The heavens. Robert Mudie.
The heavens
The heavens

The heavens

London: Thomas Ward & Co., Paternoster Row, 1836. 12mo, pp. xii, 275, [1]; inserted hand-colored engraved frontispiece and title page; original blindstamped purple cloth, gilt lettering on spine; spine browned, else very good and sound. Lending library bookplate on the front pastedown of the Minster Parochial Library. The frontispiece illustration, "Polar Sky," in patented oil color printing by George Baxter (1804-1867), after a painting by William Westall (1781-1850). This title, with three other natural history titles on the earth, the sea, and the air respectively, was but a fraction of the prolific output (about 90 titles in all) of Robert Mudie (1777-1842), newspaper editor and author. Item #58688

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