Limited edition (#55 of 1,000), volume 1 signed by author and publisher. Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. xxii, [ii], 1,102. Dark green bonded leather boards with gilt titling, silk endpapers, in buckram-patterned slipcase. With color illustrations by German-born big game and wildlife painter Carl Rungius, and contributions by writers including Ernest Thompson Seton, Richard K. Nelson, Jack O'Connor and many more. Volume 2 has a little damage at base of spine, slipcase paper with closed tears on side where the books go in. First Edition.