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The Naturalist's Library. Mammalia Vol. I. Monkeys by Sir William Jardine - 1st Edition - 1833 - from E C Books and Biblio.com

The Naturalist's Library. Mammalia Vol. I. Monkeys

by Sir William Jardine

Condition: Good/N


EDINBURGH: W H LIZARS, 1833 A good copy of the 1st edition in the original publisher's binding. With half title; engraved frontispiece portrait of Count Buffon; hand coloured vignette title page (picture of a young rhesus monkey); 2 further title pages; errata slip; contents listing; advertisement; Memoir of Buffon; text, numerous engravings in the text, and 30 hand coloured plates (the plates run to number 29 but there are 2 versions of plate 2. Publisher's catalogue bound at the rear. The binding has been rebacked to retain most of the original spine including the gilt titles, which are faded. The boards have a little bumping and have fading to edges. The original green endpapers have been repaired - there is an ink signature on the front pastedown and a printing 'The Naturalist's Library' on the fep. There is an ink inscription on the rear pastedown. The plates are tissue guarded and are generally clean with offsetting to tissue guards and occasional light brown toning. Plate 2* has a small repair to the top inner corner and a crease. Plate 7 has a line across the top margin.Very occasional brown spotting.There is offsetting and browning from the frontispiece portrait to the vignette title page.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 031391
  • Title: The Naturalist's Library. Mammalia Vol. I. Monkeys
  • Author: Sir William Jardine
  • Format/binding: Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: W H LIZARS
  • Place: EDINBURGH
  • Date published: 1833
  • Keywords: Jardine, hand coloured monkey plates, naturalist's library, lizars
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURAL HISTORY;
  • Size: 12mo


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