A DESCRIPTION OF THREE HUNDRED ANIMALS
Published by J. And F. Rivington. 1774
Good condition. A Description of Three Hundred Animals viz. Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Serpents and Insects With a Particular Account of The Manner of Their Catching of Whales in Greenland. Extracted from the Best Authors and Adapted to the Use of All Capacities. Illustrated with Copper-Plates, Whereon is Curiously Engraven Every Beast, Bird, Fish, Serpent and Insect Described in the Whole Book. The Eleventh Edition Carefully Corrected and Amended. Small format. 7 x 4". Full brown leather binding. B/w frontis. Title page in red and black. 212 pages. Numerous b/w illustrations including one large folding plate.
Contents very good. Front board almost detached. Boards very worn. A fascinating early natural history book.
Stock no. 597353
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern