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Kearton, Wild Life at Home - How to Study and Photograph It.

Kearton, Richard.

Wild Life at Home – How to Study and Photograph It. Author of “With Nature and a Camera”, “British Birds’ Nests”, etc. etc. Fully Illustrated by Photographs Taken Direct From Nature by C. Kearton.

London / Paris / a.o., Cassell and Company, Limited, 1899. 13.5 cm x 19.5 cm. Frontispiece (Male bearded Tit feeding its young), XV, 188 pages. Several black and white photgraphs throughout. Hardcover / Stunning early 20th century masterbinding with ornament borders and gilt ornamented spine. Matching marbeled Endpapers and edges. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear (abrasion to an area on the rear board). Very minor blemish to margin of pages VI to XV. Internal pages clean and bright. Private giftinscription on endpaper (Harry from Podsy, Xmas 1902). Bookplate of J.Henry H.V. Lane on pastedown.

Includes for example the following essays: Apparatus and General Advice / Photographing in Cliffs and Trees, and From Boats / Insects and Other Small Deer etc.

Richard Kearton FZS, FRPS (1862–1928) and Cherry Kearton (8 July 1871–27 September 1940), brothers, were a pair of British naturalists and some of the world’s earliest wildlife photographers. They developed innovative methods to photograph animals in the wild and in 1895 published the first natural history book to be entirely illustrated by wild photographs. Kearton was a made a Fellow of the Zoological Society of London, and Royal Photographic Society. (Wikipedia)

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Kearton, Wild Life at Home - How to Study and Photograph It.
Kearton, Wild Life at Home - How to Study and Photograph It.
Kearton, Wild Life at Home - How to Study and Photograph It.
Kearton, Wild Life at Home - How to Study and Photograph It.