by Bruno Liljefors. Albert Bonniers, 1912. Hardcover, reddish-brown cloth with blindstamped gilt decorations and replica of Liljefors signature on front cover. Decorative endpapers. Text in Swedish. 33 full page color plates by one of the greatest wildlife artists. Inscribed as a gift to Dr. Henry Fairfield Osborn from Gerard and Ebba Deljear. Accompanying hand-written letter from another great wildlife artist, Francis Lee Jaques, to Dr. Osborn thanking him for the loan of the book. Letter is signed and dated May 1, 1931. Osborn was a famous geologist, paleontologist (he named several dinosaurs, including Tyrannosaurus Rex) and was president of the American Museum of Natural History from 1908 to 1933. Format: 16 x 12 oblong. Unpaginated. Condition: Small stain on front cover, otherwise fine.

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