The Treasury of Natural History or a Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature by Samuel Maunder

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Sixth edition. Undated but circa 1865. Mentions new findings in the science of the Animal Kingdom - presumably referencing Darwin's Origin of the Species, published in 1859. Double columned pages with line drawing illustrations throughout. 798pp. Full leather binding with gilt text and raised bands to spine.


 Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans

Date published

 c. 1865


 Leather bound hardback


 Good. boards and spine - scratched and worn but firm. Pastedowns - new. Prelims - light marking. Title page - missing. Text block clean. Binding good. Pleasing book with fascinating insight into the way we understood animals of the world, only 150 years ago.