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Ocean Gardens - the History Of the Marine Aquarium

By Humphreys, H Noel




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Ocean Gardens : the History of the Marine Aquarium and The Best Methods Now Adopted for Its Establishment and Preservation

H. Noel Humphreys

London: Sampson, Low, Son and Co., 1857. Hand tinted colour plates. Red blind stamped cloth with wear to top and bottom of spine, and closed split to top front external hinge. splitting to internal front hinge, but still holding well. All edges gilt. . First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

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Ocean Gardens : The History of The Marine Aquarium, And The Best Methods Now Adopted For Its Establishment And Preservation

Humphreys, H Noel

Sampson Low, Son & Co 47 Ludgate Hill, 1857. 2nd edition.. Hardback. Cloth gilt, G+. viii+117pp+2pp publishers adverts, 12 hand coloured plates, b/w vignettes, all edges gilt, cloth to the spine rather grubby & lettering dulled, occasional foxing, plates in nice condition, a few page margins worn & thumbed. A fair copy of an interesting manual on the keeping of indoor aquariums which resemble rock pools & contains only seaweeds, anemones, molluscs etc etc with few or no fish.

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