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Notes & Jottings from Animal Life

Buckland Frank

Editorial: Smith Elder & Co, London, 1886
Condición: Very Good- Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Sue Lloyd-Davies Books (CARMARTHEN, Reino Unido)

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Light tan cloth boards with (slightly dulled) gilt titling to the spine and a gilt/maroon illustration to the front cover. No dustjacket. The boards have some rubbing to the extremities, some rub marking to the spine, and particularly to the corners where a couple of Tips only are through to the boards, a little bumping to the head/tail of the spine, but NO damage. All hinges are sound and tight. Plain dark brown endpapers - with a former owners' heraldic bookplate (Harry Arthur Clifton) on the front pastedown. Also a faded ink name on the top of the half title page (Eleanor Cecily Clifton '86). Lightly dusty page fore-edges. Internally a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. (viii) + (2) + 414 pp (+ 6pp Publisher's catalogue). Illustrated in b/w. Overall a Very Clean, Tight and Bright Very Good minus copy. "Francis Trevelyan Buckland (17 December 1826-19 December 1880) was an English surgeon, zoologist, popular author and natural historian." . Though observant, he was not always strictly scientific in his methods and modes of expression. All the same, Darwin used some of his material from Land and Water in the Descent of Man, an honour which Buckland did not appreciate, since he was a strong opponent of Darwinism. Frank Buckland founded the Museum of Economic Fish Culture in South Kensington in 1865, the only remaining contents of which are held by the Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 9329

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Título: Notes & Jottings from Animal Life

Editorial: Smith Elder & Co, London

Año de publicación: 1886

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good-

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket

Edición: New Edition

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