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The Natural History of Fishes, particularly their structure and economical uses. The Naturalist's Library, Ichthyology Vol. II. by  Sir William Jardine - editor J S Bushnan - 1st Edition - 1840 - from E C Books (SKU: 032943)

The Natural History of Fishes, particularly their structure and economical uses. The Naturalist's Library, Ichthyology Vol. II.

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The Natural History of Fishes, particularly their structure and economical uses. The Naturalist's Library, Ichthyology Vol. II.

by J S Bushnan, Sir William Jardine - editor

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EDINBURGH: W H Lizars, S Highley et al, 1840 A very good copy of the 1st edition in the original publisher's cloth binding. With volume listing; half title; engraved black and white frontispiece portrait of Salvianus; vignette title page with black and white illustration of seabirds and a sea monster; 2 further title pages; advertisement; contents listing; Memoir of Hippolito Salviani; text including numerous black and white illustrations; 32 hand coloured plates bound at the rear; and a 4 page publisher's catalogue. The original cloth binding is in very good clean condition. The spine is lightly faded and there are some darker and lighter patches to the front board. There is pulling to spine ends and the bottom corners are lightly turned. The original green endpapers are present. The text is largely unopened. Contents in very good condition with bright plates - numbered up to 31 - there being 2 versions of plate 27. The stitching is a bit wobbly but currently sound. Tissue guard to plate 7 loose. Occasional light spotting, mostly to tissue guards.

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Bookseller
E C Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
032943
Title
The Natural History of Fishes, particularly their structure and economical uses. The Naturalist's Library, Ichthyology Vol. II.
Author
J S Bushnan, Sir William Jardine - editor
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
N
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
W H Lizars, S Highley et al
Place of Publication
EDINBURGH
Date published
1840
Keywords
j s bushnan; natural history of fishes; jardine; naturalist's library; fishes; marine biology; nineteenth century natural history
Bookseller catalogs
NATURAL HISTORY; Freshwater and Marine Life, including fish and fishing;
Size
12mo - over 6� - 7�" tall

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E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books. Our largest stock area is Natural History, where we have a good range of books from the 1700-1800's, many finely illustrated. Other areas include children's books, particularly late 1800's-early 1900's - again illustrated; and literature pre 1900.When you order books from us we ensure that they are properly packed to protect condition, and we always use recorded or 'signed for' postal services for more secure delivery. Please note that we have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands, where we intend to open a bookshop over the next year. Because of our location we cannot guarantee 'next day' delivery but we will get your purchase to you as quickly and safely as we can.Please note that the buyer is responsible for the payment of any tax or duty on import.

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