The Heyday of Natural History, 1820-1870
Garden City, Doubleday, 1980. The first American edition. A history of natural history in the 19th century, largely pre-Darwin. Heavily illustrated. Foxing to edges of the text block; near fine in a very good, lightly edgeworn dust jacket. A common book, but a useful reference. [#034437] $25
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