The Life of William T. Davis. Mabel Abbott.

The Life of William T. Davis

Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (6" x 9.5"), green cloth, gilt in dust jacket. 321pp. with index and list of his published works. Map endpapers. Signed by the author on the half-title. Jacket has dampstain which only slightly affects the cloth and has moderate edgewear. Some of the spine title has rubbed off. Good + / fair. Item #14348

The oddball lovable naturalist with a penchant for locusts was known for his charming sayings, an example of which is: "There is nothing under the sun better than to let it shine on you."

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