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(THOMAS EDWARD). S. SMILES - "Life of a Scotch Naturalist. Thomas Edward, Associate of the Linnean Society. Portrait and Illustrations by Sir George Reid [and others]. SPLENDID COPY IN TREE CALF"

"John Murray, 1895" "8vo., with a portrait frontispiece (original tissue guard present), 9 engraved plates, and 20 wood-engraved illustrations and 2 maps in the text, neat signature on blank preliminary; most handsomely bound in contemporary full tree calf, sides with frame border in gilt to a floral design, back gilt extra with five raised bands, second compartment with leather label lettered in gilt, other compartments richly tooled in gilt, doublures tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges, marbled endpapers, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, a bright, virtually spotless copy in fine period binding. Smiles's life of Edward was first published in 1876."
GBP 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 89.75 US$ 105.72 | JPą 11847] Book number 7199

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