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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