Hoofed Mammals of the World

By Mochi, Ugo and Carter, T. Donald

SKU# 17885

$ 50.00

Pp. (un-paginated): (12), (80), with 40 full page or double page plates depicting the world’s wild hoofed mammals in silhouette by Ugo Mochi, each plate is accompanied a descriptive leaf of text.  Publisher’s original decorated terra-cotta cloth, stamped in black and in gilt on the spine and front cover, and with silhouettes in black of nine mammals, original clear acetate cover, lg folio (15 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches).  This is the first edition of this classic work with Scribner's “A” printed on the copyright page.  The fine silhouette illustrations by Ugo Mochi were each cut from a single piece of paper; each image show incredible anatomical detail sometimes including the natural background such as mountains or trees.  The text is by naturalist T. Donald Carter; he describes the external anatomy, the life histories and the ranges and other information about each species.  No ownership marks.

Publisher Charles Scribner's Sons
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1953
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description There is a tiny wrinkle to the cloth at the top corner near the spine; a bright and clean copy in fine condition in the original clear acetate cover that shows a few cracks.
Limited Edition