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Richard Lydekker [editor]

The Royal Natural History

Seventy-two chromolithograph plates and sixteen hundred engravings

Published: Frederick Warne & Co, London, 1893-94

Edition: First edition

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6 Volume Set.

72 chromolithographs with tissue-guards.

Sixteen hundred engravings.

Half-leather over buckram boards.

Triple gilt page edges.

Raised bands with gilt lineal sections.

Gilt title and decorative panels. 

Marbled endpapers.

Volume I.

xvi, 583 pages + 12 full-page colour plates + in-text engravings.

Volume II.

xii, 583 pages + 12 full-page colour plates + in-text engravings.

Volume III.

xv, 584 pages + 12 full-page colour plates + in-text engravings.

Volume IV.

xv, 583 pages + 12 full-page colour plates + in-text engravings.

Volume V.

xv, 584 pages + 12 full-page colour plates + in-text engravings.

Volume VI.

xvi, 580 pages + 12 full-page colour plates + in-text engravings.

"Richard Lydekker died in April 1915 and has left behind

an enviable and enduring legacy in these volumes." 

Shipping weight 12000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 27 x 18 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: moloneytom3@gmail.com
  • Telephone: 0657087803
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit Cards - PayPal - Cheque.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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