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Holder, Joseph Bassett and John Richardson, William S. Dallas, and T. Spencer Cobbold, assisted by William Baird and Adam White
History of the American Fauna and a General Natural History of the World. [3 VOLUME-SET]
Virtue & Yorston, New York, 1877. Quarto. 3 vols. (complete). VI + 446 + 405 + CCXCpp. Original red buckram with title vignettes laid on spines. Colored frontispiece in each volume. Numerous steel engraved plates, some being colored. Hundreds of b/w illustrations in text. Popular account of the structure, habits, and classification of the various departments of the animal kingdom, quadrupeds, birds, reptiles, fishes, shells, and insects, including the insects destructive to agriculture. Bindings rubbed and soiled. Corners bumped and worn. Spines edges and title labels chipped and worn. Hinges starting. Small closed tears and chipping on edges of few pages. Sections of pages detached from book block on volume I and II, but present. Text in English. Overall, binding in poor, interior in good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
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