The Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports with Illustrations

By: STEWART, Gail (editor); PEALE, Charles Wilson & BARTRAM, William (artists)

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A deluxe modern single-volume reprint edition of the original 3 volume set which was published in 1830, 1832 & 1833. With the original 56 plates (some in color) by Charles Wilson Peale and William Bartram, which depict a wide variety of American wildlife. Includes biographical sketches and portraits of Peale and Bartram. 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 and with a repeat of the book's title page. --- With severe sunning to spine, else a sturdy, tightly-bound, bright copy. Slipcase with minor sunning and soiling; remains structurally sound.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); xii, 151 pages

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

Author Name: STEWART, Gail (editor); PEALE, Charles Wilson & BARTRAM, William (artists)

Categories: >>Birds, >>Natural History, >>Illustrated Classics, >>Fine Bindings, >>Wildlife, Animals, Life in the Wild,

Publisher: London and New York, Imprint Society: 1973

ISBN Number: 087636055X

ISBN Number 13: 9780876360552

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Stock No.: 82964