Item Detail

Item Number 1927
Title Journal Of A Naturalist (colored plates), The
Author Knopp, Mr.
Condition VG+/NONE
Publisher John Murray
Place Published London
Date Published 1830
Edition 3rd Edition
Binding Hardcover
Notes Lovely book, very tight text, in 3/4 leather with marbled boards. Index and 10 full pages of B&W plates, a few partial page illustrations in text, plus 1 beautiful, subtlely colored plate at back. Wonderful contemporary inscriptions (a couple of 1-2 word, small ones at front endpages, and a full page one on verso of a page at back of text) - all in very lightly applied pencil. Covers plants, animals, birds and insects. Scattered flecks of faint foxing on many page margins, some rubbing to marbled binding edges and to leather at corners & spine folds/ends. Knopp was a botanist, and this book, originally published in 1829, went into 3 editions within a year. ; B&W & Color Illustrations
LoC or ISBN 226871
Keyword(s) Natural History,Animals,Plants,Birds,Insects,Naturalists,Antiquarian,Colored Plates
Category(ies) Animals Insects Birds Reptiles,Anthropology Archaeology Earth Sciences,Antiquarian Non-Fiction
Price $275.00