1839. Item #87011
WYATT, Thomas. A SYNOPSIS OF NATURAL HISTORY Embracing the Natural History of Animals, with Human and General Animal Physiology, Botany, Vegetable Physiology and Geology. Translated from the Latest French Edition of C. Lemmonnier, with Additions from the Works of Cuvier, Dumaril, Lacepede etc.; and Arranged as a Textbook for Schools. Philadelphia: Thomas Wardle, 1839. Contains 49 pleasant lithographic plates of animals, birds, insects, fish, anatomy, and "The Distribution of the Human Races." Octavo. i-viii, 9-192 pp., + 49 ff. plates. Light spotting here and there, and library stamps to endpaper and tissue guard of frontispiece (which is plate 19), otherwise fine in ribbed cloth with gilt-stamped title, with minimal rubbing to corners of binding. A very attractive copy.