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The View of Hindoostan (Two Volumes: Western Hindoostan; Eastern Hindoostan)

By: [Pennant, Thomas]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, No Publisher, Printed By Henry Hughs: 1798

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030503

Condition: Fair+


Vol. I pp: v [vi-xv] 263 [9 (index)], plus eight full page plates, folding map, and head piece at top of page 1; Vol. II pp [xii] 374 [1 (appendix)] [11 (index)], plus thirteen full page plates, one being colored, and head piece at top of page 1. Contemporary, or early 19th century, full calf binding, with slightly raised spine bands, black leather spine labels, and gilt lettering and decoration. Leather is rubbed and shows a little wear at spine ends and corners. Lettering/decoration remains good. Joints (external) are tender, though holding. Foxing and light soiling scattered throughout... View more info

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History of Quadrupeds (Two Volumes)

By: [Pennant, Thomas]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, B. & J. White: 1793

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 034389

Condition: Fair


306 pages, plus 60 plates; 324 pages, plus 51 plates. Collated with "Catalogue of Plates" and complete. Contemporary full polished calf bindings. Slightly raised spine bands with red and black leather spine labels and gilt stamped lettering/decoration. Top cover of Volume II is missing, and bottom cover is detached but present. Remaining covers are rubbed and scuffed, though spine remains bright and clean. Lettering on spine labels is very good, though date at foot of spine is rubbed and a little faded. Book plate on front paste down of Volume I, and inked name and date on blank front f... View more info

Genera of Birds

By: [Pennant, Thomas]

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, B. White: 1781

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 033706

Condition: Good+


Engraved title page with bird illustration, followed by 68 pages, plus index and sixteen engraved plates of which Nos III and IV are on a single leaf. Rebacked in modern leather mimicking an 18th century style. Slightly raised spine bands with gilt stamped lettering. Contemporary marbled paper over boards, and Leather over corners. Marbled paper over boards is rubbed and shows a few small surface tears. Previous owners book plate on front paste down. Offsetting from binders glue affecting the corners of end leaves and just a little on the corners of the first and last leaf of contents. ... View more info