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Robert Ramble's Visit to the Grand Menagerie, with Full Descriptions and Anecdotes of the Animals

By: John Frost

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Philadelphia, James Crissy: 1845

Seller ID: Books007098

Condition: Fair


Tan boards with black leather spine; gilt titles to front and gilt bands to spine. Uncommon early American juvenile picture book of wild animals. Binding holding well but general soiling to pages and lacking a number of leaves: frontispiece of giraffe, engraved title page, 13 (lion), 17 (tiger), 21-24 (panther), 45 (buffalo), 123 (cinnamon bear), 143 (nyl-ghau). Bottom inch of pp. 19/20 torn away. Pencil scribbling to blank verso of pagee 50 and 98. Last page is 142 (of 144). A defective copy of a volume that still retains numerous charming pre. civil war illustrations. View more info