Natural History of Birds, Fish, Insects and Reptiles. Embellished with upwards of two hundred engravings. NATURAL HISTORY, Stated.
Natural History of Birds, Fish, Insects and Reptiles. Embellished with upwards of two hundred engravings.

Natural History of Birds, Fish, Insects and Reptiles. Embellished with upwards of two hundred engravings.

London: J.S. Barr, 1793.

An appealing late eighteenth century encyclopedia of nature with short chapters on a number of species of interest including the Dodo, Emu and Cassowary. The plates are small and detailed yet remarkably accurate for a popular publication of this age and nature.

Item #1037

Five volumes, small octavo, contemporary red quarter calf; boards scuffed, head and tail bands show some wear, internally near-fine, a handsome and attractive set.

Price (AUD): $1,250.00  other currencies

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