From North Pole to equator : studies of wild life and scenes in many lands / by the naturalist-traveller Alfred Edmund Brehm ; Tr. from the German by Margaret R. Thomson ; Ed. by J. Arthur Thomson ... With eighty-three illustrations from original drawings.
Contributor(s): Thomson, Margaret R | Thomson, John Arthur, SirPublisher: London Glasgow Dublin : Blackie & son, ltd, 1896.Description: xxxi, -592 p. incl. illus., plates : front. (port.) ; 26 cm.
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Bibliography: p. xxix-xxxi. Title vignette. Contents: Introductory essay by the editor. - -The bird-bergs of Lapland. - -The tundra and its animal life. - -The Asiatic steppes and their fauna. - -The forests and sport of Siberia. - -The steppes of inner Africa. - -The primeval forests of Central Africa. - -Migrations of mammals. - -Love and courtship among birds. - -Apes and monkeys. - -Desert journeys. - -Nubia and the Nile rapids. - -A journey in Siberia. - -The heathen Ostiaks. - -Nomad herdsmen and herds of the steppes. - -Family and social life among the Kirghiz. - -Colonists and exiles in Siberia. - -An ornithologist on the Danube.