The Way of the Hare (Marianne Taylor) soon to be presented for sale on the incomparable BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London, Oxford, New York, New Delhi & Sydney: Bloomsbury Natural History, 2017, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Colour photographs; Black & white drawings; Tables; Appendices ;
From the cover: To the people of rural Britain, hares are deeply beloved, perhaps above all other animals. They thrive in abundance in imagery but can be maddeningly elusive in reality. In our stories ancient and modern they are magical, uncanny and illogical beings which commune with the moon, vanish at will, and lose their minds when spring arrives. Yet despite the breadth and depth of its legends, the brown hare of the lowlands is a relative newcomer to our islands, and our real ancient hare is the mountain hare of the most unforgiving …
Near Fine in Near Fine Dustwrapper. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.
Black boards with Orange titling to the Spine. 272 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Natural History catalogue?