An antique morocco beveled leather edition of The Animal Kingdom by Rev. William Bingley. The volume features a raised bevel design to the front cover with a gilt imprint of a giraffe to the center with a monkey swinging between palm trees. The spine features four raised bands with gilt lettering and all text edges are gilt. This volume is profusely illustrated in black on white throughout the text.
|Title and Author/Editor:||The Animal Kingdom: Its Varieties and Oddities, Comprising Graphic Descriptions of Nearly All Known Species of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Insects, Reptiles, Mollusca and Animalculae the World Over and Illustrating Their Varied Habits, Modes of Life, and Distinguishing Peculiarities by Means of Delightful Anecdotes and Spirited Engravings (Rev. William Bingley)|
|Genre:||Science, Mathematics and Engineering, Nature, History, Antiques and Collectibles, Education|
|Type of Illustration:||Various|
|Binding:||Morocco beveled leather|
|Place of Publication:||Philadelphia|
|Number of Books:||1|
- wear to the leather with slight leather loss, rubbed edges, bumped corners, gilt loss and soiling; missing title page and frontispiece; writing to endpapers; cracked hinges; foxing; toning to pages.