Henry Altemus Company


Non Series


Wild Creatures Afield by Ellen Velvin 1902


This 7.5 x 5 book has 317 pages. There are eight glossy illustrations done by Gustave Verbeek.

It was published with a dust jacket. There is no evidence that Altemus printed more than one edition. There are 21 chapters each of which highlights a different "wild creature".

The author, Ellen Velvin, was born in Southampton, England. She wrote a number of books about wild animals, zoos, and animal training (including another 1902 Altemus book, Rataplan).





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