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1938 Our Friendly Animals and Whence They Came Hard Back Book
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This item is already sold1938 Our Friendly Animals and Whence They Came Hard Back Book
Animal   History   Book
The picture shows a view of the cover and a sample page from this 1938 ''Our Friendly Animals and Whence They Came'' Hard Back Book. This book is by Karl Patterson Schmidt of the Field Museum of Natural History and it was Illustrated by Walter Alois Weber. It was published in 1938 by M. A. Donohue & Company of Chicago and New York. There are (76) pages filled with information and single color illustrations throughout and (12) large full page, full color illustrations (like the sample shown). The table of contents reads as follows:

I. Introduction
II. The Dog and His Wild Ancestors
III. The Forbears of the Cat
IV. The Origin of Domestic Cattle
V. Sheep and Their Wild Cousins
VI. Tame and Wild Goats
VII. The Ancestry of the Horse
VIII. The Donkey and Other Relatives of the Horse
IX. Domestic Swine and Wild Ones

The titles of the full page color illustrations are as follows:

I. Wolves have a happy family life
II. Jackals on a kitchen midden
III. Dingos chasing kangaroos
IV. The native wild cat was tamed in ancient Egypt
V. The European wild cat
VI. Our ancestors hunted the aurochs
VII. Some domestic cattle are derived from the zebu
VIII. The moufflon was formerly widespread in Europe
IX. The wild goat fearlessly defends its young
X. Przewalsky's horse is the only true wild horse
XI. The Somali wild ass is a graceful creature
XII. The wild boar has handsome striped young

This hard back book measures 10'' x 12-1/4''. It is in excellent condition with some normal wear from use.

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1938 Our Friendly Animals and Whence They Came Hard Back Book

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