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The naturalist in La Plata, by W.H. Hudson ; illustrated by J. Smit

Label
The naturalist in La Plata
Title
The naturalist in La Plata
Statement of responsibility
by W.H. Hudson ; illustrated by J. Smit
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Celebrated nature classic offers unusual perspective on treeless grasslands of Argentina. Detailed, accurate observations of desert pampas, wildlife, animal defense mechanisms, more."--Publisher description
Cataloging source
HDC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The naturalist in La Plata, by W.H. Hudson ; illustrated by J. Smit
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The desert pampas -- The puma, or lion of America -- A wave of life -- Some curious animal weapons -- Fear in birds -- Parental and early instincts -- The mephitic skunk -- Mimicry and warning colours in grasshoppers -- Dragon-fly storms -- Mosquitoes and parasite problems -- Humble-bees and other matters -- A noble wasp -- Nature's night-lights -- Facts and thoughts about spiders -- The death-feigning instinct -- Humming-birds -- The crested screamer -- The woodhewer family -- Music and dancing in nature -- Biography of the vizcacha -- The dying huanaco -- The strange instincts of cattle -- Horse and man -- Seen and lost -- Appendix -- Index
Control code
2030913
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
x, 394 p., [6] leaves of plates
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Dobie Collection. Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (SW Writers Access. No. 86-004). Presentation copy For Bertha McKee Dobie form J.F.D. [i.e., J. Frank Dobie], April 1931. Ms. notations throughout.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The naturalist in La Plata, by W.H. Hudson ; illustrated by J. Smit
Publication
Contents
The desert pampas -- The puma, or lion of America -- A wave of life -- Some curious animal weapons -- Fear in birds -- Parental and early instincts -- The mephitic skunk -- Mimicry and warning colours in grasshoppers -- Dragon-fly storms -- Mosquitoes and parasite problems -- Humble-bees and other matters -- A noble wasp -- Nature's night-lights -- Facts and thoughts about spiders -- The death-feigning instinct -- Humming-birds -- The crested screamer -- The woodhewer family -- Music and dancing in nature -- Biography of the vizcacha -- The dying huanaco -- The strange instincts of cattle -- Horse and man -- Seen and lost -- Appendix -- Index
Control code
2030913
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
x, 394 p., [6] leaves of plates
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Dobie Collection. Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (SW Writers Access. No. 86-004). Presentation copy For Bertha McKee Dobie form J.F.D. [i.e., J. Frank Dobie], April 1931. Ms. notations throughout.
Other physical details
ill.

Library Locations

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