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Natural History for Children. II Birds by Anon - Hardcover - First - 1819 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio646)

Natural History for Children. II Birds

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Natural History for Children. II Birds

by Anon

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Natural History for Children: being a Familiar Account of the most remarkable quadrupeds, birds, insects, fishes and reptiles, trees and plants. With plates and numerous cuts. In five vols. Vol. II. Birds
First edition. Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, Paternoster-row, and N. Hailes, Piccadilly. 1819. 12mo. Half title, Engraved frontispiece by J. Shury. Title. (2), 151, (1 adverts) pp. Over 50 woodcuts. Full contemporary tree calf. Spine in six compartments divided by double gilt rules. Leather label, gilt lettering. All edges sprinkled red. Bettison's Cheltenham bookseller's plate to fep. Signed Ellen Mary and Sarah Maria Seton Karr to ffep. Short detachment of title and contents to upper edge. Offsetting from frontispiece to title. Upper joint cracking but firm. Rubbing and wear to extremities. Each volume complete in itself. Extremely rare. One copy recorded - in the British Library.John Shury Engraver and print maker (1788-)


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Natural History for Children. II Birds
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Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, Paternoster-row, and N. Hailes, Piccadilly
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Juvenile, Natural History, Ornithology, Illustrated, Children's
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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.


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The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
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]
half title
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The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]

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