwise it’s in nice, clean condition inside and out. It dates to around 1970 and has a revised price on the back.  With a tally number of 250, I believe it to be a first edition.

1 in stock


Additional information

Weight 0.11 kg