Mammalia: Introduction to Mammalia. The Naturalist's Library Vol I.
Charles Hamilton Smith: (series editor Sir William Jardine):

Mammalia: Introduction to Mammalia. The Naturalist's Library Vol I.

Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, 1843. First edition. [iv], xi-xiv, [15]-313pp, illustrated by (27 of) thirty-one coloured plates, with portrait and memoir of Dru Drury, and an additional engraved title. Lacks plates 13, 20*, 23, & 31. Aside from bats, bears, and anteaters, this vol includeds racoons and less familiar creatures, such as Gwatkin's Galidictis. Contents very good. Nicked fore-edge to Plate 1. 16.5x1.5cms, recased in the original marbled boards, with new spine and corners of glazed brown cloth, with red labels to spine. Very nice copy, lacking 4 plates. VG+.
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