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The Wild Sheep of the World, Valdez, Raul

Author Name    Valdez, Raul

Title   The Wild Sheep of the World

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Near fine

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Mesilla, NM Wild Sheep and Goat International 1982

Inscription   Signed

Seller ID   22189

Signed and inscribed by Valdez to collector Richard Beagle on first blank leaf. Quarto (25.5 cm), pp. [10], x, 186. Brown faux-leather boards with black-stamped sheep motif and titling. Pictorial jacket, black and white photos and illustrations throughout, references and index. Includes the following material laid-in: receipt for the book, publisher's promotional material with Mr. Beagle's handwritten notations, and several pages of material with a note from the author describing them as "the promised preview of the forthcoming book." Jacket has light edge wear. This "semitechnical treatment of the wild sheep of the world" is the result of the author's lifelong study of wild sheep, and the first such volume by a zoologist since the landmark 1898 The Oxen, Sheep and Goats of All Lands by Richard Lydekker. Includes a chapter on hunting sheep by John Batten. Dust jacket present. First Edition.

Price = 200.00 USD



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