Dialogues on Curious Subjects in Natural History.

  • (Natural History)
  • London: Printed for Darton, Harvey, and Darton 1816
  • Darton G251.


SKU: 3957 Category: Tag:


12mo, pp. viii, 151, [1]. Original grey boards backed in green roan, spine divided by gilt rules and gilt-lettered direct, half-title used as front pastedown. Numerous woodcut illustrations within pagination. Some spotting and soiling. Rear board and flyleaf renewed, front hinge relined, old board a bit marked and worn.


A rare publication, full of illustrations of unusual and exotic animals. COPAC locates just one copy, at Cambridge, and Worldcat adding Indiana, Princeton, and the Osborne collection in Toronto.

Location & Opening Times

3a & 4a Haddington Place, Edinburgh, EH7 4AE

Currently closed to visitors for public health reasons

Upcoming Shop Closures

Scottish Lockdown Closure

We will be closed until at least 26th April 2021

Website remains open for online orders during this time