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Books, Sir William Jardine's "the Naturalist's Library" Rare First Edition

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Rare first edition. Leather bound. 40 volumes. Small octavos. Contemporarily bound in three-quarter tan calf leather with marbled boards and edges and raised bands with gilt detailing on spines. Profusely illustrated with hand-colored plates throughout, including 14 volumes of birds, 13 volumes of mammals, 7 volumes of insects, 6 volumes of fish, and more. Very good. Published in Edinburgh by W.H. Lizars in 1843. Sir William Jardine (1800-1874) was a Scottish naturalist, best known for his editing of a long series of natural history books [The Naturalist's Library]. All listed dimensions are for a single volume.

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  • Place of Origin
    Scotland
  • Date of Manufacture
    1843
  • Period
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Seller Reference Number
    #1310
  • Sold As
    Set of 40
  • Reference Number
    LU856117682111
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