A new ed. 2 vols, each with an additional engraved vignette title page. Vol. 2 concludes with ‘Maxims and hints for an angler, by A Bungler’. Small binder’s label to front pastedown of vol. 1: Remnant & Edmonds. Contemp. green cloth. A handsome set in very good condition. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Gleanings in natural history. A new edition ...
Editorial: London: John Murray
Año de publicación: 1838
Descripción London: John Murray, 1838. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 4th Edition. Gleanings in Natural History. A new edition in two volumes. London: John Murray, 1838. 2 vol. 8vo. xi + (1 blank) + 352pp, with engraved title and frontispiece, 5 engravings (of trees) in text; v + (1 blank) + 283 + (1) pp (?lacking engraved title & frontispiece). Vol 1 with publisher’s blind-stamped green cloth, gilt title on spine; Vol 2 disbound. The author seeks to kindle a warmth rather than hostility towards the animal kingdom. with some 260 short entries of anecdotes and observations on the habits and characteristics of animals, birds, fish, and their relationships with each other, also plants and phenomena in nature, and naturalists and country workers. Also described are features in the parks surrounding London – Hampton Court, Richmond, Bushy, Windsor Great Park – Edmund Jesse (1780-1858) was brought up in Yorkshire and became Surveyor of the of Royal Parks and Palaces. The fourth edition of this well received book. Well preserved. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-9223289123
Descripción John Murray, London, 1838. Pub.'s Blindstamped Cloth. Estado de conservación: G/VG. Estado de la sobrecubierta: No Jackets. 1st Thus. small Octavo. The cloth is marked by a light,pale spillage;the spines are faded;head & foot of each spine slightly crumpled & split;all edges to each volume browned or dust-stained;some browning & spotting to margins throughout.The frontispiece & engraved title are present in volume one,along with the letterpress title.Volume two has engraved & letterpress titles. Nº de ref. de la librería 21499
Descripción London: John Murray, 1838. A new ed. 2 vols, each with an additional engraved vignette title page. Vol. 2 concludes with ‘Maxims and hints for an angler, by A Bungler’. Small binder’s label to front pastedown of vol. 1: Remnant & Edmonds. Contemp. green cloth. A handsome set in very good condition. Nº de ref. de la librería wb13901