1860 SEA MONSTERS Wonders FISH Marine Biology Science Illustrated Ocean Voyages

HARTWIG, G.

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The Sea and its Living Wonders’ is a 19th-century book on the scientific history of the ocean covering the most fascinating species of life and ocean adventures. Author G. Hartwig is known for works of animal and natural sciences, and this book is easily one of his most popular. This book contains impressive full-page engravings including one particular view of ocean fish and primitive sea monsters all intertwined together. Note the inclusion of a large folding map of the entire world.

 

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1860 SEA MONSTERS Wonders FISH Marine Biology Science Illustrated Ocean Voyages

 

The Sea and its Living Wonders’ is a 19th-century book on the scientific history of the ocean covering the most fascinating species of life and ocean adventures. Author G. Hartwig is known for works of animal and natural sciences, and this book is easily one of his most popular. This book contains impressive full-page engravings including one particular view of ocean fish and primitive sea monsters all intertwined together. Note the inclusion of a large folding map of the entire world.

 

Item number: #30088

Price: $499

 

HARTWIG, G.

 

The sea and its living wonders

 

London : Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1860. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xviii, 427, [1], 24
    • 12 chromolithograph plates, and 1 large folding world map
    • Numerous in-text illustrations throughout
  • Provenance:
    • Armorial bookplate – William Watson Pattinson
      • William Watson Pattinson (1814–1895) was the nephew of Hugh Lee Pattinson (1796–1858), an English industrial chemist known in his time for his improved method for separating silver from lead, a process that bears his name. Hugh Lee Pattinson is best remembered today for his daguerreotype photographs taken in 1840; among these is the earliest known photograph of the Niagara Falls. Motto: EX VILE PRETIOSA
    • Handwritten – [ Y. Sayce], 1890
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; secure
    • Brown cloth
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15.5cm)

 

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30088

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

HARTWIG, G.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete