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JOHNSTON, George.
A History of British Zoophytes.

Description:
pp. xvi, 488. 87 text engravings; (iv) Half title and title, 74 plates engraved by LIZARS after [CATHARINE] JOHNSTON, each with explanatory text leaf, (i) Advertisement, (i) blank. Original green-black cloth, uncut, spine ends a bit bruised, plates offset to text, ex libris RICHARD FREEMAN with his notes to the front of v.I, a very nice set.

*This is the LARGE [ROYAL] PAPER COPY of the first Van Voorst edition, the earlier edition published by Lizars in 1838. For the detailed bibliography see : R. B. Williams.  Zoological Bibliography 2018 4(7)  ISSN 20454651  B1916DD3-FB77-4D03-A207-0B1BFE32C7D7  Published 5 April 2018. A publishing history and bibliographical descriptions, with dates of new taxa and nomenclatural acts (18251847), of the  preliminary papers and two editions, with additional interim papers, of George Johnston's A History of the British Zoophytes.

John Van Voorst. London.

Date Published: 1847. Second edition. 2 volumes. LARGE PAPER COPY [ROYAL].

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Price: 350.00

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