Adventures with a Texas Naturalist :: Roy Bedichek soon to be presented for sale on the dazzling BookLovers of Bath web site!
New York: Doubleday & Co., 1950, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author, with dedication, on the half-title page without provenance. Includes: Black & white plates; Frontispiece;
From the cover: Roy Bedichek, well known in Texas as a naturalist, has brought to Adventures With A Texas Naturalist his skill as a student of nature and his charm as a raconteur.
In an informal yet thought-provoking book, the author recounts the many oddities of nature he has encountered, enhancing them by his philosophic approach and interpretation.
In one chapter, for instance, Mr. Bedic…
Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a little loss to the spine ends. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Text complete, clean and tight.
Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xx) 293 pages. 8¼” x 5¾”.
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