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The Tower Menagerie: Comprising the Natural History of the Animals Contained in That Establishment
London: Printed for Robert Jennings, Poultry, 1829. First edition. 8vo. with 102 wood-engravings and vignettes by William Harvey and engraved on wood by Branston and Wright. xviii, 241, [1]pp. Contemporary red morocco, with black leather label on upper cover entitled "Tower Menagerie.", a.e.g., gilt spine, faded, else fine. Casey Wood 239 . Catalogue of the animals held at the Royal Menagerie in the Tower of London, an early public zoo, with many American species - the grizzly bear, American black bear, rattlesnake, and raccoon. Beautifully illustrated with wood engravings after William Harvey, a friend and pupil of Bewick, and finely bound
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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