An essay on the natural history of Guiana, in South America (etc.)
London: printed for T.Becket and P.A.De Hondt in the Strand, 1769.1st edition.Near-contemporary full calf.Good/No Jacket.A neatly bound copy with gilt marginal decorations on front and rear boards, gilt decorations on spine, title label in contrasting dark leather, five raised bands; former owner's bookplate (Mr F.Ponsonby) and small label (Isercleran) on front pastedown.Remains of squashed bug on ffep.Front hinge's paper cover separating but without notable weakness; rear hinge barely starting.Top edge coloured, all edges trimmed.Contents page bound at rear immediately before advertisement sheet.Frontispiece (2-headed snake) facing t.p.iv, 402,  pp. In English.1 kg.
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