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WATERTON, Charles.
Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, And the Antilles, in the Years 1812, 1816, 1820, And 1824. With Original Instructions for the Perfect Preservation of Birds, &c. for Cabinets of Natural History.

pp. vii, (i) blank, 326. Engraved frontispiece, a couple of text woodcuts. Early half calf and marbled boards, spine ends and edges rubbed, a little wear to top corners, frontispiece with image browned and offset to title, heraldic bookplate of [JOHN?] WODEHOUSE [1826-1902], KIMBERLY (sic), dated 1838 [somewhat puzzling as Wodehouse was created Earl of Kimberley in 1866), ex libris RICHARD FREEMAN, Darwin scholar and bibliographer, with his purchase notes at the front.

*GARRISON-MORTON #2074 - 'Includes a detailed description of the paralysing effects of curare'.

For J. Mawman. London.

Date Published: 1825. 4to.

Stock No. 62614

Price: 350.00