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The Naturalist's Repository of Exotic Natural History: Consisting of .Elegantly Coloured Plates.2 Volume Set.

Donovan, E.

Published by Printed for the author., 1823
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Fellow of the Linnean Society. Disbound with no spines, but the covers have protected the plates. Beautiful, bright hand-colored plates. Perfect for framing. No foxing. Impressed image is approx. 8" x 4.5" with almost a 1/2" margin on all sides. Edges are rough. Images include many butterflies, shells, birds and 3 of mammals, 1 fish and several brightly colored insects. These volumes are not complete. Title page mentions 72 plates but there are only 56 with unnumbered text pages. A unique and scare item even as is. In Two Volumes as stated on title page. Originial cloth covers. Bookseller Inventory # 026807

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Title: The Naturalist's Repository of Exotic ...

Publisher: Printed for the author.

Publication Date: 1823

Binding: Hardcover.

Illustrator: 56 handcolored plates.

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Neil and Beverly Townsend established Townsend Booksellers in Oakland, CA in 1984, selling books from our home and at many regional bookfairs. From 1990 until 2015, Townsend Booksellers was based in Pittsburgh, PA with an open shop there for 21 years. We now live in Las Cruces, NM and continue to sell books online. Our books are carefully selected, and we endeavor to describe them with detailed accuracy. We fill orders promptly and package books with care.

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