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SWAINSON, William.
A preliminary Discourse on The Study of Natural History.

pp. viii, 462, (ii) Additional variant printed title. Additional engraved title. Tipped in at the front is a 16pp. Catalogue for Longman, Orme and Co. Original maroon cloth faded, spine label dusty, engraved title foxed, else a clean, tight copy.

*Part of the CYCLOPAEDIA OF SCIENCE, edited by DIONYSIUS LARDNER. Part I. Rise and Progress of Zoology; Part II. On the General Nature and Advantages of the Study of Natural History; Part III. Of the Principles on which Natural History Relies for Its Successful Prosecution and the Considerations by which the Natural System may Developed; Part IV. On the Present State of Zoological Science in Britain and on the Means Best Calculated for Its Encouragement and Extension. It includes bibliographical references and index.

Longman, Rees and others. London.

Date Published: 1839. New edition.

Stock No. 61988

Price: 120.00