Tales told in the Zoo
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1900. First edition. Natural History folk-lore stories, mainly about birds, based upon well-known myths published by the Folk-lore Society. Original publisher's illustrated percaline. Beautiful colour frontis of a kingfisher and tissue guard. With many other illustrations in b/w; some full-page and some in text. 136 pages. 250 x 195 mm (9¾ x 7¾ inches). Francis Carruthers Gould (1844 – 1925), was a British caricaturist and political cartoonist.
Condition: Boards are slightly soiled. Red ink mark to front board. Gift message dated 1900 on FFEP. Overall a good clean copy inside.