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A Description of Three Hundred Animals viz. Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Serpents and Insects With a Particular Account of The Manner of Their Catching of Whales in Greenland. Extracted from the Best Authors and Adapted to the Use of All Capacities. Illustrated with Copper-Plates, Whereon is Curiously Engraven Every Beast, Bird, Fish, Serpent and Insect Described in the Whole Book. The Eleventh Edition Carefully Corrected and Amended. Small format. 7 x 4". Full brown leather binding. B/w frontis. Title page in red and black. 212 pages. Numerous b/w illustrations including one large folding plate. Contents very good. Front board almost detached. Boards very worn. A fascinating early natural history book.
Dark green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Top edge gilt. The Ichthyological portion includes the fishes of the East Coast. Corners and edges rubbed. Name in ink to half-title. Very slight page-edge browning. Rear cover dampmarked. A few hinges pulled. A few pencil annotations to margins. REDUCED FROM Â£190.
Very large format. Revised edition of the original classic. Packed with colour photos. Second Edition ISBN: 0701810033. Top edge slightly spotted. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
ENGLISH BOTANY OR COLOURED FIGURES OF BRITISH PLANTS VOLUME XVI
Written by James Edward Smith; et al. Illustrated by James Sowerby; et al..
Stock no. 677822
1849. Fair condition.
Three-quarter black leather binding. 94 hand-coloured plates.The Descriptions, Synonyms and places of growth. Volume XVI. Front board detached. Two thrids of backstrip missing, corners worn. Pencil annotation througout. Rear board almost detached. Some damp cricking of pages and a couple of light damp marks to pages. All plates present. REDUCED FROM Â£420.
Limited edition of 250 copies sold by the author. With Especial reference to relative postion including their relations with the cryptogamous. Large oblong format. Pages: ii, 56. Original blue-green cloth with gilt lettering. 7 tables, one folding, 1 engraved plate. Includes subscribers list. Foxing to endpapers and prelims,Corners worn, contents generally VG.