Zoological Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution in the years 1806 and 1807.

  • Shaw, George
  • London: Printed for George Kearsley 1809
  • Nissen ZBI 3837.

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Description

FIRST EDITION, 2 vols., large 8vo, pp. [xiv], 248; [iv], 225, [7] + additional engraved title-page in each vol. and 167 further engraved plates. Untrimmed in near-contemporary half dark green roan, marbled boards, spines divided by gilt-rolled raised bands, gilt-lettered direct in three compartments, others with blind tools, marbled endpapers. Some toning and foxing. Bindings a bit rubbed at extremities, a few scuffs. Stamps and other marks of the Library of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (dispersed) to title-pages and a few other places.

Notes

Profusely illustrated with engravings of animals, birds, and insects.

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