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Book Description

frontis, 4 plates, text illus. Sm. 8vo, orig. green cloth, rubbed with mild wear to extremities, gt (decorative vignette of blue tit and walnut to front board), faint marks to boards; inner hinges cracked, but still firm. A bit shaken. Scattered light foxing, a little light soiling. Short tear to one plate. A good copy.
Dealer Notes
First edition of a scarce and charming work. Engraved title is undated, Preface and original owner's inscription to endpaper dated 1863. The book comprised an account of the author's natural history observations during 1861/1862, including trips to Islay and Clovelly. Charles Alexander Johns (1811-1874) was a schoolmaster and author of many popular natural history books.
Freeman 1981.
Author Johns, C.A.
Date [1863]
Binding HB
Publisher Longman & Co.
Condition Good
Pages vi, [2], 273, [1], [1 - publisher's ads]

Price: £85.00

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