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DALYELL, Sir John Graham.
The Powers of the Creator Displayed in the Creation: Or, Observations on Life Amidst the Various Forms of the Humbler Tribes of Animated Nature with Practical Comments and Illustrations.
John Van Voorst. London. -53-58. 3 volumes. 4to, 1851. pp. (ii), iii, (iii), 286. 70 plates; xiii, (i) blank, 359, (i) blank. 46 plates; li, (i) blank, 111, (i) blank, (i) To the Binder, (i) blank. Fine engraved portrait of Dalyell and 28 [1 bis] plates. All 145 plates are engraved and hand-coloured. Later quarter calf over contemporary marbled boards, last nine leaves in v.I with some marginal dampstaining and the recto of the final leaf laid down with tissue (no text loss), very occasional foxing, overall very good copies. *FREEMAN BNHB #902 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Patrick Pollak Rare Books ABA ILAB [SOUTH BRENT, DEVON, United Kingdom]
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