A Naturalist’s Rambles on the Devonshire Coast

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    First Edition.

    21cm x 14.5cm. xvi, 451 pages, [6] advertisements, 22 plates, some in colour. Rebacked, brown cloth, gilt lettering.

    Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888) was a naturalist, populariser of natural science, and innovator of marine biology. This volume documents his nine month residence on the shores of North and South Devon, revealing many strange objects and curious creatures represented in beautifully illustrated and hand coloured plates.

    Rebacked with new endpapers. Minor soiling and rubbing to cloth. Tanning. Foxing to edges with some scattered throughout. Very Good Condition.