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A cabinet of quadrupeds / consisting of highly-finished engravings, by James Tookey ; from drawings, by Julius Ibbetson; with historical and scientific descriptions by John Church
Bib ID 6535502
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, volume]
Author
Church, John, author
 
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Description London : Printed for Darton and Harvey, 1805 
2 v. (unpaged), [84] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 33 cm 
Incomplete contents
  • The flying opossum
  • The kanguru
 
Notes

Additional engraved title page for each volume, entitled "A cabinet of quadrupeds, with historical and scientific descriptions".

Originally issued in fascicles, 1795-1805.

National Library's SR copy has the bookplates of Thomas Potter Macqueen (1791-1854), who settled in the Hunter Valley in the 1820s.

Binding

Bound in full contemporary green straight grained morocco, ornately decorated in gilt and blind with borders and panels to sides and spines, central motif of a deer on a black leather lozenge within a gilt cartouche. 

Subjects Mammals -- Identification.  |  Mammals -- Pictorial works.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Ibbetson, Julius, 1759-1817, illustrator  |  Tookey, James, engraver  |  Macqueen, T. Potter (Thomas Potter), 1791-1854, former owner
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Copy: SR hbk (v. 1)
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SRf 19
Copy: SR hbk (v. 2)
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