Jardine Naturalists Library Vol VIII Walrus and Seals
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33 exquisite hand colored engraved plates of walrus, seals, sea-serpents, sea bear, dugong, stellerus, manatus, otaries, fur seals, harp, and more.
Jardine's The Naturalist's Library, Volume VIII
Mammalia - MARINE AMPHIBAE
AMPHIBIOUS CARNIVORA including the WALRUS AND SEALS, also of the HERBIVOROUS CETACEA
First Edition 1839
by Robert Hamilton, Esa., M.D. Edited by Sir William Jardine, Bart.
Engravings are all grouped at the back of the book.
Portrait and Memoir of M. Francois Peron
Condition: original hard cover binding is hand worn and pulling away from the pages. Pages show age and have some staining and age spotting.
Original hand painted etchings are remarkable, some of the best I've seen.
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