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thick octavo 21.5 by 14 cms (8.5 by 5.5 inches) illustrated with 6 plain plates, bound in old half red calf with marbled end-papers, gilt titles, top edge gilt, slight lean, small snag to outer edge of front cover, title-page of first part is a bit tired and has a signature and date, front inner hinge cracked but the binding and the book block are sound and firm. Very rare. A detailed and comprehensive account. Although the work deals with Dorsetshire it includes most of the British spiders which were known at that time.
Title: The Spiders of Dorset. With an appendix containing short descriptions of those British species not yet found in Dorsetshire
Categories: Natural History,
Publisher: Sherborne, Louis Henry Ruegg: 1879
Weight: 0.00 Item
Seller ID: 004122