"The Treasury of Natural History. Or, a Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature, to which are added a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy and a Glossarial Appendix. Fourth Edition. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY"
"Longman Brown Green & Longmans, 1854" "12mo., Fourth Edition, text in double column, with an engraved frontispiece, engraved and printed titles, and over 900 finely detailed woodcut illustrations in the text, frontispiece and engraved title very lightly age-soiled at margins; neat nineteenth century signature on front free endpaper; original decorative green cloth, upper board and backstrip elaborately blocked in blind and lettered in gilt, uncut, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, a very good, bright, firm copy. First published in 1848. Good, clean copy of one of the most profusely illustrated mid-nineteenth century compilations of natural history. The fine frontispiece collecting a large number of species is engraved by Adlard after Marchant. 'Maunder' remained a standard reference until at least the late 1880s. Freeman (BNHB) 2532."
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Book number: 18857
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Keywords: "natural history, samuel maunder, wood-engravings"