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Darwin, Erasmus
Zoonomia; or the Laws of Organic Life. Vokl. II
Printed forJ. Johnson, in St. Paul's Church-yard, London, 1796. First edition of this the second volume of Zoonomia; bound in marbled boards with leather spine and corners, spine cover lacking, front cover detached at front joint, rear cover detached before page 771, text block almost broken into 2 parts at pages 369/369; no half-title, early ownership on title page [see photo], xii, 772 pages; nice wide margins, text block measures 10.2 x 8 inches, pages fairly bright with only occasional light age spotting; previous owner has supplied numerous marginalia, fortunately mostly in very light pencil, though there are a few pages with very fine manuscript in ink; 4 plates present, each bears the oval ink stamp of the Edinburgh Medical Society; more photos available on request; a scarce volume in "as found" condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Stony Hill Books [Madison, WI, U.S.A.]
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