Natural History biology mammals birds 1862 w/ 19 beautiful hand colored platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Illustrated Books, Natural History, Mammals, Humans, Biology).
Martin's Natural History, trans. by Sarah A. Myers.
Published 1862, New York by Blakeman & Mason.
464 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with 19 plates, most hand colored. Includes an ethnography frontis plate.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering & pictorial spine decorations, embossed cover designs.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, spine ends lightly chipped, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light small scattered age spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique plate book survives.
Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/4" W.