The Young Gentleman’s Book Containing a series of choice readings in popular science and natural history, together with retrospective essays, conversations, literary reminiscences etc. Third Edition.

By: BALDWIN & CRADOCK:

Price: £100.00

Quantity: 1 available


Hardback, 7 x 4 inches. In full black morocco leather ‘Prize’ binding with decorative gilt panelled boards, gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Gilt dentelles to boards, marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and corners, some slight rubbing marks to boards. Bookplate to front endpaper “Henry Davenish Harben.” Presentation inscription opposite dated 1836, and inscribed note date 1913. Glue repair to front hinge and first few pages; first preface page is rubbed and slightly creased on edge. A couple of odd foxing spots (p40-50) else overall a clean and tight copy. 468pp. With B&W illustrated/decorative chapter vignettes (some chapters, not all.)

Title: The Young Gentleman’s Book Containing a series of choice readings in popular science and natural history, together with retrospective essays, conversations, literary reminiscences etc. Third Edition.

Author Name: BALDWIN & CRADOCK:

Categories: NATURAL HISTORY,

Publisher: London, Baldwin and Cradock, 1834:

Seller ID: 79785

Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY The Young Gentleman’s Book, Containing a series of choice readings in popular science and natural history, together with retrospective essays, conversations, literary reminiscences etc. Third Edition, BALDWIN & CRADOCK: fine binding, prize, B&W illustrated/decorative chapter vignettes , Henry Davenish Harben