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The Zoological Garden [c.1859]

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CANTON, Gustav Jacob. The Zoological garden. : an invitation to the youth of both sexes to contemplate animated nature. : In 16 plates designed, and engraved on stone by Gustavus Canton. : The text according to the best and latest authorities on the natural sciences. 16 colour plates, engraved title page (light soiling throughout, occasional spotting, age toning to pages, worming to margins, occasional minor worming to plates- mainly in the margins, eagle plate wormed on corner of image, margin remnants of browned tissue guard on title page). Publisher’s purple (?) cloth (faded, boards detached, torn and worn, back-strip spine cover lacking, pages detached in gatherings, endpapers browned and fragile, some worming to boards). Philadelphia, Weik & Wieck, [c.1859].

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CANTON, Gustav Jacob. The Zoological garden. : an invitation to the youth of both sexes to contemplate animated nature. : In 16 plates designed, and engraved on stone by Gustavus Canton. : The text according to the best and latest authorities on the natural sciences. 16 colour plates, engraved title page (light soiling throughout, occasional spotting, age toning to pages, worming to margins, occasional minor worming to plates- mainly in the margins, eagle plate wormed on corner of image, margin remnants of browned tissue guard on title page). Publisher’s purple (?) cloth (faded, boards detached, torn and worn, back-strip spine cover lacking, pages detached in gatherings, endpapers browned and fragile, some worming to boards). Philadelphia, Weik & Wieck, [c.1859].
Although not the best copy, the plates are quite vivid and striking.

Additional information

Weight1 kg
Author/s

Various

Binding

Cloth

Non-Fiction Subject

Natural History

Language

English

Place of Publication

Philadelphia

Publisher

Weik & Wieck

Region

North America

Illustrator

Gustav Jacob Canton

Country of Manufacture

United States

Date

1859