Michigan Wildlife Sketches Native Mammals of Michigan's Forest Fields & Marshes by G.W. Bradt and Charles Schafer 1961 Michigan Dept. of Conservation

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Greetings, nature lovers and vintage book aficionados! Allow me to introduce "Michigan Wildlife Sketches: Native Mammals of Michigan's Forest, Fields, and Marshes." The Michigan Department of Conservation published this paperback book in 1961. It serves as an illuminating guide to the native mammals that inhabit Michigan's diverse landscapes.

Key Features:

The paperback format allows for easy flipping of pages as you explore the wondrous wildlife of Michigan. It's handy for quick references and ideal for taking along on your outdoor adventures.

The 62 pages of this book are filled with beautiful illustrations and insightful information on the mammals that call Michigan home. From white-tailed deer to the elusive bobcat, this guide covers it all.

Co-authored by G.W. Bradt (text) and Charles Schafer (illustrator), this book showcases not only their expert knowledge but also their profound respect for Michigan's wildlife and ecosystems.

The book's wear on the cover adds an authentic touch, while the beautifully detailed illustrations inside offer a nostalgic look at wildlife documentation from yesteryear.


  • Title: Michigan Wildlife Sketches: Native Mammals of Michigan's Forest, Fields & Marshes
  • Publication Date: 1961
  • Publisher: Michigan Dept. of Conservation
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 62
  • Dimensions: 11x9x.05 
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Wear on cover, some bent corners eared pages


For both nature enthusiasts and collectors of vintage books, "Michigan Wildlife Sketches" offers a unique and enriching experience, inviting you to discover the mammals of Michigan like never before. 


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