67 2514 Zoology Bewick T
67/2514 [Zoology]. Bewick, T. A General History of Quadrupeds. Newcastle upon Tyne, S. Hodgson, R. Beilby and T. Bewick, 1800, 4th ed., X,525,(1)p., woodengr. title-vignette and ±225 ills. and ±110 vignettes by T. BEWICK, contemp. gilt hcalf.

- 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).

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