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GOSSE, Philip Henry.
The Romance of Natural History. [First Series] AND Second Series.

Description:
pp. xiv, (ii), 372, 4 Catalogue. Frontispiece and 11 engraved plates by WHYMPER after WOLF; xi, (i), 393, (i) blank, (ii) Advertisement. Frontispiece and 9 plates (only 8 listed) by same artists. Original green cloth gilt, uncut, joints and stitching just a bit weak in the First Series, some foxing at the front of each volume, label removed from the front of the Second Series leaving a few very small spots of loss of the paste-down, else very good copies from the library of RICHARD FREEMAN, bibliographer of Gosse and Darwin.

*STAGEMAN #35 AND #36 -:- FREEMAN & WERTHEIMER #1366 -:- FREEMAN British Natural History Books #1391 and #1392.

James Nisbet. London.

Date Published: 1861. Second edition; 1861. First edition.

Stock No. 62789

Price: 135.00

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