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Alaska's Mammoth Brown Bears.

Kansas City, MO: Burton Publishing Co., 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Nice bit of ephemera laid in, great inscription. Small sheet of typing paper laid in, embossed with Dr. Chase's stamp, "There are always mistakes et ommisions in a first printing that must be overlooked- The average I am informed by publishers is 65 mistakes in all books published- Will H. Chase." Wonderful inscription, apparently to a friend of the author, in which he replaces "C"s with "P"s, ending with his inscription, "Will H. Phase" and dated 1949. Rather scarce book on brown bears. Fine in Near Fine DJ. Minimal shelf/edge wear, warmly inscribed by the author, else tight, bright, and unmarred; DJ shows minor shelf/edge wear, touch of toning to rear, else bright and clean. Tan cloth boards, black ink lettering, brown ink pictorial elements, pictorial endpages. Small 8vo. 129pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #10462

Price: $375.00

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