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Creator:
Graves, George, 1754-1839.
Title(s):

The naturalist's pocket-book, or, Tourist's companion : being a brief introduction to the different branches of natural history, with approved methods for collecting and preserving the various productions of nature / by George Graves, F.L.S., author of British Ornithology, Ovarium Britannicum, and editor of The new edition of Curtis's Flora Londinensis.

Additional Title(s):

Naturalist's pocket book

Tourist's companion

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, Paternoster-Row, 1818.
Physical Description:
viii, [8], 335, [1] p., 8 leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QH61 .G73 1818
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Reference book for the amateur collector with details on identifying, killing, stuffing and preserving all manner of creatures from slow worms to crocodiles.
Some of the plates signed: G.G. [i.e. George Graves] delt.
"W. & S. Graves, printers, 66, Cheapside, London."--P. 335.
BAC: British Art Center copy has bookplate of Rowland Hodgson, High Field near Sheffield. Bound in half calf with marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Collectors and collecting -- Amateurs' manuals.
Collectors and collecting -- Great Britain.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1818.
Hodgson, Rowland -- Bookplate.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown -- Publisher.
Natural history -- Collectors and collecting -- Great Britain.
Natural history -- Technique.
Naturalists -- Great Britain.
Naturalists -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
W. & S. Graves -- Printer.
Contributors:
Graves, George, 1754-1839, ill.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, publisher.
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