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Gene Stratton-Porter
1909 Birds of the Bible Gene Stratton-Porter Book + Slipcase First American ED
1909. First American Edition. Tight binding, nice and clean, no writing. Book has been well-preserved in Slipcase (minimal rubbing to spine and boards). Handsome slipcase has some wear and rubbing on the bottom and edges. Decorated boards. Decorated endpapers. Beautiful frontispiece with tissue guard before the Title Page. Gold gilt to top page edges. Previous owner's library sticker on inside blank page. Birds of the Bible by Gene Stratton-Porter With Complete Illustration Published in 1909 (First American Edition) 467 Pages Hardback with Cardboard Slipcase Beautifully illustrated with 81 full-page photographs taken by Gene Stratton-Porter (an American author, nature photographer and naturalist and one of the earliest women to form a movie studio and production company). She used her position and income as a well-known author to support conservation of Limberlost Swamp and other wetlands in the state of Indiana. This book contains every reference made to birds in the Bible: describes the locations and explains the characteristics of the bird. Features: First American Edition (Published by Jennings and Graham/Eaton and Mains) Decorated boards Decorated endpapers Gold gilt top page edges Beautiful frontispiece with tissue guard before the Title page Beautifully illustrated with photographs taken by the author, Gene Stratton-Porter Published in 1909 Dimensions of 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 Scarce copy. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: blackdogbooks115 [Zionsville, Indiana, United States]
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