1836 Buffalo Bison Cows Goat Sheep Buffalo Antelope Illustrated Jardine Mammalia

JARDINE, Sir William

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Sir William Jardine was a 19th-century Scottish naturalist most known for his extensive series of books on natural history, ‘The Naturalist’s Library’.

 

This fine 1836 edition of Jardine’s ‘Naturalist’s Library’ is beautifully illustrated with color engravings of the world’s mammals! The plates from Jardine’s ‘Mammals’ are exceedingly desirable and are found framed and displayed by themselves. This volume showcases impressive illustrations of numerous large mammals including antelope, goats, sheep, oxen, buffalo and bison, and numerous other domestic and wild bovine.

 

Worth noting – this volume includes a false title page in addition to the true title page. The false leaf indicates the ‘dogs’ volume and a later year. This volume is 1836 ‘Ruminantia’.

 

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1836 Buffalo Bison Cows Goat Sheep Buffalo Antelope Illustrated Jardine Mammalia

 

Sir William Jardine was a 19th-century Scottish naturalist most known for his extensive series of books on natural history, ‘The Naturalist’s Library’.

 

This fine 1836 edition of Jardine’s ‘Naturalist’s Library’ is beautifully illustrated with color engravings of the world’s mammals! The plates from Jardine’s ‘Mammals’ are exceedingly desirable and are found framed and displayed by themselves. This volume showcases impressive illustrations of numerous large mammals including antelope, goats, sheep, oxen, buffalo and bison, and numerous other domestic and wild bovine.

 

Worth noting – this volume includes a false title page in addition to the true title page. The false leaf indicates the ‘dogs’ volume and a later year. This volume is 1836 ‘Ruminantia’.

 

Item number: #13312

Price: $499

 

JARDINE, Sir William

 

The naturalist’s library: Mammalia… Ruminantia

 

Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars; S. Highley, London, 1836.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xv, 264
    • 33 hand-colored engraved plates
  • References: Lowndes 1192;
  • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – Thomas Conolly
    • Thomas Conolly (1823 – 1876) was an Irish Conservative Party politician. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Donegal from 1849 until his death in 1876.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Visible repair at front inner hinge
  • Size: ~7in X 5in (18cm x 13cm)

 

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13312

Category

Natural History

Authors

JARDINE, Sir William

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete