# 43549

LʹVOV, Vladimir Nikolaevich (1869-1939)

[CHILD’S GEOGRAPHY] Zharkii͡a strany : rasskazy o rastenii͡akh, zhivotnykh i dikari͡akh tropicheskikh stran.

[=Warm countries : stories about plants, animals and savages of tropical countries]. Moscow : Tipografii͡a Tovarishchestva I. D. Sytina, 1903. First edition. Octavo (190 mm), contemporary half leather over marbled papered boards (rubbed, corners worn), pp. 102, [2] publisher’s ads; with 55 lithographic illustrations; text in Russian (in Cyrillic); early Russian library stamps to title and several other pages, title also stamped ‘Dublete’ (i.e. duplicate); printed on cheap paper, but internally clean and sound.

An introduction (for older schoolchildren) to the natural history, agricultural economy and ethnology of the world’s tropical and sub-tropical regions, including northern Australia, New Guinea and the Pacific; South and Southeast Asia; Africa; and the Americas.

Scarce pre-Revolutionary publication, not traced in Australian libraries.