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The Tower Menagerie: Comprising the natural history of the animals contained in that establishment; with anecdotes of their characters and history. William Harvey, and engraved on wood by Branston And Wright.

By: BENNETT, Edward Turner 1797-1836 / HARVEY, William 1796-1866 [illustrator] .

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London : Printed for Robert Jennings, Poultry; and sold by W.F. Wakeman, Dublin M DCCC XXIX. [1829] . 0:

Seller ID: 44676

First edition. A very good half leather binding. 8vo. pp.18/pp.241/[1p. - Colophon] . Black calf spine and corners over marbled boards. Spine with 5 raised bands. edges rubbed and carefully strengthened. Toned endpapers. Clean text and illustrations throughout. Delightful illustrative animal portrait woodcuts by Messrs. Branston and Wright begin nearly all of the fifty-nine listings, ending with a smaller tail-piece usually of the animal in a natural setting. Colophon (t... View more info