The Cabinet Cyclopaedia. Natural History. A Preliminary Discource on The Study of Natural History. (Vol. I)

By: Swainson, William; Lardner, Rev. Dionysius

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8 pp ads, viii + 462 pp + additional title page at rear. Index. Engraved plate after the title. Volume the First in Lardner's enormous cyclopaedia, with the discourse on Natural History by Swainson -- who would go on, of course, to write many celebrated volumes in the set. This volume is on the general study of natural history and does not have the many plates that other volumes do. Still, quite scarce and looks to be the first edition. Brown cloth over paper boards are worn, edges very rubbed, black library tape at spine. Interior indpapers are quite foxed, old ownership signatures, white hinge tape, generally worn but sturdy and very readable, except for library marks and pocket, quite clean.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: The Cabinet Cyclopaedia. Natural History. A Preliminary Discource on The Study of Natural History. (Vol. I)

Author Name: Swainson, William; Lardner, Rev. Dionysius

Categories: Natural History,

Publisher: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman: 1834

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002721

Keywords: Natural History,