LYDEKKER, Richard Wild Oxen, Sheep and Goats of All Lands Living and Extinct.

Rowland Ward. 1898.


4to. Original green cloth, gilt lettering and rules to upper board and spine; pp. xiv + 318, 28 hand-coloured plates after J. Smit, numerous text illustrations; bookseller's small circular blindstamp to ffep, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, spine sunned, very good.

No. 183 of limited deluxe edition of 500, signed by the publisher Rowland Ward. Scarce, the most difficult to find of Lydekker's books for Rowland Ward. A comprehensive survey of the wild sheep and oxen of the world.