Nature Books The Open Air by Richard Jeffries 1948 Edition Lutterworth Press, London Rare Books for Nature Lovers Gift Naturalist Books

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This is a very good hardcover, NO dust jacket, jacket missing. 1948 Edition from Lutterworth Press, London. This copy is clean inside and out. The pages only have very light natural tanning from age with no markings seen. The binding is tight and straight. Olive green hardcover boards are also very good with only light shelf wear. The title/author lettering along spine is good, light fading but visible. Crown octavo book size or 5.5" x 8" with 292 pages.

The Open Air by Richard Jeffries contains an intro and notes by Samuel J. Looker. Numerous wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker bring the scenes of fields and wildlife to the reader. Jeffries was an English nature writer depicting nature and rural life in books of natural history along with novels.
The Open Air contains 21 essays and was originally published in 1885. This is a reprint edition by the original publisher, Lutterworth, London. The book is meant for nature lovers and country life. Chapters include Wild Flowers, Sunny Brighton, The Pine Wood, Nature on the Roof, Under the Acorns, Forest, Beauty in the Country, Out of Doors in February, On the London Road, A Wet Night in London and more.

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