World Encyclopedia of Animals  by Maurice and Jane Burton  Text by Diane Huges
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton
World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton

World Encyclopedia of Animals by Maurice and Jane Burton

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World Encyclopedia of Animals

by Maurice and Jane Burton

Text by Diane Huges

Octopus Books, 1978, [First Edition], ISBN 076406214,  colour and photographs throughout, two-tone illustrations in text, colour photographic endpapers and introductory pages, oversized hardcover with photographic boards, dustjacket

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, no inscriptions, dustjacket ‘belongs to’ section filled with previous owners inscription, shows some edge and shelf wear with some rubbing, bumping, chipping, and closed tears (see photographs)

“The ever-changing spectacle of the animal world is full of beauty and deep with meaning: both are displayed and explored in this magnificently illustrated book.  Whatever the environment in which they must live-jungle, desert, Arctic waste or t temperate grassland – animals of eth land, sea and air have evolved the perfect form and colour to act out the essential functions of their complex lives.”