Fabulous Victorian "The Imperial Picture Book of Natural History" 1884Fabulous Victorian "The Imperial Picture Book of Natural History" 1884Fabulous Victorian "The Imperial Picture Book of Natural History" 1884Fabulous Victorian "The Imperial Picture Book of Natural History" 1884Fabulous Victorian "The Imperial Picture Book of Natural History" 1884Fabulous Victorian "The Imperial Picture Book of Natural History" 1884Fabulous Victorian "The Imperial Picture Book of Natural History" 1884Fabulous Victorian "The Imperial Picture Book of Natural History" 1884Fabulous Victorian "The Imperial Picture Book of Natural History" 1884

This a stunner filled with over 30 large full page illustrations...the book is 15" x 11" so is a good large one. All of these illustrations would be wonderful framed-up.
What they show is animal life and scenes showing life as it was back in the 1880's in England....Gypsy encampment, sheep drovers with their flock in a London Street, Battle Horses being called by bugle following a battle, a farmer wandering alongside the canal or river with his horse...and so on. Also a lot of illustrations of other birds and animals....too many to show.
Published by George Routledge & Sons, London, in 1884 and in just marvelous condition for its 117 years of age. A rare book I would think.

Item ID: 4433

Fabulous Victorian "The Imperial Picture Book of Natural History" 1884

$175 USD

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