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The Natural History of Fishes of the Perch Family. The Naturalist's Library. Ichthyology. Vol I by Sir William Jardine - 1st Edition - 1835 - from E C Books (SKU: 032807)

The Natural History of Fishes of the Perch Family. The Naturalist's Library. Ichthyology. Vol I

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The Natural History of Fishes of the Perch Family. The Naturalist's Library. Ichthyology. Vol I

by Sir William Jardine

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  • hardcover
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EDINBURGH: W H LIZARS, 1835 A fair copy of the 1st edition in the original publisher's cloth binding. With half title; black and white frontispiece portrait of Sir Joseph Banks; hand coloured vignette title page with picture of Pentaceros capensis; 2 further title pages; advert; contents listing; Memoir of Sir Joseph Banks; text with black and white illustrations and 34 plates of which 32 are hand coloured. Publisher's adverts at the rear. The original cloth binding is in good condition being complete and clean with some light bumping to front corners and slight marking to the spine and back board. Internally the original green endpapers are present, with the bookplate of the naturalist Francis Hemmings to the front pastedown. There is a little splitting at the rear endpaper joint. Contents are complete with some brown toning at page edges, including the plates, particularly the top margin. Occasional spotting to text. Stitching is a little wobbly.

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Bookseller
E C Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
032807
Title
The Natural History of Fishes of the Perch Family. The Naturalist's Library. Ichthyology. Vol I
Author
Sir William Jardine
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Fair
Jacket condition
N
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
W H LIZARS
Place of Publication
EDINBURGH
Date published
1835
Keywords
ichthyology; fishes; naturalist's library; sir william jardine; perches
Bookseller catalogs
NATURAL HISTORY; Freshwater and Marine Life, including fish and fishing;
Size
12mo - over 6� - 7�" tall

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About E C Books

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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