Book of Natural History; Containing a Description of Animals and Birds: Morris, F. O. Book of Natural History; Containing a Description of Animals and Birds: Morris, F. O. Book of Natural History; Containing a Description of Animals and Birds: Morris, F. O. Book of Natural History; Containing a Description of Animals and Birds: Morris, F. O.

Book of Natural History; Containing a Description of Animals and Birds

Morris, F. O.

Published by Groombridge and Sons, London, 1852
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
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318 pages, plus 160 hand colored plates. Beautifully rebound in dark red leather with ruled edges on covers. Gilt stamped lettering and three animal images on spine. Top edge of text block is gilded. Marbled end leaves. Covers show very light scratches on top cover and are otherwise Fine. First plate (jaguar) has been trimmed along the edge, though not affecting image. First leaves are a little soiled and smudged, and there appears old smoke stains along top edges of these leaves. Scattered, light offsetting from plates. Overall a tight, complete, and fairly clean copy in a truly stunning binding. Bookseller Inventory # 033446

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Title: Book of Natural History; Containing a ...

Publisher: Groombridge and Sons, London

Publication Date: 1852

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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With more than 25 years of experience buying and selling out-of-print, collectible, and rare books, maps, and ephemera, I am now doing business from my home at 60 Poplar Heights Rd.; Chanute, KS 66720; U.S.A. by appointment only. I offer a selection of more than 5000 books of all genre, as well as more than 1000 maps ranging from 15th century to early 20th. All inventory is hand selected and believed to be of significance for the collector, the reader, the historian or the general book lover. Historically, I have specialized in Kansas and regional history, but also maintain quality collections of Natural History, Theology, Americana, Railroad, Travel and Exploration, Medicine, Art, and Psychology, Neurology, and Psychiatry. Fine bindings, plate books, signed and inscribed items are also an important part of my collections. Smaller, though intriguing collections of other genre are also a part of my holdings. Appraisal, consultation, and collection development services are available. Please come and browse, talk books, and have a cup of coffee in a relaxed and book friendly environment. But for the convenience of both of us, please email or call first. Trade terms available and dealers are welcome.

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