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GOSSE, P[hilip]. H[enry].
The Canadian Naturalist. A Series of Conversations on the Natural History of Lower Canada.

pp. xii, 372. 44 text wood engravings, including title vignette. 4pp. Catalogue of Books, July 1839, bound in at the end, 6-line Errata slip at page 1. Original olive-green ribbed and blind-decorated cloth, uncut and partly unopened, one gathering carelessly opened, joints intact, ex libris RICHARD FREEMAN, bibliographer of Gosse, with his notes on the verso of the front free end-paper.

*This is the first edition of Gosse's first book in a first issue binding [FREEMAN case A] - STAGEMAN #1 - FREEMAN & WERTHEIMER #1a - SABIN #28061 - STATON & TREMAINE #2363. Freeman notes a misprint in the printer's address on the verso of the half-title - 'Soe' for 'Shoe', this not noted by Stageman.

John Van Voorst. London.

Date Published: 1840. First edition.

Stock No. 62687

Price: 275.00