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PENNANT, Thomas.
History of Quadrupeds.

Description:
pp. (ii) engraved Title with vignette, xxiv, 350. 37 engraved plates and 1 text vignette; (ii) engraved Title with vignette, 351-566, (xii) Index, (ii) Advertisement. 15 engraved plates and 1 text vignette. Publisher's sugar-paper boards, uncut, most of the spines now perished and boards and stitching weak, occasional foxing mostly at the ends, light offsetting of plates to text, one text leaf with a marginal tear without loss, heraldic book-plates obscuring ownership inscription dated 1782, occasional contemporary ink marginalia, LARGE PAPER copies, EX-LIBRIS RICHARD FREEMAN, Darwin scholar and bibliographer with his notes on the front end-paper.

*FREEMAN British Natural History Books 1495-1900, #2960; CASEY WOOD Introduction to the Literature of Vertebrate Zoology, p.516.

Printed for B. White, Fleet Street. London.

Date Published: 1781. 2 volumes. 4to.

Stock No. 62606

Price: 750.00

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