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Title: The Field Naturalist's Magazine.
Published: London: 1833 - 1834.
Classification: Catalogue 12 - Natural History
Description: Edited by James Rennie (1797 - 1867) &c. Volume I, No. I January, 1833 - No. XII December, 1833. 552 pp. + Volume II, No. I January, 1834 - No. II February, 1834 (112 pp). Followed by index to Vol I (pp 553 - 560). Volume I contains a beautifully engraved illustration on the first page of each monthly issue, as well as many other b/w engraved illustrations throughout text. The two issues of Vol II have a beautiful colour plate as frontispiece (The Green Tody bird & The Zebra Spider). A collection of facinating articles on natural history including Eagle-shooting in the Alps, On the Migration of Birds, Natural History of the Birds of Africa, The Chiff-Chaff, The Habits of the Bearded Tit, Natural History of the Hampster, Natural History of the Condor, British Warblers, Alphabet of Gardening, Heronry at Crom Castle, Co. Fermanagh, Botany, Humming Birds, The Alpine Swift, Blyth on the Nightingale, Spiders, Blyth on British Tits, Chewing the Cud, The Short-Tailed Eagle, Antennae of Insects, British Fruit-Eating Warblers, The Organs of the Voice, The Raven, Robins, The Magpie, The Geology of the Snowdon Mountains, The Green Tody, Notes from Yorkshire, Medical Botany, The Zebra Spider, Vultures, etc. etc. Bound in dark green textured cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Edges untrimmed. Internally clean and tight. Splits along both edges of spine at boards. Top and bottom of spine rubbed. Corners rubbed. A very rare early magazine of natural history. Overall condition VG-.
Book Number: #2026
Price: € 444.00

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