Wildlife Crisis
Wildlife Crisis
Wildlife Crisis

EDINBURGH, H.R.H The Duke of, and James Fisher. Wildlife Crisis.

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EDINBURGH, H.R.H The Duke of, and James Fisher. Wildlife Crisis Arcadia Press. 1971.

4to. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in blue morocco, elaborate circular coloured leather inlaid design with gilt edge recreating the frontispiece image of the Earth in shadow, spine with circular brown morocco lettering piece and gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, in original grey cloth solander box; pp. 256, illustrated throughout in colour and b&w; with loose receipt from Zaehnsdorf to the original owner and promotional leaflet from the WWF; fine.
No. 212 of limited edition of 265, signed by Prince Philip to title page. This deluxe, specially bound edition of the Duke of Edinburgh's book on rare species and wildlife conservation was produced in support of the World Wildlife Fund. Zaehnsdorf gave it a particularly lavish treatment reflecting the prince's passionate commitment to the conservation cause.