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
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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.
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.
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