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Essays On Natural History 2nd Series - Charles Waterton

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Waterton’s Essays on Natural History, the 2nd series of three. Charles Waterton (1782-1865) was a well-known English naturalist and eccentric (a characteristic evident in the essays) who introduced the anaesthetic agent curare to Europe. This is the 1851 4th edition published by Longman Brown, with an extended autobiography. Blind stamped brown cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. 12cm x 18cm, 204 pp with appendix plus 32 pages of publisher advertisements. One black and white plate on frontispiece. There is a previous owners mark dated 1925.

Condition is poor to fair. The covers and spine are faded and worn with edge bumping. The edge of the book block is heavily stained. The front hinge has separated from the book block but the interior bindings including the back cover are intact. Interior pages are only lightly tanned and only occasional foxing is present and the text is perfectly readable throughout.

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Waterton’s Essays on Natural History, the 2nd series of three. Charles Waterton (1782-1865) was a well-known English naturalist and eccentric (a characteristic evident in the essays) who introduced the anaesthetic agent curare to Europe. This is the 1851 4th edition published by Longman Brown, with an extended autobiography. Blind stamped brown cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. 12cm x 18cm, 204 pp with appendix plus 32 pages of publisher advertisements. One black and white plate on frontispiece. There is a previous owners mark dated 1925.

Condition is poor to fair. The covers and spine are faded and worn with edge bumping. The edge of the book block is heavily stained. The front hinge has separated from the book block but the interior bindings including the back cover are intact. Interior pages are only lightly tanned and only occasional foxing is present and the text is perfectly readable throughout.

Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback

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