(BOREMAN, Thomas.)

A DESCRIPTION OF ABOVE THREE HUNDRED ANIMALS, viz. Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Serpents, and Insects. With a particular Account of the Manner of Catching Whales in Greenland. Extracted from the best Authors, and adapted to the Use of all Capacities. Illustrated with copperplates: Whereon is curiously Engraven every Beast, Bird, Fish, Serpent, and Insect, described in the whole book. 1782.
Author (BOREMAN, Thomas.)
Title A DESCRIPTION OF ABOVE THREE HUNDRED ANIMALS, viz. Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Serpents, and Insects. With a particular Account of the Manner of Catching Whales in Greenland. Extracted from the best Authors, and adapted to the Use of all Capacities. Illustrated with copperplates: Whereon is curiously Engraven every Beast, Bird, Fish, Serpent, and Insect, described in the whole book.
Published Edinburgh. W. Darling. 1782.
Stock Code 11554
Description Engraved frontispiece,; [8],66,[2],68-148,[1],149-168,168-203,[1],206-207 pages. Complete, but as in all copies with numerous errors in pagination. Engraved illustrations, including one folding, all included within the paging. Contemporary sheep with red label to spine. 12mo. First edition. Some browning ; binding repaired at spine; else an excellent copy. First published in 1732, this rare copy is probably about the twelfth edition.
£675.00