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A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland by John Blackwall - First Edition - 1861 - from E C Books and

A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland

by John Blackwall

Condition: Very Good/N

LONDON : Ray Society, 1861 An exceptional copy. Complete in 2 volumes - rebound - brown leather spines with raised bands and gold lettering; marbled boards in fine condition. Original Ray Society plates retained and pasted onto new end papers.Volume 1 issued in 1861 and Volume 2 in 1864. Contents in very good condition with 29 hand coloured plates drawn from nature by Tuffen West. Some brown age spotting.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 30316
  • Title: A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Author: John Blackwall
  • Illustrator: Tuffen West & W West
  • Format/binding: Half-Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Ray Society
  • Place: LONDON
  • Date published: 1861
  • Keywords: Spiders; Arachnida; Ray Society; nineteenth century natural history; john blackwall
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURAL HISTORY; Invertebrates;
  • Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall


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