The Canadian Naturalist: A Series of Conversations on the Natural History of Lower Canada


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This is the first work published by zoologist Philip Henry Gosse, describing the nature around Compton, Quebec. All but three of the illustrations in the book are done by the author, illustrating flora and fauna from the region.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: John Van Voorst
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1840
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xii, 372 p. 19 cm. 44 engravings. Title page vignette. Black cloth with blindstamped decoration front and back. Rebacked with original spine reapplied. A few mild marks to covers, corners worn. Cut-out photograph of the author pasted onto front free endpaper. First two pages detached. Tiny binder's label on back pastedown.

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