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A Concise Account of some Natural Curiosities, in the environs of Malham in Craven, Yorkshire

A Concise Account of some Natural Curiosities, in the environs of Malham in Craven, Yorkshire

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A Concise Account of some Natural Curiosities, in the environs of Malham in Craven, Yorkshire

by Thomas Hurtley

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  • Hardcover
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London: Printed at the Logographic Press, by J Walter and sold by J Robson and T Longman, 1786 A fair to good copy in contemporary tree calf binding. Classed as 'fair' largely because the binding is splitting at the spine joints, particularly the front joint and there is some damage to the top of the spine. The spine has gilt compartments and title label. It is slightly darkened. Boards are clean with a ? water mark on the back board. There is scuffing and wear to edges and corners with leather loss. Contents: initial blank; half title; title; dedication 4pp; subscriber list pp 11-22; introduction 3 pp; text pp 27-68 with 3 plates, 1 folding; appendices x 3 pp 1 - 197; Finis; a 'ps' of additions pp 198-199; directions to binder 1p. There are some old burn marks and the occasional spot. The text is generally toned, but clean. The plates are browned with some offsetting to text.

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Bookseller
E C Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
032887
Title
A Concise Account of some Natural Curiosities, in the environs of Malham in Craven, Yorkshire
Author
Thomas Hurtley
Format/Binding
Full-Leather
Book Condition
Used - Fair
Jacket Condition
N
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed at the Logographic Press, by J Walter and sold by J Robson and T Longman
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1786
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
yorkshire; malham cove; eighteenth century malham; craven yorkshire; thomas hurtley
Bookseller catalogs
HISTORY; TRAVEL & TOPOGRAPHY;
Size
8vo - over 7� - 9�" tall

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About E C Books

E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books. Our largest stock area is Natural History, where we have a good range of books from the 1700-1800's, many finely illustrated. Other areas include children's books, particularly late 1800's-early 1900's - again illustrated; and literature pre 1900.When you order books from us we ensure that they are properly packed to protect condition, and we always use recorded or 'signed for' postal services for more secure delivery. Please note that we have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands, where we intend to open a bookshop over the next year. Because of our location we cannot guarantee 'next day' delivery but we will get your purchase to you as quickly and safely as we can.Please note that the buyer is responsible for the payment of any tax or duty on import.

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Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the...
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