PENNANT, THOMAS. 1726-1798. Arctic Zoology. London: Henry Hughs, 1784-1787.

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PENNANT, THOMAS. 1726-1798.
Arctic Zoology. London: Henry Hughs, 1784-1787.

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PENNANT, THOMAS. 1726-1798.
Arctic Zoology. London: Henry Hughs, 1784-1787.
3 volumes. 8vo (233 x 180 mm). Engraved frontispiece in Volume I, vignettes on title pages, 23 engraved plates (1 folding) after George Stubbs, Moses Griffiths, P. Brown and others, 2 engraved folding maps. Rebacked retaining original spine and contemporary calf covers. Offsetting from plates, plate XXII slightly trimmed at margin, light browning throughout.
Provenance: Louis Bennett Bishop (1865-1950;bookplate); Westdean Library (bookplate).
WITH: Indian Zoology. London: Henry Hughs for Robert Faulder, 1790. 4to (243 x 188 mm). Engraved title page, 16 engraved plates. Rebacked retaining contemporary mottled calf covers, renewed endpapers. Corners bumped, foxing throughout. Second edition.
WITH: British Zoology. London: Benjamin White, 1776-1777. 4 volumes. 8vo (236 x 194 mm). Engraved frontispiece in Volume I, engraved vignette on each title page of other volumes, 279 engraved plates, Volume I extra-illustrated with an additional 34 plates from another work in French tipped in. Modern half tan calf and marbled boards. Browning and foxing throughout, library stamps, including some on plates.
Provenance: Boston Society of Natural History, gift of Henry Codman (ink inscriptions, stamps).

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PENNANT, THOMAS. 1726-1798. Arctic Zoology. London: Henry Hughs, 1784-1787.
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