- Two lvs. w. closed tear; occas. foxed; sl. browned. Extremities binding rubbed; joints splitting near top of spine.
= In 1799 the platypus was first described in the western world, in this copy still without name. Roscoe 2 a-b; Nissen, ZBI 351; Ray 49 (edition 1790).
AND 1 other: G. WHITE, The Natural History of Selborne (Edinburgh, 1833, num. woodengr. ills., contemp. mor. w. mor. letterpiece).