1840 Jardine Naturalist FISH Sharks Stingray Dolphin Ichthyology Illustrated

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 edition of Jardine’s ‘Ornithology’ is beautifully illustrated with engravings of various species of fish! The plates from Jardine’s works are exceedingly desirable and are found framed and displayed by themselves. This volume showcases various fish such as pilot fish, sunfish, stingray, the common flying fish, dolphin, dogfish, white shark and blue shark, swordfish, sawfish, and the butterflyfish or Chelmon.

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1840 Jardine Naturalist FISH Sharks Stingray Dolphin Ichthyology Illustrated

 

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 edition of Jardine’s ‘Ornithology’ is beautifully illustrated with engravings of various species of fish! The plates from Jardine’s works are exceedingly desirable and are found framed and displayed by themselves. This volume showcases various fish such as pilot fish, sunfish, stingray, the common flying fish, dolphin, dogfish, white shark and blue shark, swordfish, sawfish, and the butterflyfish or Chelmon.

 

Item number: #16124

Price: $499

 

JARDINE, Sir William

 

The Naturalist’s Library, Ichthyology. Vol II.

 

London, Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars, 1840. 1st edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; Vol. II
    • xv, 219, [3]
    • 34 engraved plates
    • Several in-text illustrations
  • References: Lowndes 1192
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Francis Henry Salvin, 1841
    • Francis Henry Salvin (1817–1904) was an English writer on falconry and cormorant-fishing. He also served for several years in the militia, joining the 3rd battalion of the York and Lancaster Regiment in 1839 and retiring with the rank of captain in 1864.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
    • Cloth
  • Size: ~7in X 4.5in (18cm x 11.5cm)

 

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16124

Categories

Natural History

Medicine & Science

Authors

JARDINE, Sir William

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete