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Plates Illustrative of Natural History, with a Short Description Annexed to Each Plate. Published under the Direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education...
WHYMPER, Josiah Wood.

Price: £1200.00 GBP

Used / Softcover
[ London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1845-47 ] . 0


A collection of 99 plates, well bound in a modern half calf binding. Landscape (oblong) format 13.5" x 11.0" x 1.5" [34.2cm x 28.5cm x 4.2cm]. Red calf spine and corners over light green cloth covered boards. Spine with 5 raised bands and recent black leather title label: "Animals A - Z". Coloured, engraved plates by Josiah Wood Whymper. All linen backed, all numbered. Plate 1: "The Long Eared Bat" rather soiled. Plate 98; "The Common Carp" is creased and soiled, with small edge loss. Plate...(cont)