Log-Book of a Fisherman and Zoologist

Log-Book of a Fisherman and Zoologist

by Frank Buckland

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Log-Book of a Fisherman and Zoologist by Frank Buckland

Log-Book of a Fisherman and Zoologist By Frank Buckland Originally published in 1883, this collects various articles, all with a natural history theme, written by the author - a well-travelled zoologist. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include: - At The Royal Academy Without a Catalogue - Sir Edwin Landseer's Favourite Red Spot - Exhibitions Outside the Cattle Show - King Charles the First Parrot - Footsteps in the Snow at the Zoological Gardens - Ice Accident to the Rhinoceros - Mouse Burr From Horse's Tail - Emus and Kangaroos at Blenheim Palace - Head of Indian From South America - An Old Man of War's Man, Robinson Crusoe - Horse-Flesh Dinner at the Langham Hotel - Foot of Napoleon's Charger - Fish at Great Grimsby Docks: Experiences of a North Sea Trawler - "Little Jimmy" The Suricate - Rat With a Ham-Bone on His Neck - Singing Mice - Leaden Pipe Gnawed by Rats - "Puss", The Blind Man's Dog - Use of the Gular Pouch of the Bustard - Dinner of American Game at the Langham Hotel - Experiences of a Whitstable Diver - Fight Between a Scorpion and a Mouse - The Woodpecker and the Bittern - Netting the Fish in the Serpentine - Tartarian Lamb - Out Snaking - Snake with Two Heads - How I Spent Whit-Monday at Harting - The Brighton Aquarium - Reminiscences of Natural History in Scotland - Scotch Red Deer - Scotch Wild Cats - Wild Cattle from Hamilton Palace - Golden Eagle from Sutherlandshire - Wild Goats in Scotland - Scotch River Pearls - Injury to a Submarine Telegraph By a Fish, In Thirty Fathoms of Water - "Jemmy" The Walrus - The "Eclipse" Whaling and Sealing Ship - Barnacles From a Whale - The Greenland Seal Fisheries - The Bladder-Nosed Seal of the Arctic Seas - Habits of the Fur Seal - My Monkeys: "The Hag" and "Tiny" - "The Hag" on Darwin - The Andaman Monkey - Monkey Training - The Bore on the Severn - Titles of Dummy Books for a Library - Antiquities: King Alfred's Jewel - Execution Axe - Collar of Black Page - John Hunter Revived

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781406797213
Publisher: Hesperides Press
Publication date: 06/01/2006
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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