The Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports with Illustrations

By: STEWART, Gail (editor)

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A deluxe modern single-volume reprint edition of the original 3 volume set which was published in 1830, 1832 & 1833. The original 56 plates by Charles Wilson Peale and William Bartram which depict all manner of American wildlife are presented here (some in color). Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 1950 copies. Includes an introduction by Wilson G. Duprey. --- In green quarter cloth over gold paper-covered boards with engraved illustration on front. Gilt-stamped titling on black spine block (repeated on slipcase). Slipcase covered in matching gold papers. --- Previous owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, else a firm, clean, unmarked copy lacking additional apparent damages. Slipcase with 3 or 4 yellow and red soiled spots, is otherwise nice. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); 4to 11" - 13" tall; xii, 150 pages

Title: The Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports with Illustrations

Author Name: STEWART, Gail (editor)

Categories: >>Fine Bindings, >>Illustrated Classics, >>Natural History, >>Birds,

Publisher: Barre, Massachusetts, Imprint Society: 1973

ISBN Number: 087636055X

ISBN Number 13: 9780876360552

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 76762