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PENNANT, Thomas.

British Zoology

Stock Code
104047
Warrington & London, W. Fyres for B. White, 1776
£7,500

The rare coloured issue of the first quarto edition; only a few copies were issued in such state. Holland House copy in contemporary red morocco.

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Description

4 volumes, fourth edition, 4to, 282 engraved plates (including 5 engraved titles with vignettes), all but two hand coloured, folding engraved plate of music in appendix to volume 2, title and plate 58 in volume 4 cut round and mounted, contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges, neat repairs to joints, a little darkening to spines and partially to covers, a very handsome set.

Bibliography

Nissen IVB 710; Mullens & Swan, p.466; Wood, p.515; Zimmer, pp. 488-489.

Stock ID:104047

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