1887 ALASKA 1ed Natural History Zoology Illustrated BIRDS Animal Ecology Siberia

NELSON, Edward W.

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A rare 19th-century report on natural history in Alaska by Edward Nelson. This work includes 21 beautiful full-page color engravings of animals native to Alaska and Canada. Some of the notable animals depicted in this work include puffins, warbles, geese, and fish. These reports include behavior of animals, where they make their homes, as well as geographical information of northern Siberia and Canada.

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1887 ALASKA 1ed Natural History Zoology Illustrated BIRDS Animal Ecology Siberia

 

A rare 19th-century report on natural history in Alaska by Edward Nelson. This work includes 21 beautiful full-page color engravings of animals native to Alaska and Canada. Some of the notable animals depicted in this work include puffins, warbles, geese, and fish. These reports include behavior of animals, where they make their homes, as well as geographical information of northern Siberia and Canada.

 

Item number: #19640

Price: $499

 

NELSON, Edward W.

 

Report upon natural history collections made in Alaska : between the years 1877 and 1881

 

Washington: G.P.O., 1887. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 337, [1]
    • 21 leaves of plates, 12 of which are lithographs
  • Provenance: Handwritten – E. Belden
    • Possibly Franklin Edson Beldon (1859-1945), a renowned hymn-writer for the Adventist church, noted specifically for his ability to compose hymns during a sermon and perform them on the spot. He composed hymns for evangelist Billy Sunday and was the nephew of Ellen Gould White (née Harmon; 1827–1915), an American author and co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; secure
    • Dark brown cloth
  • Size: ~11.75in X 9.25in (30cm x 23.5cm)

 

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19640

Categories

Natural History

Medicine & Science

Authors

NELSON, Edward W.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete