A Natural History of the Most Remarkable Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Serpents, Reptiles, and Insects.

  • Trimmer, Mrs Mary
  • Chiswick: Printed by C. and C. Whittingham. Sold by Thomas Tegg 1825


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FIRST EDITION, 2 vols. bound as 1, 16mo, pp. [iii]-viii, 224, [iii]-viii, 256. Half-titles discarded. Near-contemporary half calf, marbled boards, spine divided by raised bands, black morocco label, other compartments tooled in gilt, marbled edges. A little spotting, marginal tear to top corner margin of one leaf not touching text. Somewhat rubbed, a little wear to extremities. Ownership inscription of John Baptie to title-page dated 1840.


The first edition of this illustrated juvenile primer, which was reprinted twice in the next 5 years and had an American abridgement in 1829.

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