A CALIFORNIA BESTIARY. by Solnit, Rebecca and Mona Caron.


Edition: First printing.

Berkeley, CA: Heyday, (2010). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book inspired by medieval bestiaries, Solnit "describes native California animals in such a way that they become as thrilling as any exotic creature of yore" each with a full color, full page illustration by Mona Caron. The aninmals range from the acorn woodpecker, bluebelly lizard and the California condor to the elephant seal and tule elk. SIGNED by Solnit on the title page. Created in partnership with the Oakland Zoo, which had just unveiled plans to create an ambitious native California animal exhibit where local species will be rehabilitated and cared for. Small format. 47 [8] pp. ISBN: 978-1597141253.

Condition: Fine in illustrated boards, no dust jacket as issued.

Book ID: 77216
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