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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 (SKU: 031740)

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

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

by W H Harvey, William Yarrell

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  • hardcover
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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.

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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 of Publication
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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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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vignette
A decorative design or illustration placed at the beginning or end of a ...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
gilt
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]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
edges
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]

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