1840 SEA MONSTERS Color Illustrated Jardine Seals Sea Lion Manatee Walrus Marine

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 undated edition of Jardine’s ‘Mammalia’ is beautifully color illustrated with 33 engravings of various species of ‘amphibious carnivora’! The plates from Jardine’s works are exceedingly desirable and are found framed and displayed by themselves. This volume showcases illustrations and descriptions of Walruses, Seals, Sea-Lions, Manatees, and supposed sea monsters such as “the great sea-serpent” or “kraken”. This volume also includes a memorial and portrait of Francois Peron.

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1840 SEA MONSTERS Color Illustrated Jardine Seals Sea Lion Manatee Walrus Marine

 

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 undated edition of Jardine’s ‘Mammalia’ is beautifully color illustrated with 33 engravings of various species of ‘amphibious carnivora’! The plates from Jardine’s works are exceedingly desirable and are found framed and displayed by themselves. This volume showcases illustrations and descriptions of Walruses, Seals, Sea-Lions, Manatees, and supposed sea monsters such as “the great sea-serpent” or “kraken”. This volume also includes a memorial and portrait of Francois Peron.

 

Item number: #8957

Price: $499

 

JARDINE, Sir William

 

The Naturalist’s Library, Mammalia… Amphibious Carnivora

 

Edinburgh, London, Dublin, Manchester: W. H. Lizars, Curry, Highley, Ainsworth, etc… [1840]

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xiv, 336
    • 33 engraved plates (28 hand colored)
  • References: Lowndes 1192
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~in X in (cm x cm)

 

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8957

Categories

Natural History

Arts & Architecture

Authors

JARDINE, Sir William

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete