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The Sea-Side Book; being An Introduction to the Natural History of the British Coasts by  William Yarrell W H Harvey - Hardcover - 3rd Edition - 1854 - from E C Books and Biblio.com

The Sea-Side Book; being An Introduction to the Natural History of the British Coasts

by W H Harvey, William Yarrell

Condition: Very Good/N


London: John Van Voorst, 1854 A very good copy in the original decorative cloth binding with gilt design to front board and gilt titles to spine. All page edges gilt. With vignette title page and numerous black and white illustrations in the text. 3rd edition with additional chapter on fish and fish diet by Yarrell. The binding is in good clean condition but with fading to spine and board edges. There is a little wear to edges and corners and some bumping. With original endpapers. Contents in very good clean condition. With publisher's catalogue at the rear. Small book - please enquire if you would like us to assess postage at cost.
  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 031740
  • Title: The Sea-Side Book; being An Introduction to the Natural History of the British Coasts
  • Author: W H Harvey, William Yarrell
  • Format/binding: Decorative Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 3rd Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Van Voorst
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1854
  • Keywords: nineteenth century natural history, victorian natural history, coasts, marine life,
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURAL HISTORY; Freshwater and Marine Life, including fish and fishing;
  • Size: 16mo


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