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The Correspondence of John Ray

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The Correspondence of John Ray - Edwin Lankster (ed) (Secretary to the Ray society)

Published in London by Dr Derham for the Ray Society, 1848. pp 502.

Fading and grubby cloth boards, possibly originally green. Fine gilt RS crest to centre. Embossed decor to faces and spine. Spine strip torn to top 4 cms and a similar piece is missing. Rear hinge cracking.
Owner signature to front paste down, and again to pictorial half title, in flamboyant copperplate.
The first few pages are either very loose or completely free. All pages tanned.

A hundred letters to and from John Ray by the great and the good, all concerning natural history. Many letters from Hans Sloane, the wealthy benefactor.

Index lists a hundred or so species.

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Author(s):
Lankster, Edwin
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
502
Publisher:
The Ray Society
Title:
The Correspondence of John Ray

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The Correspondence of John Ray - Edwin Lankster (ed) (Secretary to the Ray society)

Published in London by Dr Derham for the Ray Society, 1848. pp 502.

Fading and grubby cloth boards, possibly originally green. Fine gilt RS crest to centre. Embossed decor to faces and spine. Spine strip torn to top 4 cms and a similar piece is missing. Rear hinge cracking.
Owner signature to front paste down, and again to pictorial half title, in flamboyant copperplate.
The first few pages are either very loose or completely free. All pages tanned.

A hundred letters to and from John Ray by the great and the good, all concerning natural history. Many letters from Hans Sloane, the wealthy benefactor.

Index lists a hundred or so species.

Author(s):
Lankster, Edwin
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
502
Publisher:
The Ray Society
Title:
The Correspondence of John Ray

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