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Title(s):

The Instructive picture book, or, Progressive lessons from the natural history of animals and plants / edited by Adam White ; and Robert M. Stark ; vol. I, lessons from the animal world--fourfooted animals, birds, fishes, reptiles, with 10 elementary plates of miscellaneous objects.

Additional Title(s):

Instructive picture book

Progressive lessons from the natural history of animals and plants

Published/Created:
Edinburgh : Edmonston and Douglas, 87 Princes Street ; 1857.
London : Hamilton, Adams, & Co., Paternoster Row, 1857.
Physical Description:
18 p., xxx double leaves of plates : ill. ; 33 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QH46 .I57 1857+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Continued by The instructive picture book, or, Lessons from the vegetable world by Charlotte Mary Yonge, even though this latter work does not specify that it is vol. II on the t.p. See Osborne Coll., II,843.
Plates on double leaves, numbered I-XXX.
Osborne Coll. I, 215
Gumuchian 5829
BM 256:538
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in original printed boards. In case with: Instructive picture book, or, Lessons from the vegetable world. Edinburgh, 1858.
Subject Terms:
Animals -- Juvenile literature.
Animals -- Pictorial works.
Edinburgh -- Imprints -- Specimens.
Edmonston & Douglas -- Publisher.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Hamilton, Adams, & Co. -- Publisher.
Natural history -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Juvenile literature -- 1857.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1857.
Contributors:
White, Adam, 1817-1879.
Stark, Robert M. (Robert Mackenzie), 1815-1873.
Yonge, Charlotte M. (Charlotte Mary), 1823-1901. Instructive picture book, or, Lessons from the vegetable world.
Edmonston & Douglas, publisher.
Hamilton, Adams, & Co., publisher.
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