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Wanderings in South America, The North West of the United States and The Antilles, In The Years 1812, 1820, &1824; With original instructions for the perfect preservation of Birds, Etc. for Cabinets of Natural History. by  Charles Waterton - Hardcover - 1889 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio632)

Wanderings in South America, The North West of the United States and The Antilles, In The Years 1812, 1820, &1824; With original instructions for the perfect preservation of Birds, Etc. for Cabinets of Natural History.

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Wanderings in South America, The North West of the United States and The Antilles, In The Years 1812, 1820, &1824; With original instructions for the perfect preservation of Birds, Etc. for Cabinets of Natural History.

by Waterton, Charles

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  • hardcover
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New Edition. Edited, with Biographical Introduction and Explanatory Index, by the Rev. J. G. Wood. With One Hundred Illustrations. Macmillan and Co. London. 1889. Octavo. xvi, 520pp. Numerous text engravings. Full calf Prize Binding by T. Brear and Co. Ltd., Bradford. Spine in six compartments with gilt tooling, gilt lettering, raised bands and red leather label. Coat of Arms vignette in gilt to upper board. Border edge tooling to boards. Blind edge tooling and inner tooling. Marbled edges and matching endpapers. Bradford Grammar School Prize bookplate awarded to D.G. Ackroyd dated 1892 to fep. Binder's plate to fep. Spotting to endpapers. Small torn loss to edge of ffep. Corners bumped and rubbed. Spine slightly faded with a little age discolouration and marks to leather boards.

[D. G. Ackroyd, Textile mill owner, became the First President of the Bradford Cricket League in 1909. In November 1930 he represented the British Worsted Spinners Federation in Turin and Rome at the Wool Trade Conferences and Settlement of the European Wool Trade disputes.]

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Biblio632
Title
Wanderings in South America, The North West of the United States and The Antilles, In The Years 1812, 1820, &1824; With original instructions for the perfect preservation of Birds, Etc. for Cabinets of Natural History.
Author
Waterton, Charles
Format/binding
See description and photographs
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Macmillan and Co.
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1889
Keywords
Macoushi Indians, Antigua, Barbados, South America, Caribbean, Taxidermy, Prize Binding
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Natural HIstory; Americas and Caribbean; Christmas gift ideas; Fine Bindings;
Size
8vo

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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edges
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plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
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G
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bookplate
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gilt
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octavo
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spine
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