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EXTINCT MONSTERS
Written by H.N. Hutchinson. Illustrated by J. Smit; et al..
Stock no. 2133150
Published by Chapman & Dodd Ltd.. 1st 1892. Almost very good condition.

A Popular Account of Some of the Larger Forms of Ancient Animal Life. Describing the lost creations of the old world, clothing their dry bones with flesh and suggesting backgrounds such as are indicated by the discoveries of geology. Dark green cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 24 b/w plates and 38 text illustrations. 254 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few light marks to covers. Remains of small label on front pastedown. 3 lines of pencil text to half-title and a few pages with pencil annotations. Name in ink to top of title page. Prelims foxed and foxspots to contents mainly to page and plate margins.

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