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MARTIN'S NATURAL HISTORY by  Sarah A Myers - Hardcover - 1862 - from Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. and


by Myers, Sarah A

Condition: Very Good/No Dust Jacket

New York: Blakeman & Mason, 1862. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Octavo. Hand-colored frontispiece, 464 (1)pp., First Series translated from the 35th German edition containing 262 hand colored illustrations; bound in original blind stamped brown cloth depicting various animals, pictorial gilt spine. Light wear ar extremities; neat owner name on FEP;a very good copy.

  • Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2182
  • Author: Myers, Sarah A
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Blakeman & Mason
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1862



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