Author:Peabody, Selim H

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Cecil's Books of Natural History : Part 1 Beasts, Part 2 Birds, Part 3 Insects, Profusely Illustrated

By: Peabody, Selim H.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: American Book Company: 1881

Seller ID: 21160

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


684 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, black rules, gilt lettering and decor, [viii] + 214 + 234 + 228 pages, 684 total pages, gray-green endpapers, one b/w illustrated plate for each chapter showing one to four specimens of each creature, 33 b/w plates. ; Copyright 1879. This edition 1881. Written for children of the 1880s. ; Topics include: Squirrels. Beavers. Deer. Bats. Cattle. Swallows. Woodpeckers. Crows. Owls. Parrots. Ants. Bees. Spiders. Locusts. Mosquitoes. Butterflies. More. ; Exterior shows only minor wear. Old name in faded ink on front endpaper and in pencil on f... View more info