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MARTYN, William Frederick.

A new dictionary of natural history;

or, compleat universal display of animated nature.

Stock Code
107829
London, Harrison, 1785
£2,850

Martyn's very attractive work showing several subjects per page. Includes parrots (5 plates), monkeys, whales, shells, fish, etc.

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Description

Folio, 2 vols bound in 1, titles in red and black, 100 hand-coloured engraved plates, most with tissue-guards, 2H1 vol. 1 bound back-to-front, 2E1 vol. 2 with tear running into text, scattered spotting, contemporary diced calf, rebacked retaining original backstrip, a little rubbed, bumping to corners and extremities, inner hinges strengthened with tape, all edges gilt, a very good copy.

Bibliography

Nissen ZBI 2729.

Stock ID:107829

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