Arcic Zoology complete with Supplement [PENNANT Thomas] 1726-1798 Publisher: Henry Hughs Publish Year: 1784 Publish Place: London: Illustrator: PAILLORE P. MAZELL P. GRIFFITH M. STUBBS G. LOW G. CORDINER C. PALMR W. BRONN P. Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007838 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: 1st Edition Inscription: Unknown £2,650.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information Complete with 24 B&W plates, 2 vignettes plus 2 large maps VG. First editions, 1784 , 5 & 1787, 3 volumes bound as 2, 4to, re-spined in quarter tan calf over red marbled boards, some blind tooling. Spines, raised bands, ink tooling, gilt titles to red & black morocco labels. Vol 1, 1784, Quadrupeds, frontis, title page with vignette, , , (ii-ccii),  index, [, , 2-185 pp; Vol 2, 1785 & 1787, title page with vignette, , 188-586 pp,  index,  errata, . , 1857, Supplement, (iv-viii), , 2-163 pp,  adverts. Contains: 1 engraved frontis, 23 engraved plates (1 folding), 2 large folding maps, 2 engraved vignettes, modern endpapers. Most of these plates are ornithological, but there are some examples of caves, rocks, antiquities, Tomahawk, Elk, Avocet, Curlew and a rare plate and vignette of a Moose after George Stubbs. Described birds and quadrupeds on Britain, Shetlands, Scandinavia, Russia, Asia, Arctic, Alaska, America, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, as well as reptiles, fish, insects and shells. Beautifully illustrated work on Arctic and American natural history by the noted British naturalist. Some spotting to text - on a few pages quite heavy. Darkening on some of the pages, occasional offsetting, plates generally very clean, maps repaired to verso. A nicely bound set, rarely found complete. (242*187 mm). (Arctic Bib. 13291. Cox II 20. Casey Wood p. 516 & Freeman 2963 (both incorrectly calling for 23 plates). JCB II 2992. Lada-Mocarski 38. Sabin 59757. TPL 573 (without supplement). Wickersham 6822-23. cfLande 1389).