A history of the British sea-anemones and corals

GOSSE, Philip Henry

Published by Van Voorst, London, 1860
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With frontispiece plus 11 additional plates (11 chromolithographs) and text illustrations. Original blind- and gilt-stamped cloth, half-title browned, otherwise, the copy is excellent with bright plates. Small book label of William Davey. First edition of the author's most important work, considered a standard authority on marine biology. Gosse (1810-88) was a naturalist who traveled throughout the world making observations and drawings of zoological specimens. He wrote on many subjects of interest to naturalists worldwide, but is best known for his invention of the sea-water aquarium. Bookseller Inventory # 14376

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Title: A history of the British sea-anemones and ...

Publisher: Van Voorst, London

Publication Date: 1860


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