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PENNANT, Thomas
British Zoology - complete in 4 volumes
Wilkie and Robinson etc, London. 1812 new edition complete in 4 volumes. Bindings worn - hence low price to allow for re-bind if desired. One front board missing and 2 boards detached. The texts are good and clean overall, with little wear, foxing or age-browning. Volume 1 has a vignette half-title of sheep of sheep plus all 14 plates of quadrupeds and all 51 plates of birds. No front blank end paper. Front board missing, back board detached. Volume 2 has all 48 plates of water birds; front board detached. Volume 3 has all 84 plates of fish. Volume 4 has all 95 plates of crustacea and mollusca; front board detached. A few plates are folding. The only apparent text fault is a small piece missing, with loss of some text words on page 313 of volume 4. See photographs to assess. Very heavy set - 5.81kg unpacked, so extra shipping and insurance required according to destination. Please contact seller if further details required. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Brian P. Martin Antiquarian Books [Godalming, United Kingdom]
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