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Notes and Jottings from Animal Life

Frank Buckland

Smith, Elder & Co. 1887

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

Terrific collection of writings by the great and popular natural historian. Topics include curiosities brought from Peru, the acquisition of Beavers for an enthusiastic marquis and a discussion about Sea Serpents, which includes some of the earliest modern accounts of the Loch Ness Monster. With numerous b/w images. Full leather with elaborate gilt decoration to spine. Raised bands. Inner and outer dentelles. Marbled end-papers with matching marbling to page edges. Small 8vo. 414pp. Some light foxing to blank front matter. Small marks and toning to covers. Contents clean and bright. Binding nice and sound. Good/very good

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