ALLEN, Grant. Flashlights on Nature. George Newnes, Limited. 1899.
8vo. Original green cloth, gilt lettering and design of a bee-eater to front, gilt lettering to spine; pp. viii + 312 + [24, ads], 150 illustrations by Frederick Enock; previous owner's inscription to half title; very good.
First Newnes edition. A fascinating and light-hearted approach to natural history, with such chapters as ' The Cows that Ants Milk', 'Those Horrid Earwigs' and 'British Bloodsuckers'.