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GENERAL ZOOLOGY OR SYSTEMATIC NATURAL HISTORY by  George SHAW - Hardcover - 1800-1826 - from Charles Agvent (SKU: 013438)

GENERAL ZOOLOGY OR SYSTEMATIC NATURAL HISTORY

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GENERAL ZOOLOGY OR SYSTEMATIC NATURAL HISTORY

by SHAW, George

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  • hardcover
Condition
Minor foxing to the plates with many tissue guards still in place, text generally clean. Near Fine in a Fine, attractive binding
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London: G. Kearsley/Thomas Davison, 1800-1826. Hardcover. Minor foxing to the plates with many tissue guards still in place, text generally clean. Near Fine in a Fine, attractive binding. Twelve (of fourteen) volumes bound in eighteen volumes comprising twenty-two parts and including index, bound in recent 3/4 polished calf leather and marbled boards with blind rules, gilt-lettered and decorated spines, and gilt-lettered brown morocco spine labels. Illustrated with engraved title pages and 1048 plates. Includes 233 plates of mammals in 14 parts in 4 volumes; 140 plates of amphibians in 2 parts in 2 volumes; 190 plates of fish in 4 parts in 4 volumes; 139 plates of insects in 2 parts in 2 volumes; and 346 plates of birds in 10 parts in 5 volumes.

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Bookseller
Charles Agvent US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
013438
Title
GENERAL ZOOLOGY OR SYSTEMATIC NATURAL HISTORY
Author
SHAW, George
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Minor foxing to the plates with many tissue guards still in place, text generally clean. Near Fine in a Fine, attractive binding
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
G. Kearsley/Thomas Davison
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1800-1826
Keywords
Mammals; Insects; Amphibians; Fine Bindings; Fish
Bookseller catalogs
Wood Engravings; Natural History; Fine Bindings; Birds;
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Terms of Sale

Charles Agvent

All books subject to prior sale. Payment with order; institutions may be billed. Postage additional: $11.00 for the first book, $6.00 each thereafter. Overseas postage billed at approximate cost. Pennsylvania residents must add 6% sales tax. Mastercard, Visa, and American Express accepted. We are also open to reasonable payment terms. A book may be returned within 7 days of receipt for any reason provided it is in the same condition as sent and prior notice is given. Please insure returns for their full value.

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Charles Agvent

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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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About Charles Agvent

We carry a diverse and select stock with major specialties including Modern and 19th Century Literary First Editions, Signed Books & Autographs (especially Presidential and Literary), and Limited Editions Club books. We have been in business since 1987 and are proud to be members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
G
Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined...[more]
Marbled boards
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]

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