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An essay on the natural history of Guiana, in South America (etc.)

By: Bancroft, E.

Price: £780.00

Publisher: London: printed for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt in the Strand: 1769

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14500

Condition: Good


A neatly bound copy with gilt marginal decorations on front and rear boards, gilt decorations on spine, title label in contrasting dark leather, five raised bands; former owner's bookplate (Mr F. Ponsonby) and small label (Isercleran) on front pastedown. Remains of squashed bug on ffep. Front hinge's paper cover separating but without notable weakness; rear hinge barely starting. Top edge coloured, all edges trimmed. Contents page bound at rear immediately before advertisement sheet. Frontispiece (2-headed snake) facing t.p. iv, 402, [4] pp. View more info