Hoofs Claws and Antlers By Harold McCracken, First Edition Hardcover, 1958, Children's Book

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Hoofs Claws and Antlers By Harold McCracken, First Edition Hardcover, 1958, Children's Book

A wonderful first edition children's book from 1958. This book is titled Hoofs Claws and Antlers with the subtitle "The Story of American Big Game Animals. The book was written by Harold McCracken and Illustrated by Lee Ames.
This is a great book for a child or a collector.

Size:
12 1/2 inches in length
9 inches in width
56 pages
No Dust Jacket
Published by Garden City Books, Garden City, NY.
Illustration by Lee Ames

Harold McCracken (1894-1983) was an American author, an Alaskan grizzly bear hunter, biplane stunt photographer, cinematographer, producer and museum director. He was also an explorer, who led an expedition in the 1920s looking for the possibility of a long-ago land bridge between Siberia and Alaska.

This book is in very good condition. It is a hardcover but has no dust jacket. There is some wear at the ends of the spine. The binding of the book is intact. There is a sticker on the first cover page. It was published by Garden City Books, Garden City, NY. It has beautiful animal illustrations in color, and black & white. The pages are a bit yellowed from age. There are no marks or writing in the book

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