Antique Environmental Book: Our Vanishing Wild Life by William T. Hornaday 1st Edition Hardcover 1913


Title: Our Vanishing Wild Life: Its Extermination and Preservation

Author: William T. Hornaday, Sc. D.

Description: First Edition, First Printing, January 1913. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Spine a bit darkened, areas of moderate soiling, bottom corner of rear board is prominently bumped. Slightly shaken; front hinge partially exposed. Includes maps and many illustrations and photographs.

Foreword by Henry Fairfield Osborn. William Temple Hornaday (1854-1937) was an American zoologist, naturalist, and conservationist, was the first director of the New York Zoological Park (the Bronx Zoo), and was a pioneer in the early wildlife conservation movement in the United States. This volume examines the causes and the status of the extermination of birds and wild game and addresses the need for new legislation, at both the national and state level, and reviews management strategies for the preservation of threatened species.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good+

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons

Place: New York

Year: 1913

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 8.75" x 6.5".

Pages: xv, 411, plus [1] pp. ads for Hornaday books offered by the publisher.

Keywords: environmentalism, Environment, Ecology, Wildlife

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