Wild Creatures Afield by
Ellen Velvin 1902
This 7.5 x 5 book has
317 pages. There are eight glossy illustrations done by Gustave
It was published with a dust jacket. There is no evidence that Altemus
printed more than one edition. There are 21 chapters each of which
highlights a different "wild creature".
The author, Ellen Velvin, was born in Southampton, England. She wrote a
number of books about wild animals, zoos, and animal training
(including another 1902 Altemus book, Rataplan).