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An essay towards a natural history of the corallines, and other marine productions of the like kind commonly found on the coasts of Great Britain and Ireland. Tow hich is added the description of a large marine polype taken near the North Pole [ . . .]
London: Printed for the author and sold by A. Millar in the Strand; J and J Rivington in St Paul's Churchyard; and R and J Dodsley in Pall Mall, 1755 [xvii], xi, 103, [1] pages + frontispiece, 38 numbered plates and an unnumbered plate of a microscope, making a total of 40 plates. 16 of these are folding. Some light browning and spotting throughout. Occasional neat pencil notes. Armorial bookplate to the front pastedown of Henry & Anne Rebecca Collins. Notes re purchase of volume to the front free end paper, bought 1836 from Mr Wood of Tavistock Square who had had it bound from the sheets. Later cutting from bookseller's catalogue pasted to a small sheet of paper which is pasted below. This is dated 1902 and describes it as - probably the finest copy of this interesting old book in existence. The binding is full leather, edges of the spine are worn and are splitting. ESTC T144774. Full leather. Good.
      [Bookseller: Stephen Rench]
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