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The Museum of Natural History. [Complete in 2 Vols.]

Richardson, John et al.

Published by William Mackenzie, Glasgow
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Pride and Prejudice-Books (Ballston Lake, NY, U.S.A.)

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Complete in 2 vols. No Date, c. 1859. 4to. Attractive full brown calf with decorative borders on the covers, raised bands on the spine, gilt decorative borders around the compartments, title and volume in gilt, and embossed designs in the remaining compartments. Bindings solid, edge wear lightening up the leather around the edges. Previous owner's name in ink dated 1862. vi, 446 pp., [2], 34 Plates Mammalia (all nicely colored except for the final 3 skeleton plates), 31 Plates Birds (all colored except for the final skeleton plate, some beautifully); ii, 405 pp., [1], 8 Plates Reptiles (3 not colored); iv; 4 Plates Amphibia (all colored); 17 Plates Fishes (11 not colored); 11 Plates Entymology (5 not colored, butterflies especially attractive); 2 Plates Cirripedes (not colored); 29 Remaining Plates (only 1 colored). Internals: one signature of 4 leaves bound upside down but all leaves present, edge tear on one plate but not affecting image. Overall, a Very Good and desirable set. The handcolored plates of the birds and butterflies are particularly striking. 0. Bookseller Inventory # 019933

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Title: The Museum of Natural History. [Complete in ...

Publisher: William Mackenzie, Glasgow

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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