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Frank Todd ANTARCTIC SPLENDOR First Edition Signed

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First edition, first print hardback of Esplendor Antartico published by Disenadores Asociados, Ltda and Hancock House Publishers in 1993. Limited deluxe edition Signed by Todd. No dust jacket
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First edition, first print hardback of ANTARCTIC SPLENDOR - Esplendor Antartico by Frank S. Todd. In Spanish and in English, published and distributed in Spanish-speaking countries in Chile by Disenadores Asociados, Ltda. Published and distributed in English-speaking countries by Hancock House Publishers in 1993.

Stated on the front endpaper: "This special patron's limited deluxe edition of Antarctic Splendor portrays the majesty, grandeur, and indescribable beauty of the majestic wonderland at the bottom of the globe and its unbelievable abundance of wildlife. I am convinced that you will agree with me that his magnificent final frontier must be forever regarded as an irreplaceable international treasure justly deserving of preservation for future generations. Frank S. Todd" and signed by Todd in ink on this page.

The book is in very good condition (Clean white boards with blue lettering on the front which has only minor rubbing to the spine edges) There is no dust jacket. Internally, the pages are clean and tight and there are no tears. There is a gift inscription on the front endpaper, beneath the signed statement.

An exquisite coffee table publication depicting the breathtaking and awesome scenery and wildlife of the Antarctic region.

Frank S. Todd is one of the world's recognized authorities on waterfowl and penguins, and has spent over 25 seasons working in Antarctic, subantarctic and Arctic regions.

An ardent conservationist, he has been awarded the National Science Foundation Polar Medal and the San Diego Zoological Society Conservation Medal, and was responsible for three Bean awards (the "Academy Award" of the association of zoological parks).

During his tenure as corporate vice president of aviculture and research at Sea World, Frank was responsible for the creation of the famous Penguin Encounters, and achieved the first breeding of the Emperor Penguin in captivity.

In addition to nearly 100 technical papers and popular articles, Frank is the author of Antarctic Splendor; Penguins; Waterfowl: Ducks, Geese and Swans of the World; and 10,001 Titillating Tidbits of Avian Trivia.

Large oblong format. 175 pages. Profusely illustrated throughout with Frank S. Todd's wonderful photographs.

ISBN: 0 88839 329 6

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Specifications
  • Condition:
    Used
  • Product Code:
    1874
  • Weight:
    1.6kg