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A Natural history of beasts, birds, fishes, &c., selected from Buffon, Goldsmith, & others

Label
A Natural history of beasts, birds, fishes, &c.
Title
A Natural history of beasts, birds, fishes, &c.
Statement of responsibility
selected from Buffon, Goldsmith, & others
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A Natural history of beasts, birds, fishes, &c., selected from Buffon, Goldsmith, & others
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes, in somewhat simplified form, selections from Oliver Goldsmith's The history of the earth and animated nature. 1774
  • On frontispiece: Miller's Natural history. This Miller may perhaps be Ebenezer Miller, author of A Scripture history listed by Kelly as a companion piece to the Natural history. This "Natural history" was probably published between 1824 and 1826; several titles listed by Kelly in his advertisement were published between 1822 and 1824; It is known that Tallis was publishing at 16 Warwick Square from 1822 to 1826; Kelly and Bayes had offices at the addresses found in this book. Cf. Todd, W.B. A directory of printers and others in allied trades, London and vicinity, 1800-1840. 1972
  • Engraved t.p
Dimensions
14 cm.
Extent
397, [1] p., [198] leaves of plates (1 folded)
Note
  • In manuscript on fly leaf : M. & G. Watts, 1829.
  • Letterpress t.p. lacking?
  • Half calf and marbled paper over boards; rebacked.
  • Ex libris: May & George Shiers.
Other physical details
ill. (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)21028525
  • ucoclc21028525
Label
A Natural history of beasts, birds, fishes, &c., selected from Buffon, Goldsmith, & others
Publication
Note
  • Includes, in somewhat simplified form, selections from Oliver Goldsmith's The history of the earth and animated nature. 1774
  • On frontispiece: Miller's Natural history. This Miller may perhaps be Ebenezer Miller, author of A Scripture history listed by Kelly as a companion piece to the Natural history. This "Natural history" was probably published between 1824 and 1826; several titles listed by Kelly in his advertisement were published between 1822 and 1824; It is known that Tallis was publishing at 16 Warwick Square from 1822 to 1826; Kelly and Bayes had offices at the addresses found in this book. Cf. Todd, W.B. A directory of printers and others in allied trades, London and vicinity, 1800-1840. 1972
  • Engraved t.p
Dimensions
14 cm.
Extent
397, [1] p., [198] leaves of plates (1 folded)
Note
  • In manuscript on fly leaf : M. & G. Watts, 1829.
  • Letterpress t.p. lacking?
  • Half calf and marbled paper over boards; rebacked.
  • Ex libris: May & George Shiers.
Other physical details
ill. (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)21028525
  • ucoclc21028525

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