Monarch the Big Bear
Author: Ernest Seton Thompson
Illustrator: Ernest Seton Thompson
SETON-THOMPSON, Ernest. Monarch the Big Bear. With 100 Drawings. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1904. 12mo, 215pp. Blue leather stamped in gilt with oval b&w pictorial paper label affixed to the front cover. Full-color frontispiece, 8 full-page b&w illustrations and numerous smaller b&w illustrations throughout. A bright copy with slight rubbing around edges of boards, remnant of a removed label on front free endpapers, previous owner's inscription on front free endpapers and page 1.
First Edition.The story of a tiny Grizzly cub who grew to be the Monarch of the Plains -- and the Prisoner of humanity's arrogance