SKETCHES OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CEYLON WITH NARRATIVES AND ANECDOTES
by J. Emerson Tennent
Published by Longman, Green, Longman And Roberts. 1861
Almost very good condition. Blue leather binding with raised bands to spine, red title label to spine. Gilt crest to front cover. Marbled endpapers and outer page edges. Illustrative of the Habits and Instincts of the Mammalia, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Insects, & c. Including a Monograph of The Elephant and a Description of the Modes of Capturing and Training it. With engravings from original drawings.
Scuffing and wear to cover edges; some chipping, with loss. Front joint is cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some margin marks, but contents are very good.
Stock no. 2130270
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