By John Fleming
Edinburgh   Bell & Bradfute
8.5" by 5.5" [3], vi-xxiii, 565pp
The first edition of John Fleming's zoological work on the animals of Britain.
By John Fleming

1828 A History of British Animals, Exhibiting the Descriptive Characters and Systematical Arrangement of the Genera and Species of Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Mollusca, and Radiata of the United Kingdom

Edinburgh   Bell & Bradfute
8.5" by 5.5" [3], vi-xxiii, 565pp
The first edition of John Fleming's zoological work on the animals of Britain.
£98.00
: 0.75kgs / : 732P13

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First Edition, Leather Binding

The first edition of this work.

A naturalist study on the animals native to the British Isles, a fascinating work on zoology.

Written by the Scottish naturalist John Fleming.

Condition

In a half calf binding with cloth to the boards. Externally, generally smart. Minor rubbing and marks to the boards and spine. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities, with a very small amount of loss to the head of the spine. Tidemark to the front board. Hinges are starting but firm. Small torn newspaper clipping to the head of the recto to the front endpaper. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with a few odd spots. Prior owner's ink inscription to the head of the title page. The occasional pencil mark to the text.

Very Good

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