By: Wells, Zetta and Carveth
New York, Robert M. McBride and Company: (c.1941)
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 21425
Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj
[very light bumping at several corners, small newspaper obituary of Raffles affixed to ffep]. (pen and ink drawings) SIGNED by the authors on the half-title page (Zetta with her first name only, Carveth with his full name and with an additional small sketch of an elephant added). The story, told by the noted explorer/world traveler/lecturer/filmmaker Wells and his wife, of their discovery, adoption, training and exploitation (most of which still lay ahead when the book was published) of what undoubtedly was the most famous Mynah bird in history (has there even been another?) -- or perhaps I ... View More...